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 BUTLER, ANTHONY P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $83,603.98 Date 02/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOBER, KENNETH J Employer name City of Albany Amount $83,603.80 Date 08/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOVALLO, MICHAEL A Employer name Westchester County Amount $83,603.64 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNISH, MITCHELL L Employer name City of Hornell Amount $83,603.44 Date 06/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANELLO, MICHAEL A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $83,603.23 Date 06/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAUB, SCOTT J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $83,602.71 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIA, ANITA Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $83,602.62 Date 04/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMS, COREEN O Employer name Dutchess County Amount $83,602.48 Date 08/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLEWELLYN, TIMOTHY C Employer name City of Norwich Amount $83,602.15 Date 02/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUCCHI, AMY L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $83,602.04 Date 04/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITHERWAX, ERIN M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $83,601.79 Date 08/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSUMANO, VINCENT M, JR Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $83,601.78 Date 11/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALTSMAN, STEVEN P Employer name Office of General Services Amount $83,601.46 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELTON, KATHRYN M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $83,601.46 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, EMILY E Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $83,601.43 Date 12/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCKANE, LAURA L Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $83,601.34 Date 07/31/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, GWENDOLYN Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $83,600.93 Date 03/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARACINO, JOSEPH Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $83,600.06 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOWAN, JOSEPH F Employer name Town of Chester Amount $83,599.88 Date 03/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONROY, MATTHEW J Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $83,598.78 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTANYE, CARL S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $83,598.59 Date 12/31/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTEL, MARYANN Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $83,597.69 Date 10/07/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHILDWASTER, RICHARD S Employer name Genesee County Amount $83,597.37 Date 09/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODY, FRED Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $83,597.09 Date 02/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPELLBURG, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $83,596.36 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, TRACY T Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $83,595.01 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE THORNE, MARYANN M Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $83,595.00 Date 07/20/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREAU, SUSAN M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $83,595.00 Date 04/06/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDMONDS, DONNA M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $83,595.00 Date 12/19/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, TERRI A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $83,595.00 Date 11/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, MARTHA K Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $83,595.00 Date 10/11/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JESKI, NANCY Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $83,595.00 Date 10/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JILAINE A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $83,595.00 Date 10/07/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUFMAN, JOANNE Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $83,595.00 Date 07/16/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLASZ, SUSAN M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $83,595.00 Date 01/01/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHINDA, JANET M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $83,595.00 Date 03/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OHARA, DARLENE D Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $83,595.00 Date 07/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODGERS, LAURA L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $83,595.00 Date 11/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROESTEL, BRIGITTE E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $83,595.00 Date 02/24/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMET, JULIE A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $83,595.00 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DIANE M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $83,595.00 Date 01/22/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOULES, THERESE L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $83,595.00 Date 06/23/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWEN, JESSICA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $83,593.71 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANNOTTA, KRISTEN A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $83,593.58 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARVEY, JAMES C Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $83,593.29 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, GEORGE M Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $83,593.23 Date 08/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAPPOLO, RICHARD M Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $83,592.96 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHBURN, DAVID E Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $83,592.95 Date 01/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUCA, ALFRED J Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $83,592.92 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMAR, LANCE G Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $83,592.82 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARASINSKI, BONNIE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $83,592.41 Date 04/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILL, JEFFREY A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $83,592.41 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, BARRY S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $83,592.41 Date 08/26/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABEL, ROBIN R Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $83,592.35 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, KELLY A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $83,591.55 Date 07/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORETTI, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $83,590.88 Date 01/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LANDRY, ROBERT Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $83,590.65 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, CURTIS M Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $83,590.60 Date 10/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCNALLY, ROBERT Employer name Village of Great Neck Estates Amount $83,590.52 Date 03/05/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWELL, INGRID M Employer name Nassau County Amount $83,590.22 Date 05/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUMENACKER, RAYMOND A, III Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $83,590.19 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MARCA, RICHARD L Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $83,589.96 Date 06/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TITUS, BARAAKA J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $83,589.26 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WANLASS, JONATHAN S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $83,588.60 Date 12/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARY, FRANCIS C Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $83,588.55 Date 10/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, BARBARA M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $83,588.24 Date 05/24/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSON, JASON A Employer name Dept Corrections Trainee Pr Amount $83,588.11 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVARD, MARK J E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $83,588.06 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, LAURA D Employer name Schenectady County Amount $83,588.02 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLE, ANDREW J Employer name Dewitt Fire District Amount $83,587.47 Date 01/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CATALANO, BATTISTA Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $83,587.36 Date 12/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENNARD, SHARON E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $83,585.25 Date 07/07/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, TERRENCE M Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $83,585.02 Date 11/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOHLBERG, JASON C Employer name No Westchester Joint Water Works Amount $83,584.34 Date 08/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, COLLEEN A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $83,584.17 Date 11/08/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRIST, FRANCES E Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $83,584.01 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS, JAMES W Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $83,583.80 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LEON W Employer name Broome County Amount $83,583.57 Date 04/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIRISWASDI, LYNN H Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $83,581.70 Date 02/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, DAVID P Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $83,581.62 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, JAMES P Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $83,581.50 Date 02/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURTAGH, GARY T Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $83,580.35 Date 08/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAYYAR-GUJRAL, NEELIMA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $83,580.27 Date 01/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEFERAGIC, SERIF Employer name City of Utica Amount $83,580.05 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAYNOR, NANCY A Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $83,579.77 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRACANI, PETRINA A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $83,579.52 Date 03/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLITTIERI, CRAIG D Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $83,579.23 Date 06/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEVINS, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Utica Amount $83,578.91 Date 02/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELDON, CHRISTINE S Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $83,578.69 Date 11/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSER, JOHN G Employer name Town of Islip Amount $83,577.16 Date 02/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSIN, STEVEN E Employer name Town of Islip Amount $83,577.12 Date 01/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, SHAWN F Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $83,576.80 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLISH, WENDY L Employer name Cornell University Amount $83,576.80 Date 03/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRODYMA, MARK A Employer name Town of Rotterdam Amount $83,576.44 Date 08/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALKER, MARGARET M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $83,575.99 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, ALEYAMMA N Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $83,575.04 Date 02/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOTARFRANCESCO, ALEXANDER W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $83,574.74 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORELAND, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Village of Kenmore Amount $83,574.46 Date 05/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAKEMAN, MICHAEL E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $83,574.41 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LERNER, LESLIE K Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $83,574.40 Date 05/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System