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 ENGLAND, VALERIE A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $84,065.42 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, MICHAEL B Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $84,065.41 Date 12/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENENATI, VANESSA ANNE R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $84,065.24 Date 11/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYNARD, GALE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $84,064.99 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTER, NICHOLAS S Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $84,064.28 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, MICHAEL W Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $84,064.12 Date 05/07/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, KELLY J Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $84,063.94 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUSSAN, KAREN Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $84,063.58 Date 08/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHANAN, LORI L Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $84,062.98 Date 01/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NASSAR, JOHN K Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $84,062.44 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERENES, JOSEPH Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $84,062.36 Date 11/24/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN TASSELL, DONALD R Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $84,062.30 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARABIE, SHERRY L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $84,061.71 Date 11/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIT, ROSANNE Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $84,061.27 Date 02/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SHARON L Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $84,061.02 Date 11/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORR, ANGELA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $84,060.35 Date 04/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIERO, LYNN V Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $84,059.94 Date 11/08/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, WILLIAM J Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $84,059.19 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIVERA, AUGUSTINE Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $84,058.98 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTSON, IAN J Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $84,058.98 Date 06/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINS, VICKY L Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $84,058.92 Date 12/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIFT, WENDY G Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $84,058.66 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISH, ROBERT L, III Employer name Broome County Amount $84,058.43 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDS, STEPHANIE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $84,057.89 Date 06/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAMBACE, CYNTHIA Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $84,056.95 Date 02/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPKA, KIMBERLY C Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $84,056.91 Date 10/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, CLAIRE V Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $84,056.02 Date 11/13/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, DEAN Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $84,055.85 Date 04/05/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASTELUM, EMILY D Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $84,055.71 Date 06/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUTHIG, KYLE J Employer name Sullivan County Amount $84,054.91 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUPFERBERG, LISA K Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $84,054.68 Date 10/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRESE, RICHARD A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $84,054.63 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, KEVIN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $84,054.36 Date 08/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SQUIRES, SCOTT A Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $84,054.08 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLANEA, FLORA O Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $84,053.82 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAO, YOU-QUN Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $84,053.67 Date 12/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINKELHAKE, STEPHANIE L Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $84,053.44 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CYRCZAK, LEE A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $84,053.27 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOEST, JAMES F Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $84,053.07 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, GERARD SCOTT Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $84,053.04 Date 11/22/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHBY, JEFFREY N Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $84,053.01 Date 07/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, DANIEL J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $84,052.98 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERING, KIRK A Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $84,052.92 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAUGHNAN, CHELSEA V Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $84,052.57 Date 02/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSICO, VALERIE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,051.68 Date 03/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ALLEN B Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $84,050.95 Date 06/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEVENS, AMANDA D Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $84,050.29 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CLAIR, CAROL A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $84,050.21 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPARFELD, JESSICA M Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $84,050.21 Date 07/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEIDECKER, PHILIP J Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $84,050.03 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPALIA, LISA M Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $84,050.01 Date 01/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWASNEY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $84,049.96 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, BABU Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $84,049.71 Date 10/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCAFIDI, JOSEPH M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $84,049.56 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAY, TARA L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $84,049.14 Date 02/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONCRIEF, ALIDA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $84,048.78 Date 05/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHOENIX, ALEXIUS S Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $84,048.52 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALJAYEH, KAMAL A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $84,048.11 Date 01/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOJAIE, MIRZA M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $84,048.06 Date 08/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, RASHEED Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $84,048.06 Date 01/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, ARTHUR H F Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $84,048.06 Date 03/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALVEY, BRIAN K Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $84,048.06 Date 08/31/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALPER, YEVGENY Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $84,048.06 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOREDO, BENEDICTO Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $84,048.06 Date 08/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTERS, ANTHONY J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $84,048.06 Date 04/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BURNIE, BERNARD L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $84,048.06 Date 04/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANAHAN, ANDREW Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $84,048.06 Date 12/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGULEFO, ALEXANDER A Employer name Department of Health Amount $84,048.06 Date 03/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESALIER, MARC Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $84,048.06 Date 06/30/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEN, MATHEW C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $84,048.06 Date 11/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, JONATHAN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $84,048.06 Date 06/05/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, MAKIE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $84,048.06 Date 02/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAHRSAGER, ALAN A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $84,048.06 Date 10/09/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLATORRE, GARY M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $84,048.06 Date 01/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUNERT, CLIFFORD J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $84,048.06 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTHONY, RONALD M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $84,048.06 Date 10/11/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, KENNETH E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $84,048.06 Date 11/20/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT-GRAVES, ROBERTA S Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $84,048.06 Date 06/05/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, WENDY Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $84,048.06 Date 05/02/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, WILLIAM A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $84,048.06 Date 10/12/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNS, THOMAS Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $84,048.06 Date 01/10/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EISENSTEIN, STEPHEN Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $84,048.06 Date 07/24/1967 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAZER, PAMELA W Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $84,048.06 Date 10/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDOR, DELPHINE E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $84,048.06 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETION, CREDA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $84,048.06 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETSOULAKIS, ANTHONY Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $84,048.06 Date 06/04/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINGLE, JOHNNIE R Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $84,048.06 Date 02/26/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOANE, MICHAEL R Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $84,048.06 Date 11/14/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOKOLOFF, SAMUEL M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $84,048.06 Date 11/21/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, CHAIM ZVI Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $84,048.06 Date 08/02/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEKSBERG, RICHARD Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $84,048.06 Date 06/04/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANYANSI, PAULINE Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $84,048.06 Date 04/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASS, ALEXANDER Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $84,048.06 Date 12/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAGOSTINO, IGNAZIO Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $84,048.06 Date 11/27/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, ALPHONSO Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $84,048.06 Date 04/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSE, NATHAN Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $84,048.06 Date 06/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHALIL, OSAMA A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $84,048.06 Date 06/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, JAYANT Y Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $84,048.06 Date 12/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, RAMESH S Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $84,048.06 Date 12/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREADWELL, ALTON J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $84,048.06 Date 11/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System