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 ALSTON, CRYSTAL R Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $78,295.43 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYNDOCK, TAMMY S Employer name Wayne County Amount $78,295.37 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, DONNA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $78,295.06 Date 03/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITBECK, CHARLES J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $78,294.73 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, JOHN W Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $78,294.59 Date 12/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NGTSE, JUAN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,294.59 Date 12/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, APRIL L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $78,294.18 Date 07/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOR, DANIEL L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $78,294.15 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAVIN, SUSAN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $78,293.99 Date 09/15/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENA, LAWRENCE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,293.92 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORLEY, ANGELA M Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $78,293.91 Date 10/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLITANO, CARMINE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $78,293.74 Date 06/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICINANZA, VALERIE M Employer name Town of Islip Amount $78,293.62 Date 03/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEYERT, RANDY B Employer name Village of Sag Harbor Amount $78,292.50 Date 07/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THAYER, RONALD P Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $78,292.39 Date 06/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name XYTHALIS, DEMETRA Employer name Division of State Police Amount $78,292.21 Date 03/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IUZZINI, LOUIS M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $78,292.19 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOM, WAYNE E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $78,292.08 Date 05/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, WAYNE M Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $78,291.79 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUCIA, ARTHUR J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $78,291.33 Date 06/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURAWSKI, MICHAEL J Employer name Department of Health Amount $78,291.33 Date 09/13/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, JOHN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,291.30 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERSCHOOR, KARIN Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $78,291.16 Date 02/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIX, ANITA R Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $78,290.70 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, BRYANT N Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $78,290.64 Date 02/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMBLE, ARNOLD DALE Employer name Office For Technology Amount $78,290.50 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORMADY, TIMOTHY Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $78,290.41 Date 01/27/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRENS, JAMES M Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $78,290.35 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYELL, JOHN J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $78,290.31 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, JOEL M Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $78,290.28 Date 09/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABRIONE, DEBORAH L Employer name Education Department Amount $78,290.17 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, CAROL A Employer name Lewiston-Porter CSD Amount $78,289.62 Date 10/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, ROBERT F, JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $78,289.49 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANELLI, JOSHUA V Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $78,289.27 Date 03/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ORTEGA, JORGE Employer name Westchester County Amount $78,289.19 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, HOLLY A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $78,289.04 Date 01/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY-DISPENSE, MICHELLE Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $78,288.65 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRECK, JOHN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $78,288.22 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTOLANO, ANGELO Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $78,287.29 Date 12/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, LUE Employer name Office For Technology Amount $78,286.85 Date 03/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESSION, JESSE Employer name Office For Technology Amount $78,286.84 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLAGH, MARC J Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $78,286.77 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBORN, WILLIAM K Employer name Village of Dobbs Ferry Amount $78,286.43 Date 10/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEELY, KATHERINE J Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $78,286.12 Date 12/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOJICA, KENNETH J Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $78,286.00 Date 07/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCARIA, ELIZABETH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $78,285.90 Date 02/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, WILLIAM P Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $78,285.05 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMBORSKI, JOHN H Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $78,284.81 Date 09/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, JEFFRY R Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $78,284.71 Date 09/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS-KAIDOO, TERRY V Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $78,284.69 Date 06/02/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITH, JEREMY L Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $78,284.10 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLUCCIO, SUSAN Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $78,284.07 Date 06/14/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, TRACY L Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $78,283.23 Date 05/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLIPPIN, ANU R Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $78,283.19 Date 02/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GANGONE, STEFANIE D Employer name Copiague Memorial Library Amount $78,283.04 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PSZENICZNY, DONNA E Employer name Office of General Services Amount $78,282.57 Date 05/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRICK, DANIEL C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $78,282.43 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, SANDRA F Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $78,282.40 Date 02/03/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, YVETTE Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $78,282.38 Date 01/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALING, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $78,282.37 Date 12/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATT, DEANNA M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $78,282.00 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, ROBERT R Employer name Broome County Amount $78,281.80 Date 03/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIRAGUSA, TIMOTHY L Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $78,281.67 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECOR, DAVID R Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $78,281.45 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENRIQUEZ, CHRISTOPHER Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $78,281.36 Date 12/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBLER, DAVID M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $78,281.02 Date 01/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, ROGER D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $78,281.02 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPAULDING, PAUL A Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $78,281.00 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINANO, JORGE F Employer name Westchester County Amount $78,280.57 Date 04/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONGELEWIC, SCOTT M Employer name Albany County Amount $78,280.39 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WLODARCZYK, ANDREW H Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $78,280.03 Date 02/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTRANDER, THOMAS A Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $78,279.59 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, MELANIE R Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $78,279.47 Date 08/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, CHARLES S, JR Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $78,279.27 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICIEDO, MERCEDES Employer name Orange County Amount $78,279.15 Date 11/30/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAFFENROTH, STEPHANIE L Employer name Orange County Amount $78,279.13 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERNEK, SUSAN J Employer name Orange County Amount $78,279.06 Date 11/26/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT-MORSE, MARISSA Employer name Orange County Amount $78,279.05 Date 10/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DART, ROBERT H Employer name Orange County Amount $78,279.03 Date 05/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEABROOK-BURLEY, DONETTA G Employer name Orange County Amount $78,279.03 Date 09/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIZZARI, SUSAN Employer name Orange County Amount $78,279.02 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLAREN-GRIFFIN, LISA D Employer name Orange County Amount $78,279.01 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHTA, SEEMA Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $78,278.56 Date 09/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSMER, DANIEL A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $78,278.37 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTIMORE, SCOTT Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $78,278.37 Date 01/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, MICHAEL A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $78,278.37 Date 10/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRODEL, KRISTEN J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $78,278.20 Date 08/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, KEITH J Employer name City of Oneida Amount $78,278.11 Date 03/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AHMAD, AREEB Employer name Education Department Amount $78,277.87 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POVINELLI, MARCUS R Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $78,277.69 Date 12/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAHRLE, BRETT R Employer name Monroe County Amount $78,277.59 Date 01/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ, JOEY Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $78,277.48 Date 03/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTZER, TIFFANY L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $78,277.43 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLOSKY, SANDY D Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $78,277.18 Date 06/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALUFA, OSAGIE I Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $78,277.07 Date 02/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOCKERY, DANIEL R Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $78,277.03 Date 11/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALMER, PAUL A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $78,276.65 Date 09/26/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVOCA, FILOMENA B Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $78,276.47 Date 06/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMBLIN, RONALD F Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $78,276.44 Date 01/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORST, BRIAN D Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $78,275.85 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System