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 CHAROEN, KRIS Employer name Westchester County Amount $82,082.63 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBER, THOMAS V Employer name City of Rome Amount $82,082.51 Date 03/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DENEN, JAY Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $82,082.18 Date 06/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELL, DAVID M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $82,081.62 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEPHENSON, MARK A Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $82,080.98 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINZI, JASON R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $82,080.78 Date 02/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIPPEL, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $82,080.78 Date 07/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEBERT, DARRIN M Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $82,079.42 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUG, NICOLE T Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $82,079.26 Date 01/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARDYAL, BISSONDIAL Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $82,079.20 Date 06/10/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, URIEL T. Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $82,079.08 Date 11/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLAND, ELIZABETH M Employer name Albany County Airport Authorit Amount $82,078.80 Date 10/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, OMAR E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $82,078.60 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, EDGAR Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $82,078.54 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUPRE, EDWARD Employer name Oyster Bay Water District Amount $82,078.12 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRAGUE, JOHN N Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $82,078.04 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, JOSEPH G Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $82,078.00 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRILL, SCOTT D Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $82,077.95 Date 06/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOBBS, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Town of Webster Amount $82,077.78 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'LEARY, GEORGE D Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $82,077.73 Date 06/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORELLI, EDWIN Employer name City of Rochester Amount $82,076.44 Date 02/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRANT, AMY L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $82,075.94 Date 06/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABER, KATHLEEN D Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $82,075.61 Date 06/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEJIAS, MARTHA H Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $82,075.45 Date 05/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINSON, KERI A Employer name Nassau County Amount $82,075.14 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPKA, JOHN J Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $82,075.01 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERSON, LAVONDA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $82,074.76 Date 02/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADELETTI, WILLIAM S Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $82,074.68 Date 06/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, SEAN PATRICK Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $82,074.65 Date 09/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, KEVIN M Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $82,074.44 Date 08/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELG, THERESA A Employer name Islip Public Library Amount $82,074.10 Date 09/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASLONSKI, JOHN G Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $82,074.06 Date 09/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTON, JEFFREY C Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $82,073.94 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, WILLIAM T Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $82,073.20 Date 06/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAHILL, KEVIN P Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $82,072.89 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITZ, MARIA A Employer name Village of Scotia Amount $82,072.71 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALANG, JAMILLE C Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $82,072.64 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOOMEY, ROXANNE E Employer name Nassau County Amount $82,072.24 Date 08/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCULKY, RAYMOND L Employer name Westchester County Amount $82,072.24 Date 09/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, JAMIE K Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $82,071.78 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUELSON, ERIC J Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $82,071.65 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LAURO, JEAN Employer name Smithtown Spec Library Dist Amount $82,071.08 Date 10/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, BENJAMIN O Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $82,070.55 Date 01/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOODY, DORIS Y Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $82,070.50 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLA BARCA, VIRGINIA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $82,070.40 Date 10/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOMOROWSKI, STEVEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $82,070.19 Date 02/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, DANIEL E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $82,069.60 Date 10/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUK, DANIEL J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $82,069.19 Date 07/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, ERIC R Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $82,069.09 Date 07/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, RALPH A Employer name City of Watertown Amount $82,069.05 Date 02/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVARES, CARLOS Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $82,068.55 Date 07/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, POLIS, III Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $82,067.75 Date 10/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINNEBORN, SCOTT Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $82,067.46 Date 06/19/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGDON, KATHLEEN N Employer name NYS Association of Towns Amount $82,067.45 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPA, EUGEN C Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $82,067.40 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, THOMAS E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $82,067.08 Date 06/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENGIS, ANGELA M Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $82,066.73 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLETTIERE, DIANE Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $82,066.73 Date 04/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, MARGARET J Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $82,066.14 Date 06/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERENDINO, KATHERINE Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $82,066.00 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARZ, CATHERINE P Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $82,066.00 Date 10/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBLUM, ALEX S Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $82,065.90 Date 10/01/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOOMQUIST, PATRICK J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $82,065.86 Date 11/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAZIO, DONNA M Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $82,065.52 Date 02/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLUCCI, NICHOLAS A Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $82,064.81 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOURCY, MICHAEL J Employer name Jefferson County Amount $82,064.69 Date 05/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, ERIC R Employer name Clinton County Amount $82,063.34 Date 06/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIEGLER, KAREN L Employer name Albany County Amount $82,063.17 Date 11/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINNEEN, DAIN L Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $82,062.72 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLDIVIERO, MICHAEL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $82,062.50 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERNER, JOHN J Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $82,062.43 Date 04/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOROWITZ, ADAM B Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $82,062.07 Date 08/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTAVE, JAMES G Employer name Nassau County Amount $82,061.99 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSAR, JOSEPH A Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $82,061.78 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRITO, FILIPPO Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $82,061.70 Date 08/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORSO, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Orange County Amount $82,061.33 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECO, JOSEPH F, II Employer name Westchester County Amount $82,061.14 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDERSON, PATRICK C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $82,061.13 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSGROVE, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $82,060.95 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKBEE, DAVID A Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $82,060.86 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANGELISTI, FRANK J Employer name Broome County Amount $82,060.30 Date 08/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, MATTHEW P Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $82,060.26 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTILL, DANIEL J Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $82,059.88 Date 04/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEGEL, KATHRYN L Employer name City of Corning Amount $82,056.99 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANNING, JASON J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $82,056.98 Date 12/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RASCOE, JEAN MARIE Employer name Clinton County Amount $82,056.95 Date 05/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAPP, SHARON P Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $82,056.92 Date 11/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLIGAN, THOMAS Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $82,056.31 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAAYANI, MICHAL Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $82,055.15 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDON, THOMAS E Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $82,054.35 Date 04/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LAUS, MARK A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $82,053.98 Date 02/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HILL, CALVIN Employer name NYS Corr Serv,NYC Central Adm Amount $82,053.82 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAGNOLA, SHELBY Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $82,053.58 Date 06/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, MARINA A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $82,053.20 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, BRIAN C Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $82,052.93 Date 09/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, RANDALL F Employer name Village of Hamilton Amount $82,052.91 Date 12/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECHEVARRE, MICHAEL S Employer name Office of General Services Amount $82,052.27 Date 03/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, BRYAN B Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $82,051.97 Date 04/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VISCARDI, CAROL R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $82,051.84 Date 10/14/1968 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMMERS, SCOTT W Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $82,051.42 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System