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 CRATER, ERIC S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $79,921.94 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEASE, DANIEL J Employer name Thousand Isl St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $79,921.75 Date 12/26/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOOLEY, MARA J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $79,921.32 Date 04/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Village of Lake Placid Amount $79,921.32 Date 04/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLON, MARISSOL M Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $79,921.14 Date 06/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARRATORI, DANIEL J Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $79,920.68 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORBES, YVETTE Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $79,920.62 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESCH, DEBRA M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $79,920.15 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOCOY, ANGELA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $79,919.98 Date 01/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WULFORST, TERRY A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $79,919.84 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLEEPER, GAGE R Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $79,919.80 Date 04/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASOWSKI, HEATHER E Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $79,919.08 Date 12/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARK, ROBERT J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $79,918.99 Date 12/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASIMIR, CYNTHIA Employer name Westchester County Amount $79,918.78 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUAREZ, MARIA VICTORIA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $79,918.61 Date 06/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, GAIL C Employer name Mohawk Valley Child Youth Serv Amount $79,917.43 Date 11/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDI, FRANK P Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $79,917.20 Date 02/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLINGO, BRIAN D Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $79,916.71 Date 09/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AURIGEMA, ALAN J Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $79,916.60 Date 08/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUADAMUZ, MARTHA M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $79,916.43 Date 07/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDLOWITZ, MIRIAM Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $79,916.16 Date 02/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLOSI, PATRICIA Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $79,915.47 Date 07/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMLIN, JACOB A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $79,914.72 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARBER, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $79,914.68 Date 03/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REAGAN, JEFFREY A Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $79,914.11 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEMMINELLA, PATRICIA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,913.86 Date 04/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUCHALA, CHAD E Employer name City of Lockport Amount $79,913.61 Date 06/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POSNER, CARON J Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $79,913.51 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, JEFFREY M Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $79,913.04 Date 03/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POTENZA, PATRICK M Employer name Monroe County Amount $79,912.84 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, KEVIN H Employer name Westchester County Amount $79,912.60 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENT, VICTORIA Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $79,912.52 Date 05/03/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANKIN, CHARLES V Employer name Village of Groton Amount $79,912.50 Date 06/10/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOS, TERRY A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $79,912.25 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCONE, HELENE Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $79,912.23 Date 10/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURTILL, WILLIAM M Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $79,912.15 Date 05/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTOWSKI, JOZEF Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $79,911.92 Date 12/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, SUSAN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $79,911.39 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKUS, NATHAN J Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $79,911.22 Date 01/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SVENJAK, MARK Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,910.81 Date 10/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAYSHULER, SUSANNA Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $79,910.36 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, TIMOTHY R Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $79,910.27 Date 01/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORMOSA, DEBORAH A Employer name Northport E Northport Pub Lib Amount $79,908.90 Date 12/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TIENYA B Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $79,908.81 Date 04/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHELL, DANA M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $79,907.74 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, LAURIE H Employer name Dutchess County Amount $79,907.21 Date 06/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARA, MARK C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $79,906.12 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NELLIS, JESSICA L Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $79,903.92 Date 10/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHABSES, MARC P Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $79,903.73 Date 04/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORYK, DENNIS M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $79,903.68 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANIERI, MICHELLE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $79,903.62 Date 01/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMMERS, ALBERT J, JR Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $79,903.41 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODD, JANINE R Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $79,903.22 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICCI, JOSEPH E Employer name So Farmingdale Water District Amount $79,903.04 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEEK, JANICE Y Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $79,902.63 Date 10/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAW, BRENNA M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $79,902.63 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTER, KATHLEEN Employer name Great Neck Library Amount $79,902.26 Date 09/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALL, LAURIE J Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $79,902.06 Date 08/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DESMOND S Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $79,901.97 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANELLA, STEVEN C Employer name NYC Judges Amount $79,901.68 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, GARY L Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $79,901.58 Date 03/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, WILLIAM Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $79,901.54 Date 04/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGLETON-MENDEZ, DENISE D Employer name Lavelle School For The Blind Amount $79,901.30 Date 11/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JESSICA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $79,899.72 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRING, MICHAEL L Employer name Westchester County Amount $79,899.56 Date 01/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, CHARLES A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $79,899.52 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRERO, SEAN Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $79,899.44 Date 04/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSTEIN, LISA B Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $79,899.15 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTNAM, MICHAEL V Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $79,898.86 Date 03/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORRISSEY, SHANNAN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $79,898.56 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFER, JAMES M Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $79,898.36 Date 01/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONOUGH, RICHARD M Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $79,897.97 Date 05/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, DAVID M, JR Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $79,897.60 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, SEAN B Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $79,897.03 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YENUSONIS, KEVIN E Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $79,896.89 Date 01/12/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKEY, MITCHELL E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $79,896.38 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOUNTAIN, AARON Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $79,896.30 Date 03/30/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, WILLIAM D Employer name Warren County Amount $79,896.17 Date 04/01/1968 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNESSEY, SIOBHAN B Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $79,895.65 Date 08/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINKELEER, GERIANNE M Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $79,895.54 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERNATT, JEAN M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $79,895.04 Date 09/16/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EICHHORN, BRIAN K Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $79,894.61 Date 03/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, ANDREA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $79,894.28 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALIOTO, THOMAS A Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,893.48 Date 07/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAMPALONE, MICHAEL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,893.25 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DRAKOS, JAMES P Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $79,893.09 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, MIGUEL Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $79,892.92 Date 10/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, GEORGE E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $79,892.66 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORSDALE, SCOTT W Employer name Orange County Amount $79,892.20 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALANO, CORRY A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $79,891.90 Date 05/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVITUS, ALAN H Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $79,891.75 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, KEVIN W Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $79,891.63 Date 10/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIMMIRRI, SIRISHA R Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $79,891.55 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAULETTE, ANTHONY J Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $79,891.44 Date 07/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERTEL, ARLENE F Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $79,891.06 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLIDAY, DON H Employer name Ballston Spa-Csd Amount $79,890.81 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, ANDREW B Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $79,890.47 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSCIELNY, ANDREA S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $79,889.96 Date 11/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, CARLTON L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $79,889.67 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIACENTE, ANTHONY V Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $79,889.38 Date 03/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System