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 CROSBY, DIANE P Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $73,932.57 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDELMAN, ROBERT M Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $73,932.57 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANNON, ROSE P Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $73,932.57 Date 12/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAS, PATRICIA A Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $73,932.57 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARAS, ANASTASIA Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $73,932.57 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEDORUK, DOROTHY A Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $73,932.57 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUDGE, EDWARD W Employer name Westbury Water District Amount $73,932.21 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, TIMOTHY P Employer name Albany County Amount $73,932.18 Date 01/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARQUHAR BRENNAN, MONICA Employer name Sullivan County Amount $73,932.00 Date 10/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, ALESHA T Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $73,931.85 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRITT, SCOTT D Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $73,931.71 Date 11/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRITMATER, MATTHEW R Employer name Rockland County Amount $73,931.45 Date 12/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $73,931.12 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, RICHARD E Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $73,930.80 Date 10/31/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARILE, BIAGIO B Employer name City of White Plains Amount $73,930.61 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELICIAN, JANELLE L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $73,930.55 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARRONE, WILLIAM L, JR Employer name Schenectady County Amount $73,930.49 Date 06/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUNG, JEN KAY Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,930.07 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIKDER, TUHIN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,930.07 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORETSKY, MARIYA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $73,930.06 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALES, CHERYL A Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $73,930.06 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLOT, HERVE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $73,930.06 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHENENSKY, BRIAN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $73,930.06 Date 02/08/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULD, RUSSELL L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $73,930.06 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, GEORGE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,930.06 Date 06/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURSKY, JOAN L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,930.06 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERVONYY, YURIY Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,930.06 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLESHCHUK, REGINA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,930.06 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU BRINO, DENISE P Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $73,930.06 Date 11/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO-FARRELL, LUISA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $73,930.06 Date 04/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUGBOBO, BABATUNDE K Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $73,930.06 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAHLEVAN SABBAGH, SORAYA Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $73,930.06 Date 08/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZAYEV, EDUARD E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,930.06 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURAC, ASTERIO F, JR Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,930.06 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUNG, EVELYN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,930.06 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUAMAN, IVAN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,930.06 Date 07/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIN, TSIEN-MIN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,930.06 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LODH, ADHIR C Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,930.06 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIAL, JEAN F Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,930.06 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER-GONZALEZ, MAXINE E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,930.06 Date 04/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMIERI, JOHN D Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,930.06 Date 06/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUTHWORTH, RALPH W, JR Employer name City of Troy Amount $73,929.95 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRITSCH, DOUGLAS J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $73,929.71 Date 06/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YERDON, JEFFREY M Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $73,929.66 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, EURANDA R Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $73,929.63 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAOUST, JAMES M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $73,929.42 Date 10/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRONDA, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Woodbury Amount $73,928.78 Date 09/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISCEGLIE, DANIEL F Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $73,928.55 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRA, GERARD, JR Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $73,928.34 Date 06/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBSEN, KAREN R Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $73,928.32 Date 01/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEH, JAMES R Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $73,928.29 Date 11/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEE, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $73,927.95 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERGENE, SARA J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $73,927.64 Date 04/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSH, JAMES R Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $73,927.49 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAK, JILL S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $73,927.43 Date 09/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, EPIFANIO C Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $73,927.19 Date 04/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIRUSSI, BELINDA M Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $73,926.98 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, PATRICIA W Employer name Carle Place UFSD Amount $73,926.86 Date 06/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COATES, DIONICIA D Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,926.81 Date 01/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOCMEN, OMER F Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $73,926.54 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC QUEEN, HELEN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,926.51 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOCK, GREGORY A Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $73,926.30 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, PETER C Employer name Westchester County Amount $73,926.29 Date 08/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, TINA R Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $73,926.16 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSEY, JAMES A, JR Employer name Cornell University Amount $73,925.45 Date 10/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METYASS, NABIL F Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $73,925.26 Date 07/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAVER, MICHELE R Employer name Education Department Amount $73,925.11 Date 02/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORBES, MARIA L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $73,925.05 Date 01/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGAN, EMILY Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $73,924.07 Date 08/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERN, ALICIA K Employer name Department of Health Amount $73,923.94 Date 10/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, GAVIN T Employer name Erie County Amount $73,923.60 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEVERS, BRIAN Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $73,922.72 Date 06/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONSER, RICHARD F Employer name Village of Amityville Amount $73,922.71 Date 09/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOJNACKI, JOSEPH W Employer name City of Rome Amount $73,922.70 Date 04/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOORE, LISA V Employer name NYC Judges Amount $73,922.58 Date 08/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, HANNAH B Employer name Essex County Amount $73,922.26 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVATAIO, CHRISTINE K Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $73,922.22 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJNICKI, JOSEPH P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $73,921.71 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CALVIN Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $73,921.41 Date 07/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, ELIZABETH D Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $73,921.27 Date 12/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANGER, JEFF A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $73,921.25 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURA, JAMES B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,921.20 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLOCK, JOHN E Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $73,921.04 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRO, MICHAEL Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $73,920.97 Date 07/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMPSTER, ANDREW R Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $73,920.82 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAVATZ, DAVID H Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,920.20 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLEY, BRIAN M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $73,920.12 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTORI, MICHELLE P Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $73,920.08 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOLARSKI, DIANE J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $73,920.07 Date 09/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, GREGORY E, JR Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $73,919.93 Date 12/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLASER, ROBERT W Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $73,919.40 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, PERCY J Employer name Village of Wellsville Amount $73,919.29 Date 06/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRAMBACH, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name Albany County Amount $73,918.96 Date 06/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENOSKY, WILLIAM A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $73,918.67 Date 04/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTTY, GREGORY Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $73,918.64 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACHIKIAN, MELISSA A Employer name Greenlawn Water District Amount $73,918.38 Date 10/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERRY, KEVIN L Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $73,918.06 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICART, NORMAN Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $73,917.95 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIU, YI Employer name Office For Technology Amount $73,917.86 Date 10/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENEGHAN, ELIZABETH H Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $73,917.82 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System