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 KUNZIG, CHRISTI M Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,581.48 Date 05/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGONETTI, DAVID A Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,581.48 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAN, SUZANNE M Employer name Albany County Amount $58,580.90 Date 02/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRYMAN, LYNDSAY M Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $58,580.83 Date 08/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKOLOWICH, LINDA Employer name Suffolk Vocational Ed & Ext Bd Amount $58,580.70 Date 01/24/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIPLEY, DALLAS M Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $58,580.54 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $58,580.52 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ADOO, MICHAEL E Employer name City of Watertown Amount $58,580.50 Date 03/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LASHOFF, THOMAS P Employer name Office of General Services Amount $58,580.45 Date 09/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLMANN, PAUL S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $58,580.37 Date 09/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVITO, JOAN A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $58,580.32 Date 03/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNIZ, MELISSA N Employer name Westchester County Amount $58,580.13 Date 09/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYDNOR, SHEILA E Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $58,579.76 Date 02/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KENRICK Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $58,579.64 Date 01/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENITH, ANALISHA-JAY L Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $58,579.54 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILECKI, KATHLEEN A Employer name Erie County Amount $58,579.27 Date 09/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATARELLI, ANTHONY C Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $58,578.81 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBINO, JOSEPH F Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $58,578.76 Date 08/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARLING, ROBERT M Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $58,578.63 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, KAREN A Employer name Boces-Tompkins Seneca Tioga Amount $58,577.95 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMPROWSKI, SHARON M Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $58,577.73 Date 01/04/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, HENRY Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $58,577.71 Date 11/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASQUARELLO, CHARLES C Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,577.61 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IVEY, DOUGLAS B Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $58,577.59 Date 08/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANNI, JOSEPH D Employer name City of Albany Amount $58,577.46 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCE, MELISSA M Employer name Oswego County Amount $58,577.40 Date 11/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LAY, DANIELLE L Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $58,577.32 Date 09/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACCA, STEVE Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $58,577.10 Date 11/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEATHER, MARK E Employer name Franklin CSD Amount $58,576.97 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTON, CHARLES S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,576.49 Date 12/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUBA, GREGORY Employer name Town of Wawarsing Amount $58,576.06 Date 10/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEOCCO, GARY H Employer name Town of Sennett Amount $58,575.94 Date 08/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVER, DAVID R Employer name Clinton County Amount $58,575.86 Date 06/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELMORE, CALVIN Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $58,575.46 Date 07/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONEY, EDRIC K Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $58,575.34 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NED, KRISTEN B Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $58,574.89 Date 01/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGONA, DANA N Employer name New York Public Library Amount $58,574.76 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLONDIN, LAWRENCE Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $58,573.85 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POOLE, JOYCE B Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $58,573.82 Date 01/18/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENERAL, OLIVIA D Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $58,573.40 Date 09/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELMEYER, KIM V Employer name Dutchess County Amount $58,573.23 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDT, RICHARD R Employer name Department of Health Amount $58,573.12 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, STAFFORD Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $58,572.79 Date 10/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC HUGH, KELLY A Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $58,572.74 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTALATIN, ZAIDA Employer name Westchester County Amount $58,572.70 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURHANS, ASHLEY A Employer name Millbrook CSD Amount $58,572.65 Date 05/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIELLO, JORDAN N Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,572.58 Date 06/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, TIMOTHY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,572.13 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKMAN, RICHARD S Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $58,572.07 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMEK, NICHOLE T Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $58,571.96 Date 10/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREIBER, SONDRA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $58,571.96 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMEDEO, FILOMENA L Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $58,571.94 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNELLY, MICHAEL P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,570.86 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERENZE, NICHOLAS P Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $58,570.32 Date 10/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEPRAH, TEDDY O Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $58,570.25 Date 06/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, ANDREW F Employer name City of Troy Amount $58,570.17 Date 02/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERMUDEZ, LYNN A Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $58,570.13 Date 10/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBLATT, AMANDA A Employer name Ulster County Amount $58,569.68 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILFUS, KELLY J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $58,569.42 Date 03/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARROS, CARLOS A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $58,569.37 Date 03/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, DANYELLE A Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $58,569.28 Date 07/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MATTHEW M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $58,569.23 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, JOHN J Employer name Town of Athens Amount $58,569.08 Date 10/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, DIANA L Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $58,569.04 Date 06/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, ANNEMARIE Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $58,568.77 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BOMBARD, JUSTIN M Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $58,568.49 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMPSEY, ESTELLE K Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 24 Amount $58,568.36 Date 09/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMAH, PAMELA L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $58,567.61 Date 01/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORMAN, DAVID S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,567.46 Date 03/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRUSI, CHARLES N Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $58,567.32 Date 07/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERRINGTON, SUSAN E Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $58,567.29 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTERSON, JOHN J Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $58,567.08 Date 05/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODWARD, MATTHEW R Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $58,566.98 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMEO, CINDY A Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $58,566.79 Date 03/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLVIN, JOAN C Employer name Department of State Amount $58,566.72 Date 01/15/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTEGA, KATRINA Y Employer name New York Public Library Amount $58,566.67 Date 05/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHICKLER, LEIGH Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $58,566.58 Date 10/13/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTLE, OLIVIA K Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $58,566.52 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, FRANCIS J Employer name Cornell University Amount $58,566.24 Date 02/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, ALISHA T Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $58,565.80 Date 05/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, SCOTT R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $58,565.45 Date 07/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARR, JANICE Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $58,565.16 Date 02/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIXON, BERNARD T Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $58,565.13 Date 05/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, LATONIA Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $58,565.09 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, LYNN A Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $58,564.96 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSS, WILLIAM A Employer name Education Department Amount $58,564.63 Date 06/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGNES, SANDRA I Employer name Education Department Amount $58,564.63 Date 03/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, GLORIA E Employer name Education Department Amount $58,564.63 Date 11/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOTA, LISA A Employer name Education Department Amount $58,564.63 Date 10/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORNICIK, JOSEPH M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $58,564.63 Date 10/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUDZINSKIY, MIKHAIL Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $58,564.63 Date 08/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLIVOS, ZORAIDA J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $58,564.63 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHPAYKHER, ALEXANDER Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $58,564.63 Date 01/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHVARTS, ZINOVIY Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $58,564.63 Date 12/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNELLER, NORMAN Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $58,564.63 Date 08/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORBI, RAHMAT Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $58,564.63 Date 05/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZYDEL, DAVID J Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $58,564.60 Date 10/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISE, LARRY A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $58,564.58 Date 07/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUCINO, NICHOLAS C Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $58,564.53 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DANIEL J Employer name Yates County Amount $58,564.33 Date 12/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System