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 RATON, MARIE L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $81,539.77 Date 09/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, PAUL E, JR Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $81,538.93 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRANI, FLORENCE J Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $81,538.83 Date 03/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEEKS, KENNETH C Employer name Town of Islip Amount $81,538.44 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANCOCK, GREGORY S Employer name Town of Islip Amount $81,538.41 Date 02/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY HEALY, LUCILLE R Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $81,538.41 Date 07/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREITNAUER, JUSTIN P Employer name Village of Kenmore Amount $81,538.32 Date 07/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAYCHACK, MICHAEL J Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $81,538.05 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRAEBER, WILLIAM P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $81,537.39 Date 01/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAIR, BARBARA S Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $81,536.82 Date 11/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAKHSHON, IRAIDA S Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $81,536.65 Date 02/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAMBACH, VAUGHN S Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $81,536.55 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, DAVID A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $81,536.05 Date 02/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTELLS, JOHN J Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $81,535.87 Date 04/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABALLERO-LI, ROSA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $81,535.83 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELNICK, ALEXANDER C Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $81,535.46 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA DUKE, KRISTINA M Employer name Plattsburgh City School Dist Amount $81,535.07 Date 07/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARZA, BEVERLY A Employer name Nassau County Amount $81,534.50 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRYOR, BRIAN E Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $81,533.60 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYNER, YOLANDA D Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $81,533.13 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAATZ, TOBY T Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $81,532.75 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, AMY L Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $81,532.29 Date 01/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRAGUE, KEITH R Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $81,532.26 Date 03/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIM, MIN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $81,532.20 Date 07/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, NICHOLAS R Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $81,531.93 Date 07/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PACELLA, MARY Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $81,531.82 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATRICK, DENNIS C Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $81,531.77 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARD, GREGORY D Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $81,531.75 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, MATTHEW E Employer name Town of New Paltz Amount $81,531.65 Date 06/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DARCY, PATRICK J Employer name Village of Malverne Amount $81,531.41 Date 01/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA GREGA, DONNA Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $81,531.34 Date 09/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLIS, JILLIAN Employer name Office of General Services Amount $81,530.94 Date 07/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINTNER, STACE L Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $81,530.81 Date 05/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, RYAN T Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $81,530.49 Date 11/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHAFFER, ALBERT A Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $81,530.43 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, DENNIS J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $81,529.75 Date 12/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNSKEY, DONNA K Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $81,529.74 Date 08/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARROWMAN, MIREILLE A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $81,529.65 Date 11/19/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, DANA D Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $81,529.62 Date 02/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROSE, ROBERT T Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $81,529.28 Date 05/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, WAYNE A Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $81,529.04 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAYLER, LEON E Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $81,528.74 Date 06/08/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSBAND, MATTHEW E Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $81,527.71 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, ERIN S Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $81,527.56 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUM, KATHLEEN O Employer name Onondaga County Amount $81,527.08 Date 11/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERRY-EDWARDS, VENITA Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $81,527.03 Date 04/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAHMAN, ABDUR Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $81,527.01 Date 04/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACHARIAS, SEBASTIAN Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $81,527.01 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MOUNTAIN, JEFFREY P Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $81,527.00 Date 06/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUENAUER, THOMAS J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $81,526.59 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRACI, SAMUEL J Employer name Ontario County Amount $81,526.24 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARDO, NICHOLAS J, JR Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $81,525.68 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALISBURY, ERIC L Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $81,523.27 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONACCHI, GREGORY Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $81,523.25 Date 09/03/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANO, BRENDA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $81,523.05 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURACO, FREDERICK Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $81,522.83 Date 06/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICKSON, KEVIN G Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $81,522.35 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, ANGEL H Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $81,522.32 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMBS, TIMOTHY Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $81,522.11 Date 08/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ASTRA Employer name NYC Judges Amount $81,520.56 Date 08/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBLATT, SANDRA G Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $81,520.53 Date 09/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUMBS, MARJORIE B Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $81,520.31 Date 04/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, DWAIN M Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $81,519.84 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIFFE, THOMAS C Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $81,519.83 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEAVER, KEVIN J Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $81,519.77 Date 02/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, WILLIAM H Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $81,518.79 Date 06/18/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLETTE, YVETTE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $81,518.25 Date 11/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCAL, DOMINIC C Employer name Orange County Amount $81,517.92 Date 08/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDER, RICHARD C Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $81,517.83 Date 12/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDER, ANDREW T Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $81,517.71 Date 03/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLSTEIN, DIANA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $81,517.19 Date 11/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LONGIS, JEANNE C Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $81,516.94 Date 11/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMANSKI, DANIEL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $81,516.69 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FEDERN, THOMAS R Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $81,516.15 Date 12/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FICKES, MARLEE E Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $81,516.15 Date 06/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSEILLE, CARL Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $81,516.15 Date 09/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANHAM, BRIAN C Employer name Gates Fire District Amount $81,516.08 Date 12/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOWLEY, KEVIN F Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $81,516.04 Date 01/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWSTER, DEBRA A Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $81,515.91 Date 05/14/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FAVE, RICKY J Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $81,515.68 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESSLER, NANCY B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $81,515.63 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERVASE, VICTOR N Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $81,515.42 Date 11/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, DALE D Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $81,515.31 Date 09/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRUCCI, CONCETTA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $81,515.14 Date 01/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRO, HEATHER R Employer name Mohawk Valley Child Youth Serv Amount $81,515.09 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, JAMES C Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $81,514.25 Date 07/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKEY, KAREN P Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $81,514.22 Date 11/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, TAMMY J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $81,514.07 Date 11/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIRLEY, RYAN H D Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $81,513.65 Date 11/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVEE, JAMES K, JR Employer name Saratoga County Amount $81,513.13 Date 08/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFFERTY, TIMOTHY S Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $81,512.68 Date 10/24/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, EDGAR C, JR Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $81,512.29 Date 02/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIANO, MICHAEL E Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $81,512.24 Date 04/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAPIRO, MICHAEL L Employer name Department of Law Amount $81,512.18 Date 02/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASELLI, GENNARO F Employer name Westchester County Amount $81,511.86 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGLOPPER, PETER J Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $81,511.51 Date 08/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAVEZ, MONICA E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $81,510.60 Date 06/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENRIGHT, MICHAEL P Employer name Monroe County Amount $81,510.57 Date 02/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINELLI, MICHAEL H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $81,510.19 Date 09/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, THEODORE Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $81,509.46 Date 03/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System