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 BRANHAM, TONY C Employer name Oneida County Amount $71,164.41 Date 11/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGENBAUGH, KRISTOPHER A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $71,163.65 Date 01/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLELLO, ANDREW A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $71,163.37 Date 10/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALANDRA, MICHAEL N Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $71,163.36 Date 02/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALOW, TARA L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $71,163.05 Date 02/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRINOS, JOHN PAUL Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $71,162.51 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, CAROLINE J Employer name Clinton County Amount $71,162.50 Date 08/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNIO, STEVEN T Employer name Village of Hudson Falls Amount $71,161.72 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BECKER, ROGER R Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $71,161.30 Date 04/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANDULA, JOHN S Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $71,161.28 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POCKELS, WILLIAM Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $71,161.10 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTE, TIMOTHY A Employer name Greenburgh Housing Authority Amount $71,160.69 Date 11/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPUSZCAK, RONALD R Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $71,160.39 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLISH, MARK E Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $71,160.31 Date 10/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MARY N Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $71,160.27 Date 08/21/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, MICHAEL S Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $71,160.23 Date 09/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SLADE, JENNIFER L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $71,160.15 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALONGIS, MARY L Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $71,160.05 Date 06/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, CHANEE L Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $71,159.97 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLIZNIAK, PATRICK J Employer name Town of Aurora Amount $71,159.20 Date 11/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, JAMES D Employer name Oswego County Amount $71,159.08 Date 05/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTIT, COURTNEY E Employer name Oswego County Amount $71,159.05 Date 02/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVERNIER, ANDREW L Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $71,158.43 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEMYIER, WILLIAM S Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $71,157.58 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD-ROETHER, VANESSA N Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $71,157.39 Date 11/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALE, DANIEL N Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $71,157.08 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SULLIVAN, MICHAEL Employer name City of White Plains Amount $71,156.94 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, FRANKLIN T Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $71,156.94 Date 06/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENTLIE, ROBERT P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $71,156.83 Date 12/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECHARD, RONALD A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $71,156.71 Date 08/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STASH, JOSHUA R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $71,156.32 Date 01/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, RYAN P Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $71,155.84 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOVIK, ADAM P Employer name City of Beacon Amount $71,155.75 Date 05/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDIN, KIMBERLY K Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $71,155.55 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, BEVERLY P Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $71,155.51 Date 01/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUGHLIN, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Erie County Amount $71,155.33 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWYER, JAN F Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $71,155.14 Date 08/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGERFO, MARK M Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $71,154.72 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELELLO, JAMES J Employer name City of Oneonta Amount $71,154.46 Date 09/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PICCOLO, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $71,153.95 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEREBEE, RYAN W Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $71,153.76 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENZOTTI, JOHN A Employer name Town of Lewiston Amount $71,153.31 Date 06/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WESTON, JENNIFER L Employer name Chemung County Amount $71,152.93 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLURIE, TYE J Employer name Village of Westfield Amount $71,152.85 Date 02/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, LINDA S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,152.79 Date 08/25/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALARZA, BENNY Employer name City of Beacon Amount $71,152.32 Date 12/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGOSTO, MIGDALIA Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $71,151.98 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFE, MICHAEL A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $71,151.72 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELOCK, GEORGE A, JR Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $71,151.64 Date 08/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEWLAY, HO EUI Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $71,151.54 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULMAN, JACOB Employer name New York Public Library Amount $71,151.52 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMMON, JENNA L Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $71,151.28 Date 12/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YORKE, KATHLEEN A Employer name Erie County Amount $71,150.99 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARAM, GEORGE Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $71,150.88 Date 04/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORES, ESTEBAN S Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $71,150.74 Date 11/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, YUNJUNG Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $71,150.74 Date 01/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, ELICEO A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $71,150.68 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALLS, CAROLYN Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $71,150.48 Date 04/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLANCY, RICHARD W Employer name Fabius-Pompey CSD Amount $71,149.85 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, JORGE Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $71,149.72 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLEJEC, DAVID Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $71,149.60 Date 01/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, MARK A Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $71,149.52 Date 05/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODDEN, JAMES T, JR Employer name Ulster County Amount $71,149.45 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAZOTT, RONALD T Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $71,149.06 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, SEAN D Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $71,148.79 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE FAVE, STEVEN M Employer name City of Troy Amount $71,148.52 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAMARA, MABINTY S Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $71,147.62 Date 02/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRISH, ERIKA A Employer name Mastics Moriches Shirley Libr Amount $71,147.60 Date 01/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, BRIAN A Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $71,147.47 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, TIMOTHY P Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $71,147.43 Date 07/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALAKRISHNANNAIR, SREEKALA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $71,147.23 Date 07/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMAYA, MIGUEL A Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $71,146.81 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, LYNN M Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $71,146.26 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRY, JULIE Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $71,146.26 Date 04/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STINSON, JOSEPH D Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $71,146.12 Date 08/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWART, LAWRENCE G Employer name Saugerties CSD Amount $71,146.03 Date 04/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, THOMAS Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $71,145.62 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOWA, CHARLENE I Employer name Cornell University Amount $71,145.00 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOTY, CAROL A Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $71,144.58 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLYNN, PAMELA J Employer name Cornwall CSD Amount $71,144.44 Date 09/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEWS, WENDI E Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $71,144.16 Date 08/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HAGAN, ELIZABETH Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $71,143.75 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, DEBORAH S Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $71,143.60 Date 02/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, GERARD E, JR Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $71,143.39 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, RODNEY D Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $71,143.24 Date 09/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEGARD, CHRISTIAN S Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $71,143.16 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAN, JEROME B Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $71,143.07 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRERAND, ALLISON K Employer name Office of General Services Amount $71,143.07 Date 10/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, YOLANDA Employer name Office of General Services Amount $71,143.07 Date 07/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SHAUGHNESSY, BEN T Employer name Office of General Services Amount $71,143.07 Date 12/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MELISANDE H Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $71,143.07 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCK, EAMON G Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $71,143.07 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAYNE, CHRISTINA M Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $71,143.07 Date 06/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JAMES R Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $71,143.07 Date 09/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, NICHOLAS S Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $71,143.07 Date 10/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHEN, CAITLIN E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $71,143.07 Date 09/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNDELA, CAROLINE B Employer name Department of Health Amount $71,143.07 Date 10/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINBACH, EMILY R Employer name Department of Health Amount $71,143.07 Date 06/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNOCK, DAVID P Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $71,143.07 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HARE, KATHLEEN M Employer name Department of State Amount $71,143.07 Date 10/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System