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 GROH, DEBRA C Employer name Suffolk Coop Library System Amount $74,260.84 Date 04/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSIDINE, PETER Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $74,260.73 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, JONATHAN M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $74,260.60 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTENOR, RODRIGUE Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $74,260.23 Date 01/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDIFORD, REGINALDO A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $74,259.97 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUICK, STEPHEN C Employer name Schenectady County Amount $74,259.93 Date 03/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHINA, JOAN M Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $74,259.03 Date 01/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, CANDICE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $74,258.48 Date 02/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KANIKA Z Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $74,257.76 Date 01/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, FRANK Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $74,257.50 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPAK, NISHAN Employer name Mount Vernon Public Library Amount $74,257.43 Date 09/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, RICHARD J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $74,257.38 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINK, KYLE E Employer name Village of Potsdam Amount $74,257.12 Date 08/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE WITT, GLENN P Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $74,256.67 Date 03/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMMIELLO, ROCCO A Employer name City of Utica Amount $74,256.34 Date 08/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZEIGLER, JERMAINE L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $74,256.13 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAGGI, PETER J Employer name Village of Wappingers Falls Amount $74,256.00 Date 09/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, THOMAS L Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $74,255.31 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, PATRICIA C Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $74,255.00 Date 11/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, SHARONDER M Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $74,254.23 Date 06/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, ALWYN A Employer name Boces-Tompkins Seneca Tioga Amount $74,254.05 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALFAMO, KAREN A Employer name NYS Association of Counties Amount $74,254.00 Date 06/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEFEE, CHARLES J Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $74,253.86 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELPS, JENNIFER A Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $74,253.79 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ANDREW C Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $74,253.76 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAHN, HYUNJONG Employer name Department of Health Amount $74,253.74 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWINSKI, JEFFREY S Employer name Schenectady County Amount $74,253.40 Date 01/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEY, CARMELA A Employer name Monroe County Amount $74,253.37 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKERT-DE SANTIAGO, NICOLE D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $74,253.13 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTSFORD, GREGORY M Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $74,253.05 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANIEWICZ, BRIAN R Employer name Department of Health Amount $74,252.95 Date 04/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, ERIN S Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $74,252.80 Date 10/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUGLIONE, STEVEN J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $74,252.67 Date 11/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURTNEY, KELLY C Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $74,252.28 Date 08/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COAST, MARY E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $74,252.20 Date 11/17/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CARO, LISA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $74,252.20 Date 04/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTONELLI, SEAN C Employer name Department of Health Amount $74,251.74 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALUSZCZAK, RAYMOND C Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $74,251.39 Date 08/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENNON, DENNIS M Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $74,251.33 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIAM, WILLIAM C Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $74,251.27 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARE, STEVEN H Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $74,250.80 Date 03/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELLER, CAROLINE Employer name Putnam Valley CSD Amount $74,250.76 Date 09/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOHLABAUGH, MICHAEL J Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $74,250.74 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWE, KELLY A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $74,250.35 Date 09/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, CATERINA M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $74,250.00 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMANO, JACQUELINE A Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $74,249.76 Date 12/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALANO, JOANNE Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $74,249.51 Date 03/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKENS, CHRISTINE Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $74,249.51 Date 11/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTAMURO, JOYCE A Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,249.08 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLACH, ROBERT C Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,249.08 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIMONTE, SEBASTIAN P Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,249.08 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTIGLIONE, MARY T Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,249.08 Date 03/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUDLIN, SUSAN A Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,249.08 Date 10/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALAN, EUSTAQUIA Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,249.08 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, THERESA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,249.08 Date 11/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, TIJO Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,249.08 Date 05/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, JILLIAN S Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,249.08 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYATT, DONNA Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,249.08 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIMBACH, EDWARD A Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,249.08 Date 07/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONSALVE, PILAR I Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,249.08 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTALVO, LADIA Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,249.08 Date 09/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURNANE, BRENDAN J Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,249.08 Date 02/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POONAI, DEVIKA D Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,249.08 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIROLO, JOSEPH N Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,249.08 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALCHOW, MARY E Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,249.08 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHISTON, JUDITH F Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,249.08 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEWENS, JAMES P Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $74,248.96 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGAN, JOSEPH E Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $74,248.94 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTANDUNO, ROBERT A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $74,248.49 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERT, MARK L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $74,248.49 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARGROVE, SHEMAIAH L Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $74,247.93 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, REBECCA L Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,247.06 Date 09/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, MICHAEL E Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $74,246.81 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINKMAN, PENELOPE M Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $74,246.75 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, JACQUELINE J Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $74,246.68 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAYLEY, DIANE J Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $74,246.55 Date 03/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPANOS, LAUREN A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $74,246.32 Date 09/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAFT, JUSTIN T Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $74,246.26 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHR, CYNTHIA P Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $74,246.25 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAVITZ, SCOTT L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $74,246.21 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, PHYLLIS Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $74,245.72 Date 10/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANCOAST, LEE T Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $74,245.61 Date 01/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEARSON, KATHERINE Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $74,245.44 Date 07/01/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MICHAEL C Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $74,245.37 Date 04/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BAR, KIRK S Employer name Village of Tuxedo Park Amount $74,245.23 Date 04/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, STEPHEN S Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $74,245.12 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOYOLA, LUZ MARINA Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,244.48 Date 09/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, THERESA A Employer name Town of Van Buren Amount $74,243.82 Date 05/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSMAS, SOTERIOS S Employer name Village of Manlius Amount $74,243.79 Date 04/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALKER, LEARY, SR Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $74,243.72 Date 03/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHABIER, BIBI A Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $74,243.38 Date 08/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, MICHAEL J Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $74,243.27 Date 02/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI LORENZO, JACK M Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $74,243.15 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ADAMS, STEVEN S Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $74,242.54 Date 12/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, DAVID M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $74,242.37 Date 03/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHTA, AMAR Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $74,242.26 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEFAYETTE, MICHAEL R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $74,241.92 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, DESIREE M Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $74,241.88 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IONTA, STEVEN Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $74,241.67 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, BRIAN T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $74,241.55 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System