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 HOWARD, MICHAEL R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $62,325.43 Date 03/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, SARA B Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $62,325.26 Date 09/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDIFORD, ANDREW O Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $62,325.19 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, SUSAN A Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $62,324.96 Date 10/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEFFERNAN, CRAIG Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $62,324.64 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIOTTI, MARK R Employer name Department of Health Amount $62,324.52 Date 10/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALTER, ANNA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $62,324.52 Date 11/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THUMAN, JAMES W Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $62,324.45 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, JACK E Employer name Town of Horicon Amount $62,324.44 Date 11/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERS, SHAUN M Employer name Town of Ripley Amount $62,324.29 Date 01/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILBURN, AVA M Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $62,323.79 Date 07/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CISZEWSKI, MICHAEL A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $62,323.64 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFREDS, FREDERICK B, JR Employer name Town of Onondaga Amount $62,323.60 Date 03/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZALESKI, KAREN R Employer name Village of Cazenovia Amount $62,323.41 Date 03/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUNN, JODY J Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $62,323.17 Date 09/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRY, VITTORIA R Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $62,323.12 Date 06/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,323.12 Date 09/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VON HUNKE, MAELEA S Employer name Madison County Amount $62,322.84 Date 12/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, DONALD J, III Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $62,322.68 Date 12/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAGAN, JONATHAN A Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $62,322.61 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNSON, ANGELA E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $62,322.44 Date 11/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHYTALO, JOAN C Employer name Delaware County Amount $62,322.19 Date 05/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINNOTT, KATIE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $62,321.80 Date 02/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBATIELLO-FARLEY, MARIA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,321.30 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GONIGAL, KATHY L Employer name Wayne County Amount $62,321.30 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENDARVIS, MITCHELL E Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $62,321.04 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOTTERER, HOLLY A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $62,320.84 Date 10/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWARD, TREMAINE M Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $62,320.77 Date 10/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, MATTHEW B Employer name Saratoga County Amount $62,320.76 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, SANDRA L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $62,320.21 Date 03/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARBER, KENNETH G, JR Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $62,320.19 Date 04/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANDREA, KRISTEN D Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $62,320.12 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLIGAN, STEVE C Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $62,320.07 Date 05/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSISTINAS, JENNIFER O Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $62,319.68 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLELLO, RICHARD J Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,319.58 Date 02/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEICHERT, WENDY S Employer name Cornell University Amount $62,319.12 Date 09/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACEIRA, DAVID Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,318.78 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DATTOLO, GRACE V Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $62,318.76 Date 08/13/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPENHEIMER, MICHELLE Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $62,318.75 Date 04/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, EMILY S Employer name Ontario County Amount $62,318.70 Date 03/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, TIMOTHY F Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $62,318.61 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEBEL, PATRICK J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $62,318.18 Date 04/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARLEY, TODD J Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $62,317.86 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KENNETH T Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $62,317.69 Date 01/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUIR, ANITA L Employer name Orange County Amount $62,317.56 Date 10/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EWING, MARILYN K Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $62,317.51 Date 07/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILTMAN, HELEN Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $62,317.40 Date 06/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZEKELY, DENICE M Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $62,316.62 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTERO, NORA Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $62,316.35 Date 10/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCO, MONICA Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $62,316.08 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEESE, JOSEPH J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $62,315.95 Date 04/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MATTEO, MATTHEW P Employer name Tompkins County Amount $62,315.60 Date 11/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKMAN, HILARY J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $62,315.55 Date 10/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENECAL, JEREMIAH J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $62,315.53 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NADAN, TAL D Employer name New York Public Library Amount $62,314.73 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAMZELLIS, MARIA Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $62,314.57 Date 01/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, GARLAND E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $62,314.44 Date 02/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFFERTY, EDWARD M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $62,314.35 Date 08/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, MATTHEW J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $62,313.45 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELARAGNO, KELLY M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $62,313.02 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMA, ADAM S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $62,312.96 Date 03/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VITO, JADE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,312.81 Date 05/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLKA, MICHAEL J Employer name Orange County Amount $62,312.47 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUNICELLI, SUSAN C Employer name Tompkins County Amount $62,312.45 Date 03/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, JAMES E Employer name Orange County Amount $62,312.40 Date 10/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRANHOLM , SHIRLEY C Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $62,312.37 Date 01/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDE, MARION J Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $62,312.27 Date 08/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, KEITH P Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $62,312.26 Date 11/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODHAMS, BARRY L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $62,312.11 Date 05/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURCIO, JOANNE Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $62,311.99 Date 11/20/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, LINDA M Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $62,311.68 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANCOCK, STACEY Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $62,311.37 Date 10/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADY, ALAN F Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $62,311.31 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLETT, NICOLE M Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $62,310.48 Date 11/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACDONALD, MAUREEN V Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $62,309.94 Date 05/12/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, JO ANN Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $62,309.33 Date 05/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI NARDO, KYLE A Employer name Village of Dryden Amount $62,309.16 Date 06/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VEGA, WILLIAM G Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $62,308.99 Date 02/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCEAN, JOHNNY M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $62,308.99 Date 08/26/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELI, CAROLYN Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $62,308.99 Date 11/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMANGINO, CARMELA M Employer name NYC Judges Amount $62,308.99 Date 05/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLETTS, KEVIN W Employer name City of Rensselaer Amount $62,308.70 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASSINGER, ROSS W Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $62,308.39 Date 08/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SEAN C Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $62,308.34 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JURGIELEWICZ, KAREN Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $62,308.22 Date 12/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, JO ANN Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $62,308.22 Date 01/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESEMONE, GRACIELA A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $62,308.10 Date 09/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRAIRIE, CANDACE M Employer name Massena CSD Amount $62,307.72 Date 01/21/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAWACKI, ELLEN M Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $62,307.63 Date 02/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSTON, GREGORY A Employer name Village of Irvington Amount $62,307.63 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILK, JASON M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $62,307.57 Date 12/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, LORI Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $62,307.37 Date 06/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENNER, ROSS A Employer name Onondaga CSD Amount $62,307.21 Date 03/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINSON, KEVIN J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $62,307.19 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, GREGORY J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $62,306.54 Date 09/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMEO, LAURA N Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $62,306.41 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, RAYMOND C, III Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $62,306.38 Date 11/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIETSCH, JOSEPH A Employer name Irvington UFSD Amount $62,306.23 Date 03/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTERO, BEVERLY A Employer name Poughkeepsie Publ Library Dis Amount $62,305.78 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAWHIR, MICHAEL W Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $62,305.58 Date 06/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System