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 LI-A-PING, JAMIE L Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $79,630.50 Date 08/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KEVIN M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $79,630.37 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYDEN, DOUGLAS P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $79,629.98 Date 07/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REESE, MARK L Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $79,629.71 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA DUE, ALFRED W Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $79,629.03 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTRAND, TODD M Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $79,629.02 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULL-GOINGS, TAWANNA Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $79,628.31 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, ROBERTO, JR Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $79,628.27 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUNIUS, KEVIN D Employer name Hamilton County Amount $79,628.27 Date 08/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVID, CARL W Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $79,628.09 Date 07/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSI, ANTHONY M Employer name Erie County Amount $79,628.09 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLEZZA, JOSEPH Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $79,627.84 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, JAMES A, JR Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $79,627.83 Date 07/28/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAZZOLLI, ALEXANDER J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $79,627.32 Date 09/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KLINK, JASON J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $79,626.86 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIOCCO, NINFA Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $79,626.14 Date 09/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, MARGARET E Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $79,625.54 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMPAS, JOEL Employer name Rockland County Amount $79,625.39 Date 09/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, MARY T Employer name Office For Technology Amount $79,625.35 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESKUR, MONIKA E Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $79,624.11 Date 09/03/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEFALCO, PHILIP J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $79,622.92 Date 11/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEARY, NICOLE A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $79,621.80 Date 12/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARD, RICARDO Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $79,621.63 Date 07/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMARSE, DAVID J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $79,621.40 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALANEK, MAUREEN T Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $79,621.35 Date 03/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNNING, GEORGE P Employer name Ulster County Amount $79,621.34 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAINVILLE, DARREN J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $79,620.97 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JOSE G Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $79,620.62 Date 02/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACQUES, MARIE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $79,620.11 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGAN, THERESA A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $79,619.79 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOMON, YERMIA Employer name Village of Monticello Amount $79,619.74 Date 05/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRASER, BARBARA E Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $79,618.93 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELTON, LISA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $79,618.83 Date 10/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFGANG, BRIAN J Employer name City of Albany Amount $79,618.79 Date 08/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAULEY, TODD A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $79,618.64 Date 08/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASON, TERRY R Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $79,617.93 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTUCCI, MAURO J Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $79,617.80 Date 09/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, EDGAR J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $79,617.76 Date 11/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOONAN, COLLEEN M, MRS Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $79,616.68 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, PATRICK T Employer name City of Utica Amount $79,616.33 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRENCH, DAVID J Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $79,615.57 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNA-VICTORIA, ANNIE Employer name Westchester County Amount $79,615.21 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTYRE, STACIAN M Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $79,615.04 Date 01/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, MARIANNE Employer name Village of Sloatsburg Amount $79,614.71 Date 04/02/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZZARELLO, ANTHONY B Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $79,614.43 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIZNIK, TIMOTHY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $79,612.93 Date 05/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, DENISE M Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $79,612.88 Date 02/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENENDEZ, JOHN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $79,612.80 Date 12/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVESTRONE, MAGGIE G Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $79,612.68 Date 07/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREINDEL, JAMES W Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $79,612.12 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTO, VINCENT J Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $79,611.06 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHLER, KRISTY Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $79,610.94 Date 03/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREIGHTON, MICHAEL Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $79,610.88 Date 11/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPISI, BARBARA Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $79,610.56 Date 08/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACHECO, RAUL A Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $79,609.08 Date 05/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBRIEN, THOMAS Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $79,608.24 Date 04/16/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARING, NORA C Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $79,606.65 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINCINITO, FRANCIS N Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,605.75 Date 05/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSIER, RICHARD R Employer name Westchester County Amount $79,605.61 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, KATHERINE A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $79,605.36 Date 12/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRANDA, LINDA A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $79,605.36 Date 12/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPONI, ANGELA M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $79,605.36 Date 02/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUSINS, LU ANN Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $79,605.36 Date 01/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DATES, DEBRA F Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $79,605.36 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECCLESTON, JANICE D Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $79,605.36 Date 01/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAMBO, MARIANNE C Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $79,605.36 Date 01/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUITEMS, DEBRA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $79,605.36 Date 12/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, EDNA M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $79,605.36 Date 10/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, KATHLEEN M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $79,605.36 Date 09/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKWITH, BRENDA S Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $79,605.36 Date 03/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGLIARDI, DEBORAH J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $79,605.36 Date 05/03/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERZOG, KIMBERLY L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $79,605.36 Date 06/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESETARITS, PATRICIA L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $79,605.36 Date 09/27/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAUGHNESSY, SILVANA M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $79,605.36 Date 05/16/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARY JOAN Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $79,605.36 Date 04/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIPP, SUZANNE B Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $79,605.36 Date 01/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, ROBERTA B Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $79,605.36 Date 07/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINI, DEEPA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $79,604.34 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWASNIEWSKI, ROBERT Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $79,604.20 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRY, PAMELA I Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $79,603.54 Date 02/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, HEIDI F Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $79,603.10 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOTE, PETER M Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $79,603.01 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUZZESE, ALESSANDRAR Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $79,602.91 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMICHAEL, CELESTE J Employer name Cornell University Amount $79,602.84 Date 09/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APICELLA, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $79,602.78 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOU, MARK S Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $79,602.78 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IOAN, CORNELIU Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $79,602.78 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEHER, PETER V Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $79,602.78 Date 09/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGLEY, KEVIN J Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $79,602.78 Date 05/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LU, DAVID BIN Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $79,602.78 Date 02/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, GEORGE C Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $79,602.78 Date 09/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYED, ZUHAIR Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $79,602.78 Date 07/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, MIMI K Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $79,602.78 Date 04/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONG, LORETTA Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $79,602.67 Date 04/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEASLEY, FONDA E Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $79,602.66 Date 03/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUMAKER, STEVEN R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $79,602.49 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASIELEWSKI, LYNN A Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $79,602.40 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, JOHN, JR Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $79,602.25 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINONES, DANETTE Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $79,602.18 Date 05/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORI, ALICE M Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $79,602.04 Date 11/06/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System