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 BROWN, PATRICK N Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $75,375.85 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DEBORAH A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $75,375.81 Date 03/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, JACQUELINE M Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $75,375.00 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMO, WILLIAM G Employer name Onondaga County Amount $75,374.95 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, CHARLES A Employer name Village of Horseheads Amount $75,374.50 Date 04/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE HATE, MARK M, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $75,374.16 Date 04/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYNOR, SEAN D Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $75,374.12 Date 10/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRAEGER, MICHAEL L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $75,374.01 Date 08/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMBRUSTER, SCOTT D Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $75,374.01 Date 10/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENNON, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $75,374.00 Date 05/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMARDA, LEONARD Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,373.80 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNSINN, JACQUELINE M Employer name Boces-Herkimer Fulton Hamilton Amount $75,373.58 Date 09/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, CHARLES V Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $75,373.55 Date 08/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASILE, KRISTA M Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $75,373.49 Date 01/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, DARREN E Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $75,373.48 Date 10/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, LA'SHAWN D Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $75,373.33 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSMAN, ANN K Employer name Honeoye Falls-Lima CSD Amount $75,373.26 Date 06/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, NAOMI P Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $75,372.65 Date 06/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALMON, WILLIAM F Employer name Town of Southold Amount $75,371.09 Date 05/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCCHIO, JAMES F Employer name Town of Islip Amount $75,371.06 Date 02/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTKUS, GREGORY S Employer name Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD Amount $75,370.62 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOBB, LLEWELLYN F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $75,370.53 Date 11/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASCIOLA, JOHN J, JR Employer name Village of Harrison Amount $75,370.35 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAK, RONALD J Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $75,369.60 Date 11/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, SEAN P Employer name Office of General Services Amount $75,369.56 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, PETER S Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $75,369.55 Date 01/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, LADONNA R Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,369.55 Date 11/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DELLA R Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $75,369.52 Date 06/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, THERESE A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $75,369.46 Date 07/18/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, KIMBERLY L Employer name Environmental Facilities Corp. Amount $75,369.12 Date 11/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEATON, KEVINN L Employer name Warren County Amount $75,368.78 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZI, LISA A Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $75,368.53 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCOCCIA, MARK R Employer name New Hartford CSD Amount $75,368.26 Date 06/24/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MALLEY, JOHN J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $75,367.17 Date 02/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRANGIONE, VERA H Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $75,366.84 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINDNAGLE, THOMAS E Employer name Steuben County Amount $75,366.62 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURTNEY, JOAN M Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $75,366.56 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, JOHNNIE L Employer name Village of Harrison Amount $75,366.50 Date 12/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, SCOTT T Employer name Village of Lake Success Amount $75,366.35 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBARITO, SHAWN W Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $75,366.19 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLESTADT, ADAM M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $75,366.14 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOPE, JEFFREY C Employer name Monroe County Amount $75,366.05 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHERTY, MARTIN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $75,366.03 Date 11/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINO, MARIA M Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $75,366.00 Date 05/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGGERTY, MICHAEL J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $75,365.76 Date 07/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERIGGI, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $75,365.64 Date 12/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIOFALO, JOHN V, JR Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $75,365.40 Date 02/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, LOUIS R Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $75,365.29 Date 08/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKIN, JONATHAN Employer name Orange County Amount $75,365.26 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRASAD, RAJ Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $75,365.07 Date 12/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, VLAD Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $75,365.06 Date 05/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, MARLON D Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $75,365.06 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANKOVA, YELENA I Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $75,365.06 Date 05/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TATARINOVA, LUDMILA Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $75,365.06 Date 05/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, THOMAS A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $75,365.00 Date 09/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, LYNNETTE Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $75,364.47 Date 08/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, FRANCIS Employer name Hudson River Park Trust Amount $75,363.38 Date 02/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, EVELYN J Employer name Ulster County Amount $75,363.25 Date 05/11/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GINZBURG, LEONID Employer name Office of General Services Amount $75,362.99 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAB, STEPHEN J Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $75,362.47 Date 03/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, GARY A Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $75,362.40 Date 05/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUFIERO, PHILIP A Employer name Village of Bronxville Amount $75,362.09 Date 02/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, WAYNE W Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $75,361.94 Date 10/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WU, JERRY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $75,361.85 Date 07/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEN DANTO, JENNIFER M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $75,361.78 Date 05/11/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KACZOR, PHILOMENA Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $75,361.78 Date 12/08/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, JOANNE Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $75,361.78 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, ANA J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $75,361.78 Date 08/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENTSCHEL, WILLIAM J Employer name Orange County Amount $75,361.54 Date 07/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTUNDO, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name City of Norwich Amount $75,361.36 Date 03/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YOFFREDO, KENNETH J, JR Employer name Village of Churchville Amount $75,361.29 Date 08/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JOANNE E Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $75,360.62 Date 09/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKFORD, KINEISHA T Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,360.44 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKONIEWSKI, RITA M Employer name Voorheesville CSD Amount $75,360.20 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSTANTAKES, PETER M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $75,360.05 Date 12/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRITANO, PETER D Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $75,359.84 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLANI, MICHAEL P Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $75,359.57 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHLERS, ALLISON M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $75,359.32 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIBADENOYRA, EDUARDO N Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $75,359.18 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ELVEEN, CURTIS Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $75,357.69 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGER, BARBARA Employer name Plainview Old Bethpage Pub Lib Amount $75,357.27 Date 09/28/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACCILLI, STEPHEN F Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $75,356.83 Date 07/05/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDO, JOHN P Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $75,356.75 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGE, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Kingston Amount $75,356.47 Date 02/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PENNETTI, RUDY Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $75,356.46 Date 05/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ESSEX, STEPHEN F Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $75,356.08 Date 02/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEEVER, KEITH P Employer name Adirondack Park Agcy Amount $75,356.08 Date 03/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLAN, EDWARD J, JR Employer name Department of Law Amount $75,356.08 Date 05/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMOND, JOHN W Employer name Department of Law Amount $75,356.08 Date 09/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODMAN, DONNA M Employer name Department of Law Amount $75,356.08 Date 02/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLE, MICHAEL E Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $75,356.08 Date 11/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARNIER, DEBRA A Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $75,356.08 Date 04/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAD, DAVID N Employer name Ulster County Amount $75,356.05 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENKRANZ, CARL J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $75,355.92 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISAKSSON, GUSTAVE A Employer name East Islip Public Library Amount $75,355.70 Date 10/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMIARA, MICHAEL J Employer name Monroe County Amount $75,355.62 Date 04/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARR, TAMARA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $75,355.54 Date 05/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAHL, CHRIS P Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $75,355.42 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAITSHOLTS, DAVID J, JR Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $75,354.97 Date 01/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTEE, KEITH M Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $75,354.51 Date 07/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System