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 DAROCI, NICHOLAS Employer name Village of Ellenville Amount $57,167.88 Date 06/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTLE, SEAN P Employer name Village of Massena Amount $57,167.66 Date 06/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, ERIK S Employer name City of Rochester Amount $57,167.42 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHELI, JANET L Employer name Department of Health Amount $57,167.34 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIBAULT, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name City of Geneva Amount $57,167.24 Date 03/31/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCOBONO, FRANCIS A Employer name Genesee County Amount $57,167.17 Date 07/03/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOKER, COREY J Employer name Port Byron CSD Amount $57,167.10 Date 02/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, VIOLET MELISSA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $57,166.87 Date 04/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, DIANE Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $57,166.76 Date 01/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, BARBARA L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $57,166.75 Date 07/31/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, ROGER C Employer name Rockland County Amount $57,166.56 Date 04/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSMITH, MELISSA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $57,166.45 Date 08/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSAIN, KHALID Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $57,166.43 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, MELISSA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $57,166.39 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STINSON, MICHAEL A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $57,166.38 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, ANDREW M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $57,166.34 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRABAU, MATTHEW B Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $57,166.26 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYVILLE, LINDA M Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $57,165.74 Date 11/19/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GYDER, ALFONZO Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $57,165.67 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABARE, LANCE E, SR Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $57,165.66 Date 03/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, BRUCE E Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $57,165.52 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREUER, MARTIN B Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $57,165.29 Date 03/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUMOLO, MATTHEW T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $57,164.94 Date 03/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALRYMPLE, CONNIE D Employer name Norwich UFSD 1 Amount $57,164.91 Date 11/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNN, LINDA D Employer name Nassau County Amount $57,164.88 Date 02/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERBERG, JUSTIN R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $57,164.64 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWATCH, RAY J Employer name Ulster County Amount $57,164.55 Date 05/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIRADO, RUDOLFO A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $57,164.32 Date 02/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIELLA, GERALDINE M Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $57,163.86 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNY, TRACIE Employer name Schenectady County Amount $57,163.85 Date 07/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JADA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $57,163.80 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VRANKEN, SANDRA J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $57,163.74 Date 08/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, ANDREA L Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $57,163.73 Date 10/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARVEY, BETH ANN Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $57,163.69 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, BARBARA E Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $57,163.43 Date 02/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAUGHN, MATTHEW A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $57,163.34 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNER, ALTON L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $57,163.32 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSCH, PAUL J Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $57,163.21 Date 10/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHMOND, STACEY R Employer name Town of Canandaigua Amount $57,162.62 Date 05/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYKES, KIM M Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $57,162.06 Date 05/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZERNIAWSKI, JOHN M Employer name Village of Sea Cliff Amount $57,161.30 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, MICHAEL P Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $57,161.19 Date 04/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETTERIDGE, JENNIFER L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $57,161.15 Date 03/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARANSKY, MICHAEL L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $57,160.40 Date 07/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONTIERI, RYAN Employer name Village of Patchogue Amount $57,160.37 Date 02/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, TIMOTHY Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $57,160.23 Date 06/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALVO, ELAINE B Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $57,159.96 Date 03/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCOUX, NICOLE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $57,159.89 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHELE L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $57,159.89 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROTH, BRIGITTE H Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $57,159.89 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLAS, MYLES A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $57,159.89 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRADER, ERIN A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $57,159.89 Date 01/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKMANN, JAMES M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $57,159.64 Date 03/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMBLEE, BENJAMIN J Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $57,159.30 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, BRIAN T Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $57,159.18 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, BRIAN J Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $57,158.96 Date 05/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREW, DAWN D Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $57,158.59 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLIN, ANTAWON S Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $57,158.25 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURRESS, MELISSA A Employer name Cornell University Amount $57,156.87 Date 10/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GETMAN, MICHAEL F Employer name Otsego County Amount $57,156.84 Date 06/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROHS, TYLER C Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $57,156.75 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIRO, RICHARD A Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $57,156.72 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLLINS, TIMOTHY M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $57,156.50 Date 02/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTIERREZ, MARK T Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $57,156.05 Date 04/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESCH, ERIC J Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $57,155.96 Date 04/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIEHE, KYLE C Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $57,155.83 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINUM, SETH N Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $57,155.69 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIOR, JAMES F Employer name Oswego County Amount $57,155.63 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARP, RENA Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $57,155.00 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT-AQUINO, AMANDA N Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $57,154.91 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, BRYAN T Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $57,154.75 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGNOR, MELISSA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,154.72 Date 03/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNER, MATTHEW R Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $57,154.72 Date 01/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDS, JAMES V Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $57,154.66 Date 02/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, KRISTEN L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $57,154.66 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $57,154.29 Date 07/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $57,153.70 Date 05/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHMOND, LISA M Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $57,153.49 Date 08/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLBUT, DIANA L Employer name Education Department Amount $57,153.49 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, LOUIS J Employer name Erie County Amount $57,153.49 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOFF, FRANCIS C, JR Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $57,153.04 Date 01/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ANGELO, PHILLIP M Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $57,152.69 Date 03/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FEDORWICH, RENEE L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $57,151.88 Date 08/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, WALLACE T Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $57,151.70 Date 04/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDNER, GREGORY J Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $57,151.31 Date 08/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DELILAH Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $57,151.24 Date 03/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, CHELSEA C Employer name Department of Health Amount $57,151.22 Date 03/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUVIELLO, PAMELA S Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $57,150.40 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCKHURST, DUSTY R Employer name Schenectady County Amount $57,150.36 Date 10/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MEGAN T Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $57,150.29 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, DARDANELLA B Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $57,150.18 Date 11/28/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GICEWICZ, KATHLEEN A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $57,149.96 Date 09/24/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOSCANO, DONNA L Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $57,149.90 Date 06/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGORITO, PETER V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,148.90 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWLEY, TIMOTHY M Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $57,148.63 Date 07/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JOHNNIE L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $57,148.58 Date 01/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSONMOORE, KATHLEEN A Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $57,148.55 Date 04/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAOLUCCI, JOSEPH F, JR Employer name Education Department Amount $57,148.45 Date 08/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLOMBI, MICHAEL A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $57,148.42 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIESLIK, BRIAN T Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $57,148.10 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System