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 LACY, BETTY JEAN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $90,647.87 Date 09/17/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAHMANN, ANGELIKA Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $90,647.33 Date 12/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURAY, ALIEU Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $90,647.13 Date 10/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTER, REBECCA JEAN, MRS Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $90,647.04 Date 11/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, JEFF A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $90,645.59 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUDJOE, ARLENE A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $90,644.10 Date 12/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, ANTON D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $90,643.10 Date 02/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUIDO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $90,642.97 Date 08/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLLO, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $90,642.44 Date 02/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, RAYMOND M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $90,642.38 Date 10/24/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICHER, CARRIE JEANNE Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $90,641.89 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANTASTICO, SONIA S Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $90,641.09 Date 06/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORNBURGH, PAULA Employer name Westchester County Amount $90,640.70 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCKEE, EILEEN T Employer name Westchester County Amount $90,640.70 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JOHN M, JR Employer name Chemung County Amount $90,640.42 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAMSIDDEEN, MARSHALL Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $90,640.40 Date 12/16/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, IRENE F Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $90,639.71 Date 12/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERDEROSE, JENNIFER A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $90,637.08 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESIO, ANTHONY G Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $90,637.00 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, LEONARD T Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $90,635.86 Date 05/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRIFE, PAUL C Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $90,635.49 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAZALSKI, CHERYL L Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $90,635.34 Date 02/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANARA, FRANK P Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $90,635.23 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRETT, RONNIE I, JR Employer name Town of Ogden Amount $90,634.98 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEIXOTO, JOEL D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $90,634.03 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERRINE, JEFFREY P Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $90,633.75 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLETTE, GREGORY G Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $90,633.14 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SECOR, ALLAN C, SR Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $90,633.13 Date 11/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUGHES, RYAN M Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $90,632.85 Date 08/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DALY, THOMAS M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $90,632.60 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DANIEL A Employer name City of Cortland Amount $90,632.57 Date 06/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YOUNG, QUEEN E Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $90,632.29 Date 04/05/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARAICH, RENU Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $90,631.89 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEVALIER, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $90,630.97 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTE, ANNE MARIE Employer name Village of Patchogue Amount $90,630.50 Date 05/20/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, KEVIN E Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $90,630.24 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANN, JEREMY J D Employer name Tompkins County Amount $90,630.11 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZABIELSKI, GARY R Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $90,629.27 Date 05/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLA, ELLEN M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $90,629.12 Date 08/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOLANI, ASLAM S Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $90,628.31 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGGERTY, GREGORY D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $90,628.31 Date 05/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERTIE, GERALD J Employer name Orange County Amount $90,628.20 Date 09/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMELSON, BRIAN C Employer name Town of Victor Amount $90,628.08 Date 10/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOZELLA, ANTHONY C Employer name Orange County Amount $90,627.90 Date 07/25/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JEANETTA M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $90,626.83 Date 12/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOVI, SHARON C Employer name Tompkins County Amount $90,626.34 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANLAN, BRIAN M Employer name City of Auburn Amount $90,625.90 Date 07/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIXON, MELINDA D Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $90,625.00 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INDICK, ROBERT J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $90,623.97 Date 12/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REIDY, THOMAS P Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $90,623.55 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GERBER, JO ANN Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $90,623.53 Date 12/13/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, JOSEPH A Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $90,623.44 Date 03/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, BEVERLY Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $90,622.66 Date 09/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, JOANN Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $90,622.40 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNELL, JOAN M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $90,622.38 Date 02/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DZIENNIK, RICHARD S Employer name Elmira Childrens Services Amount $90,622.26 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, SEAN E Employer name Village of Green Island Amount $90,621.16 Date 06/27/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, SHELLY G Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $90,621.00 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSHAN, JAMES E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $90,620.06 Date 10/31/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENA, JUAN J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $90,619.26 Date 04/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHOU, HONG Employer name Office For Technology Amount $90,618.96 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFANOVIC, ADAM T Employer name Monroe County Amount $90,618.93 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOR, JEFFREY Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $90,618.51 Date 02/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI STEFANO, THOMAS J Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $90,618.07 Date 06/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERANZA, FRANK M Employer name City of Middletown Amount $90,618.01 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, MARK S Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $90,617.90 Date 04/18/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, PRISCILLA Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $90,616.34 Date 04/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, KATHLEEN T Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $90,616.34 Date 05/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, LISA M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $90,616.34 Date 10/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONETTE, KATHLEEN M MCCARTHY Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $90,616.34 Date 03/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NADIG, BONNIE A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $90,616.34 Date 09/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGDEN, DONNA M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $90,616.34 Date 05/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBILLARD, EUGENIA R Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $90,616.34 Date 09/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, STEPHEN S Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $90,616.34 Date 03/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI ANGELO, JACQUELINE M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $90,616.34 Date 06/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, MARIANNE E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $90,616.34 Date 01/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYCHINSKI, BRIDGET A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $90,616.34 Date 11/28/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESWORTHY, LYNN M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $90,616.34 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, CHRISTINE S Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $90,614.62 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FATTARUSSO, THOMAS M Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $90,614.53 Date 10/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREFE, NICHOLAS H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $90,613.67 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRIECO, MICHAEL G Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $90,613.47 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAWOL, MARK P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $90,611.71 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGAN, STEVEN J Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $90,610.34 Date 09/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSLER, CONSTANCE A Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $90,610.17 Date 11/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ANDREW T, JR Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $90,610.01 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLINDRES, JOSEPH Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $90,610.00 Date 06/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWER, DAVID R Employer name Monroe County Amount $90,609.87 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THANKI, PAMELA S Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $90,609.81 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, PAUL S Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $90,609.67 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, JOSEPH B, JR Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $90,609.55 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCIANO, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $90,609.12 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAMICA, MICHAEL D Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $90,609.08 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOCE, CYNTHIA T Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $90,608.20 Date 08/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOERSHEIM, BEVERLY A Employer name Rockland County Amount $90,607.99 Date 07/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTO, NICOLE Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $90,607.93 Date 04/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, TIMOTHY N Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $90,606.99 Date 09/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMOLCNOP, CARY T Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $90,606.68 Date 01/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIAS, DEAN Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $90,606.30 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARL, DANA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $90,606.25 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System