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 CHAMBERS, TAISHA L Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $78,993.48 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRYGIER, MICHAEL D Employer name Ridge Culver Fire District Amount $78,992.73 Date 04/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHREINER, WAYNE S Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $78,992.41 Date 02/27/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIECKI, TAYLOR J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $78,991.70 Date 09/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANA, GLENN E Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $78,991.60 Date 02/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUREY, PATRICK M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $78,991.25 Date 02/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUGHERTY, MARSHA Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $78,991.25 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTSTEIN, DANIEL L Employer name Education Department Amount $78,991.25 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAHILL, JEFFREY C Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $78,991.25 Date 12/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSER, FREDERICK E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $78,991.25 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, JENNIFER A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $78,991.25 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, DANIEL P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $78,991.23 Date 03/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, SEAN Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $78,991.01 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENNOSA, JENNIFER A Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $78,990.97 Date 04/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLSON, JAMES L Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $78,990.53 Date 11/19/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEADLEY, CATHERINE S Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $78,990.48 Date 07/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERRY, SARAH E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $78,990.48 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTS, JOHN R Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $78,990.17 Date 04/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOKE, ROGER J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $78,990.15 Date 06/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE WITT, DAMIAN K Employer name Orange County Amount $78,990.06 Date 03/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLTON, JAMES G Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $78,989.65 Date 10/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS-KING, WESSIE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $78,988.87 Date 07/29/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SITARSKI, THOMAS E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $78,988.40 Date 04/06/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTO, STEPHANIE L Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $78,988.26 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSMORE, JOHN P, JR Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $78,988.02 Date 10/02/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELICIANO, SILVIA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,987.28 Date 01/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, THOMAS E Employer name Westchester County Amount $78,987.19 Date 02/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUCH, LAWRENCE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $78,987.01 Date 10/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEYRER, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $78,985.82 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIXON, JOHN S Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $78,985.81 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINELLI, THOMAS A Employer name City of Lockport Amount $78,985.76 Date 02/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PLUCHINO, GEORGE S Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $78,985.46 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, WALTER, JR Employer name City of White Plains Amount $78,985.45 Date 07/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, JEANNE P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,984.77 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELL, CHARLES F Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $78,984.60 Date 09/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROJAS, JAIME J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $78,984.50 Date 05/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTERS, BRIAN M Employer name City of Albany Amount $78,984.02 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIANNETTINO, SAMUEL J, JR Employer name City of Auburn Amount $78,983.80 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORSHEY, JOHN D, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $78,983.39 Date 02/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, THOMAS R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $78,983.39 Date 03/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BATH, JOHN A Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $78,982.78 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITT, JANET Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $78,982.66 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEGNEY, THOMAS P Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $78,982.65 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANKIEWICZ, FRANK A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $78,982.36 Date 02/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKUNEVICH, MICHAEL P Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $78,981.22 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JONATHAN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $78,981.04 Date 10/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLOTT, KATHERINE F Employer name Massena Housing Authority Amount $78,980.92 Date 08/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MARY THERESA H Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $78,980.91 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHSON, BRANDON J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $78,980.52 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, WILLIAM K Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $78,980.46 Date 03/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLANDO, MARGARET M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $78,980.07 Date 11/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORP, MATTHEW A Employer name Village of Maybrook Amount $78,979.84 Date 11/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DAVID A Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $78,979.81 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADLEY, TERRY L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $78,979.50 Date 05/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILMER, GARY L Employer name Village of North Syracuse Amount $78,978.77 Date 05/07/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINO, TERESA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $78,978.54 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERKLEY, JONATHAN Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $78,978.46 Date 09/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIOLO, JUSTINE N Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $78,977.99 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRYE, NICOLE C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $78,977.92 Date 03/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVENS, TONJUA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $78,977.82 Date 05/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFO, BRENTON T Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $78,977.75 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEBORIS, RICHARD F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $78,977.26 Date 05/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENDALL, LEONARD W J Employer name Westchester County Amount $78,976.52 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, OLUFEMI A Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $78,976.40 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIS, JOSEPH J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $78,976.29 Date 05/07/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, DAVID J Employer name City of Rome Amount $78,975.81 Date 05/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TODARO, DENISE A Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $78,975.77 Date 12/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRIZARRY, HECTOR Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $78,975.66 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALINOWSKI, ANDREA Employer name Half Hollow Hills Comm Library Amount $78,975.21 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILEY, CHARLES P Employer name Department of Health Amount $78,974.64 Date 01/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, JAMES J Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $78,974.24 Date 01/26/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, JAY B Employer name Monroe County Amount $78,974.10 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITHS, RYAN N Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $78,974.09 Date 04/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MERIDETH H Employer name Monroe County Amount $78,973.36 Date 11/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APRILE, MICHELLE A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $78,972.98 Date 09/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRY, MICHAEL S Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $78,972.98 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANZ-SMITH, KIMBERLY Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $78,972.98 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEON, WILLIAM J Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $78,972.98 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURCHIA, NANCY C Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $78,972.98 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, GREGG R Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $78,972.98 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAMPINE, MEMORIE L Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $78,972.91 Date 01/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIEMAN, PAUL M Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $78,972.54 Date 09/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRILLING, JOSEPH B Employer name Washington County Amount $78,972.18 Date 05/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVERA, JOSE A Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $78,971.72 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFANO, MARK Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $78,971.60 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACHDEV, YASHVEER S Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $78,971.59 Date 01/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEAU, SCOTT F Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $78,971.48 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BIASE, PAUL M Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $78,971.30 Date 03/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEARNED, LUKE A Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $78,971.10 Date 07/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC NEIL, CLAUDETTE B Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $78,971.04 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINHARDT, JAMES A Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $78,970.98 Date 08/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, CARISSA M Employer name Allegany County Amount $78,970.71 Date 07/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORAZIO, NICHOLAS Employer name Erie County Amount $78,969.84 Date 09/24/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUNSTALL, GARY E Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $78,969.64 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, DAMINI V Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $78,969.36 Date 12/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOJARCZUK, ANTHONY Employer name Schenectady County Amount $78,969.18 Date 08/20/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREASE, CHRISTINA R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $78,969.07 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLENBECK, NICHOLAS S Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $78,969.03 Date 12/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRKENFELD, PAMELA J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $78,968.90 Date 06/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GBOGODO, JOHN T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,968.66 Date 11/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System