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 CROWLEY, ROBERT J Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $62,840.56 Date 05/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, MICHAEL A Employer name Rockland County Amount $62,840.50 Date 09/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ADAM L Employer name Cortland County Amount $62,839.88 Date 04/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANIGO, BRIDGET Employer name Thrall Public Library Amount $62,839.47 Date 06/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARENA, DEBORAH S Employer name Tuckahoe UFSD Amount $62,839.17 Date 11/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, CHERYL D Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $62,838.45 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLABOINE, JOY M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $62,837.53 Date 09/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATROPA, JENNIFER A Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,837.23 Date 11/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, TIMOTHY P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $62,837.02 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRICHENKO, ALEXIA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,836.71 Date 07/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZAUTNER, DOUGLAS B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $62,836.55 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWINTON, BAMBI L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $62,836.45 Date 05/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRA, ROBERT F, II Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $62,836.43 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, THOMAS M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $62,836.38 Date 04/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKHART, CHANDRA L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $62,836.37 Date 04/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSON, JOHN J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $62,836.09 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZIZ, MELISSA A Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $62,836.07 Date 05/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLANO-GATES, JAMIE L Employer name Wayne County Amount $62,836.00 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADER, RICHARD T Employer name Cayuga County Amount $62,834.87 Date 02/26/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLAVECHIA, LORRAINE Employer name Hudson City School Dist Amount $62,834.48 Date 01/17/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANZ ANO, ANGELO V Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,834.47 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSEY, MAITHLAND OSWALD Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $62,834.23 Date 03/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, CHRISTINA GAULDEN Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $62,834.03 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANKO, KRISTIN A Employer name West Hempstead Public Library Amount $62,834.00 Date 10/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLSONILLI, SANDRA L Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $62,833.90 Date 04/01/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUNGST, WILLIAM J Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $62,833.54 Date 03/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZYDEL, KIMBERLY A Employer name Erie County Amount $62,833.24 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCIO, NICOLA Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $62,833.09 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUATT, ALLAN D Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $62,832.44 Date 12/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMM, BRANDY M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $62,832.35 Date 02/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISCUITI, MELANIE L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $62,832.21 Date 09/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMENDOEIRA, MARIA E Employer name Putnam County Amount $62,832.12 Date 01/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, DAVID J, JR Employer name City of Port Jervis Amount $62,832.11 Date 10/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, MARY ANN Employer name Putnam County Amount $62,832.09 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERS, KAREN A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $62,832.09 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIRAINO, LESLIANN Employer name Putnam County Amount $62,832.08 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHAO, LINDA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $62,831.40 Date 01/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISCIONERE, DENISE A Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,831.34 Date 12/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATT, JEREMY J Employer name Ulster County Amount $62,831.32 Date 03/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEKER, THOMAS M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $62,830.74 Date 05/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWYER, THOMAS W Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $62,830.72 Date 06/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAROSZ, CYNTHIA L Employer name Erie County Amount $62,830.61 Date 06/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARGOSIAN, MADIA Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $62,830.17 Date 11/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTER, SCOTT R Employer name Greece CSD Amount $62,829.90 Date 11/29/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZMAURICE, VINCENZA Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $62,829.74 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, REBECCA Employer name Village of Chester Amount $62,829.56 Date 06/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAHOS, FLORA M Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $62,829.56 Date 04/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOCK, NELSON E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $62,829.19 Date 07/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORNOVA, GARY J Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $62,828.88 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMMERS, OSCAR Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 30 Amount $62,828.75 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTHOLOMEW, DIANE M Employer name Greene County Amount $62,828.68 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRON-GRANISON, KIMBERLY M Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $62,828.24 Date 12/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, THEODORE V Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $62,827.80 Date 01/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBELLI, MARTIN Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $62,827.74 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITACCO, MARYANN Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $62,827.65 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZSYPAL, PAUL C Employer name Village of Nyack Amount $62,827.51 Date 08/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURET, ROSANA Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $62,827.45 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, ILANA H Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $62,827.41 Date 05/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONRADT, JOHN E Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $62,827.39 Date 04/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARCY, STEPHEN A, JR Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $62,827.24 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOPER, VICTORIA E Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $62,826.22 Date 06/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMIL, ITAF MOUSA Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $62,825.75 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELAPORTE, GAIL E Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,825.10 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ALAN R, SR Employer name Ulster County Amount $62,825.08 Date 11/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUPI, NICHOLAS D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $62,825.04 Date 05/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANSTON, WALTER A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $62,824.93 Date 04/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANK DELUCCIA, CATHY A Employer name Pelham UFSD Amount $62,824.78 Date 09/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDULFO, LUCY Employer name Pelham UFSD Amount $62,824.78 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICKSON, SUE E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $62,824.01 Date 07/03/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAFKA, MICHAEL J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $62,823.37 Date 01/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARCHER, PATRICIA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $62,822.91 Date 02/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUMANN, MICHAEL Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $62,822.86 Date 07/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, JOSEPH E Employer name Monroe County Amount $62,822.00 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE FEVRE, PATRICIA Employer name Ravena Coeymans Selkirk CSD Amount $62,821.65 Date 04/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POUGH, CLEVELAND Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,821.09 Date 10/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROHM, LYNN M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $62,820.84 Date 12/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAGOSTINO, JACK A Employer name Village of Massena Amount $62,820.68 Date 01/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, JAMES H Employer name West Hempstead UFSD Amount $62,820.66 Date 06/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASH, STEPHEN V Employer name Sullivan County Amount $62,820.29 Date 06/20/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASTENHUBER, MICKEY A Employer name Schuyler County Amount $62,820.14 Date 05/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWLES, DILLON R Employer name Orange County Amount $62,819.98 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, EDWARD J Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $62,819.91 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYANT, STEVEN R Employer name Town of Cortlandville Amount $62,819.90 Date 04/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIM, JAMES G Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $62,819.89 Date 11/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, ROBERT L Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $62,819.73 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWANDOWSKI, MARK E Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $62,819.69 Date 12/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, BRIAN P Employer name Dutchess County Amount $62,819.23 Date 02/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, PAMELA L Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $62,819.19 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANELLI, NICOLA Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $62,819.03 Date 09/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESIO, JOHN R Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $62,818.96 Date 10/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SETARO, JOSEPH S Employer name Mt Sinai UFSD Amount $62,818.83 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLEJOHN, KATHRYN J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $62,818.78 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREY, ROBERT T Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $62,818.77 Date 02/08/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, JACQUETTA A Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $62,818.53 Date 05/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, CHRISTOPHER, JR Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $62,817.71 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAJEED, ZAHARA Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $62,817.40 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBAN, GINA M Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $62,817.34 Date 01/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORWATH, EDIE C Employer name Monroe County Amount $62,817.12 Date 08/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEBERGER, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $62,817.04 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERN, MATTHEW J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $62,817.04 Date 05/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System