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 ROBINSON, JASON W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $74,812.39 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FRONZ, TRISHA Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $74,812.37 Date 12/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, PAUL A Employer name Town of Union Amount $74,812.27 Date 09/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRUS, JOEL J Employer name Town of Fishkill Amount $74,812.03 Date 04/04/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINICOZZI, MARK C Employer name City of Rome Amount $74,811.77 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MASSILLIO, MARYANN F Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $74,811.65 Date 01/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELSCHOW, ROBERT J, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $74,811.31 Date 06/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNAZZANI, MICHAEL Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $74,811.06 Date 11/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, MICHAEL J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $74,810.78 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGY, DAVID M Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $74,809.66 Date 06/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARBOLEDA, MARIA C Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,809.58 Date 09/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYMOUR, BRANDON R Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $74,809.45 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMYKIV, ROMAN Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $74,809.28 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASZKIEWICZ, JON PAUL Employer name Schenectady County Amount $74,809.21 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDER, DONALD J Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $74,809.05 Date 02/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDS, TIMOTHY Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,808.37 Date 11/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, MELVIN Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $74,808.10 Date 01/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, JESSICA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $74,807.50 Date 07/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOWES, MARGUERITE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $74,807.50 Date 08/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMANO, JULIE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $74,807.50 Date 08/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, EILEEN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $74,807.50 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINS, ALAN J Employer name Monroe County Amount $74,807.13 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, ELIZABETH Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $74,806.75 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALERNO, JUNE S Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $74,806.72 Date 06/01/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURT, JONATHAN O Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $74,806.27 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERS, MARLENE Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $74,806.26 Date 02/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, LAURA E Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $74,805.22 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINTON, CHAD C Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $74,805.20 Date 10/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTZUR, JENNIFER L Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $74,804.50 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, KATHLEEN R Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $74,804.04 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOEL DALEY, CHRISLYN Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $74,803.74 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, RUTH A Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $74,803.47 Date 06/09/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEARY, DEBORAH-ANNE Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,802.79 Date 03/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIS, ODELL Employer name Onondaga County Amount $74,802.71 Date 10/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOS, ALEXIS C Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $74,802.25 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERITY, JEFFREY M Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $74,802.01 Date 03/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALANO, ROSANNE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $74,801.63 Date 10/31/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOCERINO, MICHAEL F Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $74,801.56 Date 08/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDDY, MEGAN E Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $74,801.33 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPIERSKI, STEVEN P Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $74,801.23 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATHEW, RIYA R Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $74,801.16 Date 03/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CREARY-BRAMBACH, SHERRY D Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $74,800.49 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNARINO, ANTHONY N Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $74,799.71 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AURIENCE, ANTHONY D Employer name City of Utica Amount $74,799.58 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILSON, GEORGE L Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $74,799.42 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDONELLO, GEORGE M Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $74,799.40 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAUER, PATRICK H Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $74,799.31 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, MICHAEL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $74,798.74 Date 09/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPF, ELYSSA L Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $74,798.73 Date 08/31/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, VICTOR Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $74,798.40 Date 10/20/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRCHMAN, VALERIE A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $74,798.21 Date 07/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPLES, DEBORAH C Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $74,797.94 Date 08/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALANO, ROBERT A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $74,797.45 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGOSTO-OWENS, ILLIANA M Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $74,797.27 Date 01/11/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAFER, MARTIN G Employer name Onondaga County Amount $74,797.04 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRUS, JOSHUA J Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $74,796.88 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, MATTHEW P Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $74,796.42 Date 12/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGO, JENNIFER S Employer name Ulster County Amount $74,796.41 Date 05/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRATHWAITE, MARCUS D Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $74,796.00 Date 08/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSTIGLIONE, JOSEPH Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $74,795.70 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, VICTORIA P Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $74,795.54 Date 04/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSCO, STEPHEN D Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $74,795.35 Date 02/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPA, SHAWN M Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $74,794.87 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHAVUO, AARON M Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $74,794.75 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENBERG, CHRISTINE M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $74,794.74 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, PETER T Employer name Hudson River Park Trust Amount $74,794.63 Date 01/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, AMY L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $74,794.57 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CAROLIS, GICAMINO J, III Employer name City of Rome Amount $74,794.42 Date 04/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KNAPP, BRANDON W Employer name Town of Fishkill Amount $74,794.25 Date 09/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, MARILYN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $74,794.17 Date 09/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZA, CARMELO Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,793.78 Date 07/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATZ, ERIC J Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $74,792.80 Date 12/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROONEY, Y PATRICK Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $74,792.64 Date 07/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRYSZAK, RONALD P, JR Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $74,792.38 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, RICHARD A, SR Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $74,792.09 Date 03/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONECAMPBELL, PAMELA E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $74,791.89 Date 08/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENNER, LISA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $74,791.25 Date 03/25/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, DONNA M Employer name Commission of Correction Amount $74,790.64 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARINELLI, GEORGINA E Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $74,790.45 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOGLAND, KRISTIN E Employer name Department of Health Amount $74,790.11 Date 10/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENBAUM, JAMIE T Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $74,789.97 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, SHARI Employer name Dutchess County Amount $74,789.96 Date 08/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHROM, JOSEPH R Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $74,789.96 Date 03/21/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, DARRELL G Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $74,789.20 Date 07/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEN-BORYS, CHRISTINA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $74,788.15 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIZALONE, JOHN J Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $74,787.89 Date 04/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARRETT, KEMAR J Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $74,787.53 Date 12/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOTT, KATIE R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $74,787.32 Date 07/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, PETER J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $74,786.86 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALAGNA, JACK J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $74,786.63 Date 03/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILSON, MICHAEL G Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $74,786.58 Date 10/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUCELLA, THERESA Employer name Suffolk Otb Corp. Amount $74,786.53 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEICHTY, BRIAN A Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $74,786.26 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UZUN, VOLKAN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $74,786.14 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, THOMAS A Employer name City of Auburn Amount $74,786.07 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOMACK, ALICE J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $74,786.05 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMINY, WILLIAM R Employer name Clinton County Amount $74,785.86 Date 09/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LERCH, PATRICIA A Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $74,785.80 Date 11/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACY, SHANE P Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $74,785.37 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROSA, MARY D Employer name Franklin Square Public Library Amount $74,785.32 Date 10/08/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System