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 HAEFNER, WILLIAM L, JR Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $83,163.84 Date 04/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JOHANNA B Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $83,163.77 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEENEY, STEPHEN J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $83,163.54 Date 06/27/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, GERALDINE Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $83,162.94 Date 10/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARZYNSKI, JERZY Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $83,162.84 Date 07/29/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, TONIA M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $83,162.49 Date 07/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, JEFFREY Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $83,161.17 Date 11/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSWALD, KAREN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $83,161.10 Date 05/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUNNY, KEISHA L Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $83,160.85 Date 04/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKS, GERALD Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $83,160.84 Date 06/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REISS, STEFANIE J Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $83,160.78 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JURKOWSKI, CYNTHIA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $83,160.45 Date 01/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIENCKOWSKI, ERIC D Employer name Leg Task Force Reapportionment Amount $83,160.29 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIKKLESON, MARTHA J Employer name Patchogue-Medford Pub Library Amount $83,159.92 Date 01/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEVIER, STEVEN J Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $83,159.84 Date 10/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MARCO, DAMON M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $83,159.79 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAPANZANO, DANIEL G Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $83,159.78 Date 08/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUENAU, LISA A Employer name Cornell University Amount $83,159.36 Date 05/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWTOWN, CYNTHIA S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $83,158.95 Date 06/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECK, KARYN A Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $83,158.95 Date 09/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIM, JOSHUA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $83,158.91 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JONES, MARVA A Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $83,158.88 Date 04/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANO, DOUGLAS J Employer name Lewis County Amount $83,158.86 Date 06/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDES, DAVID S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $83,158.81 Date 12/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINCOLN, ROGER J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $83,157.55 Date 11/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUS, KATHLEEN S Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $83,157.48 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNY, KEVIN Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $83,156.44 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAYTON, STANLEY R Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $83,155.35 Date 09/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDER, HAZEL A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $83,155.02 Date 02/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARACINO, EMANUELE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $83,155.01 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, TIMOTHY J Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $83,154.75 Date 11/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICHON, JILLIAN C Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $83,154.67 Date 02/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAKE, SUZANNE M Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $83,154.02 Date 09/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, JEREMY D Employer name Cornwall CSD Amount $83,153.40 Date 11/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, WILLIAM B Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $83,153.12 Date 01/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTNEY, RUTH E Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $83,153.08 Date 09/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIELDS, PAUL R Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $83,152.79 Date 09/12/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLASS, DAVID W Employer name Dutchess County Amount $83,152.25 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GE, YAHONG Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $83,152.02 Date 02/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMCIAM, OLIVER B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $83,151.97 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRANCE, KEVIN Employer name Broome County Amount $83,151.37 Date 12/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSE, JOBY Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $83,151.28 Date 10/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWCZYK, KIM M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $83,151.25 Date 04/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, DANIEL R Employer name Department of Health Amount $83,151.00 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDOVAL, TRACY E Employer name City of Albany Amount $83,150.84 Date 08/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANTANA, LUIS J Employer name Hempstead Sanitary District #2 Amount $83,150.72 Date 02/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, THOMAS M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $83,150.28 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEFER, JENNIFER L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $83,149.48 Date 01/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DASARI, UMA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $83,149.40 Date 10/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPTON, ROBERT A Employer name Putnam County Amount $83,148.64 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUCK, KHRISTIE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $83,148.57 Date 03/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJKA, JAMES L Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $83,147.84 Date 06/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, CHRISTINA E Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $83,147.72 Date 07/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERMINI, DONNA M Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $83,147.70 Date 01/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLVE, MARISA E Employer name Leg Task Force Reapportionment Amount $83,147.29 Date 01/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-FRANCOIS, DANIELLE G Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $83,146.89 Date 08/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, JAMES N Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $83,145.40 Date 09/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMARTIN, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $83,145.25 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMJOHN, MOHAMED S Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $83,145.22 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORDE, BRIAN G Employer name Town of Kent Amount $83,145.11 Date 05/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FEDER, NANETTE Employer name Emma S Clark Memorial Library Amount $83,144.39 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIRKLER, KELLY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $83,144.12 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLACK-BEAN, DEBORAH Employer name Commission of Correction Amount $83,144.12 Date 10/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJTON, MICHELINA C Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $83,144.12 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, BRADFORD D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $83,144.12 Date 08/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASWELL-HOUSER, DANA M Employer name Education Department Amount $83,144.12 Date 02/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, MICHAEL T Employer name Education Department Amount $83,144.12 Date 06/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, THOMAS J Employer name Education Department Amount $83,144.12 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERBER, JOANNE Employer name Department of Health Amount $83,144.12 Date 11/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRY, PETER M Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $83,144.12 Date 07/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, MICHAEL S Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $83,144.12 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REPSHER, STEPHEN J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $83,144.12 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, AMANDA C Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $83,144.12 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AXISA, ROBERT F Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $83,144.12 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, ANTHONY Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $83,144.12 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANNIGAN, BRENDAN P Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $83,144.12 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JURIGA, SANDRA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $83,144.12 Date 05/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALEY, ELIZABETH M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $83,144.12 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALGANA, ALAN M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $83,144.12 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORIN, LISA E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $83,143.91 Date 01/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNN, GARY D Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $83,143.57 Date 08/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, KEVIN M Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $83,142.52 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA SALLE, NICOLE M Employer name City of Utica Amount $83,142.15 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RINALDI, REGINA A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $83,142.06 Date 03/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, CHAO Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $83,141.92 Date 08/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBREY, MARK E Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $83,141.54 Date 02/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERSO, VINCENT Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $83,140.81 Date 06/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARSEN, LAURA Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $83,140.79 Date 11/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANDERHAN, RYAN Employer name City of Troy Amount $83,140.17 Date 03/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOYCE, PENELOPE Employer name Ulster County Amount $83,140.06 Date 12/07/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, WILLIAM, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $83,140.03 Date 12/11/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA CLAIR, JEFFREY R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $83,139.98 Date 07/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCURI, PHILIP A Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $83,139.95 Date 10/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, PATRICK A J Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $83,139.52 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLER, STEPHANIE M Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $83,139.18 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRIATCH, NICHOLAS W Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $83,139.07 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUYLER, EDMUND J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $83,138.01 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ-GELLYS, LISSETTE Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $83,137.69 Date 03/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARSEN, MAUREEN H Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $83,137.50 Date 02/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, MICHAEL M Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $83,137.36 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System