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 RAMIREZ, RAFAEL O Employer name Westchester County Amount $72,158.72 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEAMAN, MARK Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,158.70 Date 10/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRAND, ANDREW M Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $72,158.40 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORSEY, RICHARD C Employer name Erie County Amount $72,158.29 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRIS, SHAWN F Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $72,158.27 Date 04/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINE, STANLEY C Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $72,158.25 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, PAUL E Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $72,158.18 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMSON, LISA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $72,157.64 Date 06/25/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTABROOK, CHAD Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $72,157.60 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, MARY ELLEN Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $72,157.05 Date 06/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, DIANNA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,157.04 Date 08/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALIX, LAURIE S Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $72,156.55 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHICHESTER, ORIN M Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $72,156.00 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRO, EVELYN Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $72,155.82 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMACHO-OSCAR, YAISA Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,155.81 Date 07/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGNATO, JAMES M Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $72,155.60 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINCEY, MARLENE K Employer name Wyoming County Amount $72,155.56 Date 06/25/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASPE, LISA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $72,155.25 Date 09/12/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERS, GARY Employer name Office NYS Inspector General Amount $72,154.89 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISANDRELLI, PASQUALE A Employer name City of Rome Amount $72,154.78 Date 09/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSSMAN, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $72,154.66 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, OMAR M Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $72,154.40 Date 07/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREIN, LEA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $72,153.99 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, ERIN E Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $72,153.96 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, JULIO E Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $72,153.90 Date 08/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAULEY, RENEE Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $72,153.74 Date 04/26/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATHAM, CARRIE L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $72,153.64 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUGHT, LINDA D Employer name Tioga County Amount $72,153.17 Date 01/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALAZRAKI, GAIL Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $72,152.77 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUFF, TRICIA M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $72,152.57 Date 12/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCASTRO, ROBERT F Employer name West Hempstead UFSD Amount $72,152.47 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ZACHARY J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $72,152.31 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAGALEA, HELEN N Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $72,152.01 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, KEVIN B Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $72,151.99 Date 04/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, TODD L Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $72,151.72 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMARS, AARON M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $72,151.63 Date 03/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, MICHEL F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,151.60 Date 06/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTUNEK, ALBERTA E Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $72,151.46 Date 06/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNING, JAMES T Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $72,151.33 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLBUT, BRIAN M Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $72,150.20 Date 07/16/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LERCARA, DAURIA I Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $72,150.00 Date 07/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUOLLO, JESSICA B Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $72,150.00 Date 03/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHL, MATTHEW W Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $72,149.88 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALSTEAD, ARLEN M Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $72,149.84 Date 09/12/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEFER, KENNETH E, SR Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $72,149.79 Date 05/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, CLIFTON A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $72,149.77 Date 11/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NERF, LISA Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $72,149.16 Date 02/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, THERESA M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $72,149.16 Date 01/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLZ, JOHN B Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $72,149.13 Date 06/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER-SCOTT, CAROLYN A Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $72,148.53 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, THOMAS E, JR Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $72,148.48 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MILLAN, SCOTT G Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $72,148.21 Date 07/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CONNELL, KENNETH B Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $72,148.00 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIERO, BRANDON P Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $72,147.90 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RYAN M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $72,147.81 Date 11/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, MARIE Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $72,147.72 Date 12/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, STACY L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $72,147.34 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOW, KRYSTAL L Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $72,147.16 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABRERA, FAUSTO A Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $72,147.15 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, PATRICK D Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $72,146.60 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, ELIZABETH A Employer name Orange County Amount $72,145.94 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUROMSKI, JAMES D Employer name Orange County Amount $72,145.88 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILBY, MARIA F Employer name Orange County Amount $72,145.87 Date 11/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, DANIEL M Employer name Orange County Amount $72,145.84 Date 09/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIFRA, RICHARD M Employer name Village of Springville Amount $72,145.61 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENZIE, ADAINA Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $72,145.61 Date 03/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERTMAN, ROGER D, JR Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $72,144.70 Date 06/30/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LAURA J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $72,144.38 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHMURZYNSKI, WILLIAM L Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $72,144.32 Date 10/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMMONS, JAMES R Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $72,144.04 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTOK, SHAUN C Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $72,143.82 Date 07/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEIGLER, KIONE Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $72,143.58 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADY, GERALD H, JR Employer name Office of General Services Amount $72,143.32 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUSINS, FILLMORE B Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $72,142.83 Date 11/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOTAR, MICHAEL Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $72,142.54 Date 08/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEJAME, ALAN P Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $72,142.14 Date 03/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEST, FRONZ Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,141.80 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMERS, CHRISTOHER M Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $72,141.55 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONCONE, PAUL A Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $72,141.49 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, ELEANOR M Employer name Oceanside Library Amount $72,141.42 Date 04/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NYE, JILL L Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $72,141.17 Date 02/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERLACH, PETER D Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $72,141.02 Date 07/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAXTER, TRAVIS L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $72,140.93 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASHA, ELIZABETH P Employer name Irvington UFSD Amount $72,140.84 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, WENDY J Employer name Bayport Blue Point Pub Library Amount $72,139.32 Date 10/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAATS, JAMES D Employer name Village of Lake Placid Amount $72,139.18 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KANE, LEAH M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $72,138.59 Date 05/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICCONE, MERINO J, III Employer name City of Rome Amount $72,138.03 Date 07/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PANEK, RONALD G Employer name City of Batavia Amount $72,137.93 Date 10/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TETRO, JOSEPH R, JR Employer name Village of Woodbury Amount $72,137.86 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGYINA, MICHAEL A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $72,137.05 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUS, WILLIAM J Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $72,137.05 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLERNAN-WOOD, RITA L Employer name Ulster County Amount $72,136.80 Date 04/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARNEY, MARY Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $72,135.35 Date 07/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEATY, ALAN R Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $72,135.30 Date 11/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UZZLE, ANTHONY Employer name Westchester County Amount $72,135.03 Date 11/22/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALHOUN, ALAN F Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $72,134.82 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, MALINDA Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $72,134.70 Date 01/31/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKWELL, RICHARD R Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $72,134.63 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCIEK, RICHARD E Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $72,134.63 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System