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 DAIGNAULT, DAVID L Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $84,871.72 Date 02/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JETTIE K Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $84,871.48 Date 07/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUM, CAITLIN E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $84,871.26 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKOVICH, LISA B Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $84,871.07 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, CHERYL M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $84,870.98 Date 07/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, LILLIAN D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $84,870.88 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, CHERYL K Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $84,870.87 Date 05/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOANE, AMANDA K Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $84,870.85 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRINGTON, KATY J Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $84,870.78 Date 01/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ORMSBY, JONATHAN F Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $84,870.21 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSEI, GOLDA Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $84,869.94 Date 03/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, JILL Employer name Westchester County Amount $84,869.65 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, JAMES W Employer name Nassau County Amount $84,869.33 Date 08/16/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWPHER, BRENT L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $84,869.28 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REYES, JULIO Employer name Village of Croton-On-Hudson Amount $84,869.26 Date 07/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIRCLOUGH, JOHN E Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $84,869.21 Date 10/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SION, ROBIN L Employer name Erie County Amount $84,868.99 Date 04/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINARDO, JOSHUA J Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $84,868.40 Date 11/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULHALL, HARRY A, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,867.97 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, TIMOTHY W Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $84,867.75 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, DAVID M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $84,867.59 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BRENDAN A Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $84,866.37 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELLES, CRYSTAL L Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $84,865.76 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLOUD, SCOTT A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $84,865.73 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOMANI, TARIQUE A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $84,865.62 Date 05/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURLANI, KAREN A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $84,865.40 Date 10/31/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHO, CHOT LISA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $84,864.81 Date 11/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEI, SOPHIA X Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $84,864.81 Date 11/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE-CHO, EUN JIN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $84,864.81 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBISTOW, LLOYD R, JR Employer name Schenectady County Amount $84,864.32 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANUSZ, WALTER Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $84,863.76 Date 07/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETRAS, RODNEY C Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $84,862.55 Date 07/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAUGHN, LEONARD E Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $84,861.12 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEGER, MELANIE L Employer name Ontario County Amount $84,859.81 Date 07/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENALDS, DONALD R Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $84,859.14 Date 10/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNGER, BRIDGET E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $84,859.11 Date 08/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPARD, BRYAN J Employer name Monroe County Amount $84,858.50 Date 02/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, ANTHONY V Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $84,857.89 Date 01/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNEY, BRIAN J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $84,857.16 Date 07/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOISE, GLADIATRICE M Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $84,857.03 Date 03/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMAJ, ANTONINO Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $84,856.26 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASFORD, DARREN Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $84,856.19 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACRON, ALEXANDER J Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $84,855.75 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOLL, MARK F Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $84,855.27 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLINSKY, JAMES P Employer name Ulster County Amount $84,854.94 Date 04/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Washington County Amount $84,854.37 Date 05/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, VERNON D Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $84,853.58 Date 09/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMUTZ, NATHAN W Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $84,853.24 Date 02/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, LEE S Employer name Ontario County Amount $84,851.66 Date 02/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, ANDREW J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $84,851.63 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, RUSSELL R Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $84,850.99 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COZIER, MALIK R Employer name Westchester County Amount $84,850.79 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONSOUR, KATHERIN A Employer name Port Washington Library Amount $84,850.65 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, MATTHEW J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $84,850.04 Date 03/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INTAGLIATA, MICHAEL J Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $84,849.55 Date 02/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIEZIO, HAROLD P Employer name Washington County Amount $84,849.04 Date 12/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVER, GARY A Employer name Department of State Amount $84,848.75 Date 07/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, AMIE Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $84,848.72 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, ANDREW S, JR Employer name Dutchess County Amount $84,848.13 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREMPER, WILLIAM R Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $84,848.10 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABIQUE, ALLAN F Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $84,847.74 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRINGLE, KENNETH M C Employer name New York Public Library Amount $84,847.35 Date 03/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLITANO, FRANCIS M Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $84,847.30 Date 06/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNE, ROLSTON Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $84,846.88 Date 12/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANNANGELI, JOANNE D Employer name Westchester County Amount $84,846.67 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERRERA, PENNY L Employer name City of Cortland Amount $84,846.19 Date 03/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANGELIDIS, GEORGE Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $84,846.16 Date 01/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOH, PETER P Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $84,846.16 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, JENNIFER L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $84,845.81 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIBERT, WILLIAM G Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $84,845.18 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MORA, GARY J Employer name North Greece Fire District Amount $84,844.70 Date 11/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHARTER, KENT B Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $84,843.64 Date 04/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HALLORAN, HUGH Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $84,843.64 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAULEY, RAYMOND K Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $84,843.10 Date 11/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREINER, SUSAN Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $84,843.06 Date 01/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMERS, DENNIS S Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $84,842.34 Date 02/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKERMAN, TERRY P Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $84,842.24 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, MICHAEL P Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $84,841.90 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUGH, SCOTT G Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $84,841.70 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO VERSO, PHILIP A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $84,840.85 Date 02/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCEPA, STEVEN G Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $84,840.47 Date 04/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BORD, ROBERT W Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $84,839.75 Date 01/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATTS, MARIA T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,839.70 Date 03/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUTER, BYRON E Employer name Department of Health Amount $84,839.50 Date 08/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANKRAH, KINGS Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $84,838.98 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEBASTIAN, JAIMOLE Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $84,838.96 Date 03/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, PATRICK F Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $84,838.92 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTEY, ROBERT Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $84,838.79 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONS, MITCHELL J Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $84,838.78 Date 04/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, DONNA M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $84,838.59 Date 12/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELISLE, SCOTT D Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $84,838.36 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COZZI, JOANNA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $84,838.23 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPODANNO, THOMAS D Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $84,837.96 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HARE, REGINA M Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $84,837.77 Date 08/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENNA, JOSEPH J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $84,837.58 Date 02/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARASCIO, LORI M Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $84,837.50 Date 10/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESTITO, CATHERINE M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $84,837.25 Date 09/19/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, JEANNINE C Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $84,837.03 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTAGNA, RUSSELL J Employer name Yonkers Mun Housing Authority Amount $84,836.95 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, KYLE C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $84,836.70 Date 12/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System