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 ZENG, JENNY Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $79,304.48 Date 02/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNEST, MICHAEL W Employer name Averill Park CSD Amount $79,304.41 Date 05/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, TREVOR P Employer name Monroe County Amount $79,303.97 Date 04/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASILE, GREGORY L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $79,303.96 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRYANT, CARMEN E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $79,303.94 Date 11/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, CRAIG S Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $79,303.73 Date 09/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, PABLO, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,303.62 Date 04/27/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNIDE, JOEY M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $79,303.54 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALEWSKI, JESSE J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $79,303.30 Date 11/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CULLEY, LAMAR M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $79,303.29 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ATTISANO, MARY K Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $79,303.04 Date 03/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALL, SHARON J Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $79,303.03 Date 08/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIITTIG, EDWARD, JR Employer name Schenectady County Amount $79,301.85 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, DENNIS C Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $79,301.82 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APANPA, OLU I Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $79,301.44 Date 03/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROFERA, VITO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,301.19 Date 09/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARGRAVES, RICHARD J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $79,301.16 Date 10/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SALAFIA, CAROLYN M Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $79,301.10 Date 07/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEESON, JUSTIN R Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $79,300.93 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, ALEX A Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $79,300.93 Date 02/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIBBETT, JILL A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $79,300.76 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUGHTON, ROGER P Employer name City of Kingston Amount $79,299.76 Date 01/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIZZI, ANN MARIE T Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $79,299.72 Date 08/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNDIGE, CAROL D Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $79,299.29 Date 12/05/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, RANDY A Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $79,298.76 Date 12/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUGIADA, MICHAEL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,298.69 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUTT, RONALD S Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $79,298.36 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, KIMBERLY Employer name Oneida County Amount $79,297.90 Date 07/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, SEAN L Employer name City of White Plains Amount $79,297.47 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUE, ANTONETTE Y Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $79,297.45 Date 07/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODWORTH, CRAIG J Employer name Perry CSD Amount $79,297.21 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIANO, GIUSEPPE P Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $79,296.81 Date 11/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTSEN, ERIC O Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $79,296.41 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOBSON, SHAWN C Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $79,296.38 Date 01/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARCE, STEPHEN L Employer name Oneida County Amount $79,295.50 Date 10/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOKE, DAVID A Employer name Oneida County Amount $79,295.47 Date 03/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEBUSH, LUKE A Employer name Oneida County Amount $79,295.47 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENUAU, KARL L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $79,295.20 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, KAY M Employer name Ontario County Amount $79,294.81 Date 09/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTINARI, ALBERT F Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,294.78 Date 04/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOKE, KEVIN B Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $79,294.32 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCANERA, VINCENT G Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $79,294.10 Date 04/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINURKA, PETER J, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $79,293.99 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RHINEHART, MICHAEL D Employer name Seneca County Amount $79,293.80 Date 05/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, JOSEPH A Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $79,293.71 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOUSAW, MARGARET A Employer name Lewis County Amount $79,293.52 Date 09/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, COLLEEN E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $79,293.37 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TURNER, ALLEN M Employer name Orleans County Amount $79,292.84 Date 10/25/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANDEFER, GALE M Employer name Depew UFSD Amount $79,292.75 Date 09/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISCOTTO, JOHNNY Employer name Erie County Amount $79,292.17 Date 04/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMBURRI, PETER Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $79,292.12 Date 06/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, JANETTE T Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $79,291.39 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALENZO, ROBERT J Employer name City of Utica Amount $79,291.33 Date 11/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, LINDA G Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,291.07 Date 07/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOW, JODI L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $79,291.00 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLLMAN, THOMAS A Employer name Erie County Amount $79,290.64 Date 10/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATERNO, JOSEPH DAVID Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $79,290.29 Date 01/26/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O DAY, KELLY E Employer name Lewis County Amount $79,289.86 Date 05/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTENUCCI, ANTHONY V Employer name Westchester County Amount $79,289.14 Date 06/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, EDWARD S Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $79,288.84 Date 07/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BELL, KAREN E Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $79,288.69 Date 01/24/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGLIOCCA, JAMES J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $79,288.05 Date 08/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, STEVEN F Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $79,287.80 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, JAMES E Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $79,287.52 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEETS, VANESSA Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,287.04 Date 12/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, CHRISTINA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $79,286.67 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLEY, MARY Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $79,286.60 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, DAVID C Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $79,286.45 Date 02/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ANDRE R Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $79,286.16 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDARD, JASON W Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $79,285.55 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ANDREW T Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $79,285.41 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEOCE, CHRISTINE Employer name Westchester County Amount $79,285.32 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID GORDON, SUZETTE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $79,285.24 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATTANZIO, JOHN A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $79,285.11 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LARRATTA, JOHN L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $79,284.98 Date 01/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBS, GERALD C, II Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $79,284.91 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORIN, ANDREW Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $79,284.85 Date 09/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, TIMIKIA S Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $79,283.96 Date 01/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUESSEN, MICHAEL E Employer name Town of Islip Amount $79,283.52 Date 12/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTERFIELD, JOANNA Employer name Schenectady County Amount $79,283.33 Date 07/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPLES, PAUL J, JR Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $79,282.92 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZIERSKI, KENNETH Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $79,282.84 Date 11/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSEY, KEVIN J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $79,282.06 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, SEAN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $79,282.04 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMINS, MICHAEL L Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $79,281.83 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARELLO, JAMES W Employer name Monroe County Amount $79,281.71 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNDERWOOD, LAWRENCE K, JR Employer name Delaware Co Soil Water Con Dis Amount $79,281.69 Date 08/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISSON, LESLIE E Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $79,281.55 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITLEY, WILLIAM F Employer name Croton Harmon UFSD Amount $79,281.12 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, BATISTE M Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $79,280.85 Date 01/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PFLAUMER, RUDOLPH E Employer name Westchester County Amount $79,280.36 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILBERSTEIN, KALMAN Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $79,280.18 Date 08/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTZ, JOHN Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $79,280.10 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMARA, LAMIN Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $79,280.09 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTA, JENNIFER M Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,279.61 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIMES, TIMOTHY M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $79,279.57 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAINTIME, REYNOLD C Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $79,279.41 Date 08/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHORNSTHEIMER, ROBERT W, JR Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $79,279.29 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCK, FRANCIS J Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $79,279.12 Date 01/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIDDIQI, HASEEB Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $79,278.88 Date 09/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System