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 KELSO, MARCY L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $73,149.49 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Southold Amount $73,149.45 Date 03/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHORNYAK, MICHAEL I Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $73,149.29 Date 11/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAYE, LARA B Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $73,149.28 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADER, RYDER S Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $73,149.26 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWANDOWSKI, NORAH M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,149.22 Date 02/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELKENBERG, JOHN K Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $73,148.92 Date 05/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORSKI, PAMELA L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $73,148.90 Date 03/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VIAVATTINE, GARY A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $73,148.83 Date 11/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REICH, ROBERT A, SR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,148.77 Date 11/10/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNICKERBOCKER, BRADLEY D Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $73,147.69 Date 08/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREIMER, CHARLES M Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $73,147.59 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHEN, JESSY Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $73,147.54 Date 04/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHOUT, ANDREW M Employer name Village of Scotia Amount $73,147.15 Date 12/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTERSON, MAIRE C Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $73,146.80 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZAKIEWICZ, ANDREW J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $73,146.11 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOOCHLER, PATRICK M Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $73,146.03 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHER, JAMES A Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $73,145.66 Date 08/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENDRON, ANTOINE J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $73,145.64 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALTON, CAROLYN Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $73,145.46 Date 02/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, KIMBERLEY Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $73,144.86 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARVIS, RICHARD P Employer name City of Albany Amount $73,144.55 Date 12/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAIST, KARL D, SR Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $73,144.55 Date 10/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON-CARTER, DANA N Employer name Westchester County Amount $73,144.42 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUENT, VICKIE A Employer name Ulster County Amount $73,144.23 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTRONEO, MICHAEL A Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $73,143.54 Date 03/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, DEAN E Employer name Village of Fort Edward Amount $73,143.47 Date 02/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, KAREN L Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $73,143.25 Date 07/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROWN, ELIZABETH A Employer name Westchester County Amount $73,142.66 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLATOSTI, MARY E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $73,142.46 Date 04/10/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWTON, MASLAND T Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $73,142.21 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKEY, TANYA L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $73,141.91 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MICHAEL L Employer name City of Elmira Amount $73,141.12 Date 03/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, PATRICIA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,140.64 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUL, JOSHUA M Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $73,140.61 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, ROBERT A Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $73,140.23 Date 02/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBAL, MICHAEL T Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $73,139.97 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, VANESSA A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $73,139.85 Date 08/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPP, KIMBERLY A Employer name Ulster County Amount $73,139.83 Date 06/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUEL, DANIELLE Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $73,139.78 Date 10/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, ODELL A Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $73,139.62 Date 10/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NG, DANNY Y Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $73,139.60 Date 01/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULCOV, STEVEN K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $73,139.60 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, PATRICIA D Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $73,139.51 Date 03/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMENICK, DIANE L Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $73,139.50 Date 03/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SONRICKER, JEREMY P Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $73,139.49 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TASSELLO, STEPHANIE A Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $73,138.74 Date 05/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERON, SHARI L Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $73,138.68 Date 07/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GREW, EUGENE F Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $73,138.27 Date 09/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGIERI, PONG SUN Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $73,138.21 Date 10/18/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODLEWSKI, CHARLES J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $73,138.12 Date 06/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GASPERIS, JAMES F Employer name Ulster County Amount $73,137.82 Date 10/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC VAY, DENISE C Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $73,137.43 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MARK C Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $73,137.32 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELPS, MICHAEL E Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $73,137.24 Date 06/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCALIA, MATTHEW T Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $73,137.14 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUPLESSY, CHATON Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $73,136.94 Date 10/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARIDDO, DAVID J Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $73,136.84 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE BLANC, NORAH M Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $73,136.37 Date 03/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIGAN, CYNTHIA L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $73,136.10 Date 09/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATARZYNSKI, MICHAEL E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,136.00 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, REBECCA A Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $73,135.16 Date 08/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, RICHARD W Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $73,135.13 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINEHAN, MATTHEW F Employer name City of Hornell Amount $73,135.07 Date 12/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ENBERG, DENISE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $73,134.98 Date 04/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REAVY, BRIAN M Employer name Town of Ulster Amount $73,134.95 Date 12/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURRAY, JOSEPH F, III Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $73,134.83 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZONDO, JOSEPH N Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $73,134.80 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIPPEE, SANDRA D Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $73,134.64 Date 01/24/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOTWELL, JENNIFER L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $73,134.58 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, BRETT T Employer name Town of Shelter Island Amount $73,134.30 Date 07/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN SLYKE, GRETA A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $73,134.20 Date 09/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, GEORGIANNA N Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $73,133.92 Date 03/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRASQUILLO, DIANA I Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $73,133.88 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABINO, MATTHEW R Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $73,133.60 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, VICTOR H Employer name Department of Law Amount $73,133.44 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTMAN, CRAIG B Employer name Irvington UFSD Amount $73,132.99 Date 11/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONROY, BARRY W, III Employer name Rockland County Amount $73,132.95 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAMPHILE, FRANZ L Employer name Westchester County Amount $73,132.78 Date 07/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMBLEY, DAWN M Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $73,132.62 Date 11/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, SANGITA A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $73,132.35 Date 08/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIDARAS, MARY Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $73,132.04 Date 07/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUNKEL, THOMAS K Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $73,131.16 Date 11/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURCELL, GERALDINE E Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $73,130.89 Date 09/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEEKS, DAVID J Employer name City of Lockport Amount $73,130.58 Date 08/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGAN, JOHN P Employer name Canastota CSD Amount $73,130.00 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, GINA R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $73,129.89 Date 06/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, KEITH M Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $73,129.85 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IACOBUCCI, DANIEL F Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $73,129.69 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHARD, JAMES M Employer name Town of Ellicottville Amount $73,129.57 Date 06/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WIEDER, MATTHEW T Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $73,129.47 Date 02/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTTILLO, KATHLEEN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $73,128.97 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLIN, SHEILA J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,128.86 Date 07/29/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLCOMB, RICHARD G Employer name Clinton County Amount $73,128.60 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSING, FRIEDA G Employer name Central Islip Public Library Amount $73,128.45 Date 12/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLEY, CATHERINE P Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $73,128.44 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDO, SANDRA M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $73,127.96 Date 12/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTROWSKI-GREBERT, CAITLIN J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $73,127.95 Date 07/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTON, LESLIE A Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $73,127.83 Date 11/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELKOV, SAMUIL Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $73,127.38 Date 09/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System