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 GUIDRY, MAURICE, JR Employer name Jefferson County Amount $74,157.44 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREMO, JASON E Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $74,157.40 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLOTZKER, SEAN Employer name Town of Webster Amount $74,157.26 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTEBAN, MARIA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $74,157.21 Date 02/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORALES, MIRIAM Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $74,156.72 Date 12/26/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, ERIN G Employer name Department of Health Amount $74,156.50 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVAGE, JESSICA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $74,156.45 Date 12/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GESSLER, PAUL M, JR Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $74,156.42 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN NOSTRAND, JAMES I Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $74,156.33 Date 04/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOOR, SCOTT A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $74,156.31 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR-GATHMANN, ADRIENNE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $74,156.24 Date 07/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, MARJORIE Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $74,156.21 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANKO, BRUCE A Employer name City of Elmira Amount $74,156.00 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, THERESA Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $74,155.93 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, RENEE F Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $74,155.69 Date 01/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, GAY M Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $74,155.49 Date 02/25/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFMANN, REBECCA K Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $74,155.21 Date 09/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GYMBURCH, DANIEL G Employer name City of Utica Amount $74,154.98 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAZERUS, JUNE Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $74,154.95 Date 12/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNA, JAMIE P Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $74,154.90 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, DIRK R Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $74,154.90 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGELO, TRAVIS T Employer name Dutchess County Amount $74,154.73 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOPER, DAVID P Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $74,154.26 Date 04/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VELEZ, JOSE M, JR Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $74,153.22 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANG, MICHAEL C Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $74,152.98 Date 06/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRUZ, SHIELA J Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $74,152.93 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZEVNICK, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Croton Harmon UFSD Amount $74,152.12 Date 12/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ-LA RUI, PAUL N Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $74,152.02 Date 11/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANG, ERICA A Employer name Hempstead Library Amount $74,151.80 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, DIERDRA L Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,151.58 Date 07/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASAN, JOY R Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,151.58 Date 07/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, SHARON L Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,151.58 Date 06/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRAPUOLENIS, SUZANNE R Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,151.58 Date 07/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, FRANK M Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,151.58 Date 12/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASKETT, MATTHEW D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $74,151.31 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORT, DAVID B Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $74,151.27 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEBARI, AHMAD M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $74,151.15 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEELEY, MATTHEW P Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $74,151.12 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLEY, DORRETT Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $74,151.04 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIVENS, JAMES A Employer name Chemung County Amount $74,150.73 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, SERGIO O Employer name UFSD of The Tarrytowns Amount $74,150.63 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBS, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $74,150.47 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, RAYMOND Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $74,150.25 Date 12/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUVIE, MARY K Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $74,149.99 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUPERT, KENDRA S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $74,149.89 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALY, KIMBERLY R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $74,149.79 Date 07/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOKE, TAMMY R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $74,149.79 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERHUNE, REBECCA E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $74,149.79 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALHOUN, PAUL R, JR Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $74,149.69 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELUSO, CAROL F Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $74,149.51 Date 05/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, ROBERT D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $74,149.39 Date 10/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, TRAVIS C Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $74,148.27 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALCZEWSKI, LEONARD J Employer name Genesee St Park And Rec Regn Amount $74,147.56 Date 01/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILLARO, SUSAN Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $74,147.55 Date 10/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, ODEYMIS Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $74,147.37 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERKIMER, MARTIN C Employer name Livingston County Amount $74,147.34 Date 07/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUSE, HOWARD Employer name City of White Plains Amount $74,147.04 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEMENT, EDWARD A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $74,145.82 Date 09/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERICKS, JESSICA L Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $74,145.54 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERWIN, MATTHEW D Employer name Cazenovia CSD Amount $74,145.38 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVARNWAY, MINDY L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $74,145.35 Date 12/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, TRENTON Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $74,145.06 Date 09/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NANKIN, DAMON J Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,144.82 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELMORE, ELIZABETH D Employer name Ulster County Amount $74,144.74 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXSON, STEPHEN D Employer name City of Johnstown Amount $74,144.72 Date 02/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLYBURN, JOSHUA A Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $74,144.60 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, MARY M Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $74,143.99 Date 05/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUND-CISTERNA, ANNA MARIA G Employer name Livingston County Amount $74,143.99 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTMAN, WAYNE L Employer name Sullivan County Amount $74,143.97 Date 12/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, JOHANNA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $74,143.85 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUACKENBUSH, MATTHEW G Employer name Office of General Services Amount $74,143.83 Date 05/31/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, THOMAS P Employer name East Rockaway UFSD Amount $74,143.72 Date 05/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ROSIA, JAMIE L Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $74,143.55 Date 08/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, MICHAEL F Employer name Oneida County Amount $74,143.37 Date 04/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, MICHAEL T, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,143.06 Date 06/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, MICHAEL A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $74,143.03 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIS, GARY F Employer name Office For Technology Amount $74,142.85 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOTH, FREDERICK S, JR Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $74,142.47 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANER, BRITTANY M Employer name Department of Law Amount $74,142.18 Date 06/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTROMONACO, JOHN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $74,142.02 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALKOWSKI, MARK A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $74,141.67 Date 04/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, WILLIAM P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $74,141.41 Date 09/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANELLI, JOHN S Employer name City of Utica Amount $74,141.35 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOVELLI, DANIEL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $74,141.30 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAPERS, GREGORY Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $74,141.27 Date 02/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST.PIERRE, PIERRE C Employer name Tupper Lake CSD Amount $74,141.13 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, LORI A Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $74,141.12 Date 11/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STITH, WARREN, JR Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $74,140.79 Date 09/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMAY, KAREN R Employer name Ontario County Amount $74,139.98 Date 08/13/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, EARL T Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $74,139.95 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHREWSBERRY, BRANDON M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $74,139.89 Date 03/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARR, KENNETH M Employer name Bainbridge-Guilford CSD Amount $74,139.86 Date 06/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, JANET M Employer name City of White Plains Amount $74,139.77 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, AUDRA Employer name White Plains Housing Authority Amount $74,139.77 Date 12/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, DAVID R Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $74,139.65 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINGERT, STEVEN H Employer name Sullivan County Amount $74,138.23 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINASH, JASON J Employer name Town of Patterson Amount $74,138.14 Date 09/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANGRILLO, EDWARD L Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,137.88 Date 07/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, ROBERT G Employer name Niagara Falls Pub Water Auth Amount $74,137.65 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDEN, BARRY E, JR Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $74,137.58 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System