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 LYNCH, STEPHEN F Employer name Cayuga County Amount $81,015.64 Date 11/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLERBY, JAMES E, JR Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $81,015.12 Date 02/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, TRICIA A Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $81,014.75 Date 01/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANATRA, JOSEPH A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $81,014.75 Date 03/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURAN, JOSELIN Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $81,014.40 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKBEE, HUNTER S Employer name Westchester County Amount $81,014.29 Date 01/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACEDONIO, PHILIP W Employer name Village of Northport Amount $81,014.13 Date 09/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELOT, ANNE C Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $81,014.07 Date 04/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTTIGLIERI, SALVATORE J Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $81,013.99 Date 05/15/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENHENDA, SILVIA M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $81,013.98 Date 05/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, RONALD E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $81,013.79 Date 09/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JUNE D Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $81,013.59 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEIRA, VASCO R Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $81,013.48 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STADLER, KEVIN D Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $81,013.29 Date 09/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENDE, REBECCA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $81,012.61 Date 04/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHU, HELEN Z Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $81,012.06 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADEYEMI, GEORGE O Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $81,011.89 Date 02/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUMBERG, DENNIS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $81,011.46 Date 07/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUGH, KEVIN D Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $81,010.96 Date 03/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, THOMAS W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $81,010.55 Date 10/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAY, DONNA M Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $81,010.36 Date 08/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDY, TYRONE S Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $81,010.21 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSE, MARY ANN Employer name Water Auth of West Nassau Co Amount $81,009.93 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPURSO, MICHELLE A Employer name Orleans County Amount $81,009.38 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SRIVASTAVA, AKHILESH Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $81,009.01 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONY, KAREN E Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $81,008.21 Date 05/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRIER, JOHN E Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $81,008.12 Date 08/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONALDSON, JESSICA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $81,008.11 Date 06/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSETTI, FREDERICK A Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $81,008.01 Date 01/15/1964 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMINGHAM, WILLIAM M Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $81,006.40 Date 08/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARENO, KAREN M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $81,005.86 Date 09/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, ELIHU W Employer name Office of General Services Amount $81,005.66 Date 09/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, GLORIA J Employer name Nassau County Amount $81,005.04 Date 05/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGERFELD, HELEN C Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $81,004.71 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATELUNAS, LEO R Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $81,004.00 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ANDREA T Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $81,003.32 Date 02/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASH, THOMAS J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $81,003.01 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUCET, JONATHAN C Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $81,002.85 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MLODYNIA, JAMES J Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $81,002.75 Date 09/05/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINO, SAMUEL J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $81,002.51 Date 09/14/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDER, TARA S Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $81,002.31 Date 02/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, MATTHEW P Employer name Broome County Amount $81,002.31 Date 03/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINA-HERNANDEZ, MARIA L Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $81,002.14 Date 11/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIAQUINTO, MARC D Employer name Schenectady County Amount $81,002.13 Date 01/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALM, DAVID R Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $81,002.05 Date 10/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIKOS, STEPHEN, JR Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $81,002.03 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IWANIEC, JOSEPH A Employer name City of Albany Amount $81,001.80 Date 01/31/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILL, SCOTT G Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $81,001.53 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLDS, BRIAN P Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $81,000.71 Date 05/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSKE, DAVID F Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $81,000.66 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASPAROV, IRINA Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $81,000.33 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DEUSEN, JEFFREY L Employer name Village of Richmondville Amount $81,000.00 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, PATRICIA L Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $81,000.00 Date 02/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATALAVAGE, ALEXANDRA L Employer name Niagara County Amount $80,999.87 Date 06/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRZEPASNIAK, JUSTIN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $80,998.89 Date 06/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSERSCHMITT, HAROLD J, JR Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $80,998.80 Date 07/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TULIP, PAULA M Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $80,998.59 Date 07/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMSON, TROY M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $80,998.50 Date 11/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARUCH, WALTER Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $80,998.37 Date 06/04/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, DAVID Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $80,998.14 Date 01/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, WILLIAM F, III Employer name Orange County Amount $80,998.09 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLION-WOLLOCH, NORA Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $80,997.93 Date 06/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, ANN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $80,997.87 Date 06/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORIS, ANDRES Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $80,997.74 Date 06/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALLICH, DAVID J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $80,997.62 Date 03/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUESCHNER, BENJAMIN M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $80,997.50 Date 12/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARCOMBE, DENISE M Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $80,997.49 Date 07/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACKARD, CAROL A Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $80,997.49 Date 01/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTINO, PAMELA J Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $80,997.49 Date 05/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIUGA, KATHLEEN M Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $80,997.49 Date 08/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORROCKS, PATRICIA R Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $80,997.49 Date 10/07/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANLY, JOSEPH T Employer name St Lawrence Childrens Services Amount $80,997.49 Date 07/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEISING, PETER C Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $80,997.49 Date 07/19/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERWOOD, SUSAN J Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $80,997.49 Date 08/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESTIVO, MILDRED R Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $80,997.49 Date 03/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VLIEK, MELISSA R Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $80,997.49 Date 08/23/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, ELIZABETH A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $80,997.49 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, EVERLENA Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $80,997.49 Date 01/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, SHARON Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $80,997.49 Date 09/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MARGARET S Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $80,997.49 Date 05/15/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, EUGENE O Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $80,997.49 Date 02/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UTZ-MEAGHER, KEVIN E Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $80,997.49 Date 04/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, MARY A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $80,997.49 Date 09/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIANTONIO, RANDI Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $80,997.49 Date 09/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, CAROL A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $80,997.49 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, ILENE S Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $80,997.49 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSIER, DOLORES D Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $80,997.49 Date 12/03/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOWAN-WELLS, CLAUDETTE P Employer name Hutchings Childrens Services Amount $80,997.49 Date 10/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERVIN, DANIEL R Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $80,997.13 Date 05/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, JANICE L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $80,997.00 Date 07/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, WESLEY R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $80,996.82 Date 02/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEELER, VICKIE L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $80,996.42 Date 06/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, DARLENE E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $80,995.76 Date 12/17/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAOUST, GERARD W Employer name Office of General Services Amount $80,995.75 Date 05/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, ANDREW P Employer name Office of General Services Amount $80,995.75 Date 06/03/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALCZYK, ALEC B Employer name Office of General Services Amount $80,995.75 Date 10/06/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGILL, AMY A WILDEY Employer name Office of General Services Amount $80,995.75 Date 08/29/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLANDER, CHRISTIAN L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $80,995.75 Date 07/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, MICHAEL R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $80,995.75 Date 06/28/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, FRANCIS J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $80,995.75 Date 07/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System