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 PENNA, ROCCO T Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $62,859.37 Date 09/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTGOMERY, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Moreau Amount $62,859.19 Date 01/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOY, JOAN Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $62,859.12 Date 03/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAIRSTON, CELESTENE M Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $62,858.95 Date 07/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXAM, JOSEPH R Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $62,858.78 Date 06/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, CRYSTAL L Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $62,858.40 Date 03/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HAGAN, LINDA M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $62,858.19 Date 12/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ERNEST C Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $62,858.13 Date 05/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREHAN, KRISTINA T Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $62,858.07 Date 05/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRASK, KIMBERLY L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $62,857.87 Date 03/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, THOMAS R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $62,857.87 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNDERWOOD, DIONNE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $62,857.86 Date 09/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIDGEMOHAN, KASTORY S Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $62,857.07 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, MICHAEL D, JR Employer name Oneida County Amount $62,857.01 Date 10/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVY, CATHY ANN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,856.96 Date 12/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERSLICE-BARR, JANA L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $62,856.46 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOW, SEAN P Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $62,856.18 Date 07/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORBO, TERRY J Employer name West Irondequoit CSD Amount $62,856.02 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAGOLA, LIZA Employer name Orange County Amount $62,855.95 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEELE, NANCY R Employer name Town of Webster Amount $62,855.76 Date 05/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARWATER, TAMI L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $62,855.68 Date 12/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEATING, KRISTINE A Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $62,855.68 Date 06/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, DIANE M Employer name Springville-Griffith Inst CSD Amount $62,855.38 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, DAVID T Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $62,855.26 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBIERI, GIANNI Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $62,854.31 Date 11/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLEURS, MICHELLE Employer name Albany County Amount $62,854.27 Date 08/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, LEIGH C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $62,854.25 Date 07/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEGUIN, CHAD M Employer name Albany County Amount $62,854.02 Date 02/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, AARON F Employer name Ulster County Amount $62,852.88 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARINO, DEANA M Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $62,852.72 Date 11/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDINALE, RICHARD J Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $62,852.58 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILK, JAMES S, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $62,852.43 Date 04/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAGG, RAYMOND J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $62,852.30 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YCAZA, ESMERALDA M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $62,852.24 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OROZCO, DEYSI Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,852.12 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKINS-OWEN, CYNTHIA Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $62,851.94 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANT-TURNER, KELLY L Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $62,851.91 Date 10/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LAWRENCE T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $62,851.73 Date 12/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ, COLLEEN Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $62,851.72 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALEK, SETH I Employer name Wayne Co Water & Sewer Auth Amount $62,851.44 Date 09/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGAN, COLLEEN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $62,851.28 Date 08/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBERT, NICHOLAS D Employer name City of Lockport Amount $62,851.26 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZAFRANSKI, DENNIS J Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $62,851.05 Date 07/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLERS, MATTHEW K Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $62,850.98 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBIES, KEVIN J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $62,850.94 Date 09/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, MARY KATHLEEN Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $62,850.89 Date 10/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNES EBANKS, MARCIA ANDREA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $62,850.38 Date 11/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTILE, BRANDON J Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $62,850.22 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, LINDA Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $62,849.86 Date 07/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, THOMAS H Employer name Town of Wilton Amount $62,849.65 Date 08/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETRZAK, MONICA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $62,849.42 Date 09/21/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, AMY Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $62,849.42 Date 01/15/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIANO, JANICE L Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $62,848.95 Date 12/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL GATTO, MARIA A Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $62,848.30 Date 03/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLOWHILL, JOHN H Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $62,848.17 Date 10/10/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, NANCY A Employer name NYC Judges Amount $62,847.96 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITT, SUZANNE L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $62,847.74 Date 11/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLENDELL, ERINN N Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $62,847.64 Date 10/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADDESA, ANDREW J Employer name Erie County Amount $62,847.18 Date 05/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIDA, JOSEPH J, JR Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $62,846.92 Date 08/07/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMICO, ADAM M Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $62,846.89 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMMON, TYLER J Employer name City of Rensselaer Amount $62,846.45 Date 01/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERKOSKI, MARIE Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $62,846.37 Date 09/02/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERFIELD, LAURA E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $62,846.20 Date 01/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNN, THOMAS A Employer name Auburn City School Dist Amount $62,846.11 Date 04/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUGO, ELMA L Employer name Longwood Public Library Amount $62,846.00 Date 11/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINE, SHARYN M Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $62,846.00 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARY, AURORA M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $62,845.85 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUBER, ELEONORE E Employer name Ulster County Amount $62,845.59 Date 05/13/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELCHER, ANNETTE E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $62,845.50 Date 02/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIMENTEL, YOHANNA M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $62,845.46 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POUPORE, JULIA E Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $62,845.33 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORHAM, AARON B Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $62,845.27 Date 09/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, TIMOTHY R Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $62,845.04 Date 02/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALINKA, MICHAEL J Employer name Erie County Amount $62,845.02 Date 02/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, LORA A Employer name Niagara County Amount $62,844.99 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASTA, LORRAINE Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $62,844.81 Date 11/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERBASIO, CHRISTINA M Employer name West Islip Fire District Amount $62,844.71 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMADECO, NICHOLAS S Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $62,844.50 Date 04/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUMACHER, BRIAN F Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $62,844.37 Date 08/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN AKEN, MICHAEL R Employer name Town of Victor Amount $62,844.14 Date 03/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUCICH, JOSEPH J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $62,844.10 Date 05/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATANE, GREGORY S Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $62,843.62 Date 12/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRONG, RICKY A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $62,843.50 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, DARRYL Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $62,843.38 Date 09/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, JENNIFER Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $62,843.34 Date 09/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODERMOTE, ALDEN W Employer name Town of Stephentown Amount $62,843.25 Date 06/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'GRADY, ERIK R Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $62,843.18 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, GEORGE A Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $62,843.05 Date 05/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARQUEZ, MICHAEL R Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $62,842.91 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, JOHN Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $62,842.40 Date 12/30/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMMANS, MARY B Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $62,842.32 Date 07/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEELAN, THOMAS E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $62,842.28 Date 01/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDLER, JOSEPH M Employer name Wayne County Amount $62,842.24 Date 09/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIENIEZNY, ANDREW J Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $62,841.79 Date 12/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, NATALIE M Employer name Tioga County Amount $62,841.63 Date 06/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISPOLI, MICHAEL P Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $62,841.61 Date 06/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERWILLIGER, ELIZABETH A Employer name Boces-Sullivan Amount $62,841.19 Date 03/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENSLOW, JEFFREY B Employer name Oneida County Amount $62,841.08 Date 04/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCRAY, MAE L Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $62,841.03 Date 03/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System