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 ALLISTER, DANIEL T Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $77,515.70 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASCSAK, MARC Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $77,515.25 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURRELL, THOMAS Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $77,515.04 Date 09/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTNAM, MARGARET K Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $77,514.81 Date 11/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, BRIAN S Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $77,514.75 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHESTER, ERIN K Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $77,514.42 Date 10/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKSON, JOHN J Employer name Town of Ulster Amount $77,514.33 Date 08/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOSE, SUBHEN Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $77,514.25 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSMAN, DAVID Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $77,513.96 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELLER, MARK A Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $77,513.39 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, EILEEN M Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $77,513.32 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, NEYSA A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $77,513.30 Date 07/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUROCHKIN, VLADIMIR Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $77,512.75 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEU-SICART, GARY G Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $77,512.60 Date 02/27/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANG, BELINDA J Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $77,512.40 Date 12/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, JUAN Employer name City of White Plains Amount $77,512.25 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAXTER, NEIL T Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $77,512.13 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, JUSTIN M Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $77,511.81 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, VIRGIE M Employer name Westchester County Amount $77,511.59 Date 03/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALNITSKY, GREGORY Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $77,511.10 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULRICH, BENSON A Employer name Broome County Amount $77,510.96 Date 04/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLE, STEVEN T Employer name City of Kingston Amount $77,509.48 Date 06/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONESTEEL, SCOTT E Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $77,509.05 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLUCCI, GLENN L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $77,508.74 Date 07/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, COLLEEN M Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $77,508.66 Date 09/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDOW, MEREDITH P Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $77,508.61 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, GILBERT A Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $77,508.61 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PORRETTO, NICHOLAS A, JR Employer name Town of Mount Kisco Amount $77,508.24 Date 01/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHINAPPI, STEVEN J Employer name Monroe County Amount $77,507.63 Date 04/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, GREGORY B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $77,507.60 Date 02/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GESSLER, KENNETH Employer name Westchester County Amount $77,507.36 Date 12/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERTON, JOHN R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $77,507.27 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, JAMES C, JR Employer name City of Albany Amount $77,507.17 Date 08/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TKACH, IRINA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $77,507.11 Date 03/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONORATO, RICHARD J Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $77,507.06 Date 04/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAM, REGINALD Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $77,507.05 Date 09/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, RECARDO ST. V Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $77,506.83 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, NAPOLEON B Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $77,506.59 Date 10/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUINN, TIMOTHY A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $77,506.33 Date 03/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALADINO, TAMMY J Employer name Town of Southold Amount $77,506.22 Date 09/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, KURT D Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $77,506.15 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULZMAN, MICHAEL P Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $77,505.85 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGACE, SANDRA L Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $77,505.22 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULLER, EVAN N Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $77,505.13 Date 10/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, HEATHER V Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $77,504.49 Date 06/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANGELO, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $77,504.25 Date 10/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONAHAN, ILDIKO E Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $77,504.12 Date 09/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOPER, BILLY J Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $77,504.01 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHREY, DANIELLE L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $77,503.01 Date 05/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHROEDER, NICHOLAS J Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $77,502.21 Date 11/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLLER, DIANA E Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $77,501.65 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALJIT, RAJENDRANAUTH Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $77,501.42 Date 09/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEQUEIRA, JOAN F Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $77,500.24 Date 05/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJOR, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name City of Auburn Amount $77,499.70 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AVENDANO, CLAUDIA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $77,499.50 Date 08/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, GREG M Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $77,498.65 Date 03/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKUS, WILLIAM M Employer name Warren County Amount $77,497.71 Date 07/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, GEORGE C Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $77,497.68 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODAMA, TENIADE A Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $77,497.61 Date 01/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVINO, PAUL E Employer name Education Department Amount $77,497.29 Date 12/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALERA-MC GARRY, DAWN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $77,497.29 Date 08/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNS, HERBERT J Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $77,497.24 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBYCK, MICHAEL Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $77,497.16 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYLE, KEISHA R Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $77,497.15 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $77,497.04 Date 12/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KENNETH W Employer name Warren County Amount $77,496.63 Date 07/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUER, EDWARD J Employer name Great Neck Park District Amount $77,496.52 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, KESHA N Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $77,496.47 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTHUR, THERESA M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $77,496.30 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTASIEWICZ, PETER M Employer name City of Utica Amount $77,495.92 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, KENNETH A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $77,495.53 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABDULLAH, SUHAIYLA Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $77,495.37 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, DARYL V Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $77,493.34 Date 02/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, KEITH M Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $77,493.05 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JESSIE, BRIAN P Employer name City of Auburn Amount $77,492.51 Date 08/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NIKISCHER, ERICH P Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $77,492.37 Date 11/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELLEY, STEVEN R Employer name Village of Williston Park Amount $77,492.21 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDIENT, DAVID J Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $77,491.93 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARETTE, DAVID L Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $77,491.82 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOVIE, MICHAEL F Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $77,491.31 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIKE, SUSAN J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $77,491.13 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWINEGAR, ANNE MARIE E Employer name Mohawk Valley Child Youth Serv Amount $77,490.91 Date 11/13/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIGNONE, ROBERTO J Employer name Westchester County Amount $77,490.21 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DYKEN, LAUREN A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $77,490.06 Date 01/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUM, JAMES C Employer name Dansville CSD Amount $77,489.98 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTERSON, KAREN A Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $77,489.24 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECOR, TAMMY L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $77,488.88 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYON, KIRK E Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $77,488.79 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, JOSE Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $77,488.75 Date 12/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, STEPHEN J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $77,488.73 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANORRO, DONNA Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $77,488.62 Date 05/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, ZILPHA Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $77,488.48 Date 05/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRIBILINI, JAMES M Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $77,488.07 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHILLACI, PHILIP P Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $77,487.89 Date 11/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRIMLISK, THOMAS M Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $77,487.62 Date 05/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, BRENDA L Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $77,487.55 Date 07/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, AMY I Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $77,487.26 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JASON A Employer name City of Albany Amount $77,486.77 Date 07/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLSEN, ALLEN F, JR Employer name Farmingville Fire District Amount $77,486.66 Date 12/14/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEMAIN, CORDELIA M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $77,486.21 Date 08/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System