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 BREU, JOSEPH J Employer name Livingston County Amount $81,141.52 Date 07/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARINA, JAMES P Employer name Ulster County Amount $81,141.34 Date 09/12/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOR, JEFFREY S Employer name Thousand Isl St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $81,140.91 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASTORINA, RONALD, JR Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $81,140.51 Date 01/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA DUCA, JEFFREY P Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $81,140.29 Date 12/15/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORSAK, BARBARA A Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $81,140.09 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $81,140.02 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WUNSCH, DEAN E Employer name Monroe County Amount $81,140.00 Date 04/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JERRELD, RANDOLPH P Employer name Rotterdam Mohonasen CSD Amount $81,139.60 Date 01/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOUDY, ERIC A Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $81,138.99 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONAGHAN, ANNA E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $81,138.50 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, TIFFANY D Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $81,137.84 Date 11/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, CARLOMEN D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $81,136.81 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWITT, GEORGE H, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $81,136.75 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIMAN, ELLEN K Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $81,136.69 Date 03/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINKIEWICZ, MARK S Employer name Seneca County Amount $81,136.68 Date 02/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNIZ, DAVID Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $81,136.62 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACON, CHRISTINE M Employer name Lewis County Amount $81,136.03 Date 10/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VORHIS, LYN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $81,135.71 Date 04/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, JOHN A Employer name Town of Webster Amount $81,135.50 Date 07/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANE, FREDERICK N, JR Employer name Wayne County Amount $81,135.07 Date 01/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGIA, JOSEPH J Employer name City of Utica Amount $81,134.86 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARO, MATTHEW O Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $81,134.69 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, MATTHEW J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $81,134.14 Date 09/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, FAUNIER Employer name Jericho Public Library Amount $81,133.79 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDBAUER, KRISTINE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $81,133.30 Date 11/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, EDWIN C Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $81,133.14 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAY, BRIAN J Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $81,133.08 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOUNT, TIMOTHY S Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $81,132.68 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAGE, COREY T Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $81,131.73 Date 02/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, LOWELL E Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $81,131.38 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLITIER, JAMES G Employer name City of Rochester Amount $81,131.20 Date 11/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUHOSKI, GREGORY J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $81,130.55 Date 12/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLOSON, PHILLIP J Employer name Town of Lloyd Amount $81,129.92 Date 05/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALLEGATO, JOHN F Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $81,129.69 Date 04/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVENPORT, EMILEE B Employer name Warren County Amount $81,129.65 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSIAS, EARL M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $81,129.42 Date 05/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, C TODD Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $81,129.32 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJEWODZIC, ALAN W Employer name City of Albany Amount $81,129.06 Date 01/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MONICA R Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $81,128.31 Date 11/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOLDRIDGE, JEFFREY C Employer name Mid York Library System Amount $81,128.20 Date 01/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COREY, JOSEPH E Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $81,127.80 Date 11/15/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUFMAN, JOSEPH J Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $81,127.38 Date 05/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPAIACOVOU, ANJALI B Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $81,127.03 Date 11/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESNICK, PATRICIA Employer name Nassau County Amount $81,127.03 Date 12/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELE, KATHLEEN A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $81,126.25 Date 10/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMENDOLARE, JOHN R Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $81,126.09 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORONOWSKI, CYNTHIA A Employer name Erie County Amount $81,126.08 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDER, DUANE S Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $81,125.90 Date 06/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IROEGBU, DEBRA O Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $81,125.63 Date 02/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, MAEGAN L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $81,125.10 Date 06/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERETT, JUSTIN A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $81,125.09 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNETT, ROBERT P Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $81,125.02 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, DONALD H, JR Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $81,124.27 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAFT, MARIA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $81,124.15 Date 03/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI VINCENZO, ADAM M Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $81,124.03 Date 06/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MASON, GERARD J Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $81,123.46 Date 04/23/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABER, JAMES P Employer name Cayuga County Amount $81,122.93 Date 02/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOEVEN, WAYNE A Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $81,122.38 Date 09/08/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, TARA I Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $81,122.33 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUCA, ERIN K Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $81,122.11 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CENTER, THOMAS R, JR Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $81,120.93 Date 09/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DELLA DONNA, MICHAEL A Employer name Village of Croton-On-Hudson Amount $81,120.36 Date 12/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALSTER, ROBYN A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $81,120.08 Date 09/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSSON, EILEEN M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $81,120.01 Date 01/20/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAMBUROSKI, DANIEL J Employer name Monroe County Amount $81,119.82 Date 12/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPECTOR, STEVEN N Employer name Monroe County Amount $81,119.81 Date 03/20/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILIBERTO, JAMES A Employer name Legislative Library Amount $81,119.78 Date 01/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRIZARRY, JUAN, JR Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $81,119.64 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDEN, ADA R Employer name Westchester County Amount $81,119.12 Date 02/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKER, JEFFREY W Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $81,119.03 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, KANDACE A Employer name NY School For The Deaf Amount $81,118.69 Date 09/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACELLI, KATHLEEN Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $81,118.45 Date 03/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOFFETT, JANICE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $81,118.32 Date 12/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALPHONSO, GREGORY A Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $81,118.04 Date 07/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CHARMAINE R Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $81,117.94 Date 08/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELERIN, DARRIN C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $81,117.45 Date 08/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONIZ, PAMELA J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $81,116.39 Date 05/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCK, ADAM D Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $81,116.02 Date 01/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VORNDRAN, CHRISTINE J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $81,115.27 Date 07/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, LAURA A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $81,115.14 Date 10/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZI, PATRICIA A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $81,114.93 Date 09/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALY, ELIZABETH S Employer name Madison County Amount $81,114.89 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SITTERLY, LUCILLE D Employer name Montgomery County Amount $81,114.49 Date 07/10/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELDRUM, RICHARD M Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $81,114.43 Date 12/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACHYNSKYI, ANDRII Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $81,114.27 Date 08/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BARGE, GREGORY G Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $81,114.22 Date 10/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTHUP, WILLIAM R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $81,114.22 Date 09/07/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACAULAY, ROBERT W, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $81,114.22 Date 07/14/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODARD, HAROLD W, JR Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $81,114.00 Date 06/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGRAM, DOUGLAS F Employer name Nassau County Amount $81,113.87 Date 08/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERNARD, ANTHONY Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $81,113.46 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JACOB E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $81,112.22 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHONOU, AUGER N Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $81,112.20 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LORME, RANDY J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $81,112.04 Date 02/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONKELBAAN, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $81,111.53 Date 06/27/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECZEK, PETER J Employer name Westchester County Amount $81,111.22 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAU, KIMELYZ Employer name Somers CSD Amount $81,110.74 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEITLER, JOHN D Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $81,110.65 Date 03/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRELLI, MICHAEL Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $81,110.40 Date 01/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System