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 RICHARDS, LINDA S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $79,828.41 Date 12/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILTON, KRISTIN E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $79,828.22 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAFFNEY, WILLIAM E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $79,828.20 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENDALL, DOREEN A Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $79,828.03 Date 01/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLSON, RICKY R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $79,827.90 Date 05/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAE, JOHN J Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $79,827.66 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANGEMI, TRICIA M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $79,827.38 Date 07/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIR, ESAU Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $79,827.18 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECK, JOHN P, II Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $79,827.16 Date 01/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINHA, INDRANI Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $79,826.43 Date 06/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, JEFFREY G Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $79,826.39 Date 03/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, DOUGLAS A Employer name Oswego County Amount $79,825.96 Date 04/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SHARNETT J Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $79,825.56 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMER, MARY B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $79,825.09 Date 05/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BONIS, MARY Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $79,824.95 Date 04/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORINO, NICHOLAS J Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $79,823.75 Date 05/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICARIELLO, CHARLES A Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $79,823.43 Date 01/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBER, JESSICA R Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $79,822.73 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, CAROL J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $79,822.43 Date 04/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRUZZESE, DANIEL M Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $79,822.32 Date 01/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, KRISTEN A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $79,822.29 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYERE, SUZANNE B Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $79,821.91 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALZARINE, THOMAS V Employer name City of Utica Amount $79,821.88 Date 03/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARTO, RENEE M Employer name Town of Massena Amount $79,821.72 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, JESSE A Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $79,821.07 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, TAMMI D Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,820.56 Date 11/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUAX, ROBERT J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $79,819.24 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROSE, ROBERT M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $79,819.02 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRO, TRACY L Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $79,818.77 Date 10/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELASQUEZ, JOSE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,818.72 Date 08/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVELACE, RICHARD J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $79,818.62 Date 03/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, ELLEN M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $79,818.22 Date 08/31/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COOK, PATRICIA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $79,818.10 Date 02/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUR, WENDY S Employer name Dutchess County Amount $79,817.36 Date 05/29/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, MARK A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $79,817.22 Date 10/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAVER, DEAN J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $79,816.98 Date 08/05/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIELSON, MATTHEW A Employer name Arlington Fire District Amount $79,816.92 Date 03/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC ALEAVEY, TIMOTHY J Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $79,816.67 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLANTYNE, LEWIS B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $79,816.43 Date 01/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORKINS, DAWN M Employer name St Lawrence Childrens Services Amount $79,815.89 Date 05/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRMAN-HESLIN, LAURA E Employer name Department of Law Amount $79,815.88 Date 04/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ANTHONY J Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $79,815.85 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAYFIELD, SHARON T Employer name Dutchess County Amount $79,815.81 Date 12/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSTENSEN, MARY L Employer name North Warren CSD Amount $79,815.59 Date 05/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEON, ADAM J Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $79,815.19 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DAVID E Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,814.98 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWENS, CONSTANCE B Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $79,814.55 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTALVO, CARLOS O Employer name Orange County Amount $79,814.54 Date 09/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCAROLA, CHRISTINE M Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $79,814.52 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMER, DANIEL S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $79,814.08 Date 03/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOVERNANTI, CHRISTOPHER Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $79,813.52 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAVIGAN, THOMAS P Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $79,813.32 Date 07/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, RAFAEL Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $79,813.07 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, MICHAEL W Employer name Department of State Amount $79,812.84 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRIGO, CLINTON M Employer name Village of Potsdam Amount $79,812.84 Date 04/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE MAR, HOLLY M Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $79,812.52 Date 07/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, DONALD J Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $79,812.40 Date 01/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, GERARD J Employer name Westchester County Amount $79,812.31 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORTAKOWSKI, JOHN M, JR Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $79,811.73 Date 10/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, STEPHEN A Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $79,810.60 Date 02/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, PAMELA L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $79,810.50 Date 06/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGER, FRANK L Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $79,810.34 Date 05/28/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROUT, PATRICIA A Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $79,810.30 Date 10/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGERTY, JOHN W Employer name Erie County Amount $79,808.87 Date 06/24/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, LAVERN A Employer name Rye Neck UFSD Amount $79,808.84 Date 07/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLINS, CAROL M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $79,808.75 Date 09/16/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGAN, JAMES P Employer name Department of Health Amount $79,808.65 Date 05/07/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, JAMES E Employer name Office of General Services Amount $79,808.51 Date 11/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, DIANA J Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $79,808.23 Date 06/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANALLI, DENO J Employer name Town of North Salem Amount $79,808.11 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINES, DAWN O Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $79,807.62 Date 06/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENO, MICHELE Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $79,807.59 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMOYEDNY, DEBORAH A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $79,807.56 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANFILIPPO, KELLY A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $79,807.56 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINTZ, PAUL B Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $79,807.56 Date 01/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IWANIW, CHRISTINA I Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $79,807.15 Date 05/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, EDNA Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $79,807.09 Date 02/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ANGELA T Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $79,805.60 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACACE, ALEXANDER J Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $79,805.53 Date 09/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, DENNIS E Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,804.86 Date 10/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDONA, MARIA D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $79,804.80 Date 06/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREYER, NOREEN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $79,804.80 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EPSTEIN, SHARON S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $79,804.80 Date 05/02/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, ELIZABETH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $79,804.80 Date 06/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, PATRICIA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $79,804.80 Date 06/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOBBS, WILLIAM W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $79,804.80 Date 04/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESSLER, KAREN R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $79,804.80 Date 06/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUGENT, MARYANN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $79,804.80 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARPINATO, PETER V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $79,804.80 Date 10/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STABINSKY, FRANCINE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $79,804.80 Date 11/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, HEATHER R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $79,804.80 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THURSTON, DAWN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $79,804.80 Date 06/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, LAUREN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $79,804.80 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANGHI, JOHN T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $79,804.80 Date 02/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERENSKI, GWEN L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $79,804.76 Date 04/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENTINO, LINDA A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $79,804.76 Date 07/25/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELLA, THOMAS Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $79,804.30 Date 05/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMADO, TONY J Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $79,804.03 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, THEODORE R Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $79,804.02 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLEGO, LINDA M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $79,803.98 Date 03/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System