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 BAUMANN, DONALD N, II Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $78,350.12 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, JOHN Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $78,350.06 Date 10/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIGNAN, ANNE-MARIE Employer name Dutchess County Amount $78,349.15 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGEAR, DAVID A Employer name Town of Farmington Amount $78,349.10 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODGE, JOSEPH T Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $78,349.04 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINKMAN, EDWARD M Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $78,348.69 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHRMAN, JOHN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,348.55 Date 01/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, COLLEEN M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $78,348.44 Date 11/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, HERBERT C Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $78,348.39 Date 04/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAFIERO, THERESA Employer name Nassau County Amount $78,348.33 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, CLAYTON C Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $78,348.27 Date 04/06/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAULDING, JESSE A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $78,348.27 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUTH, STEVEN R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $78,348.15 Date 05/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOLZA, FRANCINE Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $78,347.90 Date 11/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGAN, MAURA J Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $78,347.32 Date 01/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLECKI, JOHN C Employer name Erie County Amount $78,347.20 Date 04/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGER, ARIELLE B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $78,347.12 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAULDING, ROSALVA Employer name Onondaga County Amount $78,346.98 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDGERS, JUDSON L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $78,346.61 Date 12/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTIER, THOMAS L Employer name Marion CSD Amount $78,346.38 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENNER, DAVID L, JR Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $78,346.27 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINSON, JACOB R Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $78,346.25 Date 02/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARR, MICHAEL A Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $78,345.85 Date 01/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, LOUISE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $78,345.81 Date 10/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDALL, KIRK S Employer name Village of Penn Yan Amount $78,345.33 Date 05/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FROMER, REBECCA A Employer name Department of Law Amount $78,345.13 Date 12/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REICH, RONNI J Employer name Council of The Arts Amount $78,345.09 Date 02/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARRASATE, JAMES A, JR Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $78,344.81 Date 01/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALEY, MARGARET A Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $78,344.55 Date 09/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCKEON, LYNN M Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $78,344.46 Date 09/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURNELL, BRIAN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $78,344.38 Date 07/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORES, AMY R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $78,343.67 Date 08/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ZILE, JANET K Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $78,343.50 Date 11/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALY, CLAIRE L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $78,343.08 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAWLEY-HOPPINS, AIMEE Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $78,342.79 Date 05/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, JAMES A Employer name Monroe County Amount $78,342.73 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RING, JEREMY Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $78,342.64 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, EDUARDO, JR Employer name City of Kingston Amount $78,342.52 Date 09/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORAM, MICHAEL J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $78,342.22 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, JEANNE M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $78,342.12 Date 02/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELUCCA, JAMES V Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $78,342.03 Date 12/01/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, CRAIG Employer name Island Park UFSD Amount $78,341.91 Date 11/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORGELLA, KATHERINE W Employer name Tompkins County Amount $78,341.45 Date 02/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADISON, JASON E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $78,341.36 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVELJACK, MICHAEL R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $78,340.70 Date 02/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURROUGHS, TERRY D Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $78,340.56 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMPANO, DOMINICK A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $78,340.18 Date 02/25/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAVES, GLENN A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $78,339.19 Date 10/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMBIH, TEJINDER K Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $78,339.09 Date 06/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, JOANNE M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $78,339.05 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBIN, THOMAS M Employer name City of Cortland Amount $78,339.04 Date 01/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWENS, RANDY C Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $78,338.67 Date 08/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GACEK, DENNIS T Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $78,338.61 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, WILLIAM E Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $78,338.32 Date 08/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEPREK, JO ANN M Employer name Somers CSD Amount $78,338.13 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, RICHARD N Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $78,338.06 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEISBROD, JAMES ADAM Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $78,337.96 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATWOOD, ELIZABETH M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $78,337.23 Date 01/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEPPER, EDWARD L, II Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $78,336.45 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUADAGNO, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $78,336.31 Date 07/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEKUS, GARRET E Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $78,335.98 Date 10/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $78,335.95 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAINWRIGHT, CHRISTOPHER H Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $78,335.43 Date 10/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARTEE, GARTH D Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $78,335.19 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FATONE, MICHELE M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $78,335.09 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA DUE, KENNETH J Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $78,334.85 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NNOCHIRI, GEORGE Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $78,334.59 Date 10/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, DOUGLAS J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $78,334.02 Date 08/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOISETTE, COURTNEY V Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $78,333.88 Date 10/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTZ, TAMI Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $78,333.87 Date 11/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, BRYANT T Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $78,333.56 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILDEA, THOMAS C Employer name Monroe County Amount $78,333.04 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOOD, MICHAEL Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $78,332.22 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALOIA, JOSEPH L Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $78,332.12 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONACO, VINCENT J, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $78,331.77 Date 12/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, DOREEN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $78,331.69 Date 01/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTROSS, JENNIFER M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $78,331.40 Date 07/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSADO, PATRICIA M Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $78,330.46 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMINE, CHRISTINA M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $78,329.79 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLACHTER, ROCHELLE T Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $78,329.12 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKFORD, CATHERINE A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $78,328.78 Date 12/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICCARONE, DEBORAH R Employer name Albany County Amount $78,328.53 Date 06/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUAREZ, JASMINE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,328.50 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINSONNEAULT, ALAN R Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $78,328.31 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELTMANN, GERARD Employer name Cornell University Amount $78,327.93 Date 01/22/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIESLA, DONALD J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $78,326.90 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TCHORZNICKI, ALFRED A Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $78,326.53 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOUSSAINT, CHRISTINE R Employer name Town of La Grange Amount $78,326.24 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAENZ, RODRIGO Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $78,326.17 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTES, STEPHEN D Employer name Tompkins County Amount $78,325.98 Date 04/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVERT, CATHERINE L Employer name Tompkins County Amount $78,325.86 Date 02/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREE, ELIZABETH W Employer name Tompkins County Amount $78,325.69 Date 06/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOROVITZ, JANICE A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $78,325.66 Date 08/25/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DEUSEN, NANCY E Employer name Department of Health Amount $78,325.25 Date 02/22/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, PAUL D Employer name City of Auburn Amount $78,324.76 Date 09/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, STEPHEN L Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $78,324.61 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIMMEL, GEORGE F Employer name Office For Technology Amount $78,324.19 Date 04/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADOWSKI, JOSEPH P Employer name Putnam County Amount $78,324.12 Date 01/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SASSAMAN, GUY L Employer name Oneida County Amount $78,323.81 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNAM, NANCY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $78,323.50 Date 08/07/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System