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 CRENNAN, TIMOTHY H Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $87,635.87 Date 08/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN PARYS, LISA M Employer name Greece CSD Amount $87,635.83 Date 12/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSTEIN, YOSEPH T Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $87,635.41 Date 06/26/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEFT, SARAH B Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $87,634.25 Date 08/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, ANDREA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $87,633.93 Date 11/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGEL, SETH A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $87,633.86 Date 12/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADELFA, JOSEPH G Employer name City of Rochester Amount $87,633.77 Date 02/03/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALINSKI, KIMBERLY A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $87,633.44 Date 10/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, DANIEL S Employer name Ontario County Amount $87,631.98 Date 03/29/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, TERRENCE F Employer name Onondaga County Amount $87,631.97 Date 05/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTNAM, BENJAMIN E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,631.93 Date 12/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LA CRUZ, JESSE, JR Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $87,631.61 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAUTMANN, STEPHANIE Employer name Orange County Amount $87,631.53 Date 10/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZABA, CHARLES J Employer name Town of Rye Amount $87,630.95 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, PATRICK E Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $87,630.55 Date 10/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERVASI, LUCILLE Employer name Monroe County Amount $87,629.58 Date 07/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, JOHN T Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $87,629.36 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, PAULA M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $87,629.10 Date 09/30/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, EDWARD J Employer name Nassau County Amount $87,628.72 Date 04/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLATE, PETER E Employer name Port Jefferson UFSD Amount $87,628.16 Date 03/15/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERDE, ANTHONY P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $87,627.73 Date 09/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINSTEDT, SHARON M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $87,627.37 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBA, STEPHEN C Employer name Village of Tuxedo Park Amount $87,627.14 Date 07/16/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERICK, JEFFREY D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $87,627.03 Date 05/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRATOCHWILL, LARA N Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $87,626.67 Date 07/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTE, ALFRED J Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $87,626.64 Date 08/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKEY, RONALD F Employer name Beacon City School Dist Amount $87,626.48 Date 01/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONOUGH, DAYNA L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $87,626.04 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LILLIS, EDWARD M Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $87,625.90 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, KEVIN D Employer name Niagara County Amount $87,625.53 Date 10/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, CHRISTIAN Employer name South Beach Childrens Serv Amount $87,625.39 Date 02/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEVELAND, ADAM L Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $87,624.96 Date 12/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSAHAI, SOONMATEE Employer name Department of Law Amount $87,624.79 Date 09/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESEL, SCOTT A Employer name Steuben County Amount $87,624.13 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLENNON, SEAN J Employer name Carle Place UFSD Amount $87,623.84 Date 09/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERKEY, DENISE M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $87,623.61 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACINE, SUSAN A Employer name East Northport Fire District Amount $87,623.54 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURAWSKI, STEPHEN Employer name Village of Newark Amount $87,623.39 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, JEFFERY R Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $87,622.97 Date 03/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, PATRICK J Employer name City of Elmira Amount $87,622.87 Date 09/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAZZELLA, MICHAEL L Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $87,622.86 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $87,622.40 Date 11/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEELEY, JASON J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $87,622.36 Date 06/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPENZIERO, WAYNE M Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $87,622.36 Date 12/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDATTEL, MARY JANE G Employer name Westchester County Amount $87,622.19 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEPITONE, ALAINA M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $87,622.02 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOPLE, HELENE M Employer name West Irondequoit CSD Amount $87,621.85 Date 12/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARROW, EDWARD D Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $87,621.63 Date 10/24/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHER, JACQUELINE M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $87,621.42 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAUS, ALPHONSO Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $87,620.80 Date 03/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHEL, MARTINE L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $87,619.68 Date 11/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, THOMAS W Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $87,619.62 Date 07/08/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINO, JOSEPH M Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $87,619.34 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RING, FREDERICK J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $87,618.57 Date 09/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROVER, MATTHEW T Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $87,618.25 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBBS, DONALD A, JR Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $87,617.55 Date 12/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURSKI, WILLIAM Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $87,616.86 Date 12/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, DAVID S Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $87,616.37 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDIN-OTERO, LUCINDA L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $87,615.88 Date 10/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIRILLO, CYNTHIA Employer name Nassau County Amount $87,615.85 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACURA, MICHAEL Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $87,615.71 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAIN, JOSHUA J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $87,615.60 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLANDERS, DANIEL A Employer name City of Albany Amount $87,615.27 Date 01/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAFERRIERE, ALAINA K Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $87,614.22 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, LIBBY L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $87,614.22 Date 01/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSONS-GRUTER, CHRISTINA R Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $87,613.67 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, EDWARD Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $87,613.54 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSYN, OLEG Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $87,613.52 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRI, STEPHEN D Employer name Broome County Amount $87,612.34 Date 03/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, STEPHEN P Employer name Upper Mohawk Valley Water Bd Amount $87,611.91 Date 04/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KYE, WENDY S Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $87,611.75 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEARY, LISA M Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $87,611.41 Date 08/04/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTWOOD, KAREN A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $87,611.41 Date 01/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOTY, MICHAEL R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $87,611.38 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLY, BARBARA A Employer name Village of Farmingdale Amount $87,610.61 Date 04/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONS, ROBERT J Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $87,610.32 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BICKFORD, GEOFFREY K Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $87,610.23 Date 04/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APONTE, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $87,609.54 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEPKOWSKI, JESSICA R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $87,609.51 Date 06/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, PETER V Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $87,609.19 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOENIG, DON L Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $87,609.19 Date 03/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNS, KEVIN A Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $87,609.19 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONELLY, SCOTT M Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $87,609.19 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETKEWICZ, ROBERT M Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $87,609.19 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, JAVIER Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $87,608.49 Date 04/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, FRANK J Employer name Larchmont Mamaroneck Garb Comm Amount $87,608.43 Date 06/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORIN, YVROSE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $87,608.28 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAULEY, LISA A Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $87,607.75 Date 05/31/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDRON, HAZEL P Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $87,605.36 Date 05/25/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDEN, LISA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $87,604.96 Date 12/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECHT, DAVID M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $87,603.71 Date 09/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHEY, BRIAN A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $87,603.42 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUHARNOIS, CHERYL E Employer name Department of Health Amount $87,603.39 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOKIC, SINISA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $87,603.36 Date 11/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NALLY, ALICIA L Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $87,602.58 Date 02/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ERP, BRANDY N Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $87,602.48 Date 02/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, DIANE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,602.45 Date 12/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALERNO, ANTHONY P Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $87,602.39 Date 11/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREGO, ARLIS M Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $87,601.12 Date 05/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMACHO, ROBERT Employer name Nassau County Amount $87,601.10 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System