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 TURNER, SANDRA R Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $86,152.76 Date 01/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRD, MICHELE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $86,152.34 Date 04/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHATORA, GLORIAH Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $86,152.08 Date 08/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, GREGORY W Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $86,151.99 Date 08/31/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLINOVA, INNA A Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $86,151.71 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWLES, ROBERT Employer name City of Oneida Amount $86,151.47 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOUGHTY, ERIK R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $86,150.63 Date 07/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OVERBAUGH, PAUL R Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $86,149.97 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAULIN, MICHAEL J Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $86,149.60 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, MATTHEW E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $86,149.48 Date 04/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, DANIEL Employer name Oneida Herkimer Sol Wst Mg Aut Amount $86,149.42 Date 02/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, JAMES B Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $86,149.41 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-MARC, WILLIA Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $86,148.73 Date 10/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELLINI, LAUREN Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $86,148.67 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, JEFFREY A Employer name Monroe County Amount $86,148.49 Date 04/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DLUGOS, AMY R Employer name Steuben County Amount $86,147.76 Date 12/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, STEVEN M Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $86,146.88 Date 06/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PENN, ANDREW P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $86,146.42 Date 12/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIRONE, PATRICIA A Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $86,145.21 Date 09/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADIQ, UZMA SHAFIQ Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $86,144.99 Date 12/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGAULT, DAVID C Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $86,144.65 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEBAUER-DEKAY, ANGELA M Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $86,144.60 Date 12/07/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEREZ, ELYSE C Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $86,143.54 Date 03/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTAKER, SUSANNAH M Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $86,142.67 Date 05/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANTZI LA FLESH, JENNIFER S Employer name Lewis County Amount $86,142.61 Date 12/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDALL, RUSSELL J Employer name City of Watertown Amount $86,142.56 Date 03/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KASPER, REBECCA B Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $86,142.49 Date 07/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACEVEDO, MELINDA S Employer name Education Department Amount $86,142.06 Date 08/12/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTER, JEFFREY E Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $86,142.01 Date 05/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTA MARIA, STEVEN M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $86,141.65 Date 07/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALM, NATHAN J Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $86,141.63 Date 07/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LINNEKIN, RICHARD S Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $86,141.62 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLICKAN, ASHA B Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $86,140.75 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JESSICA Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $86,140.44 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, ROBERT P Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $86,139.78 Date 08/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARDENHAGEN, JOHN R Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $86,139.49 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, PATRICK J Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $86,139.11 Date 08/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D AMBROSE, MARTIN G Employer name Village of East Rochester Amount $86,139.10 Date 02/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYMAN, THOMAS J Employer name Brighton CSD Amount $86,139.09 Date 08/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASE, D JEREMY Employer name Delaware County Amount $86,139.05 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, STEPHEN F Employer name Delaware County Amount $86,139.02 Date 01/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESSLER, EDWARD G Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $86,138.96 Date 02/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARKEY, STEPHEN Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $86,138.95 Date 12/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOR, ALLISON J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $86,138.68 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, MICHAEL J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $86,138.52 Date 05/20/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, MICHAEL G Employer name Village of Kenmore Amount $86,138.32 Date 12/15/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LINK, KEVIN J Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $86,136.03 Date 01/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIRGO, PAULINE P Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $86,136.00 Date 09/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODGE, HARRY M, III Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $86,135.67 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NAIR, RASMI Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $86,135.46 Date 12/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUME, MARCO Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $86,135.24 Date 12/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIEGL, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $86,135.22 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, JOHN E Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $86,134.91 Date 12/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, WAYNE M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $86,134.76 Date 12/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, ZACHARY J Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $86,134.68 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, CONNOR Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $86,133.57 Date 01/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TJOMSTOL, BONNIE S Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $86,133.43 Date 01/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAJEK, WILLIAM E Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $86,133.36 Date 03/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAN, TIMOTHY C Employer name Erie County Amount $86,133.06 Date 04/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, PAUL R Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $86,132.96 Date 08/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, JOHN J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $86,132.82 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESMOND, ROBERT D Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $86,132.51 Date 04/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELEFANTE, VICTOR M Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $86,132.51 Date 08/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRANO, CLADIA PRISCILLA I Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $86,130.99 Date 11/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZYNDA, KRISTINE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $86,130.97 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, LISA B Employer name Chemung County Amount $86,130.84 Date 12/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANTELL, FRANK S Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $86,130.70 Date 11/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O CONNOR, KATHERINE E Employer name Westchester County Amount $86,130.60 Date 06/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASSETT, MICHAEL S Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $86,130.39 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NYSTROM, BETH M Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $86,130.29 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANISIN, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $86,129.95 Date 07/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSADO, SERGIO, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $86,129.50 Date 02/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEL BAGNO, ROBERT J Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $86,127.98 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JARRAD L Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $86,127.87 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNTING, THOMAS J Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $86,127.34 Date 12/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTONICELLI, JOHN C Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $86,126.94 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPREY, JOHN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $86,126.46 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTUGNO, MATTHEW Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $86,126.35 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUNCHION, ANDREA L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $86,126.23 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROUTY, JOHN W Employer name City of Rochester Amount $86,126.21 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARROTTA, VINCENT R Employer name City of Utica Amount $86,126.09 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTINDALE, CHERI L Employer name Queensbury UFSD Amount $86,124.99 Date 09/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERTOWSKI, CHERYL A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $86,124.74 Date 09/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOY, SHERLY N Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $86,123.32 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNETT, AMY V Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $86,122.47 Date 03/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGO, KATHLEEN A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $86,122.46 Date 08/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GREGOR, MICHAEL Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $86,122.37 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, PAUL J Employer name Village of Lake Placid Amount $86,122.21 Date 09/20/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIAMSIC, LOIDA A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $86,121.73 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, CASEY Employer name City of Rochester Amount $86,120.34 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, PAUL M Employer name Village of Massena Amount $86,120.05 Date 11/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANZELLA, DANIEL J Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $86,119.02 Date 04/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FEENEY, GERARD F Employer name City of Rome Amount $86,118.80 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, ROBERT G Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $86,118.52 Date 06/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, ANISSA W Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $86,117.51 Date 09/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASKO, ROBERT W Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $86,117.43 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALVIN, JOHN Employer name Franklin Sq Munson Fire Dist Amount $86,116.85 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUPTLI, AMY BETH Employer name Department of Health Amount $86,116.20 Date 06/14/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, PHILIP B H Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $86,115.37 Date 07/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COKER, MARGARET R Employer name Schenectady County Amount $86,115.24 Date 05/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System