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 POWERS, JOANNE M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $90,064.12 Date 11/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOFIELD, ELLEN C Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $90,064.09 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SULLIVAN, ATTRACTA J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $90,063.65 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDMONDSON, SOPHIA K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $90,063.44 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTQUIST, ERIC R Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $90,063.01 Date 03/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKOMSKY, VALERIE A Employer name Town of Massena Amount $90,062.96 Date 05/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOCK, SANDRA Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $90,062.68 Date 10/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURLEY, JOSEPH R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $90,062.62 Date 07/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name XU, KENONG Employer name Cornell University Amount $90,062.30 Date 01/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, LISA A Employer name Orange County Amount $90,061.42 Date 04/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNACKI, DAVID C Employer name City of Albany Amount $90,059.23 Date 01/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERROTTA, SALVATORE J Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $90,059.00 Date 05/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMATI, LISA M Employer name Education Department Amount $90,058.91 Date 06/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAISER, MEREDITH L Employer name Town of Glenville Amount $90,058.25 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ENG, BETTY YING Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $90,058.10 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNT, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $90,056.56 Date 10/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBICHLER, RAYMOND P Employer name Town of Putnam Valley Amount $90,056.45 Date 09/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, MICHAEL P Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $90,055.97 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, CATHY M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $90,055.94 Date 05/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERICK, SHAWN L Employer name Pearl River UFSD Amount $90,055.29 Date 04/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALI, JEREMY P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $90,054.38 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, WILLIAM L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $90,054.04 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, ANNEMARIE Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $90,053.61 Date 10/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZURAW, JENNIFER A Employer name Westchester County Amount $90,053.42 Date 09/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHER, WENDY L Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $90,052.90 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, MICHAEL J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $90,051.95 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRENNAN, JAMES J Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $90,051.29 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, MAURICE N Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $90,051.10 Date 01/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ICILDA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $90,050.95 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ROYAL C Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $90,050.46 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADEZ, JAMES J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $90,050.42 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDONDO, JENNY Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $90,050.24 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, BRYAN D Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $90,050.06 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDFORD, ROBERT F Employer name Nassau County Amount $90,049.97 Date 04/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNMORE, SHERMAN Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $90,049.95 Date 11/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACAVELL, ANN L Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $90,049.87 Date 04/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAMMEN, KATHRYN A Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $90,049.32 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILEY, LAURIE S Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $90,049.21 Date 07/22/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLA, LISA A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $90,048.79 Date 04/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAALAND, BJORN N Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $90,048.40 Date 10/04/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITERI, JOSE Employer name Nassau County Amount $90,048.40 Date 04/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAUSS, MITCH Employer name Suffolk County Amount $90,047.30 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREITWEISER, FRANK J Employer name Orange County Amount $90,047.29 Date 12/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEPE, THOMAS M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $90,046.79 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, GREGORY Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $90,046.40 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLADD, DONNA M Employer name Wayne County Amount $90,046.34 Date 04/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEZINA, EMILY A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $90,046.19 Date 06/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEGUS, DEBRA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $90,046.17 Date 07/10/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, KATHY J Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $90,045.22 Date 08/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUQUE, KIMBERLY D Employer name Rye Neck UFSD Amount $90,044.50 Date 05/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMPLES, DARRYL B Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $90,044.02 Date 10/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISAAC, MAE K Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $90,043.96 Date 10/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAYA, ANDREA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $90,043.68 Date 05/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDWIG, NEAL T Employer name City of Rochester Amount $90,043.66 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUNN, JODY Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $90,042.72 Date 04/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCUS, CHARLES E Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $90,042.37 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANZIANO, JEANETTE Employer name NYS Association of Counties Amount $90,040.80 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMERSON, MARY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $90,039.89 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARSEN, MAUREEN A Employer name Orange County Amount $90,039.43 Date 09/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDESCO, JOSEPH Employer name Education Department Amount $90,039.36 Date 04/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, BRIAN J Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $90,038.41 Date 09/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSON, TINA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $90,038.28 Date 04/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMEZZA, ANTHONY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $90,038.08 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLACHLY, CAROL L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $90,036.90 Date 01/21/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLECK, KATHLEEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $90,036.90 Date 01/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONRAD, JUDY C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $90,036.90 Date 08/09/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANTZ, SUSAN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $90,036.90 Date 06/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JUNE C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $90,036.90 Date 03/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUROLY, KAREN L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $90,036.90 Date 02/14/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADISON, CHRISTINE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $90,036.90 Date 07/31/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYROSE, JOSEPH Employer name Suffolk County Amount $90,036.90 Date 07/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZEI, BERNADETTE DUTRA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $90,036.90 Date 04/07/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRAY, BETHTRINA D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $90,036.90 Date 10/26/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, CHARLES A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $90,036.90 Date 09/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REITER, KENT Employer name Suffolk County Amount $90,036.90 Date 05/11/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENICK, MARY E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $90,036.90 Date 08/29/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHECHER, PATRICIA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $90,036.90 Date 05/06/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STIPP, LAWRENCE E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $90,036.90 Date 09/04/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERAS, VERONICA V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $90,036.90 Date 01/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIGGINS, TERESA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $90,036.90 Date 03/22/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLIDAY, KURT S Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $90,036.80 Date 05/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JENNIFER L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $90,035.98 Date 04/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARINS, JENNIFER Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $90,035.85 Date 04/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, PATRICIA K Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $90,035.33 Date 01/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHER, ELIZABETH B Employer name Westchester County Amount $90,035.05 Date 08/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBBER, SHERRIE Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $90,033.98 Date 02/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, KENNETH T Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $90,033.77 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, MARK R Employer name Ontario County Amount $90,033.37 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIAMBRONE, JOHN F Employer name Erie County Amount $90,032.94 Date 03/07/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEGRON, EVANGELISTA Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $90,032.32 Date 07/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LORENZO Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $90,031.98 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOAK, MATTHEW D Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $90,031.50 Date 03/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, DAVID L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $90,030.58 Date 12/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONASTERO, SALVATORE A Employer name Gr Atlantic Bch Water Reclam Dst Amount $90,030.46 Date 05/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORERO, MICHAEL A Employer name Erie County Amount $90,030.42 Date 09/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOD, PATRICIA Employer name Nassau County Amount $90,027.93 Date 10/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSENGER, MICHAEL G Employer name Town of Thompson Amount $90,027.92 Date 01/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLM, MICHAEL A Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $90,027.80 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, MARY ANNE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $90,027.73 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGWARE, DANIEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $90,027.50 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System