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 LEIGHT, KIMBERLY L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $64,320.88 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UKAZU, TOCHUKWU Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $64,320.26 Date 01/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINBERG, TAMMY L Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $64,320.25 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIRRAGLIA, ROBERT P Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $64,320.24 Date 02/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARDO, JOHN R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $64,320.16 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASMAN, NANETTE Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $64,319.92 Date 01/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, ADAM E Employer name Broome County Amount $64,319.74 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISWAS, DILIP K Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $64,319.68 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, ADAM G Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $64,319.52 Date 04/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRAVAGLIONE-RECCHIA, LYNDA J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $64,319.25 Date 10/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCKS, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Monroe Amount $64,318.96 Date 07/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, NICHOLAS J Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $64,318.94 Date 07/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTMAN, CARL N Employer name Schoharie County Amount $64,318.84 Date 05/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCHESTER, VALARIE S Employer name Schoharie County Amount $64,318.84 Date 11/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONOUGH, SUSAN A Employer name Ulster County Amount $64,318.45 Date 02/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARINO, MICHAEL A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,318.17 Date 07/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOWALTER, SUSANNE J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $64,317.59 Date 11/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOFMAN, ALEXANDER Employer name Putnam Valley CSD Amount $64,317.41 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLON, HEATHER A Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $64,317.37 Date 01/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDILLO-ROJAS, JENIFER M Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $64,317.32 Date 11/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, KRISLYN E Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $64,317.31 Date 08/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DUFF, WAYNE I Employer name Glens Falls City School Dist Amount $64,317.11 Date 06/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, EDWARD L Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $64,316.93 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLANTAMURA, KRISTEN A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $64,316.79 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLEO, JOSEPH F Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $64,316.63 Date 03/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLATT, JESSE K Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $64,316.42 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXIS-THERMITUS, MARIE F Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $64,316.23 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENSON, TANYA M Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $64,315.80 Date 05/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, RAYMOND D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $64,315.54 Date 09/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHINJO, EMI Employer name Suffolk County Amount $64,315.48 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANELLO, WILLIAM V Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $64,315.22 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAHNER, PRISCILLA L Employer name Westchester County Amount $64,314.80 Date 10/18/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMIDE, CHRISTOPHER J, II Employer name City of Watertown Amount $64,314.75 Date 01/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROOKS-DELIA, CRYSTAL J Employer name Oyster Bay-East Norwich CSD Amount $64,314.75 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELIA, JOSEPH P Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $64,314.69 Date 01/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCO, CHRISTINE M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $64,314.65 Date 07/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, KATHLEEN A Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $64,314.28 Date 12/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOSE, PAUL W Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $64,314.25 Date 09/06/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASH, JOHN J Employer name Department of Health Amount $64,313.82 Date 12/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERENATI, AARON D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $64,313.79 Date 08/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LATASSA, ANTHONY Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $64,313.40 Date 10/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCCARD, NICHOLAS J Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $64,313.19 Date 08/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEKARAOU, ISSA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $64,313.13 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ERIC C Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $64,312.50 Date 10/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAROSZ, ANGELA Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $64,311.87 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABAN, JAEMIE Employer name Putnam County Amount $64,311.72 Date 02/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALA, THOMAS W Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $64,311.70 Date 02/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIFFORD, DONALD A Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $64,311.46 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, PHILIP J Employer name Nassau County Amount $64,311.15 Date 11/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDRIZZI, DOUGLAS J Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $64,311.07 Date 01/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, CANDYCE L Employer name Environmental Facilities Corp. Amount $64,310.56 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, NIKKOS Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $64,310.50 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALCZYK, JACQUELINE M Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $64,310.15 Date 05/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUSIM, GENNADY Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $64,310.06 Date 08/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAVLIK, ANDREW M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $64,309.68 Date 12/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREHOUSE, GEORGE W Employer name Department of State Amount $64,309.45 Date 01/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARLA, KAREN G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $64,309.30 Date 06/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACCONNIE, JAMES W Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $64,308.96 Date 11/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, KEVIN J Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $64,308.84 Date 10/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BHATIA, RAJANI Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $64,308.78 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, JOANNE E Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $64,308.32 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOBELSKI, MARGARET A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $64,308.32 Date 09/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, GLADYS M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $64,308.32 Date 07/30/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI LAURO, ALEJANDRO Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $64,308.13 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, ALEXANDRA G Employer name New York Public Library Amount $64,307.63 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEON, MIGUEL A Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $64,307.20 Date 09/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PIETRO, PAULA Employer name East Rockaway UFSD Amount $64,307.08 Date 11/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, KENNETH P Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $64,306.92 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, EDWARD A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $64,306.89 Date 10/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEBHARD, ANN R Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $64,306.81 Date 10/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPPS, JEFFERY V, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,306.17 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACK BUCKLER, JULIE Employer name Columbia County Amount $64,305.99 Date 09/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACKETT-OEHL, REBEKAH A Employer name Columbia County Amount $64,305.90 Date 09/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOHMANN, ANDREW G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $64,305.77 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEGAN, KELLY M Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $64,305.75 Date 02/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, DONNA L Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $64,305.54 Date 10/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, JOYEL H Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $64,304.78 Date 05/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IZZO, DANIEL Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $64,304.76 Date 12/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZSIMMONS, THOMAS F Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $64,304.68 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, LARRY E Employer name City of Oneonta Amount $64,304.22 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDONA, JOHN, JR Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $64,304.10 Date 10/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSEY, TIFFANIE A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $64,303.99 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBOWITZ, ALAN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $64,303.59 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHIEU, ROSEMEY Employer name Nassau County Amount $64,303.59 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLEAKIS, EDWARD D Employer name City of Olean Amount $64,303.50 Date 12/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUMAS, KIMBERLY A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $64,303.36 Date 12/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, KAREN M Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $64,303.28 Date 10/24/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILAZZO, CARMELO Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $64,303.13 Date 01/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOPFER, ZACHERY T Employer name Office For Technology Amount $64,303.06 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLAMAS, PIERRE-ANGELO T Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $64,302.30 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TATE, DENCIE D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $64,302.30 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHEARN, JOSEPH M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $64,301.94 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, PAULETTE A Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $64,301.90 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SISKO, CAROL L Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $64,301.85 Date 12/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYDUKE, KATIE A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,301.64 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAOLOTTO, RICHARD P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $64,301.56 Date 03/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, REGINA D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $64,301.51 Date 08/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULZ, JAMES A Employer name City of Salamanca Amount $64,301.18 Date 05/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NISENSON, ALAN S Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $64,300.98 Date 09/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRELL, ANDREW M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $64,300.82 Date 11/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System