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 MARTIN, VALORIE Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $81,281.02 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIETZ, MICHAEL D Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $81,281.00 Date 06/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARO, ROBERT C Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $81,280.58 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRULL, PAUL W Employer name Town of Grand Island Amount $81,279.99 Date 04/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUMBOLOW, WILLIAM T Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $81,279.01 Date 11/21/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBERGER, ROBERT B Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $81,278.84 Date 06/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METRANDO, WAYNE F Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $81,278.54 Date 06/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONATO, ANGELO J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $81,277.73 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZWECK, DAVID B Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $81,277.10 Date 09/08/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMPERIO, SHAWN M Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $81,276.69 Date 03/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, TRISTAN M Employer name City of White Plains Amount $81,276.60 Date 10/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOMON, WAYNE H Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $81,276.42 Date 02/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONTANA, SCOTT M Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $81,276.38 Date 12/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, BARBARA A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $81,276.09 Date 03/26/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCSKAY, ELIZABETH Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $81,276.08 Date 02/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, LUIS A Employer name White Plains Housing Authority Amount $81,275.13 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IBEGBULEM, ABRAHAM O Employer name Department of Health Amount $81,274.58 Date 12/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPALIA, BRUNO C Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $81,274.18 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMALE-EUSTACE, MONICA L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $81,273.82 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBERT, NICHOLAS R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $81,273.39 Date 01/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TEWKSBURY, DAVID O Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $81,273.17 Date 03/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, RONALD J Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $81,273.02 Date 09/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, KEVIN P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $81,272.68 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUSH, JOSHUA R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $81,272.46 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENTHAL, IVY L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $81,272.43 Date 12/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERSTEIN, JESSICA L Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $81,272.36 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILE, SHAUN A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $81,272.23 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FILIPOWICZ, LINDA C Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $81,272.21 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, DIANE H Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $81,272.21 Date 08/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI DOMENICO, PHILLIP R Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $81,271.95 Date 05/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, SCOTT D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $81,271.91 Date 12/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REA, MICHAEL A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $81,271.91 Date 10/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SITER, CHARLES F, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $81,271.91 Date 06/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, JOHNNA M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $81,271.91 Date 07/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, DAVID G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $81,271.91 Date 11/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOVAL, OLEG F Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $81,271.91 Date 04/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLDHAM, KEVIN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $81,271.82 Date 09/13/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELSH, CORRIE A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $81,271.78 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLENDER, LESLIE Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $81,271.18 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MERCEDES Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $81,270.40 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KETCHUM, TERESA L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $81,270.30 Date 11/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTSCHOW, JENNIFER L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $81,270.05 Date 05/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURT, TIFFANY L Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $81,269.88 Date 09/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEFFRON, RICHARD F Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $81,269.56 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, HEATH E Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $81,269.19 Date 09/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUTH, SARAH K Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $81,269.00 Date 07/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAVADA, LORRAINE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $81,269.00 Date 06/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, GLENN A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $81,268.65 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALEM, ROSANNA M Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $81,268.22 Date 09/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURICIO, MAURICIO Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $81,267.99 Date 02/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JABLONSKI, STEPHAN V Employer name City of Kingston Amount $81,267.62 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CAFFERY, KEVIN B Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $81,267.59 Date 08/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TULLY, KAREN M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $81,266.53 Date 08/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESZCZYNSKI, PAUL E Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $81,266.30 Date 01/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAGGARD, STEVEN M Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $81,266.18 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABIAN, MIGUEL Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $81,265.88 Date 11/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, MONIQUE I Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $81,265.74 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRON, EDWARD D Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $81,265.39 Date 04/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POZZOULI, THOMAS C Employer name Saratoga County Amount $81,265.28 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, TERRY M, JR Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $81,265.12 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALIN, LLOYD A Employer name Town of Southold Amount $81,265.04 Date 04/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTIG, KENNETH G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $81,264.96 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YEARS, MARK K Employer name Town of Victor Amount $81,264.60 Date 01/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARENA, RIPALDA Employer name Eastchester UFSD Amount $81,264.00 Date 09/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, BRENDA M Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $81,263.92 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTONE, ERIN G Employer name Monroe County Amount $81,263.50 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILNE, VARIE J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $81,263.15 Date 12/29/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLUDER, JAMES K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $81,263.10 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCESE, FRANK B Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $81,262.70 Date 12/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDRAZA-SANTOS, WANDA E Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $81,262.55 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE COSTE, DANIEL P Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $81,262.39 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMERON, DEBORAH L Employer name Town of Massena Amount $81,262.39 Date 05/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANEL, KARL P Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $81,262.33 Date 07/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREKELER, PAUL G Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $81,262.32 Date 08/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, ROGER A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $81,262.28 Date 10/09/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERNIGLIA, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $81,262.23 Date 02/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAY, EDMUND J, III Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $81,262.19 Date 03/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNGAVIN, SUSAN M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $81,262.14 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INALDO, ANALIE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $81,261.02 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, JEFFREY H Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $81,260.75 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAK, NANCY A Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $81,260.49 Date 01/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTY, MATTHEW J Employer name Westchester County Amount $81,260.42 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZGER, NANCY C Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $81,260.42 Date 01/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, JIGI K Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $81,260.23 Date 04/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTACAVOLI, THOMAS Employer name Town of Islip Amount $81,260.05 Date 07/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEESATTEL, RICHARD R Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $81,259.87 Date 09/09/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRONES, GABRIELLA A Employer name City of Rye Amount $81,259.66 Date 04/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARKE-GRIFFITH, ANNETTE Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $81,259.65 Date 09/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOO, TAEGYUN D Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $81,259.50 Date 08/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAROFALO, GARY T Employer name Department of Health Amount $81,259.50 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDELOO, WALTER J Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $81,259.50 Date 11/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWTON, KEVIN A Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $81,259.50 Date 08/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESSION, JAMES D Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $81,259.49 Date 12/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRIO, JAMES M Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $81,259.40 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUENZER, JESSICA K Employer name Smithtown Spec Library Dist Amount $81,258.56 Date 07/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, JOHN J, III Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $81,258.53 Date 02/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BASTEDO, JEANNETTE L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $81,258.41 Date 09/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIZZO, MICHELE R Employer name Monroe County Amount $81,257.64 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMICK, SCOTT A, II Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $81,257.49 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGLE, KATHLEEN M Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $81,257.40 Date 06/11/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System