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 DICKINSON, TIMOTHY R Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $86,650.64 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, GREGORY G Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $86,650.56 Date 01/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILLI, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name City of Hudson Amount $86,650.48 Date 05/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PELKEY, THOMAS J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $86,650.41 Date 08/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRICK, RACHEL C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $86,650.04 Date 06/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOKER, DAVID Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $86,649.83 Date 01/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MARK P Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $86,649.82 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NENNER, BERNARD C Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $86,649.68 Date 07/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, SCOTT R Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $86,649.52 Date 02/06/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, LORI F Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $86,649.44 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COGOVAN, JASON S Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $86,649.42 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, ALTHEA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $86,649.06 Date 08/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, DANIEL M, JR Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $86,648.74 Date 12/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GRAW, LAURIE J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $86,648.48 Date 11/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTA, JAMES S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $86,648.43 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVIN, PAMELA A Employer name Great Neck Library Amount $86,648.27 Date 07/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOK, DAVID E Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $86,648.20 Date 06/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OAKES, JEREMY T Employer name City of Elmira Amount $86,648.00 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MIGNONE, VINCENT Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $86,647.69 Date 09/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLINGTON, ANNIE C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $86,646.62 Date 07/29/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMMERVILLE, ROBERT J Employer name City of Fulton Amount $86,646.33 Date 11/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JORDAN, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $86,646.06 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZENTZ, STEVEN E Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $86,644.09 Date 03/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BONILLA-TURCIOS, EVA Y Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $86,643.82 Date 12/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, JANEAN E Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $86,643.78 Date 01/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of La Grange Amount $86,643.55 Date 01/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLACK, RENEE Employer name Department of Health Amount $86,643.45 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURCELL, CHARLIE C Employer name Town of Lansing Amount $86,643.30 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, JOSEPH M Employer name Orange County Amount $86,642.27 Date 07/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPAGNONE, GREGORY Employer name Village of Solvay Amount $86,642.04 Date 03/17/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAILEY, STEVEN S Employer name Village of Massena Amount $86,641.94 Date 07/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, KELLY L Employer name Department of Law Amount $86,641.50 Date 04/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOFF, CHEYENNE D Employer name City of Rome Amount $86,641.32 Date 06/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEERY WILSON, NANCY Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $86,641.32 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHATTERTON, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $86,641.20 Date 11/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORST, STEVEN W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $86,641.20 Date 08/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHL, ANGELA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $86,641.20 Date 07/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DLHOPOLSKY-HILL, JANE A. Employer name Suffolk County Amount $86,640.70 Date 08/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, ELIZABETH Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $86,640.48 Date 10/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLISLE, BARBARA M Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $86,640.43 Date 03/16/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ALPIN, AMANDA R Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $86,640.42 Date 08/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALLBERG, CHERYL J Employer name Manhasset Public Library Amount $86,639.72 Date 07/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSCH, NANCY C Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $86,639.69 Date 09/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUEST-BERGUM, BETHANNE Employer name Education Department Amount $86,639.22 Date 05/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINZ, CHERYL M Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $86,637.34 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEFFER, TAMMY R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $86,637.28 Date 11/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENWOOD, TERESA K Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $86,636.56 Date 07/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, JASON M Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $86,635.97 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUYERE, PETER M Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $86,635.88 Date 10/18/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMIERI, TERESA M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $86,635.67 Date 04/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIACCO, THERESA E Employer name Education Department Amount $86,635.34 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, SUZANNE M Employer name Education Department Amount $86,635.34 Date 05/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARCHALIS, CAROL L Employer name Town of Islip Amount $86,634.86 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, DANIEL H Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $86,634.21 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLARRAGA, JULLY V Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $86,633.86 Date 09/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSHMAN, PAUL H Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $86,633.67 Date 09/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, ERIN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $86,633.48 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMOLINSKI, ARTHUR E Employer name City of Oneida Amount $86,632.98 Date 11/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREW, TIMOTHY L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $86,632.50 Date 02/14/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPERSEN, PAUL H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $86,632.50 Date 04/05/1965 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARITATO, JAMES J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $86,632.50 Date 04/14/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINO, JOANNE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $86,632.50 Date 09/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, JULIO R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $86,632.50 Date 10/03/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENTKOWICZ, JAMES J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $86,632.50 Date 09/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROACH, KATHLEEN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $86,632.50 Date 03/17/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITH, MARY A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $86,632.10 Date 01/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, GABRIEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $86,631.69 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, WILLIAM R Employer name Montauk UFSD Amount $86,631.68 Date 04/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLOY, WENDY G Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $86,631.64 Date 10/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPICER, SUSAN L Employer name Tompkins County Amount $86,630.82 Date 07/22/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSSELL, JULIE A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $86,629.27 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS-BRUNSWICK, RONNELLE C Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $86,629.00 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISGRO, MATTHEW J Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $86,628.02 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHANKE, LEAH H Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $86,628.02 Date 07/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, BEENA P Employer name Rockland County Amount $86,627.91 Date 10/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDBERG, MARC E Employer name Westchester County Amount $86,627.88 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRADO, NICHOLAS E Employer name Nassau County Amount $86,627.48 Date 01/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, THOMAS M Employer name Village of Spencerport Amount $86,626.85 Date 06/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINSEVICH, JOHN A Employer name Broome County Amount $86,626.31 Date 05/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTIERREZ, BIENVENIDO J Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $86,625.98 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITKA, BETH A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $86,625.97 Date 06/30/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNSER, DAVID M Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $86,625.09 Date 12/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONLON, JOSEPH P Employer name Erie County Amount $86,624.77 Date 10/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARDENETT, MARK J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $86,624.72 Date 03/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZOCH, DANIEL J Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $86,624.66 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARY, ROBERT R Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $86,624.55 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EYRICH, KIMBERLY A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $86,624.23 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLLATTO, MATTHEW T Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $86,623.04 Date 09/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, ERIC D Employer name Albany County Amount $86,622.88 Date 02/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEE, MICHAEL F Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $86,621.56 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYWOOD, MICHAEL D Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $86,620.78 Date 07/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNON, ROBERT W Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $86,620.04 Date 05/23/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MALLEY, RYAN P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $86,618.98 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PELCHER, CHARLES E Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $86,618.77 Date 03/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, DOUGLAS J Employer name Brighton Fire Dist Amount $86,618.74 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name INGLES, ERIN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $86,617.65 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIELLA, JAIME M Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $86,617.25 Date 09/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLODY, REBECCA A Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $86,616.89 Date 01/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTENBURGER, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $86,616.56 Date 08/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HROVAT, SUSAN Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $86,616.30 Date 03/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System