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 BROWN, GLENVA L Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $60,065.82 Date 09/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOVANNINI, ENRICO A Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $60,065.82 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUES, VERNICE V Employer name City of Rochester Amount $60,065.67 Date 10/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGANICA, FRANK Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $60,065.54 Date 09/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEBYAH, MICHELLE K Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $60,065.34 Date 10/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUYNUP, MICHAEL A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $60,065.33 Date 04/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROSA, DEBORAH A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $60,064.98 Date 11/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIANSEN, DORETTE A Employer name Mt Sinai UFSD Amount $60,064.87 Date 10/14/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, DAVID J Employer name Village of Cayuga Heights Amount $60,064.80 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTESE, FRANCIS P Employer name Village of Hudson Falls Amount $60,064.56 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSHMAN, DONALD E, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,064.44 Date 04/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, DENNIS M, III Employer name Orange County Amount $60,063.61 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCOY, DAWN Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $60,063.58 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROYSTON, WAYNE R, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,063.53 Date 01/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARVIDSON, ANDREW R Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $60,062.97 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSS, KATHLEEN K Employer name Town of Hyde Park Amount $60,062.93 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, WALTER J Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $60,062.50 Date 08/27/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, JOAN M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $60,062.48 Date 08/11/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCOIS, KIM A Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $60,062.35 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MANUS, STACIA L Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $60,062.17 Date 03/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCKWAY, ADAM L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,061.68 Date 08/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESUDA, DONALD E, JR Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $60,061.65 Date 11/27/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LU, JINZHI Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $60,061.64 Date 06/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWASNOWSKI, LINDA M Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $60,061.42 Date 10/15/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, RYAN S Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $60,061.10 Date 10/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGUR, JAMES C Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $60,061.00 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDARO, JENNIFER A Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $60,060.88 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN RIPER, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Village of Washingtonville Amount $60,060.64 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERIO, MICHAEL C Employer name City of Auburn Amount $60,060.57 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, STEPHEN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $60,060.41 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILEY, BENJAMIN O Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $60,060.41 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORCARO, CRISTEN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $60,060.00 Date 04/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL SHEPHERD, LINDA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $60,059.87 Date 01/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, COLEEN A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $60,059.80 Date 02/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIZOWSKI, NICHOLAS T Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $60,059.74 Date 06/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFFER, GARY E Employer name Honeoye CSD Amount $60,059.71 Date 08/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTE, NICHOLAS A Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $60,059.61 Date 02/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAGHT, PETER G Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $60,059.51 Date 01/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOW, CRAIG T Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $60,059.28 Date 03/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, DWINNEL D Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $60,059.28 Date 03/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUYLER, CLETUS J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $60,059.28 Date 03/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, MATTHEW M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $60,059.28 Date 03/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBELLA, SUSAN Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $60,059.28 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELFI, MICHELE Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $60,059.28 Date 12/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, KATHLEEN Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $60,059.28 Date 12/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEPE, FRANK C Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $60,059.28 Date 12/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, DEBORAH Employer name New York Public Library Amount $60,059.00 Date 04/11/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MRDJENOVIC, BRANKO Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $60,058.99 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, JOHN J Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $60,058.99 Date 09/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, CARLLITA J Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $60,058.78 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTULLI, MACHELLE L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $60,058.45 Date 06/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, SCOTT C Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $60,058.14 Date 03/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GNYP, THOMAS Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $60,057.73 Date 12/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIER, PAMELA L Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $60,057.65 Date 06/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOENBERGER, EDITH M Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $60,057.29 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNING, STEPHEN E Employer name City of Auburn Amount $60,057.20 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGISTRO, ANTHONY C Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $60,057.16 Date 01/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULZER, KEVIN M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $60,056.89 Date 04/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUSE, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $60,056.81 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUTHWORTH, JOSEPH R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $60,056.78 Date 08/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN AMBURGH, JENNIFER M Employer name Town of Marlborough Amount $60,056.36 Date 04/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSSEN, PATRICK J Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $60,056.21 Date 06/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREETER, JASON A Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $60,056.15 Date 05/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ENRIGHT, RITA A Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $60,056.05 Date 07/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOSUS, KELLY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $60,055.05 Date 05/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, TARA A Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $60,054.90 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORRENTINO, MARIE V Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $60,054.88 Date 05/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTLAKE, JASON T Employer name Town of Greece Amount $60,054.83 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, MARCUS R Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $60,054.82 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACHOWICZ, ANNETTE M Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $60,053.94 Date 10/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, KEVIN S Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $60,053.92 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, CYNTHIA S Employer name Orange County Amount $60,053.68 Date 04/18/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, DOUGLAS S Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $60,053.51 Date 09/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALPOLE, DANIEL O Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,052.96 Date 09/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNST, WENDY S Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $60,052.88 Date 09/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, PATRICK J Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $60,052.40 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALUMBO, DANIEL T Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $60,052.38 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCEY, DANIEL C Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $60,052.35 Date 11/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILTBRAND, DAVID J Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $60,051.44 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIBLER, COLLEEN Employer name Department of Health Amount $60,051.41 Date 06/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOX, DEVIN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,051.41 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLYMONT, DOTHLYN E Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $60,051.28 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REQUATE, JO-ANN V Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $60,051.27 Date 11/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANKOWSKI, CAROL A Employer name Dover UFSD Amount $60,051.20 Date 04/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASSE, LISA Employer name Greene County Amount $60,051.19 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPOWICH, MICHAEL D Employer name Department of Health Amount $60,051.06 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIARO, LEE R Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $60,051.03 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOS, PAOLA Employer name No Westchester Joint Water Works Amount $60,050.47 Date 10/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNHAM, JEFFREY W Employer name City of Middletown Amount $60,050.19 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBONE, DEVON J Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $60,050.01 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, RYAN T Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $60,049.92 Date 06/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, JEFFREY Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $60,049.52 Date 12/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEELE, BRYAN S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $60,049.50 Date 11/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVAGE, SCOTT J Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $60,049.49 Date 09/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEPE, THOMAS C Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $60,049.46 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, DAMIEN M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $60,049.24 Date 11/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, EILEEN M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $60,048.70 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOLLER, JUDITH A Employer name Coxsackie-Athens CSD Amount $60,048.01 Date 10/13/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPASKIE, AARON E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $60,047.94 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLACK, DAVID Employer name Sullivan County Amount $60,047.82 Date 08/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System