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 SANTARELLI, MICHAEL A Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $80,713.00 Date 05/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEARHART, KEVIN B Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $80,712.99 Date 04/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDALL, KATHERINE A Employer name Monroe County Amount $80,712.91 Date 01/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, TIMOTHY J Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $80,712.78 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESUTTO, ANTHONY E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $80,712.70 Date 08/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOLDRICK, ELLEN T Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $80,711.88 Date 12/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAWADZKI, PAUL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,711.60 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLAGOKE, ANIFAT A Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $80,711.30 Date 02/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZNACK, RENEE S Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $80,710.93 Date 12/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLASS, JAMES E, JR Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $80,710.91 Date 01/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IYER, CHITRA K Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $80,710.88 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVESQUE, NICOLE A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $80,710.88 Date 11/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE CAIN, JAMES J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $80,710.85 Date 10/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALT, PETER M Employer name Oneida County Amount $80,710.74 Date 08/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRASSARD, MARK E Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $80,710.70 Date 09/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKIJIOLA, AUGUSTINE O Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $80,710.43 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON-EUSTACE, CHRISTINA R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $80,709.93 Date 11/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, BRET C Employer name City of Albany Amount $80,709.86 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHLESINGER, ADAM Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,709.72 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABROWICZ, NANCY L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $80,709.55 Date 08/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAWADO, AARON J K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $80,708.74 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEFANKO, JOHN P Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $80,708.67 Date 05/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CULLOUGH, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $80,708.50 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDAROLA, VINCENT Employer name Westchester County Amount $80,708.44 Date 09/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAPAN, PAMELA J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $80,708.38 Date 04/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADFORD, WENDY A Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $80,708.28 Date 03/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREADWELL, TIMOTHY B Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $80,708.03 Date 06/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBERWEIN, LAWRENCE J Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $80,706.45 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUEVARA, JOHN Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $80,706.20 Date 12/15/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, JENNIFER E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,705.99 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOUCKS, THOMAS J, IV Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $80,705.83 Date 01/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGEL, ROSEANN Employer name Erie County Amount $80,705.46 Date 12/03/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHTER, ALLISHA N Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $80,705.42 Date 02/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MARKQUES A Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $80,705.22 Date 03/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELSTOWSKI, STEPHEN K Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $80,705.03 Date 03/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRANT, TYWONA A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $80,703.57 Date 01/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESHAJ, AYET Employer name Somers CSD Amount $80,702.59 Date 11/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSLEY, ALLISON A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $80,701.34 Date 01/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, VERONICA B Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $80,701.24 Date 11/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINGARD, EARL W Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $80,700.75 Date 03/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE JESUS, MICHAEL C Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $80,700.63 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUJCIC, JASMIN Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $80,700.54 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, DIANE Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $80,700.20 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, ANNEMARIE Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $80,700.13 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, KATHLEEN M Employer name Rockland County Amount $80,700.04 Date 05/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPHERD, MICHAEL W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,699.96 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVA, JOSEPH Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $80,699.79 Date 07/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISANES, ARTURO B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $80,699.51 Date 12/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATIMORE, CYNTHIA L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $80,698.47 Date 07/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, TRACY Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $80,698.10 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIUFFETELLI, DANA M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $80,697.59 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONE, STACY A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $80,697.23 Date 06/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, SHEILLA Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $80,697.14 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGBERG, SETH D Employer name Albany County Amount $80,697.14 Date 09/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARLIMAN, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Orange County Amount $80,696.71 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODWIN, SANDRA S Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $80,696.57 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARK, MAUREEN A Employer name Westchester County Amount $80,696.41 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHESE, RYAN M Employer name City of Utica Amount $80,696.11 Date 08/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIGMAN, SCOTT C Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $80,696.05 Date 06/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, PAULA J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $80,696.03 Date 03/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VORPERIAN-BEATON, MARINE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $80,695.49 Date 02/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGONE, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Chester Amount $80,695.47 Date 08/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDBERGER, BRYAN J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $80,695.24 Date 02/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONE, ANNUNZIATA Employer name Nassau County Amount $80,695.11 Date 06/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONOVIC, VESNA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $80,694.99 Date 11/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDDY, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $80,694.93 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, JOHN W Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $80,694.39 Date 02/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUDYN, BRIAN M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $80,694.18 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREY, BRIAN S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $80,694.09 Date 10/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAN, ASIM Employer name Office For Technology Amount $80,694.09 Date 12/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHANI, ANIL S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $80,694.09 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABRIZI, ANDANA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $80,694.09 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINHA, BIRENDRA Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $80,694.09 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS-WILSON, BARBARA Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $80,694.09 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCURI, LAURIE A Employer name Department of Health Amount $80,694.09 Date 08/11/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALZ, NATHAN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $80,694.09 Date 10/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, ANTHONY Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $80,694.09 Date 04/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONROY, DENISE L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $80,694.09 Date 08/04/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, JEFFREY A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $80,694.09 Date 08/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZESNAT, KAREN A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $80,694.09 Date 01/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAZELEY, LORI E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $80,694.09 Date 11/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONLON, DIANE D Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $80,694.09 Date 09/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMP, KEITH A, SR Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $80,694.05 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINI, JOSEPH A Employer name Ulster County Amount $80,693.71 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADEBOLA, SODIQ K Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $80,693.68 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALIENDO, JOSHUA J Employer name Ulster County Amount $80,693.53 Date 02/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, MICHAEL H Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $80,692.62 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, SONIA W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,692.40 Date 02/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVER, SCOTT M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $80,692.03 Date 04/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEURY, DEBORAH L Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $80,691.88 Date 01/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARRAN, JEANNE Employer name St Joseph's School For Deaf Amount $80,691.78 Date 09/10/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRIGHETTI, LOUIS A Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $80,691.54 Date 04/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGMAN, SOPHIE A Employer name Broome County Amount $80,691.53 Date 10/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, ROBERT C Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $80,691.37 Date 05/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACY, DAVID Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $80,691.07 Date 03/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, MARY ANN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $80,690.39 Date 08/05/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARCE, BRADDOCK S Employer name Steuben County Amount $80,690.32 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, MARY B Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $80,689.54 Date 03/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYSTER, PAUL A Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $80,689.50 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIALLANZA, FRANK C Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $80,689.11 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System