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 ROSKWITALSKI, JAMES R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $72,871.13 Date 09/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MEARA, JOHN R Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $72,870.51 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANEY, DEBORAH Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $72,870.43 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFIELD, DAVID J Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $72,870.37 Date 04/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUE, BLAIR S Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $72,870.29 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, LENORE H Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $72,870.24 Date 09/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBERIO, SHERRY G Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $72,870.23 Date 01/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETZ, PAUL A Employer name Pulaski CSD Amount $72,869.40 Date 04/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLEY, CLIFFORD A Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $72,869.33 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATA, ANGELO A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $72,869.22 Date 12/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSHNER, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Broome County Amount $72,868.64 Date 09/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHENG, DAVID T Employer name Department of Law Amount $72,868.53 Date 03/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, KATHLEEN A Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $72,868.50 Date 09/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIU, CHEEHO P Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $72,868.43 Date 08/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILGOCKI, VALERIE J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $72,868.24 Date 11/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONOUGH, ROCHELLE L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $72,867.99 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREER, AMY C Employer name Monroe County Amount $72,867.71 Date 11/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, DESIREE L Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $72,867.62 Date 06/23/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRISWOLD, RICKY N Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $72,867.45 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, LEE M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $72,867.42 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENZI, MARIA J Employer name Oneida County Amount $72,867.20 Date 09/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLABER, JEFFREY T Employer name Livingston County Amount $72,867.11 Date 03/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRINGER, BRENDA D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,866.87 Date 09/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, SARAH J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $72,866.78 Date 02/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MARCIA R Employer name Town of Ogden Amount $72,866.77 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULKOW, SAMANTHA S Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $72,866.48 Date 06/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINGLER, JOHN D Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $72,866.47 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENZER, JAMES Employer name Town of Shelter Island Amount $72,866.29 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYUBEZHANIN, PAUL Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $72,866.28 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALESSI, GEOFFREY S Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $72,866.26 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, AARON T Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $72,866.23 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENT, ROBERT Employer name Schenectady County Amount $72,866.15 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, JAMES R Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $72,865.60 Date 01/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROCK, LANCE A Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $72,865.52 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARPATI, PAUL M Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $72,865.19 Date 10/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LA BASTIDE, KRISTINA A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $72,864.88 Date 12/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEIDERS, RICHARD M Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $72,864.61 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, SETH S Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $72,864.47 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COATES, CHARLES W Employer name Monroe County Amount $72,864.00 Date 10/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACHADO, TERRI A Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $72,863.83 Date 04/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEFE, REBECCA A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $72,863.69 Date 05/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORGHOFF, DIANE L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $72,863.58 Date 02/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKERT, CRAIG L Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $72,863.00 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRZYMINSKI, JOHN P Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $72,862.85 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIGLEY, LAURA A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $72,862.34 Date 04/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTNOV, DMITRIY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,861.96 Date 01/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LA TASHA C Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $72,861.95 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCENTE, KAREN Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $72,861.22 Date 07/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKWOOD, MICHELE M Employer name Oneida County Amount $72,860.99 Date 03/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLARDO, LEE ANN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $72,860.97 Date 03/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMPATORI, JOSEPH J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $72,860.81 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MIRANDA-JULIAN, CLAUDIA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $72,860.26 Date 01/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, PAUL W Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $72,859.58 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JUEDES, BRIAN J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $72,859.44 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE VITRE, RICHARD A Employer name Cornell University Amount $72,858.94 Date 07/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, RONALD L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $72,858.53 Date 07/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, CHARNELLE N Employer name Erie County Amount $72,857.74 Date 06/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERRINGTON, VENUS E Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $72,857.28 Date 01/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULEY, GRANT R Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $72,857.16 Date 03/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLICITO, JOHN D Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $72,857.11 Date 07/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINKERHOFF, MATHEW M Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $72,857.02 Date 07/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGER, KENT Employer name Ulster County Amount $72,856.94 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBB, LARRY D Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $72,856.14 Date 06/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTTON, PATRICK J Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $72,855.98 Date 10/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JOANNE V Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $72,855.74 Date 08/10/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELLER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $72,855.55 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIRENCIONE, SUZANNE L Employer name Ontario County Amount $72,855.17 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOONTZ, PAUL F Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $72,855.02 Date 01/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAM, CHUN S Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $72,854.33 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILIPPO, FRANCIS J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $72,854.21 Date 10/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONISER, RAYMOND A JR Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $72,853.62 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANLEY, MICHAEL T, III Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $72,852.62 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, BARBARA A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $72,852.44 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYS, MATTHEW R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $72,852.38 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELHALAWANY, BESS J Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $72,852.36 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWE, TIMOTHY S Employer name Warren County Amount $72,852.28 Date 06/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCE, EUGENE R Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $72,852.17 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOWSEY, JOSEPH T, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $72,852.13 Date 11/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALISBURY, CHRISTIAN D Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $72,851.93 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, JEFFERY Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $72,851.57 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, LISA H Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $72,851.28 Date 07/10/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTRADA, DESIREE Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $72,851.15 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAUDHARY, SIDRA A Employer name Education Department Amount $72,850.71 Date 09/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC EVOY, LILLIAN A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $72,850.43 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORRELL, EVAN M Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $72,849.88 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIURCO, ANTHONY F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $72,849.48 Date 07/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, MICHELE H Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $72,849.45 Date 04/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, TOSHIA D Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $72,849.40 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLYN, PATSY Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $72,848.90 Date 04/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMEONE, WENDY S Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $72,848.87 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, GLENN E Employer name Village of Kenmore Amount $72,848.52 Date 07/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONS, JOSHUA M Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $72,848.41 Date 03/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BELTRAN, MANUEL J Employer name Croton Harmon UFSD Amount $72,848.41 Date 05/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCIANO, MELISSA C Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $72,848.40 Date 10/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRMANN, FAITH J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,848.30 Date 12/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, JEREMY T Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $72,848.29 Date 08/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAYTON, DEREK J Employer name Broome County Amount $72,848.14 Date 04/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULHOLLAND, TIMOTHY K Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,848.12 Date 12/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETROCOLA, JAE E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,847.50 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROAS, PAMELA A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $72,847.14 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System