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 MILLER, LORETTA J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $82,475.33 Date 01/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAUB, CHARLES M Employer name Village of Piermont Amount $82,474.88 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPIN, ROBERT F Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $82,473.99 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEMBARI, GIOVANNI A Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $82,473.89 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, KATHLEEN M Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $82,473.61 Date 05/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSPORELIS, ZACHARY C Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $82,473.25 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARGEANT, PATRICIA B Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $82,473.17 Date 05/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, AUBREY L Employer name Erie County Amount $82,473.06 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOMBS, MELAINE E Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $82,472.81 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBRYON, DALE Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $82,472.43 Date 09/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASTA, THOMAS M, JR Employer name Ulster County Amount $82,472.33 Date 04/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLSTER, GARY M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $82,471.95 Date 04/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTALIS, JUDITH L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $82,471.93 Date 11/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, DONALD W Employer name Monroe County Amount $82,471.70 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERREA, CORY M Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $82,471.24 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWELL, WILLIAM E Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $82,471.08 Date 02/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCHBERGER, HAROLD L, JR Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $82,470.53 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SONSIRE, DAMIAN M Employer name Chemung County Amount $82,470.30 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODLEY, ASHON S Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $82,470.08 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTNEY, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name City of Elmira Amount $82,469.79 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAN VLEET, JONATHAN S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $82,469.59 Date 04/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, ALEXANDRA E Employer name Monroe County Amount $82,469.53 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANSTROM, KEITH R Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $82,469.46 Date 11/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUF, ALYSSA P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $82,469.23 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUARDI, LAURA J Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $82,468.88 Date 10/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGNERA, TIMOTHY J Employer name Monroe County Amount $82,468.56 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDONA, LOUIS A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $82,468.53 Date 08/11/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGNETA, PAUL V Employer name Office of General Services Amount $82,468.17 Date 01/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUTIER, SUSAN A Employer name Village of East Hills Amount $82,467.06 Date 11/27/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRELAND, JANET R Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $82,466.41 Date 09/15/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARATT, RANDALL C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $82,466.04 Date 10/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRADY, THOMAS F Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $82,465.99 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELDER, BRUCE E Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $82,465.96 Date 01/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, DAVID J Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $82,465.53 Date 06/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAIG, LAWRENCE E, JR Employer name Ulster County Amount $82,464.93 Date 06/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORES, JOELY A Employer name Nassau County Amount $82,464.70 Date 03/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMERON, CLINTON B Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $82,464.49 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, KAREN J Employer name Genesee St Park And Rec Regn Amount $82,463.67 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, PATRICK J Employer name Oswego County Amount $82,463.63 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZENKER, MICHAEL D Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $82,461.89 Date 05/07/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANAHAN, ROBERT M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $82,460.80 Date 08/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARBER, ABRAHAM Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $82,460.78 Date 10/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEANEY, DENNIS S Employer name Nassau County Amount $82,460.71 Date 04/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKERSON, RICHARD H Employer name Rockland County Amount $82,460.61 Date 06/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALERO, MANUEL A Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $82,460.58 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOULTON, JACOB P Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $82,459.90 Date 02/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOICE, RANDELL E Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $82,459.86 Date 06/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, GINA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $82,459.24 Date 12/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERI, DANA M Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $82,458.78 Date 01/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, GEORGIA M Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $82,458.37 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOVERN, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $82,458.35 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLYER, STEPHEN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $82,457.92 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEIDL, JESSICA F Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $82,457.16 Date 04/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVONE, MAUREEN K Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $82,456.92 Date 01/26/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FATUSIN, FELIX O Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $82,456.38 Date 08/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATRICK, ROBERT W Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $82,456.02 Date 01/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEGLARSKI, MARGARET J Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $82,456.00 Date 05/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABBONI, NANCY A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $82,455.68 Date 09/11/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEDRINGTON, BARBARA A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $82,455.13 Date 12/30/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DITRICH, ELIZABETH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $82,454.33 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLPOYS, BRENDAN P Employer name Erie County Amount $82,454.28 Date 07/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIBBS, CARLY K Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $82,454.10 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMPSEY, MICHAEL F Employer name Cornell University Amount $82,453.97 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHINNAN, M PHILIP Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $82,453.86 Date 03/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROST, JOE G Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $82,453.56 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $82,453.41 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARVAEZ, MELISSA M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $82,452.92 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WULFKEN, JUDITH A Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $82,452.68 Date 04/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEARS, JANET V Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $82,452.60 Date 11/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLETTI, NICHOLAS C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $82,452.02 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VARBARO, LEONA A Employer name Briarcliff Manor UFSD Amount $82,452.00 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDWAY, JAMIE R Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $82,451.73 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELKEY, DOUGLAS E, JR Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $82,451.62 Date 12/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALAVERA, KIM M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $82,451.12 Date 10/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, DANIEL T Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $82,449.65 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, JULIE A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $82,449.62 Date 11/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, DONALD C Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $82,449.40 Date 10/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRILLION, JOHN F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $82,447.28 Date 01/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, CATHERINE A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $82,446.96 Date 08/12/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASSAN, LAWRENCE P Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $82,446.83 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, PAUL Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $82,446.78 Date 03/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHER, BRIAN P Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $82,446.55 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITH, TRACEY A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $82,446.53 Date 09/21/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLARIO, VINCENT D Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $82,446.48 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MANNA, DENNIS F Employer name Nanuet UFSD Amount $82,446.34 Date 05/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUMAN, RYAN A Employer name City of Kingston Amount $82,445.63 Date 07/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETERSON, WENDY G Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $82,445.20 Date 02/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, BRADLEY J Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $82,445.18 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWCRAFT, NICHOLAS S Employer name Ridge Road Fire District Amount $82,444.57 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAMANNA, MICHAEL W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $82,444.36 Date 02/16/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPADARO, PATRICK Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $82,443.72 Date 09/02/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, CLAUDIA Employer name NYS Education Department Amount $82,443.62 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLMAN, ROGER E Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $82,443.46 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESLER, RICHARD J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $82,443.37 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRANO, BENJAMIN Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $82,442.60 Date 06/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOWERS, LAUREN E Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $82,442.04 Date 09/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEAL, ROXANE C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $82,441.38 Date 05/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARK, PAMELA K Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $82,441.00 Date 08/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNT, RICHARD T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $82,440.99 Date 07/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEUNG, WING KIN Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $82,440.42 Date 05/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System