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 BOWMAN, RICHARD L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $87,382.21 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOURE, HOLO K Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $87,381.56 Date 07/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENG, ISABELLE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $87,380.95 Date 09/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, PATRICIA M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $87,380.89 Date 11/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLADDING, JACK L Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $87,380.11 Date 12/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANEJKO, ELIZA H Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $87,379.39 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAHEY, JOSEPH P Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $87,378.38 Date 06/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, BLESSY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $87,378.30 Date 02/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLARD, WENDY R Employer name Department of Health Amount $87,377.78 Date 07/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENTE, VIRGILIO Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $87,377.64 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, GEORGIA Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $87,377.50 Date 09/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGHAL, MOHANIE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $87,376.76 Date 05/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTILE, ROSEANN C Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $87,376.61 Date 08/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIMA, JASPER B Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $87,375.87 Date 06/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, DIANE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $87,375.05 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ANDREW S Employer name City of Rochester Amount $87,375.01 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUAN, GAO BO Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $87,374.36 Date 12/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, HARRY G Employer name Village of Brockport Amount $87,374.31 Date 02/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IOZZINO, WILLIAM Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,373.91 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITWORTH, AMY M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $87,373.86 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, NADINE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $87,373.37 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LODATO, JUDITH A Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $87,372.70 Date 09/29/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERMODY, PATRICIA A Employer name Education Department Amount $87,372.24 Date 05/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUNDRIE, GEORGE T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $87,372.14 Date 05/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAY-THARP, PATRICIA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $87,372.13 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANACORE, MICHAEL Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $87,372.12 Date 03/30/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTON, SUSAN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $87,372.07 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSAN, NICOLE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $87,371.58 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTENSEN, COREY M Employer name City of Troy Amount $87,370.94 Date 12/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUZZETTA, ANNAMARIA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $87,370.52 Date 03/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRESI, ANTHONY G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,369.76 Date 04/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON-PIPER, SARAN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $87,369.58 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ-VELEZ, TAINA M Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $87,368.64 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JAMES R Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $87,368.62 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GRAZIA, CHRISTOPHER V Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $87,368.58 Date 04/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETROVICH, THOMAS J Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $87,367.60 Date 06/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIL, RYAN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $87,367.43 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONICA, BRETT M Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $87,366.62 Date 09/13/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIGGERS, ROBYN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $87,365.82 Date 11/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERMILLION, ROBERT J, JR Employer name North Bellmore UFSD Amount $87,365.69 Date 08/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOOM, BRIAN K Employer name Niagara County Amount $87,364.69 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAHILLY, MICHAEL J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $87,364.39 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, MARK R Employer name Village of Potsdam Amount $87,364.36 Date 11/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHACKO, SARAMMA Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $87,363.77 Date 05/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEHL, CARLTON D Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $87,362.43 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORREA, CARESSE R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $87,362.01 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAZZANO, RICHARD E Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $87,361.82 Date 04/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALACIO, RICHARD Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $87,360.95 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, DANIEL M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $87,360.57 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWLEY, JEFFREY L Employer name City of Olean Amount $87,360.00 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, MARYBETH M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $87,360.00 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, LA SHAWN C Employer name Westchester County Amount $87,359.73 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORRIS-LOWE, SONDA Y Employer name Westchester County Amount $87,359.67 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAFFRON, TODD S Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $87,359.28 Date 01/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSTONE, FREDERICK J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $87,358.74 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PELTON, STEVEN W Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $87,358.70 Date 04/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELENDEZ, IRIS D Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $87,358.43 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAMUYIWA, ESTHER O Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $87,358.24 Date 04/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKRODT, EILEEN M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $87,358.11 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOND, KENNETH Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $87,357.83 Date 04/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEASE, THERESA E Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $87,357.57 Date 10/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABIET, MICHAEL Employer name Orange County Amount $87,357.45 Date 06/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUMENTHAL, JESSICA I Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $87,355.65 Date 05/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIFF, WILLIAM R Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $87,355.09 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIN, JAMES M Employer name Henrietta Fire District Amount $87,354.92 Date 12/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODWORTH, DAVID B, II Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $87,354.84 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALABRO, FRANK D Employer name City of White Plains Amount $87,354.04 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISHUNTS, OLGA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $87,353.97 Date 06/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORINES, CHRIS Employer name City of White Plains Amount $87,353.81 Date 06/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONA, JAMES P Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $87,353.80 Date 01/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTRERAS, DAVID Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $87,353.52 Date 06/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGANTI, ROCCO J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $87,352.93 Date 06/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANG, KEVIN D Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $87,351.92 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, JAMES T Employer name Albany County Amount $87,351.21 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, JAY E Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $87,351.02 Date 01/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNEY, KEVIN C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $87,349.80 Date 08/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREMO, MARK J, JR Employer name Averill Park CSD Amount $87,349.20 Date 09/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, ANGELA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $87,349.18 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONERT, MICHAEL Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $87,349.12 Date 08/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, AUDIE Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $87,348.98 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BELLE, THOMAS D Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $87,347.40 Date 01/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FURLANI, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $87,347.37 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMMISSO, ANTHONY V Employer name Village of Hastings-On-Hudson Amount $87,346.18 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZDANOFF, DANIEL B Employer name City of White Plains Amount $87,345.63 Date 12/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REJMAN, CRAIG L Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $87,345.52 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NTEKIM, AKPANIKA N E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $87,345.06 Date 10/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, MICHAEL B Employer name City of Albany Amount $87,344.90 Date 10/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAC DONALD, DEBORAH C Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $87,343.94 Date 12/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIESEL, GARY W Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $87,343.89 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADWICK, ROSEMARY P Employer name Rochester School For Deaf Amount $87,342.85 Date 09/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDETTI, NICHOLAS F Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $87,340.89 Date 10/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHERRY, SUZANNE L Employer name St Francis School For Deaf Amount $87,340.79 Date 10/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAFFNER, MICHAEL N Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $87,340.63 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUTSMAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Warren County Amount $87,339.81 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLON, DAVID J, SR Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $87,339.40 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, MICHAEL C, SR Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $87,338.74 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADLEY, KETURAH Employer name Westchester County Amount $87,337.93 Date 03/05/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, RICHARD J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $87,336.80 Date 12/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDNICKI, KAREN A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $87,336.69 Date 09/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENNON, MARY E Employer name Department of Health Amount $87,336.49 Date 03/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System