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 PATRIE, JANICE M Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $76,259.19 Date 01/21/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAX, PATRICIA A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $76,259.06 Date 10/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, WILLIAM Employer name NYC Judges Amount $76,258.91 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, JOSEPH E, JR Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $76,258.68 Date 03/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTOLINO, JOLLY S Employer name Rockland County Amount $76,258.42 Date 04/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DOUGLAS J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $76,258.22 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELAN, BRANDON P Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $76,258.12 Date 10/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKER, ANDREA J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,258.01 Date 08/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEIL, BARRY P, III Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $76,257.78 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, KAREN M Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $76,257.69 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN KOUGHNET, KEVIN L Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $76,257.51 Date 02/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOOD, JAMES J Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $76,257.46 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADFORD, MICHAEL P Employer name Ontario County Amount $76,257.29 Date 10/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, JOSHUA A Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $76,256.65 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, KEISHA L Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $76,256.46 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINS, FAITH R Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $76,256.31 Date 12/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEUNARINE, NATALIE Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $76,255.73 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARROTT, MELISSA J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $76,255.54 Date 06/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABRIELSEN, PATRICIA L Employer name Albany County Amount $76,255.04 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROEHLICH, JOSHUA D Employer name Lewis County Amount $76,255.03 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGERI, DEBORAH J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $76,254.82 Date 02/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICARDI, JAMES, JR Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $76,254.44 Date 09/20/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, JOHN P Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $76,253.90 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLETTI, SARA K Employer name City of Middletown Amount $76,253.84 Date 09/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VALDER, STACEY L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $76,253.82 Date 09/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTINE, CARRIE B Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $76,253.76 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, CHARLES J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $76,252.76 Date 11/13/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, RICHARD L Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $76,252.72 Date 08/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZLER, ASHLEY M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $76,252.32 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MICHAEL D Employer name Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Lib Sys Amount $76,251.78 Date 06/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGAN, JOSHUA J Employer name Town of Chester Amount $76,251.60 Date 07/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANTHONSEN, DOUGLAS A Employer name Halesite Fire District Amount $76,251.46 Date 07/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOFFITT, HEATHER M Employer name Monroe County Amount $76,251.23 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, LARRY H Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $76,251.02 Date 03/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANDE, AMY E Employer name Monroe County Amount $76,250.54 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODDO, SUSAN M Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $76,250.28 Date 01/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKMAN, RAND S, JR Employer name Allegany County Amount $76,250.22 Date 01/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIESLA, JACQUELINE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $76,250.14 Date 12/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUHS, KEVIN Employer name Monroe County Amount $76,249.88 Date 04/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARILE, JOSEPH J Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $76,249.42 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLEMMER, JOSHUA W Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $76,249.29 Date 05/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, PATRICK J Employer name City of Rome Amount $76,249.18 Date 07/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALONEY, REGINA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $76,249.02 Date 12/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINE-KINZ, KRISTIN M Employer name Monroe County Amount $76,248.94 Date 05/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIERKOWSKI, MARIE Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $76,248.88 Date 04/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Ontario County Amount $76,248.57 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVIANO, JOHN A Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $76,247.96 Date 07/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FICARELLA, JAMES M Employer name City of Batavia Amount $76,247.63 Date 06/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, RUSSELL P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $76,247.49 Date 05/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RECOR, PATRICIA A Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $76,247.29 Date 10/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, KALPNA Employer name Westchester County Amount $76,247.26 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PLANTE, STEPHEN W Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $76,246.84 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLZWARTH, WALTER A Employer name Village of Amityville Amount $76,246.40 Date 06/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMIEUX, JEFFREY P Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $76,246.10 Date 01/31/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMES, ROBERT C Employer name Massapequa Bd of Water Commis Amount $76,246.06 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENA, ZOILA Employer name Westchester County Amount $76,246.04 Date 12/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODES, MICHAEL E, JR Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $76,245.93 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, FRANCIS K Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $76,245.61 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMS, INDIA J Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $76,245.58 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, DANIEL E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $76,245.34 Date 07/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREADER, KEVIN C Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $76,244.59 Date 06/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTA, NICHOLAS Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $76,244.48 Date 10/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAND, THOMAS L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $76,243.35 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RALEIGH, SHAWN P Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $76,243.14 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, KENNETH R, JR Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $76,243.01 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLEJOHN, RAYMOND L Employer name City of Troy Amount $76,242.93 Date 08/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREGER, GENE Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $76,242.93 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLITANO, LOUIS, JR Employer name Lawrence UFSD Amount $76,242.50 Date 09/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNELSON, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Auburn Amount $76,241.81 Date 08/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIAZ, VANESSA Employer name Westchester County Amount $76,241.76 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, COREY M Employer name Village of Massena Amount $76,241.61 Date 02/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAEZ, SUSAN M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $76,241.08 Date 05/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWIG, JANET E Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $76,240.92 Date 07/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, TYLER R Employer name City of Albany Amount $76,240.52 Date 01/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, THOMAS V Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $76,239.80 Date 05/13/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACAREZA, VIOLETA G Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $76,239.64 Date 04/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, ERIC D Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $76,239.63 Date 05/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLURY, LAURIE A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $76,239.60 Date 08/18/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOURVILLE, DAVID L Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $76,239.43 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUZEWSKI, DANIEL S Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $76,239.03 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZO, CHRIS J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $76,238.61 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JEFFERY R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $76,238.27 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SQUIRES, DAVID R Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $76,237.82 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, LORRAINE Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $76,237.34 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, MICHAEL L Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $76,236.44 Date 11/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, EMILY M Employer name Hoosick Falls CSD Amount $76,236.31 Date 12/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI SANTO, SERGIO D Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $76,236.29 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAN VLACK, MARK S Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $76,235.94 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOTITO, KEVIN N Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $76,235.44 Date 09/21/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTAMESSA, PATTI Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $76,235.38 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CITROLA, CONSTANCE Employer name East Meadow Public Library Amount $76,234.90 Date 11/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, NELSON, JR Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $76,234.79 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, BRIAN C Employer name Town of Manlius Amount $76,233.93 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRESKI, MARIE C Employer name Levittown Public Library Amount $76,233.85 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYCHE, GLENN E Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $76,233.63 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POINT-DU JOUR, MARCEAU Employer name Rockland County Amount $76,233.45 Date 12/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOCELLA, THOMAS J Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $76,233.43 Date 08/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEVALE, KATHERINE F Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $76,233.28 Date 06/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI RESTA, DAWN Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $76,233.28 Date 12/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOKSZYCKI, JOHN E Employer name Town of Greenport Amount $76,233.04 Date 02/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System