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 SALMON, JOSEPH F, JR Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,205.16 Date 01/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GESSNER, PETER J Employer name Town of Stony Point Amount $72,205.14 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONGELEWIC, BRIAN J Employer name Albany County Amount $72,204.64 Date 09/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWER, PATRICIA Employer name Orange County Amount $72,204.36 Date 04/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, WALTER W, III Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $72,203.95 Date 02/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, STEPHANY M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $72,203.71 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHKRELI, DRANA Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $72,203.42 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRONG, MARIA D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $72,202.78 Date 06/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN SAUNDERS, LAURA L Employer name Monroe County Amount $72,201.37 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPELAND, HEIDI A Employer name Cornell University Amount $72,200.30 Date 02/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, CLARENCE NG Employer name Cold Spring Harbor CSD Amount $72,200.30 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESS, DONALD D Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $72,200.29 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, TIMOTHY R Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,199.93 Date 03/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POUND, JESSE W Employer name Warren County Amount $72,199.18 Date 10/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUANG, YUGEN Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $72,199.11 Date 05/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTMAN, THOMAS P Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $72,198.90 Date 03/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, HENRY T, II Employer name Elmira Childrens Services Amount $72,198.03 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOSTER, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $72,197.75 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, JUSTIN A Employer name Westchester County Amount $72,197.66 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGIERO, JENNIE Employer name Orange County Amount $72,197.58 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECO, BARBARA J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $72,197.49 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENATORE, CAROL Employer name Northport E Northport Pub Lib Amount $72,197.31 Date 12/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEIL, THOMAS A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,196.79 Date 04/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DEA, LISA A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $72,196.49 Date 04/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDY, LAVERNE K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,195.39 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEVITO, WILLIAM A Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $72,195.24 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERMAN, DANIEL M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $72,195.15 Date 04/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPELKE, JOSEPH B Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $72,194.75 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANDELA, ANA MARIA Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $72,194.73 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILLETT, MICHAEL C Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $72,194.60 Date 02/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DURAN-CRUZ, MARISSA Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $72,194.57 Date 10/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHADWICK, JEFFERY E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $72,194.56 Date 04/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FREIBERGER, LANCE Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $72,194.28 Date 11/14/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ROYAL Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $72,194.15 Date 04/29/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOISE, HOWARD C Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $72,193.44 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNEY, JOSHUA S Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $72,193.42 Date 05/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EISNER, ANN S Employer name Columbia County Amount $72,193.34 Date 04/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARINO, CAROL A Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $72,193.23 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANFIELD, JANET B Employer name Chemung County Amount $72,192.97 Date 02/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, RICHARD Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $72,192.94 Date 11/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WECKESSER, JAMES G, JR Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $72,192.91 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNER, MARYVIC Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $72,192.80 Date 11/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDESCO, TERRY L Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $72,192.49 Date 11/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHREY, MARY ANN Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $72,192.49 Date 12/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, JO MARIE Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $72,192.32 Date 03/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIENZO, MARK A, SR Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $72,192.08 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, SHARON M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $72,191.73 Date 07/02/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOB, KEYSON V Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $72,191.44 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, JEANNE L Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $72,191.43 Date 07/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNELL, STANLEY J Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $72,191.43 Date 01/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, KATHLEEN A Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $72,191.18 Date 04/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERROTTA, JULIUS F Employer name Onondaga County Amount $72,191.14 Date 03/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VECCHIARELLI, KEVIN Employer name City of Middletown Amount $72,190.69 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FEALEY, THOMAS J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $72,190.33 Date 06/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, DEBORAH J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $72,190.10 Date 07/22/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAESCHKE, RUSSELL E Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $72,190.02 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENT, SHANISE N Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $72,189.89 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAISE, BUTTERFLY L Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $72,189.66 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNKLEY, NICKESHA S Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $72,189.59 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLNIEWICZ, PATRICIA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $72,189.28 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUBB, SUSAN C Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $72,189.09 Date 11/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODDY, KATHERINE A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,188.99 Date 11/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIGAN, JAMES H, JR Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $72,188.98 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIN, SUSANNE E Employer name Livingston County Amount $72,188.85 Date 03/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, OWEN C Employer name Chemung County Library Dist Amount $72,188.80 Date 12/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMODY, RAYMOND M Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $72,188.74 Date 11/27/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEHR, TRAVIS M Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $72,188.58 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, MATTHEW T Employer name City of Auburn Amount $72,188.28 Date 03/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARDELLA, ADAM S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $72,188.08 Date 10/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, BERNARD H Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $72,187.91 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTILLO, CELIO J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $72,187.88 Date 03/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYDO, KAITLIN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $72,187.68 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEFAZIO, JOHN M Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $72,187.35 Date 01/18/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLEN, JEFFERY, JR Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $72,187.26 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, ARTHUR J Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $72,187.13 Date 03/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRONSON, GREGORY T Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $72,186.96 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JOSE G Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,186.45 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMMANUEL, JEAN E Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $72,186.35 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONADONNA, MICHAEL S Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $72,186.21 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMARAIS, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $72,185.87 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, FRANCISCO R Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $72,185.76 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, CORY R Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $72,185.45 Date 07/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORES, MARIA M Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $72,185.29 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL GAIS, CHRISTINA M Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 13 Amount $72,185.06 Date 09/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC VIE, NICHOLAS D Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $72,184.90 Date 04/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, STEVEN D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $72,184.64 Date 04/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, DEVAUGHN F Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $72,184.28 Date 11/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDDY, BRYAN D Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $72,184.10 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDONA, KIMBERLY A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $72,184.09 Date 10/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLARD, SHERRY A Employer name Lewis County Amount $72,183.73 Date 03/22/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MODLO, GARRETT Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $72,183.71 Date 08/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLEVILLE, CHRISTINE M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $72,183.43 Date 11/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKERT, JOHN R Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $72,183.36 Date 04/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEE, SUSAN G Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $72,183.12 Date 01/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEENAN, JESSE E Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $72,182.69 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROIANO, JOSEPH A Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $72,182.09 Date 07/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAHN, ERIC R Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $72,181.78 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMISON, THELMA H Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $72,181.67 Date 09/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $72,181.35 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILDEBRANDT, ROBERT Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $72,181.12 Date 07/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System