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 MC MULLIN, LAURA K Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $72,731.07 Date 06/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORLEY, MATTHEW D Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $72,730.84 Date 09/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDLAPP, CAROL E Employer name Village of Centre Island Amount $72,730.66 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICA, JEFFREY A Employer name Island Trees UFSD Amount $72,730.48 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKWELL, ROBERT M Employer name Town of Crawford Amount $72,730.40 Date 10/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUMPERS, INDIANA R A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $72,730.10 Date 11/25/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROPEANO, ROBERT A Employer name City of Elmira Amount $72,729.53 Date 09/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, GREGORY D Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $72,729.39 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTIGAN, SEAN R Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $72,729.29 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWAN, DONALD K Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $72,729.26 Date 05/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLIS, JOSEPH, JR Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $72,728.76 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROOKS, FRANK H JR Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $72,728.66 Date 09/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLENKER, LARISSA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $72,728.35 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINOMAN, LEONARD S Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $72,728.22 Date 10/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, KRISTY M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $72,727.45 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOVER, JERRY J Employer name Town of Seneca Amount $72,727.00 Date 08/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, JUDITH L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $72,726.57 Date 01/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKWOOD, DAVID A Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $72,725.79 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGNEY, LINDA L Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $72,725.75 Date 12/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUMMER, STEVEN M Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $72,725.56 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KACZOR, KENITH J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $72,725.35 Date 02/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, BRADLEE M Employer name Oneida County Amount $72,724.76 Date 12/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, MARY ELIZABETH Employer name Niagara County Amount $72,724.68 Date 01/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHELLUCK, SARAH N Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $72,724.26 Date 05/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTON, TIMOTHY B Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $72,724.14 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITSELL, EMIL M Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $72,724.13 Date 04/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLMAN, MARK F Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $72,723.86 Date 10/26/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIDINGER, NANCY A Employer name Erie County Amount $72,723.69 Date 08/30/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCHRAN, DARCI C Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $72,723.42 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERTSON, LARRY J Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $72,723.41 Date 10/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZIKOWSKI, KAREN A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $72,723.26 Date 07/17/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, JENNIFER L Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $72,723.12 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREYRA, STEPHON M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $72,722.75 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, PAULA Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $72,722.58 Date 01/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYER, ERIC M Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $72,722.45 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAM, JAMES W, JR Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $72,722.20 Date 04/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULHERN, KRISTEN E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $72,722.09 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FYE, LINDA E Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $72,721.99 Date 08/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, GISELLE Y Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $72,721.66 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, KATHLEEN A Employer name Cornell University Amount $72,721.38 Date 05/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AQUILA, STEPHANIE L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $72,720.79 Date 05/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORHMAN, DANIEL L Employer name Bath Mun Utility Commission Amount $72,720.31 Date 04/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIANI, JESSICA E Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $72,720.27 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSS, JESSICA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,720.20 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIGGEE, JESSICA N Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $72,720.00 Date 09/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHS, MICHAEL J Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $72,720.00 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORRITZ, MARITZA Employer name Rockland County Amount $72,719.37 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDERSEN, CELESTE Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,719.24 Date 01/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAN, LETICIA Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $72,718.55 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERBOURNE, LORI A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $72,718.31 Date 09/22/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWLETT, JILL D Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $72,718.20 Date 06/11/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ANTHONY W Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $72,718.03 Date 12/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, PATRICIA A Employer name Department of State Amount $72,717.79 Date 11/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, ERICK J Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $72,717.40 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARCO, DAVID W Employer name Town of Wappinger Amount $72,717.07 Date 01/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRICK, RICHARD A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $72,716.82 Date 11/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES-WILLIAMS, KERI A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $72,716.59 Date 02/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNITTO-GRASSI, TRICIA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $72,716.48 Date 11/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JAMES R Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $72,716.46 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRIFE, NOEL W Employer name City of Oneida Amount $72,716.30 Date 07/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOLDING-GREEN, ARLENE M Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $72,715.82 Date 11/24/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, HILDA Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $72,715.56 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORIEGA, STEVEN H Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $72,715.54 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ROSA V Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $72,715.21 Date 01/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENGRANT, THOMAS J Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $72,714.43 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, GEORGE E, JR Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $72,714.23 Date 11/30/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHIER, GARY Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $72,713.77 Date 06/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMARSE, RICKY J Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $72,713.64 Date 09/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIKEN, JARED A Employer name City of Cortland Amount $72,713.52 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOLE, ROBERT A Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $72,713.47 Date 07/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRATO, GERALDINE A Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $72,713.26 Date 10/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLOMAN, BRENT Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $72,713.09 Date 02/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUBER, MICHAEL C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $72,712.81 Date 06/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESSIE, PAULETTE Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $72,712.49 Date 08/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLE, STACEY C Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $72,712.36 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, YOLANDA D Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $72,712.30 Date 05/16/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, JOHN T Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $72,711.83 Date 09/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, JOSEPH W Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $72,711.39 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOWAN, TIMOTHY P Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $72,711.30 Date 04/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARSS, WALTER J Employer name Town of Greenfield Amount $72,711.14 Date 08/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAUGHN, WILLIAM J Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $72,711.09 Date 09/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, BEENA S Employer name Westchester County Amount $72,710.77 Date 05/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOVE, FREDERICK E Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $72,710.60 Date 01/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLIAM, RAYMOND E, JR Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $72,710.04 Date 02/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEL, EDWARD J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $72,709.85 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, CRAIG T Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $72,709.59 Date 08/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, WANDA B Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $72,709.34 Date 02/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAROWITZ, LAURA B Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,709.12 Date 12/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEAL, GARY M, JR Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $72,708.84 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, DARRYL M, II Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $72,708.47 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAULKS, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $72,708.47 Date 08/19/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCATURRO, DAVID Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $72,707.31 Date 07/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORROW, JOSHUA M Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $72,707.04 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANCE, MICHELE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $72,706.82 Date 06/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, JOHN S Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $72,706.61 Date 08/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTEL, SCOTT M Employer name City of Albany Amount $72,706.31 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSSO, MICHAEL A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $72,706.22 Date 09/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRICE, MICHAEL C S P Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $72,706.15 Date 01/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADEK, SAID Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $72,705.68 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, DAWN I Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $72,705.01 Date 07/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System