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 BAUER, PAUL W Employer name Town of Lewisboro Amount $85,659.52 Date 04/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VALLEY, JUSTIN T Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $85,659.29 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLANDERS, DANIEL M Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $85,658.82 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RATHJE, WILLIAM K Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $85,658.69 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LALAK, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Westchester County Amount $85,658.61 Date 06/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINDBERG, MARIA M Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $85,658.58 Date 04/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAUSS-NOGULA, KELLY ANN Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $85,658.40 Date 06/25/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHA, MARVIN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $85,658.15 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, MATTHEW J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $85,657.77 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, TIMOTHY D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $85,657.76 Date 12/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIN, RICHARD D Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $85,657.73 Date 06/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUOIRK, ALICIA L Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $85,656.86 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBNEY, THOMAS F Employer name Ulster County Amount $85,656.80 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JURAS, KENNETH J Employer name Ulster County Amount $85,656.80 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACCO, DANIEL R Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $85,656.64 Date 12/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUERST, PETER E Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $85,656.17 Date 09/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENTELL, RALPH L Employer name Rockland County Amount $85,656.16 Date 11/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODERICK, MICHAEL J Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $85,656.08 Date 07/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, SHEILA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $85,655.77 Date 07/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECKT, EDWARD A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $85,655.70 Date 03/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, MICHAEL O Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $85,655.22 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIONNE-STREIN, DONNA L Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $85,655.13 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, LOREN J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $85,655.13 Date 06/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUREY, SEAN M Employer name Niagara County Amount $85,654.97 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRON, BRENDAN P Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $85,654.85 Date 10/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINE, LIANNE R Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $85,654.64 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TATARKA, ROBERT N, JR Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $85,653.81 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVITSKI, VLADIMIR Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $85,653.37 Date 06/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHELE O Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $85,653.22 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, WILLIAM A Employer name Westchester County Amount $85,653.16 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, RICHARD D Employer name Greenlawn Water District Amount $85,652.94 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOZZI, NICOLE K Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $85,652.74 Date 06/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, DAVID H Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $85,652.72 Date 02/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKER, HEIDI L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $85,652.54 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAJKOWSKI, JEFFREY C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $85,652.49 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOORE, RYAN M Employer name City of Albany Amount $85,652.26 Date 07/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name XIE, LI Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $85,652.10 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORELLI-BAUMACH, PHYLLIS A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $85,650.09 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNIE, CLIFTON T Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $85,649.22 Date 09/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EATON, ALEXANDER S Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $85,647.94 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUEVAS, CARLOS A Employer name Department of Health Amount $85,647.74 Date 10/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, WILLIAM L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $85,647.64 Date 07/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHR, ERIC L Employer name Broome County Amount $85,647.28 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANSKY, STACY D Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $85,646.74 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABONDOLO, LORI E Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $85,646.56 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSARO, DANIELLE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $85,644.79 Date 06/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEGOCKI, STAN Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $85,644.64 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHER, NEIL D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $85,644.52 Date 11/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZASTENCHIK, JOHN P Employer name Westchester County Amount $85,643.86 Date 01/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRILL, JASON R Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $85,643.72 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINN, CHARLES T Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $85,643.48 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRITTENDEN, JANET H Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $85,642.95 Date 08/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINIZIO, WAYNE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $85,642.70 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODD, ERIC P Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $85,641.77 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FREEMANTLE, TRACEY M Employer name Rotterdam Mohonasen CSD Amount $85,640.71 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THERRIEN, RICKIE L Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $85,640.07 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, ADRIANA L Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $85,639.94 Date 04/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BERARDINIS, DANIEL A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $85,639.91 Date 04/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKENS, VICTORIA R Employer name Greenburgh Graham UFSD Amount $85,639.42 Date 11/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, MICHAEL S Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $85,638.48 Date 11/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERS, TIMOTHY M Employer name Village of Fredonia Amount $85,638.02 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MADISON, TAMMY L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $85,637.70 Date 02/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, JACQUELINE M Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $85,637.13 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, LAURA L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $85,637.02 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROTTY, SEAN P Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $85,636.76 Date 04/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYCE, KATHLEEN M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $85,636.20 Date 06/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEPORE, JAMES V Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $85,635.95 Date 06/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHILAND, MARYBETH Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $85,635.57 Date 10/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELENTANO, DENA M Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $85,634.79 Date 09/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINE, LAWRENCE E Employer name Village of Northport Amount $85,634.58 Date 03/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, CARLA M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $85,634.46 Date 11/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA POINT, CYNTHIA A Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $85,634.40 Date 04/12/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, JAMES C Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $85,634.28 Date 09/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIE, LUDROY Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $85,634.20 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSTROM, JENNIFER L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,633.90 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLASAM, SATYANARAYANA Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $85,633.75 Date 06/30/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOY, JAHN K Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $85,633.67 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CARLIS, MICHAEL P Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $85,633.59 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONE, NICHOLAS J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $85,633.14 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, ROSEMARY F Employer name Nassau County Amount $85,632.38 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUERTES, DAVID Employer name Village of Amityville Amount $85,632.20 Date 07/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEYDON, TIMOTHY P Employer name Dutchess County Amount $85,631.82 Date 08/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARULSKI, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $85,631.49 Date 08/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PROCOPIO, JAMES Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $85,631.29 Date 08/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, JO ANN Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $85,630.38 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, HOLLY J Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $85,630.14 Date 08/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIATKOWSKI, ALOISIUS L, JR Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $85,629.93 Date 05/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLETT, KATHY A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $85,629.30 Date 06/11/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITTS, JEFFREY M Employer name City of Cortland Amount $85,628.80 Date 04/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLANE, MARK R Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $85,628.49 Date 01/21/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUONATO, MATTHEW F Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $85,628.18 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, ROSALIND L Employer name Department of State Amount $85,627.87 Date 05/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACEVEDO, KATHERINE M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $85,627.72 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, JOAN C Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $85,627.48 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIACALONE, JACQUELINE Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $85,627.42 Date 03/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANNER, JOANNE M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $85,626.31 Date 05/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTMAN, BEVERLY R Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $85,626.10 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPLEDORF, MELISSA B Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $85,625.95 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, MICHELLE A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $85,625.83 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILEY, RAY Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $85,625.44 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System