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 MAXON, DENNIS J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $61,432.86 Date 08/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORODINA, ALLA Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $61,432.75 Date 02/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINELLI, JAMES M, JR Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $61,432.24 Date 02/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSI, STEPHANIE ANN Employer name Village of Briarcliff Manor Amount $61,432.09 Date 06/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, MICHELE T Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $61,431.87 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREUSS, WILLIAM E Employer name Village of Canastota Amount $61,431.14 Date 07/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERMIN, JOSE S Employer name Irvington UFSD Amount $61,431.12 Date 02/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIELMA, MARK R Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $61,430.84 Date 03/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISCONTI, CHERYL K Employer name Village of Solvay Amount $61,430.43 Date 03/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIU, SHU-LING Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $61,429.10 Date 09/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELTS, COURTNEY A Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $61,428.94 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMERICK, KELLY N Employer name Monroe Co Soil,Wtr Cons Dist Amount $61,428.80 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, EDWARD J, JR Employer name Office For Technology Amount $61,428.76 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, SEAN E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,428.65 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STANFIELD, BRANDON Employer name Office of General Services Amount $61,428.38 Date 12/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, ROBERT Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $61,428.12 Date 12/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, KENNETH D Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $61,427.40 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJNOWSKI, JAKUB Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $61,427.39 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATEMAN, CHRISTINE E Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $61,427.33 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ETTEN, HAROLD E, III Employer name Greene County Amount $61,427.01 Date 11/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, WAYNE A Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $61,426.76 Date 12/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI DIEGO, WILLIAM C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $61,426.33 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HALL, JUSTIN A Employer name Village of Walden Amount $61,426.26 Date 09/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERROYER, NICHOLE D Employer name Connetquot Public Library Amount $61,426.00 Date 10/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANFILIPPO, EDWARD S Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $61,425.99 Date 07/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACRI, PETER J, JR Employer name Village of Herkimer Amount $61,425.34 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMUS, ANNE MARIE Employer name Schenectady County Amount $61,425.25 Date 02/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFERSON-EADDY, BASHIRA Y Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $61,425.12 Date 08/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SONKO, BRANDON K Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $61,424.85 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTRERAS, MICHELLE Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $61,424.69 Date 06/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLOEMER, RICHARD E Employer name Town of Red Hook Amount $61,424.57 Date 10/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLESCIA, KAREN E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,424.50 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITSON, JACQUELINE A Employer name Marlboro CSD Amount $61,424.30 Date 02/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CODDINGTON, BONNIE L Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $61,424.18 Date 09/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAHNER, KATHLEEN M Employer name City of Fulton Amount $61,423.98 Date 09/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMSON, MIRANA Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $61,423.87 Date 05/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAFT, STACY M Employer name Ulster County Amount $61,423.62 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARLAND, LAURIE A Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $61,423.28 Date 08/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHICCINO, JOHN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $61,423.22 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSARDI, RONALD R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $61,423.09 Date 10/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERZKUS, CARA S Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $61,422.85 Date 01/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICILIANO, DANIEL J Employer name Middle Island Fire District Amount $61,422.62 Date 05/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, JILLIAN Employer name Saratoga County Amount $61,422.37 Date 03/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE BLANC, CHANTAL F Employer name Rockland County Amount $61,421.40 Date 03/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA-GREENE, DIANE Employer name Rockland County Amount $61,421.40 Date 11/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, SHAWN A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $61,421.03 Date 09/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, ROBERT J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $61,420.95 Date 02/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'ROURKE, JOHN T Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $61,420.94 Date 09/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, ROBERT D Employer name Albany County Amount $61,420.77 Date 04/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NULTY, LISSETTE X Employer name Orange County Amount $61,420.52 Date 11/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILTSHIRE, MARY JO Employer name City of Kingston Amount $61,420.10 Date 10/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAYER, JOHN T Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $61,420.06 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCASTRO, BRIAN E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $61,419.67 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JONES, MELISSA J Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $61,419.56 Date 06/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARBIT, MICHAEL W Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $61,419.31 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUC, VERNON F Employer name Oneida County Amount $61,419.20 Date 09/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, THOMAS J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $61,418.98 Date 05/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLAND, NORMAN M Employer name Orange County Amount $61,418.98 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAW, PAUL A Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $61,418.58 Date 09/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ESCOTO, CARMEN M Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $61,418.47 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFARO, BRUCE A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $61,417.89 Date 12/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, ERIC L Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $61,417.61 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECKMAN, BETH J Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $61,417.46 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, GEORGE J Employer name Nassau County Amount $61,416.63 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRIGHTLY, LISA R Employer name Columbia County Amount $61,416.58 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, CALEB C Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $61,416.54 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWYER-YOUNG, KATRINA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $61,416.50 Date 08/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNELLE, RYAN Employer name Town of Kent Amount $61,416.17 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, SONYA M Employer name Education Department Amount $61,416.16 Date 01/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEAR, JAMES M Employer name Village of Ravena Amount $61,416.02 Date 01/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMEO, JOSEPH Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $61,415.93 Date 09/05/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, MEGHAN Employer name Lewis County Amount $61,415.74 Date 10/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLAROSSI, MARIA Employer name Elwood UFSD Amount $61,415.73 Date 09/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAVEN, JANE F Employer name Onondaga County Amount $61,415.54 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULL BRAUN, JENNIFER A Employer name Niagara County Amount $61,415.44 Date 09/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, SANDRA L Employer name Chenango County Amount $61,415.16 Date 09/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLENN, LAURA H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $61,414.50 Date 05/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORANT, JESSICA M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $61,414.36 Date 07/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, GINA M Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $61,413.96 Date 10/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEBERT, VENITA M Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $61,413.50 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUEVARA, MARVIN O Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $61,413.16 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, APRIL M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $61,412.69 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENSEL, WILLIAM A, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $61,412.36 Date 04/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE'LEE, RENEE M Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $61,412.21 Date 05/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDONDO, KETTY B Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $61,411.73 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, DAVID S Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $61,411.57 Date 08/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNING, RONALD L Employer name Village of Orchard Park Amount $61,411.57 Date 06/27/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELASKAS, JAMES M Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $61,411.26 Date 12/29/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDINGER, ANDREA L Employer name Wyoming County Amount $61,411.00 Date 09/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALKO, JEREMY P Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $61,410.99 Date 08/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUFF, LORENCE W Employer name Sullivan County Amount $61,410.92 Date 01/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMCHARITAR, KATHLEEN Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $61,410.58 Date 10/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADCOCK, RONALD J, JR Employer name Oswego County Amount $61,410.22 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAYETANO, ANDRES Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $61,410.09 Date 12/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYNOR, PATRICIA Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $61,409.96 Date 05/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEANEY, MARY ELLEN Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $61,409.80 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEGARRA, DONNA M Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $61,409.80 Date 11/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARMON, JOSEPH H Employer name Churchville-Chili CSD Amount $61,409.74 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMEISER, DONALD W Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $61,409.47 Date 03/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, GLADYS M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $61,409.33 Date 06/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System