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 STEIDEL, MARGIT Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $79,709.15 Date 07/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, JEANNE MARIE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $79,708.99 Date 09/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERNHARDT, OCTAVIA C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $79,708.95 Date 09/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, EDNA Employer name Westchester County Amount $79,708.60 Date 03/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCK, BENJAMIN H Employer name City of Elmira Amount $79,708.51 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PHILIP, VANESSA V Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $79,708.45 Date 09/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, JONAH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $79,708.26 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OJARIKRE, MC DAVIS O Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $79,707.98 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACUNA, MANUEL J, JR Employer name Town of Mount Kisco Amount $79,707.81 Date 06/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORTAS, DANIEL F Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $79,707.74 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, JAMES F Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $79,707.74 Date 09/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOZMAN-WATSON, ADRIANN Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $79,707.74 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENBERG, ANITA Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $79,707.60 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTY, JOHN J Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 13 Amount $79,707.50 Date 12/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGO, JANICE A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $79,706.96 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLORE, CORY T Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $79,706.83 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAHN, GILBERT J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $79,706.77 Date 09/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACERO, ALAIN ARMAND T Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $79,705.61 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAZIER, SHIRLEY L Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $79,705.38 Date 01/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENDUSO, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $79,705.12 Date 08/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, JOSEPH P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $79,704.76 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINLAN, TARRAH A Employer name Department of Health Amount $79,704.66 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, BRIAN J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $79,704.66 Date 05/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRANO, DAVID E Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $79,704.59 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTEP, RONALD D Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $79,704.41 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNIDE, SCOTT A Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $79,704.34 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBERS, GREGORY G Employer name Village of Goshen Amount $79,704.10 Date 06/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ADDONA, MICHAEL Employer name Westchester County Amount $79,703.91 Date 03/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANCIL, IRA, II Employer name Onondaga County Amount $79,703.44 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONOHOE, JAMES P Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $79,703.40 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROADBENT, LEXONA C Employer name Elmira Childrens Services Amount $79,703.35 Date 12/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALCZYK, HENRY Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $79,703.32 Date 06/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAYNE, RONALD E Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $79,702.97 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUOHEY, JEFFREY R Employer name Village of Medina Amount $79,702.83 Date 12/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILL, LINDA A Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $79,702.79 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRONG, CRAIG E Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $79,702.75 Date 01/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOROZ, RAYMOND M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $79,702.72 Date 11/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, JEANINE M Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $79,702.28 Date 08/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYMES, SIDNEY J Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $79,701.91 Date 07/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENDRICK, KEITH A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $79,701.90 Date 04/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOUX, MARK A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $79,701.55 Date 06/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODES, PAUL C Employer name Tioga County Amount $79,701.37 Date 09/10/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECK, GLENN W Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $79,700.61 Date 06/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, CARLOS J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $79,700.40 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMANO, JENNIFER J Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $79,699.14 Date 11/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUHU, JESSICA L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $79,698.78 Date 07/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUSE, DALE Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $79,697.99 Date 08/22/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNDERWOOD, KAREN J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $79,697.21 Date 03/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EWING, DONNA M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $79,696.99 Date 02/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEY, DAISHA Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $79,696.56 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, CRAIG G Employer name Putnam County Amount $79,696.12 Date 05/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORREALE, THOMAS J, JR Employer name Oneida County Amount $79,694.72 Date 07/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENWARE, NICHOLAS W Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $79,694.61 Date 08/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIAVOLINO, LUIGI Employer name Lawrence UFSD Amount $79,694.34 Date 12/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWSE, JOHN G Employer name Warren County Amount $79,694.21 Date 02/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREHER, THOMAS A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $79,694.16 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEHAN, ROBERT T Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $79,693.61 Date 08/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPURBACK, NICHOLAS J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $79,693.47 Date 11/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAFUSE, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $79,693.25 Date 06/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLINGER, BOBBIE L Employer name Department of Law Amount $79,692.98 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COOEY, MICHAEL P Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $79,692.71 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AXTON, JULIANN Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $79,692.37 Date 05/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLLETT, JONATHAN D Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $79,692.34 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CAROLINE B Employer name Town of Islip Amount $79,692.25 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGINA, DOMENICO Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $79,692.17 Date 04/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPINOSA, CORY M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $79,691.98 Date 01/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, GERALD W, JR Employer name Saratoga County Amount $79,691.65 Date 10/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASTARITA, CHRISTINE T Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $79,691.52 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, KAREN D Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $79,691.40 Date 08/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEEWALD, DIANE R Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $79,691.12 Date 10/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDHABER, MARK H Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $79,690.96 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEOTOKAS, MARIO Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $79,690.74 Date 03/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, CHRIS E Employer name Ulster County Amount $79,690.36 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, CHARLES J Employer name Erie County Amount $79,690.35 Date 01/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATTIA, SARA F Employer name Westchester County Amount $79,690.02 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FALCO, ANTHONY M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,689.99 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINSON, RANDY J Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $79,689.73 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONNIN, SHIRLEY A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $79,689.64 Date 07/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHURCH, ROSEMARY C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $79,689.63 Date 08/28/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHANG, LU Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $79,689.34 Date 04/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTELLI, CHERI A Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $79,688.98 Date 02/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, TINA M Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $79,687.24 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, NANCY A Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $79,687.05 Date 03/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVINGSTON, DENISE L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $79,686.71 Date 07/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKFORD, STANLEY Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $79,686.07 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAROSE, AMENCIA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $79,686.05 Date 05/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARENTE, JOEL M Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $79,685.74 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACIOPPO, ANDREW M Employer name Village of Croton-On-Hudson Amount $79,685.72 Date 12/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBECKI, NICHOLAS M Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $79,685.21 Date 01/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTINO, MARTIN J Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $79,685.16 Date 08/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLARES, DANIEL Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $79,684.92 Date 09/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, SEAN V Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $79,684.73 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZUBA, EDWARD J, JR Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $79,684.65 Date 05/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLINGTON, CHARLOTTE Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $79,684.35 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, PETER A, JR Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $79,684.01 Date 03/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISSELL, DAVID P Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $79,683.76 Date 03/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FADDEN, MARY M Employer name Broome County Amount $79,683.42 Date 10/10/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADIGAN, ERIC P Employer name City of Troy Amount $79,683.39 Date 07/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HALL-MILLER, YOLANDA E Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,683.04 Date 04/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMITRIOUS, GEORGE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $79,682.70 Date 11/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System