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 HARRIS, TANA J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $83,137.15 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, EDWARD M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $83,137.00 Date 10/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARK, SARA B Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $83,136.16 Date 06/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURO, PATRICIA A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $83,135.82 Date 05/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCHENSKI, MELISSA S Employer name Lt Governor's Executive Office Amount $83,135.68 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIDDIC, JAMES E Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $83,135.57 Date 01/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURKE-ARRINGTON, SANDRA Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $83,135.25 Date 12/13/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCEY, KAREN E Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $83,135.16 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, RENEE L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $83,135.03 Date 06/09/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIRICO, KELLY M Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $83,134.92 Date 02/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KABAN, ROBERT M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $83,134.48 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIPOLLA, JOHN S Employer name Erie County Amount $83,133.48 Date 04/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN WORMER, CLINTON W Employer name Cornell University Amount $83,133.42 Date 06/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARTINO, THOMAS P Employer name Erie County Amount $83,133.03 Date 01/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, JOAN M Employer name Baldwin Public Library Amount $83,132.62 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHROF, DIANE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $83,132.60 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWCZARCZAK, DANIEL E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $83,132.14 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GLASSO, MARK A Employer name City of Rome Amount $83,132.14 Date 05/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAGE, RICHARD L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $83,131.81 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALL, JESSE A Employer name City of Albany Amount $83,131.74 Date 07/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HACSI, ROSEMARIE H Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $83,130.27 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRECKEL, ROBERT S Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $83,129.73 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENISON, DOUGLAS H Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $83,129.63 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERNHART, GEORGE W Employer name Nesconset Fire District Amount $83,129.62 Date 06/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARIM, KANEEZA Employer name Westchester County Amount $83,129.58 Date 02/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERREIRA, CHARLES L Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $83,129.54 Date 09/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOKARIS, GEORGE A Employer name City of Albany Amount $83,129.33 Date 08/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LANDRO, JAMES Employer name Village of Briarcliff Manor Amount $83,129.29 Date 07/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITONYI, ZINAB P Employer name City of Albany Amount $83,129.11 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURNETT, REBECCA R Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $83,128.31 Date 08/04/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELMONTE, CARRIE B Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $83,128.22 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPARICIO, LAUREN M Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $83,128.22 Date 09/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLO, JOSEPH, JR Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $83,128.05 Date 05/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMULA, MAUREEN K Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $83,127.49 Date 12/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIGLIO, MARY E Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $83,126.67 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POULSON-STEVENSON, JOANNE Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $83,126.40 Date 08/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, THOMAS S Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $83,126.16 Date 12/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANTONE, CLAUDIA Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $83,126.16 Date 04/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LOUIS C, JR Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $83,125.48 Date 06/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAHUMCK, TAMMY L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $83,124.40 Date 12/16/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWCOMER, JEREMY T Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $83,124.36 Date 07/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, CATHERINE Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $83,123.96 Date 09/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTLE, DAVID G Employer name Chemung County Amount $83,123.59 Date 04/29/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, BARBARA W Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $83,123.46 Date 12/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSONS, DEBORAH J Employer name Rochester School For Deaf Amount $83,122.28 Date 01/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COGAN, PATRICK T Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $83,122.06 Date 03/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, DIANA Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $83,120.97 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERRONE, RIMA A Employer name Albany County Airport Authorit Amount $83,120.86 Date 05/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORMS, GORDON A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $83,120.41 Date 09/27/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIS, NICOLE A Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $83,120.27 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, YVETTE T Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $83,119.95 Date 11/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKETT, DAMON R Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $83,119.78 Date 05/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUNDY, ANTHONY Employer name Town of North Salem Amount $83,119.56 Date 01/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REFERMAT, JAMES F Employer name Village of Depew Amount $83,119.36 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUBINO, PETER Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $83,118.46 Date 06/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEUBUSCH, SHAWN L Employer name City of Batavia Amount $83,116.93 Date 12/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AVERY, ANDREW E Employer name Allegany St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $83,116.90 Date 12/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JANIS, SUZANNE T Employer name Springs UFSD of East Hampton Amount $83,116.83 Date 03/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKAUS, ADAM M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $83,116.66 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANNING, THOMAS H Employer name Onondaga County Amount $83,116.29 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRIQUEZ, MIKE S Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $83,115.89 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, JENNIFER A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $83,115.84 Date 12/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIM, SUN M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $83,115.36 Date 10/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRADLIN, GLORIA Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $83,115.03 Date 10/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, AMY F Employer name Beekmantown CSD Amount $83,114.06 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNDAGE, MARK A Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $83,113.91 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACEY, JOHN P Employer name Brighton Fire Dist Amount $83,113.06 Date 02/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEDFORD, MICHAEL P Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $83,112.75 Date 11/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVAGNI, ANN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $83,112.58 Date 07/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULCAHY, PAUL F Employer name Onondaga County Amount $83,112.51 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBINE, ROYCE C Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $83,112.12 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELLA, CRAIG J Employer name Malverne UFSD Amount $83,111.93 Date 01/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIOGUARDI, KRISTIN A Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $83,111.89 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUSSER, EZRA S Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $83,111.73 Date 07/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOSE, JOHN P Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $83,111.58 Date 09/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EADEROSO, KATHLEEN T Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $83,111.53 Date 01/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, MARK R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $83,111.25 Date 03/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, KEITH R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $83,111.14 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIEM, JUDITH A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $83,111.10 Date 08/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALSTON, MEL L Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $83,111.02 Date 04/12/1967 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, ROBYN D Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $83,110.99 Date 04/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, LAURICE A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $83,110.99 Date 01/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUSZKA, JENNIFER M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $83,110.49 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALSKI, SCOTT C Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $83,110.23 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRAIN, GREGORY L Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $83,109.85 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELLER, CARMEN L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $83,109.09 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELSBURY, TAMMY L Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $83,109.07 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, JASON T Employer name Niagara County Amount $83,109.05 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUONANNO, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Village of Briarcliff Manor Amount $83,108.43 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFER, KIMBERLY Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $83,108.12 Date 07/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKOWSKI, DEANA L Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $83,107.63 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFIERI, DEBRA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $83,107.31 Date 02/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIFLORIO, JEAN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $83,106.32 Date 02/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARASH, JOHN Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $83,106.13 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, THOMAS G Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $83,105.87 Date 10/18/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINICOZZI, WILLIAM, JR Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $83,105.83 Date 07/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIFFANY, MICHAEL W Employer name Schenectady County Amount $83,105.58 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORAWSKI, VANESSA M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $83,105.43 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANICHI, ERIC M Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $83,105.33 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRASER, DENI V Employer name Lavelle School For The Blind Amount $83,105.31 Date 04/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System