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 CAVANAUGH, LESLIE J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $78,871.21 Date 04/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, IAN W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $78,870.72 Date 05/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, BRETT L Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $78,870.13 Date 03/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BITTERMAN, ALBERT E Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $78,869.26 Date 03/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, ANDREA R Employer name Wayne County Amount $78,868.86 Date 07/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZACK, WILLIAM, JR Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $78,868.81 Date 01/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURMA, SHAWN D Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $78,868.66 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STELZER, DEBRA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $78,868.54 Date 03/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCHIS, ERIC D Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $78,868.44 Date 04/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, AVANIE N Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $78,868.03 Date 07/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRECENGOST, SAMUEL J Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $78,867.90 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLEY, JOSEPH W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,867.65 Date 10/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONRAD, MARY L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $78,867.18 Date 07/28/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUTO, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $78,866.90 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAS, GAYLE M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $78,866.81 Date 09/25/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, ANNA M Employer name Putnam County Amount $78,866.76 Date 01/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, BLANCA SONIA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $78,866.18 Date 05/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GWIAZDOWSKI, RODNEY S Employer name Saratoga County Amount $78,865.73 Date 04/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLE, ROBERT H Employer name Allegany St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $78,865.61 Date 07/19/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESLEY, ALENA E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $78,865.51 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPUZANO, EDUARDO Employer name Greenburgh North Castle UFSD Amount $78,865.30 Date 09/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, DONNA M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $78,865.26 Date 12/19/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLARD, LUCILE Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $78,865.02 Date 03/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPICK, CORINNE E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $78,864.93 Date 10/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEWS, MARK A Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $78,864.76 Date 07/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DORISMOND, JEAN V Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $78,864.40 Date 10/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICILIA, GIUSEPPE A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $78,863.58 Date 09/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, DAN P Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $78,863.50 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYMORE, NATASHA L Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $78,863.29 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGIN WEICHBRODT, PATRICIA Employer name Town of Islip Amount $78,862.92 Date 01/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCHRANE, JOHN Employer name Town of Islip Amount $78,862.92 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOTTERON, STEVEN J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $78,862.92 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, MARY CATHERINE Employer name Town of Islip Amount $78,862.92 Date 10/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESZCZYK, WALTER T Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $78,862.88 Date 01/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, ELENA R Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $78,862.83 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUCKERIN, THOMAS R Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $78,862.79 Date 03/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, DAVID C Employer name Rochester Childrens Services Amount $78,862.76 Date 03/26/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDER, MATTHEW J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $78,862.57 Date 05/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ANDREW R Employer name Town of New Hartford Amount $78,860.89 Date 07/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOUPE, WAYNE T Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $78,860.76 Date 09/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, JACQUELINE D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $78,860.38 Date 05/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARONE, LOUIS Employer name Westchester County Amount $78,859.43 Date 10/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUMPP, PATRICK E Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $78,859.21 Date 06/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, JOHN A Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $78,858.75 Date 09/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARIMAN, DOUGLAS Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $78,858.17 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREL-GOLDMAN, MARIE A Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $78,857.89 Date 03/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELFERS, ROY Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $78,857.80 Date 10/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, KAREN E Employer name Elmira Childrens Services Amount $78,857.63 Date 12/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CARROLL, BRIAN E Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $78,857.44 Date 07/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, GERALD R Employer name Medford Fire District Amount $78,857.43 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDELL, DANIEL R Employer name Schoharie County Amount $78,857.42 Date 05/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMA, ABEL S Employer name Albany County Amount $78,857.26 Date 01/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTON, RUSSELL, JR Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $78,857.10 Date 04/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, JOHN H Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $78,857.10 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARSACE, FRANK V Employer name Monroe County Amount $78,857.03 Date 07/06/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESINCE, LISANDRA S Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $78,856.91 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU BOIS, JOEL H Employer name Greene County Swcd Amount $78,856.48 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETKA, ZENON Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $78,856.01 Date 11/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EL MANAKHLY, AHMED M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $78,855.32 Date 03/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGHLAND, ROBERT E Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $78,855.13 Date 03/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, JENNIFER L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $78,855.06 Date 01/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NADEAU, BRIAN D Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $78,855.02 Date 05/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, SUSAN R Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $78,854.59 Date 01/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, SCOTT W Employer name Town of Macedon Amount $78,854.20 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEIER, JAMES D Employer name Dutchess County Amount $78,854.15 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENAVIDES, ROXANA F Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $78,854.06 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMERON, JOHN D Employer name Orange County Amount $78,853.96 Date 03/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, THERESA A Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $78,853.48 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OUTHOUSE, MICHAEL D Employer name Putnam County Amount $78,853.24 Date 01/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEGRON, LUIS A Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $78,852.26 Date 02/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $78,852.10 Date 09/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURNS, MARYBETH Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $78,852.05 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, SUSAN L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $78,851.79 Date 07/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCCULERI, MARYELLEN Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $78,851.31 Date 11/15/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOBLEY, DAVID D Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $78,851.18 Date 05/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BATT, JEREMY S Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $78,850.96 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, SCOTT M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $78,850.30 Date 07/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDER, MARC D Employer name Ulster County Amount $78,850.09 Date 04/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, JEANNE Employer name Village of Cornwall Amount $78,849.32 Date 06/30/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSCH, KATHRYN A Employer name Livonia CSD Amount $78,849.20 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCIA, CONNIE E Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $78,848.79 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABRADA, MICHAEL P Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $78,848.37 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARNABY, MATTHEW E Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $78,847.64 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODTMAN, RHONDA G Employer name Peninsula Public Library Amount $78,847.49 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILFERTH, KARI LEE Employer name Ontario County Amount $78,847.48 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, ADDISON W Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $78,847.43 Date 08/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRAMER, MYLA E Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $78,846.30 Date 05/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACINTYRE, MICHAEL J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $78,846.22 Date 11/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, JENNIFER A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $78,846.06 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREETER, DARRYLE A Employer name City of Batavia Amount $78,845.96 Date 09/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRAGAPANE, FRANK Employer name City of Rome Amount $78,845.93 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CADEAU, MARIE G Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $78,845.47 Date 12/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATSON, TITO M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $78,845.22 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRANGIONE, JAMES W Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $78,844.83 Date 07/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNGER, GERALD E, JR Employer name Village of Liverpool Amount $78,844.75 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JAMES, LAMAR M Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $78,844.23 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANE, DARREN J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $78,843.86 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNDLEY, BARBARA ELLEN Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $78,843.85 Date 08/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MIGUELINA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $78,843.19 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTHRIE, CHARLES E Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $78,842.92 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System