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 DI MATTEO, ANGELO Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $81,986.16 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, DARRIN W Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $81,986.10 Date 06/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, ANTOINETTE Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $81,985.77 Date 05/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUIDA, LISA A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $81,985.72 Date 09/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREINER, KATHLEEN Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $81,985.70 Date 10/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIELLA, CHARLENE E Employer name Rye Neck UFSD Amount $81,985.66 Date 09/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DONNA A Employer name Orange County Amount $81,985.14 Date 02/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNESSY, ARTHUR J Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $81,984.86 Date 09/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JESUS Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $81,984.47 Date 11/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISAFULLI, DAVID M Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $81,984.20 Date 02/24/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDO, JAMES T Employer name Town of East Greenbush Amount $81,984.04 Date 05/06/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, JULIET N Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $81,983.71 Date 05/20/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICH, ERIC M Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $81,982.83 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLABAR, MICHAEL T Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $81,982.82 Date 02/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, MARK A Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $81,982.65 Date 08/31/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOKOLOFF, TODD G Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $81,981.75 Date 06/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTTACKAL, ALEYAMMA T, MRS Employer name Albany County Amount $81,981.62 Date 12/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOOMFIELD, PAMELA S Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $81,981.07 Date 10/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, ERIC J Employer name Genesee County Amount $81,981.03 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUMFIELD, JAMAR W Employer name City of Rochester Amount $81,980.68 Date 07/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRISBIE, KENNETH L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $81,980.68 Date 02/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, MATHEW J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $81,980.68 Date 02/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, GLORIA E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $81,980.63 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, WAYNE D, JR Employer name Rockland County Amount $81,980.57 Date 01/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, CASEY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $81,980.40 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARTUP, SCOTT W Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $81,980.33 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALKA, LAURA A Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $81,979.67 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODGERS, DREW E Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $81,979.58 Date 08/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, ZACHARY G Employer name City of Elmira Amount $81,979.10 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRZYWARA, MARISA L Employer name Nassau County Amount $81,978.56 Date 09/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDRON, RONALD G, JR Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $81,978.12 Date 07/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINES, BRIAN J Employer name Ulster County Amount $81,977.92 Date 03/05/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMAN, DAVID W Employer name Selden Fire District Amount $81,977.84 Date 02/18/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN AMBURGH, PAMELA L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $81,976.85 Date 08/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CILURZO, JOSEPH S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $81,976.79 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEESTER, TIMOTHY J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $81,976.42 Date 05/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVAGE, EMILY Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $81,976.17 Date 06/30/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINK, BRIAN J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $81,975.98 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASHANT, RICHARD W Employer name NYS Education Department Amount $81,975.75 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, COLLEEN H Employer name NYS Education Department Amount $81,975.75 Date 01/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVOSECCHI, RONALD E Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $81,975.68 Date 09/21/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIELEWSKI, ROBERT B Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $81,975.62 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWEN, TIMOTHY G Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $81,975.30 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIRACKAL, SHEENA G Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $81,974.89 Date 12/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIS, JOHN H Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $81,974.64 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCO, PATRICK Employer name Nassau County Amount $81,974.60 Date 04/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOTTIE, DUSTIN T Employer name Thousand Isl St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $81,974.22 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRED, ROBERTO Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $81,973.35 Date 06/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOSCH, DEBRA Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $81,972.74 Date 12/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, MAYRA Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $81,972.73 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BANION, TIMOTHY W Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $81,972.58 Date 07/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, JAMES J Employer name Village of Lake Success Amount $81,972.56 Date 05/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEOWN, TIMOTHY M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $81,972.12 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SULLIVAN, MICHAEL B Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $81,971.96 Date 11/07/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-PIERRE, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $81,971.46 Date 10/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, WILLIAM A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $81,971.36 Date 05/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN SCHOYCK, JACK F Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $81,970.45 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULSE, ROBERT FJ Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $81,970.37 Date 04/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKER, JAMES R, JR Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $81,970.16 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIS, BERNARD S, JR Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $81,970.16 Date 06/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRANDO, LAWRENCE J Employer name NYC Judges Amount $81,969.64 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUAIL, REBECCA Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $81,969.50 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS-TAYLOR, JOYCE Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $81,969.40 Date 10/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEALLIE, BRIDGETTE Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $81,969.34 Date 08/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAROCCHIA, VINCENT C Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $81,969.19 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESOLA, JOSEPH Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $81,969.19 Date 01/25/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRVING, RICHARD L Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $81,968.23 Date 12/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHNKE, EDWARD J, JR Employer name Orange County Amount $81,967.13 Date 12/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCLOY, MARY C Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $81,966.89 Date 06/22/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, KYLE Employer name City of Rochester Amount $81,966.80 Date 02/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLZMANN, VALERIE R Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $81,966.26 Date 10/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINCON, ANTHONY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $81,965.63 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARACI, KEVIN D Employer name Village of Lake Success Amount $81,964.98 Date 10/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARLES, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $81,964.77 Date 02/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE CICCO, SELENA Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $81,964.72 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEDETTO, JAMES C Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $81,964.54 Date 04/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANOIA, KATHLEEN J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $81,964.50 Date 11/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENNERTZ, THOMAS R Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $81,964.36 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, JACQUELINE E Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $81,964.14 Date 09/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLOZZI, ANTHONY Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $81,963.74 Date 12/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSKAL, ROBERT A Employer name Oswego County Amount $81,963.56 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALAMONE, FRANK S Employer name Schenectady County Amount $81,962.89 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, WILLIAM E Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $81,962.88 Date 09/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROTH, ALICIA L Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $81,962.84 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCUDDER, CYD S Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $81,962.69 Date 10/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSCATO, ANDREA L Employer name Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD Amount $81,961.76 Date 10/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIGAULT, ARIADNE D Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $81,961.49 Date 06/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTON, DAVID M Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $81,961.37 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMAS, BARBARA A Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $81,960.66 Date 09/02/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALERMO, ELEANOR M Employer name Village of Newark Amount $81,959.69 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, ROBERT C Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $81,959.21 Date 08/23/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENHILL, LAURINA M Employer name Village of Gouverneur Amount $81,959.08 Date 06/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALVARADO DIAZ, ALFREDO E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $81,958.05 Date 07/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, VIRGINIA A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $81,957.43 Date 02/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKE, GARY W Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $81,955.80 Date 03/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYHEW, RHONDA F Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $81,955.47 Date 02/06/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOOD, SARAH L Employer name Berne-Knox-Westerlo CSD Amount $81,955.05 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLAZA, JOSEPH A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $81,954.64 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALES, JOSEPH P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $81,954.55 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRANDALL, THOMAS M Employer name Monroe County Amount $81,954.30 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System