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 BUYEA, ROBERT M Employer name Erie County Amount $77,919.71 Date 07/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ALFRANIO A Employer name Village of Pleasantville Amount $77,919.68 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, KENNETH J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $77,919.55 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRATOS, MELINA M Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $77,919.49 Date 11/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STILL, STEWART S Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $77,919.20 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, BERNADETTE Employer name Town of Islip Amount $77,919.20 Date 06/28/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, JOHN F Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $77,918.94 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEISCHER, STEVEN H Employer name Dutchess County Amount $77,918.65 Date 02/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, RONNI L Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $77,918.65 Date 05/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONHARDT, LISA D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $77,918.40 Date 04/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAILIDES, BARBARA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $77,917.23 Date 03/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMEONA, DORIS Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $77,916.82 Date 09/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JARMAAR J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $77,916.66 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAWEIN, JAMES L Employer name Town of Hamptonburgh Amount $77,915.23 Date 01/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKOROS, WILLIAM J Employer name Westhampton Beach UFSD Amount $77,915.17 Date 09/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, KATHERINE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $77,915.14 Date 08/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESFAYE, ERMIAS Employer name Department of Law Amount $77,914.95 Date 05/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERSON, TAYLOR G Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $77,914.95 Date 10/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, DEBRA T Employer name Department of Health Amount $77,914.74 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANGELISTA, PATRICK Employer name Westchester County Amount $77,914.36 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIGSBY, ALAN W Employer name Gilbertsville Mt Upton CSD Amount $77,914.32 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABERKOMHALM, JOSHUA A Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $77,913.87 Date 08/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEASLEY, DOUGLAS B Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $77,913.60 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, LEONARDO Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $77,913.46 Date 05/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIRESTA, MICHAEL R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $77,913.20 Date 08/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHMAN, LYNN B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $77,913.20 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORELLE, GREGORY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $77,913.20 Date 08/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTOPSINGH, LISA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $77,913.20 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TIMOTHY R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $77,913.20 Date 10/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, KEVIN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $77,913.01 Date 01/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BRETT O Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $77,912.84 Date 03/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NIELSEN, WALTER T Employer name City of Albany Amount $77,912.75 Date 01/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLODOWSKI, JUSTIN R Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $77,912.32 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CATHCART, DWAYNE L. Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $77,912.19 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAUB, CYNTHIA A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $77,911.56 Date 04/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACANTI, CHARLES M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $77,911.28 Date 01/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEPPLER, PATRICIA A Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $77,911.24 Date 11/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAIGH, STEVEN J Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $77,910.82 Date 11/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, KENNETH, JR Employer name Saratoga County Amount $77,910.73 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAKOWICZ, NICHOLAS D Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $77,910.41 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREARS, LEONARD M Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $77,909.76 Date 04/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOLONEY, PATRICK P Employer name Montauk UFSD Amount $77,909.47 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIELEFELD, MARK C Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $77,909.43 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTHANDARAMAN, THARAGESWARI Employer name Office For Technology Amount $77,909.37 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONS, DANA M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $77,908.79 Date 08/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, JULIA L Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $77,908.30 Date 11/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJTKOWIAK, MICHELLE Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $77,908.18 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTIN, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $77,907.91 Date 05/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDOLPH, LISA R Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $77,907.11 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAS, MARCO A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $77,906.87 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOAD, SABIN E, II Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $77,906.25 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SY, KIU S Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $77,905.56 Date 07/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, DIANE B Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $77,904.23 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOIDEL, LEWIS F Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $77,904.00 Date 05/31/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKVONY, KENNETH M Employer name West Babylon Fire District Amount $77,902.82 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORR, WILLIAM T Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $77,902.52 Date 02/18/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, KURT D Employer name Oneida County Amount $77,902.50 Date 08/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC RAY, JIMMY L Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $77,902.27 Date 01/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALPARTIDA, JESUS R Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $77,902.18 Date 08/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODHEAD, TYRONE Employer name Ulster County Amount $77,901.71 Date 06/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANACORE, MICHAEL S Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $77,901.67 Date 03/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GARRY, MICHAEL A Employer name Department of Health Amount $77,899.20 Date 01/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELMORE, DENISE A Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $77,898.83 Date 10/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCANDON, ZOILA T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $77,898.50 Date 03/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, SEAN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $77,898.50 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANASUK, SUSAN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $77,898.50 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARC R Employer name Town of Lockport Amount $77,898.17 Date 01/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELLON, CHARLES T, JR Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $77,897.94 Date 10/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CANASTO, JORGE E Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $77,897.32 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJEED, RIZAN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $77,897.28 Date 09/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEEKS, MARIANNE Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $77,897.10 Date 08/03/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOUNTZOUROS, CAROL A Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $77,896.89 Date 03/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, JOHN J Employer name City of Albany Amount $77,896.80 Date 08/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUFF, RUSSELL W Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $77,896.07 Date 07/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARRON, CONDENESSA G Employer name City of Rochester Amount $77,894.76 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPHAN, ROBIN F Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $77,894.73 Date 03/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, VINCENT Employer name City of White Plains Amount $77,894.60 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, GAIL A Employer name Cornell University Amount $77,894.51 Date 06/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBELL, LAURA A Employer name Orange County Amount $77,894.49 Date 12/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHN, DEBRA A Employer name Orange County Amount $77,893.75 Date 12/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTURSI, STEPHEN J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $77,893.28 Date 09/01/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDZRAH, WILLIAMS Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $77,893.10 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMOR, ELMINE Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $77,892.92 Date 03/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAY, WILLIAM G Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $77,892.71 Date 05/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORZENIEWSKI, MELINDA S Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $77,892.17 Date 08/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANKOWSKI, SARAH M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $77,892.08 Date 12/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANASTASI, JANE E Employer name Pocantico Hills CSD Amount $77,892.08 Date 04/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLAN, IRENE F Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $77,891.67 Date 09/24/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPPKE, LOUISE A Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $77,891.61 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INSALACO, ANTHONY, JR Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $77,891.60 Date 07/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARQUES, SOFIA A Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $77,891.60 Date 05/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHANAN, DANIEL C Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $77,891.58 Date 12/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASTASI, ANTHONY T Employer name City of Fulton Amount $77,891.57 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, JEFFREY K Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $77,891.36 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, KARLA Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $77,890.56 Date 09/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGRAHAM, ROBERT J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $77,890.00 Date 02/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORPIGLIA, ANTHONY D Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $77,889.98 Date 08/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORRAPATI, BHAGYA L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $77,889.85 Date 02/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSAQUOI, BINTU Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $77,889.73 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLAUSNER, ELYSE H Employer name Plainview Old Bethpage Pub Lib Amount $77,889.29 Date 11/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System