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 MCHENRY, MICHAEL S Employer name Village of Hilton Amount $84,208.67 Date 10/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODCOCK, GREG G Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $84,208.46 Date 05/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIMKUS, PAUL J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $84,207.98 Date 12/12/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMELLA, TODD C Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $84,207.72 Date 08/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUGHREY, BETTIE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $84,207.55 Date 10/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASHIR, MOHAMMAD Employer name Westchester County Amount $84,207.47 Date 07/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAS, STEPHEN D Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $84,207.29 Date 07/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, JOHN J Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $84,207.16 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DRURY, MICHAEL D Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $84,207.14 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRIAIL, JAMES A Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $84,207.03 Date 03/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINKELACKER, PHYLLISANN Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $84,206.30 Date 11/17/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COULTER, JOANN M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $84,206.30 Date 09/28/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN MAAREN, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $84,206.15 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, BRIAN T Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $84,206.15 Date 10/31/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTZ, CRAIG R, JR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $84,206.15 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCADO, MAURICE J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $84,205.54 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MARTINO, BRADLEY J Employer name Town of Evans Amount $84,205.35 Date 03/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILLETTE, KEITH L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $84,205.07 Date 05/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARSENAULT, LISA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $84,204.85 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATERN, RUSSELL O Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $84,204.85 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHETTINE, LORI J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $84,204.85 Date 08/03/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARZIA, CHRISTINE A Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $84,204.49 Date 09/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIRRITO, EDWARD A Employer name Niagara County Amount $84,204.46 Date 05/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DANIEL P Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $84,203.73 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREL, JOEL Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $84,203.71 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, DEBORAH A Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $84,203.55 Date 02/11/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, LORRAINE I Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $84,203.55 Date 05/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROSDOWICH, ROBERT R Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $84,203.20 Date 04/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLINGER, DONALD F Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $84,203.08 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, WHITNEY K Employer name Department of State Amount $84,202.99 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSWICK, JEFFREY S Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $84,202.86 Date 08/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARKEY, BARBARA ANN Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $84,202.84 Date 09/18/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CITRANGOLA, DONNA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $84,202.34 Date 01/22/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE-GHYLL, RICJA D Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $84,202.26 Date 06/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLASKI, ROBERT J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,202.04 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTTE, THOMAS J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $84,201.99 Date 08/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADE, FRANCIS J Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $84,201.99 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATLIFF, GERALD E Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $84,201.93 Date 01/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, MARY T Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $84,201.79 Date 04/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINGBEIL, JOHN P Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $84,201.57 Date 10/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIMS, AHMAD H Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $84,201.43 Date 04/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLEMONS, JOHNATHAN E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $84,200.86 Date 07/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BIDOT, JUAN A, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,200.81 Date 04/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCE, JEFFREY R Employer name Broome County Amount $84,200.58 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE VIELLE, LISA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $84,200.44 Date 11/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALAKRISHNAN, PADMINI V Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $84,200.09 Date 11/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DATTORRE, DIANE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $84,199.66 Date 08/04/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, EILEEN T Employer name Office For The Aging Amount $84,199.39 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUIDICE, RICHARD T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $84,199.32 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEBASTIAN, BART M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $84,198.61 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, CHARLES Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $84,198.40 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISCIO, JOSEPH M Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $84,198.40 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALFE, PATRICK E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $84,198.36 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, MARIE-JOSEE Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $84,198.29 Date 01/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, LAWRENCE T Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $84,198.00 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, PATRICIA B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $84,197.83 Date 06/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, RANDALL A Employer name Town of Southold Amount $84,197.64 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAHIVE, TIMOTHY J Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $84,197.61 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKHAM, SUZANNE H Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $84,197.31 Date 07/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTMAN, TODD W Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $84,197.06 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLAINE, ALLYSON Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $84,196.87 Date 08/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSON, JAMES J Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $84,196.41 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCATTERGOOD, KIMBERLY M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $84,196.26 Date 06/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONNIELLO, RAFFAELLA Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $84,196.24 Date 09/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAN, STEPHEN Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $84,196.23 Date 02/27/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLON, BRIAN A Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $84,195.90 Date 05/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVAIR, TODD E Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $84,195.37 Date 05/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, ZINENE E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $84,195.27 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUX, DAWN M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $84,195.23 Date 11/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDROZA, DANNY Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $84,194.87 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLURE, LEE A Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $84,194.83 Date 09/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLEICHERT, PAUL Employer name Office For Technology Amount $84,194.45 Date 07/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALY, JAMES P Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $84,194.20 Date 05/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, EDWARD W, JR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $84,194.20 Date 10/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONRADT, BARBARA J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $84,194.14 Date 03/17/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURIONE, CYNTHIA L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $84,193.96 Date 06/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RENNA, KAREN M Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $84,193.91 Date 05/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PYRAK, MARY L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $84,193.78 Date 08/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMO, CARL J Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $84,193.70 Date 05/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, JOSEPH E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $84,193.67 Date 04/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, GORDON E Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $84,193.60 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISON-SERMIER, GERALDINE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $84,193.18 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURIAN, SHINOJ J Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $84,193.15 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, BARBARA S Employer name Office of General Services Amount $84,192.37 Date 05/28/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSERO, JOANNE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $84,192.37 Date 08/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGER, REBECCA A Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $84,192.30 Date 06/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENYIOHA, LAWRENCIA I Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $84,191.81 Date 06/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALTESE, ANTHONY Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $84,191.57 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUTCHER, M GRAYDON Employer name Delaware Co Soil Water Con Dis Amount $84,191.53 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLDI, DANIEL Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $84,191.37 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEGARS, LINDA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $84,191.19 Date 12/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDDEN, DANIEL J Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $84,191.19 Date 03/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNA, DONALD R Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $84,191.19 Date 07/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNNER, CAROLE D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $84,191.19 Date 06/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICILIANO, ROBIN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $84,190.57 Date 09/12/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASE, CAREY L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $84,189.46 Date 02/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BYRNE, BRIAN F Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $84,189.24 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARACCIOLO, TIMOTHY P Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $84,188.87 Date 10/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, BRIAN Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $84,187.88 Date 10/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANA, THERESA Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $84,187.56 Date 10/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System