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 GROSS, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Nassau County Amount $80,027.18 Date 09/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLY, KEVIN W Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $80,027.04 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, EDWARD Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $80,026.63 Date 11/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELA, DENISE M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $80,026.50 Date 04/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALSKI, TARRA L Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $80,026.35 Date 02/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALAZZO, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $80,026.35 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, BRIAN A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $80,025.67 Date 12/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPTON, KENNETH D Employer name Town of Islip Amount $80,025.65 Date 06/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SALVO, FRANCIS S Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $80,025.60 Date 11/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLADWELL, THOMAS E Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $80,025.29 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSTER, ROBERT F Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $80,025.11 Date 01/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENDZUK, PATRICK M Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $80,024.55 Date 10/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUPLESSY, CHRISTOPHER Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $80,024.22 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINES, ANDRES F Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $80,024.10 Date 07/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEINSCHMIDT, KATHLEEN M Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $80,024.01 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADE, SHAWN EDWARD Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $80,022.75 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTROWSKI, BOGDAN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,022.25 Date 07/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, JON M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $80,022.21 Date 05/17/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, PETER E Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $80,022.07 Date 07/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIKDER, MOAZZEM H Employer name Office For Technology Amount $80,020.70 Date 02/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIKER, JOANNE M Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $80,020.44 Date 06/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, MILAGROS Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $80,020.27 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRILLINGS, JOEY Z Employer name Ulster County Amount $80,020.00 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, RICHARD M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $80,019.75 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIROSCAK, PATRICIA L Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $80,019.54 Date 10/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, ANDREW R Employer name Nassau County Amount $80,019.14 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESSO, JONATHAN Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $80,019.14 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKARD, JAMES A Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $80,018.70 Date 06/15/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSCEMA, ANTHONY J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $80,018.66 Date 09/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, JACQUELINE Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $80,018.32 Date 02/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, MICHELLE P Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $80,018.28 Date 09/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, MELISSA M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $80,018.18 Date 05/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LA ROSA, EVELYN Employer name Westchester County Amount $80,017.09 Date 08/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINI, ROSANNE Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $80,016.86 Date 10/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, GENETTA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $80,016.69 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, JACOB Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $80,016.47 Date 09/18/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, RENEE M Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $80,016.25 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEDEON, EMMANUELA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $80,014.62 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEOUGH, SEAN P Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $80,014.04 Date 08/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALMER, JASON M Employer name Warren County Amount $80,013.71 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTTILA, DAVID A Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $80,013.35 Date 05/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNAUTZ, EARL W Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $80,013.33 Date 07/20/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTH, HOWARD E, III Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $80,013.12 Date 03/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUNG, MARIA J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $80,013.08 Date 12/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOUSSO, PAUL G Employer name Town of Greece Amount $80,012.91 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PIERRO, PAUL Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $80,012.43 Date 06/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAZIER, KEVIN M Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $80,012.22 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, ROBERT R, JR Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $80,012.13 Date 02/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHAFER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $80,011.94 Date 01/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, DARRYL L Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $80,011.94 Date 04/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEARY, DONALD F, III Employer name Erie County Amount $80,011.78 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YASHIN, SERGEY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,011.38 Date 08/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLACICCO, SARAH K Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $80,011.05 Date 12/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, KATHLEEN M Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $80,010.90 Date 09/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGGLESTON, ANDREW J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $80,010.72 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEFF, LINDA F Employer name East Williston UFSD Amount $80,009.97 Date 09/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUHART, RONALD J Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $80,009.85 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DITTBRENNER, SHANNON M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $80,009.52 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAIN, ADAM B Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $80,009.29 Date 06/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDT, PETER F Employer name Water Auth of West Nassau Co Amount $80,009.21 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, APRIL S Employer name Town of Monroe Amount $80,009.19 Date 04/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENKOWITZ, JASON S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $80,008.95 Date 10/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, LISA J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $80,008.95 Date 08/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANGELO, DINO M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $80,008.46 Date 08/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC EVILLY, RONALD C, JR Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $80,008.02 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COMSEY, DAVID H Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $80,007.40 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATIGAN, KAREN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $80,006.89 Date 09/14/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAINWRIGHT, JEFFREY S Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $80,006.74 Date 08/09/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YORSANER, DEBORAH D Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $80,006.72 Date 04/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, GREG D Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $80,006.62 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEPWORTH-JURENA, JULIA M Employer name Broome County Amount $80,004.86 Date 05/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIAN, LORNA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $80,004.46 Date 01/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTHSTEIN, JOSHUA M Employer name Oyster Bay Housing Authority Amount $80,004.33 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCIO, SUSAN A Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $80,004.24 Date 11/28/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, CRUZ Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $80,004.23 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNISELL, BARBARA A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $80,003.87 Date 10/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOVEY, JACKIE L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $80,003.68 Date 09/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVANNAH, JOHN J, JR Employer name Office For Technology Amount $80,003.63 Date 09/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASARO, KATHY A Employer name Town of Ossining Amount $80,003.56 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHOCK, BRIAN C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $80,002.81 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARRAGUIBEL, ALYSSA Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $80,002.31 Date 08/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINBORN, ERIC M Employer name Department of Law Amount $80,002.13 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALANO, GEOFFREY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,002.00 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, SCOTT E Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $80,001.37 Date 08/31/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDS, REGINALD C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $80,001.31 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, PAUL J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $80,000.58 Date 03/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASANTE, KATRINA Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $80,000.20 Date 09/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, THOMAS P Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $80,000.04 Date 07/14/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LISE M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $80,000.04 Date 05/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KIE, KAREN N Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $80,000.04 Date 11/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEATH, JENNELL L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $80,000.04 Date 04/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHYBERG, TERESA M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $80,000.04 Date 12/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELAMARTER, THOMAS P Employer name Town of Conklin Amount $80,000.00 Date 08/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVA, MICHAEL J Employer name Syracuse Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $79,999.92 Date 12/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRERO, WILSON A Employer name Yonkers Indust Devel Agcy Amount $79,999.92 Date 01/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARKEY, GEORGE Employer name Yonkers Indust Devel Agcy Amount $79,999.92 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTHVEN, CHRISTOPHER C, III Employer name Putnam County Amount $79,999.63 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVATA, SANDRA K Employer name Dutchess County Amount $79,999.56 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLINSWORTH, HOPE T Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $79,999.40 Date 10/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVARRO, LOUIS E Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $79,999.40 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System