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 REARDON, SCOTT T Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $79,889.12 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, KUNJUMOL Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $79,888.79 Date 03/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLELLAN, MARY Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $79,888.76 Date 02/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL CIELO, MARC Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $79,888.74 Date 07/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALKA, RICHARD S, JR Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $79,888.72 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPPOLA, FRANK Employer name Broome County Amount $79,888.27 Date 12/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLAY, DAVID J Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $79,887.99 Date 01/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CASEY M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $79,887.99 Date 08/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLUSKEY, LINDA M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $79,887.99 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAREFOOT, SARA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $79,887.99 Date 07/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZADO, JOSE J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $79,887.99 Date 06/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, ROBIN S Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $79,887.99 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BELLO, PETER A Employer name City of Albany Amount $79,887.94 Date 02/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEGRAW, JEREMY Employer name New York Public Library Amount $79,887.79 Date 08/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, RICHARD E Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $79,887.50 Date 08/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHANIEL, ROBERT L, JR Employer name Town of Kent Amount $79,887.36 Date 07/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAIGE, TROY H Employer name Ontario County Amount $79,886.72 Date 08/31/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, STEPHANIE A Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $79,886.60 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGOSTINI, ANGEL A Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $79,886.57 Date 05/23/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLTER, ERIK J Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $79,886.35 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, BENJAMIN J Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $79,886.35 Date 04/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROL, JOHN D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $79,885.69 Date 05/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRISWOLD, CHARLES L Employer name City of Middletown Amount $79,885.30 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLETTA, LOUIS J, JR Employer name Oyster Bay-East Norwich CSD Amount $79,885.16 Date 03/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZSIMMONS, LAUREN Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,884.92 Date 10/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWINEA, JESSICA E Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $79,884.57 Date 03/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNES, J MICHAEL Employer name Cazenovia CSD Amount $79,884.32 Date 08/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, TERRENCE P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $79,884.16 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACKO, VITA M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $79,883.89 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIPLING, KATHLEEN D Employer name Cayuga County Amount $79,883.89 Date 10/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLOCK, STEPHEN T Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $79,883.76 Date 07/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, MATTHEW R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,883.50 Date 08/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BRIDE, LULA Employer name Yonkers Parking Authority Amount $79,883.07 Date 01/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PODLUCKY, CARLA J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $79,882.81 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, CAITLIN R Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $79,882.46 Date 07/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZDARSKY, THOMAS C Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $79,882.38 Date 05/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, MARK J Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $79,881.64 Date 03/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADU-KYEI, DIANA B Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $79,881.14 Date 04/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, ANITA L Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $79,880.65 Date 01/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCAULIFFE, CHARLES R Employer name Village of Baldwinsville Amount $79,880.50 Date 10/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, KATHERINE M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $79,880.28 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWXHURST, BRENT R Employer name Genesee St Park And Rec Regn Amount $79,880.28 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TURNER, JEANNE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,880.19 Date 12/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CANIO, GREGORY A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $79,880.06 Date 09/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTARELLI, SUSAN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $79,879.98 Date 03/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, FRANCIS J, JR Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $79,879.57 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACK, PAUL M Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $79,879.21 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC AULEY-GITIN, NORA Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,878.96 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORACK, BRIAN J Employer name Monroe County Amount $79,878.79 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERY, MARTIN D Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $79,878.76 Date 12/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGAN, JOSEPH, JR Employer name Ellenville CSD Amount $79,878.16 Date 09/05/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMPSON, MARY SUSAN E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $79,877.65 Date 10/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, RAYMOND J Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $79,877.28 Date 05/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINEEN, STEVEN M Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $79,877.04 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ROWELL H Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $79,876.94 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULZER, MARK A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $79,876.92 Date 06/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENANTI, THOMAS J, JR Employer name Village of Patchogue Amount $79,876.35 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEDUMTHAKADY, JACOB Z Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $79,875.65 Date 07/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATZ, JUSTIN D Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $79,875.50 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABATURA, WALTER M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $79,875.19 Date 04/29/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, MICHAEL A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $79,874.25 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, CHERYL M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $79,874.25 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALAIMO, ELISA Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $79,873.22 Date 11/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE JOHN, SCOTT P Employer name Town of Evans Amount $79,872.56 Date 01/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COX, ANDREW J Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $79,872.45 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMMERTON, THOMAS N Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $79,871.67 Date 05/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDER, RONALD W, III Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $79,871.58 Date 01/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHAW, LIONEL Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $79,870.68 Date 09/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIMMS, MICHELLE Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $79,870.51 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINI, PETER A Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $79,870.35 Date 10/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVEY, VIRGINIA E Employer name St Lawrence Childrens Services Amount $79,870.34 Date 11/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEYOE, DAVID M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $79,870.08 Date 01/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, MARY Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $79,869.86 Date 07/31/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMERNIK, MICHAEL L Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $79,869.25 Date 09/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, PETER J Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $79,867.94 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABLE, JEFFREY G Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $79,867.83 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMSA, EDWARD M Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $79,867.82 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAUER, JUSTIN P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,867.71 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIFFORD, DANIELLE Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $79,867.45 Date 10/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, DONALD L Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $79,867.37 Date 11/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDINALE, MARLENE S Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $79,867.22 Date 05/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPATH, JOHN A Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $79,866.36 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDMON, SYLVIA P Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $79,865.73 Date 12/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIUMARA, JOSEPH A, JR Employer name Fulton Community Dev Agcy Amount $79,865.66 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENT, NICHOLAS S Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $79,865.61 Date 05/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATORE, ANTHONY Employer name Monroe County Amount $79,864.51 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMPA, ROBERT S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,864.14 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWIATKOWSKI, DAWN M Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $79,863.79 Date 01/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LINK, VALERIE M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $79,863.77 Date 10/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILBIN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $79,863.24 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGE, ALEXIS W Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $79,863.19 Date 09/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELESTE, STEVEN R Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $79,862.56 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, RYAN O Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $79,861.80 Date 11/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, DANIEL E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $79,861.59 Date 04/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, PATRICIA A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $79,860.19 Date 09/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIDNEY, DEBRA J Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $79,859.71 Date 01/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, COLLEEN M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $79,859.00 Date 03/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MARTINO, JOSEPH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,858.61 Date 02/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDS, RICHARD J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $79,858.60 Date 01/29/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDS, ERNEST W Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $79,858.52 Date 06/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System