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 COX, STEVEN L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $73,015.48 Date 09/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUEGER, JEFFREY M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $73,015.20 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SKARTSIARIS, ANASTASIOS Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $73,014.97 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRINGTON, BRIAN H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $73,014.33 Date 10/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTOSIEWICZ, RICHARD P Employer name Town of Grand Island Amount $73,013.46 Date 11/19/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONROY, JOHN M Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $73,012.75 Date 08/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON-BOYETT, CHERYL LYNN Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $73,012.62 Date 11/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALISBURY, ELIZABETH A Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $73,012.50 Date 05/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBRECHT, SCOTT C Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $73,012.38 Date 02/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, WESLEY D Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $73,011.91 Date 11/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, KELLEY M Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $73,011.89 Date 10/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARDAMAN, MARK W Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $73,011.76 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCATO, JOSEPH P Employer name Albany County Amount $73,011.75 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, ADRIAN L Employer name Cornell University Amount $73,011.49 Date 03/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERIA, DEAN A Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $73,011.47 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDMOND, KAREN Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $73,011.31 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALCARCZYK, JOSEPH T Employer name Erie County Amount $73,010.95 Date 10/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIVITERA, ANTHONY J Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $73,010.82 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, SCOTT W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $73,010.80 Date 02/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKMAN, WAYNE N Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $73,010.54 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUADROS, JANESSA M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $73,010.29 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONE, MARIA Employer name Town of Ossining Amount $73,010.20 Date 06/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTHER, JILL M Employer name NYS Association of Counties Amount $73,010.08 Date 06/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAN, MICHAEL R Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $73,009.93 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIGLEY, TERRYANN Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $73,009.51 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTALVO, CRISTINA A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $73,009.05 Date 05/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUI, PEGGY Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $73,008.34 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOESEKE, RUSSELL J Employer name Niagara County Amount $73,007.91 Date 01/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELUSO, ELIZABETH A Employer name Boces-Jeff'son Lewis Hamilton Amount $73,007.67 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLZWARTH, ASHLEY L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $73,007.52 Date 01/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, RHAMSIS J Employer name Westchester County Amount $73,007.25 Date 09/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWELL, JASON Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $73,007.24 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAORMINA, RICHARD L Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $73,006.91 Date 09/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNMORE, JAMES A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $73,006.40 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERITT, CAROLYN R Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $73,006.29 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUNAPIENA, CAROLE A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $73,005.77 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASSELMANN, DOREEN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,005.58 Date 03/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWSON, DOREEN R Employer name Westchester County Amount $73,005.33 Date 05/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNET, MARTIN L Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $73,005.16 Date 04/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUPE, MICHAEL P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $73,004.62 Date 09/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVINO, ALICIA M Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $73,004.60 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SATHISH, SASHI R Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $73,004.43 Date 05/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABEKOST, LOUIS C Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $73,003.75 Date 06/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON, ROBERT F Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $73,003.69 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONDARCHUK, CHERYL VICTORIA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,003.61 Date 05/21/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, RONALD P Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $73,003.55 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, RUSSELL F Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $73,002.29 Date 09/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, JANE N Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $73,002.20 Date 09/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, YOLANDA S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $73,002.20 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUCINO, RODNEY A Employer name Spackenkill UFSD Amount $73,001.46 Date 10/15/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORREALE, FRANK S Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $73,001.41 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, BRANDON K Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $73,001.19 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLARD, ROBERT J Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $73,000.84 Date 05/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCONNOR, DAVID J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $73,000.71 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEYROUZE, GARY J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $73,000.60 Date 09/08/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEYS, LORRAINE G Employer name Department of Law Amount $73,000.60 Date 09/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORDMANN, THOMAS J Employer name City of Rye Amount $73,000.41 Date 07/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDICK, LAURI A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $73,000.23 Date 12/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASOW, JILLIAN D Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $73,000.20 Date 07/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, JOHN J Employer name Terryville Fire District Amount $72,999.92 Date 08/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONE, MARIE L Employer name NYS School For The Blind Amount $72,999.40 Date 12/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERISHA, GJON M Employer name Sag Harbor UFSD Amount $72,999.37 Date 03/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPUNAUGLE, ALLEN R Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $72,999.19 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NABIJOHN, SHEIK NM Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $72,998.93 Date 03/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTON, MARK G Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $72,998.85 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, RANDALL R Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $72,998.82 Date 03/21/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEHART, WILLIAM J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $72,998.80 Date 12/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVEIRA, RENEE M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $72,998.40 Date 11/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIEL, PATRICIA A Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $72,997.87 Date 06/05/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, KEVIN D Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $72,997.77 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERGES, MAGDY M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $72,997.36 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAVER, SARAH J Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $72,997.25 Date 07/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOBREST, LAWRENCE S Employer name Town of Alden Amount $72,996.93 Date 07/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLOCK, ROBERT A Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $72,996.88 Date 09/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EPISCOPO, RICHARD N Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $72,996.65 Date 01/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHOUSE, DARLENE J Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $72,996.63 Date 08/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELDON, TIMOTHY R Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $72,996.07 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CSONKA, JENNIFER S Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $72,995.29 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPARACINO, BARBARA R Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $72,994.82 Date 08/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAISDELL, CHAD O Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $72,994.79 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAWACKI, ROBERT J, JR Employer name No Westchester Joint Water Works Amount $72,994.75 Date 08/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PYHTILA, WAYNE E Employer name Chemung County Amount $72,994.37 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARRINGTON, EDWARD T, JR Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $72,994.29 Date 10/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, HENRY Employer name Department of Health Amount $72,994.12 Date 10/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, RYAN T Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $72,994.05 Date 10/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONIA, KEVIN F Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $72,993.75 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUGAN, SCOTT K Employer name Office of General Services Amount $72,993.38 Date 02/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEEVARGHESE, SHEELA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $72,992.94 Date 06/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAPPIA, JOHN E Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $72,992.93 Date 06/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAHER, TASNIM Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $72,992.79 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREA, DANIEL Employer name Westchester County Amount $72,992.66 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, MAUREEN E Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $72,992.65 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DONNA E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $72,992.58 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALINDO, MILDRED Y Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $72,992.05 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENWARE, JASON A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $72,992.02 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAUGHTER, MOET E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $72,991.97 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUSH, ROBERT T Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $72,991.57 Date 05/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLES, ANTONIO F Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $72,991.21 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMITRIADOU-SHUSTER, AIKATERINI Employer name New York Public Library Amount $72,990.99 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERRY, SHERYL J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $72,990.81 Date 05/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System