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 VINE, RYAN M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $63,559.45 Date 08/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELKER, JOHN J Employer name Village of Fairport Amount $63,559.45 Date 04/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, JOSEPH Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $63,559.27 Date 12/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARFATY-ANTINETTO, MYKEL A Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $63,559.22 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYLVESTER, SHAWN J Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $63,559.06 Date 06/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEH, AMY R Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $63,558.58 Date 06/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANG, PETER Employer name Department of State Amount $63,558.52 Date 12/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JOY A Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $63,556.64 Date 03/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTILE, JOY Employer name Town of Kent Amount $63,556.63 Date 05/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DHONDT, MELISSA J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $63,556.48 Date 12/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CULLOUGH, MATTHEW S Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $63,556.45 Date 11/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUVIER, JOHN V Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $63,556.26 Date 01/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOFSTAD, JULIE R Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $63,556.26 Date 10/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, JESUS E Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $63,555.84 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTINGTON, NANCY J Employer name Niagara County Amount $63,555.52 Date 12/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCIANO ESTEVEZ, JOSE M Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $63,555.40 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORRIS, KENNETH J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $63,555.22 Date 02/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, EUGENE J, JR Employer name Village of Patchogue Amount $63,554.96 Date 09/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVINA, CRAIG R Employer name Education Department Amount $63,554.58 Date 12/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KATURAH E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $63,554.19 Date 12/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATHER, JEAN T Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $63,554.17 Date 05/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHANAN, ROBERT S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $63,554.01 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, JOHNNY R Employer name New York Public Library Amount $63,553.69 Date 11/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICKERS, CRAIG L Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,553.66 Date 10/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUKOWSKI, WENDY S Employer name Dryden CSD Amount $63,553.41 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIWOWARCZYK, DANIEL J Employer name Erie County Amount $63,553.38 Date 01/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COON, MARY E Employer name Albany Public Library Amount $63,553.16 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUH, DEBORAH A Employer name Erie County Amount $63,552.98 Date 03/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, KENNETH S Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $63,552.48 Date 10/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, THOMAS M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $63,552.40 Date 10/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTERO, LAURA M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $63,551.70 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOFRONIS, COSTANTINOS Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $63,551.52 Date 12/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VULLO, CLEMENT J, JR Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $63,551.20 Date 01/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERLING, SEAN R Employer name Jefferson County Amount $63,550.29 Date 06/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKENS, SUSAN L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $63,550.02 Date 07/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORNHEIMER, JODY A Employer name Wayne County Amount $63,549.92 Date 09/28/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, TIMOTHY R Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $63,549.45 Date 05/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEYHL, DEBORAH Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $63,549.24 Date 04/19/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHECK, WILLIAM G Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $63,549.18 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROSE, DARRYL R Employer name Erie County Amount $63,549.05 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON, MO-SHEENA Y Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $63,548.85 Date 12/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHINSKI, NANCY E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $63,548.81 Date 03/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREDA, MICHAEL C Employer name Hempstead Sanitary District #2 Amount $63,547.94 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMLER, JOSEPH J Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $63,547.28 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IADEVAIA, ANTONIO Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,546.99 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, TREVOR A Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $63,546.43 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAR, STEPHEN J Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $63,546.39 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOJENSKI, DAWN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,546.37 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPATA, NICK J Employer name Setauket Fire District Amount $63,545.13 Date 05/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODMAN, MARY JO Employer name Schenectady County Amount $63,545.11 Date 04/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, LOUIS A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $63,544.99 Date 02/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVADOR, ARTURO Employer name Village of Roslyn Amount $63,544.80 Date 09/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAHNO, DANIEL G Employer name Town of Lewiston Amount $63,544.66 Date 06/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURGISON, JAMES D Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $63,544.54 Date 05/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, DAVID Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $63,544.53 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORSINO, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Kirkland Amount $63,544.46 Date 01/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEMELLARO, BLAISE J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $63,544.32 Date 03/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC SHANE, BRENDAN D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $63,544.16 Date 04/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, TINA M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $63,543.77 Date 10/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWIGG, KEVIN G Employer name North Patchogue Fire District Amount $63,543.54 Date 03/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, BRANDON M Employer name Town of Lewiston Amount $63,543.43 Date 01/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, ELISABETH M Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $63,543.41 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESCHLER, JANICE L Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $63,543.41 Date 09/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERLEE, CYNTHIA S Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $63,542.70 Date 08/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTEL, BRYAN D Employer name Office of General Services Amount $63,542.68 Date 12/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, SUZANNE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,542.51 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIARMIELLO, DANIEL Employer name Schenectady County Amount $63,542.20 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLCOTT, ROBERT L Employer name Town of Rockland Amount $63,541.68 Date 10/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTILLA, HELI ALEXIS B Employer name New York Public Library Amount $63,541.68 Date 06/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRONE, ANNA Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $63,541.66 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MICHAEL D Employer name Village of East Aurora Amount $63,541.36 Date 10/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, AMBER S Employer name Town of Ellicottville Amount $63,541.27 Date 06/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRANIGAN, ERIN N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,541.20 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDUN, PATRICK E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,541.20 Date 04/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, DANIEL L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,541.20 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIGLIORE, RUDOLPH J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,541.20 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, BLYTHE C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,541.20 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYLVAN, ALEXANDER D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,541.20 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BOER, DAVID J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $63,540.88 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEDIO, REGINA M Employer name Broome County Amount $63,540.69 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THILL, AMY E Employer name Erie County Amount $63,540.64 Date 10/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, AARON J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $63,540.60 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINOTT, JANICE A Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $63,540.47 Date 07/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAISLEY, LORI Employer name Blind Brook-Rye UFSD Amount $63,540.42 Date 09/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BITON, MARGARET D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $63,540.20 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONROY, JAMES D Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $63,540.10 Date 03/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTON, THOMAS W Employer name City of Rochester Amount $63,539.98 Date 11/22/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREMBOWICZ, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $63,539.89 Date 01/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOREL, ASHLEY A Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $63,539.81 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLSON, SUZANNE M Employer name Romulus CSD Amount $63,539.34 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALAS, ALEJANDRO C Employer name Wading River Fire District Amount $63,539.16 Date 11/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANNISTER, DAVID B, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $63,538.86 Date 09/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROOKS, SOPHIA LA FRANCE Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $63,538.75 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEGUIN, JULIE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $63,538.54 Date 03/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIARRUSSO, STEVEN M Employer name Village of Minoa Amount $63,538.23 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIGRO, CHARLES V Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $63,538.06 Date 05/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBERG, RICHARD P Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $63,537.98 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MARSH, SCOTT V Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $63,537.79 Date 07/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERENC, GARY P Employer name Town of Lewiston Amount $63,537.78 Date 09/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAIRD, PATRICIA A Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $63,537.58 Date 10/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System