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 GILL, JAMES P Employer name Hudson River Park Trust Amount $77,861.65 Date 04/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONA, RHONDA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $77,861.60 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, TODD A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $77,861.43 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name USHER, KELLY N Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $77,861.32 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMBO, ELIZABETH Employer name Nassau County Amount $77,860.93 Date 03/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPADA, SARAH E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $77,860.85 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, EVELYN M Employer name Westchester County Amount $77,860.82 Date 06/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ERIC L Employer name Nassau County Amount $77,860.51 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRAY, ELIZABETH Q Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $77,860.31 Date 10/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, ELIZABETH E Employer name Albany County Amount $77,860.26 Date 02/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIFIELD, DOUGLAS A Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $77,860.24 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, LAWRENCE M, JR Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $77,860.12 Date 06/07/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFENTNER, WILLIAM J Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $77,860.10 Date 05/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, ANDREW T Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $77,859.47 Date 04/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRILL, NICHOLAS T Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $77,859.31 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCCI, MATTHEW J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $77,858.43 Date 08/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKER, LENNOX J Employer name Nassau County Amount $77,858.19 Date 04/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIETZEN, MARK W Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $77,858.09 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANWARREN, HEATHER L Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $77,857.82 Date 08/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONE, JOHN G Employer name Syosset Fire District Amount $77,856.77 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMIZZI, JOSEPH J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $77,856.59 Date 10/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KUINLAN, ROBIN J Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $77,856.43 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAHAN, JASON J Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $77,856.31 Date 07/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALCHAR, LUDWIG P Employer name Westchester County Amount $77,856.06 Date 02/28/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICK, BRENDAN B Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $77,855.69 Date 09/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURTNEY, DIANNE G Employer name Carle Place UFSD Amount $77,854.78 Date 10/18/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRO, VIRGINIA I Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $77,854.56 Date 10/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENGLER, STEPHEN H Employer name City of Rochester Amount $77,854.53 Date 07/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSHFORD, MATHEW W Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $77,854.05 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDE, PHILIP M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $77,852.87 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIGZA, JESSICA M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $77,852.51 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ZUTPHEN, KYLE E Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $77,852.49 Date 07/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGDON, SUSAN C Employer name Niagara Co. Ind. Dev. Agy. Amount $77,852.24 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOEK, STUART J Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $77,852.17 Date 07/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINBERG, ALAN D Employer name Nassau County Amount $77,852.02 Date 03/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REESE, PAMELA A Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $77,851.89 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, LUIS Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $77,851.65 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITT, JEFFREY A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $77,851.35 Date 06/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENKERT, STEPHEN M Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $77,851.31 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTAGLIA, STEPHEN D Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $77,851.17 Date 12/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTEN, JEANINE L Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $77,851.14 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLO, JOHANNA L Employer name Monroe County Amount $77,850.94 Date 01/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGUAL, RICKY J Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $77,850.46 Date 03/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIRO, SALVATORE Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $77,849.98 Date 08/31/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMBONE, JACK J Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $77,849.90 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTZ, BLAINE Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $77,849.37 Date 07/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YADIN, ELEANOR Employer name New York Public Library Amount $77,849.23 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUMBERGS, DEREK A Employer name Yates County Amount $77,849.20 Date 07/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOGUT, SARAH J Employer name Department of Health Amount $77,849.07 Date 07/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENART, EDWARD J Employer name Education Department Amount $77,848.78 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPECKMAN, LINDA J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $77,848.77 Date 08/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, JENNIFER L Employer name Education Department Amount $77,848.50 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESS, ANGELA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $77,848.46 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGLUIZZI, CHRIS S Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $77,848.29 Date 07/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWK, TERRY D Employer name Queensbury UFSD Amount $77,848.08 Date 12/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDDIX, NICOLE M Employer name City of Albany Amount $77,847.76 Date 01/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLAKES, LATEESHA J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $77,847.65 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNUPFER, THOMAS R, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $77,847.39 Date 02/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASIUK, AMY V Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $77,847.20 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRAY, DENNIS Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $77,846.68 Date 08/03/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMANZAR, LISSETTE Employer name Office of General Services Amount $77,846.60 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTHMAN, DEBRA E Employer name Department of Health Amount $77,846.53 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLOMA, STEVEN M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $77,845.53 Date 09/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOS, BARBARA J Employer name Nassau County Amount $77,845.11 Date 11/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUHRS, MARY E Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $77,844.65 Date 03/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREIBERG, KEVIN A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $77,844.04 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIENER, JOSEPH D Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $77,843.33 Date 09/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAKOT, JASON K Employer name Division of Veterans' Affairs Amount $77,843.18 Date 09/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRENCHKO, PETER L Employer name Department of Health Amount $77,843.18 Date 08/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROE, GEORGE M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $77,843.18 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, SIMON W Y Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $77,843.18 Date 04/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENTS, JOHN H Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $77,843.17 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSTO, MARK A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $77,842.92 Date 11/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTANNO, MARYELLEN Employer name Freeport Memorial Library Amount $77,841.91 Date 07/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHARD, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $77,841.76 Date 04/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANGRI, LOUIS Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $77,841.69 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, RAUL P Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $77,841.39 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROTTA, MICHAEL L Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $77,840.05 Date 02/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCE, RANDOLPH Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $77,840.00 Date 06/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JABAUT, JOSEPH L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $77,839.90 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAWALEC, JULIE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $77,839.86 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOAN, DEBBY M Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $77,839.72 Date 04/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARLOFF, BRIAN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $77,839.66 Date 10/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAKOWSKI, JOHN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $77,838.77 Date 08/25/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACIEJEWSKI, TODD M Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $77,838.70 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICKSON, RANDY M Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $77,838.62 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALI, RICHARD C Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $77,838.59 Date 05/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, JEFFREY M Employer name City of Troy Amount $77,837.58 Date 03/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIANCURSIO, SAMUEL A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $77,836.25 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARINARO, STEVEN Employer name Nassau County Amount $77,836.02 Date 08/02/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUZZI, MARIA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $77,835.99 Date 01/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLISTYEF, JULIA Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $77,835.94 Date 07/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEED, CHARLES R Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $77,835.94 Date 11/30/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, MICHAEL R Employer name Orange County Amount $77,835.84 Date 02/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVELL, KALINA R Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $77,835.60 Date 04/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYER, RUTH L Employer name Ulster County Amount $77,835.60 Date 07/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUTLY, ROBERT J Employer name Monroe County Amount $77,835.00 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, STEPHANIE L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $77,834.76 Date 09/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, SCOTT H Employer name Broome County Amount $77,834.39 Date 07/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DARNELL P Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $77,834.34 Date 09/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System