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 LEWIS, STEPHEN S Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $81,744.09 Date 11/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYERS, R DARRYL Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $81,744.04 Date 09/06/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTHOLOMAY, ROBERT J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $81,743.56 Date 08/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARACCIOLO, ANTHONY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $81,743.29 Date 12/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETHIN, CAROL Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $81,742.66 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, CYNTHIA Employer name Department of Law Amount $81,742.56 Date 02/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLOOLY, JOSEPH J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $81,741.65 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, KATE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $81,741.19 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADISON, MARK E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $81,738.08 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JALWAN, SOLY Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $81,738.04 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAUGHAN, SUSAN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $81,738.00 Date 04/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERNAM, SUSAN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $81,738.00 Date 10/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIARDO, BENITO Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $81,737.63 Date 08/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREGAUDIT, CAROLYNA S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $81,737.38 Date 03/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIJAY, DHANYA B Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $81,736.98 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADRAZO, FRANCES M Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $81,736.24 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, TIMOTHY E Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $81,735.53 Date 10/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOOFF, SANDRA L Employer name Franklin Square UFSD Amount $81,735.50 Date 07/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EISS, STEPHEN J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $81,735.28 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRANO-CARDONA, JAIME C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $81,735.24 Date 01/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RETZER, HEIDI A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $81,735.03 Date 07/16/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, PETER E, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $81,734.92 Date 04/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSINO, RICHARD J Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $81,734.85 Date 09/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUAN, JIONG Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $81,734.06 Date 08/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, SULAIMAN Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $81,733.77 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAROFALLOU-HOGAN, JAMES Employer name Department of Health Amount $81,733.38 Date 09/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINNIEY, VERLAINE D Employer name Erie County Amount $81,733.31 Date 04/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWISLOSKY, RONALD J Employer name Chenango County Amount $81,732.79 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARGAS, JOSEPH A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $81,732.70 Date 08/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TONE, KEVIN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $81,732.70 Date 03/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRUSKA, DALE L Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $81,732.64 Date 03/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, TARA B Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $81,732.51 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTLES, MICHELLE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $81,732.37 Date 04/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARROW, PATRICIA A Employer name Monroe County Amount $81,732.10 Date 08/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGDEN, SEAN P Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $81,731.90 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, JAMES C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $81,731.84 Date 10/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELPERUTO, PATRICIA J Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $81,731.71 Date 09/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, MARY E Employer name Department of Health Amount $81,730.50 Date 02/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEPIN, JANE Employer name Hudson Falls CSD Amount $81,730.38 Date 09/05/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, MATTHEW A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $81,729.62 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERZOG, DEIRDRE A Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $81,729.37 Date 12/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTIN, LINETTE Employer name Westchester County Amount $81,729.17 Date 07/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRETT, LUGENE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $81,729.15 Date 07/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EYTINA, KUREDIN V Employer name Broome County Amount $81,728.12 Date 02/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ENROE, NANCY J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $81,727.55 Date 07/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOWLTON, MICHAEL E Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $81,727.24 Date 10/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENT, PHILIP C Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $81,727.20 Date 11/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTIT, ELIZABETH M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $81,726.80 Date 04/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SHEA, MICHAEL E Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $81,726.61 Date 10/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACCIOTTI, ANGELO J Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $81,726.04 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLACK, JOHN G Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $81,725.61 Date 05/19/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, CHRISTIAN Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $81,725.36 Date 01/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROCKNER, JEFFREY A Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $81,725.18 Date 10/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABELLA, VICTORIA A Employer name Ulster County Amount $81,724.80 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPTSEV, DMITRY Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $81,724.38 Date 09/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORVELUS, BERTHA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $81,723.52 Date 10/19/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANFIELD, CANDACE E Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $81,723.48 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRESSEL, ERIN Employer name Attica CSD Amount $81,723.43 Date 05/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, BRITTANY L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $81,723.38 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANNI, ANTHONY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $81,722.45 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBSEN, JEAN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $81,722.40 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, THOMAS H Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $81,722.04 Date 11/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLATT, TIMOTHY W Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $81,721.92 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRO, ROBERT P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $81,721.50 Date 02/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORCZYCA, KATHLEEN M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $81,721.41 Date 06/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DONSEL, RICHARD C Employer name City of Cortland Amount $81,721.22 Date 02/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORIO, ANTHONY D Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $81,720.74 Date 09/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTELLA, JENNIFER M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $81,720.58 Date 02/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOMINSKI, KERRY L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $81,720.55 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALL, JANET M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $81,720.55 Date 07/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELOSI, FRANK B Employer name Onondaga County Amount $81,720.55 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JOHN W Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $81,720.52 Date 01/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINE, DOUGLAS C Employer name Gowanda CSD Amount $81,720.32 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, BRUCE A, JR Employer name City of Albany Amount $81,720.09 Date 09/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BREGLIA, JOANNE T Employer name Nassau County Amount $81,720.04 Date 05/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AURIA, JACQUELINE Employer name Nassau County Amount $81,720.04 Date 05/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENISON, RICHARD B Employer name Nassau County Amount $81,720.04 Date 02/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNTON, JONATHAN D Employer name Nassau County Amount $81,720.04 Date 10/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, GREGORY E Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $81,719.65 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ARTHUR, JR Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $81,719.18 Date 02/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOLTZEN, LEE ANN Employer name Freeport Memorial Library Amount $81,718.99 Date 01/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALLWOOD, DONALD L Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $81,718.87 Date 12/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVEL, JUDITH A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $81,718.42 Date 02/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCK, DEBORAH L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $81,718.40 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATTERY, GARY T, JR Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $81,718.39 Date 11/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTRILLA, ROBERT Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $81,717.90 Date 02/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FADDEN, JOSEPH R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $81,717.66 Date 10/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORELLO, LARRY D Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $81,717.65 Date 05/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN SICKLE, JAMES S Employer name Dalton-Nunda CSD Amount $81,716.73 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOWATT, JANETTE I Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $81,716.62 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-FRANCOIS, CHANTAL Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $81,716.46 Date 08/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAST, SHANE M Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $81,716.33 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DECHEN, GARY R Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $81,716.21 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MALLEY, PATRICK T Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $81,716.21 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMASSONE, RYAN Employer name Town of Islip Amount $81,716.17 Date 07/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIN, JAMES E Employer name Albany County Amount $81,716.04 Date 08/31/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECHEVARRIA, JORGE L Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $81,715.95 Date 08/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILBRIDGE, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $81,715.66 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLITO, AARON G Employer name City of Rochester Amount $81,715.42 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOULD, PATRICIA Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $81,714.98 Date 06/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System