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 YANIS, RICHARD L Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $79,999.34 Date 06/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGBERG, KEVIN N Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $79,999.32 Date 01/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUCO, DOREEN M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $79,999.32 Date 07/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRIER, JAMES H, JR Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $79,998.91 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITFORD, RHONDA A Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $79,998.50 Date 06/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPIO, LORRAINE E Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $79,998.32 Date 11/08/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, DONALD L, JR Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $79,998.05 Date 12/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, VINORA M Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $79,997.76 Date 06/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, TERRI E Employer name Department of Law Amount $79,997.67 Date 09/22/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARGILA, RUSSELL J Employer name Westchester County Amount $79,997.57 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THERRIEN, JOSEPH E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $79,997.27 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, KELLY A Employer name Bronxville UFSD Amount $79,997.27 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRNEY, ROBERT S Employer name Village of Goshen Amount $79,996.98 Date 09/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNHILL, SCOTT A Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $79,996.86 Date 11/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEININGER, BRIAN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $79,996.83 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ONOFRIO, RICHARD A Employer name Village of Harrison Amount $79,996.53 Date 08/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAYAS, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Sullivan County Amount $79,996.37 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAEL, DESMOND L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $79,995.40 Date 04/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDBOOM-DORT, LAURA M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $79,995.15 Date 05/24/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULVER, BARBARA A Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $79,994.95 Date 06/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSA, VIOSANNY C Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $79,994.27 Date 02/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEILMAN, CHRISTINE M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $79,994.20 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, STEVEN L Employer name City of Hornell Amount $79,994.17 Date 06/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STENGER, WILLIAM Employer name Bay Shore Fire District Amount $79,994.08 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLGATE, MARY ELLEN Employer name Department of Health Amount $79,993.55 Date 09/08/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DER BOGART, WENDY M H Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $79,993.52 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAVRINADIS, DANIELLE L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $79,993.00 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, MAUREEN Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $79,992.80 Date 02/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASKEY, ROGER C Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $79,992.46 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLEY, JOSCELYN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $79,991.83 Date 04/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARAVIA, JOSE O Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $79,990.71 Date 04/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATEWOOD, CYNTHIA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $79,990.27 Date 06/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOY, KARRY N Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $79,989.63 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, HOLLICE E Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $79,989.24 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, NANCY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $79,989.15 Date 06/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONROY, BRENDAN M Employer name City of Rye Amount $79,988.71 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLUCCI, ERIKA A Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $79,988.44 Date 06/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCHSTEIN, ANNA M Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $79,988.44 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, PATRICIA A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $79,988.03 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISTOW, LEON Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $79,987.78 Date 02/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, GENNA L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $79,987.39 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVATI, JOSEPH M Employer name Rockland County Amount $79,987.26 Date 08/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARK, CARLTON E Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $79,987.18 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, THOMAS C, JR Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $79,986.91 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEBOUHIAN, GARETH O Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $79,984.99 Date 09/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEHLMEYER, ROBERT H, JR Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $79,984.91 Date 10/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUIGI, TRACY P Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,984.83 Date 07/31/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDRICK, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Johnstown Amount $79,984.38 Date 09/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUARTE, CRISTIANE S Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $79,984.13 Date 05/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDHEAD, RACHAEL L Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $79,983.77 Date 07/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLOCKS, TREVOR I Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $79,983.73 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTRANGELO, RYAN P Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $79,983.24 Date 06/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, CHARLES K Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $79,982.87 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPPINGER, ROBERT Employer name Town of Islip Amount $79,982.16 Date 05/04/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEVILLS, THEODORE T Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $79,981.83 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name XU, XIAOPING Employer name Office For Technology Amount $79,981.35 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STICKNEY, LISA A Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $79,980.69 Date 10/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, KURT C Employer name City of Albany Amount $79,980.58 Date 01/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROJAS, HAROLD Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $79,980.46 Date 04/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPICER, DAVID J Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $79,980.17 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINGWALL, ROBERT D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $79,979.91 Date 04/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKERING, SCOTT E Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $79,979.63 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, ANNE M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $79,979.61 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELIA, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $79,979.46 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELMONTE, MARY E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $79,979.43 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERNICIARO, JOHN J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $79,979.39 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSBACH, CHARLES E, JR Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $79,979.04 Date 10/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSTON, CRYSTAL L Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $79,978.86 Date 11/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNDE, TONI LYNN Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $79,978.82 Date 08/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRIST, MATTHEW R Employer name Village of Arcade Amount $79,978.62 Date 07/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ROBERT R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $79,978.37 Date 01/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAPOTE, AUGUSTINE Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $79,978.36 Date 11/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTLEY, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $79,978.36 Date 05/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NORFLEET, PATRICK L Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $79,978.27 Date 10/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOZNA, ROBERT C Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $79,978.16 Date 06/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERNET, YVROSE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $79,977.95 Date 07/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMBLY, ARTHUR H Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $79,977.57 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIN, MEREDITH A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $79,977.53 Date 05/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VITO, JEFFREY W Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $79,977.40 Date 09/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMIERI, ROBERT M Employer name City of Utica Amount $79,977.24 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSA, DANIELLE A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,977.18 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ERDLEY, THOMAS C Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $79,976.99 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEJES, JOSEPH S Employer name Town of Putnam Valley Amount $79,976.82 Date 11/15/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMANUEL, PETER S Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $79,976.66 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCK, WALTON T Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $79,976.60 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHATTERTON, PATRICK M Employer name Babylon UFSD Amount $79,976.49 Date 07/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $79,976.28 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CESCHINI, NICHOLAS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $79,976.21 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COOK, KEVIN B Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $79,974.99 Date 01/25/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URSILLO, PHILLIP J Employer name Rockland County Amount $79,974.93 Date 04/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, CRAIG A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $79,974.89 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINDLEY, FLORENCE Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $79,974.45 Date 08/31/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGIN, MONIQUE N Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $79,974.39 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEISLER, CHARLES B Employer name Warren County Amount $79,973.55 Date 07/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, RICHARD, JR Employer name Town of Thompson Amount $79,973.45 Date 01/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEBER, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name Town of Thompson Amount $79,973.34 Date 01/20/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $79,972.88 Date 04/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BOBES, FRANCIS X Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,972.88 Date 04/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCI, LAWRENCE Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $79,972.87 Date 02/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAWORSKI, MICHAEL F Employer name Broome County Amount $79,972.48 Date 09/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System