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 EICH, ROBERT J Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $55,158.49 Date 05/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZZI, WILLIAM J Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $55,158.47 Date 12/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWER, DAVID Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $55,158.33 Date 04/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARON, EDWARD R Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $55,158.32 Date 10/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHINNAGEL, CATHY A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,158.15 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYER-HAIGHT, DEBRA J Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $55,158.10 Date 01/15/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUERMAN, PATRICK D Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $55,157.92 Date 03/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, TIMOTHY W Employer name Village of Potsdam Amount $55,157.86 Date 09/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, HEATHER Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $55,157.83 Date 03/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLO, MICHAEL J Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $55,157.06 Date 09/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETTA, CATHERINE T Employer name Levittown Public Library Amount $55,156.85 Date 03/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLENBECK, STACEY M Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $55,156.81 Date 12/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLIWKA, JOSEPH J, II Employer name City of Auburn Amount $55,156.67 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, WILLIAM O, II Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $55,156.44 Date 10/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, LAURA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $55,156.30 Date 08/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESTA, JOAN M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $55,156.23 Date 05/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYLAN, LORI A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,156.17 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAINT-PREVIL, BAZELAIS Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,156.12 Date 08/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, MICHAEL P Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $55,155.98 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EZARD, THOMAS J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $55,155.95 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TADT, CATHERINE J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $55,155.86 Date 06/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, JULIE Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $55,155.70 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVEY, REID A Employer name South Lewis CSD Amount $55,155.60 Date 01/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCUTT, ADDISON L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $55,155.54 Date 02/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRONG, KRISTIN M Employer name Otsego County Amount $55,155.48 Date 12/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, MICHAEL A Employer name Monroe County Amount $55,155.09 Date 09/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HITT, WILLIAM C Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $55,155.08 Date 01/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUER, HAROLD P Employer name Town of Inlet Amount $55,154.74 Date 11/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRERO, VICTOR E Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $55,154.67 Date 08/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONOTTI, HEATHER F Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $55,154.58 Date 03/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREIS, MICHAEL E Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $55,154.44 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRYON, JENNIFER L Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $55,154.08 Date 10/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMPANO, JOHN P Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $55,154.02 Date 08/23/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEATH, RUTH ANN Employer name Cornell University Amount $55,153.91 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARROW, MATT J Employer name Village of Ilion Amount $55,153.74 Date 06/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TUSSO, LOUIS J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,153.70 Date 03/24/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, TINA M Employer name Rhinebeck CSD Amount $55,153.30 Date 02/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, MARJORIE MARIE Employer name Orange County Amount $55,153.27 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRASCAL, PAULA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $55,152.85 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOBUR, NICHOLAS A Employer name Erie County Amount $55,152.62 Date 04/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAYMAN, WILLIAM S, JR Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $55,152.59 Date 01/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEZAJ, NAIM N Employer name Yonkers Parking Authority Amount $55,152.46 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOYA, PATRICK A Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $55,152.19 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEAU, DONALD J Employer name Niagara Falls Pub Water Auth Amount $55,152.11 Date 10/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WACHTEL, GEORGE P Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $55,151.97 Date 04/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D AGOSTO, ETTORE D Employer name New York Public Library Amount $55,151.78 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRACK, CRAIG J Employer name Clinton County Amount $55,151.73 Date 11/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAKLEY, FREDERICK W Employer name Department of State Amount $55,151.52 Date 06/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRINOLDS, MARTIN W Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $55,151.30 Date 06/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, ELISABETH M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $55,150.97 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, KAREN L Employer name Cornell University Amount $55,150.92 Date 05/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWYER, LOUIS J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $55,150.78 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONCA-NATI, CARA E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $55,150.62 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, DONALD Employer name Town of Sardinia Amount $55,150.39 Date 09/13/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLEN, JAMES F Employer name Madison County Amount $55,150.33 Date 10/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGG, PATRICIA A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $55,150.28 Date 04/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANZANO, ARMONDO Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $55,150.28 Date 08/27/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONG, EDWARD Employer name NYC Judges Amount $55,150.28 Date 09/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, STEPHEN Employer name NYC Judges Amount $55,150.28 Date 05/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANENBAUM, MARK H Employer name NYC Judges Amount $55,150.28 Date 09/11/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, PATRICIA K Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $55,149.98 Date 11/12/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, BOYD P Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $55,149.83 Date 10/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATHOLDI, SUZANNE M Employer name Wayne County Amount $55,149.83 Date 05/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS-COX, JACQUELINE M Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $55,149.73 Date 09/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEHNER, DIANE W Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,149.64 Date 05/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, CAROLINE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $55,149.19 Date 11/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLETTA, MARK A, JR Employer name City of Utica Amount $55,148.60 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KIMBLE, CHRISTINE J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $55,148.31 Date 07/12/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITALE, DEBRA P Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $55,148.28 Date 10/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANCHAK, DAVID J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $55,147.87 Date 09/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENDELEWSKI, CYNTHIA L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $55,147.34 Date 03/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DER MEULEN, ROSEMARY Employer name Ulster County Amount $55,147.26 Date 02/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDER, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $55,147.01 Date 07/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUCHALSKI, JOHN D Employer name Depew UFSD Amount $55,146.93 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLISH, TERENCE D Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $55,146.83 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGUIRE, PAULA J Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $55,146.63 Date 06/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUSCHI, GLORIA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,146.31 Date 10/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTEL, HAROLD B Employer name Town of Waterford Amount $55,146.22 Date 05/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, LYNN A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $55,146.10 Date 10/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARSEN, ROSEMARY E Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $55,146.01 Date 02/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYCE, SAMUEL Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $55,146.00 Date 01/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, DEBORAH D Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $55,146.00 Date 09/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALUCCI-PAKOSZ, REGINA Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $55,146.00 Date 09/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, CARRIE M Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $55,146.00 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILROY, PATRICIA J Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $55,146.00 Date 03/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, DANA M Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $55,146.00 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, MARY A Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $55,146.00 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIUTO, KRISTIN M Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $55,146.00 Date 04/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, MARGARET M Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $55,146.00 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHANG, LUNA Employer name Office of General Services Amount $55,145.86 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, MATTHEW R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $55,145.80 Date 12/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUSA, DANA M Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $55,145.78 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASHEEN, VALERIE Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $55,145.77 Date 12/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, DANA Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $55,145.66 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDY, KRIS Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $55,145.66 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, SUSAN M Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $55,145.66 Date 03/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HARA, DONNA J Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $55,145.66 Date 11/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVATORE, NICHOLAS J, JR Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $55,145.58 Date 03/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, JULIE L Employer name Cortland County Amount $55,145.37 Date 05/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORRENTINO, DOMENICA Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $55,145.37 Date 01/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System