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 CRIMI, MICHAEL E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $80,467.77 Date 03/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITCOMB, ANDREW W Employer name Onondaga County Amount $80,467.55 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELEONE, MELISSA G Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $80,467.34 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINGLEY, BRIAN L Employer name City of Hornell Amount $80,466.88 Date 05/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEWART, TIMOTHY F Employer name Westbury Water District Amount $80,466.33 Date 12/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTACHE, PABLO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,465.94 Date 06/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, HARRY Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $80,465.66 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETROSANTI, ANTHONY J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $80,465.03 Date 06/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, AIDAN S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,464.90 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LILLEY, DEBORAH A Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $80,464.85 Date 11/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIRNAK, JAMES C Employer name Wading River Fire District Amount $80,464.01 Date 04/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EAMES, MARY A Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $80,464.01 Date 08/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, ANTHONY Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $80,463.71 Date 02/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERDEROSA, GREGORY Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $80,463.70 Date 12/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENOVA, JOSEPH I Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $80,463.69 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLPE, JAMES P Employer name City of Corning Amount $80,462.82 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORRIS, BRIAN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $80,462.58 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRIQUEZ, ANGELICA D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $80,462.43 Date 11/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATSON, JEREMY W Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $80,461.40 Date 09/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORALES, SAMUEL Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $80,461.24 Date 11/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESIR, BECHIR Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $80,460.56 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, DAVID C Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $80,460.55 Date 05/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERO, RICHARD J, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $80,460.43 Date 10/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, DIANA J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $80,459.17 Date 01/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTIS, PATRICICA A Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $80,458.96 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBEY, THOMAS J Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $80,458.96 Date 07/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, BRIAN R Employer name Putnam County Amount $80,458.95 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INOFINADA, EMMA A Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $80,458.48 Date 08/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUGEYA, JOSH W Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $80,457.84 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRI, JOHN C Employer name State Bd of Elections Amount $80,457.71 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMORELLA, PAUL Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $80,457.64 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST LOUIS, EDSON Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $80,457.62 Date 05/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINSEY, PATRICK S Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $80,457.50 Date 05/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, DAVID O Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $80,457.25 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, THOMAS F Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $80,456.76 Date 03/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAXTER, DONALD L Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $80,456.69 Date 07/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENSAS, RALPH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $80,456.44 Date 04/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATALANO, VINCENT A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $80,456.31 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, DANA L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $80,455.88 Date 06/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRZEZINSKI, PATRICIA L Employer name Starpoint CSD Amount $80,455.51 Date 05/05/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUGHLIN, JAMES J, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $80,455.06 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLYNN, MICHAEL P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $80,454.55 Date 06/21/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, MICHAEL Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $80,454.27 Date 03/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CITARRELLA, CATHERINE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $80,454.04 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, CORY L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $80,452.41 Date 12/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFLEUGER, BONNIE A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $80,451.97 Date 12/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARDIAN, STEPHEN J Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $80,451.92 Date 03/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OAKLEY, ROBERT J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $80,451.22 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO RUSSO, JOSEPH R Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $80,450.87 Date 04/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON KENNEDY, SALLY Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $80,450.41 Date 11/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERSEY, GERARD, JR Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $80,450.07 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNON, HELEN J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $80,449.30 Date 04/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BICKEL, CHARLES L, III Employer name City of Watertown Amount $80,449.10 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUITENKANT, STEVEN M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $80,448.88 Date 11/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KODESCH, MARGARET T Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $80,448.22 Date 10/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACE, JERRY A Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $80,447.80 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEWANDOWSKI, ROSEANN T Employer name Jericho Public Library Amount $80,447.63 Date 02/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, QUEEN K Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $80,447.49 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEEMAN, AMY J Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $80,447.09 Date 05/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONEGAN, STACY ANN S Employer name NYC Judges Amount $80,447.04 Date 08/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISSELSTEIN, MICHAEL S Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $80,446.88 Date 08/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, STEVEN L Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $80,446.49 Date 07/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOZNIAK, MARTIN E Employer name Erie County Amount $80,446.33 Date 12/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADERSBECK, JOSEPH E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $80,446.15 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BRIDE, ADRIENNE M Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $80,446.06 Date 04/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, KELLY J Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $80,446.05 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUG, COREY R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $80,445.81 Date 07/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALBIN, JESSICA A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $80,445.67 Date 09/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRTHWRIGHT, MICHELLE E Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $80,445.45 Date 09/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEYERS, LAURA J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $80,443.97 Date 08/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE ABREU, NICOLE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $80,443.53 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUANCAYA, JULIO C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,443.17 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEVITO, BARBARA Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $80,442.08 Date 02/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEIBEL, LYNNE Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $80,441.61 Date 09/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, FREDDY A Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $80,441.61 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, STEPHANIE Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $80,440.83 Date 07/16/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ENANY, RYAN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $80,440.41 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERNER, JAMES S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $80,440.41 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, ELIZABETH A Employer name Department of Health Amount $80,439.51 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALACE, MARY E Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $80,439.36 Date 04/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES-RIVERA, DEBORAH Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $80,439.22 Date 06/29/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKHTER, NADEEM Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $80,439.10 Date 12/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENSLOW, KEVIN D Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $80,438.75 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLITTIERI, RYAN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $80,438.69 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ESCRIBANO, ZENA M Employer name Rockland County Amount $80,438.57 Date 08/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, SIJI Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $80,438.18 Date 06/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, BARRY L Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $80,438.12 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY-APSON, ROCHELLE P Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $80,437.95 Date 10/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, MICHAEL S Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $80,437.89 Date 02/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINSALATO, RONALD A Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $80,437.25 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEIGHAN, DAVID S Employer name Hudson Falls CSD Amount $80,436.42 Date 12/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, ELIZABETH K Employer name Dansville CSD Amount $80,436.25 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUGINO, PATRICK R Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $80,436.15 Date 09/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRIDO, ASTRID B Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $80,436.07 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUGIER, DONALD F, JR Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $80,435.36 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FARLANE, ANDREA S Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $80,434.77 Date 11/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, MATTHEW T Employer name Ulster County Amount $80,434.48 Date 11/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAIT, GARY M Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $80,434.31 Date 05/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLDFIELD, LESLIE B Employer name Orange County Amount $80,434.28 Date 03/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRON, DONALD J Employer name City of Johnstown Amount $80,434.17 Date 03/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System