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 PRUSKI, MICHAEL Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $57,091.27 Date 10/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGUJJA, MARY Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $57,090.98 Date 11/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GECEVICH, DAWN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,090.93 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, JUSTIN SJ Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $57,090.66 Date 12/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVES, ALIVIO R Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $57,090.57 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, THERESA A Employer name Westchester County Amount $57,090.40 Date 05/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, JUANNE K Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $57,090.23 Date 08/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMAN, MD FARUQUE U Employer name Cornell University Amount $57,090.12 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, DANIEL J Employer name Onondaga Co Res Rec Agcy Amount $57,090.12 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, RYAN J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $57,089.78 Date 10/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKACZYN, MIRO M Employer name Westchester County Amount $57,089.38 Date 05/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANTZ, KARIN P Employer name Cornell University Amount $57,089.37 Date 03/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANUTE, JACQUELINE L Employer name Livingston County Amount $57,089.23 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, EDDIE A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $57,089.19 Date 11/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWSOME, MARELLA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $57,088.76 Date 02/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARIKARI, EDEN-KARI Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $57,088.73 Date 06/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, PATRICIA E Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $57,088.64 Date 01/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, THOMAS V Employer name Plainview Old Bethpage Pub Lib Amount $57,088.55 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUSSIER, RUSSELL J Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $57,088.38 Date 09/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, PATRICK L Employer name Town of Ridgeway Amount $57,088.07 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYNDOCK, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Walworth Amount $57,088.06 Date 01/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEPSELL, JAMES W Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $57,088.02 Date 04/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACCA, DAVID J Employer name Town of Waterloo Amount $57,088.00 Date 09/15/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARMASTER, DAVID C Employer name Marion CSD Amount $57,088.00 Date 07/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVARRO, EILEEN Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $57,087.95 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, MATTHEW H Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $57,087.87 Date 05/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, NANCY R Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $57,087.67 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDRON, CHRISTA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,087.54 Date 09/11/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORENZ, MIKE R Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $57,087.35 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAN, YUEN SHAN Employer name Onteora CSD at Boiceville Amount $57,087.25 Date 07/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONEZ, LYNDA S Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $57,087.20 Date 09/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMUTZLER, LAILA Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $57,086.91 Date 12/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOOS, MICHAEL T Employer name Cornell University Amount $57,086.72 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELMS, FAITH A Employer name Town of Newcomb Amount $57,086.50 Date 07/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAYLY, KENNETH N Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $57,086.38 Date 10/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, STACEY J Employer name City of Kingston Amount $57,086.26 Date 06/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNER, KRISTEN P Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $57,086.06 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIESENBERGER, PHILIPP J Employer name Town of Naples Amount $57,086.04 Date 01/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, DAWN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $57,085.95 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIPER, PATRICIA M Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $57,085.90 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIN, JOHN C Employer name Nassau County Amount $57,085.81 Date 07/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOLUKOS, KEITH J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $57,085.56 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, JESSICA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,085.41 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, MICHELE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,085.41 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, BONNY J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,085.41 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANIF, TALESHA R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,085.41 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MFOAFO, GLADYS A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,085.41 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINELLA, JEFF L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,085.41 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANNER, MICHAEL D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,085.41 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $57,085.30 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDD, WILLIAM C Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $57,084.90 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUSZACK, GERALD A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,084.51 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, MONICA J Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $57,084.49 Date 09/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAULIEU, JOHN R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $57,084.41 Date 09/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILWORTH, JASON O Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $57,084.01 Date 09/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFFERTY, LAURA L Employer name Cairo-Durham CSD Amount $57,083.80 Date 11/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORCH PERRY, JOANNE Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $57,083.70 Date 01/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTABARBARA, DOMENICO J Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $57,083.21 Date 09/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUDLEY, BRIAN S Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $57,082.94 Date 07/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDVED, KENNETH D Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $57,082.94 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, TASMAN ST A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $57,082.94 Date 11/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUED, JESSICA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $57,082.88 Date 12/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHROEDER, DOUGLAS E Employer name Cassadaga Valley CSD Amount $57,082.78 Date 03/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUST, JUDY A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $57,082.47 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOORNBECK, GREGORY S Employer name Village of Walden Amount $57,082.39 Date 08/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, JOSEPH M Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $57,082.39 Date 10/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ORMAN, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $57,082.07 Date 02/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLDISTON, CAROLYN M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $57,081.60 Date 08/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSCO, ANGELA Employer name Oyster Bay Housing Authority Amount $57,081.54 Date 08/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALONE, ELEANOR Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $57,081.51 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESCE, DONNA L Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $57,081.47 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINKIEWICZ, KATHLEEN Employer name South Seneca CSD Amount $57,081.08 Date 09/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, WILLIAM M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $57,080.63 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, NINA Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $57,080.48 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINA, DARIEN E Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $57,080.22 Date 12/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAOLINI, MARY LOU Employer name New City Library Amount $57,079.99 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIELKE, KENNETH R Employer name Cheektowaga-Sloan UFSD Amount $57,079.88 Date 06/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, DANIEL J Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $57,079.76 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCDERMOTT, JAMES W Employer name Town of Pompey Amount $57,079.74 Date 05/15/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COY, PATRICK D Employer name Town of Cambria Amount $57,079.62 Date 04/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, LISA A Employer name Department of Law Amount $57,079.60 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINEFIERD, JOSEPH R Employer name Town of Clay Amount $57,079.33 Date 02/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILNER, RASHEEN L Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $57,079.24 Date 03/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGLETON, SANDRA Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $57,079.14 Date 11/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONFORTI, STEPHEN J Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $57,079.01 Date 08/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEST, ROBERT R Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $57,078.56 Date 08/02/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGOLD, NICHOLAS D Employer name Orange County Amount $57,078.41 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TATAVITTO, SHARON A Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $57,077.99 Date 10/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSTEN, JAMES R, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $57,077.80 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVI, MERAV Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $57,077.54 Date 04/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPONZA, FRANK B Employer name Town of Southold Amount $57,077.50 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SETH, GREGORY M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $57,077.05 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REUSS, JOHN S, III Employer name Town of Thompson Amount $57,076.83 Date 01/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, RICHARD J Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $57,075.96 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUOZZO, ANDREW Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $57,075.70 Date 07/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOON, ALEXANDER W Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $57,075.59 Date 04/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSA, ZACKARY J Employer name City of Albany Amount $57,075.52 Date 06/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARGALIS, EDWARD J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,075.51 Date 04/26/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADDOTTA, JENNIFER L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $57,075.38 Date 03/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, ROBERTO C Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $57,074.60 Date 12/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System