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 ARNOLD, JOHN T Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $80,251.75 Date 05/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, RODNEY E Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $80,250.90 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMEIKS, PAMELA A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $80,250.76 Date 06/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, MATTHEW J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $80,250.75 Date 07/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, DAVID A Employer name Assembly Ways & Means Committ Amount $80,250.35 Date 02/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALSKI, PAMELA M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $80,250.12 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, SHANNEN N Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $80,250.12 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, NANCY J Employer name Port Jervis City School Dist Amount $80,249.80 Date 10/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ-MICHEL, DIANA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $80,248.58 Date 06/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOREY, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Saratoga County Amount $80,248.57 Date 10/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARR, WILLIAM J Employer name Village of East Rochester Amount $80,248.34 Date 05/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, JEFFREY J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $80,247.04 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAO, QING X Employer name Education Department Amount $80,246.49 Date 03/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATO, EVIS J Employer name Department of Health Amount $80,246.49 Date 06/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINOVIC, SONIJA Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $80,246.49 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASTERNAK, JEAN P Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $80,246.49 Date 07/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGA, DAVID A Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $80,246.41 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARMER, STEVEN P Employer name Dutchess County Amount $80,246.35 Date 09/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOPER, HEATHER R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $80,246.30 Date 03/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, CARLTON E Employer name Longwood Public Library Amount $80,246.18 Date 10/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE PORE, ELIZABETH R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $80,246.04 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABIB, PETER H Employer name South Beach Childrens Serv Amount $80,245.77 Date 05/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURER, REBECCA M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $80,245.75 Date 04/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, ANGEL, II Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $80,245.75 Date 03/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, ROBERT J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $80,245.75 Date 06/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, CHARLES A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $80,245.75 Date 05/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUX, REJEAN W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $80,245.75 Date 09/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, DAVID S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $80,245.75 Date 10/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, ROBERT P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $80,245.75 Date 05/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, PATRICIA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $80,245.72 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANG, HONGBING Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $80,245.36 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, FABIOLA W Employer name Westchester County Amount $80,245.12 Date 03/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROMAN, ROBERT W Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $80,244.80 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REISER, DIANE Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $80,244.63 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRILLO, JOHN J Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $80,243.97 Date 05/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, PATRICIA M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $80,243.80 Date 07/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLTHIRST, NAKEISHA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $80,243.64 Date 12/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, TIMOTHY W Employer name City of Utica Amount $80,243.45 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOLDMAN, PETER D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,243.33 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALAVE-FABIANI, ENJOLI A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $80,242.89 Date 01/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCI, KACEY L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $80,242.54 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGNI, PATRICIA A Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $80,242.41 Date 09/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOUREDDINE, NOUREDDINE C Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $80,242.40 Date 04/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADDEN, DANIELLE L Employer name Hutchings Childrens Services Amount $80,242.34 Date 10/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACCA, ANTHONY S Employer name Sag Harbor UFSD Amount $80,242.24 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICCARELLI, PATRICK Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $80,242.08 Date 07/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMPARETTO, VINCENT J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $80,241.72 Date 06/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, PATRICIA K Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $80,241.66 Date 07/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY-SMITH, ANNETTE A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,241.62 Date 03/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTOMANELLI, DINA A Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $80,241.61 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTH, BLAKE P Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $80,241.17 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMILO, LESLIE C Employer name Nassau County Amount $80,240.88 Date 09/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIN, SCOTT Employer name City of Auburn Amount $80,240.67 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, MICHAEL J Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $80,240.63 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITAKER, MARK D Employer name Monroe County Amount $80,240.53 Date 11/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, RENETA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $80,240.50 Date 08/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWLER, ANDREW P Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $80,240.33 Date 10/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAE, HYON J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $80,240.14 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAHAGUN, ANTONIO R, JR Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $80,239.95 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODDEAU, STEVEN J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $80,239.84 Date 11/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, KISHON Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $80,239.60 Date 04/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMBO, JESSICA L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $80,239.18 Date 05/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POITRAS, KARIN M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $80,239.16 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCINAK, JANICE C Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $80,239.15 Date 07/23/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOLBA, CHRISTIAN J Employer name Village of Malverne Amount $80,238.78 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BUONO, LAURA Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $80,238.54 Date 08/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARKIN, KEITH K Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $80,238.48 Date 12/18/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROW, KITTY L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $80,238.47 Date 07/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRAY, SHARON A Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $80,238.41 Date 11/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER-BROWN, CAROLYN L Employer name Monroe County Amount $80,238.29 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZARIAN, VAROOSH Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $80,238.15 Date 09/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REYES, JENNY Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $80,237.96 Date 04/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROVES, RONALD L Employer name Albany County Amount $80,237.86 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOICE, DENISHA S Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $80,237.85 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESCHLER, CHAD D Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $80,237.72 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALGARIN, KAREN Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $80,236.49 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES DE MADERA, AGUSTINA Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $80,236.04 Date 02/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURENCE, MICHAEL A Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $80,235.84 Date 09/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREINLINGER, DIANE Employer name Islip Public Library Amount $80,235.76 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODEN, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Auburn Amount $80,235.68 Date 08/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SLOBOJUN, WALTER J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $80,235.44 Date 04/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUGHTON, MEGAN H Employer name Essex County Amount $80,234.83 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADDOCK, NANCY L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $80,234.50 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELOSH, JOSEPH M Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $80,233.89 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULROE, JOSEPH Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $80,232.86 Date 10/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEARDSLEY, BRENDAN J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $80,232.80 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORZECHOWSKI, JOSEPH S Employer name Erie County Amount $80,232.08 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, REGINA L Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $80,231.60 Date 10/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDY, JOHN M Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 30 Amount $80,231.37 Date 08/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERERE, NEDJE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $80,231.28 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOMBA, TRACI M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $80,231.02 Date 06/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDERER, LAWRENCE E Employer name Manhasset Public Library Amount $80,230.89 Date 01/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARR, STEVEN M Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $80,230.84 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, NATHANIEL N Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $80,230.69 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEEDER, WILLIAM F Employer name Norwood-Norfolk CSD Amount $80,230.50 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEARD, JAMES F Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $80,230.41 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATUSZEWSKI, MICHAEL J Employer name Massapequa Public Library Amount $80,230.30 Date 12/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, THOMAS P Employer name City of Rome Amount $80,229.53 Date 09/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRAINER, RYAN R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $80,229.37 Date 07/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESENDES, GRETCHEN E Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $80,228.96 Date 10/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System