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 CALABRIA, MICHAEL J Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $79,734.66 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, DANIEL J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $79,734.47 Date 06/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUER, CARL R Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $79,734.37 Date 05/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, DONALD D Employer name City of Albany Amount $79,733.59 Date 05/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, BRIDGET K Employer name Department of Health Amount $79,733.28 Date 01/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOU, SAUHUNG Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $79,733.26 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, SERENA Employer name Smithtown Spec Library Dist Amount $79,732.90 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTELLO, DOMINIC J Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $79,732.78 Date 03/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, GWENDOLYN D Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $79,732.34 Date 04/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LOLLO, JODI M Employer name Department of State Amount $79,732.09 Date 12/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTNETT, PAUL L Employer name Madison County Amount $79,730.59 Date 11/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABANAS, CLAUDIA M Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $79,730.58 Date 09/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATIZONE, FRANCIS S Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $79,730.33 Date 01/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODD-WURM, KRISTEN M Employer name Middle Country Public Library Amount $79,730.15 Date 01/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC WHARF, SCOTT D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $79,729.69 Date 10/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARY, CHARLES E Employer name Department of Law Amount $79,729.42 Date 07/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, ANTONIO Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $79,729.39 Date 07/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHREVE, KATHLEEN A Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $79,728.95 Date 08/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, KATHRYN BRYK Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $79,728.90 Date 09/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAND, BONNIE L Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $79,728.60 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAIR, PRIYAKALA Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $79,728.57 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMOSH, MICHAEL Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $79,728.12 Date 03/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGERY, MARK D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,728.06 Date 03/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRUSH, BOBBIE JO Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $79,727.97 Date 05/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GIBBON, BRYAN R Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $79,727.29 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZMAURICE, JULIE Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $79,727.24 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAYRICH, DINA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $79,727.21 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARDMAN, DMITRY Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $79,727.19 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORELLE, KAREN R Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,727.04 Date 05/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIS, KIERSTEN T Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $79,726.93 Date 12/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEGA, RONALDO Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $79,726.72 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CHARLES P Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $79,726.44 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, KATHLEEN M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $79,725.89 Date 06/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUPP, PAMELA J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $79,725.68 Date 12/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, SEAN C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $79,725.66 Date 08/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MICHAEL Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $79,725.54 Date 06/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRATTS, RICHARD T Employer name Niagara County Amount $79,725.44 Date 08/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTERFIELD, HAYDEN T Employer name City of Albany Amount $79,725.39 Date 08/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HANANYA, YEHUDA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $79,725.31 Date 05/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARZOHA, RONALD G Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $79,724.74 Date 07/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, EMILY L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $79,723.87 Date 05/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULZ, GLENN R Employer name Erie County Amount $79,723.77 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, ROBIN M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $79,723.52 Date 03/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, GENIVER O Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $79,723.18 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONWAY, CATHLEEN M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $79,721.43 Date 04/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EIDEN, TRISHA LYNN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $79,721.03 Date 07/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEN, LAURIE E Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $79,720.96 Date 06/30/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, SEAN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,720.89 Date 03/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITE, LEO G, III Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $79,720.52 Date 01/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, LORI A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $79,720.39 Date 06/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAFFORD, JENNIFER J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $79,719.99 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFFER, RONALD J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $79,719.99 Date 07/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, THOMAS L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $79,719.93 Date 01/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDER, LAWRENCE L Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $79,719.92 Date 06/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, EVELYN B Employer name Monroe County Amount $79,719.89 Date 11/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIDLER, JARED R Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $79,719.69 Date 08/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIOUX, RICHARD M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $79,718.70 Date 01/30/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DILLABOUGH, ERIC S Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $79,718.33 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHACKO, MINI Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $79,718.17 Date 07/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNQUIST, JERRY L Employer name Broome County Amount $79,717.19 Date 12/31/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEECHLER, JANE R Employer name Wyoming County Amount $79,716.66 Date 03/24/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATALANO, AMY Employer name Levittown Public Library Amount $79,716.47 Date 01/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIS, GERALD W, JR Employer name Cornell University Amount $79,716.16 Date 05/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTRELL, ROY S Employer name Village of Macedon Amount $79,715.83 Date 11/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANNITTI, MARK K Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $79,715.67 Date 06/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, W SCOTT Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $79,715.39 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSIELLO, PHILIP Employer name Westchester County Amount $79,715.32 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, TAIMEKA Employer name Westchester County Amount $79,715.05 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOY, CHERYL A Employer name Binghamton Childrens Services Amount $79,714.76 Date 03/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, DOROTHY J Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $79,714.76 Date 03/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ALFRED H Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $79,714.40 Date 08/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODMAN, RONNI Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $79,714.40 Date 09/11/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAYCOX-DE RUSSO, AMY S Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $79,714.40 Date 10/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELSOLE, JULIANNE Z Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $79,714.40 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, MATTHEW T Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $79,714.28 Date 09/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEADLE, LEEANN Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $79,714.15 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEM, PATRICK J Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $79,714.00 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, GREGORY D Employer name Warren County Amount $79,713.83 Date 07/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFE, JOHN J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $79,713.24 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN KEUREN, THOMAS Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $79,713.22 Date 04/23/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIJANO, FRANCO M, JR Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $79,712.96 Date 04/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, BEVERLY Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $79,712.82 Date 02/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, MELISSA B Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $79,712.27 Date 05/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMICO, JOSEPHINE T Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $79,712.26 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, BENITO Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $79,712.21 Date 11/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONGEDO, JOSEPH L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $79,712.19 Date 05/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKHARD, JOHN J, JR Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $79,711.88 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GEARY, FINTAN P Employer name Village of Huntington Bay Amount $79,711.45 Date 07/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ENYIA, GODSON I Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $79,711.26 Date 07/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSEDAY, NAMSOOK Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $79,711.26 Date 06/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA GUERRE, JEANNETTE Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $79,711.26 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, LINDA A Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $79,711.18 Date 05/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, PATRICK J Employer name Town of Waterford Amount $79,710.85 Date 08/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DILMORE, KIMBERLY A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $79,710.79 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGELS, JASON Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $79,710.35 Date 04/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOELTING, RUSSELL W Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $79,710.33 Date 06/28/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHMIELEWSKI, DANIEL A Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $79,710.00 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDERS, LEE ROY, JR Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $79,709.66 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, CHERYL Employer name Ossining Public Library Amount $79,709.40 Date 09/10/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUROVICH, CHRISTINA M Employer name Ossining Public Library Amount $79,709.40 Date 05/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System