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 HARRINGTON, JAMES B Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $125,243.72 Date 07/06/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTIT, PETER M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $125,243.72 Date 06/25/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRICKLAND, JAMES G Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $125,243.72 Date 07/29/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, ROBERT E, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $125,242.63 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZIE, MICHAEL Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $125,242.60 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN EGMOND, JAMES G Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $125,242.31 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HILTBRAND, ROBERT W Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $125,241.54 Date 01/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHTER, DANIEL E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $125,241.45 Date 09/13/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SLUZAR, JOSEPH Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $125,241.33 Date 01/07/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNUDSONCHOUFFI, BRENDA Employer name Department of Health Amount $125,239.89 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, DENNIS P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $125,238.59 Date 10/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, FELICIA P Employer name Westchester County Amount $125,234.54 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASS, RONALD J Employer name Department of Health Amount $125,234.34 Date 03/31/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, KAREN E Employer name Education Department Amount $125,234.33 Date 08/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABOY, REMINGTON J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $125,234.11 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YACOVONE, TRAVIS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $125,233.63 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOLLIFFE, LAUREL J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $125,232.66 Date 07/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILSON, DEBORAH J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $125,231.52 Date 10/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, JENNIFER M Employer name Office For The Aging Amount $125,230.81 Date 01/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALANDRA, MATTHEW Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $125,230.41 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNKLE, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $125,230.10 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURGEOIS, RONALD K Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $125,229.83 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMSON, BRIAN K Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $125,229.00 Date 09/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, SUSAN E Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $125,228.47 Date 03/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENRATH, SCOTT M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $125,228.18 Date 04/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PIANA, ANTHONY J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $125,225.42 Date 09/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WISNIEWSKI, MICHAEL E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $125,225.12 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GERMINARO, FRANK Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $125,224.62 Date 11/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POND, LEROY L, III Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,224.54 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ESHBAUGH, PAMELA M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $125,224.36 Date 04/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASSETT, JOHN F Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $125,224.19 Date 12/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, DAVID J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $125,224.10 Date 07/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENETA, IRENE B Employer name Department of Health Amount $125,223.92 Date 08/26/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLAM, LESLIE Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $125,221.77 Date 07/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, MARJORIE A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $125,219.52 Date 09/14/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, DAVID Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $125,219.19 Date 06/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCA, MARK A Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $125,218.47 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORSEK, KATHLEEN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $125,218.19 Date 05/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAINE, SIDNEY C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $125,217.97 Date 09/06/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLARD, CHARLES E, JR Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $125,216.67 Date 04/16/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, JEFFREY P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $125,216.09 Date 03/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIRESTONE, MICHAEL J Employer name Bayport Blue Point Pub Library Amount $125,216.00 Date 12/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANNESS, KEVIN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $125,215.30 Date 02/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINDS, JAMES R Employer name Education Department Amount $125,212.76 Date 04/16/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIELY, MARY R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $125,212.65 Date 06/28/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUDEN, MICHAEL J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $125,212.65 Date 01/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONE, RICKY M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $125,212.65 Date 03/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANG, KOON S Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $125,212.65 Date 02/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, GREGG A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $125,212.65 Date 06/27/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERFALL, ROBERT Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $125,212.65 Date 06/04/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNNER, JOSEPH A, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $125,211.78 Date 09/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKWOOD, LORRENA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $125,211.53 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONICKI, JAMES A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $125,210.48 Date 09/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLELLAN, TIMOTHY M Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $125,209.61 Date 02/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, JEFFREY W Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $125,208.56 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HISER, MICHAEL Employer name Department of Health Amount $125,205.38 Date 01/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BARI, ANNE K Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $125,203.02 Date 05/13/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUDUR, RAVINDRA P Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $125,200.82 Date 10/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FETCHO, PAMELA L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $125,200.67 Date 07/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABRERA, GERARD A Employer name Department of Health Amount $125,200.52 Date 07/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, JEFFREY D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,200.03 Date 09/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARRET, WILLIAM Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $125,199.99 Date 09/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, MELISSA A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $125,199.86 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLIPPEL, ANDREW R Employer name Education Department Amount $125,199.57 Date 04/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, DAVID J Employer name Village of Goshen Amount $125,199.29 Date 06/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SINGER, ANN C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $125,198.56 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOGOWSKI, STEPHEN J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $125,198.56 Date 06/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECHOLS, CHRISTINA Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $125,197.66 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CATER, DONNA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $125,194.83 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMOLAREK, JOHN L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,194.69 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REGAN, THOMAS P Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $125,194.61 Date 11/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, REBECCA A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $125,194.28 Date 06/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUBOLD, TIFFANY L Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $125,192.82 Date 05/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOTSFORD, DOUGLAS B Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $125,192.56 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTER, PATRICIA G Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $125,191.21 Date 05/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUDELL, ROBERT A, SR Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $125,189.59 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASER, SUZANNE R Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $125,189.50 Date 04/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLEN, PATRICIA L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $125,187.17 Date 05/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMAN, WILLIAM L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $125,185.11 Date 06/14/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEIDEN, AMY G Employer name Office of General Services Amount $125,184.85 Date 02/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'KULA, KELLEY R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $125,183.16 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGLIESE, NICHOLAS R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $125,180.12 Date 12/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITKA, JOHN P Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $125,179.94 Date 03/31/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, LUZ A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $125,179.10 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, KYLE O Employer name Suffolk County Amount $125,179.10 Date 02/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUDRANSKI, YITZCHAK Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $125,178.02 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMANJIAN, GREGORY T Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $125,177.33 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBAMONT, STEVEN Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $125,174.53 Date 12/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, CAROLINE P Employer name Department of Health Amount $125,174.44 Date 04/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEXTER, ELIZABETH M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $125,173.38 Date 12/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLEN, GEORGE, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,173.29 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, DIANE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $125,173.22 Date 05/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGACE, SCOTT D Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $125,172.85 Date 03/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, PETER S Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $125,172.02 Date 06/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, NA'KEYA S Z Employer name Suffolk County Amount $125,171.83 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILBERT, LISA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $125,171.66 Date 07/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, DONALD T Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $125,169.29 Date 10/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT COFFIN, CATHERINE T Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $125,168.74 Date 03/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATHAM, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $125,168.56 Date 07/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTOPOULOS, CHRISTINE J Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $125,167.29 Date 11/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System