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 BELL, TRAVIS A Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $78,066.59 Date 01/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUMPER, KERRY L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $78,066.43 Date 01/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, THAIS R Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $78,065.64 Date 09/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, GEORGE F Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $78,065.52 Date 05/14/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAVITS, GUY Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $78,065.52 Date 09/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHU, MONICA P Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $78,065.52 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTIS, FREDERICK W, JR Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $78,064.76 Date 06/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DWYER, HOWARD F Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $78,064.55 Date 07/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, PAMELA R Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $78,063.78 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LALLY, SHEILA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $78,062.63 Date 09/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALERNO, JOSEPH Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $78,062.47 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBSON-DOUGLAS, DENISE M Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $78,062.44 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASAVIS, NANCY ALICE Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $78,062.30 Date 11/01/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNES, MARIA Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $78,062.05 Date 02/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENTON, CHRISTINE L Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $78,062.03 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IACOVIELLO, LEONARDO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,061.50 Date 02/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARY, NANCY Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $78,061.23 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, MARK A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,061.19 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, JANET L Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $78,060.96 Date 10/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERWIN, JOAN M Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $78,059.94 Date 12/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALANO, ALEXANDRA Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $78,059.71 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALIGIURI, ASHLEY N Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $78,059.15 Date 03/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, MERINDA Employer name Nassau County Amount $78,058.94 Date 09/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARDO, WILLIAM J Employer name Erie County Amount $78,058.64 Date 05/19/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIARA, CAROL A Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $78,058.39 Date 08/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSTEIN, MATTHEW S Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $78,058.39 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, DARLENE M Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $78,058.09 Date 01/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORDEN, LYNNE T Employer name Lewis County Amount $78,057.93 Date 06/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLMRICH, LINDA M Employer name Niagara County Amount $78,057.89 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADEMUYIWA, SAMUEL A Employer name Department of Health Amount $78,057.22 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELBIG, DIANE E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $78,057.15 Date 12/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGUIT, JARVIN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $78,057.09 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLAS, DIANE M Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $78,056.97 Date 03/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWEN, KEITH D Employer name Village of Westhampton Beach Amount $78,056.81 Date 09/02/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPER, JOSEPH E Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $78,056.22 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAJORIN, MIREILLE M Employer name Edgemont UFSD at Greenburgh Amount $78,055.79 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEHLMANN, JANETTE A Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $78,055.42 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAKER, NATHAN R Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $78,054.62 Date 07/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IOVALE, MICHAEL R Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $78,054.39 Date 09/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRIDLIG, PIERRE H Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $78,054.20 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIANIO, JOSHUA RAINIER A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,054.16 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OCHAL, STEVEN G Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $78,053.87 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBO, DAVID F, JR Employer name City of Johnstown Amount $78,053.46 Date 12/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOPILOW, ROBYN D Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $78,053.41 Date 05/14/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENDEL, JOSEPH D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $78,053.37 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, JAMES E Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $78,052.54 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONILLA, NELLY Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $78,052.35 Date 01/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APOLLONIO, JOSEPH M Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $78,051.43 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINCKERHOFF, CHRISTINE M Employer name City of Middletown Amount $78,051.18 Date 05/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTZ, RICHARD L Employer name Oneida County Amount $78,051.16 Date 10/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUPTON, JEANNE M Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $78,050.78 Date 02/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRTON, KENNETH M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $78,050.08 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COMBIE, ALEXANDER Employer name Boces-Oswego Amount $78,049.46 Date 09/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, JOHN J Employer name Elwood UFSD Amount $78,048.40 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, CRAIG R Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $78,047.99 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YEBOAH, ROSEMARY Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $78,047.90 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHESNA, MATTHEW V Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $78,047.85 Date 09/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BICK, ROBERT A Employer name Town of Clay Amount $78,047.68 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREELAND, GREGORY W Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $78,047.52 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUERTAS, MIGUEL Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $78,047.10 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, PATRICIA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $78,046.98 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRARY, FRANCIS W Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $78,046.72 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, BOBBIE JO Employer name Monroe County Amount $78,046.38 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUILLIAM, CURTIS R Employer name Nassau County Amount $78,045.71 Date 01/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, LAURA J Employer name Orange County Amount $78,045.58 Date 05/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULET, HEATHER M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $78,044.90 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WU, YUAN Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $78,044.05 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, TODD M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $78,043.60 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGEL, DEBRA C Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $78,042.74 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, MARY T Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $78,042.29 Date 10/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEIL, DAVID A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $78,042.29 Date 12/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSKA, MARY-HELENIE B Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $78,042.29 Date 07/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOTINO, KENNETH A Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $78,042.06 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, TRACEY Y Employer name Westchester County Amount $78,042.05 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARSENAULT, RANDY P Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $78,041.99 Date 01/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKOFF, ESTHER M Employer name St Joseph's School For Deaf Amount $78,041.88 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON-POYOTTE, ANGELA C Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $78,041.86 Date 04/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN-NELSON, LAUREN Employer name St Joseph's School For Deaf Amount $78,041.78 Date 02/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISEREAU, DARREN R Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $78,041.59 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWER, RUSSELL W, JR Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $78,041.06 Date 07/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, THOMAS J Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $78,041.00 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, DARRELL C Employer name Nassau County Amount $78,040.79 Date 01/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, JAMES E Employer name Education Department Amount $78,040.52 Date 02/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, SHEILA M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $78,039.69 Date 06/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, KAREN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $78,039.46 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, LIZABETH Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $78,039.35 Date 03/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURITO, JOSEPH R Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $78,038.92 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINELLI, PATRICIA A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $78,038.65 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELLEN, DAVID R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $78,037.79 Date 12/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, STANLY M Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $78,037.45 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCCI, JOAN E Employer name Port Jefferson UFSD Amount $78,037.25 Date 06/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORCYNSKI, MARGARET A Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $78,036.28 Date 11/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, ALEXANDER Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,035.88 Date 06/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULRISS, LISA A Employer name Clinton County Amount $78,035.13 Date 03/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKUS, WILLIAM A Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $78,035.09 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCKINGTON, REGINA L Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $78,034.98 Date 12/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGDEN, PEYTON J Employer name Warren County Amount $78,034.77 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEUMEGARD, THOMAS Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $78,034.11 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, JEFFREY G Employer name Village of Lakewood Amount $78,033.88 Date 02/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YAGER, KIMBERLY E Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $78,033.02 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System