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 HUNTER, KEVIN E Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $81,508.82 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAUGHAN, JOSEPH J Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $81,508.41 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNILLE, NOEL H S Employer name Dutchess County Amount $81,508.30 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMCZYK, MARY E Employer name Sag Harbor UFSD Amount $81,508.17 Date 09/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, LISA A Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $81,507.92 Date 09/15/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZYMCZAK, JULIE R Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $81,506.64 Date 11/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANNER, FLORENCE O Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $81,505.85 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DONALD M Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $81,505.75 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRANO, JOSEPH Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $81,505.70 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACHEWICZ, MICHAEL S Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $81,505.50 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYALA, VICTOR M Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $81,505.47 Date 10/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTERS, PATRICK J Employer name Tompkins County Amount $81,505.10 Date 03/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, PATRICIA E Employer name Town of Patterson Amount $81,505.00 Date 09/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHAREL, MYRLINE MP Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $81,504.07 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, IRENE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $81,503.95 Date 11/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VORST, WILLIAM J Employer name Nassau County Amount $81,503.95 Date 04/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENCIA, SARA L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $81,503.57 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUBINIEC, THOMAS D Employer name NYS Parole Board Amount $81,503.51 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATHER, KRISTY L Employer name Monroe County Amount $81,502.78 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEDITA, BRIAN C Employer name Orange County Amount $81,502.61 Date 11/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANIGAN, SUSAN A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $81,502.27 Date 06/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, THOMAS J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $81,501.72 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DURLING, ANDREW M Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $81,501.69 Date 03/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PORTER, MARILYN M Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $81,501.16 Date 11/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JETER, SOPHIA R Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $81,500.89 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ILVENTO, DAVID R Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $81,500.78 Date 03/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BRIDE, JOHN D Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $81,500.07 Date 02/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINHART, ALYSSA L Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $81,500.04 Date 12/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, EILEEN M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $81,499.85 Date 09/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRESSWELL, LAURIE A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $81,499.67 Date 12/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, MARK A Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $81,499.63 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOYCE, SEAN M Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $81,499.22 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUROWIEC, STEPHANIE A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $81,498.88 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOZIER, RICHARD H, JR Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $81,498.84 Date 04/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJCIK, JOANNE N Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $81,498.56 Date 09/05/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, TIMOTHY G Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $81,498.37 Date 05/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORRELL, SONIA Y Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $81,498.34 Date 09/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZSIMMONS, RYAN P Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $81,497.55 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TISK, JONATHAN Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $81,497.21 Date 01/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROSA, ANITA E Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $81,496.81 Date 03/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, DEBORAH B Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $81,496.81 Date 01/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIANG, FENG Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $81,496.81 Date 10/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, CELESTINA G Employer name Horseheads CSD Amount $81,496.70 Date 11/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NILSEN, JUDITH L Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $81,496.67 Date 11/19/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENZ, ADAM H Employer name Dutchess County Amount $81,496.40 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, LAURA Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $81,496.27 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMINSKI, DIANE K Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $81,495.90 Date 07/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYOR, PAUL W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $81,495.75 Date 11/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACHNIK, WILLIAM F, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $81,495.75 Date 09/06/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAY, KEITH J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $81,495.75 Date 10/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILES, WARREN D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $81,495.75 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDERS, DANIEL F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $81,495.75 Date 07/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKERSON, MARTIN A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $81,495.75 Date 04/06/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAH, NIMISH R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $81,495.75 Date 04/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARRINER, DOUGLAS J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $81,495.75 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKS, BARBARA S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $81,495.75 Date 11/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRATURE, ELIZABETH G Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $81,495.65 Date 12/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, ELAINE S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $81,495.20 Date 05/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRICKEY, KEVIN T Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $81,495.03 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, HECTOR E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $81,494.78 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIKOLAIENKO, YEVHENII Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $81,494.70 Date 08/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IVERY, JANICE Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $81,494.40 Date 08/30/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURTZ, ADELE M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $81,494.04 Date 09/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELAN, RACHAEL W Employer name Saratoga County Amount $81,494.04 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDDY, GORDON W Employer name Saratoga County Amount $81,494.02 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POON, YU-CHUN Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $81,493.71 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAKWE, VERONICA N Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $81,493.51 Date 03/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOSEK, WALTER A Employer name Erie County Amount $81,493.34 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUDET, PETER Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $81,493.14 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, DAVID L Employer name City of Fulton Amount $81,492.86 Date 06/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STAMP, SARA J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $81,492.43 Date 06/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIFU, RENATO J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $81,492.39 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, GREGORY J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $81,492.17 Date 09/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEOHARY, KATHERINE J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $81,492.04 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, TRINA R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $81,491.78 Date 06/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, MIGUEL Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $81,491.75 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAIR, DEEPA Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $81,491.39 Date 03/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARCO, AMY C Employer name Department of Health Amount $81,491.27 Date 01/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELSTON, KEVIN M Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $81,490.92 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOPELLE, EDWIN C Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $81,490.82 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, JACKIE D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $81,490.66 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBORNE, MATTHEW E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $81,490.66 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONER, JOSEPH Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $81,490.66 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGEL, DALE K Employer name Education Department Amount $81,490.66 Date 04/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISCOSO, ROSALIE Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $81,490.61 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, WILLIAM R Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $81,490.48 Date 11/30/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDINO, FRANCIS Employer name Elmont Fire District Amount $81,490.16 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSAN, EDWARD Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $81,490.08 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEARY, SUZANNE E Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $81,489.33 Date 12/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPDEVIELLE, GERARD M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $81,488.61 Date 01/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERBUKH, MIKHAIL Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $81,487.91 Date 06/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCENT, OWEN P, II Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $81,487.91 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAVOROKHIN, VASILIY Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $81,487.91 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLETCHER, ERIC M Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $81,487.76 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAGATA, RICHARD E, JR Employer name City of Albany Amount $81,487.26 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKLIN, BRUCE A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $81,486.96 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRETT, SHANNON E Employer name Orleans County Amount $81,486.84 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAM, WAYNE J Employer name Orange County Amount $81,486.45 Date 07/30/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINGOIA, ANNAMARIA Employer name Nassau County Amount $81,486.25 Date 06/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAM, ROBERT D Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $81,486.17 Date 04/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System