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 ORTIZ, DEBBIE A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $82,722.15 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRISCOLL, JAMES P Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $82,722.09 Date 05/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, MARIE Y Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $82,721.59 Date 04/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAREHAM, RONALD V Employer name City of Watertown Amount $82,721.54 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POST, CHARLES H Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $82,721.10 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILITELLO, MARK C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $82,721.06 Date 08/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDSHAW, JAMES R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $82,720.51 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEYER, WILLIAM A Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $82,720.49 Date 12/20/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARR, H TOMMY Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $82,720.24 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABO, JOANNA Employer name Glen Cove Public Library Amount $82,719.49 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANLEY, KAYLA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $82,719.14 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDROSKO, MATTHEW P Employer name City of Auburn Amount $82,718.66 Date 05/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE CASTRO, HARRY R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $82,718.59 Date 07/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCK, NANCY A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $82,717.88 Date 12/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDY, BRIAN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $82,717.14 Date 02/16/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCCHIPINTI, ROBERT Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $82,716.94 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONESKY, KELLY A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $82,716.89 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, DAWN M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $82,716.61 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ARTHUR D Employer name Village of Croton-On-Hudson Amount $82,716.59 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CODDINGTON, TIMOTHY J Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $82,716.12 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTEMANN, DONNA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $82,716.12 Date 12/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUKE, MYRA A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $82,716.11 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, JOSEPH R Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $82,716.09 Date 03/20/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIVONE, THOMAS Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $82,715.69 Date 04/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDEN, KIMBERLY A Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $82,715.50 Date 09/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERNEY, OWEN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $82,714.96 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, DIANE Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $82,714.19 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAPER, CHAD G Employer name Livingston County Amount $82,714.15 Date 06/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRINKL, ANGEL E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $82,713.98 Date 08/31/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, DANIEL J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $82,713.71 Date 02/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VENZA, ELAINE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $82,713.69 Date 05/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, DAVID R Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $82,713.57 Date 01/24/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODENAS, CHARLES W Employer name Rockland County Amount $82,713.42 Date 11/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFANIK, RAYMOND J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $82,713.39 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRESSER, ROBERT M Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $82,713.29 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACCIOLA, ANTHONY F Employer name Village of Harrison Amount $82,712.72 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMPSEY, GERARD W Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $82,712.43 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINELLI, CYNTHIA M Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $82,711.55 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUDETTE, MARK L Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $82,711.52 Date 03/30/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARDO, RICHARD J Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $82,711.11 Date 07/05/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OPROMALLA, MICHAEL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $82,710.62 Date 08/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name D'AMICO, PHILIP R Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $82,710.56 Date 04/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUPIA, PHILLIP J Employer name Monroe County Amount $82,710.29 Date 09/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGACY, KEVIN G Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $82,710.25 Date 02/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, MARY A Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $82,708.14 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUCK, MICHAEL T Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $82,708.13 Date 12/09/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESIMONE, VALERIE B Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $82,707.73 Date 01/31/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, WILLIAM J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $82,707.38 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BADER, DONALD A Employer name Orange County Amount $82,707.23 Date 03/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROYCE, JEANETTE E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $82,707.22 Date 07/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERONE, JOSEPH F Employer name Onondaga County Amount $82,706.54 Date 01/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRD, URSULA Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $82,706.50 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUARESIMO, KRISTEN M Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $82,706.39 Date 09/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATTIBEAUDIERE, ROSEMARIE R Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $82,706.39 Date 10/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, GIG Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $82,706.38 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUEVARA, LETITIA A Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $82,706.08 Date 10/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONANNO, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $82,704.74 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NUNEZ, KARLA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $82,704.06 Date 12/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINDRAM, MICHAEL T Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $82,703.87 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLENDER, TIMOTHY F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $82,703.76 Date 05/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGEL, JUSTIN A Employer name Department of Health Amount $82,703.30 Date 12/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, SAROJ V Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $82,703.15 Date 10/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROMPTON, LORI J Employer name City of Cortland Amount $82,703.11 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYNER, ALFRED Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $82,702.50 Date 01/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRANDO, NICHOLAS J Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $82,701.43 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, FREDERICK Employer name Nassau County Amount $82,701.29 Date 03/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $82,700.46 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETANCOURT, DANIEL Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $82,700.26 Date 10/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, SHERRY Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $82,699.93 Date 11/16/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZYKOFF, ELIZABETH KATE Employer name Dutchess County Amount $82,698.88 Date 03/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $82,698.87 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHISTER, ANGELA Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $82,698.48 Date 09/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JOHN A, II Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $82,698.43 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALAPURACKAL, HELAN P Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $82,698.06 Date 12/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYNES, BRIAN P Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $82,697.90 Date 09/11/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRISCOLL, JAMES F Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $82,697.89 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONIGLIO-SMITH, JANIE Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $82,697.60 Date 01/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERTON, MARK H Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $82,697.28 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, ELLEN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $82,696.22 Date 08/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATIN, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Warren County Amount $82,695.86 Date 05/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARTIN E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $82,695.67 Date 03/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RANA N Employer name New York Public Library Amount $82,695.62 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILARSKI, MICHAEL D Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $82,695.55 Date 12/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWANDT, CATHERINE G Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $82,695.38 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWD, ROBERT C Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $82,695.10 Date 10/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENTZ, TED J Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $82,693.61 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORANTE, LUZ E Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $82,693.49 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, DAVID S Employer name Village of Fishkill Amount $82,692.38 Date 04/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANTROWITZ, JOSHUA T Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $82,692.08 Date 07/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBERT, SCOTT T Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $82,691.96 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONVILLE, DENNIS Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $82,691.80 Date 02/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANSON, BARBARA M Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $82,691.76 Date 09/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARINA, JERALD P Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $82,691.73 Date 05/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONOUGH, GERALDINE M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $82,691.58 Date 10/25/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEENEY, SHANNON M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $82,691.47 Date 06/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINARDO, CHRISTOPHER I Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $82,691.40 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCE, WILLIAM D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $82,691.39 Date 12/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, EDWARD T Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $82,691.04 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, JUSTIN M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $82,690.99 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAN, ADAM Employer name Westchester County Amount $82,690.84 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System