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 PAIGE, LISA Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $78,494.77 Date 11/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, ERICA N Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $78,494.73 Date 06/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARRO, ROBERT D Employer name Nassau County Amount $78,494.63 Date 07/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGANO, BRITTANY M Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $78,494.63 Date 04/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COEN-LAHOZ, FLORENCE M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $78,494.59 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, VICTOR R, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $78,494.52 Date 09/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FENNELL, PAUL W Employer name Town of Webster Amount $78,494.35 Date 07/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, KEVIN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,494.20 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BISSONETTE, DANIEL B Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $78,494.17 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEMP, WILLIAM D Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $78,493.56 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARDEN, DAVID R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $78,493.28 Date 06/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELGRAVE, ANTHONY D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $78,493.07 Date 12/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MARY E Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $78,492.59 Date 11/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEERS, JOHN D Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $78,492.51 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, JASON D Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $78,492.44 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARROW, PATRICIA A Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $78,492.15 Date 10/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOKS, RICHARD A Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $78,491.31 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRICE, DAVID J Employer name Laurelton Fire District Amount $78,490.98 Date 04/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CELESTIN, WIDMARCK Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $78,490.77 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCELLA, CHRISTOPHER V Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $78,490.22 Date 11/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, WILLIAM F Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $78,490.07 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATINO, MARIANNE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $78,489.91 Date 10/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, PHILIP N, JR Employer name Office of General Services Amount $78,489.50 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIGNA, SALVATORE Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $78,489.44 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABRECHE, JEANNETTE L Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $78,488.61 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREEN, RIOBART E Employer name Department of State Amount $78,488.18 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, BRENDA L Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $78,487.74 Date 11/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYDER, SHARON Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $78,487.58 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORT, JOSHUA S Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $78,487.26 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, BRIAN S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $78,486.70 Date 10/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOOKHOO, NANDAI Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $78,486.40 Date 10/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLASICH, JUSTIN D Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $78,486.35 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JAMES G Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $78,485.82 Date 08/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, PARRIS Employer name Broome County Amount $78,485.70 Date 10/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASALAN, PAUL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,485.66 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYMBER, JAMES P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,485.66 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, NICOLE E Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $78,485.25 Date 10/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, LING Y Employer name New York Public Library Amount $78,485.24 Date 01/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, BASIL D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,484.90 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUERNHEIM, MATTHEW J Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $78,484.76 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAINA, JARA R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $78,484.71 Date 08/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEVINS, SHAWN M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $78,484.71 Date 08/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BICKELHAUPT, MARK J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $78,484.49 Date 12/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLETTE, MATTHEW P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $78,484.32 Date 08/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINS, MICHAEL V Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $78,484.22 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POORE, BRADLEY M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $78,484.13 Date 06/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA POINT, JAMES S Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $78,483.98 Date 07/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHMOND, VANESSA Y Employer name Division of State Police Amount $78,483.61 Date 12/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DELL, WILLIAM N Employer name Putnam County Amount $78,483.50 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBETT, JAMES J, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $78,483.39 Date 09/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIANO, MAUREEN S Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $78,483.39 Date 07/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLOW, DAVID W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $78,483.39 Date 01/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUBER, MATTHEW B Employer name Selden Fire District Amount $78,482.78 Date 12/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMLAL, KEVONN J Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $78,482.24 Date 04/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORINI, STEVEN J Employer name City of Fulton Amount $78,481.87 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BANKS, SHANE R Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $78,481.60 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATHBUN, DONALD Employer name Department of Health Amount $78,481.32 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLFE, STEVEN K Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $78,481.21 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUMPHREY, DARLENE F Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $78,481.14 Date 01/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, PAUL W Employer name Schenectady County Amount $78,480.93 Date 02/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALKER, DORA J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $78,479.71 Date 11/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIESIN, RONALD F, JR Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $78,479.59 Date 02/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTMANN, EDWARD C Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $78,479.07 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDONA, ANGEL L Employer name Department of Health Amount $78,478.63 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, NICHOLAS M Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $78,478.56 Date 08/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMPKINS, WILLIAM Employer name Nassau County Amount $78,478.47 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FYNCH, TOMMY A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $78,478.15 Date 06/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, JOSEPHINE Employer name Cleary School Deaf Children Amount $78,478.14 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIZZO, PASQUALE G Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $78,477.77 Date 03/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIVELY, RICHARD E Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $78,477.57 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUCKWORTH, RUTH ANNE Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $78,477.03 Date 09/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTON, JENNIFER M Employer name Hutchings Childrens Services Amount $78,477.03 Date 12/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLAIN, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Genesee Valley CSD Angelica-Be Amount $78,476.60 Date 07/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINGLE, ANTONIO T Employer name Valhalla UFSD Amount $78,475.91 Date 08/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, LORETTA P Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $78,475.71 Date 07/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISOGNO, PETER D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,475.23 Date 12/16/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, MARY L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $78,475.08 Date 04/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHERZI, SALVATORE R Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $78,475.00 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYDE, TAMMY LYNN Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $78,474.77 Date 04/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIEL, THOMAS J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $78,474.45 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEOBALD, CHARLOTTE B Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $78,474.45 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWELL, TERESA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $78,474.45 Date 11/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, EFRAIN, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $78,474.25 Date 09/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTIN, DENISE A Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $78,473.58 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARONE, ELIZABETH G Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $78,473.52 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LEON R Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $78,473.49 Date 04/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARK, ROBYN L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $78,473.40 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POCHATKO, PATRICK C Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $78,473.18 Date 11/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYSLIWIEC, RONALD F Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $78,472.93 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEFFERNAN, JAMES Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $78,472.86 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEY, KHALLID Q Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $78,472.62 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMARAIS, ANITA E Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $78,472.60 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYERS, BRUCE I Employer name Onondaga County Amount $78,472.29 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHMED, FIROZ Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,472.00 Date 07/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENAHAN, PAUL F, JR Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $78,471.45 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOBURN, MARK V Employer name Department of Health Amount $78,471.29 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIRAG, MATTHEW J Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $78,470.25 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, SHARON Employer name Capital Dist Child&Youth Serv Amount $78,470.24 Date 06/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, ULYSSES Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $78,470.01 Date 05/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU BOSE, BETTY Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $78,469.82 Date 08/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System