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 WAGNER, THOMAS K Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $73,716.48 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, MICHAEL D Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $73,714.23 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPPER, DAVID K Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $73,714.03 Date 09/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBIN, JAMES A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,713.82 Date 07/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOUCHER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,713.70 Date 02/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOONAN, JAMES G Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,713.70 Date 08/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALVIN, NANNETTE M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,713.70 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, DORINE G Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,713.70 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, JANE A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,713.70 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASIK, KRISTY A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $73,713.21 Date 11/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AFSHAR, TAIMOUR H Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $73,713.18 Date 03/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREAVES, JENNIFER A Employer name Setauket Fire District Amount $73,712.90 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANNISTER, JOE Employer name City of White Plains Amount $73,712.87 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREITMAN, LORI S Employer name Briarcliff Manor UFSD Amount $73,712.00 Date 07/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALIERE, CHRISTINE E Employer name Town of Goshen Amount $73,711.28 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIFULCO, WILLIAM F Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $73,711.13 Date 04/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESBITT, JUDITH A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,710.80 Date 04/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCHFORD, LAUREN A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $73,710.68 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOXALL, DANIEL C Employer name Oneida County Amount $73,710.51 Date 06/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDEY, ANDREW G Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $73,709.79 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLILAND, MARGARET R Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $73,709.75 Date 09/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, NICHOLE D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $73,709.51 Date 09/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEFEBVRE, LAURA L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $73,709.51 Date 01/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ELROY, DAVID W Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $73,709.49 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZUCS, MORGAN E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $73,709.28 Date 07/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAISTRUK, IRYNA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $73,709.07 Date 02/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STASHENKO, MICHAEL A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,708.83 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GREGORIO, MATTHEW D Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $73,708.34 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, SUSAN M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $73,708.29 Date 01/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTNAM, DANNY L Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $73,707.96 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIEBER, RONALD S Employer name Owego Apalachin CSD Amount $73,707.79 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, HUMBERTO Employer name Cold Spring Harbor CSD Amount $73,707.60 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, KEITH A Employer name Division of Veterans' Affairs Amount $73,707.40 Date 11/15/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESLIE, DEBORAH L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $73,707.40 Date 07/15/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABONTE, DONALD STEVEN Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $73,707.40 Date 01/15/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGERE, PAMELA K Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $73,706.87 Date 09/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PARTLAND, CASEY J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $73,706.83 Date 12/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANDORF, JAMES R Employer name Orange County Amount $73,706.56 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHORVAS, GREG S Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $73,706.37 Date 06/01/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, TIMOTHY S Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $73,706.27 Date 11/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, WILLIAM G, JR Employer name Tioga County Amount $73,706.26 Date 04/25/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURE, ALLYSON R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $73,706.22 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, NICOLAS R Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $73,705.69 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, ROBERT W Employer name Steuben County Amount $73,705.50 Date 07/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHENCK, DAVID C Employer name Steuben County Amount $73,705.46 Date 06/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAZIO, PHILLIP Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $73,704.87 Date 09/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUDWARE, PEGGY E Employer name St Lawrence Childrens Services Amount $73,704.49 Date 05/27/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGUCCI, ANTHONY J Employer name City of Auburn Amount $73,704.15 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLSON, DAVID B Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $73,702.55 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNSTEIN, ALAN Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $73,701.55 Date 01/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TULARZKO, LORETTA Employer name Dobbs Ferry UFSD Amount $73,701.03 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOZNIAK, JOHN S Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $73,700.87 Date 11/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILESKY, ELAINE P Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $73,700.68 Date 12/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIER, JOHN M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $73,698.94 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROULEAU, MARK C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $73,698.94 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVISON, ALISON E Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $73,698.69 Date 03/15/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, MICHAEL W Employer name Erie County Amount $73,698.68 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYALA, RAUL Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $73,698.66 Date 07/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARR, JESSE F Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $73,698.63 Date 01/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEO, STEVEN F Employer name Lyons CSD Amount $73,698.45 Date 08/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERES, DAVID C Employer name Lackawanna Mun Housing Auth Amount $73,698.35 Date 09/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, KIMBERLY L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $73,697.73 Date 05/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMISANO, VINCENT Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $73,697.58 Date 07/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAQUE, MD M Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $73,697.54 Date 03/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIENA, MICHAEL R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,697.45 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEISEY, THOMAS E, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $73,697.08 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, SHAKENA T Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,696.43 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, JOHN L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $73,696.06 Date 06/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELICIA, CHRIS S Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $73,695.76 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUTH, ERIC J Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $73,695.69 Date 04/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MILLAN, VIRGUE Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $73,695.60 Date 03/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, SUSAN E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $73,695.51 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INERNEY, PAUL D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $73,694.90 Date 06/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, KEVIN M Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $73,694.35 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONIN, DANIEL P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,694.20 Date 08/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, TIMOTHY F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,694.20 Date 08/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINKARD, LISA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,694.20 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHACKNER, KAREN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,694.20 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCIANO, MICHAEL Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $73,694.14 Date 06/11/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, ROOSEVELT, III Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $73,694.13 Date 02/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHEN, ROBERT G Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $73,693.33 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, MARIXSA Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $73,693.06 Date 03/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKS, SCOTT W Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $73,693.05 Date 03/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, NATHANIEL P Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $73,692.54 Date 01/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, WENDELL N Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $73,691.82 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURIE, RICHARD Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $73,691.81 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULNAC, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $73,691.56 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, NATHAN T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $73,691.33 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEIST, ANDREW F Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $73,690.70 Date 11/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THALLER, DAVID J H Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $73,690.24 Date 09/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, CARRIE M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $73,690.00 Date 01/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOTEL, ROBERT S Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $73,689.95 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILLINGHAST, ANDREA G Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $73,689.68 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINTERO, JOSE A Employer name Rye Neck UFSD Amount $73,689.38 Date 09/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRARCHE, FRANK D, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $73,689.24 Date 10/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHMEDOVIC, ANDREA C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $73,688.90 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MANNA, ALESSANDRO M Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $73,688.77 Date 06/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANMUGNAI, MICHAEL Employer name Smithtown Fire District Amount $73,688.47 Date 10/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VYSHNYVETSKYI, OLEG Employer name Monroe County Amount $73,687.62 Date 03/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMASCA, DIANA E Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $73,687.61 Date 04/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System