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 MORSE, CHARLES M Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $71,755.63 Date 08/26/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIGESU, DAVID Employer name Nassau County Amount $71,755.42 Date 09/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, TRACEY A Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $71,755.07 Date 10/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDEN, WILLIAM R Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $71,754.97 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLAND, NANCY S Employer name Nassau County Amount $71,754.88 Date 01/28/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELM, PATTI-JO Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $71,754.79 Date 03/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, THOMAS E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,754.47 Date 12/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSTAMANTE, WALDO Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $71,754.45 Date 03/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEGAN, KYLE Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $71,754.25 Date 06/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCO, JOSEPH M Employer name Town of Islip Amount $71,753.83 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORELLI, MARIA-ELENA Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $71,753.77 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILMARTIN, KRISTI L Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $71,752.86 Date 05/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELTON, AUDRA A Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $71,752.76 Date 11/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARE, STACEY L Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $71,752.07 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMACK, THOMAS J, III Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $71,752.01 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, RICARDO Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $71,752.01 Date 07/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, WILLIAM J Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $71,751.57 Date 09/26/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVER, JEREMIAH G Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $71,751.02 Date 02/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA FLESH, DANIEL J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $71,750.96 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCKTON, ANDREW J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $71,750.13 Date 02/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, BRAD L Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $71,749.24 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROAN, KEITH L Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $71,748.94 Date 11/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHNIK, AMYJO R Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $71,748.48 Date 03/17/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENNELLY, WILLIAM D Employer name Levittown Fire District Amount $71,748.45 Date 04/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, RONALD B Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $71,748.26 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDELORA, ROBERT J Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $71,748.14 Date 11/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYWOOD, JOHN H Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $71,747.61 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BARRINGTON J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,747.29 Date 01/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, PHILIP Employer name Ulster County Amount $71,746.95 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, PATRICK F Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $71,746.76 Date 10/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERFETTO, LOUIS J, JR Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $71,746.73 Date 07/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FRANCE, MATHEW J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $71,746.00 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, CURTIS J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $71,745.77 Date 09/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLAIN, PATRICK T Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $71,745.61 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, GIGI E Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $71,745.61 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, BARRY J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,745.61 Date 06/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURAJDA, RICHARD J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,745.61 Date 05/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCORDO, JENNIFER M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,745.61 Date 09/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUGAJ, GABRIELLE F Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $71,745.60 Date 08/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN-NURSE, MARIANA Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $71,745.47 Date 03/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, SHANE M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $71,745.10 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUDA, JEFFREY C Employer name Oneida County Amount $71,745.06 Date 02/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIMARCHI, JOHN V Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $71,744.93 Date 10/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPPS, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $71,744.90 Date 06/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIFFLARD, KEITH A Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $71,744.85 Date 02/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURANTE, THOMAS J Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $71,744.80 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLA, JOANN Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $71,744.57 Date 09/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUMBLE, JOHN R Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $71,744.40 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONTICELLO, KHAYYAM J Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $71,744.28 Date 11/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEESE, JESSE A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $71,744.23 Date 10/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSPLOCK, KEVIN M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $71,744.12 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANSTEY, JOHN D Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $71,743.96 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLITER, GEORGE L Employer name Valhalla UFSD Amount $71,742.80 Date 07/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CESTONE, JOHN W Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $71,742.70 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLON, KENNETH Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,742.59 Date 10/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSAMILIA, MICHAEL Employer name Franklin Sq Munson Fire Dist Amount $71,742.55 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORSYTH, NEAL P Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $71,742.31 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABY, CRAIG D Employer name City of Troy Amount $71,742.31 Date 07/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, THOMAS M Employer name City of Geneva Amount $71,742.20 Date 07/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, JASON W Employer name Village of Pleasantville Amount $71,741.94 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPUCCIO, FELIX V Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $71,741.86 Date 01/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMEL, FREDERICK L Employer name Village of Webster Amount $71,741.68 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGER, RACHEL D Employer name St Joseph's School For Deaf Amount $71,741.36 Date 09/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARROW, GRANT W Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $71,741.30 Date 07/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, ANDREW R Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $71,741.24 Date 06/21/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALLON, KAREN M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $71,741.09 Date 03/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAXTER, TINISHA Y Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $71,741.02 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEV, BARINDER J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $71,740.87 Date 04/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRA, ROMYNA L Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $71,740.60 Date 10/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIN, SAM S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,740.43 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERLICH, ERICA C Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $71,740.41 Date 11/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, LIZA A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $71,740.05 Date 07/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNE, NATASHA M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $71,739.98 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, SHARON L Employer name City of Troy Amount $71,739.76 Date 08/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECK, BRANDY L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $71,739.66 Date 08/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, EDWARD R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $71,739.40 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEELER, MEGHAN L Employer name Orange County Amount $71,739.14 Date 02/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLISON, MICHAEL E Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $71,739.11 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEARY, MARIA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $71,738.99 Date 02/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, RALPH K Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $71,738.73 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORBOURNE, KEVIN Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $71,738.65 Date 09/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, SHANE W Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $71,738.64 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHELAN, RYAN T Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $71,738.13 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, KEITH L Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $71,737.60 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORGAN, CLIFFORD D Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $71,737.38 Date 08/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGADORN, BARRY S Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $71,737.03 Date 10/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENOIT, GREGORY L Employer name Town of Gates Amount $71,736.82 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKEY, DANA M Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $71,736.32 Date 03/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENHILL, VAUGHN M Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $71,736.31 Date 07/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILDEBRAND, CHRISTOPHER D, JR Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $71,735.58 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBIS, NICHOLAS C Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $71,734.93 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORGETTE, VICKI J Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $71,734.10 Date 07/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSWALD, LAURA E Employer name Washington County Amount $71,733.94 Date 01/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NISITA, TINA M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $71,733.75 Date 08/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATNODE, LINDA Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $71,733.60 Date 03/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUFFMAN, MARK L, JR Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $71,733.15 Date 05/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CODDINGTON, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Broome County Amount $71,732.75 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINAMORE, GREGORY M Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $71,732.56 Date 07/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUSZA, JOSEPH C, JR Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $71,732.53 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, TAMARA Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $71,732.42 Date 06/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System