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 KARINS, KATHLEEN D Employer name Department of Health Amount $79,478.97 Date 10/10/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORCZYCA, RICHARD, JR Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $79,478.92 Date 03/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DANIEL, CHARLEY V Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $79,478.88 Date 08/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, GARY C Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $79,478.28 Date 08/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI FANTE, GRETCHEN L Employer name City of Batavia Amount $79,478.26 Date 07/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, RANDY F Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $79,478.21 Date 02/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEY, ARIA F Employer name Westchester County Amount $79,478.16 Date 07/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGAN, JANET Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $79,477.49 Date 04/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, REBECCA A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $79,477.45 Date 10/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURLAUD, SUSAN Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $79,477.44 Date 03/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLANOS, RUTH L Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $79,476.58 Date 04/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ANDREA B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $79,476.34 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGAN, GEORGE S Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $79,476.24 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUVE, RONALD J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $79,476.09 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, SARAH C Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $79,475.92 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ARTHUR, KEITH A Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $79,475.79 Date 07/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIN-DI LEGGE, PHYLLIS A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $79,475.64 Date 04/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVELLINO, ANTHONY P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $79,475.51 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELL, JEFFREY R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $79,475.51 Date 06/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, DAVID N Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $79,475.51 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKELLY, CRAIG L Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $79,475.37 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JUDY M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $79,475.15 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN TASSEL, JENNIFER N Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $79,475.07 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERDI, TAMI M Employer name Department of Health Amount $79,475.07 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPITZER, JESSICA S Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $79,474.86 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLCE, YVONNE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $79,474.65 Date 12/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALEJA, GERALD T Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $79,474.34 Date 02/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRANK, ANGELA M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $79,473.71 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, DTRAECELLE L Employer name Department of Health Amount $79,473.27 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBEY, ROBERT E Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $79,472.77 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TATU, PAUL N Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $79,472.33 Date 03/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SLATE, MATTHEW L Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $79,472.25 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEISE, KATHLEEN M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $79,470.94 Date 08/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, MEGAN L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,470.40 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, STACY L Employer name Monroe County Amount $79,470.12 Date 10/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JERRY, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $79,470.12 Date 04/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DZIALO, CHARLENE M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $79,469.92 Date 09/13/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPIETRA, DONNA M LINHARES Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $79,469.69 Date 07/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPADACCINI, JOSEPH M Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $79,469.59 Date 08/29/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIACALONE, PAUL R Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $79,469.18 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UYCHIAT, LEONARD IAN S Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $79,468.79 Date 01/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRISCOLL, JOHN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,468.39 Date 05/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANG, DIANA Employer name Department of Health Amount $79,468.13 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGENDRE, NICOLE A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $79,468.02 Date 03/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JURON, MICHAEL A Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $79,467.72 Date 10/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALUMBO, MICHAEL Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $79,467.59 Date 11/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CHERESE D Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $79,467.26 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VULLO, LORI A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $79,466.85 Date 08/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRAN, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name Town of Lewisboro Amount $79,466.50 Date 05/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZINSKI, LAWRENCE A Employer name Village of Solvay Amount $79,466.38 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAZICKI, MICHAEL E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $79,465.85 Date 05/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINOTT, LIONEL H Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $79,465.73 Date 01/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DANIELLE A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $79,465.52 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDDLE, STEVEN C Employer name Town of Ithaca Amount $79,464.80 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACCIOPPOLI, GREGORY J Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $79,464.13 Date 05/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALL, PAMELA J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $79,463.81 Date 09/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, CHARLES E Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $79,463.64 Date 12/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEVILACQUA, DAVID A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $79,463.41 Date 02/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, WILLIAM M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $79,463.00 Date 08/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAWROTNIAK, JASON Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $79,462.65 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREVIL, JEAN ERNST Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $79,462.56 Date 08/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESSIG, JAMIE LEE Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,462.33 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELTRANI, ROBERT V Employer name NYS Parole Board Amount $79,462.13 Date 12/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, HENRY W Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,461.95 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROUDMAN, JOHN M Employer name Erie County Amount $79,461.86 Date 01/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, BRITT E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $79,461.72 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLOT, LAMAR Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $79,461.69 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEGA, JASON Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $79,461.49 Date 02/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMPSEY, DARLENE L Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $79,461.29 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, DAVID J Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $79,461.29 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADWELL, ERIC D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $79,461.03 Date 02/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAXTER, PATRICIA Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $79,461.01 Date 11/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, DAVID A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $79,460.97 Date 02/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGGIANO, BRIAN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $79,460.93 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAL, PATRICK C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $79,460.74 Date 01/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARIGLIA, LISA E Employer name St Francis School For Deaf Amount $79,460.74 Date 05/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AGOSTINO, CINDY L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $79,460.73 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELETA, NICHOLAS J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $79,460.73 Date 07/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, NISHA E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $79,460.73 Date 09/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, COLLEEN R Employer name Office For The Aging Amount $79,460.73 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KATHERINE M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $79,460.73 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CASHION, MARIA C Employer name Education Department Amount $79,460.73 Date 05/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHLERSCHMIDT, WILLIAM W Employer name Department of Health Amount $79,460.73 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFOHL, MARTHA N Employer name Department of State Amount $79,460.73 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, SHAWN M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $79,460.73 Date 02/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCE, WILLIAM J Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $79,460.73 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYBCZYNSKI, CATHERINE A Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $79,460.34 Date 11/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARINGI, REBECCA D Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $79,460.06 Date 02/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYLOR, REGINALD E Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $79,459.29 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORA, JOSE A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $79,459.17 Date 08/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, STEVEN L Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $79,458.79 Date 09/27/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVISON, TABITHA Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,458.16 Date 12/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMHI, IAN S Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $79,457.76 Date 04/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, DAVID M Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $79,457.56 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, CORINNE S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $79,457.55 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, CATHERINE M Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $79,457.48 Date 08/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTON, MOSES, III Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $79,457.24 Date 06/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, GLENN A Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $79,456.98 Date 08/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULEO, JAMES H Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $79,456.79 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, BRENDA L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $79,456.38 Date 04/04/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System