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 STEIN, LAURA G Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $76,038.65 Date 04/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ILAGAN, ALAN B Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $76,038.52 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRITT, STANLEY F Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $76,038.46 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNEMAN, RAYMOND E Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $76,038.35 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDOVA, NICHOLAS E Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $76,038.30 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINZE, JENNIFER L Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $76,038.27 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, VALERIE H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $76,038.27 Date 10/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIPP, GREGORY W Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $76,037.95 Date 02/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, CAROL L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $76,037.48 Date 06/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANDERATH, KATHLEEN E Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $76,037.21 Date 01/24/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMIOTTO, MARY-JO Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $76,037.13 Date 08/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANZA, JAMES P Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $76,037.11 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMARDER, ERIC D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $76,037.02 Date 08/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MARY C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $76,036.99 Date 01/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGNON, RAYMOND D Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $76,036.74 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIBERT, KATHLEEN T Employer name Legislative Ethics Committee Amount $76,036.58 Date 03/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANAHER, STEVEN A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $76,036.43 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, AMY K Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $76,036.32 Date 01/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALAVE, FRANCISCO Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $76,035.83 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMSDILL, JOSEPH L Employer name Niagara County Amount $76,035.81 Date 02/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORTON, CURTIS M Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $76,035.73 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELARDI, JANETTE Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $76,035.20 Date 09/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, PRIA A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $76,035.05 Date 05/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, WILLIAM E Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $76,034.65 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNDON, SAMUEL L Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $76,034.43 Date 10/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGLIARDI, BRIAN Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $76,034.33 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NULTY, THOMAS J Employer name Cold Spring Harbor CSD Amount $76,034.27 Date 07/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAINO, JUSTIN C Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $76,033.65 Date 04/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KIRCH, PATI J Employer name Cornell University Amount $76,033.14 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, GREGORY M Employer name Nassau County Amount $76,032.84 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU BUKE, SCOTT Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $76,032.52 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, GARRY R Employer name Town of Islip Amount $76,032.09 Date 08/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHELIN, ROBERT A Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $76,031.49 Date 11/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADURINA, TIHANA Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $76,031.38 Date 06/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, WAYNE C Employer name Saratoga County Amount $76,031.36 Date 05/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, SCOTT C Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $76,031.18 Date 06/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOELL, P BRODERICK Employer name Town of Goshen Amount $76,031.18 Date 01/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUS, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $76,031.13 Date 04/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOTH, BONNIE J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,031.01 Date 03/04/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLAITTLI, BARBARA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $76,030.86 Date 08/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, PATRICK C Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $76,030.49 Date 08/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURNEY, MARK T Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $76,030.13 Date 10/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MIELE, ALBERT A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $76,029.71 Date 10/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINERS, ROBERT J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $76,029.33 Date 03/05/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERY, MICHAEL J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $76,028.49 Date 06/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUAX, KELLY S Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $76,028.36 Date 06/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RETLEFF, ROCHELLE R Employer name Greenburgh North Castle UFSD Amount $76,028.27 Date 05/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIFFHAUER, JOANNE E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $76,028.20 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, KATHLEEN M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $76,028.08 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, KELLY M Employer name Monroe County Amount $76,028.02 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNON, DENISE C Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $76,027.95 Date 06/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSEY, HAROLD J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $76,027.78 Date 06/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUES, MARIA B Employer name Eastchester UFSD Amount $76,027.51 Date 10/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, CHRISTIAN A Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $76,027.35 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, GARY A Employer name Town of Ontario Amount $76,027.19 Date 04/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, SUZANNE M Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $76,026.88 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVITO, ALBERT T, JR Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $76,026.35 Date 08/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRANO, SANDRA C Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $76,025.86 Date 07/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, STEPHEN S Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $76,025.23 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, SETH E Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $76,024.92 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONIN, TIMOTHY M Employer name Westchester County Amount $76,024.88 Date 11/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPARKS, CATHY R Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $76,024.66 Date 01/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBRECHT, THOMAS H Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $76,024.53 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARIMANIDZE, MARIA Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $76,023.54 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUI, LORI A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $76,023.49 Date 08/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL FAVERO, KEITH M Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $76,023.12 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, CHESTER Employer name Commission of Correction Amount $76,022.77 Date 06/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAX, COURTNEY N Employer name Education Department Amount $76,022.26 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTLER, ANN Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $76,022.19 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, JILL P Employer name Nanuet UFSD Amount $76,022.14 Date 11/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTI, GERARDO Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $76,021.90 Date 08/25/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FUCCI, JAMES P Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $76,021.71 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUNNELL, JOAN M Employer name Broome County Amount $76,021.50 Date 09/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIESLAK, JOSEPH P Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $76,020.66 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARAN, OMAR P Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $76,020.06 Date 07/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAIENTE, EVELYN M Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $76,019.92 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, ASHANTI T Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $76,019.69 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETRANTONIO, RICHARD M Employer name Village of Pelham Amount $76,019.60 Date 11/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESTA, ANTHONY J, JR Employer name Oyster Bay-East Norwich CSD Amount $76,019.56 Date 10/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASLER, PAUL J Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $76,019.52 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTGOMERY, CHERYL L Employer name Chemung County Amount $76,019.24 Date 08/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOTH, MICHAEL R Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $76,019.05 Date 09/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEJIA, STEVEN G Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $76,019.01 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLANO, LUIS A Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $76,018.74 Date 05/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, SHIRLYN M Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $76,018.49 Date 12/21/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAZZERI, JANICE M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,018.49 Date 11/19/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEYES, JOSEPH Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,018.47 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGHORN, DARRIN J Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $76,018.44 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITSON, JAMIE M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $76,018.44 Date 05/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, BRIAN T Employer name Cortland County Amount $76,018.03 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, KEITH Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $76,017.56 Date 09/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOERTER, DENNIS C Employer name Nassau County Amount $76,017.50 Date 01/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALAK, SHERRY E Employer name Town of Massena Amount $76,017.35 Date 06/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, JENNIFER L Employer name Westchester County Amount $76,017.33 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, MICHAEL J Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $76,016.93 Date 10/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNELL, GRACE MARIE Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $76,016.86 Date 02/06/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, LEONARD Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $76,016.74 Date 02/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HLAVATY, JOSEPH J, III Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $76,016.61 Date 11/04/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAHN, CYNTHIA L Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $76,016.24 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERCIVAL, GARY H Employer name City of Fulton Amount $76,016.06 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System