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 WARREN-JOHNSON, CHARETTA Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $74,785.07 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, CLAYTON D Employer name Chemung County Amount $74,784.93 Date 01/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOKES, DAVID E Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $74,784.92 Date 08/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRYER, JONATHAN S Employer name Sayville Library Amount $74,784.54 Date 01/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST HILAIRE, DEBRA S Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $74,784.24 Date 07/12/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHATIGAN, KIRK M Employer name City of Troy Amount $74,782.99 Date 12/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAGLIANO, DOMINICK Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $74,782.87 Date 01/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYCUMBER, DONNA J Employer name Jamesville De Witt CSD Amount $74,782.72 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALICEA, WILLIAM Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $74,781.60 Date 11/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUGBEE, LARRY A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $74,781.37 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESEL, RICHARD L Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $74,781.37 Date 02/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONOUGH, EDWARD G Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $74,781.34 Date 09/09/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, MARK P Employer name Broome County Amount $74,781.08 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, GARY Employer name Wallkill CSD Amount $74,781.08 Date 04/17/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERARDI, DOMINICK Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $74,780.70 Date 05/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POST, GREGORY E Employer name City of Beacon Amount $74,780.42 Date 09/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS ZELENKE, PATRICIA A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $74,780.24 Date 07/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, KAREN JO BRONSON Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $74,780.06 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAROCHINI, PHILIP Employer name Suffolk County Amount $74,780.05 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, NICOLE R Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $74,779.89 Date 10/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, PAMELA M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $74,779.62 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELLAS, RICHARD G Employer name Town of Southold Amount $74,779.44 Date 01/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAPOLITO, MATTHEW J Employer name South Orangetown CSD Amount $74,779.35 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, BOBBIE Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $74,778.98 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, EVAN J Employer name City of Troy Amount $74,778.92 Date 06/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINDLER, MARK L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $74,778.90 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENWARE, LOUIS J, II Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $74,778.12 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPE, KATHRYN A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $74,777.95 Date 07/03/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ROBERT F Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $74,777.80 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Beacon Amount $74,777.53 Date 04/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BYRNE, SHARON L Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $74,776.90 Date 10/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANFREDO, KATHLEEN E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $74,776.76 Date 11/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAZIO, KAREN F Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $74,776.33 Date 06/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, ANNROSE P Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $74,776.33 Date 11/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONGELLUZZO, JULIE Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $74,776.33 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, JOSEPH L Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $74,776.33 Date 10/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULIGOWSKI, MATTHEW R Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $74,776.04 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENEPENT, ELIZABETH H Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $74,775.83 Date 03/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRADO, JENNIFER N Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $74,775.73 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, ROLANDO Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $74,775.73 Date 07/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JODOIN, ERIC R Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $74,775.34 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYER, ANN M Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $74,775.25 Date 03/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABALCO CASTRO, MARIA G Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $74,775.21 Date 03/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELGADO, MICHELE M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $74,775.20 Date 09/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, RONALD C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $74,774.57 Date 07/12/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSCO, ANGELA I Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,774.49 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANNELL, VERONICA F Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $74,774.29 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, JAMES J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $74,774.03 Date 11/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIDINGS, JAMES D Employer name City of Troy Amount $74,774.01 Date 08/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OBAD, GEORGE Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $74,773.83 Date 10/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, JEANETTE J Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $74,773.74 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, TIMOTHY C Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $74,773.23 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRASCHUNUS, CYNTHIA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $74,772.92 Date 01/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFER, KEVIN M Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $74,772.75 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISTLER, LINDA J Employer name Greece CSD Amount $74,771.89 Date 08/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, WAYNE E, SR Employer name Essex County Amount $74,771.39 Date 01/02/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTIERREZ, JHONY A Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $74,770.70 Date 07/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELDER, SANDRA Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $74,770.64 Date 11/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, SHARISE E Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $74,770.57 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, RODERICK S Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $74,770.54 Date 08/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRIGGS, ARTHUR J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,770.17 Date 07/11/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAZ, DEMI A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $74,770.03 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRISKO, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Wappinger Amount $74,769.89 Date 10/08/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULL, JEFFREY A, JR Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $74,769.82 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHWATZ, JESSICA L Employer name Sullivan County Amount $74,769.80 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, MICHAEL J Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $74,769.67 Date 03/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERESI, SAMUEL Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $74,769.21 Date 02/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, PATRICIA I Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $74,768.87 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, DEBORAH J Employer name Monroe County Amount $74,768.67 Date 12/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAD, LARRY M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $74,768.31 Date 02/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASKOVICH, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $74,768.29 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SKRETCH, JAIME L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $74,768.20 Date 10/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, EDWARD J Employer name Brentwood Fire District Amount $74,768.01 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPILLANE, HONORA K Employer name Syracuse Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $74,767.98 Date 03/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSHEY, RICHARD J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $74,767.41 Date 10/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCINIAK, ANDREW T Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $74,766.96 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHICO, MIGUEL A Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $74,766.38 Date 01/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLYNN, TOM P Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $74,766.00 Date 09/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIGAL, SHERI S Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $74,766.00 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPSKI, JOHN H Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $74,765.36 Date 07/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, DANIELLE M Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $74,764.81 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSRAJ, SALLYMOON K Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $74,764.66 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, TODD R Employer name Town of Montgomery Amount $74,764.41 Date 02/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, CHENA L Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $74,763.92 Date 08/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUNK, JOHN J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $74,763.89 Date 08/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTOMO, YUKO Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $74,763.20 Date 02/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, JAMES H Employer name Lawrence UFSD Amount $74,763.13 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, HELENE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $74,762.97 Date 05/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLON, PATRICK J Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $74,762.96 Date 03/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODMAN, RENEE M Employer name Commission of Correction Amount $74,762.77 Date 06/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, JON P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $74,762.49 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDDY, KEVIN T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $74,762.31 Date 10/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELMORAL, CARMEN Y Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $74,762.29 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METCALF, EMMA Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $74,762.22 Date 10/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARVER, JAMES R Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,762.21 Date 10/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, JEREMY LEE Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $74,762.01 Date 02/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOWE, ROBERT R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $74,761.19 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROUGHEL, DAVID J, III Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $74,761.10 Date 06/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELE, ERMENEGILDO D Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $74,760.99 Date 02/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARGROVE, CAROLYN J Employer name Ulster County Amount $74,760.98 Date 09/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System