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 TERLIK, DIANA M Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $80,832.77 Date 10/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUMMO, BRIAN J Employer name Village of Depew Amount $80,832.64 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VENZA, RONALD C Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $80,832.00 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDRICH, ROBERT J Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $80,831.99 Date 12/26/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNDT, ANTHONY F Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $80,831.77 Date 10/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, CHRISTIAN E Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $80,831.12 Date 02/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLEN, DENNIS T Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $80,830.97 Date 09/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZATKO, JOHN R, JR Employer name Dutchess County Amount $80,830.94 Date 09/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACHNICA, TIMOTHY Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $80,830.50 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YIP, LONNIE Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $80,830.01 Date 09/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWLES, PETER S Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $80,829.99 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRACIANO, HECTOR M Employer name Westchester County Amount $80,829.86 Date 07/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEFFER, BRYAN B Employer name Schoharie Central School Amount $80,829.85 Date 03/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, JAMES E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $80,829.77 Date 10/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGER, GERARD Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $80,828.96 Date 10/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBINE, DWAYNE A Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $80,828.87 Date 11/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARON, GERARD A Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $80,828.13 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDORE, KELLY M Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $80,827.36 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, ALEXANDER R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,826.50 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, NOELLE G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,826.50 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIZIOL, RONALD J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $80,826.11 Date 08/20/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, MARVA Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $80,826.07 Date 09/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, JUSTIN D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $80,825.87 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDEN, PHILIP R Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $80,824.84 Date 02/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKUN, BENJAMIN F Employer name Onondaga County Amount $80,824.28 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIMBY, RICHARD W Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $80,824.13 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLOU, NORMA J Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $80,824.01 Date 01/25/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEHONT, KARLA M Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $80,824.01 Date 05/21/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYRKO, DIETER W Employer name Seneca County Amount $80,823.72 Date 09/07/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SVILOKOS, DARLENE M Employer name Erie County Amount $80,823.49 Date 05/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELITA, TIMOTHY J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $80,823.42 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BART, DEBORAH W Employer name Village of Irvington Amount $80,823.04 Date 09/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCK, SUSAN MARIE Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $80,822.99 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGHESE, RONALD Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $80,822.97 Date 01/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARATEA, MAURO A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $80,822.49 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONG, MIN CI Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $80,821.97 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERREIRO, LINDA E Employer name Nassau County Amount $80,821.57 Date 06/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIRI, SUSSANAH A Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $80,821.29 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINTRON, JESSIE L Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $80,820.55 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTEN, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $80,820.48 Date 02/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DWORAK, PATRICK F Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $80,819.88 Date 07/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOBOLESKI, MICHAEL E Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $80,819.76 Date 10/31/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAURIN, ELIAS J, JR Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $80,819.73 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, ANGEL L Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $80,819.47 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIBER, JAMES M Employer name Town of Webster Amount $80,819.47 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMS, KARL G Employer name Hamilton County Amount $80,819.36 Date 06/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, BRIAN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $80,819.08 Date 09/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEMASZKIEWICZ, WOJCIECH J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $80,818.40 Date 10/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODWARD, RYAN D Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $80,817.79 Date 09/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMON, CRAIG J Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $80,817.05 Date 05/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DENIS, MARLENE Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $80,817.03 Date 08/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALKO, STEPHEN J Employer name Jericho Fire District Amount $80,816.89 Date 08/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERBERG, MICHAEL M Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $80,816.87 Date 04/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUILLEN, HENRIETTA B Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $80,816.66 Date 11/14/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOHILL, ERIN J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $80,816.65 Date 09/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENA, FRANK F Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $80,816.57 Date 12/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, ANGEL Employer name New York Public Library Amount $80,815.53 Date 03/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOTINA, JOHN Employer name Department of Law Amount $80,815.32 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILK, RICHARD A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $80,815.28 Date 06/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNEY, BRIAN M Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $80,815.09 Date 12/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREISHEIMER, CARL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $80,815.04 Date 06/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, ZACHARY F Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $80,814.73 Date 04/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MICHAEL J Employer name Forestville CSD Amount $80,814.40 Date 11/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGABABIAN, DANIEL M Employer name Wantagh Fire District Amount $80,813.84 Date 01/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, ALICIA R Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $80,813.55 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAKAUB, STANLEY W, III Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $80,811.64 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, MATTHEW D Employer name Troy Housing Authority Amount $80,811.53 Date 04/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUVREAU, SUZANNE Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $80,811.42 Date 08/11/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELAN, JANET D Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $80,811.40 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUMIER, JEFF M Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $80,810.67 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHOUS, KENNETH R Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $80,809.98 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JANICE K Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $80,809.92 Date 12/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, MICHAEL J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $80,809.37 Date 08/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, SASHA N Employer name Westchester County Amount $80,808.63 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUALES, ANGELA E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,808.60 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DONALD, BRIDGET L Employer name Education Department Amount $80,808.59 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RICHARD A, JR Employer name Village of West Haverstraw Amount $80,808.24 Date 12/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEELEY, DAVID A Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $80,808.06 Date 09/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAY, SUSAN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $80,807.84 Date 08/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACOMPORA, ALYSSA R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $80,807.75 Date 06/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEY, ANDREA M Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $80,807.20 Date 08/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, GLENN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $80,807.12 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LERIKOS, COSTANDINO Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $80,806.95 Date 07/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASSIC, TAUREAN L Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $80,806.93 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOMON, NORA H Employer name Nassau County Amount $80,806.67 Date 10/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESSELGRAVE, RANDY S Employer name Village of Buchanan Amount $80,806.56 Date 08/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAMOND, ANTHONY M Employer name Erie County Amount $80,806.00 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KIM S Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $80,805.80 Date 04/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACITTO, ANTHONY J, JR Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $80,805.42 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, JASON A Employer name Westchester County Amount $80,805.05 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIN, LIJIA S Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $80,804.94 Date 09/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAINES, SOLOMON Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $80,804.74 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELARICO, CORY J Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $80,804.06 Date 12/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SARGEN, A MATTHEW Employer name Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD Amount $80,803.83 Date 01/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, DAVID J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $80,803.44 Date 03/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIWSIANYK, NICHOLAS W Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $80,803.30 Date 06/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RORICK, JEFFREY Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $80,803.24 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, TARA Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $80,803.03 Date 12/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PALERMO, RICHARD T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,802.50 Date 09/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBOS, JAMES N, JR Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $80,802.34 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System