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 BRUTUS, EVENS Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $102,264.63 Date 11/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODSKY, NANCY Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $102,263.58 Date 11/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAOLI, PAUL S Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $102,262.75 Date 02/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, SHAWN Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $102,262.49 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, LORI A Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $102,260.66 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TORRES, FREDDIE Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $102,260.11 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILLMAN, JOHN M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $102,259.81 Date 01/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROBER, BRENDA S Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $102,259.81 Date 01/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDWELL, TOMMIE L Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $102,258.64 Date 01/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PADDOCK, JOAN DOYLE Employer name Cornell University Amount $102,256.80 Date 07/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOWLES, THOMAS Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $102,256.56 Date 02/11/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RULLODA, LINA Y Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $102,255.58 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWOMEY, BERNARD A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $102,254.71 Date 05/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, MICHAELLE V Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $102,254.04 Date 05/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDO, JOSEPH Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $102,253.24 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIESLAK, JOHN, JR Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $102,252.70 Date 05/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIM, ANDREW D Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $102,252.70 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NORRIS, ANDREW J Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $102,252.57 Date 01/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULKIN, ELIZABETH Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $102,252.19 Date 01/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMMONS, ANN J Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $102,252.14 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, LESHA L Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $102,251.79 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGELS, JONATHAN L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $102,250.96 Date 07/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEBBLE, RONALD J, JR Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $102,248.26 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGER, KERRY A Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $102,248.24 Date 09/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, JOHN H Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $102,248.24 Date 05/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, MINGXIA Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $102,248.24 Date 06/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DAVID S Employer name Office of General Services Amount $102,248.24 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, HEATHER Employer name Office of General Services Amount $102,248.24 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, JAMES M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $102,248.24 Date 01/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROE, THOMAS O Employer name Office For Technology Amount $102,248.24 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLPE, FILOMENA A Employer name Office of Employee Relations Amount $102,248.24 Date 08/24/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICERO, RICHARD M Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $102,248.24 Date 11/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, JOAN E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $102,248.24 Date 10/31/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELCHER, HELEN M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $102,248.24 Date 06/11/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHODDY, DENISE S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $102,248.24 Date 06/14/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECASTRO, PATRICK J Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $102,248.24 Date 08/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERIMAAT, FANA NAJUMA Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $102,248.24 Date 11/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOONS, LISA K Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $102,248.24 Date 01/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOUPASH, JANET A GORDON Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $102,248.24 Date 05/24/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURMAN, JONATHAN D Employer name Education Department Amount $102,248.24 Date 03/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUMSON, ROBERT Employer name Education Department Amount $102,248.24 Date 02/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, DORA LEE Employer name Education Department Amount $102,248.24 Date 12/24/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEHRER, TERESA M Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $102,248.24 Date 07/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASLER, DANIEL H Employer name Department of Health Amount $102,248.24 Date 06/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOOD, COLLEEN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $102,248.24 Date 09/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GWIZDALA, MICHAEL A Employer name Department of Health Amount $102,248.24 Date 07/05/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICH, NICHOLAS J Employer name Department of Health Amount $102,248.24 Date 09/28/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERG, NEIL M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $102,248.24 Date 05/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUFF, EDWIN J, SR Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $102,248.24 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOROBEY, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $102,248.24 Date 11/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLOGNINO, DANIEL J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $102,248.24 Date 01/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUGHTWOOD, DAVID Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $102,248.24 Date 06/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZMAURICE, LISA A Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $102,248.24 Date 11/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAPEMAN, CAROLYN M Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $102,248.24 Date 05/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIOTUSZYNSKI, DENNIS J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $102,248.24 Date 01/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, GREGORY G Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $102,248.24 Date 01/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUTZ, MICHAEL FRANCIS Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $102,248.24 Date 09/01/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, ROBERT A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $102,248.24 Date 02/20/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSSO, MARIO Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $102,248.24 Date 07/30/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKEFELLER, LAWRENCE A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $102,248.24 Date 05/23/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAESTRI, ANN M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $102,248.24 Date 05/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, KYLE T Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $102,248.24 Date 02/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, IAN G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $102,248.24 Date 09/06/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, ROBERT A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $102,248.24 Date 10/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNKINS, RICKY D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $102,248.24 Date 06/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $102,248.24 Date 11/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, DENISE G Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $102,248.24 Date 07/05/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, RANDALL L Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $102,248.24 Date 01/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINTON, RANDALL M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $102,248.24 Date 03/09/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, BRIAN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $102,248.24 Date 07/30/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASINELLA, ROBERT L, JR Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $102,247.70 Date 12/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNDEGE, DARIN J Employer name Albany County Amount $102,247.47 Date 02/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANS, PETER A Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $102,246.98 Date 06/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONYERS, CAROL Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $102,246.07 Date 12/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUPREE, NORMAN Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $102,245.88 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONDON, WANDA L Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $102,245.85 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, EMILY M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $102,245.41 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONAFIDE, JOHN A Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $102,245.41 Date 10/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRUZZI, WILLIAM F Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $102,244.50 Date 07/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINELLI, VINCENT, JR Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $102,244.17 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYERS, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $102,244.14 Date 02/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDEN, MARIA S Employer name Education Department Amount $102,244.12 Date 08/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITIELLO-BARTON, DIANA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $102,243.39 Date 12/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIX, STEPHANIE A Employer name Commission On Judicial Conduct Amount $102,243.05 Date 05/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIAQUADIO, GILBERT J, JR Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $102,242.51 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVINO, DONALD P, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $102,241.12 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KIMMERLE, JOANNE E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $102,240.52 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN PATTEN, DONALD D Employer name Department of Health Amount $102,240.50 Date 02/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALBFINGER, ADAM T Employer name Village of Scotia Amount $102,240.07 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ERIKE, ONA O Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $102,239.64 Date 09/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADDEN, SUSANNE M Employer name Rockland County Amount $102,238.48 Date 07/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, CARL R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $102,237.70 Date 10/04/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, MARTHA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $102,237.38 Date 09/04/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGAN, JUDITH Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $102,237.38 Date 07/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, ANN Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $102,237.14 Date 12/19/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEGA, YOLANDA Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $102,236.77 Date 11/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNS-HARRIS, HORTENCE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $102,235.69 Date 06/26/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESTEFANIS, KENT J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $102,235.52 Date 11/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONUFREY, MICHAEL Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $102,234.63 Date 06/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, TIMOTHY T Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $102,234.32 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System