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 STARR, ELIZABETH Employer name City of Cortland Amount $79,384.84 Date 06/30/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GENIER, KEVIN W Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $79,384.75 Date 03/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARDY, SHARON D Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $79,384.69 Date 05/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, DORIS D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $79,384.67 Date 10/31/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTOLO, CHRISTOPHER Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $79,384.22 Date 10/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTIGLIONE, ROBIN M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $79,384.12 Date 07/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, ARACELLY Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $79,384.11 Date 12/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENSON, BRIAN A Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $79,384.05 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEELY, STEPHEN J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $79,382.65 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWERS, GEORGE P, III Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $79,382.60 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PASQUALE, DENNIS P Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $79,382.60 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZENG, YANG Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $79,382.23 Date 01/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICKSON, LISA Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $79,382.09 Date 12/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMACHE, TYSON S Employer name Office of General Services Amount $79,381.85 Date 05/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEGLEY, MELISSA A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $79,381.48 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STENBERG, RICHARD C Employer name Town of Islip Amount $79,381.27 Date 04/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAITHE, RODNEY A Employer name City of Hudson Amount $79,380.59 Date 06/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOBIK, DONALD L Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $79,380.56 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENAWAY, SAMUEL N Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $79,379.94 Date 07/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENAWAY, WANDA R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $79,379.86 Date 03/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANEK, RICHARD J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $79,379.77 Date 04/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAQUET, ADAM J Employer name Village of Arcade Amount $79,379.42 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAVANAGH, SEAN M Employer name Broome County Amount $79,379.26 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, BARBARA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,379.04 Date 12/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IDIMA-IRONKWE, PATIENCE Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $79,378.78 Date 10/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDS, OWEN C Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $79,378.63 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABANE, GLADYS Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $79,378.33 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZENI, BARBARA Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $79,378.17 Date 07/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEARN, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $79,378.13 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, DENISE Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $79,378.12 Date 12/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMMEL, JAMES C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $79,378.05 Date 02/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ-MALDONADO, ALICIA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,378.04 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, CHERYL L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $79,377.98 Date 07/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCLAFANI, KATHERINE V Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $79,377.36 Date 02/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMERO, FRANCES K Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $79,376.64 Date 04/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, KELLY A Employer name Department of Health Amount $79,376.40 Date 08/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA SALA, PETER G Employer name Village of Potsdam Amount $79,376.15 Date 08/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARACLE, JUDY L Employer name Cornell University Amount $79,375.14 Date 09/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONG, JIMMY K Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $79,374.99 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, JUSTINE L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $79,374.36 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWELL, JAMES E Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $79,373.93 Date 07/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLLER, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $79,373.77 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, KEITH D Employer name Monroe County Amount $79,373.60 Date 03/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOUGHTON, MARY J Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $79,373.30 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, JENNIFER LYN Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $79,373.14 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMEL, MATTHEW S Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $79,372.76 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA VIGNA, LISA A Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $79,372.24 Date 08/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, CORI D Employer name NY School For The Deaf Amount $79,372.01 Date 09/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARDONE, SERGIO E Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $79,371.76 Date 02/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHM, ROBERT T Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $79,371.27 Date 01/15/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTHUP, BETH M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $79,371.03 Date 03/26/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERZKE, JAMES P Employer name Town of Mendon Amount $79,370.95 Date 06/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, WILLIAM E Employer name Town of Mendon Amount $79,370.95 Date 01/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALUZZI, PAUL J Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $79,370.81 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMALSKI, GREGORY R Employer name Monroe County Amount $79,370.45 Date 07/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, VERONICA Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $79,370.39 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LETA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $79,370.08 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORILLO, AURELIO J Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $79,370.05 Date 07/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KULIKOWSKI, PATRICIA G Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $79,369.62 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, LORI E Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $79,369.14 Date 08/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWERS, MARRIANNA J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $79,368.55 Date 10/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEANEY-LEVENSON, ARTHUR R Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $79,368.47 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, SUSAN V Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $79,368.20 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMMEL, MARK D Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $79,366.93 Date 03/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUERSFELD, BRIAN N Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $79,366.72 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLETT, RICHARD Employer name Tioga County Amount $79,366.71 Date 10/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENA, DALEXIS A Employer name Westchester County Amount $79,366.66 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, LATISHA L Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $79,366.20 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, DARRYL Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $79,366.07 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUGHTALING, DARRELL A Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $79,365.90 Date 11/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGDON, LAWRENCE J Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $79,365.89 Date 01/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODFREY, BRIAN G Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $79,365.73 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXOPOULOS, VIVIAN Employer name Dutchess County Amount $79,363.63 Date 05/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, ALAINA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $79,363.26 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNZE, PETER R Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $79,362.64 Date 12/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREAGH, JEREMY E Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $79,362.18 Date 04/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURSHED, MANSOOR Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $79,362.09 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENNA, MEGHAN E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $79,361.48 Date 11/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LORI A Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $79,361.01 Date 11/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, ELIZABETH M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $79,360.70 Date 09/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHLINGER, DEANNA M Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $79,360.44 Date 05/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANGA, KAVITHA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $79,360.14 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILIANS, JOSEPH D Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $79,359.98 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURAWSKI, KENNETH J Employer name Erie County Amount $79,359.87 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZARNOWSKI, WILLIAM Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $79,359.24 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETER, DHANNYA Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $79,359.11 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARBOROUGH, DENISE Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $79,359.01 Date 12/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOPER, MARIE Y Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $79,358.72 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZDENEK, GARY Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $79,358.22 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, JAMES J Employer name Monroe County Amount $79,358.10 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALENOWSKI, DAVID L Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $79,357.73 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNING, BRENDA S Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $79,357.40 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, MICHAEL J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $79,357.33 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CYNTHIA L Employer name Central Islip Public Library Amount $79,357.08 Date 04/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, ERIC D Employer name City of Elmira Amount $79,356.53 Date 03/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CICATELLI, MICHAEL Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $79,356.53 Date 05/29/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, TAKIYAH D Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $79,356.41 Date 11/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, JAMES P Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $79,356.17 Date 01/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOI, LEUNG KAI Employer name Office For Technology Amount $79,355.89 Date 01/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGANTI, DIANE A Employer name Town of Pound Ridge Amount $79,355.52 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System