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 HODOS, JON P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $85,783.86 Date 06/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JILLIAN Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $85,782.62 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMIN, STANLEY J, III Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,782.50 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOVACS, JEANNE S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,782.50 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEB, CARLA S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,782.50 Date 07/01/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RETNAUER, CARLA H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,782.50 Date 02/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSINI, RANDALL G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,782.50 Date 09/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, ALAN H Employer name Wayne County Amount $85,782.28 Date 08/24/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINDS, CARLA T Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $85,782.21 Date 11/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATOUR, SHAWN P, SR Employer name Schenectady County Amount $85,781.92 Date 09/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOHLBERG, CATHERINE F Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $85,781.49 Date 02/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGLARAS, THOMAS J Employer name Nanuet UFSD Amount $85,781.46 Date 01/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAYTON, KEITH D Employer name Cortland County Amount $85,781.31 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIN, YICK H Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $85,779.54 Date 08/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRER, GILBERTO Employer name City of Rochester Amount $85,779.35 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARLEY, DAVID E Employer name City of Troy Amount $85,779.24 Date 12/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALSH, JAMES J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $85,779.07 Date 06/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLS, SPENCER T Employer name Monroe County Amount $85,778.89 Date 06/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAN, JUSTIN T Employer name City of Albany Amount $85,778.70 Date 01/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEDNARZ, KRISTIN M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $85,777.52 Date 06/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESBIENS, RICHARD B Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $85,777.27 Date 01/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NGUYEN, TONY D Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $85,776.41 Date 12/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGLEY, WILLIAM J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $85,776.39 Date 05/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, LEON E Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $85,776.12 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOWNS, KEVIN P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $85,776.01 Date 03/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRIZZO, SUZANNE C Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $85,776.01 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HANGANU, CRISTIAN Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $85,775.50 Date 02/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, MARIE A Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $85,775.19 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOKICH, MERCEDES S Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $85,775.14 Date 11/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEENAN, AMANDA M Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $85,774.06 Date 11/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, DANIEL F Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $85,774.01 Date 06/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAROCKI, ROBERT Employer name Nassau County Amount $85,773.67 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOBRICK, CATHLEEN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $85,773.28 Date 01/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULZE, MICHAEL W Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $85,772.73 Date 07/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEATON, MARGARET C F Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $85,772.62 Date 07/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIGGETT, JEREMY M Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $85,772.36 Date 04/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FUENTES, ARCADIO, JR Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $85,772.05 Date 06/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, HEATHER A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $85,771.89 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EISENBERG, BONNIE L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $85,771.34 Date 11/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, HOLLIE L Employer name Department of Health Amount $85,771.23 Date 02/23/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVLIN, DIANE M Employer name Wayne County Amount $85,770.95 Date 03/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COZZY, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $85,769.92 Date 01/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KROMER, STEPHEN J Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $85,769.70 Date 01/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATTRINGER, JOHN M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $85,769.29 Date 03/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINTON, LESLIE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $85,769.29 Date 04/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNHOLD, KELLY ANN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,769.08 Date 11/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGESON, RICHARD N Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $85,769.02 Date 02/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GIVNEY, JOHN A Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $85,768.35 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEIMANIS, DEBORAH A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $85,768.18 Date 02/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEIL, KENNETH J Employer name Monroe County Amount $85,766.61 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWEN, DONNA M Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $85,766.37 Date 12/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUA, ROBERTO Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $85,766.27 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGAN, GEORGE A Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $85,765.82 Date 09/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAEHRE, LISA M Employer name Niagara County Amount $85,765.74 Date 11/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, RANDY K Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $85,765.33 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUENTES, RAMONA Employer name Education Department Amount $85,765.27 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUELS, JAMES W Employer name Education Department Amount $85,765.27 Date 02/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUZNIK, KENNETH, JR Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $85,765.16 Date 03/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARZYK, DEREK A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $85,764.97 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIM, HANNAH Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $85,764.92 Date 11/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, AARON N Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $85,764.08 Date 07/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAPUANO, JAMES T Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $85,763.95 Date 10/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONOMO, KIMBERLY A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $85,763.86 Date 10/13/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, ALTON Employer name Westchester County Amount $85,763.59 Date 01/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARFATIA, RIPPLE M Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $85,763.33 Date 07/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMODY, BRIAN R Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $85,763.23 Date 10/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC WEENEY, DANIEL P Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $85,763.19 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, MARVA S Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $85,762.90 Date 01/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEMENSCHNEIDER, THOMAS M Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $85,762.79 Date 10/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, MICHAEL D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $85,762.72 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, ROBERT W Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $85,762.32 Date 01/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLUMBERGS, KRISTOFFER B Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $85,761.75 Date 07/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PLANTE, DENISE B Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $85,761.75 Date 05/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURILLO-DAZA, GERSON F Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $85,761.75 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST LOUIS, PETER G Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $85,761.75 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REFF, KRISTOPHER H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $85,761.75 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, JOSEPH W, JR Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $85,760.59 Date 05/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, IRENE Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $85,760.05 Date 06/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHNER, STEPHEN W Employer name Orange County Amount $85,759.90 Date 05/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNRETT, GERARD W, III Employer name Albany County Amount $85,759.70 Date 07/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREESE, JOSEPH C Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $85,759.55 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, STEPHANIE J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $85,759.54 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URIBE, ARACELI B Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $85,758.93 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, TYRONE S Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $85,758.91 Date 09/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONIS, DANA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $85,758.72 Date 02/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIACQUINTA, BENJAMIN J Employer name Westchester County Amount $85,758.57 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EILERS, DANIEL A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $85,757.65 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBRON, GREGORY N, JR Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $85,755.99 Date 11/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, LIKISHA H Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $85,755.58 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPPI, JOHN C Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $85,755.54 Date 05/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, MARK R Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $85,755.46 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLUM, RONALD E Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $85,755.03 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFRESNE, MARK D Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $85,754.73 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EURICH, DEBORAH A Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $85,754.57 Date 08/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDMAN, ERIK Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $85,754.50 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, CHRISTINE M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $85,754.18 Date 08/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, IRVING C Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $85,754.15 Date 07/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, TRAVIS J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $85,753.45 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, JOHN T Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $85,753.22 Date 01/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITCOMBE, JEFFERY J Employer name City of Batavia Amount $85,753.18 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System