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 MICHALSKI, ROBERT P Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $62,944.55 Date 09/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, SAUL Employer name Pelham UFSD Amount $62,944.19 Date 07/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMILKSTEIN, GAIL A Employer name UFSD of The Tarrytowns Amount $62,944.07 Date 12/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, PAOLA I Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $62,944.00 Date 09/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, KARI A Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $62,943.60 Date 02/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MARY A Employer name Ontario County Amount $62,943.59 Date 01/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLETE, SANDRA A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $62,943.08 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANNUZZI, PATRICIA H Employer name Nassau Library System Amount $62,943.02 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMBRANO, LUIS A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $62,942.96 Date 04/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, JAMES J Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $62,942.95 Date 11/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINCLAIR, MATTHEW O Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $62,942.95 Date 11/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEGIELSKI, TRACY A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $62,942.93 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATOLI, MELISSA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $62,942.86 Date 01/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEVINS, MARY T Employer name Islip Housing Authority Amount $62,941.93 Date 02/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, DEAN F Employer name Dutchess County Amount $62,941.86 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILLIAN, SARA C Employer name Albany County Amount $62,941.84 Date 10/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERUCCA, LISA Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $62,940.85 Date 08/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREY, DIANA L Employer name Tri-Valley CSD at Grahamsville Amount $62,940.26 Date 03/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, KENNETH J, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,940.18 Date 06/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MERE, DYLAN J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $62,940.15 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALIAS, JOBIN Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,939.98 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYMER, ARTHUR L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $62,939.26 Date 02/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, SANDRA K Employer name Altmar-Parish-Williamstown CSD Amount $62,938.21 Date 07/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEPEW, SARAH L Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $62,937.60 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STURM, KIM M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $62,937.27 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC ESKER, RYAN J Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $62,937.10 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAMER, BECKY A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $62,936.70 Date 06/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOZ, CAROLYN A Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $62,936.70 Date 09/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARREAU, SANDRA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $62,936.07 Date 09/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALAU, SHARON P Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $62,936.07 Date 07/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORPIGLIA, MICHAEL Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $62,935.96 Date 01/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMMERER, DAVID S Employer name Albany County Amount $62,935.83 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEGRON, DAVID L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $62,935.72 Date 07/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, PETER H Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $62,934.57 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, RANI S Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $62,934.54 Date 12/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENIS, JEAN R Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $62,934.39 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHINEHART, JAMES L Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $62,934.27 Date 11/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOCKER, MICHAEL A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $62,934.12 Date 04/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, THEODORE E Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $62,933.84 Date 09/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAFFORD, INGRID Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $62,933.46 Date 11/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURGAN, JODY K, II Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $62,933.32 Date 05/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUNG, ANNA L Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $62,933.21 Date 01/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANCE, GEORGE T, SR Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $62,933.05 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEYSER, JENNIFER L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $62,933.04 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NERI, JOHN J Employer name Albany County Amount $62,932.90 Date 04/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLI, DEBRA A Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $62,932.77 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASFORD, MARK D Employer name Village of Canton Amount $62,932.46 Date 01/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, THOMAS P Employer name Niagara County Amount $62,932.25 Date 01/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUSCH, DAVIA L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $62,932.14 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OYEBODE, FUNMILOLA Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $62,932.11 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, DEBORAH J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $62,931.92 Date 10/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $62,931.75 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBERG-NUGENT, NANCI B Employer name City of Rochester Amount $62,931.55 Date 12/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, PAUL R Employer name Boces-Oswego Amount $62,931.24 Date 08/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNER, KELLY S Employer name Chenango County Amount $62,931.22 Date 10/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOKOSZKA, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $62,931.11 Date 05/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, CARRIE Z Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $62,930.79 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISTOL, CHRISTINE J Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $62,930.78 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLUCCIO, MARK D Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $62,930.54 Date 12/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAMSWIG, MARY P Employer name Pleasantville UFSD Amount $62,930.44 Date 01/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KINNEY, BENJAMIN J Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $62,930.26 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTELLA, LYNNETTE Employer name Town of Greece Amount $62,930.15 Date 06/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELIO, JAMES A Employer name Erie County Amount $62,930.07 Date 12/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, CRYSTAL L Employer name Cornell University Amount $62,930.04 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MARY R Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $62,929.98 Date 01/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZILLER, MICHAEL S Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $62,929.93 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGLIMBENI, MICHAEL R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,929.91 Date 02/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEATHERWAX, DENNIS R Employer name Averill Park CSD Amount $62,929.64 Date 01/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTHFUSS, ORA G, III Employer name Wayne County Amount $62,929.63 Date 05/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, CHRISTINE L Employer name Canisteo-Greenwood CSD Amount $62,929.40 Date 09/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMADOR, ARTHUR S Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $62,929.39 Date 11/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, MARK K Employer name Village of Massena Amount $62,929.07 Date 08/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITAGLIANO, CHARLES L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $62,928.87 Date 10/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTEN, JENNIFER E Employer name Erie County Amount $62,928.84 Date 02/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALA-BUKHALA, AGNES B Employer name Off Prevent Domestic Violence Amount $62,928.65 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKOLOWICZ, CHAD E Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $62,928.43 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTES, MONTE S Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $62,928.35 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPEUT, KESHIA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $62,928.12 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORM, MARK R Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $62,928.04 Date 09/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASULLO, DIANE B Employer name Marlboro CSD Amount $62,928.00 Date 09/10/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAVARES, MICHELLE L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $62,927.98 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDY, NIKITA L Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $62,927.21 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, AARON P Employer name City of Little Falls Amount $62,926.95 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, KELLY A Employer name Troy Housing Authority Amount $62,926.88 Date 10/14/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLZAPFEL, KURTIS M Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $62,926.73 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACACIA, SCOTT H Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $62,926.57 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJNAROWSKI, WALTER M, JR Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $62,926.04 Date 02/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANCEK, ANTHONY T Employer name Cambridge CSD Amount $62,926.00 Date 08/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANCZAROWSKI, ZACHARY L Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $62,925.86 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEITNER, ELIZABETH Employer name Edgemont UFSD at Greenburgh Amount $62,925.48 Date 09/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENCHINI, LAWRENCE J Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $62,925.02 Date 05/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDRIDGE, SHAUN E Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $62,924.79 Date 06/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC VAUGH, TIMOTHY C Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $62,924.58 Date 10/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORENZO, JAMES M Employer name Monroe County Amount $62,924.54 Date 03/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNORS, LORELEI L Employer name Seneca County Amount $62,924.01 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROKOP, DEBRA M Employer name Broome County Amount $62,923.55 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIRACUSE, BENJAMIN R Employer name Village of Fredonia Amount $62,923.43 Date 06/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLY, JOHN F Employer name Erie County Amount $62,923.09 Date 04/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JEFFERY M Employer name Canton CSD Amount $62,922.94 Date 08/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CODI, JOSEPH C Employer name Orange County Amount $62,922.10 Date 05/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System