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 LE FORT, JEREMY D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $82,598.46 Date 09/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONOUGH, MICHAEL C Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $82,598.40 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRANCHUK, MARY ANNE C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $82,598.37 Date 05/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABBIE, THOMAS M Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $82,598.30 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODWARD, DOUGLAS S Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $82,598.12 Date 05/07/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, ANNE L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $82,597.95 Date 07/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $82,597.78 Date 04/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, JEFFREY J Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $82,597.61 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JOHN D Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $82,596.96 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKER, ROBERT R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $82,596.88 Date 06/07/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, JOHN E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $82,596.64 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHBURN, REGINALD D, JR Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $82,595.47 Date 07/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, MICHELLE P Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $82,595.19 Date 02/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IABONI, ROSEMARY L Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $82,595.18 Date 12/07/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLES, ANDREW L Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $82,594.40 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, GARY M Employer name Town of North Salem Amount $82,594.36 Date 09/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTH, ANTHONY G Employer name City of Kingston Amount $82,593.96 Date 03/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MADDEN, PATRICK, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $82,593.90 Date 10/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DWYER, COLIN W Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $82,593.33 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARVER, WILLIE J, JR Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $82,592.75 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGOIRE, KEITH E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $82,592.56 Date 03/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENTZ, JOHN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $82,592.36 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, ELLEN H Employer name Office For Technology Amount $82,592.34 Date 11/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI TULLIO, KENDRA L Employer name City of Lockport Amount $82,591.56 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ENGLISH, BRIAN P Employer name Erie County Amount $82,591.12 Date 07/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MAUREEN E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $82,590.83 Date 02/27/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDA, VINCENT P Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $82,590.49 Date 10/31/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSKAL, ANNA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $82,589.47 Date 09/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRATTON, ERICA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $82,588.89 Date 05/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPECHT, GEORGE R Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $82,588.64 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARBOURNE, SHANNEN T Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $82,588.53 Date 02/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, SCOTT S Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $82,588.46 Date 01/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CHARLES K, II Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $82,587.73 Date 09/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ANTHONY Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $82,587.54 Date 12/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUONG, ANH H Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $82,587.32 Date 07/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLIMASZEWSKI, BETH A L Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $82,587.23 Date 03/14/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARGANO, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $82,586.79 Date 02/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOMRIGHOUSE, SCOTT F Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $82,586.76 Date 05/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULHAUL, RAYMOND F Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $82,585.64 Date 11/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, TEQUILA A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $82,585.63 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JASON J Employer name Broome County Amount $82,585.58 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACKER, JEFFREY A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $82,585.36 Date 06/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, CONNOR P Employer name Westchester County Amount $82,584.33 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLER, DEBORAH L Employer name Oswego County Amount $82,582.83 Date 09/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALNUTT, CAROL N Employer name Oswego County Amount $82,582.73 Date 11/15/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JEAN L Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $82,582.26 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENNYSON, BENJAMIN S Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $82,582.04 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JASHI, SAGAR R Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $82,581.93 Date 07/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARIHAR, KARANJIT S Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $82,581.93 Date 07/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMES, JOHN Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $82,581.61 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GURUSINGHE, PADMINI A Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $82,581.61 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURESHBABU, NISHA Employer name Department of Health Amount $82,581.61 Date 02/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIMM, VIRGINIA L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $82,581.61 Date 07/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BHATTI, JACQUELINE M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $82,581.61 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUDIERO, KARA JEAN Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $82,581.39 Date 07/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBAINE, DUSTY Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $82,581.14 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOAN, KIMBERLY S Employer name Division of Veterans' Affairs Amount $82,581.06 Date 06/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, ANNA M Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $82,581.01 Date 10/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEGUE, MAUREEN Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $82,581.00 Date 02/08/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIVALE, SALENA A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $82,581.00 Date 12/24/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOF, BRENDA M Employer name Webster CSD Amount $82,581.00 Date 04/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, FEMOLIN M Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $82,580.88 Date 05/10/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, MICHELLE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $82,579.80 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORT, AMY F Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $82,578.98 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEACH, CHARLES Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $82,578.77 Date 08/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METHVEN, JOHN J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $82,578.04 Date 03/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISSING, EINAR G C Employer name Rockland County Amount $82,577.91 Date 08/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERWALKER, NICOLE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $82,577.90 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINKFIELD, JIMMIE LEE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $82,577.66 Date 09/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAHERTY, TIMOTHY J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $82,577.55 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASMUSSEN, LYNN A Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $82,577.51 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUGLIANDRO, PASQUALE Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $82,576.65 Date 09/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, JOANN Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $82,576.44 Date 09/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARL, GARRETT N Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $82,576.29 Date 07/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, DIANE S Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $82,575.67 Date 09/07/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JOHN J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $82,574.88 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAJARAM, SUDHA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $82,574.59 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHTS, DAVID A Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $82,574.42 Date 10/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODZICH, LAWENCE F Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $82,574.36 Date 01/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTARSKI, AMY M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $82,574.27 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, KEITH R Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $82,574.10 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDRON, JOSEPH D Employer name City of Mechanicville Amount $82,572.87 Date 11/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SLATTERY, MICHAEL S Employer name Monroe County Amount $82,572.76 Date 11/15/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, WILLIAM A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $82,572.64 Date 02/21/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINONEZ, OSCAR R Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $82,571.74 Date 05/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAC GOWAN, REID J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $82,571.72 Date 02/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUYEA, MARY G Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $82,571.56 Date 01/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, SHARON A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $82,571.55 Date 09/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, LILLIAN A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $82,571.40 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, RHEA J Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $82,570.22 Date 09/17/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALANGI, ANTHONY D Employer name Warren County Amount $82,569.86 Date 02/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NG, VICTOR Employer name Office For Technology Amount $82,569.46 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, KENNETH G Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $82,569.25 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, GERALD L, JR Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $82,569.14 Date 07/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name UNDERWOOD, JASON C Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $82,569.08 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRBY, SHANTWAINJUANITO Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $82,568.71 Date 01/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, CARMEN I Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $82,568.70 Date 10/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEER, ELIZABETH E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $82,568.67 Date 03/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WACHTEL, DONNA J Employer name City of Kingston Amount $82,567.90 Date 02/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEVEY, LARRY L Employer name Town of Geneseo Amount $82,567.76 Date 08/31/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System