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 MAILLOUX, JIMMY J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $72,585.01 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAARSTAD, RICHARD E Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $72,584.89 Date 06/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUCK, NANCY L Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $72,584.76 Date 02/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RISOLO, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $72,584.69 Date 02/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREHMER, JASON J Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $72,584.18 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REISERT, BERNADETTE Employer name Orange County Amount $72,583.96 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKWOOD, MICHAEL E Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $72,583.94 Date 06/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, DARRELL J Employer name Genesee County Amount $72,583.86 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREMLETT, KRISTIN E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $72,583.57 Date 08/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRATIANNI, ANTHONY T Employer name City of Albany Amount $72,583.51 Date 03/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVEY, EDWARD P Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $72,583.39 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLLE, JOHN L Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $72,583.20 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEMNOCK, DIANE J Employer name Cornell University Amount $72,583.20 Date 06/25/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADGATE, KEVIN E Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $72,582.59 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLISH, OLGA I Employer name Westchester County Amount $72,582.35 Date 08/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURST, CLAIR AM Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $72,582.31 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUGENT, TODD M Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $72,582.12 Date 04/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERSTEIN, JEFFREY C Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $72,581.90 Date 07/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC NEAL, JOHN M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $72,581.88 Date 01/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUGHMAN, JASON J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $72,580.58 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, DAVID J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $72,580.23 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, PEGGY D Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $72,580.21 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZMORRIS, MARION Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $72,579.96 Date 10/22/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPIER, DONNA Employer name Rye Neck UFSD Amount $72,579.56 Date 02/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, COFFY Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $72,579.10 Date 10/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL DUCA, ANDREW J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $72,579.02 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARDT, MARKUS M Employer name Fishers Fire District Amount $72,578.80 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEARNS, BRENDAN M Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $72,578.70 Date 08/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARCONE, FRANK L Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $72,578.69 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNELL, RONALD H Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $72,578.52 Date 04/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSOVSKAYA, MARIYA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $72,578.25 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLERMONT, DEVIN M Employer name Centerport Fire District Amount $72,578.05 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEDDIS, KRISTI L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $72,577.48 Date 09/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAZYK, ANNE MARIE Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $72,576.86 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDER, KERRY A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $72,576.82 Date 06/29/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CHARLES J Employer name City of Fulton Amount $72,576.82 Date 01/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, ROBERT W Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $72,576.60 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEPF, ROBERT P Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $72,576.32 Date 11/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, NICHOLAS L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $72,576.31 Date 09/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALLUSSER, JEFFREY D Employer name City of Oneonta Amount $72,576.21 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SANDRA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $72,576.15 Date 04/18/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENIHAN, PATRICIA A Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $72,576.10 Date 07/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMPSTER, SARAH M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $72,575.86 Date 10/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, JOEL W Employer name Westchester County Amount $72,575.76 Date 04/10/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEGEL, MATTHEW G Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $72,575.68 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YARDLEY, MATTHEW J Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $72,575.63 Date 11/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOMBARD, PAUL J Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $72,575.50 Date 08/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEESLER, KEVIN C Employer name Wallkill CSD Amount $72,575.37 Date 03/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, LINDA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $72,575.29 Date 08/13/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAFFE, ANNIE Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $72,575.26 Date 11/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, ROBERTA J Employer name Jefferson County Amount $72,575.04 Date 01/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULME, RICHARD A Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $72,574.70 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EWALD, SUSANNE Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $72,574.58 Date 07/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, ANN M Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $72,574.46 Date 05/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O HARA, MICHAEL E Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $72,574.05 Date 01/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, MICHELE J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $72,573.92 Date 08/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAHLSTROM, STEVEN P Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $72,573.91 Date 07/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEMPIEN, MELODY A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $72,573.83 Date 04/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORE, THOMAS J Employer name City of Middletown Amount $72,572.74 Date 11/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENTZ, PHILIP F Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $72,572.64 Date 01/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANKOWSKI, MARK E Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $72,572.56 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JAMES F Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $72,572.55 Date 03/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SATCHELL-ROBINSON, RACHELLE A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $72,572.53 Date 05/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEALO, FRANCIS A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $72,572.53 Date 09/09/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEELEY, DEBRA A Employer name City of Kingston Amount $72,572.40 Date 08/31/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCUSO, NICHOLAS S Employer name Town of Kent Amount $72,572.37 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEURY, SARA J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $72,572.12 Date 08/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECO, PETER J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $72,572.02 Date 01/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWARDESKI, EMILY A Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $72,572.00 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDULA, JACQUELYN M Employer name Erie County Amount $72,571.23 Date 09/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETKER, KRISTEN M Employer name Erie County Amount $72,571.23 Date 04/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELLER, TIMOTHY J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $72,570.46 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUZA, JONATHAN J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $72,570.22 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, DARREN L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $72,570.16 Date 10/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGERON, SCOTT J Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $72,569.98 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, ADAM A Employer name City of Albany Amount $72,569.92 Date 12/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, PATRICIA A Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $72,569.87 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENCKMAN, RYAN A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $72,569.61 Date 08/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPELAND, JULIE A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $72,569.52 Date 08/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEILL, GAIL L Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $72,569.11 Date 02/01/1960 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE EVERTS, MIA R Employer name Cornell University Amount $72,568.97 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE-LOUIS, GERALD Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $72,568.85 Date 02/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANASZAK, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $72,568.58 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESCI, GREGORY F Employer name Onondaga County Amount $72,568.18 Date 04/13/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKEY, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Orange County Amount $72,568.08 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAFT, TODD J Employer name City of Elmira Amount $72,567.51 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE PASQUALE, BRIAN Employer name Oneida Housing Authority Amount $72,567.27 Date 06/21/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POKRZYWKA, DENNIS M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $72,567.08 Date 02/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENSON, GLORIA J Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,567.02 Date 10/03/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDRIDGE, DOUGLAS N Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $72,566.74 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTHRUP, ROBERT T, JR Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $72,565.88 Date 08/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTMAN, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $72,565.59 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEED, JAMES T Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $72,565.15 Date 09/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSCINSKY, MICHELLE L Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $72,565.03 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KAY, STEVEN C Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $72,564.86 Date 06/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALL, KRYSTL M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $72,564.34 Date 05/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, BERTHENIA S Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $72,563.80 Date 10/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAZ, FELIPE A Employer name North Salem CSD Amount $72,563.06 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTILESCA, FRANK J Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $72,562.94 Date 07/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOS, RAFAEL Employer name City of White Plains Amount $72,562.84 Date 06/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System