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 SHERMAN, PETER J Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,198.83 Date 03/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIYADEH, ALEXANDRA A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $79,197.85 Date 04/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, DAVID Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $79,197.81 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGER, JAY H Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $79,197.77 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWLETT, CHARLES L, JR Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $79,197.76 Date 11/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, TIMOTHY P Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $79,197.71 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRADI, SUSAN J Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $79,197.71 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZCZEPANSKI, RICHARD L Employer name Monroe County Amount $79,197.46 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKANO, SARAH M Employer name Jericho Public Library Amount $79,196.76 Date 08/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MICHELE, PAUL A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $79,196.35 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ERIC Employer name Monroe County Amount $79,196.06 Date 07/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UTTER, MELISSA A Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $79,195.86 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUMM, PAUL S Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $79,195.85 Date 12/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACHTYL, KAREN C Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $79,195.69 Date 09/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGOZALY, KRISTIN L Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $79,195.21 Date 05/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOKES, TAWANNA B Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $79,194.80 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANKS, JOHN P Employer name Dutchess County Amount $79,194.12 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEARIN, RICHARD M Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,193.66 Date 11/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, TIMOTHY F Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $79,193.42 Date 12/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JASEWICZ, THOMAS J Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $79,193.13 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRERA, ALBERTO C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,192.76 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JENKINS, BARBARA A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $79,192.73 Date 09/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENARD, RICKY L Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $79,192.00 Date 10/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUPPY, PHILIP J Employer name Patchogue-Medford Pub Library Amount $79,191.74 Date 05/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPPER, TODD G Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $79,191.58 Date 04/23/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPPARD, ALAN F Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $79,191.37 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, TROY D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $79,191.10 Date 06/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAN, TIANCHEN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $79,190.84 Date 07/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAN, RICHARD W Employer name City of Corning Amount $79,190.78 Date 07/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE ROSA, SEAN M Employer name City of Auburn Amount $79,190.64 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILCHRIST, CATHY D Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $79,190.32 Date 09/13/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURIN, NICHOLAS Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,190.24 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOERSHEIM, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Rockland County Amount $79,190.08 Date 02/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, DAVID A Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $79,189.63 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, PATRICK K Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $79,189.24 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, DANIEL J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $79,189.19 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTILE, TERRY R Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $79,189.16 Date 06/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CHRISTIAN L Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $79,188.79 Date 08/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON-MC SWEENEY, CAROLENE A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $79,188.57 Date 09/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EAGEN, VALERIE K Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,188.31 Date 06/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDICI, DENISE D Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,188.31 Date 08/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST GERMAIN, MARY J Employer name Clinton County Amount $79,188.27 Date 02/15/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, DARREL G Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $79,188.20 Date 10/24/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPIA, JONATHAN N Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,188.03 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GLEASON, MARY T Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $79,187.96 Date 07/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVARO, STEPHEN D Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $79,187.80 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, JACQUELINE J Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $79,187.79 Date 10/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAL, MATTHEW J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $79,187.60 Date 01/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEKHON, HARMANDEEP S Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $79,187.23 Date 01/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, KAREN M Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $79,187.03 Date 09/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN TASSEL, MARC J Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $79,187.03 Date 02/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERIAN, MANJU Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $79,186.96 Date 11/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUEMIG, MICHAEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,186.11 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDDY, SCOTT J Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $79,185.90 Date 11/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, FRANCES A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $79,185.68 Date 02/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARCO, PAUL J Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $79,185.57 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSHEN, FRANK A Employer name Town of Greece Amount $79,184.68 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THIES, ANTHONY H Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $79,183.40 Date 12/06/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GEARY, DARREN S Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $79,183.35 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERS, TRACY L Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $79,183.20 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZULAUF, LISA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $79,183.05 Date 01/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPKA, NATHAN L Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $79,182.82 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERARD, JEFFREY R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $79,182.45 Date 06/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASLER, KEVIN C Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $79,182.18 Date 06/08/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARLEY, GAVIN V Employer name City of White Plains Amount $79,181.92 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YATES, SHERMAN A Employer name Village of Palmyra Amount $79,181.87 Date 05/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLEESATTEL, ROXANNE L Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $79,181.76 Date 05/14/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAUER, TYLER J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $79,181.40 Date 01/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITEK, DAVID E Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $79,180.91 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, GREGORY P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $79,180.57 Date 02/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARLOW, KIMBERLY A Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $79,180.06 Date 05/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PABON, ELIZABETH Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $79,179.93 Date 10/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEOUGH, DANIEL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,179.72 Date 06/10/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNNIGAN, WAYNE F Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $79,179.53 Date 06/28/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERLING, SAGE B Employer name City of Geneva Amount $79,179.50 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CREADY, CARL C Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $79,179.46 Date 11/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, ROY E, JR Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $79,179.45 Date 12/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, WAYNE C, JR Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $79,179.44 Date 07/06/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, JAMES C Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $79,179.44 Date 08/29/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAIDAN, DARLENE A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $79,179.22 Date 02/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONE, RICHARD J, JR Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $79,179.18 Date 03/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, COLLEEN A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $79,178.88 Date 03/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, ANDREA E Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $79,178.88 Date 07/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAKES, CAROLYN K Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $79,178.70 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADELL, ALBERT T Employer name Oneida County Amount $79,178.67 Date 03/27/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARCO, MICHELLE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $79,178.20 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, TIMOTHY W Employer name City of Rome Amount $79,178.01 Date 03/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAZZURCO, ANTHONY S Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $79,177.84 Date 03/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, LAUREN M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $79,177.81 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRINGTON, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of East Greenbush Amount $79,177.27 Date 01/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOSNER, JAMES J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $79,177.00 Date 03/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGIEJKO, JOCELYNN V Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $79,177.00 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, BARBARA A Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $79,176.79 Date 12/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKOWSKI, MICHAEL P Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $79,176.48 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUPNICK, DAVID J Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $79,176.08 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTTUM, DANIEL T Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $79,176.06 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGE, CARLEEN D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,176.00 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRCH, MICHAEL D Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $79,175.98 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIRLEY, EVAN S Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $79,175.63 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, JAMES A Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $79,174.92 Date 04/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System