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 JOHNSON, WILLIAM R Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $71,609.20 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, LARRY, JR Employer name Town of Woodstock Amount $71,608.42 Date 04/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORIN, ROBERT Employer name New Rochelle Public Library Amount $71,608.40 Date 10/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRELL, LARRY Q, SR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $71,606.52 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, PATRICIA L Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $71,606.31 Date 05/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, SCOTT E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $71,605.99 Date 06/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSSKOPF, PATRICE A Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $71,605.54 Date 11/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC CALLA, LATOYA A Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $71,605.47 Date 07/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAIMONDI, FRANCINE Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $71,605.01 Date 04/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHREVE, MICHAEL D Employer name Nassau County Amount $71,604.96 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OGORZALY, EDWARD J Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $71,604.85 Date 10/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, JOHN M Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $71,604.75 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEDLACEK, PAIGE M Employer name Broome County Amount $71,604.22 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, JAMES S Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $71,604.12 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIX, ROBERT A Employer name Town of Kent Amount $71,603.80 Date 03/14/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTENSEN, PAMELA A Employer name Huntington Public Library Amount $71,603.53 Date 08/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, RICHARD V Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $71,603.06 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLAN, LESLIE J Employer name Island Trees UFSD Amount $71,602.86 Date 09/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALKOWSKI, KRZYSZTOF Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $71,602.62 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUREK, VICTOR Employer name Seaford UFSD Amount $71,602.62 Date 03/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCE, VINCENT E Employer name Village of Westfield Amount $71,602.47 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEZIN, CARL Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $71,601.46 Date 09/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, ZACHARY L Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $71,601.21 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, TONYA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $71,600.92 Date 05/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBECK, TINA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $71,600.90 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERN, DONALD J, JR Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $71,600.75 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENNA, GEORGIA E Employer name Orange County Amount $71,600.67 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, CLAUDETTE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $71,600.28 Date 03/27/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERPOOL, MARSHALL A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $71,600.28 Date 06/13/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADAY, ALBERT L Employer name Warren County Amount $71,600.26 Date 05/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SANTIS, KELLI M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $71,600.10 Date 02/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, JOHN Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $71,600.05 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASTORE, ANDREW J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $71,599.91 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, MINDY E Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $71,599.45 Date 10/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISH, ELMER R, JR Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $71,599.00 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERRY, WAYNE M, JR Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $71,598.92 Date 09/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUVERNEAU, PARNEL Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $71,598.83 Date 09/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUUD, LISA C Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $71,598.42 Date 01/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKMER, MATTHEW P Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $71,598.33 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENTI, FREDERICK G, III Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $71,598.32 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNSELL, CRAIG W Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $71,597.97 Date 10/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOOLEY, AMIE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $71,597.82 Date 01/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONLEY, RICHARD E Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $71,597.57 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARO, DAVID C Employer name Nassau County Amount $71,597.05 Date 08/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABRIEL, GARRET R Employer name Sullivan County Amount $71,597.01 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REITTINGER, DEBORAH A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,596.99 Date 09/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDOUX, MARY J Employer name Sullivan County Amount $71,596.93 Date 01/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMISAMAN, PAUL O, JR Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $71,596.63 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEELES, ZAKIYA A Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $71,595.85 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERWIN, RICHARD A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $71,595.66 Date 04/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNNOM, MICHAEL A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $71,594.78 Date 07/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEWERYNIAK, MARK A Employer name Alexander CSD Amount $71,594.13 Date 11/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SATURNINO, CHRISTINE Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,593.94 Date 11/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERWIEL, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $71,593.55 Date 12/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, BRIAN T Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $71,593.46 Date 07/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INNELLA, JOHN Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $71,593.37 Date 03/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BORDONARO, LAURA A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $71,592.82 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLYNN, KATHLEEN E Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $71,592.65 Date 10/31/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKWELL, IDA B Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $71,592.31 Date 07/12/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNNER, NATASHA Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,592.23 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, MESHELL Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $71,591.71 Date 12/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, LAWRENCE J, JR Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $71,591.68 Date 11/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMMANUEL, ROSE D Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $71,591.38 Date 08/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILESKI, STEPHANIE A Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $71,591.35 Date 11/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAEZ, HECTOR L Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $71,590.60 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $71,590.03 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGUECE, PHILIP Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $71,589.66 Date 05/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUE, LESLIE R Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $71,589.36 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTON, JEFFREY J Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $71,588.96 Date 11/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, JOSHUA A Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $71,588.79 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTY, BRENDA D Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $71,588.71 Date 04/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUPINSKI, JENNIE Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $71,588.65 Date 11/01/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STELLER, JOSEPH H Employer name Hoosick Falls CSD Amount $71,588.48 Date 09/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMIS, MARIE B Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $71,588.40 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABRERA, HUMBERTO Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $71,588.27 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNER, WILLIAM J Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $71,588.20 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, SHANNON M. Employer name Office For The Aging Amount $71,587.90 Date 02/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINN, SARAH Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $71,587.86 Date 04/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, CONTINA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $71,587.59 Date 09/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, WARREN F, III Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $71,587.57 Date 11/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMKO, ALEKSANDR Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $71,586.75 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, MEGHAN C Employer name Chemung County Amount $71,586.71 Date 04/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ANDREW S Employer name Town of Somers Amount $71,585.98 Date 04/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORI, PETER Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $71,585.53 Date 01/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAY, GARY R Employer name Canajoharie CSD Amount $71,585.50 Date 07/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTOR, DANIEL V Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $71,585.43 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEARY, CARL M Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $71,585.39 Date 09/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORCZAK, PHILIP R Employer name State Bd of Elections Amount $71,585.14 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JASON K Employer name Westchester County Amount $71,585.07 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROWER, EUGENE M Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $71,584.54 Date 12/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LANE, ERIC J Employer name City of Watertown Amount $71,584.46 Date 11/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ATKINSON, DAVID W Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $71,584.43 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, GRICEL Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $71,584.30 Date 10/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORIANO, ANDRE O Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $71,584.18 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, MICHAEL A, JR Employer name City of Utica Amount $71,583.98 Date 05/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHALEN, MARY K Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,583.40 Date 06/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRENNEN, MICHAEL F Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $71,583.19 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, DAVID G Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $71,583.06 Date 03/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, PATRICIA L Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $71,582.92 Date 06/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSADO, HENRY G Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $71,582.60 Date 05/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System