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 SANTIAGO, SERGIO E Employer name Schenectady County Amount $57,110.35 Date 01/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLEAKIS, JOHN T Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $57,110.31 Date 04/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSCARELLA, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $57,109.89 Date 08/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENDELL, CHESTER I, III Employer name Berlin CSD Amount $57,109.71 Date 08/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLDENBURG, DIANE E Employer name Oswego County Amount $57,108.95 Date 06/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNIER, MARIA D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $57,108.55 Date 01/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMICO, MARC V Employer name Monroe County Amount $57,108.24 Date 06/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, BELLE M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $57,108.21 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RETTIG, VALERIE A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $57,108.09 Date 06/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORISCO, PATRICE F Employer name East Williston UFSD Amount $57,108.03 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLINA, JOHN F Employer name Erie County Amount $57,108.02 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVISON, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Nassau County Amount $57,107.98 Date 08/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI FULVIO, DOMINICK J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $57,107.62 Date 04/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, YVES Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $57,107.50 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, JASON G Employer name Steuben County Amount $57,107.48 Date 02/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCKNIGHT, JOANNE J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,107.03 Date 02/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, HEIDI E Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $57,106.41 Date 01/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASKINS, JANE C Employer name Essex County Amount $57,106.12 Date 03/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAMOND, MATTHEW J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $57,105.50 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROEHLICH, SARAH L Employer name Lewis County Amount $57,104.92 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYCE, STEPHANIE J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $57,104.75 Date 12/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONS, JEREMY J Employer name Warren County Amount $57,104.68 Date 03/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLATT, TRAVIS L Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $57,104.57 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATTA, PATRICIA R Employer name Village of Newark Amount $57,104.24 Date 09/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSCARDINI, CARLOS Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $57,103.91 Date 02/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABIA, KIMBERLY L Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $57,103.71 Date 11/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGRAM, MARCUS J Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $57,103.41 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, SHARI J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $57,103.26 Date 11/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, THOMAS Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $57,103.20 Date 10/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, ROSS Y Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $57,103.20 Date 08/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORBES, CLARA A Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $57,103.17 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERANTE, JONATHAN T Employer name City of Hudson Amount $57,103.17 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WENTZ, ROCCO J Employer name Village of Port Jefferson Amount $57,103.07 Date 04/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOHMER, RACHEL A Employer name Allegany St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $57,103.04 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRAKER, WILLIAM C Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $57,103.03 Date 11/14/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, TALLY N Employer name Ulster County Amount $57,102.99 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORSACK, TYLER W Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $57,102.95 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANACORE, JOSEPH L Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $57,102.80 Date 03/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, STEVEN D Employer name Ellenville CSD Amount $57,102.67 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, ROBERT A Employer name Mt Sinai UFSD Amount $57,102.58 Date 08/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLISE, AMY J Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $57,102.29 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINO, FRANK Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $57,102.19 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLKMEYER, JAMES R Employer name Town of Cambria Amount $57,101.95 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLMAN, LORI A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $57,101.85 Date 07/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNIGAN, TREVOR W Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $57,101.69 Date 05/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, CESAR F Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $57,100.93 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEK, KAREN Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $57,100.44 Date 09/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUEHL, DANIEL T Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $57,099.96 Date 01/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLUTOW, WILLIAM F, JR Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $57,099.84 Date 06/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, MARY BETH Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $57,099.62 Date 08/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAZALSKI, DEBRA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,099.56 Date 03/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ENANEY, EDWIN J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $57,099.52 Date 09/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIRK, JAMES E Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $57,099.23 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOHS, GREGG R Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $57,099.22 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREL, HENRY A Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $57,099.12 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYUBOMUDROVA, ALLA Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $57,099.09 Date 06/27/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWACKI, DONNA M Employer name Niagara County Amount $57,098.95 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNEBAKER, KELLY A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $57,098.82 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEOGHEGAN, MAURA T Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $57,098.44 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAFULKO, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Erie County Amount $57,098.23 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALFAMO, ANTHONY J Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $57,098.21 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OSGOOD, CHERYL E Employer name Education Department Amount $57,098.12 Date 10/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST ONGE, PAUL M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $57,097.97 Date 03/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, ADAM M Employer name City of Troy Amount $57,097.90 Date 02/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AUDETTE, RONNIE E Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $57,096.88 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, JODI Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $57,096.60 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, PETER P Employer name Cornell University Amount $57,096.30 Date 03/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORREA, JOSE L Employer name Wyoming County Amount $57,096.09 Date 10/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, SUMA Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $57,096.07 Date 10/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, KEITH H Employer name City of Troy Amount $57,095.86 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, JENNY Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $57,095.62 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLANTINE, MARY ELLEN Employer name Village of Hastings-On-Hudson Amount $57,095.62 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARANO, THOMAS F Employer name Office of General Services Amount $57,095.49 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, HEATHER Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,095.45 Date 02/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLDATO, PATRICIA A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $57,095.00 Date 12/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANSBURG, CHARLES I Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $57,094.73 Date 06/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUNG, HEIDI M Employer name Town of Gates Amount $57,094.62 Date 07/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREIGHTON, WENDY Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $57,094.61 Date 04/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALARNEAU, AMY B Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $57,094.34 Date 06/27/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURKEL, CRAIG S Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $57,094.27 Date 09/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THREEHOUSE, KYLE M Employer name City of Olean Amount $57,093.89 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZAK, EDWARD M Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $57,093.24 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAILLEY, JOHN F Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $57,093.06 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLS, TERRI L Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $57,093.04 Date 10/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, DANIEL P Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $57,092.77 Date 06/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECO, SHANNON C Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $57,092.77 Date 08/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGAN, KAREN B Employer name Broadalbin-Perth CSD Amount $57,092.54 Date 06/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, SONJA F Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $57,092.44 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLAND, MARY KATE Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $57,092.33 Date 06/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIN, SCOTT J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $57,092.32 Date 07/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLETTE, MICHAEL A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $57,092.30 Date 08/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, CHRISTOPHER I Employer name Town of Canandaigua Amount $57,092.30 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRE, RICHARD L, II Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $57,092.26 Date 08/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERGA, BARBARA A Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $57,091.74 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWARD, MICHELLE R Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $57,091.70 Date 09/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUDDUTH, RUBY Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $57,091.63 Date 09/08/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STICKLES-NELSON, GEORGETTE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,091.60 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, MATTHEW P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $57,091.52 Date 09/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULVEY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $57,091.41 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRING, MICHAEL A Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $57,091.31 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System