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 DAVIS, RUSSELL L, JR Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $77,630.41 Date 05/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGUILAR, CARLOS Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $77,630.31 Date 10/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, DANIEL J Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $77,630.15 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOFFEL, GLENN A Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $77,629.94 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASAZZA, ROBERT L Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $77,629.79 Date 03/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, JARRETT A Employer name City of Fulton Amount $77,628.87 Date 08/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUHIN, SUSAN K Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $77,628.78 Date 05/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O BRIEN, BARBARA A Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $77,628.67 Date 09/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINK, RONALD S Employer name Broome County Amount $77,628.65 Date 04/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, CRAIG M Employer name Nassau County Amount $77,628.63 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOELER, GERARD J Employer name Island Trees UFSD Amount $77,628.00 Date 03/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'ROURKE, LAURIE P Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $77,627.73 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, LINDA Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $77,627.71 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDRANO PEREYRA, MARIA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $77,627.67 Date 09/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAZ, OKSANA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $77,627.46 Date 02/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, ZHEN Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $77,627.40 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, MARY ELLEN Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $77,627.40 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAN, MINZI Employer name Department of Health Amount $77,627.24 Date 12/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEMAK, LEVI T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $77,627.24 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, JOHN J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $77,626.94 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, SEAN P Employer name Village of Canton Amount $77,626.91 Date 06/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROMIE, TIMOTHY R Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $77,626.52 Date 12/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERB PETRUCCIONE, SANDRA J Employer name Honeoye Falls-Lima CSD Amount $77,626.46 Date 05/04/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAINES, JOHN E, III Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $77,626.12 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONDE, BRENT V Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $77,625.79 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORRENTINO, ALFRED L Employer name Albany Convention Center Auth. Amount $77,625.08 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOKE, MICHELE A Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $77,625.01 Date 02/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, EDWIN, JR Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $77,624.57 Date 09/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENECAL, JAMES F, JR Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $77,624.47 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, DARRELL W Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $77,624.46 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFFERTY, RONALD E JR Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $77,624.15 Date 04/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, THOMAS J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $77,624.06 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHARTON, RANDY W Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $77,623.44 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, JOSEPH P Employer name Office of General Services Amount $77,623.24 Date 10/12/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZYCKI, KRISTIN M Employer name Erie County Amount $77,623.18 Date 01/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORMIN, JOHN W Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $77,622.66 Date 01/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNER, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $77,622.58 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAELS, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $77,622.53 Date 07/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINSTRUTH, GEOFFREY D Employer name Village of North Syracuse Amount $77,622.18 Date 07/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAGNAVITA, STEVEN P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $77,621.82 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPINNER, JACQUELINE F Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $77,621.45 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEASOR, KENNETH W Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $77,621.44 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LINDA P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $77,620.70 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEITCH, MICHAEL B Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $77,620.03 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONARO, TANYA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $77,619.89 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLAN, DENISE M Employer name Newcomb CSD Amount $77,619.68 Date 06/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LORI A Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $77,619.57 Date 05/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUILIANO, JASON M Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $77,618.59 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREAULT, BRET M Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $77,618.26 Date 09/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONYO, SHAWN M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $77,618.02 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEIRER, JOHN M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $77,616.70 Date 01/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAUMANN, ANN MARIE Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $77,616.55 Date 01/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, DEBRA L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $77,616.35 Date 07/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAN, JIHYUK Employer name Dutchess County Amount $77,616.23 Date 07/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, SCOTT M Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $77,616.21 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FETHERSTON, KEVIN Employer name Seaford UFSD Amount $77,616.06 Date 12/14/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIX-BRYAN, ALTHEA M Employer name Webster CSD Amount $77,615.86 Date 07/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, DAVID J Employer name Holland CSD Amount $77,615.55 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, RICHARD R Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $77,614.73 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, ANTONIO D Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $77,614.32 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOUNTAIN, DANIEL M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $77,614.29 Date 07/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUREWITZ, JOY R Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $77,614.26 Date 02/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBER, REGINALD, JR Employer name Village of Carthage Amount $77,613.94 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GJESDAL, JANNA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $77,613.80 Date 12/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIKMAN-ROBERTS, PATRICIA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $77,613.62 Date 05/31/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAILS, TRACY M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $77,612.98 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCAMPOLI, ANTHONY P Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $77,612.45 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, THOMAS J Employer name Orange County Amount $77,612.45 Date 08/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEPE, JENNIFER Employer name Town of Islip Amount $77,612.33 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSLOW, ASHLEY L Employer name Authorities Budget Office Amount $77,611.29 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRELLA, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $77,611.19 Date 07/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTORES, RANDY Employer name Rockland County Amount $77,611.12 Date 06/10/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, ERIC J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $77,610.76 Date 01/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, YOLANDA I Employer name Education Department Amount $77,610.40 Date 10/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, SHERI M Employer name Ontario County Amount $77,610.31 Date 09/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, SCOTT K Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $77,610.09 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUS, JOANNA B Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $77,609.49 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, MICHELLE E Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $77,609.18 Date 06/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOPFER, MARK D Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $77,608.89 Date 08/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOWAN, JOHN W Employer name Rockland County Amount $77,608.84 Date 08/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, TINA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $77,608.84 Date 06/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORDELLINI, EDWARD J Employer name Town of Mount Kisco Amount $77,608.23 Date 06/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, DAVID Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $77,608.07 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDWELL, ELAINE M Employer name Adirondack Park Agcy Amount $77,607.68 Date 07/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODINEZ, LETICIA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $77,607.33 Date 12/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYNE, WHITNEY R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $77,607.27 Date 08/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUDO, ROSANNE M Employer name Syosset Public Library Amount $77,607.15 Date 10/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE-ADAMS, NITOSCHA N Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $77,606.46 Date 01/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONERGAN, GEORGE P Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $77,606.16 Date 09/26/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNER, KATHY J Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $77,605.74 Date 09/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENICK, CYNTHIA R Employer name Department of State Amount $77,604.72 Date 06/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARD, FLORA A Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $77,604.33 Date 05/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, JESSE S Employer name City of Cortland Amount $77,603.97 Date 03/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LESCHEN, MARK J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $77,603.96 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, AIMEE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $77,603.79 Date 05/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JURADO, JAMES S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $77,603.67 Date 07/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALICZEK, CRAIG Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $77,603.03 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENHAGEN, DARLENE A Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $77,602.83 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPSON, SALLY WEAVER Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $77,602.60 Date 10/08/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURROWS, CHERYLE RAE Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $77,602.04 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System