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 DELANEY, ERNEST Employer name Department of State Amount $85,752.80 Date 06/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRERA, ANDREW L Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $85,752.79 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROBITS, ANNE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $85,752.21 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYCHCIK, JOSEPH A Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $85,751.84 Date 03/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAQUE, MD S Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $85,751.70 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESOLD, MELANIE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,751.39 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, KELLY A Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $85,751.29 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNAC, IVICA J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $85,750.73 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUHARNAIS, REGINALD Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $85,749.25 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGRASSELLINO, DEANA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $85,748.76 Date 06/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENCARNACION, SAMUEL Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $85,748.65 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, NANCY Employer name Westchester County Amount $85,747.87 Date 12/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLES, NATHANIAL D Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $85,746.94 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZUR, JOSEPH M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $85,746.29 Date 12/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDA, RATAN M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $85,745.62 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IQBAL, MOHAMMAD Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $85,745.62 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, MARK D Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $85,745.62 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMOLLIN, JASON R Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $85,745.62 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KRISTOFER R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $85,745.62 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, CINDY L Employer name Education Department Amount $85,745.58 Date 08/22/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAN, NALINI Employer name Westchester County Amount $85,745.49 Date 09/16/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOCKRY, JOHN A, JR Employer name Clinton County Amount $85,744.91 Date 08/07/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEHNKE, BRUCE J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $85,744.66 Date 03/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, CAROL A Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $85,744.04 Date 08/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, SUZANNE M Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $85,743.67 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEZZINO, JOHN J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $85,743.23 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHLMIER, ALESSANDRA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $85,742.46 Date 10/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGGIANO, GINA M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $85,742.20 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, RENEE D Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $85,742.01 Date 04/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIEGLER, DEBORAH Employer name Nassau County Amount $85,741.93 Date 07/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUTILLIER, ROBERT S, JR Employer name Town of Webster Amount $85,740.74 Date 05/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, CHRISTINE G Employer name Clinton County Amount $85,740.49 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, RUFINO F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $85,740.30 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, VICTORIA L Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $85,740.09 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACEY, KENT M Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $85,740.07 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, BURTON W Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $85,740.03 Date 09/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DHANIRAM, DAIRANIE Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $85,739.88 Date 04/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLEWINSKI, JOSEPH A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $85,739.60 Date 08/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, GARY W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $85,738.56 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LE COMTE, JAMES P Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $85,737.78 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSHDAN, TARIQ J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $85,737.66 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMERFORD, ROBERTA A Employer name Village of North Syracuse Amount $85,737.55 Date 05/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MCCORMACK, LESLIE A Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $85,736.06 Date 04/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EKWEBELEM, JOY O Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $85,735.74 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ-LACAY, JOSE ARTURO Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $85,735.12 Date 06/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, PETER J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $85,734.71 Date 07/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, SCOTT M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $85,734.45 Date 12/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YORK, ROBERT A Employer name Warren County Amount $85,734.41 Date 09/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPPOLA, THOMAS R Employer name Town of Glenville Amount $85,734.24 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAH, BELA S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $85,734.06 Date 11/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SEAN M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $85,733.95 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHILLING, SHAWN J Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $85,733.71 Date 02/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBBENS, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Albany Amount $85,733.52 Date 08/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHRADER, WILLIAM F Employer name Oneida Herkimer Sol Wst Mg Aut Amount $85,732.92 Date 01/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANKAITIS, JOHN W Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $85,732.74 Date 04/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROADBENT, JEFFREY H Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $85,732.24 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, KIM S Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $85,731.42 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURUSKY, MICHELE A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $85,731.42 Date 05/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, FRANCIS E Employer name Yates County Amount $85,731.20 Date 09/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORENO, MELISSA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $85,730.99 Date 02/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, THOMAS P Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $85,730.31 Date 08/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYNIHAN, MARIE F Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $85,729.72 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REZNAK, JASON J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $85,729.64 Date 08/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROJEK, CARMEN G Employer name Oswego County Amount $85,729.62 Date 10/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAN, YIN MAN Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $85,728.04 Date 06/25/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNN, RONALD L Employer name City of Elmira Amount $85,727.96 Date 02/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAVALIERE, LUCIANA M Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $85,727.22 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWUSU, TYEESE Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $85,726.37 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWBY, DREW E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $85,726.31 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, SHANE M Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $85,726.19 Date 10/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASS, CHAVONNE M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $85,725.86 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASANEN, KRISTINE M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $85,725.86 Date 05/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNN, JOSEPH T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $85,725.36 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAREY, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Monroe County Amount $85,724.88 Date 07/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLMAN, FRANK B Employer name City of Elmira Amount $85,724.75 Date 05/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOETZEL, JOHN K Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $85,724.46 Date 08/29/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGLISE, NANCY Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $85,723.88 Date 10/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRA, PAUL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,723.67 Date 03/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERVISS, DAVID M Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $85,723.22 Date 03/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HANSEN, HELENA B Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $85,723.16 Date 12/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALKO, RYAN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $85,723.00 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AFFINITO, EDWARD G Employer name Warren County Amount $85,722.95 Date 02/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWLEY, KEVIN L Employer name Harborfields Public Library Amount $85,722.14 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JEFFREY B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $85,721.85 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISTALDI, MICHAEL J Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $85,721.84 Date 07/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, RYAN P Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $85,721.65 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAROLAN, MARY LOU Employer name Cornwall Public Library Amount $85,721.61 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAZDARIC, GERALD Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $85,720.34 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CARO, CHARLES C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $85,719.90 Date 05/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNING, MARIA S Employer name Nassau County Amount $85,719.37 Date 06/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, JOANNE Employer name Nassau County Amount $85,719.37 Date 05/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, MARGARET M Employer name Nassau County Amount $85,719.37 Date 10/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANIGAN, JEFFREY M Employer name City of Rome Amount $85,719.34 Date 06/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STRONG, DARLENE D Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $85,719.14 Date 03/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEOD, MICHAEL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $85,718.93 Date 04/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERIAN, JITHIN P Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $85,718.82 Date 02/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTLEY, THOMAS J Employer name Ontario County Amount $85,718.68 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTMA, JOURNEL Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $85,718.40 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFF, RAYMOND V Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $85,717.90 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONYO, MARTINE M Employer name Clinton County Amount $85,717.64 Date 09/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System