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 BENTLEY, DAVID W Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $84,187.46 Date 02/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTWRIGHT, KEVIN P Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $84,186.59 Date 07/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOEWEY, PAULA J Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $84,186.51 Date 08/27/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOLL, KAYLA M Employer name City of Utica Amount $84,185.75 Date 02/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEAN, EMILY W Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $84,185.50 Date 11/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, ELLEN M Employer name Education Department Amount $84,184.17 Date 02/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRUILL, RAY A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $84,183.53 Date 11/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLOWAY, VANESSA Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $84,183.09 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, ALYZIA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $84,183.04 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEER, TONI M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $84,182.97 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEAVEY, EDWARD J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $84,182.80 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOVER, JOHN W Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $84,182.71 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMITRANO, NOREEN T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,182.50 Date 04/05/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDAY, MARIE N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,182.50 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOONAN, KATHRYN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,182.50 Date 02/24/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENTHAL-VINSKI, BARBARA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,182.50 Date 11/08/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, GREGORY R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,182.50 Date 07/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, JAMES D Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $84,182.48 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, MELISSA J Employer name Department of Health Amount $84,182.44 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KVERNES, GRETHE B Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $84,182.26 Date 05/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, AMANDA L Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $84,182.01 Date 09/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKLAND, RHONDA Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $84,181.66 Date 02/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKARD, MICHAEL N Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $84,180.99 Date 02/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SULLIVAN, TIMOTHY Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $84,180.55 Date 06/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFMANN, JASON A Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $84,180.53 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUN, ANDREW J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $84,180.46 Date 10/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPPE, LAURA M Employer name Smithtown Spec Library Dist Amount $84,180.42 Date 07/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUI, KIT PING TAMMY Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $84,180.37 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, JAMES E, JR Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $84,180.36 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARDIN, JASON L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $84,180.11 Date 03/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, JONATHAN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $84,180.10 Date 09/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, CHAD T Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $84,179.97 Date 05/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOOMHOWER, DOUGLAS P Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $84,179.28 Date 01/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LONG, KRISTEN L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $84,178.83 Date 03/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, ELENA Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $84,178.81 Date 01/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIDDY, MARK P Employer name City of Rome Amount $84,178.40 Date 08/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA ROE, HENRY N Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $84,178.31 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILLUS, COLLEEN T Employer name Dutchess County Amount $84,178.01 Date 12/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKHTAR, SAEED Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $84,177.82 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROEGER, THOMAS C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $84,177.62 Date 04/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANELLI, FRANK A Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $84,177.48 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLARD, JASON R Employer name Schenectady County Amount $84,177.36 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, LORETTA Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $84,176.61 Date 12/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANNEY, DONNA M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $84,176.49 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, GEORGE M Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $84,176.13 Date 07/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROFERA, CHRISTINE Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $84,175.83 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSULLIVAN, CARRIE L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $84,175.70 Date 04/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUEL, SAJI M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $84,174.54 Date 06/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLUKA, SUZANNE P Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $84,173.87 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAINHART, LAURIE VARRONE Employer name Albany County Amount $84,172.87 Date 06/25/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJTOWICZ, STEPHANIE A Employer name Department of State Amount $84,172.08 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLAPUS-GEORGE, DANIELLE E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $84,172.05 Date 09/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENTHAL, TRACY L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $84,171.63 Date 09/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ROSE, FRANK F Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $84,171.26 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONDELLA, GREGORY J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $84,170.96 Date 06/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, LYDIA P Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $84,170.71 Date 07/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, SUSSY JOSEPH Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $84,170.59 Date 10/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALCANTARA, CARLOS J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $84,170.39 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, IVETTE Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $84,170.28 Date 03/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBANCZYK, DONALD E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $84,169.36 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, KATHRYN L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $84,169.22 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, SHAUN M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $84,168.85 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONIN, JOHN Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $84,168.70 Date 11/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGLUND, BETSY J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $84,168.55 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, ROGER D Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $84,168.25 Date 11/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBLIN, CLEOPHAUS Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $84,167.81 Date 09/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPAGEORGIOU, ONA Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $84,167.71 Date 03/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASQUITH, VERNON E Employer name Department of Health Amount $84,167.55 Date 03/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, ROBERT E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $84,167.55 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, ERIN BRENNA C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $84,167.51 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELESE, WILLIAM A Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $84,167.20 Date 01/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MASCIANDARO, RONALD F Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $84,167.20 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMON, TODD J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $84,166.38 Date 04/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POKRZYWKA, HEATHER A Employer name Department of Health Amount $84,166.31 Date 08/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALAGO, WILLIAM, JR Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $84,165.89 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, SARAH A Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $84,165.81 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, WILLIAM P Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $84,165.81 Date 03/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, ANN C Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $84,165.81 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEETS, LAWRENCE R Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $84,165.81 Date 12/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUOHEY, MICHAEL J Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $84,165.81 Date 10/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCONER, CAMILLE G Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $84,164.89 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEPHIRIN, JAMES J Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $84,164.83 Date 01/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANZIONE, PATRICIA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,164.32 Date 10/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRILLI, EMANUEL Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $84,164.29 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARKEY, KURIAKOSE E Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $84,163.98 Date 06/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKAR, WILLIAM J Employer name Westchester County Amount $84,163.77 Date 08/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEITNER, BRIAN Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $84,163.04 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSGANG, MARK Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $84,162.30 Date 06/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRANSLER, BRYAN H Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $84,162.16 Date 06/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CATO-LEE, ALISON Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $84,162.03 Date 08/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHARD, LANA J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $84,161.63 Date 05/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRUS, NATHAN W Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $84,159.41 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUCA, CHRIS M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,159.40 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGUSKI, EVA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,159.40 Date 02/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAPP, BRIAN T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,159.40 Date 01/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHBURN, FRANK E, JR Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $84,159.15 Date 08/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COOK, RODNEY J Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $84,158.59 Date 01/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTIMURRO, MARGARET M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $84,158.32 Date 07/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACOSTA, DANIEL Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $84,158.12 Date 02/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, SERGIO Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $84,157.66 Date 01/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System