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 WARD, THOMAS H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $74,302.99 Date 11/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUCICH, LAUREN J Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,302.78 Date 04/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, MEGAN E Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $74,302.76 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOETZMANN, THOMAS W Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $74,302.13 Date 03/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, GARY T Employer name City of Rochester Amount $74,301.43 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACON, JOHN C Employer name Oceanside Sanitary District #7 Amount $74,300.49 Date 09/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWSON, JUSTIN E Employer name Sullivan County Amount $74,300.08 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALWARA, JOHN T Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $74,300.06 Date 10/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTZLAFF, KEITH M Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $74,299.94 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GLYNN, MARY T Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $74,299.77 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, DAVID P Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,299.17 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINICOLANTONIO, ANTHONY F Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $74,298.88 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDRIZZI, BETTIE B Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $74,298.83 Date 03/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VER DAGUER, HENRY G Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $74,298.73 Date 01/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, STEVEN G Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $74,298.35 Date 10/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURCELL, STEVEN D Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $74,298.20 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAB, JAMES Employer name Office For Technology Amount $74,297.68 Date 04/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUATTRONE, ELANN R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $74,297.61 Date 03/05/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UHLIG, CYNTHIA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $74,297.42 Date 01/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PHERSON, MARK R Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $74,297.02 Date 11/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JAHNHOY Employer name Department of Health Amount $74,296.62 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRELL, BRUCE M Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $74,296.60 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIGLIO, KATHLEEN G Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $74,296.11 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROTTY, JOHN R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $74,296.08 Date 03/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GURGA, KIMBERLY A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $74,296.02 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMANN, ANTHONY T Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $74,295.99 Date 02/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, DONALD E, JR Employer name Niagara County Amount $74,295.97 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, JAMES R Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $74,295.79 Date 09/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLEY, DANIEL P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $74,295.67 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADERMAN, MARGARET E Employer name Webster CSD Amount $74,295.66 Date 10/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLTON, RAND P Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $74,295.20 Date 03/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SILVIO, FRANK Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $74,294.97 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAB, SHAHEDA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $74,294.15 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPCULKIT, YESENIA Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,293.92 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ANDREWS, BARBARA A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $74,293.80 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCHYNSKI, DANIEL J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $74,293.61 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICOTTA, SAMUEL D Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $74,293.53 Date 01/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FENTON, JOHN J Employer name Village of Rhinebeck Amount $74,293.41 Date 11/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAASE, STEVEN J Employer name Town of Hamlin Amount $74,293.25 Date 12/31/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANAMAN, HAROLD L Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $74,293.14 Date 05/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSTOLECKI, MATTHEW W Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $74,292.87 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICCOTT, EATON L Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $74,292.51 Date 10/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAY, BARBARA A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $74,291.68 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRESE, MICHAEL A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $74,291.62 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARELLANO, ARIEL S Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $74,291.45 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMLEY, TIMOTHY C Employer name North Salem CSD Amount $74,291.43 Date 01/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, KAREN M Employer name Chemung County Amount $74,291.14 Date 02/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, CARLOS Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $74,291.00 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERDE, ROBERT A Employer name Town of Kent Amount $74,290.99 Date 05/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROFT, BRIAN S Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $74,290.44 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU FORT, JUDITH N Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $74,290.18 Date 10/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAYETANO, OLGA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $74,290.16 Date 06/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, ERIC L Employer name Tuckahoe UFSD Amount $74,289.43 Date 10/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JEFFREY A Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $74,288.87 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERNER, JAMES R Employer name Monroe County Amount $74,288.86 Date 01/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIL, SAMUEL I, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $74,288.60 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOLIDGE, MELISSA A Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $74,288.31 Date 05/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALIKU, PATIENCE A O Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $74,288.11 Date 12/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEVERN, DAVID M, II Employer name Town of North Greenbush Amount $74,287.90 Date 07/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC KINZIE, DARRYL K Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $74,287.77 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGELBRECHT, BRIAN J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $74,287.76 Date 05/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCA, KEITH J Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $74,287.32 Date 08/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, SCOTT I Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $74,287.02 Date 09/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URGILES, CARLOS M Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $74,286.43 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVONE, MICHAEL R, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,286.31 Date 03/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, CHAD D Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $74,286.25 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKSON, DALE R Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $74,286.22 Date 02/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKWARDT, TIMOTHY C Employer name Saratoga County Amount $74,286.22 Date 07/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPANILE, JOANNE Employer name Carle Place UFSD Amount $74,286.20 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JOSEPH J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $74,286.04 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPEAU, JEFFREY R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $74,285.80 Date 12/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENBOW, JOHN L Employer name City of White Plains Amount $74,285.71 Date 11/23/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRYSSIKOS, STACY Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $74,285.58 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTOR, ADAM S Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $74,285.47 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, RYAN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $74,285.20 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STURM, SHARON S Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $74,285.06 Date 01/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, LYNN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $74,285.00 Date 08/16/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVARRO, SONIA Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $74,284.98 Date 06/12/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POST, JEFFREY A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $74,284.83 Date 03/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REISER, CAROL L Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $74,284.82 Date 05/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIOFFI, ROSARIO Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $74,284.47 Date 11/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, ERICH S Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $74,284.39 Date 04/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNE, BETH ANN Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $74,284.15 Date 05/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, RICHARD J Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $74,284.13 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLASENCIA, SHANNON L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $74,284.08 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOMBA, KATHERINE Employer name Erie County Amount $74,283.68 Date 01/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, BRUCE K Employer name North Salem CSD Amount $74,283.62 Date 07/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAFFLE, ANDREA Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $74,283.37 Date 02/16/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOCUM, MARGARET A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $74,283.36 Date 02/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVELLE, STEPHEN Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $74,283.22 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARASZEWSKI, JOSEPH G Employer name Schenectady County Amount $74,283.18 Date 05/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIU, YONGZHI Employer name Office For Technology Amount $74,283.11 Date 11/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMB, ANDREW Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $74,283.08 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORINI, JAMES M Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $74,283.08 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HILTON, BRADLEY J Employer name Oswego County Amount $74,282.79 Date 03/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, LORIE A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $74,282.75 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTVIN-GIORDANO, CLAUDINE Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $74,282.52 Date 01/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, PATRICK R Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $74,282.52 Date 06/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ALSTYNE, TRAVIS N Employer name Columbia County Amount $74,282.47 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARING, CHRISTIE J Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $74,282.38 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System