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 DURAN-SANCHEZ, EILEEN M Employer name Westchester County Amount $90,267.40 Date 03/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, ROBERT S Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $90,266.84 Date 06/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALKO, AMANDA N Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $90,266.80 Date 12/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLINGSWORTH, PAUL Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $90,266.21 Date 04/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALIATSOS, ELENI Employer name Westchester County Amount $90,265.86 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINGLE, MARVIN N, JR Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $90,265.54 Date 01/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, RENNY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $90,265.24 Date 10/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUPPEN, JOHN M Employer name State Bd of Elections Amount $90,264.93 Date 02/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVARNWAY, KATHREEN L Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $90,264.47 Date 03/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONDELLI, FRANK Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $90,263.90 Date 10/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDENZIN, DEBORAH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $90,263.51 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNEY, THOMAS O Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $90,263.30 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, SUSAN Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $90,263.24 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERNBERG, WESLEY A Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $90,261.71 Date 06/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHILIO, CHERIE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $90,261.38 Date 06/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOBLE, DAVID W Employer name Broome County Amount $90,261.37 Date 11/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HISLOP, JOHN D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $90,261.07 Date 08/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, MARIA D Employer name City of Albany Amount $90,260.74 Date 09/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOUCHEREAU, MARIE-GLADYS Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $90,259.94 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAYAG, VERONICA Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $90,259.35 Date 05/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELD, PETER Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $90,259.08 Date 12/12/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALSKI, IAN D Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $90,259.07 Date 03/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASPARY, LEONARD F, III Employer name City of Albany Amount $90,258.71 Date 09/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, ADRIANNE D Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $90,258.49 Date 09/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC IVER, AUDREY E Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $90,258.11 Date 06/27/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDY, KENNETH L Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $90,257.52 Date 10/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZGAJ, ADAM M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $90,257.47 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHN, MILTON Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $90,256.87 Date 08/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, JOHN Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $90,256.54 Date 02/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, VINCENT N Employer name Nassau County Amount $90,255.43 Date 07/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEGUIN, WILLIAM L Employer name Massena CSD Amount $90,254.80 Date 10/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALKOWSKI, MARK R Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $90,254.24 Date 09/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULSHAW, BRIAN D Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $90,253.71 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILBERIAN, MARY-JANE Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $90,253.51 Date 02/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBS, JOAN P Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $90,253.08 Date 03/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYOTTE, CHRISTOPHER K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $90,253.08 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, NATHAN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $90,252.24 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRACKETT, STANLEY M Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $90,251.83 Date 09/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMMY, CARLYLE E Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $90,251.80 Date 05/03/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, STEVEN E. Employer name City of Rochester Amount $90,251.21 Date 04/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, RAYMOND E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $90,250.42 Date 01/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, PATRICK R Employer name NYS Association of Counties Amount $90,250.08 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, HENRIETTA E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $90,249.29 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAKAHASHI, ROSS Y Employer name New York Public Library Amount $90,248.72 Date 07/27/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABOVSKY, BORIS Employer name Office For Technology Amount $90,247.72 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, JOSHUA S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $90,247.60 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASTELLI, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $90,247.22 Date 01/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAJNER, STEPHEN A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $90,247.07 Date 05/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROTTY, TIMOTHY P Employer name Erie County Amount $90,247.04 Date 07/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVERI, LISA J Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $90,247.00 Date 01/26/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HARA, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $90,246.90 Date 05/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, ALEX L Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $90,246.66 Date 06/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOW, TIMOTHY J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $90,246.66 Date 08/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HONIS, MARK C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $90,246.66 Date 05/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, MAUREEN R Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $90,246.62 Date 06/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, GINA Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $90,246.45 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYKES, VIRGINIA M Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $90,246.30 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAPLES, ANNE M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $90,245.92 Date 02/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA TOURETTE, ROBERT L, JR Employer name City of Oneonta Amount $90,245.79 Date 05/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEINTZ, MICHAEL P Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $90,245.69 Date 08/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTRATA, KATHLEEN M Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $90,245.54 Date 06/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETROSKI, JAMES A Employer name Oswego County Amount $90,244.32 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, MICHAEL H Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $90,244.11 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUSHAL, NAVNEET Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $90,242.81 Date 09/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENDRICK, JOLYNN R Employer name Nassau County Amount $90,242.63 Date 10/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCARO, REBECCA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $90,242.36 Date 12/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JOHN M Employer name Village of Menands Amount $90,242.10 Date 08/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALVARADO, PETER A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $90,241.71 Date 06/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLM, KELLY M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $90,241.27 Date 07/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, ANTHONY J Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $90,241.11 Date 12/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORERO, SUSAN M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $90,241.07 Date 05/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, NICOLE D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $90,241.03 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBIAK, JANET Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $90,240.67 Date 06/27/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $90,240.65 Date 01/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINSON, CHRISTINE V Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $90,240.03 Date 03/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORHAM, MARILYN Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $90,239.80 Date 04/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, TYNNETTA T Employer name Westchester County Amount $90,239.57 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INMAN, KEVIN J Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $90,238.81 Date 12/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, ELENA Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $90,238.74 Date 12/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, DENISE R Employer name White Plains Housing Authority Amount $90,238.09 Date 11/16/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAKOWSKI, PHYLLIS M Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $90,237.10 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLAN, MARK Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $90,235.95 Date 02/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELKER, SUZANNE G Employer name Wantagh Public Library Amount $90,235.68 Date 04/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMOOT, DEBORAH A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $90,235.39 Date 08/16/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, LOVESY M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $90,234.61 Date 05/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ROBERT A, JR Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $90,233.73 Date 07/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREIRA, MARIA M Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $90,233.72 Date 09/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOAK, MARCIA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $90,233.62 Date 03/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, KEVIN J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $90,232.18 Date 02/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHENKEL, PAUL J Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $90,232.14 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOCELKA-SEDDO, SUSAN E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $90,231.30 Date 06/18/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAEIZ, GITA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $90,231.12 Date 02/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTIERS, BARBARA E Employer name Village of Suffern Amount $90,230.77 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARBY, DONALD E Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $90,230.51 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLANTON, LATASHA Y Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $90,230.15 Date 07/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLINI, SCOTT A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $90,229.65 Date 11/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALOTTO, RUTHANNE S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $90,228.70 Date 09/01/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, KRISTEN N Employer name Town of Woodbury Amount $90,228.40 Date 05/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOSE, SILVY K Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $90,227.83 Date 05/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, BRUCE W Employer name Town of Ithaca Amount $90,227.20 Date 11/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System