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 ADAMS, JOHN T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,307.28 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LICATA, RITO F, JR Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $80,307.04 Date 09/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTIN, MARVIN S Employer name New York Public Library Amount $80,306.85 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, SHARON L Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $80,305.67 Date 12/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARITABLE, LORI L Employer name Orange County Amount $80,305.26 Date 08/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NIFF, EDWIN J, JR Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $80,304.96 Date 08/31/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAC GREGOR, LAURIE B Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $80,304.85 Date 12/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA POINT, MARY M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $80,304.84 Date 01/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORBES, JEFFREY Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $80,304.80 Date 08/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIM, YOUNSHIN Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $80,304.74 Date 07/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAUCHLER, BENJAMIN D Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $80,303.80 Date 03/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, WILTON E Employer name Nassau County Amount $80,303.77 Date 05/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, THOMAS A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,303.69 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TINE, SALVATORE R Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $80,303.53 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, DAVID L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $80,303.36 Date 08/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROUNSE, SITA Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $80,303.03 Date 06/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARDHI, AFERDITA Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $80,302.80 Date 02/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTTRIDGE, CHARLES M Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $80,301.71 Date 06/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VESELOVSKY, NOREEN C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $80,300.94 Date 10/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANION, JENNIFER A Employer name Oneida County Amount $80,300.77 Date 02/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENBLATT, MICHELE Employer name Nassau County Amount $80,300.55 Date 04/23/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEGOOL, CHRISTINA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $80,300.54 Date 10/18/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, RICHARD A Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $80,300.31 Date 03/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANAS, NICOLE T Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $80,300.12 Date 06/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCELLETTA, JAMES V, JR Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $80,299.89 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FASCIANA, VINCENT R Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $80,299.87 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, MARY K Employer name Lewis County Amount $80,299.75 Date 03/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDE, RICARDO Employer name Orange County Amount $80,299.66 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIAMPOLI, ANGELA A Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $80,299.22 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLUBEK, RONALD L, JR Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $80,298.92 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, CHARLES L Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $80,297.88 Date 08/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIERNAN, KENNETH C Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $80,297.56 Date 01/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENS, DANIEL W Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $80,297.30 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONVISSUTO, PAUL J Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $80,296.24 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, CATHYANN Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $80,296.23 Date 09/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAN, JOHN F Employer name Onondaga County Amount $80,296.01 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYNE, RICHARD T Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $80,295.76 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASKINS, ERIC J Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $80,295.70 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VONA, SALVATORE A Employer name Albany County Amount $80,295.63 Date 04/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANG, DARRYL R Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $80,295.18 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPOONER, SEAN P Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $80,294.64 Date 02/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, DANIEL L Employer name Montgomery County Amount $80,294.19 Date 04/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMAROO, VARUN A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $80,293.86 Date 04/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARKIN, JENNIFER L Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $80,293.45 Date 05/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKMAN, JOHN L, JR Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $80,293.31 Date 05/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALK, DOUGLAS P Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $80,292.48 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LENNON, TERRY-ANN N Employer name Westchester County Amount $80,292.27 Date 02/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUGHTLING, JAY D Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $80,292.06 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTILLA, MATTHEW P Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $80,291.55 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARIA, ELDHO K Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $80,291.43 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIANCIO, JOSEPH, III Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $80,291.02 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESHUN, ELIZABETH P Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $80,291.01 Date 12/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALLMAN, JASON Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $80,290.91 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENNARELLI, KECIA L Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $80,290.83 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANNING, ROBERT W, JR Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $80,290.71 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERIO, MARK J Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $80,290.63 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, PETER D Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $80,290.41 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHERTY, WILLIAM J Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $80,290.03 Date 11/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKIDMORE, SHAKIA D Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $80,289.87 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIUFFRE, TARALYN N Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $80,289.80 Date 02/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDMAN, CHRISTINE A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $80,289.80 Date 09/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGES, DANYELLE A Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $80,289.79 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEPEW, DEAN A Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $80,289.75 Date 05/15/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGLIOTTI, MICHAEL J Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $80,289.49 Date 10/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMIANO, ROBERT R, JR Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $80,289.33 Date 02/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, MARILYN A Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $80,288.85 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABREU, LUIS M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $80,288.33 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WELCHER, BRYAN B Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $80,288.28 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOMBER, JAMES A Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $80,287.60 Date 02/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICHTENTHAL, JAY M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $80,287.59 Date 07/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMOLLER, ANN E Employer name Ulster County Amount $80,287.34 Date 10/22/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MODONAS, NICK Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $80,287.07 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRKENSTOCK, JASON Employer name Westchester County Amount $80,285.91 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, KRISTIN M Employer name Cortland County Amount $80,285.79 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, TRACY A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $80,285.02 Date 10/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABOL, MARYANN Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $80,284.77 Date 06/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCALL, WILLIAM J Employer name Erie County Amount $80,284.57 Date 02/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNY, TERESA M Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $80,284.15 Date 07/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $80,284.10 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, KIMBERLY D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $80,283.89 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, JILLIAN A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $80,283.46 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIZZA, KATIE E Employer name Nassau County Amount $80,282.65 Date 09/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSE, JIMMIE L Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $80,282.32 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAH, DAVID Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $80,281.18 Date 07/26/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAVER, CARY T Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $80,280.82 Date 03/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ALESSIO, LYNN J Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $80,280.44 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDZICH, JOSEPH J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $80,279.95 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREHM, MARYELLEN Employer name Schenectady County Amount $80,279.66 Date 05/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANTALL, PHILIP A Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $80,279.55 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, JOHN P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $80,279.54 Date 06/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERTIG, AVI Z Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $80,279.52 Date 10/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIANO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $80,279.11 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCHBERGER, JASON M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $80,279.01 Date 02/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISANO, ALFRED T Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $80,278.36 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, ERIN E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $80,277.83 Date 04/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, ROSE M Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $80,277.10 Date 05/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICKINGER, KURT W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $80,277.04 Date 11/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GICOBBI, KELLY A Employer name Education Department Amount $80,276.61 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, PATRICIA B Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $80,276.47 Date 05/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REST, JOSEPH C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $80,276.35 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System