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 SHENOUDA, MINA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $74,931.53 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROTZ, RYAN E Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $74,929.97 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWAN, ROSEMARY G Employer name NYS School For The Blind Amount $74,929.94 Date 06/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FOREST, JOANNE Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $74,929.76 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRIOLA, PATRICIA A Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $74,929.54 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTEFORTE, DENISE J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $74,929.32 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTHRUP, DONALD D Employer name Village of Waterloo Amount $74,929.22 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, JESSICA Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $74,928.85 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MATTHEW J Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $74,928.66 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACHMAN, ANTHONY F Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,927.96 Date 05/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OPIZO, SUZETTE Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $74,927.78 Date 03/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRD, DEON A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $74,927.01 Date 02/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLAY, DEBRA A Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $74,926.54 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERHALT-LEVESQUE, EVA M Employer name Ontario County Amount $74,925.66 Date 01/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUSINS, JEFFREY J Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $74,925.02 Date 11/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEON, DEREK M Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $74,923.80 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAHLI, PAULA S Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $74,923.47 Date 05/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAEZ, MICHELE Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $74,923.47 Date 05/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI SALVO, LUCINDA Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $74,923.47 Date 12/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODMAN, LORI B Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $74,923.47 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINCI, RUDOLPH A, JR Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $74,923.41 Date 04/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAIT, THOMAS J, III Employer name Dutchess County Amount $74,923.36 Date 03/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, TIFFANY M Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,923.33 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVILLA, MICHAEL A Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $74,923.20 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, SHANNAN C Employer name Niagara County Amount $74,923.02 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITCH, ROBERT F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $74,922.91 Date 04/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC FARLAND, JAMES M Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $74,922.75 Date 04/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSSETT, MICHELLE L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,922.06 Date 11/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAZINET, NICHOLAS R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $74,921.62 Date 11/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, JOHN J Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $74,921.44 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOHWINKEL, KURT W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $74,921.04 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMPA, DOUGLAS A Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $74,920.93 Date 01/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, KATHLEEN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $74,920.71 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DANIEL J Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $74,920.68 Date 10/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LE CUYER, NORINE A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $74,920.65 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRZEJEWSKI, DANA J Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $74,920.53 Date 03/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARD, RYAN C Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $74,920.45 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BREITENFELD, MICHAEL A Employer name Orange County Amount $74,920.39 Date 12/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, DONALD C Employer name Orange County Amount $74,920.30 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEELY, MARIA A Employer name Orange County Amount $74,920.27 Date 10/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASELLA, DAVID A Employer name Orange County Amount $74,920.26 Date 12/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGLIELLE, ELAINE M Employer name Orange County Amount $74,920.26 Date 01/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEDIN, ELEANOR Employer name Orange County Amount $74,920.25 Date 06/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, CARLA R Employer name Orange County Amount $74,920.24 Date 11/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COREY, FRANCINE A Employer name Orange County Amount $74,920.21 Date 08/26/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEANE, DAWN A Employer name Orange County Amount $74,920.21 Date 06/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKABRY, THOMAS M Employer name Town of Southold Amount $74,919.98 Date 07/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENN, HARRY Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $74,919.88 Date 08/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNES, JAMES C Employer name Cold Spring Harbor CSD Amount $74,919.82 Date 08/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYERS, LISA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,919.62 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEINSCHMIDT, ASHLEY M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,919.57 Date 05/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITH, PAMELA P Employer name Cortland County Amount $74,918.79 Date 09/26/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GULLAM, MATTHEW J Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $74,918.47 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOBASSO, DOREEN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $74,918.35 Date 11/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANTES, JEANSON Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $74,918.26 Date 08/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGAN, PHILIP T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $74,917.58 Date 06/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUTENSCHUETZ, JASON R Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $74,916.93 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYLONG, WAYNE R Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $74,915.61 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBERGER, KENNETH A, JR Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $74,915.57 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAMILLERI, SAMUEL M Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $74,915.21 Date 02/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHAM, JOHN D Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $74,915.21 Date 01/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARI, AMY C Employer name Lewiston-Porter CSD Amount $74,914.46 Date 05/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KEM M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $74,914.23 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWLES, JACK L Employer name Seneca Falls-Csd Amount $74,914.15 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, IAN M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,913.70 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAFFERTY, COLIN D Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,913.19 Date 08/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVITSKY, SCOTT M Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $74,913.17 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHER, DANIELLE R Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $74,912.88 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, JAMES M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $74,912.77 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, FRANCISCO J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $74,912.60 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, ROBIN S Employer name Ulster County Amount $74,912.49 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, TENE N Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $74,912.27 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE NARDO, ANTHONY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $74,911.57 Date 03/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAD, JOSEPH C Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $74,911.13 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAHN, JEFFREY D Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $74,909.88 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, MARK Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $74,909.66 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMUTEK, PAUL Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $74,909.63 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REBL, STEVEN D Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $74,909.24 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, DEANNA Employer name Schenectady County Amount $74,908.99 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESTLE, SCOTT E Employer name Ontario County Amount $74,908.96 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IVES, DIANE M Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $74,908.60 Date 09/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORIOLES, RICHARD T Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $74,908.49 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LELLA, STEPHEN M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $74,908.37 Date 05/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILION, CHARLES J Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $74,907.70 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERMIN, JULIAN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $74,907.60 Date 04/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HALLORAN, TIMOTHY P Employer name Oneida County Amount $74,907.41 Date 05/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONE, DOUGLAS P Employer name Town of Islip Amount $74,907.32 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOX, CHERRY L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $74,907.14 Date 10/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLOGNA, ROBERT M, JR Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $74,906.48 Date 09/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLUZZO, CARLO Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,906.34 Date 06/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARLO, JOHN P, JR Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $74,906.23 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELL, LORI B Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $74,906.21 Date 04/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVINESE, ROCCO Employer name Putnam County Amount $74,906.05 Date 08/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIPPERS, GERALD E Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $74,905.52 Date 02/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, ANDREA S Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $74,905.38 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURBEVILLE, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $74,904.37 Date 09/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LESTER, DWAYNE C Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $74,904.36 Date 08/17/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, DANA M Employer name Ulster County Amount $74,904.09 Date 02/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, STACY M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $74,903.83 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAVINO, RICHARD M Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $74,903.55 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System