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 OSTERHOUDT, JEREMY H Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $71,998.54 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANWARREN, JAMES L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $71,998.12 Date 01/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, ROSEMARIE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $71,997.98 Date 07/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, JOSEPH G Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $71,997.71 Date 03/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADIQ, SEAN A Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $71,997.44 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, THOMAS J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $71,997.11 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHENG, LING Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $71,997.05 Date 08/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINDER, EDWARD J Employer name Hauppauge Fire District Amount $71,996.96 Date 03/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNTON, MICHAEL E Employer name Tompkins County Amount $71,996.59 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, CHARLES H Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $71,996.46 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, SCOTT B Employer name Ontario County Amount $71,996.44 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CODY, MICHAEL T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $71,995.95 Date 11/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, COLLEEN M Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $71,995.78 Date 08/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESTA, SUSAN G Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $71,995.74 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNER, MARQUETTEA D Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $71,995.74 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAIPAUL, DEONARINE Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $71,995.61 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, ELWYN C Employer name Village of Angelica Amount $71,995.20 Date 05/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANICCIA, PATRICIA A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,995.18 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBUS, DAVID E Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $71,995.04 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUSE, NATHAN J Employer name City of Cortland Amount $71,994.93 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PATEL, STACY M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $71,994.85 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBERT, VANESSA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $71,994.51 Date 08/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWART, ANDREA M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $71,993.93 Date 08/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCONE, JOSEPH Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $71,993.87 Date 04/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELLA, ZULMA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $71,993.82 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROM, TONY F Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $71,993.80 Date 07/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELCHLIN, COURTNEY M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $71,993.58 Date 03/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, JASON L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $71,993.54 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARAMELLINO, FRANCIS A Employer name Croton Harmon UFSD Amount $71,993.47 Date 11/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELY, ANGELA Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $71,993.43 Date 04/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAFER, DOUGLAS W Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $71,993.20 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLIUS, MARGARET Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $71,992.97 Date 04/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, DONALD L, II Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $71,992.45 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLAND, SHARON A Employer name Department of State Amount $71,991.98 Date 04/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAMPHILE, RUT N Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $71,991.81 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, DONALD F Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $71,991.72 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRZYSTAL, THOMAS H Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $71,991.55 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, MURIEL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,991.39 Date 09/02/1968 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRABAN, MICKI L Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $71,991.32 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEPE, JAIME C Employer name Nassau County Amount $71,990.69 Date 10/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVLIN, KATHLEEN E Employer name Rockland County Amount $71,990.67 Date 02/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLERE, CASSIE L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $71,990.59 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, LISA Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $71,990.55 Date 02/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLLOY, TIMOTHY C Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $71,990.44 Date 05/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARLING, KRISTINE M Employer name Phelps Clifton Springs CSD Amount $71,990.20 Date 03/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, MEGAN E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $71,989.98 Date 01/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOW, ANDREW F Employer name Village of Canton Amount $71,989.93 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CURRY, MARVIN G Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $71,989.11 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, WENDY L Employer name Education Department Amount $71,988.90 Date 01/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, JAY W Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $71,988.58 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUDDAHEE, PATRICK J Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $71,988.30 Date 01/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIGHT, SCOTT M Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $71,988.05 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOT, DAVID A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $71,987.03 Date 11/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICINSKI, SANDRA L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $71,986.85 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, DAVID G Employer name City of Troy Amount $71,986.67 Date 01/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERSON, DEBRA A Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $71,986.64 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, CYNTHIA Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $71,986.63 Date 06/30/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURGEOIS, ROBERT E Employer name Village of Green Island Amount $71,986.28 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NASH, CHELSEA R Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $71,985.70 Date 05/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSON, CLIFFORD M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $71,985.61 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRD, SUSANNE M Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $71,985.00 Date 10/17/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, ROBERT W Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $71,983.85 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, DENNIS Employer name Town of Patterson Amount $71,983.75 Date 11/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINGERT, MICHAEL J Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $71,983.62 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORTON, MORRIS J, JR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $71,983.52 Date 09/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNS, ADAM K Employer name Department of Health Amount $71,983.43 Date 04/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MARGARET H Employer name St Lawrence Childrens Services Amount $71,983.26 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUGHN, PATRICIA Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $71,983.10 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLETTE, JASON R Employer name Albany County Amount $71,982.88 Date 10/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNCE, LISA MARIE Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $71,981.76 Date 09/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARVIS, MATTHEW P R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $71,980.95 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLISTER, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $71,980.95 Date 12/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKLOY, ANN L Employer name Fulton County Amount $71,980.68 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, CAROL B Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $71,980.61 Date 05/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELESTINO, ELIANETH Employer name Tuckahoe UFSD Amount $71,980.56 Date 07/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYNOHA, KEITH M Employer name Village of Port Jefferson Amount $71,980.17 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCINTA, MARIA L Employer name Buffalo Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $71,979.27 Date 07/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, WILLIAM B Employer name City of White Plains Amount $71,979.24 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDMANN, JAMIE M Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $71,978.98 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSKOV, SUSAN Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,978.91 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABALJA, MARGARET A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $71,978.63 Date 02/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRWIN, STEPHANIE K Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $71,978.40 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULHERN, TIMOTHY I Employer name Erie County Amount $71,978.03 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOSWORTHY, RAYMOUR P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $71,978.00 Date 02/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, BARRY M Employer name Nassau County Amount $71,977.92 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDEN, MERWYN L, JR Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $71,977.72 Date 05/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILON, MICHEL R Employer name Erie County Amount $71,977.04 Date 09/03/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGANA, JASON M Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $71,976.96 Date 12/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STYGA, MICHAEL J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $71,976.27 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, NANCY Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $71,975.91 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, EDWARD R Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $71,975.68 Date 12/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZLOWSKI, JOSHUA A Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $71,975.13 Date 03/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERNASCONI, BRIAN S Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $71,974.42 Date 11/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZUTO, JOSEPH A Employer name City of Rome Amount $71,973.48 Date 10/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZAWESKI, ROBERT E Employer name Riverhead Fire District Amount $71,973.31 Date 04/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIERZEGA, KIMBERLY Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $71,972.98 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRAMM, MATTHEW F Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $71,972.89 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREHAN, BRANDI L Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $71,972.60 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ISAAURA M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $71,972.56 Date 11/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADDER, MICHAEL F Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $71,972.36 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System