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 BROECKEL, CHAD M Employer name Orange County Amount $72,562.05 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY-KENNY, ADRIENNE M Employer name Westchester County Amount $72,561.91 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNA, ERIC F Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $72,561.42 Date 04/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DACULLO-HOYER, CHERYL G Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $72,561.40 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACINE, JUDITH A Employer name Clinton County Amount $72,561.39 Date 04/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, DARRYL W, JR Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $72,561.35 Date 03/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAHERTY, AMY L Employer name Chemung County Amount $72,560.93 Date 02/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERLOCK, THOMAS K Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $72,560.66 Date 05/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, JEREMY S Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $72,560.37 Date 06/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUHL, LAURIE Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $72,559.90 Date 03/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSNAK, JOHN L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $72,559.68 Date 07/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULER, DANIEL C Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $72,559.65 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOY, DEBORAH B Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $72,559.32 Date 08/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINLAN, PATRICK J Employer name Ontario County Amount $72,559.18 Date 07/28/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGELO, ALYSIA K Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $72,559.07 Date 07/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEARDSLEY, TAMMY ROSE Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $72,558.75 Date 06/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, CHRISTIE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,558.59 Date 06/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, SCOTT R Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $72,557.91 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIEBER, MATTHEW J Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $72,557.90 Date 10/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRIX, KEITH J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,557.86 Date 07/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRERA, JESSICA Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $72,557.60 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEJADA, ZENAIDA E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,557.40 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, RAYMOND Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $72,557.32 Date 11/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBBER, JEFFREY J Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $72,557.30 Date 11/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLUCZKA, JOHN PAUL Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,557.09 Date 01/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JNO-CHARLES, ODELL Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $72,556.77 Date 01/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUNCEWICZ, ANNETTE A Employer name Erie County Amount $72,556.74 Date 12/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEDICT, ALAN J Employer name Town of Victor Amount $72,556.63 Date 10/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, EILEEN Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $72,556.42 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNSTEIN, MATTHEW S Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $72,556.34 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, EILEEN M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $72,555.99 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARSITANO, MICHAEL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,555.84 Date 11/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GEE-WARD, THERESE M Employer name Greene County Amount $72,555.16 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OATHOUT, KELLY M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $72,554.78 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROME, CLAUDIA Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $72,554.46 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GINSBURG, JON Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $72,554.46 Date 02/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, HENRY Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $72,554.46 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, VALERIE D Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $72,554.46 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMS, EMILY I Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $72,554.46 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, SARINA Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $72,554.46 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELKER, JESSICA F Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $72,554.46 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAND, PATRICK S Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,554.43 Date 12/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, PAMELA A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $72,554.30 Date 09/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALINSKI, ANDREW M Employer name City of Rome Amount $72,553.93 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KADDO, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,553.60 Date 10/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINO, ANTOINETTE A Employer name Tuckahoe UFSD Amount $72,553.53 Date 02/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEOWN, MAUREEN N Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $72,553.51 Date 12/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SENA, MARIO T Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $72,552.98 Date 12/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, HEATHER V Employer name Schenectady County Amount $72,552.89 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APREA, ANTHONY Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $72,552.87 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, NICOLE D Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $72,552.71 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORE, OSCAR Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $72,552.64 Date 10/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATO, JIMENA M Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $72,552.64 Date 02/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRTSCHEV, ANTON Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $72,552.54 Date 08/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, THOMAS Employer name City of Albany Amount $72,551.38 Date 01/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEWIS, EUGENE R Employer name Lockport City School Dist Amount $72,551.14 Date 01/01/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARK, HEIDI A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $72,551.12 Date 12/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARKIN, STEPHANIE M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $72,550.84 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REICHLMAYR, KEVIN J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $72,550.64 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, MICHAEL P Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $72,550.34 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONIN, THOMAS P Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $72,550.19 Date 06/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEDMAN, MICHAEL B Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,550.05 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, WILLIAM R Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $72,549.93 Date 12/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, LAURA Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $72,549.64 Date 10/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, KIM Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $72,549.55 Date 03/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMANTO, JOEL R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $72,549.53 Date 06/03/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, DEREK A Employer name City of Albany Amount $72,549.26 Date 03/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, WALTER L Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $72,549.23 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORT, DAVID M Employer name City of Utica Amount $72,549.21 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRABTREE, LINDSAY M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $72,549.14 Date 03/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIARRIZZO, JOHN A Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $72,549.02 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAY, ALLAN J, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $72,548.69 Date 01/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAKER, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Oswego Amount $72,548.68 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAGANA, JOHN P Employer name Rye Neck UFSD Amount $72,548.54 Date 08/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALOGUN, MURAPHA O Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $72,548.15 Date 07/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUBER, RONALD J Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $72,547.12 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALBERICO, ROBERT L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $72,547.09 Date 09/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, ROGER T, JR Employer name Town of Southold Amount $72,547.07 Date 09/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINS, BRIAN G Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $72,545.84 Date 06/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLAVITA, ANTHONY Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $72,545.52 Date 09/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREENE, DEBBIE C Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $72,545.42 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, TERESA L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $72,545.18 Date 03/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGLESTON, LAURIE A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $72,545.17 Date 02/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GAULEY, MARGARET Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $72,545.08 Date 01/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, WELTON C Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $72,544.80 Date 04/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRONDA, AMY Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $72,544.66 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALBO, ANNE E Employer name Monroe County Amount $72,544.27 Date 12/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, RYAN J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $72,544.25 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, PHILIP J Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $72,544.09 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SUSAN M Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $72,544.02 Date 02/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, PATRICK J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $72,543.87 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERB, JEFFREY A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,543.80 Date 11/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BRIAN M Employer name Village of Malone Amount $72,543.80 Date 04/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOSIER, DONALD L Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $72,543.45 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARGAIN, GLENN A, JR Employer name Town of Patterson Amount $72,543.39 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTISTELLA, BARBARA A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $72,543.08 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORUSSO, KENNETH Employer name Rockland County Amount $72,542.82 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, TRAVIS J Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $72,542.80 Date 10/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREATHOUSE, ELIZABETH Employer name Schenectady County Amount $72,542.66 Date 09/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISE, KELLY L Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $72,542.18 Date 05/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System