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 WRIGHT, STEPHEN M Employer name Town of Chester Amount $72,498.10 Date 06/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, MARY E Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $72,497.98 Date 01/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETRZAK, THOMAS J Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $72,497.76 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, MICHAEL A C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $72,497.72 Date 07/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STINSON, JAMES H Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $72,497.70 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIAN, PHILIP M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $72,497.32 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name USZENSKI, JAMIE L Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $72,496.92 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, RYAN T Employer name Commission On Judicial Conduct Amount $72,496.69 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, STEVEN R Employer name Albany County Amount $72,496.59 Date 10/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILSON, LYNN M Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $72,496.58 Date 03/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLOYD, ROBERT G Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $72,495.24 Date 12/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLIS, KARRI MARIE Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $72,494.98 Date 09/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, LAURA A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $72,494.89 Date 11/26/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, STEPHANIE J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,494.71 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, JUSTIN P Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $72,494.54 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, DANIELLE T Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $72,494.28 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, AARON L Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $72,494.24 Date 08/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIOVANIELLO, VINCENT Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $72,494.23 Date 08/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEHEN, PATRICK K Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $72,494.17 Date 10/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARSENAULT, MARK J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $72,494.08 Date 03/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, JASON J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,494.05 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANGREDI, FRANCIS Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $72,494.02 Date 11/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARANANDI, UMA Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,493.84 Date 07/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, CRAIG A Employer name Wayne County Amount $72,493.54 Date 08/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROW, WILLIAM S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $72,493.47 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELITO, ROBERT P Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $72,492.99 Date 07/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, PATRICK R Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $72,492.36 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNA, SHANE A Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $72,492.25 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYKICH, ANDREY M Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $72,492.18 Date 09/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYKICH, TETYANA J Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $72,492.18 Date 09/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETREN, VICTOR M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,492.00 Date 07/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEARIN, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $72,491.77 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZLOWSKI, EDWARD V Employer name Wayne County Amount $72,491.72 Date 06/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC HENRY, ROBERT T Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $72,491.64 Date 11/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN-RUIZ, PENNY L Employer name Ontario County Amount $72,491.15 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, PETER J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $72,490.91 Date 12/27/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDER, DOROTHY J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $72,490.62 Date 04/25/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECKATHORN, ROSE M Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $72,490.25 Date 11/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWYER, DWAYNE D Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $72,490.17 Date 05/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, KAREN Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $72,490.13 Date 02/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLINSKI, ANTHONY J Employer name Village of Solvay Amount $72,490.03 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KMIOTEK, MARK Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $72,489.99 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PYJAS, ROBERT L Employer name Erie County Amount $72,489.66 Date 12/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADBURN, WILLIAM G Employer name Monroe County Amount $72,489.65 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, JAYSON Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $72,489.46 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SVEINSSON, ASMUNDUR Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $72,489.42 Date 09/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENT, STEVEN S Employer name Schenectady County Amount $72,489.18 Date 01/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIPALDO, LOUIS J Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $72,488.98 Date 07/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTRIGHT, DAVID M Employer name Village of Muttontown Amount $72,488.82 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GLEISNER, JEANIE B Employer name Central NY Regn Plan & Dev Bd Amount $72,488.48 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMAREST, LISA M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,488.04 Date 04/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENDO, ANDREW P Employer name Education Department Amount $72,487.75 Date 05/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALAVE, LYNETTE L Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $72,487.60 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUK, TREVOR T Employer name Cornell University Amount $72,487.43 Date 05/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINKLER, JAMIE-LYNN Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $72,487.40 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPPELLER, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $72,487.39 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCI, WILLIAM, JR Employer name Blind Brook-Rye UFSD Amount $72,486.87 Date 02/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, BRIAN M Employer name Rhinebeck CSD Amount $72,486.02 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, PAUL F Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $72,485.92 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, MICHAEL Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $72,485.87 Date 05/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NENNI, MARY G Employer name Orleans County Amount $72,485.85 Date 11/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURANTE, KRISTINE L Employer name Monroe County Amount $72,485.36 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, DANIELLE Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $72,485.03 Date 07/15/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCELY, WILLIAM D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $72,484.99 Date 01/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEBERT, DEBORAH L Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $72,484.97 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORSON, EDWARD J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $72,484.87 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, JAMES F Employer name Town of Ulster Amount $72,484.10 Date 01/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHMED, EMDAD Employer name Education Department Amount $72,483.88 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEIS, CATHLEEN Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $72,483.84 Date 09/29/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGAN, MARTIN R Employer name NYS School For The Deaf Amount $72,483.58 Date 06/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEITZ, DAVID A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $72,483.38 Date 05/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADIGAN, MARK M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $72,482.62 Date 12/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOWN, JEFFREY M Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $72,482.39 Date 02/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, THOMAS J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $72,482.29 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBY, MARTIN D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,482.17 Date 02/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINO, CARMEN A Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $72,482.16 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CENTORE, KIMBERLY R Employer name Madison County Amount $72,481.97 Date 05/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, AMARAH Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $72,481.91 Date 04/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRERA, ROBERT B Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,481.89 Date 10/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENIO, STEVEN J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $72,481.67 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORIELLO, GINA R Employer name Rockland County Amount $72,481.63 Date 08/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGNESE, MARGARET A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $72,481.58 Date 09/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONNELL, JULIE Employer name Schenectady County Amount $72,481.40 Date 01/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRON, JULIANNE Employer name City of Utica Amount $72,481.25 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILCOX, MICHAEL W Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $72,481.22 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIM, KIMBERLY A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $72,480.92 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL-COOPER, CARMEN A Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $72,480.61 Date 08/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MONIQUE C Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $72,480.24 Date 10/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREW, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $72,480.05 Date 02/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDER, DONNA Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $72,479.89 Date 04/06/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, SUSAN J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $72,479.14 Date 12/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOR, COLIN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,479.10 Date 04/19/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAHILL, CHARLES E Employer name City of Albany Amount $72,478.59 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SWAIN, SARA E Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $72,478.56 Date 02/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACHACZ, MADELINE J Employer name Town of Ossining Amount $72,477.52 Date 08/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, ELEANOR H Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $72,477.40 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNE, STEPHEN C Employer name Essex County Amount $72,477.20 Date 08/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALLMAN, JARED S Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $72,476.96 Date 02/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, ROBERT J Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $72,476.67 Date 08/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTIN, ROBERT D Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $72,476.53 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System