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 CULMER, CHARLES A Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $71,058.29 Date 02/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALCK, PAMELA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $71,058.25 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVA, RAYMOND, JR Employer name Rockland County Amount $71,058.23 Date 06/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVINE, MATTHEW M Employer name City of Lockport Amount $71,058.09 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, AMY K Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $71,057.91 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURTADO, NESTOR A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $71,057.64 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUNGER, PAMELA C Employer name Smithtown Spec Library Dist Amount $71,056.96 Date 05/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, RANDELL W Employer name Allegany County Amount $71,055.89 Date 01/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOVERN, CHRISTINE M Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $71,055.64 Date 11/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMBRASKI, MARGARET M Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $71,055.43 Date 05/24/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTICE, JOHN O, JR Employer name Windham-Ashland-Jewett CSD Amount $71,055.30 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTHBERT, GREGORY K Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $71,055.08 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, LISA L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $71,055.08 Date 02/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, DEBORAH J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $71,055.08 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFERS-TAYLOR, JUDITH L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $71,055.08 Date 04/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMINES, JONEEN M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $71,055.08 Date 06/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEXTON, ROBER J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $71,054.68 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCO, JANINE A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $71,054.38 Date 01/14/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPLAN TORGGLER, DEENA M Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $71,054.34 Date 09/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, TIMOTHY D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $71,054.05 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORRISSEY, LIAM T Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $71,053.84 Date 02/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWER, CARYN I Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $71,053.73 Date 10/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNESSY, ED Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $71,053.43 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, DANIEL J E Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $71,052.37 Date 06/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABRERA, JOHANNA A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $71,052.20 Date 06/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESLEY, MARK A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $71,051.45 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUN, MICHAEL D, JR Employer name Town of Grand Island Amount $71,051.34 Date 12/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTENSEN, GEORGE A, III Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $71,051.31 Date 02/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REITZ, ELIZABETH V Employer name Massapequa Public Library Amount $71,050.86 Date 07/13/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARVIS, JACOB R Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $71,050.74 Date 09/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWLANDS, WENDY M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $71,050.66 Date 08/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEGAL, YVETTE Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $71,050.56 Date 09/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, DANNY Employer name New York Public Library Amount $71,050.55 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSKO, MATTHEW G Employer name Albany County Amount $71,050.36 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACDONALD, JUSTIN Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $71,050.23 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NG, GEORGE Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $71,050.03 Date 05/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVINO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Cornell University Amount $71,050.02 Date 10/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ANGELA M Employer name Cornell University Amount $71,050.02 Date 07/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRINGER, SUSAN L Employer name Putnam County Amount $71,049.65 Date 04/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT-HEYBOER, SHARON L Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $71,049.61 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARSEN, KENDALL T Employer name Department of Health Amount $71,049.27 Date 08/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JOHN Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $71,049.23 Date 09/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNAT, MIRANDA Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $71,049.20 Date 05/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOELIZAIRE, PAULIN Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $71,049.11 Date 08/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADDOH, KWAME F Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $71,048.91 Date 06/11/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KACHEROVSKY, ILYA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,048.66 Date 02/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, JOHN-DAVID Employer name Department of State Amount $71,048.66 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALFRAND, CHERYL E Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $71,048.60 Date 06/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS-VALDES, GLADYS Employer name New York Public Library Amount $71,048.46 Date 08/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, JARRETT Employer name Village of Lakewood Amount $71,048.42 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIAZZA, ELLEN Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $71,048.39 Date 06/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANGLE, DEIRDRE A Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $71,048.34 Date 05/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENTE, DARLENE M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $71,048.24 Date 11/16/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NERI, THOMAS M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,048.10 Date 12/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN SCOTER, JOHN T Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $71,047.94 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLORY, JOHN L Employer name Erie County Amount $71,047.55 Date 02/02/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARNEY, MICHAEL W Employer name Nassau County Amount $71,047.46 Date 07/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WARWICK, BARRY R Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $71,047.29 Date 10/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MAINTO, MICHAEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $71,047.26 Date 05/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGGINA, DAVID M Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $71,047.08 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, BRIAN T Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $71,046.59 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTNAM, MICHAEL L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $71,046.58 Date 05/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IPEK, MIRIAM R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $71,046.35 Date 04/12/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $71,046.26 Date 07/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WODICKA, CHARLES Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $71,045.90 Date 03/20/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEN EYCK, TIMOTHY S Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $71,045.83 Date 10/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, LISA A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $71,045.65 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIS, AMY N Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $71,045.58 Date 02/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLIPMANN, JAMES G Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $71,045.58 Date 01/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGAN, RICHARD F Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,045.34 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, JENNA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $71,045.33 Date 07/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDEN, KIMBERLY D Employer name Department of Health Amount $71,044.73 Date 10/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, SYLVIA Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $71,044.71 Date 08/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTONE, NICHOLAS, II Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,044.59 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, OWEN R Employer name West Irondequoit CSD Amount $71,044.40 Date 11/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, JOHN P Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $71,044.21 Date 02/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KNAPP, KERRIANNE Employer name Putnam County Amount $71,043.95 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULZ, KAROLINE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $71,043.78 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAURIO, KRISTOPHER G Employer name City of Troy Amount $71,043.29 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BORST, JOSHUA A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $71,043.28 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, LYNN Y Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $71,043.22 Date 10/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, KRISTINE P Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $71,043.09 Date 04/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAPASEK, DAVID J Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $71,042.97 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATANASOV, ANGEL G Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $71,041.99 Date 08/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWLEY, MARY EILEEN E Employer name Nassau County Amount $71,041.79 Date 03/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHMIELEWSKI, JOHN A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $71,041.33 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMLAKHAN, STEVE Employer name Westchester County Amount $71,041.23 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUCHOWNY, MICHELLE L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $71,040.80 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNURIA, MONTY D Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $71,040.22 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTERO, RICARDO Employer name New York Public Library Amount $71,040.22 Date 09/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMMARONE, FRANCIS A Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $71,040.06 Date 02/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, COLLEEN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $71,039.73 Date 02/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REOME, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $71,039.62 Date 09/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKETT, GLENN T Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $71,039.09 Date 01/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASMUSSEN, JOANNE Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $71,038.51 Date 01/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EATON, GRANT R Employer name Saratoga County Amount $71,038.36 Date 05/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOEHSER, CHARLES A, II Employer name Saratoga County Amount $71,038.36 Date 10/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBER-VILLANO, PATRICIA A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $71,038.31 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HMURA, CONCETTA A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $71,038.30 Date 10/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARTORI, ROBERT F Employer name Office of General Services Amount $71,038.19 Date 07/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System