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 HARRIS, JAMES T, JR Employer name City of Rome Amount $79,434.56 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WENTWORTH, SUSAN A Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $79,434.50 Date 12/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMEIRO, DIAMANTINO V Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $79,434.39 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, ANDREA N Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $79,434.18 Date 10/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIELLA, SHARON L Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $79,432.77 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, HONOR A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $79,432.63 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, KEVIN C Employer name Niagara County Amount $79,432.45 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRIVER, KENDRA N Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $79,432.40 Date 04/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GIOVANNI, PAUL M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $79,432.10 Date 09/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURDZIEL, DANIEL B Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $79,432.04 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BASTONE, VIVIANA I Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $79,432.00 Date 03/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORSKI, JAMES F Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $79,431.99 Date 11/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASS, KIMBERLY T Employer name Hutchings Childrens Services Amount $79,431.98 Date 02/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESSLEY, LINDA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $79,431.58 Date 03/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUCIA, PATRICIA A Employer name Orange County Amount $79,431.25 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, DIANNE E Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $79,430.74 Date 05/16/1968 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERRIGNI, JAMIE L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $79,430.33 Date 06/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, JILL K Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $79,430.18 Date 09/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, TAMMY J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $79,429.97 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHN, KATHLEEN F Employer name Town of North Greenbush Amount $79,429.69 Date 01/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, ZUDORAH Employer name Orange County Amount $79,428.28 Date 10/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANDSOR, LAVONNE R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $79,428.07 Date 01/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TWOMEY, JOSEPH Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $79,427.92 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SASSONE, ROBERT Employer name Village of Bronxville Amount $79,427.78 Date 09/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILGOCKI, STANLEY A Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $79,427.42 Date 09/16/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHELTON, DONNA C Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $79,427.41 Date 02/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, MARK D Employer name City of Albany Amount $79,427.12 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DRZEWIECKI, KATHERINE B Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $79,426.35 Date 12/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAMMERSTORF, SUSAN Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $79,425.90 Date 02/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTILLO, RUBEN H Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $79,425.40 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DELEPHINE Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $79,425.33 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGAZON, PAUL A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $79,425.28 Date 02/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIGHTCAP, P GRACE Employer name Montauk UFSD Amount $79,425.20 Date 04/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, STUART H Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $79,425.11 Date 07/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRANO, MICHAEL A Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $79,424.38 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILMER, WILLIAM R Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $79,424.27 Date 05/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, ELLEN E Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $79,424.12 Date 08/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CYMBRAK, ANDREW J M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $79,423.55 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROEGER, DEBRA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $79,423.44 Date 07/09/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIS, JOHN P Employer name Genesee County Amount $79,423.13 Date 01/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEDGES, DANNY G Employer name Village of Harriman Amount $79,422.45 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTELEONE, MARY D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $79,422.17 Date 08/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORMICA, DOMENICO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,422.10 Date 12/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKETT, DANIELLE M Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $79,421.90 Date 04/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALOS, STEFANIE D Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $79,421.55 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JABLOWSKY, LYNN G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $79,421.41 Date 06/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIGHE, DIANE M Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $79,421.31 Date 03/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARABLE, CARL Employer name Village of Pelham Manor Amount $79,421.19 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGHAL, JATIN Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $79,421.02 Date 03/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JEFFREY S Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $79,420.94 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINWALSKE-ABRAMS, CHERYL L Employer name Chemung County Amount $79,420.81 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, CARLOS G Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $79,420.17 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTON, MATTHEW R Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $79,419.61 Date 05/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SALUZZO, LEONARD J Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $79,419.51 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JEFFREY J Employer name North Greece Fire District Amount $79,419.17 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUCICCHIA, JOSEPH A Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $79,418.89 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN NORMAN, LYNDON D Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $79,418.85 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLETTE, ALBERT B Employer name Washington County Amount $79,418.65 Date 04/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODRICH, TRACY S Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $79,418.51 Date 01/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, TIMOTHY C Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $79,418.51 Date 11/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENNA, THOMAS Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $79,418.51 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINUTELLO, ANDREW R Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $79,418.51 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAU, EUGENE R Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $79,418.51 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSNEY, MICHELLE P Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $79,418.51 Date 02/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOSTRE, FELIPE Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $79,418.51 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, LUIS Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $79,418.51 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, WILLIAM H Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $79,418.51 Date 11/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARABALLO, HERNAN Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $79,418.51 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWITT, RICHARD A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $79,418.51 Date 02/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRIEGER, PAUL B Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $79,418.51 Date 02/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUPP, MARK A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $79,418.51 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTS, LOUISE M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $79,418.51 Date 10/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANK, HOWARD W, JR Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $79,418.51 Date 04/20/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, WILLIAM R Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $79,416.91 Date 09/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONIN, JAMES J Employer name Village of Briarcliff Manor Amount $79,416.83 Date 02/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNCE, DAVID P Employer name Town of Thompson Amount $79,416.81 Date 01/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOTE, ALEXIA J Employer name Department of Law Amount $79,416.67 Date 08/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANG, FANG Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $79,416.52 Date 11/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRK, DAVID J Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $79,416.17 Date 11/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKUS, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $79,415.57 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLAK, BERNARDA L Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $79,414.61 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANDINGAN, RODEL D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,414.60 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROHM, KAREN L Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,413.56 Date 12/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGGOUB, MOHAMMED Employer name Croton Harmon UFSD Amount $79,413.11 Date 01/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, CHARLES M Employer name Cornell University Amount $79,412.70 Date 06/16/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROLLETTE, BRUCE F Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $79,412.55 Date 08/31/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, MICHAEL R Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $79,412.48 Date 03/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIST, MICHAEL J Employer name Byron-Bergen CSD Amount $79,412.43 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSWORTH, JAMES M Employer name Malverne UFSD Amount $79,412.11 Date 10/15/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLEY, JUSTIN G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $79,412.04 Date 04/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHMED, AHMED A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,411.97 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, JAMES L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $79,411.79 Date 09/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANZO, JAMES P Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $79,411.57 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUOCCOLO, PAMELA A Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $79,411.18 Date 12/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONITATIBUS, PAUL E, JR Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $79,411.17 Date 02/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEINTZ, MAXWELL A Employer name Education Department Amount $79,410.71 Date 05/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDEN, KATHLEEN E Employer name Marlboro CSD Amount $79,410.67 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMAREST, KEVIN T Employer name Albany County Amount $79,410.35 Date 02/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, MICHAEL J Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $79,410.29 Date 10/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIAMPIA-HICKS, LINDA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $79,409.84 Date 04/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System