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 DEVLIN-VARIN, SUSAN V Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $87,706.45 Date 03/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOOTZ, RAYMOND I Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $87,706.37 Date 05/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, ROBERT W Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $87,706.11 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBOLI, JAMES M Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $87,705.80 Date 09/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTELEPYAN, BORIS Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $87,705.77 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADISON, NEIL T Employer name No Westchester Joint Water Works Amount $87,705.50 Date 02/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, LORRAINE Employer name Orange County Amount $87,704.53 Date 01/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, JAMI M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $87,704.22 Date 09/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEMORIN, JOSEPH C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $87,704.00 Date 06/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SBARDELLA, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $87,703.85 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NASH, JESSICA A Employer name Education Department Amount $87,703.26 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, STEPHEN R Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $87,703.16 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEWDNEY, RALPH B Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $87,702.64 Date 12/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAY, LAURA B Employer name Hutchings Childrens Services Amount $87,702.63 Date 10/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $87,702.61 Date 05/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLARY, FREDERICK G Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $87,702.46 Date 05/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANUELE, JOSEPH J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $87,702.06 Date 01/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUCKER, LAUREN B Employer name Nassau County Amount $87,702.00 Date 04/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURNACE, SANDRA A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $87,701.90 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACLAUGHLIN, JANE K Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $87,701.09 Date 07/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, ELIZABETH A Employer name Rockland County Amount $87,700.88 Date 04/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE JESUS, JAMES Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $87,700.17 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, ASHBE A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $87,699.83 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, WILLIAM K Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $87,699.50 Date 10/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIAVETTA, JOAN C Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $87,699.44 Date 10/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLSWORTH, LAURIE A Employer name Department of Health Amount $87,698.02 Date 06/26/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRINELLO-HALL, JULIE A Employer name Department of Health Amount $87,698.02 Date 05/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLES, PETER J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $87,698.02 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADVOCATE, MERRIBETH K Employer name Mid Hudson Library System Amount $87,697.86 Date 11/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, LINDA Employer name Nassau County Amount $87,696.58 Date 02/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAULFUSS, ALLISON T Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $87,696.06 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, JILL D Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $87,695.99 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LATIERNO, JASON R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $87,695.73 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREMO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Village of Malone Amount $87,695.44 Date 09/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRANK, KENNETH J Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $87,694.82 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS-BURNS, LISA S Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $87,694.29 Date 12/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEAMAN, ROBERT W, III Employer name City of Rochester Amount $87,693.85 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OSTRANDER, EDWARD R, II Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $87,692.30 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAN, MINHNHAT C Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $87,692.03 Date 04/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OPOKU KORANTENG, MAXWELL Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $87,691.83 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALHOUN, ROBERT F, III Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $87,691.41 Date 03/23/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKERMAN, MICHAEL C Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $87,691.39 Date 02/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAN, DEBORAH Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $87,691.38 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JOLANDA B Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $87,690.94 Date 03/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANCOCK, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $87,690.79 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, NICHOLAS R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $87,690.75 Date 08/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALTERIO, DENA C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,690.60 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELCASTRO, LUIGI A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,690.60 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELLA, MARA E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,690.60 Date 05/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREMAUX, DANA R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,690.60 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYRHOFER, CAROLINE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,690.60 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'ROURKE, JAMES J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,690.60 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOZO, RENE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $87,688.72 Date 07/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINAN, JEFFREY D Employer name Town of Cornwall Amount $87,688.65 Date 12/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOUISON, ARNE J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,688.38 Date 03/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZURMUHLEN, FREDERICK H, IV Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $87,688.26 Date 06/28/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, DAWN M Employer name Education Department Amount $87,688.24 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEMUDEZ, FERNANDO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $87,688.18 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMPTON, TERESA A Employer name Broome County Amount $87,687.77 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, RAYMOND J, JR Employer name Village of Monroe Amount $87,687.62 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALARCO, PAUL E, JR Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $87,687.31 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISHMAEL, CLAUDETH Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $87,686.90 Date 11/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERBER, NICOLE R Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $87,686.73 Date 07/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACK, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $87,686.72 Date 11/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILBY, MICHAEL P Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $87,686.35 Date 07/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ILLERBRUN, DAVID D Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $87,685.47 Date 01/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, CHARLES D Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $87,684.72 Date 08/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEADS, LAWRENCE A Employer name City of White Plains Amount $87,683.70 Date 04/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSHMAN, MARVIN T Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $87,683.50 Date 09/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZCZEPANSKI, JOHN J Employer name Erie County Amount $87,683.36 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEGA, LETTICE Employer name Nassau County Amount $87,682.80 Date 05/10/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, BOBBY P Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $87,681.69 Date 09/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN-WILLIAMS, CARMEYA N Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $87,680.69 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, WENDY L Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $87,680.16 Date 02/19/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSARELLI, FELICE Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $87,679.82 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, MARILYN A Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $87,679.57 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOZZO, MICHAEL Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $87,679.53 Date 12/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, DAMIA E Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $87,678.71 Date 03/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLAN, JAMES J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,678.55 Date 07/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENG, HERBERT Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $87,677.66 Date 10/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYZIK, THOMAS M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $87,675.93 Date 04/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHAEI, KEVIN E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $87,675.55 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORMS, STEPHANIE S Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $87,674.63 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSBOROUGH, CLAIRE D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $87,674.61 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANFARDINO, JOAN T Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $87,674.43 Date 10/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFFE, RUSSELL S Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $87,674.26 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER-VICKERY, DANIELLE J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $87,673.75 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MRAZ, JAMES E Employer name Fulton County Amount $87,673.54 Date 09/10/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLANOWSKI, GARY A Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $87,673.53 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, MENACHEM M Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $87,673.43 Date 04/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYSE, CAROL E Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $87,673.43 Date 08/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELEN-NUNEZ, JEANETTE Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $87,673.43 Date 01/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, MAUREEN E Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $87,673.43 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASPER, MICHAEL R Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $87,673.43 Date 09/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, ROBERT Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $87,673.43 Date 01/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTI, SANDRA A Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $87,673.43 Date 02/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILL, STEPHEN E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $87,673.32 Date 01/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULKIN, ROBERT F Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $87,673.17 Date 08/13/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTIERREZ, LORNA C Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $87,672.50 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHLERS, THOMAS L Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $87,672.22 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System