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 FLYNN, CRAIG W Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $91,489.02 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEIL, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $91,488.48 Date 03/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, JASON W Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $91,488.46 Date 09/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, MEGAN M Employer name Education Department Amount $91,488.04 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFE, JANET M Employer name Education Department Amount $91,488.04 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI COSTANZO, BART A Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $91,487.99 Date 03/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANSAL, SHALINI Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,487.52 Date 06/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROZIC, CAITLYN M Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $91,487.08 Date 06/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POULSON, MAUREEN L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $91,487.06 Date 12/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALUMBO, JOSEPH D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $91,486.67 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, STEVEN M Employer name Village of Malverne Amount $91,486.31 Date 09/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUGHLIN, LYNN Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $91,485.06 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULMAN, NAUM Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $91,484.72 Date 05/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DWIGHT A Employer name Environmental Facilities Corp. Amount $91,483.98 Date 10/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHING, HARRY Employer name Environmental Facilities Corp. Amount $91,483.98 Date 01/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNO, JASON CURTIS Employer name Environmental Facilities Corp. Amount $91,483.98 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEUEL, TERRANCE A Employer name Environmental Facilities Corp. Amount $91,483.98 Date 01/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, MICHAEL P Employer name Environmental Facilities Corp. Amount $91,483.98 Date 07/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKOWSKI, ROBERT J Employer name Environmental Facilities Corp. Amount $91,483.98 Date 09/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, KATHRYN Employer name Environmental Facilities Corp. Amount $91,483.98 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, HARRY B Employer name Environmental Facilities Corp. Amount $91,483.98 Date 10/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JAMES C Employer name Environmental Facilities Corp. Amount $91,483.98 Date 05/28/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTE, PAUL C Employer name Environmental Facilities Corp. Amount $91,483.98 Date 01/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DYK, JANICE M Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $91,483.94 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHRENS, RUSSELL W Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $91,482.69 Date 09/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOSS, SCOTT G Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $91,481.84 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN TUYLE, CHERYL B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $91,481.12 Date 06/01/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRANTE, NICHOLAS W Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $91,480.72 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUHAMMAD, RONALD Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $91,479.43 Date 09/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIONTI, STEPHANIE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $91,479.09 Date 09/19/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, THOMAS L Employer name Nassau County Amount $91,479.01 Date 02/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELLIST, JEREMY L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $91,478.13 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REGAN, JOHN J, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $91,478.02 Date 09/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORABITO, NICHOLAS, III Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $91,475.22 Date 02/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, JENNIFER A Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $91,475.22 Date 11/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIEGLER, KATHY L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $91,474.39 Date 10/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, RAY F Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $91,473.39 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARMINGTON, MIRANDA N Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $91,472.94 Date 08/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEWART, DENNIS Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $91,472.92 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREY, JOSEPH F Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $91,472.12 Date 10/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HARA, KEVIN J Employer name Nassau Co Voc Edu & Ext Bd Amount $91,470.89 Date 08/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAKACS, MARY PAT O Employer name Suffolk County Amount $91,470.57 Date 09/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, ROSEMARY T Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $91,470.30 Date 10/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Genesee County Amount $91,469.82 Date 12/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KEVIN C Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $91,469.62 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIS, TIMOTHY S Employer name Monroe County Amount $91,468.37 Date 03/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINSON, RODNEY Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $91,468.18 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOWRY, CAROLYN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $91,467.86 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIDD, DARREL D Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $91,467.81 Date 09/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGAN, ALISON A Employer name Department of State Amount $91,467.11 Date 05/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZARRO, ALFRED Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $91,466.19 Date 04/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PAUW, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Westchester County Amount $91,465.81 Date 03/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FACER, KATHLEEN M Employer name Richmond Memorial Library Amount $91,465.44 Date 07/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLARD, DONALD M Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $91,465.18 Date 07/26/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, DINA M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $91,464.50 Date 03/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PINEDA, NERISSA MAE S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $91,463.96 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, JOEL C Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $91,462.76 Date 09/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATCHER, CRAIG Employer name Town of Islip Amount $91,462.61 Date 04/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAHAH, DAVID M Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $91,462.29 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ARNOLD E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,462.25 Date 01/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOSS, MARTIN E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $91,462.02 Date 07/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASH, ALBERT W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $91,461.99 Date 03/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEW, CHARLIE F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $91,461.64 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERKSEN, ROBERT J Employer name Cortland County Amount $91,461.55 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENMAN, MIMI Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $91,461.18 Date 06/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALT, ROBERT A Employer name Adirondack CSD Amount $91,460.91 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELENTANO, JOHN D Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $91,460.63 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVINA, MATTHEW J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $91,459.91 Date 05/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONILLA, MARIA DEL C Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $91,459.77 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUKOWSKI, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name Office of General Services Amount $91,459.63 Date 11/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $91,459.56 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HINE, TIFFANY N Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $91,458.23 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIANG, BO Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $91,457.20 Date 01/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESCAULT, WILLIAM E Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $91,456.88 Date 03/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARBER, RONALD J Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $91,456.05 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTAGLINO, JOHN T Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $91,455.27 Date 10/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREY, MICHAEL D Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $91,455.27 Date 10/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAEFE, WERNER S Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $91,454.87 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, INGRID M Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $91,454.30 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABADI, NOUF D Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $91,453.48 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, ROSEMARY Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $91,453.16 Date 07/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTUROS, GEORGE P Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $91,452.58 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AQUILE, JORDAN X Employer name Division of State Police Amount $91,452.46 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEEFE, MARK J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $91,452.40 Date 09/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAY, RANDALL C Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $91,451.94 Date 09/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAH, ROBERT M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $91,450.56 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, WILLIAM R Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $91,449.64 Date 07/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEY, LA TOYA S Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $91,449.02 Date 12/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWENDINGER, RACHEL L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $91,448.72 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUBKA, KIMBERLY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $91,448.40 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULP, JENNIFER L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $91,448.40 Date 01/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, JAMES D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $91,448.40 Date 12/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGAN, EDWARD J Employer name Westchester County Amount $91,448.18 Date 03/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUZZI, SANDRA L Employer name Amagansett UFSD Amount $91,447.79 Date 06/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, TRESA J Employer name Elmira Childrens Services Amount $91,447.52 Date 06/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASKLOFF-DIVEN, PATRICIA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $91,447.52 Date 09/23/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DAVID E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $91,447.52 Date 04/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, DEBBIE A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $91,447.20 Date 12/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRYAN, STEPHAN J Employer name Erie County Amount $91,446.35 Date 01/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOIVIN, DAVID F Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,445.85 Date 12/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System