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 WEBER, JAMES W Employer name Town of Ithaca Amount $90,227.20 Date 10/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKHAM, SONJA J Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $90,227.13 Date 07/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, MARSDEN T Employer name Troy Housing Authority Amount $90,227.04 Date 07/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAVES, MICHAEL P Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $90,225.81 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARZENEGGER, GREGORY C Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $90,225.75 Date 07/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EGBURTSON, DANA J Employer name Ontario County Amount $90,225.22 Date 01/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL-LEWIS, MARY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $90,223.64 Date 12/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, MICHAEL H Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $90,223.46 Date 01/10/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, ERIC M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $90,223.31 Date 10/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, GRANT R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $90,222.19 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, RANDY M Employer name City of Hudson Amount $90,221.18 Date 09/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TERESI, SALVATORE J, JR Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $90,221.03 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHAEL J Employer name Greenlawn Water District Amount $90,220.98 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, LISA M Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $90,220.04 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARNS, RONALD J Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $90,218.71 Date 03/12/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, JASON T Employer name Orange County Amount $90,218.37 Date 09/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMAN, CHRISTINA D Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $90,218.29 Date 04/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, JULIO A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $90,218.29 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROPEA, ANTONELLA E Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $90,218.29 Date 01/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CASSERES, LAMAR K Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $90,218.29 Date 01/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENVER, KATHLEEN A Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $90,218.29 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTONE, DAWN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $90,217.34 Date 04/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, CLIFTON C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $90,216.88 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROLOSON, JACOB N Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $90,216.63 Date 05/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNT, ROBERT L Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $90,215.95 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM-EPPS, REVENDA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $90,215.58 Date 02/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULCAHEY, JAMES Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $90,214.21 Date 11/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OAKES, LYNNE M Employer name Lewis County Amount $90,214.07 Date 11/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALET, KENNETH J, JR Employer name Office of General Services Amount $90,213.79 Date 09/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, SETH N Employer name City of Auburn Amount $90,213.62 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABERSKI, ROBERT J Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $90,212.48 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSE, LESLIE H Employer name Fillmore CSD Amount $90,211.63 Date 01/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHROTH, KEVIN P Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $90,211.45 Date 12/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEARY, LAURIE B Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $90,211.17 Date 02/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCLAUGHLIN, GARY E Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $90,210.62 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBRO, SUSAN M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $90,210.30 Date 06/20/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARBAB, PAUL O Employer name Westchester County Amount $90,209.81 Date 10/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, ROBERT S Employer name Town of Woodbury Amount $90,208.95 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIBBINS, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $90,208.76 Date 09/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN-DOUGLAS, ROSALIND Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $90,208.43 Date 05/17/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, PHYLLIS D Employer name Oneida County Amount $90,208.18 Date 08/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIELNIK, JOYCE W Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $90,207.70 Date 01/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIELDS, TED C Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $90,207.64 Date 07/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPINOZA, SANDRA K Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $90,207.29 Date 03/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBRIZZI, JOSEPH D Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $90,205.54 Date 09/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, ROBERT A Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $90,205.28 Date 10/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, IVAN L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $90,205.19 Date 12/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODABASHIAN, RAFFI Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $90,203.72 Date 08/31/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFERSON, MONTEAL D Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $90,203.48 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EDZENGA, DANIEL A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $90,203.40 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLUNE, JESSICA R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $90,202.01 Date 06/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, JERROLD S Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $90,200.98 Date 07/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILIPP, DONNA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $90,200.77 Date 10/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLINGERLAND, DAVID W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $90,200.75 Date 12/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMON, ANDRISE R Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $90,200.44 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKETT, DAVID A Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $90,200.01 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEOGHEGAN, KRISTEN L Employer name Assembly: Annual Legislative Amount $90,199.72 Date 01/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVINGSTON, JACOB B Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $90,197.52 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABIA, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $90,197.46 Date 11/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOGARTY, DANIEL C Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $90,196.49 Date 08/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAMI, NICHOLAS P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $90,196.43 Date 11/07/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRYMES, MARY A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $90,195.99 Date 11/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, KRISTIN S Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $90,195.83 Date 08/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERVEEN, NUSRAT Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $90,194.97 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, MICHAEL A Employer name Westchester County Amount $90,194.50 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANCI, JOSEPH F Employer name Erie County Amount $90,194.19 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEABLE, JAMES H Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $90,194.05 Date 04/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, CAROLYN M Employer name Ardsley UFSD Amount $90,194.03 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHTER, MICHAEL F Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $90,194.01 Date 10/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRILLO, FRED Employer name Nassau County Amount $90,193.13 Date 03/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, RAYMOND G Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $90,192.84 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUOHEY, VIVIAN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $90,192.70 Date 10/02/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUNDT, GEORGE H Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $90,192.48 Date 10/05/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENYON, KEVIN J Employer name Department of Health Amount $90,192.36 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANIS, BRIAN J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $90,192.36 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIU, PAUL YM Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $90,192.12 Date 08/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOPER, TAMMY M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $90,191.40 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAYONETO, RACHEL P Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $90,190.93 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMIL, ARSHAD Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $90,190.66 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OMMUNDSEN, TRACY M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $90,189.89 Date 05/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASFORD, STACEY L Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $90,189.19 Date 08/25/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANDURRA, JASON J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $90,188.63 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, MICHELLE D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $90,187.96 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUNG, BENJAMIN W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $90,186.51 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERTUCCI, NATHAN D Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $90,186.51 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, MATTHEW C Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $90,186.51 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASSAN, MD M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $90,186.51 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRBY, BRIAN P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $90,186.51 Date 08/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISONE, MICHAEL J Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $90,186.31 Date 06/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, SUZANNE E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $90,184.46 Date 09/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUIS, MARIE G Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $90,184.11 Date 09/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTRADA, VICTOR Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $90,183.98 Date 10/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENZLER, STEVEN W Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $90,183.89 Date 06/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCRANTON, MICHAEL J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $90,183.38 Date 06/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIX-MOSSMAN, LORI E Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $90,182.44 Date 08/23/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTEN, RACHEL S Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $90,182.20 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RYBICKI, KAREN M Employer name Erie County Amount $90,181.73 Date 12/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLIVEAU, DEBRA A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $90,181.51 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISZEWSKI, MICHAEL J Employer name Erie County Amount $90,181.31 Date 07/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLUNE, BRENDAN M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $90,180.89 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System