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 HATCHER-TOUSSAINT, TONYA Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $81,440.37 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, IRENE Employer name City of White Plains Amount $81,440.36 Date 02/11/1966 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKWOOD, BRIAN L Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $81,439.51 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAHERTY, MAUREEN E Employer name Orange County Amount $81,439.33 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROECKER, KARL B Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $81,439.19 Date 07/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARANDA, BRITTANY M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $81,438.37 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZABLICKI, JAN F, JR Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $81,438.27 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, LAURIE K Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $81,437.98 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANEY, MICHAEL S Employer name City of Watertown Amount $81,437.55 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CANN, GREGORY S Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $81,437.38 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEBDON, JODIE K Employer name Genesee County Amount $81,436.57 Date 09/26/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMO, TODD A Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $81,436.31 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERNER, JARED T Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $81,435.34 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLS, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $81,435.14 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUSTINE-FARNETT, KATHLEEN Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $81,435.14 Date 10/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEASER, MICHAEL A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $81,434.85 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIEBER, DAVID J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $81,434.40 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAKKER JOHNSON, ELISABETH A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $81,434.31 Date 07/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREIBER, ROGER T Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $81,433.77 Date 02/22/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LINDA M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $81,433.20 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANESSA, KATHLEEN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $81,433.11 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASKOFF, MICHAEL V Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $81,432.90 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FUOCO, JENNIFER L Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $81,432.60 Date 03/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARF, EMILY A Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $81,432.54 Date 07/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEACHAM, BRIEANNA Employer name Dutchess County Amount $81,432.54 Date 07/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARUQ, A HALIM Employer name Erie County Amount $81,432.38 Date 01/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORETTI, LUKE H Employer name Town of Evans Amount $81,431.97 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KUCHERA, CHARLES J Employer name Town of Putnam Valley Amount $81,431.80 Date 11/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RULISON, KENNETH R Employer name Schenectady County Amount $81,431.67 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, CARLOS Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $81,431.42 Date 09/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, JOHN P Employer name Chemung County Amount $81,431.04 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRONS, ROBIN L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $81,430.36 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAM, DAVID D Employer name Village of Liberty Amount $81,430.05 Date 07/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EBELING, TRACY A Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $81,430.04 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, HAROLD E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $81,429.35 Date 04/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HLAVATY, CARLENE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $81,429.07 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, MARIE G Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $81,428.86 Date 10/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINE, JACLYN R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $81,428.68 Date 08/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERGEN, ROBERT A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $81,428.68 Date 02/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, MICHELLE R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $81,428.60 Date 08/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUU, THANH K Employer name Office of General Services Amount $81,428.50 Date 06/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, CARVER Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $81,428.05 Date 01/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE SIMONE, KELLY Employer name Village of Bronxville Amount $81,427.61 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, TROY M Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $81,426.81 Date 09/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKS, GEORGE F, JR Employer name City of White Plains Amount $81,426.73 Date 06/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, CAROLYN M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $81,426.49 Date 03/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REAMSNYDER, CYNTHIA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $81,426.39 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTIGLIA, JENNIFER L Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $81,426.09 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASKINS, KEISHA L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $81,425.46 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCE, PATRICIA M Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $81,425.40 Date 12/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEROLA, JEREMY A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $81,425.38 Date 01/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOLAN, RICHARD E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $81,424.52 Date 02/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEPP, THOMAS R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $81,424.07 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDESCO, AMELIE Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $81,424.02 Date 03/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSETT, DAVID J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $81,423.92 Date 06/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, JOHN P Employer name City of Lockport Amount $81,423.89 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GERSHOWITZ, BETH S Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $81,423.45 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINGS, WENDY R Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $81,422.65 Date 09/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCE, ADAM S Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $81,420.84 Date 02/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HACK, KRISTIE J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $81,420.68 Date 07/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRYAN, HEATHER M Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $81,420.58 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMDER, ASHLEY N Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $81,420.33 Date 09/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNE, JAMES M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $81,420.16 Date 02/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERBY, ANITA G Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $81,419.65 Date 09/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENAR, RALPH L Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $81,419.24 Date 07/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRYER, KATRINA L Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $81,418.83 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, MARYANNE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $81,418.65 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, JOHN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $81,418.63 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANTIA, GUS P, JR Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $81,418.11 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROPHY, MATTHEW M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $81,417.86 Date 07/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITSON, THOMAS B, JR Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $81,417.54 Date 10/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TORRES-VILLEGAS, VIRGINIA A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $81,417.41 Date 06/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAISER, TIMOTHY R Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $81,416.74 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, KRISTEN L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $81,415.75 Date 11/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, MICHAEL F Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $81,415.40 Date 09/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTO, MARK A Employer name Albany County Amount $81,414.55 Date 09/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALBURN, DAVID A Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $81,414.05 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, WILLIAM A Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $81,414.03 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPELAND, GAIL W Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $81,413.86 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLCHINSKI, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $81,413.86 Date 12/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCK, JERROLD S Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $81,413.83 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLEN, ELLEN F Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $81,413.80 Date 05/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, PAUL D Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $81,413.73 Date 06/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIR, SARAH L Employer name Broome County Amount $81,413.62 Date 01/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAPLE, PETER A Employer name Ulster County Amount $81,413.50 Date 02/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWEITZER, MARK A Employer name Department of Health Amount $81,413.35 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINO, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Niagara County Amount $81,413.24 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT-BIGG, DEBORAH Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $81,413.23 Date 12/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERSON, CRYSTAL L Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $81,413.15 Date 01/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDDY, MAUREEN A Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $81,412.89 Date 06/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, RICHARD F Employer name Town of Massena Amount $81,412.88 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOIAN, CORINA N Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $81,412.13 Date 04/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORE, CHRISTINA H Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $81,411.96 Date 07/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREY, KIM E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $81,411.72 Date 03/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIERI-QUINN, SUZANNE M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $81,411.45 Date 10/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECO, UGO Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $81,410.85 Date 03/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINSON, LORI J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $81,410.70 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMOUNTAIN, KATHLEEN M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $81,410.37 Date 07/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, ERNEST P Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $81,410.19 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALOISIO, JOHN A Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $81,410.12 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System