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 HANSEN, THOMAS Employer name Westchester County Amount $78,619.63 Date 11/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUCKERMAN, JANE S Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $78,619.52 Date 10/01/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JASON H Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $78,619.22 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUPI, JOSEPH J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $78,619.19 Date 12/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACCHI, PHILIP R Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $78,619.18 Date 11/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, JERRY N Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $78,618.83 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBY, JAYA Employer name Westchester County Amount $78,618.68 Date 01/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, SANDRA M Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $78,617.95 Date 07/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, MICHAEL C Employer name Village of Goshen Amount $78,617.24 Date 02/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPEENBURGH, ROBERT J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $78,616.65 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOQUERCIO, MICHAEL Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $78,615.96 Date 12/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECHARD, CHAD T Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $78,615.01 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINMAN, JEREMY A Employer name City of Auburn Amount $78,614.76 Date 05/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUOZZO, ROBERT Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $78,614.53 Date 08/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURAKAMI, TATSUHIKO V Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $78,614.37 Date 03/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIERADKA, ROSEMARY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,614.15 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZRAKE, ANTHONY P Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $78,614.04 Date 01/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAGROVE, SIKONA O Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $78,613.72 Date 10/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMA, CHRISTINE L Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $78,613.51 Date 05/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SHEI, ADAM E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $78,613.37 Date 01/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, SANDRA L Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $78,613.25 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAZ, JAIME A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $78,612.78 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDWIGSEN, CAROLYN Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $78,612.71 Date 02/08/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IZZO, DONALD F Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $78,612.65 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDMAN, ROBERT S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $78,612.63 Date 05/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFRANE, JOSEPH E Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $78,612.49 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, ROBERT K Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $78,612.15 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, CYNTHIA A Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $78,612.13 Date 09/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACCO, ANTHONY C, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $78,612.13 Date 07/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, NICHOLAS A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $78,611.92 Date 03/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDIAKOS, LOUISE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $78,611.76 Date 07/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, TIMOTHY J Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $78,611.48 Date 10/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOZNIAK, JENI L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $78,611.46 Date 05/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENMARK, MORRIS Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $78,611.10 Date 08/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FEELY, KATHLEEN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $78,610.72 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTER, ZACHARIAS J Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $78,610.14 Date 09/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HALLORAN, KELLY A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $78,609.95 Date 10/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, CATHERINE J Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $78,609.64 Date 09/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECORE, KENNETH W Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $78,609.62 Date 12/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUTON, CHARLES S, JR Employer name Town of Ossining Amount $78,609.04 Date 03/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLOSKOV, DENIS Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,609.03 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLDER, VICTOR D Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $78,607.69 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOBUS, MAYLEEN Z Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $78,607.64 Date 01/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARYL, DAVID D Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $78,607.38 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOFTUS, EDWARD Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $78,606.87 Date 03/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELIUS, FREDERICK E Employer name Cayuga County Amount $78,606.64 Date 09/25/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCE, ROBERT W Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $78,606.63 Date 07/18/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, DOREEN L Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $78,606.56 Date 07/07/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMBALL, KAREN L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $78,605.68 Date 10/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, NELSON DAVID Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $78,605.24 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGONA, RICKEY V Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $78,605.07 Date 01/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEAN, SARAH W Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $78,604.79 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, MARK A Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $78,604.43 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, RICHARD C Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $78,603.43 Date 05/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERCULES, JOLEINE L Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $78,603.32 Date 02/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, GYSSEL Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $78,603.16 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, REBECCA L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $78,602.96 Date 09/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, KARONNE JARRETT Employer name Education Department Amount $78,602.68 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOKES, SALVATORE J Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $78,602.67 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JEAN A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $78,602.64 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALERNO, VALERIE J Employer name Cornell University Amount $78,601.96 Date 10/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, SHANNON Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $78,601.64 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABIDEAU, DENNIS R Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $78,601.41 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, SCOTT D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $78,600.93 Date 08/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEXTON, THOMAS J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $78,600.67 Date 08/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOODWORTH, JEREMY B Employer name Monroe County Amount $78,600.26 Date 10/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALI, SALAH M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $78,599.85 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSELLI, ZAIDA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,599.05 Date 09/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, TERRENCE A Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $78,598.75 Date 11/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARDILA, PEDRO F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,598.55 Date 12/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBICKI, MATTHEW S Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $78,598.52 Date 07/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERESS, EUGENE S Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $78,598.37 Date 08/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUEROS, CECIL S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,596.64 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLBORN, GERALD D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $78,596.21 Date 09/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVELL, ALGERNON J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $78,596.05 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESOUZA, KATRINA E Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $78,595.86 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, LYNN Employer name Education Department Amount $78,595.65 Date 10/06/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCADANTE, CHRISTIAN J Employer name Hicksville Fire District Amount $78,595.51 Date 04/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIS, KYLE C Employer name Education Department Amount $78,595.44 Date 08/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLENNAN, MARGARET C Employer name Nassau County Amount $78,594.88 Date 09/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARAVUSO, EVA C Employer name Nassau County Amount $78,594.77 Date 11/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $78,594.53 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, LINDA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $78,594.16 Date 12/17/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUYN, JAMES R Employer name Town of Crawford Amount $78,594.10 Date 11/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTEE, JIM A Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $78,593.87 Date 09/17/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, CLAUDE J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $78,593.55 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, JOSEPH L Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $78,593.55 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEGO, JORGE G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,593.48 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, JOHN M Employer name Chemung County Amount $78,593.15 Date 10/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERBER, SUSAN L Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $78,593.12 Date 06/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRILL-ROSS, SUSAN P Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $78,592.35 Date 02/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPIO, DANIEL Employer name South Orangetown CSD Amount $78,592.17 Date 03/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETIENNE, JEAN E Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $78,591.98 Date 07/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMAND, FRENEL Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $78,591.57 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLBERT, TERENCE D Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $78,591.45 Date 02/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSENAT, CARLINE Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $78,590.95 Date 08/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, RICHARD F Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $78,590.86 Date 05/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACCONE, CHRISTINE Employer name Orange County Amount $78,590.74 Date 09/27/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDALL, CATHY M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $78,590.54 Date 02/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, M EBONY Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $78,589.09 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System