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 MC GRATH, MARK E Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,521.10 Date 12/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHRMAN, DANIEL P Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,521.10 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNNING, CRAIG P Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,521.10 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKOWSKI, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,521.10 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENGEL, DWIGHT E Employer name Tompkins County Amount $71,520.61 Date 06/17/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHERTY, JOSEPH E Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $71,520.40 Date 03/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOUBOTH, RICHARD Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $71,520.01 Date 10/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPPES, ROBERT T, JR Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $71,519.94 Date 11/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, MELISSA M Employer name Broome County Amount $71,519.85 Date 10/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORIANO, LILLY N Employer name Rockland County Amount $71,519.28 Date 09/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPPINCOTT, BENJAMIN C Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $71,519.21 Date 04/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, SCOTT T Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $71,518.68 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, JEANNETTA D Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $71,518.59 Date 03/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALKURABI, ERIC S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,517.70 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREIRA, RICKY L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $71,517.45 Date 09/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LACOMBE, JOSHUA C Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $71,517.11 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, JENNIFER L Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $71,516.90 Date 05/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, MARYANNE C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $71,516.80 Date 05/24/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEVIN, ANDREW R Employer name Jefferson County Amount $71,516.79 Date 08/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINNEBORN, MARION D Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $71,516.29 Date 02/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIPLEY-BROWN, BARBARA J Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $71,516.25 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVITO, MARGO L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $71,515.94 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, BRUCE M, III Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $71,515.91 Date 08/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, ELLIOTE L Employer name Monroe County Amount $71,515.83 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUGES, MARK A Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $71,515.78 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMKE, JEFFREY D Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $71,515.30 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Westchester County Amount $71,515.04 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEIER, JASON A Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $71,514.91 Date 03/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, CLIFTON S, III Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $71,514.72 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, TROY L Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $71,514.45 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKWELL, MARCELLA A Employer name Albany County Amount $71,514.26 Date 08/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAUSS, PETER J Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $71,513.77 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIELINSKI, ROBERT D Employer name Orange County Amount $71,513.20 Date 01/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, AARON A Employer name City of Rome Amount $71,513.20 Date 02/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARBIERI, ALESSANDRA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $71,512.25 Date 09/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURNOYER, BARBARA A Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $71,512.17 Date 09/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, BRIAN L Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $71,512.05 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, CASSANDRA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $71,511.86 Date 07/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, DAVID O Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $71,511.46 Date 06/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JEAN D Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $71,511.04 Date 09/25/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, GREGORY V Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $71,510.84 Date 08/31/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, MARY E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $71,510.80 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, SANKAR D Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $71,510.73 Date 04/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELANICH, ALEXANDRA C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,510.25 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURICK, MATTHEW D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,509.50 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAIA, JOAN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,509.30 Date 09/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANGIONE, JULIA A Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $71,509.20 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNELLA, RONALD L Employer name Town of Gaines Amount $71,509.12 Date 10/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURIALE, MARK L Employer name Guilderland Public Library Amount $71,508.70 Date 07/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, LISA A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $71,508.49 Date 10/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTELA, BELINDA J Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $71,508.43 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTERBY, JARED F Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,508.23 Date 10/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STETZ-REESE, KIMBERLY M Employer name Erie County Amount $71,508.05 Date 08/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVANAUGH, ROBERT F Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $71,507.91 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, THONIA Y Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $71,507.69 Date 07/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAHY, KAREN A Employer name Cortland County Amount $71,507.31 Date 05/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE JESUS, NIXON, JR Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $71,507.30 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANNIER, ASHLEY R Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $71,507.13 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAEZ, JORGE A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $71,506.81 Date 07/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, MICAH J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $71,505.81 Date 02/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CURTI, ANTHONY J Employer name Orange County Amount $71,505.68 Date 11/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSPINA, WILSON D Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $71,505.60 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KINNON, CARL R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $71,505.13 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSIECKI, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name City of Elmira Amount $71,505.11 Date 09/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEAUBIEN, KYLE Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,505.00 Date 08/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSALES, ANN P Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $71,504.73 Date 05/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTILLO, JAMES A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,504.51 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZARPENTINE, WILLIAM E Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $71,504.29 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLUP, SCOTT R Employer name City of Albany Amount $71,504.04 Date 01/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFEIL, KATHLEEN D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,504.00 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, E JAMALL Employer name Monroe County Amount $71,503.73 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROIDL, JOHN F Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,503.39 Date 01/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, MAURICE H Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $71,503.37 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAPLETON, MARK A Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $71,502.63 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KATHLEEN T Employer name Department of Health Amount $71,502.46 Date 05/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INNIS, DEBBIE L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $71,502.05 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROPHY, PATRICK J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $71,502.02 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADAGLIACCA, MICHAEL Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $71,501.91 Date 03/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CONNELL, JON W Employer name Village of Victor Amount $71,501.73 Date 01/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CASSANDRA B Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $71,501.42 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSO, JENNIFER A Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $71,501.22 Date 05/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, BERNARDA Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $71,501.21 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, LINDSEY A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $71,501.14 Date 04/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, LUCY Employer name Department of Law Amount $71,500.62 Date 11/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSOFF, DAVID E Employer name Clinton County Amount $71,500.26 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DANNA L Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $71,500.21 Date 04/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUST, NICHOLAS G Employer name Town of Cornwall Amount $71,500.11 Date 10/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEDDLETON, JAMES J Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $71,500.00 Date 11/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEZGER, REBECCA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $71,499.90 Date 08/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOLIK, JACOB T Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,499.50 Date 09/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORISETTE, JOSEPH P Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $71,499.38 Date 01/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELTERLINE, ELIZABETH M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $71,499.19 Date 02/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COMPTON, JOHN M Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $71,498.99 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, RAY C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $71,498.91 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPAUL, EDNA M Employer name Westbury Mem Public Library Amount $71,498.77 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPADONE, DAVID V Employer name Erie County Amount $71,498.71 Date 03/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERKULOV, NIKOLAY Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $71,498.22 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONOVAN, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $71,497.96 Date 11/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, STEVEN W Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $71,497.91 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDS, CHANA M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $71,497.79 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System