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 GANCARZ, ERIC D Employer name Village of Fayetteville Amount $60,026.58 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETEL, COURTNEY O S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $60,025.82 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIERNAN, KRISTEN E Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $60,025.77 Date 01/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLARD, EILEEN L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,025.46 Date 09/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ARCY, AMY J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,025.46 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, JEFFREY A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,025.46 Date 03/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERIN, JILL M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,025.46 Date 06/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUFF, KARA L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,025.46 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAKWAY, KATHLEEN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,025.46 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGUARDIA, STEPHEN G Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,025.46 Date 08/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGICARO, RUSSELL T, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,025.46 Date 06/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEWS, LAWRENCE P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,025.46 Date 08/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIPOLONE, SHARON J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,025.46 Date 09/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUTTLE, AMY J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,025.46 Date 06/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZILUNI, MICHAEL Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,025.46 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREEDEN, MAXINE Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $60,025.28 Date 09/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, MATTHEW E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,025.01 Date 03/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, RONALD D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,024.98 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBECK, KIMBERLY M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,024.98 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARGUS, DAVID G Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,024.97 Date 03/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLDIN, MYRNA R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,024.97 Date 08/19/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISROE, THOMAS Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $60,024.97 Date 11/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, DONNA R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,024.96 Date 03/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUMPF, SCOTT R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,024.96 Date 02/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAN, JAMES F Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,024.96 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DENISE M Employer name Town of Webster Amount $60,024.80 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, WILLIAM E Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $60,024.18 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMIDON, REBECCA L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,024.11 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSE SANTANA, JHONATTAN Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $60,023.97 Date 02/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HALBRITTER, MARK R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,023.94 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPPER, EDDIE H Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $60,023.63 Date 05/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINHARD, SANDRA E Employer name Ulster County Amount $60,023.62 Date 09/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, PATRICK T Employer name Ulster County Amount $60,023.60 Date 09/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SHARONDA E Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $60,023.49 Date 11/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNA, CHARLES A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $60,023.31 Date 09/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITCH, MELISSA R Employer name Washington County Amount $60,022.92 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDS, ANDREW J Employer name Jefferson County Amount $60,022.76 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHREYS, DEVIN N Employer name Village of Northport Amount $60,022.74 Date 05/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORMBY, ANTHONY G Employer name Poughkeepsie Publ Library Dis Amount $60,022.61 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, KIMBERLY M Employer name Orange County Amount $60,022.32 Date 07/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORIO, HENRY S Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $60,022.32 Date 07/29/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSINA, JAMES Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $60,022.03 Date 07/15/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIAVATELLA, ANTHONY J Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,022.00 Date 12/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLONCARZ, ROBB M Employer name Erie County Amount $60,021.99 Date 08/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUSTAFSON, KEITH C Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $60,021.85 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANCZOR, KAROLYN C Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $60,021.46 Date 07/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARDELLI, TINA MARIE C Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $60,021.29 Date 10/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, ANA M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $60,021.13 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKINNER, LYNNETTE M Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $60,020.79 Date 10/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIARAMONTE, NANCY Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $60,020.79 Date 08/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPADAFINO, EILEEN Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $60,020.73 Date 02/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERHOUSE, JAMES Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $60,020.73 Date 12/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEHLE, RUTHE Employer name Salamanca Ind Dev Agcy Amount $60,020.68 Date 12/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONE, ALFRED S, JR Employer name Town of Parma Amount $60,020.60 Date 12/15/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLYWKA, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Waterloo Amount $60,020.37 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDY, ELISE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $60,020.32 Date 04/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, MEAGAN M Employer name Franklin County Amount $60,019.95 Date 03/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTRONE, GREGORY Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $60,019.81 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEDLICKE, NORMA J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,019.79 Date 10/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOB, ANN J Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $60,019.67 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,019.62 Date 09/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, MARIE A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $60,019.54 Date 05/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEGOR, WINFIELD S Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $60,019.53 Date 11/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISBON, BERNARD, JR Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $60,019.53 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERRY, MYRNA H Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $60,019.53 Date 11/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICOL, MARIE C Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $60,019.42 Date 11/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTIERREZ, EFRAIN Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $60,019.37 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENEY, JOHN C, JR Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $60,019.34 Date 10/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEISCHER, ROBERT M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $60,019.29 Date 07/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORRILL, CHRISTINE E Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $60,019.26 Date 03/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUNTRYMAN, PETER G Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $60,018.98 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURNIA, BRETT M Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $60,018.36 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGBY, GERALD R Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $60,018.35 Date 12/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHRENS, JONATHAN E Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $60,018.12 Date 10/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTILLO, CESAR B Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $60,018.09 Date 01/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, RACHEL L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $60,018.05 Date 07/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLUTE, JANET P Employer name Delaware County Amount $60,018.00 Date 09/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JASPER, CYNTHIA D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,017.90 Date 03/12/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELEN, DAVID J Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $60,017.80 Date 01/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBERA, GRACE Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $60,017.34 Date 10/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS, DALE J Employer name Westchester County Amount $60,017.22 Date 07/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, JOHN P Employer name Hoosick Falls CSD Amount $60,017.08 Date 10/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, DUSTIN R Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $60,016.99 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOONE, SHAVONNE N Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $60,016.96 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, STEPHEN T Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $60,016.64 Date 10/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEINGOLD, CAROL Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $60,016.16 Date 06/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEGEL, PAUL W Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $60,016.10 Date 07/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRAMALE, CAROL Employer name Saugerties CSD Amount $60,015.67 Date 01/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODHEAD, MICHELLE F Employer name Albany County Amount $60,015.65 Date 11/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOREZZI, NICHOLAS J Employer name City of Albany Amount $60,015.38 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEATH, SUZANNE D Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $60,015.33 Date 05/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, STEVEN Employer name Town of Ithaca Amount $60,015.30 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUTON, ROSEMARIE T Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,015.09 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORVIL, ROSNER J Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $60,014.91 Date 08/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLVENBACH, CHERYL A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $60,014.81 Date 06/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REOME-SATALIN, CHRISTINA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,014.51 Date 06/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RICHARD L, SR Employer name Town of Aurora Amount $60,014.49 Date 01/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWLER, KEVIN J Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $60,014.43 Date 09/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AULT, TERRY J Employer name Jefferson County Amount $60,014.40 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINO, NICHOLAS R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $60,014.02 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System