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 BUGTAI, EDLIN R Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $74,722.68 Date 03/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, DANIEL Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $74,722.66 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WETMORE, ERIC Q Employer name Brunswick CSD Amount $74,722.20 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, JAYSON L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $74,721.50 Date 10/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENG-SALVAGGIO, MARGARET L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $74,721.40 Date 11/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASSI, LINDA Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $74,721.08 Date 09/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRACK, MICHAEL A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $74,720.92 Date 01/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIECO, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $74,720.83 Date 06/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTE, JOSEPH A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $74,720.60 Date 04/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLAR, DAVID Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $74,720.54 Date 01/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLING, JO ANNE K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $74,720.51 Date 08/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAGAMI, JENNIFER M Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,720.36 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, DAVID W Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $74,719.80 Date 03/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, STEPHANIE M Employer name Education Department Amount $74,719.62 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTER, NELSON E Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $74,719.39 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEY, GAREEN L Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $74,719.19 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROTH, TIMOTHY M Employer name Yates County Amount $74,719.19 Date 07/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEGAN, PATRICIA F Employer name Education Department Amount $74,719.07 Date 07/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, DAVID M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $74,718.72 Date 05/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE RUGGIERO, DIANE M Employer name Village of Croton-On-Hudson Amount $74,718.59 Date 05/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRESPO, DORIS E Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $74,717.96 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARDER, ARLENE B Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $74,717.96 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRIER, MICHAEL C Employer name Madison County Amount $74,717.81 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREW, KATHLEEN J Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $74,717.66 Date 03/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOWER, STEPHANIE C Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $74,717.49 Date 08/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC JURY, RONALD E Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $74,717.10 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLEY, PATRICIA C Employer name Village of Babylon Amount $74,717.09 Date 09/25/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, CURTIS L Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $74,716.91 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHER, SUSAN A Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $74,716.74 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, JOSHUA R Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $74,716.41 Date 07/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LA CRUZ, NOEL A Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,716.29 Date 08/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JOSEPH L, JR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $74,715.95 Date 03/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISOLA, DENISE Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $74,715.90 Date 09/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUSHNICK, ROBERT E Employer name Mt Sinai UFSD Amount $74,715.34 Date 09/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, ELIZABETH M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $74,715.18 Date 05/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILEY, FREDDIE, JR Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $74,714.99 Date 10/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEADLAM, NATHAN S Employer name Eastchester UFSD Amount $74,714.73 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPER, ISAAC Z Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $74,714.68 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KETO, LISA L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $74,714.53 Date 10/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ-LOPEZ, CYNTHIA Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $74,713.98 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGKINSON, DANIEL E Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $74,713.48 Date 04/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERSON, SHAWN D Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $74,713.12 Date 08/27/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNEY, JONATHAN E Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $74,712.59 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASS, HEATHER A Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $74,712.46 Date 06/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS MERCED, ROMEDY Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,711.88 Date 08/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MELLIER, SARAH F Employer name Oneida County Amount $74,711.53 Date 02/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PEEK, JENNIFER L Employer name Broome County Amount $74,711.24 Date 10/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDMAN, EDEN V Employer name Rockland Co Solid Waste Auth Amount $74,711.23 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CYNTHIA E Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $74,710.22 Date 03/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREIERMUTH, DENNIS C Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $74,709.45 Date 04/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, GLORIA R Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $74,709.27 Date 03/17/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULSE, KURTIS J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $74,709.17 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMEO, LINDA M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $74,709.06 Date 03/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARO, THOMAS C Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $74,708.61 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, DAWN M Employer name Monroe County Amount $74,708.40 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, ROBERT E Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $74,708.07 Date 04/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOURNIER, MARIA A Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $74,708.02 Date 10/17/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, MARION A Employer name Department of Health Amount $74,707.74 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMANDO, GERALD Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $74,707.71 Date 09/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, CAROLYN M Employer name Office NYS Inspector General Amount $74,707.61 Date 04/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, KEVIN C Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,707.41 Date 09/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHISSLER, CHARLES F Employer name Office of General Services Amount $74,707.29 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JODWAY, VICKI A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $74,707.29 Date 06/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINK, HAROLD J Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $74,707.28 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEJESUS, ERICA Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $74,707.00 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINGER-ABEL, MARIA A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $74,706.65 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, ROBERT G Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $74,706.40 Date 02/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOOTES, VALERIE L Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,706.40 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI NICOLA, TINA Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $74,705.69 Date 07/12/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANZELLA, WILLIAM Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $74,705.45 Date 10/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, ROBERT G Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $74,705.36 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREUBIG, THOMAS F Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $74,705.18 Date 01/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTO, PATRICIA A Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $74,704.67 Date 02/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAXENDELL, SCOTT Employer name Cornell University Amount $74,704.50 Date 06/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONOM, SANDRA Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,704.30 Date 08/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSEL, MARY J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $74,704.27 Date 04/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMERON, MICHAEL R L Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $74,704.05 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $74,704.05 Date 04/19/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, VINCENT C Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $74,703.76 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHANG, QIANG Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $74,703.70 Date 08/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREMO, KEVIN W Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $74,702.62 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, LAURA V Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $74,702.28 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILTON, RACHAEL M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $74,702.05 Date 06/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARTANIAN, LAURA C Employer name Albany County Amount $74,701.94 Date 01/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY-DOBSON, KAHSHA M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $74,701.74 Date 05/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHERN, MICHELE A Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $74,701.73 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEGARELLI, CYNTHIA A Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $74,701.65 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN-HAINES, MICHELLE Employer name Education Department Amount $74,701.57 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMAS, BONNIE K Employer name Education Department Amount $74,701.57 Date 07/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUU, THUY T Employer name Education Department Amount $74,701.57 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, BERNARD E Employer name Education Department Amount $74,701.57 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEY, SUSAN E Employer name Education Department Amount $74,701.57 Date 08/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, EILEEN M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $74,701.57 Date 08/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEMO, JOSEPH F Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $74,701.57 Date 08/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLETTI, JEANETTE M Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $74,701.26 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, RONG Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $74,701.23 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, JUSTIN L Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $74,700.70 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, ARTHUR T Employer name Town of Pound Ridge Amount $74,700.54 Date 10/02/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGELLI, NICHOLAS J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $74,699.96 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, CAROL V Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $74,699.87 Date 04/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System