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 LANE, STEPHEN D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $63,059.43 Date 04/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIRICO, JEAN A Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $63,059.42 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARBIRD, SARAH A Employer name Pulaski CSD Amount $63,059.20 Date 08/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, BRYON T Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $63,059.02 Date 05/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, LISA Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $63,058.97 Date 09/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMBALL, WILLIAM H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $63,058.71 Date 09/08/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTAGNA, JOHN Employer name Commack Fire District Amount $63,058.67 Date 02/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILIP, JOHN S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $63,058.45 Date 09/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELSER, RUSSELL W Employer name Cornell University Amount $63,057.91 Date 03/22/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUMMOE, KAREN M Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $63,057.50 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, TAMMY L Employer name Oswego County Amount $63,057.36 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, PATRICK A Employer name Village of Mohawk Amount $63,057.32 Date 01/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOHNDORF, JESSICA L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $63,057.21 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, JEANNETTE Employer name Crime Victims Compensation Bd Amount $63,057.04 Date 05/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVIS, CAROLE A Employer name Department of Law Amount $63,057.04 Date 07/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, ROSLYN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,057.04 Date 01/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSCHAIKOWSKY, PETER J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $63,057.04 Date 06/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEY, GLENDALYN E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $63,057.04 Date 05/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLMSBEE, THERESA P Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $63,056.97 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, HERBERT I Employer name Ulster County Amount $63,056.97 Date 02/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, TINA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $63,056.81 Date 09/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYOME, CYNTHIA A Employer name Malone CSD Amount $63,056.40 Date 09/10/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, CHAD D Employer name Village of Ilion Amount $63,056.29 Date 12/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOLOMON, DAWN Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $63,056.08 Date 01/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, TIMOTHY J Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $63,055.22 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKHART, JEFFREY S Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $63,055.20 Date 01/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, LYNN M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $63,055.17 Date 08/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONIN, JUSTIN W Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $63,055.14 Date 10/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, DENNIS M Employer name Onondaga CSD Amount $63,054.71 Date 10/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BATTISTA, BRET Employer name Westchester County Amount $63,054.52 Date 03/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, FRANCES E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,054.51 Date 02/13/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLE, DANIEL Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,054.41 Date 06/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARY, JOSEPH C Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $63,053.90 Date 02/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWER, NANCY J Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $63,053.82 Date 08/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PODKULSKI, SHIRLEY E Employer name Ballston Spa-Csd Amount $63,053.65 Date 08/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANDOLFO, JARETT C Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $63,053.44 Date 07/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DION E Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $63,053.44 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, ROBERT Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $63,053.31 Date 09/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICA, ANTHONY J Employer name Lockport City School Dist Amount $63,053.02 Date 10/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAVANAGH, RICHARD J Employer name Village of Old Westbury Amount $63,052.80 Date 02/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HARA, LUCANN M Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $63,052.34 Date 05/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, DICKIE E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $63,052.24 Date 02/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, JOSE L Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $63,052.12 Date 05/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLACK, PATRICK J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $63,052.10 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, KNIKA S Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $63,051.92 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARGEGAJ, DRITA Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $63,051.72 Date 11/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLANGER, KIM M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $63,051.61 Date 09/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERCULES, DENNIS M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $63,051.33 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, KATHERINE L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $63,051.25 Date 11/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DHARRY, EVERTON Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $63,050.82 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOND, SUSAN E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $63,050.55 Date 05/31/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULD, COURTNEY L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $63,050.49 Date 04/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICCIOLO, EMILY W Employer name Dutchess County Amount $63,050.44 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, WILLIAM S Employer name Town of Islip Amount $63,050.36 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSANA, THOMAS V Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $63,050.00 Date 11/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OROSZ, CHARLES A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $63,049.90 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, STEPHANIE E Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $63,049.81 Date 01/15/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMUNDO, KATHY L Employer name Gilboa-Conesville CSD Amount $63,049.73 Date 07/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENBERG, KRISTI L Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $63,049.64 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, ROBERT M Employer name Town of Mount Hope Amount $63,049.37 Date 11/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPON, CARLOS E Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $63,049.32 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, JOSHUA R Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $63,049.26 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAIR, PREMAKUMAR M Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $63,049.25 Date 09/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUCCO, JOCELYN Employer name Rockland County Amount $63,049.13 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRONCZAK, JENNIFER A Employer name Niagara County Amount $63,049.00 Date 09/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKER, BRETT A Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $63,048.50 Date 01/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISLEY, JESSICA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $63,048.41 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, GLENN E Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $63,048.34 Date 05/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLITANO, STEFANO Employer name Village of Herkimer Amount $63,047.79 Date 12/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOONE, LEROY Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $63,047.23 Date 09/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRAHAR, ROBERT Employer name Village of Williston Park Amount $63,047.08 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILETZKY, GEORGE Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $63,047.01 Date 10/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSITANO, DOREEN A Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $63,046.89 Date 11/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOSCH, PETER G Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $63,046.85 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETZEL, JEANNINE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,046.62 Date 12/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINA, RODRIGO F Employer name City of Rochester Amount $63,046.44 Date 07/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORALLO, VINCENT Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $63,046.42 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, ALICIA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $63,046.24 Date 11/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, WILLIAM D Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $63,046.11 Date 01/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, CATHERINE M Employer name Madison County Amount $63,046.04 Date 07/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAMA, PATRICIA R Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $63,045.72 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURCURUTO, LANCE M Employer name Village of Colonie Amount $63,045.63 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGULSKI, FRANK S, JR Employer name Susquehanna Valley CSD Amount $63,045.60 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWIS, KENNETH J Employer name Department of Health Amount $63,045.48 Date 11/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPHERE, DALE F Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $63,045.33 Date 03/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSLOFSKY, ERIC D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,045.30 Date 08/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DONALD, PENNI L Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $63,045.04 Date 08/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASER, DARREN T Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $63,044.78 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIN, JEREMIAH D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $63,044.77 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON, JOHN M Employer name Allegany County Amount $63,044.22 Date 05/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, MARK T Employer name Town of Seneca Falls Amount $63,043.89 Date 11/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRT, CHARLENE T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,043.31 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNORS, LISA Employer name Monroe County Amount $63,043.01 Date 10/20/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNUNZIATA, VINCENT Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $63,042.93 Date 01/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREMBLAY, JEREMY E Employer name Saratoga County Amount $63,042.92 Date 07/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADEJ, KRZYSZTOF R Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $63,042.74 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, MITCHELL T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $63,042.68 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKS, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Town of Hartland Amount $63,042.68 Date 05/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILEVITZ, SARAH L Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $63,042.53 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISSERT, JOSEPH R Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $63,042.41 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System