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 LAMBERT, JORDAN J, SR Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $73,953.79 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEARLMAN, JEFFREY H Employer name Lt Governor's Executive Office Amount $73,953.61 Date 01/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIERNEY, SEAN W Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $73,953.42 Date 10/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANO, JAMES L Employer name Franklin Square Water District Amount $73,953.34 Date 08/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, THOMAS M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $73,953.32 Date 09/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOSOC, GLENN MAR FORDAN Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $73,952.91 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINGARTEN, ALLISON L Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $73,952.83 Date 07/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, DOROTHY R Employer name Office For The Aging Amount $73,952.83 Date 10/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCE, MICHAEL-SEAN Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $73,952.83 Date 10/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLADD, AARON W Employer name Department of State Amount $73,952.83 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACCHI, RON Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $73,952.83 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASSIRI, AMIR Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $73,952.83 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPPELL, PAMELA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $73,952.63 Date 03/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLAPOSTA, LORETO A Employer name City of Rye Amount $73,952.59 Date 12/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, JEFFREY M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $73,951.99 Date 07/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROBST, JANET J Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $73,951.92 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KOWN, MELISSA A Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $73,951.67 Date 11/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLASENCIA, MIGDALIA A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $73,950.82 Date 02/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, SCOTT M Employer name Putnam Valley CSD Amount $73,950.72 Date 11/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLE, LINDSAY K Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $73,950.51 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONASIA, JOANNE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,950.38 Date 09/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUEGGEMAN, CHERYL A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $73,950.16 Date 08/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORSFORD, ROSE E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $73,950.00 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHLENFIELD, ROBERT C Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $73,949.72 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARON, LEWIS CARLOS Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $73,949.55 Date 07/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEAL-MITCHELL, LA TRINA S Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $73,949.49 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURGAN, TIMOTHY E Employer name Ontario County Amount $73,949.45 Date 11/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOVERTS, ANN M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $73,949.28 Date 09/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIERNEY, BARBARA H Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $73,949.19 Date 05/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGROTE, DAVID C Employer name Village of Woodbury Amount $73,949.06 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONESTEEL, ERIC S Employer name City of Troy Amount $73,948.68 Date 08/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, CINDY A Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $73,946.47 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCE, TIMOTHY R Employer name Schenectady County Amount $73,946.26 Date 01/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARLOTTA, MONICA A Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $73,946.21 Date 06/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FADEL, SUSAN M Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $73,945.98 Date 10/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUELL, KIMBERLI L Employer name Erie County Amount $73,945.74 Date 08/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERO, KEVIN G Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $73,945.60 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, JAMIE L Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $73,945.54 Date 07/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LOUGHLIN, JOHN P, JR Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $73,945.50 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORLEY, MARIE D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $73,945.44 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACIGALUPO, JOHN E Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $73,945.44 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUAIN, TIMOTHY L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $73,945.39 Date 08/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLK, DIANE C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $73,945.23 Date 03/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAFFNEY, ALISYN M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $73,944.80 Date 08/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPALBO, JARED C Employer name Dutchess County Amount $73,944.78 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CHRISTIE M Employer name Cornell University Amount $73,944.67 Date 10/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENYON, JOANNE J Employer name Cornell University Amount $73,944.54 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, STACEY P Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $73,944.43 Date 04/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSCH, CAROL Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $73,944.31 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRERAS, JULIO, JR Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $73,944.24 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGAN, SEAN P Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $73,944.00 Date 10/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, CLIFFORD W Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $73,943.73 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICHON, WAYNE M Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $73,943.17 Date 05/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNERTON, MICHAEL J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $73,941.68 Date 06/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PAGE, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $73,941.44 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNETTO, PETER A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $73,941.44 Date 12/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEVELAND, ALEXA Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $73,941.43 Date 12/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, BETH A Employer name Hamilton County Amount $73,941.28 Date 01/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDRON, JAMES M Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $73,941.20 Date 10/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTERO, THERESA R Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $73,941.00 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELICE, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $73,940.71 Date 09/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SICHON, RANIER C Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,939.92 Date 05/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARBUTT, RAVENA N Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $73,939.75 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, TINA J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $73,939.45 Date 08/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAHN, MARTHA R Employer name So Huntington Public Library Amount $73,939.39 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH-MUNCY, WANDA J Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $73,938.62 Date 08/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANNENBERG, KELLY Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $73,938.45 Date 02/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECO, SABRINA E Employer name Rockland County Amount $73,937.94 Date 07/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLEY, DEENA J Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $73,937.84 Date 09/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKUMAS, ROBERT J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $73,937.72 Date 07/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLE, MICHAEL M Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $73,937.72 Date 07/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITT, LENORE C Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $73,937.42 Date 04/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYER, CHRISTOPHER Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $73,937.29 Date 06/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIN, PING CHEIH E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $73,937.07 Date 04/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MICHAEL R Employer name Malverne UFSD Amount $73,936.83 Date 07/15/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINO, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $73,936.79 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, CHRISTINE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $73,936.44 Date 08/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, TENETRIUS T Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $73,936.42 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZARZUELA, MARITZA A Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $73,936.39 Date 11/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYSON, ERROL A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $73,936.37 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLBERT, HEATHER M Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $73,936.11 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, STEVEN M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $73,936.00 Date 04/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAIGLER, MARK D Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $73,935.90 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEITER, DUSTY O Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $73,935.75 Date 08/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYLWARD, RYAN D Employer name Madison County Amount $73,935.65 Date 03/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELENDEZ, JAMES A Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $73,935.39 Date 02/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, SEAN M Employer name Broome County Amount $73,935.32 Date 03/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWANYA-NYAMOLLO, HELLEN A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,935.26 Date 05/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUFMAN, LUCY C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $73,934.47 Date 06/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABICHANDANI, PRAKASH T Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,933.89 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTOLINO, MARIANNE Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $73,933.69 Date 03/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEON, ADRIENNE J Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $73,933.48 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERDVIL, WILLIAM, JR Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $73,933.42 Date 07/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANASSA, JOSHUA M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $73,933.23 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEHLER, LISA A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $73,933.16 Date 02/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KACZMAREK, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $73,933.09 Date 03/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANEY, MICHAEL G Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $73,932.99 Date 08/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHIPPLE, JEFFREY J Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $73,932.76 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, ODEL J Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $73,932.63 Date 10/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLAMY, TAMMY R Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $73,932.57 Date 05/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System