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 DETRICK, ERIN D Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $78,468.88 Date 11/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLOCZNIK, MARIANN T Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $78,468.63 Date 09/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOSIAK, M J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $78,468.35 Date 09/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, ARDEAN E Employer name Chenango County Amount $78,468.20 Date 05/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ESSENDELFT, DONALD A Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $78,468.02 Date 11/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISZEWSKI, LORENE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $78,467.96 Date 04/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HETMANSKI, ERICK A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,467.90 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARCINIAK, ROY H Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $78,467.54 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROH, RICHARD R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $78,467.24 Date 02/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPERDOCK, JANE E Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $78,467.06 Date 07/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDNICKI, LYNN K Employer name Erie County Amount $78,466.76 Date 02/27/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWCHUK, ERIC L Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $78,465.64 Date 06/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIESLAK, MARTHA C Employer name Department of Health Amount $78,465.63 Date 12/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREXLER, ROBERT W Employer name Town of Greece Amount $78,465.45 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, ROWLAND A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $78,465.43 Date 05/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIERA, CHRISTINA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $78,465.31 Date 03/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARLROTH, ROBERT A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $78,464.92 Date 03/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTINELLI, JOHN M Employer name Yonkers Parking Authority Amount $78,464.91 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUMPF, CHRISTINE C Employer name Nassau County Amount $78,464.68 Date 12/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHELS, DENISE Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 13 Amount $78,464.68 Date 07/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, KRIS J Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $78,464.10 Date 05/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FECANIN, ROBERT M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,464.04 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VENDOLA, PETER Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $78,463.98 Date 07/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERHARD, JACQUELINE A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $78,463.87 Date 04/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALZANO, LOUIS J Employer name Town of Monroe Amount $78,463.43 Date 08/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUNDS, TIMOTHY Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $78,463.24 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOEY, SUSAN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $78,462.91 Date 04/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORWIN, MARY BETH Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $78,462.88 Date 01/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONECNY, JOHN C Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $78,462.88 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACCARO, JOHN D Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $78,462.88 Date 04/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALGER, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $78,462.62 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, ROBERT W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $78,462.36 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARGAN, JEFFREY A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $78,462.30 Date 12/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTARY, EUGENE A Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $78,462.21 Date 10/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAWSON, DINA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $78,462.09 Date 04/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMA, ERIC M Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $78,462.07 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPION, LAURA R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $78,461.75 Date 12/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEYMOUTH, BARBARA E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $78,461.48 Date 10/10/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUPITZA, JOSEPH R Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $78,461.35 Date 12/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACRI, EDWIN C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $78,461.35 Date 10/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGNI, ERIC V Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $78,461.35 Date 08/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGIO, JANIRA Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $78,461.22 Date 07/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, PATRICK M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $78,459.76 Date 08/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNON, PAUL D Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $78,459.72 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, SHELBY L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $78,459.40 Date 07/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROE, LARRY Employer name Commission of Correction Amount $78,459.36 Date 06/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCER, FLORENCE J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $78,459.01 Date 01/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, ADRIENNE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $78,457.81 Date 07/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINS, VIRGINIA A Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $78,457.54 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, VICKI F Employer name Erie County Amount $78,457.27 Date 10/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NILSEN, WILLIAM A Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $78,457.19 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, J TODD Employer name Office For Technology Amount $78,456.82 Date 09/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACH, ALEX J Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $78,456.07 Date 04/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHI, AMANDA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $78,455.41 Date 06/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, LISA Employer name Department of Health Amount $78,455.21 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, KERN R Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $78,454.81 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINSTEL, JOHN D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $78,454.69 Date 12/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROBL, MARGARET G Employer name Village of Goshen Amount $78,454.55 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALUSZAK, DOUGLAS J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $78,453.90 Date 04/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLAK, JEFFREY A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $78,453.90 Date 10/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENNA, PATRICK J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $78,453.22 Date 02/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, ANDREA M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $78,453.16 Date 09/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRADA, THOMAS Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $78,453.12 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AITKEN, KELSIE C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $78,452.64 Date 07/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOWER, BRUCE M Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $78,452.53 Date 04/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAM, PHAT D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,452.23 Date 08/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRONOBIS-SOLECKI, KRISTEN M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $78,452.19 Date 01/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, JESSICA M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,451.80 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, MARITZA Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $78,451.56 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNDERWOOD, RICHARD C Employer name Elmira Childrens Services Amount $78,451.27 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, KIT CHENG Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $78,451.23 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, MITCHELL A Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $78,450.80 Date 02/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, LINDY L Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $78,450.63 Date 04/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURYADEVARA, JANAKI Employer name Onondaga County Amount $78,450.61 Date 08/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARD, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $78,450.59 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VICTOR, LIONEL J Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $78,450.33 Date 08/03/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWLEY, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Dutchess County Amount $78,449.84 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JEREMY A Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $78,449.77 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, MICHAEL Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $78,449.63 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTMAN, MATTHEW N Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $78,449.15 Date 05/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECORARO, ANTHONY L Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $78,448.12 Date 01/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, MICHAEL T Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $78,447.92 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPTON, SUSAN L Employer name Niagara County Amount $78,447.73 Date 04/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, MELROSE C Employer name Dutchess County Amount $78,447.51 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUTHAT, JAIME A Employer name Clinton County Amount $78,447.48 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARK, CAROLINE A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $78,447.34 Date 01/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIN, WILLIAM L Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $78,447.34 Date 08/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAPRA, JASON M Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $78,447.24 Date 11/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTERMAN, JEFFREY L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $78,447.15 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONROE, ELLEN Employer name Ulster County Amount $78,447.01 Date 10/12/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGLIA, LINDA A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $78,446.84 Date 02/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESTER, LAUREL A Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $78,446.47 Date 05/13/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAM, HENRY J Employer name Village of Kings Point Amount $78,446.46 Date 10/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODMAN, JESSICA F Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $78,446.46 Date 10/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUS, AMY Employer name Westchester County Amount $78,445.82 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAZIANO, MARY G Employer name Department of Health Amount $78,445.67 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOWELL, VALERIE J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $78,445.47 Date 04/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEATHERLY, TRACY L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $78,445.29 Date 03/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKENICA, MARY C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $78,445.02 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $78,444.86 Date 03/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System