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 ARGYROS, MARTHA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $80,115.49 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOKES, KAPRIYAN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,115.30 Date 09/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, JOHN F Employer name Brighton CSD Amount $80,115.22 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUGENT, KERRY A Employer name West Hempstead Public Library Amount $80,115.18 Date 05/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, JORDAN S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $80,114.88 Date 08/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, BARBARA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $80,114.77 Date 07/04/1968 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROBEL, STEPHEN D Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $80,114.52 Date 08/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENA, JOHN Employer name Village of Cornwall Amount $80,114.32 Date 05/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KISSANE, JOHN W Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $80,114.21 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGGIORE, CATHERINE A Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $80,113.59 Date 11/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSZEWSKI, CRAIG M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $80,113.40 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Lawrence UFSD Amount $80,113.16 Date 11/06/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBAKIAN, DOUGLAS Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $80,112.74 Date 06/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASQUARELLI, STEPHEN B Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $80,112.70 Date 01/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FENSTERMAKER, LINDA F Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $80,112.36 Date 03/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUPUIS, MICHAEL J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $80,112.20 Date 06/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDOL, JAMES Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $80,111.81 Date 04/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALANTE-CICHON, MARIA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $80,111.65 Date 02/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPLOWITZ, JACK A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $80,111.56 Date 05/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUNG-ACOSTA, DAWA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $80,111.45 Date 01/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIKER, SCOTT T Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $80,111.17 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALAZAR, SOFIA Employer name Westchester County Amount $80,111.06 Date 07/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, JILLIAN R Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $80,110.65 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MONTE, JOHN L Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $80,110.59 Date 01/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALFONSO, NEYIVE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,110.20 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYMORE, MELISSA A Employer name Westchester County Amount $80,109.81 Date 03/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, JOSE L Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $80,109.37 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOZWIAK, RICHARD S, JR Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $80,109.14 Date 08/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEER, SCOTT C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $80,109.12 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANNATA, ROBERT J Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $80,109.02 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVADESE, GINA M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $80,108.70 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARE, JOSEPH R Employer name City of Utica Amount $80,108.36 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CIRILLO, CAROL A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $80,107.86 Date 02/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOR, KRISTY M Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $80,107.55 Date 06/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRADO, ANTHONY Employer name Dutchess County Amount $80,106.79 Date 10/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MEARA, PETER A Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $80,106.57 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, TRACEY D Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $80,106.42 Date 01/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, LESLIE A Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $80,106.32 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOBDELL, ORLIN K Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $80,106.10 Date 09/08/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, MICHELE M Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $80,106.07 Date 05/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORMAN, MATTHEW D Employer name Livingston County Amount $80,105.89 Date 05/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPADY, STEVEN L Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $80,105.85 Date 03/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALCZAK, THOMAS P Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $80,105.74 Date 11/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURZEJESKI, MONICA K Employer name City of Troy Amount $80,105.28 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLERY, RUSSELL J Employer name Manhasset Park District Amount $80,105.18 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHU, ALLEN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $80,104.60 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKERSON, JEFFREY A Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $80,104.44 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLETTO, JOSEPH G Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $80,104.40 Date 06/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEIKATA, DANIELA Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $80,104.37 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEFFRARD-CRIBE, LENA Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $80,103.74 Date 03/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, CHARLES P Employer name Westchester County Amount $80,103.12 Date 01/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, ELIZABETH M Employer name Education Department Amount $80,102.08 Date 04/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, FRANCISCO R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $80,102.05 Date 02/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, ANNA L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $80,101.64 Date 01/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, JEFFREY J Employer name Orleans County Amount $80,101.48 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMAGE, JOHN W Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $80,101.36 Date 03/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIMBOLI, ANTHONY C Employer name West Hempstead UFSD Amount $80,101.09 Date 03/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZER, KENNETH R Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $80,100.74 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORDI, ROSANNA M Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $80,100.31 Date 01/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, MARK Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $80,100.11 Date 03/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNEZ, IRENE M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $80,099.44 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, MATTHEW T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $80,099.39 Date 08/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, ROBERT J, III Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $80,099.16 Date 10/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDVEDEV, ALEKSANDR Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $80,098.69 Date 12/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIDDLETONI, FRANKLIN W, III Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $80,098.49 Date 11/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREVILL, MATHEW J Employer name City of Kingston Amount $80,098.30 Date 08/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLARUSSO, MICHAEL D Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $80,097.99 Date 10/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREETY, LISA V Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $80,097.84 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRZONSC, MICHAEL Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $80,097.79 Date 12/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUAN, LIJUN Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $80,097.61 Date 04/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROGAN, MICHAEL P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,097.31 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEREZ, TANIA Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $80,096.56 Date 02/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURCHIARELLI, ASHLEY M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $80,096.22 Date 05/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DOWD, JOHN Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $80,095.74 Date 09/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, SHEYNA S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,095.57 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTHEISS, SHARON L Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $80,095.51 Date 11/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, ROBERT W Employer name Office For Technology Amount $80,095.25 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, KRISTINE J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $80,094.13 Date 07/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST JOHN, WILLIAM B, JR Employer name Warren County Amount $80,093.75 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TAMARA J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $80,092.84 Date 01/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATHE, MATTHEW P Employer name Orange County Amount $80,092.82 Date 11/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAHERA, STEPHEN Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $80,091.70 Date 08/15/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMOFF, CAROL A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $80,091.70 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VERGNE, STANLEY D Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $80,090.21 Date 11/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERFIEN, RANDALL J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $80,090.08 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOREFICE, PAUL W Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $80,089.53 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JOANNE M Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $80,089.45 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIERNEY-DANIELS, JOANN M Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $80,088.92 Date 01/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, CATHY A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $80,087.82 Date 11/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCH, PAULA K Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $80,087.81 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MURRAY, MARK P Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $80,087.39 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEEHAN, TIMOTHY P Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $80,087.14 Date 05/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAYNOR, DENISE Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $80,087.13 Date 08/16/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEARY, AMANDA Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $80,086.52 Date 02/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EITEN, AMY Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $80,085.94 Date 04/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, LYNETTE M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $80,085.92 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTNAM, BRYAN K Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $80,085.78 Date 11/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOWSKI, WILLIAM D Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $80,085.44 Date 12/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZNYK, RAYMOND Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $80,085.30 Date 04/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, CYNTHIA Employer name NYC Judges Amount $80,085.19 Date 04/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System