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 PAPOCCHIA, JOSEPH Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $62,305.56 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, ASHLEY M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $62,305.24 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, ANDREW R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $62,305.08 Date 06/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOLLIE, MARY ELLEN Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $62,304.91 Date 04/02/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGGALL, ABIGAIL J Employer name Cayuga County Amount $62,304.88 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUSTADT, DAVID Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $62,304.83 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRITT, ALEX J Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,304.73 Date 07/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGIER, MATTHEW S Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $62,304.56 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, KEVIN A Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $62,304.41 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENCZA, ROBERT S, JR Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $62,304.29 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, HOWARD A Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $62,303.66 Date 01/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARISSIS, PETER Employer name Monroe County Amount $62,303.56 Date 03/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWELL, STEPHEN M Employer name Monroe County Amount $62,303.53 Date 04/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWITT, MARTHA S Employer name Clinton County Amount $62,303.14 Date 08/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BOTTIS, JOHN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $62,302.93 Date 09/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASH, DONNA M Employer name Hoosick Falls CSD Amount $62,302.64 Date 02/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBIN, WILTON M Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $62,302.56 Date 07/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTILLETTA, GLORIA Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,302.49 Date 11/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAK, NANCY J Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,302.49 Date 01/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEYER, JOSEPH M Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $62,302.01 Date 01/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOLINO, KAREN E Employer name Brighton CSD Amount $62,301.94 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUJTYN, NADIA Employer name Columbia County Amount $62,301.78 Date 09/14/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENCE, WAYNE R Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $62,301.77 Date 12/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLIGAN, MATTHEW J Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $62,301.58 Date 03/14/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEGEL, LINDA L Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $62,301.32 Date 09/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, ANGEL M Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,301.10 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODSON, CORNELL F Employer name Cornell University Amount $62,300.70 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, SHARISE V Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $62,300.65 Date 10/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEEZEY, ERIC SCOTT Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $62,300.58 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARY, CATHERINE G Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $62,300.32 Date 10/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSUMANO, MICHAEL V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,300.31 Date 07/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRIGUGLIO, MARIA Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,299.37 Date 10/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SITES, SARA-JO Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $62,299.27 Date 09/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMEY, CAROL L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $62,299.03 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, ANITHA Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,298.94 Date 03/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOLL, KEVIN J Employer name Village of Springville Amount $62,298.28 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCE, BRIAN MATTHEW Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $62,298.22 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIRRO, DOREEN L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $62,297.93 Date 08/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, DAVID P Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $62,297.87 Date 02/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADR, HELMY R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,297.50 Date 08/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILBER, ALBERT N Employer name Schoharie Central School Amount $62,297.44 Date 09/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKS, KEVIN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $62,297.34 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAMERLENGO, SALVATORE M Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $62,297.10 Date 01/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, JOSHUA P Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $62,296.89 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROCHILO, THOMAS P Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $62,296.65 Date 03/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEGAN, SHAWN R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $62,296.41 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, RANDY L Employer name Johnson City CSD Amount $62,296.23 Date 05/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOAN, KEVIN L Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $62,296.16 Date 06/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDMAN, EDIE E L Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $62,295.89 Date 09/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDEN, MICHELLE D Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,295.40 Date 12/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORLEY, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $62,295.29 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURER, PETER J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $62,295.07 Date 01/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGIO, TIMOTHY J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $62,295.04 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, WILLIAM Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $62,294.82 Date 05/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, JULIAN V Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $62,294.78 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLETTA, JOSHUA B Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $62,294.72 Date 07/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADICE, JOHN D Employer name Broome County Amount $62,294.06 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELENDEZ, GLADYS Employer name UFSD of The Tarrytowns Amount $62,294.00 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZILAGYI, MICHAEL A Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $62,293.83 Date 05/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, EDWARD S Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $62,293.80 Date 02/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENALCAZAR, PRISCILA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,293.65 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUISOS, BARBARA S Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $62,293.27 Date 04/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, JONATHAN B Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $62,292.99 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAFFIN, RICHARD S Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $62,292.75 Date 07/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIES, THOMAS E Employer name Department of Health Amount $62,292.46 Date 12/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARD, LAUREN A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $62,292.43 Date 10/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMP, SHEILA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $62,292.21 Date 10/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, JORDAN M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $62,291.95 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESLOWSKI, LOIS Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $62,291.95 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, JENNIFER L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $62,291.64 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANSSON, KEVIN M Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $62,291.20 Date 10/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREVELDING, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name Village of Fayetteville Amount $62,290.38 Date 01/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PHILIPSON, RICHARD E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $62,290.22 Date 05/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELDEN, ANDREW P Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $62,290.13 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUKE-BAILEY, DARLENE V Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $62,290.04 Date 11/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTENSEN, ANDREA L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $62,289.86 Date 04/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROHRMILLER, DANIEL J Employer name City of Albany Amount $62,289.86 Date 07/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, INEZ Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $62,289.83 Date 02/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZ, BRIAN T Employer name City of Batavia Amount $62,289.73 Date 09/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL VECCHIO, CAROL A Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $62,289.37 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANLON, JOSHUA D Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $62,288.98 Date 06/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAILHOT, STEVE R Employer name Village of Massena Amount $62,288.51 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLARO, JOSEPH S Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $62,288.42 Date 12/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNET, MICHAEL A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $62,288.34 Date 10/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALI, JOHN V Employer name Columbia County Amount $62,287.82 Date 11/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHALICK, NICHOLAS A Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $62,287.72 Date 05/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, DANIEL W Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $62,287.61 Date 07/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, RONALD W, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $62,287.56 Date 07/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TITUS, MARTINA S Employer name City of Utica Amount $62,287.27 Date 08/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOLES, ERIC D Employer name Sullivan County Amount $62,287.05 Date 10/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATOLI, ANDREW A Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $62,287.02 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREYFUS, KENNETH W Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $62,286.77 Date 10/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIERNOZEK, GREGORY Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $62,286.75 Date 12/21/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAYEDRA, JOSEPH Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $62,286.73 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, ROBERT S Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $62,286.70 Date 12/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, MELISSA R Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $62,286.04 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDREN, CHELSEA E Employer name New York Public Library Amount $62,286.00 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUATTROCCHI, MICHAEL J Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $62,285.99 Date 05/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDO, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $62,285.98 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELBOURNE, KAREN D Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $62,285.83 Date 04/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System