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 WARREN, VALERIE A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $85,554.28 Date 06/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVIANO, VINCENT F Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $85,553.86 Date 08/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMUDEZ, ALEXIS L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $85,553.58 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NORTON, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $85,553.00 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, LISA M Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $85,552.99 Date 02/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, KATHERINE Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $85,552.79 Date 02/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLATEK, MARY E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $85,552.44 Date 05/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGENHEIM, SHARON F Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $85,552.35 Date 07/06/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVAL, MATTHEW J Employer name Gates Fire District Amount $85,552.19 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TUOHY, JOSEPH P Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $85,551.59 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON-MC INDOO, YVETTE V Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $85,551.14 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNGER, DAVID P Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $85,551.12 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURDOCCO, JONATHAN J Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $85,550.93 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OADES, CHRISTOPHER K Employer name City of Albany Amount $85,550.48 Date 01/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILKINS, JEAN A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $85,550.46 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIDGES, BERNADETTE J Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $85,548.83 Date 12/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRASSARD, MATTHEW W, SR Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $85,547.87 Date 12/08/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFISTER, MARIANNE K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,545.76 Date 09/20/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUOMO, ROBERT Employer name Putnam County Amount $85,544.88 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, BRIAN H Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $85,544.51 Date 06/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, RONALD Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $85,543.95 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, THOMAS J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $85,543.63 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUFFY, MAUREEN V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,543.24 Date 08/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSTRZEWSKI, LAURA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,543.24 Date 09/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHELEN, CHRISTINE N Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $85,542.98 Date 03/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADUCA, DORTHA J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $85,542.22 Date 04/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTENSCHOT, BARBARA J Employer name Town of Webster Amount $85,541.82 Date 04/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBROWOLSKI, MARK R Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $85,541.55 Date 06/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONATELLI, LYNNETTE M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $85,541.55 Date 04/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERNER, RICHARD J, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $85,541.33 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORRES, KAREN Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $85,540.74 Date 07/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEGA, LISA M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $85,540.65 Date 01/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRAN, SHANE M Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $85,540.05 Date 11/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ASKEW, RENEE D Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $85,539.67 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, JONATHAN F Employer name Niagara County Amount $85,538.11 Date 03/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, SAMANTHA F Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $85,537.78 Date 02/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BICOVNY, ANGELINA T Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $85,537.59 Date 10/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULLER, KAREN F Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $85,537.26 Date 04/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSUL, JOSE MODESTO R Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $85,537.05 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLIS, VINCENT Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $85,536.96 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASIN, RUSLAN Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $85,536.87 Date 06/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GAY, GREGORY W Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $85,536.43 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITULLI, NICHOLAS J Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $85,536.21 Date 08/03/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARON, KENNETH M Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $85,535.85 Date 01/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, GERALD W Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $85,535.81 Date 09/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, MARGARET E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $85,535.62 Date 09/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JEFFREY D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $85,535.30 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERDI, BARBARA I Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $85,535.18 Date 03/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, BRIAN M Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $85,535.07 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGUCKI, JASON W Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $85,534.78 Date 05/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURT, MARY T Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $85,534.78 Date 01/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALKA, JOHN L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $85,534.78 Date 02/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, MARY CATHERINE Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $85,534.78 Date 11/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LAFAYETTE, MATTHEW B Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $85,534.78 Date 01/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL RIO, MARY LOU Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $85,534.78 Date 03/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMERY, JOHN C Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $85,534.78 Date 02/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDRICK, BONNIE L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $85,534.78 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, DANIEL J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $85,534.78 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, PATRICK T Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $85,534.78 Date 09/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODFREY, JOHN H Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $85,534.78 Date 06/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOHLKE, MARTHA A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $85,534.78 Date 06/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPER, KATHLEEN Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $85,534.78 Date 10/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOMER, JUDY L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $85,534.78 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INDELICATO, JOSEPH P Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $85,534.78 Date 08/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILLIAN, CAROL Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $85,534.78 Date 10/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSHNER, JOHN D Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $85,534.78 Date 02/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGAN, M KATHARINE Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $85,534.78 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCLOSKEY, KARYN Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $85,534.78 Date 08/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ROBERT R Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $85,534.78 Date 07/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, JOHN E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $85,534.78 Date 07/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, ROSE MARIE Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $85,534.78 Date 06/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QIAO, BAOZHEN Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $85,534.78 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIPMON-GARDINER, CHARLIE MAE Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $85,534.78 Date 10/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, GLENDA L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $85,534.78 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINA, NANCY L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $85,534.78 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, NADIA Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $85,534.78 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLKMAN, DIANA E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $85,534.78 Date 04/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENDLAND, ANN MARIE Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $85,534.78 Date 09/26/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINDEN, STEFAN Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $85,534.78 Date 07/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDTSOVA, NATALIA Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $85,534.70 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERNYAK, JOSEPH A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $85,534.64 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUDERER, JAMES T Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $85,534.56 Date 12/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUMMES, PETER Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $85,534.29 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, RICHARD S Employer name Saratoga County Amount $85,534.00 Date 08/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONN, JAMES S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $85,533.81 Date 03/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARPS, BRUCE D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $85,533.69 Date 12/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURTAGH, BENJAMIN E Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $85,532.04 Date 02/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUSKOLASKI, EDWARD J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $85,532.01 Date 08/30/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOTTESMAN, BROOKE A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $85,531.73 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JACQUELINE E Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $85,531.67 Date 08/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERG, THOMAS M Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $85,531.32 Date 06/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPLE, SCOTT R Employer name NYS Corr Serv,NYC Central Adm Amount $85,531.22 Date 05/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULL, JOSHUA J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $85,530.14 Date 03/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, STEPHANIE K Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $85,529.81 Date 08/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERACE, MICHAEL A, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $85,529.69 Date 12/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAINFORTH, LINDA A Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $85,529.48 Date 08/27/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RELF, JOCASA L Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $85,529.19 Date 06/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAN, YIM FONG Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $85,529.04 Date 08/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MONICA, PAMELA J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $85,528.81 Date 02/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURBAN, ANGELICA R Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $85,528.39 Date 06/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System