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 JONES, MICHELLE M Employer name Oneida County Amount $62,213.19 Date 12/13/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEAYS, DEREK M Employer name Warren County Amount $62,213.14 Date 09/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORD, JODIE Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $62,212.65 Date 10/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMORETCKI, LYNN M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $62,212.64 Date 07/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULCAHY, JAMES D Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $62,212.40 Date 10/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, PATRICIA J Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $62,212.17 Date 05/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, JEREMY S Employer name Natural Heritage Trust Amount $62,211.97 Date 04/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALY, CATHERINE G Employer name Tompkins County Amount $62,211.75 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, ANTHONY M Employer name Yonkers Mun Housing Authority Amount $62,211.46 Date 01/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, GWENDOLYN Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $62,211.39 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASH, BRIAN J Employer name Holland CSD Amount $62,211.38 Date 09/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUCCIA, FRANK J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $62,211.31 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANELLO, ANTHONY Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $62,211.19 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINDELL-JACOBUS, ELLEN G Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,210.38 Date 05/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRA, BENJAMIN J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $62,210.36 Date 06/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAEBEL, ALLISON M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $62,209.93 Date 12/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPUSCINSKI, DANA M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $62,209.66 Date 02/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVERS, STEPHEN G Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $62,209.34 Date 10/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEAD, TIMOTHY F Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $62,209.28 Date 08/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIANO, NILSA I Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $62,208.69 Date 06/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARKIN, JEANNINE M Employer name Orleans County Amount $62,208.68 Date 01/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDOLINO, NICOLE Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $62,208.64 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, WILLIAM T Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,208.50 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONOUGH, LAUREN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,208.50 Date 05/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENNA, LILLI A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $62,208.32 Date 11/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERHOOF, HOLLY M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $62,208.32 Date 03/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, LUIS A, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $62,208.26 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILOT, OLIVER M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $62,208.04 Date 01/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MWANGI C Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $62,207.46 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUENO, FRANCIS ALBERTO Employer name New City Library Amount $62,207.42 Date 07/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAGLIENTI-MUSTARELLA, MARISSA M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $62,207.10 Date 09/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMICO, MELISSA D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $62,206.96 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL-ZIMBLER, PATRICIA A Employer name Albany County Amount $62,205.74 Date 11/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, WALLACE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $62,205.37 Date 01/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORR, NICHOLAS E Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $62,205.06 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALISE, DENNIS J Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $62,205.06 Date 05/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKSON, BARBARA J Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $62,204.94 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEARING, ROSA Employer name Greenburgh Eleven UFSD Amount $62,204.48 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRISI, GUY R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $62,204.32 Date 07/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VON DER EMPTEN, KEVIN J Employer name Enterprise Charter School Amount $62,204.08 Date 10/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MEO, JOSEPH Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,204.06 Date 02/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, WARREN E, JR Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $62,203.88 Date 04/23/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSARYOV, BORYS Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $62,203.80 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANAS, EDWARD J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $62,203.70 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROSIO, ARLEEN M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $62,203.62 Date 12/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, KATHLEEN M Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $62,203.62 Date 09/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, FRITZ Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $62,203.52 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULKEY, AARON W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $62,203.41 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEFTNER, LYNN J Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $62,203.32 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKHAM, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Town of Glenville Amount $62,202.89 Date 04/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURI-FINN, JILLIAN Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $62,202.80 Date 01/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORETTI, LINDA M Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $62,202.72 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNOSKI, TIMOTHY D Employer name City of Salamanca Amount $62,202.56 Date 06/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTA, LAURA G Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $62,202.56 Date 01/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANDLER, KENNETH P Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $62,202.51 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILER, NADRA D Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $62,202.04 Date 12/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, TAWANA M Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $62,201.89 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVITSKY, AVRUM A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $62,201.85 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARICE, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $62,201.81 Date 12/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCY, MARY L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $62,201.76 Date 08/25/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSONE, SUSAN M Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $62,201.06 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, HARRELL W Employer name Erie County Amount $62,201.04 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REES, MICHAEL G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $62,201.03 Date 10/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNADOTTE, MURIELLE Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $62,200.60 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERS, DENISE L Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $62,200.54 Date 04/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIZENER, JAMIE R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $62,200.53 Date 02/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANA, ELLIOTT Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $62,200.52 Date 08/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, SHARON A Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $62,200.28 Date 02/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COY, TAMMY J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $62,199.91 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, JUSTIN A Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $62,199.21 Date 06/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAZZALE, JAMES P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $62,199.21 Date 04/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, JULISSA Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $62,198.84 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, DONALD B Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $62,198.68 Date 05/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANZI, ALICE Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $62,198.63 Date 09/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANZICA, CHARLES M Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $62,198.56 Date 11/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSENTINO, ALICIA G Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $62,198.16 Date 02/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILDEBRANT, JO ANN Employer name Cayuga County Amount $62,197.92 Date 05/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSINA, ANTHONY J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $62,197.60 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, MARCIA A Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $62,197.44 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUSATERI, COSMO R Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $62,197.35 Date 03/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAIG, MARY G Employer name Ardsley UFSD Amount $62,197.29 Date 01/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ERICA M Employer name Ontario County Amount $62,197.14 Date 02/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PHERSON, THOMAS W, JR Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $62,197.02 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZOZDA, MICHAEL S Employer name Albany County Amount $62,197.01 Date 08/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FOUNTAIN, JOHN Employer name Albany County Amount $62,196.42 Date 03/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JOSE R Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $62,196.33 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, JULIE A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $62,196.32 Date 11/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUCKER, RACHELLE T Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $62,196.25 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUIS, JEAN G Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $62,196.17 Date 01/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCHRANE, STEPHEN C Employer name Village of Old Brookville Amount $62,196.10 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BATZ, MICHAEL H Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $62,196.07 Date 05/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ILLENBERG, TIMOTHY A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $62,195.76 Date 02/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARLESE, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $62,195.73 Date 07/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASALINUOVO, MATTHEW S Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $62,195.68 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, COREY M Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $62,195.39 Date 06/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAXHIA, JOANN M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $62,194.46 Date 06/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, CHRISTY L Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $62,194.43 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, ELIZABETH A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $62,193.74 Date 03/09/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MANN, SEAN T Employer name Dutchess County Amount $62,193.46 Date 01/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANFORD, CURTIS C Employer name City of Hornell Amount $62,193.43 Date 05/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System