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 CHEATOM, RENEE D Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $56,083.61 Date 07/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMITINO, RALPH J Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $56,083.42 Date 12/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, TIMOTHY J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $56,083.18 Date 06/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESBITT, LAURA C Employer name Monroe County Amount $56,082.87 Date 01/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAULIEU, RACHEL Y Employer name Delaware County Amount $56,082.72 Date 11/07/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDDINGER, ZACHARY R Employer name Town of Gorham Amount $56,082.40 Date 11/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILEK, WARREN J Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $56,082.32 Date 09/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTRELLA, MARC Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $56,082.22 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESCHENES, JULIANNE Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $56,082.04 Date 09/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRONE, MARK Employer name Town of Sand Lake Amount $56,082.01 Date 01/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORAGHAN, MARY T Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $56,081.82 Date 04/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLIARD, JOSEPH W Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $56,081.71 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLTER, MINDY L Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $56,081.64 Date 11/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, KEITH D Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $56,081.49 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARBATO, ROBYN Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $56,081.35 Date 09/07/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARDITI, SUSAN B Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $56,081.29 Date 01/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREVRATIL, TRACY E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $56,081.18 Date 02/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, PETER C Employer name Village of Falconer Amount $56,080.88 Date 06/15/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JENNIFER A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $56,080.78 Date 06/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MARTIN M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $56,080.72 Date 05/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUDET, PATRICK M Employer name City of Albany Amount $56,080.71 Date 09/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOX, TASHANA M Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $56,080.59 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCUSO, MICHELE T Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $56,080.54 Date 11/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAK, JEDADIAH R Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $56,080.26 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINZ, FELICIA M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $56,080.14 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE BRON, WANDA I Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $56,080.08 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, KAREN A Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $56,080.02 Date 06/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURICK, DOREECE D Employer name Clinton County Amount $56,079.58 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADUKE, KEITH A Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $56,079.33 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORAZIO, DAVID E Employer name Niagara County Amount $56,079.25 Date 10/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, CAMILLE J Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $56,078.96 Date 03/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENDINE, DOMENICO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $56,078.86 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINE, JOHN D Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $56,078.73 Date 09/21/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, CARLOS M Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $56,078.73 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, LAURIE A Employer name Greece CSD Amount $56,078.65 Date 02/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, ANASTASIA H Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $56,078.61 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, WILLIAM T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,078.20 Date 07/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SVEHLA, BRIAN M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $56,077.63 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, ARTHUR D, III Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $56,077.28 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HMIEL, DANIEL J Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $56,077.24 Date 05/10/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVIANO, JOHN M Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $56,077.19 Date 05/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLMAN, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $56,077.11 Date 05/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, RICHARD M Employer name Montgomery County Amount $56,076.98 Date 07/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREGEAU, ALEX S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $56,076.97 Date 01/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSONS, SHANE P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $56,076.97 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELE, ANTHONY J Employer name Monroe County Amount $56,076.84 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAROLLA, ANTHONY P Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $56,076.80 Date 09/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, DAVID B Employer name Village of Saugerties Amount $56,076.66 Date 03/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSINA, LORRAINE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,076.61 Date 04/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODIER, GARY Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $56,076.57 Date 02/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, JESSICA J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $56,075.91 Date 03/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRSCH, THOMAS J, JR Employer name City of Albany Amount $56,075.89 Date 05/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SOUSA, MARTA D Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $56,075.85 Date 08/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTCHER, TODD C Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $56,075.69 Date 12/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNEZ, JOSE A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $56,075.61 Date 02/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGOTTI, JOSEPH D Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $56,075.56 Date 04/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STENGLE, JENNIFER J Employer name Cornell University Amount $56,075.52 Date 11/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVES, LAURA Employer name Westchester County Amount $56,075.42 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDMUNDSON, LINDA M Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $56,075.25 Date 05/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGAN, RICHARD J, JR Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $56,075.00 Date 02/27/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JELLEY, FRANK Employer name Warren County Amount $56,074.91 Date 06/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, THOMAS W Employer name Department of Health Amount $56,074.58 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENGEL, ROSS C Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $56,074.39 Date 07/08/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, EVANGELINA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,074.35 Date 12/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REAGAN-WOLK, CAROL Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $56,074.01 Date 02/22/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRONTMAN, BARBARA B Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $56,073.89 Date 09/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, NATALIE A Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $56,073.69 Date 01/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDYNA, JOSEPH S Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $56,073.61 Date 12/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, JOANN Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $56,073.43 Date 10/29/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATIL, ROHINI H Employer name Office For Technology Amount $56,073.32 Date 04/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, JACQUES Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $56,073.16 Date 01/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DASHINEAU, MICHAEL V Employer name Town of Lewiston Amount $56,072.86 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBER, GRETA J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $56,072.58 Date 12/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SARAH M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $56,072.58 Date 10/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANASTASIO, GREGORY T Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $56,072.46 Date 03/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLAND, KATHLEEN Employer name Gowanda CSD Amount $56,072.44 Date 09/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEDZOY, BRETT J Employer name Cornell University Amount $56,072.40 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONTILLO, PAMELA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $56,072.39 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNESON, AUDREY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $56,072.29 Date 04/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, KENNY L Employer name Village of Fredonia Amount $56,071.92 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTONE, JOSEPH Employer name City of Olean Amount $56,071.75 Date 03/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOORE, ELIZABETH A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $56,071.29 Date 10/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ETTEN, SANDRA A Employer name Schalmont CSD Amount $56,071.15 Date 06/08/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLOMB, BETH I Employer name New Rochelle Public Library Amount $56,071.11 Date 07/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, SAMUEL A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $56,070.92 Date 12/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSILLO, JOHNNY Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $56,070.91 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANSSON, AMY L Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $56,070.87 Date 12/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIRINO, KRISTIN M Employer name Rockland County Amount $56,070.82 Date 05/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINO, ANTHONY Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $56,070.75 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EIDE, JASSEN S Employer name Department of Health Amount $56,070.32 Date 04/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUTTWYLER, MARYANN Employer name Pearl River UFSD Amount $56,070.15 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGLETARY, LATISHA Employer name Education Department Amount $56,070.13 Date 05/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, DANIEL P Employer name City of Elmira Amount $56,069.91 Date 05/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STONE, LUKE D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,069.79 Date 06/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRADY, DOROTHY J Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $56,069.73 Date 11/25/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRIFF, KRISTEN E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,069.57 Date 08/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, SHELLY J Employer name Town of Rhinebeck Amount $56,069.53 Date 03/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAMZA, JOSEPH M Employer name Erie County Amount $56,069.51 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, DAVID J Employer name Chemung County Amount $56,069.47 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECHAU, TERRI L Employer name Wyoming County Amount $56,068.79 Date 10/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System