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 HOUSLER, KELLY M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $83,411.75 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINGHAUSER, ANN P Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $83,411.72 Date 01/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRARY, RICHARD T Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $83,410.85 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMARTIN, JAMES Employer name Nassau County Amount $83,410.28 Date 04/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAN, BRYAN P Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $83,410.15 Date 04/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHARLES, DAVID D Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $83,410.01 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NING, YUHUA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $83,409.80 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUNG, EDWARD S Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $83,409.75 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, MICHAEL J Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $83,409.59 Date 09/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVICK, LYNN ANNE Employer name Westchester County Amount $83,408.31 Date 02/23/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTOSH, CURTIS J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $83,407.54 Date 02/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, JACQUELINE M Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $83,407.25 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, EDWARD W Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $83,407.09 Date 07/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEREZ, MICHAEL A Employer name Orange County Amount $83,406.74 Date 03/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, MARIE A Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $83,406.73 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIELDS, DIANE Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $83,406.70 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERA, RAYMUNDO J Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $83,406.69 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRACCO, STEVEN L Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $83,406.59 Date 01/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTS, DAVID J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $83,406.24 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMMON, DELROY A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $83,406.23 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEYUS, TREVOR M Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $83,405.61 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHUDY, JILL S Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $83,405.31 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, WAYNE M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $83,404.83 Date 07/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLAMAN, MARIE E Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $83,404.39 Date 09/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, WARREN D Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $83,404.12 Date 08/15/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ELLA M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $83,404.07 Date 11/10/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCUDERI, MARIA Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $83,403.81 Date 03/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, ALLAN N Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $83,403.76 Date 07/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAIMAN, JAMES P Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $83,403.37 Date 02/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLERO, STEPHEN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $83,403.22 Date 08/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDITSER, OLEG Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $83,402.97 Date 04/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORRENTINO, JUDY A Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $83,402.97 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELICE, NICOLE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $83,402.80 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNERTY, TIMOTHY P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $83,402.80 Date 11/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHANSEN, STEPHEN B Employer name Office For Technology Amount $83,401.83 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, BRIAN T Employer name City of Auburn Amount $83,401.48 Date 07/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURILLO, KYLE J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $83,400.80 Date 11/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREAGH, MAUREEN T Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $83,400.48 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, JOYCE A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $83,399.54 Date 09/09/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOPINATHAN, VINAYAK Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $83,398.99 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSZCZYC, PAUL Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $83,398.44 Date 03/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EALEY, TRACI A Employer name Nassau County Amount $83,397.99 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIAMBRUNO, VINCENT Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $83,397.64 Date 08/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, SONIA Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $83,397.50 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, PATRICIA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $83,396.75 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELFIORE, DAVID A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $83,396.00 Date 09/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODE, DANIELLE R Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $83,395.07 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, NICOLE L Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $83,394.91 Date 08/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCASTRO, MARK R Employer name City of Auburn Amount $83,394.36 Date 01/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FURMAN, ROBERT J Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $83,394.02 Date 06/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSALL, JOAN R Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $83,393.83 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIOLKOWSKI, GARY W Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $83,393.72 Date 07/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, ARTHUR, JR Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $83,392.94 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BRET M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $83,392.89 Date 01/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEBAUER, NOEL E Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $83,392.72 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, MA THERESA G Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $83,392.35 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSMAN, KEVIN M Employer name Allegany County Amount $83,392.27 Date 09/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASS, ANNE E Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $83,392.05 Date 10/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, EDWARD F Employer name Village of Menands Amount $83,390.91 Date 08/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AWE, ELIZABETH A Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $83,390.48 Date 02/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURTZ, JAMES E Employer name Monroe County Amount $83,388.81 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELKOWSKI, RONALD J Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $83,387.39 Date 01/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAD, JOHN R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $83,387.35 Date 01/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEEVARGHESE, SALY Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $83,387.31 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNDT, TIMOTHY R Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $83,386.62 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOURT, RAYMOND W Employer name City of Batavia Amount $83,386.57 Date 02/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, JOSHUA J Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $83,386.38 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUELLO, ISAMARI Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $83,385.94 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, KEVIN Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $83,385.24 Date 02/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCHON, DENNIS R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $83,384.92 Date 03/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, NARDOS Employer name Nassau County Amount $83,383.43 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FARLAND, SUSAN F Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $83,382.94 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, RANI G Employer name Westchester County Amount $83,382.38 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINHARDT, JENNIFER Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $83,381.76 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNEZ, JOHN A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $83,381.71 Date 11/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOIACONO, JOSEPH J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $83,381.58 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, DEBRA A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $83,381.34 Date 05/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMETRIOU, ROBERT G Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $83,380.59 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, ANGELA V Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $83,380.18 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHICK, ROBERT SCOTT Employer name North Bellmore UFSD Amount $83,380.07 Date 05/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANKO, MARTIN D Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $83,380.07 Date 07/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUTHER, DENISE E Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $83,379.85 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGERSON, FRANK K Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $83,379.84 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODECKER, CAROL A Employer name Department of Health Amount $83,379.50 Date 03/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $83,377.92 Date 11/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, THEODORE T Employer name City of Geneva Amount $83,377.81 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GLIEDMAN, TIMOTHY P Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $83,377.59 Date 03/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIVERS, FORREST H Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $83,377.33 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, DANIEL R Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $83,376.83 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROCKENSTYRE, LAURIE B Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $83,376.14 Date 07/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGE, JACK D Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $83,375.72 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, KELLE E Employer name Albany County Amount $83,374.88 Date 09/28/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, THOMAS M Employer name Town of Chester Amount $83,374.74 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCHAN, DAVID J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $83,373.79 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PEW, TODD W Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $83,373.73 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, KENNETH J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $83,373.45 Date 03/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULKEEN, JANET M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $83,373.44 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERWAY, MATTHEW S Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $83,372.56 Date 12/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LANDAU, KERRY A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $83,372.09 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREER, JEAN A Employer name Rockland County Amount $83,371.85 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System