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 GAWRONSKI, MICHAEL W, JR Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $79,218.85 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CIMAGLIA, PAUL J Employer name Village of Pelham Manor Amount $79,217.72 Date 07/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DENET, RICHARD Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $79,217.56 Date 04/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, DEBRA J Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $79,217.48 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUX, BRIAN C Employer name Town of Blooming Grove Amount $79,217.45 Date 08/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTRIGHT, BELINDA L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $79,216.94 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGNOTTA, ALFONSO G, III Employer name Westchester Joint Water Works Amount $79,216.58 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMA, KATHLEEN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,216.56 Date 07/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTRERAS, JENNIFER A Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,216.55 Date 08/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, RASHEEN Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $79,216.38 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAMER, ROBERT J Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $79,216.12 Date 07/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNS, JOHN J, JR Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $79,216.10 Date 02/15/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIEDER, ERIC G Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $79,216.10 Date 07/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURST, WALTER M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $79,215.98 Date 03/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARNSWORTH, HAROLD R Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $79,215.73 Date 08/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLISANO, FRANK J Employer name Monroe County Amount $79,215.39 Date 03/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, JERMAINE Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $79,215.32 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMKO, CAROLYN M Employer name Rochester School For Deaf Amount $79,215.13 Date 07/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HARA, EDWARD J Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $79,215.08 Date 12/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROWE, LAURA B Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $79,214.90 Date 11/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROANO, CONSUELO Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $79,214.18 Date 10/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUBIN, KENNETH G, JR Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $79,214.14 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAWGO, JON E Employer name City of Oswego Amount $79,213.82 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREGORY, DAWN C Employer name Essex County Amount $79,213.81 Date 12/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARCOMB, DARREN S Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $79,213.74 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN LONIS, KELLY L Employer name Monroe County Amount $79,213.38 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLELLAN, JEREMY M Employer name Genesee County Amount $79,213.25 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUMGRAS, GREGORY A Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $79,213.24 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERLIN, ERIK S Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $79,213.17 Date 09/26/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORLEAN, JASMINE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,212.90 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, MARK J. Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $79,212.71 Date 11/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, ELIZABETH A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $79,212.64 Date 09/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, JILLIAN E Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $79,212.64 Date 04/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADOUCEUR, MICHELLE H Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $79,212.64 Date 01/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADNER, CATHI L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $79,212.64 Date 01/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROUD, NANCY E Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $79,212.64 Date 01/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, ANN C Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $79,212.64 Date 02/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEEHAN-MURPHY, EILEEN Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $79,212.27 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, MARIE E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,212.20 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPLANTE, DANIEL E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $79,211.99 Date 10/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMA, DOUGLAS Employer name No Hempstead Sol Wst Mgmt Auth Amount $79,211.95 Date 10/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, SETH M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,211.88 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALVIN, BRIAN P Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $79,211.83 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTALDO, JOSEPH J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $79,211.74 Date 08/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTRAM, STEVEN J Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $79,210.79 Date 03/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, DOUGLAS Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $79,210.78 Date 04/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DAVID L Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $79,210.48 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA GROTTA, LISA M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $79,210.28 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLI, JEFFREY J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $79,210.15 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURDOCK, JOHN W Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $79,209.99 Date 05/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASCHEZEN, MICHAEL S Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $79,209.91 Date 04/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLTBY, WILLIAM F Employer name Monroe County Amount $79,208.80 Date 04/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWLAND, PAUL G Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $79,208.65 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, MICHAEL P Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $79,208.47 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, PATRICK H Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $79,208.41 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COY, JANICE K Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $79,208.04 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMMANUEL, SUZIE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $79,207.37 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODNARSKYJ, ROMAN J Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $79,207.20 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WING, SHARI A Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $79,207.08 Date 04/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHABAK, PAUL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,207.04 Date 07/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBIAN-DELEO, MIRIAM Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,207.04 Date 12/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, CRYSTAL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,207.04 Date 07/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURMAN, ALYSA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,207.04 Date 09/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSELLA, MARGARET A Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,207.04 Date 12/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORIA-TRAPALIS, KATTERINE I Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,207.04 Date 12/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLLAND, JAMES P Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $79,206.79 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNES, SEAN P Employer name City of Cortland Amount $79,206.66 Date 03/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YANNUZZI, JOSEPH M, JR Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $79,206.64 Date 12/27/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, ADAM L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $79,206.20 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $79,205.48 Date 11/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, DALE M Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $79,205.34 Date 12/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, LUCAS W Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $79,205.10 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLITO, JOHN J Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $79,204.70 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, JEFFREY L Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $79,204.59 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, CATHERINE M Employer name Cornell University Amount $79,204.56 Date 08/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISCONE, TAMMY M Employer name Albany County Amount $79,204.55 Date 09/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, DONALD K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,204.50 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTO, GINA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $79,203.98 Date 07/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSONS, PAUL S Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $79,203.89 Date 02/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPES, HAMILTON Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $79,203.56 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, GLEN R Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $79,203.50 Date 06/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANELORICH, RICHARD D Employer name City of Johnstown Amount $79,203.22 Date 08/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CAIN, SASTHENIA M Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $79,202.83 Date 11/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMS, SIMONE A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $79,202.43 Date 04/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, EVELYN Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $79,202.33 Date 12/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, STEVEN P Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $79,202.24 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORE, ANTHONY Employer name Waterfront Commis of NY Harbor Amount $79,201.70 Date 12/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESANTE, DARA D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,201.62 Date 06/24/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, TIMOTHY A Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $79,201.56 Date 01/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BRIDE, THOMAS P Employer name Office of General Services Amount $79,201.47 Date 12/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAMLEY, MARK T Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $79,200.50 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATCH, JAMES F, JR Employer name Cornell University Amount $79,200.30 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDONLOWE, ROSE Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $79,200.23 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGELO, DENNIS M Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $79,200.11 Date 02/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICHNER, KIMBERLY A Employer name Orange County Amount $79,199.69 Date 08/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAM, YVONNE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,199.61 Date 05/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOUGHAN, PATRICK G Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $79,199.47 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, JUAN C Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $79,199.44 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEBURN, TODD L Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $79,199.22 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, SEAN C Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $79,199.13 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System