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 RAWSON, JEREMIAH D Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $75,239.53 Date 04/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, GEMMA Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $75,238.80 Date 08/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHELL, JERRY S Employer name North Country Library System Amount $75,238.70 Date 03/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, JENNIFER A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,238.63 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, HENRY A Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $75,237.90 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, MELISSA R, MRS Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $75,237.34 Date 06/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRESSEL, DANIEL T Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $75,237.21 Date 05/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAROFALO, JOSEPH E Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $75,236.90 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALICZEWSKI, ANN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,236.80 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTHUR, GAIL G Employer name NYS School For The Deaf Amount $75,235.85 Date 07/14/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURICE, BRENDA J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $75,235.71 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, SEAN P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $75,235.70 Date 02/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, TIFFANY R Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $75,235.49 Date 10/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HE, JIM Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $75,235.24 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITURA, STEPHEN J Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $75,234.46 Date 11/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, HERBERT J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $75,234.21 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMBO, TRAVIS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,233.68 Date 05/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENKEN, KIMBERLEY A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $75,233.47 Date 11/09/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, ELIZABETH A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $75,233.21 Date 01/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Rome Amount $75,232.23 Date 01/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANHEIM, PAUL Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $75,232.16 Date 08/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, DEREK K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $75,231.84 Date 01/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTALDO, THOMAS J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $75,231.69 Date 08/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGIE, PETER J Employer name Tompkins County Amount $75,231.64 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDESCO, KELLY C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $75,230.67 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRINGER, PAUL L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $75,230.63 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAHADEO, DANA L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $75,230.32 Date 07/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SQUILLINI, DANIEL J Employer name Village of Tuxedo Park Amount $75,229.25 Date 04/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, MELITZA Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,228.20 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIETSCHWEILER, DONALD G, JR Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $75,227.84 Date 06/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRECKFUSS, LAURA R Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $75,227.65 Date 10/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSIATORE, ANGELA M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $75,227.52 Date 02/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROTHERTON, DEBORAH A Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $75,227.25 Date 08/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLNAY, DAVID R Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $75,227.17 Date 06/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SESSIONS, SHERRY A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $75,226.63 Date 09/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORNY, APRIL L, MRS Employer name Wyoming County Amount $75,226.41 Date 12/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, ELIZABETH Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $75,226.28 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGER, LISA Employer name Ulster County Amount $75,226.26 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGNACZYK, GARY T Employer name Office of General Services Amount $75,226.12 Date 11/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, MARY J Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $75,225.42 Date 04/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANDY-WALTERS, MARY L Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $75,225.42 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, MICHELLE Employer name Education Department Amount $75,225.42 Date 06/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAAKSO, WILLIAM Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $75,225.42 Date 07/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASSO, JENNIFER R Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $75,225.42 Date 10/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'LEARY, KEVIN R Employer name Suffolk Otb Corp. Amount $75,225.16 Date 10/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SVITLIK, MICHAEL R Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $75,225.15 Date 02/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONRAD, SHARON A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $75,224.72 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMATO, MICHELE A Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $75,224.70 Date 06/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONWAY, SCOTT F Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $75,224.39 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAMOS, ROBERT Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $75,224.35 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISSITA, ANTHONY J Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $75,223.39 Date 09/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRINCHENKO, IVAN Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $75,222.70 Date 02/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMBERG, TARA L Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $75,222.37 Date 10/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, KENT J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $75,222.36 Date 05/17/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KACZMAREK, MELISSA A Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $75,222.06 Date 12/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONROE, JASON Employer name Town of Chester Amount $75,222.06 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDEN, DONALD C Employer name Office of General Services Amount $75,221.98 Date 09/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTER, SARA V Employer name Elmira Childrens Services Amount $75,221.98 Date 06/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCDERMOTT, DOUGLAS J Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $75,221.21 Date 11/19/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALAVE, LISETTE Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $75,221.09 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISKOWITZ, SANDRA R Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $75,220.77 Date 07/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, GLADIS Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $75,220.63 Date 02/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANGIORGIO, DANIEL M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $75,220.37 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIBAULT, ANDREW D Employer name Greece CSD Amount $75,220.20 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRZELECKI, GARY J Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $75,219.19 Date 11/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDER, SCOTT P Employer name Niagara County Amount $75,219.04 Date 06/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDERSPIEL, JAMES L Employer name Town of Grand Island Amount $75,218.95 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLASZAK, LINETTE R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $75,218.66 Date 06/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIS-MULLER, K Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $75,218.52 Date 04/08/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, DOUGLAS J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $75,218.51 Date 10/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATHMANN, SUSAN A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $75,218.35 Date 09/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, PAUL E Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $75,218.30 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, CAROLYN R Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $75,217.89 Date 09/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHARD, THOMAS E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $75,217.39 Date 05/06/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELDER, GAVIN J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $75,217.39 Date 10/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STELLA, NICHOLAS P Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $75,217.37 Date 08/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBERT, SHAWN L Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $75,217.04 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELGADO, JAPONESA Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,216.70 Date 02/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILRAY, ROBERT B Employer name Buffalo Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $75,216.62 Date 11/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODWIN, IRIS Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $75,215.56 Date 03/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALLUSTIO, JOSEPH W Employer name Oneida County Amount $75,214.90 Date 07/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARLAND, TIFFANY N Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $75,214.90 Date 08/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMONE, NATHAN S Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $75,214.72 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATZ, LINDA H Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $75,214.64 Date 10/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLZASKI, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Jericho Water District Amount $75,214.56 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARR, MICHAEL C Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $75,214.52 Date 04/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATZ, JENNIFER L Employer name Broome County Amount $75,214.31 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUPP, WILLIAM C Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $75,213.62 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMES, JAMES A Employer name Islip Terrace Fire District Amount $75,213.59 Date 08/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, JOSEPH A Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,213.55 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDICK, CATHLEEN M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $75,213.40 Date 04/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIMSIDER, JASON H Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $75,212.86 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKWELL-LAWRENCE, ROSIA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,212.50 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARCO, JANE R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $75,212.36 Date 02/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GHADBAN, ROUEIDA Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $75,212.10 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEALON, WILLIAM F Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $75,211.98 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OSENI, SALIMOTY S Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $75,211.73 Date 03/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, LAURA J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $75,211.55 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ANDREW T Employer name City of Rome Amount $75,211.51 Date 08/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROMAINE, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Education Department Amount $75,211.16 Date 06/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System