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 CICCARELLI, NICK, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $59,046.77 Date 08/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEIL, GWENDOLYN Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $59,046.11 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, STEVEN J Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $59,045.58 Date 05/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, CHERIA R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $59,045.54 Date 07/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEO, JUIE D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $59,045.46 Date 02/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACKETT, LINDSAY M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $59,045.16 Date 03/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, KAREN A Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $59,045.09 Date 02/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLEFONTAINE, ANDRE J Employer name Town of Macedon Amount $59,045.05 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, AUDRA N Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $59,044.95 Date 01/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LUCAS, NANCY Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $59,044.61 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, TUWAAN D Employer name Village of Quogue Amount $59,043.93 Date 03/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, SCOTT M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $59,043.48 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTOW, THOMAS A Employer name Village of Bath Amount $59,043.48 Date 08/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIAH, BARRY R Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $59,042.90 Date 08/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, DEBRA A Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $59,042.43 Date 01/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARTIN, MICHAEL S Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $59,042.37 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCEY, JASON S Employer name City of Troy Amount $59,042.32 Date 02/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEAVER, DONALD P Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $59,042.28 Date 11/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATJUCHIN, JOSEPH P Employer name Lackawanna City School Dist Amount $59,042.16 Date 03/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEART, IVAN, II Employer name Village of West Haverstraw Amount $59,042.08 Date 06/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILGER, SHAWN Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,042.01 Date 05/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCFADDEN, JAMES R Employer name Broome County Amount $59,041.79 Date 09/15/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTENSEN, SCOTT R Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $59,041.71 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUMPF, SHERYL D Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $59,041.68 Date 04/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARANCIO, THOMAS J Employer name Port Jefferson Free Library Amount $59,041.64 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCI, DAVID W Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $59,041.33 Date 01/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, WILLIAM J Employer name Town of Clayton Amount $59,041.27 Date 01/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, REJEENA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $59,041.26 Date 10/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, GARTH P Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $59,041.10 Date 01/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTALVO, JANINE M Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $59,041.08 Date 02/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ERIC W Employer name City of Salamanca Amount $59,040.80 Date 05/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, ROHNEY P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $59,040.62 Date 02/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEYER, JESSICA L Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $59,039.86 Date 04/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTILLO, NICOLAS A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $59,039.83 Date 07/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUNTY, MEGAN K Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $59,039.68 Date 10/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEY, FELICIA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $59,039.50 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIARI, LINDA Employer name North Bellmore Public Library Amount $59,039.14 Date 09/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRONA, MIROSLAW Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $59,038.73 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, DAVID S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $59,038.65 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SZENTESY, SHAWN W Employer name Erie County Amount $59,038.62 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENN, CLAUDE C, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $59,038.30 Date 11/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, ANA J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $59,037.94 Date 01/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLERY, MICHAEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,037.87 Date 01/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISEY, CHARLES P Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $59,037.82 Date 01/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONIGLIO, CHRISTINE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $59,037.28 Date 09/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, DIANE M Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $59,037.12 Date 06/24/1958 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRAULT, ANDREW R Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $59,037.00 Date 07/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKHMAN, VICTORIA V Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $59,036.42 Date 02/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALEY, DAVID H Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $59,036.25 Date 04/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, JORGE L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $59,035.94 Date 09/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACCHUS, OSWALD L Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $59,035.89 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUMP, ELMER B Employer name Cayuga County Amount $59,035.86 Date 11/13/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, STEVEN J Employer name Essex County Amount $59,035.86 Date 08/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEIGS, BRIAN S Employer name Town of Salina Amount $59,035.37 Date 06/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONK, KENNETH H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $59,035.35 Date 09/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HISTED, JEREMY M Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $59,035.21 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARR, KAREN M Employer name City of Auburn Amount $59,035.19 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORIANO, JONALEE Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $59,034.97 Date 03/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, STEPHANIE D Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $59,034.97 Date 05/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, JAMES A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $59,034.91 Date 12/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDWIG, CAROL J Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $59,034.81 Date 07/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORSEY, GAYLE J Employer name Sachem Public Library Amount $59,034.49 Date 08/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, ALLISON P Employer name Office of General Services Amount $59,033.47 Date 02/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDMAN, KENNETH M Employer name Fillmore CSD Amount $59,033.08 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VON HOFF, NICHOLAS S Employer name Town of Islip Amount $59,032.98 Date 11/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELBY, CHARLES A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $59,032.95 Date 10/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTUELLO, LENA M Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $59,032.79 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALCOCK, BOBBI M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $59,032.76 Date 12/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE NYSE, DONALD K Employer name Office of General Services Amount $59,032.61 Date 12/27/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WETHERWAX, ROGER W Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $59,032.44 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNER, DOUGLAS A Employer name Cazenovia CSD Amount $59,032.35 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURACE, PATRICK D Employer name City of Rome Amount $59,032.13 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CILIBERTO, JOANNE E Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $59,031.90 Date 09/07/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHYTE, KERRYANN M Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $59,031.80 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEEGAN, NICHOLAS F Employer name Suffolk Otb Corp. Amount $59,031.38 Date 09/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCAVIA, ANTHONY R Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $59,030.99 Date 03/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, ANGELA L Employer name Penn Yan Public Library Amount $59,030.87 Date 06/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, RAMON C Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $59,030.16 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMARRELLI, ELEANOR T Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $59,029.95 Date 10/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ARCANGELIS, TERESA L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $59,029.89 Date 11/14/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAYLES, JUSTIN T Employer name Onondaga County Amount $59,029.74 Date 01/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHMAN, ALAN M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $59,029.46 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDALL, MICHAEL W Employer name Oneida County Amount $59,029.32 Date 01/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, SHEILA A Employer name Livingston County Amount $59,029.23 Date 08/18/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARNOWSKI, JODI A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $59,029.03 Date 09/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELOW, RACHAEL E Employer name Oswego County Amount $59,028.82 Date 03/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZADI, HADI Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $59,028.75 Date 11/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, COREY R Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $59,027.31 Date 01/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINGATE, EILEEN Employer name Village of Greenport Amount $59,027.11 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZWIFKA, MARTIN J Employer name Village of Albion Amount $59,026.95 Date 10/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUFF, RICHARD D Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $59,026.76 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLANDA, STEVEN Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $59,026.76 Date 09/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, VLADIMIR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $59,026.70 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGO, DANIEL P Employer name Wayne County Amount $59,026.49 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LA CRUZ, RONNIERY Employer name Westchester County Amount $59,025.58 Date 03/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONALDSON, JACQUELINE Y Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $59,025.49 Date 01/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, SEAN J Employer name City of Troy Amount $59,025.48 Date 02/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEJBACH, COLBY A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $59,025.43 Date 11/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARDI, CHRISTI A Employer name Orange County Amount $59,025.34 Date 01/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, KERRI J Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $59,025.25 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System