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 TESSONO, NOSTA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $56,113.43 Date 06/05/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAWLEY, KATHLEEN M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $56,113.40 Date 12/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPANN, MAUREEN B Employer name Cortland County Amount $56,113.22 Date 09/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVERT, ROBIN E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $56,113.18 Date 08/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNKE, JANET A Employer name Irvington UFSD Amount $56,112.98 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOSHIDA, MASAKO Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $56,112.66 Date 09/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULLO, JESSICA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,112.30 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, FERNANDO Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $56,111.59 Date 10/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGUAL, LORI A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $56,111.52 Date 10/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUNE, MARCUS T Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $56,111.43 Date 02/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOLDOWSKI, ABBY L Employer name Natural Heritage Trust Amount $56,111.42 Date 02/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, LAURA Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $56,111.34 Date 03/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NILES, LAURA L Employer name Mohawk Valley Child Youth Serv Amount $56,111.32 Date 06/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMERARO, KAREN M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $56,111.14 Date 01/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOKOLOWSKI, PAUL J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,111.05 Date 05/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROYS, LYNETTE R Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $56,111.02 Date 07/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUCZYNSKI, MATTHEW R Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $56,110.96 Date 10/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTAR, MIRABELLE Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $56,110.95 Date 07/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REBERHOLT, GREGORY A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $56,110.87 Date 07/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CALL, BRENDA Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,110.79 Date 02/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGGINS, ALFREDA Employer name Office For The Aging Amount $56,110.64 Date 10/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCE, SANDRA E Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $56,110.64 Date 12/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, NATHAN L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $56,110.59 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUBER, ROSEMARY A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,110.44 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORINGTON, SHERRY L Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $56,110.40 Date 10/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERRITY, MARY L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,110.38 Date 03/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN NOSTRAND, ROBERT F, II Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $56,110.26 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTRY, MICHELLE M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $56,110.04 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDAK, PAUL I Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $56,109.50 Date 04/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIBBINS, KATHERINE R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $56,109.26 Date 06/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEIERS, JUSTIN R Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $56,109.21 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REUMAN, LEANNE M Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $56,109.20 Date 05/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, RICHARD A Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $56,109.17 Date 07/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSAY, ELLEN T Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $56,108.87 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LALONDE, BARBARA A Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $56,108.85 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALEY, SEAN M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $56,108.77 Date 11/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, KEVIN P Employer name Department of Health Amount $56,108.71 Date 06/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNELL, THOMAS P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,108.59 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAYKIN, MIMI L Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $56,108.48 Date 08/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITEO, BRANDON Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $56,108.40 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERNLE, CHRISTINE A Employer name Churchville-Chili CSD Amount $56,108.37 Date 03/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, BENJAMIN G Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $56,108.34 Date 11/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHINYOUNG, DONNA M Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $56,108.34 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOEPEL, GLENN B Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $56,108.18 Date 03/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITT, KRISTIN D Employer name Port Jefferson UFSD Amount $56,107.99 Date 01/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST JEAN, WADLER Employer name Education Department Amount $56,107.95 Date 10/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUZDEY, ANNETTE Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $56,107.82 Date 05/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIRAINO, LAURA D Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $56,107.55 Date 01/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $56,107.49 Date 02/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREANEY, CARMELA C Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $56,107.48 Date 11/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTIMORE, JOSEPHINE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $56,107.26 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTRANGELO, ANDREW A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $56,106.96 Date 03/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAHMER, ROSEMARIE Employer name Erie County Amount $56,106.48 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKALL, TASHIA A Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $56,106.44 Date 08/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYRACUSE, ANTHONY J Employer name Erie County Amount $56,106.24 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASTLEY, THOMAS J Employer name Jefferson County Amount $56,106.24 Date 04/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIELE, JOSEPH M Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $56,106.00 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUHN, MICHAEL J Employer name Spackenkill UFSD Amount $56,105.70 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIERNEY, MARILYN B Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $56,105.66 Date 10/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNELLY, EILEEN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,105.54 Date 07/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGIERO, VINCENT E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $56,105.30 Date 04/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYTEL, DEBORAH A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $56,105.07 Date 01/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JEFFREY S Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $56,105.03 Date 07/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOZZARO, CINDY E Employer name Erie County Amount $56,105.00 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, MICHAEL D Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $56,104.92 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUFELT, MARY M Employer name Office NYS Inspector General Amount $56,104.39 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFEIFFER, RALPH Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $56,104.28 Date 04/14/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANZALONE, MARIA A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $56,104.23 Date 11/21/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIED, JONATHAN P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $56,104.20 Date 05/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COGSWELL, MICHAEL L Employer name Chenango County Amount $56,103.98 Date 09/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORIO, CAROL A Employer name Elmsford UFSD Amount $56,103.75 Date 09/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, SUSANNAH L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $56,103.57 Date 07/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, DIANE W Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $56,103.55 Date 10/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIERCZEK, MARY P Employer name Niagara County Amount $56,103.48 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, MAUREEN Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $56,103.10 Date 03/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GAHEY, KATHLEEN M Employer name Holland Patent CSD Amount $56,103.00 Date 03/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAROLDA, ROBERT Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,102.93 Date 07/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VECCHIA, ANTHONY D Employer name Blind Brook-Rye UFSD Amount $56,102.88 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, STEPHANIE P Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $56,102.80 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOMOROWSKI, LINDA Employer name Bellmore UFSD Amount $56,102.76 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMERON, CECILE E Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $56,102.67 Date 12/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SASS, KELLY J Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $56,102.62 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ELWAIN, TODD M Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $56,102.58 Date 04/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLON, JEFFREY S Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $56,102.15 Date 01/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, MEGAN L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $56,102.05 Date 03/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELKNAP, BRIAN C Employer name Edmeston CSD Amount $56,102.01 Date 04/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCK, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $56,101.99 Date 06/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, KYLE H Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $56,101.99 Date 04/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONDARENKO, DENIS Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $56,101.99 Date 05/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRESCIONE, JOHN F Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $56,101.85 Date 03/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGLIARDY, RICHARD D Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $56,101.84 Date 02/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRYAN, KATHLEEN M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $56,101.66 Date 11/07/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, NANCY A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $56,101.62 Date 09/23/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROSCKO, JOSEPH A, SR Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $56,101.57 Date 08/17/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCERRI, STARR T Employer name East Quogue UFSD Amount $56,101.55 Date 01/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLAN, BRENDAN A Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $56,101.41 Date 05/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMICCUCI, LINDA M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $56,101.24 Date 03/30/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKLEY, AMBER J Employer name Ulster County Amount $56,101.19 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, CASSANDRA Employer name Monroe County Amount $56,100.73 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, ANDREW L Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $56,100.69 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System