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 KONDZIELASKI, KEITH M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $87,056.06 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHELPLEY, DAVIS G Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $87,056.04 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, YVONNE Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $87,055.96 Date 09/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, SHANE E Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $87,055.51 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLYNN, HUGH Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $87,054.94 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULSER, MICHAEL J Employer name New Hartford CSD Amount $87,054.83 Date 09/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEARDSLEY, EDMOND D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $87,054.78 Date 09/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIFFORD, MICHAEL B Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $87,054.44 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURZYNOWSKI, STEVEN C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $87,053.42 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONNORS, KATIE A Employer name Broome County Amount $87,052.66 Date 09/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVE, VINCENT B Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $87,051.80 Date 11/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENAUT, STEPHANIE Employer name Yonkers Parking Authority Amount $87,051.63 Date 02/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOGARTY, KELLY A Employer name Ontario County Amount $87,051.30 Date 09/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESCHAMPS, ANA S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $87,050.74 Date 06/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, HAE KYUNG Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $87,050.53 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAUFFER, DANIEL J Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $87,049.93 Date 09/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOIKE, ANDREW M Employer name Monroe County Amount $87,049.38 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTILLO, CECILIA Employer name Nassau County Amount $87,049.37 Date 05/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDESCHI, DENISE B Employer name Nassau County Amount $87,049.37 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEGUIN, GERALD H Employer name Fulton City School Dist Amount $87,049.30 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALANKER, ALYSSA Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $87,049.14 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILKEARY, KEITH D Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $87,048.69 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYES, DAWN M Employer name Boces-Sullivan Amount $87,048.68 Date 09/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSTICK, MELISSA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $87,048.63 Date 02/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAEGER, RYAN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $87,048.49 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KUMAR, RANBIR Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $87,048.14 Date 04/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINE, JOSE R Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $87,047.45 Date 05/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIESLAK, JOSEPH M Employer name City of Utica Amount $87,047.39 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARTLEY, ELIZABETH D Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $87,047.06 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISKOR, THOMAS J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $87,047.02 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, SUZETTE J Employer name Lewis County Amount $87,046.89 Date 03/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, PATRICK L, JR Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $87,045.97 Date 07/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEARDO, DENISE Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $87,045.56 Date 03/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONE, DAMARIS G Employer name Amsterdam Housing Authority Amount $87,045.34 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZOLA, MICHAEL E Employer name Massapequa Fire District Amount $87,045.21 Date 07/10/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STURTZ, DION J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $87,044.89 Date 11/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEALY, JANET K Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $87,044.57 Date 12/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, SEAN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $87,044.29 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SASSENHAUSEN, AMY P Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $87,043.20 Date 02/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, JEREMY A Employer name Town of Manlius Amount $87,042.37 Date 09/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAILEY, SCOTT K Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $87,042.14 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVINE, DEBRA A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $87,042.12 Date 08/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLENN, SCOTT A Employer name Village of Babylon Amount $87,041.89 Date 06/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OH, JEONG Employer name Department of Health Amount $87,040.88 Date 07/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, DOUGLAS E Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $87,040.29 Date 02/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, EDWARD E Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $87,039.81 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERTINGER, GLENN R Employer name Nassau County Amount $87,039.29 Date 08/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAWVER, JEFFERY L Employer name Niagara County Amount $87,039.27 Date 09/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, AVION N Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $87,038.74 Date 01/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, JOHN, JR Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $87,035.77 Date 07/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, MARIO E Employer name Westchester County Amount $87,033.43 Date 11/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROGAN, VIRGINIA J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $87,033.42 Date 05/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCATORE-MOLLER, KATHLEEN J Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $87,033.20 Date 02/20/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUYERE, MARIANNE T Employer name St Lawrence Childrens Services Amount $87,032.75 Date 11/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, EDWARD N Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $87,032.35 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, MICHELLE Employer name Nassau County Amount $87,031.91 Date 08/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, AARON R Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $87,031.36 Date 07/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ALICIA J Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $87,031.09 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFEIL, MICHELE A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $87,030.32 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENITEZ, JACQUELINE M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $87,030.00 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENT, KENNETH J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $87,029.48 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, NORMAN G Employer name Village of Manlius Amount $87,028.82 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZIPP, MARK L Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $87,027.69 Date 05/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARMON, JAMES E Employer name Erie County Amount $87,027.28 Date 02/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARCO, ANDREW V Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $87,027.15 Date 12/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACOPERDO, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Islip Resource Recovery Agcy Amount $87,027.15 Date 03/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEVRIER, WAKIN Employer name Rockland County Amount $87,026.94 Date 01/07/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIPMAN-GOODWIN, LOHOMA Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $87,026.92 Date 06/25/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABANOVIC, DZENAN Employer name City of Utica Amount $87,026.45 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARLOW, JAMIE E Employer name Town of Massena Amount $87,025.68 Date 06/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYCHALCZUK, MARIA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $87,024.77 Date 07/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAXTER, SEAN P Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $87,024.59 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORVINO, FRANK S Employer name Westchester County Amount $87,023.81 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, WILLIAM Employer name City of Albany Amount $87,023.78 Date 01/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MERCHANT, SEAN P Employer name Monroe County Amount $87,022.69 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPARACCIO, VICTOR P Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $87,022.44 Date 03/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOEW, CHRISTINE Employer name Rockland County Amount $87,022.36 Date 12/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORSYTH, KEVIN P Employer name Genesee County Amount $87,022.20 Date 06/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOVERALL, JUNIOR A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $87,022.00 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUDEN, GLENROY P Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $87,020.35 Date 08/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISKER, DEBORAH A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $87,019.88 Date 05/21/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINZ, MARTIN T Employer name City of Batavia Amount $87,019.56 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CURCIO, BRENT A Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $87,019.41 Date 10/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHEPARD, JOEL A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $87,019.38 Date 05/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, AXEL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $87,019.00 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOMENICO, MARK Employer name City of Rome Amount $87,018.42 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHEL, WILLIAM N Employer name City of Albany Amount $87,018.39 Date 01/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAWALER, LYDIA Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $87,017.88 Date 02/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAREN, BARBARA E Employer name Roslyn Water District Amount $87,017.73 Date 12/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, CECELIA M Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $87,016.58 Date 09/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOST, LEWIS N Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $87,016.37 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN WIE, DANIEL W Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $87,016.29 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC COY, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Rensselaer Amount $87,016.22 Date 07/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FIERRO, DIANA S Employer name Westchester County Amount $87,015.34 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIS, MASON G Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $87,015.00 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIZH, CHRISTINE Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $87,014.78 Date 11/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUHAY, MARICRIS Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $87,012.50 Date 03/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, VENECIA Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $87,012.39 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUFORD, TERRANCE P Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $87,012.29 Date 03/23/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADDALONE, PETER A Employer name Village of Goshen Amount $87,012.28 Date 07/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System