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 SLATER, SEAN L Employer name Town of Wawarsing Amount $60,970.86 Date 04/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YORK, DENISE M Employer name Erie County Amount $60,970.18 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELSKY, MICHELLE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,970.03 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVENBURG, DARREN F Employer name Albany County Amount $60,969.84 Date 07/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARDI, FRANK Employer name Department of Health Amount $60,969.69 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORECKI, KEITH A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $60,969.68 Date 04/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYTTLE, NATASHA A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $60,969.59 Date 02/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARDEN, DARCY J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $60,969.49 Date 09/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, PAULINE M Employer name Ardsley UFSD Amount $60,969.30 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MAUREEN D Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $60,969.04 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, ALAN J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $60,968.99 Date 07/18/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REFKI, DINA H Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $60,968.90 Date 08/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGIERO, SALVATORE M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $60,968.86 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FORE, MIGUEL ANGEL Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $60,968.40 Date 08/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, ANTHONY Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $60,968.19 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCKELBANK, JEFFREY D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $60,968.13 Date 10/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRZA, NEELAM S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $60,967.85 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOJBA, ERIC M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $60,967.43 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHADWICK, STACI N Employer name Division of State Police Amount $60,967.42 Date 11/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRAMATTE, GILBERT X Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $60,967.40 Date 08/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUN, CAROL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,967.07 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZYMKOWIAK, NANCY M Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $60,966.89 Date 04/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURO, JOSEPH J Employer name Delaware County Amount $60,966.84 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENWALD, ORRISSA L Employer name Bemus Point CSD Amount $60,966.75 Date 09/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLWATER, DONALD E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,966.65 Date 05/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, TAKIYAH Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $60,966.50 Date 11/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELL, SHARIS L Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $60,966.37 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEMAK, MICHAEL P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $60,966.32 Date 05/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNA, DANIEL B Employer name Ulster County Amount $60,966.16 Date 08/10/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCHAM, ROBERT Employer name Town of La Grange Amount $60,965.85 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ANGELA C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $60,965.81 Date 10/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, THOMAS R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $60,965.81 Date 10/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABRIEL, PATRICIA M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $60,965.81 Date 10/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLDS, JACOB D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $60,965.52 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIELINSKI, DAVID P, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $60,965.30 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWANDOWSKI, DREW H Employer name Division of State Police Amount $60,964.93 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, JAMES E, JR Employer name Town of Greenville Amount $60,964.92 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLINGTON, MARSHA R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $60,964.35 Date 05/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITAKER, JESSICA M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $60,964.18 Date 03/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIBEL, BERNADETTE Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $60,964.15 Date 08/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, THERESA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $60,963.83 Date 10/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHER, JULAINE M Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $60,963.65 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KOY, OMAR P Employer name City of Watertown Amount $60,963.46 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENTLEY, BRIAN D Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $60,963.09 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LORIE A Employer name Southern Tier Library System Amount $60,962.68 Date 01/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOFTUS, EDWARD F Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $60,962.50 Date 02/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVEZZANO, WILLIAM A Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $60,962.01 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLETT, JAMES W Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $60,961.99 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, TAMARA A Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $60,961.95 Date 03/08/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC AULEY, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $60,961.89 Date 11/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDY, KRISTINA E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $60,961.84 Date 08/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, CATHLEEN A Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $60,961.72 Date 01/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUD, ANGEL B Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $60,961.70 Date 01/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEATING, JOHN L Employer name Great Neck Water Poll District Amount $60,961.64 Date 11/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALERS, JANICE T Employer name Bronxville UFSD Amount $60,961.40 Date 09/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALERMO, MILDRED A Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $60,961.25 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, E EUNICE Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $60,961.23 Date 10/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JOSEPH M Employer name Oneida County Amount $60,960.58 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS, RUSTY A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $60,960.57 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, REGINA R Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $60,960.41 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESSMANN, GWEN CLARA Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $60,960.34 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ALLYSON M Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $60,960.08 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, LINDA Employer name Putnam County Amount $60,960.05 Date 07/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, ORLANDO A, JR Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $60,959.96 Date 06/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUSCHOW, DOUGLAS A Employer name Town of Gorham Amount $60,959.66 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUSTAFSSON, ANGELA I Employer name Department of Health Amount $60,959.61 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, VOLTA G Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $60,959.60 Date 03/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, DANIEL J, JR Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $60,959.28 Date 08/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YU, AMY J Employer name Education Department Amount $60,959.27 Date 06/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, MARK C Employer name Office of General Services Amount $60,958.68 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEURANVIL THOMAS, MARJORIE Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $60,958.68 Date 10/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENDELL, BRAYTON G Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $60,958.62 Date 06/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELDEN, PATRICIA J Employer name Warren County Amount $60,958.29 Date 06/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORO, ALEX Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $60,957.92 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALSEY, JOHN S Employer name Seneca County Amount $60,957.57 Date 08/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULSLANDER, KELLI J Employer name Cornell University Amount $60,957.49 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSSLEY, DIANE R Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $60,957.26 Date 11/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEBEL, KAREN Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $60,957.13 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, JANET R Employer name Thousand Isl St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $60,956.89 Date 01/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, ANTONIO J Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $60,956.78 Date 01/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOWERS, PATRICIA A Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $60,956.71 Date 05/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKER, LYNN A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $60,956.29 Date 05/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERSIGNI, KRISTEN R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $60,956.12 Date 09/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBANION, JASON T Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $60,956.05 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINGER, DEBRA E Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $60,955.67 Date 12/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASTCHAK, ANDREW T Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $60,955.39 Date 08/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSIMANO, MATHEW J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $60,954.32 Date 10/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIONESSA, DONALD W, JR Employer name Cornell University Amount $60,954.30 Date 10/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIUTKO, CHRIS J Employer name Monroe County Amount $60,954.17 Date 05/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, DENISE M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $60,953.86 Date 06/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAOLUCCI, DANIEL M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $60,953.67 Date 10/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGLEY, THOMAS R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $60,953.67 Date 10/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOFFA, ANDREW Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $60,953.54 Date 03/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANNISTER, JOSHUA R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $60,953.53 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, BRIAN Employer name Westchester County Amount $60,953.36 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADASZEWSKI, FRANCIS R Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $60,953.23 Date 09/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHADDERDON, JOAN A Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $60,952.80 Date 06/23/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIALE, KEVIN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,952.60 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TILLAPAUGH, DUANE F Employer name Schoharie County Amount $60,952.38 Date 04/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIALLO, NIAGALE Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $60,952.27 Date 08/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System