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 SMITH, DARREN JOHN A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,632.88 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, NIGEL S Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $74,632.40 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERICKSON, LIZETTE Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $74,632.00 Date 05/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, JESSICA M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $74,631.93 Date 08/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILFUS, RICHARD W Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $74,631.58 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEWELL, ROY A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $74,631.12 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, ELIZABETH G Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $74,630.63 Date 08/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, ANDRE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $74,630.16 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, CLIFFORD G Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $74,629.54 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROBST, KURT F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $74,629.29 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADDLER, KRISTIE Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $74,628.84 Date 09/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMANZAR, LISA M Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $74,628.55 Date 07/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, ADRIAN A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $74,628.26 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, JUNIOR A Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $74,628.13 Date 07/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROSCIA, ANTHONY J Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $74,627.94 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, BERYL A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $74,627.90 Date 08/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOGGERST, LEAH M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $74,627.72 Date 02/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN-ANDRADE, MAGALY Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $74,627.42 Date 06/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVONE, RITA Q Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $74,627.37 Date 10/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NENNINGER, PATRICIA C Employer name Warren County Amount $74,627.33 Date 12/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, JACQUELINE D Employer name Warren County Amount $74,627.21 Date 05/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSEMAN, BRETT M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $74,626.83 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELKIRAMI, RAJAE Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $74,626.59 Date 03/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERREAU, MICHAEL A, SR Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $74,626.38 Date 02/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LECLERC, ROXANNE M Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $74,626.23 Date 11/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELTRI, MARY ANNE T Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $74,626.10 Date 09/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, KELLY A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $74,625.64 Date 05/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORBES, RANDOLPH S Employer name Village of Dansville Amount $74,625.45 Date 01/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMBLER, KIMBERLY A Employer name Department of State Amount $74,625.24 Date 07/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSTEIN, MICHAEL N Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,624.78 Date 10/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOCH, DEREK M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,624.03 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECK, MELANIE Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $74,624.00 Date 07/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREHOUSE, HAROLD D Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $74,624.00 Date 03/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARON, KENNETH P Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $74,623.93 Date 08/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARR, JAMES J Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,623.78 Date 10/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, ELLEN C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $74,623.71 Date 07/11/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, ABIGAIL R Employer name Education Department Amount $74,623.67 Date 10/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYLER, DIANA K Employer name Education Department Amount $74,623.67 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLIGAN, ELIZABETH M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $74,623.67 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGILL, PATRICIA E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $74,623.67 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RUSSELL L, JR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $74,622.86 Date 09/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPLAN, JEFFREY M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $74,622.77 Date 01/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTOLOTTA, GIOVANNI J Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $74,622.67 Date 09/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHADE, ELIZABETH A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $74,622.67 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, JOSEPH V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $74,622.40 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAS, TAMMY L Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $74,622.04 Date 12/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVENSEN, JEANNE M Employer name Town of Blooming Grove Amount $74,621.90 Date 02/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, WENDY J Employer name Chemung County Amount $74,621.81 Date 02/24/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIBERT, STEPHANIE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $74,621.56 Date 07/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACCHIGNA, AUDREY Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $74,621.55 Date 11/05/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, TRACEY C Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $74,621.44 Date 07/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, MICHAEL C Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $74,621.29 Date 04/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, MICHAEL A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $74,621.12 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTRODOMENICO, ROSALIE Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $74,620.96 Date 12/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALTZBERG, JONATHAN P Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $74,620.80 Date 01/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEND, LENORE L Employer name Ontario County Amount $74,620.74 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANCZYK, RAYMOND F Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $74,620.47 Date 03/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MIHALKO, JAMES M Employer name Department of Health Amount $74,620.33 Date 04/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINIBALDI, KENNETH R, II Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,620.30 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISCHOF, MEGAN C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $74,620.16 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDWELL, DAVID S Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $74,619.76 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELLSTROM, ERICK L Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $74,619.38 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, KELLY N Employer name Ulster County Amount $74,619.10 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRECK, CRAIG J Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $74,619.03 Date 11/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOPER, BRIAN A Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $74,618.90 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZABICKI, JOAN M Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $74,618.67 Date 09/09/1963 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FATCHERIC, KATHERINE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $74,618.65 Date 06/28/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STECKER, MICHAEL S Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $74,617.73 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIVORL, KEVIN Employer name Ulster County Amount $74,617.66 Date 02/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CODY, JAMES J Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $74,617.36 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEELE, KRISTEN A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $74,617.14 Date 09/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTTKAMP, CLAIRE Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $74,616.99 Date 07/29/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MROZ, JEFFREY W Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $74,616.89 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NINIVAGGI, ELIZABETH A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $74,616.45 Date 12/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, JAIMIE F Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $74,616.12 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LACOLE Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $74,615.97 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGFORD, JAMES D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $74,615.82 Date 01/10/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, RASHAWNA E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $74,615.74 Date 10/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, LYNN M Employer name Niagara County Amount $74,615.41 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCKWAY, MICHAELA A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $74,615.34 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, KAREN A Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $74,614.93 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC QUEEN, DOUGLAS M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,614.88 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTES, MIGUEL A Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $74,614.80 Date 03/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWELL, JOEL C Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $74,614.59 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NULTY, CRAIG A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $74,614.59 Date 10/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE STEVENS, JAMES M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $74,614.58 Date 12/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANALLEY, TIMOTHY Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $74,614.22 Date 12/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, ANTHONY T Employer name Islip Housing Authority Amount $74,614.11 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTEL, KIM Employer name Rochester School For Deaf Amount $74,613.87 Date 09/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORD, TREVOR H Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $74,613.69 Date 09/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SERRANO, JOHN Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,613.20 Date 06/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, TYRONE L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $74,613.00 Date 02/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORCIONE, BEVERLY A Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $74,612.95 Date 04/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DASKALAKIS, LIBBY Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $74,612.95 Date 02/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETIENNE-MICHEL, CARINE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $74,612.93 Date 09/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROTTO, JANESSA M Employer name Town of Islip Amount $74,612.64 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRISS, JENNIFER L Employer name S Adirondack Library System Amount $74,612.54 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWKINS, WENDELL Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $74,612.43 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, RUSSELL R Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $74,612.37 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODER, MELISSA D Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $74,612.15 Date 05/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System