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 RATH, PAUL R Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $63,799.69 Date 06/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, SARAH M Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $63,799.67 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, MICHAEL F Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $63,799.49 Date 08/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, CONSTANCE S Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $63,799.44 Date 02/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUFINO, JEREMY J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $63,798.87 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLARD, ROBERT D Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $63,798.30 Date 09/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPURLOCK-SHACKELTON, AYANNA Employer name Welfare Research Inc Amount $63,797.91 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPHARD, GARY L, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $63,797.83 Date 11/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSCHERNIA, DENISE Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $63,797.63 Date 09/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRINCA, FRANK L Employer name Monroe County Amount $63,797.31 Date 04/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, RICHARD M Employer name Village of Kings Point Amount $63,797.12 Date 11/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCINAK, HAROLD J Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $63,797.00 Date 08/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE TOMMASO, JOSEPH J Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $63,797.00 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVITUSO, GIACOMO Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $63,796.04 Date 03/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, ROBERTO Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $63,795.96 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, RONALD M Employer name North Collins CSD Amount $63,795.62 Date 09/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, TINA A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $63,795.56 Date 11/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAFER, AYDIN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $63,794.57 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, ANNA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $63,794.43 Date 02/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIGORYANTS, MIKHAIL V Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $63,794.22 Date 11/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGLIA, JACK J Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $63,794.20 Date 10/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDLE, KYLE L Employer name Monroe County Amount $63,794.11 Date 04/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEBLING, ERICA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,794.10 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGER, THOMAS M Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $63,793.59 Date 03/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE NEZZO, PATRICIA M Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $63,793.55 Date 09/16/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRERO, JO ANN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,793.30 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE ROY, GAIL D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,793.30 Date 12/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, IRENE J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,793.30 Date 07/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELENSKI, BARBARA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,793.30 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, GREGORY L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $63,793.24 Date 07/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE PAGE, MARK P Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $63,792.87 Date 10/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TICAS, ALEX R Employer name North Bellmore UFSD Amount $63,792.57 Date 09/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSTIGLIONE, ANDREW J Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $63,792.47 Date 03/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TASMAN, DANIEL P Employer name Town of Ithaca Amount $63,792.00 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, VINCENT J Employer name Orange County Amount $63,791.92 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, SCOTT A Employer name City of Batavia Amount $63,791.87 Date 01/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALY, DIANA C Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,791.39 Date 12/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASI, MARIE E Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $63,791.23 Date 02/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRMANN, MARIA I Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $63,791.00 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CECCACCI, DIANA Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $63,790.80 Date 01/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MEGAN Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $63,790.76 Date 03/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIPMAN, CHRISTINE M Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $63,790.73 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, MAYNARD W, III Employer name Village of Cobleskill Amount $63,790.72 Date 04/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANTHONY, WILLIAM P Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $63,790.21 Date 02/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, STACI L Employer name Niagara County Amount $63,789.34 Date 04/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUFFONE, VINCENT, JR Employer name City of White Plains Amount $63,789.30 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, LISA Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $63,789.02 Date 08/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERMAN, JENNIFER A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $63,789.02 Date 08/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKRYNECKI, KATHRYN Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $63,789.02 Date 07/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEHER, KRISSY A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $63,788.80 Date 03/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANELLI, CHARLES Employer name Westchester County Amount $63,788.77 Date 11/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, GARRY L Employer name Department of Health Amount $63,788.74 Date 04/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINTZE, JEANINE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,788.45 Date 08/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSS, CHARLOTTE A Employer name Albany County Amount $63,787.80 Date 07/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAAMANO, DEIRDRE A Employer name Spackenkill UFSD Amount $63,787.74 Date 09/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCAGLIONE, JOSEPH A Employer name Village of Bronxville Amount $63,787.68 Date 04/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLASZAK, EDWARD J, JR Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $63,787.56 Date 09/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLING, JEANNE M Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $63,787.56 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAWLEIGH, SAVANNAH L Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $63,787.44 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, ANDREW P Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $63,787.17 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAIGLER, JAMES M Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $63,786.81 Date 06/14/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNEZ, ELI T Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $63,786.45 Date 07/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEAL, MICHAEL S Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $63,785.95 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, DANIEL C Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $63,785.43 Date 03/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONDERS, LIBERTY P Employer name South Jefferson CSD Amount $63,784.75 Date 10/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAHERTY, JULIA F Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $63,783.81 Date 02/26/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMAN, SHARON Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,783.59 Date 09/12/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, NASHON F Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,783.59 Date 02/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEECE, PATRICIA Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,783.59 Date 08/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINERVINI, LINDA L Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,783.59 Date 04/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMBERT, SHIRLEY Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,783.59 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, MARIA D Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,783.59 Date 10/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINGARTEN, VICTORIA J Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,783.59 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRATHWAITE, RUDOLPH M Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $63,783.54 Date 02/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STADTLANDER, JOHN E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $63,783.40 Date 07/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANDLER, ERIC L Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $63,783.36 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORTISIO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $63,783.28 Date 06/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORENSEN, ANDERS J Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $63,783.21 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTIER, MARC J Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $63,783.09 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTANDREA, SOFIA M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $63,782.64 Date 10/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCINI, THOMAS P Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $63,782.33 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, WENDY Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $63,782.20 Date 09/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRUCCI, JOANNE T Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,782.16 Date 02/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANNER, JEFFREY A Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $63,781.97 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, MELVIN L Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $63,781.94 Date 10/31/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, TRACY A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $63,781.88 Date 12/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENOVESI, JENNIFER L Employer name White Plains Housing Authority Amount $63,781.88 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, MATTHEW C Employer name Erie County Amount $63,781.75 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOZADA-MARRERO, JUAN G Employer name City of Rochester Amount $63,781.64 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARTINO, ANDREW T Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,781.62 Date 03/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, RAMONA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $63,781.59 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAWECKI, CHRISTINA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,780.91 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, WAYNE LEE Employer name City of Kingston Amount $63,780.47 Date 04/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, JOLENE J Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $63,779.97 Date 09/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ANDREW M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $63,779.77 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, WILLIAM H, JR Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $63,778.44 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSH, BRIAN T Employer name Village of Scotia Amount $63,778.34 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCAMBIA, NICOLE M Employer name Westchester County Amount $63,778.32 Date 01/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAHRENDORF, MARY K Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $63,778.23 Date 11/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPANOL, SARA L Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $63,778.05 Date 11/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System