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 MC CARTNEY, GREG Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $64,193.54 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, SEAN F Employer name Town of Wappinger Amount $64,193.46 Date 01/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARHARTT, MARK A Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $64,193.33 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAC MURRAY, APRIL R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $64,193.15 Date 12/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOMON, JULIE E Employer name Westchester County Amount $64,193.09 Date 09/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAWCHUK, DARIA D Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $64,193.08 Date 09/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINSLEY, WILLIAM C Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $64,192.82 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, HAMP, JR Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $64,192.80 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAGHAN, MATTHEW E Employer name Albany County Amount $64,192.43 Date 04/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, REBECCA J Employer name Sullivan County Amount $64,192.38 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIT, ROBERT E, III Employer name Department of Health Amount $64,192.30 Date 01/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, CINDY J Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $64,191.83 Date 03/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUZMIR, DANIEL B Employer name Port Washington Library Amount $64,191.40 Date 05/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, KENNETH J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,191.36 Date 05/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPONE, CONNIE D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $64,191.09 Date 06/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAINBOW, KIPP J Employer name Tompkins County Amount $64,191.09 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANATTA, MARY B Employer name Rockland County Amount $64,190.64 Date 02/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, RYLANDA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $64,190.60 Date 10/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OYOLA, STEVEN Employer name Town of Islip Amount $64,190.41 Date 01/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, AJANI A Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $64,190.18 Date 03/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAO, JOSEPH M Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $64,190.15 Date 01/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOLANY, GEORGE J Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $64,189.95 Date 08/18/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, MAX M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $64,189.79 Date 10/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, JEANETTE Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $64,189.59 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLZMAN, ROBERT Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $64,189.57 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, JEANNE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,189.30 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILOSA, SALVATORE J Employer name Port Jefferson Free Library Amount $64,189.27 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THRASHER, ERNEST Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $64,188.93 Date 08/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECELLE, RENEE NOELLE LUCIER Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $64,188.81 Date 01/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNER, REGINALD A Employer name Town of East Greenbush Amount $64,188.47 Date 04/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JULIE L Employer name Tompkins County Amount $64,188.23 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEIGER, ADAM J Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $64,188.11 Date 01/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANZA, LORI Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $64,187.99 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOKOSENSKI, RICHARD C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $64,187.98 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBATANTONO, WENDY Employer name Rye Neck UFSD Amount $64,187.70 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONACCI, MARC A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $64,187.67 Date 10/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, ROBERT M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,187.65 Date 04/03/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, JENNETTE L Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $64,187.47 Date 04/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALERINO, VICTOR T Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,187.35 Date 02/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAYZE, JOHN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,187.34 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIRGINIA, KAREN M Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $64,187.23 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZABINSKI, KATHLEEN A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,187.17 Date 07/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTROFELD, ROGER M, JR Employer name Tompkins County Amount $64,187.09 Date 06/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADNER, KEVIN E Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $64,187.04 Date 08/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GAUGHNEA, SEAN E Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $64,186.95 Date 01/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FESSEL, ELIZABETH I Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $64,186.83 Date 06/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERNER, SUSAN J Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $64,186.61 Date 03/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTORANO, JAMES J Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $64,186.46 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANE, PATRICK Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,186.40 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLINGS, DONNA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,186.40 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPRIOTTI, SALVATORE A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,186.40 Date 05/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEGHORN, ROBERT B Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,186.40 Date 02/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYNE, MARY P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,186.40 Date 03/14/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARZO, CATHLEEN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,186.40 Date 08/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI RISIO, KAREN A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,186.40 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMOVSKI, THERESA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,186.40 Date 08/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUTTON, CATHY S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,186.40 Date 06/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAREWELL, LISA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,186.40 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERACE, PAMELA C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,186.40 Date 12/10/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAS, MARY ELIZABETH Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,186.40 Date 05/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURST, TINA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,186.40 Date 06/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESH, RICHARD A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,186.40 Date 02/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUISE, ANDREA P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,186.40 Date 07/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLANE, MARY L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,186.40 Date 12/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULVIHILL, MICHAEL J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,186.40 Date 06/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBERLENDER, AMANDA D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,186.40 Date 01/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANFILIPPO, MELISSA Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,186.40 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, YVONNE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,186.40 Date 03/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMOROL, STEPHEN G Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,186.40 Date 07/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, CHERYL A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,186.40 Date 04/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOSCANO, DIANE Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,186.40 Date 05/25/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, LISA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,186.40 Date 05/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESCHE, MARY B Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,186.40 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDE, LINDA J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,186.40 Date 03/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINSON, AMIE J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,186.40 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODFORK, MARY P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,186.40 Date 07/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBOY, WILFREDO Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $64,186.15 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, JESSICA J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $64,186.00 Date 01/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IAMICELI, ALISON K Employer name Peekskill City School Dist Amount $64,185.97 Date 10/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAVANAGH, JEANNE S Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $64,185.65 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDO, DANA L Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $64,185.15 Date 04/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOMA, GARY S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $64,185.09 Date 02/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NALLY, RICHARD J, SR Employer name Albany County Amount $64,184.97 Date 12/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, MICHAEL A Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $64,184.95 Date 06/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, MARY L Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $64,184.70 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAND, DEBRA L Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $64,184.66 Date 03/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTE, JASON M Employer name City of Troy Amount $64,184.56 Date 03/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FUGELSANG, STEPHEN J Employer name Massapequa Fire District Amount $64,184.31 Date 02/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUHLBAUER, RAELYN M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $64,183.42 Date 01/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGELLO, ROBIN P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,183.38 Date 04/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAK, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,183.38 Date 11/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOVOCOOL, TIERZA C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,183.36 Date 09/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTENS, JOHN C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,183.31 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, DONNA Employer name Nassau County Amount $64,183.21 Date 08/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CESTRA, FREDERICK Employer name Nassau Co Voc Edu & Ext Bd Amount $64,183.21 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, THOMAS A Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $64,182.76 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IZZO, MICHAEL D, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $64,182.59 Date 12/26/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYS, JANETTE E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $64,182.29 Date 01/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, MELANIE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,182.20 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELENO, JOSEPH A, JR Employer name City of Beacon Amount $64,181.91 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System