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 HERDZIK, JOSEPH W Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $60,203.92 Date 06/29/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ERKAN, GABRIELLE P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,203.70 Date 09/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCOIS, KARYN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,203.70 Date 05/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WETHERWAX, SCOTT D, JR Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $60,203.64 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAEICK, ANTHONY T Employer name Erie County Amount $60,203.52 Date 04/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULBERT, JEFFREY O Employer name Town of Ithaca Amount $60,203.35 Date 04/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEICH, RIVKA Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $60,203.29 Date 11/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, DONAL J Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $60,203.28 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, PETER J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $60,203.24 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, MARYELLEN Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $60,203.17 Date 06/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONAYNE, JOHN A Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $60,203.06 Date 01/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMHOF, MICHAEL J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $60,202.98 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, CLIFFORD T Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $60,202.58 Date 09/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLANO, ANNE M Employer name City of Utica Amount $60,202.36 Date 02/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, SUSAN V Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $60,202.34 Date 07/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPLEY, WILLIAM A Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $60,202.33 Date 10/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTENS, DONALD Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $60,202.30 Date 10/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DANA M Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $60,202.04 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKHARD RAVENER, KAREN Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,201.78 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDDY, JOHN D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $60,201.76 Date 06/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DONALD, DEREK G Employer name Ulster County Amount $60,201.60 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTON, MARGO E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,201.52 Date 07/29/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWSTER, JOHN A Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $60,201.41 Date 01/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHLMAN, MARY K Employer name Office For Technology Amount $60,201.13 Date 02/07/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWNY, STEFAN B Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $60,201.09 Date 09/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURNANE, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Minoa Amount $60,200.82 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST PETER, JEFFERY E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $60,200.75 Date 07/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINACCIO, CHRISTINA M Employer name City of Batavia Amount $60,200.53 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUBIN, MARGERY Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $60,199.98 Date 12/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIERRA, JULISA Employer name City of Middletown Amount $60,199.88 Date 05/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, LEKEYA Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $60,199.83 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUIMOND, BRIAN J Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $60,199.82 Date 04/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBELL, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $60,199.73 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN-CONNORS, MAUREEN P Employer name Erie County Amount $60,199.68 Date 11/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUART, MARIE B Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $60,199.64 Date 02/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, SHANE R Employer name Oswego County Amount $60,199.62 Date 01/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PYJAS, THOMAS J Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $60,198.89 Date 03/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, ROBIN L Employer name Edgemont UFSD at Greenburgh Amount $60,198.48 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, CHARLES T Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $60,198.07 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIFF, DIANE L Employer name Steuben County Amount $60,197.74 Date 01/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLIOUS, JENNIFER C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $60,197.63 Date 11/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MICHAEL N Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $60,197.36 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBATO, ALBERT M Employer name Greene County Amount $60,197.24 Date 03/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNELLY, KATHRYN Employer name Schenectady County Amount $60,197.12 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PODDANY, BRANDON R Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $60,196.86 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAROCK, KATELYN R Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $60,196.22 Date 09/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, AMY L Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $60,196.20 Date 08/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARCY, JAMES E Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $60,196.13 Date 09/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, JORGE A Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $60,195.99 Date 01/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDIFORD, LINDA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $60,195.82 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANDIGO, SANDRA K Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,195.68 Date 11/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLANE, BONNIE F Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $60,195.58 Date 09/04/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUGHTON-WILLIAM, BERYL Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $60,195.49 Date 06/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTLEDGE, BRANDON J Employer name Oneida County Amount $60,195.27 Date 02/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BOMBARD, MARGARET A Employer name Clinton County Amount $60,195.21 Date 03/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODSPEED, DANIEL P Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $60,194.95 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADCLIFFE, PAUL R Employer name Southern Cayuga CSD Amount $60,194.83 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, SUZANNE K Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $60,194.71 Date 09/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOBBE, MARYANN Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $60,194.13 Date 09/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSSEN, MICHAEL L, JR Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $60,193.61 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA SALAZAR, ANDREA C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $60,193.55 Date 07/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IORIO, MARKUS G Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $60,193.14 Date 04/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCUTIFERO, SALVATORE Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $60,192.89 Date 09/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, DANIEL Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $60,192.79 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, NATHAN E Employer name Monroe County Amount $60,192.74 Date 04/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATTER, TIMOTHY J Employer name Department of Law Amount $60,192.53 Date 12/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZECK, DALE J Employer name Oneida County Amount $60,192.25 Date 03/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBOE, MARIE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,192.15 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOI, KRISTINA M Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $60,192.12 Date 04/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WDOWIK, RICHARD D Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $60,192.11 Date 02/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWLAND, KELLY A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $60,192.09 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, DONNA L Employer name Rhinebeck CSD Amount $60,191.69 Date 05/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, WILLIAM P Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $60,191.64 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELEON, RICHARD A Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $60,191.64 Date 01/11/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROIANO, JOSEPH P Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $60,191.54 Date 11/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIOLI, ANTHONY J Employer name Westchester County Amount $60,191.33 Date 01/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAJKO, MICHAEL J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,191.10 Date 10/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSELLO, RICHARD L Employer name Madison County Amount $60,191.05 Date 08/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUEBBERS, JOHN R Employer name Clinton County Amount $60,190.86 Date 06/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUPKOWSKI, SHARON M Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $60,190.84 Date 01/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, CLINT D Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $60,190.83 Date 02/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUE, AALLIYAH J M Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $60,190.82 Date 06/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, LINDSEY E Employer name Wayne County Amount $60,190.76 Date 04/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IGNACZAK, ANTHONY W Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $60,190.49 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, FELIX A Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $60,190.37 Date 12/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKERMONT, TIMOTHY F, SR Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $60,189.59 Date 02/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, PAUL Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $60,189.56 Date 08/15/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCHYNSKI, MARGARET M Employer name North Merrick UFSD Amount $60,189.26 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANDERSCHEID-KERN, PATRICIA A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $60,189.21 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURCH, TIFFANY R Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $60,189.09 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN BENSCHOTEN, THOMAS A Employer name Village of Lake Placid Amount $60,188.84 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPIRCHIO, SALVATORE Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $60,188.82 Date 03/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIATKOWSKI, JERAMY M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $60,188.67 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUER, JAMES R Employer name Erie County Amount $60,188.64 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENAUD, STEVEN J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $60,187.57 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROHRER, CHRISTINE L Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $60,187.44 Date 09/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STILO, BORRELLI GINA Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $60,187.44 Date 10/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTER, DEAN R Employer name Chenango County Amount $60,187.35 Date 08/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARGNOLI, JEANNINE A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $60,187.31 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOMBA, ELIZABETH Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $60,187.05 Date 06/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System