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 KOCHANOWSKI, MICHAEL E Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $73,896.21 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAWLINS, DONNALUE M Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $73,896.16 Date 02/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINCOLN, RAYMOND S Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $73,896.04 Date 02/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLOCK-DAVIS, MARJORIE Employer name Westchester County Amount $73,896.04 Date 02/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, BIANCA S Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $73,895.97 Date 09/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, RONALD A Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $73,895.48 Date 07/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULTON, JOHN R Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $73,895.11 Date 12/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLETCHER, LYNN J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $73,894.91 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING-BITELY, REBECCA J Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $73,894.90 Date 01/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALE, ROBERT A Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $73,894.74 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'ROURKE, MAUREEN A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $73,894.57 Date 02/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KEVIN J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,894.45 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPINO, JASMINE L Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $73,894.11 Date 05/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGERSOLL, LAURIE Employer name Albany County Amount $73,894.06 Date 11/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBORNE, LEA E Employer name New York Public Library Amount $73,893.74 Date 02/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COAPMAN, LAURA A Employer name Village of Irvington Amount $73,893.59 Date 01/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, EDWARD L Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $73,893.52 Date 11/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATAL, DEBRA Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $73,893.20 Date 08/21/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITSON, CLAUDETTE M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $73,893.03 Date 06/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERANZA, JONATHAN V Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $73,892.48 Date 11/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIEHL, HAROLD L Employer name Village of Tully Amount $73,892.11 Date 09/13/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIM, DOUGLAS A Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $73,892.04 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ANDREW W Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $73,891.84 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERR, PATRICK C Employer name City of Port Jervis Amount $73,891.80 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHUDY, MICHAEL B Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $73,891.32 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VONATZSKI, GARY E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,891.30 Date 04/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGWORTH, IRENA E Employer name Saratoga County Amount $73,891.10 Date 09/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, RONALD A, JR Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $73,890.97 Date 01/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH-ROSS, BREDA M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $73,890.58 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITTER, BARBARA A Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $73,890.20 Date 03/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDEN, ALTON L Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $73,889.74 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIKEN, RUTH S Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $73,889.44 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVELETH, JEREMY N Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $73,889.30 Date 05/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOCHER, JEFFREY M Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $73,889.17 Date 02/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWLESS, KARL E Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $73,888.62 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTUSCIELLO, MARY ROSE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,888.54 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, SUSAN P Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $73,888.14 Date 11/05/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIETJEN, ALICE L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $73,887.86 Date 07/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGREGOR, LINDA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,887.61 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, PATRICIA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $73,887.51 Date 03/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, ROBERT H, JR Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $73,887.43 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, JOSEPH B, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $73,887.19 Date 02/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOURNIER, ALEXA M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $73,886.97 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTOLET, FARHANA N Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $73,886.85 Date 05/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, JAMES M Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $73,886.81 Date 03/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALUSHEVIC, JOHN Employer name Village of Bronxville Amount $73,886.74 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAOUETTE, KRYSTAL M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $73,886.71 Date 07/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILLEEN, MATTHEW J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $73,886.50 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, ANGELA D Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $73,886.48 Date 05/03/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EADICICCO, MICHELE M Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $73,886.48 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPA, MARIE L Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $73,886.25 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KANIKA Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $73,886.16 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUISAO, JASON W Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $73,886.12 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, MARLENE W Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $73,885.66 Date 10/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNITTERT, MARY M E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $73,885.51 Date 09/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, VINCENT Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $73,885.50 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, HEATHER J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $73,885.34 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERR, THOMAS N, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $73,885.27 Date 05/27/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONISER, DONALD C Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $73,885.00 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILLOCK, DODIE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $73,884.91 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, JEFFREY T Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $73,884.85 Date 10/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, JOSEPH N Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $73,884.68 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELLUCCI, LAWRENCE, JR Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $73,884.28 Date 08/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASAN, MEGAN M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $73,884.08 Date 05/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, THELMA E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $73,883.87 Date 01/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALUMBO, MATTHEW R Employer name Village of Ilion Amount $73,883.78 Date 07/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENNETT, VIRGINIA B Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $73,883.58 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, CHRISTINE M Employer name Oneida County Amount $73,883.40 Date 08/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBEY, JESSICA C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $73,883.05 Date 11/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARQUITT, MARTIN J Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $73,882.87 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEESON, LYNN M Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $73,882.22 Date 09/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METOTT, THOMAS E Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $73,881.87 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUCHS, KAREN M Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $73,881.77 Date 12/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMAI, RACHEL K Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,881.51 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPP, KEVIN L Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $73,881.50 Date 10/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DETLEFS, JAMES Employer name City of Rye Amount $73,881.49 Date 01/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, MELISSA Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $73,881.40 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTANZO, CHRISTINE R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $73,881.25 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, CLARE M Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $73,881.17 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, SUSAN Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $73,881.08 Date 10/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, FREDERICK B Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $73,880.93 Date 05/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRATTO, ANTONIO Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $73,880.92 Date 11/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEJADA, JAIME Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $73,880.92 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBINSKY, SVETLANA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $73,880.47 Date 10/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASIAK, MICHAEL A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $73,880.34 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVEY, DEREK A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $73,880.30 Date 06/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, ANTHONY W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $73,880.00 Date 04/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT-STOFFLE, STACEY P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $73,879.94 Date 07/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERVELLO, ROSEMARY Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $73,879.37 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTKOWSKI, TINA R Employer name Erie County Amount $73,879.11 Date 12/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABAN, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $73,879.08 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONNELLY, STEPHEN M Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $73,878.43 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SESSOMS, KENNETH K Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $73,878.40 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GEE, SIOBHAN C Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $73,878.11 Date 05/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANSEREAU, ROBERT S Employer name Dutchess County Amount $73,877.94 Date 07/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELASQUEZ, EDWIN A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $73,877.92 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, CHAD J Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $73,877.87 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, AARON J Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $73,877.49 Date 10/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURZILLO, NICOLE M Employer name Suffolk Coop Library System Amount $73,877.06 Date 07/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMANN, BO D Employer name Westchester County Amount $73,876.91 Date 11/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System