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 CRITELLI, DAVID J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $56,574.22 Date 01/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, CAROLYN Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $56,574.20 Date 01/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ-FUENTES, SAADIA Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $56,573.78 Date 03/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CESTERO, ELENA Employer name Cornell University Amount $56,573.76 Date 08/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPIEN, NICHOLAS J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,573.59 Date 11/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADONNA, MICHAEL J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $56,573.57 Date 11/28/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKWOOD, VICKY S Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $56,572.78 Date 09/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SISSON, WENDY S Employer name Livingston County Amount $56,572.60 Date 01/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISHART, DIANE L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $56,572.58 Date 06/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, WENDY S Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $56,572.32 Date 10/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, EDWARD E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $56,571.91 Date 01/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS-ANDUJAR, IRIS E Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $56,571.72 Date 03/20/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, ROBERT M Employer name City of Lockport Amount $56,571.64 Date 10/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENNER, CHERYL L Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $56,571.48 Date 10/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDRICKSON, MARY C Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $56,571.41 Date 01/31/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, TERRI-JO A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $56,571.19 Date 02/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNOCK, PATRICIA F Employer name Oswego County Amount $56,570.54 Date 01/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, ALICIA M Employer name Village of Palmyra Amount $56,570.50 Date 04/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AQUILA, FAITH H Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $56,570.50 Date 08/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NYE, MARILYN V Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $56,570.27 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARVIN, FRED A, III Employer name Steuben County Amount $56,570.19 Date 04/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KMIOTEK, CAROLYN PATRICIA Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $56,570.04 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACRINA, BRANDON A Employer name City of Little Falls Amount $56,570.03 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, DANIEL L Employer name Sullivan County Amount $56,569.74 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVORD, JENNIFER L Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $56,569.42 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, ELIZABETH T Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $56,569.35 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARBER-PECK, MARY J Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $56,569.18 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANNOTTI, TAMMARA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $56,569.18 Date 04/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJCIK, DONNA M Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $56,568.88 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, LISA A Employer name Boces-Oswego Amount $56,568.45 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AURIEMMA, NINA R Employer name Westchester County Amount $56,567.83 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARINO, JOHN R Employer name Westchester County Amount $56,567.83 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI IANNI, ELIZABETH Employer name Westchester County Amount $56,567.83 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANESH, VEDOWATIE Employer name Westchester County Amount $56,567.83 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, THANKACHEN M Employer name Westchester County Amount $56,567.83 Date 08/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, SHARONE M Employer name Westchester County Amount $56,567.83 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, APRIL A Employer name Westchester County Amount $56,567.83 Date 02/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATTS, DEBORAH C Employer name Westchester County Amount $56,567.83 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODY, LAURA JEAN Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $56,567.69 Date 10/27/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERO, JEANINE Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $56,567.60 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, MARY L Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $56,567.08 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZA, JOHN K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $56,567.03 Date 09/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASPARD, JEAN D Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $56,566.95 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, BRIAN K Employer name St Lawrence County Ida Amount $56,566.92 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, RICHARD A Employer name St Lawrence County Ida Amount $56,566.92 Date 02/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULCAHY, CYNTHIA L Employer name Warren County Amount $56,566.73 Date 01/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TYLER D Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $56,566.54 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, ROBERT N Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $56,566.46 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JORAWAR, LEKHRAM Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $56,566.41 Date 07/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAWLAK, MARLENE M Employer name Erie County Amount $56,565.66 Date 02/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLOYD, STEVEN F, SR Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $56,565.66 Date 07/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPPER, HAROLD J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $56,565.62 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, THOMAS R, JR Employer name Town of Islip Amount $56,565.44 Date 06/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACEY, FREDRICK S Employer name Broome County Amount $56,565.38 Date 07/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELTON, RODRICK D Employer name Oneida County Amount $56,565.14 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROCCIA, JILL M Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $56,564.97 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEAY, SHONDA S Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $56,563.93 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBARGE, JAMES E, JR Employer name Saratoga County Amount $56,563.63 Date 11/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, LAUREN E Employer name Greene County Amount $56,563.50 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHESE, JANET A Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $56,563.03 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, WILLIAM A Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $56,563.02 Date 12/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHIGAN, MICHAEL H Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $56,562.82 Date 09/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MALLEY, SEAN P Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $56,562.78 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, JAMES L, III Employer name Village of Spencerport Amount $56,562.74 Date 10/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREIBER, EILEEN E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $56,562.49 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANNUZZI, KAREN M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $56,562.41 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIACOMINO, ROCCO W, SR Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $56,562.27 Date 02/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDOZA, SILVIA R Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $56,562.24 Date 10/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, ROBERT E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $56,562.13 Date 08/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, MICHAEL T Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $56,562.03 Date 09/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYERS, MICHAEL E Employer name Ulster County Amount $56,561.90 Date 10/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORESTAL, ALIX Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $56,561.79 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURKEE, DEBORAH J Employer name Albany County Amount $56,561.58 Date 02/24/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, SCOTT E Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $56,561.57 Date 06/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, REGAN S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $56,561.33 Date 09/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, MARY ANN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $56,561.31 Date 11/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIE, PAUL R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $56,561.31 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANI, BRUNO A Employer name Westchester County Amount $56,561.18 Date 09/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACHEM, PETER M Employer name Warren County Amount $56,561.15 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, BARBARA L Employer name Middleburgh CSD Amount $56,561.15 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYAN, JESSICAH E Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $56,560.98 Date 05/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UTTER, COLBY B Employer name Westmoreland CSD Amount $56,560.84 Date 08/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDER, STEPHEN D Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $56,560.70 Date 04/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, SHAREE L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $56,560.66 Date 12/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOUHEY, JENNIFER Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $56,560.61 Date 01/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REARDON, JOHN C Employer name Fulton Housing Authority Amount $56,560.37 Date 09/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYER, DESLYN D Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $56,560.34 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLINO, ANGELO Employer name Franklin Square UFSD Amount $56,560.23 Date 12/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKOLAS, NICHOLAS Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $56,559.97 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYCKMAN, GAYLE M Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $56,559.86 Date 01/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, SALLY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $56,559.50 Date 05/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMATEER, KEVIN L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $56,559.36 Date 10/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYNIHAN, JEANNE Employer name Pleasantville UFSD Amount $56,559.36 Date 08/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARINA, VINCENT J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $56,559.27 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, WILLIAM R Employer name Oneida County Amount $56,558.98 Date 12/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALANO, GIUSEPPE Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $56,558.79 Date 05/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VOE, LINDA D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $56,558.71 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, HANS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,558.60 Date 02/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEERAN, JAMES T Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $56,558.45 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANAMAKER, TARA M Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $56,558.08 Date 04/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System