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 POLONSKI, JEFFREY A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $81,382.16 Date 10/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEINE, LORETTA Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $81,381.89 Date 03/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPKINS, DANIEL L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $81,381.44 Date 05/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASANI, JUZER Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $81,380.79 Date 12/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COATS, SCOTT A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $81,380.69 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITOULIS, GREGORY G Employer name Department of Health Amount $81,380.19 Date 05/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISELY, TIMOTHY J Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $81,380.07 Date 09/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYCOCK, DANIEL R Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $81,380.03 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINEIRO, RICHARD Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $81,379.67 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, CRYSTAL Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $81,379.66 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSNIERZ, THEODORE T Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $81,379.59 Date 05/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARSON, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name City of Albany Amount $81,379.42 Date 08/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STURM, ROBERT J Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $81,378.99 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHMALADZE, ALEXANDER Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $81,378.93 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSCO, TAMMY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $81,378.80 Date 03/31/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, CLARENCE Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $81,378.37 Date 08/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CLAMB, NICOLE I Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $81,378.35 Date 07/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOUNTAIN, SAMANTHA L Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $81,378.14 Date 06/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, MARY A Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $81,378.02 Date 08/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORES, PETER H Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $81,377.94 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCAN, CHERIE L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $81,377.77 Date 01/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOULIHAN, MARY K Employer name Department of Health Amount $81,377.74 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVIN, REGINALD L Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $81,377.72 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSHNIRSKY, INNA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $81,377.69 Date 03/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VONWEINSTEIN, MODINA R Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $81,377.26 Date 12/17/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, THERESA M Employer name West Hempstead UFSD Amount $81,377.20 Date 08/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, HENRY M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $81,376.64 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAN, PING Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $81,376.58 Date 02/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORCIONE, ANTHONY J Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $81,376.33 Date 04/25/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, JOSE A Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $81,375.48 Date 02/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAULSBURY, RHONDA M Employer name Town of Batavia Amount $81,375.33 Date 05/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, BRENDAN P Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $81,374.29 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, LESLYN M Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $81,373.90 Date 07/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEHN, JOHN K, JR Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $81,373.87 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUSSING, JAMES A Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $81,373.80 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICILIANO, NANCY Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $81,373.75 Date 05/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EL-CHAFEY, NAGLAA Y Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $81,373.52 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON-BEST, TIFFANY C Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $81,372.96 Date 03/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALEY, ROBERT J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $81,372.93 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOSS, KENNETH R Employer name Town of Evans Amount $81,372.90 Date 07/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONNAN, ANDREW Employer name Nassau County Amount $81,372.35 Date 09/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCH, KATHERINE L Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $81,372.13 Date 10/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASIL, MAUREEN E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $81,372.02 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSARIO, MADELYNE Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $81,371.76 Date 07/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REM, CHRISTOPHER A, JR Employer name Office For Technology Amount $81,371.73 Date 02/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALE, IAN Z Employer name Village of Pleasantville Amount $81,371.65 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, LIZA P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $81,371.50 Date 11/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARACUENTE-ZGODA, LINDSAY A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $81,371.26 Date 06/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEISHEIT, WILLIAM Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $81,371.19 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAKOWSKY, EDWARD C Employer name Broome County Amount $81,370.64 Date 06/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISLER, JOHN A Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $81,370.03 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, ROGER Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $81,370.01 Date 07/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTOLOTTI, ANTHONY J Employer name Village of Port Jefferson Amount $81,369.58 Date 12/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, C ADAM Employer name Westchester County Amount $81,367.93 Date 09/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC AULIFFE, LUANN S Employer name Lewis County Amount $81,367.74 Date 06/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMATO, JANICE MARIE Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $81,367.37 Date 02/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUENGST, JENNIFER A Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $81,367.36 Date 09/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARD, FAYDENE C Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $81,367.19 Date 10/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDGERTON, DANIEL J Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $81,367.19 Date 08/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELORME, DANIEL M Employer name Monroe County Amount $81,366.88 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEALTY, TERENCE P Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $81,366.69 Date 06/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, KATHLEEN L Employer name Erie County Amount $81,366.58 Date 10/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDIGAN, GARY T Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $81,366.45 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JURS, JOHN, JR Employer name Welfare Inspector General Amount $81,366.21 Date 08/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATOLAGBE, ABIODUN O Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $81,365.82 Date 01/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT-FLYNN, CATHY L Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $81,365.35 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIN, ALBERT S Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $81,365.29 Date 02/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNER, DARIEAN A Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $81,365.22 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, GARNET T, JR Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $81,364.85 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACON, ARTHUR N Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $81,364.70 Date 09/26/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASKET, JOHN E, JR Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $81,364.26 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FATCHERIC, JOSEPH M Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $81,364.24 Date 09/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMITRESCU, MARTHA E Employer name Westchester County Amount $81,363.88 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WING, KATHRYN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $81,363.81 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDERMANN, EDWARD R Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $81,363.61 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLAFANE, ANN-MARIE Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $81,363.39 Date 02/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOWERS, HILARY A Employer name Labor Management Committee Amount $81,363.22 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, MELANIE A Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $81,363.14 Date 07/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, SCOTT T Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $81,363.01 Date 06/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTS, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Niagara County Amount $81,362.68 Date 03/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTRIANO, JOSEPH, JR Employer name Education Department Amount $81,362.65 Date 06/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ROSE M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $81,362.59 Date 12/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEANE, KRISTIN E Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $81,362.36 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMEYK, ELAINE M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $81,362.17 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, DANA M Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $81,360.91 Date 04/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, TONYA M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $81,360.84 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCELLO, LISA L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $81,360.78 Date 09/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALGER, MITCHELL M Employer name Steuben County Amount $81,360.00 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, JOYCE A Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $81,359.85 Date 05/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, DAVID J Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $81,359.37 Date 04/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENRICO, MICHAEL A, JR Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $81,359.31 Date 05/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERWOOD, CLARENCE Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $81,359.06 Date 11/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAYMON, JOHN A Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $81,359.06 Date 08/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATHAWAY, CHARLES E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $81,358.87 Date 02/22/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULMA, JOHN F Employer name Binghamton Childrens Services Amount $81,358.68 Date 03/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, RICHARD Employer name Rockland County Amount $81,358.47 Date 09/26/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNORS, BRYAN J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $81,358.19 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDKA, BRENDA Employer name Education Department Amount $81,358.13 Date 09/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEMMER, CRISTOPHER R Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $81,357.56 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALY, LAURA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $81,357.45 Date 08/20/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System