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 STATZ, JOSEPH R Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $88,875.38 Date 03/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAINHARDT, DEREK L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $88,874.85 Date 11/10/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARE, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Le Roy Amount $88,874.82 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IMM, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Barnard Fire District Amount $88,874.78 Date 02/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REID, MICHAEL A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $88,874.44 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, GEORGE Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $88,874.10 Date 02/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAFFERTY, MICHAEL A Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $88,873.90 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, THOMAS E Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $88,873.74 Date 02/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEJIA, FEDIELIN F Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $88,873.40 Date 08/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUGHTALING, MARK Employer name Office of General Services Amount $88,873.29 Date 05/31/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZABO, PATRICK J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $88,873.29 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCKERT, JOSEPH J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $88,873.29 Date 08/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAVIK, CAROLYN Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $88,873.29 Date 09/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, LISA R Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $88,873.29 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILNICK, ROBERT G Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $88,872.44 Date 07/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, PHILIP J, JR Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $88,872.23 Date 01/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORSTER, SCOTT D Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $88,872.17 Date 02/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEIER, THOMAS G Employer name Westchester County Amount $88,872.14 Date 07/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTHER, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Greece CSD Amount $88,871.80 Date 05/26/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADUAKO, GERTRUDE N Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $88,871.22 Date 01/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, JENNY M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $88,870.88 Date 07/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OWENS, JOHN A, JR Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $88,870.63 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTER, MARY JANE Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $88,870.63 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIRK, SUSAN Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $88,870.63 Date 07/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, KIMBERLEE R Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $88,869.62 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GEE, SEAN M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $88,869.57 Date 08/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLEYNIK, TARAS Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $88,868.64 Date 08/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, DAVID Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $88,867.60 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUFFMAN-SORONDO, JENNIFER Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $88,867.30 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, JOHN W Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $88,866.96 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, SHAUN M Employer name Lake Shore Fire District Amount $88,866.20 Date 06/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOCHIK, MARY LISA Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $88,865.06 Date 07/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPPOLA, COLLEEN M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $88,864.63 Date 10/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, FRANCINE S Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $88,863.76 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUHLE, THOMAS E Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $88,863.51 Date 01/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSO, ANTHONY J, JR Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $88,863.43 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONRAD, WILLIAM C Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $88,863.43 Date 08/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREIVOGL, CRAIG M Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $88,863.43 Date 11/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEEDENBENDER, ADINA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $88,861.87 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, GLENN L Employer name Nassau County Amount $88,861.11 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMIEUX, LYNNE S Employer name Nassau County Amount $88,861.11 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLADE, HOWARD M Employer name Nassau County Amount $88,861.11 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOROTUN, IRENA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $88,860.95 Date 05/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MABEE, ALAN J, II Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $88,860.94 Date 12/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORAK, CAMILLE A Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $88,860.54 Date 11/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CETTA, MICHELE Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $88,860.51 Date 07/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DANIEL, SHIRLY Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $88,859.20 Date 10/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAN, JIHEE Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $88,859.06 Date 03/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNELL, JAMES J Employer name Town of Cicero Amount $88,858.52 Date 09/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BADALA, JOSEPH A Employer name North Patchogue Fire District Amount $88,857.69 Date 01/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOYTYSIAK, STEVEN H Employer name Manhasset Lakeville Water Dist Amount $88,856.80 Date 02/23/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOMA, HEATHER A Employer name Niagara County Amount $88,856.57 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENNA, LEE Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $88,856.48 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MATTHEW J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $88,856.13 Date 04/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEBRING, GREGORY J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $88,855.81 Date 06/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALIETTA, PATRICIA A Employer name Center Moriches UFSD Amount $88,855.76 Date 09/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTUONYE, ROSELINE I Employer name Department of Health Amount $88,855.38 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELSTON, DONALD E Employer name Town of Putnam Valley Amount $88,854.65 Date 06/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAYNOR, ROGER J Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $88,854.56 Date 02/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIUSANO, DAVID J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $88,853.24 Date 01/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHERER, KAITLIN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $88,853.04 Date 09/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, RACHEL L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $88,852.84 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, EVERTON I Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $88,852.38 Date 09/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGAMASBAD, ALFRED G Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $88,852.27 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIJIOKA, SHIHOKO Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $88,852.27 Date 04/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOCH, JANINE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $88,851.90 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTENSCHON, MEGAN M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $88,851.90 Date 08/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX-MONTEMAYOR, JEANINE Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $88,851.90 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALUKIS, ANTHONY S Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $88,851.80 Date 04/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, THOMAS M Employer name North Greece Fire District Amount $88,851.58 Date 07/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHEERIN, BRIAN R Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $88,851.47 Date 04/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAHILL, PAUL D Employer name City of Albany Amount $88,850.98 Date 10/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ETIENNE, LEONARD Employer name Office of General Services Amount $88,850.74 Date 12/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOLIS, GEORGE J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $88,849.59 Date 05/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JUDITH A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $88,849.06 Date 06/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, CATHERINE M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $88,848.89 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULZ, KATRINA L Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $88,847.66 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, LAURIE Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $88,846.43 Date 09/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWE, BRADLEY Employer name Madison County Amount $88,846.27 Date 04/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAR, CHARLES T Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $88,845.55 Date 10/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMICO, JOSEPH A Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $88,845.23 Date 09/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLUMPP, SCOTT A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $88,844.63 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL-BENJAMIN, DENISE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $88,843.20 Date 07/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEURY, LOUISE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $88,842.70 Date 03/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUNKES, DAVID M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $88,842.64 Date 03/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRICK, JAMES W Employer name Livingston County Amount $88,842.31 Date 04/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $88,842.22 Date 09/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, CRAIG S Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $88,842.16 Date 07/20/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, PHILIP L Employer name Broome County Amount $88,841.97 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERS, MICHAEL L Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $88,841.63 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORIAN, ROBERT A, JR Employer name Village of North Syracuse Amount $88,839.62 Date 07/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONDOLUCI, JAMES E Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $88,839.10 Date 02/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEARBORN, LINDA M Employer name Haldane CSD - Philipstown Amount $88,839.03 Date 02/27/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUPPEL, PAUL A Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $88,837.68 Date 08/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCRIBNER, DONNA R Employer name Wayne County Amount $88,837.29 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, JESSIE Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $88,836.66 Date 01/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, BRYANT M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $88,836.19 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUADAGNINO, LEONARDO Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $88,836.07 Date 02/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARROW, CRYSTAL M Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $88,835.96 Date 03/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORAPELLO, KIM M Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $88,835.74 Date 04/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System