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 NAZI, MARK A Employer name Village of Catskill Amount $53,472.40 Date 09/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CODY, MICHAEL E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $53,471.59 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLEBEN, BRYAN C Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $53,471.59 Date 08/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTIER, ADAM M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $53,471.37 Date 01/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIEDE, ADAM P Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $53,471.36 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SEAN A Employer name Orange County Amount $53,471.24 Date 04/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAXE, COLLEEN Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $53,471.20 Date 10/07/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, KEISHA J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $53,471.18 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, JANICE Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $53,471.18 Date 10/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, DEBRA A Employer name Saranac Lake CSD Amount $53,470.92 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUCK, REBECCA L Employer name Wyoming County Amount $53,470.71 Date 12/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROVILLO, MICHELE Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $53,470.16 Date 08/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZIATEK, LAURA A Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $53,469.74 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARTOWICZ, DIANA Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $53,469.56 Date 09/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELAEZ, DORA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $53,469.44 Date 08/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANCO, JASON E Employer name Office of General Services Amount $53,468.73 Date 12/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACK, CHARLES H Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $53,468.67 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPICKI, MICHELLE J Employer name Mount Pleasant CSD Amount $53,468.35 Date 09/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUNZWEIG, WILLIAM H, III Employer name Erie County Amount $53,468.08 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURING, DAVID G Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $53,468.06 Date 01/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKHARDT, NEAL I Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $53,468.06 Date 05/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALSEY, BERTHA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,468.03 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARO, ROBERT A Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $53,467.93 Date 10/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNTON, COLLEEN A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $53,467.84 Date 05/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLEWINSKI, SEAN C Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $53,467.73 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAINA, MARGARET R Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $53,467.49 Date 02/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SUSAN A Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $53,467.46 Date 04/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLITTLE, TIMOTHY J Employer name Orange County Amount $53,467.34 Date 01/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL-LATOCHA, MARIE A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $53,467.07 Date 09/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, MICHAEL W Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $53,467.01 Date 06/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUNSEICH, ELIZABETH A Employer name East Moriches UFSD Amount $53,466.80 Date 09/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELSEY, EMILY N Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $53,466.75 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEEKIM, YOU Y Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $53,466.69 Date 08/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLANKOWSKI, DENISE M Employer name Albany County Amount $53,466.45 Date 10/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETTINGER, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $53,466.16 Date 06/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRONS, OLGA Y Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $53,466.10 Date 10/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRO, JUAN A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $53,466.07 Date 08/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEED, PHILIP A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $53,465.89 Date 10/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, ESTHER Employer name Department of State Amount $53,465.64 Date 06/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, JAMES L Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $53,465.42 Date 02/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FRANCISCO, PAUL J Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $53,465.11 Date 12/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AFINOWICH, PETER D Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $53,465.09 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLER, STEVEN E Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $53,464.81 Date 09/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, BRAEDEN A Employer name Chenango County Amount $53,464.47 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPPA, ERIC G Employer name Town of Sandy Creek Amount $53,464.25 Date 04/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUTLACHT, ROBERT N Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $53,464.23 Date 12/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTIMIGLIA, MARIE Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $53,464.14 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAMBURY, HEATHER M Employer name Herkimer County Amount $53,464.02 Date 07/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOUT, LENORA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,463.99 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWSON, DEVON C Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $53,463.90 Date 07/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NIESI, KEIKO S Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $53,463.66 Date 04/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN FOSSEN, ERIC M Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $53,463.45 Date 10/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, SCOTT C Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $53,463.15 Date 05/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RELYEA, NICOLE A Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $53,463.02 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, BENJAMIN L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $53,462.99 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAIN, RAGINI Employer name Niagara Falls Housing Authorit Amount $53,462.48 Date 12/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALES, DANNY L Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $53,462.43 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKINS, JEFFREY P Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $53,462.40 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLTMANN, THERESA G Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $53,462.34 Date 03/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIYANYOR, EUNICE N Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $53,462.23 Date 12/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZYBERT, BRADLEY T Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $53,462.06 Date 03/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO BASSO, KEVIN Employer name Huntington Manor Fire District Amount $53,461.93 Date 10/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMORE, DANIEL B Employer name Chenango County Amount $53,461.87 Date 02/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAIGH, AMJED J Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $53,461.60 Date 06/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYGAND, PAUL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,461.18 Date 03/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, MARJORIE Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $53,461.16 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGOZZI, DEBORAH R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $53,460.96 Date 08/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLT, KERRI M Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $53,460.76 Date 02/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARGETEAU, KYLE J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $53,460.66 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, ISSAC C Employer name Chenango County Amount $53,460.46 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELTON, KRISTINA K Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $53,460.45 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, JUDY A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $53,460.45 Date 07/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGHERS, KELLIE A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,460.31 Date 10/08/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEAMON, KENNETH D, JR Employer name Town of Newfield Amount $53,460.26 Date 03/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POCOCK, JOEL R Employer name Town of Bergen Amount $53,460.12 Date 06/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAMSEN, ADELE A Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $53,460.01 Date 09/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEBYAH, THOMAS G Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $53,459.99 Date 02/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKEY, DIANE M Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $53,459.97 Date 07/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, BARBARA A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $53,459.06 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SHANTELL N Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $53,458.80 Date 09/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAUDT, BRIAN E Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,458.67 Date 08/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DUNK, YVONNE Employer name Village of Hillburn Amount $53,457.46 Date 06/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECHT, THEA TIO Employer name Erie County Amount $53,457.42 Date 02/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, CORTNEY A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $53,457.16 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICCIARO, DEIRDRE M Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $53,457.00 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADONNE, NANCY A Employer name Port Jervis City School Dist Amount $53,456.76 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWNICZAK, JANE L Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $53,456.72 Date 01/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEBERT, PAUL W Employer name Albany County Amount $53,456.70 Date 06/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, JAMES A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $53,456.67 Date 07/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODARD, TIMOTHY J Employer name City of Oswego Amount $53,456.65 Date 05/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALOUIDOR, PATRICK Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $53,456.48 Date 06/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAXLEY, BRIAN D Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $53,456.28 Date 10/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITMAN, MATTHEW E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $53,456.26 Date 07/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINA, ANTHONY P, JR Employer name City of Rome Amount $53,455.71 Date 06/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINCE, CELINA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $53,455.42 Date 09/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIENKE, CYNTHIA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $53,454.15 Date 05/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, MICHAEL D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $53,453.99 Date 12/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, DEBORAH S Employer name Catskill Otb Corp. Amount $53,453.96 Date 12/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESCOTT, MARK A Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $53,453.60 Date 07/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRIGAR, MILDRED A Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $53,453.54 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System