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 ABATE, ARNOLD M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $81,357.42 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, PATRICIA A Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $81,356.79 Date 01/29/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAMONACO, FRANK M Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $81,356.28 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRANKLIN, KERI L BOYD Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $81,355.96 Date 09/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLYDEN-JETER, EDITH K Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $81,355.94 Date 10/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSMITH, ALYSSA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $81,355.49 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, EDWARD R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $81,355.30 Date 12/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICATONE, JOHN JAMES Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $81,355.21 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASHWAY, DENNIS F Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $81,354.20 Date 05/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICALIZZI, DONALD Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $81,354.11 Date 01/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERROW, DAMIEN Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $81,353.22 Date 10/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAHN, LAUREN A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $81,352.35 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANGOG THEOBALD, EVANGELINE F Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $81,352.10 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TATE, BRYAN W Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $81,352.06 Date 06/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINN, DECLAN P Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $81,351.99 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTERHOUDT, STEVEN L Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $81,351.99 Date 02/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWLEY, VERONICA E Employer name Town of North Salem Amount $81,351.88 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVAL, JOHN B Employer name Gates Fire District Amount $81,351.88 Date 02/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHARRON, REGIS A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $81,351.83 Date 08/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UDICIOUS, LAUREN R Employer name Monroe County Amount $81,351.78 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, CRAIG S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $81,351.06 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMA, JEFFREY P Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $81,350.31 Date 01/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STINSON, DEBORAH J Employer name Department of Health Amount $81,350.28 Date 06/21/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMETANKA, KEVIN M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $81,350.04 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, KENNETH L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $81,350.00 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREY, NEVILLE W, JR Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $81,349.23 Date 08/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUAREZ, ANTONIO E Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $81,349.17 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, ANTHONY D Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $81,349.08 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENN, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $81,348.92 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCO, ANTHONY Employer name Nassau County Amount $81,348.90 Date 07/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBREUIL, KENNETH J Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $81,348.88 Date 06/30/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VITA, LAWRENCE C Employer name North Salem CSD Amount $81,348.64 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASIOROWSKI, RICHARD Employer name Onondaga County Amount $81,348.61 Date 03/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUITOR, HAROLD J Employer name Town of Niagara Amount $81,347.54 Date 08/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ASPRIS, ELEANOR A Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $81,347.45 Date 07/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, BARBARA A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $81,347.24 Date 04/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAZAN, ANDRE L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $81,346.87 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINGSLEY, RICHARD G, II Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $81,346.28 Date 09/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSWORTH, SCOTT F Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $81,346.17 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, JOSEPH D Employer name Erie County Amount $81,345.27 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACOTTI, FRANK Employer name Nassau County Amount $81,345.17 Date 02/24/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILES, LINDSEY M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $81,345.14 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVOURAS, CHRISTINA C Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $81,344.98 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEYS, KAREN A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $81,344.98 Date 02/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, JOEL P Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $81,344.98 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, OWEN G, II Employer name Office of General Services Amount $81,343.66 Date 01/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OREFICE, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $81,343.47 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COSMANO, DONNA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $81,342.85 Date 05/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIPLER, THOMAS M Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $81,342.77 Date 04/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITCH, JAMES B Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $81,342.71 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, RUTH E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $81,342.71 Date 11/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, CHUNWAI Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $81,342.69 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJTON, CHARLES Z Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $81,342.44 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRK, JASON C Employer name Broome County Amount $81,342.39 Date 02/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ-BROWN, CLAIRE E Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $81,342.02 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, CHET Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $81,341.42 Date 02/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LALOR, BRITTANY A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $81,341.39 Date 01/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLITANO, BARBARA J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $81,340.54 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, ELIZABETH ANN Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $81,340.26 Date 01/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, MEGHAN C Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $81,339.86 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARBINGER, JUSTIN R Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $81,339.84 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKS, GARETT E Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $81,339.77 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MARY M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $81,339.41 Date 07/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, GARY M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $81,339.38 Date 08/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, LAUREL A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $81,339.08 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALCABES, JOANNE Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $81,338.56 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENTICI, JOSEPH C Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $81,338.45 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLADO, FEDERICO A Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $81,337.73 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KINNEY, DARRYL D Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $81,337.53 Date 06/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHLER, JEFFREY C, JR Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $81,337.38 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKERING, PRESTON E Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $81,336.37 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMAIN, FREDERICK L, JR Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $81,336.30 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUKKI, LEONARD Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $81,336.08 Date 11/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTESEN, CODY A Employer name Westchester County Amount $81,335.76 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALDIVIA, ROBERT Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $81,335.70 Date 08/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STASZEWSKI, ROMUALD Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $81,335.69 Date 01/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ANTONIO M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $81,335.55 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORRIS, JANE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $81,335.45 Date 03/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAINVILLE, MICHELE C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $81,335.39 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZMROCZEK, ANNISA A Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $81,334.58 Date 04/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINLEY, STEVEN, SR Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $81,334.30 Date 02/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, JOHN W, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $81,334.17 Date 10/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, EDWARD R Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $81,334.01 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCCOLI, THOMAS G Employer name Village of Dobbs Ferry Amount $81,333.29 Date 04/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSGROVE, HELEN A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $81,332.70 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIXSON, ARCHIE E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $81,332.70 Date 06/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMPERI, MICHAEL J Employer name Monroe County Amount $81,332.68 Date 12/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, THERESA M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $81,332.38 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVOURS, PHIL J Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $81,332.14 Date 12/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIDL, LINDA A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $81,331.76 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHANINGER, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $81,331.46 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SUSANNA M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $81,331.34 Date 07/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTON, JOSHUA S Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $81,331.16 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOSIAK, ROBERT J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $81,330.79 Date 08/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASKINS, STEVEN D Employer name Washington County Amount $81,330.75 Date 09/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $81,330.58 Date 05/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTLEY, CRAIG R Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $81,330.43 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVALLEY, LYNDON A, JR Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $81,330.37 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHADALAVADA, DIVYA Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $81,330.10 Date 09/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCAFFERTY, MICHAEL P Employer name Broome County Amount $81,328.73 Date 03/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System