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 VA'ZQUEZ, LISSETTE N Employer name Rockland County Amount $63,537.48 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTIGLIONE, CHERYL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,537.45 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOBBS, JENNIFER M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $63,537.36 Date 06/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIROUX, JAMES W Employer name Saranac CSD Amount $63,537.32 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, BERNADETTE Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $63,537.10 Date 09/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, MARGARET Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $63,536.93 Date 12/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILLEY, AMANDA S Employer name Court of Claims Amount $63,536.73 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTUCCI-LAMANNA, LISA Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $63,536.73 Date 01/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICCARDI, SANDRA Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $63,536.73 Date 07/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAIA, DIANE J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $63,536.73 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHREY, KAYDENE M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $63,536.69 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DONNA M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $63,536.43 Date 06/24/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, WADE C Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $63,536.33 Date 07/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name D'AMICO, LISA M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $63,536.16 Date 06/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUGEC, CHRISTINE A Employer name Ontario County Amount $63,535.97 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIRGA, CHRISTINE R Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $63,535.78 Date 01/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNICAN, BRIAN P, JR Employer name Albany County Amount $63,535.65 Date 06/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, TRICIA A Employer name Ontario County Amount $63,535.64 Date 03/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILBERT, SHEILA A Employer name Monroe County Amount $63,535.50 Date 06/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANNON, SUSAN L Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $63,535.39 Date 09/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUFRA, ANTHONY N Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $63,534.46 Date 02/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, CORIZA Y Employer name Wayne County Amount $63,534.43 Date 08/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELAIDUM, AKEEM A Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $63,534.33 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMOUR, MARIE S Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $63,533.37 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ROMAN L Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $63,533.33 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEADE, THOMAS P Employer name Warren County Amount $63,533.26 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GURNEE, SHANE L Employer name Monroe County Amount $63,533.03 Date 09/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLANTONIO, PAUL Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $63,532.87 Date 02/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGANO, JOSEPH T Employer name Westchester County Amount $63,532.75 Date 05/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO BREGLIO-KOWALSKI, GINA R Employer name Hastings-On-Hudson UFSD Amount $63,532.61 Date 02/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACEY, JASON A Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $63,532.44 Date 03/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICCA, JACK A Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $63,532.23 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBS, ROBERT B Employer name New York Public Library Amount $63,532.03 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMBRANO, LUIS E Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $63,531.54 Date 08/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHMANN-VENTURINI, ROSEANN Employer name UFSD of The Tarrytowns Amount $63,530.51 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, IRENE S Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $63,530.45 Date 07/22/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUER, PAUL M Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $63,530.03 Date 10/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAROZZIBROWN, JANICE Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $63,529.84 Date 04/23/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERY, RICHARD M Employer name Ontario County Amount $63,529.72 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEILDING, SUZANNE A Employer name Department of Health Amount $63,529.71 Date 07/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEELER MOORE, LINDA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $63,529.12 Date 04/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONIEWSKI, DARCI JO Employer name Office of General Services Amount $63,528.89 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDWELL, VELVERLY A Employer name Monroe County Amount $63,528.80 Date 04/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERT, PIERRE M Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $63,528.47 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRUILL, DORIS B Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $63,528.39 Date 11/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIFER, KAREN E Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $63,528.12 Date 09/08/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MARCUS A Employer name Greenburgh Housing Authority Amount $63,528.10 Date 11/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, RONNIE Employer name Rockland County Amount $63,527.82 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, KIMBERLY A Employer name St Lawrence County Ida Amount $63,527.35 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, YOLANDA I Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $63,527.02 Date 05/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROPACEK, LINDA A Employer name Village of Pt Washington North Amount $63,527.00 Date 03/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, MAGNA E Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $63,526.35 Date 05/25/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCCI, DOMINIC J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $63,526.30 Date 05/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKETT, JAMES Employer name Westchester County Amount $63,526.26 Date 09/29/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, MARCIA E Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $63,526.18 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, WILLIAM G Employer name Jonesville Fire District Amount $63,525.96 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIAKIS, DEBBIE L Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $63,525.94 Date 01/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, STEPHEN V Employer name Education Department Amount $63,525.82 Date 02/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONAS-BATES, LAURA M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $63,525.66 Date 09/24/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALEK, MICHELLE G Employer name Wayne County Amount $63,525.25 Date 06/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSKAL, MARK K Employer name Oneida County Amount $63,525.22 Date 01/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBRIGHT, PATRICIA K Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $63,525.12 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRYJSKI, HANNA Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $63,524.64 Date 07/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAJI, SHERLY Employer name Rockland County Amount $63,524.26 Date 01/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNDELL, WALTER L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $63,524.08 Date 10/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJCIK, JOSEPH S Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $63,523.87 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, CRAIG E Employer name Yonkers Mun Housing Authority Amount $63,523.74 Date 04/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, KATHY L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $63,523.43 Date 09/08/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PHERSON, CLAYTON Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $63,523.22 Date 12/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIES, CHARLES A, III Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $63,522.56 Date 01/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOTY, DARRYL J Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $63,522.51 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEAR, TAD R Employer name Town of Clay Amount $63,522.33 Date 06/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOS, JOSE O Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $63,522.25 Date 06/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, WANDA L Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $63,522.19 Date 01/31/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, BERNARD E Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $63,522.09 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COGNATO, KAREN E Employer name Harborfields Public Library Amount $63,521.62 Date 01/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONRAD, PATRICK M Employer name Town of Evans Amount $63,521.61 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMAN, KEITH S Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,521.47 Date 01/16/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLDFORD, JAMES R Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $63,521.37 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, MELINDA L Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $63,520.85 Date 07/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNUNZIATO, LYNN C Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $63,520.78 Date 03/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANNER-ROBINSON, SANDRA Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $63,520.44 Date 02/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORA, JEFFREY D Employer name Village of Saranac Lake Amount $63,519.75 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $63,519.71 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEPLER, JANET L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $63,519.67 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASKIN, SUSAN Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $63,519.62 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOEPFER, VALERIE B Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $63,519.23 Date 11/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHAN, GERALD E Employer name Stillwater CSD Amount $63,518.88 Date 10/14/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLELLA, GREGORY R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $63,518.84 Date 06/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCANO, SERGIO C Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $63,518.68 Date 09/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONSIGNORE, VICTOR Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $63,518.14 Date 02/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, BRIAN E Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $63,517.90 Date 01/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, BETH E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $63,517.90 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASHMALL, GAIL S Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $63,517.64 Date 11/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEBALLOS, KELVIN Employer name City of Rye Amount $63,517.57 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLSON, MARY C Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $63,517.54 Date 01/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, JASON A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $63,517.17 Date 02/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRARDO, NICHOLAS S Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $63,516.88 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENHAVE, BRADLEY A Employer name Onondaga Co Res Rec Agcy Amount $63,516.81 Date 08/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $63,516.79 Date 09/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System