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 OLIVERI, FRANK S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,511.80 Date 06/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKE, JOHN M Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $60,511.70 Date 12/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLINGTON, JOSEPH L Employer name Canajoharie CSD Amount $60,511.42 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, MAUREEN Employer name Ardsley UFSD Amount $60,511.34 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEDDO, GARY W Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $60,511.30 Date 03/26/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUY, BRIAN J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $60,511.06 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OAKLAND, MARY K Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $60,510.69 Date 02/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, CRAIG C Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $60,510.54 Date 07/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, VICTORIA L Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $60,509.80 Date 01/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANFORD, DEBORAH M Employer name Steuben County Amount $60,509.61 Date 09/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENT, JOHN N, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $60,509.36 Date 10/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPPELLER, PATRICIA L Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $60,509.24 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULEO, MICHELLE C Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $60,509.20 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIVIAN, MARK R Employer name Boces-Orleans Niagara Amount $60,509.13 Date 03/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, KATHRYN N Employer name NYS School Bd Association Amount $60,508.97 Date 10/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, STEVEN J Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $60,508.97 Date 09/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWLING, JACQUELINE B Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $60,508.19 Date 07/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZARKA, JOHN C Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $60,508.16 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLARD, JOHN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $60,507.81 Date 10/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERN, CHRISTINA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $60,507.60 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISTRETTA, WILLIAM E Employer name West Hempstead UFSD Amount $60,507.31 Date 03/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, REGINALD J Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $60,507.00 Date 10/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, PETER A Employer name Berlin CSD Amount $60,506.96 Date 11/20/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, MICHAEL E Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $60,506.93 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SONTAG, LINDA A Employer name Florida UFSD Amount $60,506.40 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURIVAGE, CANDISE M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $60,505.98 Date 09/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, RAYMOND F Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $60,505.95 Date 05/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMBLIN, STUART R Employer name Dev Auth of North Country Amount $60,505.74 Date 04/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROUCHER, DAVID A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $60,505.73 Date 10/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUSA, ANDREW P Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $60,505.35 Date 04/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, WILLIAM T Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $60,505.28 Date 10/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAULDING, SHIRLEY M Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $60,505.22 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIMS, MIRANDA T Employer name New York Public Library Amount $60,504.96 Date 12/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, YVONNE A Employer name Chemung County Amount $60,504.82 Date 05/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIRAND, KEVIN Employer name Tompkins County Amount $60,504.57 Date 01/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUM, CHARLES H Employer name Town of Schroeppel Amount $60,504.51 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, JASON Employer name Albany County Amount $60,504.23 Date 01/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANLAN, MINDY Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $60,504.00 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, DEBORAH Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $60,503.98 Date 07/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEE, JEROME N Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $60,503.98 Date 09/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUOHY-JONES, COLLEEN M Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $60,503.98 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRABITO, ANNE S Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $60,503.82 Date 06/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, JACQUELINE C Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $60,503.79 Date 02/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $60,503.72 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENCHLEY, PATRICIA M Employer name Cornell University Amount $60,503.63 Date 04/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANNITO, MATTHEW T Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $60,502.69 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALINSKI, CHRISTINE M Employer name Wayne County Amount $60,502.52 Date 02/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKETT, MELISSA M Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $60,502.29 Date 04/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COON, KELLY V Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $60,502.26 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON, KATHLEEN E Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $60,502.01 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYERS, JOSEPH L Employer name Broome County Amount $60,502.01 Date 05/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONVERSE, ANNE E Employer name Jefferson County Amount $60,501.98 Date 02/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNY, MARGARET M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $60,501.90 Date 09/28/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, THOMAS P Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $60,501.78 Date 03/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONIGLIO, SALVATORE Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $60,501.75 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDDLE, REBECCA S Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,501.53 Date 04/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, ALZALIA Y Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $60,501.17 Date 07/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, MICHAEL S Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $60,501.16 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAITHFULL, GERARD J Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $60,501.13 Date 05/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAUS, LEONARD F, JR Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $60,500.90 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANTONE, ANTHONY Employer name Eastchester UFSD Amount $60,500.75 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIOLINO, ANGELLA A Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $60,500.56 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINTO, JANIS Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,499.88 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, HOPETON R Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $60,499.46 Date 10/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANGER-BENNETT, ORLEEN Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $60,499.40 Date 05/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELIA, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $60,499.39 Date 12/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, MICHAEL E Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $60,499.16 Date 04/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, RUTHIE A Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $60,498.76 Date 06/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, MARYETTA Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $60,498.68 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATASHITA, GARY L Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $60,498.56 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARLOW, GEORGE W Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $60,498.53 Date 08/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUM, LESLIE A Employer name Steuben County Amount $60,498.50 Date 04/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSSE, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Livingston County Amount $60,498.23 Date 02/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTROMARINO, JOHN Employer name Larchmont Mamaroneck Garb Comm Amount $60,498.23 Date 07/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKER, JENNIFER L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $60,497.98 Date 03/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, BENJAMIN E Employer name Schoharie County Amount $60,497.98 Date 12/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, RANDY H Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $60,497.94 Date 08/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEMPLE, NANCY E Employer name Saratoga County Amount $60,497.92 Date 07/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI VINCENZO, JANICE A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $60,497.92 Date 08/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINDER, ANGELA D Employer name Allegany County Amount $60,497.90 Date 10/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASIR, MANDEEP K Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $60,497.81 Date 10/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALONZO, LAURIE L Employer name Ballston Spa-Csd Amount $60,497.74 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CHARLES N Employer name Mattituck-Cutchogue UFSD Amount $60,497.68 Date 07/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINGMON, JILL A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $60,497.58 Date 12/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNA, RONALD Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $60,497.56 Date 02/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUMINSKI, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $60,497.47 Date 08/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ITRI, LAUREN A Employer name Education Department Amount $60,497.30 Date 06/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS, DANIEL S Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $60,496.36 Date 10/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FOUNTAIN, SANFORD P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,496.33 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROYS, WILLIAM M Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $60,495.96 Date 07/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, DAVID L Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,495.84 Date 10/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHLOSS-WASHINGTON, SANDRA J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,495.52 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARO, GIOVANNI Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,495.18 Date 10/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, ITESHIA A Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $60,494.54 Date 10/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESBITT, JAMES W Employer name Duanesburg CSD Amount $60,494.51 Date 12/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKERING, KYLE D Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $60,494.43 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUE, DANIEL A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $60,494.36 Date 12/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAINES, CLIVE J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $60,494.35 Date 02/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESS, ROBERT J Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $60,494.16 Date 08/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHIST, JACQUELINE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,494.02 Date 06/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System