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 HENDRICKSON, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $78,151.96 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SUNDBERG, MICHAEL Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $78,151.93 Date 03/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASCA, TODD A Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $78,151.91 Date 05/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, MARCIAL V Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $78,151.35 Date 10/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASKETT, TRACIE E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $78,151.09 Date 07/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMB, SCOTT S Employer name Office of General Services Amount $78,150.83 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEBNATH, JAGABANDHU Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $78,150.83 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKAROS, DAMIANOS T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $78,150.83 Date 07/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JOHN Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $78,150.83 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYDORN, ROBERT J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $78,150.83 Date 01/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TERI L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $78,150.83 Date 12/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHELAN, JEAN M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $78,150.83 Date 01/18/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, ERIN S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $78,150.83 Date 10/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEFERI, WONDWOSEN Z Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $78,150.83 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLIBERSUCH, JEFFREY D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $78,150.83 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICCARELLA, JENNIFER M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $78,150.28 Date 12/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKS, RADIAH K Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $78,150.27 Date 01/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCKMANN, WILLIAM R Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $78,149.86 Date 06/30/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERMIGAS, ELEFTHERIOS Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $78,149.26 Date 11/28/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEUFERT, ERIC A Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $78,149.05 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADDOX, SABRINA F Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $78,148.45 Date 06/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, DAWN M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $78,148.44 Date 10/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORBELLO, JEREMY B Employer name Onondaga County Amount $78,148.27 Date 07/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORISI, MEGAN E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $78,148.01 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEON, GINA R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $78,147.53 Date 04/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANCOURT, KYLE L Employer name Lagrange Fire District Amount $78,147.28 Date 08/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HASSELL, ROBERT M Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $78,146.58 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, JOHN J Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $78,146.56 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIN, JOSE I Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $78,146.43 Date 11/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTILLO, STEPHANIE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $78,145.48 Date 02/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECK, SUSAN D Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $78,145.47 Date 05/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABERMANN, BETHANNE M Employer name Hastings-On-Hudson UFSD Amount $78,145.47 Date 09/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLETT, MARK M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $78,144.80 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNZIG, BRIAN J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $78,144.80 Date 08/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTIN, SHERLIE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $78,144.78 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, ARNIE G Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $78,144.41 Date 08/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRIERO, JOHN D Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $78,144.12 Date 08/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FUTERAN, NANCY M Employer name Village of East Hills Amount $78,144.11 Date 01/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, CHAO C Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $78,144.03 Date 03/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALLY, MATTHEW W Employer name Monroe County Amount $78,143.96 Date 01/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOSNESKI, VINCENT A Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $78,142.59 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORMICOLA, FRANK J Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $78,142.39 Date 01/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASPER, DENISE P Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $78,142.37 Date 07/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAYPOOLE, ELIZABETH A Employer name Cornell University Amount $78,142.08 Date 09/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GINDER, DEAN K Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $78,142.05 Date 10/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JURCZYNSKI, GARY M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $78,141.78 Date 07/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SHELDON C Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $78,141.61 Date 07/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUMP, PHILIP Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $78,141.61 Date 03/03/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, TINA A Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $78,141.13 Date 05/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, KATHLEEN Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $78,140.97 Date 10/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LA SHAWN Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $78,138.63 Date 02/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICILIONI, ROBERT L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $78,137.95 Date 05/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JOSEPH M Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $78,137.80 Date 08/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIERFELDT, DARRIN P Employer name Allegany St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $78,137.64 Date 07/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, CINDY G Employer name Albany County Amount $78,137.42 Date 06/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, MICHELLE M Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $78,137.38 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNGS, TODD S Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $78,137.25 Date 09/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUNTRYMAN, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Town of Macedon Amount $78,137.12 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLIS, ANDREW R Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $78,136.91 Date 08/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTO, LANCE C Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $78,135.53 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAFT, RICHARD D Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $78,135.33 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAS, EMELYNE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $78,135.06 Date 06/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, NAOMI Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $78,134.33 Date 11/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOULTON, DAVID A Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $78,134.16 Date 07/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, BRITTNEY C Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $78,133.65 Date 04/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARNEY, JAMES P Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $78,133.43 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, RANDY S Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $78,132.89 Date 06/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANGBURN, ALISA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $78,132.63 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPELLER, SALLY A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $78,132.15 Date 07/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKER, SCOTT A Employer name Yates County Amount $78,131.99 Date 04/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLANK, KURT T Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $78,131.14 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, W DAVID Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $78,130.37 Date 07/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUZWICKI, STEPHEN M Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $78,130.17 Date 06/08/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMITRANO, GEORGE J, JR Employer name Great Neck Park District Amount $78,129.54 Date 07/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, PETER J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $78,129.44 Date 06/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, CELESTE M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $78,129.42 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAMBRO, TYESHA J Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $78,129.29 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANNELL, KRAIG A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $78,128.97 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, DOMINIQUE N Employer name Division of State Police Amount $78,128.95 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DASHIELL, CYNTHIA Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $78,128.87 Date 02/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOVERN, JOHN F Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $78,128.87 Date 03/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VULAJ, LENA Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $78,128.69 Date 10/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, TEDDY F Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $78,128.23 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYALA, MANUEL A Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $78,127.76 Date 01/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, PATRICK M Employer name Broome County Amount $78,126.35 Date 05/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHINSKY, E JOSEPH, JR Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $78,125.94 Date 12/07/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JAWORSKI, BRIAN D Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $78,125.74 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VITO, PIETRO G Employer name Village of Rye Brook Amount $78,125.69 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMACK, MARIANNA I Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $78,125.10 Date 10/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, JOAN E Employer name Ontario County Amount $78,124.86 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLASZ, JAMES A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $78,124.81 Date 04/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BELLA, JOSEPH S Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $78,124.72 Date 08/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, DENNIS R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $78,124.69 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ANDRES E Employer name Department of Law Amount $78,124.59 Date 12/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEPTIMO, FRANCES Employer name Westchester County Amount $78,124.36 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, BRIAN H Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $78,124.11 Date 01/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORYEA, CHARLES E Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $78,124.05 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISTEFANO, DIANE J Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $78,123.79 Date 08/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTTY, AMY J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $78,123.65 Date 11/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ULYSSES Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $78,123.63 Date 06/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System