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 PETRUZZI, RUSSELL T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $80,801.32 Date 09/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDINGTON, REBECCA L Employer name Ontario County Amount $80,800.52 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCO, NANCY L Employer name Village of New Paltz Amount $80,800.40 Date 01/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, NELSON E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $80,799.96 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASSEM, RENEE L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $80,799.84 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IOZZIO, PAUL F Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $80,799.73 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, JULIO H Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $80,799.56 Date 01/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC HUGH, EILEEN M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $80,799.52 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENTOR, EARL E Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $80,799.23 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASH, KIM L Employer name Sullivan County Amount $80,799.14 Date 05/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, WILLIAM D Employer name Office of General Services Amount $80,798.47 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHORR, CINDY H Employer name Plainview Water District Amount $80,798.27 Date 03/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRAW, PAMELA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $80,798.15 Date 04/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURROWS, PATRICIA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $80,797.47 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUCKREIER, MICHAEL K Employer name Putnam County Amount $80,797.18 Date 11/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTEMARANO, MARK C Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $80,796.81 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, SUZETTE M Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $80,796.68 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARROD, RICHARD M Employer name Gates Fire District Amount $80,795.92 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LECLAIRE, PAUL J, SR Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $80,795.72 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUGINO, FRANK C, II Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $80,795.25 Date 09/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINKSON, LAMAR J Employer name Westchester County Amount $80,794.49 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBERTY, IRENE C Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $80,794.43 Date 07/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICIULO, PETER A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $80,794.37 Date 06/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWICKI, JAYSON L Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $80,794.05 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COALTS, ELIZABETH M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $80,793.65 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVY, JOHN E Employer name Niagara County Amount $80,793.42 Date 12/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINSEY, ELIZABETH A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $80,792.68 Date 07/10/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCKWELL, JOHN B Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $80,792.41 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, MANOJ P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,792.10 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTEGA, SUSAN Employer name Huntington Housing Authority Amount $80,791.52 Date 12/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, RICHARD A Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $80,791.42 Date 09/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, JOHN C Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $80,791.09 Date 01/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEKESY, LISA Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $80,790.86 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLERAN, RICHARD J Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $80,790.75 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AHNE, JEFFREY S Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $80,790.05 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKEL, ERIC J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $80,789.90 Date 06/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHYTE, WAYNE A Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $80,789.26 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASTOR, SUSANNE Employer name Orange County Amount $80,789.02 Date 08/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, GREGORY D Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $80,787.97 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINSON, CANDY C Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $80,787.79 Date 09/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, TAWANA M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $80,787.47 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARP, SCOTT L Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $80,787.40 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORCORAN, FREDERICK M Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $80,787.38 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO TEMPIO, THOMAS Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $80,786.53 Date 01/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, PAUL L Employer name Oswego County Amount $80,786.16 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, BRENDAN M Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $80,785.96 Date 06/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLAKIS, NIKITAS E Employer name Rockland County Amount $80,785.17 Date 10/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVIN, WILLIAM J Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $80,784.86 Date 07/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPOOR, KAREN R Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $80,784.57 Date 01/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, ROBERT Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $80,784.31 Date 09/25/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINTZEL, ERIC D Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $80,784.12 Date 09/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENSLER, ELANA Employer name West Hempstead Public Library Amount $80,783.82 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAZES-GARRISON, JANET C Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $80,783.66 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, MICHAEL S Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $80,783.62 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZELTON, JAMIE R Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $80,783.02 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONSTER, JOSHUA D Employer name Livingston County Amount $80,781.15 Date 08/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGERLE, JAMES A Employer name Melville Fire District Amount $80,780.74 Date 08/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, WALTER Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $80,780.20 Date 01/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELGADO, JUANITA M Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $80,779.65 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILIPSKI, JANE D Employer name Erie County Amount $80,779.64 Date 03/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, JEROME A Employer name Westchester County Amount $80,779.61 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERTEL, DARRYL R Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $80,778.60 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDOUX, JOSEPH E Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $80,778.54 Date 01/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUSATERE, LEO J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $80,778.31 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITTERMEIER, JOHN S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $80,778.03 Date 12/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, FREDERICK Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,777.50 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITING, JAMES E Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $80,777.34 Date 10/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANEWICZ, STACY L Employer name Cortland County Amount $80,777.31 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESS, JOHN C Employer name Cortland County Amount $80,777.31 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, VICTORIA L Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $80,777.01 Date 10/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVALORO, PETER T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,776.68 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLANNERY, TAMMY LYNN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $80,776.63 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANAHAN, JILL M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $80,776.41 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINCLAIR, ANTHONY T Employer name City of Rochester Amount $80,775.94 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUINN, MICHAEL P Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $80,774.89 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLOLIO, FRANK J Employer name Village of Nyack Amount $80,774.47 Date 02/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGELOW, KATY A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $80,774.36 Date 07/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGLIA, JOHN-PAUL V Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $80,774.34 Date 12/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUER, MATTHEW J Employer name Oneida County Amount $80,774.21 Date 04/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAO, SHOBHA Employer name Mohawk Valley Child Youth Serv Amount $80,773.13 Date 03/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTONATO, ROSANNE C Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $80,773.09 Date 12/30/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, ROBERT D Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $80,772.99 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARD, TAMARA Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $80,772.86 Date 08/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, KELLY J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $80,771.41 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURZ, JOHN R Employer name City of Kingston Amount $80,771.18 Date 11/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA FUENTE, HOMER, JR Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $80,770.81 Date 01/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUSHELNITSKIY, IGOR P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,770.68 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, JORDAN E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $80,770.39 Date 04/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIE, SCOTT D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $80,770.36 Date 12/31/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLTZ-RAMOS, KELLY M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $80,770.34 Date 11/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEBEL, MICHAEL J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $80,769.70 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLANDO, JOHN P Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $80,769.44 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANELLO, JOSEPH Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $80,769.42 Date 11/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEENO, JOSEPH A Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $80,769.40 Date 10/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, PAUL E Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $80,769.33 Date 10/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, WAYNE J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $80,769.25 Date 03/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADALAMENTI, VINCENT Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $80,768.83 Date 09/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROTTY, THOMAS D Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $80,768.46 Date 10/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ELENEY, JUDITH A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $80,768.22 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFER, STEVEN A Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $80,767.60 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System