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 SHAW, STEPHEN B Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $74,378.46 Date 09/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VESPA, JAMES A Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $74,378.44 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, WILLIAM H Employer name Office For Technology Amount $74,377.16 Date 08/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, ISMAEL Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $74,376.41 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRISET, ZA'QUAWN T Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $74,376.35 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WURSTER, JOSEPH J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $74,376.10 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERHOEF, MARTIN L Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $74,375.96 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOREY, JASON C Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $74,375.51 Date 07/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATNODE, JARED C Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $74,375.39 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANNOTTO, ANTHONY Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $74,375.09 Date 09/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLARTE, DEYLA M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $74,374.50 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERDINKA, HOLLY A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $74,373.52 Date 12/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, SCOTT G Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $74,373.00 Date 04/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVELYN, LESLYN Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $74,372.38 Date 11/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TETREAULT, THOMAS E Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $74,372.14 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, MARLENE Y Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $74,372.08 Date 01/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSELMAN, CASEY D Employer name Village of Lakewood Amount $74,371.64 Date 11/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPRUIELL, ERIC L Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $74,371.23 Date 03/26/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOEZ, YENIFER Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $74,371.11 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, BETTIE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $74,370.79 Date 07/16/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, ANDREW H Employer name Cornell University Amount $74,370.65 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, RENEE M Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $74,370.07 Date 02/19/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECKHAM, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Scotia Amount $74,369.41 Date 02/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURGOS, MICHAEL R, JR Employer name City of White Plains Amount $74,369.04 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAONESSA, SALVATORE, IV Employer name Niagara County Amount $74,368.57 Date 05/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, BERESFORD B Employer name Office of General Services Amount $74,368.31 Date 01/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, GREGORY A Employer name Great Neck Water Poll District Amount $74,368.06 Date 10/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARLEY, STEFANIE K Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $74,367.99 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOBIER, ALAN G.W. Employer name Tioga County Amount $74,367.96 Date 05/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALERNO, LAURA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $74,367.79 Date 03/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSA, NICHOLAS Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $74,367.25 Date 03/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JURGENS, DAVID Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $74,367.15 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOVIEVA, VERA M Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $74,367.09 Date 07/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, BRIAN R Employer name City of Elmira Amount $74,367.04 Date 03/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUEBSCH, HARRY L Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $74,366.91 Date 11/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEWETT, WILLIAM C Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $74,366.84 Date 11/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUNZO, PAUL T Employer name Ontario County Amount $74,366.78 Date 01/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUTHYALA, SNEHA R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $74,366.36 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, JACQUELINE E Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $74,366.13 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENELLA, MARY GRACE Employer name Education Department Amount $74,366.00 Date 09/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVY, NANCY L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $74,365.77 Date 08/28/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUPICO, JULIUS J Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $74,365.75 Date 11/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADLEY, DAVID R Employer name City of Auburn Amount $74,365.54 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TILLER, TROY N Employer name City of Oneida Amount $74,365.51 Date 02/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASARELLA, DARLENE Employer name Village of Briarcliff Manor Amount $74,364.20 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLIER, BERNARD J Employer name City of Auburn Amount $74,363.97 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZIDO, REBECCA Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $74,363.95 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSSON, MARK L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $74,363.90 Date 09/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOSCHER, NICHOLAS V Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $74,363.49 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, STEPHANIE A Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $74,363.41 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELIO, MICHAEL J Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $74,363.34 Date 08/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKOBLICKI, RICHARD A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $74,362.96 Date 12/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FADE, SARA E Employer name Middle Country Public Library Amount $74,362.88 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLANT, CATHERINE Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,362.81 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOB, ALMON B Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $74,362.76 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, NIGEL R Employer name Village of Bronxville Amount $74,362.49 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name URCIUOLI, DANIEL T Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $74,362.34 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINARDI, CASEY L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $74,362.32 Date 01/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULCHER, JACOB J Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $74,362.20 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEHLER, MATTHEW Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $74,361.44 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOVEN, ELIZABETH S Employer name Ontario County Amount $74,361.24 Date 12/20/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEBO, DAVID J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $74,361.18 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPANN, CYNTHIA L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $74,361.17 Date 12/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYCZKOWSKI, ALFRED F Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $74,360.64 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, RANDY N Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $74,360.56 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI ORIO, ARCANGELA Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $74,360.09 Date 01/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARCHER, DAWN M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $74,360.07 Date 09/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKER, DUANE D Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $74,359.46 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICCONI-CROZIER, ZEBRA A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $74,359.41 Date 02/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDMANN, ERIC S Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $74,359.34 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRIACCIO, ANGELICA L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $74,359.27 Date 01/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JOHNNY D Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $74,359.24 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZCZEPANEK, MARK L Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $74,358.95 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, HOWARD Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $74,358.81 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, NICHOLAS A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $74,358.76 Date 06/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, RICHARD L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $74,356.97 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJEWSKI, JOANNE M Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $74,356.02 Date 03/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAPALIS, KRISTEN E Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $74,355.82 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACHOLZ, LINDA H Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $74,355.37 Date 11/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURLEY, LARRY R Employer name Village of Dansville Amount $74,355.27 Date 12/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, JESUS Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $74,355.06 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, GRETCHEN M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $74,354.87 Date 09/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLEZAK, SHEILA J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $74,354.81 Date 01/05/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULVEY, THOMAS P Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,354.59 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMPO, TODD M Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $74,354.57 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNDY, ANN M Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $74,353.99 Date 01/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINSON, SARAH J Employer name Department of Health Amount $74,353.88 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANAN, GENNA Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,353.69 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISSO BROWNFIELD, PHYLLIS A Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $74,353.19 Date 05/06/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE BLANC, TODD R Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $74,352.72 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMINY, TAMMY C Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $74,352.64 Date 01/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDSEN, JEFFREY R Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $74,352.57 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMPEL, STEVEN E Employer name Ontario County Amount $74,352.41 Date 11/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRATTON, CHAVELA R Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $74,352.33 Date 02/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUSE, JUSTIN W Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $74,352.23 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOIA, LAURA G Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $74,352.06 Date 09/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPLEBY, JOHN C Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $74,351.37 Date 10/01/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $74,351.27 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, JAMIE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $74,350.05 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LILIEN, JEFF A Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $74,349.15 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System