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 DOMBROSKE, CAROL E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $78,444.20 Date 03/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODNAR, KIM D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $78,444.19 Date 07/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAKUBOWSKI, DAINA W Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $78,444.10 Date 09/21/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORVIS, CRAIG P Employer name Watertown City School District Amount $78,443.84 Date 10/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRERI, MONICA M Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $78,443.66 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA DUKE, CLARENCE R, JR Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $78,443.49 Date 06/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OYOYO, ALFRED I Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $78,442.82 Date 02/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTROMARINO, JOHN P Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $78,442.30 Date 09/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, MICHELLE L Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $78,442.17 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANCA, ROSEMARIE Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $78,442.12 Date 06/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCED, MARIA Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $78,441.61 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONRAD, HENRY M, JR Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $78,441.50 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESIC, FIKRET Employer name Office of General Services Amount $78,441.45 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CLAIR, JESSICA A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $78,441.45 Date 02/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, PERCIVAL A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $78,441.45 Date 04/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, DESIREE P Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $78,441.45 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORRING, DEBRA-ANNE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $78,441.45 Date 02/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUDIN, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $78,441.45 Date 03/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, JAMES J, JR Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $78,441.44 Date 09/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNGS, HEATHER J Employer name St Lawrence Childrens Services Amount $78,441.44 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORPE, JOHN P Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $78,441.44 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERONE, ROBERT J Employer name Westchester County Amount $78,440.87 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MICHAEL G Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $78,440.73 Date 05/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESIDERIO, PAUL L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $78,440.59 Date 07/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULICH, KEVIN J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $78,440.35 Date 12/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SATTERWHITE, STEPHANIE Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $78,440.11 Date 06/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, DANA Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $78,439.97 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERJAVEC, SARA V Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $78,439.97 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINLEY, MICHELE M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $78,439.97 Date 02/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANARIO, DENNY Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $78,439.87 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, COLLEEN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $78,439.77 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, ROBIN Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $78,439.75 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, HOLLY Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $78,439.54 Date 02/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSKOPF, ROBERTA D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $78,439.06 Date 10/13/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRATHWAITE, PATTERSON Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $78,438.98 Date 09/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NISBET, BRIAN T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $78,438.74 Date 05/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, DAWN M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $78,438.65 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYMCHYN, CHRISTINA B Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $78,438.65 Date 10/28/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINEHAN, MARYANNE J Employer name Levittown Public Library Amount $78,437.80 Date 09/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAU, KENNETH M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $78,437.64 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATOS-KARL, GINA M Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $78,437.47 Date 05/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOONTZ, JAMES P, JR Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $78,437.47 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, TIMOTHY B Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $78,437.42 Date 10/04/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONE, AMELIA R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,437.39 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATSON, ROBERT E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $78,437.34 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEILSTRONG, LEON Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $78,436.93 Date 02/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACY, MAUREEN Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $78,436.91 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLORAN, JOHN F Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $78,436.50 Date 11/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASS, STEVEN J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $78,435.60 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORICK, EDWARD J, III Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $78,435.60 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORRINGS, REBECCA A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $78,435.60 Date 01/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, ADAM Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $78,435.60 Date 04/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BICA, AURELIA Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $78,435.60 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINCLAIR, ERIC N Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $78,435.60 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMANN, MICHAEL L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $78,435.60 Date 07/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIMEL, MATTHEW P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $78,435.60 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, ROBERT M Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $78,435.60 Date 07/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTON, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Nassau County Amount $78,435.47 Date 01/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, ANNE G Employer name Office For Technology Amount $78,434.91 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENDOVER, ROBERT R Employer name Putnam County Amount $78,434.76 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROVER, SANDRA L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $78,434.66 Date 06/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECHER, DOUGLAS P Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $78,434.33 Date 11/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYLORD, RONALD, JR Employer name City of Hudson Amount $78,434.02 Date 09/28/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCY, DANIEL P Employer name Albany County Amount $78,433.66 Date 07/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, MARY K Employer name Carle Place UFSD Amount $78,433.54 Date 04/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTZ, TERESA A Employer name Broome County Amount $78,433.51 Date 02/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAJDOFER, DENNIS M, JR Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $78,433.51 Date 03/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOWE, RONALD E Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $78,433.49 Date 03/05/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HANNA, ELIZABETH B Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $78,433.49 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRIBER, RICHARD F Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $78,433.11 Date 11/27/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUSTAK, DIANE Employer name Nassau County Amount $78,433.08 Date 01/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALAS, JENNIFER M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $78,432.97 Date 12/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIACENTI, MARC A Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $78,431.43 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWASUTYN, JAIME A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $78,431.30 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESIR, NICHOLAS Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $78,431.12 Date 12/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABER, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $78,430.74 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAGYAR, HENRY M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $78,430.32 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUCIANI, ANDREW J Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $78,430.28 Date 05/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILKINS, DEBORAH A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $78,430.02 Date 05/27/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOVERN, JOHN T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,429.69 Date 01/14/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBNEY, JOEL C Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $78,429.63 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEM, SANDRA M Employer name West Irondequoit CSD Amount $78,429.14 Date 01/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREIER, TOMI A Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $78,428.87 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUNG, SOOJA Employer name Nassau County Amount $78,428.55 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELICE, KATHLEEN A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $78,427.94 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANSING, MARK J Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $78,427.85 Date 09/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKLEY, HEATHER A Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $78,427.52 Date 10/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDER, KENNETH JAMES Employer name Erie County Amount $78,427.52 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSTON, DENNIS J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $78,427.49 Date 04/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLPE, JAMES S Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $78,427.23 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, MATTHEW R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $78,426.73 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DIANE Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $78,426.67 Date 12/13/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, JOSEPH W Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $78,426.44 Date 05/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SECOR, KEVIN M Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $78,426.37 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEGUSKY, CHARLES F, III Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $78,426.01 Date 06/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JULIA L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $78,425.84 Date 07/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, RAKYDA A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $78,425.38 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNLE, PATRICK J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $78,425.28 Date 11/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLOCK, JOSHUA B Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $78,425.06 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUMET, JEAN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $78,424.95 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System