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 SANFILIPPO, JANET E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $67,528.22 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, MICHELE L Employer name Education Department Amount $67,527.98 Date 02/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZARNECKI, JEFFERY N Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $67,527.72 Date 04/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICKO, RANDALL F Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,527.72 Date 03/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALBEC, DAVID R Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $67,527.72 Date 11/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMLIN, SANDRA K Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $67,527.72 Date 03/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, CHAD E Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $67,527.72 Date 08/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, VALERIE Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $67,527.72 Date 04/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUETOW, CARRIE C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $67,527.72 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHABER, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $67,527.62 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC QUARRIE, BARBARA J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $67,527.61 Date 01/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORKHOVER, ALEKSANDR Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $67,527.44 Date 02/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURGILLO, AUGUST Employer name Monroe County Amount $67,527.12 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISKI, CHAD K Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,526.94 Date 06/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POETZSCH, TINA Employer name Education Department Amount $67,526.94 Date 04/13/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHIES, ANTHONY F Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $67,526.05 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEST, KEVAN R Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $67,525.90 Date 12/15/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZE, PAMELA B Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $67,525.90 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCE, THOMAS R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $67,525.59 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIXON, MICHAEL T Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $67,525.57 Date 06/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGIA, MICHAEL C Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $67,525.44 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIACCO, MARY K Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $67,525.38 Date 01/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELTZER, MAUREEN E Employer name Town of Hempstead Housing Auth Amount $67,525.04 Date 10/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLELLO, ANDREW A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,524.60 Date 10/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIELY, JAMES A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,524.60 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESOLOSKI, DAVID J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,524.60 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIFARO, LAWRENCE E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $67,524.60 Date 09/26/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELBER, MARYBETH Employer name Office For Technology Amount $67,524.60 Date 03/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORTIATYNSKI, WILLIAM J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $67,524.49 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARNEY, KATHLEEN I Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,524.34 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLNAT, DAVID A, JR Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $67,524.06 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARDANESH, PARISA R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $67,523.97 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TITTERTON, MICHAEL K Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $67,523.83 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, CYNTHIA D Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,523.82 Date 11/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, CYNTHIA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,523.82 Date 10/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIKODEM, KELLI J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $67,523.82 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAILEY, SUSAN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $67,523.82 Date 04/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, EDWARD M, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $67,523.82 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTNIK, ERIK Employer name Education Department Amount $67,523.82 Date 02/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUENOT, CHAD M Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $67,522.59 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGRASSIA, RACHEL Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $67,522.56 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, TYRONE Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $67,522.44 Date 12/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNKLE, NATHAN W Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $67,522.42 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARL, MARYELLEN Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,522.26 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHLENBERG, JAMES G Employer name Cornell University Amount $67,522.22 Date 11/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENTRESS, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $67,522.08 Date 11/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHIENZI, SCOTT T Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $67,522.02 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDLAND, DANIEL A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $67,522.00 Date 04/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, RONALD L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $67,522.00 Date 03/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, SHARON Y Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $67,521.97 Date 08/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROZDZ, KIMBERLY D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $67,521.52 Date 02/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIFIELD, COLETTE M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $67,521.48 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEWCHUCK, DAVID P Employer name Sullivan County Amount $67,520.92 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIGGS, WALANDA A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $67,520.88 Date 12/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BARBERA, PAUL J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $67,520.83 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMORA, RAUL C Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $67,520.81 Date 06/12/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAVOR, TREVOR Employer name Adirondack Park Agcy Amount $67,520.70 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, MARY C Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $67,520.70 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAYAJIAN, NADINE M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $67,520.70 Date 01/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CETNAR, DAMIEN R Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,520.70 Date 06/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOPPA, TERESA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,520.70 Date 05/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSON, SHARON L Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,520.70 Date 07/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, GLENN V Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,520.70 Date 06/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERLETIC, LUCAS M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $67,520.70 Date 09/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, ALICIA M Employer name Department of State Amount $67,520.70 Date 07/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, HEATHER L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,520.70 Date 07/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTERFIELD, LYNN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,520.70 Date 10/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUCK, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,520.70 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCISZEWSKI, HEATHER L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,520.70 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROBELE, KAREN E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,520.70 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, GARY A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,520.70 Date 05/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, THOMAS C Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $67,520.70 Date 09/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALVIN, BRIAN T Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $67,520.70 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURTADO, NESTOR A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $67,520.70 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKWARDT, KARL R Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $67,520.70 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGGIANI, BRYAN R Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $67,520.70 Date 04/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUONO, KRISTY M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $67,520.70 Date 07/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDERSEN, VICTORIA E Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $67,520.70 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DULAN, TAMMY Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $67,520.70 Date 02/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JURKOWSKI, MICHAEL P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $67,520.70 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMBURG, DAVID J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $67,520.70 Date 04/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, JUDSON W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $67,520.70 Date 12/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAHLER, HENRY M Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $67,520.70 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LELLAND, SHARON P Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $67,520.70 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOLA, JOSHUA R Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $67,520.70 Date 12/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, MELISSA J Employer name Division of Veterans' Affairs Amount $67,520.70 Date 05/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUANNO, BRIAN A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $67,520.70 Date 07/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENSER, CHRIS A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $67,520.70 Date 03/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, AARON T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $67,520.70 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, RICHARD P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $67,520.70 Date 07/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVAK, PAUL G Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $67,520.70 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBURG, CHARLES P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $67,520.70 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAYZE, MATTHEW S Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $67,520.70 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMANO, DAWN A Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $67,520.70 Date 06/26/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRADY, CYNTHIA V Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $67,520.70 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEYS-HOLSTON, JACQUELINE Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $67,520.70 Date 04/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPPLEYEA, SANDRA P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $67,520.70 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, MICHAEL F Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $67,520.70 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDORF, SCOTT S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $67,520.70 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARGAR, RICHARD D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $67,520.70 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System