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 BRADSHAW, KEITH K Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $76,780.29 Date 01/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, LAUREN E Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $76,780.17 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROTTA, JENNIFER N Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $76,779.99 Date 10/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRETTI, LOUIS P, JR Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $76,779.73 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISER, WAYNE R Employer name Cleveland Hill UFSD Amount $76,779.38 Date 10/31/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, ANDREW D Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $76,779.33 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRINGER, LESLIE Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $76,778.99 Date 06/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARTARO, JACQUELINE Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $76,778.70 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, SHAWN B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $76,778.67 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, RICHARD J Employer name Westchester County Amount $76,778.33 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONIFACE, ANN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $76,777.98 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, LAUREN K Employer name City of Rochester Amount $76,777.74 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMP, DOROTHY D Employer name Broome County Amount $76,777.68 Date 11/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILAN, JAY Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $76,777.68 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUGHTON, ROBERT P, JR Employer name Ulster County Amount $76,776.99 Date 06/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREESTONE, STEVEN J Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $76,776.75 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPARRO, MARIBEL Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $76,776.69 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERY, NADIA Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $76,776.55 Date 03/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, VALERIE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $76,776.51 Date 06/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, JAN D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $76,776.13 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KURTZ, NICOLE R Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $76,776.00 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, JESSICA R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $76,774.80 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, SEAN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,774.61 Date 07/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PUTRINO, LISA C Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $76,774.58 Date 12/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAISER, HEIDI E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $76,774.24 Date 08/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMADOR, ERNESTO, JR Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $76,773.92 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TATOIAN, MARTIN G Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $76,773.89 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUSKIEWICZ, DAVID C Employer name Ulster County Amount $76,773.44 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACIOPPO, JOHN Employer name Leroy CSD Amount $76,773.41 Date 08/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERTON, ROBERT H Employer name Sullivan County Amount $76,773.35 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORO, MARK W Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $76,772.92 Date 09/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENEAU, GERRY Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $76,772.68 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YONKO, LINDSEY R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $76,771.90 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGEN, BRIAN A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $76,771.46 Date 09/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALOMON, ASTRIDA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $76,771.36 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENE, CAROL A, MRS Employer name Nassau County Amount $76,771.15 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DOWELL, MARK C Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $76,771.12 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, GEORGE D Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $76,770.89 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, DENNIS E, II Employer name Broome County Amount $76,770.86 Date 04/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALSDORF, WAYNE D Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $76,770.42 Date 01/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, JOHN S Employer name Niagara County Amount $76,770.23 Date 06/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERR, SANDRA L Employer name Town of Islip Amount $76,770.07 Date 12/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMPAGNE, CHARLES J Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $76,769.79 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, MICHAEL S Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,769.44 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRANKHAN, EVELYN Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $76,768.59 Date 04/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANSFIELD, MARTIN S Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $76,767.83 Date 11/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREIDER, ROBERT P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $76,767.61 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORDONE, LINDA A Employer name Bronxville UFSD Amount $76,767.50 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISI, JOSEPH J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $76,767.01 Date 11/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, TIM P Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $76,767.00 Date 10/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLUJOBI, JOSEPH O Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $76,766.96 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARVAJAL, CYNTHIA M Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $76,766.67 Date 07/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERATH, DAVID C Employer name Nassau County Amount $76,766.37 Date 03/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNEZ, MIGUEL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,766.27 Date 07/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYSIUS, MIDZY B Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $76,765.75 Date 06/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENSON, ALTON H, II Employer name Onondaga County Amount $76,765.59 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEROSE, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $76,765.43 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COHER, JAMES P Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $76,765.13 Date 09/22/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEUJUSTE, JOSEPH JG Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $76,764.74 Date 09/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORIARTY, CHELSEA F Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $76,764.66 Date 09/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EPHRAIM, KENNETH K Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $76,763.71 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, TODD M Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $76,763.61 Date 02/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARRO, MICHAEL A Employer name Oceanside Sanitary District #7 Amount $76,763.04 Date 01/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZALESKY, MICHAEL T Employer name Great Neck Park District Amount $76,762.74 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REICHE, STEVEN G Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $76,762.53 Date 12/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENDITTI, JENNIFER R Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $76,762.23 Date 07/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORENO, ROLANDO Employer name City of Lockport Amount $76,762.15 Date 07/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, TABITHA J Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $76,761.63 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, TAMMY Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $76,761.48 Date 11/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAITIBIE, ELIZABETH Y Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $76,761.35 Date 04/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKNOR, NADIA A Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $76,761.30 Date 03/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILL, SUSAN Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $76,761.25 Date 03/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, OZVARDO Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $76,761.18 Date 10/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORONA, GINA MARIE Employer name Hutchings Childrens Services Amount $76,761.01 Date 10/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GHENOIU, LISA M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,760.63 Date 12/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, AMANDA L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,760.63 Date 10/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, MELISSA J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,760.63 Date 06/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLSON, KRISTIN E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,760.63 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPPERMAN, NATHANAEL C Employer name Erie County Amount $76,759.69 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEYDECKER, MEGHAN E Employer name Erie County Amount $76,759.68 Date 10/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, VICTOR M GARCIA Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $76,759.48 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZZARD, JEFFREY A Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $76,759.39 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANDT, CHRISTINA L Employer name Chemung County Amount $76,759.24 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIED, ABRAHAM S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $76,759.16 Date 06/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, SHAUN P Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $76,758.67 Date 03/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HICKS, KAMI L Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $76,758.45 Date 02/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIRIE, SUSAN M Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $76,758.23 Date 11/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, BRAD F Employer name Croton Harmon UFSD Amount $76,758.20 Date 11/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, PATRICIA J Employer name Monroe County Amount $76,757.80 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, MARIANNE Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $76,757.59 Date 12/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPICK, LEE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $76,757.37 Date 04/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMILLIE, ROBERT J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $76,757.06 Date 07/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGES, JOEL Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $76,757.02 Date 04/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAST, LISA M Employer name Court of Claims Amount $76,756.88 Date 04/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JONATHAN M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $76,756.87 Date 07/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERS, DAMIAN F Employer name City of Oswego Amount $76,756.41 Date 05/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MULLEN, ELAINE P Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $76,756.19 Date 02/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPANO, NICHOLAS R Employer name Westchester County Amount $76,756.18 Date 10/16/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKAAR, JITKA K Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $76,756.17 Date 10/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRERA, MELISSA A Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $76,755.85 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System