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 PAUL, VALERIE A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $63,862.70 Date 07/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLIS, PAUL K Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $63,862.14 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECO, GABRIEL J Employer name Upper Mohawk Valley Water Bd Amount $63,861.40 Date 02/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLPOYS, JULI-LYN Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $63,861.15 Date 11/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPE, PAUL W Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $63,861.14 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINE, JEFFREY Employer name Erie County Amount $63,860.30 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEGER, DEBRA L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $63,859.94 Date 02/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGELICO, MARIA R Employer name Town of Putnam Valley Amount $63,859.90 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALDANA, JULIO Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $63,859.27 Date 07/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, SCOTT H Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $63,858.81 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAWEK, TIMOTHY J Employer name Erie County Amount $63,858.79 Date 04/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBERTY, BRIAN T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $63,858.76 Date 05/23/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, TODD J Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $63,858.59 Date 11/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, VICTOR Employer name New York Public Library Amount $63,858.08 Date 03/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYRKO, JO ANN Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $63,857.93 Date 01/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUENO, RAFAEL A, JR Employer name Village of Haverstraw Amount $63,857.45 Date 01/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC TEAR-BALLAH, HETLYN I Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $63,857.27 Date 12/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUMMOND, NICOLE L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $63,856.87 Date 12/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUKER, KAREN R Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $63,856.55 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANON, DAPHNEE Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $63,856.22 Date 12/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, THEODORE D Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $63,856.22 Date 02/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITTER, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $63,855.75 Date 11/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIERA, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Medford Fire District Amount $63,855.00 Date 06/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIMS, ANDREA C Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $63,854.97 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS-CONLEN, MICHELLE L Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $63,854.67 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, AARON C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $63,854.65 Date 11/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARPA, ROBERT F Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $63,854.39 Date 08/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALY, ADEFUNKE S Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $63,854.32 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERLINGO, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $63,854.06 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, JUNE M STAFF Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $63,853.59 Date 10/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, NATHAN, JR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $63,853.57 Date 01/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UWAOMA, ANDREW Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $63,853.52 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARCE, JAMES G Employer name Village of Hilton Amount $63,853.19 Date 05/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZMAT, SAHIBZADAABDUL Q Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $63,852.89 Date 02/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHOAT, SANDRA A Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $63,852.84 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ROBERT R Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $63,852.72 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINERO, EDDY Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $63,852.38 Date 04/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLASEN, CAROL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,852.20 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLUCCIO, DINA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,852.20 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CYPRESS, PENELOPE K Employer name Schenevus CSD Amount $63,851.75 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTTITA, ROBERT J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $63,851.57 Date 11/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLMSTEAD, JAMES E Employer name Newark Valley CSD Amount $63,851.53 Date 11/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, AUSTIN B Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $63,851.37 Date 12/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINISTERO, SUSAN C Employer name Office NYS Inspector General Amount $63,851.27 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THANE, ANN M Employer name Department of State Amount $63,851.15 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIBETTA, JAMES M Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $63,851.15 Date 10/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARADISE, GEOFFREY A Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $63,851.13 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACCO, SUSAN C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $63,851.05 Date 03/25/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMERON, MICHAEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,850.98 Date 08/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMNARINE, ROOP Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $63,850.83 Date 07/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGH, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $63,850.61 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, SUMMER M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $63,849.67 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLLER, ROBERT J Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $63,849.52 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSSEY, THERESE J Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $63,849.39 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSER, KYLE M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $63,849.37 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIDER, JANET H Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $63,849.31 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNER, THERESA W Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $63,849.15 Date 03/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, CHARLENE E Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $63,848.97 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMM, GREGORY C Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $63,848.84 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOZZI, BARBARA A Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $63,848.80 Date 04/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, MICHAEL T Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $63,848.71 Date 12/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZGER, JACQUELINE S Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $63,848.66 Date 10/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, PAMELA J Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $63,848.36 Date 02/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, JEAN G Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $63,848.23 Date 11/05/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAU, MELISSA Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $63,848.22 Date 09/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAIL, SUSAN J Employer name Oneida County Amount $63,848.06 Date 02/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEMMINELLA, KIM Employer name Village of Plandome Amount $63,847.77 Date 07/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEHRLI, MARY A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $63,847.57 Date 11/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CULLOUGH, PAUL E Employer name Genesee County Amount $63,847.39 Date 03/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRO, REINALDO Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $63,847.27 Date 05/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BERNARDI, SANDRA M Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $63,847.15 Date 12/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIR, ROBERT S, JR Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $63,846.98 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASIERSKI, ALISON R Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $63,846.86 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELCO, MELISSA M Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $63,846.77 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMATO, JENNIFER Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $63,846.74 Date 06/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, JEAN M Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $63,846.60 Date 02/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELSENBECK, NICHOLAS J Employer name Village of Solvay Amount $63,846.58 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CANN, MAUREEN M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $63,846.33 Date 01/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, LAWRENCE R Employer name Village of Briarcliff Manor Amount $63,846.16 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRODSKI, JOHN M Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $63,844.98 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEATHERWAX, CINDY T Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $63,844.86 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTZ, MARIANNE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $63,844.78 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECARLO, DUSTIN J Employer name Village of Albion Amount $63,844.71 Date 12/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCNALLY, RICHARD J, JR Employer name Albany County Amount $63,844.50 Date 04/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANKFORD, ISAAC Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $63,843.26 Date 10/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, MAGDALENA M Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $63,842.68 Date 12/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADLER, MALGORZATA J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $63,842.48 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGRINO, JOSEPH D Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $63,842.30 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRADY, GLENN D Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $63,842.11 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSTICK, PETER P Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $63,841.80 Date 02/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, LORENZO E Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $63,841.62 Date 05/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YATES-COOPER, GAIL A Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $63,841.52 Date 04/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KYWHAN D Employer name Village of West Haverstraw Amount $63,841.44 Date 05/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOFIELD, BRIAN Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $63,841.25 Date 07/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, PHILIP W Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $63,841.23 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARDWELL, DEAN H Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $63,841.21 Date 04/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONEHILL, ELLEN E Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $63,840.92 Date 03/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORNIE, JOHN L Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $63,840.87 Date 10/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEMPLE, THOMPSON A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $63,840.68 Date 04/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEMOND, JEAN Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $63,839.56 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System