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 MALONE, CARMEN M, JR Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $86,553.72 Date 08/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, SHAUN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $86,553.21 Date 06/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPLAN, RACHAEL E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $86,552.24 Date 06/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORLANDO, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $86,550.67 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVLIN, MICHAEL J Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $86,550.50 Date 07/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, ROBERT W, JR Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $86,550.37 Date 03/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIBERTA, QUINTINO D Employer name Oneida County Amount $86,550.35 Date 05/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECHUL, JOLANTA Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $86,550.14 Date 06/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRERA, ESMERALDA Y Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $86,549.72 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTFALL, SCOTT K Employer name Village of Menands Amount $86,549.63 Date 07/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPAULDING, SCOTT G Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $86,549.61 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCURRY, MARGARET M Employer name Nassau County Amount $86,549.21 Date 01/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, MARK D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $86,548.49 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NAGLE, TRAVIS J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $86,548.49 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WATTLES, JASON R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $86,548.49 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JACKSON, DONNA M Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $86,548.44 Date 02/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKENRODE, JEANINE A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $86,548.20 Date 08/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORUSSO, JESSICA D Employer name Schenectady County Amount $86,548.04 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSINSKI, TODD C Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $86,547.76 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATWOOD, MARTHA J Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $86,546.43 Date 04/25/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALISBURY, BRIAN H Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $86,546.42 Date 02/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, SHATAME M Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $86,546.02 Date 10/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, JUAN A Employer name Village of East Rockaway Amount $86,544.81 Date 04/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, JOHN M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $86,544.80 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POSTOLOV, ALEKSANDR Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $86,543.61 Date 07/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAIMAN, KRISTEN Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $86,542.94 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOATSWAIN, LAURA C Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $86,541.59 Date 08/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANARA, SHAJI K Employer name Office of General Services Amount $86,541.49 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELLONE, JASON L Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $86,541.49 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUCE, SONIA Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $86,541.14 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLISI, LISA Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $86,541.14 Date 07/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELICIANO, JOEL I Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $86,540.46 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, SEAN T Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $86,540.31 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, HALINA Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $86,540.09 Date 12/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BARBARA, MICHAEL R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $86,539.82 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEYO, STEVEN M Employer name City of Auburn Amount $86,539.44 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARE, DIANE K Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $86,539.29 Date 01/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTZENTRUBER, REBECCA A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $86,538.65 Date 06/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAWELEK, FRANCIS J, JR Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $86,537.13 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, JAMES P Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $86,537.06 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAJABALLEY, RUDOLPH A Employer name Roosevelt Island Oper Corp. Amount $86,537.06 Date 01/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, STEVEN J Employer name Roosevelt Island Oper Corp. Amount $86,537.04 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICK, SUSAN G Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $86,537.01 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONIGLIO, NICHOLAS A Employer name Erie County Amount $86,536.77 Date 04/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYMOUR, SHELBY M Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $86,536.70 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWCZAK, RICHARD M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $86,535.51 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGLIARDO, NICHOLAS S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $86,535.51 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRMINGHAM, MIGUEL R Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $86,535.48 Date 09/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURTNEY, ANNE R Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $86,535.34 Date 01/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVATI, ANDREW P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $86,533.24 Date 05/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'LAUGHLIN, BRIAN J Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $86,533.13 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALTENBACH, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $86,532.98 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, STEPHEN M Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $86,532.92 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, WILLIAM P Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $86,532.18 Date 03/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUCK, HOWARD J, JR Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $86,532.15 Date 09/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLIMJACK, FRANK J Employer name City of Batavia Amount $86,532.02 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMCO, ALESIA A Employer name Education Department Amount $86,531.86 Date 01/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAIG, LINDA W Employer name Lewis County Amount $86,531.78 Date 04/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, KEISHA L Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $86,531.67 Date 02/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRISCOLL, JOSHUA S Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $86,531.13 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, GREGORY A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $86,531.05 Date 11/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUDZINSKI, GREGORY G Employer name Albany County Amount $86,530.93 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, MELISSA K Employer name Education Department Amount $86,528.95 Date 03/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, EDWARD M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $86,528.21 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'IORIO, MARIA R Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $86,527.22 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE COX, ROBYN Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $86,526.33 Date 11/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMOND, RICK R Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $86,525.85 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORRISON, KORDEL R Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $86,525.35 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, RICHARD L Employer name Rockland County Amount $86,525.33 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGVYNENKO, VITALIY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $86,525.30 Date 03/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEMLA, DIANE Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $86,524.98 Date 08/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, EUN HEE Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $86,524.72 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEARD, SUSAN MARTIN Employer name Orleans County Amount $86,524.33 Date 03/26/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACHURA, JOHN G Employer name City of White Plains Amount $86,523.99 Date 06/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, COREY F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $86,523.36 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOLWORTHY, MICHAEL H Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $86,523.20 Date 01/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SALVO, CATHERINE Employer name Education Department Amount $86,522.98 Date 05/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, KEITH R Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $86,522.18 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSINA, ANTHONY Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $86,521.52 Date 02/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNCOM-GRANT, PAULA J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $86,520.74 Date 10/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIERSCHENK, JOANNE L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $86,520.46 Date 10/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOYLE, NAMAN E F Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $86,520.36 Date 05/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGOWAN BUCCI, KATIE L Employer name Broome County Amount $86,520.14 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, STEPHEN M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $86,519.99 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COOPER, FRITZ D Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $86,519.84 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUATTRONE, JAMES B Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $86,519.84 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGWARE, JAMES E, III Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $86,519.38 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALBOT, TIMOTHY C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $86,519.38 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMBITO, BETH M Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $86,519.13 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLASS, JOHN M Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $86,518.95 Date 09/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAROQUE, MARIE G Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $86,518.50 Date 03/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEZEK, ADAM C Employer name Town of Manlius Amount $86,517.90 Date 11/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PLANT, HENRY J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $86,516.76 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KABAYIZA, THAMAR U Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $86,516.56 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNICUTT, MELISSA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $86,516.54 Date 05/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, ROSEMARIE Employer name Nassau County Amount $86,516.07 Date 09/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBANO, ROSEMARY S Employer name Department of Health Amount $86,514.69 Date 09/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORDA, JOHN R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $86,514.65 Date 01/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTUSA, STEPHANIE R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $86,514.61 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, LEONARD M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $86,513.74 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System