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 AMBROSE, ROBERT S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $81,714.96 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERY, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $81,714.47 Date 11/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRSHOWITZ, EMILY S Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $81,714.13 Date 07/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, DASHAMALI L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $81,713.90 Date 03/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, MARYROSE Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $81,713.82 Date 06/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN HEMEL, KENNETH J Employer name Village of Fairport Amount $81,713.21 Date 06/27/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, HOWARD I Employer name Office of General Services Amount $81,713.07 Date 10/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYSON, ZAKEER A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $81,712.98 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEAU, MUJINGA T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $81,712.50 Date 11/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, BENJAMIN A Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $81,712.39 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONGER, RENEE A Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $81,712.38 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORN, ERIC M Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $81,711.07 Date 01/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEATTIE, PENNY Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $81,710.82 Date 06/23/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABB, SHENA R Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $81,710.42 Date 11/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI NARDO, JEFFREY T Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $81,710.27 Date 02/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARFIELD, DAVID M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $81,709.89 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CURRY, CHARLES J Employer name Westchester County Amount $81,708.87 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IADEVAIO, VINCENT A Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $81,707.88 Date 03/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALI, SYEDA S Employer name Westchester County Amount $81,707.68 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIGNONE, ALBERT Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $81,707.37 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLES, EDWIN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $81,707.05 Date 08/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZEWSKI, JAMES J Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $81,706.60 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTENS, PENELOPE L Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $81,706.60 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYCRINK, DYLAN T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $81,706.42 Date 03/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NULTY, PATRICIA E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $81,706.37 Date 07/16/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERWOOD, KAREN K Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $81,706.26 Date 02/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALOMAR, RHONDA L Employer name Village of Briarcliff Manor Amount $81,706.12 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUDIA, SALVATORE F Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $81,705.59 Date 07/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTZ, JILL E Employer name S Adirondack Library System Amount $81,705.49 Date 05/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASSO, LEANNA Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $81,705.26 Date 02/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METELLUS, WATSON Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $81,705.26 Date 07/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, KATHY P Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $81,704.96 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIN, CHRISTOPHER Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $81,704.42 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINOTTE, ANTHONY T Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $81,703.91 Date 03/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSCO, JOHN T Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $81,703.26 Date 08/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYDE, JUSTIN L Employer name Erie County Amount $81,702.55 Date 08/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBERT, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Westbury Water District Amount $81,702.41 Date 11/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, AMY L Employer name Livingston County Amount $81,702.37 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENCHIS, DIANA D Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $81,702.18 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WACH, JOHN J Employer name Seaford UFSD Amount $81,702.08 Date 04/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACIOPPO, ROSEMARIE Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $81,701.88 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDUZE, MARK A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $81,701.26 Date 07/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DRESAR, ROBERT H Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $81,701.07 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULT, ERIC S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $81,700.53 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBERTY-CORYEA, MELISSA Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $81,699.85 Date 09/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN STRY, LORI A Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $81,699.51 Date 02/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DAVID P Employer name Saratoga County Amount $81,699.23 Date 04/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, REBECCA Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $81,698.54 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNSON-SUTTON, PHYLLIS M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $81,697.43 Date 07/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THURSTON, MELISSA A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $81,696.76 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEYERS, RICHARD ADAM Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $81,696.62 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRICKLAND, MARY F Employer name Livingston County Amount $81,696.37 Date 03/02/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWLAND, DAVID M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $81,696.31 Date 04/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LAKISHA A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $81,696.06 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORTRIGHT, DALE R Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $81,695.75 Date 02/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, LEIGH Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $81,695.51 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC GILVRAY, DONNA J Employer name West Islip Public Library Amount $81,695.18 Date 09/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALOI, JOANNE Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $81,693.95 Date 02/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZE, JEFFREY W Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $81,693.92 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERITY, FREDERICK B Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $81,693.64 Date 11/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, KEVIN R Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $81,693.43 Date 10/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $81,693.27 Date 02/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA BARRE, CHARLES G Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $81,693.10 Date 10/16/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINCE, SUZANNE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $81,692.52 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNDY, ANITA T Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $81,692.15 Date 01/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, KIMBERLY J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $81,691.87 Date 03/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYDYSH, REBECCA J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $81,691.87 Date 06/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAM, RITA A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $81,691.87 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUHAMMAD, AKBAR U Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $81,690.31 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPANO, JOSEPH Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $81,689.54 Date 12/17/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUMAN, JASON J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $81,689.29 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETRASZEK-POLOVICH, JANE E Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $81,689.28 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, CALVIN O Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $81,689.17 Date 06/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWD, LAUREN K Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $81,688.95 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAVANAGH, ANN MARIE J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $81,688.66 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEGAN, PATRICK J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $81,688.52 Date 07/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUCHNICK, SHARON L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $81,688.36 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINI, MARYANN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $81,688.11 Date 05/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROESSLER, GARY P Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $81,688.08 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGUDI, MARY L Employer name Nassau County Amount $81,688.00 Date 08/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIKUS, LORI E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $81,687.98 Date 11/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSWORTH, JAMES E Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $81,687.82 Date 06/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFAVER, KATHERINE Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $81,687.32 Date 03/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $81,686.97 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNUNZIATA, PATRICK Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $81,686.01 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KURT R Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $81,685.97 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, ARIANN N Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $81,685.60 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMMELEN, JOHN E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $81,684.40 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, PAUL A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $81,684.12 Date 09/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, DELLA A Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $81,683.62 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSI, MARY C Employer name Erie County Amount $81,683.27 Date 12/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRONOLONE, TRACEY A Employer name Monroe County Amount $81,683.09 Date 12/08/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTY, SCOTT D Employer name Monroe County Amount $81,683.01 Date 12/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELLWINKEL, MARTIN J, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $81,682.70 Date 04/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ALYCE N Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $81,682.03 Date 11/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALTER, JOANNE Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $81,681.58 Date 12/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAQUE, SHAHAZHAN A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $81,681.39 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, TODD R Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $81,681.13 Date 05/23/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNER, MERRILL J Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $81,680.75 Date 11/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES-SCHEFFOLD, KAREN E Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $81,680.52 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System