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 METH, CLIFFORD L Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $84,557.94 Date 02/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETROSINO, JOHN M Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $84,557.32 Date 02/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBIN, KAREN M Employer name Education Department Amount $84,557.31 Date 05/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENECH, KIMBERLY C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $84,556.76 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMSON, JAMES E Employer name Capital Dist Child&Youth Serv Amount $84,555.31 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES-MOLINA, NIDIA J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $84,555.25 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COZZETTI, JAMES K Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $84,554.10 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLINGER, MARTHA A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $84,554.02 Date 10/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATNER, MICHAEL Employer name Office For Technology Amount $84,553.84 Date 07/26/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORN, LAUREN A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $84,553.82 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUESTIS, DAVID K Employer name Saratoga County Amount $84,553.42 Date 07/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHERER, PAUL C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $84,553.33 Date 06/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINELLI, JAMES A Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $84,553.14 Date 03/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERELY, PATRICK J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $84,552.52 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAZELTON, MATTHEW L Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $84,552.25 Date 03/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONNOR, THOMAS V Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $84,552.23 Date 11/27/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYNNE, ROBERT M Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $84,552.13 Date 01/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOARES, JOAN M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $84,551.94 Date 01/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROGAN, KAREN Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $84,551.85 Date 11/05/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MANAMY, JAMES J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $84,550.92 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, DUEWAYNE A Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $84,550.51 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, NEIL L Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $84,550.20 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYNER, DANNY L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $84,550.18 Date 12/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLVIN, ADAM L Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $84,549.59 Date 08/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FULMORE, CORNELIA L Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $84,549.17 Date 08/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUSHKO, YANA S Employer name Department of Health Amount $84,549.03 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, MICHAEL P Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $84,548.67 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACHOR, KATHLEEN P Employer name New City Library Amount $84,548.60 Date 01/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARPULLA, MICHAEL G Employer name Monroe County Amount $84,548.27 Date 04/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEVERINO, ROBERT M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $84,548.10 Date 11/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, DEBRA Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $84,548.06 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIKE, WILLIAM G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $84,548.06 Date 09/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMENICK, GREG A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $84,548.06 Date 03/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUISI, VICTOR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $84,548.06 Date 12/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREZZA, LINDA A Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $84,547.94 Date 12/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAXTON, ERNIE Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $84,547.78 Date 01/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILNE, CRAIG D Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $84,547.66 Date 08/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANNON, KATHERINE M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $84,547.34 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TISCHNER, PETER L Employer name South Huntington Water District Amount $84,547.06 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, MATTHEW J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $84,546.52 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAHILL, WALTER D Employer name South Orangetown CSD Amount $84,545.09 Date 10/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC FALL, WILLIAM J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $84,545.07 Date 06/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIANO, MICHELLE M Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $84,544.96 Date 04/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDO, DOMINICK D Employer name Fairview Fire District Amount $84,544.85 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DALLAS, ERICA L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $84,544.30 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, JAMES A Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $84,544.16 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, BRYAN P Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $84,543.70 Date 08/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIDERATOS, JOHN C Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $84,543.13 Date 03/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLB, ROBERT C Employer name City of Watertown Amount $84,543.00 Date 08/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLLINS, SCOTT J Employer name Salamanca City School Dist Amount $84,542.90 Date 10/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEBO, NATHANIEL J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $84,542.59 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVILES, LUIS A Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $84,542.44 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIVERA, GRACY A Employer name Westchester County Amount $84,542.41 Date 07/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOAG, LYNN R Employer name Mastics Moriches Shirley Libr Amount $84,542.12 Date 06/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDERS, SONDRA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $84,542.10 Date 12/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAFFARANO, STEPHEN D Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $84,542.05 Date 12/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, JEFFREY Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $84,542.03 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOYT, RICHARD H Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $84,541.99 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACHERT, ROBERT W Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $84,541.81 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, MONIQUE J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $84,541.81 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARTLAND, SCOTT C Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $84,541.81 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATKOWSKI, NEAL Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $84,541.81 Date 12/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHLER, KEVIN Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $84,541.81 Date 01/10/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORKWIS, RONALD S Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $84,541.81 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGRIPPA, ANDREA M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $84,541.79 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARBAY, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $84,541.79 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANCUSI, CATHERINE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $84,541.65 Date 12/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, CARL Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $84,541.60 Date 01/25/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, JAMES L Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $84,541.60 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLES, THOMAS L JR Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $84,541.13 Date 01/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARENKO, DMITRIY Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $84,540.31 Date 02/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALSAN, DAVID C Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $84,539.97 Date 08/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONLIN, PATRICK M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $84,539.41 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, MAHLAH R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $84,539.13 Date 06/02/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, BISHME A Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $84,538.49 Date 08/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICHTOWSKI, THOMAS A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $84,538.15 Date 03/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOUNTAIN, COLIN O Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $84,538.14 Date 01/25/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHETTINO, JOSEPH J Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $84,537.52 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, MARK A Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $84,537.42 Date 07/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIELBY, DAVID S Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $84,537.13 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE COSTE, PETER A, JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $84,536.94 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUSTITUS, KAREN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $84,536.45 Date 09/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECK, EDWARD G, II Employer name Onondaga County Amount $84,536.13 Date 05/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZSIROS, JUSTIN L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $84,535.12 Date 01/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, GAIL D Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $84,535.09 Date 02/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ELLEN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $84,533.40 Date 09/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEBEDE, TERSIT Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $84,533.13 Date 12/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDOWITZ, SHARI R Employer name Nassau County Amount $84,533.05 Date 02/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAH, NINA U Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $84,532.79 Date 06/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPARKS, LINDA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $84,532.56 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTE, SCOTT F Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $84,532.25 Date 02/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELNICHUK, IGOR Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $84,530.46 Date 10/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLSON, BRUCE Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $84,530.43 Date 10/06/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, KENNETH A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $84,530.04 Date 01/30/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEE, LEONARD D Employer name Westchester County Amount $84,530.02 Date 06/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNA, EDWARD M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $84,529.83 Date 01/31/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIN, PATRICK M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $84,529.58 Date 07/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBAR, KIP A Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $84,528.80 Date 09/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARENTE, GINO Employer name Nassau County Amount $84,528.77 Date 08/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, DAVID R Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $84,528.53 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System