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 ROONEY, COLEEN J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $76,277.16 Date 11/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACHEMEISTER, ROBERT F, JR Employer name Hempstead Sanitary District #2 Amount $76,277.06 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, WILLIAM L Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $76,277.01 Date 09/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAUCH, KEVIN Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $76,276.70 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIGGINS, ANNE Employer name Suffolk Otb Corp. Amount $76,276.42 Date 12/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYMINGTON, CYNTHIA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $76,275.66 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYLES, TANIKA P Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $76,275.07 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADENDYCK, JEFFREY D Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $76,274.62 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANE, KRISTOPHER Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $76,274.57 Date 03/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, MARC E Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $76,274.34 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, JAMES R Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $76,274.17 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATNODE, DAVID J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $76,273.98 Date 02/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABELL, DAVID A Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $76,273.95 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLORIO, ALLISON D Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $76,272.95 Date 02/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, GEORGE A Employer name City of Watertown Amount $76,272.89 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, PATRICIA A Employer name City of Rye Amount $76,272.58 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, RYAN P Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $76,272.52 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANG, JU-YI Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $76,272.50 Date 01/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, PAUL J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $76,272.47 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROETS, MICHAEL G Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $76,272.45 Date 04/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCH, DAVID K Employer name Niagara County Amount $76,272.22 Date 10/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, JASMINE I Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $76,272.00 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHATIGAN, GERARD M Employer name City of Albany Amount $76,271.99 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ, NICHOLAS P Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $76,271.90 Date 08/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIZZARRO-KARAM, DEANA M Employer name Ballston Spa-Csd Amount $76,271.89 Date 07/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, DONALD J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $76,271.85 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GEOCH, MARY C Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $76,271.66 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISSEY, FREDERICK S Employer name Village of Croton-On-Hudson Amount $76,271.49 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHARD, RONALD D Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $76,271.27 Date 01/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BONURA, JOSEPH F Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $76,271.07 Date 07/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTWIG, STEPHEN M Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $76,270.81 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASH, JOSEPH T Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $76,270.72 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, EDWARD A Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $76,270.61 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITING, JESSICA A Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $76,270.61 Date 03/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, RONALD Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,270.61 Date 04/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, REBECCA L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,270.61 Date 05/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, DEBORAH A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,270.61 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEHRER, DIANE Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,270.61 Date 05/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEACH, DEBORAH J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,270.61 Date 03/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPPAZZO, ROSANNA M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,270.61 Date 03/13/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, MICHAEL W Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,270.61 Date 01/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, SALLIE E Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,270.61 Date 07/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAXTER, CHERYL L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,270.61 Date 10/11/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEEMAN, BRIAN R Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,270.61 Date 12/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, DENNIS J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,270.61 Date 10/10/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELL, THOMAS L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,270.61 Date 07/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAHAR, RUTH A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,270.61 Date 02/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALACARO, SUZANNE C Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,270.61 Date 05/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATYI, GAIL E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,270.61 Date 02/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGOVERN, CAROL A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,270.61 Date 01/23/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHER, JENNIFER HUDSON Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,270.61 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, SANDRA L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,270.61 Date 10/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWTON, CATHERINE K Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,270.61 Date 03/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOGA, LAURI A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,270.61 Date 01/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUG, NICOLE C Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,270.61 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, SUSAN M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,270.61 Date 02/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPATUZZI, KATHLEEN A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,270.61 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STETSON, MAUREEN S Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,270.61 Date 10/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASIELEWSKI, SHARON A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $76,270.61 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODULA, BOZENA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,270.40 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ANITA S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,270.40 Date 06/12/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEY-GREEN, JUNIPER E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,270.40 Date 06/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSAUD, JAMNA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,270.40 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONS, HAYDEE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,270.40 Date 02/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEHR, RICHARD A Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $76,270.21 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, GRANT D Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $76,270.21 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, MEGAN A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $76,268.60 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMEEN-RICE, ANJAIL S Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $76,268.59 Date 05/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNO, JEFFREY M Employer name Town of Schodack Amount $76,268.40 Date 07/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORRETTE, HENRY J Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $76,268.30 Date 06/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDER, KATIE M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $76,268.02 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONKS, JENNIFER A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $76,267.63 Date 12/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLING, SHAWNA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $76,267.46 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOUDENBERG, ROBERT A Employer name Herkimer County Amount $76,267.46 Date 12/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, JAMES H Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $76,267.32 Date 01/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZYZEWSKI, LEONARD T Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $76,267.28 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLOVACH, SUSAN Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $76,267.04 Date 02/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, DAVID N Employer name Village of Brockport Amount $76,266.98 Date 10/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OOT, JAMES L Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $76,266.96 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANNETTI, ANNA M Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $76,266.59 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADIA, RALPH, JR Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $76,266.44 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUMB, MATTHEW E Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $76,265.99 Date 09/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DOUGLAS A Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $76,265.95 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRAMM, STEVEN S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $76,265.73 Date 10/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINS, CLEATHER K Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $76,265.72 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TODD A Employer name Village of Irvington Amount $76,265.21 Date 11/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, WHITNEY S, III Employer name Westchester County Amount $76,264.85 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLYWKA, JENNIFER L Employer name City of Geneva Amount $76,264.82 Date 02/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUHOVSKY, KENNETH S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,264.38 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEVALE, FREDERICK J, JR Employer name City of Rome Amount $76,263.47 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARVER, RENE C Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $76,262.72 Date 12/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACCARO, DANIEL T Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $76,262.71 Date 07/26/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRVILLE, MITCHELL N Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $76,262.17 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIDIQUE, CHOUDHRY M Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $76,262.05 Date 10/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLI, DOMENICO Employer name Westchester County Amount $76,261.95 Date 04/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTO, DOUGLAS B Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $76,261.90 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NG, ANNA Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $76,261.73 Date 11/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYVILLE, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $76,261.65 Date 05/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOWELL, GENOVEVE R Employer name New York Public Library Amount $76,260.70 Date 12/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLONE, TRACEY Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $76,260.36 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System