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 ESKRIDGE, MEREDITH G Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $61,857.13 Date 09/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICURELLA, TIMOTHY J Employer name Sayville Library Amount $61,856.81 Date 11/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FADJO, CAMERON L Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $61,856.76 Date 09/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOONERMAN, BARBARA T Employer name Marion CSD Amount $61,856.74 Date 10/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, KELLY M Employer name Monroe County Amount $61,855.96 Date 03/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTMAN, DAVID Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $61,855.93 Date 03/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREAGER, MARY J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $61,855.45 Date 05/15/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYNARD, RUTH G Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $61,855.45 Date 12/22/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ADAMS, CAROL A Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $61,855.07 Date 04/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOFFATT, KENNETH O Employer name Montgomery County Amount $61,854.81 Date 06/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLOETZ, ELMER F Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $61,854.66 Date 03/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HARA, PATRICK S Employer name Town of Greece Amount $61,854.60 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASAZZA, TIMOTHY P Employer name Town of Islip Amount $61,854.44 Date 08/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHMAN, RYAN J Employer name Lewis County Amount $61,854.32 Date 05/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIEBER, BRANDON M Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $61,854.00 Date 10/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALVARESE, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $61,853.97 Date 06/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDER, DONALD J, II Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $61,853.75 Date 07/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NECZESNY-ALFIERI, NICOLE C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $61,853.22 Date 03/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLISON, ANN MARIA Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $61,853.17 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUITRAGO, JOHN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,853.03 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAGRO, RICHARD J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $61,852.93 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWE, MICHELLE C Employer name Albany County Amount $61,852.90 Date 09/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STILLMAN, GARY C Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $61,852.54 Date 04/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GEZERLIS, MARIA Employer name Troy Housing Authority Amount $61,852.51 Date 05/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSETT, WILLIAM G, JR Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $61,852.42 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMMON, TIMOTHY P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $61,852.35 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAILER, MICHELLE K Employer name Town of Mount Kisco Amount $61,852.34 Date 11/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSAUD, FAWWAS I Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $61,852.18 Date 09/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREIRA, DIANA C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $61,852.13 Date 01/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASS, ALLISON S Employer name Cayuga County Amount $61,852.10 Date 10/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHURCH, CHRISTINE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,852.05 Date 03/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ANDREW R Employer name Orange County Amount $61,851.75 Date 11/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTER, SAMUEL J Employer name Allegany County Amount $61,851.59 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARFO, JOSEPH A Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $61,851.54 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVELY, JEROME G, JR Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $61,851.51 Date 10/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, MICHAEL L Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $61,851.49 Date 03/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, RICHARD L Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $61,851.00 Date 05/20/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, MATTHEW A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $61,850.78 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLEN, JOSHUA T Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $61,850.62 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAZIO, MARILYN M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $61,850.56 Date 11/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, JOAN Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $61,850.47 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MIGLIO, TRISHA L Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $61,850.20 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, CARLOS L Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $61,850.03 Date 02/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MECCA, DENISE M Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $61,849.83 Date 09/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISANO, BRANDON M Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $61,849.74 Date 07/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOSAL, FRANK L Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $61,849.72 Date 04/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLIMINO, SANDRA M Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $61,849.41 Date 10/21/1968 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SOUSA, JOAQUIM M Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $61,849.04 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, MARK S Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $61,848.32 Date 09/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALANDRA, GINO R Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $61,848.24 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAITZ, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name City of Hornell Amount $61,848.17 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JONES, JUSTICE J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $61,847.67 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEBOLINI, AMBER L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $61,847.22 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSS, LISA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $61,847.14 Date 11/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALACIOS-QUEBRADA, DIEGO F Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $61,846.59 Date 08/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDERO, RICARDO, JR Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $61,846.32 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACON, MARIA L Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $61,846.30 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTELLO, VINCENT Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $61,846.10 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVANAUGH, VICKIE Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $61,845.87 Date 11/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SASSONE-MC HUGH, DEVIN C Employer name Nassau County Amount $61,845.40 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FIGURA, ANTHONY S Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $61,845.20 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, MARK Employer name Nassau County Amount $61,844.77 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KARBOUNICZAK, KATRINA P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $61,844.71 Date 05/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBIW-JACKSON, ESI KAKRA Employer name Monroe County Amount $61,844.51 Date 06/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPIDUS, EMELIA M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $61,844.42 Date 12/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOODY, JENNIFER Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,844.37 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FROEHLICH, JAMES R Employer name Nassau County Amount $61,844.23 Date 09/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULOTTA, BRYAN M Employer name Orange County Amount $61,844.13 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIELAWA, GREGORY J Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $61,843.96 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIMIANO, LENORE G Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $61,843.71 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENALVER, MADELINE E Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $61,843.67 Date 09/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBSON, THERESA A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $61,843.50 Date 01/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARPLES, SEAN W Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $61,843.35 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNUNZIATA, LUIGI J Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $61,843.34 Date 09/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, LLOYD J Employer name Beaver River CSD Amount $61,842.90 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWING, LAWRENCE W Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $61,842.68 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRIS, TREVOR Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $61,842.57 Date 07/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWHIDUZZAMAN, SHEIKH Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $61,842.32 Date 02/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUSTIN, WILLIAM L Employer name Madison County Amount $61,842.08 Date 01/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MODUGNO, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $61,841.89 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURCIO, JULIA Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $61,841.67 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGDEN, RICHARD P Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $61,841.49 Date 01/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TICE, JASON Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $61,841.40 Date 11/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, MARIA Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $61,841.33 Date 11/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSARONI, RICHARD P Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $61,841.33 Date 06/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLINO, SANTINO A Employer name Ontario County Amount $61,841.31 Date 11/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, MICHAEL A Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $61,840.75 Date 06/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLEY, ANGELINA M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $61,840.61 Date 04/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, ROBERT C, JR Employer name Whitney Point CSD Amount $61,840.52 Date 02/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REBAR, RICHARD J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $61,840.01 Date 01/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, NADJA JMK Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $61,839.82 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLOTTNER, ERIKA K Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $61,839.69 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEROTA, JOHN A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $61,839.52 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI FRANCO, SALVATORE Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $61,839.40 Date 12/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEERE, JAMES E Employer name Town of Waterloo Amount $61,839.28 Date 06/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRY, ROBERT H Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $61,838.99 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSANO, MICHELLE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $61,838.44 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, COLIN A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $61,837.98 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULL, CAROL A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $61,837.71 Date 04/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, DAVID L Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $61,837.65 Date 07/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System