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 STANLEY, PAUL E Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $75,546.34 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, THOMAS J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $75,545.80 Date 09/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGAN, NANCY Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $75,545.67 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NILL, ANDREW P Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,545.67 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAUCH, PAULA H Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $75,544.78 Date 09/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DANIEL P Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $75,543.65 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, THERESA L Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $75,543.38 Date 01/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPONI, KATHERINE J Employer name Orange County Amount $75,542.61 Date 10/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEAN, ALEX E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $75,542.04 Date 08/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHLBORN, TYLER L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $75,541.95 Date 03/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARNETT, ANN M Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $75,541.79 Date 03/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, KEITH T Employer name Village of West Haverstraw Amount $75,541.74 Date 01/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, KIMBERLY E Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $75,541.30 Date 03/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRACK, SCOTT Employer name Town of La Grange Amount $75,541.29 Date 04/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNALETT, DIANE S Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $75,541.24 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUSTINE, RICHARD Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $75,540.47 Date 12/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENT, MICHAEL J Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $75,539.46 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETERS, JEFFREY D Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $75,539.34 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCCOLI, NOEL Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $75,539.10 Date 11/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, DANNY D Employer name City of Oneida Amount $75,538.88 Date 09/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRAUN, SUSAN V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,538.27 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, DOUGLAS J, JR Employer name Genesee St Park And Rec Regn Amount $75,537.43 Date 06/26/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, TERENCE P Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $75,536.85 Date 12/24/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, DECHARNE T Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $75,536.69 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNISH, KIMBERLY D Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $75,536.59 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWMILLER, DEBORAH J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $75,536.50 Date 11/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $75,536.09 Date 08/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUTHE, SHERRY Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $75,535.94 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, MARIBEL Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $75,535.46 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, STEVEN R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $75,535.35 Date 01/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, OLIVER G Employer name Somers CSD Amount $75,535.09 Date 03/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, LOIS K Employer name Mohawk Valley Library System Amount $75,534.55 Date 04/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, GWENDOLYN V Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,534.54 Date 07/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLENNING, DANIEL R Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $75,534.45 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPECHT, ROBERT P Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $75,534.30 Date 03/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REEHIL, JAMES P Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $75,534.25 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSELLO, MICHAEL R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $75,534.12 Date 11/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITE, ROBERT J Employer name Oswego County Amount $75,533.68 Date 07/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PHEE, JANICE D Employer name Ballston Spa-Csd Amount $75,532.81 Date 10/18/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMLALL, RAJKUMAR Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $75,532.32 Date 05/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUANG, YANG-MING Employer name Office For Technology Amount $75,532.02 Date 07/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCK, ARNOLD D, III Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $75,532.02 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COY, TODD A Employer name Department of Health Amount $75,532.02 Date 04/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTONACCI, ROBERT A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $75,532.02 Date 01/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINTON, KERRI-ANN Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $75,531.60 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSON, LESLIE A Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $75,531.28 Date 07/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCER, KEVIN Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $75,531.22 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENT, DEBBIE S Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $75,530.79 Date 03/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSALACQUA, JOHN C Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $75,530.79 Date 12/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNACCHIO, PETER T Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $75,530.10 Date 06/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE-THOMPSON, VINNETTE Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $75,529.87 Date 09/25/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEMMETT, CINDY M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $75,529.47 Date 09/22/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ALLISTER, JAMES Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $75,528.88 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, WILLIAM S Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $75,528.60 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTISI, LINDA H Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $75,528.60 Date 12/16/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORMS, KYLE E Employer name City of Elmira Amount $75,528.45 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, LINDA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $75,528.39 Date 08/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, DOUGLAS T Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $75,527.79 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRYSZKIEWICZ, ALFRED A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $75,527.65 Date 01/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINOTT, STEPHANIE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $75,527.49 Date 04/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JAMES P Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $75,527.40 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RELYEA, GINA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $75,527.33 Date 08/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGEL, ERIC W Employer name Iroquois CSD Amount $75,526.56 Date 12/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIESLER, JEAN ANNE Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $75,526.50 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT-COLLAZUOL, ANN C Employer name Nyack UFSD Amount $75,526.46 Date 11/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURROWS, DAVID A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $75,525.81 Date 04/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARIBIDESI, MOHAMMED B Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,525.45 Date 01/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEACHY, RENEE E Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $75,525.45 Date 02/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DOAL, GREGORY S Employer name Sullivan County Amount $75,525.17 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTON, RICHARD B, II Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $75,525.16 Date 10/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACK, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Islip Amount $75,525.05 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAAB, MICHAEL T Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $75,525.04 Date 06/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERZIG, JOSEPH P Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $75,525.03 Date 12/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, DANIEL M Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $75,524.97 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KENNETH M Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $75,524.20 Date 07/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURVIS, NATHAN Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $75,523.95 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTHRUP, SUSAN N Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $75,523.91 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, DINAH Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $75,523.67 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, ABBEY S Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $75,523.49 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, KAREN J Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $75,522.86 Date 06/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIDER, JUDY F Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $75,522.86 Date 11/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COGGIOLA, JAMES P Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $75,522.49 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNEGAN, J DAVID Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $75,522.41 Date 11/19/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, MARSHEA Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $75,522.31 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, JASON Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $75,521.83 Date 11/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANCOCK, LAURIE A Employer name Ulster County Amount $75,521.06 Date 09/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYFARTH, JAMES A Employer name Town of Ulster Amount $75,520.73 Date 12/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPADA, NAN E Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $75,520.60 Date 09/08/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIER, THOMAS E Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $75,520.44 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISCOLO, JOHN F Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $75,520.32 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HO, HUI-LING T Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $75,520.29 Date 07/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, TANYA G Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $75,520.17 Date 12/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULA, KIMBERLY A Employer name Education Department Amount $75,519.79 Date 05/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAYALVARATHU, PHILIP Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,519.67 Date 08/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, JEANNE S Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $75,519.47 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, DONNA L Employer name Town of Southold Amount $75,519.20 Date 08/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, SUSAN A Employer name Lawrence UFSD Amount $75,519.09 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, JAMES C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $75,519.00 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEDDER, EMMETT L, III Employer name Ulster County Amount $75,518.60 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MOY, GLEN R Employer name Plattsburgh Housing Authority Amount $75,518.51 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System