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 BULLINGER, DONNA S Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $77,833.95 Date 10/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUGGS, ANGELA K Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $77,833.60 Date 10/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUCHARCZYK, MIHAELA Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $77,832.68 Date 10/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUCHIE, ROBERT F, III Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $77,832.59 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DILDINE, MICHAEL L Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $77,832.30 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAITT, LATOYA R Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $77,832.25 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIGUERE, THOMAS A Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $77,832.12 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELARDO, GIANNI Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $77,831.36 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, TODD R Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $77,830.70 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, STEPHANIE Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $77,830.40 Date 01/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERWOOD, LAURA A Employer name Putnam Valley CSD Amount $77,829.31 Date 11/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENNON, JUSTIN C Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $77,828.70 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSEY, MATTHEW S Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $77,828.54 Date 05/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, CHAD M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $77,828.54 Date 01/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFFER, DAVID W Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $77,828.54 Date 01/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELMINE, BEVERLY Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $77,828.39 Date 08/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, SEAN J Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $77,828.29 Date 06/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERDU, BERNADETTE A Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $77,828.20 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, ULYSSES S, II Employer name Broome County Amount $77,827.23 Date 08/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLOCHARCZYK, SUSAN M Employer name Orange County Amount $77,826.99 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, DEBORAH A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $77,826.87 Date 11/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOMKOW, PAUL R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $77,826.73 Date 10/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHER, LAYNA S Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $77,826.59 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTLER, GRACE J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $77,826.59 Date 01/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIZEK, SCOTT D Employer name Department of Law Amount $77,826.59 Date 05/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN HOESEN, VICTORIA D Employer name Department of Health Amount $77,826.59 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SATTINGER, ANDREW T Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $77,826.59 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, MATTHEW T Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $77,826.59 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOHLER, DANIEL E Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $77,826.20 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, BARBARA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $77,825.24 Date 10/06/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLEY, VICTOR G Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $77,824.72 Date 03/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZLER, JAMES V, II Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $77,824.45 Date 09/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDIN, CRAIG J Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $77,823.98 Date 07/05/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COURSELLE, DONALD R Employer name Office of General Services Amount $77,823.83 Date 06/17/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA POINTE, CHRIS R Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $77,823.83 Date 03/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAWILINSKI, ADAM L Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $77,823.83 Date 03/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, RACHEL L B Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $77,823.83 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABEL, GREGORY S Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $77,823.83 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANNIERRE, CELESTE R Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $77,823.50 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANA, CLAUDIO R Employer name Village of Tuckahoe Amount $77,823.42 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIEHL, VICKI Employer name Pearl River Public Library Amount $77,823.33 Date 02/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLOCK, PATRICIA E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $77,822.95 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWLAND, MARION I Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $77,822.51 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKEL, JOSEPH F Employer name City of Albany Amount $77,822.05 Date 08/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUNAWAY, MAURICE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $77,821.55 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODYEAR, KATHLEEN T Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $77,821.55 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOTARO, MARIALAINE Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $77,821.55 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE JESUS, VICTORIA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $77,821.43 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STILLUFSEN, KELLY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $77,821.40 Date 01/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLEJO, KEVIN Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $77,821.29 Date 11/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMERSCHMIDT, SUSAN C Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $77,820.87 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRA, JOHNATHAN J Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $77,820.74 Date 03/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'HERN, EMILY R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $77,820.49 Date 05/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLEDGER, BARBARA J Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $77,820.38 Date 05/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERNO, VINCENT R Employer name Westchester County Amount $77,820.23 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANCZYK, SUSAN Employer name Onondaga County Amount $77,819.83 Date 04/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABASHIAN, NANCY H Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $77,819.79 Date 04/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSONS, TODD M Employer name Broome County Amount $77,819.14 Date 03/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, TIMOTHY W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $77,818.82 Date 11/19/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VETERE, LINDA G Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $77,818.80 Date 10/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAND, MARTIN K Employer name Orange County Amount $77,818.52 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, KEVIN T Employer name Monroe County Amount $77,818.26 Date 11/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHEL, DANIEL Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $77,817.88 Date 02/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWLEE, DENNIS C Employer name City of Watertown Amount $77,817.56 Date 04/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAKER, DANIEL J Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $77,817.40 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASER, KEVIN N Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $77,817.36 Date 02/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENN, NOLAND K Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $77,816.66 Date 02/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REALE, FEDERICO J Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $77,815.57 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADOWSKI, CYNTHIA A Employer name Iroquois CSD Amount $77,815.46 Date 05/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIFT, BRIAN J Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $77,815.41 Date 07/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, ERIC J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $77,814.50 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, NANCY A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $77,814.37 Date 09/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYSON, ALEXIS C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $77,814.02 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHICK, CRAIG Employer name Hamilton CSD Amount $77,813.97 Date 07/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINATERI, JOSEPH Employer name City of White Plains Amount $77,813.38 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSCHER, KENNETH C Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $77,812.91 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLAND, JESSICA A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $77,812.91 Date 02/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYDE, JOHN D Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $77,812.77 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, NATHAN M Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $77,812.76 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEONARDO, DIANA Employer name Rockland County Amount $77,812.39 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUIE, WILSON C Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $77,812.02 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ANDREWS, MICHAEL S Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $77,811.84 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARRETT, BRUCE E Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $77,811.81 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES-EBERT, ROSEMARIE A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $77,811.15 Date 08/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OSTROW, SIMONA M Employer name Education Department Amount $77,811.07 Date 06/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPENA, DONNA Employer name Education Department Amount $77,811.07 Date 05/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVER, JANE E Employer name Education Department Amount $77,811.07 Date 12/23/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POOLE, TRAVIS J Employer name City of Auburn Amount $77,810.96 Date 07/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, JOHN M Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $77,810.86 Date 11/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, KEVIN F Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $77,810.43 Date 08/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EPP, DONNA J Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $77,810.37 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFEY, KATELYN A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $77,810.30 Date 05/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, DREW M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $77,810.28 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUACKENBUSH, BONNIE E Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $77,810.21 Date 06/29/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAJNAK, JUSTIN T Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $77,809.49 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUFFY, DANIEL J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $77,809.42 Date 04/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, ROBERT F, JR Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $77,809.37 Date 05/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDER, JARED C Employer name Niagara County Amount $77,809.35 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOBE, JEROME A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $77,809.07 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STICKNEY, DAVID J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $77,808.99 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System