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 TRANCHANT, BRYANT M Employer name City of Elmira Amount $75,184.08 Date 04/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CANTY, KEVIN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,183.90 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAVENY, MEI K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,183.90 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA GRECA, DAWN J Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $75,183.85 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, ALEXANDRA C Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,183.83 Date 10/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVERBECK, JACOB A Employer name City of Elmira Amount $75,183.73 Date 08/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WAGNER, ROBERT J, IV Employer name Village of Albion Amount $75,183.36 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEINBERG, LEAH R Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $75,183.31 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUCINELLA, DENNIS J Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $75,183.19 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDY, LAWRENCE E Employer name Broome County Amount $75,183.07 Date 04/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACEVEDO, LIANA V Employer name New York Public Library Amount $75,182.96 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORANO, LOUIS Employer name Village of Harrison Amount $75,182.63 Date 01/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLES, EDWARD S Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $75,182.19 Date 08/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELEHER, TIMOTHY J Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $75,181.97 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPISAK, JOSHUA R Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $75,181.66 Date 07/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $75,181.66 Date 05/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADCLIFF, LAMONT S Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $75,180.67 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINGFIELD, WINONA C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $75,180.53 Date 08/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONWE, LAWRENCE N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,180.45 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISSANE, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $75,180.17 Date 02/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNICELLI, MARY ANN Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $75,180.14 Date 05/01/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC CAMMON, GORDON J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $75,179.86 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDLINGER, IRWIN Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,179.78 Date 01/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAUNTLEROY, CHARLES, III Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,178.53 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYNE, KEVIN J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $75,178.49 Date 10/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HONYA, BONNIE J Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $75,177.81 Date 10/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGINN WALLACE, MOIRA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $75,177.50 Date 06/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTINGTON, LUCINDA A Employer name Boces-Cayuga Onondaga Amount $75,177.50 Date 01/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIMKUS, EILEEN P Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $75,177.14 Date 10/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENSHAW, MARK P Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,177.04 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNSTON, DEREK Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $75,176.41 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHILSTONE, STACEY A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $75,176.19 Date 09/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHECKSFIELD, DONALD R Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $75,176.07 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUCHARCZYK, MACIEJ Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $75,175.52 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUCKS, TIMOTHY M Employer name City of Lockport Amount $75,175.36 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANGELO, ANNE L Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $75,174.56 Date 11/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMAINO, JOHN J Employer name Niagara County Amount $75,174.47 Date 09/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIS, COURTNEY E, JR Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $75,173.99 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKS, WILLIAM D Employer name City of Albany Amount $75,173.21 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PACI, SALVATORE G Employer name Village of Pelham Manor Amount $75,173.06 Date 03/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTINI, MICHAEL A Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $75,172.89 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTELHO, DAMON J Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $75,172.88 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLOMAN, DENA M Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $75,172.72 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CONNELL, PETER M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $75,172.64 Date 05/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, WYNEKA S Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,172.61 Date 12/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, MICHAEL L Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $75,172.57 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATYJAKOWSKI, JEROME J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $75,172.48 Date 12/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RETROSI, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $75,172.47 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, EDWIN Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $75,172.14 Date 06/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, MICHAEL C Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $75,171.66 Date 03/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALAPIT, DWIGHT G Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $75,171.58 Date 01/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULTON, ALEXANDRE Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $75,171.46 Date 06/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEPORE, DEBORAH L Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $75,171.33 Date 01/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETER, FREDERICK J Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $75,171.31 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, JOSEPH G Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $75,170.81 Date 03/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVAGE, JEFFREY M Employer name City of Auburn Amount $75,170.79 Date 03/31/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KING, ALDEN S Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $75,170.68 Date 11/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, THOMAS E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $75,170.43 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, JULISSA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $75,170.36 Date 02/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, JAMES D Employer name Broome County Amount $75,169.53 Date 02/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILL, EDWARD D Employer name Wyoming County Amount $75,169.47 Date 04/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESHENAUR, BRIAN C Employer name Cornell University Amount $75,169.40 Date 12/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, KEITH BRIAN Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $75,169.14 Date 10/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTIN, EILEEN Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $75,168.86 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICORA, MARK J, JR Employer name Chemung County Amount $75,168.66 Date 02/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHGRUND, MICHELLE L Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,168.35 Date 09/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, LEAH M Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $75,168.21 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISRAEL, OLGALINE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $75,167.92 Date 07/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAMER, MARY E Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $75,167.79 Date 07/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, GREGORY P Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $75,167.64 Date 03/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOUGH, THOMAS E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $75,167.26 Date 12/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, JOHN M Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $75,167.07 Date 12/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAH, SEJAL P Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $75,166.91 Date 07/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILSKI, CHAUNCEY J Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $75,166.81 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUGENHAGEN, WILLIAM G Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $75,166.59 Date 02/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASTA, CYNTHIA J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $75,165.88 Date 11/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIECO, SUSAN G Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $75,165.73 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBS, JACK E Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $75,165.55 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRITCHARD, CATHERINE A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $75,165.18 Date 01/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUSCINSKI, WALDEMAR P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $75,165.06 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRADT, JENNIFER J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $75,164.65 Date 10/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YONIAK, STEVEN M Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $75,164.53 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTUNDO, JOSEPH L Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $75,164.38 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, CLAUDIA L Employer name Ulster County Amount $75,164.35 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGAN, RICHARD T Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $75,164.17 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAVA, DONNA A Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $75,163.71 Date 01/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CORY C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $75,163.64 Date 06/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, JEREMIAH J Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $75,163.60 Date 09/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, CHRISTINE R Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $75,163.52 Date 05/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOSBURGH, HEATHER M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $75,163.44 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name Town of Kent Amount $75,163.17 Date 07/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, MARILYN T Employer name Town of Massena Amount $75,162.98 Date 12/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBICHAUD, MARION T Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $75,162.18 Date 06/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN WERT, JOHN H Employer name Tioga County Amount $75,162.14 Date 11/28/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, DAWN Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $75,162.01 Date 04/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, OLIVIA E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $75,161.77 Date 05/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREESON, KAITLYN A Employer name Monroe County Amount $75,161.56 Date 01/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERGEANT, CORINNE M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $75,161.15 Date 03/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNZIKER, MICHAEL A JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $75,161.06 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGRYTA, EDWARD Employer name Orange County Amount $75,160.27 Date 01/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System