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 BUSH, AL C, JR Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $77,485.68 Date 01/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIGLEY, BRANDY L Employer name City of Auburn Amount $77,485.60 Date 01/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROCKWAY, DONALD E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $77,485.53 Date 04/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOCULSKI, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $77,485.40 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDS, DAVID E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $77,485.25 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAKER, JEMAL Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $77,485.21 Date 03/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREMER, SEMYON Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $77,485.00 Date 01/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORRELLI, CYNTHIA E Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $77,484.66 Date 03/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATH, ANJAN K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $77,484.53 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUECHELE, ELIZABETH A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $77,484.37 Date 01/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUTTIG, KARIN A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $77,484.24 Date 10/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULSE, DOUGLAS W Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $77,483.91 Date 09/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIFFORD, RODNEY E Employer name Wayne County Amount $77,483.34 Date 05/06/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $77,483.06 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNACHE, MICHAEL Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $77,482.80 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WROBEL, ANDRE J Employer name City of Utica Amount $77,482.00 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PLAGIANOS, JOHN P Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $77,481.83 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROOKSTON, WILLIAM H Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $77,481.83 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASHLEY, MICHELLE A Employer name Education Department Amount $77,481.83 Date 01/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLIDORO, VICTOR Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $77,481.56 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHODKOWSKI, TYLER J Employer name Lake Mohegan Fire District Amount $77,481.46 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHEUER, EDWARD C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $77,481.39 Date 04/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURANT, MELINDA JOY Employer name Town of Massena Amount $77,481.08 Date 07/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAWHINNEY, W GLEN Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $77,480.96 Date 08/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELISE, MARIANNE J Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $77,480.81 Date 02/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAHLEN, MATTHEW J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $77,480.78 Date 06/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARCY, WILLIAM J Employer name Esp Performing Arts Center Corp. Amount $77,480.75 Date 05/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARQUEZ-BRAVO, LYDIA G Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $77,479.98 Date 03/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, JASON D Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $77,479.45 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SETTE, ANTHONY J Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $77,479.45 Date 08/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOULE, JULIE R Employer name Jefferson County Amount $77,479.44 Date 12/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, DANIEL R Employer name Erie County Amount $77,479.29 Date 10/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFONTANT, ALEX Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $77,479.17 Date 03/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOGEL, JOHN W Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $77,479.12 Date 03/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, NANETTE L Employer name Albany County Amount $77,478.77 Date 02/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, MARIA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $77,478.45 Date 01/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAPSCOTT, MICHAEL R Employer name City of Geneva Amount $77,478.33 Date 02/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARNETT, RHONDA S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $77,478.31 Date 12/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, MARGARET A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $77,478.09 Date 09/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, MARK D Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $77,477.92 Date 10/28/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, KEITH J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $77,477.88 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRILLA, VIVIAN Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $77,477.85 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, JAMES J Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $77,477.66 Date 05/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAFT, BLAINE W Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $77,477.57 Date 10/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASSATLY, THEODORE G Employer name Village of Pelham Amount $77,477.23 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOESSLING, KERRY L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $77,477.19 Date 09/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, MEGAN E Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $77,476.46 Date 08/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWE, STEPHEN L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $77,476.44 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWLAN, BRIAN L Employer name Village of Horseheads Amount $77,476.22 Date 01/08/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PLANTE, RAYMOND B, JR Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $77,475.93 Date 08/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, MICHELLE A Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $77,475.70 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, JAMES E Employer name Village of Florida Amount $77,475.51 Date 09/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRX, REBECCA L Employer name Ontario County Amount $77,475.23 Date 02/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRONCZAK, ALISON Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $77,475.19 Date 03/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, EDWIN Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $77,475.15 Date 09/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNES, PATTYANN S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $77,474.74 Date 12/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSADO, ANGEL L Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $77,473.77 Date 09/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWENDINGER, SARAH J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $77,473.73 Date 11/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINNIGAN, ANN Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $77,473.44 Date 02/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NETZBAND, PHILIP B Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $77,473.34 Date 03/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOORE, SCOTT D Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $77,473.31 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHLMEIER, CARLTON T, JR Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $77,473.21 Date 06/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ILUYOMADE, OLUWATELEMI I Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $77,473.13 Date 10/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POOLE, MELISSA D Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $77,472.95 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIGAULT, MICHAEL A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $77,472.88 Date 11/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MBEKE, KAI Y Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $77,472.51 Date 04/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLEGRINO, MICHAEL A Employer name Village of Harrison Amount $77,472.24 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALGADO LEON, TANIA Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $77,472.03 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMER, EVE I Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $77,471.90 Date 12/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICARI, SALVATORE A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $77,471.61 Date 10/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STODDARD, KIMBERLY A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $77,471.54 Date 02/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CHANCE, JARED N Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $77,471.14 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, REGINA A Employer name Westchester County Amount $77,470.74 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, CATHY A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $77,470.57 Date 08/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, JUSTIN T Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $77,470.56 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODY, SHANNON P Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $77,470.29 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSATI, PAUL D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $77,470.24 Date 05/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASSETT, LAWRENCE J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $77,470.15 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRISCOLL, COLLEEN Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $77,470.04 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTOLA, JENNIFER A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $77,469.83 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QU, JIAOJIE Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $77,469.76 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARAGY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Livingston County Amount $77,469.11 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHABIAN, TAMIKA L Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $77,469.01 Date 07/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARISCO, PHILIP Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $77,468.76 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADLEY, JUDITH P Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $77,468.57 Date 11/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDEAU, DAWN M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $77,468.31 Date 10/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVATORE, LAWRENCE J Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $77,467.78 Date 05/21/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUILLIER, JEFFREY A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $77,467.63 Date 05/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSCOLINO, STEVEN Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $77,466.76 Date 05/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAUCHBAUER, ANDREA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $77,466.35 Date 04/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASADY-KOVACS, JULIE R Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $77,465.41 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JO ELLEN L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $77,464.14 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMBRUSTER, JOHN N Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $77,463.58 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, RODNEY C Employer name Chemung County Amount $77,462.98 Date 01/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, SANDRA Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $77,462.78 Date 03/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAHR, MICHAEL Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $77,462.77 Date 08/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRENIER, SHANNON M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $77,462.53 Date 08/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REVERRI, ERIN E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $77,462.27 Date 03/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DANIEL R Employer name Dutchess County Amount $77,462.26 Date 10/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAVENS, DEBRA S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $77,462.01 Date 09/22/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System