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 JARONCZYK, KEVIN J Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $72,802.38 Date 08/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUNDLE, WILLIAM N Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $72,801.82 Date 12/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, SUSAN E Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $72,801.32 Date 10/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DONALD, WILLIAM C Employer name Department of Health Amount $72,800.52 Date 10/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, DAVID P Employer name Monroe County Amount $72,800.36 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLANTY, BRIAN D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $72,799.89 Date 06/28/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ORAZIO, LUCIANO Employer name City of Kingston Amount $72,799.89 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASSELLA-GRAESER, ABBY D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $72,799.88 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, KIMBERLY L Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $72,799.74 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROBE, SHARON L Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $72,799.48 Date 01/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, BRIAN R Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $72,799.25 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBATI, THOMAS A Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $72,799.10 Date 05/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINKLER, LISA J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $72,799.05 Date 05/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFERS, LUCIUS E, JR Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $72,798.89 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFFERTY, JAMES E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $72,798.21 Date 07/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASH, RANDAL D Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $72,796.84 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLEN, PATRICK T Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $72,796.74 Date 05/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIEBER, JEFFREY A Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $72,796.42 Date 02/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIAN, MAHIMA A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $72,796.37 Date 09/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALOIA, GABRIEL D Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $72,796.27 Date 11/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POKALIUK, ANATOLII Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $72,795.91 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLBAN, JAMES W Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $72,795.25 Date 10/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUKLICK, CASS E Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $72,795.14 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROUCH, DARIN S Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $72,795.08 Date 09/07/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAWIAK, FRANCIS W Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $72,794.78 Date 03/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INZONE, VITO Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $72,794.64 Date 09/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIQUEZ COOKE, DEBORAH Employer name Office of General Services Amount $72,794.33 Date 07/18/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, KENNETH J Employer name Town of Beekman Amount $72,793.89 Date 12/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGA, FRANK J, JR Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $72,793.82 Date 12/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, ANTONETTE H Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $72,793.56 Date 03/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRO, DIANA Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $72,793.56 Date 03/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ELLAXIS L Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $72,793.56 Date 07/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, NOREEN E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $72,793.54 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARLATA, JESSICA B Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $72,793.54 Date 07/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHTER, JOHN Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $72,793.21 Date 06/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, MATTHEW J Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $72,793.01 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, BONNIE S Employer name Dutchess County Amount $72,792.61 Date 03/09/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARRINGTON, PENNY S Employer name Hamilton County Amount $72,792.03 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIEWICKI, JOSEPH R, JR Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $72,792.02 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUTZ, SCOTT M Employer name Village of Fairport Amount $72,792.00 Date 08/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUDREAU, MATTHEW M Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $72,791.88 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENTE, EDMOND G Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $72,791.77 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAPA, SANDRA J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $72,791.72 Date 07/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODFORK, TERRY J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $72,791.65 Date 02/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDS, ERIC B Employer name Education Department Amount $72,789.91 Date 04/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS-ADAMS, BADONNA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,789.90 Date 07/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIETZ, MARY E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,789.90 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUOMO, DENISE C Employer name Croton Harmon UFSD Amount $72,789.80 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIALLO, THIERNO A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $72,789.65 Date 02/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURAND, JEFFERY W Employer name Dutchess County Amount $72,789.01 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, RONETTA M Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $72,788.96 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAEVA, BRANDON A Employer name Monroe County Amount $72,788.65 Date 04/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEELEY, MICHAEL E Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $72,788.45 Date 11/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUM, MAHMOUD H Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $72,788.39 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCHENEK, MICHAEL J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $72,788.10 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYERS, JOHN A Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $72,788.08 Date 04/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, ELIZABETH Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $72,787.73 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, JOHN E Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $72,787.61 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUTLY, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $72,787.05 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, SARAH B Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $72,787.03 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICKSON, THOMAS R Employer name Rockland County Amount $72,786.83 Date 04/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, JONATHAN M Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $72,786.78 Date 01/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI CIOCCIO, LISA A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $72,786.69 Date 04/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARLETT, FRANKLYN D Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $72,786.69 Date 03/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILBERBLATT, RENATA P Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $72,786.46 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COIA, DAVID N, JR Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $72,785.94 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, PATRICIA A Employer name Orange County Amount $72,785.94 Date 03/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETIZIA, JACQUELINE M Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $72,785.78 Date 03/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZLOCK, GEORGE M Employer name Chenango Valley CSD Amount $72,785.52 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHERA, TARN D Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $72,785.30 Date 04/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, RANDEE M Employer name Westbury Water District Amount $72,785.30 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, KRISTIN M Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $72,785.20 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITSUDA, TANIA T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $72,784.65 Date 02/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, DERREK H Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $72,784.44 Date 06/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARSTKA, STEPHEN Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $72,784.05 Date 09/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEUEL, MICHAEL S Employer name Broome County Amount $72,783.97 Date 03/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETTER, DANIEL Employer name Department of State Amount $72,783.74 Date 03/23/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAM, SHIRLEY S Employer name Erie County Amount $72,783.62 Date 06/24/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINZOW, GARY M Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $72,783.54 Date 03/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, WILLIAM M Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $72,783.32 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, WILLIAM A, III Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $72,783.18 Date 09/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, CAREY Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $72,782.91 Date 11/06/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKOLIE, AYELE D Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $72,782.85 Date 07/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMP, JESSICA L Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $72,782.69 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, ALVIN M Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $72,782.41 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LA CRUZ, PEDRO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,781.59 Date 06/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, PIERRE Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $72,781.23 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREY, BRIAN W Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $72,781.10 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOHL, RICHARD C Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $72,780.98 Date 09/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTON, BETH A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $72,780.93 Date 05/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, ANDREW M Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $72,780.81 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTILLO, EDWARD J, III Employer name City of Rochester Amount $72,780.72 Date 10/08/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLYDENBURGH, ELIZA Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $72,779.48 Date 08/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MACCHIA, JUSTIN C Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $72,779.43 Date 11/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEARLES, JOANN H Employer name Hartford CSD Amount $72,778.81 Date 02/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCUS, DEBRA A Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $72,778.66 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINDLEY, GREGORY L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $72,778.41 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALMATEER, IAN T Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $72,778.08 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, LEONARD E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $72,778.03 Date 12/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTATORE, STEVEN A Employer name Town of Greece Amount $72,777.85 Date 02/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System