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 PATRICK, CATHY M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $80,884.86 Date 04/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, CHARLES D Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $80,884.12 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, MARIE M Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $80,884.09 Date 07/17/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASILAKOS, EVANGELOS Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $80,884.07 Date 11/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPACE, WILLIAM J Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $80,884.02 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARINO, KRISTIN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $80,883.80 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELMONTE, DAVID Employer name Mastics Moriches Shirley Libr Amount $80,883.78 Date 01/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, DENNIS P Employer name City of Watertown Amount $80,883.70 Date 02/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE ROUCHE, RICHARD H Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $80,883.51 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLIN, JAMES W, JR Employer name City of Geneva Amount $80,883.43 Date 05/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HESS, RICHARD D Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $80,883.25 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, JUANITA Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $80,883.23 Date 09/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, KEELIN M Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $80,883.23 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, DENNIS C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $80,883.16 Date 08/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURKE, GERARD B Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $80,883.08 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARMER, JOHN J, III Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $80,882.92 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SWANSON, JOHN C Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $80,882.88 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMROS, JOSHUA B Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $80,882.85 Date 01/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VITTORIA, JOSEPH R Employer name Westchester County Amount $80,882.44 Date 10/28/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONIN, WILLIAM Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $80,882.02 Date 01/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOCKEL, ROLAND J Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $80,881.67 Date 10/08/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESHUN, JOSEPH L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,881.49 Date 01/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARON, JEFFERY D Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $80,880.67 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OEHLER, GEORGE E Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $80,880.52 Date 01/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEEVER, ELVIRA J Employer name Nassau County Amount $80,880.49 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, SHAWN M Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $80,880.40 Date 07/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZZARDO, JOSEPH E Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $80,880.10 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, MARGARET L Employer name Nassau County Amount $80,880.03 Date 11/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESLIN, COLLEEN J Employer name Albany County Amount $80,879.21 Date 12/31/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URSO, CRAIG Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $80,879.06 Date 01/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLAUSMANN, PAUL J Employer name Yonkers Parking Authority Amount $80,879.05 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLEY, ALONZO, SR Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $80,879.02 Date 07/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEYES, RICHARD L Employer name City of Elmira Amount $80,878.76 Date 10/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, TEENA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $80,878.65 Date 01/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAB, MOHAMMED A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $80,878.65 Date 11/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLARD, KISHA D Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $80,877.73 Date 11/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODSKY-MATWEY, ALLYSON H Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $80,877.46 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, MARGUERITE M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $80,877.46 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGLETON, SHEILA A Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $80,876.28 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASCIONE, LAURA Employer name Orange County Amount $80,875.97 Date 02/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEWALT, TIMOTHY S Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $80,875.92 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIENKOWSKI, AGNIESZKA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $80,875.54 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRAY, KYIA S Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $80,875.51 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, ORLANDO, JR Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $80,874.50 Date 08/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SUTHERLAND, KATHLEEN B Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $80,874.31 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTY, RONALD S Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $80,874.08 Date 07/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST LOUIS, JUSTIN M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $80,873.56 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLELLA, MARC W Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $80,873.48 Date 04/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARRELL, MARIAN E Employer name Nassau County Amount $80,872.84 Date 07/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOEMEL, JOHN M Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $80,872.68 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEANDRY, RUBEN, JR Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $80,871.78 Date 08/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTENSEN, KARL D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,871.60 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEBOWITZ, AUDRA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $80,871.50 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERTENS, MONICA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $80,871.50 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTS, BILLIE M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $80,871.35 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIDGERS, DEBORAH A Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $80,871.25 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERS, JESSICA A Employer name Westchester County Amount $80,871.19 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FOUNTAIN, MICKEY L Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $80,870.82 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, JENNIFER L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $80,870.69 Date 08/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOOD, THOMAS E Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $80,870.27 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, ZAIRE D Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $80,870.27 Date 10/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, JAMES F, JR Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $80,869.74 Date 10/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANITA, LUIGI A Employer name Village of Bronxville Amount $80,869.32 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBIC, MAUREEN E Employer name Office of General Services Amount $80,869.30 Date 09/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGELLA, JEFFREY W Employer name Office For Technology Amount $80,869.21 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, MICHELE K Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $80,869.20 Date 09/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, ERIN A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $80,869.18 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, RONALD J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,869.00 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOLLAMI, LOGAN J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $80,868.10 Date 11/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEAVER, KENDRA L Employer name Tioga CSD Amount $80,867.99 Date 08/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIDDLETON, KENDRA L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $80,867.51 Date 01/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOJICA, VENICIO B, JR Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $80,867.24 Date 01/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSAY, RACHEL E Employer name Nassau County Amount $80,867.03 Date 09/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VATER, ARTHUR J, III Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $80,866.80 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, BRYAN J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $80,866.45 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LISOSKY, STEVEN A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $80,866.37 Date 11/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLEMBIESKI, WILLIAM J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $80,864.63 Date 02/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TIETZ, RICHARD E Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $80,864.40 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTAGLIA, ANDREA M Employer name Cornell University Amount $80,864.40 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIE, JACQUELINE N Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $80,864.11 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONS, KATHRYN E Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $80,863.97 Date 03/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JEANNE M Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $80,863.93 Date 10/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE MON, ROBERT G, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $80,863.62 Date 05/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, ANITA S Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $80,863.56 Date 03/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JULIAN, KRISTEN A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $80,862.89 Date 10/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADNAGY, LESLIE J Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $80,862.87 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERBANIC, M GERETTE Employer name Suffolk Otb Corp. Amount $80,862.84 Date 01/08/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADE, SYDNEY R Employer name Candor CSD Amount $80,862.65 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, DEENA M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $80,861.83 Date 07/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIKELL, GEORGE H Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $80,861.83 Date 05/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISHER, ERIC E Employer name City of Troy Amount $80,861.77 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARRONE, RHONDA L Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $80,861.45 Date 04/01/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE CLAIR, CURTIS R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $80,861.20 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLOGG, BRENDA T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $80,861.19 Date 10/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCER, ROGER A Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $80,860.82 Date 10/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, ROBERTA A Employer name Batavia City-School Dist Amount $80,859.50 Date 12/10/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISHAW, SHEILA K Employer name Town of Massena Amount $80,858.65 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANLON, RICHARD A Employer name City of Albany Amount $80,858.47 Date 10/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HENRY, MICHAEL A, JR Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $80,857.81 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANGI, SALVATORE C Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $80,857.74 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System