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 JONES, LEON L, III Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $92,731.71 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, DAVID Employer name Rockland County Amount $92,731.45 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, KAREN A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $92,730.93 Date 06/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, CHRISTINE A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $92,730.56 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULINI, KEVIN S Employer name Tompkins County Amount $92,729.02 Date 07/26/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILARDI, VINCENT G Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $92,728.47 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSES, SIDNEY R Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $92,728.42 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKER, JANICE Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $92,727.97 Date 08/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENINCASA, CARL A Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $92,727.24 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, RICHARD M Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $92,727.24 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROBEL, CATHERINE C Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $92,727.04 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBSON, KATIE A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $92,726.79 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAN, JOSEPH P Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $92,726.42 Date 05/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, JESUS M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $92,726.42 Date 04/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANDY, JIM J Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $92,725.86 Date 10/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, ROBERT D Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $92,725.72 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLEY, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $92,724.93 Date 01/24/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMBRO, MICHAEL W Employer name Village of Menands Amount $92,724.32 Date 03/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOUSEMAN, GARY F Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $92,723.49 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ, GEORGE Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $92,722.62 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALCHOW, REBECCA K Employer name Office For Technology Amount $92,721.62 Date 11/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, VANCE G Employer name Jefferson County Amount $92,721.53 Date 03/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALCZEWSKI, JEFFREY C Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $92,720.33 Date 12/31/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ASHTON, RAYMOND J Employer name Village of Angola Amount $92,718.51 Date 06/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEWSON, WILLIAM J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $92,718.27 Date 09/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $92,717.77 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHAW, SUZETTE A Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $92,716.81 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAVALLI, ELISE D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $92,716.36 Date 03/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YATTAW, DIANA L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $92,716.36 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYLE, LAUREN A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $92,716.09 Date 05/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, RONALD C Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $92,715.26 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENS, KURT R Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $92,715.09 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAEGGLI, MARTIN A Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $92,714.96 Date 12/17/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUIDA, AGNES Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $92,714.45 Date 12/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTTI, EDWARD A, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $92,714.26 Date 09/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GROOF, MITCHELL Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $92,713.45 Date 11/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GINIGER, ARLENE H Employer name Village of Kensington Amount $92,713.44 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, PATTI Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $92,713.26 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENDORN-GROSS, MERY Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $92,712.39 Date 04/20/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, MARY E Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $92,711.24 Date 06/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EATON, NATHANIEL S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $92,711.16 Date 01/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, SHAWN P Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $92,710.58 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDEN, ROCHELLE Employer name Nassau County Amount $92,709.89 Date 07/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KAMA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $92,709.88 Date 08/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPPO, JASON M Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $92,709.71 Date 07/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUNTONE, KATHERINE B Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $92,709.34 Date 06/07/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, BRUCE E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $92,709.24 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, RACHAEL C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $92,708.98 Date 03/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, THEODORE Employer name City of Rochester Amount $92,708.44 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, OWEN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $92,708.25 Date 06/25/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONDARIO, RALPH R Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $92,708.10 Date 01/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLINGTON, SHENNOY M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $92,708.10 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNETT, CHRISTINE A Employer name Village of Briarcliff Manor Amount $92,708.06 Date 09/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALPERT, ROBERTO C Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $92,707.70 Date 11/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAGER, ALLEN J Employer name Town of Lysander Amount $92,707.29 Date 03/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, WALTER M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $92,706.87 Date 01/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORCUCCI, MATTHEW J Employer name Department of Health Amount $92,706.09 Date 05/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RALPH, KELLY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $92,705.70 Date 03/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VER STRAETE, GARY M Employer name Village of Newark Amount $92,705.57 Date 03/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VERMUT, KAREN M Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $92,705.04 Date 04/17/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, HEATHER M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $92,704.99 Date 01/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUTO, MICHAEL H Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $92,704.08 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHENKOFF, JASON C Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $92,703.79 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAPUTO, PATRICE M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $92,703.30 Date 02/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HETMAN, DAVID Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $92,702.91 Date 10/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, MICHAEL T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $92,702.59 Date 03/14/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARYANOPOLIS, JOHN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $92,702.40 Date 10/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEHER, WILLIAM J Employer name Department of Health Amount $92,702.40 Date 06/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIOR, GERARD P Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $92,702.08 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALLICH, VICTORIA Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $92,701.69 Date 01/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, KIMBERLY S Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $92,701.13 Date 11/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUBBINS, ANNETTE Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $92,699.59 Date 10/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZOLA, PHILIP J Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $92,699.59 Date 02/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWLER, DONNA M Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $92,699.59 Date 03/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIDGEON, WILLIAM G, JR Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $92,699.45 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHESE, KAREN R Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $92,699.15 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNESSY, THERESA L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $92,699.12 Date 03/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, CARLYLE A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $92,698.96 Date 09/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARRABEE, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $92,698.21 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLE, EDWARD J, JR Employer name City of Kingston Amount $92,698.08 Date 02/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLICK, MARK F Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $92,697.61 Date 10/04/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, ALEXIS L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $92,697.56 Date 10/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HRUBIAK, DANIEL M Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $92,697.52 Date 11/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, RAY M Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $92,697.52 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIEFER-WOOD, JEAN K Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $92,697.52 Date 06/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, TIMOTHY J Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $92,697.52 Date 02/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONTANA, SALLY A Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $92,697.52 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, CHAD C Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $92,697.52 Date 12/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTOSZEK, GARY M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $92,697.52 Date 09/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, CARROLL J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $92,697.52 Date 10/17/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORD, URSULA F Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $92,697.52 Date 01/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, CATHLEEN E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $92,697.52 Date 11/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENZANO, STACEY L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $92,697.52 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREY, STACY M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $92,697.52 Date 01/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSIELAK, RICHARD A, JR Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $92,697.52 Date 09/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, LEISA Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $92,697.52 Date 03/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, JOHN W Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $92,697.52 Date 05/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTACH, KEVIN G Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $92,697.52 Date 05/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROLLO, JEFFREY G Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $92,697.52 Date 12/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKETT, JEFFREY B Employer name Hutchings Childrens Services Amount $92,697.52 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System