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 BUFFOLINO, MICHAEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,659.10 Date 11/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEDIMYER, JEROME A Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $62,658.96 Date 11/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOOTE, MARSHA E Employer name Ontario County Amount $62,658.62 Date 12/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRIOS, JOSE S Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $62,658.59 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, DEBRA Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $62,658.45 Date 09/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIE, MELISSA M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $62,658.14 Date 07/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONTALVO, ORLANDO O Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $62,657.73 Date 10/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS-GONZALEZ, ADAJAY L Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $62,657.18 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBARIANTZ, DENISE Employer name Orange County Amount $62,657.07 Date 03/20/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, ALBERT J Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $62,656.65 Date 01/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORSTER, NICHOLAS J Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $62,656.61 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLA, JULIANA L Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $62,656.52 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ALAN J Employer name Clinton County Amount $62,656.46 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $62,656.29 Date 06/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YURUS, MARGARET B Employer name Putnam County Amount $62,656.24 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, SHAQUANA L Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $62,655.24 Date 07/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDOVEZ, NAKI D Employer name New York Public Library Amount $62,655.09 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANWRIGHT, JARRETT L Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $62,654.95 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, KEVIN J Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $62,654.83 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUTZ, NATALIE M Employer name Erie County Amount $62,654.82 Date 02/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGLIARDO, THOMAS Employer name Cheektowaga CSD Amount $62,654.33 Date 01/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MELISSA A Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $62,654.26 Date 07/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABALLERO, MIGUEL A Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $62,654.24 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, RITA L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $62,654.03 Date 03/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLELLO, JOSEPH A Employer name Pelham UFSD Amount $62,653.80 Date 07/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROHM, MICHAEL P Employer name Seneca County Amount $62,653.71 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUCK, ALISON B Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $62,653.60 Date 12/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBER, CHARLES F Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $62,653.35 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITBECK, KELLY A Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $62,652.79 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILFA, TILSON J Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $62,652.76 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCE, JACQUALINE M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $62,652.68 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JOSEPH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,652.63 Date 09/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHALKER, DOROTHY Employer name Cayuga County Amount $62,652.48 Date 03/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELORDI, ALICIA D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $62,652.33 Date 01/10/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVELETH, LEON A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $62,651.92 Date 09/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY-GAME, GILLIAN M Employer name Niagara County Amount $62,651.87 Date 09/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YGLESIAS, EMILIO Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,651.82 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKETT, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $62,651.38 Date 09/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAYER, BARBARA A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $62,651.29 Date 12/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, SHANNON D Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $62,651.14 Date 07/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEEBERGER, MICHAEL C Employer name Lewis County Amount $62,651.09 Date 09/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPEZZUTI, MARIE A Employer name Washington County Amount $62,650.79 Date 05/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRISINA, CLARE M Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $62,650.78 Date 09/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARK, TRACY J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $62,650.62 Date 01/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACIOLI, JOY M Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $62,650.53 Date 10/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FASSINGER, JO ANNE M Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $62,649.92 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, RICHARD A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $62,649.47 Date 11/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ENID P Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $62,649.28 Date 09/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AWE, MATTHEW A Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $62,648.96 Date 05/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIFTON, SHEILA D Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $62,648.96 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUSTICE, JANETTE C Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $62,648.96 Date 07/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADSON, JACQUETTA D Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $62,648.96 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDOZA, REYNALDO C Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $62,648.96 Date 10/26/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALL, GEORGE H Employer name Sullivan County Amount $62,648.67 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, KAREN M Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $62,648.45 Date 08/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAMER, GREGORY L Employer name City of Hornell Amount $62,648.37 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOTMER, LAWRENCE A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $62,648.23 Date 08/25/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILMER, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Lewiston Amount $62,648.22 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, CALVIN Employer name Bryant Library Amount $62,648.16 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEINER, ARTHUR D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $62,648.15 Date 08/13/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANACORE, JOSHUA R Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $62,647.49 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCKETT, KENNETH G Employer name Town of Canandaigua Amount $62,647.26 Date 10/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN-RUFFIN, TALISSA G Employer name NYS Parole Board Amount $62,647.14 Date 09/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERKILA, LEONARD P Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $62,647.00 Date 04/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, STANLEY A, JR Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $62,646.88 Date 08/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, RICHARD M Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $62,646.81 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, TERRANCE C Employer name Oneida County Amount $62,646.60 Date 12/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THALHEIMER, SHANA E Employer name Cortland County Amount $62,646.48 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STASIAK, RONALD W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $62,646.38 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, KENNETH R, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $62,646.35 Date 05/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, CLARENCE R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $62,646.30 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLOYD, ROBERT T, SR Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $62,646.19 Date 07/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, SAINTANA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $62,645.65 Date 04/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, WILSON, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,645.36 Date 10/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIARELLO, JOAN MARIE Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $62,644.97 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDOLPH, ELLEN A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $62,644.57 Date 09/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, CASSANDRE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $62,644.29 Date 03/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUMBEH, NATALY Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,644.18 Date 01/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, DAVID S Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $62,644.09 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOINER, MARJORIE Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $62,644.05 Date 05/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BEAN, MARCIA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $62,644.03 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYDER, KIM Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $62,643.99 Date 06/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANLON, ADAM J Employer name City of Albany Amount $62,643.69 Date 12/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, TODD A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $62,643.57 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIMEAU, KRISTY E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $62,643.08 Date 08/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENOVESE, PHILIP W Employer name Village of Chatham Amount $62,643.00 Date 01/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO RUSSO, JANET M Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $62,642.46 Date 10/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, ROBERT Employer name Roosevelt Island Oper Corp. Amount $62,642.44 Date 04/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL GRECO, AURELIANA Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $62,642.44 Date 09/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARKEY, COSMA A Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $62,642.34 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEILMAN, KAREN L Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $62,642.16 Date 10/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATTO, RICHARD A Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $62,641.95 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, DANIEL J Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $62,641.66 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTOLONGO, LEANDRO R Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $62,641.64 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEY, DERRICK R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $62,641.19 Date 01/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMAN, WILLIAM B Employer name Albany County Amount $62,641.11 Date 03/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARLAN, LORI A Employer name Amsterdam City School Dist Amount $62,640.95 Date 08/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONDRICK, DOUGLAS P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $62,640.76 Date 07/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZELTON, JOHN K Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $62,640.66 Date 12/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUYLER, VAN T Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $62,640.62 Date 12/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System