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 RODDY, NATHAN CARROLL Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $73,285.40 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROVOST, THOMAS B Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $73,285.25 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABBITT, ADAM W Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $73,285.22 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILO, NATHAN J Employer name Madison County Amount $73,284.99 Date 03/10/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GETTLING, JEANETTE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,284.78 Date 03/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROLL, JAMES J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $73,284.59 Date 07/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, AMANDO B Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $73,284.28 Date 06/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, SCOTT C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $73,283.64 Date 04/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIU, MING Employer name Department of Health Amount $73,283.35 Date 12/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREMS, COREY S Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $73,282.42 Date 12/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGESON, LISA A Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $73,282.14 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALL, JACQUELYN J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,281.67 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARMA, DHAWAL Employer name Department of Law Amount $73,281.21 Date 11/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELITO, PATRICK J Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $73,281.18 Date 08/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MODASRA, SHIRISH G Employer name Office For Technology Amount $73,280.80 Date 09/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWYER, JOHN L, JR Employer name City of Auburn Amount $73,280.79 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEWANDOWSKI, DAWN Employer name Department of Health Amount $73,280.49 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUSE, BARBARA L Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $73,279.97 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTWRIGHT, WILLIAM D Employer name Livingston County Amount $73,279.87 Date 02/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSIHA, LEYLA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $73,279.30 Date 09/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, RANDY S Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $73,278.76 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIERST, JACOB P Employer name City of Elmira Amount $73,278.70 Date 04/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATHURIN, SUZIE Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $73,278.67 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLER, DONALD B Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $73,278.61 Date 10/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHLERS, BRUCE Employer name Lawrence UFSD Amount $73,278.20 Date 05/06/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZYGMUNT, BRIAN Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,277.56 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUSTIN, JOSEPH D Employer name Bemus Point CSD Amount $73,277.18 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEALY, RICHARD A Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $73,277.00 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, BRENDAN T Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $73,276.93 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRI, DONALD J Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,276.58 Date 04/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORN, MARK R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,276.50 Date 09/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLS, THOMAS J Employer name City of Oswego Amount $73,276.32 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHMOND, NICOLE R Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $73,275.82 Date 01/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, JASON M Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $73,275.68 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGEL, KRISTEN R Employer name Department of Law Amount $73,275.34 Date 02/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, SETH A Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $73,275.32 Date 01/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOTTFRIED, LEE T Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $73,275.01 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYTON, DIANE M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $73,274.85 Date 05/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, DANIEL J Employer name Warren County Amount $73,274.77 Date 05/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, ROBIN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,274.13 Date 04/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECHENE, GRANT D Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $73,274.12 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGLETON, MICHAEL T Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $73,274.07 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISANELLO, DOMINICK A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $73,273.78 Date 01/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARAISO, SARAH A Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $73,273.08 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDOLFI, JOSEPH F Employer name Dutchess County Amount $73,272.80 Date 05/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINNE, PHILLIP D Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $73,272.66 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUBOULIS, EVE N Employer name Otsego County Amount $73,272.60 Date 03/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, JEANNE S Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $73,272.28 Date 12/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, JEFFREY T Employer name Lt Governor's Executive Office Amount $73,271.30 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIDALGO, WAGNER Employer name Blind Brook-Rye UFSD Amount $73,270.81 Date 03/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, MICHAEL E Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $73,270.78 Date 02/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODWIN, SHEENA J Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $73,270.56 Date 12/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDOW, DENNIS C, JR Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $73,270.25 Date 01/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIN, TIMOTHY G Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $73,270.16 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WAGNER, PATRICIA L Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $73,270.07 Date 05/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVELAND, KATHERINE J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $73,269.93 Date 01/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, JEFFREY P Employer name City of Albany Amount $73,269.92 Date 08/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JAIN, BEENA R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $73,269.79 Date 02/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, KATRINA M Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $73,269.41 Date 11/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVENBERG, ELEN A Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 24 Amount $73,269.30 Date 08/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, NICOLE M Employer name Orange County Amount $73,269.29 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORTHLEY, JEFFREY A Employer name Village of Hamilton Amount $73,268.35 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERRERA, KEVIN G Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $73,268.32 Date 04/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, ROBIN L Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $73,268.29 Date 07/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIS, DARRELL K Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $73,268.15 Date 10/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHREY, ADRIAN L Employer name City of Auburn Amount $73,267.94 Date 02/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERNAT, TIMOTHY J Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $73,267.84 Date 04/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGAN, KENDAL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,267.51 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TUNOD, CINDY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $73,267.36 Date 09/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIDAHL, GARY R Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $73,267.10 Date 08/08/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARIPRASHAD, TREVOR T Employer name Office For Technology Amount $73,266.81 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASIRU, MUHAMMED GANI Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $73,266.51 Date 10/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIDARI, PETER A Employer name North Greece Fire District Amount $73,266.35 Date 08/06/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOVANNANGELO, DANIEL B Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $73,266.28 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, SHAUNA L Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $73,266.19 Date 01/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASCOMBE, STEPHANIE M Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $73,266.11 Date 05/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANAR-BAILEY, LOHRE L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $73,266.09 Date 05/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTERS, JANET L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $73,266.03 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINDLEY, THOMAS G JR. Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $73,265.84 Date 05/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHELAN, AILI A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $73,265.81 Date 10/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, MARY C Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $73,265.13 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, MADELINE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $73,264.95 Date 05/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUBENBACH, LAURA A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $73,264.69 Date 06/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUAIB, ATOLAGBE A Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $73,264.68 Date 10/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACHUCA, MARIA C Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $73,264.56 Date 07/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSH-GRASSO, MARGARET A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $73,264.45 Date 11/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCAGLIONE, CARMELO R Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $73,264.37 Date 01/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVERI, CAROLYN A Employer name Wilson CSD Amount $73,264.17 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOMANECKY, PAUL M Employer name City of Auburn Amount $73,264.12 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICE, ELIZABETH M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $73,264.08 Date 01/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUCHLIN, JEFFREY C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,263.77 Date 01/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI RUSSO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $73,263.45 Date 08/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEANS, MICHAEL B Employer name Sullivan County Amount $73,263.20 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHILLING, LINDA J Employer name Eastchester UFSD Amount $73,263.00 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, MOZART Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $73,262.62 Date 09/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWTON, PETA-GAY M Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $73,262.39 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATETI, RAMA D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $73,261.56 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARAYA, GERARDO M Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $73,261.09 Date 04/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLEY, AMANDA L Employer name Town of Massena Amount $73,260.97 Date 02/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, DAWN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $73,260.90 Date 08/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System