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 GRIDLEY, ERIC J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $61,519.58 Date 09/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, LINDA A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $61,519.27 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORMAN, BRIAN W Employer name Syracuse Reg Airport Auth Amount $61,519.20 Date 05/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, BRADLEY L Employer name Clinton CSD Amount $61,519.16 Date 08/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGANO, FRANK E Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $61,519.06 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIN, RICHARD R Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $61,518.90 Date 01/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBANCZYK, DANIEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $61,518.87 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARAVATI, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Oneida County Amount $61,518.49 Date 06/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, SAMONE L Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $61,518.31 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCARELLA, PASQUALE L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $61,518.21 Date 07/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTOINE, GINA Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $61,518.12 Date 05/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEYER, SHERRY L Employer name Boces-Jeff'son Lewis Hamilton Amount $61,517.91 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLON, CRAIG D Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $61,517.77 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, IZABELA J Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $61,517.77 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, GEORGE R, JR Employer name Oswego County Amount $61,517.62 Date 04/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRICH, JAMES F X Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,517.30 Date 07/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTENSEN, ROBERT P Employer name Nassau County Amount $61,515.93 Date 08/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIXEY, JAMES E Employer name Town of Candor Amount $61,515.89 Date 12/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDESTY, JOSHUA R Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $61,515.84 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, KEVIN H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,515.83 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALLO, DOLORES Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $61,515.57 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBRECHT, STEPHEN B, JR Employer name Town of Pleasant Valley Amount $61,514.47 Date 04/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKOSI, PETER A Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $61,514.08 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, JOSEPH A Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $61,513.80 Date 06/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORONA, WILLIANS Employer name Port Jefferson UFSD Amount $61,513.42 Date 10/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMDWAR, JENNIFER E Employer name Nassau County Amount $61,513.30 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERSON, AMANDA E Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $61,513.16 Date 10/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLANT, LILIYA Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $61,512.46 Date 12/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARIUS, BRANDON L Employer name City of Corning Amount $61,512.27 Date 08/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WINTER, ELLEN S Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $61,512.18 Date 11/20/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFANSKI, ANDREA M Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $61,511.67 Date 06/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, ADAM Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $61,511.20 Date 08/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENISOFF, DENISE A Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $61,510.97 Date 07/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONOVER, VICKY L Employer name Oneida County Amount $61,510.95 Date 07/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PIETRO, LISA A Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $61,510.89 Date 02/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURCHETTA, BETTY A Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $61,510.89 Date 04/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUGLIELMO, ALFONSO, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $61,510.87 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, AMY S Employer name Sullivan County Amount $61,510.74 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOTTSTINE, DEBORAH Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $61,510.45 Date 01/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAN FILIPPO, ROSE-MARIE Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $61,510.41 Date 01/12/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTERMANN, ROSEMARY Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $61,509.95 Date 10/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REESE, BRIAN S Employer name Saratoga County Amount $61,509.92 Date 07/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LECLAIR, BRENDA L Employer name Keene CSD Amount $61,509.80 Date 10/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, TYLER J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $61,509.77 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAPIERZ, SCOTT A Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $61,509.74 Date 02/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIANIATUS, LISA A Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $61,509.56 Date 09/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTNETT, EDWARD Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $61,509.32 Date 10/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARONE, DIANA J Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $61,509.05 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANCZEWSKI, MARTIN M Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $61,508.97 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISBRO, TOBIN D Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $61,508.85 Date 09/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, NOLITHIA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $61,508.35 Date 10/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, TRACIE A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $61,508.04 Date 05/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, DUSTIN J Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $61,507.94 Date 11/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTERSEN, JUSTIN S Employer name Town of Cicero Amount $61,507.78 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCDONALD, JUSTIN Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $61,507.72 Date 05/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEFFRON, DAWN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $61,507.69 Date 04/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, ROBENSON Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $61,507.66 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, DENNIS A Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $61,507.65 Date 10/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAUB, JOHN E Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $61,507.65 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANASIEWICZ, JOYCE Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $61,507.41 Date 11/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLISH, ANDREW F Employer name Oswego County Amount $61,507.39 Date 01/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DERVOORT, MICHAEL S Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $61,506.86 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, NATHANIEL T Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $61,506.61 Date 04/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATANO, VICTOR Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $61,506.59 Date 10/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKIN, WAYNE B Employer name Hoosic Valley CSD Amount $61,506.21 Date 09/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, DEBORAH C Employer name New City Library Amount $61,506.17 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREYETTE, MARY P Employer name Cornell University Amount $61,506.00 Date 02/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, CLAIRE T Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $61,506.00 Date 03/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FORGE, JOHN L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $61,505.60 Date 03/13/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLKOWSKI, ROBIN A Employer name Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $61,505.52 Date 07/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAPPE, MATTHEW W Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $61,505.25 Date 12/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSIAH, KELLYANN N Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $61,505.09 Date 05/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLARD, WADE A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $61,505.02 Date 07/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORA, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Southold Amount $61,504.47 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDLOV, LORRAINE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,503.93 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, DANIEL L Employer name Town of Erwin Amount $61,503.75 Date 12/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLAM, TIMOTHY G Employer name Town of Liberty Amount $61,503.67 Date 01/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DELL, KENNETH L Employer name Steuben County Amount $61,503.50 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LERNER, DALE R Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $61,503.41 Date 03/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, BARBARA A Employer name Hudson City School Dist Amount $61,503.29 Date 09/30/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATIAS, CECILIO, III Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $61,503.05 Date 05/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Warren County Amount $61,502.93 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENOX, ANNE T Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $61,502.76 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDS, TONISHA Employer name Albany County Amount $61,501.74 Date 11/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARNI, JERRY W, JR Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $61,501.63 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIEMANN, RACHEL M Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $61,501.62 Date 10/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CENNAME, VINCENT A Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $61,501.22 Date 10/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGEE, WILLIAM J Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $61,501.07 Date 08/02/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ETHAN T Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $61,500.99 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAGER, JEANELLE T Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $61,500.94 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZABOROWSKI, LINDA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $61,500.80 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KATHLEEN M Employer name Seaford UFSD Amount $61,500.79 Date 01/28/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITO, JULIANNA C Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $61,500.38 Date 01/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRIX, BROOKS H Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $61,500.28 Date 05/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADONNA, BARBARA J Employer name Gloversville Public Library Amount $61,500.12 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANGEMI, MARCIA A Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $61,499.49 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCH, SUSAN H Employer name Cornell University Amount $61,499.26 Date 06/01/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLZSCHUH, MARY ANN G Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $61,499.20 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, SHAWN E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $61,499.10 Date 10/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAKE, BARBARA A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $61,499.05 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System