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 MATUSZAK, BRIAN S Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $82,167.52 Date 01/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAW, PATRICIA L Employer name Greece CSD Amount $82,167.11 Date 09/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIRES, PHILLIP P Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $82,167.07 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE RUZZIO, MICHAEL S Employer name Columbia County Amount $82,167.02 Date 08/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIBAUT, TODD S Employer name Monroe County Amount $82,166.90 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, JENNIFER L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $82,166.78 Date 10/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, JOSE L Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $82,166.49 Date 09/25/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, ELLEN J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $82,166.31 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAIT, GREGORY A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $82,165.89 Date 02/10/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURHAM, GEORGE R Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $82,165.81 Date 05/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, STEPHANIE A Employer name Department of Law Amount $82,165.55 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURABA, DARLENE M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $82,165.54 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WUESTEFELD, GARY R Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $82,164.91 Date 11/15/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, NICOLE D Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $82,164.81 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, BRAD D Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $82,163.88 Date 12/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABEEL, LORI A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $82,163.76 Date 12/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMMERS, WAYNE J Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $82,163.67 Date 04/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEALY, REGINALD A Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $82,162.42 Date 03/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENSCHHOF, LUKE D Employer name Village of Fairport Amount $82,162.23 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMS, JENNIFER A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $82,162.21 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADT, SCOTT W Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $82,161.74 Date 12/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAGWIN, LORRAINE M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $82,161.74 Date 02/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, COLLEEN Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $82,161.74 Date 02/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXSON, KAREN L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $82,161.69 Date 02/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, ROBERT F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $82,161.60 Date 05/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESZKOWICZ, DARRYL M Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $82,161.58 Date 08/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHNELLE, JASON K Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $82,161.53 Date 08/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COON, JEREMY T Employer name Warren County Amount $82,161.32 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISCIA, DIANE E Employer name Putnam County Amount $82,161.31 Date 06/07/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACDOUGALL, JOSHUA R Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $82,160.96 Date 09/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSTANT, MARIE L Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $82,160.93 Date 10/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YATES, DAVID W Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $82,160.92 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JAMES J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $82,160.62 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YERRY, JOHN A Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $82,160.00 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARTOSCH, JOANNE C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $82,159.74 Date 06/21/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MICHAEL A Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $82,159.52 Date 05/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVEREND, DANIEL J Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $82,159.31 Date 11/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EDKIN, SCOTT W Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $82,159.10 Date 07/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSTON, DAVID W Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $82,158.98 Date 08/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONTANEZ, RICHARD Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $82,158.55 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THELEMAN, DUANE R Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $82,158.51 Date 05/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAJDOS, MICHAEL S Employer name Dutchess County Amount $82,158.40 Date 02/20/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRIVANOS, STRATTON N Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $82,157.89 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOSS, THOMAS G Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $82,157.78 Date 05/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHN, LAWRENCE Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $82,157.08 Date 03/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, JOEL K Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $82,156.96 Date 12/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVA, JOSEPH W Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $82,156.59 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLLINS, BERNELL A Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $82,156.22 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, LOLITA E Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $82,155.89 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASH, DENISE J Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $82,155.77 Date 08/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, JULIE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $82,155.68 Date 07/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $82,155.35 Date 05/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CURRAN, RODNEY L, JR Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $82,155.13 Date 02/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLANGELO, DONNA Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $82,155.04 Date 07/05/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSHART, JOEL E Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $82,154.94 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTER, KERRI E Employer name Massapequa Bd of Water Commis Amount $82,154.34 Date 04/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, BRIAN D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $82,153.32 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, HECTOR L Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $82,153.25 Date 12/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIECK, ANNE S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $82,153.10 Date 03/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, MATTHEW J Employer name Oswego County Amount $82,152.94 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVLIN, DARLENE M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $82,152.80 Date 04/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALIK, KENNETH E Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $82,152.45 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GREGORIO, PATRICIA A Employer name Southold UFSD Amount $82,152.00 Date 07/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PHAIL, SCOTT C Employer name Nassau County Amount $82,151.97 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEONE, VICTORIA Employer name Erie County Amount $82,151.68 Date 06/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, EDRIS E Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $82,151.64 Date 07/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAUSS, MARY SUSAN Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $82,151.41 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGUIGAN, SARAH B Employer name Education Department Amount $82,151.04 Date 07/10/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LILLIS, PATRICIA M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $82,150.86 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCHRANE, THOMAS V Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $82,150.71 Date 01/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOLLY, MARY B Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $82,150.47 Date 07/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, HENRY L Employer name Education Department Amount $82,150.23 Date 09/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MECCA, WILLIAM D Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $82,150.16 Date 01/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA RUE, JOSHUA M Employer name City of Oswego Amount $82,149.81 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, LA-KESHA T Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $82,149.73 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTHBERT, ALLEN F Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $82,149.58 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLAND, TERRY D Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $82,149.50 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARR, DANIEL E Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $82,149.11 Date 06/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAUVIN, SUZANNE J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $82,148.78 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZERKIES, DAVID A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $82,148.36 Date 12/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, HAROLD P, JR Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $82,147.94 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, ROCHELLE A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $82,147.88 Date 03/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEZER, EUGENE G, JR Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $82,147.11 Date 09/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMONTE, CRISTINO Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $82,146.90 Date 09/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DABY, KIMBALL F Employer name Village of Lake Placid Amount $82,146.68 Date 01/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FADDEN, DARNELL W Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $82,146.10 Date 02/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISBON, TERRI W Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $82,145.56 Date 12/27/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, WELLINGTON J, JR Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $82,145.45 Date 03/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, TRAVIS T Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $82,145.12 Date 11/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADKE, KEVIN R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $82,144.67 Date 11/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOUGHAN, THOMAS M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $82,144.07 Date 12/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECK, JAMES E Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $82,141.95 Date 12/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASHOFF, RAYMOND G Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $82,141.44 Date 01/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVY, ADAM S Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $82,141.38 Date 02/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC MULLEN, KELLY Employer name Ulster County Amount $82,141.35 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESARRO, CHRISTIAN A Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $82,141.00 Date 04/08/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL BENE, JOSEPH Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $82,140.71 Date 12/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHITTILAPPLY, ROSAMMA Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $82,140.15 Date 04/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTON, MARK J Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $82,139.80 Date 11/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, DAVID M Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $82,139.64 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System