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 GREHLINGER, ROBERT L, JR Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $65,235.25 Date 12/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORK, MARI M Employer name Allegany County Amount $65,234.82 Date 06/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILLINGER, ANTHONY R Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $65,234.78 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, MELANNIE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $65,234.24 Date 10/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCORDIANOS, JAMES Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $65,233.61 Date 08/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERINI, STEVEN V Employer name Westchester County Amount $65,233.39 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACLUTSKY, BRIAN M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $65,233.35 Date 05/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IORIO, DONNA J Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $65,233.00 Date 01/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTEL, CATHERINE J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $65,232.68 Date 03/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMARCHUK, GARY A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $65,232.68 Date 03/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENGA, DEBRA A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $65,232.68 Date 03/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, MICHAEL A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $65,232.68 Date 06/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CYGANIK, DIANE Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $65,232.68 Date 11/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODUH, ROSEMARY O Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $65,232.68 Date 10/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASH, BRIDGET M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $65,232.68 Date 03/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKENDALL, JEFFREY A Employer name Education Department Amount $65,232.68 Date 01/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIX, RANDALL B Employer name Department of Health Amount $65,232.68 Date 08/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODNAR, JOHN D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $65,232.68 Date 03/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, CHARLES F Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $65,232.68 Date 01/21/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEITZ, RICHARD E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $65,232.68 Date 03/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, CHERYL Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $65,232.68 Date 07/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURTZ, ANDREA R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $65,232.68 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POST, RUTH D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $65,232.68 Date 10/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, THERESA A Employer name Department of State Amount $65,232.68 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, SIU CHING Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $65,232.68 Date 01/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, LISA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $65,232.68 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILIPP, ANNE V Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $65,232.68 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, JEFFREY M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $65,232.68 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COOL, JOAN W Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $65,232.68 Date 02/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAK, JAMES H Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $65,232.68 Date 02/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGA, KELSEY L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $65,232.68 Date 10/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGASPERIS, NANCY A Employer name Ulster County Amount $65,232.41 Date 11/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STASSEN, DONNA M Employer name Village of Spencerport Amount $65,232.26 Date 01/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESSEL, DIANE T Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $65,232.15 Date 08/12/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURLEY, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Broome County Amount $65,231.83 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORENTINO, DANIEL Employer name Village of Frankfort Amount $65,231.64 Date 09/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, LAUREN E Employer name Department of Health Amount $65,231.62 Date 03/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELKIE, CHRIS R Employer name Cornell University Amount $65,231.55 Date 05/23/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEKUS, BENJAMIN W Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $65,231.01 Date 08/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISTLER, LINDA L Employer name Town of Islip Amount $65,231.00 Date 12/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, RICHARD Employer name Office of General Services Amount $65,230.92 Date 05/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAINESWORTH, MALAEKA Employer name Orange County Amount $65,230.87 Date 05/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOLLO, JASON Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $65,230.85 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUPO, SANDRA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $65,230.00 Date 02/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSELEY, MARTIN D Employer name Village of Lansing Amount $65,229.95 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAILOR, LAUREL R Employer name Cornell University Amount $65,229.90 Date 01/22/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATHEY, PAUL N Employer name Geneva City School Dist Amount $65,229.89 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISH-GERTZ, MICAH P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $65,229.80 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, KORY C Employer name Education Department Amount $65,229.80 Date 11/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERING, ANDREA S Employer name Department of Health Amount $65,229.80 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSIBA, ANDREW J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $65,229.80 Date 03/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OAKES, JOHN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $65,229.80 Date 02/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELEE, HEDY A Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $65,229.49 Date 01/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMILLERI, MARYANN P Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $65,229.27 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREHEAD, JAMES P Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $65,229.19 Date 05/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLIN, ARTHUR M Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $65,229.08 Date 01/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALAKA, RAMOTALAI Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $65,228.75 Date 09/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TULLY, LUCY B Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $65,228.42 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYS, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $65,228.23 Date 02/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBA, PETER C Employer name Town of Monroe Amount $65,227.81 Date 02/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPARTA, ANTONINO Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $65,227.69 Date 04/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, DEANE M Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $65,227.63 Date 01/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $65,227.59 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORO, LAURIE J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $65,227.54 Date 11/30/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, PAUL Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $65,227.50 Date 04/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELLERS, ROBERT M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $65,227.35 Date 11/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUCA, ROBERT T Employer name Village of Coxsackie Amount $65,227.28 Date 03/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, DONALD T Employer name City of Olean Amount $65,226.92 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MLASGAR, GARY J Employer name Village of Hamilton Amount $65,226.78 Date 03/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARCLAY, MICHAEL A Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $65,226.74 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, TAMMY M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $65,226.52 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANDEL, EVAN Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $65,226.32 Date 01/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYCE, CAROL ANNE E Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $65,226.32 Date 05/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUNK, STEVEN L Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $65,226.26 Date 07/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZWACK, ADAM J Employer name Village of Blasdell Amount $65,226.12 Date 01/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, JOHN R Employer name Oyster Bay Housing Authority Amount $65,225.78 Date 10/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERN, LOUIS A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $65,225.70 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, DENISE P Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $65,225.38 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERTSON, ROBERT C Employer name Columbia County Amount $65,225.16 Date 12/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESZCZYNSKI, JUSTIN J Employer name Cayuga County Amount $65,224.97 Date 07/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHIONNO, JOSEPH A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $65,224.31 Date 03/11/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDARD, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Office of General Services Amount $65,224.04 Date 12/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAETA, MARK P Employer name East Williston UFSD Amount $65,223.91 Date 12/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORSKY, THOMAS D Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $65,223.61 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEATHERTON, MATTHEW J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,222.83 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNATTO, DONNA M Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $65,222.76 Date 05/20/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVANAUGH, CAROL Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $65,222.54 Date 01/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUM, MARTIN A Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $65,222.05 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAREDES, SUSAN R Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $65,221.88 Date 07/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PODSIADLO, KATHLEEN M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $65,221.66 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORESE, SUZANNE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $65,221.57 Date 10/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, ROBIN L Employer name Department of Health Amount $65,221.45 Date 02/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABORIEL, MARLEY Employer name Rockland County Amount $65,221.24 Date 10/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VECELLIO, FRANCIS N Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $65,221.10 Date 04/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWSTER, JAMES W Employer name Department of Health Amount $65,220.81 Date 10/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALKNER, JASON S Employer name Columbia County Amount $65,220.75 Date 04/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURIOSI, RICHARD Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $65,220.63 Date 05/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCO, DORA A Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $65,220.53 Date 12/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITCHINGS, BRIAN E Employer name Village of Goshen Amount $65,220.48 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMEZ, HENNA K Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $65,220.24 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System