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 MC DONOUGH, THOMAS Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $73,756.95 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDA, CLARE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,756.94 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEJIA, JUAN B Employer name UFSD of The Tarrytowns Amount $73,756.57 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, TIMOTHY P Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $73,756.34 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, SILVIA E Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $73,755.99 Date 03/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOUTSOFTAS, ELAINA N Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $73,755.72 Date 11/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SILANO, ANTHONY Employer name Village of Briarcliff Manor Amount $73,755.57 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, CARLOS M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $73,755.55 Date 06/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORINI, ANTHONY M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $73,755.55 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KROL, TRAVIS Employer name City of Oneida Amount $73,755.09 Date 12/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETERSON, MELVIN J Employer name Town of Busti Amount $73,755.04 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JESS, ALEXANDER H Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $73,754.88 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEZRAHI, NANCY Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $73,754.70 Date 03/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STILWELL, CRAIG W Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $73,754.36 Date 03/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, VICKI M Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $73,753.85 Date 02/02/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHIS, COREY C Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $73,753.14 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULTRARA, ANNMARIE Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,752.98 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASTRICK-UNWIN, SUZANNE Employer name Chemung County Amount $73,752.81 Date 10/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, NOELLA L Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $73,752.75 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, BRYAN J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $73,752.63 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COLLUM, CLARK E Employer name Port Jervis City School Dist Amount $73,752.30 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIN, RYAN P Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $73,751.91 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, SUZETTE Employer name Court of Claims Amount $73,751.41 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINELLI, JEANETTE Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $73,749.64 Date 12/06/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTMAN, JONATHAN P Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $73,749.19 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KIMBERLY D Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $73,748.94 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARNEY, LISA G Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 24 Amount $73,748.40 Date 11/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAHL, JOYCE E Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,747.71 Date 06/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCH, WILLIAM A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $73,747.69 Date 06/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNERTY, BARBARA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,747.51 Date 08/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALLEY, TROY A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $73,747.51 Date 08/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUADAGNO, MARK A Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $73,746.90 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE ROUGE, RONALD S Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $73,746.86 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIN, LUZ M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $73,746.70 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAULKNER, KYLE E Employer name Town of Ulster Amount $73,746.19 Date 12/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HATFIELD, RACHEL R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $73,745.89 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUNDELL, AMANDA Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $73,745.82 Date 05/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, JOHN L Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $73,745.55 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINHAUER, KURT R Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $73,745.55 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHMED, HASAN Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $73,745.55 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IHUEZE, ESTHER C Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $73,745.55 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, DAVID L Employer name Department of Health Amount $73,745.55 Date 07/03/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MA, JASON Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $73,745.55 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUGUGULUSI, MOSES R Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $73,745.55 Date 10/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURALI MANOHAR, FNU Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $73,745.55 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERIAN, PAUL A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $73,745.55 Date 12/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAN, DANA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $73,745.55 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHMED, AKLIMA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,745.55 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, NANCY Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,745.55 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBIOZOR, MARTIN I Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $73,745.55 Date 07/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRDHAR, VINOD K Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,745.55 Date 04/22/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, ELIZABETH Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,745.55 Date 02/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, FITZROY E, JR Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,745.55 Date 12/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, WILFRIDO, JR Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,745.55 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEITZ, FEZAH J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,745.55 Date 03/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINSON, VICTOR A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,745.55 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, ORSILA J Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $73,745.36 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMARMELS, BRIAN M Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $73,745.25 Date 02/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDOLPH, RICHARD G Employer name North Patchogue Fire District Amount $73,745.14 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DAVID J Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $73,745.07 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, ROSEY Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $73,744.79 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALE, PAUL S Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $73,744.52 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAYRE, KRISTIN L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $73,744.37 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, ROBERT A Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,743.83 Date 02/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOBBE, MARIANNE G Employer name Malverne Public Library Amount $73,743.75 Date 07/16/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, SHAUN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,743.70 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, DONALD A, JR Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $73,743.39 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLLEY, MATTHEW S Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $73,743.30 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CODDINGTON, CURTIS J Employer name Town of Webster Amount $73,742.89 Date 11/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROL, CATHLEEN Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $73,742.88 Date 08/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKERMAN, GINA Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $73,742.75 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, NEVILLE A, II Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $73,742.75 Date 01/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, STAR A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $73,742.75 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARKINS, BRYAN Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $73,742.75 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, KIM S Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $73,742.75 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARACE, ANNMARIE Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $73,742.75 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, RICHARD R Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $73,742.75 Date 02/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONTALVO, CY GISELA Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $73,742.75 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, SHANELL D Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $73,742.75 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, MICHAEL J Employer name Little Falls-City School Dist Amount $73,742.71 Date 12/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRVING, ANDREW Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $73,742.20 Date 07/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEANE, DAVID A, JR Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $73,742.13 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONAN, MATTHEW D Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,741.41 Date 03/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURTZ, ELIZABETH R Employer name Jefferson County Amount $73,740.90 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADIAL, MATTEO S Employer name Village of Lake Success Amount $73,740.75 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBRIGO, PETER J Employer name Town of Geddes Amount $73,740.71 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, LEEANN BUTLER Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $73,740.70 Date 10/18/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERSTEN, DANIEL P Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $73,740.48 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name USHER, FRANK D Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $73,740.13 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, VELENCIA L Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $73,739.89 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTIGLIA, MARIE B Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $73,739.62 Date 10/11/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, SHANITA E Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $73,739.53 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, WILLIAM D, JR Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $73,739.52 Date 05/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CANDIA, JOHN R Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $73,739.12 Date 09/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, MARGARITA Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $73,738.34 Date 11/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERIKSEN, EDWARD J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $73,738.06 Date 01/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, ROGER B Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $73,738.00 Date 09/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, MICHELLE C Employer name Department of Health Amount $73,737.96 Date 02/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLISON, NANCY E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $73,737.59 Date 02/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CILENTO, RAYMOND A Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $73,737.53 Date 02/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System