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 JOHNSON, JAMES R, II Employer name Oswego County Amount $76,209.69 Date 04/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMOT, NELSON Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $76,209.52 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, TAE-SANG Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $76,209.38 Date 06/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSI, UMESH C Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $76,209.38 Date 12/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYCE, KAMIL J Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $76,209.38 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, BARI Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $76,209.38 Date 10/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACIAS, INGRID Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $76,209.38 Date 10/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, CINDY M Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $76,209.38 Date 04/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELASQUEZ, FERNANDO Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $76,209.38 Date 11/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTAGNA, INES C Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $76,209.38 Date 04/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDWICK, HERBERT N Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $76,209.38 Date 01/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, STUART F, JR Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $76,209.24 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TE BEAU, KRISTINE P Employer name Livingston County Amount $76,209.16 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACALUSO, ANTHONY N Employer name Kings Park Fire District Amount $76,209.12 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICARI, MARY K Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $76,208.99 Date 11/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAFFER, LINDA J Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $76,208.77 Date 08/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALOGERO, ANTHONY Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $76,208.45 Date 08/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMATO, MARIA Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $76,208.37 Date 07/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, BETTINA Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $76,208.36 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARC A Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $76,208.24 Date 09/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, JOHN M Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $76,208.20 Date 04/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUERR, BRIDGET M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $76,208.01 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILLAI, CINI Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $76,207.76 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURTZWORTH, SHERI L Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $76,207.75 Date 02/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, SHEILA M Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $76,207.53 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, JAMES P Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $76,207.43 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULTZ, JOY A Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $76,207.41 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNE, DANIEL E Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $76,207.25 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAMER, ANDREW J Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $76,206.82 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, BRIAN C Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $76,206.12 Date 01/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JAMES, FLOREESE R Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $76,205.64 Date 05/21/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMAN, JAMES V Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $76,205.59 Date 02/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REEVES, WENDY S Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $76,205.43 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNING, WILLIAM L Employer name Sag Harbor UFSD Amount $76,205.43 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLESS, DOUGLAS Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $76,204.42 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, PHILLIS J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $76,204.28 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIAR, DANIEL P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,203.67 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAWCETT, FRANCIS D Employer name Ulster County Amount $76,203.48 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERS, GEOFFREY R Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $76,203.45 Date 12/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, KELLY M Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $76,203.41 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOCK, GARY S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $76,203.29 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRECHETTE, BLAKE E Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $76,203.24 Date 08/30/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPKIN, STACEY I Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $76,203.03 Date 10/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, KEVIN M Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $76,202.99 Date 08/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESLIN, LAURA J Employer name Town of Woodbury Amount $76,202.80 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERPERIAN, JOHN S Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $76,202.51 Date 08/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWUSU, SANDRA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $76,202.07 Date 09/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, LEEVANDERS Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $76,201.92 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, ROBERT L Employer name Rockland County Amount $76,201.85 Date 03/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREHM, KELLY A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $76,201.47 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAILEY, HERBERT L Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $76,201.13 Date 06/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACY, RAYMOND F, JR Employer name Niagara County Amount $76,200.51 Date 11/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOUGNIER, BRANDON J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $76,200.49 Date 09/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRINKLEY, KATRINA A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $76,200.36 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCE, CHARISSE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $76,200.36 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEHLER, MAUREEN P Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $76,200.35 Date 01/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASPER, KYLE K Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $76,199.99 Date 06/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, MAUREEN K Employer name Tompkins County Amount $76,199.78 Date 12/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, DEVIN B Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $76,199.76 Date 07/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIU, JIANG Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $76,199.40 Date 11/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASS, LAURA Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $76,198.43 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, HILSY W Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $76,198.39 Date 02/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LEONARD M Employer name Erie County Amount $76,197.89 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EZEIRUAKU, VITUS A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $76,197.78 Date 12/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDONE, ROSEANN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,197.56 Date 02/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLAMONDON, ANDREW P Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $76,197.55 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, WILLIAM E, JR Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $76,197.27 Date 09/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, NATASHA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $76,197.07 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECANIO, MARK T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $76,196.92 Date 09/19/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVER, TIANNA A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $76,196.71 Date 02/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOC, STACEY L Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $76,196.57 Date 05/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYERS, KEVIN T Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $76,196.53 Date 09/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLZLE, KEVIN M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $76,195.91 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REED, TROY C Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $76,195.67 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILGORE, DANA W Employer name Town of Glenville Amount $76,195.23 Date 11/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREHER, CLAIRE E Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $76,195.17 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAPPIA, KAREN L Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $76,194.60 Date 01/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUZA, COURTNEY A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $76,194.53 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEN, FERRON A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,194.20 Date 08/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, VERONICA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,194.20 Date 08/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOSIA, DAVID Employer name Office of General Services Amount $76,194.12 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARROYO, CARLOS A Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $76,194.12 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, THOMAS Q Employer name Livingston County Amount $76,193.75 Date 05/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INTORCIA, JEFFREY D Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $76,193.26 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUICK, LEONARD M, JR Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $76,193.26 Date 01/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SGRO, JULIANNE M Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $76,192.73 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOT, SHARRON L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $76,192.50 Date 06/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLENBOGEN, GINA M Employer name Court of Claims Amount $76,192.48 Date 08/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGENSBURGER, PAMELA F Employer name Court of Claims Amount $76,192.48 Date 02/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNICK, JENNIFER C Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $76,192.48 Date 02/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAAS, CHRISTINE E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,192.48 Date 10/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, AMY L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,192.48 Date 02/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMATO, GARY T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,192.35 Date 09/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUDE, DONALD W, JR Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $76,192.26 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRATOVILLE, JAYSON L Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $76,192.11 Date 07/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, PETE P Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $76,191.44 Date 11/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRANTE, THERESA C Employer name Niagara County Amount $76,191.42 Date 05/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUNNEY, PETER J Employer name Berne-Knox-Westerlo CSD Amount $76,191.36 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELL, DENSKI R Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $76,191.35 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECESARIS, MARTIN Employer name Village of Briarcliff Manor Amount $76,191.25 Date 10/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System