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 GERARDI, ROBERTA A Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $63,597.69 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIRINCIONE, PAMELA J Employer name Cohoes City School Dist Amount $63,597.17 Date 11/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, STACY L Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $63,596.81 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILBOER, PATRICK H G Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $63,596.81 Date 04/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, PAMELA P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,596.42 Date 10/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IZZO, THOMAS P Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,596.40 Date 07/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRIEST, EMMANUEL L Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $63,596.26 Date 06/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVAMOSER, CHARLES A Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $63,596.10 Date 02/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMANI, MUHAMMAD A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $63,595.99 Date 10/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, MATTHEW D Employer name Warren County Amount $63,595.83 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Onondaga County Amount $63,595.63 Date 10/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNARUMMA, DAVID Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $63,595.11 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLESY, JOHN S Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $63,594.95 Date 05/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYHRE, TRAVIS B Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $63,593.93 Date 04/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIVAO, JACKELINE J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,593.80 Date 12/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKER, MARY ANNE J Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $63,593.74 Date 02/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRAA, MICHAEL G Employer name Department of Health Amount $63,593.47 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, JACOB N Employer name Onondaga County Amount $63,593.40 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTERRUBIO, MELINDA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $63,593.16 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, SHARON A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $63,593.05 Date 05/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUBEL, SCOTT G Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $63,593.01 Date 12/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, DAVID J Employer name Education Department Amount $63,592.99 Date 06/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACWAN, ANN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $63,592.73 Date 09/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACH, ROSEMARY ANNE Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $63,592.46 Date 10/30/1962 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, TERESA R Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $63,592.28 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOZANO-GUZMAN, REYSLER J Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,591.84 Date 02/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, HOWARD W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $63,591.72 Date 10/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARSENAULT, KAREN L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $63,591.27 Date 03/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, CAROLYN A Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $63,591.18 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERDINAND, JEAN S Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,590.99 Date 08/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVANY, CLAUDIA J Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $63,590.47 Date 01/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMUDA, ADEOLA Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $63,590.35 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, MICHAEL S Employer name Town of Glenville Amount $63,589.80 Date 12/16/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTHELEMY, JEAN M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $63,589.78 Date 11/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KENTTORY N Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $63,589.64 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKS, TERRY A Employer name Town of Cicero Amount $63,589.57 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTENTO, MICHELLE R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,589.32 Date 02/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLIMPSE, MATTHEW J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $63,589.25 Date 11/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUROSKI, JOSEPH A Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $63,589.14 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PUTNEY, MICHELLE M Employer name Town of Massena Amount $63,588.92 Date 07/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, THOMAS G Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $63,588.88 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAETZOLD, PAUL M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $63,588.44 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALTON, PETER F Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $63,588.40 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZICARI, JASON A Employer name Village of Albion Amount $63,588.32 Date 05/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONTANA, ALESHA M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $63,588.08 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOBETZ, JO ANNE Employer name Hewlett Woodmere Pub Library Amount $63,587.63 Date 10/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FACKELMAN, JENNIFER A Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $63,587.31 Date 09/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, SARA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $63,587.03 Date 03/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERNO, MARY Y Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $63,587.02 Date 08/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SONGSTER-THOMAS, LISA F Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $63,586.00 Date 08/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLISS, JAN D Employer name Chemung County Amount $63,585.95 Date 01/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADEJ, ANNA M Employer name Unadilla Valley CSD Amount $63,585.79 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GINN, PATRICIA A Employer name Albany County Amount $63,585.70 Date 12/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CLAIR, KEVIN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $63,585.49 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, MARYBETH Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $63,585.30 Date 02/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLANTONIO, NICHOLAS M Employer name City of Batavia Amount $63,585.01 Date 10/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNROE, ROBERT J Employer name Cornell University Amount $63,584.82 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYTLER, KATIE E Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $63,584.75 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARVIN, TAMMY J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $63,584.50 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, JENNIFER J Employer name Erie County Amount $63,584.45 Date 07/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LUANNA V Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $63,584.44 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEXAUER, TODD W Employer name Plainview Vol Fire Dept Amount $63,584.00 Date 06/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CESPEDES, JHONNY R Employer name Rockland County Amount $63,583.79 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOWERS, GARY Employer name City of Rensselaer Amount $63,583.68 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, SUSAN Employer name Department of Health Amount $63,583.64 Date 05/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLARIN, LA SHAWNDA Employer name Department of Health Amount $63,583.64 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, MICHELLE L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,583.64 Date 01/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,583.64 Date 07/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, ROBERT T, JR Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,583.64 Date 07/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMBROSKE, ROBERT E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,583.64 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LUCY W Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,583.64 Date 09/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERTEN, MARY LU R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,583.64 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEZZULA, MARK A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,583.64 Date 08/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMPETTE, MARIA E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,583.64 Date 07/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUZAKULICS, GREGORY L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,583.64 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RELYEA, SHANNON K Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,583.64 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESAK, NIKKI S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,583.64 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRAGUE, REBECCA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,583.64 Date 04/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEARNS, JODIE A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,583.64 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SISTI, PETER A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $63,583.64 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUDET, HOLLY C Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $63,583.64 Date 01/05/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKING, LEE ANNE Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $63,583.64 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAUGHN, MATTHEW J Employer name Erie County Amount $63,583.52 Date 04/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILISTRO, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,583.33 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MINTON, PAUL E Employer name Town of Grand Island Amount $63,583.21 Date 12/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANAHAN, KELLEY C Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $63,583.15 Date 09/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORELLE, MICHAEL A Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $63,582.86 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, DELORES M Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $63,582.68 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLINGSWORTH, MARK H Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $63,582.62 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, BRENT H Employer name Erie County Amount $63,582.37 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBATEAU, LEONARD P Employer name NYS Corr Serv,NYC Central Adm Amount $63,582.21 Date 10/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, CHERIAN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $63,582.20 Date 12/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDESCO, SANDRA A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $63,582.20 Date 02/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORSFORD, NICOLE A Employer name Westchester County Amount $63,582.12 Date 05/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARTHOLOMEOS, JAMES A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,582.11 Date 01/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITTED, MATTIE F Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $63,581.83 Date 11/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGUEROS, VIVIAN A Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $63,581.07 Date 03/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYON, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Town of Canandaigua Amount $63,580.61 Date 09/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUTIS, EDWARD J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $63,580.59 Date 05/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ANDREW A Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $63,580.42 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System