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 HILL, WILLIAM T Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $79,174.73 Date 06/30/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLACK, PETER T Employer name Village of Elmsford Amount $79,174.06 Date 01/26/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONYEGWARA, IKENNA D Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $79,174.05 Date 01/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURR, RICHARD J Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $79,173.84 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEIGER, JAY M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $79,173.77 Date 10/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIBIN, SINISA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $79,173.70 Date 10/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JOHN M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $79,173.68 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWELL, ROBERT R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $79,173.68 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIBOUL, WOODY J Employer name City of Albany Amount $79,173.59 Date 07/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLARK, ROBERT A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $79,173.07 Date 11/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMSBECKER, JAMES J Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $79,172.94 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIN, CASEY M Employer name City of White Plains Amount $79,172.25 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEELE, RODNEY V Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,172.02 Date 04/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, JAMES W Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $79,171.77 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, AMY E Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $79,171.68 Date 03/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCOMBE, CALVIN B Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $79,171.67 Date 01/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGIONE, LAURA L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $79,171.43 Date 07/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEJADA, DELMY Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,171.35 Date 11/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBRIGHT, KRISTEN N Employer name Office For Technology Amount $79,171.03 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEIOS, JOHN Employer name Cornell University Amount $79,170.89 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, ADAM C Employer name Thorobred Breed Dev Fund Corp. Amount $79,170.87 Date 09/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASSUS, BECKY A Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $79,170.86 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULSOHN, SANFORD Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $79,170.76 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ERLEAN, JAMES F, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,170.41 Date 04/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APRUZZESE, PHILIP V Employer name Department of Law Amount $79,170.27 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Department of Law Amount $79,170.27 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SQUIRE, DOUGLAS H Employer name Department of Law Amount $79,170.27 Date 12/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHELS, HELMUT A Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $79,169.51 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARQUART, LEE R Employer name Village of Waterloo Amount $79,169.42 Date 06/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, DENNIS P Employer name Education Department Amount $79,169.19 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULEY, MARK A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $79,168.54 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, MICHAEL W Employer name Island Park UFSD Amount $79,167.63 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDUCCI, ANDREW P Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $79,167.28 Date 08/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THWAITS, MELVIN M, JR Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $79,167.25 Date 05/23/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDGAR, NEAL I, JR Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $79,167.24 Date 06/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIMERLE, THOMAS G Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $79,167.12 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUMANDO, JOHN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,167.07 Date 12/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROOVER, TIMOTHY E Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $79,166.80 Date 03/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, ADAM J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $79,166.40 Date 09/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERT-PETERS, PATRICIA J Employer name Westchester County Amount $79,166.04 Date 03/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, KIMBERLY A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $79,165.73 Date 06/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, PATRICIA E Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $79,165.16 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYMAN, MICHAEL L Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $79,164.04 Date 01/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, JOHN T Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $79,163.98 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BULTERMAN, DAVID E, JR Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $79,163.84 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BRAKE, JAMES A Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $79,163.84 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, MELANIE R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $79,163.12 Date 06/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETO, ALICIA Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,163.04 Date 07/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENNELLA, SANDRA Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,163.04 Date 01/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUN, KUN Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,163.04 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI SALVO, DOMINICK, JR Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $79,162.60 Date 03/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANWICK, MARY ELLEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $79,162.40 Date 10/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN OSDEL, KRISTOFER J Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $79,162.30 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODSPEED, STERLING T Employer name Warren County Amount $79,162.27 Date 05/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name City of Lockport Amount $79,162.17 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TETA, ANNE E Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $79,161.83 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINSEY, CAROL A Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $79,161.28 Date 06/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIN, CHRISTOPHER K Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $79,161.00 Date 05/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASTORE, RANDY C Employer name Town of North Greenbush Amount $79,160.99 Date 05/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, DESIREE M Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $79,160.93 Date 10/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRIEG, BECKI L Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $79,160.62 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, GINA L Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $79,160.07 Date 11/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZAK, JOHN A Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $79,160.06 Date 12/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOWERS, RICHARD L Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $79,159.50 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOCELLA, STEPHEN E Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $79,159.33 Date 08/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARSE, JAMES A, JR Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $79,159.21 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTOSH, DANIELLE D Employer name Greene County Amount $79,158.84 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKMAN, BENTLEY R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,158.82 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONEKER, JUDITH Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $79,158.78 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, LAWRENCE M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $79,158.66 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUR, SUKHJINDER Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $79,158.28 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, JOHN J Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $79,157.75 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNICE, BENJAMIN G Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $79,157.73 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGIER, FRANCIS L Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $79,157.71 Date 09/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCI, DORA R Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $79,157.68 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, JOHN J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $79,157.49 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUELL, KATHRYN E Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $79,157.41 Date 07/23/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLLOY, MICHELLE M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $79,157.28 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JARVIS T Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $79,156.90 Date 05/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, ELIJAH R Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $79,156.76 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, DAVID E Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $79,156.48 Date 05/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTHUR, GEORGE K, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $79,156.46 Date 09/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TYHANSKY, JOSEPH P, JR Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $79,156.24 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NENO, JUDY L Employer name Cornell University Amount $79,155.64 Date 08/18/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIODY, FRANK A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $79,155.46 Date 11/15/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEITER, CRAIG J Employer name Niagara County Amount $79,155.46 Date 06/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIAMPIETRO, CARMINA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $79,155.29 Date 07/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIAZZA, RICHARD F Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $79,155.18 Date 12/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTANEZ, MIRIAM Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $79,155.05 Date 06/08/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEHAN, NORRELL J Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $79,155.02 Date 11/07/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANCTO, JERRY M Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $79,155.01 Date 12/19/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, DEBORA A Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $79,155.01 Date 06/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUCKOW, LISA A Employer name Chemung County Amount $79,154.99 Date 06/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, TAMBOURA Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $79,154.56 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRISITS, ADAM R Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $79,154.56 Date 01/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEDNICK, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Thompson Amount $79,154.15 Date 08/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGER, SUSAN Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $79,153.87 Date 09/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONDA, ROBERT J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $79,153.71 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHELL, MICHAEL W Employer name Seneca County Amount $79,153.58 Date 06/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, LEATTA A Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $79,153.36 Date 05/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System