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 RUSSELL, GARVIN L, III Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $73,608.45 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, FELICE Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $73,608.02 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELTON, PAUL C, JR Employer name City of Rome Amount $73,607.83 Date 03/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, PATRICIA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,607.82 Date 05/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIERMATA, ROBERT S Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $73,607.69 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLONI, DANEEN E Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $73,607.48 Date 01/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEEMAN, BONNY U Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $73,607.39 Date 10/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, DARLENE A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $73,607.01 Date 04/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALATESTA, STACEY A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $73,606.81 Date 03/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUSHLAW, GARY R Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $73,606.71 Date 01/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALCZYK, TONI M Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $73,605.72 Date 01/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDROPT-SALIM, KIZZY ANN O Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $73,605.72 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, ALAN C Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $73,605.70 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNSUCKER, LISA J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $73,605.61 Date 05/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUDSON, DOUGLAS W Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $73,605.22 Date 09/03/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GHOBRIAL, HANY A Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,605.07 Date 03/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BINDER, MARY T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $73,604.94 Date 06/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAITRE, ROSSINI Employer name Department of Health Amount $73,604.55 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYERS, RUSSELL W Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $73,604.37 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANNISTER, GILLIAN C Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $73,604.22 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPES, DEBORAH S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $73,604.20 Date 06/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CONNELL, WAYNE W Employer name City of Watertown Amount $73,603.27 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ASTRAS, MARIOS G Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $73,602.88 Date 11/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODWORTH, JACY F Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $73,602.73 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLANI, THOMAS Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $73,602.60 Date 06/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, ROBERT A, JR Employer name Ulster County Amount $73,602.21 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHMED, ISMAEIL RA Employer name Division of State Police Amount $73,601.55 Date 07/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENDRON, JANE K F Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $73,601.44 Date 05/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTIACCIO, EDWARD A Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $73,600.67 Date 08/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAI, SUSIE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $73,600.40 Date 06/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURREGE, JASON R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $73,600.37 Date 10/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDBLATT, MICHAEL J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $73,600.12 Date 06/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARGOLUIS, DEBORAH Employer name Westchester County Amount $73,599.87 Date 10/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESNOES, SHONTEA M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $73,599.80 Date 02/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGLOFF, JAMES F Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $73,599.63 Date 11/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, MICKEY C Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $73,599.43 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUPELL, BRAD C Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $73,599.30 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAZIER, RAYMOND D Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $73,599.06 Date 05/16/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTILLETTA, ROSE ANN Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,598.44 Date 06/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULQUEEN, MICHAEL A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $73,598.16 Date 10/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICKERD, ERIK M Employer name Erie County Amount $73,597.99 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUEVEDO, DEBORAH A Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $73,597.52 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBIN, SUZANNE Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $73,597.52 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, GEORGE Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $73,597.50 Date 10/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEN, KATHLEEN S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $73,597.48 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, PATRICIA LOUISE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $73,597.29 Date 11/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOLIKER, THOMAS R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $73,597.12 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, PETER J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $73,597.00 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IARUSSO, JAMES J Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $73,596.94 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILSON, DAVID L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $73,596.89 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLDERS, ERIC T Employer name Rockland County Amount $73,596.45 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANGELO, DANIEL A Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $73,596.22 Date 04/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACHURA, CAROLYN M Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $73,596.22 Date 07/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FONTAINE, JENNIFER P Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,596.22 Date 10/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICH, LORI L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,596.22 Date 06/30/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLVIN, CAROL J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,596.22 Date 02/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREY, SALLY A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,596.22 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, CAMILLE Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,596.22 Date 02/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, ELIZABETH E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,596.22 Date 03/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDMOND, MOLLIE E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,596.22 Date 10/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEU-METZ, KAREN Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $73,596.22 Date 09/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, SHAUGHN K Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $73,596.22 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORABITO, FRANK M Employer name Erie County Amount $73,596.17 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORELL, MICHAEL C Employer name Town of Geddes Amount $73,596.12 Date 07/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC BEAN, CAROL A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $73,596.01 Date 04/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAY, DARREN K Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $73,595.91 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RORICK, MICHAEL F Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $73,595.91 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICENTE, GEORGE A Employer name City of Utica Amount $73,595.64 Date 08/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GLENNON, ANN M Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $73,595.41 Date 11/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, THOMAS P, JR Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $73,595.03 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESPINASSE, PATRICIA G Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $73,594.73 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAFOYA, SONIA Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $73,594.62 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEFE, DOUGLAS G Employer name Cornell University Amount $73,593.95 Date 07/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JOHN H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $73,593.49 Date 06/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KINNEY, KEIRSHA C Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $73,593.41 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIBACCO, WILLIAM G Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $73,593.40 Date 05/13/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKS, DALE M Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $73,592.75 Date 03/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUMBLE, JAMY S Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $73,592.53 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLLICA, STEVEN J, II Employer name Onondaga County Amount $73,592.43 Date 10/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, SEAN M Employer name Fishers Fire District Amount $73,592.38 Date 07/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CIACCIO, JAMES G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $73,591.85 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, TIMOTHY J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $73,591.82 Date 04/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILDRETH, JASON M Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $73,591.68 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANE, JOSHUA E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $73,591.33 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JONATHAN M Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $73,591.22 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENEY, KATHLEEN A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $73,590.92 Date 04/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPULAR, ANDRIJANA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $73,590.04 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOFFI, LORI R Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $73,589.54 Date 08/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWATLING, ERIN E Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $73,589.45 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITMORE, ROY E Employer name City of Watertown Amount $73,589.39 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GEORGE, SINI Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $73,588.83 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, MARY E Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $73,588.62 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NADRICH, ROSEANNE M Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $73,588.49 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, THOMAS K Employer name Albany County Amount $73,587.13 Date 01/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAU, JEREMY J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $73,586.70 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUZAK, CATHERINE E Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $73,586.48 Date 03/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, LUIS R Employer name Department of Health Amount $73,586.23 Date 04/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUCHARSKI, ANDREW Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,586.23 Date 02/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIGNORE, R MARGIE Employer name St Joseph's School For Deaf Amount $73,585.98 Date 10/16/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, PATRICIA V Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $73,585.74 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System