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 MASCOLO, NANCY Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $64,346.92 Date 03/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, DONNA B Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $64,346.92 Date 04/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKE, CHRISTINE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $64,346.83 Date 11/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERS, PAUL F Employer name Ontario County Amount $64,346.62 Date 11/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIN, ANTHONY P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $64,346.39 Date 07/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, BRENDA M Employer name Essex County Amount $64,345.96 Date 12/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIJANO, EDVIN A Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $64,345.88 Date 02/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, EDWARD F, JR Employer name Oneida County Amount $64,345.84 Date 03/31/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADHAKRISHNAN, GOPAL Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $64,345.20 Date 01/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONE, THOMAS R, III Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $64,344.78 Date 07/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUILDER, SUSAN Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $64,344.63 Date 07/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAILLANT, WILLEM Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $64,344.61 Date 11/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGLIO, LEONARD J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $64,344.58 Date 06/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMSON, PATRICIA A Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $64,344.33 Date 04/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASLEY, KANAYO D Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $64,343.74 Date 05/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLI, THERESA A Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $64,343.64 Date 05/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOVERN, JENNIFER K Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $64,343.64 Date 11/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMATO, FRANCINE M Employer name Erie County Amount $64,343.38 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, NICOLE L Employer name Erie County Amount $64,342.65 Date 05/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAVITT, SCOTT Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $64,342.46 Date 08/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRENHOLM, PAMELA E Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $64,342.44 Date 09/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSINA, LOUIS J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,342.28 Date 04/25/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMMICK, DAVID J Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $64,342.24 Date 01/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENK, JOHN C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,341.90 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLINN, CHAD P Employer name Village of Lake Placid Amount $64,341.88 Date 12/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOMBARDI, ELISA Employer name Nassau County Amount $64,341.80 Date 09/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRITT, RANDALL K Employer name Oneida County Amount $64,341.65 Date 04/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHERTY, NANCY L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $64,341.51 Date 08/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPLIN, PHYLLIS A Employer name Livingston County Amount $64,341.42 Date 09/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTERWORTH, MATTHEW J Employer name Edgemont UFSD at Greenburgh Amount $64,341.27 Date 11/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA SCALA, ELIZABETH T Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $64,340.92 Date 07/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, SUSAN B Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $64,340.88 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, RICHARD W Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $64,340.86 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, KAREN M Employer name Island Trees UFSD Amount $64,340.83 Date 03/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELSEY, KEVIN CV Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $64,340.63 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC QUESTEN, REGINALD Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $64,340.36 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURE, HEATHER Employer name Wayne County Amount $64,339.76 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIGGINS, WILMER Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $64,339.29 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUX, NICHOLAS S Employer name Nassau County Amount $64,339.09 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COMFORT, SCHAUNA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $64,339.00 Date 04/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, THOMAS A Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $64,338.80 Date 08/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, KIMBERLIE A Employer name Allegany County Amount $64,338.34 Date 08/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANDING-NEWCOMB, TARA D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,338.27 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ALLYN W Employer name Erie County Amount $64,337.94 Date 06/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FETSCHER, VIRGINIA L Employer name Katonah Village Library Amount $64,337.78 Date 06/30/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIEGLER, LINDA L Employer name Monroe County Amount $64,337.71 Date 12/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRADELLA, JOHN M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $64,337.57 Date 12/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEILL, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $64,336.07 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHNEN, JACOB E Employer name Columbia County Amount $64,335.99 Date 01/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERIELE, JOHN D Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $64,335.98 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUSCH, BRYAN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $64,335.39 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSCHMANN, DANIEL Employer name Sullivan County Amount $64,334.11 Date 08/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZZARELLI, GRACE ANN L Employer name Lawrence UFSD Amount $64,333.56 Date 10/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIFELLI, MICHAEL A Employer name Elwood UFSD Amount $64,333.35 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESSLER, JOHN G Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $64,333.15 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANA, VICTOR A Employer name Nassau County Amount $64,332.85 Date 04/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, THOMAS J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $64,332.74 Date 06/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, TINA M Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $64,332.71 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, JOSE A, JR Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $64,332.61 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATY, BRUCE R Employer name Erie County Amount $64,332.33 Date 07/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, KENNETH A, JR Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $64,332.31 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELESCA, SUSAN L Employer name New City Library Amount $64,332.16 Date 10/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAUDIES, ERIC B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $64,331.94 Date 12/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, SADE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $64,331.82 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERRY, EMILIA B Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $64,331.63 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, JAMES E Employer name Ulster County Amount $64,331.56 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONACO, GINA S Employer name Valhalla UFSD Amount $64,331.49 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLEY, RAELLE Employer name Monroe County Amount $64,331.48 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMAS, ASHLEE M Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $64,330.24 Date 06/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, JENNIFER R Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $64,330.24 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHER, MARIE J Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $64,330.24 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOROST, LISA B Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $64,330.24 Date 07/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORLEY, TAMMIE C Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $64,330.24 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, BARBARA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $64,330.24 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMANSKA, OKSANA Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $64,330.13 Date 06/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUPPERT, ZACHARY S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $64,329.58 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLOCK, JANET E Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $64,329.07 Date 07/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSEN, KAI Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $64,328.24 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RORICK, JOSEPH P Employer name Village of Cobleskill Amount $64,327.56 Date 01/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARKER, MARSHA A Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $64,327.38 Date 07/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, JOHN P Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $64,327.34 Date 04/24/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALGANA, RUSSELL J Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $64,327.07 Date 04/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, JASON L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $64,327.07 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARNOWSKI, MICHAEL H Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $64,325.73 Date 02/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUVALL, ROSALYNN A Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $64,325.72 Date 01/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOINER, MATTHEW J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,325.18 Date 10/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRECA, ALFRED P Employer name Rockland County Amount $64,325.00 Date 01/03/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, KIMBERLY Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $64,324.89 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORI, ROBERT G Employer name Union-Endicott CSD Amount $64,324.77 Date 12/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAY, LYNN R Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $64,323.95 Date 12/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, JOSUE Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $64,323.07 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARR, CYRIL H Employer name Tompkins County Amount $64,322.40 Date 07/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAWLEWICZ, JOHN J Employer name City of Fulton Amount $64,322.13 Date 01/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DAY, DEBORAH A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $64,322.02 Date 09/02/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, JENNIFER L Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $64,321.92 Date 09/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, THOMAS J Employer name Sullivan County Amount $64,321.89 Date 08/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, LORI C Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $64,321.69 Date 03/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, THERESA L Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $64,321.47 Date 02/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABY, SETH D Employer name Town of Lewiston Amount $64,321.18 Date 12/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOMBA, BRIAN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $64,321.14 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System