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 LEVEY, PHILIP Employer name Greece CSD Amount $65,032.39 Date 07/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGGIANO, NICOLE Employer name Greece CSD Amount $65,032.39 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, CRAIG S Employer name Town of Hyde Park Amount $65,032.37 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDWELL, MELISSA Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $65,032.06 Date 05/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRABELLA, THOMAS P Employer name Town of Hyde Park Amount $65,031.66 Date 01/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCARDINO, ELIZABETH Employer name City of White Plains Amount $65,031.63 Date 03/10/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, KEVIN L Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $65,031.53 Date 03/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, MICHAEL J Employer name Monroe County Amount $65,031.25 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREMBLAY, JOSEPH S Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $65,031.11 Date 08/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINUCAN, JENNIFER L Employer name Education Department Amount $65,030.83 Date 11/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINBORN, CAROLINE T Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $65,030.79 Date 12/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASCOT-DIAZ, MELANIE Employer name Rockland County Amount $65,030.64 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROHBERG, JO ANNE Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $65,030.46 Date 03/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, KEITH A Employer name Albany County Amount $65,030.21 Date 11/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCHE, MARK E Employer name Erie County Amount $65,029.80 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLAHEY, DONNA S Employer name State Bd of Elections Amount $65,029.75 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELGADILLO, MARIO Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $65,029.63 Date 12/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELCHER, NICOLE Employer name Cornell University Amount $65,029.35 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINK, FRANCIS J Employer name Albany County Amount $65,029.20 Date 11/04/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDY, ROBERT W Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $65,029.10 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMART, DEMONE Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $65,029.08 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISCI, SANDRA L Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $65,028.99 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTIER, SUSAN L Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $65,028.44 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OH, ANDREW J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $65,028.12 Date 06/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADALUCCO, FRANK J Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $65,027.75 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DITTKO, DEREK Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $65,027.62 Date 11/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, DEIRDRE M Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $65,027.47 Date 07/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRITCHARD, EVAN R Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $65,027.29 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALL, KURT J Employer name Boces-Sullivan Amount $65,027.23 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIES, CHRISTINE Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $65,027.15 Date 11/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, MEGAN E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $65,027.09 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ADAM K Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $65,026.75 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, STEVEN Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $65,026.68 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTZ, JEREMY D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $65,026.63 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, DAVID A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $65,026.61 Date 01/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRENCHKO, STEPHANIE S Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $65,026.27 Date 03/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, ANDRE L Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $65,026.17 Date 02/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCIER, DENISE D Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $65,025.64 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JEFFREY A Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $65,025.34 Date 10/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERISI, BARBARA M Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $65,024.74 Date 02/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAD, KATHRYN L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $65,024.40 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, JULIA E Employer name Monroe County Amount $65,024.09 Date 01/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUMBS, ALFRED R, JR Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $65,023.79 Date 07/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZEO, MARY ELLEN Employer name Lawrence UFSD Amount $65,023.47 Date 09/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOVERN, JOHN M Employer name Ulster County Amount $65,023.21 Date 03/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, LISA Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $65,022.84 Date 09/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STENGEL, KELLY M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $65,022.58 Date 01/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, JOSEPH Employer name Town of Islip Amount $65,021.78 Date 11/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNONE, MICHAEL Employer name Rockland County Amount $65,021.77 Date 08/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTT, LOUIS Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $65,020.72 Date 02/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROJAS, CARLOS J Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $65,020.65 Date 02/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NALE, FRANCIS R Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $65,020.60 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERHAUSER, JANET L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,020.60 Date 11/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATH, STEVEN W Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $65,020.50 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURT, CHRISTOPHER M, JR Employer name Ontario County Amount $65,020.49 Date 04/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRSCH, BRIAN G Employer name Wyoming County Amount $65,020.36 Date 03/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUN, GEORGE T Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $65,019.97 Date 12/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTUS, CHERYL L Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $65,019.84 Date 02/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUKOLECA, JULIE A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $65,019.46 Date 03/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTON, JOHN C Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $65,019.46 Date 11/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLAMONICA, JULIA T Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $65,019.37 Date 09/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEAYS, ANDREA M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $65,018.97 Date 05/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARDO, BRIDGET E Employer name City of Albany Amount $65,018.86 Date 10/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENWICK, ROBIN G Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $65,018.78 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINELLO, EMILIA O Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $65,018.73 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTINGTON, JENNIFER M Employer name Elmira Childrens Services Amount $65,018.09 Date 01/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAHMON-LOTZE, SHANNON Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $65,017.14 Date 03/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGER, TINA L Employer name Chemung County Amount $65,017.00 Date 05/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNESE, BARBARA A Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $65,016.98 Date 08/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, KATHERINE L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $65,016.14 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLIMA, SUSAN M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $65,016.01 Date 01/21/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, JERAMI T Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $65,015.86 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, ROBERT Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,015.76 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERDODY, RONALD J Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $65,015.57 Date 10/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUFFMIRE, KEVIN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $65,015.51 Date 07/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, PAUL R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $65,015.45 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI FRANCO, THOMAS E Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $65,015.22 Date 11/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, STANLEY J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $65,015.06 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIER, EDISON A Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $65,014.96 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEGAN, HEATHER A Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $65,014.53 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALERI, ALEXANDER D Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $65,014.02 Date 12/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, RAUL Employer name Village of Lawrence Amount $65,013.87 Date 07/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, JAMES F Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $65,013.80 Date 06/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, WAYNE T Employer name Town of Clay Amount $65,013.78 Date 06/03/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWERS, ALBERT J, II Employer name Orange County Amount $65,013.33 Date 09/17/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLADMAN, MICHELLE L Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $65,013.29 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, CASSANDRA M Employer name Town of Massena Amount $65,013.23 Date 10/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIMM, JULIA Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $65,012.98 Date 10/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIE, BERTRAM L Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $65,012.60 Date 02/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACQUAH, KALEIGH N Employer name Dutchess County Amount $65,012.53 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORSINO, KATHRYN B Employer name State Bd of Elections Amount $65,012.16 Date 09/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE TENDRE, JANELLE P Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $65,011.85 Date 02/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, MATTHEW D Employer name Warren County Amount $65,011.72 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROOME, JOAN E Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $65,011.64 Date 10/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIX, LORI L Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $65,011.52 Date 04/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMBUKUTTIGE, VARUNA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $65,010.60 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICERO, BRIGITTE K Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $65,010.52 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, JOSEPH H, III Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $65,010.28 Date 06/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYNUM, ROBERT W Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $65,010.18 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNNER, ABIGAIL M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $65,009.84 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System