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 MAC NEILL, MARGARET A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $85,362.19 Date 12/30/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ITRI, LAWRENCE M Employer name Westchester County Amount $85,362.10 Date 12/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARR, LYNN M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $85,361.62 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE-STEWART, CHARMAINE A Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $85,361.47 Date 08/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUGHLIN, JOAN A Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $85,361.07 Date 08/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARLEY, LISA C Employer name Department of Health Amount $85,360.90 Date 10/10/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFANELLI, VINCENT J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $85,360.69 Date 06/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORIARTY, CHARLES J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $85,360.48 Date 04/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARR, FANNIE L Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $85,360.02 Date 09/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMISON, SHAWN M Employer name Westchester County Amount $85,360.01 Date 04/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JUNE S Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $85,359.22 Date 09/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI STEFANO, BRIDGETT A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $85,358.79 Date 06/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANISH, LINDA J Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $85,358.70 Date 05/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERREIRA, DELFIM L Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $85,358.60 Date 07/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STACHURA, DARRYL T Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $85,357.93 Date 05/07/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, HENRY D Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $85,357.26 Date 01/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINTZE-GRODSKI, CAROL ANN Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $85,357.12 Date 02/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, ALLAN J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $85,356.55 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMMER, DANIEL N Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $85,356.21 Date 07/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOLDMAN, JASON M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,355.93 Date 10/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SCOTT F Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $85,355.75 Date 07/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAGLER, JOSEPH W Employer name Niagara County Amount $85,355.57 Date 08/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, PERCY G, JR Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $85,354.85 Date 11/06/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOEN, SCOTT L Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $85,353.93 Date 08/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOTABARTOLO, THOMAS J Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $85,353.05 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINE, JOSEPH Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $85,351.53 Date 11/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOVANNETTI, JUDITH E Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $85,351.43 Date 08/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOUROUNIS, SIMON Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $85,351.36 Date 04/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTY, LINDA Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $85,351.26 Date 09/11/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABOR, KIMBERLY M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $85,351.04 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KETTRELL, SIDNEY Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $85,350.18 Date 10/24/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALEK, FRANK M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $85,350.03 Date 12/18/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNETT, SANDRA J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $85,349.98 Date 11/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICONDO, GERARD M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $85,349.65 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADEOSO, MOJISOLA S Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $85,349.28 Date 03/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, JASON Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $85,349.03 Date 11/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DEN BERG, ERIN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $85,348.93 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COOK, STEPHEN Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $85,348.46 Date 03/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST GERMAIN, MARIBETH Employer name Department of State Amount $85,348.25 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, JORGE A Employer name Yonkers Parking Authority Amount $85,347.55 Date 07/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLBEIN, JONATHAN T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $85,347.35 Date 03/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATES, JASON J Employer name North Greece Fire District Amount $85,347.29 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, BRIAN J Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $85,347.22 Date 08/16/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE-KOO, BRITTANY M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $85,347.06 Date 04/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLER, KYLE M Employer name City of Albany Amount $85,346.93 Date 01/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GASKE, JAMES R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $85,346.57 Date 10/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, KEITH R Employer name Monroe County Amount $85,346.49 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SOUZA, ATIBA Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $85,345.95 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, KATIA M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $85,345.45 Date 05/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFFA, SCOTT M Employer name Village of Dobbs Ferry Amount $85,345.45 Date 04/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMOND, SHEILA M Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $85,345.20 Date 07/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITCHETT, EDWARD E Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $85,344.73 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERRIKER, SHARON L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $85,344.48 Date 05/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRADE, EDWARD Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $85,344.18 Date 01/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UGOCCIONI, MAURO Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $85,344.16 Date 03/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANCROFT, BETTY Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $85,344.15 Date 01/31/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVELOCK, ANDREA E Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $85,343.72 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, KEVIN T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $85,343.46 Date 01/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENNA, MICHAEL J Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $85,343.14 Date 05/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN WAGNER, KIEL S Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $85,342.17 Date 07/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIVERS, KEITH W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $85,341.44 Date 12/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, JEFFREY Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $85,340.55 Date 04/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GESTWICK-CONETY, ELAINE M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $85,340.18 Date 02/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, JOHN T Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $85,339.76 Date 02/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, CARLOS M Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $85,339.68 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUNFORD, TONI L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $85,339.30 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRINO, JOHN P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $85,339.24 Date 02/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST-MADDEN, CHARMAIN D Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $85,339.24 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORCARO, SALVATORE C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $85,338.64 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, JEFFREY D Employer name Erie County Amount $85,338.44 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, BRIAN P Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $85,338.13 Date 09/05/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPION, MICHAEL W Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $85,337.39 Date 07/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUNDY, RICHARD C Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $85,337.26 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, VALSA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $85,336.51 Date 07/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABRIELL, FRANK G P Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $85,336.16 Date 05/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name D'AMICO, LORI Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $85,335.64 Date 01/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, ROBERT A Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $85,335.63 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARTER, JAMES M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $85,335.43 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UPTON, LESTER E Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $85,335.38 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCZAK, LISA A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $85,335.31 Date 08/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZMITIA, JOSEPH S Employer name Orange County Amount $85,335.20 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAVERY, ALLISON G Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $85,335.00 Date 03/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLISON, CURTIS M Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $85,334.87 Date 11/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERICKS, MELISSA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $85,334.57 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKAUS, RICHARD P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $85,334.10 Date 06/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIDLACK, ROBERT A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $85,333.48 Date 08/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRISTOFERSON, PATRICIA A Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $85,333.28 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGANO, ANTONIO M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $85,333.13 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, DONNA M Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $85,333.00 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTGOMERY, ROBERT E Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $85,332.97 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINKMAN, BERNADETTE A Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $85,332.00 Date 10/28/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, ROBERT Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $85,331.85 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFRESS, DONNA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $85,331.81 Date 01/24/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, FARAWAN T Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $85,331.51 Date 12/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, WILLIAM Employer name Dutchess County Amount $85,331.08 Date 09/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAN, MATTHEW D Employer name Livingston County Amount $85,330.98 Date 02/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRARD-FLANAGAN, KATHERINE Employer name City of Rochester Amount $85,330.30 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOUDOURIS, ALICIA Employer name Nassau County Amount $85,330.19 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTOKAL, RICHARD L Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $85,329.46 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACCARINO, JOSEPH R Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $85,328.54 Date 07/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System