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 ABOUNADER, DAVID M Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $73,414.18 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARK, LAWRENCE O Employer name Horseheads CSD Amount $73,414.14 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTESON, JOHN C Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $73,413.65 Date 12/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUEL, VERA B Employer name Delaware County Amount $73,413.55 Date 11/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDDAUGH, KENNETH E Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $73,413.38 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UELLENDAHL, JOANNE M Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $73,412.27 Date 11/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUVIA, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $73,411.92 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, KATHERINE L Employer name Cohoes Housing Authority Amount $73,411.88 Date 04/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ-ALOMAR, LYMARILYS Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $73,411.77 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISSELL, RANDY J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $73,411.62 Date 03/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHELS, MARTIN Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $73,411.28 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REESE, THOMAS E Employer name City of Elmira Amount $73,411.14 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLS, DEBRA C Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $73,410.81 Date 10/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, SALLY E Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $73,410.58 Date 10/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, JOHN F Employer name Onondaga County Amount $73,410.39 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMSJO, STEPHEN A Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $73,410.24 Date 10/31/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORETTI, JEFFREY T Employer name Education Department Amount $73,409.51 Date 03/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEHRLEY, TERRI L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $73,409.51 Date 08/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANFILIPPO, VITO W Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $73,409.36 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAEMANN, LORRAINE Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,409.17 Date 06/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALE, CHRISTINE L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $73,409.14 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEILER, KELLEY B Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $73,409.08 Date 07/23/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVIA, ANTHONY Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $73,408.83 Date 03/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GEE, DEBORAH E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $73,408.56 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNE, YVONNE C Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $73,408.56 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIDALGO, FRANK Employer name Westchester County Amount $73,408.51 Date 06/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMPRASHAD, ALANNA T Employer name Westchester County Amount $73,406.96 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, JAMES A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $73,406.62 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, ERIN M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $73,406.38 Date 07/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELEHER, MARGARET A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,406.34 Date 10/07/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIBBLE, LINDA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $73,406.29 Date 09/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDTKA, ERIC H Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $73,406.25 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAD, DEBORAH T Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $73,405.52 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, KENNETH A Employer name Town of Webster Amount $73,404.54 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASKOW, GLORIA Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $73,404.25 Date 08/05/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCIANO, BETH A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $73,404.25 Date 10/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, JANET A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $73,404.25 Date 01/13/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OPALINSKI, LANCE Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $73,404.25 Date 09/22/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHERY, DENISE C Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $73,404.25 Date 06/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAILEY, ADELINE Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $73,404.25 Date 03/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEAN, DENISE Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $73,404.25 Date 07/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, LOIS A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $73,404.25 Date 10/21/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BITJEMAN, ANTHONY P Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $73,404.05 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOX, FRANCES A Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $73,403.81 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMRICK, DIXIE L Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $73,403.57 Date 09/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMAS, JEFFREY S Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $73,402.62 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, MITCHELL A Employer name Rockland County Amount $73,402.61 Date 02/02/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKEHAN, MICHELE A Employer name Monroe County Amount $73,402.27 Date 05/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREPEPI, PATRICIA A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $73,402.26 Date 11/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, KAREN L Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $73,402.22 Date 05/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAR, ELIZABETH A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $73,401.70 Date 01/31/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEZATTE, DARCY L Employer name Ravena Coeymans Selkirk CSD Amount $73,401.67 Date 10/02/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEITH, CHANTELLE Y Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $73,401.50 Date 07/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLEBRAND, GLEN A Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $73,400.87 Date 12/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANG, LINDA S Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $73,400.63 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEED, JAMES J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $73,400.42 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADEY, BRIAN T Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $73,400.18 Date 03/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILE, SANDRA L Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $73,400.14 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, JERRY M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $73,399.91 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, MICHELLE Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $73,399.40 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SETH, RAVI Employer name Department of Health Amount $73,399.30 Date 08/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZASA, ROCCO A Employer name City of Utica Amount $73,399.11 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CANEPA, ADELMA Y Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $73,398.50 Date 10/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLESSON, NISIN Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $73,397.85 Date 04/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTER, CHRISTINE L Employer name Chemung County Library Dist Amount $73,397.71 Date 09/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROIANO, DAVID F Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $73,397.36 Date 02/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, FRANCINE M Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $73,397.15 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTAN, DANIEL P Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $73,397.14 Date 01/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, MELISSA L Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $73,397.08 Date 11/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTERLIN, SHARON L Employer name Department of Health Amount $73,397.06 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINATO, MICHAEL D Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $73,396.92 Date 08/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DZIOMBA, DAVID S Employer name Garden City Pk Fire & Water Dist Amount $73,396.80 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, TIMOTHY N Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $73,396.53 Date 03/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRICE, STEVEN R Employer name Genesee County Amount $73,396.22 Date 02/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, THOMAS M Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $73,396.03 Date 03/27/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, SHAWN P Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $73,395.56 Date 05/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOKS, FOREST L Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $73,395.43 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNES, WILLIE Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $73,395.14 Date 02/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, SARAH L Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $73,394.94 Date 09/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, CHRISTINA M Employer name Office For The Aging Amount $73,394.83 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORENZEN, ELIZABETH M Employer name Westchester County Amount $73,394.72 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YATES, NICHOLAS D Employer name Wayne County Amount $73,394.67 Date 01/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGOZO, ROBERT Employer name City of White Plains Amount $73,394.51 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DELL, DENA M Employer name Chemung County Amount $73,394.44 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, TSHEPO J Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $73,394.41 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ANTHONY L Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $73,394.12 Date 04/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUMBOLOW, CAROL J Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $73,393.70 Date 07/11/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARGOLIS, ZACHARY B Employer name New York Public Library Amount $73,393.63 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DORENE E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $73,393.36 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINHAS, MOHAMMED S Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $73,393.03 Date 10/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRADER, GLORIA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $73,393.01 Date 09/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIRA, ELONA Employer name Cornell University Amount $73,392.84 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBRIEN, ROBERT THOMAS Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,392.78 Date 09/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, WILLIE Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $73,392.74 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELARDO, PASQUALINO Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $73,392.64 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANCHO, KENNETH P Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $73,392.47 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYNOR, DENISE M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $73,391.64 Date 08/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILLIS, DENNIS W Employer name Town of Stony Point Amount $73,391.31 Date 07/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, SOPHIA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $73,391.00 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPECHT, MICHAEL B Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $73,390.92 Date 08/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System