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 HUSE, DANIEL W Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $82,905.27 Date 02/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, KATHERINE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $82,904.07 Date 06/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDRICH, MARY F Employer name Dutchess County Amount $82,904.02 Date 06/06/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERSTEN, SEAN Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $82,903.89 Date 04/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YULE, GREGORY P Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $82,903.10 Date 12/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KINSTRIE, ROBIN J Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $82,903.00 Date 04/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, SHANNON Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $82,902.82 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOUTIER, CHARLES P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $82,902.57 Date 07/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECOR, RALPH R, JR Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $82,902.40 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINITZ, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $82,902.24 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CICERO, GREGORY F Employer name Croton Harmon UFSD Amount $82,902.13 Date 02/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALERNO, ANGELO J Employer name Plainview Water District Amount $82,901.17 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REISMAN, CHANIE Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $82,901.08 Date 01/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, BRIAN C Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $82,900.96 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZGER, AARON D Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $82,900.33 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRY, MARCIE A Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $82,899.66 Date 06/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, KAREN R Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $82,899.22 Date 02/23/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLESS, KEITH M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $82,899.15 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEENEY, RYAN C Employer name Monroe County Amount $82,898.85 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTERLINE, THOMAS E Employer name City of Cortland Amount $82,898.13 Date 02/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SINGLETARY, VANESTA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $82,898.03 Date 03/25/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRI, NICHOLAS J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $82,897.73 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAUTH, KENNETH J Employer name Nassau County Amount $82,897.30 Date 12/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, LEE P Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $82,897.10 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARIM, KANEEZA Employer name Westchester County Amount $82,896.41 Date 12/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, LINDA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $82,896.41 Date 05/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL-LAGUERRE, GERTHA Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $82,895.86 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, JAMES S Employer name Orange County Amount $82,895.69 Date 03/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWICZKOWSKI, STEVEN Employer name Hempstead Sanitary District #2 Amount $82,895.64 Date 04/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSSAIN, KHALID Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $82,895.22 Date 06/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALINOWSKI, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $82,895.00 Date 04/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALLUP, JAMES M Employer name Town of Manlius Amount $82,894.23 Date 07/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, RENEE M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $82,893.86 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOOLEY, KIMBERLY A Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $82,893.82 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREMER, BRIAN S Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $82,893.80 Date 09/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, SUSAN M Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $82,893.02 Date 09/08/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARMON, SARAH J Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $82,892.87 Date 07/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, JOSEPH A Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $82,892.50 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARTRAND, SUZANNE M Employer name City of Watertown Amount $82,892.44 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLSEN, KAREN A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $82,892.29 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DZIUBA, PATRICIA L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $82,892.11 Date 02/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, DANIEL H Employer name Schuyler County Amount $82,891.94 Date 09/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELSEY, KYLE C Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $82,891.12 Date 07/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRUSKO, MARIELL B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $82,891.10 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DANIEL, GLORIA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $82,891.09 Date 06/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOARE, JOSEPH F Employer name Nassau County Amount $82,891.00 Date 06/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, THOMAS S Employer name Village of Goshen Amount $82,890.89 Date 09/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUKE, SAMUEL C Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $82,890.67 Date 10/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, COLLEEN A Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $82,890.12 Date 05/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPTAN, JILL E Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $82,889.95 Date 01/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIPRICH, RANDOLPH Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $82,888.93 Date 05/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMAS, VENET Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $82,888.79 Date 05/31/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, JASON D Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $82,888.52 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, LETICIA A Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $82,888.51 Date 12/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, EDWARD J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $82,888.37 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, GILLMAN C Employer name Town of Grand Island Amount $82,888.24 Date 05/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLEASANT, TERESA A Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $82,888.24 Date 12/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREPESS, SHELLEY A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $82,887.90 Date 08/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEETARAM, VIJAY H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $82,887.68 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAPPELL, DEBORAH A Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $82,887.55 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, KEVIN J Employer name Broome County Amount $82,887.36 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONOUGH, MILDRED P Employer name Nassau County Amount $82,886.85 Date 09/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUEN, STEVEN Y Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $82,886.44 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IOVINO, JONATHAN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $82,886.30 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, WENDY L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $82,885.57 Date 03/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BARGE, LAWRENCE W Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $82,885.30 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGHORN, JAMES W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $82,885.20 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEACH, GREGORY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $82,884.85 Date 08/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, DAVID, JR Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $82,884.78 Date 05/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEFANIAK, ARTUR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $82,884.78 Date 05/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTI, FRANCESC R Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $82,884.60 Date 10/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNION, ROBERT E Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $82,884.27 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODENSTEIN, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $82,883.61 Date 02/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KLEMP, DANIEL A Employer name Erie County Amount $82,883.30 Date 10/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIOTOLI, JOHN G Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $82,882.55 Date 02/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTS, BRENT G Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $82,882.45 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SECOR, ALISON H Employer name Department of Health Amount $82,882.41 Date 01/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, JAMES Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $82,882.22 Date 04/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, JOAN W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $82,881.98 Date 02/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWLEY, BRIAN T Employer name Onondaga County Amount $82,881.45 Date 09/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROAS, JOHN P Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $82,881.08 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RELATION, MICHELLE A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $82,880.98 Date 09/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRACLOUGH, BRIAN J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $82,880.58 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, AISHA M Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $82,880.42 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODERICK, JOHN Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $82,880.30 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMART, MARCY C Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $82,880.04 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALAMUSA, MARK N Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $82,879.67 Date 06/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLNER, BRANDON M Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $82,879.04 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUGHMAN, DANIEL C Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $82,878.48 Date 05/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERSHOWITZ-SANTARELLI, BARBARA Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $82,878.42 Date 09/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARBIA, JOSEPH Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $82,877.73 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANKOWSKI, ELLEN M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $82,877.44 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLEN, PATRICK J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $82,877.44 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, RAPHAEL E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $82,877.03 Date 12/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISHAUPT, STEPHAN F Employer name NYS Corr Serv,NYC Central Adm Amount $82,875.58 Date 01/28/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, RICHARD A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $82,875.55 Date 02/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELIN, RONALD I Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $82,875.55 Date 07/21/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRY, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $82,874.86 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASPENLEITER, JAMES J Employer name East Meadow Fire District Amount $82,874.74 Date 02/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEFCIK, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $82,874.67 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System