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 BOYD, MICHAEL D Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $79,278.87 Date 08/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRIS, TOMILYN Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $79,278.56 Date 10/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTTEL, DANIEL Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $79,278.18 Date 08/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, TYRONE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,278.06 Date 07/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ANGEL Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $79,277.95 Date 08/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCESCHI, SHARON R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $79,277.75 Date 07/23/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, ELADIO E Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $79,277.42 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAZARIAN, ANDREW, JR Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $79,277.34 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PSAHOS, ANDREW Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $79,276.98 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOW, PHILIP J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $79,276.71 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTERVELT, THOMAS, II Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $79,275.89 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOU-POMETTI, HUEY J Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $79,275.14 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUANG, HUICHING Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $79,275.12 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDLER, BRIAN Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $79,275.10 Date 10/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELHAM, MARK J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $79,274.88 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMEO, DANIEL F Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $79,274.56 Date 08/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTINGANO, JOHN P Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $79,274.22 Date 07/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANARIATO, SALVATORE R, JR Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $79,272.95 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SONI, CRYSTAL L Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $79,272.46 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TAFT A Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $79,272.36 Date 05/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVINO, ANGELO V Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $79,272.28 Date 06/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENYIN, KAREN A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $79,271.58 Date 06/02/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSONS, ALLAN O Employer name Erie County Amount $79,271.45 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUER, LAURA L WELLS Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $79,271.07 Date 07/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMAN, SAJANI J Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $79,270.88 Date 03/30/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERY, JACQUELINE M Employer name Town of Rotterdam Amount $79,270.74 Date 03/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, PATRICK J Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $79,270.54 Date 07/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WACKSMAN, STEVEN E Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $79,270.47 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, ROBIN Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $79,270.46 Date 09/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBAN, JAMES M, JR Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $79,269.22 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, JOHN M Employer name Forestville CSD Amount $79,269.20 Date 06/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATANZARO, SAMUEL J Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $79,268.35 Date 01/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEZGER, PAUL G Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $79,268.23 Date 05/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILEO, VITA L Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $79,268.05 Date 06/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUCCIONE, KENNETH L Employer name Westchester County Amount $79,267.93 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLEY, MICHAEL C Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $79,266.81 Date 12/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERSHKOWITZ, BELA Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $79,266.22 Date 05/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, ALICE P Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $79,265.96 Date 09/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASSON, AMANDA L Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $79,265.90 Date 02/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAMBE, JEFFREY P Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $79,265.48 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGER, JAMES M Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $79,265.35 Date 09/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVIERI, STEFANIE A Employer name Westchester County Amount $79,264.94 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTERO, TANIA T Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $79,264.86 Date 08/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRARD, KAREN L Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $79,264.71 Date 01/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, NICOLE Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $79,264.66 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEWSON, SCOTT A Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $79,264.47 Date 05/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, MICHAEL P Employer name Pelham UFSD Amount $79,264.40 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, WANDA M Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $79,264.17 Date 03/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATT, RICHARD H Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $79,263.39 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKERICH, JAMES R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $79,263.10 Date 12/31/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIBERIO-PEREZ, DIANA Y Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $79,262.93 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MEREDITH R Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $79,262.29 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZATANEK, ROBERT S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $79,262.12 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, JEREMY R Employer name Tuckahoe UFSD Amount $79,262.10 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADDARICH, DARNELL C Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $79,261.13 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIMINIANI, KELLYANNE Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $79,261.07 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JOHN E Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $79,260.65 Date 09/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGAN, THOMAS A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $79,260.64 Date 03/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIOFFALETTI, SARA L Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $79,260.17 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, PATRICK D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $79,260.09 Date 07/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, JUANITA L Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $79,260.05 Date 11/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIELDS, PRAMWATTIE Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $79,260.04 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZAK, MATTHEW F Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $79,260.00 Date 11/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, RODNEY R Employer name Village of Bath Amount $79,259.81 Date 12/01/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WATKINS, MARY D Employer name Erie County Amount $79,259.76 Date 01/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDES, RUSSELL L Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $79,259.70 Date 06/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $79,259.30 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERRY, ELIZABETH Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $79,258.87 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPSCOMBE-KAUFMAN, DEVIDA T Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $79,258.81 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, VICHELLE Employer name Westchester County Amount $79,257.24 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALCALA, EDUARDO G Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $79,256.67 Date 09/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LOUISE, DEBBIE Employer name Hicksville Public Library Amount $79,256.67 Date 10/27/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE WITT, JAMES M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $79,255.79 Date 02/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMEIDA, WILLIAM T Employer name UFSD of The Tarrytowns Amount $79,255.44 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANASINGHE, ANYA D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $79,255.32 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERTH, RICHARD H, JR Employer name Niagara County Amount $79,255.17 Date 06/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, LAWANDA P Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $79,254.45 Date 05/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, JOSEPH H Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $79,254.27 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEZZACAPPA, PAUL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,254.17 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, MARK B Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $79,254.04 Date 05/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZARRO, VICTOR M Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $79,253.95 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSGOOD, JAMES E Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $79,253.71 Date 09/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, TAMMI L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $79,253.34 Date 09/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANCEL, STEVEN Employer name Westchester County Amount $79,253.25 Date 11/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, DANIEL S Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $79,252.23 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANGELO, EILEEN M Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $79,252.00 Date 06/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, COLIN J Employer name Broome County Amount $79,251.62 Date 05/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PYZ, KENNETH S Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $79,251.59 Date 03/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIRIANNI, JAMES R Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $79,251.48 Date 09/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOELLER, TIMOTHY Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $79,250.91 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELBMAN, BARRY P Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $79,250.67 Date 05/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, ROBIN A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $79,250.52 Date 02/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COPPOLA, WILLIAM J Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $79,250.22 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, WILLIAM R Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $79,249.67 Date 02/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHMURA, SARAH A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $79,249.37 Date 05/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUUL, LYNDA L Employer name Village of Williamsville Amount $79,249.00 Date 06/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWMAN, ROBERT C Employer name Chemung County Amount $79,248.92 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATIER, KEVIN M Employer name City of Lockport Amount $79,247.94 Date 01/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASTIGLIONE, JOHN D Employer name Department of Law Amount $79,247.93 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, DAVID J Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $79,247.29 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System