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 HOLLIDAY, JOHN W Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $84,024.82 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, KEITH M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $84,023.42 Date 06/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSE, SONI C Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $84,022.13 Date 11/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDFORD, PAMELA K Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $84,022.13 Date 06/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENT, WILLIAM A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $84,021.73 Date 07/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADDUCI, MICHAEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $84,021.18 Date 10/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUSER, RICHARD L Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $84,021.06 Date 04/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, PAULINE A Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $84,021.03 Date 07/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENIA, KEITH J Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $84,020.88 Date 01/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULER, RICHARD J Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $84,020.74 Date 06/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, DAVID W Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $84,020.63 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIDD-VICARS, WENDY M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $84,019.52 Date 02/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELL, MARK D Employer name Erie County Amount $84,019.45 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEECHLER, JAMES L Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $84,019.20 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINKLER, BRANDT N Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $84,019.09 Date 03/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZEON, ZE D Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $84,018.86 Date 12/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMERO, ADAN Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $84,018.86 Date 07/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, LOUIS R Employer name Orange County Amount $84,018.61 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGMAIER, MARK D Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $84,018.07 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, JOSEPH J Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $84,017.97 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THORN, LOUISE C Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $84,017.70 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, MAURA C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $84,017.63 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANES, RICHARD P Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $84,017.28 Date 08/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, GERALDINE M Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $84,016.84 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIMINO, ROBERT Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $84,016.59 Date 09/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTROSE, MERYL J Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $84,016.59 Date 01/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELEY, LORI Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $84,016.36 Date 05/06/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, JOHN Employer name Schenectady County Amount $84,015.99 Date 01/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURHAM, KEVIN C Employer name Erie County Amount $84,014.69 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GWNASHEKAR, RANJITH Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $84,014.09 Date 03/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAULIN, LARRY A Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $84,014.05 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELANGA, KENNETH J, II Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $84,014.02 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBERO, HEATHER A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $84,013.91 Date 08/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECK, MICHAEL J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $84,013.84 Date 10/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, KEITH A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $84,013.30 Date 12/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELTON, JENNIFER C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $84,012.96 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSOWICZ, JEFFREY M Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $84,012.44 Date 05/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, ELIZABETH Y Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $84,011.51 Date 06/16/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALEY, DONALD J, JR Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $84,011.16 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN-FISHER, SHANNON I Employer name Orange County Amount $84,010.96 Date 11/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEZ, NELLIE Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $84,010.51 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAFFREY, BRIAN K Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $84,010.10 Date 06/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, SHIRA R Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $84,009.78 Date 07/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, ANILA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $84,009.70 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREY, DAVID J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $84,009.52 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOROS, SCOTT Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $84,009.25 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, MICHAEL B Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $84,007.21 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWLEY, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Watertown Amount $84,007.20 Date 12/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAN DREASON, BARRY G Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $84,006.92 Date 06/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, ROBERT K Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $84,006.43 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLINTSMAN, ROBERT R Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $84,006.33 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIF, KYLE A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $84,005.21 Date 08/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPOUTSOS, DEMITRIOS Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $84,004.71 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLACCO, CHARLES J, III Employer name Ulster County Amount $84,004.30 Date 05/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GIOIA, STEPHEN M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $84,003.89 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACCI, ELAINE M Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $84,003.49 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPLAN, MARK S Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $84,003.47 Date 12/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORD, DARRYL F Employer name East Bloomfield CSD Amount $84,003.02 Date 02/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVIERI, ANDREW H Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $84,002.57 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRASSARD, ALAN J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $84,002.49 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REID, KEITH A Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $84,002.29 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORFITZ, DANIEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $84,001.89 Date 03/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCO, MICHAEL V Employer name Town of Ossining Amount $84,001.60 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITHGALL, KIM M Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $84,000.68 Date 12/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORN, DIANE M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $84,000.52 Date 09/09/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OPFERBECK, JASON P Employer name Village of Gowanda Amount $84,000.02 Date 09/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, YU Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $84,000.02 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTONELLI, JOHN N Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $83,999.71 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARIGIANIS, FRANCES M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $83,999.70 Date 10/22/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE-FULLER, BARBARA Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $83,999.62 Date 04/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEVINETTO, JEROME G Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $83,998.92 Date 01/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALINOWSKI, MICHAEL G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $83,998.71 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KARLSON, KARL S Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $83,998.34 Date 12/18/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARKWEATHER MILLER, SUSAN A Employer name Albion CSD Amount $83,998.22 Date 10/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALE, HOLLIS H, JR Employer name Oyster Bay Water District Amount $83,998.20 Date 05/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, ERIC D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $83,998.00 Date 02/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENISON, ANDREW L Employer name Town of Islip Amount $83,997.91 Date 03/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARSEN, STEPHEN P, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $83,997.67 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ-TORCHON, NANCY Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $83,997.15 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DONALD, LYNN D Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $83,997.15 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULHOLLAND, MARTIN D Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $83,996.87 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOLL, TRACY A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $83,995.80 Date 04/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTIT, TIMOTHY M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $83,995.52 Date 02/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBILLARD, DARCY J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $83,995.40 Date 01/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MRUGALSKI, RICHARD J Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $83,995.13 Date 08/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSCH, MARK S Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $83,994.42 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLETT, AARON S Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $83,994.29 Date 06/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLVIN, MICHAEL W Employer name Warren County Amount $83,993.60 Date 11/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYER, ERIC R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $83,993.35 Date 01/24/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARLEY, TIMOTHY M Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $83,993.25 Date 07/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIEDMONTE, DANIEL W, JR Employer name Village of Geneseo Amount $83,993.20 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $83,992.44 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AURRE, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $83,992.44 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC HENRY, MICHAEL J Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $83,992.19 Date 01/17/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THELLIYANKAL, MATHEW M Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $83,992.14 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREAVES-BURROWS, ANDRE L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $83,992.10 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREMO, JAMIE P Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $83,991.91 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMAS, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $83,991.70 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, BERNADINE Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $83,990.27 Date 08/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINARI, PATRICIA M Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $83,990.26 Date 09/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System