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 DENNETT, ALEXANDER W Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,424.39 Date 11/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAH, VIRAL J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $74,423.81 Date 06/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREY, JOSEPH A, JR Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $74,423.34 Date 05/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAURONEY, PAUL A Employer name City of Utica Amount $74,423.29 Date 08/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CICCARELLA, JOHN Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $74,423.17 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, LUIS Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $74,423.10 Date 08/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORIANI, JONATHAN M Employer name Orange County Amount $74,422.59 Date 11/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL BALSO, NICHOLAS P Employer name City of Albany Amount $74,422.48 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ERNS, JEFFREY A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $74,421.51 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, EDNA C Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $74,421.24 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTOPHER, ANTHONY J Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $74,420.77 Date 12/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUGLIOTTA, ELLEN M Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $74,420.73 Date 12/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALEO, GARY L Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $74,420.37 Date 08/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNER, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $74,419.99 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPHARD, TERICK V Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $74,419.98 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLLENBECK, BRENDA M Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $74,419.55 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLLON, STEVEN A Employer name Financial Control B0Ard Amount $74,419.39 Date 11/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIDEREK, JANUSZ Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $74,419.39 Date 09/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNES, KATHY T Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $74,419.24 Date 02/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, RACHAEL A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $74,418.95 Date 06/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNED, ROXANNE M Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $74,418.76 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROZZI, KIM M Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $74,418.19 Date 01/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, RODERICK G Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $74,418.16 Date 01/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARAKOMSKI, DAVID P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $74,417.79 Date 08/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACHAN, HOWARD R Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $74,417.78 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAND, DIANE M Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,417.68 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCCA, CRYSTAL A Employer name North Collins CSD Amount $74,417.45 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILKINS, DONALD Employer name Department of Health Amount $74,417.39 Date 04/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, FLOYD O Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $74,415.85 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGLIA, PAUL J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,415.63 Date 10/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCINTA, VINCENT E, III Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,415.63 Date 09/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANEK, ROBERT J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,415.63 Date 11/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, JOHN B Employer name Town of Putnam Valley Amount $74,415.57 Date 01/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, STACIA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $74,415.42 Date 02/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOYT, PIERCE M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $74,415.30 Date 12/12/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLICK, STACY L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,415.24 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGAN, ROBERT J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $74,414.80 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, DONALD J Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $74,414.30 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOM, BETTY Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $74,414.29 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, KEVIN S Employer name City of Auburn Amount $74,413.83 Date 08/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIHL, WILLIAM H Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $74,413.71 Date 06/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, JOSEPH W Employer name Oneida County Amount $74,413.40 Date 09/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, MEGHAN K Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $74,413.28 Date 01/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALBO, ANTHONY S Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $74,413.12 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, GARY P Employer name City of White Plains Amount $74,412.61 Date 08/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANDERA, PAUL J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $74,412.41 Date 02/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTH, HEATHER A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $74,411.59 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORWEDEL, JAMES Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $74,410.58 Date 11/20/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLE, BENJAMIN S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $74,410.50 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNCAY, NANCY M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $74,410.44 Date 09/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVARD, BRANDON W Employer name City of Auburn Amount $74,410.16 Date 02/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VALLIE, BRYANT B Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $74,409.57 Date 09/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIEGLER, BRIAN E Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $74,409.47 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEINDL, MICHAEL A Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $74,409.30 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, CHAD S Employer name Malone CSD Amount $74,408.90 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKS, ROSANNE Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,408.20 Date 09/29/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRMAN, ELOISE Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $74,407.87 Date 07/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, GREGORY L Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $74,407.78 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWENDOWSKI, MONICA F Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $74,407.76 Date 12/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUHN, RICHARD E Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $74,407.51 Date 01/16/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEMAN, BARBARA Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $74,406.54 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, EDWARD A Employer name Town of Chester Amount $74,406.53 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAND, JEFFREY P Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,406.14 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINONES, LISSETTE J Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,405.32 Date 04/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLIDAY, ANGELLYN L Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $74,405.22 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREGE, SHERYL L S Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $74,404.79 Date 06/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DYKE, SHARON K Employer name Smithtown Spec Library Dist Amount $74,404.76 Date 05/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, JERRY W Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $74,404.68 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, BRYAN A Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $74,404.57 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUBACZ, CAREY J Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $74,404.40 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESLER, SUSAN M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $74,404.15 Date 04/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERA, VIKAS Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $74,403.42 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGEMAN, CHERYL A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $74,403.42 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEFE, MARY E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $74,403.36 Date 09/22/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, BRIAN E Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,403.25 Date 07/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODNAR, KENNETH M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,403.24 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADDAD, QUEEN E Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $74,403.00 Date 11/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODKIN, MICHAEL K Employer name Village of Fredonia Amount $74,402.54 Date 06/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GEORGE, BABU Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,402.36 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, MARGARET M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $74,402.28 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUIL, JENNIFER L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $74,402.15 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVELY, LAURIE A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,402.01 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, RONALD H Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $74,401.97 Date 06/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU BOIS, CLAYTON D Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $74,401.74 Date 07/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RATHBUN, MARGARET E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $74,401.64 Date 06/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, NICHOLAS R Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $74,401.63 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OMAR, HADEER F Employer name Ulster County Amount $74,401.60 Date 01/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POOLE, DANIEL S Employer name Albany County Amount $74,401.48 Date 02/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKEY, DANIEL T Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $74,401.26 Date 11/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORREA, CARMELO E Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $74,400.86 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANCHER, KAREN W Employer name Cornwall CSD Amount $74,400.60 Date 09/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIN, DAVID J Employer name Orange County Amount $74,399.45 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARENA, JOSEPH M, JR Employer name Rockland County Amount $74,398.91 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMORA, JOHN L Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $74,398.90 Date 08/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATUSIAK, IWONA A Employer name Financial Control B0Ard Amount $74,398.62 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CORTE, MARTHA E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $74,398.20 Date 01/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WULFORST, MATTHEW J Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $74,398.09 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENARO, PAUL Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $74,397.91 Date 05/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLESSE, PHILIP J Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,397.71 Date 05/02/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARLAND, NICOLE A Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $74,397.41 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System