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 COLLAZO, CARLOS Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $73,585.74 Date 03/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPARKS, SHEY T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $73,585.64 Date 05/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, BRANDON L Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $73,585.57 Date 11/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JAHMEEK M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $73,584.96 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, BRANDON J Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $73,583.50 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKEL, PAUL J Employer name Chemung County Amount $73,583.11 Date 12/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, KENNETH N, JR Employer name Saratoga County Amount $73,582.95 Date 05/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTERFIELD, TODD C Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $73,582.91 Date 10/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOEHLE, GREGORY A Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $73,582.89 Date 03/13/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, MICHAEL G Employer name Town of Lewiston Amount $73,582.20 Date 01/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDDY, JASON J Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $73,582.07 Date 09/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PAGE, DONALD W Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $73,581.15 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, JOSEPH P, SR Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $73,580.79 Date 02/25/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ALESSANDRO, JEFFREY A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $73,580.74 Date 12/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O DELL, JONATHAN M Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $73,579.59 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFER, CAROL L Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $73,579.56 Date 07/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, KIM L Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $73,579.47 Date 05/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, GARTH H Employer name Town of Shelter Island Amount $73,579.18 Date 05/15/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANSOME, AYANA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $73,579.13 Date 02/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIES, JONATHAN K Employer name City of Geneva Amount $73,579.07 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CONNO, JAMES A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,578.93 Date 03/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, FLORENCE C Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $73,578.81 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, LLOYD V, JR Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $73,578.67 Date 09/25/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, NELSON E, III Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $73,578.64 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEJESUS, FERNANDO Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $73,578.62 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVRE, ROBERT C Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $73,578.33 Date 10/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAID, RAFIQ Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $73,577.83 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, DANIEL Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $73,577.59 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALYLUIKO, MARIA Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $73,577.57 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLBY, JARROD P Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $73,577.27 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHUNIAK, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $73,577.24 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLAIR, MICHELE L Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $73,577.16 Date 03/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNAS, MARK D Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $73,576.42 Date 10/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPMAN, MATTHEW C Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $73,576.13 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPOLA, PETER D Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $73,575.79 Date 07/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, THOMAS J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $73,575.79 Date 04/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEO, SARY Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $73,575.58 Date 01/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALETTO, JORGE W Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $73,575.12 Date 08/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHINGER, DAWN E Employer name Columbia County Amount $73,575.04 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $73,574.97 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, AMY R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $73,574.84 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHROSTOWSKI, NORBERT Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $73,574.53 Date 10/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODEN, GEORGE E Employer name Town of Southeast Amount $73,574.50 Date 07/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, MICHAEL J Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $73,574.10 Date 06/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALEY, ANDREW E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $73,573.46 Date 08/08/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINNICK, JUDITH A Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $73,573.39 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, LUCREZIA J Employer name Sullivan County Amount $73,573.27 Date 12/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, FLOYD L Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $73,572.90 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOONSHOFT, MARK D Employer name New York Public Library Amount $73,572.81 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, NADIA C Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $73,572.66 Date 06/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBIAN, EVELYN M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $73,572.61 Date 07/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNING, ROBERT C Employer name Genesee County Amount $73,572.53 Date 03/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKETT, ROBERT L Employer name Westchester County Amount $73,572.38 Date 11/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEITZ, EDMUND M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $73,572.09 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADWAY, DEBBIE Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $73,571.54 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, DANIEL J Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $73,571.29 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADER, RANDY L Employer name Town of Victor Amount $73,571.13 Date 01/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPADAKIS, ANNA Employer name Columbia County Amount $73,571.01 Date 04/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, SHEENA R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $73,570.84 Date 07/30/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEAD, RICHARD J, JR Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $73,570.59 Date 03/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCAPTURA, MICHAEL J Employer name NYS Education Department Amount $73,569.96 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHAEL S Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $73,569.77 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDOLPH, KEVIN Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $73,569.50 Date 09/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, ROSCOE H, JR Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $73,569.44 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREIRA, MEGHAN E B Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $73,569.00 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, JEFFREY P Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $73,568.55 Date 09/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUSANO, MICHAEL J Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $73,568.33 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALCARCZYK, SCOTT T Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $73,568.08 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FUNKE, LISA A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $73,567.84 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, NICHOLAS Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $73,566.20 Date 11/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRITO, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $73,565.75 Date 09/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAWTHORN, KARL F, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $73,565.50 Date 01/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLOUMI, NAHID Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $73,565.20 Date 12/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, STEVE A Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $73,564.85 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDELMAN, JOYCE C Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $73,564.54 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUREK, LISA M Employer name Oneida County Amount $73,564.50 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, ROXANNE M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $73,564.40 Date 05/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ORNUM, DARREN D Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $73,564.33 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIRINGER, DAVID G Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $73,562.88 Date 07/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, CHAD B Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $73,562.71 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANSLE, STEPHEN L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $73,562.35 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROUILLETTE, MELANIE Employer name Madison CSD Amount $73,562.20 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, KAREN Employer name Freeport Memorial Library Amount $73,562.18 Date 09/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST JOHN, JOHN F Employer name Oswego County Amount $73,562.09 Date 06/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABEL, HOLLY S Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $73,562.05 Date 08/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, AMY L Employer name Department of Health Amount $73,560.84 Date 08/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICKSON, DAVID Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $73,560.27 Date 06/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANN, DEBBIE A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $73,559.98 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMATO, RICHARD P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $73,559.92 Date 06/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATRONSKI, BRIAN A Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $73,559.82 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EVE, JASON T Employer name Town of Ogden Amount $73,559.15 Date 02/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAVESKI, TIMOTHY P Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $73,559.02 Date 02/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOOMFIELD TAYLOR, PAULINE E Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $73,558.93 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, LUCINDA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $73,558.77 Date 02/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSSMAN, KEVIN A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $73,558.67 Date 03/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, PAUL Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $73,558.54 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BARRE, SEAN D Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $73,558.47 Date 01/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELION, JOHN F Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $73,557.91 Date 11/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODGE, JACKIE J Employer name Cornell University Amount $73,557.54 Date 04/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAFFNEY, ROBERT Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $73,557.03 Date 08/20/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System