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 TOOMEY, KENNETH N Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $72,892.17 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEE, JENNIFER N Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $72,892.14 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PIANA, CHAD E Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $72,891.96 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AFFINATI, KIMBERLY S Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $72,891.78 Date 02/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, NORMAN J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $72,891.77 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVER, RODNEY M Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $72,891.66 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLEE, TIMOTHY R Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $72,891.56 Date 09/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRISH, NONI H Employer name Hamilton County Amount $72,891.44 Date 02/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, JOSEPH J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,891.37 Date 09/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE MOREHOUSE, SUSANNE Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $72,891.03 Date 06/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'KEEFE, WILLIAM M Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $72,890.97 Date 07/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, REBECCA K Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $72,890.90 Date 03/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, LAVERNE Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $72,890.88 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENT, CYNTHIA LEA Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $72,890.76 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIR, WINDELL Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $72,890.54 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASCA, MICHAEL C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $72,890.44 Date 09/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MICHAEL T Employer name Ulster County Amount $72,890.18 Date 10/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOBLICK, ANDREW H Employer name Finkelstein Memorial Library Amount $72,890.13 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSIRIKONIS, ROSEMARIE Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $72,889.91 Date 08/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, DAVID M Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $72,889.46 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOZADA, FRANCISCO M Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $72,889.43 Date 07/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONGDON, CHRISTINE A Employer name Steuben County Amount $72,889.27 Date 08/09/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAEDER, LORAE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $72,888.86 Date 09/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEJA, JOHN M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $72,888.77 Date 08/28/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROHRS, MARY T Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $72,888.46 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, LISA Y Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $72,888.33 Date 03/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYAS, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Southeast Amount $72,888.29 Date 06/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, AARON T Employer name Wyoming County Amount $72,888.28 Date 08/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVA, FRANK P Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $72,888.10 Date 09/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONALDSON, SEAN P Employer name Erie County Amount $72,888.06 Date 02/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASSIMOTOS, JOHN C Employer name Niagara County Amount $72,888.06 Date 07/20/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEILL, PATRICK L Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $72,887.80 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, ELIZABETH Employer name Department of Law Amount $72,887.14 Date 01/07/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN KEUREN, TODD D Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $72,887.12 Date 03/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELINAS, DEBRA R Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $72,886.71 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTA, STACIE W Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $72,886.54 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFFENHAGEN, DOUGLAS B Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $72,886.39 Date 05/18/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANSTEAD, ANNE G Employer name Erie County Amount $72,886.05 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIBLER, CHRISTINE M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,885.72 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TADT, MATTHEW D Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $72,885.44 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYERWALTERS, ANNE K Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $72,885.20 Date 08/15/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEILER, JOHN A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $72,885.12 Date 02/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAVAS, TAMMY M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $72,884.80 Date 07/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOMARNICKI, PETER J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $72,884.64 Date 01/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOICIM, JANINE Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $72,884.40 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLANDER, STEPHEN Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $72,883.99 Date 02/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBA, MARK J Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $72,883.45 Date 04/11/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICATELLO, VINCENT A Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $72,883.01 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGOWSKI, MADELINE G Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $72,882.63 Date 02/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, BRADLEY L Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $72,882.45 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, THRACY L Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $72,882.45 Date 12/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEPPE, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $72,882.40 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Village of Warwick Amount $72,882.32 Date 03/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LAURA C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $72,881.73 Date 01/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOKARIS, GEORGE Employer name City of Albany Amount $72,881.37 Date 07/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIMARDI, WENDY L Employer name Cleveland Hill UFSD Amount $72,881.31 Date 07/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLISS, RICHARD D, JR Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $72,881.14 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YING, CHELSEA C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $72,881.02 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEIL, RICHARD M Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $72,880.72 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDIFORD, RICHARD G Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $72,880.39 Date 10/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENTRY, RICHARD L Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $72,880.36 Date 05/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, KATHLEEN A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $72,880.12 Date 09/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWELL, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name Monroe County Amount $72,879.41 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINICK, MARK R Employer name Town of Stillwater Amount $72,879.36 Date 12/28/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, LAURIE A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $72,879.16 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARSON, SUSAN M G Employer name Chemung County Amount $72,878.52 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RE, LOUIS M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,878.34 Date 08/31/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, VICTORIA R Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $72,878.07 Date 09/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCHANT, MATTHEW L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $72,877.39 Date 03/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNBERGER, AMY L Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $72,877.39 Date 06/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORILLA, GREG C Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $72,877.24 Date 08/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALL, NAVEED Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $72,877.11 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADECKI, MARK L Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $72,876.94 Date 04/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNELLY, HENRY M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $72,876.78 Date 10/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALTER, ANDREW S Employer name Department of Health Amount $72,876.56 Date 06/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, JAMES P, JR Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $72,876.35 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, JASON M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $72,876.15 Date 09/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS, RYAN J Employer name City of Cortland Amount $72,875.93 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARMOGAN, KENNETH S Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $72,875.68 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEROWE, BARBARA R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $72,875.26 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANKOWSKI, MELISSA A Employer name Chemung County Amount $72,875.08 Date 02/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMMERS, DREW E Employer name Chemung County Amount $72,875.04 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERSHKOWITZ, ARYE Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $72,874.51 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, DONNA M Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $72,874.49 Date 06/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERSHNER, CHRISTINE L Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $72,873.81 Date 01/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, TOYCE T Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $72,873.79 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBLE, LAWRENCE E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $72,873.73 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LYNDA K Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $72,873.57 Date 03/20/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSMIRE, BOBBY JOE W Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $72,873.54 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, FRANCINE Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $72,873.54 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUTA, MELISSA K Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $72,873.46 Date 10/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $72,873.24 Date 09/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ADLER, JONAH J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $72,872.73 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONFIGLIO, RUSSELL J Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $72,872.47 Date 11/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGALORA, ANDREW F Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $72,872.33 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CWENAR, ANTHONY J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $72,872.32 Date 09/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALEY, ADAM D Employer name Cortland County Amount $72,872.19 Date 08/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, STEPHANIE H Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $72,871.62 Date 07/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, MICHAEL A Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $72,871.48 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, CARLOS A Employer name Village of Island Park Amount $72,871.30 Date 12/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System