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 BARNYCH, STEPHEN N Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $73,335.98 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARHITE, DALE H Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $73,335.73 Date 07/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARRESE, JOHN R Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $73,335.65 Date 12/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORIO-SCHELD, YUKO Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $73,335.60 Date 04/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, MARY LOUISE Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $73,335.60 Date 09/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DANIEL B Employer name Village of Granville Amount $73,335.08 Date 12/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUATTRINI, DEBRA J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $73,334.99 Date 07/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUGIT, ALISON M Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $73,334.28 Date 06/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTRE, MICHAEL G Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $73,334.16 Date 03/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOVACIC, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Monroe County Amount $73,334.12 Date 09/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEYSER, KATHY E Employer name Copake-Taconic Hills CSD Amount $73,334.12 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, SHAWN T Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $73,334.00 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITTS, JACQUELINE D Employer name Levittown Public Library Amount $73,333.44 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARGULIS, MATTHEW N Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $73,332.41 Date 10/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, KEITH E Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $73,332.30 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLICHKO, TAMARA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,331.97 Date 03/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, PAMELA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $73,331.89 Date 05/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARADARAJALU, RADHIKA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $73,331.29 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEROSTEK, STEPHANIE W Employer name Oneida County Amount $73,331.26 Date 08/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUELLO, PEDRO A Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $73,331.16 Date 07/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCONE, ANDREA M Employer name Boces-Sullivan Amount $73,330.92 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORIS, DOUGLAS S Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $73,330.84 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELIE, ERIC P Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $73,330.82 Date 10/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKOWSKI, MARK C Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $73,330.66 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ILWEE, DANIEL D Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $73,330.16 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAORMINA, JANET G Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $73,329.86 Date 07/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAMOND, VIRGINIA M Employer name Valhalla UFSD Amount $73,329.83 Date 09/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGLETON, CASSANDRA L Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $73,329.35 Date 01/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, HARVINDAR Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $73,328.90 Date 06/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, CRAIG S Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,328.76 Date 10/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, MARTIN G Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $73,328.36 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMPEY-GOODMAN, BIBI A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $73,328.04 Date 05/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAZAR-STAHL, COLLEEN E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $73,327.44 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LECLERC, PAUL M Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $73,327.26 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, KEITH G Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $73,327.13 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALMASI, IBERKYS Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $73,326.21 Date 09/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAWORECKI, JESSICA M Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $73,326.20 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLEO, DAVID H Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $73,325.85 Date 01/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEYER, JARED J Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $73,325.77 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEGREGORIO, CHARLES M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,325.65 Date 04/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUGBILL, RON G Employer name Monroe County Amount $73,325.50 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOMON, R ADRIAN Employer name Monroe County Amount $73,325.49 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMESSER, ERIC Employer name Monroe County Amount $73,325.36 Date 05/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCULLOUGH, GLORIA J Employer name Monroe County Amount $73,325.35 Date 06/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIGHTY, QUENESHA T Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $73,325.27 Date 09/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRIZARRY, DAN D Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $73,324.75 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, ALYSSA A Employer name Rockland County Amount $73,323.04 Date 07/15/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EAGER, DANIELLE J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $73,322.75 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENAPACE, MARY E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $73,322.34 Date 09/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINEUX, KATHLEEN M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $73,322.17 Date 04/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUNIHAN, WILLIAM T Employer name Albany County Amount $73,321.76 Date 07/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, LISA M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $73,321.75 Date 09/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANUSESKI, JOAN M Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $73,321.28 Date 11/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIBBARD, LEE G Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $73,320.75 Date 02/04/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, AVIS Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $73,320.66 Date 04/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, FRANKLIN, JR Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $73,320.26 Date 09/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRYSLER, MARK R Employer name Oneida County Amount $73,319.49 Date 01/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITO, MICHAEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,319.47 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, TINA L Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $73,319.46 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENEAR, MARGARET A Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $73,319.15 Date 10/11/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABREU, OSWALDO Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $73,317.95 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTNAM, THOMAS L, JR Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $73,317.81 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, JENNIFER L Employer name Emma S Clark Memorial Library Amount $73,317.58 Date 08/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELLA, JOSEPH A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $73,317.52 Date 02/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACRABIE, MARY-JOE F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $73,317.32 Date 09/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, LISA L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $73,316.85 Date 01/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHSBAUM, KATHY B Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $73,315.68 Date 08/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, JOSEPH P, JR Employer name City of Rensselaer Amount $73,315.40 Date 07/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COMISSIONG, ORIN Employer name Saratoga County Amount $73,314.73 Date 10/16/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELLGREN, SUZAN Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,314.39 Date 10/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $73,314.17 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINNER, MATTHEW C Employer name Monroe County Amount $73,313.92 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPADA, WANDA Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $73,313.70 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, ALBA L Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $73,313.70 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOIGT, RICHARD M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $73,313.62 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMATO, GEORGE Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $73,313.54 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESAMOURS, DONALD Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $73,313.34 Date 11/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANUCHOWSKI, MICHAEL A Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $73,313.08 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERSON, ALICE M Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $73,312.95 Date 03/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, THOMAS J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $73,312.66 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, ELIZABETH M Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $73,312.51 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTILLO, SUSAN M Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $73,312.35 Date 05/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINK, EILEEN M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $73,312.11 Date 06/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, CONSTANCE M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $73,312.11 Date 03/12/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPKO, LORI A Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $73,312.11 Date 09/13/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RZESZUTO, MARY H Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $73,312.11 Date 08/09/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, GEORGIE A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $73,311.81 Date 06/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARDANO, JOSEPH P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $73,311.78 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENNON, WINIFRED M Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $73,311.39 Date 02/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLIARD, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $73,311.27 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMOND, MARGARET Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,311.23 Date 01/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECRENZA, JAYCEN M Employer name Town of Somers Amount $73,311.16 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, YANIQUE T Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $73,311.14 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NULTY, DONNA G Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $73,311.06 Date 01/14/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKINNER, EDWARD J Employer name Broome County Amount $73,310.55 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERRATO, ADAM F Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $73,310.22 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTOPHER, THOMAS W Employer name Oswego County Amount $73,309.53 Date 02/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, ALLISON M Employer name Oswego County Amount $73,309.53 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUCHUK, JULIE A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $73,309.53 Date 08/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSON, BRIAN R Employer name Broome County Amount $73,308.89 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System