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 ZELANO, LYNNE Employer name Jericho Water District Amount $78,770.35 Date 06/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, MATTHEW S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $78,769.12 Date 06/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, JEFFREY L Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $78,769.12 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTKOWSKI, KELLY M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $78,768.92 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKINNER, DAVID M Employer name Erie County Amount $78,768.82 Date 12/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINGFIELD, VALERIE C Employer name New York Public Library Amount $78,768.73 Date 06/26/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIE-WILD, LISA MARIE Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $78,768.61 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOMON, VARDA J Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $78,768.50 Date 01/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, ERIC J Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $78,767.86 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDY, MICHAEL L Employer name Yonkers Mun Housing Authority Amount $78,767.67 Date 10/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLLAM, REBECCA L Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $78,767.42 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, MICHAEL D Employer name City of Rome Amount $78,767.41 Date 04/20/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CULLIN, PATRICK D Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $78,766.21 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOEFFEL, JOSHUA S Employer name Lavelle School For The Blind Amount $78,766.01 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENTZEL, MICHAEL H Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $78,765.83 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UVENA, JEFFREY D Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $78,765.16 Date 01/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, XI Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $78,765.11 Date 09/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, WEIBEN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $78,764.58 Date 09/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTI-LOPEZ, SYLVIA Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $78,764.36 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOSPE, BRIAN A Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $78,764.25 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRE, KARL P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,764.00 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, DONNA M Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $78,764.00 Date 08/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DZIDUCH, DANIEL P K Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $78,763.98 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DONALD, GAYLE M Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $78,763.76 Date 04/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPILLANE, KEVIN E Employer name Onondaga Co Res Rec Agcy Amount $78,763.11 Date 06/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGG, JENNIFER Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $78,763.07 Date 09/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGUILER, ARMANDO Employer name White Plains Housing Authority Amount $78,762.79 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, ALSON H Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $78,762.58 Date 10/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, VIELCA E Employer name Westchester County Amount $78,762.24 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, EDWIN S Employer name Rocky Point Fire District Amount $78,761.68 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, VICKI A Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $78,761.42 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, LAUREN E Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $78,761.22 Date 04/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, DONALD H Employer name Franklinville CSD Amount $78,761.19 Date 08/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, NYOKA Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $78,761.16 Date 11/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, PHILIP I Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $78,760.46 Date 01/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOULIS, EVETTE M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $78,760.22 Date 08/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLESSI, PAMELA P Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $78,759.98 Date 08/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZERWINSKI, GRZEGORZ Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $78,759.93 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERPACK, CHERYL L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $78,759.82 Date 03/08/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEDDES, JONATHAN D Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $78,759.44 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRZYWARA, SCOTT G Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $78,758.32 Date 07/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, STEVEN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,758.04 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNWOODY, JOHN Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $78,757.90 Date 10/12/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORRIS, DIANNE M Employer name Putnam County Amount $78,757.87 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAGOON, ROBERT J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $78,757.52 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOND, RICHARD D Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $78,757.44 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MABINS, AGNES L Employer name Erie County Amount $78,756.97 Date 07/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTFALL, JOHN R Employer name Port Jervis City School Dist Amount $78,756.62 Date 01/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRYSLER, TIMOTHY M Employer name Dewitt Fire District Amount $78,756.15 Date 03/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALKER, VALERIE J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $78,755.96 Date 09/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, BENORA A Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $78,755.27 Date 06/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, EMILY R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $78,754.90 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANCE, PIERRE J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $78,754.78 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OAKLEY, RICHARD D, JR Employer name Schenectady County Amount $78,754.14 Date 08/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAINZER, ERIN H Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $78,752.97 Date 06/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, JONATHAN M Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $78,752.93 Date 06/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREEN, SHARON Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $78,752.90 Date 04/11/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAERTNER, RUDOLF E Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $78,752.90 Date 10/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOTTHARDT, RENEE M Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $78,752.56 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRATTION, GWENDOLYN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,752.49 Date 01/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI CLEMENTE, DANIEL S Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $78,752.45 Date 03/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASON, SHAVONN T Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $78,752.42 Date 11/19/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTHE, CYNTHIA Employer name Ulster County Amount $78,752.00 Date 12/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORENGO, RICHARD Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $78,751.04 Date 04/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, MICHAEL P Employer name Montgomery County Amount $78,750.71 Date 02/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, KRISTINA A Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $78,750.28 Date 01/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMOY, PAUL D Employer name Cohoes City School Dist Amount $78,749.94 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERN, ERIC K Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $78,749.78 Date 08/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VON BROOK, GREGORY S Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $78,749.42 Date 03/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, CECILY A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $78,749.18 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIER, LAWRENCE Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $78,748.96 Date 01/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREA, DANIEL A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $78,748.81 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAPTISTE, NATASHA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $78,748.60 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTE, SCOTT P Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $78,748.18 Date 01/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, FLOYD Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $78,748.04 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, JACQUELINE C Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $78,747.04 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACANO, LAURA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,746.80 Date 03/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDICK, ALISE C Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $78,745.62 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENARD, ROCHELLE M Employer name Village of Depew Amount $78,745.09 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, JASON L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $78,744.88 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOYA, ROBERT J, SR Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $78,744.52 Date 04/21/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, MICHAEL G Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $78,743.64 Date 11/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, BARRY E Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $78,743.19 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BHOLA, RACHAEL M Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $78,743.14 Date 09/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODIER, CHAD LJ Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $78,742.76 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMLAGE, MATTHEW S Employer name Dutchess County Amount $78,742.71 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANG, EDWARD Employer name Nassau County Amount $78,741.93 Date 03/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, KEVIN W Employer name Village of Saranac Lake Amount $78,740.74 Date 04/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, JOSHUA J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $78,740.56 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORNARO, DEBRA C Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $78,739.13 Date 01/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, REBECCA M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $78,738.85 Date 12/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST GERMAIN, MARC R Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $78,738.75 Date 03/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OQUENDO, LUIS, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $78,738.73 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLERY, MICHAEL L Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $78,737.94 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRADY, SEAN M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $78,737.93 Date 01/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHENKER, ROBERT L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,737.78 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOUSEMAN, CHRISTINA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $78,737.61 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILIPOWSKI, RANDAL L Employer name Town of Minisink Amount $78,737.00 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDMAN, HEATH A Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $78,736.87 Date 03/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDMAN, CAROL H Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $78,736.17 Date 07/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System