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 KULPA, TODD R Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $81,871.47 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, CATHERINE A Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $81,870.81 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UBLACKER, MICHELLE M Employer name Columbia County Amount $81,870.71 Date 11/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERKIN, GARY R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $81,870.67 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, SEAN D Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $81,870.64 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONROE, TYRELL A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $81,870.18 Date 09/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, MARY M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $81,869.68 Date 04/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERALTA, FRANK Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $81,869.54 Date 08/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZHER-UDDIN, MOHD Employer name Dutchess County Amount $81,869.53 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOVACS, PAUL F Employer name Albany County Amount $81,869.09 Date 04/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, JUSTIN D Employer name Town of Massena Amount $81,869.07 Date 05/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLENBECK, RITA E Employer name Tioga County Amount $81,868.80 Date 09/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNUPP, PATRICIA A Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $81,868.50 Date 01/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUJAN, CARMELA U Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $81,868.30 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROHDE, CHERIE L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $81,867.55 Date 08/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, JEFFREY W Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $81,867.50 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALMADGE, MICHAEL D Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $81,867.34 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZALENSKI, KIMBERLY M Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $81,867.34 Date 07/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURKHART, EDWARD J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $81,866.84 Date 03/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIEGER, DOUGLAS J Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $81,866.70 Date 05/12/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VETTER, CHARLENE J Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $81,866.68 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALY, JOHN R Employer name Department of Law Amount $81,866.50 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLUNG, JESSICA A Employer name Department of Law Amount $81,866.50 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORBES, DELANO W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $81,866.06 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETTIERE, JAMES V, JR Employer name Jefferson County Amount $81,865.61 Date 05/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANQUINHO, ANNA N Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $81,865.56 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAS, HORTENSE O Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $81,865.35 Date 05/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAPPIA, KYLE J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $81,864.99 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENEDICT, CYNTHIA L Employer name Town of Massena Amount $81,864.50 Date 02/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAZZI, STEVEN M Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $81,864.44 Date 09/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HENDRICKSON, ELEONORE V Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $81,863.97 Date 11/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BICKELHAUPT, ROBYN J Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $81,863.54 Date 10/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, DENNIS P Employer name Nassau County Amount $81,863.50 Date 11/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDMONSTON, CHERIE Employer name Nassau County Amount $81,863.50 Date 11/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARASCH-GIEDT, FELICE E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $81,863.44 Date 08/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENNATO, MARIA Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $81,863.36 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLEGEER, CLAYTON J Employer name Monroe County Amount $81,863.18 Date 11/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTILLO, RYAN A Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $81,863.12 Date 06/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROST, SHARON L Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $81,863.04 Date 10/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONDS, NANCY B Employer name Department of Health Amount $81,862.92 Date 10/23/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, DONNA L N Employer name Department of Health Amount $81,862.17 Date 06/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKHART, CYNTHIA M Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $81,861.99 Date 06/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUKE, MAUREEN Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $81,861.85 Date 02/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDNICK, JOSHUA S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $81,861.26 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WACHTER, DEBRA J Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $81,861.22 Date 09/25/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POBLOCKI, JEFFREY A, SR Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $81,861.21 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAZON, YVES F Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $81,861.04 Date 01/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC GREGOR, ELLEN A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $81,860.84 Date 01/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERNEBURG, LAURIE M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $81,860.84 Date 09/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINN, MELISSA A Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $81,860.84 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEGROLA, MARK Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $81,860.84 Date 08/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAPER, COLLEEN M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $81,860.84 Date 10/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $81,860.84 Date 05/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURL, PATRICIA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $81,860.84 Date 11/26/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORKINS, DEBORRAH K Employer name Department of Health Amount $81,860.84 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELISLE, LISA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $81,860.84 Date 03/27/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, DIANE L Employer name Department of Health Amount $81,860.84 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATMAN, CHERYL A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $81,860.84 Date 03/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREY, MARY B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $81,860.84 Date 09/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUMLEY, CHERYL A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $81,860.84 Date 09/12/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, CYNTHIA S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $81,860.84 Date 01/18/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKLEY, ROBERT L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $81,860.84 Date 07/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMAN, MARY J Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $81,860.84 Date 01/18/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, KEVIN L Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $81,860.36 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDELL, DION S Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $81,860.24 Date 10/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHATTUCK, RICHARD L Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $81,859.69 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, DORI ANNE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $81,858.31 Date 10/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVELLA, PASQUALE M Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $81,858.21 Date 01/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSGELLER, CHERYL A Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $81,857.94 Date 03/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIGAN, HEATHER A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $81,857.92 Date 02/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANZANO, LAURA Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $81,857.69 Date 01/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERNODLE, THOMAS Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $81,856.49 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLEO, SEAN P Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $81,856.20 Date 07/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $81,855.06 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KEVIN J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $81,854.38 Date 06/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANACORE, RICHARD D Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $81,853.47 Date 10/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDFARB, SARA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $81,852.84 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KYNOCH, DENISE D Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $81,852.70 Date 04/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIANDRA, ANDREW M Employer name Town of Blooming Grove Amount $81,852.62 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, AYOCLA F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $81,852.62 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, GERRY T Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $81,852.31 Date 09/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGIOTTI, ANGELA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $81,852.10 Date 11/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERLI, PHYLLIS A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $81,852.10 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHLMANN, KATHRYN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $81,852.10 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOVERN, JOSEPHINE MELTON Employer name Suffolk County Amount $81,852.10 Date 12/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, JAMI A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $81,852.10 Date 09/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERWILLIGER, GENE B Employer name Village of New Paltz Amount $81,852.00 Date 09/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, PAULETTE Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $81,851.50 Date 05/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUDOIN, MATTHEW D Employer name City of Troy Amount $81,851.35 Date 01/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLKOWSKI, DIANE L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $81,850.95 Date 04/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, JOSEPH M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $81,850.83 Date 04/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FALLON, MARK C Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $81,850.70 Date 09/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REICKERT, JONATHAN E Employer name Town of Schodack Amount $81,850.51 Date 05/27/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SILVAROLI, JO A Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $81,850.12 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULBERT, BECKY WOOD Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $81,850.10 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, THOMAS H, JR Employer name Ulster County Amount $81,850.07 Date 01/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDER, JOHN T Employer name Broome County Amount $81,850.06 Date 12/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEAD, MICHAEL J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $81,849.95 Date 09/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHELAN, KEVIN P Employer name South Orangetown CSD Amount $81,849.50 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDBERG, SHERI M Employer name Department of Health Amount $81,849.45 Date 02/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System