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 SULLIVAN, PATRICK J Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $84,157.58 Date 03/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRATNER, JESSICA S Employer name St Joseph's School For Deaf Amount $84,157.44 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRWIN, WILLIAM L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $84,157.11 Date 07/06/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, DAMION W Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $84,156.95 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, JANIQUE S Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $84,155.68 Date 07/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATANESE, JOANN V Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $84,155.68 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTTOLA, ANNA M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $84,155.61 Date 04/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAY, PEGGY J Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $84,154.54 Date 08/22/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESAMOURS, VALANCIA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $84,154.48 Date 04/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFUND, CHARLES D Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $84,154.44 Date 04/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTON, PATRICK M Employer name Education Department Amount $84,154.43 Date 03/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, MARY M Employer name Department of Health Amount $84,153.83 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROENEMAN, KOURTNEY Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $84,153.58 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTAN, SHARMILA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $84,153.16 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIMPINELLA, RICHARD A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $84,152.85 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, SUZANNE Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $84,152.81 Date 04/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOVEY, CARLA A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $84,152.78 Date 05/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COOK, SCOT D Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $84,152.63 Date 10/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOURDON, JASON A Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $84,152.52 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAHUCKI, BRIAN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $84,152.01 Date 06/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONE, RUSSELL C Employer name Department of Health Amount $84,151.74 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, JOSE Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $84,151.70 Date 12/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDEN, RENEE L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $84,151.00 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODA, MICHAEL L Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $84,150.91 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MELISSA M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $84,150.74 Date 03/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, GREGORY J Employer name Erie County Amount $84,150.59 Date 07/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, WILLIAM G Employer name City of Albany Amount $84,150.52 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGLAIS, JENNIFER L Employer name Department of Health Amount $84,150.46 Date 04/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUGER, ROBERT J Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $84,150.36 Date 01/31/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLINA, MAMITA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $84,150.04 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUPKE, ROBERT W Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $84,150.03 Date 04/28/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATERA, MEGAN E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $84,149.54 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, SYLVIA M Employer name Rockland County Amount $84,149.48 Date 03/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, MICHAEL R Employer name Nassau County Amount $84,149.35 Date 07/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAILOR, DANA Employer name Nassau County Amount $84,148.44 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOEHLE, PETER J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $84,147.33 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOYD, CASSANDRA Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $84,147.01 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEALLY, MARIA P Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $84,146.73 Date 05/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRETT, KENNETH S, SR Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $84,146.48 Date 04/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAURIN-ASHLEY, FELICIA R Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $84,146.46 Date 03/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAN, JEAN T Employer name Department of Health Amount $84,145.06 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZE, WINNIE W Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $84,144.71 Date 01/28/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNEY, STEVEN E Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $84,144.59 Date 08/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDLE, MICHAEL T Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $84,144.53 Date 07/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, LEO T, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $84,144.48 Date 06/27/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTTON, DANIEL J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $84,144.48 Date 08/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEO, MICHAEL A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $84,144.48 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, ESTHER D Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $84,144.37 Date 02/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, LAURA J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $84,144.03 Date 12/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOROWSKI, JASON M Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $84,143.81 Date 08/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPAL, QUDUS A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $84,143.71 Date 07/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOT, DINO M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $84,143.71 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVSYUK, MICHAEL Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $84,142.87 Date 07/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDON, ANGELA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $84,142.82 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGAN, LAURA A Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $84,141.71 Date 11/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONK, THOMAS J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $84,141.60 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANCOWITZ, RICHARD B Employer name Assembly: Annual Legislative Amount $84,141.24 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENITEZ, DARRICK T Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $84,140.19 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLAKAS, DENNIS T Employer name Niskayuna Fire District #1 Amount $84,139.88 Date 07/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHERNEWSKY, ANDREW J Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $84,139.65 Date 02/09/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENO, ROBERT J Employer name South Orangetown CSD Amount $84,138.86 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROLL, MARGARET E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $84,138.65 Date 01/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PHERSON, SISKA J Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $84,138.38 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIN, DENNIS Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $84,138.13 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEASLIP, MICHELLE A Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $84,137.97 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, LISA Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $84,137.74 Date 12/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUNDLOV, DEBORAH A Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $84,137.56 Date 08/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMACK, RICHARD P Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $84,137.54 Date 01/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, ARTHUR J Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $84,137.40 Date 01/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVEY, NANCY H Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $84,136.61 Date 06/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEPKE, PAUL S Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $84,136.23 Date 01/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DETTE, PHILIP A Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $84,136.14 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDOZ, ELSY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $84,135.46 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGALITE, PIERRE J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $84,134.96 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, SOTONYE A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $84,134.81 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, EVELYN Employer name Rockland County Amount $84,134.43 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIFFORD, LORI B Employer name Rockland County Amount $84,134.42 Date 07/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINT, MICHAELA L Employer name Rockland County Amount $84,134.42 Date 02/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSLINGER, ESTHER M Employer name Rockland County Amount $84,134.41 Date 08/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEROSKY, ANDREA Employer name Rockland County Amount $84,134.41 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURVES, SCOTT R Employer name Rockland County Amount $84,134.40 Date 10/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANA, CINDY A Employer name Rockland County Amount $84,134.39 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INNOCENT-CHERUBIN, YVES A Employer name Rockland County Amount $84,134.39 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARDEN, TERESA A Employer name Rockland County Amount $84,134.38 Date 02/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, STEVEN Employer name Rockland County Amount $84,134.38 Date 02/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OHANA, DEBORAH J Employer name Rockland County Amount $84,134.37 Date 06/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, LYNNE Employer name Rockland County Amount $84,134.34 Date 01/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLINE, RICHARD B Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $84,133.83 Date 11/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIPP, BRIAN M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $84,133.81 Date 08/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOLAND, PATRICIA A Employer name Rockland County Amount $84,132.35 Date 05/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, ANTOINETTE D Employer name Rockland County Amount $84,132.34 Date 05/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAUCCI, MARIA T Employer name Rockland County Amount $84,132.29 Date 02/14/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLING, TIMOTHY J Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $84,131.61 Date 07/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, SCOTT T Employer name Westchester County Amount $84,131.47 Date 12/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARGIULO, LINDA J Employer name Department of Law Amount $84,131.28 Date 09/17/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVET, ANDREW D Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $84,130.88 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, STEVEN A Employer name Monroe County Amount $84,130.67 Date 02/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O DONNELL, MARTIN A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $84,130.15 Date 02/26/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, MICHAEL P Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $84,130.00 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALD, JOHN M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $84,129.96 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System