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 CARR, NORMAN E, JR Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $75,402.71 Date 11/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMM, LISA G Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $75,402.60 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESTA, JOHN J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $75,402.57 Date 03/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, WAYNE S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $75,402.57 Date 01/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANGERT, ANDREW R Employer name Dutchess County Amount $75,402.17 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GINNIS, CARRIE A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $75,401.94 Date 03/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMBLEY, ROGER W, JR Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $75,401.72 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLANEY, MARY A Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $75,401.48 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOPER, GREGORY A Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $75,401.47 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITHEIMER, ROY J Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $75,401.34 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASHEEN, LAWRENCE J Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $75,400.93 Date 01/10/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSERT, SHARON C Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $75,400.02 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPPARD, KIRSTEN B Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $75,400.00 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, TIMOTHY R Employer name Town of Patterson Amount $75,399.84 Date 12/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDY, GARY E Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $75,399.69 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURNESS, ADRIENNE Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $75,399.40 Date 12/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALASH, KIRK S Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $75,399.26 Date 11/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARRIER, AMANDA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $75,398.85 Date 11/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEAMANS, JOHN M Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $75,398.83 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, NANCY G Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $75,398.45 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAINVILLE, DONNA J Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $75,398.42 Date 03/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, TORRE IAN Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $75,398.36 Date 06/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, RAFAEL, JR Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $75,398.23 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YACOBUCCI, MICHAEL A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $75,397.55 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDYGA, BETH A Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $75,397.36 Date 05/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, ROLAND S, III Employer name Poughkeepsie Housing Authority Amount $75,397.16 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOMEYER, GLENN M Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $75,396.63 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARA, CATHERINE Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,396.40 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPIERALA, MICHAEL C Employer name Village of Fredonia Amount $75,396.35 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ELMENDORF, TIMOTHY M Employer name Ulster County Amount $75,396.11 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORECKI, MATHEW K, III Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $75,395.93 Date 06/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURTNEY, KAREN M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $75,395.65 Date 07/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWANDOWSKI, MICHAEL K Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $75,395.09 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINO, CHRISTINE A Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $75,394.89 Date 07/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, DANIEL M Employer name Springs UFSD of East Hampton Amount $75,394.86 Date 02/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWANDOWSKI, STEPHEN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $75,394.41 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, JOSEPH Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $75,394.31 Date 12/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPOONER, MICHAEL S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $75,393.95 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOD, THOMAS M Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $75,393.47 Date 07/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORO, FABIOLA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $75,392.90 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVEY, JEANNE L Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $75,392.82 Date 04/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIECK, WILLIAM A Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $75,392.66 Date 07/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMOAH, EMMANUEL Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $75,392.61 Date 08/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, JUANITA S Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $75,392.61 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILANI, THOMAS A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $75,392.24 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ROSA, JOSEPH Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $75,392.10 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, ELIZABETH Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $75,391.94 Date 06/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, ALISA M, MRS Employer name City of Albany Amount $75,391.43 Date 04/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHN, JOY Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $75,391.10 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELTON, REGINALD T C Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $75,390.90 Date 03/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, ELSA E Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,390.61 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, KURT L Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $75,390.40 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, PATRICIA A Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $75,390.35 Date 04/30/1966 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, JEANNINE T Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $75,390.32 Date 04/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIGUERE, MICHAEL P Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $75,389.35 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIGHTY, HUGHROY A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $75,388.85 Date 05/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SITZMAN, KEITH A Employer name Village of Alden Amount $75,388.20 Date 07/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTINORE, DEBORAH A Employer name Rochester School For Deaf Amount $75,387.66 Date 05/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELDEN, DAVID P Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $75,387.16 Date 01/25/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, JEFFREY M Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $75,386.80 Date 09/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNORR, WILLIAM J Employer name Rockland County Amount $75,386.63 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, KEITH A Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $75,386.63 Date 04/20/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACCO, JOSEPH A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $75,386.35 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, CHANDLER M Employer name City of Rome Amount $75,384.72 Date 08/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, JAMES A, JR Employer name Town of Highlands Amount $75,384.58 Date 08/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURTAUGH, ROBERT Employer name Commack Fire District Amount $75,384.33 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAW, YUK LING Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,384.11 Date 12/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ALTO, ANTHONY L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,384.11 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZAKRIS, BROOKE A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $75,384.09 Date 08/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEZILA, STEPHEN M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $75,383.51 Date 12/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUACCI, JOHN B, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,383.04 Date 08/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKYOUMB, MARK S, JR Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $75,382.68 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VADACCHINO, ANGELA Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,382.22 Date 11/29/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNDQUIST, JOSHUA S Employer name Niagara County Amount $75,381.34 Date 06/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, JASON M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $75,381.32 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EATON, KENNETH J Employer name Cortland County Amount $75,380.75 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARASCIA, DANA M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $75,380.19 Date 10/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRISH, TARA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $75,380.14 Date 03/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGOSTA, STEVEN Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $75,380.10 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIOTTI, WESLEY V Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $75,380.02 Date 07/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANRAHAN, MARK A Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $75,379.89 Date 08/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWERSOX, DONALD F Employer name Broome County Amount $75,379.74 Date 07/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELLER, LORIN Employer name Columbia County Amount $75,379.61 Date 03/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISER, SANDRA F Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $75,379.51 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINIG, JOHN A, JR Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $75,379.21 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAGG, GERI Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $75,378.99 Date 12/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PIERRO, DOMINICK M Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,378.85 Date 09/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURGICK, ANUOLA N Employer name Office of General Services Amount $75,378.65 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLANCO, EDWIN J Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $75,378.60 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTULANTE, PHILIP M Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $75,378.46 Date 10/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUMMINS-MORRILL, CAROLYN R Employer name Hamilton County Amount $75,378.33 Date 11/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDENMAIER, MARK N Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $75,378.30 Date 03/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZZO, RALPH E Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $75,378.07 Date 09/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, KEITH I Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $75,377.54 Date 06/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRMSER, CHERYL Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $75,377.50 Date 12/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONBOY, KIM D Employer name Montgomery County Amount $75,376.42 Date 08/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHER, LEAH A Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $75,376.36 Date 10/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARONE, MICHAEL J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $75,376.23 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKIS, STACEY L Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $75,375.89 Date 01/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, ROBERT L Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $75,375.86 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System