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 JASEN, NATALIE S Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $72,248.99 Date 10/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINK, TYLER A Employer name City of Albany Amount $72,248.99 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEMARE, FRANCIS P Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $72,248.92 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, EDDIE R Employer name Tuckahoe Common Sd Amount $72,248.58 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIDENREICH, ROBERT H Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $72,248.53 Date 10/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIHALIK, JOHN D Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $72,248.35 Date 07/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMPE, WILLIAM Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $72,248.31 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, DONALD L Employer name Tompkins County Amount $72,247.84 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, HELEN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,247.61 Date 08/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, TODD K Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $72,247.34 Date 01/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YODER, MARK S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $72,247.25 Date 01/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, EDMUND C Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $72,246.87 Date 03/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, RICHARD J Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $72,246.05 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, DAVID P Employer name Corning Community College Amount $72,245.61 Date 03/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUBER, SUSAN E Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $72,245.35 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, CHI W Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,245.28 Date 04/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUFFEL, VICTORIA M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $72,245.22 Date 07/05/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, JO ELLEN B Employer name Broome County Amount $72,244.69 Date 10/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHIPPLE, MARY J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $72,244.57 Date 09/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, JENNIFER L Employer name S Tier East Reg Plan,Dev Bd Amount $72,244.50 Date 12/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANTHIER, AVIVENTZ Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $72,243.70 Date 05/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENAGHEN, DALORAH Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $72,242.87 Date 04/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSCHMITT, LEAH T Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $72,242.72 Date 09/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECCLESTON, MELISSA M Employer name City of Cortland Amount $72,242.50 Date 04/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARFERO, EDWARD R Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $72,242.19 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, ELIZABETH A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $72,242.18 Date 06/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, XIU-YING Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $72,241.91 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIGANTE, MICHAEL Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $72,241.77 Date 03/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, BRENDAN B Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $72,241.77 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANDLER, DAVID W Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $72,241.77 Date 02/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEUNG, KARL G Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $72,241.77 Date 01/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLGUIN, SASHA N Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $72,241.77 Date 01/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULSEN, SANDY J Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $72,241.77 Date 03/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECCO, MICHAEL E Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $72,241.77 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLARA, DONATO J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $72,241.77 Date 11/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESKO, ERICA S Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $72,241.77 Date 01/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERTIG, ASHLEY E Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $72,241.77 Date 02/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, KAMILAH Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $72,241.77 Date 02/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, DAVID A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $72,241.77 Date 03/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, GREGORY L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $72,241.77 Date 01/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STIELL, HEATHER S Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $72,241.77 Date 11/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOEPFERT, JAMES M Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $72,241.21 Date 09/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BREAIRTY-PETE, LAURA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $72,241.12 Date 07/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, BRIAN J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,240.46 Date 08/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, IVAN M Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $72,240.32 Date 09/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAYER, JAMES M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $72,239.82 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARLIAMENT, JENNIFER L Employer name Chazy CSD Amount $72,239.81 Date 12/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHOLAN, JANET M Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $72,239.66 Date 11/30/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCOBAR GARCIA, ANTONIO Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,239.60 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, JACQUELINE P Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,238.65 Date 01/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPASEVSKI, NEDA S Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $72,238.38 Date 10/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARMER, KIMBERLY M Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $72,238.36 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNE, JOHN A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $72,238.09 Date 06/18/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEGNA, JOSEPH, JR Employer name Schenectady County Amount $72,237.99 Date 10/06/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MONICA L Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $72,237.71 Date 04/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMON, PAUL Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $72,237.54 Date 01/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAH, SHIRALI R Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $72,237.23 Date 05/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDNARZ, LAWRENCE H Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $72,237.01 Date 10/05/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASMUSSEN, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name City of Troy Amount $72,236.29 Date 07/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUICK, STEPHEN D Employer name City of Kingston Amount $72,235.56 Date 05/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLOOD, STEPHEN P Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $72,235.48 Date 11/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLSMA, JASON A Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $72,235.13 Date 05/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUGSTATTER, JOSEPH H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,234.68 Date 03/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOT, DAVID J Employer name Village of Kenmore Amount $72,234.44 Date 06/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOBYLARZ, BRETT A Employer name Village of Owego Amount $72,234.17 Date 01/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLLINS, DAHLIA V Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $72,234.10 Date 05/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGUIGAN, PATRICIA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,234.00 Date 12/05/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORIE, DAVID W Employer name Ontario County Amount $72,232.94 Date 03/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOKE, CHERMYN Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $72,232.74 Date 10/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, LAWRENCE R Employer name Town of Crawford Amount $72,232.72 Date 01/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINELLI, BRIAN D Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $72,232.64 Date 04/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOPPING, JAMES T Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $72,232.49 Date 09/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERKERT, SCOTT Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $72,232.11 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ILARDI, JOSEPH Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $72,232.11 Date 12/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVITIS, BORIS Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $72,232.11 Date 10/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNIZ, MARY Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $72,232.11 Date 02/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, NELSON C Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $72,232.11 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMDEEN, DENNIS L Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $72,232.11 Date 11/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHANG, LI Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $72,232.11 Date 10/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, ERIC V Employer name Ulster County Amount $72,231.59 Date 04/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOS, JONATHAN M Employer name Westchester County Amount $72,231.33 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NADEAU, LYNN A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $72,231.09 Date 12/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRAKER, KEVIN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $72,230.78 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIERSTED, WAYNE R Employer name Ulster County Amount $72,229.39 Date 12/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGENAUER, DEREK C Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $72,229.03 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINDHAM, FELICIA Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,229.01 Date 05/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEFAYETTE, MELANIE A Employer name Town of Plattsburgh Amount $72,228.88 Date 10/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANCHETA, P ALEJANDRO B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,228.60 Date 07/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, JOSEPH W P Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $72,228.43 Date 06/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARR, VICTOR G Employer name Village of Rye Brook Amount $72,228.19 Date 10/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNUTTI, GARY R Employer name New Hartford CSD Amount $72,227.67 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, JEFFREY G Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $72,227.45 Date 09/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, MARY ANNE Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $72,226.19 Date 07/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGOSTINO, MICHAEL Employer name Erie County Amount $72,226.14 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAVEZ, ROBERTO H Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $72,226.01 Date 11/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, COURTNEY P Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $72,225.88 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, CRYSTAL L Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $72,225.35 Date 07/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, JEAN Employer name New Rochelle Public Library Amount $72,225.04 Date 06/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROENING, CARL A Employer name Niagara County Amount $72,224.98 Date 03/07/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, ANDREW T Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $72,224.49 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System