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 SUTTER, JASON P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $76,659.09 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARRELL, JON P, JR Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $76,658.89 Date 09/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRONCZAK, DENNIS J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $76,658.17 Date 03/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, RENUKABEN J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $76,658.04 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDI, NICOLE A Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $76,658.03 Date 08/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENTLAND, SHAUN M Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $76,657.60 Date 12/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIRSON, MARK W Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $76,657.58 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELCOX, LEOPOLD Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $76,657.49 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERS, JASON W Employer name Elwood UFSD Amount $76,657.36 Date 12/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABELLICHI, PETER M Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $76,657.08 Date 05/14/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACQUES, JEFFERY G Employer name Lake Placid CSD Amount $76,657.07 Date 09/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETZKORN, JOHN L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $76,657.03 Date 02/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, ROBERT S Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $76,656.99 Date 10/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DURAN, ERIC Employer name Town of Hempstead Housing Auth Amount $76,656.74 Date 07/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, GLORIA D Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $76,656.56 Date 02/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, TANYA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $76,656.53 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENHAM, JASON P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $76,656.50 Date 12/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXIE, MICHELLE R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $76,655.95 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WU, NANYI Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $76,655.93 Date 07/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNECHT, LEE W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $76,655.78 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUBIN, WILLIAM K Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,655.31 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ANDRES, JOSE M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $76,655.29 Date 11/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUEZADA, RUTH K Employer name Office of General Services Amount $76,655.29 Date 03/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNESSY, RYAN T Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $76,655.29 Date 02/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARANOV, ANDREY Employer name Office For Technology Amount $76,655.29 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORAPATKITKUL, PAIRAT Employer name Office For Technology Amount $76,655.29 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHELKER, JAMES Employer name Education Department Amount $76,655.29 Date 05/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGGINS, TERRENCE L Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $76,654.99 Date 05/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, PAUL A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $76,654.73 Date 05/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANAGNOSTOPOULOS, PETER Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $76,654.66 Date 06/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESKIN, DUANE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,654.16 Date 09/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURUP, BABY S Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $76,654.12 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANDOLFO, LORI E Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $76,654.12 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE JESUS, BLANCA R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $76,653.97 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNUNZIATA, STEVEN M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,652.42 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICHERMAN, AARON Employer name Onondaga County Amount $76,652.17 Date 05/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPOHN, GEORGE I Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $76,652.09 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, DEANNA P Employer name Orange County Amount $76,651.76 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, MARK DANIEL Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $76,651.64 Date 10/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURULLI, JOSEPH P Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $76,651.61 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIX, DUNCAN, JR Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $76,651.60 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAZIER, DEAN C Employer name Delaware County Amount $76,651.19 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLUMP, ELIZABETH A Employer name Erie County Amount $76,651.06 Date 03/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPNOWSKI, WILLIAM P, JR Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $76,650.23 Date 12/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGELMAN, HARVEY J Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $76,650.07 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, ELIZABETH Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $76,649.56 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENWOOD, KAREN L Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $76,649.21 Date 06/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name USMANI, REHAN Q Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $76,648.90 Date 03/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORIO, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $76,648.40 Date 02/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARRETT, MICHELLE K Employer name Water Auth of West Nassau Co Amount $76,647.76 Date 01/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZIOTTI, JOSEPH F Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $76,647.48 Date 10/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRICHLOW, DEREK D Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $76,647.45 Date 10/11/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANG, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $76,647.10 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSONS, MICHAEL Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $76,646.85 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRIQUEZ, CHARLE Employer name Rockland County Amount $76,646.69 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIFFMAN, JANICE L Employer name Rockland County Amount $76,646.69 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPEZZUTO, DEBORAH A Employer name Rockland County Amount $76,646.68 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTES, COLEEN A Employer name Rockland County Amount $76,646.68 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, MARIE J Employer name Rockland County Amount $76,646.68 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSAPHAT, MIDELINE Employer name Rockland County Amount $76,646.67 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEANE, KATHLEEN P Employer name Rockland County Amount $76,646.67 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEOUL, LISE-ANNE Employer name Rockland County Amount $76,646.66 Date 08/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENBERG, DARCY M Employer name Rockland County Amount $76,646.66 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WECERA, CAREN A Employer name Rockland County Amount $76,646.66 Date 11/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL PRINCIPIO, LAURA E Employer name Rockland County Amount $76,646.65 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEPPER, MELISSA Employer name Rockland County Amount $76,646.65 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELTY, ALEXIS B Employer name Rockland County Amount $76,646.65 Date 02/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAINE, CHARLENE A Employer name Rockland County Amount $76,646.64 Date 06/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGAROZZI, BETH Employer name Rockland County Amount $76,646.62 Date 06/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGEL, LINDA A Employer name Rockland County Amount $76,646.60 Date 10/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKFELD, JEREMIAH J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $76,646.55 Date 01/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADRETTE, PATRICIA A Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $76,646.42 Date 06/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, SARAH C Employer name Chenango County Amount $76,645.60 Date 11/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISS, STEPHEN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $76,645.05 Date 08/24/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAEZ, NELLIDA S Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,645.00 Date 02/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMBORSKY, JOHN D Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,645.00 Date 05/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRYGON, MARIA E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,645.00 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARKEY, DENNIS J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,645.00 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZPARA, MICHAEL P Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,645.00 Date 08/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABERSKI, KENNETH M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,645.00 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADE, NOEL R Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,645.00 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZARCONE, MICHAEL Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,645.00 Date 04/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINK, RANDALL E Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $76,644.95 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUDELSON, PATTI A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $76,643.27 Date 11/08/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICK, JEFFREY A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $76,643.24 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORMAN, GEORGE Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $76,642.24 Date 11/23/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUREK, ROGER H Employer name Niagara County Amount $76,642.21 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGARDT, ANDREW J Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $76,642.09 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, ELIZABETH Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $76,642.00 Date 01/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, CHRISTINE P Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $76,641.95 Date 10/01/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDGAR, CARL A Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $76,641.94 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL ZOTTO, DINO Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $76,641.94 Date 11/23/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYLREA, GAVIN G Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $76,640.82 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOERFER, CAROL M Employer name Columbia County Amount $76,640.50 Date 08/25/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MA, WEN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $76,640.39 Date 07/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINEHARDT, MAYA Y Employer name Office For Technology Amount $76,640.39 Date 06/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULCHER, LINDSAY F Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $76,640.39 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $76,640.39 Date 12/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALCIOS CHIN, GILMAR E Employer name Town of Mount Kisco Amount $76,639.73 Date 06/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADLER, JOSEPH E Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $76,639.51 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System