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 URAL, GEORGE E Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $58,050.44 Date 08/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISS, ALICIA M Employer name Syracuse Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $58,049.91 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOVEL, JACQUELYN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,049.86 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, LINDA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,049.86 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, CATHY A Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $58,049.86 Date 12/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUBI, ANA C Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $58,049.54 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GNYP, KRZYSZTOF Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $58,049.40 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, JOEFFREY L Employer name Cornell University Amount $58,049.36 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSTIGLIONE, JOHN P Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $58,049.33 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, HEATHER J Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $58,049.31 Date 12/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUJDUR, VEDAD Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,049.22 Date 02/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANKUSKI, VINCENT J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $58,049.20 Date 02/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANGARI, APRIL A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $58,049.16 Date 10/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADMORE-LEWIS, SANDRA P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $58,048.90 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOFOLO, DONNA M Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $58,048.49 Date 04/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANDERA, THOMAS M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $58,048.47 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALPER, IRINA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $58,048.45 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHHABRA, TARA Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $58,048.44 Date 11/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIDGEFORD, JOSEPH E Employer name Albany County Amount $58,048.35 Date 03/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULEY, TIMOTHY M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,048.33 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, ORAL G Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $58,048.18 Date 05/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAPIA, MELISSA R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $58,048.03 Date 11/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLADE, SCOTT K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $58,047.90 Date 09/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, MING Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $58,047.38 Date 08/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMBLEY, TRAVIS J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $58,047.26 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMINGWAY, HAROLD F, JR Employer name Town of Salina Amount $58,047.15 Date 06/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMMIT, PATRICIA A Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $58,047.05 Date 06/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAES, PAMELA J Employer name Naples CSD Amount $58,046.50 Date 09/25/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYKO, ZORYANA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $58,046.33 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name USYK, JOSEPH A Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $58,046.13 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLIMEK, KEVIN W Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,046.03 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAN, ALLISON M Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $58,045.95 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTERSON, CHELSEY A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $58,045.76 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRISWOLD, DOUGLAS W Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $58,045.75 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STILES, GARY R Employer name Town of Massena Amount $58,045.41 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEPULVEDA, PHILLIP Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $58,045.34 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACHECO, ANGELO, II Employer name Fallsburg CSD Amount $58,044.84 Date 03/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSEN, ALEXANDRA C Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $58,044.41 Date 05/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, LINDA A Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $58,043.77 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEAL, ANGELA M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $58,043.62 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, DAVID C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $58,043.60 Date 12/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURY, WALTER H Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $58,043.58 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL-ABBATOY, JULIE A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $58,043.16 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EADDY, CHINUA E Employer name City of Utica Amount $58,042.97 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAVER, DANIEL M Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $58,042.83 Date 03/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LINDSKOOG, LYNN M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $58,042.71 Date 06/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURGEOIS, MARY ELLEN Employer name Division of State Police Amount $58,042.64 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORINO, HEATHER M Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $58,042.16 Date 04/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUSACK, WILLIAM C Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $58,042.04 Date 07/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAPPELLO, JOETTE F Employer name East Aurora UFSD Amount $58,042.00 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNAVALE, JUDITH M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $58,041.62 Date 11/29/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDD, MICHELE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $58,041.60 Date 06/25/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORPE-WHEELER, JUANITA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $58,041.07 Date 09/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLABELLA, KEVIN P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $58,040.50 Date 09/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MECHETTI, JUSTIN J Employer name Village of East Rochester Amount $58,040.46 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, KRISTIN L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $58,040.26 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEACH, BROOKS A Employer name Town of Erwin Amount $58,039.82 Date 12/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BELLIS, JOSEPH S Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $58,039.68 Date 11/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, CAROL L Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $58,039.39 Date 05/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUELI, SANDRA A Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $58,039.37 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, MARK W Employer name City of Middletown Amount $58,039.13 Date 01/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFORD, RONALD L Employer name Broome County Amount $58,038.97 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCK, LIZBETH A Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $58,038.97 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALUSHA, HOLLIE J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $58,038.94 Date 03/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGLETREE, RODNEY Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $58,038.92 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, PATRICIA L Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $58,038.87 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAGO, EDWARD T Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $58,038.27 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN HOLDERBEKE, EILEEN M Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $58,038.02 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLICHIO, MICHAEL A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $58,037.97 Date 11/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARMA, PAVAN Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $58,037.54 Date 10/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULAGA, SUSAN E Employer name Marlboro CSD Amount $58,037.28 Date 07/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKBURN, IAN R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $58,036.94 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYCIO, MOIRA E Employer name Erie County Amount $58,036.92 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRONE, JUDITH M Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $58,036.50 Date 02/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APONTE-MERCED, CARMEN L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $58,036.46 Date 09/18/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLDT, GAIL S Employer name City of Rochester Amount $58,036.46 Date 08/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNETT, CAROL R Employer name Environmental Facilities Corp. Amount $58,036.42 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLA, JAMES R Employer name Erie County Amount $58,036.25 Date 06/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWLAND, JAMES, III Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $58,036.20 Date 04/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLEK, WALTER J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,035.85 Date 12/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, RASHEEN T Employer name Bay Shore Fire District Amount $58,035.58 Date 03/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWORD, TRACI E Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $58,035.33 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, KENNETH J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $58,035.13 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, EDWARD J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $58,034.87 Date 10/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, JAMES A Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,034.75 Date 11/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOWER, MARY M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $58,034.52 Date 07/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC VAIGH, STACEY L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $58,034.41 Date 08/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUFRA, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Monroe County Amount $58,034.37 Date 12/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLS, COREY R Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $58,034.37 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PORTA, KATHLEEN A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $58,034.22 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONCEPCION, NATASHA Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $58,034.16 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODD, DEREK T Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $58,034.04 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, WANDA Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $58,034.04 Date 11/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, JEFFREY A Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $58,033.77 Date 01/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTZUR, MARK A Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $58,033.24 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRVING, JAMES C Employer name Town of Wheatfield Amount $58,032.94 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCKING, STEPHEN A Employer name Town of Pembroke Amount $58,032.02 Date 01/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEAD, JONATHAN C Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $58,031.71 Date 07/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, RAFAEL A, III Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $58,031.51 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKSON, NANCY M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $58,031.41 Date 06/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System