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 MC LEOD, RYAN J Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $80,688.92 Date 03/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGRAM, SCOTT C Employer name Westchester County Amount $80,688.82 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLELLAN, MATTHEW M Employer name Monroe County Amount $80,688.64 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOETZ, SAMANTHA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $80,688.38 Date 02/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, TIMOTHY D Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $80,688.24 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAHL, KATRINA J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $80,688.06 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZGER, AUGIE H Employer name Village of East Rockaway Amount $80,687.76 Date 07/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLEZZA, WILLIAM J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $80,687.66 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAMPSEY, CHARLES D Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $80,687.36 Date 05/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIOTTO, JOHN Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $80,687.36 Date 05/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, ANN MARIE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $80,687.24 Date 04/12/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDFORD, ALTHEA F Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $80,686.84 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASOOL, AMIN Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $80,686.53 Date 10/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, KEVIN G Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $80,686.52 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISKUP, BARBARA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $80,686.50 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNIOWSKI, LEANNA B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $80,686.50 Date 03/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHTY, BARBARA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $80,686.50 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTE, LEONARD F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $80,686.50 Date 04/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI FALCO, CATHERINE A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $80,686.34 Date 07/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNY-GRESHAM, JULIE A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $80,686.28 Date 05/29/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, CHERYL A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $80,686.28 Date 01/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRATTO, MICHELLE L Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $80,686.10 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGANI, GIANFRANCO Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $80,685.99 Date 10/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUCCI, JANEY E Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $80,684.51 Date 01/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENSLEY, GEORGE D Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $80,684.46 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ORAZIO, REGINA C Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $80,684.39 Date 02/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCK, STEPHEN A Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $80,684.07 Date 11/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROFT, JOSEPH H Employer name Wayne County Amount $80,683.73 Date 07/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANBOISE, REAL F Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $80,683.69 Date 07/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERLING, JOAN H Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $80,683.67 Date 06/28/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURDYLA, LISA A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,683.59 Date 09/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COBB, LA'TASHA S Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $80,683.55 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JOHN L Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $80,683.53 Date 02/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLEN, JAMES P, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $80,683.10 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANIFIN, KIM A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $80,683.05 Date 10/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAPPALA, PATRICIA J Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $80,682.98 Date 09/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSE, MOON W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $80,682.67 Date 04/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELZER-MILLINER, WANDA L Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $80,682.17 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONZEL, DAVID D Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $80,682.04 Date 11/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADDAD, DOUGLAS K Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $80,682.02 Date 11/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERNOLD, ERIC M Employer name Herkimer County Amount $80,681.73 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLMAN, ANN E Employer name New York Public Library Amount $80,681.51 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINGER, CATHY A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $80,681.37 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VRECENAK, JEFFREY M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,681.04 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUIZ, YESENIA Employer name Westchester County Amount $80,680.74 Date 05/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATALIZIO, NICHOLAS M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $80,680.70 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSONE, PAUL S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $80,679.81 Date 08/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERR, SHAUN H Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $80,679.70 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDARD, CHRISTIANE Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $80,679.11 Date 09/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBIES, JOSEPH P Employer name Erie County Amount $80,679.01 Date 12/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLETTA, ANDREW D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,678.28 Date 10/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLO, ROBERT Employer name Village of Croton-On-Hudson Amount $80,677.99 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGSTROM, KIM P Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $80,677.80 Date 09/27/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOOMAN, ROLAND Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $80,677.41 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESCE, ANTHONY C Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $80,677.32 Date 10/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABAR, DOUGLAS J Employer name Village of Woodbury Amount $80,676.78 Date 06/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALLO, GEORGE M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $80,676.62 Date 09/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORLYON, AMANDA M Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $80,676.32 Date 07/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name INGRAHAM, DONALD W Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $80,676.29 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRENNAN, PEGGY A Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $80,676.26 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULD, ROBERT P Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $80,676.25 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE HAAS, SCOTT W Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $80,675.91 Date 01/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUL, ANNETTE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $80,675.47 Date 01/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRETTY, L JOSEPH Employer name Waterford-Halfmoon UFSD Amount $80,675.38 Date 07/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNG, SUET C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $80,675.25 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSEN, JAMES A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $80,675.25 Date 04/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBASZEK, JOSEPH S Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $80,674.26 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERNOSKI, CHARLES L Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $80,674.24 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LELLE, JAIME A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $80,674.05 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEEVER, JAMES E Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $80,673.89 Date 09/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, DANIEL R Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $80,673.56 Date 07/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RINI, KATHERINE A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $80,672.97 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSACK, JOHN P Employer name Oneida County Amount $80,672.69 Date 07/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATALE, BRUCE R Employer name Cayuga County Amount $80,672.68 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUTO, EILEEN Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $80,672.61 Date 08/31/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MOSS A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $80,671.57 Date 01/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOCCIA, MARY L Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $80,671.41 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEENAN, JOANN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $80,671.37 Date 12/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINBACH, BARBARA-JEAN Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $80,670.82 Date 10/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERLING, AMBER L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $80,670.25 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, HOWARD W Employer name Town of Webster Amount $80,669.35 Date 05/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, FREDRICK W Employer name Saratoga County Amount $80,669.33 Date 08/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROONEY, JAMES M Employer name Nassau County Amount $80,668.42 Date 07/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, JINGWEN Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $80,668.40 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'REILLY, ERIN A Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $80,668.26 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOBBS, GLORIA Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $80,667.41 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PYC, TODD J Employer name Village of Depew Amount $80,667.25 Date 01/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAPA, MYRNA M Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $80,667.21 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRANCHAK, MICHAEL C Employer name Office of General Services Amount $80,667.06 Date 11/15/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, BRIAN S Employer name Broome County Amount $80,666.88 Date 01/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YENEI, MARLENE A Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $80,666.59 Date 03/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMSEN, JOHN T Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $80,666.55 Date 01/31/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, DEBORAH A Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $80,666.54 Date 06/25/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEMETH, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $80,666.07 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPINO, BETHANY A Employer name Monroe County Amount $80,665.41 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUSMANN, JENNIFER L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $80,665.11 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEX, NICOLE D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $80,665.11 Date 08/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTMAN, ANTHONY V Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $80,664.95 Date 10/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECCHIA, ROBERT S, JR Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $80,664.84 Date 05/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, JAMES R Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $80,664.43 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System