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 STEPHENSON, ROBERT L, II Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $79,247.14 Date 09/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGER, MARK E Employer name Onondaga Co Soil,Wtr Cons Dis Amount $79,247.14 Date 01/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITRACHE, ILEANA R Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $79,246.77 Date 07/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOWIK, JOHN J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $79,246.16 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKOWRONSKI, MICHAEL J Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $79,245.33 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLE, JOHN L Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $79,244.98 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUONO, ANTHONY L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,244.53 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, EDWARD D, JR Employer name Town of Patterson Amount $79,244.49 Date 01/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIRWYKE, STEVEN C Employer name Broome County Amount $79,243.73 Date 06/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEISHER, JOSEPH D Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $79,243.64 Date 03/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, NICOLE C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,242.88 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, JOHN T Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $79,242.60 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, SEAN E Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $79,242.52 Date 03/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKESSY, JACOB A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $79,242.44 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, CHARLES M Employer name Westchester County Amount $79,242.13 Date 04/11/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ANNAMMA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $79,241.73 Date 11/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAS, THOMAS J, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $79,241.15 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANELLI, LIBERO Employer name Village of Lawrence Amount $79,241.10 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWEIZER, THOMAS E Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $79,240.25 Date 12/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSINSKI, RICHARD S Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $79,240.16 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANCASTER, ZAREN Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $79,239.93 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINONES-PERMELL, DEBORAH R Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $79,239.82 Date 07/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IUSI, ROBERT F, JR Employer name Warren County Amount $79,239.51 Date 06/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULIS, ANGELA M F Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $79,238.98 Date 11/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, RICKY C Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $79,238.95 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKEL, MATTHEW C Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,238.82 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINGO, GINA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $79,238.75 Date 09/25/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRON, LAURA A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $79,238.73 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPASONE, LAUREN A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $79,238.34 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPANELLA, JULIE L Employer name Westchester County Amount $79,238.19 Date 06/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, MARK F Employer name Village of Lake Placid Amount $79,238.14 Date 01/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROBEYAHN, ELISSA P Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $79,237.99 Date 04/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALUMBO, MARGARET M Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $79,237.50 Date 02/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARTAK, PETER I Employer name Town of East Greenbush Amount $79,237.13 Date 07/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KHEYFITS, AMY J Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $79,236.83 Date 11/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, DAWN S Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,236.76 Date 03/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELASQUEZ, LUIS A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $79,236.21 Date 12/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTA, JUAN C Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $79,236.10 Date 11/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, ANULA A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $79,235.98 Date 01/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, BRIAN L Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $79,235.68 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREUTINGER, ROBERT A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $79,235.02 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLAMY, MICHELLE K Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $79,234.96 Date 11/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIESELER, ERIC S Employer name Niagara County Amount $79,234.55 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCO, ANTHONY J Employer name Rockland County Amount $79,234.47 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAYEA, MICHAEL J Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $79,234.44 Date 07/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAZMIEN, DANIEL L Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $79,233.54 Date 12/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKENRODE, MARTIN J Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $79,233.47 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, ERIC R Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $79,232.60 Date 03/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILBER, DANIEL G Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $79,232.22 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ-RIVERA, JULIO Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $79,232.14 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROHLICH, ALBERT T Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $79,232.09 Date 03/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, JOSEPH F Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $79,231.24 Date 06/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREMO, BRIAN F Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $79,231.04 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAILLANCOURT, JOAN K Employer name Village of Hastings-On-Hudson Amount $79,230.72 Date 06/30/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, RODNEY Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $79,230.27 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFF, MARK T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $79,229.90 Date 04/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFEY, JOANNE M Employer name Town of Hempstead Housing Auth Amount $79,229.28 Date 07/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, EDITH L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $79,228.94 Date 09/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARERI, ANDREW Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $79,228.70 Date 07/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARGO, MICHAEL L Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $79,228.59 Date 04/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOVAL, GALINA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $79,228.46 Date 02/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, PATRICIA M Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $79,227.75 Date 06/12/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, CYNTHIA-YUEN L Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $79,227.49 Date 08/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANDERLICH, KEITH C Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $79,227.36 Date 07/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOODALL, JOSEPH A Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $79,227.31 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBAGALLO, EILEEN B Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $79,227.14 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUCK, KARLTON L Employer name Tri-Valley CSD at Grahamsville Amount $79,226.96 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCO, TAMEEKA H Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $79,226.82 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, NANCY C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $79,226.68 Date 11/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, MICHAEL P Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $79,226.30 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONRAD, MARK A Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $79,225.32 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRITTIE, DANIEL A Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $79,224.92 Date 04/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMPASTATO, MARK Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $79,224.86 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALSTEAD, LISA A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $79,224.64 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, SHEILA H Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $79,224.58 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMODEO, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $79,223.80 Date 10/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILANDRO, ANTHONY Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $79,223.80 Date 10/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMPSEY, JULIE M Employer name Highland Public Library Amount $79,223.76 Date 03/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELY, DAVID S Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $79,223.67 Date 07/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LISI, CLAIRE Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $79,223.48 Date 10/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAY, DEBORAH L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $79,223.41 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, SCOTT D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $79,222.70 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOOLAN, STACY M Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $79,222.57 Date 10/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUE, CRAIG J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $79,222.20 Date 07/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHURILLA, JEFFREY P Employer name City of Salamanca Amount $79,222.00 Date 06/15/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWELL, DONALD R Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,221.92 Date 06/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARFI, JOSEPH E Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $79,221.75 Date 06/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERONESI, MATTHEW B Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $79,221.59 Date 05/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NYEMCHEK, FRANK A Employer name Westchester County Amount $79,221.58 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULT, RENEE Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $79,221.30 Date 07/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, BRIAN P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,221.20 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VANSCHAICK, GEORGE H Employer name Bellport Fire District Amount $79,220.98 Date 09/17/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONORATI, MARK C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $79,220.90 Date 02/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINIKI, MICHAEL T, JR Employer name Niagara County Amount $79,220.78 Date 03/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINS, LISA A Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $79,220.29 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHLER, ROBERT H, JR Employer name Saratoga County Amount $79,220.25 Date 01/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEEBER, BRIAN D Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $79,220.24 Date 03/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADELL, CAREN C Employer name Auburn City School Dist Amount $79,219.06 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, JOHN J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $79,218.98 Date 06/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLICUTT, KATHLEEN S Employer name Westchester County Amount $79,218.96 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System