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 LAUTNER, FRANK A Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $86,450.48 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, LISA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $86,450.35 Date 03/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEUTEL, KEITH D Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $86,449.52 Date 05/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHINSKI, JOHN P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $86,449.34 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEPORE, ANGELA M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $86,448.46 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIEFER, CAROLYN T Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $86,447.65 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, SHARON L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $86,447.40 Date 03/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITHS, SAMUEL A Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $86,447.24 Date 04/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATOS, ANGEL L Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $86,446.41 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEARNS, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $86,446.00 Date 12/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVI, DOMINICK Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $86,445.23 Date 08/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, JENNIFER A Employer name Cornell University Amount $86,445.20 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZOBER, JASON M Employer name Education Department Amount $86,445.09 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEIER, DENNIS J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $86,444.60 Date 01/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVINO, JOSEPH A Employer name Village of Hastings-On-Hudson Amount $86,444.23 Date 10/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTMAN, HEATHER L Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $86,443.19 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MICHAEL Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $86,442.87 Date 09/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAHN, SCOTT D Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $86,442.55 Date 03/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESMER, REBECCA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $86,442.53 Date 06/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COGDELL, BETTY J Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $86,441.94 Date 01/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCK, DEREK A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $86,441.02 Date 10/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBER, MARY M Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $86,440.83 Date 11/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, EILEEN M Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $86,440.80 Date 08/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCKEY, KAREN Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $86,440.14 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUVERT, JESUS E Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $86,439.96 Date 01/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEAN, WILLIAM L, JR Employer name Orange County Amount $86,439.85 Date 04/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUCHS, ANN M Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $86,439.78 Date 05/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFORD, HEIDI V Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $86,439.75 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERBERG, HOWARD E Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $86,439.71 Date 05/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EIRON, ROY P Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $86,439.20 Date 08/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLICK, GEORGE E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $86,438.48 Date 05/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEITH, NICOLE S Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $86,438.21 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGNARI, RONALD C Employer name Monroe County Amount $86,437.94 Date 07/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALAGUERA, JACK E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $86,437.57 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SILVESTRI, MICHELE V Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $86,436.05 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANDOLFO, ANDREW D Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $86,435.92 Date 08/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSCINSKI, GERARD S Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $86,435.36 Date 07/08/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMMERS, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $86,434.97 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, SELESTE L Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $86,434.88 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, GREGORY R Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $86,434.83 Date 02/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRERA, KAREN M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $86,434.81 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREPICCIONE, JOSEPH V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $86,434.21 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANELL, GARY P Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $86,433.82 Date 01/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, ROBERT L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $86,433.55 Date 04/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMMARO, PAUL A, JR Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $86,433.18 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORZENSKI, SCOTT D Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $86,433.15 Date 01/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STICH, MARIA-TERESA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $86,432.50 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYRIE, ROGENE F Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $86,432.27 Date 01/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTINATO, DOMINQUE Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $86,431.69 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VONA, BRUCE Employer name Cheektowaga CSD Amount $86,431.66 Date 06/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLIGAN, SCOTT A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $86,431.59 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELDS-GUTHRIE, SUZETTE B Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $86,431.51 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASTINGS, LISA Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $86,431.37 Date 02/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLER, ROBERT J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $86,431.11 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, RORY P Employer name City of Albany Amount $86,430.93 Date 01/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAMBERT, STEVEN J Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $86,430.23 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCHFORD, KIMBERLY C Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $86,430.14 Date 10/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CESARANO, DENISE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $86,430.11 Date 01/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, SCOTT E Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $86,429.64 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REUSCH, JUSTIN A Employer name Monroe County Amount $86,428.40 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVERETTE, JOAN M Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $86,428.39 Date 08/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESLOP, JOAN M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $86,428.24 Date 10/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, VIRGILIO Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $86,427.99 Date 01/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LESSARD, BARBARA A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $86,427.78 Date 12/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CYR, ROBERT E Employer name Barnard Fire District Amount $86,427.33 Date 05/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIAG, KAMAL NAIN S Employer name Department of Health Amount $86,427.17 Date 04/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, WALTER Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $86,426.85 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, LORI J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $86,426.13 Date 04/30/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CALLUM-CYRUS, JUANITA A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $86,425.37 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, JEAN F Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $86,425.34 Date 04/01/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTMAN, KAREN J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $86,425.11 Date 08/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAZIO, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $86,425.07 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, FAY R Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $86,424.77 Date 05/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, KELLY A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $86,424.46 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEEBAN, CIJI Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $86,423.92 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVELACE, SHAWNEE A Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $86,423.78 Date 05/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZOLA, JENNIFER A Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $86,423.35 Date 07/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLIGAN, JOHN K, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $86,423.02 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS-ALLEN, KEITH W Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $86,422.96 Date 07/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, FREDERICK C Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $86,422.83 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANCER, LAWAN G Employer name City of Albany Amount $86,422.81 Date 07/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC NERNEY, JOHN J Employer name City of Cortland Amount $86,422.78 Date 09/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORGETTE, EFRAT SCHARF Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $86,422.52 Date 07/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOCK, DENNIS V Employer name Town of Massena Amount $86,421.80 Date 02/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOSCANO, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Monroe County Amount $86,421.10 Date 02/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNAH, DIANE Employer name Oyster Bay-East Norwich CSD Amount $86,420.04 Date 07/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIDWELL, PHILIP S Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $86,419.96 Date 09/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGRAHAM, JERRY F Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $86,419.36 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUDD, JAMES E Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $86,418.04 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'DELL, CROSSLEY P Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $86,417.58 Date 05/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROMWELL, FREELING J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $86,417.44 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LA CHRISTA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $86,417.31 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREARY, RAYMOND L Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $86,417.00 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOW, JOHN Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $86,416.90 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSON, WILLIAM E Employer name Sayville Library Amount $86,416.89 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLGOPOLSKI, SERGEY B Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $86,416.88 Date 09/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYHALENKO, PETER G Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $86,416.34 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUBEY, DENNIS S Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $86,415.56 Date 07/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATT, AUGUST F Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $86,415.30 Date 05/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERSAUD, GORAKH N Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $86,415.30 Date 06/16/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System