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 PUCCI, KYLE Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $60,756.05 Date 03/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WYNNE, JANET M Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $60,755.22 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELE, JOHN T Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $60,755.10 Date 09/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAENER, RICHARD A Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $60,755.00 Date 12/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOKER, CHIQUITA N Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $60,754.13 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLL, ALBERT W Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $60,753.96 Date 05/13/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOONBECK, STEVEN M Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $60,753.65 Date 09/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, NGAI CHING Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $60,753.18 Date 06/30/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, ETHAN P Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $60,753.03 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENDER, ROBERT J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $60,752.97 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, LISA M Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $60,752.61 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PAOLO, ROBERT C Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $60,752.53 Date 08/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HARA, CENGIZ T Employer name Office For Technology Amount $60,751.98 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANDLER, FRANCIS L Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $60,751.74 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALACIO, ROSHAWN R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $60,751.62 Date 05/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIJOLA, ANTONIETTA A Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $60,751.62 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUEENER, MONICA S Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $60,751.56 Date 08/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERGOOT, CRAIG D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,751.45 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREAVES, ANTHONY T Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $60,751.24 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, GERALD A Employer name Town of New Hartford Amount $60,751.12 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OUDERKIRK, NATHAN R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $60,750.76 Date 10/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, JAMES C Employer name Greene County Amount $60,750.65 Date 02/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCISCO, JOEL L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $60,750.57 Date 10/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNELLER, DEAN C Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $60,750.00 Date 04/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESLIN, RUSSELL J Employer name Town of Rushford Amount $60,749.97 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAILHOT, MAXIME C Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $60,749.86 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSORIO, JENNIFER Employer name Ardsley UFSD Amount $60,749.86 Date 10/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRES, DAVID R Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $60,749.75 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAVER, HEATHER A Employer name Sidney CSD Amount $60,749.65 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, TERESA A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $60,749.48 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLZCAN, SUZANNE Employer name Hillside Public Library Amount $60,749.17 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IGNACE, MARIE C Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $60,749.14 Date 05/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEEKER, MELISSA W Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $60,749.04 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAMOND, NICHOLAS D Employer name Saratoga County Amount $60,749.01 Date 04/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCH, DENISE J Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $60,748.91 Date 11/29/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, EVERT F Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $60,748.90 Date 08/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIAU, KATHLEEN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $60,748.83 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, WAYNE C Employer name Town of Malta Amount $60,748.80 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMMER, MICHAEL P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $60,748.58 Date 01/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTERA, CAROL ANN Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $60,748.42 Date 07/19/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONK, DAVID M Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $60,748.04 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFER, JEFFREY MICHAEL Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $60,747.94 Date 08/25/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ANDREWS, PETER A Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $60,747.80 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, KRIS A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $60,747.57 Date 06/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, JENNIFER M Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $60,747.55 Date 04/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LERKINS, CAROL S Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $60,747.55 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OPIELA, LAURA A Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $60,747.55 Date 01/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINCOLN, CRYSTAL A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,747.55 Date 10/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LISA Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $60,747.48 Date 05/24/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLIOT, MARGARET G Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $60,747.16 Date 09/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMPTER, ALANE Employer name Department of Health Amount $60,747.00 Date 06/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STURDIVANT, MARY ANN Employer name Albany County Amount $60,746.79 Date 04/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILEY, ENID G Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,746.71 Date 10/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, DONA L Employer name Niagara County Amount $60,746.69 Date 02/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWE, CLARENCE R Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $60,746.31 Date 03/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLANCY, GEORGE T Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $60,745.77 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRADFORD, EDWARD Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $60,745.75 Date 07/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PROSPERO, MICHAEL P Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $60,745.48 Date 02/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, SCOTT T Employer name Town of Pembroke Amount $60,745.09 Date 02/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNIGAN, THOMAS B Employer name Mid Hudson Library System Amount $60,745.04 Date 08/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESSEISEN, MICHAEL S Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $60,744.97 Date 08/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI LEGGE, SALVATORE C, III Employer name Division of State Police Amount $60,744.93 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MINUTOLI, EILEEN M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $60,744.56 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRIE, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $60,744.35 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWANDOWSKI, JENNIFER R Employer name Wyoming County Amount $60,744.25 Date 02/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZYLKA, SCOTT E Employer name Erie County Amount $60,744.13 Date 01/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAUTNER, ROBERT A Employer name Oneida Herkimer Sol Wst Mg Aut Amount $60,743.55 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADET, GREGORY Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $60,743.45 Date 11/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEESLER, GARY A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $60,743.43 Date 05/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, SARAH M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $60,743.31 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOFFITT, JOHN D Employer name Town of Mendon Amount $60,743.10 Date 11/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROZEWSKI, TERENCE L Employer name Cleveland Hill UFSD Amount $60,742.98 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANDY, JAMES M Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $60,742.56 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKE, ALPHONSE Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $60,742.19 Date 05/13/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC VICKER, CECILE E Employer name Essex County Amount $60,741.93 Date 10/11/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Kent Amount $60,741.78 Date 03/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOCHIA, ARTHUR E, JR Employer name Village of Baldwinsville Amount $60,741.69 Date 09/02/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JASON R Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $60,741.62 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, HENRY R Employer name Town of Greenport Amount $60,741.57 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARCY, MAUREEN E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $60,741.40 Date 05/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ILES, RICHARD J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $60,741.37 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASS, THOMAS H, JR Employer name Town of Stony Point Amount $60,741.13 Date 07/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, JEROD L Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $60,740.79 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTSKI, MICHAEL A Employer name Erie County Amount $60,740.76 Date 10/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OATMAN, JAN M Employer name Dev Auth of North Country Amount $60,740.50 Date 07/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMER, CHRISTINE H Employer name Orange County Amount $60,740.22 Date 04/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, VIRGINIA Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $60,740.04 Date 02/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, RONALD L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,739.99 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUROPATWINSKI, JOHN R Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $60,739.95 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASTINGS, KARIN K Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $60,739.89 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALINOWSKI, JOSEPH Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $60,739.79 Date 12/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRERO, MARIA Y Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $60,739.36 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAHS, ALBERT J Employer name Town of Kent Amount $60,739.23 Date 06/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFEY, DENNIS M Employer name Town of Somers Amount $60,738.57 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE FEVER, MICHAEL R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,738.26 Date 02/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, SANDRA A Employer name Monroe County Amount $60,738.22 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAKUM, EDWARD J Employer name Village of Bellport Amount $60,738.08 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENTLAND, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $60,737.99 Date 07/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOETZ, JORDAN R Employer name Village of Kenmore Amount $60,737.90 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCORZA, HEIDI Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,737.81 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System