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 JAWOREK, DAVID W Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $75,030.05 Date 07/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEARNS, MICHAEL J Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $75,029.65 Date 03/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, SCOTT L Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $75,029.51 Date 05/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLIELM, MICHAEL P Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $75,029.13 Date 12/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROCKUP, JESSICA L Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $75,028.95 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTELLA, AMY C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $75,028.78 Date 12/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KERI L Employer name Capital District Otb Corp. Amount $75,028.59 Date 01/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS-KING, TAWANA J Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $75,028.50 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LAURA L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $75,028.29 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNE, MICHELLE L Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $75,028.06 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, LUCAS R Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $75,027.58 Date 04/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LACHMEYER, JOHN V, JR Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $75,027.37 Date 07/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLOCO, SCOTT R Employer name Town of Gates Amount $75,027.33 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIAH, NANCY Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $75,026.93 Date 07/25/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARKE, LENA Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $75,026.67 Date 09/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JAMES Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $75,026.61 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLEICHER, ERIC L Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $75,026.44 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALVANO, FRANK A Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $75,025.60 Date 01/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, KATHERINE A Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $75,025.44 Date 08/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANYI, PAUL M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $75,025.27 Date 07/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, KAREN L Employer name Albany County Amount $75,024.76 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZYWICZYNSKI, PAUL S Employer name Erie County Amount $75,024.56 Date 10/21/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERROTTA, STEVEN C Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $75,024.30 Date 05/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, JOHN J Employer name Columbia County Amount $75,023.96 Date 09/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, TAMIKA C Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $75,023.67 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, TIMOTHY A Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $75,023.66 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBIO, MELISSA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $75,023.56 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA VARNWAY, HEATHER M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $75,023.52 Date 11/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELENKA, JASON L Employer name Rockland County Amount $75,023.14 Date 12/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, KAREN L Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $75,022.58 Date 07/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITCHIE, ARTHUR Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $75,022.32 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHEDANO, GLORIA Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $75,022.15 Date 01/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAUD, DEANNA L Employer name St Lawrence Childrens Services Amount $75,021.36 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUE, JOHN A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $75,021.00 Date 01/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLOW, RALPH D, JR Employer name Niagara County Amount $75,020.92 Date 05/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNIOWSKI, ANDREW Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $75,020.10 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JOHN C, JR Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $75,019.98 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMMING, VALERIE A Employer name Dewitt Fire District Amount $75,019.98 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MCGOVERN, VIRGINIA L Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,019.90 Date 08/04/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REEVE, JENNIFER S Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $75,019.52 Date 01/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, BARBARA D Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $75,019.52 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CUE, GALE Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $75,019.52 Date 02/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRY, DONNA M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $75,019.52 Date 07/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITHERSPOON, BRENDA M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $75,019.52 Date 05/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, GWENDOLYN Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $75,019.52 Date 07/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, DELORES R Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $75,019.52 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSARELLO, DEBRA A Employer name NYC Judges Amount $75,019.52 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEST, TAJUANA L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $75,019.52 Date 02/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCOLO, MAUREEN Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $75,019.52 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIRAULO, MARY ANN Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $75,019.52 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEQUATRO-PALMIERI, DAWN Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $75,019.52 Date 10/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PALMA, JULIE A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $75,019.52 Date 03/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARROW, JUNE G Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $75,019.52 Date 06/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNIGAN, SHEILA D Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $75,019.52 Date 11/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINEZ, DORIS M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $75,019.52 Date 05/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, ELSIE Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $75,019.52 Date 01/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, ITZA M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $75,019.52 Date 01/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, GISELL Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $75,019.52 Date 12/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SFERRAZZA, MARYANN J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $75,019.52 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZALISKY, DINA M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $75,019.52 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOEBLIN, ROBERT P Employer name Geneva Housing Authority Amount $75,019.00 Date 12/31/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUSMAN, EDNA W Employer name Half Hollow Hills Comm Library Amount $75,018.70 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REICHE, CHRISTINE A Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $75,018.57 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRERA, JENNIFER Employer name Greenburgh North Castle UFSD Amount $75,017.88 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZZARDO, PATRICIA M Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $75,017.76 Date 02/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MONIQUE N Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $75,017.66 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BOMBARD, ERIC W Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $75,016.67 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOVINAZZO, DOMENICK V Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $75,016.63 Date 03/10/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURIEL, MELINDA Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $75,016.16 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIBERG, WILLIAM R Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $75,015.99 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPARD, ZULEIKA Z Employer name Monroe County Amount $75,015.92 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERROTTA, DENISE M Employer name Edgemont UFSD at Greenburgh Amount $75,015.72 Date 02/10/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOENLE, WILLIAM N Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $75,015.35 Date 04/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINA, FRANCES Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $75,015.30 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLATT, STEPHEN Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $75,014.98 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, HERBERT L Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $75,014.68 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOO, HEE-BO Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $75,014.43 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, INGRID Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $75,014.43 Date 01/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORE, SARINA Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,013.29 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISSEY, THOMAS A Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $75,013.08 Date 04/12/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARD, MARIE S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $75,012.92 Date 06/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, MICHAEL G Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,012.71 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, STEPHEN M Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $75,012.53 Date 06/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, WAYNE H Employer name Town of Fishkill Amount $75,012.16 Date 06/27/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALESTERI, RICHARD A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $75,011.18 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCOE, BENJAMIN Employer name Department of Health Amount $75,010.89 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, LUCAS J Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $75,010.47 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARTO, DENNIS V, JR Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $75,008.41 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFINI, BRYAN M Employer name Village of Irvington Amount $75,008.40 Date 06/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUPOLD, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $75,008.29 Date 01/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILA, HELGA V Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $75,008.00 Date 09/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNING, KATHLEEN A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $75,007.74 Date 09/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALUZZI, JEFFREY J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $75,007.68 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMLAL, ANGELA G Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $75,007.57 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, KEVIN M Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $75,007.55 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AURORA, JILL L Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $75,007.53 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, BARBRA E Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $75,007.37 Date 12/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERENATI, JEFFREY D Employer name Lake Shore Fire District Amount $75,007.31 Date 01/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANCINI, DANIEL J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $75,007.15 Date 12/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAFFORD, PAULINE B Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $75,006.56 Date 12/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System