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 DRABKIN, MICHAEL J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $59,603.83 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELBMAN, MARSHALL Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $59,603.83 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIVERGIS, ROSHAN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $59,603.83 Date 10/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTYNOV, ALEXANDER Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $59,603.83 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARMIENTO, EDNA F Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $59,603.82 Date 02/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERR, JEANNINE T Employer name Peru CSD Amount $59,603.82 Date 04/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORFMAN, KAREN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,603.70 Date 12/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, SCOTT K Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $59,603.47 Date 10/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIESE, JENNIE S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,603.31 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, JUSTIN E Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $59,602.96 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VLIET, LAWRENCE, JR Employer name Ulster County Amount $59,602.94 Date 04/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, DANIEL K Employer name City of Rochester Amount $59,602.90 Date 12/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOOD, MECHICO L, JR Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $59,602.19 Date 10/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNIZZARO, JOHN V Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $59,601.91 Date 04/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANBRO, BENJAMIN P Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $59,601.76 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, DAVID L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $59,601.64 Date 05/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXIS-WRIGHT, INGRID A Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $59,601.52 Date 10/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, JAMAINE J Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $59,601.28 Date 07/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROTH, DANIEL E Employer name Monroe County Amount $59,601.22 Date 10/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTILLO, JULIO Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,601.21 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASKOWITZ, MARGARET Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $59,600.96 Date 11/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONIOR, VICTORIA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,600.95 Date 08/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOGG, ROBERT L, JR Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $59,600.29 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Genesee County Amount $59,600.26 Date 09/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, JENNIFER M Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $59,600.25 Date 12/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZ MORRIS, TODD C Employer name Town of Greece Amount $59,599.98 Date 03/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLS, AMIE M Employer name Steuben County Amount $59,599.89 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMPAGNE, DEBORAH N Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $59,599.86 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, JEANNETTE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $59,599.83 Date 11/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEN, JEFFREY M Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $59,599.65 Date 06/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROCITTO, RODNEY J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $59,599.62 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELENCHIK, EDWARD J Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $59,599.60 Date 06/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, ROBERT P Employer name Westchester County Amount $59,599.58 Date 07/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIOLA, PATRICIA E Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $59,599.39 Date 01/14/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, PAULA L Employer name Cornwall CSD Amount $59,599.38 Date 05/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAVO, BLANCA N Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $59,599.01 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJEWSKI, DAVID W Employer name Village of South Nyack Amount $59,599.01 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EATONJAMES, CAROLINE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $59,598.92 Date 01/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASS, DIONYSUS A Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $59,598.90 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDLUM, DELA B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,598.88 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITHERS, CHRISTOPHER N Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $59,598.69 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIOG, KEVIN R Employer name Erie County Amount $59,598.57 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDITT, BARBARA J Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $59,598.44 Date 12/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, NAVAAR A Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $59,598.40 Date 06/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZAK, STEPHEN J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $59,597.91 Date 09/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRIGAN, LARRY E Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $59,597.60 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, ABRAHAM P Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $59,597.58 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYER, DENISE A Employer name Education Department Amount $59,597.32 Date 02/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIECH, CHRISTIN M Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $59,597.08 Date 04/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDOLPH, LEROD D Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $59,596.83 Date 01/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZINA, MARK T Employer name Union-Endicott CSD Amount $59,596.21 Date 07/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, WILLIAM W Employer name Onondaga County Amount $59,596.01 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE JESUS, SARA C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $59,595.16 Date 04/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAFFEY, DONNA M Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $59,595.09 Date 07/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST AUBIN, DANIEL G Employer name City of Rochester Amount $59,594.86 Date 08/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, HENRI C Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $59,594.84 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, THOMAS P Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $59,594.60 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAPPALA, FONIE, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $59,594.47 Date 04/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIAVARELLO, DORA J Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $59,594.47 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLIGAN, MICHAEL W Employer name City of Cortland Amount $59,594.46 Date 10/08/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AINSPAN, RACHEL Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $59,594.42 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, JOSHUA S Employer name Sullivan County Amount $59,594.17 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKWELL, MARK A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $59,593.77 Date 05/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNEHY, BARBARA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $59,593.63 Date 09/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESSEL, MEGHAN E Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $59,593.52 Date 07/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACHOSKI, BART D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $59,593.24 Date 05/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN-PIERRE, CHENOA S Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $59,593.09 Date 01/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, ELMER F Employer name Orange County Amount $59,593.00 Date 06/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOKES, BRIAN J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $59,592.81 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGULIS, STEVEN M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $59,592.77 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUFF, DAVID J Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $59,592.72 Date 05/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA GRANGE, DOUGLAS E Employer name Town of New Scotland Amount $59,592.61 Date 01/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPLETON, GARY A Employer name Pavilion CSD Amount $59,592.20 Date 08/31/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, TODD M Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $59,592.12 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABE, MICHAEL E Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $59,592.03 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORWIN, RYAN J Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $59,591.93 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENERY, ANDREW R Employer name Oswego County Amount $59,591.84 Date 01/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUANO, ANA G Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $59,591.22 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, LORRAINE E Employer name Natural Heritage Trust Amount $59,591.12 Date 11/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUACKENBUSH, ROBERT J Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,591.07 Date 01/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKMAN, VICTOR C Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $59,591.05 Date 03/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGEL, LONNIE D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $59,590.99 Date 03/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, JAN M Employer name Peekskill City School Dist Amount $59,590.92 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CECCONELLO, JESSE A Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $59,590.45 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSER, HARRY T Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $59,590.38 Date 06/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEERS, BRADFORD A Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $59,590.21 Date 05/28/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSER, TRACY E Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $59,589.99 Date 09/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, KRISTINA M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $59,589.89 Date 05/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIKISCH, DAVID R Employer name Town of Tuxedo Amount $59,589.79 Date 12/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCOVICH, RUBEN T Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $59,589.58 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BARBERA, LAURETTA M Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $59,589.19 Date 08/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAMP-RICHARDS, MICHELLE E Employer name Niagara County Amount $59,589.14 Date 01/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, BRIAN J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $59,589.07 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODNAR, OLGA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $59,588.81 Date 01/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, WILLIAM H Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $59,588.16 Date 05/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWLEY, DENISE A Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $59,587.91 Date 11/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICKS, DENISE C Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $59,587.77 Date 11/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNURR, MARGARET Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $59,587.26 Date 06/24/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIFANO, GIA Employer name East Williston UFSD Amount $59,587.10 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARAIN, PRITIPAUL Employer name Manhasset Park District Amount $59,586.79 Date 09/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System