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 D'AGOSTINO, ROBERT M Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $80,500.79 Date 04/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN BEN SCHOTEN, JUDSON L Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $80,500.74 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,500.62 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ENEA, GIUSEPPE Employer name City of White Plains Amount $80,500.55 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLENBECK, GERALD L Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $80,500.42 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, CHRISTOPHER K Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $80,500.11 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACHECO, JOSE M Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $80,500.02 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, VICKI J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $80,499.77 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MAY, JENNIFER M Employer name East Northport Fire District Amount $80,498.13 Date 04/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREAMER, PHYLLIS E Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $80,497.97 Date 03/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIDMER, SHARON B Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $80,497.28 Date 07/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMILOWITZ, DAN Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $80,497.11 Date 11/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLEY, EUGENE J, SR Employer name Town of Cornwall Amount $80,496.80 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONIN, MITCHELL J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $80,495.96 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, WAYNE W Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $80,495.96 Date 08/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, SCOTT R Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $80,494.98 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOGDAN, PAUL M Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $80,494.96 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VECCHIARELLA, APRIL M Employer name City of Salamanca Amount $80,494.78 Date 01/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICHARDO, JOSE M Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $80,494.51 Date 03/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNAUDO, MICHAEL G Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $80,494.19 Date 01/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIANO, JOSEPH M Employer name Broome County Amount $80,494.04 Date 12/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, ARTHUR S Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $80,493.00 Date 09/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANNER, TAMARA L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $80,492.89 Date 01/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, LOUIS V Employer name Yonkers Mun Housing Authority Amount $80,492.29 Date 03/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPLAN, ROBIN K Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $80,492.10 Date 01/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRADE, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Utica Amount $80,492.04 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAREW, VIRGINIA Employer name Levittown Public Library Amount $80,491.67 Date 04/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAZARIO, NICOLE B Employer name Westchester County Amount $80,491.38 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIKISHER, DAVID Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $80,491.36 Date 11/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BOLT, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Washington County Amount $80,490.71 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, ALAN E Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $80,490.46 Date 04/05/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELPS, ANDREW W Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $80,490.43 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEMENT, RONALD J Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $80,490.41 Date 07/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HALL, MARK A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $80,489.76 Date 10/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUERR, SUNNY R Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $80,489.13 Date 10/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAFROTH, GINA E Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $80,488.91 Date 12/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLOY, EMERY D Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $80,488.64 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUDORE, STEPHEN J Employer name Ridge Culver Fire District Amount $80,488.08 Date 09/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FREY, ROBERT S Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $80,487.97 Date 10/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILIBERTO, MAUREEN E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $80,487.90 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTZKER, JILL L Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $80,487.42 Date 09/18/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIPER, SUSAN L Employer name Rockland County Amount $80,486.71 Date 11/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENNA, KEVIN C Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $80,486.18 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARAIVA, MARIA L Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $80,485.66 Date 03/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAY, KATHY R Employer name Education Department Amount $80,485.37 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERWICK, EDMUND P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $80,485.07 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINCE, KIM D Employer name Oneida County Amount $80,484.12 Date 12/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOSOWICZ, GARY J Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $80,483.96 Date 04/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, JAMES A, III Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $80,483.87 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORD, GLENN M Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $80,483.83 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, JUSTIN R Employer name Dutchess County Amount $80,483.81 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLEN, FRANCIS H Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $80,483.49 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIGEON, CHRISTINE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $80,483.20 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOULKETIS, IRENE K Employer name New York Public Library Amount $80,482.70 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $80,482.67 Date 12/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMM, DANIELLE C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $80,481.68 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, ROBERT J Employer name City of Albany Amount $80,481.46 Date 08/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DRISCOLL, TIMOTHY D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $80,481.18 Date 05/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, JILL M Employer name East Greenbush Comm Library Amount $80,480.89 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, JASON M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,480.55 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINHART, JOSHUA N Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $80,480.41 Date 03/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUTZMAN, JESSICA M Employer name Ulster County Amount $80,480.00 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, JEFFREY E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $80,479.83 Date 01/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIESERNER, STEVEN R Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $80,479.67 Date 09/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UMPORNPUN, DEBORAH D Employer name Nassau County Amount $80,479.19 Date 01/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORONADO, FERNANDO Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $80,478.35 Date 11/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARAVATI, JAMES M Employer name Oneida County Amount $80,477.81 Date 11/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELDON, HENRY L, JR Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $80,477.26 Date 06/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAFFERY, VIRGINIA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $80,477.11 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORPE, JOHN Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $80,476.77 Date 10/19/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVIERI, JILL F Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $80,475.94 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARWOOD, CHRISTY A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $80,475.92 Date 02/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTH, NEIL B Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $80,475.85 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINDL, KATHERINE J Employer name Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD Amount $80,475.75 Date 09/20/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRMANN, RICHARD J Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $80,475.29 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRECCHIA, EDWARD L Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $80,475.22 Date 12/10/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, EMILY E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $80,474.61 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, TIMOTHY B Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $80,474.42 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIGAN, DANIEL G Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $80,474.37 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DADDINO, GERARD Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $80,474.27 Date 02/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLACZKO, DAVID M, JR Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $80,473.65 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, ELIZABETH L Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $80,473.45 Date 04/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE COSTA, DAMION T Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $80,473.00 Date 01/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMDEEN, JOEL N Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $80,472.41 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGERHAUSER, RUSSELL P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,471.77 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SHARITA Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $80,471.49 Date 05/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, SCOTT C Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $80,471.41 Date 08/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRYGON, MICHAEL Employer name Niagara County Amount $80,471.17 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, ALLEN JOE Employer name Village of Solvay Amount $80,471.07 Date 09/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, ORAL A Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $80,471.07 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBLIN, STEVEN R Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $80,470.67 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGUE, PAUL M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,470.48 Date 11/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, MICHAEL A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $80,469.92 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, TIMOTHY F Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $80,469.80 Date 03/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBETTA, ANDREW J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $80,469.21 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, PATRICK M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $80,468.88 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHER, RAYMOND F Employer name Town of Islip Amount $80,468.63 Date 03/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETANZA, KATHLEEN M Employer name Rockland County Amount $80,468.42 Date 02/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNANY, JAMES T Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $80,468.13 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTONE, DIANE M Employer name East Meadow Fire District Amount $80,467.94 Date 10/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System