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 DRZEWIECKI, KATHERINE B Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $79,909.21 Date 12/09/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTH, JOHN M Employer name Adirondack Park Agcy Amount $79,909.18 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBERLE, JADA Employer name Department of Health Amount $79,909.18 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, AMBER M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $79,909.18 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPONI, CAROLYN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $79,909.18 Date 08/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REHFUSS, GERARD M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $79,909.18 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMPREVIO, MARY D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $79,909.18 Date 10/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEFFER, ERIN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $79,909.18 Date 08/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, PETER F Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $79,909.18 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIMROD, LLOYD G Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $79,909.18 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROKOV, MARGARET Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $79,909.18 Date 11/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHERMERHORN, BARBARA A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $79,909.18 Date 12/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAWSKI, JAN J Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $79,909.18 Date 11/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUAH, KWAKU Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $79,909.18 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEHLER, EDWARD T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $79,909.18 Date 03/04/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEOLI, LISA A Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $79,909.18 Date 06/29/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEML, MARGARET A Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $79,909.18 Date 01/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHLBORN, TYLER L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $79,909.18 Date 03/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREMENEK, BRENT D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $79,909.18 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRVIN, STEPHEN S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $79,909.18 Date 03/19/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDH, DANIEL A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $79,909.18 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGAN, SHAWN W L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $79,909.18 Date 05/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHN, JENNIFER Employer name Office of General Services Amount $79,909.18 Date 10/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O CONNOR, THOMAS P Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $79,909.18 Date 12/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARZABEK, ROBERT P Employer name Brighton Fire Dist Amount $79,909.13 Date 02/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HULSE, DOUGLAS W Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $79,908.29 Date 09/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, SIMONE A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,908.18 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODGE, GEORGE I, JR Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $79,908.15 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONN, JAMES S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $79,907.48 Date 03/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ERIN C Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $79,907.30 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFRED, USHA Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $79,907.04 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, NOEL Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $79,906.98 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DAVID L Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $79,906.68 Date 02/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMINSKY, THOMAS C Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $79,906.63 Date 06/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOCHAN, JEFFREY L Employer name Waterloo CSD Amount $79,906.43 Date 09/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDEK, JOAN M Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $79,906.29 Date 08/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, DANIEL P Employer name Albany County Amount $79,906.13 Date 03/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSLIP, JENNIFER M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $79,906.00 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, ENEIDA Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $79,905.84 Date 05/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $79,905.84 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYDEN, PATRICIA Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $79,905.60 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABRIZIO, RALPH T Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $79,905.52 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCY, MATTHEW P Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $79,905.48 Date 09/29/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUAREZ, STEPHEN C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $79,905.28 Date 10/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUCKELL, JONATHAN S Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $79,905.22 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, DANIEL E, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $79,905.20 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, TIMOTHY L Employer name Town of Waterford Amount $79,904.83 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROOKS, SHAWN T Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $79,904.38 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, BRENDA C Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $79,904.01 Date 12/24/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, DANIEL M Employer name Erie County Amount $79,903.83 Date 05/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSHAN, JAMES E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $79,903.69 Date 10/31/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, GREG S Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $79,903.48 Date 03/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAURA, BRANDON S Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $79,903.37 Date 07/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DASILVA, MARIA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $79,903.07 Date 03/08/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS, LAURA L Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $79,902.29 Date 04/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKMAN, TE'SHANEE M Employer name Westchester County Amount $79,902.11 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLASCZIENSKI, MICHAEL F, JR Employer name City of Fulton Amount $79,901.99 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EASTERLING, ALEXANDER Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $79,901.35 Date 08/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, TIMOTHY B Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $79,900.91 Date 10/04/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, GEORGE R Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,900.64 Date 04/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITHERS, PATRICIA K Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $79,899.91 Date 06/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANSON, JEFFREY R Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $79,899.72 Date 02/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATTERS, BARBARA A Employer name Briarcliff Manor UFSD Amount $79,899.60 Date 10/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, MICHAEL F Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $79,899.23 Date 09/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, TIFFANY R Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $79,899.19 Date 10/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRY, CINDA J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $79,899.00 Date 09/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCOIS, JOANNE Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $79,898.84 Date 11/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGUIRE, MOLLY J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $79,898.58 Date 11/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMES, ANTOINE, JR Employer name Yonkers Mun Housing Authority Amount $79,897.91 Date 04/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADLEY, JUDITH P Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $79,897.86 Date 11/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYDYSH, TORRIE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $79,897.42 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISTINE, WARREN G Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $79,897.18 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZABLONSKI, JAMES M Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $79,896.96 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, VICKI L Employer name Allegany County Amount $79,896.95 Date 09/14/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, DENISE Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $79,896.59 Date 06/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXAM, DENNIS M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $79,896.02 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUZYCKY, STEPHANIE V Employer name Hudson & Black Riv Reg Dist Amount $79,895.93 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, TAWANDA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $79,895.41 Date 04/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKERT, ANTHONY L Employer name City of Kingston Amount $79,895.39 Date 07/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JEFFRIS, JOSEPH F Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $79,894.94 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FASCIANA, VINCENT R Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $79,894.83 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIBOROWSKI, ANDREW J Employer name Rockland County Amount $79,894.46 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NKRUMAH, SANDRA B Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $79,893.90 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, KATHERINE D Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $79,893.56 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, SCOTT T, JR Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $79,893.06 Date 06/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VUELVA, VICTOR A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $79,892.84 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARK, DIANE L Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $79,892.28 Date 09/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARRON, REGIS A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $79,892.18 Date 08/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, KEVIN D Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $79,892.17 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, GAIL L Employer name Tioga County Amount $79,892.16 Date 06/06/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIDDELL, GALE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $79,891.76 Date 03/13/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, GREGORY L Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $79,891.73 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABIDEAU, CARLTON J, II Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $79,891.04 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANKOWSKI, ELLEN M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $79,890.73 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, THEODORE Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $79,890.73 Date 03/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGSTROM, KIM P Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $79,890.63 Date 09/27/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EAGAR, SCOTT J Employer name Water Auth of West Nassau Co Amount $79,889.88 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLINGERLAND, CAROLINE E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $79,889.81 Date 03/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $79,889.77 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CHAUNCEY Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $79,888.98 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System