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 HEGE, KATARINA O Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $74,447.61 Date 05/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, JULIO Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $74,447.43 Date 12/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRAGER, KURT A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,447.40 Date 11/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSERSMITH, JESSICA M Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $74,447.32 Date 10/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUNDS, VICKIE L Employer name Lewis County Amount $74,447.27 Date 09/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEGNER, TERESA A Employer name Town of Somers Amount $74,447.22 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARANVILLE, MARK J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $74,446.98 Date 12/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, DEREK J Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $74,446.65 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, CAHAL F Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,446.07 Date 09/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, KATHERINE K Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $74,445.84 Date 10/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARMA, VIKAS Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $74,445.63 Date 12/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSICO, LINDA A Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $74,445.36 Date 10/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GLYNN, ALAN T Employer name Orange County Amount $74,445.24 Date 10/25/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, SONIA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $74,445.11 Date 12/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, KARRIANN Employer name Livingston County Amount $74,444.66 Date 06/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, BRIAN J Employer name Columbia County Amount $74,444.07 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRZEPIORA, JOSEPHINE Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $74,443.63 Date 10/13/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DANIEL, LAURA R Employer name Dutchess County Amount $74,443.55 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUPERON, MOISES Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $74,443.43 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHACHER, LAURIE Employer name Department of Health Amount $74,443.41 Date 10/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROYCE, MATTHEW K Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $74,443.29 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURLINGAME, ERIC M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,443.27 Date 10/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACKEN, WILLIAM J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,442.62 Date 07/28/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARLETON, JOHN A Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $74,442.32 Date 09/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR SULLIVAN, MARGARET Employer name Schenectady County Amount $74,442.23 Date 03/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, BRIAN W Employer name Croton Harmon UFSD Amount $74,442.09 Date 09/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELEY, JAMES F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $74,442.01 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAJ, JASON G Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $74,441.85 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACOLLA, JAMES G Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $74,441.76 Date 09/24/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREIG, JAMES A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $74,441.41 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAUGHN, KEVIN M Employer name Wayne County Amount $74,441.27 Date 11/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVELY, DAVID I Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $74,441.26 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGEN, JAMES A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $74,441.24 Date 02/07/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVATA, JOSEPH L, II Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $74,441.10 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINKO, PAMELA R Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $74,440.15 Date 05/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULO, JASON P Employer name Village of Harrison Amount $74,440.07 Date 05/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGT, STEPHEN D Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $74,439.79 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELNICK, JEREMY S Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,439.62 Date 09/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELCOLLE, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $74,439.30 Date 10/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAIFI, NATASHA Z Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $74,439.24 Date 01/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUZIO, ALFRED E Employer name City of Rye Amount $74,438.90 Date 03/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAJEWSKI, LESLIE D Employer name Genesee County Amount $74,438.70 Date 02/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAI, SURESH K Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $74,438.33 Date 02/24/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINS, WAYNE R Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $74,438.08 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES-CADET, MAGALIE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $74,437.82 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILGERT, RAYMOND G Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $74,437.77 Date 11/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEMPSKI, JOSEPH J, III Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,437.64 Date 12/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, MARTIN P Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $74,437.57 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWRY, JANETTA L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $74,437.33 Date 08/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELLETT, JOSHUA Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $74,436.76 Date 06/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWTON, SALLY E Employer name Monroe County Amount $74,436.39 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARDO, JENNIFER A Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $74,436.27 Date 09/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, JUANITA L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,436.26 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADILLA, MARIBEL Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $74,436.25 Date 03/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, PHYLLIS A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,435.84 Date 05/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, PAUL M Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $74,435.68 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEESON, JOSHUA J Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $74,435.59 Date 07/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, PATRICK W Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $74,435.50 Date 06/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, THOMAS M Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $74,435.25 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULKOW, ANDREW B Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $74,435.09 Date 03/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CULLOUGH, DAVID C Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $74,435.02 Date 07/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SUERO, EDWARD Employer name New York Public Library Amount $74,434.84 Date 12/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELKEY, SHAWN R Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $74,434.83 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEBYAH, TODD J Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $74,434.67 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACOSTA, CHRISTINE E Employer name Schenectady County Amount $74,434.64 Date 09/02/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENFELD, JUDITH L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $74,434.34 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DENISE A Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $74,433.02 Date 09/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, JOSEPH, JR Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $74,433.02 Date 12/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOMON, PAUL J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,432.96 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONACO, JAMES Employer name Village of East Rockaway Amount $74,432.91 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRIE, REGINA K Employer name Candor CSD Amount $74,432.74 Date 09/01/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKMAN, TE'SHANEE M Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,432.49 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADE, JOHN S Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $74,432.21 Date 10/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IZZO, ROSS R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $74,432.03 Date 12/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASHER, MARK J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $74,431.69 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, AMANDA R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $74,431.67 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLENDON-WHEELER, DENISE Y Employer name Erie County Amount $74,431.56 Date 09/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZKLANKA, PETER J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $74,431.14 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAFFER, JOHN D Employer name Tompkins County Amount $74,430.02 Date 10/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLTORAK, JOSEPH J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $74,429.94 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, BENNETT C Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $74,429.52 Date 11/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, VICKI Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,429.34 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENZ, PAUL K, JR Employer name Red Hook CSD Amount $74,428.97 Date 11/12/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, GLORIA D Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $74,428.81 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ROSA, DEBORAH M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $74,428.47 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRABERT, THOMAS L, JR Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $74,428.35 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, JENNIFER L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $74,428.24 Date 10/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFINA, JAMIE L Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $74,427.90 Date 09/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKE, JAMES P Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $74,427.50 Date 04/01/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHARD, NEIL C Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $74,427.47 Date 11/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMINTERI, LEONARD A, JR Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $74,427.43 Date 07/11/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERTENS, FREDERIC R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $74,427.21 Date 12/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GESSINI, MARY E Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $74,426.68 Date 09/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYWARD, DWAYNE E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $74,426.64 Date 03/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAGOW, WILLIAM N Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $74,426.42 Date 10/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, MARY E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $74,425.35 Date 03/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALOSKI, PATRICIA P Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $74,425.13 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARGWOOD, WARREN Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $74,425.00 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, DAVID S Employer name Ulster County Amount $74,424.48 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, MATTHEW R Employer name Genesee County Amount $74,424.44 Date 06/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System