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 MC ILROY, ROBERT W Employer name Onondaga County Amount $77,808.85 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANZEN, PAUL Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $77,808.74 Date 01/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, BRENDON P Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $77,808.41 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DANAN, MICHAEL P Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $77,808.24 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINI, JACQUELINE R Employer name Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD Amount $77,807.60 Date 10/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, SHANNON L Employer name Monroe County Amount $77,807.42 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, CARLOS A Employer name Oyster Bay-East Norwich CSD Amount $77,807.41 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUFFINO, JOHN L Employer name Suffolk Coop Library System Amount $77,806.99 Date 03/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, JAMES A Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $77,806.77 Date 08/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTOSH, KYLE M Employer name City of Kingston Amount $77,806.55 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMS, JOSEPH A Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $77,806.54 Date 01/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IGWE, OBI K Employer name Tarrytown Mun Housing Auth Amount $77,806.44 Date 04/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCNIFF, LOUISE P Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $77,805.95 Date 06/24/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARROQUIN, ARMANDO Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $77,805.87 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DERX, KIMBERLY A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $77,805.63 Date 03/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINASWEE, ALVIN Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $77,805.55 Date 06/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDEZMA, MARGARITA E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $77,805.32 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, JAMES N Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $77,804.96 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLIS, JEREMY C Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $77,804.86 Date 11/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULTON, JASON S Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $77,804.73 Date 07/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLIVER, REGINA Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $77,804.64 Date 11/17/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAINFORD, JOAN S Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $77,803.52 Date 03/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELFINO, LOUIS A Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $77,803.36 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, DEBRA S Employer name Erie County Amount $77,803.25 Date 08/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAIR, ANTIONETTE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $77,802.25 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, REGINA M Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $77,802.16 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINQUEMANI, JACQUELINE R Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $77,801.25 Date 10/16/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, JOSEPH B Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $77,800.80 Date 01/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALMES, AMY J Employer name Wyoming County Amount $77,800.20 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHATZBERG, EVAN T Employer name Nassau County Amount $77,799.95 Date 08/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGRAHAM, BRIAN T Employer name Town of Sweden Amount $77,799.38 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIOFFI, JOSEPH G Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $77,799.15 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, JENNIFER D Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $77,799.09 Date 12/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRMINGHAM, JAMES H Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $77,799.05 Date 06/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONEGAN, TERRENCE P Employer name Livingston County Amount $77,798.70 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEATHERS, KIMBERLY S Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $77,798.67 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, ALFREDO, JR Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $77,798.56 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEY, MARK J Employer name Niagara County Amount $77,798.29 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, ELAINE M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $77,798.25 Date 03/23/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONSECA, EVELYN Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $77,798.15 Date 11/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAKRABORTI, AMITAVA Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $77,797.72 Date 05/20/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, KATHLEEN M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $77,797.72 Date 01/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, JOSEPH T Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $77,797.16 Date 01/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, THOMAS W Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $77,796.71 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIEFER, THEODORE C Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $77,796.69 Date 09/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAULI, CHARLIE KAROL Employer name Rockland County Amount $77,796.68 Date 07/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZA, JASON Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $77,796.19 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIS, MARGARET L Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $77,795.79 Date 05/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSON, PATRICIA A Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $77,795.28 Date 08/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREISBACH, LANCE M Employer name Ontario County Amount $77,795.11 Date 05/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENO, DEBORAH A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $77,794.81 Date 01/31/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHERS, WILLIAM L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $77,794.30 Date 02/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATICHON, MARIE G Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $77,793.98 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINBOTHAM, HAROLD E, JR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $77,793.80 Date 04/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADLER, JUDITH Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $77,793.64 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, DAVID Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $77,793.11 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROJAS, JANET Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $77,793.03 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, LUKE Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $77,792.71 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, ROBERT Employer name Village of Pelham Manor Amount $77,792.30 Date 12/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIEVE, SHANNON L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $77,791.84 Date 12/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORMOND-SMIGIENA, COLLEEN P Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $77,791.68 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZERNIAK, MICHAEL H Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $77,791.52 Date 08/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JANET K Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $77,791.00 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, AUDREY Y Employer name Education Department Amount $77,790.97 Date 08/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MULLEN, KEVIN W Employer name Education Department Amount $77,790.97 Date 04/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLON, LOURDES I Employer name Education Department Amount $77,790.97 Date 04/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANON, PAMELA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $77,790.83 Date 08/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, SANDRA A Employer name Boces-Clint Essx Warr Wash'Ton Amount $77,790.62 Date 01/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPARD, LAKISHA Employer name Monroe County Amount $77,790.48 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, STEPHEN Employer name Westchester County Amount $77,790.02 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, ANN E THOMPSON Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $77,789.83 Date 10/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAPOLITO, LINDA S Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $77,789.56 Date 12/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA-BLEIR, MARY M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $77,789.50 Date 06/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUSSBAUM, BRUCE E Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $77,789.38 Date 07/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOK, AMY E Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $77,789.09 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, EDWARD R Employer name Half Hollow Hills Comm Library Amount $77,788.92 Date 04/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANCEY, JAMES W, JR Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $77,788.83 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRECKER, RYAN P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $77,788.82 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIMMER, BRUCE J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $77,788.38 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GINNIS, MEGAN M Employer name Sachem Public Library Amount $77,788.08 Date 09/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, TRACEY R Employer name City of Hudson Amount $77,788.01 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHERRICK, KYLE C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $77,787.75 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HORTON, BRENDAN E Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $77,787.71 Date 04/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, BRIAN M Employer name Town of Lloyd Amount $77,787.69 Date 01/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AVERY, AARON M Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $77,787.66 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGGER, MARK Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $77,787.60 Date 06/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ERIC Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $77,787.44 Date 10/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SEAN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $77,787.34 Date 05/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCIA, CHRISTINA E Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $77,786.73 Date 01/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERT, KAREN G Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $77,786.62 Date 09/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINKLEY, MATTHEW D Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $77,786.54 Date 06/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENNA, SEAN Employer name New Rochelle Muni Housing Auth Amount $77,786.54 Date 11/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APICELLA, ELVERA P Employer name Westchester County Amount $77,785.43 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, MICHAEL W, JR Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $77,784.94 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABEZAS, DIEGO F Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $77,783.70 Date 06/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEATING, TIMOTHY B Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $77,783.64 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, TERESA L Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $77,783.02 Date 11/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, ELRACHEL M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $77,782.96 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRMANN, JOSEPH W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $77,782.89 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, JENNIFER J Employer name Town of Massena Amount $77,782.64 Date 11/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System