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 GARDELLA, ADAM S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $67,802.83 Date 10/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, MARIBETH A Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $67,802.58 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, JOEDY A Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $67,802.49 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBIERI, TYLER R Employer name Nassau County Amount $67,801.80 Date 02/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, ROBERT Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $67,801.76 Date 07/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEWELL, AMANDA R Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $67,801.49 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTZ, SHEA A Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $67,801.30 Date 06/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHIONNO, JOSEPH A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $67,801.24 Date 03/11/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRASSOS, BLANCA E Employer name Bellmore UFSD Amount $67,800.77 Date 12/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARGENTO, JASON M Employer name Town of Webster Amount $67,800.58 Date 04/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, JASON R Employer name Cornell University Amount $67,800.22 Date 02/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUPPLEBEEN, KEITH J Employer name New Lebanon CSD Amount $67,800.21 Date 11/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, JERYL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $67,800.12 Date 01/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIBOTARU, LILIANA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $67,799.96 Date 03/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLAGAMBA, GARY Employer name Erie County Amount $67,799.78 Date 01/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRASER, STEVEN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,799.59 Date 12/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, RICHARD H Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $67,799.02 Date 11/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURROWS, DAVID A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $67,798.96 Date 04/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, KATELYN E Employer name Monroe County Amount $67,798.85 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIDMAN, MARY E Employer name Nassau County Amount $67,798.54 Date 09/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, KEVIN M Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $67,797.67 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, SHELLEY A Employer name Town of Chesterfield Amount $67,797.53 Date 01/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, EARL Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $67,797.35 Date 08/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, AARON B Employer name Office of General Services Amount $67,797.20 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, MICHAEL J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $67,796.82 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGAZINSKY, DORI L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $67,796.77 Date 05/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTERESE, VITO J Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $67,796.77 Date 08/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EAKIN, JOHN W Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $67,796.77 Date 05/22/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPORTELLO, BRENDA S Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $67,796.77 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, BEVERLY P Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $67,796.77 Date 02/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKHARDT, PAUL M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $67,796.77 Date 11/19/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRATTA, DELORES L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $67,796.77 Date 12/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENESKY, ELIZABETH Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $67,796.77 Date 05/30/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, LAWRENCE P Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $67,796.77 Date 12/05/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALICA, KAREN H Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $67,796.77 Date 08/24/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STITELER, CAMI L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $67,796.77 Date 10/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANAUKEN, KIMBERLEE A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $67,796.77 Date 10/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTOINE, KAREN A Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $67,796.77 Date 02/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, TERI B Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $67,796.77 Date 01/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIESINGER, DAVID C Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $67,796.77 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, SUSAN A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $67,796.77 Date 08/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODES, AMY Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $67,796.77 Date 09/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, LISA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $67,796.77 Date 10/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINDUS, RICHARD L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $67,796.77 Date 08/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTERFIELD, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $67,795.99 Date 12/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUY, CHARLES A Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $67,795.48 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EATON, KENNETH J Employer name Cortland County Amount $67,795.43 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKAY, CATHERINE M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $67,795.03 Date 11/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLTENSON, CHARLES A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $67,794.97 Date 12/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, KATIE E Employer name Erie County Amount $67,794.54 Date 03/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, ELBA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $67,794.31 Date 09/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIDINGER, ANDREW C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $67,793.99 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALLEN, DEBRA P Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $67,793.56 Date 04/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONDERCHAIN, ALLAN L Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $67,793.14 Date 09/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOTE, PAUL Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $67,793.03 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHER, MICHAEL T Employer name Town of Rotterdam Amount $67,792.73 Date 01/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DATTILIO, EMILY Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $67,792.52 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TULLAR, CHRIS D Employer name City of Utica Amount $67,792.21 Date 08/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARCIA, ANTHONY K Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $67,792.11 Date 05/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, SUSAN R Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $67,790.96 Date 03/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRO, LILIAN Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $67,790.72 Date 12/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IGLESIAS, HECTOR Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $67,790.65 Date 09/30/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, TRACY B Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $67,790.40 Date 06/19/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITHERSPOON, DEBBIE A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $67,790.26 Date 12/04/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFANSKI, JOHN H Employer name Allegany St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $67,788.98 Date 03/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, SHAWN T Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $67,788.73 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLEEBY, LILYKUTTY J Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $67,788.70 Date 01/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE-WILLIAMS, CRYSTAL G Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $67,788.36 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, FRANKLYN Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $67,787.86 Date 09/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTARELLIANO, ANTHONY Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $67,787.72 Date 06/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, DIANE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $67,787.64 Date 03/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZALESKI, LANCE A Employer name Madison County Amount $67,787.23 Date 04/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, CHRISTOPHER I Employer name Department of State Amount $67,787.11 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, PAUL S Employer name Town of Plattsburgh Amount $67,787.01 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, JOSEPH J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $67,786.83 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEEBERGER, JASON W Employer name City of Rochester Amount $67,786.47 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, SEAN P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $67,786.29 Date 08/09/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVARNWAY, TRAVIS J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $67,786.27 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, WILLIAM H, JR Employer name Albany County Amount $67,786.10 Date 11/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRADHAN, EVA Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $67,786.10 Date 04/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLLAR, DEBORAH A Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $67,785.69 Date 09/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEIGER, ROBERT C, II Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $67,785.36 Date 09/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHNER, CYNTHIA J Employer name Yates County Amount $67,784.74 Date 10/05/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLENDENNING, ELIZABETH D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,784.63 Date 02/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAZEJEWSKI, JOHN P, JR Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $67,783.76 Date 06/24/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESTANI, THOMAS J, II Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $67,783.75 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, MELINDA D Employer name Mt Vernon Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $67,783.70 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLON, PHILIP J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $67,783.55 Date 02/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEHAN, ELIZABETH A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $67,783.26 Date 10/06/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLEJEC, DAVID Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $67,783.19 Date 01/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRAIL, KAREN C Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $67,783.09 Date 11/22/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRWAN, SUSAN ELAINE Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $67,782.73 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALVONA, FRANK P Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $67,782.56 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARASIMOWICZ, MARIA Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $67,782.00 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEAL, STEVEN J Employer name Erie County Amount $67,781.98 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENN, NATHANIEL R Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $67,781.52 Date 11/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEJIA, STEVEN G Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $67,781.48 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WU, AIMIN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $67,781.48 Date 10/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERMILUS, DIEUNET D Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $67,781.47 Date 03/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SATTLER, KENNETH W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $67,781.34 Date 05/31/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System