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 BULLEN, FERNANDO A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $75,920.08 Date 10/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIELASKI, DANIEL T Employer name Livingston County Amount $75,920.00 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGUDIO, ALEX A Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $75,919.94 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, ELAINE H Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,919.58 Date 07/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONVERSE-EVANS, LAURIE A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $75,919.27 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, JACQUELINE A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $75,919.10 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MICHELLE M Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $75,919.09 Date 04/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, CANUTE P Employer name Yonkers Parking Authority Amount $75,918.97 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORMSBEE, DAVID A Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $75,918.75 Date 12/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORAN, RICHARD T Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $75,917.98 Date 06/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIKSCH, ROBERT H, JR Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $75,917.95 Date 01/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COX, JENNIFER E Employer name Albany County Amount $75,917.60 Date 06/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, KEVIN G Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $75,917.27 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALKA, JOSEPH A, JR Employer name City of Albany Amount $75,916.97 Date 09/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KETTLEWELL, JUANITA M Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $75,916.59 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOUNT, ALICE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $75,916.30 Date 02/26/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, HENRY H Employer name Broome County Amount $75,916.06 Date 09/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGAN, ROBERT L Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $75,915.72 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNOZ, KEVIN Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $75,915.67 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MICHAEL P Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $75,915.65 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEAD, VALARIE J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $75,915.61 Date 09/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JENNIFER R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $75,915.37 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURCELL, ERIN A Employer name Office For The Aging Amount $75,915.22 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIANSEN, RONALD Employer name City of White Plains Amount $75,915.10 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAR, MICHAEL J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $75,914.88 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, ALEXANDER C Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $75,914.87 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, AARON D Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $75,914.85 Date 08/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINS-NELSON, TAMEKA L Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,914.53 Date 03/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYCE, KATIA T Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $75,914.17 Date 08/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRISH, JASON D Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $75,913.99 Date 06/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIU, SUSAN S Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $75,913.97 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHMPHUL, JEANNE A Employer name Highlnd Falls-Ft Mntgomery CSD Amount $75,913.15 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUTER, GARY Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,912.99 Date 06/04/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODD, JOSHUA J Employer name Broome County Amount $75,912.80 Date 03/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, YAJARA Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,912.76 Date 04/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRENN, ANN M Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $75,912.61 Date 08/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESMURRIA, EFRAIN Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $75,912.16 Date 01/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISHAW, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $75,912.03 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIPERATO, DANIELLE J Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $75,911.88 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIARDI, JANE Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $75,911.70 Date 02/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIBILOURI-SMITH, VICTORIA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $75,911.66 Date 04/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEARSLEY, NADINE M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $75,911.20 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOCK, DANIELLE D Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $75,910.78 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, WILLIAM E Employer name Department of State Amount $75,910.63 Date 08/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, JOHN D, JR Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $75,910.37 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TATE, ANTHONY O Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $75,910.30 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VON HEIN, CHARLOTTE Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $75,910.25 Date 12/24/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMICO, JOSEPH T Employer name Town of Gates Amount $75,910.12 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, DENNIS G Employer name Buffalo Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $75,909.56 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCENT, JAMES S Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $75,909.55 Date 04/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTON, DEBORAH S Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $75,909.29 Date 03/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, DEBORAH A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $75,908.91 Date 09/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS, PAULA M Employer name NYS School For The Blind Amount $75,908.45 Date 06/07/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVAREZ, GALO G Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $75,908.35 Date 05/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODWIN, JOHN J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $75,908.15 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROFF, BRADLEY C Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $75,907.16 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKS, DOUGLAS R Employer name East Aurora UFSD Amount $75,906.90 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, KRISTI L Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $75,906.83 Date 10/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVINGSTON, JASON J Employer name City of Rome Amount $75,906.55 Date 08/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CULVER, TODD L Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $75,906.46 Date 02/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVORE, FRANCIS P, JR Employer name Tioga County Amount $75,906.31 Date 10/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATALE, LINDA Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $75,906.25 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTTINO, MICHAEL J Employer name Oyster Bay-East Norwich CSD Amount $75,906.23 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSADO, JESSICA Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $75,906.00 Date 04/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREIL, TRISTA L Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,905.51 Date 12/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, JOSEPH W Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $75,905.41 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GADMAN, MICHAEL M Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $75,904.93 Date 05/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, DANIEL Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $75,904.93 Date 12/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOTAN, HOPE S Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $75,904.92 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENSLER, PATRICIA L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $75,904.45 Date 10/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, JENNIFER L Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $75,904.42 Date 03/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANCIL, MICHALINE J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $75,904.38 Date 08/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, ELIZABETH A Employer name Pearl River UFSD Amount $75,904.27 Date 11/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGEBRETSEN, KRISTA M Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $75,904.15 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHOURY, NADINE Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $75,903.99 Date 06/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLEY, PATRICK J Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $75,903.11 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODMAN, DACKERY T Employer name City of White Plains Amount $75,903.05 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONANNO, REBECCA M Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $75,903.00 Date 07/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONDER, GEORGE C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $75,902.99 Date 11/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, STEVEN Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $75,902.95 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFLER, ERICA L Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $75,902.94 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, GEORGE A Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $75,902.65 Date 06/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, CLARENCE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $75,902.54 Date 04/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPECCHIO, LAWRENCE W Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $75,902.44 Date 01/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, BRENDA J Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $75,901.89 Date 04/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, CYNTHIA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $75,901.82 Date 04/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRITCHARD, JOYCE J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $75,901.51 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COY, MELISSA C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $75,901.49 Date 06/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, JAMES G, JR Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $75,901.45 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEDULDIG, AMY R Employer name New York Public Library Amount $75,901.31 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, NORA J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $75,901.31 Date 10/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORDEN, STEPHEN J Employer name Monroe County Amount $75,900.97 Date 08/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMEDINGER, ELIZABETH A Employer name Department of Health Amount $75,900.96 Date 02/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, VALERIE Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $75,900.77 Date 04/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINNS, DAPHNE A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $75,900.34 Date 12/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, VELVET A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $75,900.00 Date 11/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, MICHAEL R Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $75,899.76 Date 02/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMFORT, ROBERT M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $75,899.71 Date 12/29/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGARDUS, PETER G Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $75,899.67 Date 10/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNINO, DEBRA K Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,899.67 Date 08/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System