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 TAYLOR, MARILYN M R Employer name Capital Dist Child&Youth Serv Amount $78,406.26 Date 10/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLETTI, MICHAEL A Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $78,406.26 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JURSKI, PIOTR J Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $78,406.24 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTA, STEVEN X Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $78,406.14 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUSS, LEONARD, JR Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $78,405.72 Date 01/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCUOTTO, SAMANTHA L Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $78,405.38 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENT, JOANNE Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $78,405.18 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDOUS, KEVIN R Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $78,405.10 Date 01/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, PATRICK D Employer name City of Elmira Amount $78,405.03 Date 10/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARTAGENES, MANOEL V Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $78,404.66 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS-COLON, KAREEN Employer name Lavelle School For The Blind Amount $78,404.16 Date 04/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALI, JULFIKAR M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $78,403.59 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIELOSKI, MARY K Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $78,402.95 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, PATRICIA C Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $78,402.80 Date 01/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLOTT, SUSAN L Employer name Essex County Amount $78,402.76 Date 08/31/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANION, SEAN R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $78,402.75 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGGLESTON, BRENT A Employer name Thousand Isl St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $78,402.43 Date 03/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLEGRINO, CHRISTINA M, MRS Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $78,402.20 Date 05/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHARD, THERESA M Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $78,402.16 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCHOA, ROBERTO Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $78,402.02 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, ANDREW J Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $78,401.74 Date 01/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLARD, SUZANNE B Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $78,401.74 Date 11/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORNS, ALICIA Y Employer name Off Prevent Domestic Violence Amount $78,401.74 Date 03/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASH, STEPHEN M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $78,401.74 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESLIN, MOLLY A Employer name Education Department Amount $78,401.74 Date 09/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGGERTY, PATRICK J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $78,401.74 Date 12/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHMAD, KIMBERLY F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,401.48 Date 03/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RADTKE, CAROL A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $78,401.42 Date 10/27/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EWELL, ASHLEY N Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $78,401.22 Date 01/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COOMBS, DEBORAH L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $78,401.18 Date 05/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELIUS, MARIA A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $78,401.18 Date 08/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, DARLENE A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $78,401.18 Date 04/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTROCK, RUTH A Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $78,400.92 Date 08/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, JEFFREY T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $78,400.78 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, CAITLYN E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $78,400.61 Date 11/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERONE, PAUL J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $78,400.03 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRODDEN, JENNIFER C Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $78,399.68 Date 08/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYN, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $78,399.60 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MERILL, JENNIFER A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $78,399.47 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMAS, MELODY Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $78,399.47 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOLI, JOSEPH T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,399.26 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OZARK, BARBARA E Employer name Erie County Amount $78,399.06 Date 08/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIGMANTANIS JA, KAREN L Employer name Greene County Amount $78,398.98 Date 10/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADILLO, ABRAM Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,398.67 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NUREK, RENEE M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $78,398.63 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACCHIO, ADRIANO Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $78,398.55 Date 03/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, AMY L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,398.50 Date 02/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIES, LETISHA A Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $78,398.29 Date 03/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUST, DAVID C Employer name Niagara County Amount $78,398.18 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, JOSEPH E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $78,397.78 Date 10/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JASPER, SHAWN P Employer name Niagara County Amount $78,397.66 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAJDA-GRIFFIN, SCOTT L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $78,397.48 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, NICOLE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $78,397.48 Date 12/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMAYEL, MOUTASIM S Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $78,397.48 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOQUE, NAZMUL Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $78,397.48 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, ALEXANDRA C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $78,397.48 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HETZLER, ROBERT J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $78,397.48 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTERINO, TODD H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $78,397.48 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARMAN, JON P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $78,397.48 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAUN, JOHN V Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $78,397.48 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGDON, DANIEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $78,397.48 Date 10/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, JORDAN A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $78,397.48 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOTT, AMY A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $78,397.48 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTON, KATHY A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $78,397.48 Date 06/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENENATI, DAVID T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $78,397.48 Date 03/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CETERKO, DAVID F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,397.47 Date 06/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KADET, ALYSE G Employer name Nassau County Amount $78,397.44 Date 04/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONE, GABRIELLE L Employer name Orleans County Ind Dev Agcy Amount $78,397.18 Date 04/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, MARY C Employer name Department of Law Amount $78,396.96 Date 03/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PIETRO, SUZANNE A Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $78,396.80 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMPSON, CLIFFORD Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $78,396.52 Date 05/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, MICHELLE ANN Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $78,396.12 Date 06/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATRICIO, ROWENA Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $78,395.93 Date 10/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISE, LISA S Employer name Broome County Amount $78,395.44 Date 04/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI CESARE, DONALD R Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $78,395.25 Date 06/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDORESHENKO, LAURA C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $78,395.12 Date 07/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THADATHIL, MICHAEL T Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $78,394.86 Date 07/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARBLE, ELLEN G Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $78,394.62 Date 05/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KEVIN M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $78,394.14 Date 03/19/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAHLEN, LYNN A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $78,394.03 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWICICKI, PAUL F Employer name Carle Place UFSD Amount $78,393.55 Date 06/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, MARTIN D Employer name Oswego County Amount $78,392.81 Date 03/24/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSINSKI, ERIC H Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $78,392.76 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARK, JULIE Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $78,392.71 Date 05/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, DERMOTT J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $78,392.57 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, EDWIN Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $78,392.28 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, BERNARDO Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $78,392.15 Date 10/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDUF, NATHAN W Employer name Genesee County Amount $78,391.67 Date 05/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIDDICK, GREGORY J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $78,391.66 Date 12/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLON, MARCUS S Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $78,391.54 Date 10/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RENAHAN, DAVID L Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $78,391.43 Date 09/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, ROBERT J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $78,390.72 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLEBOIS, JOHN D Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $78,390.54 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROHM, BRIAN M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $78,390.48 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULMA, BERNADETTE R Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $78,390.08 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLEY, CHRISTOPHER K Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $78,389.84 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACHORSKI, RICHARD R Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $78,389.77 Date 11/16/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIEBOR, ROBERT Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $78,388.86 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENNE, DERRICK A, JR Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $78,387.88 Date 11/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARTRIDGE, KENNETH W Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $78,387.69 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System