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 COMMESSO, JOSEPH A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $55,692.94 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALERMO, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Bath Amount $55,692.43 Date 02/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSS, RUTH ANNE Employer name Village of Goshen Amount $55,692.36 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIETO, VICTOR H Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $55,692.28 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKES, LYNNETTE M Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $55,692.25 Date 11/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSIER, ALLISON E Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $55,692.20 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAZIO, THERESA Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $55,692.14 Date 07/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORBES-MARTIN, LORNA V Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $55,692.00 Date 08/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINER, DAVID A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $55,691.95 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERSA, SARA T Employer name Office of General Services Amount $55,691.77 Date 06/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROFF, NATHAN D Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $55,691.60 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINKOFF, MEREDITH S Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $55,691.33 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, LAURA J Employer name Department of Law Amount $55,691.30 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREI, LEE Employer name North Shore Public Library Dis Amount $55,691.30 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIPPE, ELIZABETH Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $55,691.20 Date 03/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DEBORAH Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $55,691.16 Date 05/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROEHLICH, TARA A Employer name Cornell University Amount $55,690.80 Date 10/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, MICHAEL F Employer name Genesee County Amount $55,690.76 Date 11/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, BRYAN S Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $55,690.58 Date 04/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HONEYWELL, MICHAEL D Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $55,690.25 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIERKS, ERIC J Employer name Wayne County Amount $55,689.88 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCIA, JEREMIAH N Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $55,689.84 Date 06/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALZER, JENNIFER A Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,689.69 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TASSY, ANGELINE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $55,689.55 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANZIK, SHAHRZAD D Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $55,689.53 Date 03/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALUSHA, SCOTT A Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $55,689.35 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBERTI, ROCCO Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $55,689.26 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDWELL, MICHELLE Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $55,689.21 Date 12/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPEREK, REBECCA C Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $55,689.15 Date 11/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA TOUCHE, PETRANELLA R Employer name City of Watertown Amount $55,688.90 Date 02/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERBRICK, STEPHANIE A Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $55,688.87 Date 01/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAUDINO, WALTER J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $55,688.46 Date 07/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTES, NICOLE M Employer name Comsewogue Public Library Amount $55,688.39 Date 06/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZGER, MATTHEW J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $55,687.46 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINER, JAMES A Employer name Town of Salina Amount $55,687.04 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, BRAD H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $55,686.94 Date 05/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENHAN, BERNARD R Employer name Sullivan County Amount $55,686.84 Date 12/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAIG, DAVID F Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $55,686.77 Date 12/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MARIANA, JOSEPH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,686.72 Date 02/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WELLINGTON, JAMES T Employer name City of Elmira Amount $55,686.72 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VEDDER, JASON E Employer name Town of Malta Amount $55,686.71 Date 01/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAVER, BECKY S Employer name Cornell University Amount $55,686.50 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, EFRAIN R Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,686.40 Date 07/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTENSEN, PAMELA L Employer name Yates County Amount $55,686.00 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLUSSELBERG, ROBIN G Employer name Village of North Hills Amount $55,685.91 Date 07/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKSDALE, YOLANDA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $55,685.35 Date 12/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEREMIAH, DONILYN S Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $55,685.24 Date 07/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANTO, JEFFREY S Employer name Town of Webster Amount $55,685.13 Date 02/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JARED L Employer name Education Department Amount $55,685.06 Date 02/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGACRE, KENT W J Employer name Steuben County Amount $55,685.03 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLEN, MATTHEW M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,684.91 Date 01/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANG, SCOTT E Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $55,684.91 Date 07/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKLEDGE, LAURA A Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $55,684.89 Date 07/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, PATRICIA M Employer name City of Troy Amount $55,684.35 Date 01/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIMONE, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,684.33 Date 08/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASTASI, PETER J Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $55,684.30 Date 10/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, MICHELLE N Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $55,684.25 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROE, KIMBERLY Employer name Elmira Childrens Services Amount $55,683.43 Date 10/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COON, ROBIN D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,682.66 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEIS, DEANNA J Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $55,682.53 Date 06/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARACCI, REBECCA J Employer name Town of Greece Amount $55,682.34 Date 09/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEWEY, ROBIN M Employer name Schuylerville CSD Amount $55,681.98 Date 01/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARASILITI, KIM M Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $55,681.94 Date 10/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILD, MICHAEL S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $55,681.64 Date 06/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANKES, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $55,681.60 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, BRIAN M Employer name Troy Housing Authority Amount $55,681.36 Date 11/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASH, LAUREN B Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,681.22 Date 02/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARSZLAK, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $55,681.10 Date 02/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYMOND, JAMES A Employer name Town of Gilboa Amount $55,681.07 Date 10/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINE, THERESA Employer name South Beach Childrens Serv Amount $55,681.01 Date 04/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AU YEUNG, LEE SHING Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,680.85 Date 02/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, ANNE F Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $55,680.83 Date 02/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOKOLAKIS, JOSEPH N Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $55,680.68 Date 04/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITU, ECATERINA Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $55,680.67 Date 06/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMP, LEI LANI Employer name Boces-Oswego Amount $55,680.41 Date 12/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, GAIL M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,680.38 Date 05/15/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLINK, AMANDA J Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $55,679.93 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AFFINITO, MANON L Employer name Warren County Amount $55,679.62 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILEY, HERBERT L Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $55,679.44 Date 10/08/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNELL, THOMAS J Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $55,679.43 Date 05/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADWAY, LISA A Employer name Copake-Taconic Hills CSD Amount $55,679.43 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTTON, DYLAN J Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $55,679.25 Date 06/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CULLOUGH, MARGARET M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $55,679.00 Date 02/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MABRA, DELZORA E Employer name Westchester County Amount $55,679.00 Date 12/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOSPIRITO, CHRISTIAN R Employer name Westchester County Amount $55,679.00 Date 02/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERNIZANT, MAXIME Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $55,678.75 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAMER, MARK C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,678.46 Date 01/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOGICK, KEITH T Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,678.21 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BANTA, KEITH A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $55,678.07 Date 04/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA LONE, TAYLOR R Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $55,678.02 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, ERIC J Employer name Village of Catskill Amount $55,677.90 Date 08/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, KEISHA K Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $55,677.84 Date 05/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALAZAR, JAVIER E Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $55,677.84 Date 03/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARNIERI, JOHN S Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $55,677.70 Date 12/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, LISA Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $55,677.48 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHIPPLE, JASON A Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $55,677.38 Date 08/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, SHYIESHA N Employer name New York Public Library Amount $55,677.10 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWCOMBE, LISA A Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $55,676.97 Date 01/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, HEIDI Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,676.94 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISSAC JACOB, JENISH Employer name Office For Technology Amount $55,676.66 Date 02/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System