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 ROYSTER, WILLIAM Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $69,473.26 Date 09/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRINGTON, DEIRDRE D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $69,473.00 Date 04/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, ARTHUR Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $69,472.90 Date 07/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STIMAK, BRIAN A Employer name Broome County Amount $69,472.84 Date 09/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI NARDO, RICHARD R Employer name City of White Plains Amount $69,472.30 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANANIA, FREDERICK J Employer name Erie County Amount $69,472.09 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORCZYCA, LOUIS E, JR Employer name Lewis County Amount $69,471.93 Date 10/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, WILLIAM T, JR Employer name Ulster County Amount $69,471.57 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERAGHTY, GARY J Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $69,471.46 Date 01/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPKA, KRISTOPHER B Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $69,471.20 Date 07/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, KIERSTEN A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $69,471.12 Date 12/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODES, MARY M Employer name Albany County Amount $69,471.03 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVAGE, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $69,470.73 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELLMANN, JENNIFER S Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $69,470.08 Date 09/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON-THOMPSON, ELIZABETH M Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $69,469.82 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, KELLY J Employer name Cortland County Amount $69,469.82 Date 11/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLICASTRO, RAMONA C Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $69,469.65 Date 07/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDAS, DANIELLE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $69,469.64 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELBIN, MARGARET L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $69,469.56 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODGERS, TALIA R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $69,469.45 Date 02/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYAN, JAMES R Employer name Broome County Amount $69,468.88 Date 10/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, CATHY T Employer name Niagara County Amount $69,468.84 Date 01/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOLLY, SCOTT W Employer name Monroe County Amount $69,468.80 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVANAUGH, KAREN P Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $69,468.79 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSTEIN, STUART M Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $69,468.11 Date 10/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORIVAL, ST ARMAND Employer name Orange County Amount $69,468.00 Date 01/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPIER, DANIEL F Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $69,467.84 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, ANQUELA M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $69,467.77 Date 08/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOWHITNEY, RUSSELL G Employer name Town of Milton Amount $69,467.57 Date 05/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOFIELD, KATHLEEN D Employer name Office of General Services Amount $69,467.43 Date 04/10/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLOGE, KELLY A Employer name Beacon City School Dist Amount $69,467.08 Date 07/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTZ, DANIEL F Employer name Dutchess Water Wastewater Auth Amount $69,466.83 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, SHAUN A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $69,466.71 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, NICHOLAS A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $69,466.20 Date 08/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEO, JENNIFER A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $69,465.59 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMFORT, PHILLIP R Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $69,464.69 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASSETT, NELL-ANN Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $69,464.69 Date 07/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINS, HEATH L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $69,463.96 Date 01/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, JEFFREY S Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $69,463.96 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMELINO, MICHAEL R Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $69,463.59 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, DOUGLAS Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $69,463.21 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARKAS, JOHN R Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $69,463.04 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINAGEL, ERIC P Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $69,462.90 Date 02/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSHNIE, JULINE M Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $69,462.66 Date 01/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURT, DANIEL J Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $69,462.42 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEACON, STACY A Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $69,462.29 Date 04/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, DANIEL J Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $69,462.29 Date 03/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGOWSKI, SUSAN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $69,462.07 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUSTER, KATHERINE E Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $69,462.06 Date 02/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGAZZO, TIMOTHY P Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $69,461.90 Date 05/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, DAVID Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $69,461.80 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEAL, LA TOYA S Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $69,461.68 Date 02/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KENNETH A Employer name West Canada Valley CSD Amount $69,460.98 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, DAVID S Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $69,460.95 Date 03/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, MICHAEL P Employer name Lawrence UFSD Amount $69,460.35 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOCCI, PAUL B Employer name Westchester County Amount $69,460.28 Date 11/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOMAZENSKI, JASON J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $69,459.74 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHROEDER, STEPHANIE L Employer name Livingston County Amount $69,459.48 Date 03/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAYTON, DILLON J Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $69,459.27 Date 08/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, JEROME N Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $69,459.20 Date 09/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPACH, DANIEL J Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $69,459.16 Date 01/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDER, VANESSA Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $69,459.03 Date 07/21/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, RICHARD F Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $69,458.80 Date 10/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, PATRICK E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $69,457.78 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGG, ANNEMARIE Employer name Ulster County Amount $69,457.77 Date 04/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, JULIE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $69,457.61 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEON, SUSAN R Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $69,457.53 Date 10/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPHERD, KENYETTA Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $69,457.19 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADSHAW, EARL Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $69,457.11 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAROSKY, CRAIG M Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $69,457.10 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC AVAN, SEAN P Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $69,457.09 Date 04/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWTON, BRETT A Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $69,456.81 Date 01/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLCOMB, SHERRY R Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $69,456.50 Date 02/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUALTIERI, JOHN P Employer name City of Rome Amount $69,456.25 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STORER, HEATHER D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $69,456.18 Date 12/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULK, ANTHONY R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $69,455.94 Date 02/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SASAGAWA, KAYA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $69,455.60 Date 01/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ROSLYN M Employer name Erie County Amount $69,455.58 Date 09/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMSON, JANINE M Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $69,455.40 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDRINI, MATTHEW C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $69,455.25 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRNER, ERIC Employer name Buffalo Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $69,455.05 Date 06/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLESTEROS, MARY A Employer name Erie County Amount $69,454.95 Date 02/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVID, RICHARD C Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $69,454.64 Date 04/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTZER, JOE J Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $69,454.33 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENNIE, BRUCE R Employer name Nassau County Amount $69,454.30 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNUERR, PAUL D Employer name Nassau County Amount $69,454.16 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLOWDEN, ERIC D Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $69,453.72 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, KEVIN J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $69,453.28 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGH, ZACHARY R Employer name City of Elmira Amount $69,453.18 Date 09/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORRAINE, EMILY D Employer name Niagara County Amount $69,452.64 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZCZEPANEK, KRISTINA M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $69,452.35 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, BRIAN W Employer name Cayuga County Amount $69,452.15 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JEANNE C Employer name Monroe County Amount $69,452.06 Date 01/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, TONGYAN Employer name Monroe County Amount $69,452.05 Date 08/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRONCO, MINE SE Employer name Monroe County Amount $69,452.02 Date 06/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREMER, GERALDINE S Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $69,452.01 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LODATO, MICHAEL Employer name Hempstead Industrial Dev Agcy Amount $69,451.64 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BITTLE, EDWARD M Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $69,451.53 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALKO, ANDREW M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $69,451.20 Date 07/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, WILLIAM E Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $69,451.11 Date 01/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System