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 HEALY, JAMES P Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $74,520.17 Date 08/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN-HENDRICKS, KARLINE Y Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $74,519.96 Date 05/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIEBA, MAREK Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,519.83 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALIX, STEVEN G Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $74,519.67 Date 08/21/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGDAUE, RICHARD W Employer name Office of General Services Amount $74,519.55 Date 02/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMANDEAU, PAUL R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $74,519.42 Date 07/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCARO, JOHN A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $74,519.25 Date 09/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, SIDNEY J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $74,519.04 Date 06/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEMMLER, JOSEPH A Employer name Oceanside Sanitary District #7 Amount $74,518.88 Date 06/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, MICHAEL A Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $74,518.69 Date 07/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ADAMS, RICHARD T Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $74,518.41 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENN, NATHANIEL R Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $74,518.38 Date 11/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VORST, SANDRA L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $74,517.56 Date 01/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMPERIO, KIRK J Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $74,517.27 Date 03/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RICKY S Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $74,517.18 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSARI, LOUIS R Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $74,517.00 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLES, KYLE J Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,516.89 Date 10/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEELER, JEFFREY S Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $74,516.84 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERS, MARIA A Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $74,516.67 Date 09/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINDT, JENNIFER L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $74,516.54 Date 07/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICON, TERESA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $74,515.81 Date 05/04/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLAIN, CAROLANN Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $74,515.72 Date 04/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHABMAN, KAREN A Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $74,515.72 Date 12/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DEHAVILYN Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $74,515.72 Date 10/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, GERARDO Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $74,515.62 Date 02/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, ROBERT M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $74,515.42 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHLER, GERALD P Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $74,515.37 Date 02/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGAR, JAMES F, JR Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,515.04 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORAN, JENNIFER Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $74,515.04 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODWILL, RONALD F Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $74,514.62 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, PEGGY L Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $74,514.52 Date 03/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADE, LYNDA B Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $74,514.42 Date 03/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONZO, JOSEPH C, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $74,514.10 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA BARBERA, ANDREW J Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $74,514.08 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TORCHIA, MARIE C Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $74,513.78 Date 04/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALANO, MICHAEL V Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $74,513.44 Date 12/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUCHOWSKI, DEBORA B Employer name Mohawk Valley Child Youth Serv Amount $74,513.34 Date 10/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVID, OCTAVIA Q Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $74,513.30 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, MELISSA L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $74,513.19 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RING, JESSICA L Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $74,513.16 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, SHARON B Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $74,512.98 Date 09/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZWART, JOSEPH E Employer name Oceanside Sanitary District #7 Amount $74,512.88 Date 07/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELLSTROM, KRISTOFOR G Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $74,512.72 Date 11/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZI, EDWARD A Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $74,512.40 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKERRITT, RENWICK B Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,512.29 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRILLI, KENNETH L Employer name New Rochelle Public Library Amount $74,512.18 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBS, CHARLES R, II Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $74,511.99 Date 11/27/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, STEVEN C Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $74,511.81 Date 08/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTLE, BART L Employer name Ontario County Amount $74,511.33 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGLEY, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $74,511.31 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, MAUREEN H Employer name Onondaga County Amount $74,511.08 Date 06/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUNDY, DAVID J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $74,510.72 Date 02/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORIARTY, KATHLEEN A Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $74,510.55 Date 11/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, KIRSTEN A Employer name Village of Old Westbury Amount $74,510.27 Date 11/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATFIELD, NATHAN G Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $74,510.17 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIM, HAE W Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $74,509.90 Date 02/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, JOSE E Employer name Town of Southeast Amount $74,509.57 Date 07/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARD, MARY ANGELA Employer name Dutchess County Amount $74,509.41 Date 09/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DADE, YOLANDA E Employer name Monroe County Amount $74,509.39 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO CICERO, NICHOLAS G Employer name Erie County Amount $74,508.87 Date 05/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWINTON, KRISTIN M Employer name Green Island Power Authority Amount $74,508.80 Date 01/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, ROBERT W Employer name City of Norwich Amount $74,508.37 Date 07/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAIER, GLENN E Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $74,508.33 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMICO, BENJAMIN J Employer name Monroe County Amount $74,508.02 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, VANESSA K Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $74,507.13 Date 05/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CECERO, DANIEL Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $74,507.01 Date 11/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIOFFA, RICHARD, JR Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $74,506.97 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINKOFF, LAURA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $74,506.65 Date 02/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, JASON M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $74,506.18 Date 03/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAROUL, JEAN R Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $74,506.14 Date 01/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, VICKI A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $74,506.11 Date 12/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRUCCI, THERESA A Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $74,505.70 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, AMY A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $74,505.47 Date 04/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURANGE, ANTHONY Employer name Schenectady County Amount $74,505.29 Date 10/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, NANCY A Employer name Minerva CSD Amount $74,504.80 Date 08/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $74,504.59 Date 10/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUERVIL, WAGNER Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $74,503.99 Date 05/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRYCE-CORTES, WINSOME Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $74,503.79 Date 05/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAINE, IAN Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $74,503.61 Date 11/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINARDO, JOSEPH R, JR Employer name City of Troy Amount $74,503.58 Date 03/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARKES, CAROLYN A Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $74,503.36 Date 04/20/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRETON, LYNN E Employer name Albany County Amount $74,503.05 Date 09/28/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, MICHAEL F Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $74,503.02 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOYKIN, DONNA M Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $74,502.87 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALENCIA, MARIO E Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $74,501.53 Date 09/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTAPERT, ANASTASIA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $74,501.46 Date 09/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, MIRANDA J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $74,501.37 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONALDSON, LILLIE G Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $74,500.69 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CUNZO, ELENA Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $74,500.42 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEUNG, SUSAN Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $74,500.14 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRIAM, KRING W Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $74,500.10 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, CYNTHIA LINA G Employer name Cornell University Amount $74,500.08 Date 08/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESAW, RONNIE A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $74,499.99 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WETTJE, JENNIFER A Employer name Rockland County Amount $74,499.84 Date 11/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST CLAIR, STEVEN A, JR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $74,499.80 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREER, GREGORY Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $74,499.62 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALICEA, LORRAINE Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $74,499.49 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, MARIA C Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $74,499.42 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, LAURIE A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $74,499.41 Date 07/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROPF, KAREN A Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $74,499.14 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System