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 CARLEY, VICTORIA A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $82,759.70 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEUTHAUSER, AARON D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $82,759.40 Date 02/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $82,758.92 Date 09/23/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLNIAK, MARYANN Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $82,758.90 Date 10/21/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORQUIST, DONNA R Employer name Dutchess County Amount $82,758.74 Date 11/28/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSDEN, RUTH A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $82,758.66 Date 07/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINN, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $82,758.27 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOTTIER, ELYSE Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $82,757.46 Date 09/25/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADSIT, DIANE M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $82,757.24 Date 04/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO CASCIO, RUSSELL V Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $82,757.23 Date 07/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, BHEAM Employer name Nassau County Amount $82,757.09 Date 06/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEERBOTH, PAUL C, JR Employer name City of Lockport Amount $82,756.88 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, ALICIA M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $82,755.64 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENAT, GERALD F Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $82,755.30 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, TRACEY R Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $82,754.69 Date 11/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOHL, DALE T Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $82,754.63 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURCH, SCOTT M Employer name City of Rome Amount $82,754.34 Date 07/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMALLS, DONGELA S Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $82,753.09 Date 10/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELLOWS, MARY J Employer name Upper Hudson Library System Amount $82,752.88 Date 01/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, DARRELL Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $82,752.16 Date 12/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLINGTON, MAX D Employer name City of Rye Amount $82,751.87 Date 08/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAUREDENT, MARIE C Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $82,751.16 Date 02/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEPESTRE, FERNANDE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $82,750.98 Date 05/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAVILAND, JOSEPH K Employer name Town of Putnam Valley Amount $82,750.45 Date 09/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLTERS, STEVEN Employer name Dutchess County Amount $82,749.67 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIHOCKI, CRAIG A Employer name Office NYS Inspector General Amount $82,748.99 Date 12/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMOTHE, WAYNE E Employer name Warren County Amount $82,748.84 Date 05/06/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALANO, CAROLYN M Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $82,748.58 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACKHOUSE, JEFFREY Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $82,747.74 Date 01/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, DANIEL Employer name Great Neck North Water Auth Amount $82,747.35 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHER, ROBIN Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $82,746.88 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANTOM, BILLY J Employer name Oswego County Amount $82,746.55 Date 07/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSCINSKI, CYNTHIA A Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $82,746.11 Date 12/17/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MAZZA, GEORGINA V Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $82,745.86 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTUZ, JUSTIN C Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $82,744.91 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBILO, LE ANNE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $82,744.19 Date 06/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTRACCO, MARIE E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $82,744.17 Date 08/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURTZ, AUDREY A Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $82,744.13 Date 07/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULD, KEVIN J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $82,743.91 Date 09/25/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBASH, RACHEL A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $82,743.89 Date 03/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAWIECKI, EDWARD P Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $82,743.52 Date 03/16/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, MARY J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $82,743.31 Date 03/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORSAINVIL, DJANNY Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $82,742.43 Date 12/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, JOHN D Employer name Sullivan County Amount $82,742.33 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONEIL, ROBERT M Employer name Dutchess Water Wastewater Auth Amount $82,742.15 Date 02/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDD, HEIDI T Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $82,741.69 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFRANCE, PEGGY A Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $82,741.38 Date 12/06/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BARI, NICOLE E Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $82,740.85 Date 10/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, BARRY Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $82,740.56 Date 05/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANKIEWICZ, MICHAEL T Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $82,740.10 Date 09/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOTT, WILLIAM C, III Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $82,739.56 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, MICHELE N Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $82,739.43 Date 12/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOUNIGELIS, DANUTE Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $82,739.09 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADORE, DONAT E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $82,738.92 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALE, DERRICK A Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $82,738.86 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAVIN, BERNADETTE A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $82,738.79 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, STEVEN J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $82,738.30 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLIGAN, COURTNEY M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $82,738.24 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CINEAS, AUDREY A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $82,738.05 Date 04/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROBELE, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $82,737.70 Date 07/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPRAGUE, TIMOTHY M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $82,737.32 Date 02/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GROVANZ, MARK D Employer name Livingston County Amount $82,736.45 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINA, NAOMI Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $82,736.44 Date 06/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAULUS, DIANE L Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $82,736.39 Date 11/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESHPANDE, SRIVIDYA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $82,736.20 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEALY, ANNIE C Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $82,736.02 Date 05/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, ORLANDO Employer name City of Rochester Amount $82,735.94 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC KEOWN, PAMELA J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $82,735.65 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURDOCK, BARBARA J Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $82,735.25 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDILLO, DIANE M Employer name Oneida County Amount $82,735.14 Date 05/31/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATOUR, NEIL S Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $82,734.43 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARL, DALE A Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $82,734.27 Date 12/21/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOTA, MICHAEL A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $82,733.81 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENTWISTLE, ERIC M Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $82,733.35 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, MIGUEL A Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $82,733.20 Date 09/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOBIN, NADIA R Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $82,732.94 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRYE, CLIFFORD G Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $82,732.14 Date 06/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODWAY, STEVEN A Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $82,731.77 Date 11/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, FREDRICK M Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $82,731.62 Date 08/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEEKINS, KEVIN L Employer name City of Lockport Amount $82,730.43 Date 06/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRAPES, SHAWN P Employer name Niagara County Amount $82,729.72 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVE, ZACHARY A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $82,728.99 Date 08/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITKOWSKI, ANDREW J, JR Employer name City of Middletown Amount $82,728.69 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAYNES, JACQUELINE E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $82,727.53 Date 03/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, BRIAN H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $82,727.02 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRILLO, MARK Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $82,727.00 Date 05/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSACHOOK, WILLIAM J Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $82,726.57 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, KENNETH J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $82,726.52 Date 06/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELTZER, NATALIE J Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $82,726.35 Date 07/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRELL, JACQUELINE Y Employer name Westchester County Amount $82,725.96 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEATON, STEVEN J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $82,725.69 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSIOKAS, HARICLIA LILLIAN Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $82,725.03 Date 09/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, FRANCIS W Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $82,724.99 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATAPANO, FRANK R Employer name Oceanside Sanitary District #7 Amount $82,724.75 Date 07/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, TIMOTHY J Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $82,724.15 Date 03/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EWA, PATRICK T Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $82,723.38 Date 02/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, KENNETH M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $82,723.33 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, ANITA Employer name Westchester County Amount $82,723.30 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERT, KEVIN G Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $82,722.98 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IOVINELLI, JEFFREY T Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $82,722.72 Date 06/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System