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 SIGUENZA, DAVID E Employer name Monroe County Amount $80,322.02 Date 06/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLING, AMANDA H Employer name Monroe County Amount $80,321.93 Date 03/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAHN, JEREMY E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,321.47 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAJ, WILLIAM H Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $80,320.28 Date 04/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACEY, ALPHONSO A Employer name Ulster County Amount $80,319.95 Date 11/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMPTON, SANDRA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $80,319.42 Date 12/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, WILLIAM J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $80,319.37 Date 06/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOC, ANDREW M Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $80,319.14 Date 07/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARKOWSKI, MELISSA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $80,318.52 Date 10/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMYERS, DON R Employer name Cornell University Amount $80,318.28 Date 01/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLE, CHARLES Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $80,318.20 Date 12/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE-HALEY, MAUREEN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $80,317.62 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZPYLMAN, GARY F Employer name Erie County Amount $80,317.26 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, MARIA N Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $80,317.23 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBO, BRUCE E Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $80,317.20 Date 07/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, LOUIE M Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $80,317.08 Date 01/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DARLENE R Employer name Steuben County Amount $80,316.91 Date 10/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STILWELL, GREG D Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $80,316.90 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VERNE, MARK J Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $80,316.74 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKES, STACEY M Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $80,316.54 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VARKEY, LEENA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $80,316.31 Date 11/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKLEY, PATRICK M Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $80,316.07 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EICHLER, KENNETH W, JR Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $80,315.98 Date 08/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELSKI, JOHN J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $80,315.62 Date 11/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, MARY P Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $80,315.57 Date 04/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UPSHAW, JEANNE D Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $80,315.56 Date 09/12/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRESS, DANIEL L Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $80,315.54 Date 07/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, GERALD F Employer name Nassau County Amount $80,315.19 Date 09/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERSH, WENDY L Employer name Education Department Amount $80,314.74 Date 02/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOBER, JANINE S Employer name Lindenhurst Memorial Library Amount $80,314.46 Date 04/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAFFORD, ROGER A, JR Employer name City of Cortland Amount $80,313.47 Date 07/31/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WLOCK, MARIE A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $80,313.21 Date 05/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSI, RYAN J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $80,313.07 Date 12/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, BERTRAM A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,312.85 Date 10/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, DAWN E Employer name Westchester County Amount $80,312.84 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUBIAN, HENRY R Employer name Nassau County Amount $80,312.27 Date 07/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOUTILA, DEBORAH Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $80,312.19 Date 06/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAEZ, MARIA L Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $80,311.61 Date 10/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GINORIO, EDDIE B Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $80,311.41 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAVICO, ANN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $80,311.29 Date 06/07/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIELLA, PAUL A Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $80,311.20 Date 11/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSORIO, FRANCISCO A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $80,311.15 Date 10/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, BRENDA J Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $80,311.07 Date 08/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHTENHAUSER, GLENN Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $80,311.07 Date 09/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESHIMA, JOAN Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $80,311.07 Date 09/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOCOOL, RICKY C Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $80,311.07 Date 12/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINKELMAN, FREDRIC G Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $80,311.07 Date 01/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, DANIEL J Employer name Education Department Amount $80,311.07 Date 11/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPIN, JANIS A Employer name Education Department Amount $80,311.07 Date 10/10/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTOPHIDES, SALLY I Employer name Education Department Amount $80,311.07 Date 05/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLINGER, STEVEN Employer name Education Department Amount $80,311.07 Date 09/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELD, LISA B Employer name Education Department Amount $80,311.07 Date 03/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, MARLENE A Employer name Education Department Amount $80,311.07 Date 06/17/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, EUNJOO Employer name Education Department Amount $80,311.07 Date 09/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELTZ, MARLENE B Employer name Education Department Amount $80,311.07 Date 08/29/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERTA-GHARIBIAN, DOREEN Employer name Education Department Amount $80,311.07 Date 04/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITCHFORD, BARBARA A Employer name Education Department Amount $80,311.07 Date 01/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMOLLIN, ADAM M Employer name Education Department Amount $80,311.07 Date 10/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSAI, WENDY WUAN-YUE Employer name Education Department Amount $80,311.07 Date 11/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLANYI, LINDA D Employer name Education Department Amount $80,311.07 Date 04/26/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTON, JEROLINE L Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $80,311.07 Date 10/26/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE STENO, JAMES Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $80,311.07 Date 11/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, RICHARD S Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $80,311.07 Date 01/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, ARNOLD D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $80,311.07 Date 07/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERACI, PAUL Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $80,311.07 Date 01/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORN, DONALD P Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $80,311.07 Date 10/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, CHERYL L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $80,311.07 Date 08/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRVING, LINDA E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $80,311.07 Date 06/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPINS-GOLDSTEIN, DIANE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $80,311.07 Date 04/18/1966 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCADO, LUIS Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $80,311.07 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPKIN, IRIS Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $80,311.07 Date 09/03/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSOTTI, JOANNE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $80,311.07 Date 08/15/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUBERG, WILLIAM M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $80,311.07 Date 08/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTHER, DAVID L Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $80,310.85 Date 06/15/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AFFRONTI, LESLIE A Employer name Monroe County Amount $80,310.76 Date 06/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLBURN, MARTHA B Employer name Monroe County Amount $80,310.68 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEASE, ROBERT A Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $80,310.64 Date 02/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALYO, ELIZABETH M Employer name Orange County Amount $80,310.25 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, GREGORY Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $80,310.21 Date 09/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, SONIA Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $80,310.21 Date 01/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, ANDREA M Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $80,310.21 Date 12/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUDIOSO, ALPHONSE D Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $80,310.21 Date 01/09/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DOUGLAS A Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $80,310.21 Date 08/10/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, JULIANN M Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $80,310.21 Date 01/12/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARWOOD, ILENE R Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $80,310.21 Date 09/29/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCEL, ROBIN B Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $80,310.21 Date 10/11/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, BRENDA C Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $80,310.21 Date 12/24/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLIN, TIMOTHY M Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $80,309.88 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELILLO, ANGELO Employer name Schenectady County Amount $80,309.88 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERQAOUI, ALI Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $80,309.42 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUALTIERI, RICHARD F Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $80,309.03 Date 04/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERBERG, JEFFREY A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $80,309.03 Date 11/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI LEVA, MARI N Employer name Schenectady County Amount $80,308.93 Date 07/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAISER, WARREN W Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $80,308.67 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ROCHELLE Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $80,308.66 Date 11/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANSANTE, LUKE W Employer name City of Lockport Amount $80,308.32 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REINKENSMEIER, LARRY Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $80,308.32 Date 02/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, JUSTIN W Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $80,308.31 Date 10/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALEH, SULTAN Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $80,308.12 Date 04/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, JACKSON C Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $80,307.82 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System