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 SOLANO, LIDIO Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $61,761.44 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARELLI, WILLIAM Employer name Village of Ellenville Amount $61,760.64 Date 05/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMAS, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $61,760.57 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, ANNA MARIE Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $61,759.96 Date 10/06/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLO, KEVIN M Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $61,759.95 Date 02/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, ROBIN Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $61,759.78 Date 12/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALI, KIMBERLY G Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $61,759.76 Date 11/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETESS, ROSE ANN Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $61,759.75 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRY, MARY JANE Employer name Oneida County Amount $61,759.65 Date 03/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUELLO, RAFAEL A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $61,759.33 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILWORTH, TERRENCE L Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $61,759.10 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUBENSPECK, RUTH K Employer name Ramapo Catskill Library System Amount $61,758.72 Date 08/08/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNUM, JOHN T Employer name Cornell University Amount $61,758.60 Date 08/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, KELLY Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $61,758.48 Date 05/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRABB, DESHAY Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $61,758.39 Date 11/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLEY, DALE H Employer name City of Rochester Amount $61,758.13 Date 03/15/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, DANIELLE M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $61,757.83 Date 08/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, STEPHAN E Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $61,757.65 Date 09/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CHARLENE S Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $61,757.57 Date 11/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, LACY M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $61,757.54 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPNOSKI, SUSAN K Employer name Mattituck-Cutchogue UFSD Amount $61,757.40 Date 04/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL ROSARIO, RUTH Employer name Education Department Amount $61,757.05 Date 08/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRIER, JASON R Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $61,756.91 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUCLOS, ANTOINE Employer name Westchester County Amount $61,756.62 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EAGEL, MICHAEL L Employer name Westchester County Amount $61,756.62 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDICH, DAVID J Employer name Westchester County Amount $61,756.62 Date 04/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROPP, THOMAS Employer name Westchester County Amount $61,756.62 Date 12/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CHARIVUKALAYIL J Employer name Westchester County Amount $61,756.62 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELE, DONALD Employer name Westchester County Amount $61,756.62 Date 01/01/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNDADAN, MARTIN P Employer name Westchester County Amount $61,756.62 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, SUSAN K Employer name Westchester County Amount $61,756.62 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERGHESE, SMITHA Employer name Westchester County Amount $61,756.62 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYGANOWSKA, ANNA Employer name Westchester County Amount $61,756.62 Date 02/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, SHEEJA Employer name Westchester County Amount $61,756.61 Date 04/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, WILSON Employer name Westchester County Amount $61,756.61 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUEDA, OMAR S Employer name Westchester County Amount $61,756.60 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, MATTHEW H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,756.50 Date 07/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEAN, BARRY V Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $61,756.09 Date 02/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBLES, JOHN F Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $61,756.06 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KEVIN R Employer name Oneida County Amount $61,755.80 Date 12/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELLINO, JOHN R Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $61,755.34 Date 03/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, TIMOTHY M Employer name Village of Warwick Amount $61,755.02 Date 08/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, DANNY J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $61,754.96 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCRITCHFIELD, JEFFREY G Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $61,754.16 Date 12/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERDITH, CAROL V Employer name Westchester County Amount $61,753.89 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, DEAN A Employer name Town of Newstead Amount $61,753.36 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUSCHKE, KATHRYN R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $61,753.34 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIFLA, JAMES D Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $61,753.31 Date 07/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUYLER, BRIAN Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $61,753.14 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, ELLEN K Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $61,753.04 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTONI, ANNE M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $61,752.58 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINKO, MARJORIE M Employer name Liberty Public Library Amount $61,752.46 Date 02/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDINAL, ALBERT M Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $61,752.40 Date 07/13/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSITORE, FRANK R Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $61,752.28 Date 10/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNELL, DEAN A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $61,752.23 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, KAREN Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $61,752.06 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORST, THERESA L Employer name Schoharie County Amount $61,751.58 Date 09/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIELLA, JENNIFER L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $61,751.25 Date 01/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISNIEWSKI, ROSANNE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $61,750.81 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTER, ASHLEY L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,750.50 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAPPOLA, TERRIE R Employer name Town of Monroe Amount $61,750.41 Date 01/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARDO, CONSTANCE F Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $61,750.38 Date 01/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAM, JASON A Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $61,749.88 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGIN, MATTHEW D Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $61,749.83 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESTANY, TRICIA A Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $61,749.53 Date 09/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGATTI, THOMAS F Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $61,748.64 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENZ, KAREN M Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $61,748.63 Date 08/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAU, ALEXANDRA A Employer name Westbury Mem Public Library Amount $61,748.40 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZEBINIAK, WILLIAM E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $61,748.18 Date 06/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, FRANKIE M, SR Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $61,748.02 Date 11/03/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENNUSA, CRISTINA Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $61,747.98 Date 05/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, ROBERT E, JR Employer name Village of Lake Placid Amount $61,747.66 Date 05/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JULIANO, KAREN A Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $61,747.45 Date 01/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, TANISHA R Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $61,747.20 Date 11/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNK, TIMOTHY S, JR Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $61,746.99 Date 06/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMOROSO, JENNIFER M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $61,746.73 Date 08/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GWITT, THOMAS J Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $61,746.16 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMANSKY, SVYATOSLAV Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $61,746.16 Date 04/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OOT, ANN M Employer name Town of Manlius Amount $61,745.77 Date 09/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKLEY, KEN L Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $61,745.52 Date 08/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLSWORTH, KENNETH A Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $61,745.19 Date 05/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESTANI, ANTHONY B Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $61,745.08 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, ANGELA R Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $61,744.71 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUICKSHANK, JARRETT H Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $61,744.70 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, DEIDRA J Employer name Village of Patchogue Amount $61,744.41 Date 01/08/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES-SERVICE, JANICE B Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $61,744.34 Date 01/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, GRAIG A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $61,744.05 Date 05/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, SYLVIA N Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $61,743.99 Date 10/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, JAMES D Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $61,743.89 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, JOANNA Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $61,742.96 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGL, JOSEPH F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $61,742.84 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KASTENS, BABETTE A Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $61,742.56 Date 12/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, SHANNON M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $61,742.48 Date 02/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLIOT, GREGORY Employer name Westchester County Amount $61,742.47 Date 05/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONETSKY, JOHN T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $61,742.41 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, JOHN R Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $61,742.15 Date 04/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, PATRICK J Employer name Cornell University Amount $61,741.98 Date 08/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, SHEILA L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $61,741.66 Date 11/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MULLEN, MELANIE A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $61,741.66 Date 02/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUBE, PAUL J Employer name Town of Kirkland Amount $61,740.84 Date 07/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System