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 CASELLI, JOSEPH Employer name Huntington Public Library Amount $64,403.92 Date 10/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHETTE, TANYA C Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $64,403.77 Date 06/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, GLENDA D Employer name City of Geneva Amount $64,403.67 Date 06/14/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMOAKO, JORIS O Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $64,403.35 Date 04/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, ROBERT L Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $64,402.74 Date 04/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCE, LISA M Employer name Genesee County Amount $64,402.63 Date 08/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $64,402.53 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, TERRI L Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $64,402.51 Date 07/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUMBLOW, GEORGE E Employer name Town of Bolton Amount $64,402.50 Date 07/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOVARIK ROEBER, ANDIN Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $64,402.49 Date 09/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONAHAN, THOMAS J Employer name City of Rye Amount $64,401.63 Date 10/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISCEGLIA, THERESA Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $64,401.52 Date 10/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINNE, MELISSA Employer name City of Kingston Amount $64,401.48 Date 04/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAGE, EDWARD E Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $64,401.10 Date 07/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBANO, SCOTT M Employer name City of Geneva Amount $64,400.51 Date 08/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, MAUREEN E Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $64,400.27 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, RYAN E Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $64,399.77 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARDOLILLO, DAVID E Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $64,399.74 Date 08/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURYEE, ALEXANDER Employer name New York Public Library Amount $64,399.62 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMMERMAN-SWORDS, RENEE A Employer name Village of Port Jefferson Amount $64,399.50 Date 03/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI CIOCCIO, NUNZIO S Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $64,399.46 Date 01/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARELIUS, ANNE D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $64,399.24 Date 03/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALUMBO, CARIDAD M Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $64,399.16 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEITELBAUM, CARREN B Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $64,398.74 Date 05/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMM, JULIA L Employer name Oswego County Amount $64,398.72 Date 09/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DAVID R Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $64,398.64 Date 01/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSMOWSKI, MARK E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $64,398.29 Date 01/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, KIM D Employer name Albany County Amount $64,398.27 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMBRANO, SOFIA N Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $64,397.54 Date 09/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICARI, THERESE K Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $64,397.26 Date 10/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEH, JOHN C Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $64,397.13 Date 11/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HE, DONG Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $64,396.91 Date 10/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, HERBERT L, JR Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $64,396.81 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHTY, THERESA M Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $64,396.52 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINK, ROBERT Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $64,396.36 Date 05/31/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROHRSSEN, DONALD A Employer name Elwood UFSD Amount $64,396.31 Date 07/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI FIORE, CONCETTA Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $64,395.40 Date 10/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGHT, ALICE J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $64,395.23 Date 06/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDUJAR, LURDES Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $64,394.89 Date 08/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, JANINE M Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $64,394.51 Date 01/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUERINGER, MARY BETH Employer name Village of Hamburg Amount $64,394.33 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCROGER, PATRICE M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $64,394.31 Date 08/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIXLMANN, WILLIAM J Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $64,394.20 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOOKOO, RYAN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $64,394.16 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALEY, IKEYAH L Employer name Nassau County Amount $64,394.04 Date 05/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLA SPERANZO, FRAN Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $64,394.03 Date 06/25/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOOLOKIAN, GLENN A Employer name Niagara Falls Pub Water Auth Amount $64,393.96 Date 01/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORVATH, SHARON R Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $64,393.79 Date 01/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLIES, KATHRYN A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $64,393.24 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, PATRICIA A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $64,393.08 Date 12/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALSKI, BONITA V Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $64,393.07 Date 03/31/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPE, CHRISTINA L Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $64,392.88 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VUILLEMOT, ELIZABETH A Employer name Auburn Housing Authority Amount $64,392.68 Date 01/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOKES, YVETTE Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $64,392.65 Date 07/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIERZEGA, LISA K Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $64,392.65 Date 09/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAY, MICHAEL T Employer name West Hempstead UFSD Amount $64,392.63 Date 05/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUMINA, ANTHONY J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $64,392.62 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ADAM P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $64,391.74 Date 03/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, CELESTE R Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $64,391.21 Date 03/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIELSEN, CYNTHIA A Employer name West Hempstead Public Library Amount $64,391.04 Date 08/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORR, MARTIN E Employer name Sullivan County Amount $64,390.94 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONROE, SUSAN C Employer name Dutchess County Amount $64,390.56 Date 01/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIGILIO, CARMIN, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $64,390.22 Date 03/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERNER, TAMARA R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $64,390.20 Date 10/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIN, WILLIAM Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $64,389.94 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASH, ROBERT, JR Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $64,389.92 Date 08/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENT, ROBERT J Employer name Erie County Amount $64,389.90 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODERICK, THERESA A Employer name Lansingburgh CSD at Troy Amount $64,389.60 Date 09/26/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JASINSKI, DEBORAH U Employer name Division of State Police Amount $64,389.35 Date 12/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENIER, JOHN W Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $64,388.60 Date 11/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVATORE, MICHAEL R Employer name Schenectady County Amount $64,388.20 Date 04/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CODY, CHRISTINE E Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $64,388.10 Date 09/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILLO, ELLEN J Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $64,388.06 Date 03/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURGAN, ALEXANDER X Employer name Village of Fredonia Amount $64,388.06 Date 06/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MICHIENZI, SCOTT T Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $64,387.88 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, MARY E Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $64,387.88 Date 05/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAUTRINOT, COLIN W Employer name New York Public Library Amount $64,387.81 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGDALL, ROBERT D Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $64,387.73 Date 10/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMAN, HARLAN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $64,387.73 Date 10/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELINSKI, SUELLEN D Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $64,387.73 Date 10/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MANJU Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $64,387.73 Date 10/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PSZCZOLSKI, KEVIN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $64,387.55 Date 04/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSARIO, ILEANA Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $64,387.38 Date 10/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTERA, FRANK M Employer name Monroe County Amount $64,386.97 Date 09/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BINNIE, ANDREW P Employer name Ulster County Amount $64,386.70 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUBE, EDWARD Employer name Massapequa Fire District Amount $64,386.35 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, JASON A Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $64,386.35 Date 08/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORDELET, DANIELLE E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $64,386.12 Date 02/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCADO, CARLOS A Employer name Westchester County Amount $64,385.99 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUM, IVY M Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $64,385.98 Date 07/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMME, DANIEL Employer name Village of Lancaster Amount $64,385.26 Date 12/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGGI, JONATHAN M Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $64,385.24 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, JENNIFER A Employer name Monroe County Amount $64,385.15 Date 07/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIPPINGER, JACOB S Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $64,385.06 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIEU, JENNIFER Employer name Erie County Amount $64,384.92 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FESTA, MARIE YOLETTE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $64,384.89 Date 05/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINS, JUNIUS, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $64,384.84 Date 05/16/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTHERLAND-FRET, TERRI L Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $64,384.81 Date 09/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWELL, LYNDA A Employer name Village of Lake Grove Amount $64,384.74 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOROCK, JOSEPH R Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $64,384.72 Date 09/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System