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 BARODIN, ANN M Employer name Seaford UFSD Amount $63,202.22 Date 11/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI STEFANO, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $63,202.20 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDOLPH, CHERYL Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $63,201.87 Date 04/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, LAURA A Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $63,201.87 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FEELY, VERONICA S Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $63,201.54 Date 11/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, WAYNE D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $63,201.19 Date 10/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCKETTI, CRAIG R Employer name Department of Health Amount $63,201.08 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERLOCK, ADAM D Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $63,200.89 Date 09/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSEY, MARVA E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $63,200.50 Date 04/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ANTHONY E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $63,200.47 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, ALICIA Employer name Erie County Amount $63,200.45 Date 08/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, JASBINDER Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $63,200.43 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELSIGNORE, ASHLEY M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $63,200.42 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IDAL, PRENETTE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $63,200.40 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOWERS, LE ROY H, SR Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $63,200.10 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMMON-SMITH, CATHY A Employer name Ulster County Amount $63,199.61 Date 02/06/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLT, DERYELL F Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $63,199.53 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BINNER, JOHN S Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $63,199.36 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRANTE, NORMA Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $63,198.67 Date 05/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIER, DANIEL J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $63,198.21 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZBERG, GRACE B Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $63,197.61 Date 09/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, FELECIA I Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $63,197.56 Date 10/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKIN, BARBRA A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $63,197.45 Date 04/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUMNIT, MARK D Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $63,197.30 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELUCCI, CHERI L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $63,197.23 Date 04/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOMER, JENNIFER L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $63,197.17 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSA, HEATHER A Employer name Village of East Rockaway Amount $63,197.15 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCHMANN, KRISTI MARIE N Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $63,197.03 Date 04/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUFMAN, MICHELE L Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $63,196.43 Date 09/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIGRO, MICHAEL N Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $63,195.94 Date 11/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARENA, GREGORY A Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $63,195.88 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, THOMAS A Employer name Ulster Co Resource Recovery Ag Amount $63,195.84 Date 03/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONOVAN, ERIN M Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $63,195.72 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRELL, DAMEN W Employer name City of Oswego Amount $63,195.65 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEST, BRIAN C Employer name Lewis County Amount $63,195.41 Date 07/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PINHO, CECILIA M Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $63,195.38 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name XIONG, KUANGNAN Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $63,195.29 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMORIER, MICHAEL L Employer name Town of Cortlandville Amount $63,194.98 Date 09/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAR, DEANNE M Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $63,194.96 Date 09/28/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER-PETROVSKY, MARY M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,194.78 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATENZON, VADIM Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $63,194.59 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOROCK, JOSEPH R Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $63,194.51 Date 03/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROARKE, ERIN K Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $63,194.30 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAYLEY, BARBARA S Employer name Ontario County Amount $63,194.21 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, BRIAN M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $63,194.10 Date 11/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHAN-DUNCAN, JOAN A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $63,194.06 Date 03/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, JUDITH Y Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,193.92 Date 09/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOUSER, JAMES E Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $63,193.75 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, EDWARD J, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $63,193.74 Date 09/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISSOW, BRIAN S Employer name Village of Hilton Amount $63,193.34 Date 06/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEATHERLY, JAMES J Employer name Town of Cornwall Amount $63,193.30 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESIMONE, ROCCO W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $63,192.76 Date 06/07/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, PATRICIA M Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $63,192.74 Date 02/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBETTO, ANTHONY P Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $63,192.72 Date 08/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERRETTE, ALAN R Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $63,192.40 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASH, JOELLE D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $63,192.37 Date 07/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUHANEY-MULLINGS, YVONNE M. Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $63,192.31 Date 07/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASSO, ELYSE N Employer name Town of Islip Amount $63,192.30 Date 06/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIELLO, GAVIN M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $63,192.22 Date 10/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGOSTA, MARC E Employer name Albany County Amount $63,192.13 Date 03/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDIGAN, SARAH E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $63,191.38 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, KRIS K Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $63,191.28 Date 04/13/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASTUTO, SALVATORE D Employer name Hicksville Water District Amount $63,190.85 Date 11/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASCIO, JOHN Employer name Erie County Amount $63,190.13 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLIS, JEFFREY H Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $63,189.38 Date 08/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGAR, DANIEL A Employer name Clinton County Amount $63,188.68 Date 02/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, PAUL J Employer name Village of Solvay Amount $63,188.64 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, HECTOR M Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $63,188.40 Date 04/16/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERS, RYAN M Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $63,188.17 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, DOREEN I Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,187.79 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSA, JOSEPH A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $63,187.01 Date 06/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, MICHAEL F, III Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $63,186.85 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNER, GEORGE W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $63,186.81 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLAREALE, DAVID A Employer name Monroe County Amount $63,186.54 Date 11/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINN, LINDA F Employer name Monroe County Amount $63,186.52 Date 10/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENDSLAND, TIMOTHY J Employer name Monroe County Amount $63,186.52 Date 10/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, STEPHEN T Employer name Monroe County Amount $63,186.50 Date 10/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIPKINS, SHIRLEY A Employer name Monroe County Amount $63,186.49 Date 12/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINTON, NATASHA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,186.16 Date 06/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRAGLIA, MARK J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $63,185.47 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, MANUEL Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $63,185.33 Date 10/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SARNA D Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $63,185.18 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA GUERRE, PIERRE ANGE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $63,185.10 Date 04/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, RENEE M Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $63,185.00 Date 09/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, DREW C Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $63,184.91 Date 05/25/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLIER, NANCY S Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $63,184.84 Date 09/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINES, JUDITH A Employer name Rcs Community Library Amount $63,184.48 Date 10/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEPPIE, KEITH J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,184.43 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTRICO, BRIAN Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $63,184.43 Date 03/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLAN, LEE C Employer name Town of Lewiston Amount $63,184.03 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMBERLUND, JOANN Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $63,183.40 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGT, DONNA Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $63,183.40 Date 09/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIELMEIER, LISA Employer name Boces-Orleans Niagara Amount $63,183.12 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCURO, LIMNEO S Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $63,182.88 Date 12/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINA, LESLIE O Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $63,182.68 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLETCHER, ROBERT B Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $63,182.48 Date 06/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EBLING, STEPHEN C Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $63,182.29 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEGIA, EVELYN M Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $63,182.12 Date 02/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUN, JOHN D Employer name Ontario County Amount $63,182.03 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONDESTIN, MARGARET Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $63,182.02 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System