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 NOWICKI, STEPHEN G Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $78,098.60 Date 05/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSCO, CHARLES J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $78,098.57 Date 02/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTING, KERRI A Employer name Nassau County Amount $78,098.35 Date 06/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSIN, KAREN D Employer name Environmental Facilities Corp. Amount $78,097.85 Date 06/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EAGEN, JENNIFER N Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $78,097.76 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, SUSAN L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $78,096.95 Date 08/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, KATHERINE C Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $78,096.41 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODSPEED, JASON B Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $78,096.23 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAKOWSKI, LAUREN A Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $78,096.10 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FILM, WILLIAM Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $78,095.81 Date 12/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, ROBERT M Employer name Westchester County Amount $78,095.79 Date 09/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSBOZOM, CAROL L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $78,095.75 Date 10/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAMM, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Plainview Vol Fire Dept Amount $78,095.21 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARADIS, GREGORY M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $78,094.88 Date 04/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAZAIRE, CARL Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $78,094.84 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, KIMBERLY A Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $78,094.83 Date 01/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICHONCZYK, KEVIN Employer name Hempstead Housing Authority Amount $78,094.74 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCORDAMAGLIA, LOUIS J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $78,094.66 Date 07/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINONES, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Pawling CSD Amount $78,094.30 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINOLA, GEORGE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $78,094.11 Date 01/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHIPPLE, KEVIN M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $78,093.88 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODFREY, JEFFREY D Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $78,093.84 Date 05/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCHI, DANIEL R Employer name Dutchess County Amount $78,093.64 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OZUNA, MARIO N Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $78,092.99 Date 12/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ELROY, RICHARD J Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $78,091.46 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, STEVEN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,091.40 Date 08/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTANAPANCHAI, MANEECHIT Employer name Assembly Ways & Means Committ Amount $78,090.73 Date 01/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, MAURA J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $78,090.57 Date 07/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTTARI, JOSEPH A Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $78,090.55 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUY, JEFFREY C Employer name Monroe County Amount $78,090.09 Date 07/15/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOULO, RAYMOND J Employer name Nassau County Amount $78,087.99 Date 02/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALEY, JOHN N Employer name Town of Pawling Amount $78,087.89 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIDLER, EDWARD Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $78,087.72 Date 11/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, RUSSELL S Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $78,087.64 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRIMI, PAUL F Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $78,087.28 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERTH, DAVID N Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $78,086.65 Date 01/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPES-BOEHM, THERESA M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $78,086.64 Date 05/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, MICHAEL J Employer name Niagara County Amount $78,085.90 Date 03/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETTI, MARK A Employer name Town of Ogden Amount $78,085.87 Date 04/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BJORNHOLM, SUSAN B Employer name Niagara County Amount $78,085.75 Date 02/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIORDAN, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name St Lawrence Childrens Services Amount $78,085.64 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCKMAN, RONALD T Employer name City of Albany Amount $78,085.46 Date 03/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KLIMAS, MARIAN B Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $78,085.24 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VULLO, KEVIN V Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $78,084.88 Date 06/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINDAHL, WILLIAM Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $78,084.40 Date 04/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAFT, DAVID J Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $78,084.21 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARTH, BRIDGET A Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $78,084.01 Date 10/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name City of Auburn Amount $78,082.69 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARNEY-TITONE, CHRISTIAN S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,081.25 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, JOSEPH P Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $78,080.66 Date 03/07/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOKEN, MICHAEL C Employer name Town of Southold Amount $78,080.58 Date 11/26/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNDRAGE, MILLICENT N Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $78,080.27 Date 10/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZEVEDO, JOSE C Employer name White Plains Urban Renew Agcy Amount $78,080.08 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIFF, DENISE ANN Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $78,079.47 Date 08/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANSONE, DEBORAH H Employer name Education Department Amount $78,079.47 Date 06/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STATE, JEFFREY J Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $78,078.66 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC INTYRE, TIMOTHY J Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $78,078.38 Date 05/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, PATRICK J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $78,078.21 Date 06/18/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERA, PEDRO, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $78,078.14 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYES, FRANK J Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $78,078.12 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBERINE, CATHERINE L Employer name Town of Islip Amount $78,078.09 Date 01/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, MAUREEN A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $78,078.00 Date 10/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEUSS, JARED J Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $78,077.19 Date 04/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAZZANO, FRANCIS M Employer name City of Troy Amount $78,077.18 Date 02/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, STEVEN M Employer name Wayne County Amount $78,076.98 Date 07/04/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, MICHAEL Employer name Albany County Amount $78,076.92 Date 04/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSEUS-DAMETAS, RENETTE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $78,075.77 Date 10/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANICHI, JAMIE E Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $78,075.32 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRENTINI, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $78,075.19 Date 10/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, JOSEPH M Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $78,074.77 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, DOUGLAS B Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $78,074.47 Date 08/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYTHEN, EDWARD Employer name Orange County Amount $78,074.11 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALZA, RANDY B Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $78,073.89 Date 03/15/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DETOR, EDWARD G Employer name Onondaga County Amount $78,073.61 Date 02/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURINO, BERNADETTE M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $78,073.49 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DANIEL Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $78,072.86 Date 03/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WURIA, ANTHONY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,072.77 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAY, DAVID J Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $78,072.32 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUBIN, MAX J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $78,072.28 Date 09/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, BARBARA A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $78,072.17 Date 03/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINNEN, JOYCE Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $78,072.17 Date 09/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOPEY, KAREN L Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $78,072.17 Date 03/14/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIRELLA, YOLANDA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $78,071.79 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLAODE, SAMSON A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $78,071.72 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRITCHARD, KATHLEEN C Employer name West Hempstead Public Library Amount $78,071.64 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAWLEY, MICHAEL J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $78,071.44 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDOLPH, GREGORY J Employer name Wyoming County Amount $78,071.00 Date 07/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, MICHAEL L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $78,070.95 Date 06/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRENI, ANTON Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $78,070.95 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOLIKER, DANIEL P, JR Employer name Albany County Amount $78,070.85 Date 02/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAFFINCH, BILLEE J Employer name Chemung County Amount $78,070.05 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZLEHURST, IDANIA E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $78,069.43 Date 10/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANNETTE, FRANK E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,068.22 Date 12/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMM, ERIC G Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $78,068.19 Date 10/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDI, TARUN Employer name Pocantico Hills CSD Amount $78,068.18 Date 05/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APEL, ROBERT J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $78,068.15 Date 05/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, DARREN J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $78,067.48 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOYT, JOANNE Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $78,067.43 Date 12/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLS, JESSICA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $78,066.82 Date 06/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOONE, SHERRY E Employer name Cortland County Amount $78,066.60 Date 07/19/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System