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 CHAVERS, ARTHUR L, JR Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $92,198.75 Date 09/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRENTICE, ANDREW H Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $92,198.75 Date 10/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNDERHILL PREZIOSO, JULIE A Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $92,198.75 Date 09/11/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUTTS-WHITNEY, CYNTHIA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $92,198.75 Date 06/23/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORENSTEIN, SANDRA R Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $92,198.75 Date 01/25/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDFORD, JAMES Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $92,198.75 Date 02/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUSE, JANET D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $92,198.75 Date 05/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUZICKA, MONICA B Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $92,198.75 Date 12/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANNEKLEV, ANGELA M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $92,198.68 Date 02/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGALLS-BARNO, DONNA L Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $92,198.41 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASSELL-THOMPSON, RUTH Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $92,198.36 Date 07/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, GRISEL C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $92,198.25 Date 01/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, CINAMOL Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $92,198.15 Date 01/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELOWS, CHARLES A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $92,197.85 Date 01/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'KIEFFE, CAMILLE M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $92,197.44 Date 02/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEDMAN, LISA A Employer name Albany County Amount $92,197.36 Date 02/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELVECCHIO-KLINGEBIEL, ANN M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $92,196.54 Date 10/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMEK, JUSTIN P Employer name Erie County Amount $92,195.62 Date 10/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, SCOTT M Employer name Town of Greece Amount $92,195.53 Date 07/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHASE, RUSSELL V Employer name Division of State Police Amount $92,195.41 Date 10/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERGOSITS, EMERY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $92,195.41 Date 01/04/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDESCO, MARY ELLEN Employer name Division of State Police Amount $92,195.41 Date 07/29/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, WILLIAM E Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $92,195.41 Date 03/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUDET, MARGARET P Employer name Office NYS Inspector General Amount $92,195.41 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, VIRGINIA R Employer name Department of Law Amount $92,195.41 Date 06/06/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLLOP, SCOTT W Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $92,195.41 Date 02/14/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABADIA, JUAN T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $92,195.41 Date 07/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, DAVID H Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $92,195.41 Date 04/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERDOLIVA, FRANCIS J, JR Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $92,195.41 Date 10/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLFORD, DIANE H Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $92,195.41 Date 06/03/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWLER, WALTER P Employer name Education Department Amount $92,195.41 Date 03/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEANE, WILLIAM M Employer name Education Department Amount $92,195.41 Date 05/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUCHEA, ELENORE G Employer name Department of Health Amount $92,195.41 Date 04/07/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENITEZ, JAIME M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $92,195.41 Date 10/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODNAR, PAUL S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $92,195.41 Date 06/30/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKARD, MICHAEL F Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $92,195.41 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPLIN, MICHAEL E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $92,195.41 Date 11/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COREY, JAMES A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $92,195.41 Date 12/20/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSSI, RICHARD J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $92,195.41 Date 02/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANCE, BONNIE J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $92,195.41 Date 12/22/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, CHARLES B Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $92,195.41 Date 06/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELCHER, JOSEPH T Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $92,195.41 Date 07/06/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANNON, WILLIAM B Employer name NYS Parole Board Amount $92,195.41 Date 11/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAUSLER, CRAIG R Employer name NYS Parole Board Amount $92,195.41 Date 05/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTKIEWICZ, CHESTER J Employer name Department of State Amount $92,195.41 Date 05/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEKELLICK, WILLIAM A Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $92,195.41 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUART, MARK A Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $92,195.41 Date 03/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOFIELD, MELINDA A Employer name Labor Management Committee Amount $92,195.41 Date 11/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREET, PHILIP J Employer name Tug Hill Commission Amount $92,195.41 Date 09/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIRINO, RICHARD P Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $92,195.41 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVOE, WILLIAM E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $92,195.41 Date 08/12/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, TIMOTHY D Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $92,195.41 Date 02/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LINDEN, KATHLEEN M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $92,195.41 Date 03/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTIMURRO, DANIEL C Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $92,195.41 Date 09/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, MARGARET C Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $92,195.41 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDULLO, LOUIS Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $92,195.41 Date 12/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIRENBERG, MICHAEL L Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $92,195.41 Date 06/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEVILLE, DEBRA Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $92,195.41 Date 03/24/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASHER, MURIEL G Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $92,195.41 Date 01/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATZA, ELLICE L Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $92,195.41 Date 01/29/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, GLADYS D Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $92,195.41 Date 12/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKEY, ROBIN D Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $92,195.41 Date 08/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBEN, JAMES S Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $92,195.41 Date 04/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUBIC, STEPHANIE Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $92,195.41 Date 12/11/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY-LARK, DELORES Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $92,195.41 Date 08/31/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVIELLO, MARYANN Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $92,195.41 Date 07/12/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROVES, CHARLES E, JR Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $92,194.74 Date 03/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEPUCCIO, PETER F Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $92,194.67 Date 02/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUKWUMA, IFEANYI J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $92,194.33 Date 05/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLITOR, CHAD L Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $92,194.05 Date 01/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASTRICH, JOANNE M Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $92,193.70 Date 10/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, DORRAINE L Employer name Ulster County Amount $92,193.31 Date 10/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEISEL, CYNTHIA N, MRS Employer name Ulster County Amount $92,193.25 Date 06/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STYER, LINDA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $92,192.22 Date 08/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, MICHAEL G Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $92,192.16 Date 05/20/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHLINGER, RICHARD J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $92,191.81 Date 06/23/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, MARGARET M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $92,191.78 Date 04/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYGAR, BRADLEY K Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $92,191.41 Date 10/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODDS, SAMANTHA D Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $92,190.92 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT-OMEL, MARLEINE Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $92,190.92 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, SHARON M Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $92,190.92 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARMON, KENNETH J Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $92,190.82 Date 07/06/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWE, JENNIFER M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $92,190.38 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REEVES KNIGHT, DIANE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $92,190.32 Date 07/28/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLIMPT, MICHELLE L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $92,190.09 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, GEORGE L Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $92,189.88 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SZEKERES, DAVID A Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $92,189.69 Date 09/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUETSCH, SUE ELLEN Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $92,189.62 Date 08/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE CLAIR, SHAUN D Employer name Monroe County Amount $92,189.28 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGLETON, JEFFREY T Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $92,189.07 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGGIANI, DAVID J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $92,188.76 Date 01/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, PAUL A Employer name Westchester County Amount $92,188.26 Date 09/27/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAZIO, BRYAN R Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $92,188.20 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRZASKOS, SCOTT M Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $92,187.98 Date 02/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEDICT, JOHN J Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $92,187.93 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHICALLO, RICHARD N Employer name Onondaga County Amount $92,187.18 Date 12/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, DAVID H Employer name Onondaga County Amount $92,187.18 Date 05/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAUBER, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $92,187.18 Date 06/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOSA, MATHEW R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $92,187.18 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSH, SHAWN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $92,187.18 Date 05/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System