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 MC LEAN, ROBERT L Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $70,693.53 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VET, JEREMY M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $70,693.24 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATSIOS, ANASTASIOS Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,693.24 Date 11/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSTAMANTE, JOSE MARI A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,693.24 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PUCCIO, DEBORAH A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $70,693.24 Date 05/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH GIBNEY, SABRINA Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $70,693.24 Date 09/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTERMAN, PETER C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,693.24 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, MICHAEL A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,693.24 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALRATH, DYLAN F Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,693.24 Date 11/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNON, SHAKIR L Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,693.24 Date 03/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, TRACY L Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,693.24 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, JOHN P Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,693.24 Date 11/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAWCZYK, KELLY A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $70,693.24 Date 12/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONAHAN, P JINX Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $70,693.24 Date 05/24/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIGEL, SCOTT Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $70,693.24 Date 01/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEUNG, ANDREW C C Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $70,693.24 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EROGBOGBO, OLUBUNMI O Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,693.24 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONELL, LORI A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,693.24 Date 11/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERS, ERIK M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,693.24 Date 12/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZAKIEWICZ, PETER A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $70,693.24 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEDY, JOHN E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $70,693.24 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERSTEIN, HOWARD A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $70,693.24 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DOUGLAS R, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $70,693.24 Date 10/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWE, LAURA A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $70,693.24 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRITCHARD, TERRY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $70,693.24 Date 03/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYSCUE, DANA M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,693.24 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWER, MARK E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,693.24 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, DEANA L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,693.24 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRIKSSON, SUSAN M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,693.24 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEUNG, VICTOR C Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,693.24 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, CYNTHIA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,693.24 Date 07/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PAGE, KRISTY L Employer name Town of Massena Amount $70,693.03 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CARLO, MACKENZIE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $70,692.58 Date 02/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUHA, RAJASREE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $70,692.41 Date 09/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, LEILA Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $70,692.36 Date 08/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, WALTER E Employer name Town of Hyde Park Amount $70,692.28 Date 10/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAASE, DANIEL J Employer name Village of Albion Amount $70,692.05 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STAYER, SAMUEL J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $70,691.91 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOIS, LISA A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $70,691.58 Date 08/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, DENISE C Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $70,691.54 Date 03/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DANIEL G Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,691.51 Date 07/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOON, SEIWON Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $70,691.37 Date 10/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARRANT, BYRON K Employer name Lawrence UFSD Amount $70,691.37 Date 10/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, LEWIS S Employer name Naples CSD Amount $70,691.20 Date 07/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROFRANO, JOHN Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 13 Amount $70,691.10 Date 01/05/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUCKE, JESS E Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $70,689.97 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALCERZAK, BARBARA A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $70,689.84 Date 01/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRONTOSKI, MICHAEL C Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $70,689.17 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTER, KRISTEN M Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $70,688.50 Date 03/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, MAUREEN E Employer name Erie County Amount $70,688.31 Date 01/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIACH, BRITTANY N Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $70,688.05 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDEN, DIANNA L Employer name Broome County Amount $70,687.87 Date 11/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CREADY, CANDACE J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,687.36 Date 04/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, SHAWN E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,686.58 Date 05/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, LISE K Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,686.56 Date 03/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, TERESA A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $70,685.51 Date 08/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, KEVIN S Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $70,685.16 Date 01/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRAW, MICHAEL E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $70,685.12 Date 10/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, MELISSA L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,684.87 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGUSKY, ANNA M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,683.96 Date 03/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGDEN, BERNADINE C Employer name Orange County Amount $70,683.25 Date 11/13/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STASSI, SALVATORE Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $70,682.49 Date 05/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOUSLEY, PATRICK J Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $70,682.47 Date 06/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARDANESH, PARISA R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $70,682.26 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRATLEY, COLEEN P Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $70,681.90 Date 10/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, DIANE M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $70,681.90 Date 12/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIRU, DAVID Employer name Westchester County Amount $70,681.86 Date 09/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTIEN, PAMELA N Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,681.74 Date 01/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGGINS, EDWARD P, JR Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $70,681.56 Date 05/17/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASAREALE, ANTHONY L Employer name Westchester County Amount $70,681.40 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZSIMMONS, LAURIE C Employer name Boces-Jeff'son Lewis Hamilton Amount $70,681.26 Date 12/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKHAM, GETHRIN Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $70,680.88 Date 04/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNSKI, IRENEUSZ J Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $70,680.79 Date 06/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINTANA, AIDA I Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $70,679.79 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREENE, GARY F Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $70,679.22 Date 07/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, ANTOINETTE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,678.94 Date 06/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, ELVIS, JR Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $70,678.74 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGWARE, WILLIAM J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $70,678.73 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORRIS, ROBERT G, JR Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $70,678.28 Date 08/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAHN, BRIAN S Employer name Environmental Facilities Corp. Amount $70,678.08 Date 04/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALLAS, EMANUEL Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $70,678.08 Date 08/31/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE NOVELLIS, CIERA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $70,677.84 Date 07/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, DEBORAH E Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $70,677.75 Date 06/13/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKS, DONNA M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $70,677.75 Date 03/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUZA, MIRIAM Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $70,677.75 Date 01/31/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEROSA, DENISE ANN Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $70,677.75 Date 05/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOCTOR, BENJAMIN Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $70,677.75 Date 06/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOSS, JEROME Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $70,677.75 Date 01/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURANT, MICHELE C Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $70,677.75 Date 04/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEYWARD, CECILIA P Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $70,677.75 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH SAUNDERS, DEBORAH Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $70,677.75 Date 04/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTOSH, ELAINE N Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $70,677.75 Date 09/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOS, LARRY Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $70,677.75 Date 01/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS PERRY, PATRICIA Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $70,677.75 Date 09/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLBERT, CAROLYN Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $70,677.75 Date 02/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SHARON Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $70,677.75 Date 09/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, DANIELLE Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $70,677.66 Date 08/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETKE, LOUIS P Employer name Village of Coxsackie Amount $70,677.18 Date 07/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYR, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name City of Troy Amount $70,677.03 Date 08/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, MARK P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,677.02 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System