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 DEL VECCHIO, ARMANDO, JR Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $59,271.36 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIEMAN, MARK R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $59,271.35 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLOWSKI, NORMAN D Employer name Northeast CSD Amount $59,270.89 Date 05/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE-EUROPE, CARRELL A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $59,270.88 Date 02/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORONA, DAVID L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $59,270.82 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABERNICK, RONALD F, III Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $59,270.12 Date 02/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, HEATHER E Employer name Albany County Amount $59,270.07 Date 06/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEKEEL, JACK M Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $59,270.00 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINEHAN, PATRICIA A Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $59,269.79 Date 01/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, DEBBORAH A Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $59,269.78 Date 08/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, JOSEPH A Employer name Waverly CSD Amount $59,269.55 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, MARK J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $59,269.51 Date 03/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILBRICK, NANCY A Employer name Southwestern CSD Amount $59,269.40 Date 05/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZKRED, JANIE M Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $59,269.09 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAVER, YVETTE C Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $59,268.63 Date 07/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCUDERI, DEBRA ANN Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,268.62 Date 05/10/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, HAZEL J Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $59,268.61 Date 05/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, LISA J Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $59,268.51 Date 02/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOBBS, NANCY Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $59,268.31 Date 12/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEVLET, ROBERT J Employer name Village of Kenmore Amount $59,268.11 Date 09/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILL, AMY M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $59,267.84 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, RONALD E Employer name City of Batavia Amount $59,267.68 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, LORRI E Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,267.59 Date 01/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREIRA, ROBERT J Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $59,267.57 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, JASON M Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $59,267.46 Date 06/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, MACY Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $59,267.32 Date 01/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINCOSKE, JESSICA P Employer name Albany County Amount $59,266.96 Date 10/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, RYAN E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $59,266.79 Date 01/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOTH, THOMAS J Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $59,266.52 Date 05/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANFREDI, ROBERT A Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $59,265.99 Date 09/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIAN, JAMES E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $59,265.60 Date 07/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULEA, CHARLES Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $59,265.30 Date 02/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLI, NATALYA G Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $59,265.19 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAL, ESTHER Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $59,265.08 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BZDUCH, BETHANY J Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $59,264.99 Date 11/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JASON R Employer name Horseheads CSD Amount $59,264.69 Date 03/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUSE, JANICE M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $59,264.53 Date 10/10/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACK, JASMIN C Employer name Office NYS Inspector General Amount $59,264.47 Date 09/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURGEOIS, CHARLOTTE M Employer name Adirondack CSD Amount $59,264.40 Date 04/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUMGARTNER, DIONA L Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $59,264.34 Date 12/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODWIN, JAMES F, SR Employer name Town of Big Flats Amount $59,264.22 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURNEAR, MICHAEL D Employer name Fort Plain CSD Amount $59,264.14 Date 02/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKS, MICHAEL V Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $59,264.05 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, GAIL C Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $59,264.01 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLOMIETS, BRITTANY A Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $59,263.80 Date 01/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEE, JEFFREY J Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $59,263.67 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINGWOOD NURSE, CHARMAIN J Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $59,263.58 Date 01/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALIPEAU, THERESE M Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $59,263.22 Date 06/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDNER, TRACIE M Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $59,263.21 Date 05/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, CHRISTINA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,263.00 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, JANET A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,263.00 Date 07/17/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUMPLER, JOSEPH D Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $59,262.97 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSIKA, LISA A Employer name Erie County Amount $59,262.78 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, JEAN Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $59,262.32 Date 10/29/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLADY, JACOB R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $59,262.08 Date 07/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, ALISON J Employer name Department of Law Amount $59,261.57 Date 03/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEMER, TODD M Employer name Orleans County Amount $59,261.57 Date 04/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASING, THOMAS J Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $59,261.07 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, MATTHEW P Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $59,260.96 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBRECHT, SHAWN L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $59,260.54 Date 02/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, THOMAS W, JR Employer name Orange County Amount $59,260.25 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURLAK, MARY A Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $59,260.09 Date 03/25/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROCTOR, ADAM M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $59,260.08 Date 04/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIONDO, JACQUELINE P Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $59,259.67 Date 07/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUELL, LYDIA A Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $59,259.54 Date 08/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARALA, MARY L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $59,259.52 Date 10/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'INNOCENZO, ALEX M Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $59,259.18 Date 11/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCENT, KATHLEEN M Employer name Education Department Amount $59,259.12 Date 07/16/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNZIATO, JEFFREY D Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $59,258.99 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRISI, DEIRDRE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $59,258.77 Date 02/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANARELLO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of La Grange Amount $59,258.62 Date 12/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILCHINSKY, CHRISTIAN M Employer name Albany County Amount $59,258.54 Date 01/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, JAMIE L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $59,258.26 Date 03/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEIHEL, JAYNE E Employer name Merrick UFSD Amount $59,258.22 Date 03/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, ASHLEY L Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $59,258.19 Date 11/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COREY, JASON KING Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $59,257.64 Date 05/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRAN, CYNTHIA Employer name UFSD of The Tarrytowns Amount $59,257.18 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARITTA, ANN MARIE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $59,256.86 Date 08/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRADY, KATHLEEN A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $59,256.76 Date 07/27/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, STEPHEN A Employer name Village of Medina Amount $59,256.28 Date 06/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, JADIA R Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $59,256.24 Date 07/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULENBERG, THOMAS S Employer name Cornell University Amount $59,255.91 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESSER, RAYMOND E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $59,255.63 Date 11/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, JILL E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $59,255.41 Date 06/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, WILLIAM J Employer name Cheektowaga-Sloan UFSD Amount $59,255.25 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIEGUN, SANDRA E Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $59,254.92 Date 05/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURFEE, PATRICIA L Employer name Wyoming County Amount $59,254.05 Date 06/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCALERA, DAWN M Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $59,254.04 Date 09/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESS, JENNIFER A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $59,254.00 Date 07/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNGE, DOUGLAS T Employer name Village of Fredonia Amount $59,253.73 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGGETT, ALTON B Employer name Erie County Amount $59,253.62 Date 09/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOCK, LORAN D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $59,253.43 Date 10/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, JERMAINE Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $59,253.35 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMACK, ANN MARIE Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $59,253.11 Date 06/27/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCKEL, JEFFREY N Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $59,253.05 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, CASEY E Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $59,252.96 Date 10/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, KELLY L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $59,252.69 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VESPRO, ANTHONY W Employer name Delaware County Amount $59,252.58 Date 04/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, ANGELLA M Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $59,252.47 Date 04/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BRYAN J Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $59,252.20 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System