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 WROBEL, KYLE P Employer name Saratoga County Amount $73,556.74 Date 01/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOOTE, WILLIAM P Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $73,555.48 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRAM, DAVID F Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $73,555.45 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASHANT, CHRISTINA M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $73,555.08 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, LINDA D Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,555.04 Date 12/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, BETH ANN Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $73,554.91 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, JOHN A Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $73,554.28 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GROAT, DEREK K Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $73,554.21 Date 04/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERENT, CHERYL I Employer name Mount Vernon Public Library Amount $73,553.53 Date 08/31/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIBLER, SHAWN R Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $73,553.17 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, FRAZELL Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $73,553.17 Date 10/31/1967 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZ, TIMOTHY A, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,553.07 Date 01/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, JENNIFER L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $73,552.31 Date 11/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADER, ANITA B Employer name Somers CSD Amount $73,552.15 Date 09/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, ANN Employer name Somers CSD Amount $73,552.15 Date 09/01/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, MICHELE C Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $73,552.12 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACIAK, JUSTIN M Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $73,552.02 Date 07/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAER, JEREMY M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $73,551.95 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCKING, PAMELA L Employer name Ellenville CSD Amount $73,551.93 Date 07/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUSE, BRIAN P Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $73,551.80 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLINGER, RONALD A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $73,551.24 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALL, SHEILA A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $73,550.16 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALY, STEPHEN T Employer name Ontario County Amount $73,549.26 Date 12/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EATON, MATTHEW K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $73,549.03 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABER, DAVID B Employer name Albany County Amount $73,549.02 Date 05/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENNA, PATRICIA R Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $73,548.96 Date 12/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLE, LOIS A Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $73,548.89 Date 03/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOZA, MICHAEL O Employer name Steuben County Amount $73,548.77 Date 06/11/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROULX, ERIC T Employer name Village of Tupper Lake Amount $73,548.75 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILBERT, STACEY M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $73,548.50 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWVINE, KEVIN A Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $73,548.07 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELD, NICHOLAS G Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $73,547.48 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OFIAZA, RIZALINA A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $73,547.46 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIESE, DAWN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $73,547.33 Date 12/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, ANNETTE M Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $73,546.75 Date 05/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNENWEIN, MICHAEL Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $73,546.59 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIK, JOHN R Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $73,546.53 Date 08/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALOPOLI, FRANK C Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $73,546.40 Date 05/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNEY, JOSEPH J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $73,546.16 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUAY, STEVEN J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $73,545.98 Date 09/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAVKA, OLGA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,545.94 Date 02/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAIFMAN-KAGAN, SALLY Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $73,545.85 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATHEN, SHAWN T Employer name Schoharie Central School Amount $73,545.60 Date 05/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAEL, CHAD V Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $73,543.65 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUEST, DEANNA L Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $73,543.37 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUROKER, RICHARD A Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $73,543.17 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIM, JANET Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $73,542.97 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, DORI A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $73,542.73 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, MINDY L Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $73,542.67 Date 12/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRSHBIEN, ADELE L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $73,542.40 Date 08/25/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, PATRICK T Employer name City of Rome Amount $73,542.16 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OWENS, DEBRA A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $73,542.10 Date 03/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEDL, ERIK M Employer name North Patchogue Fire District Amount $73,541.88 Date 01/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTEZ, TONICA D Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $73,541.64 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORRESE, DANIEL R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $73,541.60 Date 03/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERSHNER, DEBRA D Employer name Town of Massena Amount $73,541.19 Date 07/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARGELO, GEORGE E Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $73,540.66 Date 05/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YARUSSO, JOHN J Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $73,540.56 Date 07/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAU, DANIEL M Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $73,540.40 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLENDER, MICHELLE I Employer name Onondaga County Amount $73,540.10 Date 10/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE CLAIR, JARRET B Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $73,540.05 Date 06/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, MELISSA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $73,539.99 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOULVIE, DIANE C Employer name Franklinville CSD Amount $73,539.95 Date 10/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECKER, DONALD E Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $73,539.70 Date 10/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, PETER G Employer name Onondaga County Amount $73,539.62 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCKISSICK, KAREN E Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $73,539.53 Date 03/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FADDEN, ZELDER M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $73,539.30 Date 09/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEAN, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Rome Amount $73,539.19 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name APRICENO, NICHOLAS Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $73,538.72 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWAN, MARILYN M Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $73,538.56 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, GERALD R Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $73,538.45 Date 10/19/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YETTO, MARK J Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $73,538.43 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FINA, DANIEL G Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $73,538.36 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELAY, LAUREEN M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $73,538.18 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIZZINE, SUSAN A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $73,538.18 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, MILDRED Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $73,538.18 Date 06/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLUKO, LENORE Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $73,538.18 Date 09/24/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALIA, SONJA Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $73,538.18 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLZ, JANE S Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $73,538.18 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, DORIS A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $73,538.18 Date 10/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, BRIAN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $73,537.77 Date 04/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANG, DANIEL K Employer name Department of Law Amount $73,537.26 Date 01/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, DANIEL M Employer name Town of Wappinger Amount $73,537.18 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNGS, MELLISA A Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $73,536.64 Date 02/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYLE, LORRAINE H Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $73,536.60 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVATTO, EMANUEL Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $73,536.59 Date 04/13/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DARYL K Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $73,536.48 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREUER, PATRICK D Employer name Yates County Amount $73,536.27 Date 12/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUMONT, JOSEPH L Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $73,536.24 Date 04/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENOFF, MICHAEL C Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,536.12 Date 09/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIEDMER, DEBRA A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $73,535.33 Date 04/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER-BELGRAVE, DIONNE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,535.00 Date 06/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEISTER, MICHAEL J Employer name East Williston UFSD Amount $73,535.00 Date 12/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWER, DAVID H Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $73,534.97 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHIESON-ELLMER, JOHANNA Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $73,534.93 Date 04/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALMI, STEPHEN P Employer name Rockland County Amount $73,534.52 Date 09/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, JESUS M Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $73,534.47 Date 10/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLUSSER, JENNIFER L Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $73,534.41 Date 01/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O LEARY, ELIZABETH M Employer name Suffolk Otb Corp. Amount $73,533.93 Date 03/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LOURDES P Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $73,533.69 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System