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 JACKSON, WILLIAM F Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $81,849.16 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYCE-LEONARD, EVA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $81,848.94 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGMAN, SHAWN P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $81,848.84 Date 01/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBIERASKI, DENNIS C Employer name City of Lockport Amount $81,848.52 Date 08/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LANDON, JAMES S Employer name Village of Cayuga Heights Amount $81,847.48 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MIHOPULOS, ANDREW F Employer name Sachem Public Library Amount $81,846.94 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, VALERIE D Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $81,846.90 Date 08/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSBAUGH, MICHAEL R Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $81,846.62 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, MICHAEL D Employer name City of Geneva Amount $81,846.61 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OAKS, KAITLYN E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $81,846.58 Date 05/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSMER, BONNIE A Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $81,846.56 Date 01/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMO, MICHAEL J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $81,846.27 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, LEAH Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $81,845.90 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILTSIE, RONALD A Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $81,845.49 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, THELMA Employer name Westchester County Amount $81,844.92 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, GARY J Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $81,844.89 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSZYNSKI, MARTIN J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $81,844.55 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JESS, COLLEEN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $81,844.34 Date 02/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERARD, MARGARET M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $81,844.34 Date 08/07/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNELLY, KARA M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $81,844.18 Date 07/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOFOLO, MICHAEL J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $81,843.42 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, HARRY J, II Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $81,843.41 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, LARRY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $81,842.75 Date 03/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASSNER, STEVEN J Employer name Upper Mohawk Valley Water Bd Amount $81,842.68 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMID, GREGORY R Employer name Orange County Amount $81,842.38 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGNER, SHIRLEY A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $81,842.32 Date 03/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, MICHAEL P Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $81,842.03 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHANY, DAVID J Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $81,842.00 Date 04/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELBER, CATHLEEN L Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $81,841.00 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, SUMA K Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $81,840.93 Date 04/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORATO, BRENDA J Employer name Department of Health Amount $81,840.30 Date 08/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVISON, TIMOTHY J Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $81,840.27 Date 08/31/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SYLVESTER, MICHAEL T Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $81,840.12 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, NORA M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $81,839.86 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTALBANO, KEVIN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $81,839.59 Date 12/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEREZ, JOSEPH Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $81,839.58 Date 06/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARCIA N Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $81,839.38 Date 08/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOSCANO, TRACY L Employer name Schenectady County Amount $81,839.36 Date 06/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOLO, MICHELLE L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $81,839.18 Date 06/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYDON, JOYCE M Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $81,838.74 Date 09/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONDEJAR , SILVIA Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $81,838.36 Date 10/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARNELL, DUSTIN D Employer name Cornell University Amount $81,838.16 Date 07/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTICHEK, DEBRA M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $81,837.92 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTILLO, MARY Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $81,837.92 Date 11/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUNA-GOMEZ, LUISA Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $81,837.92 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPINAL, MANUEL A Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $81,837.20 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, MICHAEL W Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $81,837.16 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROTTER, BRIAN C Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $81,837.02 Date 09/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREW, KENNETH Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $81,837.01 Date 08/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNNER, HELENA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $81,836.42 Date 05/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALUPPI, PHILIP A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $81,836.07 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONIN, SCOTT W Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $81,835.56 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, GINA M Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $81,835.56 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHADY, SEAN P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $81,835.39 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, CHRISTINE P Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $81,835.32 Date 07/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISNIEWSKI, BRIAN E Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $81,835.09 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEFALONI, ANTHONY M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $81,834.62 Date 12/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGAN, ANNE T Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $81,834.52 Date 12/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDURSO, GINA A Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $81,834.52 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELIZALDE, MICHAEL Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $81,834.45 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, RICHARD Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $81,834.30 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUHOFF, KRIS C Employer name Columbia County Amount $81,833.89 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRATZER, JAMES F Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $81,833.48 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, MATTHEW W Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $81,833.44 Date 02/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REID, AARON C Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $81,833.39 Date 09/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVALLONE, VINCENT, JR Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $81,832.82 Date 02/14/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, VICTORIA D Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $81,832.43 Date 03/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSTEN, PAUL C Employer name Water Auth of West Nassau Co Amount $81,832.07 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, BENJAMIN C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $81,831.86 Date 06/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELEMS, KEVIN L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $81,831.86 Date 07/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SONIN, KEITH Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $81,831.86 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLADDEN, PHARA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $81,831.75 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTA, TIZIANA Employer name Schenectady County Amount $81,831.14 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRIS, JOANNE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $81,830.95 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYMOUR, DANIAL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $81,830.55 Date 07/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTER, DAWN A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $81,830.28 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, STEVEN J Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $81,830.10 Date 05/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRILL, SHAWN W Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $81,829.35 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELSHANS, THOMAS A Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $81,829.31 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, WILLIAM H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $81,829.21 Date 10/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHANAN, JAMES R Employer name Greene County Swcd Amount $81,828.51 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERS, EDWARD J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $81,828.31 Date 01/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPENCER, JAMES D Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $81,828.22 Date 12/31/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSKOWITZ, LESLIE A Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $81,828.03 Date 09/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JOHN L Employer name Monroe County Amount $81,827.45 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, RICHARD B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $81,827.35 Date 11/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTER, RICHARD C, JR Employer name Town of Islip Amount $81,826.88 Date 02/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, ANDREA A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $81,826.68 Date 01/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUKASIEWICZ, BRENDA J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $81,826.04 Date 03/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, BRADY E Employer name Central Valley CSD Amount $81,826.02 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALOMBO, DONNA L Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $81,825.36 Date 03/11/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, LISA M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $81,825.34 Date 02/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINE, JEFFREY Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $81,824.42 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADENIJI, ESTHER M Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $81,824.30 Date 03/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDOSO, ABILIO M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $81,824.26 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIRBEL, KAREN J Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $81,824.20 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAMENDOLA, JESSICA A Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $81,823.98 Date 09/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUCCOVIA, ANTHONY Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $81,823.93 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, ISAAC D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $81,823.67 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARNTS, JOSEPH D Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $81,823.62 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System