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 HALE, JAMES C Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $85,422.07 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMO, JOHN H Employer name North Greece Fire District Amount $85,421.56 Date 12/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZURLNICK, STEVEN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $85,421.23 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, SHELIA F Employer name Department of Health Amount $85,421.05 Date 09/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZAK, MARY L Employer name Albany County Amount $85,420.84 Date 01/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUMA, MARGUERITE L Employer name Ontario County Amount $85,420.41 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNORS, MARC J Employer name Department of Law Amount $85,420.25 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, VINCENT J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $85,420.16 Date 04/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTODARO, DIANA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $85,420.14 Date 06/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAMBLE-SANTOS, DULCINEA E Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $85,419.89 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLACK, JEFFREY K Employer name Greene County Swcd Amount $85,419.74 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAROZZA, FRANK A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $85,419.70 Date 07/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDSON, NATHAN A Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $85,419.16 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLATT, KEVIN R Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $85,418.89 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COX, DEBORAH A Employer name Essex County Amount $85,418.77 Date 06/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOHSE, NELSON J Employer name Westchester County Amount $85,418.16 Date 04/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEXSMITH, MICHAEL P Employer name City of Hornell Amount $85,418.15 Date 11/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHNELLBAECHER, WILLIAM A, JR Employer name City of Troy Amount $85,418.15 Date 08/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FINEGAN, SHANNON D Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $85,415.98 Date 08/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELL, TODD C Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $85,415.91 Date 02/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKOLO, CHUKS L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $85,415.33 Date 04/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REESE, CHARLES J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $85,415.13 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESS, JAMES C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $85,414.70 Date 04/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARB, JACK F Employer name Sullivan County Amount $85,413.87 Date 07/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STILB, VALERIE A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $85,413.65 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNO, JOSEPH M Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $85,413.17 Date 06/07/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANKAY, EDWARD D Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $85,413.08 Date 10/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, VILMA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $85,413.07 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, LESLIE-ANN Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $85,412.98 Date 02/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABRIZIO, KAREN L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $85,412.28 Date 03/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PHERSON, ALICE J Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $85,411.96 Date 12/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, SUSAN M Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $85,411.96 Date 12/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLER, MICHAEL D Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $85,411.96 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARAWAY, DONALD E Employer name City of Auburn Amount $85,410.44 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROGERS, JAMES J Employer name Division of Veterans' Affairs Amount $85,409.93 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLCOX, JOHN J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $85,409.93 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRADT, BRYAN B Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $85,409.52 Date 07/05/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, DAVID P Employer name Village of Horseheads Amount $85,408.95 Date 11/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERRON, LEONDO R Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $85,407.78 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, ANDREW Employer name Blind Brook-Rye UFSD Amount $85,407.31 Date 07/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUFMAN, MARIANNA H P Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $85,406.80 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, KEVIN C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $85,406.65 Date 08/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, JACQUELINE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $85,405.51 Date 07/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MELINDA A Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $85,405.16 Date 10/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOGAN, SHANNA M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $85,404.91 Date 04/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGHANENU, NGOZI O Employer name Office For Technology Amount $85,404.44 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER FEANE, ROBIN L Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $85,404.37 Date 12/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADEKOSKI, DAVID J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $85,403.93 Date 08/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEISING, LINDA K Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $85,402.89 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUZSMAN, CATHERINE M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $85,402.49 Date 11/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPPE, KEVIN F Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $85,402.45 Date 12/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO MEDICO, JACK V Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $85,402.18 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUSDA, JARROD D Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $85,401.88 Date 10/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEGNER, MARK D Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $85,401.04 Date 06/08/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPERITO, DONNA LEE M Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $85,400.87 Date 11/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTZ, DANIEL J Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $85,400.84 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOOLEY, JAMES T, III Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $85,400.78 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, CODY J Employer name Village of Massena Amount $85,400.37 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DABB, MARYBETH E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $85,399.73 Date 12/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NACCA, LEA T Employer name Ontario County Amount $85,399.02 Date 08/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPLAN, JENNIFER R Employer name Lavelle School For The Blind Amount $85,397.02 Date 10/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, STEVEN W Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $85,396.62 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORAN, JANET D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,396.40 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAUGHTER, JOSHUA P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,396.40 Date 06/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIGERWALD, ALLEN F Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $85,395.92 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULEA, PETER C Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $85,395.33 Date 08/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROADNAX, JONATHAN D Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $85,395.32 Date 06/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONROY, JAMES D Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $85,395.24 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRACIA, JUAN D Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $85,395.21 Date 06/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, KYLEE A Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $85,395.15 Date 03/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MADDEN, KIMBERLEE A Employer name Melville Fire District Amount $85,394.78 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDLIN, TAMIKA M Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $85,394.27 Date 10/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPHERE, SCOTT M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $85,393.55 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCOBAR, LIZA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $85,393.43 Date 08/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, SEAN P Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $85,393.40 Date 03/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, LAUREN M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $85,393.08 Date 11/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, SARAMMA G Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $85,392.84 Date 12/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, LISA J Employer name Massapequa Public Library Amount $85,392.78 Date 10/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSECRANS, BRYAN D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $85,392.24 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, SCOTT W Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $85,392.23 Date 07/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, LAURIE B Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $85,392.22 Date 10/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CAROL M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $85,391.47 Date 04/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDERO, JOSHUA E Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $85,390.90 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOEY, JAIME L Employer name Westchester County Amount $85,390.66 Date 06/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, RICHARD A Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $85,390.54 Date 05/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORGIONE, DOUGLAS E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,390.45 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, LOVELIN C Employer name Rockland County Amount $85,390.44 Date 04/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIELCAREK, ADAM P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $85,389.38 Date 07/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURNS, ERIN L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $85,388.68 Date 07/15/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGHESE, RESHMA M Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $85,388.57 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHLMEIER, TIMOTHY J Employer name Ridge Culver Fire District Amount $85,388.18 Date 06/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZHOU, YAN-JUN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $85,388.13 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARRETT, TRACY M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $85,387.01 Date 06/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTNEY, THOMAS E, II Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $85,386.92 Date 05/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARS, BRUCE P Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $85,386.55 Date 10/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEUZZI, GEORGE P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $85,386.53 Date 02/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROMERO, RENE M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $85,386.52 Date 12/09/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, STEPHANIE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,386.49 Date 06/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DATTOLO, FRANK L Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $85,386.40 Date 04/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YORKE, PATRICK C Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $85,386.40 Date 08/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System