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 LEWANDROWSKI, MIKE E Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $76,610.86 Date 03/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURENA, JOSEPH A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $76,610.63 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLEEMAN, TRAVIS M Employer name Thousand Isl St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $76,610.58 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, DONNA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $76,610.25 Date 12/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLEON, GILBERTO Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $76,609.97 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASICH, CURTIS J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $76,609.79 Date 07/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUZIO, LAUREN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $76,609.52 Date 10/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHAN, MEGHAN B Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $76,609.25 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORWHAT, JESSICA M Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $76,608.75 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, MARGARET P Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $76,608.48 Date 06/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGEE, KELLY L Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $76,608.35 Date 06/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ TURCIOS, ELMES A Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $76,607.88 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIELENZ, NOREEN M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $76,607.68 Date 02/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUER, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Rome Amount $76,607.37 Date 04/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZOTTO, SHEILA M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $76,607.25 Date 11/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEECHER, ALVIN E Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $76,607.00 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUNKETT, BARBARA A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $76,606.94 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASELLA, PETER Employer name Orange County Amount $76,606.31 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLOCK, TANISH W Employer name Nassau County Amount $76,606.05 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODSON, FLORENCE S Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $76,605.57 Date 05/18/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURIN, BARBARA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,605.35 Date 10/04/1966 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONACO, PETER E Employer name City of Watertown Amount $76,604.36 Date 09/17/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARIUS, JOSEPH Employer name Rockland County Amount $76,604.32 Date 03/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTIERREZ, LUIS A Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $76,603.13 Date 07/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, STEVEN J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $76,603.00 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAGO, MARTY J Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $76,602.82 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIONNE, KELLY L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $76,602.77 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI SARRO, GINA M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $76,602.77 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, JENNIFER L Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $76,602.75 Date 10/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUHMEL, DAVID C Employer name Village of Horseheads Amount $76,602.06 Date 06/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAVOLARO, MICHAEL J Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $76,601.38 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROPER, RAYMOND C Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $76,601.06 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, SHAILAH J Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $76,601.06 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDBERG, GEORGE, JR Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $76,600.87 Date 02/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEMCOSKY, LOIS Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $76,600.73 Date 01/01/1968 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGU, NICOLE D Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $76,599.96 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDINALE, LOUIS G Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $76,599.79 Date 07/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAFFEE, ROY A Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $76,599.26 Date 12/03/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELSLEY, WAYNE M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $76,598.42 Date 10/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILDEBRAND, BRIAN T Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $76,598.15 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMISANO, XANDORA F Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $76,597.65 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONIFACE, STEPHEN H Employer name City of Rensselaer Amount $76,596.99 Date 01/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAROLF, JOHN H Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $76,596.98 Date 09/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, WILLIAM F, III Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $76,596.23 Date 03/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONS, KEVIN L Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $76,596.01 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGER, DEBRA A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $76,596.00 Date 02/16/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, CRAIG R Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $76,595.92 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAEGER, MICHAEL W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $76,594.32 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORTUNE, COREEN A Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $76,593.94 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, TIMOTHY C Employer name City of Olean Amount $76,593.85 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, DAVID D Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $76,593.72 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, JOHN H, JR Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $76,593.47 Date 11/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEW, NICHOLAS Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $76,593.40 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAGODA, JULIE A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $76,593.34 Date 02/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM-IMPERIAL, GRETTA N Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $76,593.13 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ALBANO, VINCENT M Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $76,592.71 Date 03/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, RODNEY G Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $76,592.58 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, EVAN S Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $76,592.11 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, FELIX A Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $76,592.09 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, LORRAINE Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $76,592.03 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRISZOLOWSKI, FRANCES Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $76,591.83 Date 04/18/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRONE, JENNIFER E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $76,591.80 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SLOAT, RICHARD S Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $76,591.72 Date 02/06/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAY, JOSEPH T Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $76,591.62 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSDELL, TIMOTHY T Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $76,591.07 Date 12/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'KEEFE, SEAN C Employer name Assembly Ways & Means Committ Amount $76,590.77 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ERIN L Employer name Assembly Ways & Means Committ Amount $76,590.77 Date 09/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORIN, JOSEPH T Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $76,590.66 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLT, SHAWN M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $76,590.47 Date 11/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORSCH, AMY L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $76,590.39 Date 07/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKINWUNMI, OLADISUN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $76,589.92 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRIE, BRENT G Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $76,588.90 Date 04/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ELIA, JOHN T Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $76,588.39 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOTT, DARREN K Employer name City of Watertown Amount $76,588.39 Date 08/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LINCOLN, PENNY A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $76,588.14 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, JEANNE P Employer name Education Department Amount $76,587.87 Date 08/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOUIN, KRISTINA Employer name Department of Health Amount $76,587.87 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULER, MICHAEL J Employer name Niagara County Amount $76,587.62 Date 07/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPARO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $76,587.47 Date 08/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, ROBERT D Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $76,587.31 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, MICHAEL L Employer name Batavia City-School Dist Amount $76,586.70 Date 08/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTROWSKA-SHEEDY, IWONA U Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $76,586.30 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARRIAGA, LUCIO Employer name Manhasset Public Library Amount $76,586.16 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHELEN-COPELAND, JESSICA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $76,586.14 Date 03/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, DEBORAH L Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $76,586.10 Date 03/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARIL, ROBERT Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $76,585.54 Date 04/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, WALLACE C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $76,585.45 Date 11/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPRAL, ALEXANDRA Employer name Rockland County Amount $76,585.07 Date 03/21/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARROYAVE, MARIA I Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $76,584.75 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVASSEUR, JON P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,584.54 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAN DER VLIET, KELLY L Employer name Department of Health Amount $76,584.32 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMORE, KELLEY Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $76,583.92 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORENO, JOSE A Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $76,583.67 Date 05/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNEZ, EVANGELINE D Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $76,583.33 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBLE, KARLENE E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $76,583.30 Date 10/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARGESON, THOMAS C Employer name City of Corning Amount $76,583.14 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLOYD, JAMES S Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $76,582.88 Date 01/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDIELLO, JOAN C Employer name Oceanside Library Amount $76,582.88 Date 03/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAZARIO, CARLOS M Employer name City of Troy Amount $76,582.44 Date 07/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOODALL, JASON D Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $76,582.32 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System