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 ASSAD, AYESHA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $73,084.79 Date 02/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROMAN, KELLY Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $73,084.48 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, HERBERT A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $73,084.26 Date 09/21/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREL, TOMASZ Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $73,084.26 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEEHAN, IRYNA A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $73,084.04 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUPAY, GEORGE J Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $73,083.92 Date 06/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ORELLANA, MARIA A Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $73,083.37 Date 07/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, LAUREL A Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $73,083.25 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAUCETT, WILLIAM L, JR Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $73,083.20 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAU BRUN, YADLEY OLIVER Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $73,082.70 Date 11/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNEGAN, KERIAN A Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $73,082.65 Date 09/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KINNEY, DEREK D Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $73,082.55 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIMARCHI, CHRISTINA M Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $73,082.44 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESEL, WENDY J Employer name Steuben County Amount $73,082.34 Date 02/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFERDS, AURALEE Employer name Steuben County Amount $73,082.33 Date 10/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONS, KAREN E Employer name Steuben County Amount $73,082.29 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAWSON, STEVEN C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $73,081.94 Date 03/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, LORRAINE M Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $73,081.33 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMJATTAN SINGH, RAVI Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $73,081.30 Date 04/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMSTETTER, LEONARD M, III Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $73,080.92 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERISHKO, THOMAS A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $73,080.39 Date 06/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDLAKE, ALISON M Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $73,080.20 Date 02/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZLOWSKI, JOHN E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $73,080.19 Date 06/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DONALD, JESSICA C M Employer name Cornell University Amount $73,080.00 Date 12/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPPER, JOHN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $73,080.00 Date 03/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPERFIDO, ANTHONY M Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $73,079.98 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, JOHN E Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $73,079.41 Date 08/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANIS, JAMES J J Employer name Hicksville Public Library Amount $73,079.29 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRANDA-CABRERA, BARBARA Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $73,079.25 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEEBE, BERNARD J Employer name Westchester County Amount $73,079.22 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, FRED J Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $73,078.80 Date 10/22/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAIDE, SUSAN P Employer name New York Public Library Amount $73,078.39 Date 03/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEENEY, GENE M Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $73,078.30 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENIHAN, JAMES M Employer name Rockland County Amount $73,077.88 Date 02/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANCHER, GERALD A Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $73,077.87 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GRACE, THOMAS A Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $73,077.81 Date 10/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUST, DEVIN A Employer name Village of Liberty Amount $73,077.61 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JELONEK, TIMOTHY Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $73,077.51 Date 09/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTHUR, HELEN A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $73,077.46 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONDS, LORI J Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $73,077.35 Date 09/24/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTTING, KATHRYN L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $73,077.13 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAUSS, JOSHUA L Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $73,077.07 Date 02/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, DONALD G Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $73,076.99 Date 03/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZYCKI, PATRICIA D Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $73,076.80 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, CHARLES W Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $73,076.19 Date 07/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUCHLAN, KELLY L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $73,076.17 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVA, CRAIG Employer name Town of Wappinger Amount $73,075.63 Date 04/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAB, JNAN C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $73,075.44 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUK, IRENA Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $73,075.36 Date 05/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, LORRAINE Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $73,075.30 Date 08/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TATE, MICHAEL Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $73,075.00 Date 03/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOBRIS, MAUREEN L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,074.80 Date 04/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRMINGHAM, CAROL A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $73,074.76 Date 06/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALICEA, JOSE Employer name Elwood UFSD Amount $73,074.58 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGEN, PATRICIA L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $73,074.32 Date 06/08/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAMITKO, ROMAN AL Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $73,074.22 Date 12/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, BRUCE A Employer name City of Elmira Amount $73,073.55 Date 06/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, AMANDA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $73,073.27 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CONNELL, JOSEPH M Employer name Ulster County Amount $73,073.13 Date 01/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, KEWAL Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $73,072.87 Date 10/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DASECKE, SHAWN M Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $73,072.77 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, WILLIAM A, SR Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $73,071.70 Date 09/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYOME, SCOTT A Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $73,071.61 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZINGE, REN B Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $73,071.60 Date 12/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTHERLAND, WILLIAM D Employer name Oneida County Amount $73,071.58 Date 05/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANNON, MARK R Employer name Ontario County Amount $73,071.30 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBERGER, STEVEN L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $73,070.70 Date 10/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, PRISCILLA J Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $73,070.60 Date 03/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST FORT, JEAN F Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $73,070.59 Date 02/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWER, EDWIN S Employer name Town of Gates Amount $73,070.55 Date 06/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILSTON-BASHNICK, TERRI L Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $73,070.23 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, CLEA D Employer name Dutchess County Amount $73,070.21 Date 11/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERSALL, DAVID P Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $73,069.94 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLIK, JONATHON T Employer name Department of Law Amount $73,069.86 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, ANDREW K Employer name Franklin County Amount $73,069.63 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURKEE, NATHAN S Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $73,069.53 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSEMAN, DANIEL I, JR Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $73,069.39 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUGHLIN, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $73,069.13 Date 12/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIM, PAMELA J Employer name Department of Health Amount $73,069.00 Date 02/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EIGO, HANS A Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $73,068.76 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELLOWS, STEVEN D Employer name City of Kingston Amount $73,068.65 Date 12/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREG, DONBOSCO Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $73,067.56 Date 12/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGOGLIA, KAREN A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $73,067.07 Date 12/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLORIO, STEVEN J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $73,066.87 Date 03/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPELLI, MICHAEL T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,065.52 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PULIMOOTTIL, JOHN C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $73,065.23 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SHEDRICK R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $73,065.03 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERKHOFER, KEITH L Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $73,064.96 Date 09/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRANZ, KRISTIN A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $73,064.91 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, EUGENE G Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $73,064.82 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMO, MICHAEL T Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $73,064.62 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, ROBERT J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $73,064.16 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTENBACHER, KENNETH L Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $73,063.56 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI VITA, GAETANO Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $73,063.17 Date 07/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, KEVIN A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $73,062.86 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MICHELE, EMILIA M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $73,062.39 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, JAMES R Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,062.07 Date 05/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALUSHA, GAIL H Employer name Ballston Spa-Csd Amount $73,061.92 Date 04/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATECKI, PAIGE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $73,061.83 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELAS, MICHAEL A, JR Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $73,061.15 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System