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 SELDON, ALLISON Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $79,456.04 Date 12/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'ROURKE, DENNIS Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $79,455.95 Date 04/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POGGIO, ANTHONY L Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $79,455.72 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, DENISE A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $79,455.40 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWER, STEVEN J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $79,455.40 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFORD, GEORGE J Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $79,455.40 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, MICHAEL A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $79,455.40 Date 05/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOODIE, SHERINE N Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $79,455.05 Date 07/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAULDIN, LYNETTE N Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $79,454.76 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MAGGIO, MARK V Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,454.07 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEISTER, MICHAEL H Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $79,453.38 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EAKIN, DAWN M Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $79,453.36 Date 03/27/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BICA, JOSEPH L Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $79,453.32 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AVERY, ANNE S Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $79,453.22 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMS, TIMOTHY S Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $79,453.11 Date 01/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, JUDITH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,453.00 Date 12/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHAN, ALLISON L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $79,452.49 Date 11/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, SUSAN E Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $79,452.25 Date 10/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, ANTONIA Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $79,452.10 Date 03/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, AARON Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $79,451.54 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, MICHAEL N Employer name Gates Fire District Amount $79,451.15 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COTO, MARIA Employer name Westchester County Amount $79,451.11 Date 08/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SHIRLEY A Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $79,450.83 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, NATHAN J Employer name Village of Depew Amount $79,450.36 Date 07/30/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KNOWLAND, DENISE M Employer name Village of Thomaston Amount $79,450.34 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPPELLE, DEVAUGHN Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $79,450.33 Date 02/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURO, DENNIS A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $79,450.28 Date 07/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, JOHN Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $79,449.92 Date 12/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, MICHELLE Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $79,449.67 Date 06/29/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEVERO, ANTHONY Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $79,449.44 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, SHERRY D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $79,449.24 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RALSTON, JEAN Employer name Putnam County Amount $79,448.93 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFNER, SUSAN M Employer name Putnam County Amount $79,448.92 Date 03/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOKES, ROBERT L Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $79,448.24 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCHRAN, KERRY D Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $79,447.93 Date 05/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDRICH, KRISTEN E R Employer name New York Public Library Amount $79,447.31 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, BETH A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $79,446.76 Date 06/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIL, DONNA M Employer name Cornell University Amount $79,446.61 Date 11/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ROBERT A Employer name Ulster County Amount $79,446.49 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLASSAI, ROSARIO Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $79,446.48 Date 01/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCELIS, NORBERTO Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $79,446.48 Date 06/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, WILLIAM R Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $79,446.34 Date 02/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACFEE, MARLENE J Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $79,445.89 Date 10/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTIJO, JOSE Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $79,444.89 Date 04/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, PAUL F, JR Employer name Broome County Amount $79,444.56 Date 10/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIZGHI, SABA T Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $79,444.46 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KON, DEBRA G Employer name Cold Spring Harbor CSD Amount $79,444.00 Date 09/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTOPHER, PAMELA J Employer name Department of State Amount $79,443.84 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, AARON W Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $79,443.26 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHETLER, MICHAEL J Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $79,442.52 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, TIFFANY A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $79,442.49 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALLS, MARGARET E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $79,442.20 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENDZICK, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $79,442.17 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALI, RABAB Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $79,442.09 Date 07/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABURTO, KEVIN H Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $79,442.03 Date 01/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, SALA P Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $79,441.59 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, JANET EDWARDS Employer name NYC Judges Amount $79,441.59 Date 12/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, LEWIS G Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $79,441.38 Date 01/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTONIEWICZ, SERENA D Employer name New York Public Library Amount $79,441.38 Date 03/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLOYD, DAVID J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $79,441.36 Date 02/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARELLA, JOHN Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $79,441.30 Date 10/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACHAPARAMBIL, THRESIAMMA T Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $79,441.10 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, SCOTT K Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $79,440.77 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABILE, NICHOLAS J Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $79,440.71 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, REBECCA G Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $79,440.69 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSA, SHELLY T Employer name Office For Technology Amount $79,440.59 Date 04/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENEVICK, JUSTIN J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $79,440.59 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMELINK, CRAIG A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $79,440.59 Date 11/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $79,440.59 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IACABUCCI, DONNA L Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $79,440.59 Date 09/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOESSLER, PATRICIA E Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $79,440.59 Date 12/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, TIMOTHY S Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $79,440.59 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERTER, NANCY L Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $79,440.59 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, DENISE L Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $79,440.59 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN BUREN, MARC S Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $79,440.59 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMERMAN, ROBERT R Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $79,440.54 Date 11/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, ROY W Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $79,440.25 Date 09/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAWSON, EDWARD J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $79,440.01 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPERENA, REINALDO Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $79,439.91 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANGELEWICZ, MICHAEL W Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $79,439.16 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, JAI-TE Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $79,438.54 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENN, PAULA M Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $79,438.49 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATZ, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $79,438.47 Date 02/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HYMES, DERRICK Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $79,437.31 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENZANO, VITO D Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $79,436.97 Date 08/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ANTHONY L Employer name City of White Plains Amount $79,436.97 Date 03/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENNER, DAVID E Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $79,436.96 Date 01/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROZEK, ERIC M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,436.68 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STOLICKER, MICHAEL D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $79,436.64 Date 07/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, CARL L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $79,436.48 Date 08/28/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, GREG S Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $79,436.30 Date 07/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIOFFI, JENNIFER M Employer name Office For The Aging Amount $79,436.06 Date 02/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHMED, MONA Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $79,435.70 Date 09/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDL, ANTHONY F Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $79,435.58 Date 02/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, NICHOLAS M Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $79,435.58 Date 08/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMPTON, MARK A Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $79,435.39 Date 07/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MARCHE, GERALD L Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $79,435.11 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POZZUOLO, RICHARD A Employer name Monroe County Amount $79,435.04 Date 01/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARQUINI, MARY LYNNE Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $79,434.93 Date 03/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULCAHY, TARA E Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $79,434.71 Date 09/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System