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 MUSSO, ALFRED J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $59,292.46 Date 05/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOWDHURY, NAZMUN N Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,292.43 Date 02/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERS, DANA J Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $59,292.23 Date 11/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, JOHN C Employer name Schuyler County Amount $59,291.96 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNGUIA, JUANITA S Employer name NYS Association of Counties Amount $59,291.78 Date 02/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, SEEMA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $59,291.12 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, RONDA J Employer name City of Salamanca Amount $59,291.00 Date 04/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAIN, NICHOLAS D Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $59,290.94 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, BRIAN C Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $59,290.50 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESPOSITO, MICHAEL P Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $59,290.50 Date 10/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSTON, TINA L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $59,290.30 Date 09/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAURO, FREDERICK J Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $59,290.24 Date 08/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAQUI, ANTONIO Employer name Hampton Bays UFSD Amount $59,290.01 Date 11/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZABLINSKI, SHANNA G Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $59,289.67 Date 01/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAR, ROBIN M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $59,289.62 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPADARO, EMILY C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $59,289.26 Date 03/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENDERGAST, PAUL S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $59,289.18 Date 08/31/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSITZKE, ERNEST T Employer name Allegany County Amount $59,288.92 Date 07/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLETTI, STEPHEN J Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $59,288.24 Date 10/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, ERIC T Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $59,287.85 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLOYD, MICHAEL Employer name City of White Plains Amount $59,287.84 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OAKES, BRENT J Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $59,287.36 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JAMES P Employer name Oswego County Amount $59,287.22 Date 04/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEINBLOOM, STEPHEN E Employer name Essex County Amount $59,287.05 Date 06/30/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANDARIATO, MELANIE Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $59,287.04 Date 10/10/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FLAIR, JEFFREY W, II Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $59,286.91 Date 02/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name START, PATRICIA S Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $59,286.61 Date 12/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROPEANO, DONNA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $59,286.55 Date 07/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORRS, CAROL A Employer name City of Auburn Amount $59,286.32 Date 12/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUTTS, DONALD F Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $59,286.12 Date 06/20/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYNARD, MICHAEL J Employer name Greece CSD Amount $59,285.96 Date 04/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISAF, MATTHEW Employer name Town of Cortlandville Amount $59,285.95 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURTHY, KEVIN C Employer name Town of Thompson Amount $59,285.77 Date 10/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAPHAM, JENNIFER L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $59,285.68 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUCCI, FRANK S Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $59,285.64 Date 01/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACHECO, JAVIER Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $59,285.58 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARKAWIK, RICHARD A Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $59,285.31 Date 03/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORZAGLIA, MICHELE Employer name Croton Harmon UFSD Amount $59,285.14 Date 02/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACRI, RICHARD A Employer name Village of Herkimer Amount $59,284.83 Date 08/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VIRGILIO, FRANK N, JR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,284.52 Date 08/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSTANCE, JENNIFER A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $59,284.35 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARA, MARCOS A Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $59,283.74 Date 09/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NWAGBARA, IGBIGIWARI Employer name City of White Plains Amount $59,283.71 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESTA, ROCHELLE L Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $59,283.60 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, JACQUELINE P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,283.39 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, MIGUEL C Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $59,283.35 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, PATRICIA M Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $59,283.26 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, KATHLEEN M Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $59,281.72 Date 10/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTS, NANCY A Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $59,281.22 Date 01/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, BRANDON R Employer name Oswego County Amount $59,281.09 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESSLER, MARIA T Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $59,280.78 Date 12/16/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, ELIZABETH J Employer name Town of Massena Amount $59,280.23 Date 03/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, CRAIG M Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $59,280.22 Date 03/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWSLAND, DEBRA K Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $59,279.82 Date 10/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POAG, ANDREA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $59,279.78 Date 05/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZONE, RONALD Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $59,279.76 Date 06/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASTUCH, DANIEL J Employer name Cheektowaga CSD Amount $59,279.32 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, NOVELLET L Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $59,279.08 Date 01/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNON, DIANE M Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $59,279.00 Date 01/14/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, YOLANDA Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $59,278.96 Date 09/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUIS, TERANCE B Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $59,278.51 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLLER, WILLIAM J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $59,278.31 Date 08/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CATHERINE Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $59,277.97 Date 01/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NACCARATO, PETER J, III Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $59,277.77 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIBAUDO, ANGELA R Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $59,277.56 Date 05/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARWE, BRUCE E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $59,277.51 Date 04/17/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEARDSLEY, LISA M Employer name Livingston County Amount $59,277.49 Date 07/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOL, THOMAS S Employer name New York Public Library Amount $59,277.47 Date 01/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCE, TRACY Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $59,277.46 Date 09/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGIERO, JENNIFER H Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $59,277.29 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, TAMMY M Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $59,276.94 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, JEANNE Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $59,276.71 Date 02/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANELLIS, NICHOLAS Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $59,276.23 Date 03/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDETT, HILARY M Employer name Steuben County Amount $59,276.18 Date 04/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONISZ, ERIK H Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,276.13 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COULTER, AMBER Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $59,275.97 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINCH, WILLIAM R Employer name Town of Brutus Amount $59,275.51 Date 01/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCARDO, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $59,275.08 Date 05/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIELAROWSKI, KEVIN W Employer name Village of Old Westbury Amount $59,275.07 Date 10/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BHATT, MILAN A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $59,275.05 Date 08/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURDEN, ANGIE M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $59,274.81 Date 03/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, LA TECIA R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $59,274.65 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATT, KIM L Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $59,274.48 Date 12/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, LYDIA E Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $59,274.24 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENZULLO, JO-AN M Employer name Malverne UFSD Amount $59,273.67 Date 08/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULDROW, DENISE Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $59,273.63 Date 08/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBER, DANIEL K Employer name Oyster Bay Public Library Amount $59,273.60 Date 07/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, PATRICIA I Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $59,273.50 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, ANNAMMA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $59,273.42 Date 03/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELICIANO, MILTON H Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $59,272.95 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DOUGLAS M Employer name Town of Bethel Amount $59,272.92 Date 05/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEHEN, JAMES J Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $59,272.82 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YOUNG, JON F Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $59,272.51 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, ROBIN L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $59,272.39 Date 07/28/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIENIAS, AARON G Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $59,271.62 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HARA, CARYN A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $59,271.56 Date 10/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJTASZEK-EVANS, PAULINE A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $59,271.56 Date 06/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDFORD, SHU-YA Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $59,271.51 Date 01/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUESSIG, DOROTHY J Employer name Warren County Amount $59,271.49 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRISCOLL-READ, MICHELLE L Employer name Livingston County Amount $59,271.43 Date 07/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System