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 KINSLEY, DANIEL A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $82,510.79 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYMOUR, KAREN T Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $82,510.63 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHADANOVA, SVETLANA Employer name Pelham UFSD Amount $82,510.62 Date 07/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANEK, LAURA Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $82,510.23 Date 10/15/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, LEE R Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $82,510.13 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ISAAC, BRIAN T Employer name Hempstead Sanitary District #2 Amount $82,510.07 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASKOWSKI, THOMAS J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $82,510.05 Date 10/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILBERT, TIMOTHY P Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $82,509.92 Date 04/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORENTINO, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Watertown Amount $82,509.50 Date 07/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHALEN, MANUEL A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $82,508.96 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GINNIS, THOMAS A Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $82,508.17 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPHERE, DAVID H Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $82,507.49 Date 10/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHANG, LEI Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $82,507.45 Date 09/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, DEBBIE R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $82,506.08 Date 11/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRI, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $82,505.84 Date 02/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURANT, MICHAEL D Employer name Oneida County Amount $82,505.09 Date 07/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALO, JOSEPH P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $82,504.93 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRACE, MARA Y Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $82,504.37 Date 02/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGAN, SARA J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $82,504.37 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, PATRICK J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $82,504.15 Date 11/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, ANTOINETTE Employer name Town of Mount Kisco Amount $82,503.98 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMERNOFF, ANDREA D Employer name Hempstead Library Amount $82,503.73 Date 08/21/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELALCAZAR, MILDER Employer name Westchester County Amount $82,502.63 Date 01/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETROWSKI, RONALD Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $82,502.42 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, DEBRA S Employer name Tompkins County Amount $82,502.38 Date 01/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, JEAN E Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $82,502.07 Date 01/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, ALLEN H, IV Employer name City of Rochester Amount $82,502.01 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUPREY, MICHAEL R Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $82,501.76 Date 06/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRABEL, DAVID G Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $82,501.75 Date 10/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLIN, DONNA J Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $82,501.75 Date 09/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARDARO, CARL P, JR Employer name Dutchess County Amount $82,500.81 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, PHILIP F Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $82,500.60 Date 06/24/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREDESTIN, EDY J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $82,500.58 Date 12/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHOU, XIAO YAN Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $82,499.95 Date 12/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEGLOWSKI, JOHN C Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $82,498.86 Date 11/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, TRESSY Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $82,498.83 Date 12/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANCI, PAUL F Employer name Bellmore UFSD Amount $82,498.78 Date 07/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMICA, MARK A Employer name City of Watertown Amount $82,498.02 Date 02/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCAPLEHORN, WILLIAM R Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $82,497.76 Date 05/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, JEFFREY B Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $82,497.64 Date 09/27/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORTH, GLENN F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $82,497.15 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOTO, LOUIS N Employer name Town of Somers Amount $82,497.06 Date 07/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUNER, DIANE G Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $82,497.00 Date 06/27/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANDLER, KEVIN J Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $82,496.99 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUNIER, KENNETH M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $82,496.95 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, RICHARD H Employer name Office For Technology Amount $82,496.81 Date 05/18/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTIERI, ARTHUR G Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $82,495.30 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLASETTI, RALPH M Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $82,495.21 Date 01/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORCORAN, JAMES P Employer name Nassau County Amount $82,495.04 Date 07/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMINSKI, DEANA P Employer name Nassau County Amount $82,495.04 Date 04/24/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURLAK, ROBERT R Employer name Erie County Amount $82,494.57 Date 10/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENA, ELIANA Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $82,494.49 Date 06/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARQUHARSON, WILFRED H, IV Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $82,494.29 Date 01/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JAMES T Employer name City of Auburn Amount $82,494.03 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BELIZAIRE, MOISE K Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $82,493.57 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDDICK, VERNON L, JR Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $82,492.65 Date 11/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORREA, ISMAEL, JR Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $82,492.13 Date 10/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMANDI, DANIEL P Employer name Nassau County Amount $82,491.54 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YUMOR, SHANEEQUA A Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $82,491.21 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'RIORDAN, THOMAS P Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $82,490.75 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBERS, JULIETTE E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $82,489.65 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, LOUISE A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $82,489.48 Date 11/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, MICHAEL R Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $82,489.31 Date 02/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOYD, JANET M Employer name Hermon-Dekalb CSD Amount $82,489.03 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PEAUX, KIMBERLY Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $82,488.96 Date 07/19/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOON, GEORGE M Employer name Cleary School Deaf Children Amount $82,488.20 Date 11/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEACHY, JOHN J Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $82,487.91 Date 11/27/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANESTRARI, STEVEN J, SR Employer name Erie County Amount $82,487.63 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, LAURIE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $82,487.59 Date 10/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, LLOYD Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $82,486.54 Date 12/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, BONNIE Employer name City of White Plains Amount $82,485.06 Date 09/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIMBEL, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $82,485.00 Date 06/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, KEVIN A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $82,484.60 Date 03/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY-KINNANE, SUSAN E Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $82,484.27 Date 11/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, JOSEPH E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $82,483.81 Date 10/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVONA, NICHOLAS Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $82,483.68 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREESE, DAVID R Employer name Hoosick Falls CSD Amount $82,483.54 Date 06/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOULIA, TREVAR H Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $82,482.37 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONALDSON, DENNIS D Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $82,482.23 Date 05/20/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREEZE, JOHN Employer name City of Auburn Amount $82,481.56 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPADA, JAMES B Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $82,481.00 Date 07/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, LESLIE L Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $82,480.85 Date 05/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVA, ANTHONY L Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $82,480.61 Date 05/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSTEAD, BRIAN J Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $82,480.23 Date 06/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, BOBBI JO Employer name Albany County Airport Authorit Amount $82,480.02 Date 09/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRENOVEAU, THOMAS J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $82,479.66 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORNING, WILLIAM, SR Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $82,479.13 Date 10/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDRON, BRIAN K Employer name Village of Patchogue Amount $82,478.43 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARONI, CHARLENE M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $82,478.14 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, MARCOS A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $82,477.46 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANSBURG, WILLIAM H Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $82,477.16 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRIVER, MATTHEW S Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $82,477.13 Date 10/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, ROSETTA Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $82,476.89 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, CRYSTAL A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $82,476.53 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODLOW, YVETTE Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $82,476.36 Date 06/28/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERLO, JAMES R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $82,476.36 Date 09/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWELL, DONNA R Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $82,476.13 Date 12/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYER, MARY K Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $82,475.95 Date 12/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEPPEL, MICHAEL R Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $82,475.89 Date 09/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELESTIN, JACQUES P Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $82,475.36 Date 08/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System