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 FLANNERY, BRIDGET B Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $76,306.26 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIJOWSKI, TIMOTHY Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $76,306.24 Date 10/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANIM, TASNIM Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $76,305.80 Date 07/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEINO, MATTHEW J Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $76,305.80 Date 06/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, PAUL J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $76,305.72 Date 01/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERHART, MARY M Employer name Erie County Amount $76,305.26 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIGANTO, STEVEN J Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $76,305.25 Date 06/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MILLAN, SWITHIN J Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $76,305.20 Date 08/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIPRES, AURORA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,305.14 Date 11/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANNA, JOHN J Employer name Monroe County Amount $76,304.68 Date 12/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEBOLD, SCOTT F Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $76,304.52 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAESON, JOAN S Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $76,303.83 Date 05/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, MICHELE M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $76,303.77 Date 06/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMB, APRIL D Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $76,303.65 Date 01/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRONE, THOMAS E Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $76,303.57 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, CHARLES W Employer name Albany County Amount $76,303.55 Date 09/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Thousand Isl St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $76,302.96 Date 02/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DAMON M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $76,302.60 Date 11/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, DEBORAH S Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $76,301.77 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, SCOTT R Employer name Ulster County Amount $76,300.74 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRIENTOS, MARYORY N Employer name Westchester County Amount $76,300.72 Date 05/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, MARY E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,300.59 Date 08/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, DORIAN L Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $76,299.95 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, ELAINE Y Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $76,299.65 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAYLOR, KUDIRAT B Employer name Westchester County Amount $76,299.49 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIDDENS, DARLENE Y Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $76,298.96 Date 05/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALISE, JOHN Z Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $76,298.91 Date 11/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLEGRINO, THOMAS Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,298.90 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUMLEY, JONATHAN L Employer name Monroe County Amount $76,298.78 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWELLO, MICHAEL D Employer name Seneca County Amount $76,298.60 Date 10/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONTA-ROSKOS, CATHERINE T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,298.50 Date 11/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, CHAD D Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $76,298.36 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, SHARON A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $76,298.26 Date 03/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANFIELD, JOHN F Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $76,298.14 Date 01/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, ANTHONY D Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $76,298.14 Date 10/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTON, KIMBER-LEE A Employer name North Salem CSD Amount $76,297.72 Date 08/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, RENI Employer name Westchester County Amount $76,297.20 Date 07/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $76,297.03 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINS, THOMAS E, SR Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $76,296.70 Date 03/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POIDEVIN, RICHARD P Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $76,296.61 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARPSTENE, BRAD S Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $76,295.68 Date 03/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUPO, JENNIFER Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $76,295.37 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, SHAWNE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $76,295.33 Date 03/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, ANTON S Employer name Westchester County Amount $76,295.30 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUSIK, MERRITT L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $76,294.68 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRINKA, JAMES E Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $76,294.53 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUTHWORTH, BRIAN E Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $76,293.72 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARKLE, DANIEL C Employer name Monroe County Amount $76,293.66 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, BRENT A Employer name City of Hudson Amount $76,293.28 Date 11/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KENNEY, ROBERT C Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $76,292.89 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUICE, JOSEPH V Employer name Albany County Amount $76,292.84 Date 11/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBONS, COLLEEN A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,290.94 Date 02/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCK, SHEILA A Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $76,290.88 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, CHARMAINE P Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $76,290.81 Date 05/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDEROUS, ELIAS Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $76,290.53 Date 01/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURA, DANIEL M Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $76,290.41 Date 06/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSAY, LIANA F Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $76,290.20 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, THOMAS P Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $76,290.00 Date 04/25/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWER, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Onondaga County Amount $76,289.93 Date 10/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINSHIP, ROBIN D Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $76,289.34 Date 10/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, KENNETH R Employer name City of Cortland Amount $76,289.24 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROCKWELL, SUSAN D Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $76,289.03 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTCHER, GREGORY J Employer name Erie County Amount $76,288.97 Date 07/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNTON, DEAN Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $76,288.44 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORELLI, FRANK C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $76,288.36 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, JAMES E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $76,287.82 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELDRED, JEFFERY B Employer name City of Cortland Amount $76,287.39 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GROVER, EDMUND S Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $76,286.83 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, OC J Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $76,286.66 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RICKI C Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $76,286.60 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREMBATH, GREGORY J Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $76,286.24 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, EDWARD R Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $76,286.20 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOWE, NEHA S Employer name Monroe County Amount $76,285.67 Date 06/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANG, BRIAN J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $76,285.37 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIGEL, JAMES F Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $76,285.05 Date 09/13/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CAROLYN S Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $76,284.86 Date 12/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALASCO, MELISSA J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $76,284.21 Date 05/22/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, AMANDA A Employer name Cortland Soil,Wtr Cons Dist Amount $76,283.93 Date 04/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVERIDGE, ANDREA M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $76,282.79 Date 10/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANDHI, BHAVIN N Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $76,282.63 Date 03/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, MARIAN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $76,282.46 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, VIDIYAWATI Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $76,282.18 Date 11/29/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICARE, DANIEL D, II Employer name City of Rensselaer Amount $76,281.89 Date 01/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLARK, GARY L Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $76,281.47 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMILLARD, EDGAR H Employer name Albany County Amount $76,281.36 Date 01/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALI, ABDULLAHI Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $76,280.94 Date 12/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $76,280.80 Date 05/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAYPOOLE, JOSEPH H Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,280.77 Date 01/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JOHN R Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $76,280.77 Date 10/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, KATHRYN M Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $76,280.32 Date 01/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOGUT, MICHAEL T Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $76,279.56 Date 06/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRACZYK, WILLIAM J Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $76,279.25 Date 12/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIFKO, SHARON E Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $76,279.17 Date 02/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOOMFIELD, PETER E Employer name Wantagh Fire District Amount $76,278.82 Date 10/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVY, DEE D Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $76,278.58 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KETCHAM, GARY R Employer name Village of Sea Cliff Amount $76,278.30 Date 10/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLETT, JO-ANN R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $76,278.19 Date 09/06/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSAN, STEVEN Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $76,277.66 Date 11/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELIE, JOYCE Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $76,277.65 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPHS, ANN-MARIE R Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $76,277.53 Date 05/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System