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 WALLACE, RUSSELL Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $60,587.52 Date 08/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETO, SCOTT J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $60,587.36 Date 04/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALDEZ, CRISTOBAL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $60,586.70 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKWOOD, CYNTHIA L Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $60,586.66 Date 08/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGER, BONNIE L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $60,586.62 Date 11/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADRIGAN, JOHN W Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,586.51 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIXON, FRANK, JR Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,586.41 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKSON, PAUL J Employer name Town of Colden Amount $60,586.02 Date 07/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, DAVID A Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $60,585.96 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWCARZ, MICHELE S Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $60,585.82 Date 09/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSENZA, JANICE M Employer name Manhasset Public Library Amount $60,585.49 Date 11/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHEL, HOWARD K, JR Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $60,585.40 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IPPOLITI, MICHELLE L Employer name Fulton County Amount $60,585.31 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILICKI, ROXANNE L Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $60,585.14 Date 10/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYFIELD, DARCY L Employer name Orange County Amount $60,585.07 Date 02/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, THOMAS M Employer name Town of Farmington Amount $60,584.93 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIKER, EVGENY Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $60,584.90 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELIZAIRE, JIMMY B Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $60,584.83 Date 07/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, MICHAEL S Employer name Town of Hartland Amount $60,584.76 Date 01/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENITEZ, ELIZABETH Employer name Erie County Amount $60,584.73 Date 01/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, THOMAS M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,584.66 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WAGNER, BRENDAN Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,584.62 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNNE, STEVEN E Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $60,584.60 Date 12/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODNEY, THOMAS L Employer name Ontario County Amount $60,584.49 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VONDELL, RAYMOND J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $60,584.41 Date 01/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, ERICK R Employer name Department of Health Amount $60,584.32 Date 03/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, TIMOTHY A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $60,584.04 Date 01/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSELLO, BARBARA A Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $60,583.81 Date 07/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUGHLIN, DENNIS W Employer name Office of General Services Amount $60,583.61 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOUHOUPT, KEVIN J Employer name Ulster County Amount $60,583.49 Date 05/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, ROBERT L Employer name Oneida County Amount $60,583.30 Date 05/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SORMEAU, ANN M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $60,583.09 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAVERLY, COLLEEN A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $60,582.87 Date 10/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIACOMAZZA, NANCY A Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $60,582.61 Date 12/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, SHAWN M Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $60,582.55 Date 08/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESOLOWSKI, MARK J Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $60,581.98 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA POINT, LINDA W Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $60,581.43 Date 09/20/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, WILLIAM J Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $60,581.39 Date 09/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALCZYK, ROBERT E Employer name Iroquois CSD Amount $60,580.87 Date 09/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKSON, LYNN M Employer name Cobleskill Richmondville CSD Amount $60,580.59 Date 10/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, ANGELO Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $60,580.57 Date 07/27/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBONS, MICHAEL W Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $60,580.40 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNING, MARK E Employer name Oswego County Amount $60,580.37 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, JAMES W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $60,579.43 Date 02/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERDINI, ALISON E Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $60,579.14 Date 09/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERLING, MICHAEL D Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $60,578.97 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, TIMOTHY J, II Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $60,578.90 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIVITO, DONNA M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $60,578.76 Date 01/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUADAGNOLO, CHARLES E Employer name Larchmont Mamaroneck Garb Comm Amount $60,578.48 Date 06/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLDANI, EILEEN M Employer name State Bd of Elections Amount $60,578.46 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIGNOTT, COLIN JUNIOR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $60,578.34 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPPIES, SCOTT Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $60,578.31 Date 08/26/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAKEMAN, DONNA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $60,578.23 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREIBEL, TIMOTHY S Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $60,577.72 Date 10/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINMAN, JEFFREY D Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $60,577.53 Date 03/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARLEY, BENJAMIN L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,577.42 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, RUTH Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $60,577.13 Date 02/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILTNER, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $60,577.02 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUMBULL, DALE R Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $60,576.90 Date 01/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISGAR, JAMES C Employer name Town of Onondaga Amount $60,576.87 Date 04/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLISNIK, CINDY E Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $60,576.70 Date 03/31/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADE, JENNIFER A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $60,576.47 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, ANNE E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $60,576.33 Date 07/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENZIES, JOSHUA D Employer name Schenectady County Amount $60,576.29 Date 03/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVA, CHRISTINA E Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $60,576.27 Date 03/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DOUGLAS M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $60,575.89 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANDIGO, RANDY L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $60,575.87 Date 11/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATISSO, MICHAEL P Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,575.72 Date 04/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AL-SALAMI, SALLAM M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $60,575.61 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAROLI, LYNETTE J Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $60,575.43 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAHALAN, JOSEPH P Employer name Albany County Amount $60,574.94 Date 03/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEXTAN, MICHAEL D Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $60,574.92 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORDONEZ, ADEL R Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $60,574.79 Date 11/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, KEVIN C Employer name Hudson Falls CSD Amount $60,574.78 Date 06/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSILLICO, MICHAEL V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,574.74 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOTAS, ALEXANDRA Employer name Bryant Library Amount $60,574.53 Date 12/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLARI, JOANNE Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $60,573.96 Date 04/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JUSTIN C Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $60,573.61 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRETTSCHNEIDER, JUSTIN H Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,573.50 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOTEMPIO, TODD Employer name Town of Greece Amount $60,573.46 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, CRAIG H Employer name Otsego County Amount $60,573.44 Date 11/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARDO, KAREN Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $60,573.31 Date 08/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, MELISSA A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $60,573.30 Date 04/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, AMY L Employer name Columbia County Amount $60,573.23 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, MATTHEW A Employer name Hartford CSD Amount $60,573.20 Date 12/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRY, EDWARD J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $60,572.59 Date 05/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADISON, MICHAEL J Employer name Columbia County Amount $60,572.40 Date 06/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLOWSKI, ANTHONY P Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $60,572.13 Date 07/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMER, DYLAN J Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $60,571.97 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRITZ, RICHARD G Employer name Orange County Amount $60,571.92 Date 03/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, OLIVE G Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $60,571.50 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NACY, MARK E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $60,571.43 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATH, CHARLES W Employer name Town of Hamlin Amount $60,569.64 Date 09/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCI, BRENNA J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $60,569.21 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, KAREN A Employer name Monroe County Amount $60,569.20 Date 05/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRETE, ROBIN C Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $60,569.10 Date 09/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODDEN, DEBORAH M Employer name Oswego Port Authority Amount $60,569.06 Date 06/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINTHAUPT, SCOTT B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $60,568.72 Date 11/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUZAKULICS, BARBARA S Employer name Broome County Amount $60,568.70 Date 07/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEARING, SUSAN T Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $60,568.63 Date 12/01/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System