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 ARGO, GERALD Y Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $62,060.96 Date 11/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRITZ, JOSEPH C, III Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $62,060.47 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSH, PATRICIA A Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $62,060.20 Date 09/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUBERAN, COREY J Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $62,059.91 Date 02/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GEE, ROBIN L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $62,059.64 Date 06/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGUNZO, GRACE Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $62,059.63 Date 03/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CARRIE E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $62,059.53 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, DANIEL P Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $62,059.31 Date 11/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAFT, JERRY G Employer name Town of Volney Amount $62,059.13 Date 10/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEJANDRO, JUAN M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $62,059.06 Date 01/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASFAR, THOMAS Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $62,059.03 Date 09/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SATTERFIELD, PHILIP D Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $62,058.96 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMODOVAR, RAFAEL Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $62,058.93 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAN, KANGJUN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $62,058.92 Date 04/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MOUNTAIN, GARY J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $62,058.79 Date 11/06/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULATER, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $62,058.45 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, ANTHONY S Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $62,058.40 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRONE, JAMES M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $62,058.34 Date 10/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTA, ROBERT Employer name Division of State Police Amount $62,058.29 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAVENS, JOHN R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $62,058.29 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTIN-BROWN, STEPHANIE M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $62,058.27 Date 11/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYNARD, DAVID M Employer name Village of Massena Amount $62,058.26 Date 06/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICINOTTI, ROBERT C Employer name Town of Monroe Amount $62,058.20 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENSING, PETER H Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $62,058.17 Date 04/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARNIK, NOREEN Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $62,057.83 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GACHES-DIDES, PHILIP J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $62,057.61 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLINS, JAMAL J Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $62,057.54 Date 10/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARING, TZAFRIR J Employer name Webster CSD Amount $62,057.28 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEALE, JAMES R Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $62,057.19 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOTTERMOSER, JAMES E Employer name Town of Cicero Amount $62,057.13 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYWOOD, NOAH J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $62,056.84 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSONS, VERA E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $62,056.84 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTHERLAND, ELAINE V Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $62,056.82 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MARSHALL Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $62,056.68 Date 05/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBASI, FADIYA Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,056.61 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, MATHEN G Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,056.61 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROEGE, MARY B Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,056.61 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MAGDALENA N Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,056.61 Date 12/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DZIADZIO, IRENE P Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,056.61 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOPAUL, ALLYSON F Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,056.61 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOXHAJ, NAILE L Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,056.61 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, JOJI G Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,056.61 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DENISE Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,056.61 Date 06/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSIO, PHYLLIS M Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,056.61 Date 11/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, KEVIN F Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,056.61 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISKOROWSKI, DIANE Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,056.61 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, LISSY Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,056.61 Date 06/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SGAMBATI, MARY S Employer name Stillwater CSD Amount $62,056.33 Date 07/06/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, DANIEL J, JR Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $62,056.08 Date 04/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRETTA, SALVATORE, JR Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $62,055.96 Date 10/29/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASASCO, LOUIS F Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $62,055.51 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILFA, STEVEN M Employer name City of White Plains Amount $62,055.47 Date 01/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ELLIS, STEVEN D Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $62,055.06 Date 09/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELTON, FREDERICK O Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $62,055.05 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALAMARI, CHRISTINA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $62,055.04 Date 10/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, CHRYSTAL R Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,055.03 Date 03/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARKENRIDER, DANIEL V Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $62,055.00 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUPAKUS, ADAM W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $62,055.00 Date 06/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLERTI, MICHAEL L Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $62,054.84 Date 10/25/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, KENNETH G Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $62,054.31 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTOCCHIA, SHARON A Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $62,054.31 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIBBECK, JEFFREY E Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $62,054.25 Date 11/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIEFER, BERNADETTE M Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $62,053.89 Date 12/15/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT-EVELYN, TASHANA S Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $62,053.83 Date 05/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANTZEN, RUSSELL E Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $62,053.25 Date 01/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, MARYELLEN Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $62,052.99 Date 08/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC QUADE, GUN-BRITT H Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $62,052.92 Date 05/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEDDER, NADIA K Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $62,052.92 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, BRYAN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $62,052.91 Date 05/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERDA, ARIANA Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $62,052.47 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, ARLENE H Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $62,051.67 Date 01/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEIFFER, ALLEN J Employer name Holley CSD Amount $62,051.62 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HO, VIVIAN Employer name Port Washington Library Amount $62,051.46 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADRIAANSEN, DOUGLAS L Employer name Wayne CSD Amount $62,051.26 Date 08/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ILARDI, SALVATORE F Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $62,051.16 Date 09/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELLER, MICHAEL P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $62,050.25 Date 01/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOWLE, RICHARD L Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $62,050.21 Date 04/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGUILAR, DEANNA M Employer name Education Department Amount $62,050.11 Date 01/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOREY, SCOTT M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $62,050.08 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, ROBIN L Employer name Steuben County Amount $62,049.70 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLTRY, EILEEN A Employer name Corning Community College Amount $62,049.65 Date 12/22/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEIRAS, MICHAEL A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $62,049.64 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRZYBYL, JOHN A Employer name Erie County Amount $62,049.61 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLAMY, SHARON A Employer name Cornell University Amount $62,049.54 Date 08/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRISWOLD, TIMOTHY D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $62,049.07 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPECI, ANNE M Employer name Town of Rye Amount $62,049.01 Date 07/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERA, ANDREW A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $62,048.77 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLSEY, DYLAN W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $62,048.73 Date 06/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDENBURG, KATHRYN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $62,048.51 Date 08/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, ELIZABETH Employer name Smithtown Spec Library Dist Amount $62,048.50 Date 01/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMKE, JESSE J Employer name Smithtown Spec Library Dist Amount $62,048.50 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNONE, JOSHUA C Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $62,048.31 Date 05/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAFERIA, DIANE J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $62,048.01 Date 05/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIERICO, JOHN S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,047.98 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVILL, DARREN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $62,047.72 Date 04/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, HELEN K Employer name North Merrick Pub Library Amount $62,047.36 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'LOUGHLIN, KIERAN Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $62,047.15 Date 01/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, LOUISE M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $62,047.07 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YU, ANNIE Y Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $62,047.06 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEHR, ISAAC A Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $62,046.92 Date 05/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System