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 VOWELL, RYAN L Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $81,109.88 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHETTO, ELAINE M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $81,109.75 Date 04/30/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCENGA, GERI GRECO Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $81,109.30 Date 11/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTUGER-GENC, GONCA Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $81,109.08 Date 09/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANNON, SCOTT R Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $81,108.95 Date 06/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, CLINTON W, III Employer name Village of Briarcliff Manor Amount $81,108.52 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALINGIT, BONITA B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $81,108.37 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, TOBY E Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $81,108.31 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINSTON, RORY S Employer name Rockland County Amount $81,108.30 Date 05/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURHAM, DERRICK A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $81,107.12 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENCH, CHRISTOPHER N Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $81,106.91 Date 12/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIZARD, LUNISE Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $81,106.83 Date 12/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYNER, JAMES M Employer name Broome County Amount $81,106.77 Date 04/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, MICHAEL B Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $81,106.53 Date 08/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, PETER Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $81,106.49 Date 05/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUHLFELD, TRACEY A Employer name City of White Plains Amount $81,105.70 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALINOWSKI, KEITH A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $81,105.64 Date 06/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, DESIREE Employer name Nassau County Amount $81,105.64 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSAY, DEBRA A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $81,105.01 Date 09/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BOERDERE, GREGORY S Employer name Village of Newark Amount $81,104.57 Date 04/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RECKHOW, SUSAN B Employer name Onondaga County Amount $81,104.28 Date 08/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALTBY, MICHAEL R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $81,103.20 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANBRO, RONALD K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $81,102.70 Date 05/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINE, DAVID J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $81,102.70 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, MARY A Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $81,102.35 Date 08/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABATINGAN, JOHN KELLY S Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $81,102.17 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINA, MARIA C Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $81,101.88 Date 09/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JUSTIN J Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $81,101.32 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVESE, VIRGINIA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $81,100.57 Date 12/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, JUAN A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $81,100.55 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLELLO, ANTHONY J Employer name Putnam County Amount $81,100.40 Date 09/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREDLER, KATHLEEN A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $81,100.00 Date 03/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ORLAND L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $81,099.32 Date 06/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, SHABAZZ U Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $81,099.22 Date 05/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, JAMES E Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $81,099.22 Date 01/30/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, STEVE R, SR Employer name Nassau County Amount $81,099.17 Date 01/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENTON, JOHN F Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $81,099.15 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWSOME, THERESA ANN Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $81,098.86 Date 10/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JAMES C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $81,098.83 Date 10/10/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNAMON, GREGORY Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $81,098.42 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSSETT, THOMAS J Employer name Jefferson County Amount $81,098.21 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBRIGHT, BYRON T Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $81,098.15 Date 03/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUNE, PATRICIA E Employer name Nassau County Amount $81,097.51 Date 09/21/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUVIO, MICHAEL J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $81,097.42 Date 07/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANSSON, DEREK R Employer name City of Oswego Amount $81,097.32 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, DIANA R Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $81,096.31 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSTYN, ANITA RUBIN Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $81,095.34 Date 05/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTONACCHIO, ALBERT V Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $81,094.73 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MASI, STEPHEN J Employer name Putnam County Amount $81,094.24 Date 01/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERS, AMY K Employer name Ulster County Amount $81,093.65 Date 05/25/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGUIRE, SEAN M Employer name Capital Dist Reg Planning Comm Amount $81,093.36 Date 01/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $81,093.30 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAPIENZA, JAMES A Employer name Palmyra-Macedon CSD Amount $81,092.67 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, JENNIFER M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $81,092.58 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, KATHLEEN O Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $81,092.40 Date 10/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUADAGNO, CARL V Employer name Village of Malverne Amount $81,092.39 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOODY, PAUL L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $81,092.35 Date 01/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVLIN, CLAUDIA A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $81,091.11 Date 09/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORRENTO, VICTOR S Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $81,090.95 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIMAN, LONNE R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $81,090.93 Date 07/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLE, SHANNON Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $81,090.42 Date 03/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLYNES, GUY E Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $81,090.30 Date 06/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, CHARLES L Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $81,090.14 Date 03/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, NATHAN B Employer name Nassau County Amount $81,090.13 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PATLA, DOUGLAS J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $81,089.00 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINLAN, KEVIN J Employer name Ridge Culver Fire District Amount $81,088.82 Date 01/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANZO, JOSEPH T Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $81,088.04 Date 12/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ANGELA L Employer name Niagara Falls Housing Authorit Amount $81,087.83 Date 05/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NECCI, BENJAMIN Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $81,087.72 Date 02/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBETT, VICTORIA L Employer name Orange County Amount $81,087.71 Date 04/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, BEVERLY J Employer name Wyandanch UFSD Amount $81,087.62 Date 07/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELENTANO, RICHARD M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $81,087.57 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AJAYI, OLUWASEYI O Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $81,087.22 Date 10/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCARTHY, KAREN Employer name Capital Dist Child&Youth Serv Amount $81,086.34 Date 12/11/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINEFIERD, GEMMA C Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $81,086.33 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, RANDALL S Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $81,086.31 Date 03/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIWAKOTI, SABITRA S Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $81,085.82 Date 08/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOONEY, JOHN H Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $81,084.89 Date 11/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, KEVIN Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $81,084.84 Date 07/05/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, WILLIAM J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $81,084.61 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCULLOUGH, JEFFREY B Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $81,084.60 Date 02/22/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD-JONES, DAWN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $81,084.08 Date 01/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAHILL, FRANCIS R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $81,083.89 Date 04/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROFF, JAMIE L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $81,083.78 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOLFF, SCOTT M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $81,083.40 Date 12/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, KEVIN L Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $81,083.20 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKER, TIMOTHY COREY Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $81,083.12 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, WILLIAM J Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $81,082.67 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCUTIFERO, GIUSEPPE Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $81,082.61 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STURTEVANT, BERNARD J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $81,082.44 Date 07/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUICKSHANK, SEAN M Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $81,082.42 Date 12/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENOVA, JOHN P Employer name Cold Spring Harbor CSD Amount $81,081.64 Date 09/20/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUMMOND, FITZGERALD G Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $81,081.31 Date 05/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITARO, NANCY E Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $81,081.27 Date 09/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANGANIS, THOMAS Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $81,081.04 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, GERARD J Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $81,081.03 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIERIA, JOHNNY E Employer name Peekskill Housing Authority Amount $81,080.84 Date 01/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MODAFFERI, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $81,080.56 Date 05/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERICKS, JAMES A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $81,080.56 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLAN, JONATHAN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $81,080.56 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System