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 SIMS YORK, BELINDA E Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $79,409.61 Date 08/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOGAS, ALEXANDER Employer name Office For Technology Amount $79,409.53 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRELL, RICHARD H Employer name Broome County Amount $79,409.10 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, SAMANTHA K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,408.97 Date 05/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BURNIE, CHARLES J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $79,408.90 Date 02/14/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDICK, ROGER E, JR Employer name Oneida County Amount $79,408.87 Date 06/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABIN, ROBERT M Employer name Ridge Culver Fire District Amount $79,408.73 Date 12/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOMBARDIERI, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $79,408.27 Date 10/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKSTEAD, PAUL D Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $79,408.24 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, THOMAS Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,408.07 Date 06/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, AUTUMN R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $79,407.72 Date 07/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KALVAITIS, AIDAS Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,407.07 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALFANO, ANTHONY A Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $79,407.02 Date 09/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, SCOTT C Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $79,406.85 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, VIKTORIA A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $79,406.46 Date 08/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, TANESHA N Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $79,406.21 Date 10/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIVERA, MICHELLE N Employer name Pelham UFSD Amount $79,406.03 Date 11/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTIGA, JOSE N Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $79,405.77 Date 04/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSE, SHAWN D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $79,405.68 Date 05/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEVINGER, JEFFREY S Employer name Letchworth CSD at Gainesville Amount $79,405.47 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTON, GREGORY D Employer name Town of Gorham Amount $79,405.24 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANK, GEORGE W Employer name Schenectady County Amount $79,404.72 Date 04/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTT, KIMBERLY A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $79,404.71 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEELER, THOMAS T Employer name Village of North Syracuse Amount $79,403.76 Date 04/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC COY, PATRICK S Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $79,403.56 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, KARIN C Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $79,403.32 Date 08/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APONTE, MALISSA MARIE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $79,402.85 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POREBSKI, PENELOPE A Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $79,402.68 Date 04/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOR, KELVIN J Employer name Monroe County Amount $79,402.25 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEI, RINO B Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $79,401.74 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANDER, KEITH G Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $79,401.72 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLETCHER, THOMAS M Employer name City of Albany Amount $79,401.59 Date 08/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOLDBERG, ESTHER L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $79,401.51 Date 02/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAW, ROBERT B, JR Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $79,401.38 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACIGALUPO, TAMI L Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,401.36 Date 08/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NULTY, TIMOTHY I Employer name Suffolk County Amount $79,401.20 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANKEL, CHARLES A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,400.42 Date 12/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITTELSTADT, NANCY M Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $79,400.32 Date 09/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASHOMB, MARC A Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $79,400.31 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONA, HEATHER A Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $79,400.25 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CURDY, JIMMIE C Employer name Department of Law Amount $79,400.09 Date 05/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, CATHERINE T Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $79,399.33 Date 11/27/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, NICHOLAS W Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $79,398.42 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEACORD, PHILLIP Employer name Village of Bronxville Amount $79,398.10 Date 10/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMINSKI, ANDREW P Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $79,398.03 Date 08/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KISZKA, JENNIFER L Employer name Orange County Amount $79,397.86 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BARR, RONALD M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $79,397.69 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, MATTHEW T Employer name Office For Technology Amount $79,397.69 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDOLPH, STEPHEN A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $79,397.69 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL MARTER, SARA K Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $79,397.69 Date 06/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAWRZONEK, JUSTIN M Employer name Education Department Amount $79,397.69 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAHBAZIAN, DAVID K Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $79,397.69 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SGARLATA, JOHN M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $79,397.58 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDER, SUSAN R Employer name Chemung County Amount $79,397.03 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIDMER, DIANE Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $79,396.61 Date 08/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, JODI L Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $79,396.10 Date 08/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEL COSTELLO, LORRAINE A Employer name State Bd of Elections Amount $79,395.96 Date 08/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SGARLATA, KAREN R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $79,395.83 Date 09/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZZONE, MICHELLE L Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $79,395.76 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALISE, ANN MARIE Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $79,395.76 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIFILIPPO, CHRISTINE M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $79,395.76 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOCHMAN, JANET D Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $79,395.76 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSE, MATTHEW T Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $79,395.63 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAN, MY-NGHI I Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $79,395.59 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, LLOYD A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $79,395.40 Date 02/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, JANET M Employer name Suffolk Coop Library System Amount $79,395.33 Date 07/20/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAN, ALTON C Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $79,395.01 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANOW, STEPHEN C Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $79,393.96 Date 11/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KYNE, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $79,393.85 Date 01/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTARY, JAMES S Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $79,393.74 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, THOMAS A Employer name Village of Nyack Amount $79,393.03 Date 04/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACCAGNINO, DOMINICK R Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $79,392.96 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, HOWARD D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,392.83 Date 06/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARLARO, ALFONSO J, II Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $79,392.01 Date 08/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WONG, KEVIN K Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $79,391.75 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, STEPHEN A Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $79,390.69 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRAIRIE, MARTIN F Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $79,390.60 Date 01/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FRANCE, DANIEL D Employer name Warren County Amount $79,390.52 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GINN, DANIEL C Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $79,390.10 Date 06/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, KEVIN M Employer name Department of Law Amount $79,390.06 Date 04/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN HARKEN, CHERYL J Employer name Newark CSD Amount $79,390.00 Date 08/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLEMAN, ANTHONY J Employer name City of Mechanicville Amount $79,389.98 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BELGRAVE, IVOR R Employer name Village of Great Neck Plaza Amount $79,389.95 Date 11/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENA, FERNANDO Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $79,389.66 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAINGE, MATTHEW P Employer name Niagara County Amount $79,389.16 Date 02/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEHN, ROBERT W Employer name Office For Technology Amount $79,388.74 Date 01/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDERMAN, STEVEN H Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $79,388.73 Date 01/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, MARIAN H Employer name Village of Patchogue Amount $79,388.60 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, DAVID F Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $79,388.38 Date 02/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANDOIAN, NANCY A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $79,388.07 Date 03/06/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, THOMAS Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $79,388.00 Date 10/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIS, ANDRE M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $79,387.65 Date 11/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, MICHELLE R Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $79,387.25 Date 02/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINONES, JULIO C Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $79,386.07 Date 07/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAWADZKI, SETH S Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $79,385.90 Date 10/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REICHARD, KRISTENE Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $79,385.80 Date 10/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MATTEO, MICHAEL P Employer name City of Rome Amount $79,385.67 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BITTS, EDWARD W Employer name Rockland County Amount $79,385.58 Date 12/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESTENHEIDER, DAVID M Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $79,385.20 Date 01/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, GEORGE Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $79,385.14 Date 12/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System