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 WILLIAMS, JUSTIN Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $79,776.99 Date 07/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STERN, KIMBERLY S Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $79,776.77 Date 06/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIMM, STEPHEN A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $79,776.65 Date 09/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, SCOTT A Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $79,776.63 Date 05/23/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNELL, ROBERT L Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $79,776.02 Date 08/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULEO, ANDREW Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $79,775.72 Date 01/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEIBLE, BERNADETTE E Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $79,774.88 Date 07/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, ROBERT J Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $79,774.80 Date 04/17/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLAZA, ISMAEL M Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $79,774.67 Date 08/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERRY, JOYCE V Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $79,774.16 Date 03/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALY, GAYLE A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $79,773.97 Date 01/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPNICK, LAUREN K Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $79,773.66 Date 11/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, KENNETH Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $79,773.62 Date 02/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, JEFFREY P Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $79,773.61 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, BRIAN M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $79,773.04 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEID, JOHN W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $79,772.97 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATOR, ROXANN M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $79,772.93 Date 09/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSON, DREW E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $79,772.88 Date 03/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINORI, JENNIFER L Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $79,772.54 Date 08/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, JEANNE C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $79,772.49 Date 06/27/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEANE, MARGARET A Employer name Village of Lake Success Amount $79,772.46 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHESE, DONA M Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $79,772.38 Date 07/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVENIERE, EILEEN M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $79,771.76 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, JOHN K Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $79,770.94 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, SARA K Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $79,770.12 Date 08/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADOCAJ, THOMAS J Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $79,769.79 Date 07/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHER, KERRY J Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $79,769.74 Date 10/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, AMIE F Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $79,769.43 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERKELEY, DAMONE Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $79,769.43 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN-WILLIAMS, BRENDA Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $79,769.43 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWEN, DONALD S Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $79,769.37 Date 06/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUQUETTE, STEVEN A Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $79,769.10 Date 07/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPHERE, KEVIN L Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $79,767.71 Date 05/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAZER, PETER J Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $79,767.71 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, MARK R Employer name City of Troy Amount $79,767.46 Date 06/11/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRIFFO, GREGORIO Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $79,767.02 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARENA, DOUGLAS J Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $79,766.87 Date 01/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANTO, JUDY A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $79,766.80 Date 08/20/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALIFANO, MARGARET A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $79,766.16 Date 05/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVELADY, DEBORAH Employer name Office For Technology Amount $79,765.90 Date 06/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, JOHN W Employer name Niagara County Amount $79,765.62 Date 01/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYDYSH, PETER M Employer name Niagara County Amount $79,765.62 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIORDAN, JOSEPH P, JR Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $79,765.57 Date 07/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, EARL Employer name Cold Spring Harbor CSD Amount $79,765.22 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENIOR, KEVIN M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $79,764.71 Date 09/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLATT, ERIC J Employer name Education Department Amount $79,764.53 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPACE, DOLORES Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $79,764.39 Date 01/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPP, CHRISTINE E Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $79,764.32 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHANNESSEN, MELISSA A Employer name City of Rye Amount $79,764.11 Date 01/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCAPPATICCI, THOMAS Employer name City of Rye Amount $79,764.11 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELAN, DOUGLAS E Employer name Nanuet UFSD Amount $79,763.90 Date 01/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $79,763.78 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIEN AIME, YONALD Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $79,763.55 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGE-CLARK, ENID Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $79,763.23 Date 01/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, PATRICIA L Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $79,763.22 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, KEITH J Employer name City of Troy Amount $79,762.49 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MONICA D Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $79,762.07 Date 05/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCKINGHAM, THERESE B Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $79,761.92 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, LANCE M Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $79,761.43 Date 07/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKIREL, BRUNO J Employer name Mattituck-Cutchogue UFSD Amount $79,761.21 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORELOCK, PETER J, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $79,761.14 Date 04/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITAKER, JOHN T Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $79,760.13 Date 10/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ-KEEBY, HAYDEE Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $79,759.85 Date 06/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSIKA, JASON L Employer name Oneida County Amount $79,759.46 Date 03/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANFREDO, LINDA C Employer name Mid York Library System Amount $79,758.72 Date 08/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTOUGH, MARGARET M Employer name Half Hollow Hills Comm Library Amount $79,758.62 Date 11/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAISER, LOREEN Employer name Department of Health Amount $79,758.47 Date 07/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTI, ANNA M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $79,758.41 Date 11/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLVIG, MICHAEL T Employer name Town of Ithaca Amount $79,758.40 Date 12/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, BRAD Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $79,758.23 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NALLY, JAMES E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $79,758.13 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBISIERO, MARYANN Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $79,757.70 Date 03/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTA ROSA, GETULIO Employer name New York Public Library Amount $79,757.66 Date 02/16/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEGRETTI, FRANK P Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $79,757.51 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAINOTTO, PASQUALE Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $79,757.30 Date 03/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPSEY, SAMANTHA A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $79,757.23 Date 11/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, DAVID Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $79,757.11 Date 09/03/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE LEON, CYNTHIA Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $79,756.47 Date 08/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, AMIE J Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $79,756.33 Date 01/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, PABLO A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $79,756.15 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAO, YU JIAO Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $79,756.15 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, NYREE D Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $79,755.46 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRVIN, JEFFREY S Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $79,755.34 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKWITH, MICHAEL E Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $79,755.14 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNEKES, RAYMOND J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $79,755.11 Date 01/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHEWKA, MARY Employer name Department of Health Amount $79,754.99 Date 07/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANG, SU-HUA KO Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $79,754.92 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN HORN, VINCE H Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $79,754.81 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTUP, RICHARD M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $79,754.75 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUNNO, NICHOLAS G Employer name Westchester County Amount $79,754.54 Date 05/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVANIS, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $79,754.33 Date 04/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SHAHEEM A Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $79,754.12 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIKALY, MAGGIE Employer name Onondaga County Amount $79,753.86 Date 01/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROFE, ADAM Z Employer name Office For Technology Amount $79,753.44 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDER, DEAN A Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $79,753.37 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EXNER, MARCIA Employer name Elmira Childrens Services Amount $79,753.10 Date 08/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARANOFF, KARL M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $79,752.64 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, SHAWN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $79,752.34 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSI, JOSEPH E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $79,752.33 Date 06/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOJNAR, THOMAS J Employer name Education Department Amount $79,752.07 Date 04/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System