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 TRAVERS, PAMELA M Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $71,357.10 Date 07/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, ANTHONY M Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $71,356.99 Date 12/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSKEY, JONATHAN V Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $71,356.32 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, LINDA S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $71,356.05 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLYDENBURGH, KENNETH W Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $71,355.88 Date 07/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FOREST, DERREK J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $71,355.72 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, TARA J Employer name Westchester County Amount $71,355.72 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIWOWARSKI, BOLESLAW Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $71,355.71 Date 04/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIGENFUS, JARED M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $71,355.45 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTZKE, KENNETH L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $71,355.37 Date 04/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOR, KENDRA M Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $71,354.58 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLAR, ALBERT J, JR Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,354.18 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASI, LISA M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $71,354.16 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARPEY, MARTIN J, JR Employer name Town of Southold Amount $71,353.88 Date 12/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUHOSKI, EDWARD A, III Employer name Town of Southold Amount $71,353.88 Date 10/27/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, CRAIG A Employer name City of Lockport Amount $71,353.87 Date 03/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GORNY, DANIEL J Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $71,353.69 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNSKY ACQUARO, STACEY L Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $71,353.64 Date 08/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECORARO, DAVID Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $71,352.58 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLINGERLAND, DOREEN M Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $71,352.26 Date 12/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, KEVIN S Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $71,352.22 Date 05/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, ROBERT S Employer name City of Albany Amount $71,351.03 Date 08/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name APPEL, GERYL Employer name Nassau County Amount $71,351.00 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLINGS, JUDITH M Employer name Nassau County Amount $71,351.00 Date 05/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUZAN, ADAM P Employer name Nassau County Amount $71,351.00 Date 11/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSOURATAKIS, NIMMY Employer name Nassau County Amount $71,350.99 Date 04/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRADDER, TRAVIS M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,350.69 Date 09/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELGADO, RICHARD Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $71,350.65 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEWS, JASON E Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $71,350.45 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROVES, CARLTON Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $71,350.16 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIGEON, STEPHEN R Employer name City of Geneva Amount $71,350.00 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERZOG-O'HARA, ANDREA H Employer name Cortland City School Dist Amount $71,349.50 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADISON, DEBORAH J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $71,349.00 Date 07/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAINT-VIL, JOHN Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $71,348.98 Date 08/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CHAD R Employer name Broome County Amount $71,348.69 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZURECK, JACOB D Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $71,348.62 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOELZER, FRANCINE B Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $71,348.57 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ANTHONY T Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $71,348.48 Date 11/30/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGSTON-BELL, DARLENE D Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $71,348.45 Date 06/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN NOTE, KELLY R Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $71,348.32 Date 11/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MANAMON, PATRICK J, JR Employer name Wallkill CSD Amount $71,348.29 Date 09/11/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, LORENE D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $71,348.28 Date 04/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, ERIC E Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $71,348.05 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRETZLER, ROBERT J Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $71,347.90 Date 02/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAFT, STACEY L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $71,347.87 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERLIHY, LYNN R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $71,346.92 Date 11/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESSES, DAVID A Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $71,346.92 Date 06/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, LING Employer name Education Department Amount $71,346.70 Date 06/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSON, SHARON R Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $71,346.22 Date 02/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTE, LISA A Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $71,346.22 Date 02/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, TAMMY R Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,346.22 Date 10/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMILLO, JANINE M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,346.22 Date 04/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SHAW, MICHELLE L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,346.22 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESMOND, DARLENE A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,346.22 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESOURDY, CONNIE S Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,346.22 Date 11/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMELL, B DONNA Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,346.22 Date 01/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKEY, LINDA M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,346.22 Date 01/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, KIMBERLY Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,346.22 Date 04/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRIS, ADEL M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,346.22 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDRON, MICHELLE M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,346.22 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLATORI, PAULA M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,346.22 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, BETTY J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,346.22 Date 04/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, LYNN M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,346.22 Date 04/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KACZMAREK, LINDA J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,346.22 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASPRZAK, JAMES A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,346.22 Date 01/11/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLICK, JESSICA E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,346.22 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMLEY, SALLY M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,346.22 Date 11/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, MICHELLE L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,346.22 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGERETTA, LISA R Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,346.22 Date 10/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCOLINI, JAMIE N Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,346.22 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, BARBARA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,346.22 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEACHAM, KELLY J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,346.22 Date 12/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAAB, ALBERTA Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,346.22 Date 01/18/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARGENT, ELLEN K Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,346.22 Date 01/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, BRIGID Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,346.22 Date 02/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE-MILLER, MARYELLEN Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,346.22 Date 09/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVE, JENEAN A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $71,346.22 Date 09/30/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, ERIC J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $71,346.22 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, JEREMY R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $71,346.19 Date 01/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, MARLENE L Employer name Town of Islip Amount $71,346.14 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, DENNIS Employer name Town of Islip Amount $71,346.13 Date 06/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSES, KENNETH W Employer name Town of Islip Amount $71,346.12 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSARO, MARY R Employer name Town of Islip Amount $71,346.05 Date 10/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUHLAND, SHEILA J Employer name Erie County Amount $71,346.01 Date 12/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARCY, TIMOTHY P Employer name Dutchess County Amount $71,345.95 Date 10/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUILAN, ERIC Employer name New York Public Library Amount $71,345.73 Date 12/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATTO, ANGELO F Employer name Nassau County Amount $71,345.72 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONACO, VINCENT A Employer name Department of Health Amount $71,345.48 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, VERA L Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $71,344.43 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN HOUSE, DUSTIN M Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $71,344.43 Date 05/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, DIANE D Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $71,344.25 Date 10/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBIN, MARKSON M Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $71,344.15 Date 04/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONGO, LOUIS A Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $71,344.14 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOODELL, CHAD C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $71,344.03 Date 07/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEKS, GARY L Employer name Penn Yan Bd of Light Commis Amount $71,344.01 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREZZA, EMILY Employer name West Hempstead Public Library Amount $71,343.87 Date 09/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, DANIEL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $71,343.64 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENTINO, PAUL S Employer name City of Rochester Amount $71,343.44 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZE, DONALD T Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $71,343.41 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAND, SHAWN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $71,343.37 Date 03/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System