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 BECKER-MATERO, NIKAYA L Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $78,003.37 Date 09/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYCHCIK, PAULA S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $78,002.76 Date 10/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARR, RICHMOND E Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $78,002.64 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TUCCI, MARY F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,002.59 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONSECA, ANTONIO Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $78,002.15 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, ANGELINA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $78,002.08 Date 10/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, MARCIA A Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $78,002.07 Date 10/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROONEY, FRANCIS S Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $78,001.88 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADRIANO, PERLITO L Employer name Valhalla UFSD Amount $78,001.11 Date 02/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, EBONY M Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $78,000.88 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANDTKE, CLIFFORD C Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $78,000.73 Date 06/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISH, ERNEST V, JR Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $78,000.34 Date 04/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSALA, REBECCA S Employer name Madison County Amount $78,000.07 Date 04/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GEE, JAMES G Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $78,000.00 Date 11/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERBIT, WARREN E Employer name Village of Montebello Amount $78,000.00 Date 05/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, PHILIP A Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $78,000.00 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, MICHELLE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $78,000.00 Date 11/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REITER, BRIAN D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $77,999.85 Date 06/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECERRA, CESAR Employer name Westchester County Amount $77,999.83 Date 12/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELIM, SARAH S Employer name Schenectady County Amount $77,999.80 Date 05/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, IAN D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $77,998.40 Date 10/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, TRACEY L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $77,998.37 Date 09/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Lawrence UFSD Amount $77,997.52 Date 08/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, MICHAEL L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $77,997.48 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, DANIEL D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $77,996.88 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EKANAYAKE, NANDIKA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $77,996.55 Date 01/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCESCHETTI-ZEOLI, BRENDA J Employer name Broome County Amount $77,996.37 Date 04/10/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REESE, DAVID M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $77,996.00 Date 10/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOKES, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $77,995.87 Date 07/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE ROSA, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $77,995.68 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIX, OMAR K Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $77,995.28 Date 10/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOTITO, BRENDA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $77,995.25 Date 01/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, PAUL M Employer name Wyandanch UFSD Amount $77,995.19 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNTON, DAVID P Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $77,994.88 Date 09/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUBE, MATTHEW R Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $77,994.80 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAMRASS, PHILIP M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $77,994.80 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIDGEFORD, SEAN E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $77,994.52 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINTON, CONNIE S Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $77,993.82 Date 09/13/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, JAMES, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $77,992.53 Date 04/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LINGENFELTER, BRUCE W Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $77,992.25 Date 08/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARL, ORLANDO A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $77,991.99 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STURGEN, MARTHA A Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $77,991.88 Date 01/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRAPOWITZKY, JOHN W Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $77,991.71 Date 05/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENK, CINDY B Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $77,991.64 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMO, CYNTHIA C Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $77,990.75 Date 11/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMICHAEL, JUANITA R Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $77,990.69 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, KEVIN M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $77,990.38 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, LAWRENCE Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $77,990.34 Date 09/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEREDIA, JAVIER J Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $77,990.18 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DER MEID, NICOLE L Employer name Brighton CSD Amount $77,990.05 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BINU, MERIN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $77,990.02 Date 07/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERLING, ROBIN G Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $77,989.95 Date 02/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, SHARON E Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $77,989.86 Date 11/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAYTER, SARINA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $77,989.76 Date 04/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONATO, BRUNO Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $77,989.24 Date 09/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN BLADEL, JOHN C Employer name Fulton County Amount $77,989.19 Date 11/27/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAND, SPENCER F Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $77,988.96 Date 07/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, WILLIE MAE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $77,988.90 Date 03/08/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, LOIS A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $77,988.54 Date 05/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST PAUL, GUERDITHE G Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $77,987.91 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTLER, THOMAS F Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $77,987.73 Date 07/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARBER, RICHARD S Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $77,987.63 Date 02/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURLISON, SCOTT A Employer name City of Norwich Amount $77,987.05 Date 03/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHINDLER, LUCILLE J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $77,986.19 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, JAMES K Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $77,986.16 Date 06/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ANN M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $77,985.48 Date 06/15/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, MICHAEL B Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $77,985.30 Date 10/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAILEY, ARMSTER J Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $77,985.29 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNN, MIRIAM M Employer name Nyack UFSD Amount $77,984.98 Date 07/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Schenectady County Amount $77,984.97 Date 01/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWEHL, JULIE A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $77,984.96 Date 05/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCAPERROTTA, RAYMOND A Employer name Village of Elmsford Amount $77,984.74 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTS, TABITHA R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $77,983.90 Date 01/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, CHERYL H Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $77,983.83 Date 03/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, TRACIE L Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $77,983.63 Date 06/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DEBRA J Employer name Monroe County Amount $77,983.55 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOICE, ALLISON R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $77,982.59 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, JESSICA A Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $77,982.04 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, KERISSA M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $77,982.03 Date 08/31/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONSIOREK, EDWIN E Employer name Erie County Amount $77,981.94 Date 01/25/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, GOLDA C Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $77,981.50 Date 05/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUZBIK, DANIEL M Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $77,980.82 Date 01/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLDAN, KATHLEEN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $77,979.45 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, MELINDA D Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $77,978.00 Date 03/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, KAREN M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $77,977.99 Date 04/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTIGLIA, CARRIE L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $77,977.87 Date 11/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERS, LAUREN E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $77,977.46 Date 04/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARD-HALL, BARBARA Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $77,977.44 Date 01/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMET, JOHN R Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $77,977.20 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUAREZ, ADRIAN Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $77,977.12 Date 08/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULSE, MARK S Employer name Village of Penn Yan Amount $77,977.12 Date 07/30/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BATES, IRMA M Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $77,976.96 Date 09/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUCCI, RICHARD E Employer name Niagara County Amount $77,976.56 Date 05/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MARIA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $77,976.51 Date 07/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULCARE, THOMAS Employer name Carle Place UFSD Amount $77,976.21 Date 02/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILTSHIRE, KOLAN R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $77,975.77 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, KAREN M Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $77,975.10 Date 09/11/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLTERMANN, JEFFREY Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $77,974.84 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AREVALO, ALMA A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $77,974.67 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, PATRICIA K Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $77,974.24 Date 12/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System