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 TASCA, JEFFREY J Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $81,461.50 Date 04/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITENI, ELISABETH A Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $81,461.01 Date 04/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, RENE Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $81,460.98 Date 11/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLT, PAUL N Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $81,460.83 Date 04/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEGEL, LAURIE A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $81,460.74 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KADI, DZEJLANA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $81,460.73 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESYK, ALEXANDER Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $81,460.01 Date 02/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESECKI, SCOTT R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $81,459.80 Date 04/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEGA, JESSICA K Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $81,459.63 Date 04/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, SUSAN E Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $81,459.61 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDS, JASON E Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $81,459.33 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LI, LINDA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $81,459.22 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOERLICH, KIMBERLY M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $81,459.22 Date 12/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPONI, NICHOLAS P Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $81,458.67 Date 02/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLOOD, CHARLES R Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $81,457.85 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, PENNY E Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $81,457.56 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELTER, RICHARD J Employer name City of Albany Amount $81,456.84 Date 01/31/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEEFELDT, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $81,456.63 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLAEYSEN, JOHN T Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $81,456.53 Date 06/17/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARLACH, THOMAS J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $81,456.53 Date 07/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUO, LIQIONG Employer name Department of Health Amount $81,456.22 Date 12/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORCE, GERMA NIVE Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $81,456.20 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, DELORES C Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $81,456.20 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADET, BESNARD Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $81,456.20 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEBER, JUDITH Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $81,456.20 Date 02/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKIDMORE, PAUL A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $81,456.20 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAER, SEVA A Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $81,456.20 Date 11/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODLEY, MYRON A Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $81,456.20 Date 11/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNES, DONALD Employer name Westchester County Amount $81,455.93 Date 07/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARRIGO, JOHN E Employer name Riverhead Sewer District Amount $81,455.60 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, RICHARD E Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $81,454.74 Date 07/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, WILSON E Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $81,454.51 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBSON, WILLIAM E, III Employer name Allegany County Amount $81,454.49 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERKVENIK, HAROLD J Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $81,454.38 Date 11/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASENBALG, NORMAND Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $81,454.26 Date 05/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLAMY, JAWANNA N Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $81,454.19 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, PAULA T Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $81,454.03 Date 05/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAEZ, JEFFREY R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $81,453.85 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMMEY, DENNIS M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $81,453.85 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRNON, ELATISHA Employer name Office of General Services Amount $81,453.57 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEID, MELISSA L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $81,453.39 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHNIK, DANIEL A Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $81,452.72 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMANDO, VINCENT J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $81,451.81 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ACKEN, EDWIN F Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $81,451.31 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOOTMAN, JESSICA L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $81,451.10 Date 08/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, BRIAN J Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $81,450.73 Date 10/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROSZD, BRETT N Employer name Office For Technology Amount $81,450.35 Date 06/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORCUTT, THOMAS M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $81,450.34 Date 04/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRANDINO, ANTHONY M Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $81,449.98 Date 01/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, JAMIE L Employer name Rockville Centre Housing Auth Amount $81,449.94 Date 11/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COREY, JEFFREY L Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $81,449.92 Date 04/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, HEIDI L Employer name Department of Health Amount $81,449.80 Date 03/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAN, MD B Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $81,449.79 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOEB, ABUL F M Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $81,449.79 Date 04/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLLA, WARES A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $81,449.79 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVINO, SUSAN M Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $81,449.77 Date 05/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, SCOTT L Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $81,449.67 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDALL, JAMES C Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $81,449.58 Date 08/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROPHETE, BEATRICE A Employer name Rockland County Amount $81,449.27 Date 02/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, THOMAS G Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $81,449.20 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, BRUCE E Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $81,449.15 Date 10/19/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, EDNA I Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $81,448.74 Date 06/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURRAY, CAROL ANN Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $81,448.14 Date 01/18/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIERS, JAMES D Employer name Dutchess County Amount $81,448.12 Date 04/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, DENISE E Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $81,448.05 Date 03/14/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNGMAN, JOCELYN E Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $81,448.05 Date 10/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, RAYMOND E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $81,447.30 Date 03/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUPIED, RANDY J Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $81,447.00 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, CHARLES W Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $81,446.99 Date 01/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALABRO, KRISTEN D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $81,446.69 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASLE, GARY A Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $81,446.30 Date 09/04/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYANT, WILLIAM R, JR Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $81,445.90 Date 12/23/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELHADO, GODFREY R Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $81,445.77 Date 03/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREISEM, AMANDA S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $81,445.57 Date 10/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTLE, RODERICK D Employer name Nassau County Amount $81,445.43 Date 06/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, JULIAN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $81,444.90 Date 07/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST ONGE, DEBORAH J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $81,444.83 Date 08/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, BINDU R Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $81,444.68 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWEIGERT, LISA A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $81,444.59 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, BRUCE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $81,444.33 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKETT, RACHEL C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $81,443.67 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VITO, ROXANNE Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $81,443.45 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENSIGN, DONNA M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $81,443.37 Date 06/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, THOMAS J Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $81,443.20 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VRANKEN, DAVID M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $81,443.11 Date 01/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, CHARLES R Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $81,442.83 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHERER, WILBUR A, JR Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $81,442.77 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLE, EVANGELINE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $81,442.75 Date 07/08/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, KATIE L Employer name Monroe County Amount $81,442.60 Date 08/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLO, ADAM J Employer name Monroe County Amount $81,442.50 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, MARIA D Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $81,442.26 Date 05/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIRLEY, COREY J Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $81,442.09 Date 01/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURNETT, WAYNE T Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $81,442.00 Date 01/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCRIVANI, MARK T Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $81,441.74 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHKRELI, TOM Employer name Village of Hastings-On-Hudson Amount $81,441.62 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIAS, NANCY L Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $81,441.36 Date 01/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, PAUL J Employer name Westchester County Amount $81,441.31 Date 05/20/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, THOMAS P Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $81,441.18 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGO, PAUL J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $81,441.05 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMINGUE, JANICE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $81,440.56 Date 05/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System