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 SEIBEL, PAUL A Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $76,894.42 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUZICHENKO, RACHEL M Employer name Department of Law Amount $76,894.10 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABUNSKI, HEATHER L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $76,893.25 Date 01/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELMENDORF, SUELLEN Employer name Onteora CSD at Boiceville Amount $76,893.09 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, QUENTIN A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $76,893.08 Date 09/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMM-AUSTEN, STEPHANIE D Employer name Village of Pleasantville Amount $76,893.01 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERT, SHELLEY A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $76,892.88 Date 07/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUSLE, FREDERICK T Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $76,892.54 Date 03/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, THOMAS C Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $76,892.25 Date 06/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDRY, JAMES E Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $76,891.75 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, LAWRENCE M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $76,891.48 Date 02/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLARD, DANA R Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $76,890.92 Date 05/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, RODOLFO A Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $76,890.72 Date 11/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUBRIDGE, MCKENZIE R Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $76,890.53 Date 12/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, MARK A Employer name Rockland County Amount $76,890.05 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELLNER, MICHAEL J Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $76,890.04 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAPP, MARGUERITE K Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $76,889.68 Date 11/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUADAGNO, DENNIS J Employer name North Collins CSD Amount $76,889.25 Date 10/27/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUERSSEN, JEFFREY J Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $76,889.18 Date 05/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOWERS, RONALD P Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $76,888.62 Date 06/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIGGS, LISA M Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $76,888.14 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOFTUS, JOSEPH D Employer name Genesee County Amount $76,887.94 Date 01/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIRIANO, BRIGIDA Employer name Lavelle School For The Blind Amount $76,887.00 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAUMCHIK, JOHN C Employer name City of Middletown Amount $76,886.74 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHMOND, JULIA L Employer name Orange County Amount $76,885.59 Date 02/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARZANO, LINDA Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $76,884.42 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGIERA, RANDALL J Employer name Ontario County Amount $76,884.38 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $76,884.26 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATOTT, DENISE E Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $76,884.20 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, TEMEKA S Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $76,883.80 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, BRIAN J Employer name Village of Briarcliff Manor Amount $76,882.87 Date 01/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOTEN, WAYNE F Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $76,882.81 Date 01/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, LINDA M Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $76,882.08 Date 09/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCED, MICHAEL M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $76,881.93 Date 01/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, JOAN M Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $76,881.76 Date 10/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZDYB, MATTHEW T Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $76,881.68 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, SHANTAL M Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $76,881.37 Date 08/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, SEAN E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $76,881.11 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MCLEA, HELEN W Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $76,881.07 Date 04/02/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSHING, ROBERT A Employer name Town of Manlius Amount $76,880.81 Date 09/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORTIER, JEFFREY R Employer name City of Geneva Amount $76,880.76 Date 06/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOSWORTHY, NUTTALEE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $76,880.34 Date 08/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGONE, DAVID Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $76,880.10 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALKA, JOHN S Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $76,879.96 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURIONE, JOHN V Employer name City of Elmira Amount $76,879.89 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHIPPY, NOREEN Employer name Orange County Amount $76,879.86 Date 02/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILANO, SCOTT M Employer name Nassau County Amount $76,879.45 Date 02/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTON, RACINE A Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $76,879.32 Date 08/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPORA, KENNETH J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,879.30 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMERANTZ, JONATHAN C Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $76,879.27 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUDKEWIC, K SCOTT Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $76,879.02 Date 09/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, CALYCA A Employer name Westchester County Amount $76,878.98 Date 03/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, CLARE Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $76,878.64 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORSHAY, LAURA F Employer name Metropolitan Reference Library Amount $76,878.57 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, VALERIE J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $76,877.89 Date 06/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDDEN, CAROLYN A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $76,877.86 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWLEY, SHEILA M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $76,877.27 Date 02/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISITI, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name City of White Plains Amount $76,877.00 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, DEBORAH A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $76,876.91 Date 02/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATE, JIMMIE L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $76,876.49 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAIBI, CHRISTINE Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $76,875.97 Date 04/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASSAN, HUSSEAN E Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $76,875.68 Date 03/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYLE, TANYA A Employer name Rockland County Amount $76,875.51 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKSON, CHANISE N Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $76,874.83 Date 11/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, JINE A Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $76,874.52 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURE, RONALD C Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $76,874.33 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY POSS, CAMILLE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $76,873.93 Date 11/14/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, DANIEL M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $76,873.89 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARROYO, RAUL Employer name City of Geneva Amount $76,873.75 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WENZEL, JOSEPH P Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $76,872.01 Date 01/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS-MALCOLM, PAMELA H Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $76,871.73 Date 02/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, ADAM M Employer name City of Kingston Amount $76,871.46 Date 10/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUNT, KEVIN D Employer name City of Geneva Amount $76,870.80 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENSLOW, HOLLY L Employer name Lewis County Amount $76,870.56 Date 07/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILLA, STEVEN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $76,869.58 Date 03/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REO, FRANK Employer name Nassau County Amount $76,869.58 Date 11/08/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMMERVILLE, RYAN D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,869.45 Date 02/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMITRASZEK, ANTHONY, JR Employer name Montgomery County Amount $76,869.16 Date 07/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERNILE, THOMAS Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $76,869.13 Date 08/13/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINDS, CATHLEEN A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $76,869.01 Date 01/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDD, CHRISTINE C Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $76,868.99 Date 08/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADY, LESTER W Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $76,868.55 Date 09/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRERA SANCHEZ, HECTOR Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $76,868.08 Date 09/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALIERE, FRANK T Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $76,867.80 Date 02/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLEY, ROBERT M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $76,867.74 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMINGER, BARBARA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $76,867.61 Date 10/03/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STASI, JASON P Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $76,867.39 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TITIKPINA, MOUNIRA T Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $76,867.30 Date 03/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENDLI, GLENDA E Employer name Orange County Amount $76,867.08 Date 02/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTISON, SHAWN E Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $76,867.04 Date 10/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PUTRINO, MARK J Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $76,866.80 Date 09/17/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINONES, AMY E Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $76,866.48 Date 08/04/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONACHINO, SAM N, III Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $76,866.00 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESICA, JOHN D Employer name Red Hook CSD Amount $76,865.81 Date 04/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, PAUL A Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $76,865.47 Date 08/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JEFFREY OWEN Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $76,865.39 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHERN, KATHRYN A Employer name Education Department Amount $76,864.81 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DHALLA, SHAFIC M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $76,864.15 Date 07/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, JAMES A Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $76,863.82 Date 04/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DAMM, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $76,863.77 Date 08/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System