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 FIUMARA, ENRICO R Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $81,304.36 Date 11/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEON, RAUL R Employer name Westchester County Amount $81,303.78 Date 09/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITH, SCOTT Employer name Mount Vernon Public Library Amount $81,303.72 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACNAUGHT, KAREN A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $81,303.64 Date 04/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIGAND, JOHN G Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $81,303.26 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETHIER, MATTHEW J Employer name Watervliet Housing Authority Amount $81,303.22 Date 03/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COON, KEVIN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $81,303.01 Date 12/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, HAROLD L Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $81,302.76 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARPATI, LOUIS J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $81,302.13 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLY, ROBERTA A Employer name Hamilton County Amount $81,302.06 Date 06/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHFORD, ANTHONY A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $81,301.21 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEEMAN, MATTHEW S Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $81,300.52 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, CHAUNTE R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $81,300.23 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKOWSKI, ROBERT J Employer name Purchase Fire District Amount $81,300.00 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWELLO, ROBERT L, II Employer name Village of Newark Amount $81,299.88 Date 08/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEMONITE, JENNIFER K Employer name Education Department Amount $81,299.33 Date 03/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, JACOBI L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $81,299.14 Date 11/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEDEL, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $81,298.87 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELENDEZ, MARIA E Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $81,298.27 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWAS, DEBORAH A Employer name Hicksville Public Library Amount $81,298.11 Date 12/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANTASKI, ROBERT S Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $81,297.83 Date 01/13/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, NICOLE S Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $81,297.49 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, MARGARET E Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $81,297.49 Date 09/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCZAK, CYNTHIA R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $81,297.15 Date 04/15/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESILVA, LEONARD Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $81,296.87 Date 03/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, KYLE M Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $81,296.78 Date 07/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIERLOFF, KENNETH C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $81,296.75 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TIPA, PATRICIA A Employer name Town of Mount Kisco Amount $81,296.57 Date 09/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIANO, SEAN S Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $81,296.49 Date 05/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, MARK A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $81,296.46 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMEL, ROBERT Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $81,296.08 Date 11/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAEZ, JULIO Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $81,296.04 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARN, BAWAN K Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $81,295.46 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWELL, CAROL J Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $81,295.00 Date 04/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEALON, JENNIFER M Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $81,295.00 Date 01/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, JILL L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $81,295.00 Date 02/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, SHEILA Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $81,295.00 Date 03/26/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, CAROL A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $81,295.00 Date 02/12/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, DESIREE L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $81,295.00 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEEMAN, KIMBERLY M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $81,295.00 Date 05/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, E SCOTT, JR Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $81,295.00 Date 07/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLES, JAINA Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $81,295.00 Date 03/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUPPLES, MICHELE A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $81,295.00 Date 02/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEATON MOYER, KAREN L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $81,295.00 Date 09/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUSHARM, VALERIE L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $81,295.00 Date 06/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUYER, DAVID B Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $81,295.00 Date 06/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, MARY JO A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $81,295.00 Date 07/20/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCMULLEN, PATRICIA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $81,295.00 Date 12/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAZIK, MARY M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $81,295.00 Date 07/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESKE, KARLEEN M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $81,295.00 Date 05/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANAHAN, PATRICIA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $81,295.00 Date 12/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRITZEL, DEBORAH D Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $81,295.00 Date 12/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, EILEEN A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $81,295.00 Date 07/31/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMASON, MARY E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $81,295.00 Date 03/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACZ, BARBARA J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $81,295.00 Date 07/28/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WULF, LINDA P Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $81,295.00 Date 05/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name XENOS, ELAINE J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $81,295.00 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, DOLORES A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $81,295.00 Date 05/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKSON, JASON L Employer name Westchester County Amount $81,294.94 Date 02/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, DAVID J Employer name City of Troy Amount $81,294.79 Date 12/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZAHARKIN, JOHN Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $81,294.72 Date 10/21/1964 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREETER, BRENDA J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $81,294.63 Date 09/24/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARBOLINO, DEBORAH A Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $81,294.57 Date 07/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONACO, MARTIN F, III Employer name Town of Hyde Park Amount $81,294.46 Date 08/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, GENE R Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $81,293.97 Date 05/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESHEER, HANA E Employer name New York Public Library Amount $81,293.49 Date 09/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELPH, TIMOTHY M Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $81,292.76 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCKOSE, JAINAMMA Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $81,292.40 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, LESTER F Employer name Village of Colonie Amount $81,292.26 Date 12/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONITSCH, MATTHEW E Employer name Town of Evans Amount $81,291.58 Date 05/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KIRSHENBAUM, JOANNE Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $81,291.22 Date 09/01/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNIN, ANA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $81,290.36 Date 11/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, EUGENE J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $81,290.18 Date 10/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JASON A Employer name City of Batavia Amount $81,290.00 Date 02/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NICOSIA, JENNIFER L Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $81,289.62 Date 09/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, JACQUETTA N Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $81,289.21 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, TOBY J Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $81,288.36 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, BRENDAN Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $81,288.35 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLPE, JOSEPH D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $81,288.06 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARSON, BRENDA G Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $81,288.00 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHING, CHUNG BUN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $81,287.92 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BINI, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Sullivan County Amount $81,287.70 Date 11/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, MICHELLE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $81,286.89 Date 01/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOT, KENNETH J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $81,286.66 Date 10/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRETZSCHMAR, WARREN C Employer name Town of East Greenbush Amount $81,286.50 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LENAHAN, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Oneida County Amount $81,286.49 Date 11/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLLUS, JENNIFER L Employer name Gowanda CSD Amount $81,285.91 Date 11/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADALIAN, JAMES A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $81,285.58 Date 12/09/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONROY, THOMAS J Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $81,285.46 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, EUREKE L Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $81,284.88 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORCELLA, ANDREW J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $81,283.78 Date 11/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOEFFNER, THOMAS C Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $81,283.68 Date 07/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, LANCE R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $81,282.97 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEEK, ROBERT, III Employer name Nassau County Amount $81,282.50 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATZ, ALAN S Employer name Nassau Library System Amount $81,282.09 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUJAWA, MICHAEL J Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $81,281.70 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STICKLES, STEPHEN M Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $81,281.42 Date 04/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARNESS, ANDREW M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $81,281.37 Date 10/21/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMIECIK, THOMAS J Employer name City of Port Jervis Amount $81,281.23 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLIFFORD, THOMAS C Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $81,281.10 Date 05/17/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System