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 SPINELLI, ANTHONY T Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $60,933.01 Date 10/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPARK, JAMES A Employer name Town of Royalton Amount $60,932.80 Date 01/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLER, RYAN R Employer name Island Trees UFSD Amount $60,932.64 Date 02/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MEO, MARISSA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,932.48 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEVY, JESSE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,932.48 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOODSPEED, EMILY B Employer name Warren County Amount $60,932.16 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORERO, EMMANUEL Employer name Office For Technology Amount $60,931.71 Date 11/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, WILLIAM L Employer name City of Salamanca Amount $60,931.13 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OTERO, ISRAEL, JR Employer name Islip Resource Recovery Agcy Amount $60,931.09 Date 02/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISKOVSKY, DEBRA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,931.05 Date 12/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, JOHN O Employer name Suffolk Vocational Ed & Ext Bd Amount $60,930.90 Date 09/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFMANN, ROBERT J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $60,930.74 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOTH, RUSSELL K Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $60,930.42 Date 01/25/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JOSEPH Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $60,930.14 Date 11/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $60,930.05 Date 12/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, LORIE A Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $60,930.03 Date 09/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISCITELLA, FRANCES E Employer name City of Albany Amount $60,929.88 Date 11/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, LORAINE L Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $60,929.84 Date 11/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALLECK, HANS Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $60,929.69 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, RONALD Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $60,929.44 Date 10/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARAGLIO, MATTHEW P Employer name Department of State Amount $60,929.39 Date 07/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMBS, JEFFREY S Employer name Warren County Amount $60,928.95 Date 01/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRENT, CORNELIUS M Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $60,928.88 Date 08/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEAHAN, GREGORY M Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $60,928.84 Date 10/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STIRPE, MICHELE N Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,928.58 Date 02/16/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTLARICH, MATTHEW L Employer name Albany County Amount $60,928.41 Date 05/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASMUSSEN, DAWN M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $60,928.40 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TULLY, THOMAS Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $60,928.40 Date 07/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALAMB, THOMAS Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $60,928.40 Date 05/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADOWSKI, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $60,928.38 Date 01/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGES, NADEGE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $60,928.24 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKETT, KELLY L Employer name Education Department Amount $60,927.92 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAUTZ, PETER J Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $60,927.64 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONES, IVY N Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $60,927.36 Date 07/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, JIMMY Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $60,927.28 Date 07/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TETA, LEIGH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,927.16 Date 01/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORSE, SCOTT A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $60,926.93 Date 02/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITACRE, CHANEL A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $60,926.64 Date 03/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANUTHOS, GERALD Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $60,926.33 Date 09/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, MATTHEW P Employer name City of Sherrill Amount $60,926.33 Date 06/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTELLI, MARK Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $60,925.72 Date 11/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASINO, ROBERT J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $60,925.70 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, AARON R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $60,925.70 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUERRIER, PIERRE A Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $60,925.70 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICCOTTI, MARK A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $60,925.69 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STRANGE, NATHAN C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $60,925.69 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AIKEN, JAYNE L Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $60,925.53 Date 10/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARLS, BENJAMIN T Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $60,925.22 Date 10/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLMAR, KEVIN A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $60,924.98 Date 02/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCLAFANI, FAITH P Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,924.83 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, COLLEEN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $60,924.46 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMB, MELINDA R Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $60,924.17 Date 07/25/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, MATTHEW P Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $60,923.78 Date 02/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HETFIELD, JOHN J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $60,923.78 Date 12/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARR, JODI A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $60,923.78 Date 02/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, MARK C Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $60,923.63 Date 02/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DERVORT, JESSICA J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $60,923.56 Date 01/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEPE, ANNA J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $60,923.18 Date 04/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FINI, ROBERT Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $60,923.18 Date 10/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, JOHN G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $60,923.16 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACKS, ROBERT Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $60,923.11 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEADE, AMY C Employer name Fulton County Amount $60,922.91 Date 08/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLAUS, HOLLY J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $60,922.89 Date 02/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, MICHAEL W Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $60,922.88 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHMOND, DAVID M Employer name Oswego County Amount $60,922.85 Date 01/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JELSTROM, CYNTHIA Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $60,922.55 Date 02/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, BRANDON J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,922.15 Date 12/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNDGREN, LEEANN Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,921.97 Date 10/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSELLS, JUDITH M Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $60,921.78 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALANO, FRANK J Employer name New Hyde Pk-Garden Cty Pk UFSD Amount $60,921.33 Date 01/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEENEY, THOMAS M Employer name Department of State Amount $60,921.31 Date 04/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JENNIFER L Employer name Monroe County Amount $60,921.12 Date 04/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIARRATTA, KEITH G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $60,920.97 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREENE, BRIAN R Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $60,920.90 Date 09/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOWA, DOROTA Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $60,920.71 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREIFF, FRED D Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $60,920.63 Date 07/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OPENCHOWSKI, MARK C Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $60,920.56 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTZ, MARTIN D, JR Employer name Town of Seneca Falls Amount $60,920.47 Date 11/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REID, RONALD J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $60,920.40 Date 02/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, MICHAEL F Employer name Saratoga County Amount $60,920.20 Date 11/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHBURN, PATRICIA S Employer name Tompkins County Amount $60,920.13 Date 05/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZLEJTER, ADAM Employer name Division of State Police Amount $60,920.09 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, MICHAEL P Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $60,920.04 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOERICK, KEVIN J Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $60,920.03 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDS, CANDESA D Employer name Department of Health Amount $60,919.71 Date 06/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, RAYMOND R, JR Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $60,919.59 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAPATA, WENDY K Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $60,919.48 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANONI, DAVID J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,919.28 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWAS, BRIAN R Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $60,919.19 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILYOU, WILLIAM F Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $60,919.02 Date 04/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWLES, TIMOTHY Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $60,918.61 Date 07/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLOPY, PATRICIA C Employer name Cornwall CSD Amount $60,918.60 Date 09/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTELL, PHILIP G Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $60,918.56 Date 07/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRZELECKI, RAYMOND J, JR Employer name Genesee County Amount $60,918.14 Date 09/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLETTI, ANTHONY P Employer name Town of Lewiston Amount $60,917.76 Date 07/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOSKO, GARY F Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $60,917.60 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, MATTHEW C Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $60,917.39 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, STEVEN J Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $60,917.29 Date 12/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENDALL, BARBARA L Employer name Department of State Amount $60,917.25 Date 07/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VETRANO, BARBARA Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $60,917.22 Date 09/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System