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 WARNER, DANIEL C Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $73,636.20 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TABOR, TRAVIS K Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $73,636.17 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAFFREY, JENNIFER B Employer name Onondaga County Amount $73,635.64 Date 03/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, STEPHANIE J Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $73,635.57 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTARY, PATRICIA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,635.41 Date 05/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIESZAK, ROBERT K Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $73,635.30 Date 10/06/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, JOSEPH A, JR Employer name Dutchess County Amount $73,635.18 Date 04/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, AARON B Employer name Office of General Services Amount $73,635.10 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AQUILINO, PATRICK D Employer name Oyster Bay-East Norwich CSD Amount $73,635.07 Date 03/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, MARYANN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,634.67 Date 05/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, SUSAN A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $73,634.64 Date 03/26/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIRMER, STEVEN N Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $73,634.35 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS-OBERMULLER, KAREN G Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $73,634.18 Date 11/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $73,633.97 Date 05/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLMAN, AIMEE E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $73,633.96 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIFANTE, KATHY M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,633.73 Date 01/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CHONTE M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $73,633.69 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAMMEN, JACOB Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $73,633.38 Date 08/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, KEVIN D Employer name Town of Woodstock Amount $73,632.40 Date 01/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDALL, ROBERT MARK Employer name City of Watertown Amount $73,631.74 Date 07/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, BRIAN K Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $73,631.44 Date 02/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LOUGHLIN, DAVID Employer name Westchester County Amount $73,630.12 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACALUSO, COLEEN A Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $73,629.94 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOMAZENSKI, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $73,629.85 Date 02/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YAHM, GREGORY A, JR Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $73,629.59 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTORELLI, ELLEN Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $73,629.48 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLENTINO, EDWIN Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $73,629.26 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACHEAMPONG, SAMUEL A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $73,629.15 Date 11/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MURAAH U Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $73,629.13 Date 01/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILONAS, ANN M Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $73,628.74 Date 09/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACAGLIA, SILVERIO Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $73,628.53 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLEBOIS, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $73,628.51 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, MATTHEW J Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $73,628.25 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROUGHTON, ROBERT C Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $73,628.01 Date 02/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINGSTER, B.ALICIA Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $73,627.73 Date 09/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASBERRY, PATRICIA Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $73,627.48 Date 04/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANNAK, NANCY A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $73,627.40 Date 09/08/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCDONOUGH, JEUNESSE P Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $73,627.17 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, GINA M Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $73,626.18 Date 01/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, LEE D Employer name City of Troy Amount $73,625.49 Date 02/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEEHLER, CAROL A Employer name West Irondequoit CSD Amount $73,625.26 Date 09/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAPPALA, FREDERICK G Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $73,625.25 Date 08/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, RICHARD J Employer name Erie County Amount $73,625.21 Date 12/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, CRYSTAL Y Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $73,624.07 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, CHARLEE A Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $73,623.92 Date 02/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, LINDA L Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $73,623.85 Date 12/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLUMERFELDT, LAURA L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $73,623.50 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENDROWSKI, MINDY L Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $73,623.46 Date 07/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OTTAVIANO, KATHLEEN T Employer name Ramapo Housing Authority Amount $73,623.20 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTACRUZ, VIOLETA Employer name NYS Corr Serv,NYC Central Adm Amount $73,622.98 Date 10/24/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO BOSCO, MICHAEL J Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $73,622.65 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOEBBE, BRIDGET M Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $73,622.50 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAULPAUGH, TIMOTHY T Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $73,622.35 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZAKALSKI, MICHAEL R Employer name City of Auburn Amount $73,622.07 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTUS, KELLY G Employer name Monroe County Amount $73,621.86 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENIER, JEFFREY W Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $73,621.80 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODVINE, DENISE E Employer name Ulster County Amount $73,621.68 Date 06/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROY, SUMEN Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $73,621.52 Date 05/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLEGEL, TIMOTHY P Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $73,621.44 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMENDOLA, GEORGE A Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $73,621.20 Date 10/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JOANNE L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,620.91 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANNHURST, ADAM J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,620.90 Date 08/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODRUFF, ROY D Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $73,620.61 Date 03/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, SHAWN M Employer name City of Auburn Amount $73,620.34 Date 04/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BASFORD, CHAD E Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $73,619.72 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORENZI, VINCENT A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $73,619.70 Date 03/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARMAN, WAYNE A Employer name Brunswick CSD Amount $73,619.20 Date 05/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAMULARO, ALBERT D Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $73,618.75 Date 12/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POITRAS, DEBORAH A Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $73,618.46 Date 05/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAN, DAVID Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,618.36 Date 10/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADEKOYA, OLUKAYADE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $73,617.78 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEO, ALBINA T Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $73,617.76 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEWADOMSKI, JOHN F Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $73,617.26 Date 09/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPIELSKI, ROBIN M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $73,617.15 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, JOSEPH K Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $73,617.08 Date 11/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCIECA, CHARLIE C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,616.43 Date 08/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOURLAY, WILLIAM M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $73,616.30 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DARMSTADT, ADAM C Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $73,615.84 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUAGLIARDO, SALVATORE Employer name North Bellmore UFSD Amount $73,615.74 Date 10/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, BRIAN A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $73,614.22 Date 05/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINGART, HOLLY A Employer name Town of Southold Amount $73,614.06 Date 09/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYSEDORPH, JOSEPH W Employer name City of Albany Amount $73,613.47 Date 01/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, GERALDINE Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $73,613.40 Date 04/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLOG, CHRISTOPHER Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,613.11 Date 11/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, GARRY J Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $73,612.72 Date 06/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANAVAN, THERESA D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,612.60 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALKMAN, BARBARA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,612.60 Date 08/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER-BERRY, TRACEY E Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $73,612.51 Date 01/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, JENNIFER J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $73,611.92 Date 05/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOYD, BENNETT J Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $73,611.81 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUSIK, ADAM M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $73,611.56 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, KEITH A Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $73,611.09 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, RICHARD H Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $73,610.83 Date 05/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOAG, NICOLE A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,610.06 Date 07/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IDDINGS, WALTER A Employer name Cornell University Amount $73,610.00 Date 04/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUILTY, RYAN P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $73,609.70 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSADO, ROLANDO Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $73,609.65 Date 10/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, MATTHEW N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,609.60 Date 07/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CHESTER D, JR Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $73,609.44 Date 12/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATHBUN, JANICE L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,608.76 Date 02/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System