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 FLANSBURG, JEFFERY A Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $82,805.23 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, ROBERT Employer name City of Albany Amount $82,804.64 Date 08/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAYDON, LAURA R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $82,804.30 Date 06/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELENDEZ, HILARIO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $82,804.19 Date 02/28/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEISER, RONALD C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $82,803.47 Date 03/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOLL, CAROL L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $82,803.19 Date 01/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOR, DOUGLAS O Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $82,803.15 Date 08/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREER-ERDELYI, LORNA S Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $82,802.93 Date 05/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERK, ELLEN R Employer name Oceanside Library Amount $82,802.93 Date 10/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINARD, GARY J Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $82,802.91 Date 01/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEDEL, MARK K Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $82,802.75 Date 03/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTHERLAND, GEORGE J Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $82,802.52 Date 07/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINDERLITER, JEFFREY M Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $82,802.28 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELEO, CHARLES A Employer name Nassau County Amount $82,801.86 Date 09/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORSBERG, DANIEL M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $82,801.82 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGAN, JEFFREY J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $82,801.79 Date 01/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZAMBRISKI, CHRISTINE M Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $82,801.28 Date 06/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESCHI, KRISTINA Employer name City of Kingston Amount $82,800.86 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERRSCHAFT, ARTHUR A Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $82,800.69 Date 01/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, JOHN J Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $82,800.39 Date 04/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEWING, SARAH N Employer name Broome County Amount $82,800.33 Date 11/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, JAMES Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $82,799.78 Date 12/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KATHLEEN L Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $82,799.49 Date 03/20/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBENION, RHONDA D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $82,799.09 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, ANTOINETTE Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $82,799.04 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, MICHELLE Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $82,798.50 Date 08/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINYARD, MICHAEL L Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $82,798.06 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSUH, CYPRIAN M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $82,798.06 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNSWICK, LYNNE B Employer name Department of Health Amount $82,798.06 Date 04/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, ELIZABETH Employer name Department of Health Amount $82,798.06 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, TOMY K Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $82,798.06 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GARRELL, BONNIE Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $82,798.06 Date 06/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, MILTON E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $82,798.06 Date 10/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, WILWOOD A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $82,798.06 Date 09/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDERON, JOSE R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $82,798.06 Date 10/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTILLO, VANESSA D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $82,798.06 Date 12/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAXTON, SANDRA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $82,798.06 Date 04/14/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, MAYANIN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $82,798.06 Date 01/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, VINCENT R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $82,798.06 Date 08/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUI, CHUNG MING Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $82,798.06 Date 05/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, COLONEL M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $82,798.06 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUPITZ, LORRAINE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $82,798.06 Date 09/15/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, PHILIP P Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $82,798.06 Date 01/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, NOEMI H Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $82,798.06 Date 01/24/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENA, JOANNE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $82,798.06 Date 12/14/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUN, MING H Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $82,798.06 Date 03/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, ANTONIO R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $82,798.06 Date 05/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REBALKO, MICHAEL Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $82,798.06 Date 11/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOUSSAINT, KENNETH J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $82,798.06 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARAKASIDI, FAINA L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $82,798.06 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIRANZO, RICHARD Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $82,798.06 Date 09/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEGAL, STANLEY Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $82,798.06 Date 12/20/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSLOVICH, VICTOR G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $82,798.06 Date 09/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, GEETHA Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $82,798.06 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORODINA, MARIYA Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $82,798.06 Date 06/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTRON, SERAFIN D, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $82,798.06 Date 03/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELISEE, BERTHO Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $82,798.06 Date 03/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMIC, SENKA B Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $82,798.06 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, RICHARD J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $82,798.06 Date 05/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUDI, GLENN Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $82,798.06 Date 04/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYSON, KAMALI T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $82,798.06 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GICALA, ANTHONY J, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $82,798.06 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODFORD, JUDITH A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $82,798.06 Date 02/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTON, GLENN T Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $82,798.06 Date 01/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, CHRISTINE M Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $82,797.43 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, SAJI Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $82,797.43 Date 06/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAIR, JAYAKRISHNAN S Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $82,797.43 Date 04/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEGERIAN, ARLENE Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $82,797.43 Date 06/30/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ANI Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $82,797.43 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, SUMINI Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $82,797.43 Date 02/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESAI, HEENA N Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $82,797.43 Date 06/25/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOROLLO, JODI L Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $82,797.43 Date 11/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURVAL, MIRIAM A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $82,797.43 Date 08/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUITY, LUCIA C Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $82,797.43 Date 04/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUZIE, MITCHELL F Employer name South Beach Childrens Serv Amount $82,797.43 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, MILAGROS Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $82,797.43 Date 03/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRYE, LUBA Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $82,797.43 Date 08/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASSENZA, CAROL A Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $82,797.43 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINANNI, ELLEN J Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $82,797.43 Date 02/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURDOCK, WAULDRED Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $82,797.43 Date 05/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, DARYL Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $82,797.43 Date 04/06/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMERO, IVONNE M Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $82,797.43 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STILES, LISA L Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $82,797.43 Date 06/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, DELMA DAWN Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $82,797.43 Date 04/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEVILACQUA-CUCCARO, ANNA MARIE Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $82,797.43 Date 07/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISTOBAL, LEONIDA M Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $82,797.43 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, SABU Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $82,797.43 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGHESE, MARGARET C Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $82,797.43 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIE, ROYAL O'H Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $82,797.43 Date 06/29/1962 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, DEBRA E Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $82,797.43 Date 04/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, PATRICIA J Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $82,797.43 Date 09/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUFOLD, MARY-ELLEN Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $82,797.43 Date 04/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINHA, KSHAMA G Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $82,797.43 Date 08/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLETCHER, CATHERINE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $82,796.98 Date 07/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVERT, LISA D Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $82,796.46 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EICHENLAUB, DOUGLAS S Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $82,796.31 Date 12/02/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANNIFF, KIMBERLY A Employer name NYS School Bd Association Amount $82,796.19 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, BLAINE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $82,796.14 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, TODD A Employer name Ulster County Amount $82,795.24 Date 03/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDECK, TIMOTHY B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $82,795.16 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System