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 POSILLICO, MICHELE M Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $58,487.38 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, SALLY A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $58,487.36 Date 09/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSKUN, RIDVAN Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $58,487.30 Date 12/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLINGER, JOHN W Employer name Town of Ridgeway Amount $58,487.19 Date 09/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOFERRARA, GERALD Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $58,487.13 Date 03/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLANTE, CARLY M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $58,487.13 Date 07/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRASK, JAMES N Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $58,487.02 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALAJKO, KEVIN P Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $58,486.50 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLEY, JONAH M Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $58,486.42 Date 11/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, JASON L Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $58,485.61 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLANIGAN, KAREN A Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $58,485.31 Date 05/13/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARVIS, MARY R Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $58,485.19 Date 06/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATRICK, MICHAEL J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $58,485.09 Date 03/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARNS, FRANK A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $58,485.05 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUGER, CHRISTINE M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $58,484.95 Date 04/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUVER, MICHAEL A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $58,484.93 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENDALL, STEPHANIE J Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $58,484.92 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, CYNTHIA C Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $58,484.69 Date 12/25/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEICKE, MATTHEW A Employer name Village of Depew Amount $58,484.53 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAIANO, NICHOLAS A Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $58,484.43 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHMIEL, ANNA E Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $58,484.29 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINYON, MARY LOU Employer name Erie County Amount $58,484.15 Date 07/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VECCHIO, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $58,483.77 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JURUSIK, KATHERINE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $58,483.68 Date 01/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMING, AARON P Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $58,483.67 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVA, TERESA C Employer name New York Public Library Amount $58,483.59 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDWIG, ROBERT M Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $58,483.55 Date 04/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELY, DORIAN S Employer name Genesee County Amount $58,483.54 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABEL, LAURIE J Employer name Syracuse Reg Airport Auth Amount $58,483.50 Date 09/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANVIER, PIERRE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $58,483.46 Date 02/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETZ, RALPH D Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $58,483.16 Date 11/13/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFIN, JEFFREY D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $58,483.07 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINE, DENISE M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $58,482.99 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, KAREN S Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $58,482.63 Date 04/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANGELO, AMY L Employer name Wayne County Amount $58,482.61 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKIEWICZ, CAROLYN Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $58,482.45 Date 06/14/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORGIEVSKI, ROBERT Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,482.28 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELROD, PATRICIA B Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $58,482.22 Date 11/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, PATRICK F Employer name Town of Islip Amount $58,481.93 Date 09/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEATON, MARY C Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $58,481.48 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARLAND, WILLIE S Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $58,481.34 Date 02/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPELLUPO, FRANK J Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $58,481.22 Date 06/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWORTHY, LOUISE A Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $58,480.50 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNGREN, BEVERLY E Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $58,480.47 Date 11/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURDIE, WALTER C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,480.33 Date 11/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTUNE, JENNIFER A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $58,480.33 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, MARCY A Employer name Owego Apalachin CSD Amount $58,480.24 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINNER, CALVIN J Employer name Franklin County Amount $58,480.09 Date 05/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, GREG R Employer name Orleans County Amount $58,479.94 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, SUSAN T Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $58,479.89 Date 02/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAPIO, KEVIN P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,479.83 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, TIMOTHY J Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $58,479.73 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGENGAST, ROBIN L Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $58,479.25 Date 05/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROCKTON, ANDREA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $58,479.07 Date 08/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATERLE, SHEILA M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $58,478.86 Date 06/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, CHARLES H Employer name Yates County Amount $58,478.39 Date 06/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORRIS, LINDA M Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $58,478.16 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMBERT, KENDRA N Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $58,478.01 Date 08/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALY, CATHLEEN Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $58,477.49 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JASON C Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $58,477.31 Date 01/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPPOLO, GERALD J, JR Employer name Schoharie County Amount $58,477.25 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEX, BINOJ Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $58,476.79 Date 09/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACHIMI, NABIL Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $58,476.41 Date 03/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIZER-COOPER, VERNEAL E Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $58,476.33 Date 03/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LALIA, LORI D Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $58,476.13 Date 02/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABERDEEN, ALLAN V Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,475.93 Date 03/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARBER, HEATHER A Employer name Hamilton County Amount $58,475.76 Date 04/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMPEL, JENNIFER E Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $58,475.75 Date 04/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRAUF, TERESA A Employer name Essex County Amount $58,475.69 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASERAP, JANICE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,475.00 Date 09/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLONNA, DEBORAH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,475.00 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOBIANCO, PHYLLIS A Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $58,474.76 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNISON, MICHAEL J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $58,474.51 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, ROBERT D Employer name Village of South Glens Falls Amount $58,474.48 Date 08/29/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC KEON, RONALD W Employer name Dutchess County Amount $58,474.46 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANIERO, DAWN P Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $58,474.30 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JOSEPH E Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $58,474.29 Date 09/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, THOMAS J Employer name Clinton County Amount $58,474.19 Date 02/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, ADAM L Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $58,474.16 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALSTON, REGINA P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $58,474.00 Date 10/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, JAMES A Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $58,473.32 Date 01/18/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDIE, KEITH R Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $58,473.26 Date 07/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORCORAN, KAREN E Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $58,473.06 Date 09/27/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, AINSLEY A Employer name Albany County Amount $58,472.98 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOAGEL, WILLIAM R Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $58,472.68 Date 09/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, KATHERINE A Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $58,472.65 Date 12/27/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VORRARO, LISA M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $58,472.62 Date 07/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLKER, JO ANN Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $58,472.40 Date 02/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, DOUGLAS E Employer name Cayuga County Amount $58,472.28 Date 01/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOTHERINGHAM, KEITH D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,472.27 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOYAL, ANUBHA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,472.27 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGGE, MICHAEL A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,472.27 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDBAUER, ROBERT A, JR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,472.27 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIUMPA, JOSEPH A, II Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $58,472.08 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRITT, MELYNE C Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $58,471.42 Date 10/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATECHIS-ARGYROS, MARY Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $58,470.89 Date 05/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOW, EDWIN M Employer name Camden CSD Amount $58,470.80 Date 02/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALEMI, PAUL J Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $58,470.69 Date 04/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLON, NANCY A Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $58,470.63 Date 07/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, DORIS J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $58,470.34 Date 03/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System