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 TROCCIOLA, JOSEPH Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $65,009.82 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, HARVEY C Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $65,009.29 Date 06/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, MERLIN A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $65,009.15 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMURA, ANGELA J Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $65,008.77 Date 09/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARBOROUGH, JEROME Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $65,008.70 Date 10/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEITZ, JAMES A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $65,008.57 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, CAROL A Employer name Cornell University Amount $65,008.56 Date 07/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYALA, JUAN Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $65,007.81 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, MARK A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $65,007.27 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, KELLY Employer name Erie County Amount $65,006.59 Date 03/08/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALATA, TOMASZ A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $65,005.74 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIHS, PATRICIA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $65,005.50 Date 01/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARRINGTON, RODNEY L Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $65,005.18 Date 05/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHYTE, JULET C Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $65,005.15 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUBERA, GLEN A Employer name Greene County Amount $65,005.06 Date 04/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHENEY, JOHN F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $65,004.92 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIMATO, DONALD J Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $65,004.79 Date 11/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, KIRA L Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $65,004.52 Date 11/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSI, BARBARA J Employer name Nassau County Amount $65,004.42 Date 03/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONCELLI, DARLENE Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $65,004.36 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, TIMOTHY J Employer name Monroe County Amount $65,004.17 Date 05/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, KARA K A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $65,003.94 Date 03/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZUTO, JOSEPH Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $65,003.74 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANGANETTI, MARIA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $65,003.64 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALCOVIC, JEFFREY M Employer name City of Johnstown Amount $65,003.33 Date 07/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, MARVA Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $65,003.14 Date 05/31/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIR, CHERYL M Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $65,002.40 Date 10/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORWIN, ELISA A Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $65,002.09 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCCODRILLI, AMY M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $65,001.64 Date 05/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, STEVEN A Employer name Southold UFSD Amount $65,001.61 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORDEN, PATRICIA R Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $65,001.57 Date 09/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, ERIC Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $65,001.50 Date 07/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADESSO, BARBARA A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $65,001.35 Date 01/03/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINKELSTEIN, MARTIE E Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $65,001.27 Date 12/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLINN, BRIAN M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $65,000.82 Date 05/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEDDIS, MAEREATHA Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $65,000.48 Date 11/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TONNESSEN, SCOTT Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $65,000.40 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOUTE, CHET S Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $65,000.35 Date 05/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSEN, CATHY A Employer name Cornell University Amount $65,000.33 Date 11/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, ANGEL I Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $65,000.20 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTTO, KIMBERLY K Employer name Cornell University Amount $65,000.16 Date 09/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTS, SANDRA C Employer name Cornell University Amount $65,000.16 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALANSKY, ELLYN Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $65,000.00 Date 09/06/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELENDER, JEAN A Employer name Village of Great Neck Plaza Amount $65,000.00 Date 02/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNACCHIA, MICHAEL T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $65,000.00 Date 11/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPSICKER, WILLIAM K Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $65,000.00 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, JOSEPH R Employer name Cornell University Amount $64,999.92 Date 04/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IKE, KENNETH O Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $64,998.95 Date 03/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, BRIAN E Employer name City of Geneva Amount $64,998.64 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, WILLIAM A Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $64,998.35 Date 08/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYSON, SANDRA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $64,998.10 Date 08/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHARD, LAWRENCE N Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $64,997.50 Date 10/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, CATHERINE M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $64,997.44 Date 03/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUDEAU, MICHAEL S Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $64,996.63 Date 12/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QADIR, ABDUL Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $64,996.55 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAFF, DANIEL P Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $64,996.28 Date 05/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALISH, DIANE L Employer name Bellmore UFSD Amount $64,996.20 Date 09/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, WILLIAM D Employer name State Bd of Elections Amount $64,996.02 Date 12/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIBEZAHL PORTER, SUSAN C Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $64,995.92 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, GALE P Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $64,995.46 Date 12/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARRIAGA, JONATHAN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $64,995.37 Date 01/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASGOW, STEVEN J Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $64,994.95 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALKOWSKI, JUSTYNA M Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $64,994.93 Date 12/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLZ, JERRY C Employer name City of Olean Amount $64,994.76 Date 08/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKERT, THOMAS F Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $64,994.69 Date 06/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARLENE L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $64,994.60 Date 02/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DELL, DONALD Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $64,994.51 Date 04/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTER, TIMOTHY J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $64,994.34 Date 03/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEEDLING, DEBORAH A Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $64,994.31 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, ADAM B Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $64,994.15 Date 03/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, JEROME J MANTARO Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $64,993.96 Date 10/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRERO, ANGELA Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $64,993.74 Date 12/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, BRIAN A Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $64,993.19 Date 05/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE CASTRE, MICHAEL F Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $64,993.17 Date 02/21/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERECZ, ADAM C Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $64,993.04 Date 07/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, JAMES A Employer name Town of Seneca Amount $64,993.00 Date 06/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DADDONA, JAMES A Employer name Pawling CSD Amount $64,993.00 Date 05/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAHOL, ADRIANA Z Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $64,992.76 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, DENNIS J Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $64,992.54 Date 03/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUO, LI MING Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $64,992.09 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, AMY N Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,991.97 Date 03/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVERTURF, RONALD S Employer name Erie County Amount $64,991.60 Date 12/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDERS, SHERI L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $64,991.59 Date 05/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAYVONE, REBECCA H Employer name Wyoming County Amount $64,991.50 Date 05/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTA, GREGORIO N Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $64,991.37 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIXSON, JEFFREY Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $64,991.11 Date 07/21/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOONE, JEFFREY D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $64,991.08 Date 08/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEHNDER, JO ANNE Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $64,990.78 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, AUDREY B Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $64,990.73 Date 06/25/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRAGUE, WENDY L Employer name Roxbury CSD Amount $64,990.72 Date 08/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRONS, SANDRA M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $64,990.23 Date 08/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUSIGNAN, DANIEL A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $64,990.18 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAHN, LOIS A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $64,989.68 Date 08/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDIN, VALERIE A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $64,989.58 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASILOTTA, LORI A Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $64,989.23 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, COLLEEN A Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $64,988.81 Date 03/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTTILE, DOMENICA Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $64,988.67 Date 03/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEBUSKE, JAMES A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $64,988.40 Date 05/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAINTIL, FANES K Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $64,988.23 Date 03/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, SHAWN W Employer name City of Albany Amount $64,988.20 Date 07/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System