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 CRUZ, SERGIO Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $73,260.76 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNEZ-RAGBEER, MARIA Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $73,260.74 Date 05/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONORATI, ROGER G Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $73,260.61 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUSICE, DEBRA S Employer name Lewis County Amount $73,260.41 Date 11/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALERNO, TIM J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $73,260.32 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL GUIDICE, ROCCO A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $73,259.75 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, ROBERT J Employer name Department of State Amount $73,259.24 Date 02/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKLAND, SABRINA L Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $73,259.21 Date 02/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLL, MEGAN L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $73,259.08 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENWOOD, SHARI A Employer name Erie County Amount $73,258.95 Date 03/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, SCOTT D Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $73,258.95 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, PAUL P Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $73,258.55 Date 01/21/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, MATTHEW E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $73,258.41 Date 01/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANEY, DANIEL P Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $73,258.41 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCIAK, PAUL Z Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $73,258.34 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROJAS-HILL, SONJA N Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $73,258.30 Date 01/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOETZ, ANTHONY J Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $73,258.20 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHREYS, CHERYL M Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $73,258.15 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAWAY, JULIE M Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $73,258.06 Date 07/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, LAUREN A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $73,257.95 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCDOW DRAIN, YVONNE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $73,257.73 Date 11/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEGO, THOMAS F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $73,257.50 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBA, MICHAEL R, JR Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $73,257.44 Date 02/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZPONTE, LEILA Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $73,257.13 Date 09/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, REBECCA L Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $73,257.01 Date 09/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFELSON, KAROLINA J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $73,256.77 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, JARED W Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $73,256.57 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAROODY, PATRICIA A Employer name Steuben County Amount $73,256.46 Date 12/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSKOP, DOREEN Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $73,256.21 Date 05/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAGG, GENE P Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $73,256.03 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, ULISES R Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $73,255.75 Date 09/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOGLE, KATHERINE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $73,255.65 Date 02/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, JOSEPH J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $73,255.35 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AMBROSE, JOSEPH V Employer name Columbia County Amount $73,255.08 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBS, KARIN K Employer name Ulster County Amount $73,255.05 Date 10/17/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, JACOB E Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $73,254.89 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMAND, MICHAEL S Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $73,254.77 Date 08/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOGANI, NAOMI R Employer name Westchester County Amount $73,254.41 Date 09/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINE, AMBER L Employer name Columbia County Amount $73,253.98 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEARING, TERESA D Employer name Dansville CSD Amount $73,253.86 Date 03/01/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, MICHAEL P Employer name Office of General Services Amount $73,253.60 Date 04/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, TREVOR T Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $73,253.45 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, ROBERT W Employer name Brighton CSD Amount $73,253.31 Date 05/22/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRES, MATTHEW J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $73,252.88 Date 12/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTNEY, JOSEPH D Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $73,251.85 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUY, KARA E Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,251.19 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMONY, BEATRICE L Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $73,251.11 Date 06/13/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEDDIS, MATTHEW L Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $73,250.99 Date 12/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGLIANO, NATHAN P Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $73,250.78 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAHERTY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $73,250.65 Date 05/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMENTANO, JANELLE G Employer name Westchester County Amount $73,250.48 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDONARO, LENA J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $73,250.36 Date 03/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GLYNN, SUSAN J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $73,250.24 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GROARY, CHRISTINE M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $73,250.23 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, LAURA A Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $73,250.01 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, STEFANI CLAIRE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $73,249.86 Date 09/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRMS, LISA A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $73,249.50 Date 11/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSGROVE, SUSAN Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $73,249.45 Date 01/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOVER, JAMES D Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $73,249.21 Date 05/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURICH, EDWARD A, JR Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $73,249.20 Date 08/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMSON, MARK J Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $73,249.17 Date 09/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, GARY D, JR Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $73,249.16 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANE, CAREN Employer name Rockland County Amount $73,248.83 Date 02/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADT, TRISTA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,248.35 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, ELIZABETH ANNE Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $73,247.72 Date 10/22/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEELEY, MICHAEL E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $73,247.68 Date 01/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHESON, MELISSA A Employer name Chemung County Amount $73,247.13 Date 12/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, GLENDA P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $73,246.82 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCKETTI, VICTORIA A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $73,246.37 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALO, MONICA Employer name Half Hollow Hills Comm Library Amount $73,246.35 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIFFORD, CARL L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $73,245.76 Date 07/31/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUEKBERG, SARAH E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $73,245.76 Date 08/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORELL, TINA A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $73,245.42 Date 05/06/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, MARCO A Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $73,245.04 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARE, STEPHANIE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $73,244.95 Date 02/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYLES, SCOTT M Employer name Monroe County Amount $73,244.93 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRETHEL, EMILY L Employer name Monroe County Amount $73,244.89 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANRAHAN, JENNIFER L Employer name Monroe County Amount $73,244.89 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUTO, JEAN A Employer name Monroe County Amount $73,244.88 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORTIS, BRADLEY E Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $73,244.84 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROULX, SANDRA C Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $73,244.59 Date 07/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEHLIN, KAREN Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $73,244.51 Date 10/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISESI, CURTIS J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $73,244.32 Date 07/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, MICHAELA J Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $73,244.07 Date 04/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARKIN, MATTHEW D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $73,242.98 Date 02/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMERTENKO-JOHNSON, LUDMILA Employer name Rockland County Amount $73,242.91 Date 03/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANZANDT, NANCY C Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $73,242.82 Date 04/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDERER, JOANNE S Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $73,242.78 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINBERG, ELIZABETH A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $73,241.71 Date 12/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, REGINA Y Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $73,241.29 Date 09/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCACCIO, ANTONIO Employer name Lawrence UFSD Amount $73,241.20 Date 05/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALSKI, LOUISA M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $73,241.18 Date 06/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, VENCOT N Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $73,241.08 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, JENNIFER L Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $73,240.95 Date 12/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDLI, LORI A Employer name Mamaroneck Public Library Dist Amount $73,240.80 Date 09/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIPOLONE, KAREN M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $73,240.25 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, JOSEPH A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $73,240.24 Date 08/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAILLANCOURT, LYNN Employer name Albany County Amount $73,240.17 Date 01/12/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIACEK, THOMAS Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $73,240.09 Date 03/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDALL, ROBERT H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $73,239.69 Date 07/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System