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 VAN DUSEN, GEORGE H Employer name Warren County Amount $70,791.98 Date 09/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, BRYAN M Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $70,791.18 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABIN, ERIC C Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $70,790.92 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIROCCO, ANTHONY J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $70,790.41 Date 06/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, JAMAAL C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,790.33 Date 03/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWANDOWSKI, JOSEPH J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $70,790.23 Date 07/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAGNEY, LISA R Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $70,790.04 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINNIE, EILEEN M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $70,788.96 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, PAMELA J Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $70,788.41 Date 11/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAKES, GREGORY L Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $70,788.08 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEYO, STEPHEN E Employer name Town of East Greenbush Amount $70,787.96 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISIKOS, DEBORAH G Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $70,787.95 Date 09/14/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOY, TOMMY E Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $70,787.66 Date 08/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, SCOTT Employer name Cornell University Amount $70,787.58 Date 08/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAO, PETER Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $70,787.19 Date 04/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, ROBERT T Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $70,787.10 Date 07/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE MARTINO, ROSALIE Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $70,787.10 Date 11/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERS, KAREN S Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $70,786.91 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, JOANNE Employer name Hewlett Woodmere Pub Library Amount $70,786.65 Date 10/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKMAN, JAMES J Employer name Smithtown Spec Library Dist Amount $70,786.36 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINCAID, WENDY M Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $70,786.13 Date 08/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, JOHN Employer name Bohemia Fire District Amount $70,786.03 Date 12/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLAMY, TAWANA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $70,785.90 Date 02/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOO, AARON S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $70,785.83 Date 05/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, NYDIA A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $70,785.82 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDBERG, DANIEL R Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $70,785.72 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUMA, CHERYLNN G Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $70,785.29 Date 03/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTY, MARY Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $70,785.28 Date 09/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OMERAGIC, MUAMER Employer name City of Utica Amount $70,785.25 Date 11/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PICON, EMY J Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $70,785.17 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVILLARD, MICHELE A Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $70,785.07 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMAN, LISA M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,785.06 Date 08/07/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, TIMOTHY A Employer name Town of La Grange Amount $70,784.70 Date 08/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'APRIX, DAVID E Employer name Centro of Oneida Inc Amount $70,783.99 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, EVERETT J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $70,783.96 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBAUM, HOPE S Employer name Greece CSD Amount $70,783.84 Date 12/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRA, JOHN M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $70,783.71 Date 03/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIAPPETTA, MICHAEL A Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $70,783.71 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, ROBERT W, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $70,783.41 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IAFALLO, DAVID A Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $70,783.23 Date 12/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETOURNEAU, COREY D Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $70,783.18 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHMIELEWSKI, JOHN A, II Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $70,782.91 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAM, MARK W Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $70,782.80 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROFMAN, STEPHANIE M Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $70,782.58 Date 10/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVINGSTON, HUGH M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $70,782.34 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ARTHUR J Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $70,782.33 Date 06/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, MICHAEL W Employer name City of White Plains Amount $70,782.21 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADE, MARY L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,781.84 Date 08/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, MARION M Employer name Hampton Bays UFSD Amount $70,781.44 Date 01/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, JOSEPH P Employer name Nassau County Amount $70,781.39 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CODY-MC CUSKER, MAURA E Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $70,781.17 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO VUOLO, PATRICIA E Employer name Binghamton Childrens Services Amount $70,780.77 Date 04/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUBAKER, MATTHEW S Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $70,780.43 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PUCIK, JOHN S Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $70,780.26 Date 08/12/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPHAEL, MURAT Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $70,780.00 Date 07/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, LAURE Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,779.74 Date 12/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREMER, JUDY L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $70,779.65 Date 09/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMYOT, GREGORY P Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $70,779.28 Date 07/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARL, MICHAEL A Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $70,779.18 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMILA, MAGALLY Employer name New York Public Library Amount $70,778.75 Date 01/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, DAVID O Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $70,778.70 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEON, DONALD T Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $70,778.46 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAPENCKI, WILLIAM L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $70,778.28 Date 12/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, DAVID M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $70,777.80 Date 06/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERKES, KAREN E Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $70,777.75 Date 10/11/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRANO, SUSAN L Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $70,777.75 Date 02/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASILCHUK, KARENA G Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $70,777.75 Date 06/30/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODFREY, RYAN C Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $70,777.56 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARPLE, MATTHEW T Employer name Mt Sinai UFSD Amount $70,777.56 Date 11/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTANA, SILVERIO P Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $70,777.39 Date 06/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESSLER, SCOTT A Employer name Town of Southold Amount $70,776.90 Date 04/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, JULIA V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,776.83 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NERANTZIS, EFTIXIA Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,776.20 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOBISH, MARY BETH P Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $70,776.18 Date 05/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, KIM Y Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $70,776.10 Date 08/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SFARA, KELLY A Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,776.01 Date 06/20/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDELL, DANIEL P Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $70,775.94 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUBINER, DANIEL Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $70,775.86 Date 09/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAVILAND, MARY LOU Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $70,775.67 Date 12/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, RICHARD A Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $70,775.56 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, RAYMOND R Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $70,775.22 Date 10/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAFE, PETER V Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $70,774.77 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTANEDA, RAOUL E Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $70,774.76 Date 05/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEEKLEY, DONNA M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $70,774.43 Date 05/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUPETSKY, KAREN M Employer name Putnam County Amount $70,774.00 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, JULIO A Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $70,773.95 Date 11/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVENDER, MICHAEL D Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $70,773.84 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORLEY, JO ANN Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $70,773.74 Date 01/12/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, THOMAS D Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $70,773.14 Date 04/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, JAVIER-LUIS I Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $70,772.81 Date 07/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, THOR P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $70,772.60 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERAMI, DONNA M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $70,772.55 Date 11/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTALVO, MICHELE E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $70,772.42 Date 06/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, MADONNA M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $70,771.47 Date 10/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR-BEST, JUNE P Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $70,771.30 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIMINO, BARBARA L Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $70,771.18 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARD, STEPHEN J Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $70,770.81 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYA, MANUEL A Employer name City of White Plains Amount $70,770.74 Date 07/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEILE, DAVID C Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $70,770.72 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORRENTO, VICTOR C Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $70,770.34 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System