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 BEAVER, JASON A Employer name Town of Randolph Amount $45,771.99 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADSWORTH, MATTHEW R Employer name Wayne County Amount $45,771.95 Date 09/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $45,771.86 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTWORA, DAVID Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,771.79 Date 09/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZZURRO, SALVATORE F Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,771.54 Date 07/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, NANCY C Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $45,771.31 Date 01/20/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, MARY A Employer name Orange County Amount $45,771.17 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, MARIO Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $45,770.91 Date 05/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALIKALFIC, DARKO Employer name Cornell University Amount $45,770.86 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDRICH, BRANDON M Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $45,770.84 Date 10/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, BARBARA A Employer name Broome County Amount $45,770.71 Date 08/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, JENNIFER M Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $45,770.66 Date 05/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, PATRICIA A Employer name Franklin Square Public Library Amount $45,770.51 Date 05/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, DAVID S, JR Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,770.37 Date 12/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, ELAINE M Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $45,770.09 Date 10/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $45,769.59 Date 12/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAREAN, BRENDA A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $45,769.52 Date 09/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARVELLI, MARY KAY Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $45,769.51 Date 04/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELLOWS, HEATH R Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $45,769.50 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEANZA, BRIAN D Employer name New York Public Library Amount $45,769.27 Date 08/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSCITO, REBECCA J L Employer name NYS Conference of Mayors Amount $45,769.27 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEMMING, JOSEPH P Employer name Edmeston CSD Amount $45,769.27 Date 07/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLACK, KEVIN J Employer name Town of Granger Amount $45,769.22 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEULER, LINDSEY S Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,769.04 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGAN, KRISTINE M Employer name Merrick Library Amount $45,768.35 Date 07/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANT, JAMES N Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $45,767.96 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, CRYSTAL S Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $45,767.92 Date 11/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, BARBARA T Employer name NYS School For The Blind Amount $45,767.89 Date 08/19/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUTO, JOSEPH R, JR Employer name Horseheads CSD Amount $45,767.86 Date 04/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEFORT, RANDY F Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $45,767.81 Date 07/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STELL, RACHAEL M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,767.77 Date 07/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, HARRIET M Employer name Troy Housing Authority Amount $45,767.68 Date 05/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, DIANE J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $45,767.60 Date 07/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKETT, MICHAEL B Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,767.56 Date 05/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENDRICK, MORGAN E Employer name Washington County Amount $45,767.32 Date 11/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULD, MAUREEN J Employer name Nyack UFSD Amount $45,766.90 Date 09/29/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOERFLER, JOHN R Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $45,766.54 Date 09/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJNAREK, PATRICK A Employer name Southern Tier Library System Amount $45,766.41 Date 03/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOTIN, PASCALE Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $45,766.36 Date 01/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTMAN, MATTHEW J Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $45,766.31 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTHWELL, PAMELA A Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $45,766.05 Date 03/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACIOPPI, HEATHER M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,766.01 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAF, THOMASINE F Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $45,765.14 Date 10/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARRAH, STEVEN M Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $45,765.10 Date 10/15/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZITNIK, GREGORY T Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $45,764.82 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVANAGH, KIM A Employer name North Bellmore UFSD Amount $45,764.70 Date 06/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACOSTA, CASEY E Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $45,764.61 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINICCHIA, BRIAN A Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $45,764.38 Date 02/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, FELICIA A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $45,764.36 Date 10/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEGAS, MARIANNA Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $45,763.93 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, QURAN M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $45,763.76 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTHUR, VIRETA V Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $45,763.75 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRIENTOS, BRYAN M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $45,763.75 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAIDLOW-LEWIS, DEBRA A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $45,763.75 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIFTER, ERIC M Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,763.41 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, JOHN A, III Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $45,763.39 Date 08/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZELTON, SCOTT W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $45,763.34 Date 09/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOTZBACH, MARK S Employer name Medina CSD Amount $45,763.22 Date 12/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHARAJ, KELLY S Employer name Department of Law Amount $45,762.82 Date 12/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTURINI, RALPH Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,762.67 Date 04/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANDISH, CARRIE ELLEN Employer name Boces-Orleans Niagara Amount $45,762.64 Date 01/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIKUTA, EDWARD Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $45,762.58 Date 05/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, DENISE M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $45,762.52 Date 08/07/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICILIANO, PATRICIA A Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $45,762.50 Date 07/05/1966 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VRIES, KATHARINE L Employer name City of Albany Amount $45,762.47 Date 12/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBY, MEGHAN A Employer name City of Albany Amount $45,762.47 Date 06/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKE, HEATHER C Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $45,762.27 Date 11/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLUCCO, PATRICIA E Employer name Monroe County Amount $45,762.11 Date 02/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COULON, DONNA M Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $45,761.23 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, MARIO S Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $45,761.13 Date 08/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFFER, BRIAN W Employer name Niagara County Amount $45,761.13 Date 03/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICH, ELAINE M Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $45,761.09 Date 06/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORENZO, GINA M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $45,760.78 Date 11/14/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTHE, KEVIN L Employer name Village of Flower Hill Amount $45,760.78 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANGEMELLA, DOMINIC M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $45,760.33 Date 02/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURYS, GARY L, JR Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $45,760.32 Date 08/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, RICHARD J Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $45,760.14 Date 06/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, CATHERINE H Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $45,760.00 Date 04/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLS, MARY D Employer name City of Oswego Amount $45,759.78 Date 02/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGISTRO, PETE A Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $45,759.71 Date 04/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROA, MELISSA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,759.61 Date 07/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRICKNER, JOHN C Employer name Jordan-Elbridge CSD Amount $45,759.25 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIEMBA, AUTUMN D Employer name Broome County Amount $45,759.14 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADLER, DAVID J Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $45,759.08 Date 09/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, DAVID S Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $45,759.06 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DITTUS, DANIEL F Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $45,758.98 Date 12/12/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, STEVEN M Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $45,758.88 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, MARYSE A Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $45,758.85 Date 11/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, KEVIN D Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $45,758.80 Date 09/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELDON, JUNE T Employer name Dutchess County Amount $45,758.61 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BO, MICHAEL Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $45,758.40 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, KATHERINE D Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $45,757.88 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEMIEC, DONALD P Employer name Oneida County Amount $45,757.75 Date 12/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, PAUL C Employer name Buffalo Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $45,757.20 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIFFORD, DONALD J Employer name Delaware County Amount $45,756.35 Date 03/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URENA, ANAIS Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,756.26 Date 06/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAFF, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $45,756.25 Date 04/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSANO, MICHAEL W, JR Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $45,756.18 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRADY, DEBORAH Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $45,756.09 Date 05/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, MARVIN B Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $45,755.95 Date 02/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System