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 CALLERAME, JAMES L Employer name Town of Mendon Amount $56,323.75 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, HUA YONG J Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $56,323.39 Date 05/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISSEY, MICHAEL A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $56,323.39 Date 05/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNOZ, ANTHONY R Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $56,323.18 Date 02/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANASTASIA, JOHN J Employer name City of Olean Amount $56,323.15 Date 02/09/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLIN, SHIRLEY A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $56,322.48 Date 11/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTE, LAURA D Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $56,322.45 Date 09/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLADIS, WILLIAM M Employer name Town of Seneca Falls Amount $56,322.42 Date 11/10/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, CHRISTINA L Employer name Livingston County Amount $56,322.14 Date 03/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIAQUINTO, ANTHONY M Employer name City of Little Falls Amount $56,322.08 Date 11/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRAVATO, FREDRIC C Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $56,321.97 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCISCO, JOHN A Employer name Town of Busti Amount $56,321.95 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EISENHAUER, PATRICIA A Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $56,321.88 Date 11/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, DANIEL F Employer name Yates County Amount $56,321.05 Date 01/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESNIEWSKI, PATRICIA M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $56,320.62 Date 06/09/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, SHARELE L Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $56,320.48 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOUGH, MICHAEL L Employer name City of Troy Amount $56,320.48 Date 01/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STACY, JOSEPH E Employer name Tompkins County Amount $56,320.28 Date 02/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEASLEY, ROBBIN Y Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $56,320.17 Date 06/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, JAMES M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $56,320.14 Date 11/13/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGELAKIS, IRENE Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,320.08 Date 09/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGGIO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $56,319.36 Date 12/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOELJEUNE, YVRANGE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $56,319.33 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, JOHN H Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $56,319.16 Date 08/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYLENSKI, CAROLYN L Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $56,318.92 Date 10/31/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPETANOS, NICOLE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $56,318.71 Date 04/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LERMAN, ALAN Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,318.51 Date 10/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINARO, MATHEW E Employer name Town of Ulster Amount $56,318.38 Date 06/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJCIECHOWSKI, CRAIG B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $56,318.04 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, MICHAEL R Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $56,317.93 Date 07/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MABB, SCOTT A Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $56,317.89 Date 01/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DONALD, NORAH K Employer name Office For Technology Amount $56,317.81 Date 07/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULER, HENRY C, JR Employer name Broome County Amount $56,317.43 Date 05/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, BRUCE C Employer name Schoharie County Amount $56,317.35 Date 05/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLIN, PAUL G Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $56,317.21 Date 08/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUMAER, LANE R Employer name Orange County Amount $56,317.01 Date 03/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWDELL, BRIAN T Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $56,317.00 Date 12/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORIDO, JOHN F Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $56,316.92 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMMONS, DEBORAH M Employer name Plattsburgh City School Dist Amount $56,316.86 Date 07/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLERBA, RICHARD S Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $56,316.77 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEYI, TADELE B Employer name Rockland County Amount $56,316.76 Date 05/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDARELLI, DAVID M Employer name Upper Mohawk Valley Water Bd Amount $56,316.25 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGKINSON, NANCY M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $56,315.86 Date 04/02/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GILL, EBONY M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $56,315.74 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREMONT, DEBRA J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $56,315.68 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANNETTI, JOHN Employer name Monroe County Amount $56,315.66 Date 09/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRIER, BRIAN A Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $56,315.64 Date 04/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMBRY, NATACHA G Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $56,315.52 Date 06/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADLIN, JOHN M Employer name Village of Sackets Harbor Amount $56,315.52 Date 10/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOELLER, WAYNE R Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $56,315.40 Date 09/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMBT, SHAWN F Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $56,315.40 Date 06/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHESEBRO, PAMELA L Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $56,315.40 Date 03/22/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, ERIC L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $56,315.29 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COAKLEY, BENJAMIN M Employer name Town of Ithaca Amount $56,315.20 Date 04/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, KRISTEN Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $56,315.06 Date 06/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'REILLY, EUGENE T Employer name Copake-Taconic Hills CSD Amount $56,315.02 Date 03/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUSTVIG, ERIC Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $56,314.84 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACEY, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $56,314.73 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EURIE, ELIJAH J Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $56,314.57 Date 07/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVEMBRE, VIOLY Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $56,314.48 Date 11/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUIE, GWENDOLYN T Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $56,314.42 Date 12/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUASP, FRANCISCO Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $56,313.71 Date 11/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, AMANDA J Employer name Jefferson County Amount $56,313.60 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMS, STEVEN D Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $56,313.57 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUQUETTE, TRACY Employer name Clinton County Amount $56,312.85 Date 06/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASTA, ELIZABETH Employer name Westbury Mem Public Library Amount $56,312.83 Date 03/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOUTENBURGH, DAVID W Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $56,312.52 Date 01/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAVUOTO, FRED Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $56,312.32 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEPFER, MICHAEL E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $56,312.20 Date 12/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, JODY L Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $56,311.99 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPPER, WAYNE R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $56,311.96 Date 01/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCHETTI, CAROLYN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,311.94 Date 12/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMBLEY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $56,311.92 Date 05/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, EUGENIA E Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $56,311.81 Date 08/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATHROP, CAYLA Employer name Wyoming County Amount $56,311.79 Date 07/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEAL, SANDY Y Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $56,311.40 Date 08/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYNARD, FREDERICK L Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $56,310.79 Date 11/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEIGER, ERIC J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $56,310.54 Date 11/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, MARIO M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $56,310.47 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERT, LYNDA J Employer name Elmira Childrens Services Amount $56,310.30 Date 03/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, SAMUEL P Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $56,310.11 Date 11/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASER, BRIAN D Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $56,309.99 Date 10/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIARETTI, ANTHONY R Employer name Town of Walworth Amount $56,309.96 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDLEY, DELORES A Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $56,309.91 Date 04/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYER, WENDY Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $56,309.90 Date 10/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, PATRICK W Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $56,309.73 Date 01/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIS, CAROL A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $56,309.66 Date 09/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CSIZMAR, DORISANN SQUEAK Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $56,309.66 Date 01/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOMMEL, AIMEE M Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $56,309.66 Date 10/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASZMER, GREGG S Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $56,309.66 Date 05/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELL VENERI, MICHAEL J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $56,309.66 Date 06/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTYSKO, DEBORAH A Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $56,309.66 Date 03/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, MARY E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $56,309.66 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDBERG, JULES M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $56,309.66 Date 08/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, SUSAN Employer name Department of Law Amount $56,309.66 Date 01/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPENOS, JOSEPH Employer name Department of Law Amount $56,309.66 Date 07/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWSON, TROIKA E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $56,309.66 Date 04/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DUZER, DAWN M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $56,309.66 Date 09/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITTEN, MICHAEL L Employer name Education Department Amount $56,309.66 Date 02/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULETT, JOHN M Employer name Education Department Amount $56,309.66 Date 08/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System