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 MARKS, WENDY YE Employer name Department of Health Amount $56,606.26 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLI, SCOTT A Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $56,606.24 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANU, MOHAMED Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $56,606.12 Date 04/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, RYAN A Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $56,606.08 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC LEOD, JOHN A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $56,605.92 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINSON, KATHERINE K Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $56,605.87 Date 04/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALVIN, KATHLEEN Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $56,605.74 Date 01/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FRANCISCO, ROBERT J Employer name So Glens Falls CSD Amount $56,605.38 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLER, MELANIE L Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $56,605.00 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLIGRA, DIANE F Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $56,604.37 Date 01/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASZKIEWICZ, CRYSTAL B Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $56,604.36 Date 06/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNS, KEVIN A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $56,604.32 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, BRIAN T Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $56,604.16 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Hamilton County Amount $56,604.14 Date 04/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, BETH A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $56,604.02 Date 06/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, MATTHEW R Employer name Oneida County Amount $56,603.99 Date 03/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIOLA, JOCELYN M Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $56,603.83 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, KYLE R Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $56,603.17 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENE, FREDERICK Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $56,603.05 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CAROLYN L Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $56,602.45 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEETHA LOGANATHAN, POONGODI Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $56,602.32 Date 02/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSCO, WILLIAM G Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $56,602.24 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STENSON, KRISTOPHER D Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $56,602.10 Date 03/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWICK, JOHN P Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $56,601.94 Date 02/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORREY, MATTHEW G Employer name Chatham CSD Amount $56,601.94 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAIYAN, MISTY Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $56,601.93 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRICK, TIFFANY A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $56,601.82 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNIER, TERRY Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $56,601.65 Date 10/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALEY, DARIN J Employer name Clinton County Amount $56,601.47 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, SARAH J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $56,601.10 Date 12/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, STEPHANIE R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $56,600.89 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INNOCENT, BONNY Employer name Rockland County Amount $56,600.81 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, BRUNILDA Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $56,600.78 Date 02/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FYVIE, MICHAEL T Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $56,600.15 Date 05/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, JAMES D Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $56,599.89 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, KENNETH W Employer name Village of Castleton-On-Hudson Amount $56,599.59 Date 09/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FECHTER, DANIEL P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $56,599.56 Date 06/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIANO, STEPHANIE H Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,599.21 Date 03/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOYTOVICH, ROMAN Employer name Lewis County Amount $56,599.16 Date 12/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGNER, ELAINE M Employer name Town of Massena Amount $56,599.14 Date 09/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIMAKASKY, LINDA A Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $56,599.11 Date 03/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWLEY, RAYMOND E, JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $56,598.95 Date 06/30/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONNIELLO, THOMAS Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $56,598.89 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, RALPH A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $56,598.61 Date 12/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREZZO, SARAH K Employer name Jefferson County Amount $56,598.12 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCELLUS, WAYNE D Employer name Fulton County Amount $56,598.08 Date 02/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, REMIGIO P Employer name White Plains Housing Authority Amount $56,597.78 Date 06/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARNHAM, TIMOTHY D Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $56,597.40 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANFORD, MARCIA E Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $56,597.30 Date 05/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, TROY E Employer name Cortland County Amount $56,597.13 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELEK, EMIL A Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $56,597.10 Date 11/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKER, PATRICK J Employer name Chemung County Amount $56,597.07 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMETT, KEVIN J Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $56,596.76 Date 08/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, THOMAS V Employer name North Bellmore UFSD Amount $56,596.75 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIESLEWICZ, JASON J Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $56,596.56 Date 01/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTURA, VIRGINIA B Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $56,596.03 Date 01/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANSONE, CHRISTINE B Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $56,595.93 Date 09/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREMUTO, JERRY A Employer name Rockland County Amount $56,595.91 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELAM, KERRY A Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $56,595.63 Date 03/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOGLIA, RICHARD Employer name Albany County Amount $56,595.48 Date 04/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINCHER, KERRY L Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $56,595.34 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOF, JUSTIN S Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $56,595.34 Date 05/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETERSON, MATTHEW C Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $56,595.23 Date 12/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALCOLM, VENUS M Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $56,595.16 Date 11/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGGERTY, PATRICK D Employer name Southold Park District Amount $56,595.02 Date 09/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIACQUADIO, ANTHONY Employer name Briarcliff Manor UFSD Amount $56,595.01 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMEISTER, RUSSELL S Employer name Town of Shelby Amount $56,594.98 Date 12/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, MARIE CARMEL Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $56,594.88 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEAY, CYNTHIA D Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $56,594.74 Date 03/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, CHARLES D Employer name Webster CSD Amount $56,594.59 Date 06/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDKA, MARK D Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $56,594.43 Date 07/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIER, DAVID W Employer name City of Rochester Amount $56,594.16 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEONARD, ANDREW J Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $56,594.09 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSCH, EUGENE P Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $56,593.79 Date 10/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIDE-STEPHERSON, LENA J Employer name Monroe County Amount $56,593.53 Date 03/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMY, STEVE R Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $56,593.41 Date 06/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, SUSAN A Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $56,593.40 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINES, BARRY W Employer name Yates County Amount $56,593.35 Date 11/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, PHILOMINA M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $56,593.34 Date 04/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIGHTBOURNE, RAHSHAN Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $56,593.12 Date 05/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLIGAN, MICHAEL T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $56,592.73 Date 02/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSHIRAK, JOSHUA J Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $56,592.67 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, CHRISTINA A Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $56,592.41 Date 10/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLADD, MICHELLE M Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $56,592.30 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRILLOSE, MICHAEL P Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $56,592.24 Date 01/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYER, BRIAN C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $56,592.07 Date 05/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUOZITIS, MICHAEL R Employer name Broome County Amount $56,592.03 Date 01/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLE, AMANDA B Employer name Chemung County Amount $56,591.74 Date 06/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITENI, JEAN M Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $56,591.57 Date 01/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, KAREN L Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $56,591.55 Date 10/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, LIONEL A Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $56,591.30 Date 03/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHIOS, KALLIOPI M Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $56,591.19 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZILVA, STORI Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $56,591.17 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, PAMELA R Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $56,590.64 Date 02/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONIGAN, ALETA E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $56,590.62 Date 01/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLIGAN, JAMES K Employer name Orange County Amount $56,590.49 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, WILLIAM J Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,590.25 Date 09/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMES, JESSICA L Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,590.25 Date 04/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMERO, LUZ M Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,590.25 Date 12/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAFFENROTH, KIM M Employer name Orange County Amount $56,590.25 Date 11/28/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System