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 CONKLIN, SHARON R Employer name Town of Chester Amount $77,069.15 Date 01/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLAS, DAVID L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $77,069.02 Date 03/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRZESZYNSKI, WILLIAM D, II Employer name Erie County Amount $77,068.89 Date 07/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAHLBERG, MATTHEW G Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $77,068.58 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, SHAWN ROBERT Employer name Department of Law Amount $77,068.51 Date 09/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, ARIANA R Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $77,068.22 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOLLEY, MIRLANDE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $77,066.90 Date 05/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTES, KELLY A Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $77,066.56 Date 05/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICINA, CHRISTINE L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $77,066.45 Date 12/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUZZENE, ABBY J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $77,066.39 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREJCHI, JOHN H Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $77,066.26 Date 09/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, RODNEY O Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $77,066.11 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELT, CHRISTINA M Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $77,066.02 Date 09/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORMANDO, ROBERT FC Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $77,065.76 Date 03/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARESE, JOHN V Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $77,065.05 Date 12/06/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOWLTON, JEFFERY W Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $77,064.88 Date 01/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, TIMOTHY E Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $77,064.68 Date 12/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURALLO, BROOKE A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $77,064.29 Date 05/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, PATRICIA A Employer name Rockland County Amount $77,064.23 Date 11/09/1968 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARD, MAXWELL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $77,064.02 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSANTE, DAVID A, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $77,063.76 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOMANICO, RALPH J Employer name Ravena Coeymans Selkirk CSD Amount $77,063.20 Date 07/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAKARIA, MOHAMMED N Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $77,063.17 Date 09/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVETT, JAIME L Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $77,062.99 Date 07/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ZACHARIE M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $77,062.67 Date 03/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OJO, ZACHARIAH Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $77,062.19 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEERAN, MICHAEL E, JR Employer name Department of Health Amount $77,062.01 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, SHERI L Employer name Niagara County Amount $77,061.99 Date 12/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLANDO, BRIAN N Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $77,061.87 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, WAYNE J, II Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $77,061.05 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, WILLIAM Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $77,061.04 Date 02/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAZIO, RONALD J, JR Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $77,060.94 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEAR, CHRISTINE M Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $77,060.69 Date 08/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPETTI, SERGIO Employer name Village of Bronxville Amount $77,060.51 Date 08/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECHAND, DUANE D Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $77,059.89 Date 07/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOMOSINSKI, MARY E Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $77,059.14 Date 06/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEMISS, MATTHEW R Employer name Village of Lake Success Amount $77,059.06 Date 04/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOOKDEO, DAVE G Employer name New York Public Library Amount $77,058.80 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAVALI, JAYASREE Employer name Office For Technology Amount $77,057.96 Date 10/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATARAZZO, RICHARD Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $77,057.96 Date 02/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAHA, CHARLES A Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $77,057.86 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOOS, JOSEPH T Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $77,057.76 Date 05/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREUDENBERG, THEODORE, JR Employer name Oceanside Sanitary District #7 Amount $77,057.64 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUMP, JAMES M Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $77,057.30 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, LAVONNE R Employer name Dutchess County Amount $77,057.26 Date 10/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOSNER, CONRAD J Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $77,057.23 Date 09/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURHAM, LAURIE D Employer name Clinton County Amount $77,056.73 Date 06/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, ALBERTO Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $77,056.70 Date 05/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTTI, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $77,056.11 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, ANDREW, JR Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $77,055.91 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, WILLIAM H Employer name Westchester County Amount $77,055.40 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEREJO, LERVIS J Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $77,054.96 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALVI, ROCCO, JR Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $77,054.70 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRILLO, SALVATORE J Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $77,054.66 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, JOSEPH M Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $77,054.56 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLINGS, HANOKYA L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $77,054.38 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTO, MICHAEL E Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $77,053.77 Date 03/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMONOR, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $77,053.16 Date 07/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUCA, JEAN Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $77,053.16 Date 05/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EURY, TIMOTHY D Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $77,053.16 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVE, MARY E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $77,053.16 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KAREEM Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $77,053.16 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEPPER, BRUCE I Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $77,053.16 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, BEATRICE Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $77,053.16 Date 08/14/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTZ, KIMBERLY S Employer name Chemung County Amount $77,052.91 Date 07/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, MOSES J Employer name Rochester Corr Facility Amount $77,052.32 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHALAK, DANIEL P Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $77,051.88 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGERMAN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $77,051.58 Date 07/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU PAY, ROBERT J Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $77,051.55 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, SEAN T Employer name Saratoga County Amount $77,050.80 Date 02/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, CHION D Employer name Dutchess County Amount $77,050.78 Date 09/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWYST, ROMAN T Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $77,050.74 Date 09/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRILLE, GARY M Employer name Amagansett UFSD Amount $77,050.56 Date 08/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGAN, HELEN Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $77,050.44 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, COREY J Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $77,050.40 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ALEXANDRE M Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $77,050.36 Date 05/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUTHARD, CRAIG A Employer name Chemung County Amount $77,050.21 Date 01/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAYLOR, SCOTT A Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $77,050.15 Date 07/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORENO, DAVID C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $77,050.09 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORUTZ, MICHAEL Employer name Broome County Amount $77,049.69 Date 04/04/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEGGON, DELROY E Employer name Westchester County Amount $77,049.57 Date 12/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYLVESTER, JEFFREY R Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $77,049.50 Date 01/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKE, BRIAN R Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $77,049.46 Date 04/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLINDMYER, AMY E Employer name Schenectady County Amount $77,048.65 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOVAZZO, LAURA J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $77,048.13 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, DONALD L, JR Employer name City of Corning Amount $77,047.84 Date 10/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC KINLEY, ANDREW G Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $77,047.66 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURCIO, ANTHONY C Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $77,047.54 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELCIK, JOHN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $77,047.19 Date 10/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JOEL K Employer name Broome County Amount $77,047.14 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALL, CASEY E Employer name Town of Massena Amount $77,046.44 Date 11/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANDREA, NICHOLAS Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $77,046.40 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLISON, ERIK M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $77,046.24 Date 03/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPANO, MICHAEL M Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $77,045.40 Date 06/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, BHAUNA V Employer name Department of Health Amount $77,045.33 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLETTI, MARIO O Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $77,045.06 Date 11/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOUGHTON, TANYA F Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $77,044.82 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCDOW-VANDERHALL, ANGELA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $77,044.56 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, STEVEN Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $77,044.08 Date 04/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUETT, ALBERTO V Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $77,043.57 Date 02/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System