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 HARTING, TIMOTHY P Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $78,275.75 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TATOR, GARY R Employer name Department of Law Amount $78,275.63 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOFTY, WILLIAM G Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $78,275.48 Date 05/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASTO, MELINDA J Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $78,275.08 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, KIM M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $78,274.84 Date 11/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZSIMMONS, SEAN F Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $78,274.78 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALSKI, KEVIN R Employer name Erie County Amount $78,274.71 Date 08/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESKILL, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $78,274.54 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, ANGELA D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $78,274.41 Date 12/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLETIER, JOHN R Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $78,274.16 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARR, JULIE J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $78,274.10 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, TANYA Y Employer name Department of Health Amount $78,273.62 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERGOLINO, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $78,273.41 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELKEY, TODD M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $78,273.11 Date 05/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, SHANNON L Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $78,272.89 Date 10/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JABLONSKI, JOHN Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $78,272.70 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REKSC, MICHAEL P Employer name Broome County Amount $78,272.38 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, PAUL V Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $78,272.22 Date 02/07/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISI, JACKLYN Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $78,272.08 Date 03/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEPEW, DEIRDRE Z Employer name Department of Health Amount $78,271.77 Date 03/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIL, LAWRENCE J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $78,271.04 Date 09/18/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAREN, MICHAEL B Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $78,271.01 Date 06/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SENCHYNA, RUTH H Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $78,270.74 Date 05/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANGARRA, JOHN C Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $78,270.52 Date 06/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASTEN, LEONARD W Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $78,270.50 Date 10/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTINATO, MARY L Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $78,270.30 Date 12/27/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name USEINOSKA, SEVGI Employer name Orange County Amount $78,270.04 Date 03/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSAUD, BHANU A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $78,269.96 Date 01/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTLE, DAVID W Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $78,269.48 Date 09/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERARDI, AMY M Employer name Monroe County Amount $78,269.47 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITARIUS, JOSEPH P Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $78,269.43 Date 10/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVIN, DANIEL H Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $78,269.42 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, LEAH R Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $78,269.33 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRACE, KELLY E Employer name Education Department Amount $78,269.27 Date 04/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE JESUS, DARIUS S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $78,268.93 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, GREGORY A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $78,268.93 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIMMER, DEBORAH L Employer name Chemung County Library Dist Amount $78,268.88 Date 07/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, LUCAS S Employer name Village of Ellenville Amount $78,268.86 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, RACQUEL Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $78,268.12 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, JENNIFER M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $78,267.78 Date 05/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSEN, KENNETH J Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $78,267.65 Date 03/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTRANDER, RESA A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $78,267.58 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, GREGORY R Employer name Monroe County Amount $78,267.24 Date 07/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, BRIAN K Employer name Westchester County Amount $78,266.90 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, JOSEPH R Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $78,266.87 Date 05/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIEST, EDWARD L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $78,266.81 Date 03/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIRMER, VAN A Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $78,266.41 Date 11/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, LORNA C Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $78,266.02 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATHERINE, JENNIFER M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $78,266.01 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDOVA, SANDRA E Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $78,266.00 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STYNO, JOSEPH M Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $78,265.90 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENITEZ, ANA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,265.80 Date 12/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORISMOND, RALPH Employer name Department of Law Amount $78,265.65 Date 12/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELEWSKI, SALEM A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $78,265.65 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, DIANE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $78,265.56 Date 08/31/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, PAUL A, JR Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $78,265.28 Date 04/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, SHANNON M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $78,264.60 Date 02/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE BLANC, KEVIN M Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $78,264.53 Date 10/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEAGUE, MARILYN A Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $78,263.44 Date 09/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODDEN, ELISABETE C Employer name Erie County Amount $78,263.37 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABREJA, CARLOS A Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $78,263.09 Date 08/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JULIET R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $78,262.56 Date 02/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTER, LAURIE E Employer name Nassau County Amount $78,262.51 Date 05/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANKOWSKI, SHARON M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $78,262.36 Date 04/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHERDIN, MATTHEW Employer name Orange County Amount $78,261.83 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORGE, VINCENT C Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $78,261.57 Date 01/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE JESUS-ROSENWASSER, DARLENE Employer name Orange County Amount $78,261.20 Date 01/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDYK, JENINE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $78,260.80 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOBAR, OLGA Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $78,260.64 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACEY, KELLEY J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $78,260.45 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JALBERT, BRITA A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $78,260.38 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $78,259.97 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADKINS, THERON C Employer name City of Middletown Amount $78,259.60 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARKES, MELANIE J Employer name City of Troy Amount $78,259.46 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEYWARD-COOPER, MICHELLE R Employer name Education Department Amount $78,259.21 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, ELIJAH, JR Employer name Department of Health Amount $78,259.06 Date 07/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORREA, WILLIAM Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $78,258.98 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JOSEPH C Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $78,258.75 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BALDUF, BRENDA J Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $78,258.73 Date 08/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, ROBERT F, III Employer name Office For Technology Amount $78,258.20 Date 11/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASNANI, LISA J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $78,257.33 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELDON, DOUGLAS J Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $78,257.27 Date 06/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KETZER, MICHAEL J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $78,256.97 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KADANTHOD, JOSE Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $78,256.72 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI NARDO, WILLIAM T Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $78,256.41 Date 09/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST JUSTE, MOODY Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $78,256.18 Date 05/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANRAHAN, MELISA D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,256.00 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SITTNIEWSKI, CHRISTINE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $78,255.89 Date 11/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUEBLER, NANCY L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $78,255.44 Date 11/29/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRELL, MARK G Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $78,255.36 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLEW, CHARISE M Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $78,255.10 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, RONALD D Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $78,255.01 Date 12/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA-SMITH, MARITZA Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $78,255.00 Date 11/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, FREDERICK J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $78,254.79 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAULLO, RONALD P Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $78,254.79 Date 05/06/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ADAM G Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $78,254.67 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEGELMAN, WALTER Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $78,254.57 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODNAR, EDWARD Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $78,254.51 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIME, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $78,254.38 Date 02/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, VICTORIA Employer name Cornell University Amount $78,253.92 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System