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 VICARI, SALVATORE Employer name Village of Williston Park Amount $55,793.32 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC OMBER, LINDA L Employer name Niagara County Amount $55,793.17 Date 03/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, STEPHEN C Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $55,792.95 Date 04/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROTHERSON, CHARLES E, III Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $55,792.88 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULYCA, HARRY J Employer name Rotterdam Mohonasen CSD Amount $55,792.87 Date 08/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDOLORA, DAVID C Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $55,792.71 Date 02/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARENTI, RALPH E Employer name City of Middletown Amount $55,792.62 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARKWEATHER, KENNETH A Employer name Monroe County Amount $55,792.60 Date 09/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, DAVID A, II Employer name City of Rochester Amount $55,792.39 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SUNDERMAN, CONNIE J Employer name Town of Cazenovia Amount $55,792.30 Date 05/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUCK, ROBERT K Employer name Seneca County Amount $55,792.26 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNOW, DONALD M Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $55,792.22 Date 09/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APONTE, JONATHAN A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $55,792.14 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROLLETE, CHARLES J Employer name Wayne County Amount $55,792.08 Date 07/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUENA, LISA F Employer name Massapequa Public Library Amount $55,791.64 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPPO, CHERYL L Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $55,791.64 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADMAN, ROBERT H, JR Employer name Columbia County Amount $55,791.57 Date 02/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTNER, DAWN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,791.35 Date 02/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, FRITZIE Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,790.62 Date 01/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMKO, JEFFREY J Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,790.62 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCELLIN, JAIME S Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $55,790.33 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTIK, TIMOTHY H Employer name Office For Technology Amount $55,790.25 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KABORE, MARTIAL W Employer name Office For Technology Amount $55,790.25 Date 07/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYED, MUHAMMAD T Employer name Office For Technology Amount $55,790.25 Date 07/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YERRAMAREDDY, PRANATHI Employer name Office For Technology Amount $55,790.25 Date 07/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, PAUL W Employer name West Canada Valley CSD Amount $55,789.95 Date 04/03/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETUS, KENNETH R Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $55,789.91 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REPPI, KIMBERLY M Employer name La Fayette CSD Amount $55,789.45 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, JUDITH E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,789.26 Date 11/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELOSO, MICHELLE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $55,788.72 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYNIKER, DONNA M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $55,788.69 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EATON, ZACHARY P Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $55,788.62 Date 03/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFF, CHRISTINA L Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $55,788.40 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSCHETTI, PHYLLIS Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $55,788.40 Date 11/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDMAN, JACLYN M Employer name St Joseph's School For Deaf Amount $55,788.33 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMING, LAURA C Employer name City of Albany Amount $55,787.93 Date 03/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICH, CINDY D Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $55,787.90 Date 02/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTOSCIA, LEONARD F Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $55,787.46 Date 06/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAFONTE, DAVID T Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $55,787.18 Date 06/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROPSTER, LISA M Employer name Erie County Amount $55,787.15 Date 10/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, LIVIA C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $55,787.14 Date 08/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEANY, RACHEL L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $55,787.07 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUKNIGHT, CAROL M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $55,786.84 Date 03/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEEHAMER, MARY M Employer name Webster CSD Amount $55,786.62 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESSLER, FRANK N Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $55,786.00 Date 10/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLY, ELIZABETH L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $55,786.00 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCARTHY, LAWRENCE M Employer name Jericho Water District Amount $55,785.99 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIDLER, EILEEN M Employer name Westhampton Beach UFSD Amount $55,785.50 Date 04/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKERMAN, SUSAN P Employer name Lakeland Fire District Amount $55,785.46 Date 01/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAS, DEBBIE Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $55,785.42 Date 04/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURIFOY, QUENTIN E Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $55,785.25 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMARSINGH, RAVI Employer name Monroe County Amount $55,785.24 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNHAM, DAVID A Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $55,784.81 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANSING, HAROLD S Employer name Columbia County Amount $55,784.44 Date 12/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATCH, RYAN M Employer name Madison County Amount $55,784.38 Date 02/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMINGTON, MARK D Employer name Village of Barker Amount $55,784.12 Date 06/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERY, WILLIAM H, III Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $55,784.08 Date 05/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARILLA, JOHN W, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $55,783.81 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, SEAN E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,783.63 Date 10/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, RYAN J Employer name Village of Canton Amount $55,783.62 Date 06/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name INGELFINGER, MICHAEL A Employer name Erie County Amount $55,783.37 Date 09/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DEBORAH E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $55,783.20 Date 03/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALARICO, JOHN A, IV Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $55,783.05 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIEST, CHRISTINE C Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $55,782.64 Date 04/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, HOLLY S Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $55,782.41 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIOTTI, ZACHARY A Employer name City of Utica Amount $55,782.36 Date 06/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAKER, SHANNON M Employer name Monroe County Amount $55,782.30 Date 03/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIDNEY, TINA M Employer name Tioga County Amount $55,781.93 Date 11/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAS, VICKI L Employer name Erie County Amount $55,781.63 Date 04/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHINE, FRANK E Employer name Pearl River UFSD Amount $55,781.48 Date 12/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINCOLN, RICHARD D Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $55,781.45 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABIDEAU, CARLY A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $55,781.12 Date 09/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWUSU, ABENA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $55,780.90 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONALDSON, CHRISTINE L Employer name Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $55,780.59 Date 10/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, CARL R, III Employer name Town of Ogden Amount $55,780.50 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIRADO, RICHARD M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,780.31 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSCO, SUZANNE M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $55,780.02 Date 07/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDALIA, ALICE A Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $55,779.62 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABER, CHRISTINE M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,779.58 Date 09/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, KELLY M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,779.58 Date 04/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELL, JOYCE G Employer name State Bd of Elections Amount $55,779.20 Date 02/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLE, PATRICK A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $55,779.00 Date 06/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, MICHAEL R Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $55,778.90 Date 07/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTROIANNI, SCOTT D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,778.85 Date 04/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANSONE, ANDREW N Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,778.85 Date 02/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKS, TAMMERA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $55,778.77 Date 03/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, WILLIAM A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $55,778.71 Date 02/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, DAWN L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $55,778.66 Date 09/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAENLE, MARK J, II Employer name City of Lockport Amount $55,777.99 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARM, JESSICA A Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $55,777.93 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIZ, ELIZABETH M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $55,777.54 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MAIO, MARY Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $55,777.41 Date 10/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACON, CHARLES R Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $55,777.33 Date 01/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, BRIAN J Employer name Washington County Amount $55,776.67 Date 11/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVIGNE, TRAVIS J Employer name Town of Wilton Amount $55,776.55 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MAY, COLEEN M Employer name City of Auburn Amount $55,776.53 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RELLOS, RICHARD L Employer name Town of Geddes Amount $55,776.43 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVIGNE, LAWRENCE P Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $55,776.10 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREVE, NATHAN R Employer name Village of Malone Amount $55,775.77 Date 02/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MERENDINO, PAULA Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $55,775.74 Date 05/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System