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 SERGEANT, KRISTI A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $79,062.61 Date 08/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGER, LESLIE D Employer name Rockland County Amount $79,062.37 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHEL, PATRICK Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $79,062.31 Date 04/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAN, THOMAS E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $79,061.76 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARINO, ROBERT R, JR Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $79,061.66 Date 05/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, CASSANDRA A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $79,061.60 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSILLO-DONOHUE, LISA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $79,061.25 Date 10/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EICHEN, ROXANNA J Employer name Education Department Amount $79,061.08 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLOSKI, WILLIAM P Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $79,061.07 Date 05/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENG, RUDOLFO J Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $79,061.07 Date 08/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, DONNA M Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $79,061.07 Date 12/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTONA, MARIA CHRISTINA Employer name Education Department Amount $79,061.07 Date 02/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ORAN S Employer name Education Department Amount $79,061.07 Date 03/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEODATO, AUDRA J Employer name Education Department Amount $79,061.07 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRON, EMILIYA S Employer name Education Department Amount $79,061.07 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, HUTCHINSON MAUREEN Employer name Education Department Amount $79,061.07 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, ANTHONY G Employer name Education Department Amount $79,061.07 Date 01/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENN, STACEY Employer name Education Department Amount $79,061.07 Date 10/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, ISABEL M Employer name Education Department Amount $79,061.07 Date 01/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, JOHN A Employer name Education Department Amount $79,061.07 Date 10/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, JULIE A Employer name Education Department Amount $79,061.07 Date 05/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, CHERYL Employer name Education Department Amount $79,061.07 Date 11/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALSKI, EVA C Employer name Education Department Amount $79,061.07 Date 11/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGREE, CLAUDE A Employer name Education Department Amount $79,061.07 Date 04/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK-JOSEPH, CRYSTAL Employer name Education Department Amount $79,061.07 Date 06/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISROK, JEFFREY R Employer name Education Department Amount $79,061.07 Date 01/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, ALAINA J Employer name Education Department Amount $79,061.07 Date 04/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATIHI, ANITA B Employer name Education Department Amount $79,061.07 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLLER, LISA K Employer name Education Department Amount $79,061.07 Date 07/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARBORO, KEVIN Employer name Education Department Amount $79,061.07 Date 03/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENIE, JANNA M Employer name Education Department Amount $79,061.07 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALMO, ELIZABETH A Employer name Education Department Amount $79,061.07 Date 10/01/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URIBE, JOSE O Employer name Education Department Amount $79,061.07 Date 02/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITO-PANAGIOTIDIS, JESSICA M Employer name Education Department Amount $79,061.07 Date 02/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, KATHLEEN T Employer name Education Department Amount $79,061.07 Date 08/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORTHMAN, DIANA M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $79,061.07 Date 04/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMPTON, ADDIE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $79,061.07 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGUSO, EDWARD Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $79,061.07 Date 02/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERSON, MARK D Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $79,061.05 Date 11/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PURDY, CLAIRE E Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $79,061.01 Date 09/01/1964 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELTON, JULIE A Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $79,060.21 Date 01/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUADAGNO, CINDY A Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $79,060.21 Date 06/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCHARD, LOUIS G Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $79,060.21 Date 07/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, ADRIENNE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $79,060.21 Date 02/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISSEND, CYNTHIA L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $79,060.06 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLARD, CLIFFORD Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $79,059.85 Date 12/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVELL, LEONORA Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $79,059.41 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTEL, JOSEPH W Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $79,059.27 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSMAN, TRAVIS G Employer name Ulster County Amount $79,059.17 Date 12/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGUILOS, CYNTHIA C Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $79,059.16 Date 03/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, CARL A, III Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $79,059.00 Date 09/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, PAUL C Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $79,058.97 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELLER, MATTHEW I Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $79,058.95 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, NELSON Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $79,058.94 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCHES, JORGE E Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $79,058.71 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEIGER, JENNIFER L Employer name Education Department Amount $79,058.55 Date 07/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, MICHAEL L Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $79,058.54 Date 01/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FALCO, CORALINE Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $79,058.30 Date 06/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAITSHOLTS, MITCHELL J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $79,058.30 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERINS, SEAN P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $79,058.30 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, DONOVAN R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $79,058.30 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABST, JAMES R Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 13 Amount $79,058.29 Date 06/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOGARTY, MAUREEN T Employer name Syracuse Reg Airport Auth Amount $79,057.74 Date 05/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHARD, SCOTT M Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $79,057.68 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKETTS, ANDREA M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $79,057.14 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORTO, GABRIEL Employer name Village of Solvay Amount $79,057.10 Date 08/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHOYNOWSKI, CARLA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $79,056.57 Date 02/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, MICHAEL J Employer name Oneida County Amount $79,056.45 Date 03/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, HOLLIS C Employer name Newark CSD Amount $79,056.30 Date 02/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, MARGOT S Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $79,056.13 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, KIM M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $79,056.13 Date 06/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VOIE, ALLISON V Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $79,056.07 Date 10/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANGELO, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $79,055.94 Date 07/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEISE, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $79,055.81 Date 01/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDING, WILLIAM J Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $79,055.20 Date 07/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUNN, PATRICK E Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $79,055.10 Date 10/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELEWSKI, KENNETH W Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $79,054.93 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORTSLEF, ERIN C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $79,054.86 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE DUC, RAYMOND A, JR Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $79,054.57 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUQUA, MATTHEW Employer name Erie County Amount $79,054.51 Date 01/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALIFANO, ANTHONY E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $79,054.42 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, BRIAN J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $79,054.39 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCHANEC, TARA R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $79,054.29 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIZARES, JOHN P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,054.03 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, ELISEO Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $79,053.65 Date 05/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, DEBRA A Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $79,053.50 Date 08/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NGUYEN, PETER T Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $79,053.16 Date 01/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEALY, FREDRICK J Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $79,052.69 Date 10/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, CLAUDIA K Employer name Broome County Amount $79,052.35 Date 10/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ROBERT J Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $79,051.82 Date 01/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHIRLIN, JOHN D Employer name Environmental Facilities Corp. Amount $79,051.41 Date 08/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POOLE, AMBER L Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $79,051.05 Date 03/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICHTMAN, BARBARA R Employer name Education Department Amount $79,050.87 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, JAMES G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $79,050.32 Date 04/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELFAISON, ARNALDO S Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $79,050.24 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MICHELE Y Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $79,050.19 Date 11/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTUCA, DAVID J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $79,049.59 Date 01/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, EDWARD C Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $79,049.47 Date 04/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PATON, WILLIAM H, JR Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $79,049.33 Date 07/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSCEILL, BRIAN M Employer name Village of Medina Amount $79,049.02 Date 01/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System