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 ROBERTS, PAMELA M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $87,177.41 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLANDER, ROBERT E Employer name Department of Health Amount $87,176.40 Date 11/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASSO, MICHAEL L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $87,176.32 Date 02/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRADY, MARK A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $87,175.33 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YASKOW, JEFFREY M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $87,174.56 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, JUDITH Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $87,174.35 Date 06/21/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYER, JEFFREY J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $87,173.90 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENTER, DANIELLE A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $87,173.81 Date 06/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOGLIA, NICHOLAS W Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $87,173.73 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOONEY, JOSEPH A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $87,173.70 Date 03/14/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOBRICK, HENRY A Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $87,173.44 Date 05/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINN, ERIC P Employer name Nassau County Amount $87,172.99 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DINEEN, SHELLY L Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $87,172.80 Date 04/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARENO, DEAN Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $87,172.74 Date 10/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA TRACE, DARRIN K Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $87,172.47 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, LYNN M Employer name Office For The Aging Amount $87,172.14 Date 02/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZCZECINA, JOHN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,171.94 Date 06/16/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIN, ERIC W Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $87,171.63 Date 10/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MICHAEL C Employer name Unadilla Valley CSD Amount $87,171.62 Date 07/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARLE, SHAWN E Employer name Putnam County Amount $87,171.41 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAMER, SCOTT G Employer name Nassau County Amount $87,170.63 Date 12/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, MICHAEL F Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $87,169.70 Date 10/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSHEY, JOHN E, JR Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $87,169.32 Date 02/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GEORGE, ALICE Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $87,169.31 Date 03/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, SANDRA D Employer name Nassau County Amount $87,169.20 Date 05/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, SHANA S W Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $87,169.19 Date 06/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLANTE, DAVID L Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $87,167.63 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONCEPCION, CARMELA Employer name Education Department Amount $87,167.34 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, ERIN E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $87,167.20 Date 10/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFLEY, PHILLIP M Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $87,166.96 Date 05/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, RANDY S Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $87,166.85 Date 05/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARCA, STEVEN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $87,166.49 Date 09/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLIARD, ANTHONY A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $87,166.39 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARTMAN-DE CENZO, BRIGETTE A Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $87,166.30 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O' CONNOR, JOHN R, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $87,166.25 Date 05/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, WILLIAM J Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $87,166.19 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUKWUDE, PATRICIA O Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $87,165.42 Date 04/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURLEY, JOHN J Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $87,163.00 Date 04/27/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROGAN, KEITH C Employer name Oneida County Amount $87,162.97 Date 06/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, CHESTER A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $87,162.80 Date 07/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, NIEVES G Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $87,162.73 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, BRUCE D Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $87,162.65 Date 10/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MICHAEL D Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $87,162.44 Date 02/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELMENDORF, LAURIE Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $87,162.42 Date 05/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALE, AMY S Employer name Department of Health Amount $87,161.72 Date 06/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKOSKI, JAMES R Employer name City of Rensselaer Amount $87,161.71 Date 08/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLIAS, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Johnstown Amount $87,161.56 Date 05/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOTO, JOSEPH P Employer name Village of Bayville Amount $87,161.33 Date 01/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOOTTUMATHA, MEERA R Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $87,159.86 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, ANGEL M, JR Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $87,159.85 Date 12/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESTER, NATHAN P Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $87,159.81 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, WILLIAM J Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $87,159.77 Date 03/27/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESTINE, DANIEL P Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $87,159.27 Date 09/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATTANASIO, ALICIA D Employer name Westchester County Amount $87,158.78 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCARROLL, KIM Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $87,157.99 Date 08/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTTO, FELICE Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $87,157.64 Date 05/08/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILGER, DARRYL J Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $87,157.42 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, KIMPO Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $87,157.01 Date 07/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGTOE, MARK E Employer name Ulster County Amount $87,156.80 Date 01/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGGY, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $87,156.26 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEIERT, JOHN W, JR Employer name Village of Great Neck Amount $87,156.16 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADDEN, MICHAEL Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $87,155.89 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHIER, URSULA M Employer name City of White Plains Amount $87,155.44 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, DONALD K Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $87,155.08 Date 07/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ANDREW Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $87,155.06 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAROTTA, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Henry Viscardi School Amount $87,154.98 Date 04/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENBERG, DONNA ANN Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $87,154.78 Date 01/25/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, MICHAEL J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $87,154.18 Date 09/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESIDERIO, MELANIE P Employer name Erie County Amount $87,153.93 Date 04/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDRICH, JAMIE Employer name Sachem Public Library Amount $87,153.66 Date 08/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, ANTHONY J Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $87,153.23 Date 07/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VETRANO, SABRINA A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $87,153.18 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARTE, DORRIE J Employer name Westchester County Amount $87,152.40 Date 08/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURIAN, NEENA TOMY Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $87,152.03 Date 08/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DEVON L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $87,151.52 Date 05/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKOWICZ, CYNTHIA S Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $87,150.59 Date 01/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMES, JAMES M Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $87,150.44 Date 07/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENNA, JANET Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $87,150.26 Date 09/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOWANLOCK, BRIAN K Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $87,150.25 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VETRANO, CATHERINE G Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $87,150.15 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, JEFFREY R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,149.43 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $87,149.08 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARROW, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Essex County Amount $87,148.70 Date 11/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCERI, ARLENE G Employer name Nassau County Amount $87,148.27 Date 09/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, PAUL Employer name Westchester County Amount $87,148.04 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, MARGARET C Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $87,147.74 Date 07/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELILE, BRIAN K Employer name Town of Massena Amount $87,146.78 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKEY, JAMES G Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $87,146.77 Date 10/03/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLEY, ALISON Employer name Cleary School Deaf Children Amount $87,145.81 Date 01/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, MARGARET M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $87,145.26 Date 09/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRECCA, STEPHEN P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $87,144.95 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, DONALD E Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $87,144.53 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARL, KAREN A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $87,143.78 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILITELLO, CARL P Employer name Erie County Amount $87,142.07 Date 09/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, CINDY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $87,141.79 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABREU-PERKINS, CHRISTINA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,141.20 Date 12/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHRENS, ERIC C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $87,140.95 Date 05/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILK, MICHELE Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $87,140.79 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVID, MINI Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $87,140.15 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMBALL, NATHANIEL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $87,139.70 Date 01/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System