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 MAUER, JOSEPH F Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,751.96 Date 06/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, THOMAS V Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $79,751.86 Date 12/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEWIEROSKI, GREG Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $79,751.56 Date 06/07/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, BARBARA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $79,751.53 Date 07/21/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKE, JOHN C Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $79,751.36 Date 04/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALAIMO, JESSICA L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $79,751.27 Date 07/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUWER, THOMAS J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $79,751.22 Date 05/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSEN, ERIC S Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $79,751.11 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TREGLIA, JOHN E Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $79,750.84 Date 04/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GHANI, KHATUNE Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $79,750.82 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDMAN, CAROL R Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $79,750.22 Date 09/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIRADO, ADAM J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $79,750.15 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSAR, MARIANN N Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $79,749.69 Date 05/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERZOG, AMY S Employer name Albany County Amount $79,749.64 Date 01/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, MARGARET M Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $79,749.15 Date 06/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YILDIZ, OSMAN Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $79,749.07 Date 10/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRODOTZKE, BRIAN W Employer name Southold UFSD Amount $79,749.05 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORRENTINO, LUCAS T Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $79,749.00 Date 07/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDEN, KEVIN L Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $79,748.71 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSGROVE, DEBORAH M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $79,748.68 Date 02/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO FLORES, NELLY Y Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $79,748.61 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTRANGELO, JONATHAN R Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $79,748.44 Date 06/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILL, KERMIT E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $79,748.22 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NISBET, HOWARD W, III Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $79,747.95 Date 09/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUEHLER, MARK A Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $79,747.53 Date 12/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIOLKOWSKI, CYNTHIA Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $79,747.49 Date 08/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNEY, RENEE J Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $79,747.49 Date 10/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DO NASCIMENTO, ALEXANDRE Z Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $79,747.49 Date 03/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORN, ROSEMARIE F Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $79,747.49 Date 04/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, WILLIAM S Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $79,747.49 Date 06/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIMER, SUSAN M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $79,747.49 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLTMANN, GREGORY J Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $79,747.49 Date 11/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, JENNIFER C Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $79,747.49 Date 06/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAINS-TURNER, DENISE M Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $79,747.49 Date 07/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOKE, NANCY E Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $79,747.49 Date 06/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, ELIZABETH A Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $79,747.49 Date 12/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BERNARD A Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $79,747.49 Date 08/19/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOGUS, STUART J Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $79,747.49 Date 06/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWITALSKI, ROBERT J Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $79,747.49 Date 12/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOKEY-GEARWAR, ROSEMARY N Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $79,747.49 Date 04/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH-DROZD, BARBARA A Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $79,747.49 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, MARIE Employer name Elmira Childrens Services Amount $79,747.49 Date 02/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN BUSKIRK, GEORGE L Employer name St Lawrence Childrens Services Amount $79,747.49 Date 05/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORNER, JILL M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $79,747.49 Date 05/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWHA, KELLY A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $79,747.49 Date 10/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINDLE, KRISTINE B Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $79,747.49 Date 01/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANLON, KELLY J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $79,747.49 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUHR, DIANE L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $79,747.49 Date 07/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARONOWITZ, LYNN K Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $79,747.49 Date 02/14/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETTEER, DENISE E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $79,747.49 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENTRY, BRYAN W Employer name Rochester Childrens Services Amount $79,747.49 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCOE, DAWN M Employer name Rochester Childrens Services Amount $79,747.49 Date 08/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, ROBERT D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $79,747.40 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREAULT, TERESA E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $79,747.26 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MATTHEW R Employer name Thousand Isl St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $79,747.13 Date 06/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, CATHERINE M Employer name Education Department Amount $79,746.93 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETTIS, STEPHANIE J Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $79,746.20 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ANGELO, ELIZABETH P Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $79,746.16 Date 11/07/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLIHER, JAMES P Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $79,745.87 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASLANKA, GARY M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $79,745.76 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIRILLI, ARNOLD J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $79,745.75 Date 12/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GURGUI, CHARLES J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $79,745.75 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCCHI, MICHAEL J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $79,745.75 Date 04/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EFFLEY, MARK T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $79,745.75 Date 03/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORGIO, THOMAS Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $79,745.75 Date 07/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, KEVIN W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $79,745.75 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, MAURICE F Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $79,745.75 Date 12/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMONTE, DOMINGO A Employer name Department of Health Amount $79,745.75 Date 09/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINBACH, JOSEPH Employer name Department of Health Amount $79,745.75 Date 04/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGRAM, JOHN A Employer name Department of Health Amount $79,745.75 Date 12/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, STEVEN T Employer name Department of Health Amount $79,745.75 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAPIRO, SANDRA Employer name Department of Health Amount $79,745.75 Date 08/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name USHE, ZWELONKE I Employer name Department of Health Amount $79,745.75 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORIER, JOYCE A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $79,745.75 Date 10/23/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAY, STEVEN K Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $79,745.75 Date 06/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, KAREN A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $79,745.75 Date 07/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAROTA, RICHARD J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $79,745.75 Date 03/30/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIORCIARI, JOSEPH V Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $79,745.75 Date 08/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DACIER, J CLEMENT, JR Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $79,745.75 Date 12/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALTON, PETER P Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $79,745.75 Date 09/26/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE JESUS, ENRIQUETA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $79,745.75 Date 06/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARKAS, MICHAEL A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $79,745.75 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAVED, MUHAMMAD A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $79,745.75 Date 03/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, CHERYL L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $79,745.75 Date 06/19/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAYMAN, DARLENE L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $79,745.75 Date 12/17/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSARONI, JULIANNA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $79,745.75 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KNIGHT, THEODORE R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $79,745.75 Date 11/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKENICA, RICHARD C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $79,745.75 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADOS, HELEN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $79,745.75 Date 12/23/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPPLEYEA, ALBERT H Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $79,745.75 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, LARRY D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $79,745.75 Date 03/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILLSON, THOMAS E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $79,745.75 Date 08/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, RICHARD A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $79,745.75 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKIZER, HOPE L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $79,745.75 Date 08/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENZEL, DAVID W Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $79,745.75 Date 08/08/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAHL, NANCY C Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $79,745.75 Date 05/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAVAN, BRENDA J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $79,745.75 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKWELL, LU ANNE M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $79,745.75 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLIZNIK, MARLENE J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $79,745.75 Date 09/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARASCI, CHARLES J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $79,745.75 Date 09/10/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System