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 SWARTHOUT, DAVID W Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $81,169.39 Date 12/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICKSON, KIMBERLY A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $81,169.38 Date 04/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, JOHN T Employer name Albany County Amount $81,168.98 Date 06/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERNOOY, DEBORAH Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $81,168.91 Date 04/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, TODD M Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $81,168.44 Date 01/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVENBURGH, HAROLD L Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $81,168.05 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEEGAR, KATHERINE L Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $81,167.88 Date 06/13/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSSELIN, RUSSELL J Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $81,167.81 Date 08/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, RONALD E Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $81,167.29 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALY, ROGER V, III Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $81,167.03 Date 04/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC HUGH, JOHN J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $81,166.89 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, GLENN J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $81,166.78 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, SHANNA L Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $81,165.63 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DZWONKAS, DEAN P Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $81,165.15 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, GEORGE E Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $81,164.86 Date 12/20/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST FORT, MAAG Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $81,164.39 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHU, CALEB W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $81,163.40 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-GILLES, HECTOR V Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $81,163.02 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, JAMES A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $81,162.92 Date 06/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, SHARON Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $81,162.89 Date 06/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIER, DAWN A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $81,162.67 Date 09/09/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARKNESS, JOHN C Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $81,162.44 Date 09/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VERBOCY, JOHN S Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $81,162.42 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAGGIANO, KATHLEEN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $81,162.31 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALL, THOMAS J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $81,161.20 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FREDRICKS, KELLY J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $81,161.03 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASARIK, KEVIN Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $81,160.80 Date 02/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBIN, JILL A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $81,160.30 Date 07/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUWER, MICHAEL Employer name Rochester Corr Facility Amount $81,159.87 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, GERALD W Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $81,159.84 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANZENBACH, KARL S Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $81,159.82 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LARM, DONNA M Employer name Rockland County Amount $81,159.80 Date 10/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, EDWARD C Employer name Town of Islip Amount $81,159.79 Date 12/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALEK, JUDITH A Employer name Broome County Amount $81,159.76 Date 07/01/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, BRIAN K Employer name Erie County Amount $81,159.61 Date 02/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYKIN, BETTY J Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $81,159.59 Date 09/05/1968 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, WAYNE T Employer name Westchester County Amount $81,159.11 Date 08/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONETTI-ANDERSON, CARA E Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $81,158.89 Date 06/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANKS, ERIC Employer name Westchester County Amount $81,158.57 Date 12/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAS, MASON E Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $81,158.38 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILHELM, DIANE M Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $81,158.38 Date 12/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SQUARE, LOUISE Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $81,158.08 Date 07/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBINO, NATALE S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $81,158.03 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUGLIUCCI, SEAN Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $81,157.50 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARTHEN, KATHERINE Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $81,157.44 Date 02/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, DANIEL C Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $81,157.39 Date 05/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLEGARDE, LORIE A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $81,157.37 Date 05/17/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERVIAN, ANDREW P Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $81,157.25 Date 11/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUTON, KEVIN M Employer name Churchville-Chili CSD Amount $81,157.25 Date 04/21/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUPP, CHRISTOPHER GA, SR Employer name City of Oswego Amount $81,155.75 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DESIMONE, JIM Employer name Broome County Amount $81,155.71 Date 11/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAMER, MICHAEL G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $81,154.28 Date 10/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPHS, SHARON Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $81,153.29 Date 02/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODLAND, PATRICIA E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $81,153.10 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, WILLIAM G Employer name Office For Technology Amount $81,153.07 Date 06/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, DAVID C Employer name City of Cortland Amount $81,152.54 Date 03/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CIOTTI, MATTHEW J Employer name Water Auth of West Nassau Co Amount $81,152.39 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKIE, HENRY J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $81,152.08 Date 01/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, LORINDA M Employer name Rockland County Amount $81,151.94 Date 12/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SHANNON M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $81,151.72 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, RALPH Employer name Suffolk County Amount $81,151.58 Date 01/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRAZEN, NICOLE L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $81,151.31 Date 07/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOHAMED, KERRY Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $81,151.21 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FRANCESCO, THOMAS M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $81,151.08 Date 05/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENER, KYLE A Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $81,151.00 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KASSEL, JAMES H Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $81,150.92 Date 10/10/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMINICK, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $81,150.16 Date 09/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAN BEVEREN, KEVIN M Employer name Solvay UFSD Amount $81,150.06 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGDEN, JACOB J Employer name Town of Southold Amount $81,149.97 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC FARLANE, AMY E Employer name Department of Law Amount $81,149.85 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, JOHN J Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $81,149.76 Date 02/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAKAITIS, WILLIAM B Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $81,149.67 Date 08/22/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVASTANO, ANTHONY III Employer name Westchester County Amount $81,149.65 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENDERGAST, KATHERINE E Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $81,149.38 Date 04/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, RUE L, III Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $81,149.15 Date 08/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERIA, SOCRATES M Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $81,148.53 Date 01/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, JEFREY P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $81,148.50 Date 10/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRICKOVICH, ANDREA R Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $81,147.67 Date 03/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, MICHAEL V Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $81,147.40 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMILLIERI, JOHN P Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $81,146.75 Date 07/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHELE J Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $81,146.66 Date 03/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, LIZABETH Employer name Nassau County Amount $81,146.36 Date 11/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, TOMAS G, JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $81,146.28 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANG, PETER Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $81,145.74 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDFORD, RANDAL S Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $81,145.02 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEYNE, JEAN L Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $81,145.02 Date 12/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOSCHER, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $81,145.00 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHANSEN-SCUDERO, KAREN L Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $81,144.40 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, JAVIER Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $81,144.40 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHACK-RODRIGUEZ, ELAINE R Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $81,144.40 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINK, PATRICIA A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $81,144.38 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONTEMPI, PETER J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $81,144.18 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, MARY V Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $81,143.69 Date 01/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, JOSHUA D Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $81,143.43 Date 03/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TRACY A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $81,143.19 Date 10/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODDICK, ARTHUR D Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $81,142.83 Date 02/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNORS, LAURIE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $81,142.39 Date 08/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANUELAS, MYRNA Employer name City of White Plains Amount $81,142.18 Date 03/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSKOPF, JOHN W Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $81,141.98 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELUCA, MICHELE A Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $81,141.75 Date 05/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System