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 SOUSA, JOAO P Employer name City of Rye Amount $74,397.23 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OU, YULAN Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $74,397.02 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, KATHLEEN Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $74,396.97 Date 01/11/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, SAM Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $74,396.40 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENTHAL, ALLISON E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $74,395.40 Date 06/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHINEY, SHANISE V Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $74,395.28 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, JAMES A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,395.00 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARIZMENDI, JAMIE D Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,395.00 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, KIMBERLY M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,395.00 Date 11/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, MARTIN J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,395.00 Date 04/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELOKUR, ANDREW W Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,395.00 Date 07/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BINSLEY, PAUL A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,395.00 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNSON, DOROTHY J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,395.00 Date 12/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAYBERG, SUZANNE Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,395.00 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAFT, RICHARD J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,395.00 Date 03/26/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNS, BRENDA A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,395.00 Date 10/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARO, DIANA Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,395.00 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIET, JASON W Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,395.00 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, JESSICA F Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,395.00 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, DALE F Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,395.00 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRERA, JOEL Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,395.00 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTSON, NANCY M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,395.00 Date 04/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTZ, JAMIE A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,395.00 Date 09/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKERT, PAUL F, JR Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,395.00 Date 11/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTEL, MICHAEL J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,395.00 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOONEY, BARBARA A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,395.00 Date 04/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLIN, JEFFREY T Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,395.00 Date 05/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNDY, DONALD R, JR Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,395.00 Date 11/14/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, GREGORY S Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,395.00 Date 07/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTZ, TRACY J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,395.00 Date 06/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIPPOS, KAREN A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,395.00 Date 05/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, FRED J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,395.00 Date 07/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KENT C Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,395.00 Date 08/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, TIMOTHY A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,395.00 Date 05/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVELLA, EVAN R F Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,395.00 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESTANI, MICHAEL W Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,395.00 Date 07/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, DENNIS R Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,395.00 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTOLOMEO, PAUL Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,395.00 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, KATHLEEN Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,395.00 Date 04/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, PATRICK W, SR Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,395.00 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, SEAN M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,395.00 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, ROBERT A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,395.00 Date 06/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, RICHARD Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,395.00 Date 09/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANKL, SHAWN M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,395.00 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCIANO, AUDRY M Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $74,395.00 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTEGA, MANUEL T Employer name Village of Fairport Amount $74,394.87 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA POINTE, MATTHEW R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $74,394.79 Date 12/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PYNN, JENNIFER M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $74,394.65 Date 10/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BAUN, CRAIG P Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,394.64 Date 07/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SETZER, DOUGLAS K, JR Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $74,394.37 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKRZYPEK, CATHERINE M Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $74,394.35 Date 07/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROVONCHA, JOSEPH A Employer name Essex County Amount $74,394.10 Date 03/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, MARGARITA E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $74,393.17 Date 04/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHADLE, LES A Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $74,392.89 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTOLA, JERRY W Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $74,392.85 Date 08/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATZELLE, DENISE Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $74,392.85 Date 10/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, JUSTIN M Employer name Livingston County Amount $74,392.74 Date 06/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREW, MARCIE N Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $74,392.72 Date 06/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANN, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $74,392.49 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOMLINSON, SHAMILLIAN C Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,392.04 Date 08/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBANESE, DONNA Employer name No Westchester Joint Water Works Amount $74,392.02 Date 03/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, DANIEL E Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $74,391.75 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, JOSEPH M Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $74,391.61 Date 06/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABOL, THOMAS R Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,391.58 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CARLO, FREDERICK J Employer name City of Utica Amount $74,391.31 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POTTER, CHRISTINE A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $74,390.68 Date 11/10/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALIN, JOHN S Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $74,390.66 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNZIATA, LAUREN M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $74,390.63 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, HAN Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $74,390.63 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZEL, BRIAN F Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $74,389.71 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, MICHAEL A Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $74,389.64 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEBE, DONALD J Employer name North Bellmore UFSD Amount $74,388.78 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARQUIS, LEON C Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $74,388.63 Date 12/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STODDART, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Rye Amount $74,388.44 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARMON, RAYMOND R Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $74,388.30 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROAKE, BRIAN P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $74,387.15 Date 06/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKELEY, KELLI A Employer name Erie County Amount $74,386.89 Date 12/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTES, MARTINA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $74,386.86 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNFIELD, JONATHAN Employer name Village of East Hills Amount $74,386.81 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARKNER, JOANNE M Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $74,386.67 Date 12/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEN, JACK J Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $74,386.52 Date 04/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, PAULA A Employer name Genesee County Amount $74,386.33 Date 03/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, TODD L Employer name Erie County Amount $74,386.30 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SESSION, JERMAINE Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $74,386.08 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROKAW, KEITH J Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $74,385.96 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, ALICE G Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $74,385.81 Date 09/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JETTE, GAIL P Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $74,385.43 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSHTARE, MALENA J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $74,384.46 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINGOLD, ELIZABETH A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $74,384.46 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNIX, STEPHEN P Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $74,383.49 Date 10/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENDARIARENA, JEFFREY Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $74,382.94 Date 11/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINZI, STEPHEN P Employer name Wayne County Amount $74,382.07 Date 12/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, EUGENE F Employer name Town of Elma Amount $74,381.42 Date 05/01/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THURSTON, EDWARD C Employer name Financial Control B0Ard Amount $74,381.41 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC MURRAY, GARY R Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $74,380.90 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, ROBERT J Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $74,380.38 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOUST, LIBBY S Employer name Cornell University Amount $74,380.32 Date 05/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, LISA M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $74,379.55 Date 01/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZARECKI, JANE S Employer name Hamilton County Amount $74,379.13 Date 02/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, MAYRA Employer name Port Chester Public Library Amount $74,378.52 Date 10/25/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System