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 SRAMEK, BERNADETTE A Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $76,755.74 Date 08/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POZOMKE, LINDA G Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $76,755.30 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKEY, SIMON E Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $76,754.94 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONE, RICHARD M Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $76,754.71 Date 09/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, SHEENA M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $76,754.36 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDARD, BRENDEN A Employer name Orleans County Amount $76,754.04 Date 03/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEGARTY, THOMAS D Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $76,754.01 Date 02/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDERMAN, JAMES J Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $76,753.90 Date 12/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERMILYEA, SCOTT D Employer name Saratoga County Amount $76,753.70 Date 09/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORAN, EDWARD F Employer name Village of Lake Success Amount $76,753.38 Date 04/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, JOHN J, JR Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $76,752.96 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYALA, CARLO R Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $76,752.63 Date 08/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONRAD, EILEEN A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $76,752.60 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, LISA C Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $76,752.59 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDETTI, KEITH L Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $76,751.95 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYKE, DOUGLAS N Employer name Dutchess County Amount $76,751.77 Date 07/15/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTTING, CALEB I Employer name Livingston County Amount $76,751.55 Date 01/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINKENBINDER, LISA A Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $76,751.24 Date 09/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, SUSAN M Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $76,750.70 Date 08/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERYEA, JOSEPH O Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $76,750.63 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBERG, MATTHEW P Employer name Department of Law Amount $76,750.29 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JENAI B Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $76,750.29 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURYEAR BOEKE, LESLEY A Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $76,750.29 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANSEY, MEGHN Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $76,750.29 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, MICHAEL E Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $76,749.37 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, BRIAN R Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $76,749.34 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZPARA, JASON D Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $76,749.18 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARONE, ROBERT M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,748.81 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, YOLANDA R Employer name Westchester County Amount $76,748.76 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARUE, NANCY A Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $76,748.39 Date 12/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, CHARLES M Employer name Village of Potsdam Amount $76,747.95 Date 09/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHANNON, KIM R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $76,747.59 Date 10/31/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INSOGNIA, PATRICK R Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $76,747.42 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUELLER, KIMBERLY Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $76,747.28 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBERT, BRIAN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $76,747.08 Date 09/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, DARRYL C Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $76,747.03 Date 04/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUER, STACY A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $76,746.98 Date 02/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKUS, MICHAEL C Employer name Oswego County Amount $76,746.94 Date 04/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEARDSLEY, FRED C Employer name Oswego County Amount $76,746.94 Date 12/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYE, CHARLES R, JR Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $76,746.58 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALEH, AHMED L Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $76,746.36 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWDEN, HEATHER M Employer name Department of Health Amount $76,746.26 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIGLIO, FRANK V Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $76,746.26 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUINESS, JOSEPH Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $76,746.07 Date 02/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERT, MARYELLEN Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $76,745.36 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLASZEWSKI, JOHN R Employer name Niagara County Amount $76,745.11 Date 01/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFF, ALISA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $76,744.95 Date 01/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUCK, WILLIAM S Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $76,744.62 Date 10/12/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUPP, JOSEPH D Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $76,744.37 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANILLA, FRANK Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $76,744.12 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANESE, RONALD M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $76,743.94 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTERA, JOHN J Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $76,743.90 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFANO, PETER J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $76,743.58 Date 12/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMORA, JESSE C Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $76,743.34 Date 10/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKER, CORINNE M Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $76,742.96 Date 08/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, EDWIN F Employer name Village of Pleasantville Amount $76,742.94 Date 12/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, MICHAEL D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $76,742.65 Date 02/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, KATHLEEN B Employer name Schenectady County Amount $76,741.73 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, BRENDAN T Employer name Westchester County Amount $76,741.18 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MATTHEW J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,741.11 Date 04/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDDEN, THERESE Employer name Farmingdale Public Library Amount $76,741.04 Date 12/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACY, RICHARD L Employer name Brighton Fire Dist Amount $76,740.74 Date 01/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRSCH, KELLY A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $76,740.26 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINTO, GERARD J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $76,740.00 Date 06/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PLACA, CARMEN M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $76,739.87 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, HIRAM Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $76,739.82 Date 03/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, JULIE M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,739.77 Date 01/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, RICHARD M Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $76,739.74 Date 06/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINDS-ZAAMI, DENISE Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $76,739.74 Date 08/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI NARDO, FRANCESCO Employer name City of White Plains Amount $76,739.55 Date 02/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGIA, ELIZABETH S Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $76,739.20 Date 01/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGINO, GREGORY M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $76,739.15 Date 09/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CULLOCH, SEAN M Employer name Greene County Amount $76,738.92 Date 03/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZELTON, JOHN E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $76,738.84 Date 09/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRUEH, MARK D Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $76,738.81 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKIFF, ALISA L Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $76,738.74 Date 01/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAFFEI, LEANNA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $76,738.67 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEFFERNAN, MICHAEL W Employer name Croton Harmon UFSD Amount $76,738.29 Date 06/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTER, SHANNON E Employer name Wyoming County Amount $76,737.10 Date 06/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEROUCHIE, BRETT J Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $76,737.01 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONOWAR, FARHA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $76,736.09 Date 01/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLACK, ZACHARY D Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $76,735.60 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBNEY, ANN MARIE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $76,735.57 Date 07/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTALVO, JOSEPH Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $76,734.95 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHELER, TRAVIS Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $76,734.69 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FESINGER, DONALD G, III Employer name Town of Geddes Amount $76,734.57 Date 01/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PFEIFFER, CORINNE S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,734.25 Date 12/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, DANIEL M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $76,734.14 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKE, AYKROYD C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $76,734.04 Date 09/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELLI, E.SCOTT Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,733.32 Date 10/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALGIATANO, JOHN J Employer name Village of Fayetteville Amount $76,732.92 Date 02/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAC LEAN, MICHELE S Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $76,732.62 Date 09/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPPA-ODOM, MARY E Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $76,732.27 Date 01/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCHESTER, BRIAN T Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $76,731.99 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIRAINO, LIZABETH M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $76,731.73 Date 05/16/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE ROSE, MICHAEL J, III Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $76,730.88 Date 12/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLUZZO, STEFANO A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $76,730.80 Date 03/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEINGOLD, LARRY Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $76,730.56 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINK, GARY R Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $76,730.19 Date 05/14/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGGIO, JAMES R Employer name Nassau County Amount $76,730.10 Date 07/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System