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 HOWARD, JENNIFER J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $81,256.38 Date 03/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANA, FERMIN Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $81,256.23 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, MARY P Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $81,256.13 Date 11/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, ROBERT W Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $81,255.96 Date 02/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JAVUREK, GEORGE Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $81,255.80 Date 11/10/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABOUNADER, JOHN V Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $81,255.75 Date 03/23/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEI-CHAN, WENLIEN MICHELE Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $81,255.61 Date 08/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGEL, ELAINE M Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $81,255.26 Date 11/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLETIER, VALMORE A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $81,255.14 Date 12/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNES, BRENDAN J Employer name City of Cortland Amount $81,255.06 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAGER, DAVID A Employer name Village of Monticello Amount $81,255.00 Date 02/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUCKLE, ALAN M Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $81,254.84 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURT, JAMES V, JR Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $81,254.41 Date 03/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALUBAY, HELEN V Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $81,254.19 Date 08/06/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, DEBORAH L Employer name Genesee County Amount $81,254.04 Date 04/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Albany County Amount $81,254.01 Date 11/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKMANO, SAMANTHA L Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $81,253.51 Date 10/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDRICK, ROBERT F Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $81,253.22 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IADEVAIA, VIRGINIA A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $81,253.20 Date 09/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHININ, JUAN B Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $81,252.96 Date 08/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, DONALD S Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $81,252.50 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTON, TERRILL O Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $81,252.37 Date 08/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, CARYL M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $81,251.97 Date 08/23/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SUEANN Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $81,251.92 Date 09/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOVAL, STEPHEN M, III Employer name Office of General Services Amount $81,251.30 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, TRACY J Employer name Ulster County Amount $81,250.32 Date 09/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALFAMO, CODY M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $81,250.23 Date 03/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, ADAM D Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $81,250.01 Date 10/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIMINO, KIMBERLY D Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $81,249.67 Date 03/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVAK, PATRICIA J Employer name So Huntington Public Library Amount $81,249.62 Date 09/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, PAUL W Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $81,249.60 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAPP, KEVIN D Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $81,249.60 Date 10/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARDI, PAUL A Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $81,249.60 Date 01/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLAN, KEVIN M Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $81,249.60 Date 04/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOGNI, JAMES E Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $81,249.60 Date 10/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJSLAW, KATHLEEN M Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $81,249.60 Date 04/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARLING, RHONDA R Employer name City of Corning Amount $81,249.12 Date 09/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, BRUCE A Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $81,248.90 Date 03/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRASHAW, DONNA D Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $81,247.86 Date 08/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAGOSTINO, RAYMOND J, JR Employer name Schenectady County Amount $81,247.04 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROUGHTON, LYNN S Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $81,247.00 Date 01/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRAGUE, DOUGLAS L Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $81,246.55 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JORDAN, LORRAINE M Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $81,246.50 Date 08/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELENDEZ, JOSE L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $81,246.02 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILL, JEREMY J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $81,246.00 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, JEANNIE Employer name Nassau County Amount $81,245.40 Date 02/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRITY, MARIA C Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $81,245.39 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOULON, ANGELA L Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $81,245.27 Date 09/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, MAX Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $81,245.25 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, CAROLE M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $81,244.45 Date 10/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWELL, MARK S Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $81,244.39 Date 01/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JEREMY Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $81,244.39 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JEFFRIES, JAY N Employer name Brighton Fire Dist Amount $81,244.22 Date 06/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTINO, RONALD J Employer name White Plains Housing Authority Amount $81,244.14 Date 04/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAMBINO, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $81,243.47 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, RICHARD J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $81,242.97 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBRISKE, ROBERT G, JR Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $81,242.69 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IZSAK, CAROLYN F Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $81,242.58 Date 05/20/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKELDON, KELLY J Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $81,242.05 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, NAKETA Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $81,242.02 Date 10/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUNTRYMAN, ANDREW B Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $81,241.00 Date 12/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELINGER, MARINA Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $81,240.78 Date 08/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCCO, MICHAEL Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $81,240.76 Date 04/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, YUBETZY Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $81,240.66 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ERRICO, NINO A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $81,239.23 Date 04/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, JEFFREY S Employer name Monroe County Amount $81,239.08 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, PABLO Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $81,238.84 Date 03/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, BRET R Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $81,238.84 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORIN, SEAN L Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $81,238.15 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DONALD H Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $81,238.15 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANTZ, BRIAN C Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $81,237.41 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEFF, SCOTT J Employer name City of Troy Amount $81,237.14 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOSE, KUNJUMOLE Employer name Nassau County Amount $81,236.97 Date 07/31/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, SHIRLEY P Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $81,236.30 Date 07/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATHER, KEVIN T Employer name Legislative Messenger Service Amount $81,236.10 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, ELIZABETH M Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $81,235.90 Date 08/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCRUGGS, JACKSON D Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $81,235.47 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCZERBANIEWICZ, ALISON Employer name Department of Health Amount $81,234.17 Date 12/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, EDWARD N Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $81,234.07 Date 11/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTNEY, CHRIS J Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $81,233.73 Date 02/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKER, HOLLY S Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $81,233.50 Date 12/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINSON, VERNON M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $81,233.41 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, MARCELA Y Employer name East Williston UFSD Amount $81,232.60 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KIERNAN, JOHN J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $81,232.54 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUBBS, RACHEAL M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $81,232.12 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, DAVID R Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $81,231.43 Date 05/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFE, MICHAEL W Employer name Warren County Amount $81,230.58 Date 01/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABATINO, MELISSA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $81,230.16 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIKORSKI, ROBERT Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $81,229.92 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGELLO, MICHAEL A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $81,229.86 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEARBY, RICHARD A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $81,229.15 Date 07/30/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARTER, SARINA Employer name Nassau County Amount $81,228.61 Date 03/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGGIO, ANTHONY J Employer name Ulster County Amount $81,228.17 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, LARAINE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $81,227.75 Date 09/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAINEY, NATHANIEL N Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $81,227.33 Date 07/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SLIFKA, JOSEPHINE A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $81,226.49 Date 02/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORSER, SCOTT C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $81,225.80 Date 06/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROULX, DAVID L Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $81,225.52 Date 06/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, REBECCA K Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $81,225.31 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODBEE, GARY M Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $81,225.31 Date 07/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System