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 MOUNCE, ROGER Employer name Elwood UFSD Amount $75,729.09 Date 03/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHL, RANDALL Employer name City of Utica Amount $75,728.64 Date 05/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FINLEY, KERRY L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $75,728.01 Date 04/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERICK, JEREMY D Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $75,727.65 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, MELANIE L Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,727.55 Date 03/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULZAC, ERIN P Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $75,727.34 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, SHITAL Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $75,726.18 Date 10/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANOSKY, DAVID R Employer name Schenectady County Amount $75,726.18 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINES, KEVIN E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $75,726.13 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JAMES, WILLIAM K Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $75,726.13 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAN, BRIAN D Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $75,726.10 Date 08/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUELS, JEROME L Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $75,726.00 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, ANTHONY J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $75,725.97 Date 05/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODDY, DEREK J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $75,724.77 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EUGENE, MARIE-CLAUDE D Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $75,724.64 Date 06/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BICE, MARK A Employer name Broome County Amount $75,724.52 Date 07/10/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKWOOD, HAROLD H Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $75,724.00 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONATO, MICHAEL D Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $75,723.45 Date 05/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITTLEMAN, JAMES A Employer name City of Albany Amount $75,723.39 Date 07/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GERSITZ, JEREMIAH W Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $75,723.05 Date 01/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIGOTT, CHAD E Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $75,722.85 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, FRANK M, JR Employer name Columbia County Amount $75,722.39 Date 06/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, RICHARD T Employer name Monroe County Amount $75,722.19 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTRANTONIO, CYNTHIA A Employer name Chemung County Amount $75,721.82 Date 07/14/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ARDELLA J Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $75,721.72 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, MICHAEL C Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $75,721.69 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZENO, JAMES Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $75,721.10 Date 08/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, SHIRLEY Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,721.06 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, OLGA S Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,721.05 Date 09/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGNA, THOMAS A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $75,721.03 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, WILLIAM A Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $75,720.51 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, MICHELLE L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $75,720.46 Date 02/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISKURA, RAYMOND Employer name Office For Technology Amount $75,720.02 Date 01/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS, RANDY J Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $75,719.80 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAOUETTE, SHIBLEY M, III Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $75,719.72 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $75,719.18 Date 10/07/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYKINS, RUBY L Employer name Lakeview Public Library Amount $75,719.00 Date 10/03/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMMER, LAWRENCE R Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $75,718.86 Date 06/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, SUSAN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $75,718.63 Date 09/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVARADO, CARLOS A Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $75,718.48 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, DOUGLAS G Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $75,718.18 Date 06/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, ELAINE Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,718.00 Date 06/27/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NERI, LAURA A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $75,717.87 Date 11/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASOFSKY, MARIA R Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $75,717.48 Date 03/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENDELS, LOUIS Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,716.21 Date 07/29/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUNIEWICZ, GERALD Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,714.58 Date 03/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, DENNIS M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $75,714.54 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE POPAS, PAUL Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $75,713.77 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMONTE, ALIDA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $75,713.42 Date 09/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAVERS, MICHELE Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $75,712.79 Date 05/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, KIM R Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $75,712.78 Date 01/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASTOR, ROSANNA E Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $75,712.69 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINKE, PATRICIA K Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $75,711.82 Date 11/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, JASON Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $75,711.47 Date 10/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERSITZ, ROBERT A Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $75,711.46 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMARIS, DIANNE G Employer name Schuyler County Amount $75,711.24 Date 08/24/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, PETER Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $75,710.22 Date 01/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHAFFER, DONALD J Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $75,708.33 Date 06/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARCIA Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $75,707.63 Date 03/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADO, MICHAEL D Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $75,707.58 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLOUGH, SANDRA MAYS Employer name St Francis School For Deaf Amount $75,707.50 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGGERS, DEBORAH D Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $75,707.35 Date 07/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIGAN, MARK J Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $75,707.10 Date 05/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLCOTT, HAROLD D, II Employer name Livingston County Amount $75,706.80 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, ROBERT J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $75,706.73 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOROSCHETZ, PAUL P Employer name Niagara County Amount $75,706.35 Date 02/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENRIDGE, KEVIN G Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $75,706.08 Date 01/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, JENNIFER Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $75,705.85 Date 03/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO CASCIO, LINDA Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $75,705.61 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, ELVIS Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $75,705.44 Date 11/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, KRISTINA A Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $75,705.36 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTIN, TIMOTHY P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $75,705.09 Date 09/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, KEVIN M Employer name City of Troy Amount $75,705.04 Date 12/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NORTHROP, DEAN A Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $75,704.63 Date 03/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKIPPER, KAREN B Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $75,704.62 Date 11/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, ALEXIS M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $75,704.44 Date 02/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULL, MICHAEL F Employer name Monroe County Amount $75,704.24 Date 10/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SANTIS, DONNA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,704.19 Date 09/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALBFINGER, ROGER A Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $75,703.15 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, DANIEL R Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $75,703.13 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOCHEM, JODIE C Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $75,702.42 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUDIA, MICHELLE A Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $75,702.20 Date 01/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUDETTE, STEPHEN T, JR Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $75,701.71 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWSE, CORTNEY L Employer name Warren County Amount $75,701.63 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVETO, ANTHONY P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,701.46 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WACHALA, MELISSA A Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $75,701.10 Date 04/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, MICHAEL W Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $75,700.55 Date 09/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST HILAIRE, MARK D Employer name Gates Fire District Amount $75,700.52 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAVIOLETTE, KATHY J Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $75,699.94 Date 08/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDAK, GREGORY G Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $75,699.77 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVERNE, JOHN A, JR Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $75,699.70 Date 03/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUENTES, JOSE A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $75,699.62 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, KEITH A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $75,699.60 Date 10/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DEVITT, CHARLES J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $75,699.10 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOLDBERG, FREEDA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,698.94 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRISI, PALMA Employer name Village of Pt Washington North Amount $75,697.88 Date 10/22/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARK, TODD J Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $75,697.79 Date 12/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOODSON-STEWART, JEANNE D Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $75,696.88 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NACCARATO, MICHAEL C Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $75,696.29 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRONG, ANN M Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $75,696.27 Date 09/18/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System