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 ARCUNI, JOSEPH M Employer name Rockland County Amount $94,487.25 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAROTTA, STEVEN M Employer name Kinderhook CSD Amount $94,487.08 Date 08/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, JAMES L Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $94,486.00 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIRELLI, HEATHER H Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $94,485.80 Date 03/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENTS, PHILIP J Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $94,485.61 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, DOUGLAS K Employer name City of Rochester Amount $94,485.53 Date 02/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAYLE, MARIO E Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $94,485.52 Date 10/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACHIN, ARTHUR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $94,484.86 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEI, SCOTT P Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $94,483.40 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALSAMO, FRANCIS Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $94,482.71 Date 12/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLODGETT, MICHELE L Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $94,482.62 Date 07/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEBASTIAN, PAUL Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $94,481.79 Date 09/04/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASKINS, MARGO J Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $94,481.48 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNEY, JIMMY Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $94,481.38 Date 09/24/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEYER, JOHN J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $94,481.38 Date 05/24/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LORNA S Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $94,481.38 Date 04/08/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNGER, PAULA E F Employer name Tompkins County Amount $94,481.37 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYNTON, MICHAEL J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $94,480.91 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVAUX, MICHAEL H Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $94,480.85 Date 01/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILIOTTI, SILVIA Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $94,480.85 Date 09/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTONE, LENORE Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $94,480.85 Date 01/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WLODARCZYK, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $94,480.05 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUTERA, PATRICIA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $94,479.80 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, MAUREEN C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $94,479.22 Date 10/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENG, THOMAS Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $94,479.22 Date 11/15/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOBBS, LAUREN A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $94,479.09 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAN, KAM-PIU Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $94,479.01 Date 12/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRABOWSKI, JAMES M, SR Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $94,479.00 Date 10/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUON, SUZANNE E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $94,478.56 Date 11/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSHMAN, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Town of Manlius Amount $94,478.25 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALCOLM, KIMBERLY A Employer name Education Department Amount $94,477.48 Date 06/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, RICHARD E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $94,476.81 Date 06/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYKEMAN, LISA Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $94,476.52 Date 02/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULLAS, PAUL T Employer name Office For Technology Amount $94,476.12 Date 01/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEBLETT, GEORGE A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $94,476.12 Date 06/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, LESSIE M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $94,476.12 Date 01/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAROTT, JOSEPH Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $94,476.12 Date 09/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEITELBAUM, JACOB Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $94,476.12 Date 01/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOLS, JOHN A Employer name Baldwin Fire District Amount $94,475.83 Date 01/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, DEBORAH A Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $94,475.59 Date 12/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, MARIA Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $94,475.35 Date 05/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAE, GINA J Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $94,475.17 Date 02/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, EMERY B Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $94,475.07 Date 10/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, BINA B Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $94,475.00 Date 03/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONASSEN, GERALD W Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $94,474.99 Date 06/07/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACHI, LAMBERT I Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $94,474.43 Date 07/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANAEMEJE, FESTUS O Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $94,474.43 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, WEN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $94,474.43 Date 05/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTELLE, WILLIAM J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $94,474.43 Date 11/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, PAUL Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $94,474.43 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OYENUGA, FRANCIS K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $94,474.43 Date 02/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUTH-BARNABY, PAULINE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $94,474.43 Date 01/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOTTAM, CYRIAC M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $94,474.43 Date 04/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARIBOKO, FRANCIS Y Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $94,474.43 Date 02/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENBAUM, ROBERT S Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $94,474.43 Date 08/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, JULIUS Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $94,474.33 Date 02/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INMAN, MICHAEL R Employer name New York Public Library Amount $94,473.99 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, MARCELINO S Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $94,473.77 Date 04/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, JOSEPH C Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $94,473.77 Date 02/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, KAREN A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $94,473.42 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REEVES, NANCY Y Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $94,473.39 Date 08/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECHTEL, SUSAN M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $94,472.87 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLOTKIN, DMITRIY Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $94,472.81 Date 11/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINSLOW, INIKA N Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $94,472.81 Date 01/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOLLO, NICOLE J Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $94,472.81 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOTRIDGE, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $94,472.48 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEYER-ELLIS, SARAH E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $94,472.34 Date 01/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASIMIR, GARRY Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $94,472.33 Date 11/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX-SMALLS, ZENJA D Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $94,472.33 Date 11/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERENINI, JANE N Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $94,472.33 Date 07/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRAN, MARY B Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $94,472.33 Date 04/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALTESS, MARY R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $94,472.33 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREIDER, GREGORY S Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $94,472.33 Date 10/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMRA, DHANWANT Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $94,472.33 Date 03/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHENS, BARBARA J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $94,471.66 Date 09/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUNTY, KATHLEEN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $94,471.66 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURANO, ANTHONY Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $94,471.45 Date 03/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCALE, JUSTIN J Employer name Town of Marlborough Amount $94,470.96 Date 05/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOUGHERTY, WILLIAM K Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $94,470.56 Date 11/17/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERRY-GUINEY, ROBIN M Employer name Orange County Amount $94,470.45 Date 11/14/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, VALERIE A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $94,470.15 Date 09/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTULLI, ANTHONY C Employer name City of Albany Amount $94,469.92 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KERN, BRIAN B Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $94,468.97 Date 11/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, RANDY A Employer name Village of Newark Amount $94,468.64 Date 07/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ISAAC, YVES M Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $94,468.01 Date 02/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERICK, WILLIAM E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $94,468.01 Date 01/14/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLEY, FREDERICK SCOTT Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $94,467.98 Date 10/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAIN, CAROL-ANN Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $94,467.38 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERREZZA, RUDOLPH Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $94,467.34 Date 11/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWCLIFFE, VICTOR D Employer name Livingston County Amount $94,467.00 Date 04/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUHS, KRISTIN L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $94,466.74 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BONIS, BRIAN M Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $94,466.57 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, KURIAN Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $94,466.39 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOBODIAK, LYNN A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $94,466.35 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEOTTA, LORETTA Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $94,466.15 Date 06/04/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRULL, DAVID W, II Employer name Monroe County Amount $94,466.12 Date 08/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIMES, MARY SUSAN Employer name Thrall Public Library Amount $94,465.94 Date 07/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDFORD, DANIEL S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $94,465.87 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HESLER, PAUL M, III Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $94,464.68 Date 08/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, CLAUDIUS Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $94,464.61 Date 06/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System