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 ALBER, JANICE R Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $56,229.60 Date 12/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENISCHEK, NICOLAS J Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $56,229.53 Date 02/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, JOHN R Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $56,229.24 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPP, JEFFREY S Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $56,229.24 Date 09/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERRY, PAULA D Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $56,229.16 Date 12/11/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPHAM, MARY A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $56,229.04 Date 08/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANIK, MITCHELL S Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $56,228.67 Date 01/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, GAIL B Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $56,228.65 Date 09/12/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, PATRICK J Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $56,228.50 Date 10/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEELEY, JOEL Employer name Ulster County Amount $56,228.28 Date 08/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAITLAND, ENOS H Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $56,228.15 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE MOINE, TIMOTHY J Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $56,227.98 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, DERRICK A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $56,227.81 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTOLA, RONALD H Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $56,227.60 Date 07/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELLANO, BLANCHE S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $56,227.50 Date 07/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERBY, WARREN L Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $56,227.40 Date 04/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESETAR, MEGHAN L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $56,227.25 Date 01/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARASH, WILLIAM S Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $56,227.23 Date 09/21/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITBECK, ROBERT J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $56,227.01 Date 12/31/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JOYCE A Employer name Broome County Amount $56,226.95 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBLIN, SUSAN K Employer name Broome County Amount $56,226.74 Date 08/11/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, BRANDON S Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $56,226.41 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTFALL, WILLIAM A Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $56,226.00 Date 01/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, GARY E, JR Employer name City of Troy Amount $56,225.98 Date 04/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINNIGAN, MARY E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $56,225.89 Date 07/05/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEIFKE, ANDREW J Employer name Oswego County Amount $56,225.84 Date 11/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDO, JOANN R Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $56,225.84 Date 11/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, ADRINA A Employer name Rotterdam Mohonasen CSD Amount $56,225.81 Date 01/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GJELAJ, PETER Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $56,225.74 Date 04/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUROPYATNIKOV, SERGIY Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $56,225.71 Date 11/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEPE, JOHN D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $56,225.62 Date 11/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRASOWSKI, RYSZARD Employer name Hampton Bays UFSD Amount $56,225.40 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYES, BENJAMIN J Employer name Livingston County Amount $56,225.12 Date 10/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIOTTA, JANICE L Employer name Cornell University Amount $56,225.10 Date 10/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNING, MATTHEW Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $56,224.85 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHRENDS, MARK T Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $56,224.55 Date 01/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JENNIFER K P Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $56,224.49 Date 03/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLACCO, JAMES M Employer name City of Kingston Amount $56,224.49 Date 08/15/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCAMPONE, SALVATORE A Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $56,224.07 Date 10/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIKOLESKI, JAMES W Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $56,223.88 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNATA, KENNETH J Employer name Village of Kenmore Amount $56,223.84 Date 04/07/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROCCIA, JOHANNAH Employer name Chemung County Amount $56,223.78 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, DEBORAH J Employer name Village of West Carthage Amount $56,223.71 Date 11/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAILLANCOURT, RACHEL M Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $56,223.65 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELIA, MICHAEL S Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $56,223.45 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVELLINO, MATTHEW J Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $56,223.17 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTSON, ROBERT D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $56,222.96 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLTEANU, IRINA C Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $56,222.90 Date 10/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINACCIO, JOHN A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $56,222.66 Date 01/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNBECK, DAVID R Employer name Village of Delhi Amount $56,222.66 Date 11/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTHINGER, PATRICK D Employer name Schenectady County Amount $56,222.57 Date 10/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST.LOUIS, WAKEYTA L Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $56,222.34 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, ANNETTE R Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,221.72 Date 04/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGGS, CHRISTINE M Employer name Erie County Amount $56,221.71 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGER, ELLWOOD S Employer name Copake-Taconic Hills CSD Amount $56,221.52 Date 01/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, SYDJEA S Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $56,221.27 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELETA, JULIE A Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $56,220.87 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $56,220.25 Date 10/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMEL-SIMMONS, MICHAEL S Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $56,220.20 Date 07/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, PATRICIA E Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $56,220.18 Date 07/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRUBLE, ANGELA M Employer name Cornell University Amount $56,220.12 Date 02/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILBER, SAMUEL L Employer name Town of Woodstock Amount $56,219.80 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELKE, JOHN Employer name Honeoye Falls-Lima CSD Amount $56,219.69 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUTO, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $56,219.64 Date 03/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORLEW, KIMBERLY A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $56,219.42 Date 07/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, TINA A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $56,219.35 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERCK, JOHN D Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $56,219.19 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNNELL, BRIAN K Employer name Village of Williston Park Amount $56,219.16 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTABARBARA, HOLLY Employer name Albany County Amount $56,217.74 Date 11/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICINOWSKI, MARY H Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $56,217.74 Date 05/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBRZANSKI, HENRY J Employer name Village of Angola Amount $56,217.67 Date 05/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTUORI, THOMAS F Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $56,217.58 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPROUSE, WALTER T Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $56,217.14 Date 04/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLINGHAM, FAY M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $56,216.87 Date 10/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, JACQUELYN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $56,216.85 Date 03/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGWELL, KELLYANN Y Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $56,216.48 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, RICH J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $56,216.48 Date 07/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENWARE, CINDY L Employer name Clinton County Amount $56,216.43 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REAKES, RANDALL S Employer name Chenango County Amount $56,216.20 Date 04/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, JULIE R Employer name Jefferson County Amount $56,216.20 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANNER, SUSAN J Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $56,216.20 Date 09/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, ROBERT L Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $56,216.03 Date 02/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANKER, CURTIS A Employer name Broome County Amount $56,215.76 Date 10/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOSEWORTHY, RHEA LYNN Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $56,215.60 Date 12/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, JULIO C Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $56,215.50 Date 09/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGELO, JOHN P Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $56,215.48 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODSKY, JO-ANN Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $56,215.25 Date 01/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, YANQING Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $56,214.97 Date 04/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, MARK D Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $56,214.90 Date 03/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, CRISTOPHER A Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $56,214.85 Date 07/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, BRIAN D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $56,214.84 Date 03/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUERST, CHARLES F Employer name Village of Lattingtown Amount $56,214.54 Date 05/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENCK, STEPHEN T Employer name Greene County Amount $56,214.28 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERLWEIN, AUSTIN J Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $56,214.20 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CILIBERTO, RUTH ANN Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $56,214.17 Date 03/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRANT, NEIL P Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $56,214.07 Date 08/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENYON, FREDERICK N Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $56,214.06 Date 03/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, ANN MARIE T Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $56,213.78 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, KAITLYN J Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $56,213.78 Date 06/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALKER, PAUL D Employer name Hudson City School Dist Amount $56,213.71 Date 05/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System