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 LO VOI, SUSANNA Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $77,330.11 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVY, JILLIAN R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $77,330.01 Date 01/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, CYRIL R, III Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $77,329.82 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERICKSEN, AMY L Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $77,329.74 Date 10/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLOMBO, MICHAEL J Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $77,329.10 Date 10/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERRANTE, JOSEPH A Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $77,328.86 Date 08/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, NICHOLAS S Employer name Town of Shelter Island Amount $77,328.77 Date 12/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, BARBARA D Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $77,328.57 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISICK, STEVEN E Employer name City of Albany Amount $77,328.48 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOODWORTH, JEREMY L Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $77,328.39 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, MICHELLE P Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $77,328.33 Date 12/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATT, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $77,328.22 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREDMORE, TODD M Employer name City of Middletown Amount $77,328.18 Date 03/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLORAN, ERIC T Employer name Albany County Amount $77,327.97 Date 01/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, JOAN Employer name NYC Judges Amount $77,327.49 Date 10/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAROTTA, BARBARA P Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $77,327.26 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODSINGER, DENNIS M Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $77,327.26 Date 07/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUNYON, DAMON F Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $77,327.18 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, JAMES F Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $77,327.09 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, ELIZABETH N Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $77,326.79 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKMAN, JAMIE A Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $77,326.12 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, KIMBERLY E Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $77,325.65 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, JESSICA L Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $77,325.65 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWER, ELLEN Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $77,325.65 Date 02/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEALEY, KAREN L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $77,325.65 Date 09/26/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, KELLY A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $77,325.65 Date 10/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRISWOLD, SARAH L Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $77,324.56 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODSON, TIMOTHY J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $77,324.38 Date 10/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, ALANA B Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $77,324.36 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITTER, JULIE Employer name Schenectady County Amount $77,324.18 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEENAN, JAMES R Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $77,323.96 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLELY, BRENDAN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $77,323.72 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, MAUDE M Employer name Sag Harbor UFSD Amount $77,323.48 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONSKY, JOSHUA B Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $77,323.46 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDZYNSKI, GARY L Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $77,323.44 Date 03/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, ANGELO Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $77,322.99 Date 06/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, EDWARD Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $77,322.89 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILANES, MICHAEL D Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $77,321.20 Date 10/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, JULIANA L Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $77,321.07 Date 09/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSARIO, ROSELIE Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $77,321.07 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ALEXANDER Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $77,321.07 Date 05/25/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERENFANT, CLAUDE B Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $77,321.05 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAXTER, SHAWN W Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $77,320.72 Date 09/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMBIK, JUDY H Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $77,320.55 Date 10/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, ROCCO A Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $77,319.47 Date 06/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMAX, REGINA L Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $77,318.95 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEWARD, SIMONE A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $77,318.71 Date 02/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEWS, SHINEE Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $77,318.19 Date 08/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, ANDREW N Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $77,317.99 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDDA, THERESA H Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $77,317.85 Date 02/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVESTRI, MARK J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $77,317.59 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRONER, MICHAEL F Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $77,317.56 Date 10/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, GREGORY S Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $77,316.96 Date 11/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITTER, ANDREW R Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $77,315.34 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, JOHN J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $77,315.19 Date 07/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, CHARLENA J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $77,315.01 Date 06/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLLNER, THOMAS P Employer name Ulster County Amount $77,314.60 Date 03/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROD, CHARLES Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $77,314.21 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REANDEAU, FLOYD H Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $77,314.08 Date 05/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONIDI, KIMBERLY S Employer name Erie County Amount $77,314.00 Date 05/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOURLIS, WENDY T Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $77,313.72 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, STEVEN A Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $77,313.65 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODARO, ROSEMARIE Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $77,313.57 Date 11/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNBULL, JAY E Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $77,313.55 Date 03/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, CLARENCE E Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $77,313.16 Date 09/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIU, XIA Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $77,312.26 Date 02/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERHART, JOHN S Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $77,312.17 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOURIGAN, BROOKS M Employer name City of Oswego Amount $77,311.98 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THURSTON, DANIEL L Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $77,311.88 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FOREST, MARK C Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $77,311.63 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PAGE-AVERY, TAMMY J Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $77,311.58 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SABATELLI, JAMES Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $77,311.40 Date 01/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, DONALD E, JR Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $77,311.05 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILMER, GREGORY B Employer name Broome County Amount $77,310.74 Date 12/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, MAUREEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $77,310.70 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISSINGER, KAREN N Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $77,310.68 Date 05/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZUTI, ALLISON Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $77,310.66 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIVOLA, FRANK, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $77,310.48 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISSEY, JAMES A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $77,310.47 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEKRAUS, DEANA Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $77,310.36 Date 01/16/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELBIG, SCOTT G Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $77,310.29 Date 06/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, JEFFREY R Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $77,309.76 Date 01/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ELL, MARK S Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $77,309.09 Date 09/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, DIANE G Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $77,309.00 Date 08/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAWSKI, LAUREN L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $77,308.82 Date 09/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGLIESE, KENT A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $77,308.75 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESORIERO, CRISTINE A Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $77,308.57 Date 10/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, DAVID J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $77,308.16 Date 02/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEMCZYK, ROBERT Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $77,307.89 Date 01/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARDI, NATALIE A Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $77,307.84 Date 09/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANOKYE, NELLIETTA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $77,307.48 Date 03/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUCA, DANIEL P Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $77,307.28 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKESLEE, ROBERT S Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $77,307.11 Date 03/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, TIMOTHY J, JR Employer name Seneca County Amount $77,307.04 Date 07/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, NEIL P Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $77,306.74 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVARA, JEFFREY J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $77,306.63 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PAOLO, JOHN R Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $77,306.53 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUSINS, ELAINE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $77,306.39 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, PATRICK J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $77,306.22 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEISLER, JOSEPH Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $77,305.96 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System