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 SHANK, COLLEEN M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $70,506.04 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMULLEN, RICHARD A, JR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,505.22 Date 03/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCREEN-ARKHURST, SHERRY A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $70,504.61 Date 03/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOLL, JOHN W, III Employer name Village of Herkimer Amount $70,504.48 Date 12/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, SUSAN M Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $70,504.38 Date 09/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, DOUGLAS C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $70,503.34 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARRANTINO, JOSEPH C Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,503.10 Date 05/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISSEY, DANIEL L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $70,502.76 Date 11/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINSTEAD, GRADY Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $70,502.68 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACH, JAMES F Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $70,501.76 Date 03/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, JESEL Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $70,501.74 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIORDAN, GRETCHEN M Employer name Orange County Amount $70,501.30 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELGADO, JIMMY E Employer name Ontario County Amount $70,501.25 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FICETO, MELISSA M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $70,500.84 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUKOWSKI, CHARLES Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $70,500.31 Date 06/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUNSBURY, TODD F Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $70,499.74 Date 06/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODGERS, ROBERT C Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $70,499.58 Date 04/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, GARY E Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $70,499.40 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, MICHAEL J Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $70,499.02 Date 10/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, TAINA K Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $70,498.96 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEELER, BRIAN Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $70,498.96 Date 05/30/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JAMES P Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $70,498.95 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, IAN A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $70,498.86 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMIEUX, JAMES J Employer name Town of Massena Amount $70,498.85 Date 01/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARVER, KATHLEEN M Employer name City of Salamanca Amount $70,498.22 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEA, DAVID R Employer name Village of Lake Grove Amount $70,497.81 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACINTOSH-FRERING, KAREN Employer name Greene County Amount $70,497.73 Date 11/06/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVOS, KIM M Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $70,497.72 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, JOSE A Employer name St Joseph's School For Deaf Amount $70,497.60 Date 03/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NKWOR, JONATHAN Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $70,497.58 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALAVA, BYRON Y Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $70,497.28 Date 09/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, KEITH A Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $70,497.11 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULZ, DANIELLE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $70,496.75 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLK, CRYSTAL L Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $70,496.70 Date 08/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOGUT, CHRYL A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $70,496.56 Date 07/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, GAIL I Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $70,496.52 Date 09/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROFF, DONALD F Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $70,496.18 Date 05/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPER, LAWRENCE R Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $70,496.11 Date 04/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARK, LILLIAN A Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $70,496.06 Date 10/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRAND, JASON M Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $70,495.98 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGANELLO, FRANK A, III Employer name Westchester County Amount $70,495.81 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOILY, JEFFREY M Employer name Monroe County Amount $70,495.45 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, BRUCE J Employer name Village of Potsdam Amount $70,495.14 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU BOIS, GARVIN M Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $70,494.96 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, PAULINE E Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $70,494.95 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHANBANI, KWAN S Employer name Monroe County Amount $70,494.67 Date 11/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, ERICK C Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $70,494.50 Date 10/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELOCK, ROBERT J Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $70,494.39 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMAS, DOUGLAS C Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $70,493.79 Date 01/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CILETTI, MICHELE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,493.62 Date 10/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNST, BRIAN C Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $70,493.03 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAILS, LOUISE C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,492.06 Date 04/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAUER, ROBERT J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $70,491.96 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOONAN, JOHN F Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $70,491.42 Date 07/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINCE, LEO Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $70,491.38 Date 04/29/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENTA, MICHAEL H Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $70,491.37 Date 03/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACK, SUZANNE M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $70,491.36 Date 02/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, AURELIO Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $70,491.14 Date 08/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLAIN, KATRINA L Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $70,491.04 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDOLINA, ANTHONY R Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $70,490.92 Date 06/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAC PHERSON, TIMOTHY M Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $70,490.70 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONAGHAN, KATHLEEN C Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $70,490.68 Date 10/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYBOLT, MATTHEW R Employer name City of Middletown Amount $70,489.66 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONSON, THERESA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,489.26 Date 12/16/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARISTHILDE, PHILOME Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $70,489.23 Date 08/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, MATTHEW J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $70,488.84 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSAKOWSKI, MARK D Employer name Livingston County Amount $70,488.61 Date 06/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRICK, ALAN T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,487.76 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, TERRY A Employer name Broome County Amount $70,487.03 Date 09/04/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BENEDETTO, RICHARD A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $70,486.78 Date 05/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, DEBORAH J Employer name Horseheads CSD Amount $70,486.28 Date 07/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAYNOR-HACK, JANICE M Employer name Pawling CSD Amount $70,486.25 Date 09/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAISSON, STEVEN R Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $70,486.21 Date 07/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, ROBERT F, JR Employer name City of Rye Amount $70,486.18 Date 04/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURETSKY, MATTHEW J Employer name Ontario County Amount $70,485.94 Date 08/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, TOMMIE J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $70,485.90 Date 01/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINBERG, MARY ANNE Employer name Bethpage Fire District Amount $70,485.73 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRYOTT, KIMBERLY Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $70,485.05 Date 02/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMKO, JUSTIN D Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $70,484.88 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITCHEY, THOMAS J Employer name Vista Fire District #1 Amount $70,484.68 Date 08/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Niagara Falls Pub Water Auth Amount $70,484.64 Date 03/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNELL, SHIRLEY A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $70,484.27 Date 07/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILKINS, KEITH A Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $70,483.90 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GAY, JOSEPH G Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $70,483.89 Date 08/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISHBURG, JAY M Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $70,483.89 Date 07/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, DENISE R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,483.44 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTOINE, KAREN A Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $70,483.28 Date 02/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAINE, TREVOR M Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $70,482.72 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOEY, PETER R Employer name Village of Great Neck Amount $70,482.59 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELBOUSTY, CHARLEEN A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $70,482.57 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TASSONE, JOSEPH, JR Employer name City of White Plains Amount $70,482.54 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REISENWEBER, ADAM P Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $70,482.01 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANUEL, STACEY Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $70,482.00 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLE, JOHN F Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $70,481.60 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARCZYK, CAROL A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $70,480.90 Date 03/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMB, ANTHONY W Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $70,480.77 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, BARBARA J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $70,480.61 Date 07/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDER WIELE, WENDY S Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $70,480.31 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUELLAR, HELIBERTO Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $70,480.13 Date 12/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, JOAN H Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $70,480.02 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System