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 SPEAREN, TOBY J Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $72,091.24 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, ANDRE J Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $72,091.19 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINSKEN, ELLEN Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $72,091.12 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILDEMEISTER, AMY E Employer name Schoharie County Amount $72,090.63 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINE, CHARLES C Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $72,090.51 Date 12/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRABANT, GARY JOHN, JR Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $72,090.33 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATAJCZAK, GLENN A Employer name Town of Ithaca Amount $72,090.17 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASSAR, BRAD E Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $72,090.14 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, JEFFREY J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $72,090.05 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMERSON, CHARLES E Employer name Yates County Amount $72,089.91 Date 10/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAYER, CARMELA A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $72,089.50 Date 11/09/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILS-AIME, MARTINE Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $72,088.71 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWITZER, RICHARD S, III Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $72,088.52 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERNBERG, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $72,088.35 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUDD, DIANE Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $72,088.27 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARR, EDMUND A Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $72,088.12 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ROGER A Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $72,088.12 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, ADAM M Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $72,088.12 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REOME, ROLAND CHAD Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $72,087.78 Date 10/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTAGUE, VICTORIA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $72,087.38 Date 05/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCMANUS, MARK J Employer name City of Oswego Amount $72,087.30 Date 07/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLARK, WILLIAM H, JR Employer name Hudson City School Dist Amount $72,086.72 Date 01/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLIMAN, MICHAEL W Employer name Town of Lansing Amount $72,086.67 Date 02/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNN, ROBERT D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $72,086.27 Date 01/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDNICK, GREGORY H Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $72,086.24 Date 11/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSSEN, JULIANA R Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $72,085.95 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, JEFFREY M Employer name City of Rensselaer Amount $72,085.73 Date 07/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC ADAM, KEVIN J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $72,085.38 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARLING, KEVIN G Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $72,085.00 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, CLINT M Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $72,084.54 Date 12/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, KRISTIN E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $72,084.49 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUDDER, GAYLE Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $72,084.31 Date 08/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROMLEY, JAMIE J Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $72,083.68 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODRUFF, STEVEN L Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $72,083.68 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATLIN, JERRAD V Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $72,083.68 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERASIMTSCHUK, ANDREA K Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $72,083.58 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, STEVEN D Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $72,083.28 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, WILLIAM M Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $72,083.28 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHR, THOMAS A Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $72,083.28 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMOND, JOSHUA C R Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $72,083.08 Date 03/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name INMAN, BRADLEY H Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $72,083.02 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMENS, DAVID B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,082.99 Date 07/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI BARTOLO, JOSEPH Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $72,082.78 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYLVAIN, MICHAELLE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $72,082.54 Date 12/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADOPOULOS, NICOLE M Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $72,082.45 Date 07/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, JOSE Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $72,082.20 Date 01/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREMBLAY, LEE M Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $72,082.17 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, MELVIN Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $72,081.77 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, SHANNON E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $72,081.12 Date 08/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, ALFIE Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $72,081.10 Date 08/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKER, RODNEY C Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $72,081.03 Date 07/31/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, MICHAEL C Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $72,080.98 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARMARIO, CATHERINE Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $72,080.34 Date 09/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM-WILSON, CLARICE E Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,080.06 Date 12/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNNING, ERIN M Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $72,079.91 Date 01/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, JANET L Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $72,079.80 Date 11/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, JOSHUA W Employer name Onondaga County Amount $72,079.33 Date 06/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGGIO, ROBERT V Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,079.04 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEVENS, NATHANIEL J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $72,078.80 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELF, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Auburn Amount $72,078.77 Date 12/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, CHARLES A Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $72,078.44 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, THEODORE O Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $72,078.44 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, PETER Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $72,078.44 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARAGIANO, JOSEPH Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $72,078.44 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAHM, MICHAEL J Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $72,078.39 Date 01/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA SITA, LAURA J Employer name Riverhead Free Library Amount $72,078.16 Date 07/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC EWEN, VICKI A Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $72,077.93 Date 07/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABAISAKOVA, STELLA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $72,077.72 Date 11/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENT, KEITH A Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $72,077.48 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODGE, BARBARA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,077.10 Date 01/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANGOS, GEORGE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,076.86 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGNER, WILLIAM J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $72,076.24 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRYDMAN, MICHELLE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $72,075.85 Date 11/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATISTA, LUIS A Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $72,075.83 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELSEY, DONNA M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $72,075.56 Date 05/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPOINT, DARR E Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $72,075.56 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, MARK J Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $72,075.54 Date 01/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLSCHER, JASON W Employer name Poughkeepsie Housing Authority Amount $72,075.05 Date 12/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAWAY, ADAM A Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $72,074.82 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DELL, SUSAN H Employer name Plattsburgh City School Dist Amount $72,074.45 Date 09/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISK, CLARE G Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $72,074.40 Date 09/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERAGHTY, SEAN M Employer name Fulton County Amount $72,074.35 Date 06/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, CARL B, JR Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $72,074.25 Date 09/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEWETT, WILLIAM H, JR Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $72,074.00 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEXEIRA, RENE N Employer name Westchester County Amount $72,074.00 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAHN, PAUL P, II Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $72,073.80 Date 02/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUMINSKI, GREGORY M Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $72,073.60 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRIPP, WAYNE O Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $72,073.60 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROUTMAN, SEAN C Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $72,073.26 Date 11/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRRER, BEAT Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $72,073.24 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOROGHAZI, ANNA E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $72,073.24 Date 09/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTIS, BRIAN A Employer name Westchester County Amount $72,072.64 Date 08/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, BRIAN J Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $72,072.42 Date 05/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGLIARDI, NANCY E Employer name Hastings-On-Hudson UFSD Amount $72,072.29 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINGA, JENNIFER C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $72,072.18 Date 09/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, JODY A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $72,071.96 Date 12/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, NELTHA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $72,071.88 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUCZA, PATRICIA A Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $72,071.32 Date 08/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, DOREEN Employer name Spackenkill UFSD Amount $72,070.92 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITEASH, STEVEN T Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $72,070.43 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System