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 SMITH, DAREN J Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $79,949.79 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINN, BRIAN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $79,948.92 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRAMMO, DANA E Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $79,948.32 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEW, JOYCE Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $79,948.19 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOPFER, MICHELLE L Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $79,947.65 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONE, GARY Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $79,947.57 Date 06/24/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEROTTA, JOSEPH T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $79,946.84 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLALOCK, LISA R Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,946.64 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, JAIME M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $79,946.56 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERR, JOAN L Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $79,946.28 Date 08/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUGO, MICHELLE Employer name Westchester County Amount $79,946.09 Date 02/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASALE, JO ANN Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $79,946.08 Date 07/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEBUS, KENNETH P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,945.75 Date 10/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUMP, GERALD E Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $79,945.57 Date 04/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, LAMONT M Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,945.29 Date 08/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, PHILLIP J, JR Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $79,945.08 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, KEVIN R Employer name Town of Blooming Grove Amount $79,944.84 Date 03/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALOGUERAKOS, PABLO Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $79,944.81 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, TAMARA A Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $79,944.32 Date 10/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHMOOD, ZAFAR Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $79,944.29 Date 08/23/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPSCOMB, JEANNE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $79,943.27 Date 06/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTNAM, ERIN C Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $79,941.20 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROGAN, KAREN L Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $79,940.98 Date 05/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYER, SCOTT A Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $79,940.82 Date 12/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, ANTHONY E Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $79,940.56 Date 07/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADALSO, DAVID M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $79,940.33 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWADWO, BRITTNEY N Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $79,939.98 Date 07/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRETCZKO, SUSAN D Employer name Ardsley UFSD Amount $79,939.89 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, MATTHEW R Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $79,939.50 Date 05/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JALLOW, MADIANA S Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $79,939.39 Date 08/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOEPFER, CHRISTINE B Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $79,939.35 Date 07/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, FRANKLIN G Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $79,939.06 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORAN, ROBERT G Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $79,938.96 Date 07/18/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, ADAM N Employer name City of Utica Amount $79,938.32 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MACKNEY, CORWIN J Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $79,938.12 Date 07/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, DEBORAH K Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $79,938.03 Date 10/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIRNS, TRACY ANN Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $79,937.93 Date 01/24/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIVONA, ALICIA M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $79,937.88 Date 11/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWINT, ERIK M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $79,937.85 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, SHELLEY S Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $79,936.82 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IAROSSI, LORI S Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $79,936.71 Date 09/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANTANEN, SIGRID E Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $79,936.60 Date 10/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEARY, KRISTI L Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $79,936.58 Date 12/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MICHELE, PATRICK C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,936.34 Date 02/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGRAHAM, TAMMY L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $79,936.28 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, ROBERT C Employer name Merrick UFSD Amount $79,936.24 Date 08/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVALARO, JULIAN Employer name Oceanside Sanitary District #7 Amount $79,936.03 Date 09/16/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, SALVATORE C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $79,935.90 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATVEYENKO, ALEKSANDR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $79,935.90 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOFANA, UNISA A Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $79,935.80 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTTESE, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,934.49 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DANO, MICHAEL J Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $79,934.04 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SMIDT, HENDRIK J Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $79,934.04 Date 01/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAUCH, BRIAN R Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $79,933.42 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEDRICK, JOSEPH E Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $79,933.23 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRIOLLO, LOUIS M Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $79,932.73 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name City of Oswego Amount $79,932.11 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHACHA, JOSE S Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $79,932.10 Date 11/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENNARELLI, FRANK G Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $79,932.04 Date 09/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENS, JOSEPH A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $79,931.87 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSEN, ANDREA D Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $79,930.99 Date 04/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKIN, SHARON Employer name Orange County Amount $79,930.97 Date 03/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, GINA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $79,930.80 Date 08/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN NESS, RANDY A Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $79,930.50 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCADO, JORGE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,930.20 Date 12/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELLETT, SCOTT E Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $79,930.08 Date 06/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARTH, TIMOTHY M Employer name St Paul Blvd Fire Dist Amount $79,929.94 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, GRAIG F Employer name City of Albany Amount $79,929.80 Date 01/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATHEW, SUSAMMA T Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $79,929.75 Date 06/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIDGEON, JEFFREY J Employer name City of Oneonta Amount $79,929.24 Date 11/11/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, TINA M Employer name Eldred CSD Amount $79,928.78 Date 09/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERRICO, SUSAN A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $79,928.64 Date 04/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNTER, DIXIE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $79,928.25 Date 11/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLS, MATTIE R Employer name New York Public Library Amount $79,928.16 Date 10/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DZAKONSKI, JUSTIN S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $79,927.87 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHELAN, TERRENCE P Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $79,927.69 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDERMAN, DENISE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $79,927.57 Date 03/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENWARD, CHAD D Employer name Village of Medina Amount $79,927.50 Date 02/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAINEY, STUART J Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $79,926.98 Date 03/23/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, THOMAS L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $79,926.77 Date 07/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITHS, WILLIAM A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $79,926.70 Date 03/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TITSWORTH, BRIAN W Employer name Orange County Amount $79,926.21 Date 09/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, MICHAEL J Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $79,926.05 Date 06/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEBANE, DARRYL Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $79,925.84 Date 02/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUSAK, SANDRA L Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $79,925.61 Date 12/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINGTON, AARON C Employer name City of Troy Amount $79,925.60 Date 09/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAKS, MELISSA S Employer name Orange County Amount $79,924.85 Date 02/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, JEFFREY L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $79,924.77 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELVIN, KAREN D Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $79,924.55 Date 10/15/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECHEVEZ, DAWN A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $79,924.20 Date 04/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE VASSEUR, DAVID D Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $79,923.91 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, RONY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,923.41 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLASK, CHERYL A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $79,923.39 Date 03/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KPOBI, RICHARD O Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $79,923.38 Date 10/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAINOR, JAMES F Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $79,923.32 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROIANO, JOSEPH D Employer name Cold Spring Harbor CSD Amount $79,922.96 Date 08/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAUMAN, WENDY S Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $79,922.55 Date 12/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARUOLO, PATRICK Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $79,922.40 Date 12/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, NEVILLE R Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $79,922.35 Date 03/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLCOMBE, BRENDA L Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $79,922.02 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System