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 REISSIG, RANDALL C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $55,056.56 Date 02/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWES, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Steuben County Amount $55,055.86 Date 06/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUILL, JOSEPH C Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $55,055.84 Date 03/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVATORE, STEVEN A Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $55,055.80 Date 09/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUGENT, KATHRYN L Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $55,055.66 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA LONDE, DAWN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,055.40 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN GALDER, KYLE R Employer name Schuyler County Amount $55,055.36 Date 04/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDALL, LORIE M Employer name Palmyra-Macedon CSD Amount $55,055.09 Date 12/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCISQUE, MARIE J Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $55,055.04 Date 02/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHELE M Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $55,055.00 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORTRIGHT, JONATHAN D Employer name Ulster County Amount $55,054.95 Date 03/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI NUZZO, CINDY A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $55,054.94 Date 09/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, KACEY R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $55,054.91 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEAN, JASON C Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $55,054.89 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMES, DEBORAH M Employer name Education Department Amount $55,054.72 Date 10/27/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAGER, ANDREW F, JR Employer name Department of Health Amount $55,054.72 Date 10/18/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISNIEWSKI, PAULA A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $55,054.72 Date 08/31/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANTILLO, REBECCA W Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $55,054.52 Date 08/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULCHER, ANN M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,054.46 Date 09/24/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, MARY ELLEN Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $55,054.46 Date 05/31/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMMARERE, LESLEY A Employer name Department of Health Amount $55,054.30 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DAVID M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $55,053.99 Date 06/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEYER, LEEANN MARIE Employer name Cheektowaga-Maryvale UFSD Amount $55,053.84 Date 09/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUTRELL, SHAWN P Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $55,053.83 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, DENISE L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $55,053.68 Date 10/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, MAUREEN Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $55,053.68 Date 04/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, VALERIE A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $55,053.57 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKS, SAMANTHA A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $55,053.22 Date 04/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, TIA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,052.90 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DATTHYN, SUSAN A Employer name Town of Macedon Amount $55,052.90 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASCONE, THOMAS J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $55,052.83 Date 11/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARENA, VICTOR J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $55,052.75 Date 05/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUCCI, RICHARD J Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $55,052.68 Date 05/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, MARY C Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $55,052.47 Date 11/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOULEKAS, MARKOS Employer name Department of Law Amount $55,052.38 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACLEOD, TESSA L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $55,052.38 Date 03/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, AUDREY A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $55,052.37 Date 07/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORRS, MARC R Employer name City of Auburn Amount $55,052.33 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, SARAI K Employer name New York Public Library Amount $55,052.24 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANUS, NAOMI K Employer name Broome County Amount $55,052.22 Date 08/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, KENDALL R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,052.20 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGIONE, JASON D Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $55,052.00 Date 08/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, MARK R Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $55,051.92 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, HEATHER L Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $55,051.60 Date 11/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONE, SUSAN F Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $55,051.36 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, MATTHEW J Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $55,051.34 Date 12/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, JANET A Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $55,050.78 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLAND, BRIAN C Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $55,050.58 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, CAROLYN D Employer name Department of Health Amount $55,050.56 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, JOHN A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $55,050.30 Date 08/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANNENHOLTZ, STEVEN Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $55,050.28 Date 08/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPACE, DEBRA A Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $55,050.28 Date 03/06/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAZIANO-HOOVER, PATRICIA A Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $55,050.28 Date 02/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICASTRO, JOSEPH Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $55,050.28 Date 03/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, PATRICIA A Employer name NYC Judges Amount $55,050.28 Date 01/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENSON, TANYA Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $55,049.78 Date 09/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEO, LISA M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $55,049.78 Date 07/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURBANK, MICHELLE F Employer name Town of Montgomery Amount $55,049.40 Date 05/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, EMILY S Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $55,049.12 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAINATO, JUDY M Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $55,048.64 Date 07/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGISTER, JERMAINE G Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $55,048.25 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, DANNIE R Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $55,048.22 Date 12/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNA, PEDRO A Employer name Wyandanch UFSD Amount $55,047.78 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGSWAGER, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $55,047.72 Date 03/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEHL, JOHN Employer name NY School For The Deaf Amount $55,047.67 Date 12/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOETZEL, MICHAEL J Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $55,047.54 Date 04/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODWARD, JANET B Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $55,047.48 Date 06/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, SETH M Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $55,047.19 Date 08/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YORMICK, JOSEPH J, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $55,047.19 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGATH, RICHARD C Employer name Village of Dobbs Ferry Amount $55,047.18 Date 10/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, JULIO C Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $55,046.42 Date 06/07/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYRRELL, VERONICA A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $55,046.40 Date 08/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAFFERTY, TRACEY A Employer name Erie County Amount $55,046.29 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, KIMBERLY R Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $55,046.02 Date 12/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAS, MELISSA M Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $55,046.00 Date 07/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, KIMBERLY M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $55,045.62 Date 06/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI VIRGILIO, CYNTHIA J Employer name Education Department Amount $55,045.62 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREEN, LEONARD G Employer name Department of State Amount $55,045.62 Date 09/29/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAMOND, PETER F Employer name Town of Hurley Amount $55,045.60 Date 06/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBISON, MICHAEL W Employer name City of Salamanca Amount $55,045.40 Date 08/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAJAC, STEVEN E Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $55,045.10 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRECHTER, JON-PAUL C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,045.10 Date 08/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, JOHN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,045.10 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSON, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,045.10 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFIN, MARCUS J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,045.10 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, NICOLE D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,045.10 Date 06/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTERSON, FRANK J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,045.10 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FADDEN, DANIELLE C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,045.10 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, WANDA I Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,045.10 Date 05/31/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATARAZZO, PAULA J Employer name Schenectady Housing Authority Amount $55,045.09 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANTELIS, KELLY M Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $55,044.84 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REITZ, CRAIG G Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $55,044.80 Date 09/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEGELMAN, MEGAN A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $55,044.58 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST GEORGE, CATHERINE B Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $55,044.24 Date 11/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLIDORI, KELLY A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $55,043.40 Date 05/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKLE, JAMIE C Employer name Ulster County Amount $55,043.40 Date 12/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN BAPTISTE, LIDWINE L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $55,043.27 Date 07/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSO, KIMBERLEY A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $55,043.02 Date 04/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMATO, HENRY A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $55,042.46 Date 04/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, SHANETTE A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $55,042.34 Date 11/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System