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 LA BIER, RICHARD H, JR Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $71,379.97 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERHISE, MICHAEL D Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $71,379.83 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALIONE, KATHY A Employer name Rockland County Amount $71,379.82 Date 10/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAI, ROXANNE AIMEE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $71,379.72 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARWOSKI, CAROLYN P Employer name Mount Vernon Public Library Amount $71,379.31 Date 02/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, CAROLYN Y Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $71,379.14 Date 09/20/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELLEY, JOSEPH P Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $71,378.70 Date 10/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GETZ, PATRICK J Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $71,378.68 Date 07/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELLARD, STEVEN H, SR Employer name Village of Addison Amount $71,378.12 Date 08/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FUCCI, DONATO Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $71,378.11 Date 08/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMEAD, GREGORY Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $71,377.92 Date 03/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYO, RYAN M Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $71,377.71 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VOULO, MICHAEL A Employer name Education Department Amount $71,377.53 Date 03/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZPRENGIEL, HALINA Employer name Orange County Amount $71,377.51 Date 09/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLADES, KAYLA A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $71,376.42 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SUSIE Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $71,376.21 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROY, CHARLES F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $71,376.14 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, JAMES D Employer name Broome County Amount $71,375.98 Date 03/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODRUFF, MARK R Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $71,375.42 Date 11/26/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIONES, JORGE R Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $71,375.29 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLERNEE, RONALD T Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $71,375.22 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAAL, BRUCE R Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $71,375.22 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALKNER, JEFFREY D Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $71,375.14 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIPLING, CAROL A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $71,375.09 Date 02/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETRO, LORRAINE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,375.03 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, KATHLEEN A Employer name Albany County Amount $71,374.84 Date 06/11/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REARDON, ANGELA M Employer name Seneca County Amount $71,374.44 Date 10/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINKENS, JOHN P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $71,374.38 Date 05/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SUZANNE C Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $71,374.33 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEJIA, MICHELLE L Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $71,374.28 Date 01/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROJAS-HURST, FANNY Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $71,374.13 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN NESS, ERIC R Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $71,374.04 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, MATTHEW R Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $71,374.02 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, NATASHA A Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $71,373.62 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANIS, CHRISTINE M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,372.94 Date 01/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAILLARD, FRED Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $71,371.98 Date 11/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBER, SCOT J Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $71,371.35 Date 02/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, DENNIS M Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $71,371.20 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, DAVID A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $71,370.99 Date 03/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JAMES M Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $71,370.86 Date 07/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUCKLE, KENDRA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $71,370.53 Date 12/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, ELIZABETH M Employer name City of Watertown Amount $71,370.13 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HANDY, KATHLEEN A Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $71,369.95 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOROZOW, DANIEL J Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $71,369.75 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERY, EDWARD S Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $71,369.66 Date 07/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, ANTHONY G Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $71,369.59 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MURRAY, KANE V Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $71,368.90 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUSO, CAROL A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $71,368.75 Date 04/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAGOS, MAUREEN J Employer name Town of Chester Amount $71,368.60 Date 11/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIKOFF, JANET M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $71,368.57 Date 05/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UCHYTIL, AARON D Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $71,368.37 Date 05/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASLOWSKI, EUGENE D Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $71,368.02 Date 08/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAEMER, SAMUEL S Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $71,367.84 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESS, STUART D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $71,367.50 Date 06/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAZZERA, ADAM D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $71,367.48 Date 08/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONIFER, DREW R Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $71,367.21 Date 06/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, STEPHEN J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $71,366.71 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUCH, SHEILA O Employer name City of Albany Amount $71,366.64 Date 04/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAVERN, LIAM C Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $71,366.39 Date 02/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSOWSKI, DONALD P Employer name Village of East Hills Amount $71,366.25 Date 05/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEID, CHAD M Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $71,366.13 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEWS, LEE ANDREW J Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $71,366.01 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, RUTH A Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $71,365.55 Date 08/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTLEY, RICHARD P Employer name Albany County Amount $71,365.15 Date 02/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONEILLO, ROBERT Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $71,365.02 Date 11/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILI, JAMES C, II Employer name Caledonia-Mumford CSD Amount $71,364.72 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMIERE, CATHY M Employer name Westchester County Amount $71,364.66 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, WILLIAM T, JR Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $71,364.64 Date 10/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLBROOK, THOMAS T C Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $71,364.64 Date 06/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTONE, JAMES S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $71,364.53 Date 12/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYEU, MICHAEL J Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $71,363.62 Date 06/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, JANET L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $71,363.48 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, MICHAEL L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $71,362.97 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, DEBORAH L Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $71,362.51 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFE, NANCY J Employer name Ulster County Amount $71,362.22 Date 09/26/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYON, MARTHA J Employer name Cornell University Amount $71,361.87 Date 07/01/1968 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Medina Amount $71,361.43 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURRAY, ALEIA N Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $71,361.29 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLEW, DEANNA M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $71,361.05 Date 08/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, ROBERT A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $71,360.33 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERETT, JAMES V Employer name Columbia County Amount $71,360.32 Date 07/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMESSER, PAUL J Employer name Division of Veterans' Affairs Amount $71,360.12 Date 08/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIRADO, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $71,360.09 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, DANIEL A Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $71,359.83 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRIVEAU, MATHIEU P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,359.72 Date 07/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYER, DANIEL P Employer name Education Department Amount $71,359.72 Date 05/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGLIM, PETER F Employer name Uniondale Fire Dist Amount $71,359.67 Date 05/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, LYNN M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $71,359.58 Date 06/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGLEY, JOHN W Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $71,359.48 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPICA, JUDITH S Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $71,358.95 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGLEY, JANET M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $71,358.74 Date 09/11/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLEY, CHARLES P, III Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,358.59 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, CHRISTIAN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $71,358.57 Date 11/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, WILLIAM F Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $71,358.37 Date 01/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISICATO, ANTHONY Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $71,358.29 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, FURRINA F Employer name Department of Health Amount $71,358.20 Date 08/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORGIONE, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $71,358.07 Date 10/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAN JULE, ANDREW C Employer name City of Cortland Amount $71,357.97 Date 03/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PUGLISI, JOSEPH M Employer name Hempstead Sanitary District #2 Amount $71,357.91 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, KEVIN M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $71,357.34 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System