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 GUTHRIE, CASSANDRA A Employer name Town of Greece Amount $93,818.37 Date 02/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, LAWRENCE W Employer name Albany County Amount $93,817.46 Date 07/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FAVER, SCOTT A Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $93,817.14 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, MARIA Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $93,816.87 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, MARK J, II Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $93,816.69 Date 11/15/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSSWAY, DINAH M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $93,816.06 Date 07/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, NANCY G Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $93,815.62 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABDULLAH, NISAA B Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $93,814.87 Date 09/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENEZIA, NICHOLAS J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $93,814.10 Date 02/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDES, PATRICIA M Employer name Corning Community College Amount $93,813.98 Date 10/21/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUEL, WAYNE G Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $93,813.81 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELTZ, RICHARD E Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $93,813.41 Date 09/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSHUA, ANA I Employer name Westchester County Amount $93,812.65 Date 12/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCO, FAUSTO Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,812.11 Date 06/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESCE, LEONARD A Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $93,811.30 Date 02/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFKO, KATHLEEN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $93,810.94 Date 08/23/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODDY, ROBERT W Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,810.65 Date 05/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name USURIN, DANIELA A Employer name Westchester County Amount $93,810.07 Date 12/19/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABIAN, THOMAS E Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $93,809.80 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAZAUSKAS, WALTER Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $93,809.56 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, JEAN MARIE Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $93,808.62 Date 03/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERRERO, CARLA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $93,806.82 Date 10/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, KATHRYN A Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $93,806.70 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRVING, TIMOTHY J Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $93,804.76 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHIELS, KIMBERLY Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $93,804.51 Date 05/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIEDIMONTE, FRANK N Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $93,804.42 Date 01/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOVEL, JOHN F Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $93,804.31 Date 08/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GADDIS, CLARENCE Employer name Larchmont Mamaroneck Garb Comm Amount $93,804.26 Date 11/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARODIN, JOHN L Employer name Carle Place UFSD Amount $93,804.22 Date 10/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, JENNIFER J Employer name Orange County Amount $93,803.85 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, JOSEPH E Employer name City of Utica Amount $93,803.65 Date 10/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, BARRY J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $93,803.55 Date 01/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILSON SCHMIEDER, KARLINE N Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $93,803.20 Date 05/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDINA, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $93,803.00 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LI, CHU-FANG Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $93,802.89 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIERRO, SCOTT N Employer name Chemung County Amount $93,802.66 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSSAVELLA, JEAN B Employer name Dutchess County Amount $93,802.17 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, ELIZABETH M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $93,801.14 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWES, JOHN F Employer name Eastchester Fire Dist Amount $93,800.85 Date 03/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HALVORSEN, INGRID M Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $93,800.49 Date 05/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOWELLS, LERON J Employer name Westchester County Amount $93,800.34 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, DAVID M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $93,800.33 Date 12/02/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESTA, FREDERICO E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $93,800.33 Date 04/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBORNE, JOHN G Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $93,800.16 Date 08/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, DEAN L Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $93,799.50 Date 11/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIGGS, JEFFREY P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $93,799.13 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LANG, JOSEPH W Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $93,798.47 Date 04/25/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREAS, CRAIG R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $93,797.00 Date 10/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSS, JILL S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $93,797.00 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERNER, SHARON WENDY Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $93,796.30 Date 12/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIECO, ANGELA M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $93,795.96 Date 10/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARVIN, JAMES J Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $93,795.25 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHEL, JEAN DARCEL Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $93,795.24 Date 03/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRA, BENJAMIN Employer name Office of General Services Amount $93,795.13 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANT, EDWARD M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $93,794.82 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, WILLIAM W Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $93,794.77 Date 05/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, LAUREN M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $93,794.67 Date 08/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KLIGERMAN, THOMAS R Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $93,793.37 Date 05/24/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLOSSER, MARK P Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $93,792.06 Date 10/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMAN, JOHN F Employer name North Greece Fire District Amount $93,791.60 Date 02/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLE, BARBARA Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $93,791.44 Date 03/29/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, KEVIN P Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $93,791.43 Date 01/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILBRANDT, DANIEL P Employer name Erie County Amount $93,790.99 Date 01/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, YOLANDA C Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $93,790.87 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILOCK, NICHOLAS A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $93,788.11 Date 04/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNN, JOHN R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $93,787.85 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOROMA, BRIMA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $93,787.04 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTTONE, MATTHEW W Employer name Monroe County Amount $93,787.04 Date 06/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTANZO, ROSE MARIE Employer name Cleary School Deaf Children Amount $93,787.00 Date 09/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODD, JEREMIAH S Employer name Village of Scotia Amount $93,786.67 Date 08/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, JOHN J Employer name Ramapo Catskill Library System Amount $93,786.46 Date 06/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPPAS, ROBERT J Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $93,786.41 Date 08/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA FAZIA, MICHAEL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $93,786.40 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, ANTHONY J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $93,785.95 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEST, CLARENCE W Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $93,785.94 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAMPHILE, JEAN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $93,785.20 Date 08/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENWOOD, PAUL G Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $93,784.92 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITAYIK, JOHN A, JR Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $93,784.74 Date 05/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MERRITT, SHAWN E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $93,784.67 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACHNIK, PAUL L Employer name Erie County Amount $93,784.40 Date 09/19/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, FABIAN F Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $93,784.15 Date 04/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWIRE, JENNIFER A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,783.49 Date 01/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC AULEY, MARY F Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $93,782.91 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTER, ANN Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $93,782.77 Date 09/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SUSAN A Employer name Albany County Amount $93,781.80 Date 12/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YADAV, INDU Employer name Suffolk County Amount $93,781.45 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BIASE, DENISE Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $93,781.15 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUFFLER, JAMES Employer name Irvington UFSD Amount $93,780.92 Date 02/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPERSINO, LOUIS, II Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $93,780.69 Date 06/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, CHARLENE Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $93,779.64 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVESTRI, ROBERT P Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $93,779.05 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLANVILLE, BARBARA A Employer name Broome County Amount $93,778.55 Date 05/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAZIER, JEFFREY Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $93,777.76 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEVERETT, TERRY N Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $93,776.63 Date 08/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MAUREEN D Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $93,776.08 Date 03/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CORRIE E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $93,775.90 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHINNERS, DAVID A Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $93,775.85 Date 05/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEATHERS, MICHELE L Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $93,775.85 Date 08/31/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAZIER, DONNA E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $93,775.20 Date 07/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEISE, MICHAEL T Employer name Onondaga County Amount $93,775.18 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System