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 BENDER, LYNN M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $78,706.52 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONOFRE, MARK P Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $78,706.27 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, ROCKEY C Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $78,705.85 Date 02/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINGER, RANDALL R Employer name Erie County Amount $78,705.44 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOTY, HENRY C Employer name Niagara County Amount $78,705.11 Date 04/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEYTON, DOUGLAS S Employer name Village of Newark Amount $78,705.04 Date 05/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CROZIER, STEVEN M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $78,705.03 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKE-MAYNARD, KAREN A Employer name Orleans County Amount $78,704.65 Date 05/12/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, BOZARINWA A Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $78,704.50 Date 08/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, GEORGE K Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $78,703.80 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, LISA E Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $78,703.68 Date 10/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LEON, JONACEL T Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $78,703.45 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, PABLO Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $78,702.47 Date 02/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KICKEL, BRITTANY E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $78,702.22 Date 12/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKKEN, EDWARD R Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $78,702.00 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, JAMES R Employer name Village of New Hyde Park Amount $78,701.70 Date 06/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DENISE C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $78,701.48 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIR, AARON Employer name Department of Health Amount $78,701.42 Date 03/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, RICHARD J, III Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $78,701.28 Date 01/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CURREN, DONALD R Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $78,701.14 Date 08/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLISON, PETER T Employer name Fishers Fire District Amount $78,700.92 Date 06/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOS SANTOS, ANTHONY F, II Employer name Sullivan County Amount $78,700.67 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATISTA, SANTA C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $78,700.17 Date 02/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMBROWSKI, JENNIFER B Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $78,699.82 Date 01/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRADY, FRANK L Employer name Town of Patterson Amount $78,699.65 Date 09/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $78,699.60 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CELENTANO, RICHARD R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $78,699.49 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHA, FREDERICK G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $78,699.05 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOIDT, THOMAS A Employer name Eastchester UFSD Amount $78,698.80 Date 06/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINNERS, MELISSA A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $78,698.52 Date 11/14/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGE, SCOTT M Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $78,698.29 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name Cornell University Amount $78,698.04 Date 08/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, MICHAEL W Employer name City of Batavia Amount $78,697.79 Date 08/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREGOR, EDWARD K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $78,697.57 Date 08/15/1957 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINTNER, TERRY P Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $78,696.92 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ERVIN, TONIA Y Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $78,696.20 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBURN, SUSAN L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $78,696.08 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARASCO, STEVEN A Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $78,695.52 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRACANE, BETH A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $78,695.49 Date 08/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC SHEA, ALICE E Employer name Ontario County Amount $78,695.14 Date 10/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, GONZALO MIGUEL Employer name Westchester County Amount $78,694.89 Date 03/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, THANKAMMA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $78,694.74 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, ELOY J Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $78,694.62 Date 09/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GARVEY, DEBRA L Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $78,694.16 Date 11/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIAQUINTO, JOSEPH A Employer name City of Watertown Amount $78,694.15 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUCKETTE, SARAH J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $78,693.95 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERK, MICHEAL G Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $78,693.78 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARASINSKI, JOHN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,693.70 Date 04/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORANCE-DIAZ, LISA M Employer name Binghamton Childrens Services Amount $78,693.40 Date 04/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIGHTON, JOHN D Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $78,693.06 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAHME, KAMIL M Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $78,692.54 Date 08/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LOACH, STACEY L Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $78,692.03 Date 10/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULIHAN, KARRY L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $78,692.03 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDOZA, ROBERT S Employer name City of White Plains Amount $78,691.10 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBIE, NINA Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $78,690.54 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONEY, RICHARD R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $78,690.27 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIWANAG, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $78,690.19 Date 08/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEY, ERNEST L Employer name Caledonia-Mumford CSD Amount $78,690.07 Date 08/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREMPER, JAMES A Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $78,689.92 Date 08/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENARDO, DONNA M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $78,689.72 Date 08/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, LYNN ELIZABETH Employer name Steuben County Amount $78,689.08 Date 12/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRDEY, ALDENE A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $78,688.41 Date 12/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, EDWARD JAMES Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $78,688.21 Date 09/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHRENS, ANDREA C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,688.00 Date 12/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKECHNIE, MARK S Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $78,687.84 Date 09/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, OMAR, JR Employer name Oyster Bay-East Norwich CSD Amount $78,687.15 Date 07/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, BRIAN W Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $78,686.62 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTSICK, MATTHEW D Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $78,686.44 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REAL, JIHANE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $78,686.22 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, LISA A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $78,685.65 Date 05/06/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROCACCINI, SUSAN C Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $78,685.41 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HRUBY, JOHN S Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $78,685.12 Date 01/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'BARA, CINDY MARIE Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $78,684.79 Date 06/03/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWENDLER, NANCY J Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $78,684.79 Date 01/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, CHARLES P Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $78,684.63 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAHLSTEDT, JAIME L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $78,684.55 Date 02/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPER, TEMINA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,684.31 Date 01/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAIDASZ, DANIEL G Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $78,684.13 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTY, KEVIN Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $78,683.90 Date 06/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIMBACH, MARGARET M Employer name Uniondale Public Library Amount $78,683.43 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUYOT, ARNOLD FRANCIS Employer name Town of Somers Amount $78,683.23 Date 06/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MC KINLEY B, JR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $78,683.16 Date 10/23/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHINDAMO, MICHAEL Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $78,682.94 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUSE, KAREN J Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $78,682.82 Date 08/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, MICHELLE L Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $78,681.63 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASMOLIK, JAMES P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $78,681.15 Date 04/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALANGA, MARSHA L Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $78,680.79 Date 06/29/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORSTER, WILLIAM S Employer name Village of Northport Amount $78,680.49 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULRICH, HEATHER A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $78,680.44 Date 09/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAVENS, JOHN T Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $78,680.43 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERNER, PAUL F Employer name Centereach Fire District Amount $78,680.38 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVAGE, DONALD C Employer name Erie County Amount $78,680.03 Date 10/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORLEY, KEVIN F Employer name Orange County Amount $78,679.69 Date 03/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEDLAKE, LISA L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $78,679.08 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANDERS, GAIL E Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $78,678.97 Date 08/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERICO, MICHAEL A Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $78,678.85 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELSASSER, RICHARD J Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $78,678.61 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYDEN, PATRICIA Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $78,678.35 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELD, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $78,677.60 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LILLY, BRYAN Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $78,677.53 Date 06/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System