What state, county and municipal workers make

Excluding New York City, more than half a million state, county and municipal workers in New York made $29 billion in the fiscal year that ended on March 31, 2017, according to data provided by the Office of State Comptroller. That represents a 2.8 percent increase from the year before. Data for the 2015-16 year were also included in the table below.

You can also see this list of more than 500,000 government employees rounded up into a a database of more than 3,000 governmental units in New York State.

The data below, which cover active employees enrolled in the New York State and Local Retirement System, were obtained via a Freedom of Information Law request. You can read more here. This database was posted on Nov. 28, 2017.

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Name Employer name Amount Date Fiscal year Pension group
Name FLYNN, ANDREW J Employer name City of Watertown Amount $65,080.28 Date 03/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CEBENIAK, TIMOTHY J Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $65,079.94 Date 05/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATH, ARATHI Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $65,079.61 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTZER, HELEN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $65,079.37 Date 10/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORABITO, MATTHEW S Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $65,079.29 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUVENDRAN, SUTHARSHINI Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $65,078.97 Date 04/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEWAR, KAREN H Employer name Livingston County Amount $65,078.88 Date 07/20/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIG, NICHOLAS R Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $65,078.80 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVONE, SPERRY J Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $65,078.78 Date 01/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLYARD, NORMAN B, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $65,078.74 Date 04/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, TOREY J Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $65,078.62 Date 05/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLA CAMERA, FRANK A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $65,078.55 Date 03/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISCOMB, JOHN G Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $65,078.50 Date 08/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, HENRY P Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $65,078.41 Date 08/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETEROY, EVAN J Employer name Columbia County Amount $65,078.37 Date 10/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, ALICE K Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $65,078.13 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, JOHN M Employer name Town of Wappinger Amount $65,078.08 Date 03/30/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, SEAN P Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $65,077.70 Date 08/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALZAN, DOUGLAS M Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $65,076.97 Date 06/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERS, MOREEN Y Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $65,076.66 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTZEL, LUANN M Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $65,076.40 Date 02/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKMON, PATRICK Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $65,076.39 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSEILLE, JEAN R Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $65,076.20 Date 08/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUEME, JOHN C Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $65,075.86 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERKLOTZ, JENNIFER R Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $65,075.81 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUACCOO, DONNA V Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $65,075.81 Date 10/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMULUS, MARIE A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $65,075.81 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUKH, JANE Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $65,075.81 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JAMES W Employer name Greene County Amount $65,075.55 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARM, PETER P, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $65,075.36 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCHMAN, PAULA D Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $65,074.39 Date 05/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARVIND SRIRAM, AKILA Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $65,074.11 Date 07/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STODDARD, JAMES R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $65,074.09 Date 07/21/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REALE, LAURA L Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $65,074.07 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPINONE, VINCENT Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $65,073.90 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POOK, LORETTA G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,073.82 Date 03/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAO, YONG BIN Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $65,073.79 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANK, CARL N Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $65,073.64 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERVANTES, WILLIAM, JR Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $65,073.49 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CONIE, JAMES S, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $65,073.24 Date 07/26/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALERIO, MARIANA A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $65,072.94 Date 07/10/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIVOSE, WIENER Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $65,072.50 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURACE, JOSEPH J, JR Employer name City of Rome Amount $65,072.48 Date 02/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, LISA A Employer name Westchester County Amount $65,072.04 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, JOY A Employer name Center Moriches Public Library Amount $65,071.92 Date 08/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATOLI, DENISE A Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $65,071.89 Date 05/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASKA, CECELIA T Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $65,071.80 Date 11/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWITZER, SCOTT E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $65,071.39 Date 12/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCINI, JACLYN L Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $65,071.00 Date 08/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORCE, EDMUND J, JR Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $65,071.00 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELFICO, PETER R, JR Employer name City of Beacon Amount $65,070.80 Date 04/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGMAN, DAVID M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $65,070.41 Date 07/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRENTISS, VINCENT, JR Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $65,070.08 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, LOUIS A Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $65,070.05 Date 08/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSETTI, CAROLYN M Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $65,070.02 Date 09/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, MARC A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $65,068.76 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDGERS, ROBERT P, JR Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $65,068.52 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISTRITTO, RANDY J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $65,068.39 Date 09/08/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGGIO, JANICE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $65,068.25 Date 05/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, RACHELE S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $65,068.17 Date 07/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL-SMITH, JULIENE A Employer name Westchester County Amount $65,068.01 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZA, DEIRDRE Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $65,067.82 Date 08/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUSER, CAITLIN J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $65,067.74 Date 03/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, DEBRA M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $65,067.70 Date 06/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTI, GEORGE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $65,067.52 Date 02/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAHALSKI, ANTHONY D Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $65,067.35 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUTART, KEITH C Employer name Nassau County Amount $65,067.02 Date 03/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECK, PATRICK L Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $65,066.84 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, GUY Employer name Monroe County Amount $65,066.51 Date 01/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALYUGA, NIKOLAY Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $65,065.54 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, GAIL D Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $65,065.13 Date 09/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNEYD, GARRETT Employer name Nassau County Amount $65,064.96 Date 06/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTEN, HENRY L Employer name Westchester County Amount $65,064.78 Date 06/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLIN, TRISTA M Employer name Lewis County Amount $65,064.66 Date 08/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, ROBERT E Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $65,064.65 Date 10/23/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, KEVIN R Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $65,064.62 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name INGRASSIA, DANIEL A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $65,064.41 Date 07/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PYZ, THOMAS G Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $65,064.31 Date 01/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESAW, BILLIE JO Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $65,063.48 Date 03/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREW, BRIAN R Employer name Chemung County Amount $65,063.43 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKA, JODI LYNN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $65,063.21 Date 10/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, THOMAS J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $65,062.14 Date 08/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, ROBERT L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $65,061.98 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFEIL, MICHELLE L Employer name Niagara County Amount $65,061.59 Date 08/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAZ, LILLIAN Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $65,061.00 Date 12/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLSTON-SLOANE, FELICIA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $65,060.49 Date 07/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORO, ROBERT M Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $65,060.44 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, JUSTIN S Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $65,060.22 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, EILEEN M Employer name Marlboro CSD Amount $65,060.21 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IGBOKWE, LINDA O Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $65,060.13 Date 05/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDMAN, EVELYN Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $65,060.11 Date 09/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNEER, JILL Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $65,060.11 Date 11/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMKIELL, JESSICA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $65,060.02 Date 12/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERSANO, JOSEPH A Employer name So Farmingdale Water District Amount $65,059.66 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORRESTER, DAVID J Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $65,059.56 Date 10/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRIMAUDO, LORI A Employer name Connetquot Public Library Amount $65,059.41 Date 08/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUK, WILLIAM J Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $65,058.66 Date 04/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZAR, JESSIE Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $65,058.50 Date 03/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIOBRO, ERIC R Employer name Erie County Amount $65,058.43 Date 01/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANGELISTA, FRANK Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $65,058.26 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System