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 ROMANO, MICHAEL F Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $60,643.72 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINUCAN, BRANDON S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $60,643.43 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOCERA, ANTHONY Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $60,643.15 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYDEN, ERIC H Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $60,642.67 Date 07/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAYKO, DAVID R Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $60,642.59 Date 01/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUNCK, RACHEL L Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $60,642.34 Date 06/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNIZZARO, SHERRY D Employer name Ulster County Amount $60,642.15 Date 01/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UPTON, CHRISTOPHER I Employer name City of Rochester Amount $60,642.15 Date 08/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBENSTEIN, HOWARD S Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $60,641.96 Date 12/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, JEREMY J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $60,641.79 Date 04/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYALA, LAURENCIO Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $60,641.62 Date 07/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLAUDE, ERIC F Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $60,641.55 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPECE, LAUREN I Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $60,641.54 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONE, DONNA Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $60,641.17 Date 02/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, JUSTIN J R Employer name City of Corning Amount $60,641.00 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DZIMIRA, THOMAS Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $60,640.87 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, HEATHER Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $60,640.44 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANACH, CHRISTOPHER H Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $60,640.36 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, NICHOLAS E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $60,640.36 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILKS, RANDY L Employer name Town of Busti Amount $60,640.19 Date 06/30/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAHT, STEVEN L Employer name Town of Elmira Amount $60,640.10 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGLISI, GIUSEPPE M Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $60,640.09 Date 02/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALLARINO, WILLIAM J Employer name City of Rome Amount $60,640.08 Date 05/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONATHAN, VALERIE G Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $60,639.65 Date 10/19/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARY, BARBARA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $60,639.62 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZWOJDAK, CATHERINE E Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $60,639.18 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAR, CORINNE Employer name City of Rochester Amount $60,639.09 Date 05/31/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, FAITH A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $60,638.96 Date 08/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROY, PATRICK M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $60,638.79 Date 07/11/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAOLINI, CHARLES J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $60,638.74 Date 07/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO DESTRO, SALVATORE A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $60,638.69 Date 08/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALOISE, ROBBIN A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $60,638.66 Date 03/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORTARELLA, PAUL A Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $60,638.30 Date 04/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOERTSCHER, COURTNEY Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $60,638.20 Date 06/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REILLY, RENEE M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $60,638.09 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAIGHT, PERRY J, JR Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $60,638.01 Date 01/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEIN, DAVID L Employer name Cheektowaga-Maryvale UFSD Amount $60,637.62 Date 08/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, NORA M Employer name Orleans County Amount $60,636.95 Date 04/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHER CMAYLO, EMILY B Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $60,636.82 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORCUCCI, PETER A Employer name Columbia County Amount $60,636.76 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANKIN, KATHLEEN Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $60,636.73 Date 02/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEPEDA, MILAGROS A Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,635.16 Date 04/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARTRIDGE, DOUGLAS C, SR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $60,635.14 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, RODRICK Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $60,634.93 Date 12/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, DANIEL R Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $60,634.63 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, DOMINIQUE Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $60,634.39 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POINDEXTER, VENUS Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $60,634.35 Date 12/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWD, CHRISTINE L Employer name Cold Spring Harbor CSD Amount $60,634.25 Date 04/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERN, RACHEL E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $60,633.92 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOOLEN, PATRICK O Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $60,633.78 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, JO-ANN Employer name Crime Victims Compensation Bd Amount $60,633.68 Date 02/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MAIO, DANIEL N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,633.48 Date 10/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICHTMAN, ADAM T Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $60,633.41 Date 09/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, MELANIE E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $60,632.43 Date 10/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGDAN, DAWN M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $60,632.40 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDZIAK, MARK A, JR Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $60,632.21 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERMAN, JEFFREY D Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $60,631.86 Date 05/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, ASHLEE M Employer name Orange County Amount $60,631.28 Date 01/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, DIANE L Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $60,631.03 Date 01/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAFY, MICHAEL J Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $60,630.92 Date 04/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAKAS, MARGIE L Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $60,630.57 Date 04/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZORN, MARCIA Employer name Office of General Services Amount $60,630.36 Date 08/25/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, STEVEN C Employer name Columbia County Amount $60,630.32 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELHOMME SIMEON, MARIE MENCY Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $60,630.25 Date 08/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC HENRY, STUART J Employer name City of Hornell Amount $60,629.13 Date 06/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DRISCOLL, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Owasco Amount $60,628.52 Date 11/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AFONSO, MARIA R Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,628.11 Date 05/21/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, BETH E Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $60,628.01 Date 06/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CONNELL, DIANE D Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $60,628.01 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, GEORGE R, JR Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $60,627.87 Date 01/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, EDWARD A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $60,627.87 Date 05/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEHL, ROBIN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $60,627.87 Date 05/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGILVIE, JOANNE E Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $60,627.69 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMELLEGAR, KEVIN M Employer name Rockland County Amount $60,627.53 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANLEY, BRIAN M Employer name Genesee County Amount $60,627.02 Date 06/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARTZ, MARTIN D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $60,626.61 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANTOR, BENJAMIN M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $60,626.43 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, INEZ M Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $60,626.33 Date 06/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROONEY, JOANNA M Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $60,626.15 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEIL, MAXINE Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $60,626.13 Date 11/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESTA, ANN M Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $60,626.07 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGUE, DANIEL S, III Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $60,625.99 Date 12/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNTON, BEVERLEY A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $60,625.90 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASHION, WAYNE C Employer name Erie County Amount $60,625.68 Date 04/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABER, TRAVIS R Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $60,625.19 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISI, YVETTE Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $60,624.91 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABOY-MARCUS, BRANDY L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $60,624.70 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, MICHAEL Y Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,624.69 Date 11/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOSTACK, RICHARD R Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $60,624.45 Date 12/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANNO, MICHELE Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $60,624.34 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, JAQUAN K Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $60,624.33 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINECKER, JASON M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $60,624.20 Date 02/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, TIFFANY J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $60,624.05 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMINGTON, MICHELE E Employer name Wyoming County Amount $60,623.97 Date 09/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLACIS, XIOMARA E Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $60,623.92 Date 06/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MANUS, THOMAS J, III Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $60,623.82 Date 02/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPO, THOMAS A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $60,623.72 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERIKSEN, PETER M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $60,623.49 Date 08/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, NORA A Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $60,623.28 Date 10/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGIBBONS, RYAN W Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $60,623.22 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System