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 LIMA, DAVID C Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $78,921.56 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDLEY, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $78,921.56 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWENDY-TRUAX, TRACY L Employer name Lewis County Amount $78,921.45 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEVENTANO, JAMES F Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $78,920.93 Date 09/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINELLA, JORDAN M Employer name Town of New Hartford Amount $78,920.89 Date 08/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAIGHT, TODD L Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $78,920.83 Date 08/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALCZAK, KRISTIN A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $78,920.80 Date 11/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'GALLAGHER, DEBORAH B Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $78,920.66 Date 09/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERTH, LINDA J Employer name Department of Health Amount $78,920.56 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, CARL C Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $78,920.50 Date 10/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, LANCE Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $78,920.46 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIGNEY, TROY T Employer name Town of Islip Amount $78,919.43 Date 05/06/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZGER, WILLIAM T Employer name Levittown Public Library Amount $78,919.03 Date 07/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, CRAIG W Employer name Department of Health Amount $78,919.02 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRAY, TIMOTHY E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $78,918.56 Date 02/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLLINS, ELISE A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $78,918.51 Date 05/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUECKEL, STEPHANIE M Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $78,917.86 Date 01/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGOSTINO, VINCENT J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $78,917.80 Date 07/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDAK, FRANK J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $78,917.80 Date 09/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISIP, ARMAND F Employer name New York Public Library Amount $78,917.54 Date 10/03/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERGARA, LINDA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $78,916.78 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILKINS, MISTY L Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $78,916.28 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIKE, STEPHEN F, JR Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $78,916.21 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODOM, EBONY Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $78,915.73 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKUSKO, JAN M Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $78,915.68 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, LORI Employer name St Lawrence Childrens Services Amount $78,915.37 Date 07/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, NANCY M Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $78,913.87 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KACHERMEYER, MATTHEW R Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $78,913.86 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLOOMER, BARBARA A Employer name Monroe County Amount $78,913.64 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, PERRY L Employer name Monroe County Amount $78,913.64 Date 02/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUND, KRISTEN E Employer name Monroe County Amount $78,913.62 Date 08/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLIMOV, ALEKSANDR P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $78,913.61 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALIERCIO, ERNEST R Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $78,912.90 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMM, KEVIN T Employer name Town of Islip Amount $78,912.36 Date 05/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLIK, RONALD W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,911.93 Date 12/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES-QUILES, MARIA ELYZABETH Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $78,911.83 Date 09/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SETTEDUCATI, MATTHEW D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $78,911.59 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREMLER, JOYCE BARBERA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $78,911.54 Date 03/26/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, LUIS E Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $78,911.24 Date 09/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRERA, AMELIA Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $78,911.11 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, DEANNA M Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $78,910.94 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, MARLENE Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $78,910.87 Date 07/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANETTA, JOHN M Employer name Copiague Fire District Amount $78,910.74 Date 05/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAHAN, JESSICA L Employer name Nassau County Amount $78,910.49 Date 11/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, VALINA C Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $78,910.07 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, PAULETTE J Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $78,910.06 Date 10/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SAMUEL L, IV Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $78,909.93 Date 01/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, SHANNON M Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $78,909.50 Date 10/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBACORTA, DAVID M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $78,908.91 Date 04/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSIECKI, CAROLYN V Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $78,908.49 Date 03/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, JASON Employer name City of Norwich Amount $78,908.16 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASFORD, SUEANN T Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $78,907.99 Date 08/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASTIN, DANIEL V Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $78,907.80 Date 11/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKOWSKI, JEFFREY J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $78,907.74 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, JOSEPH A Employer name Village of Elmsford Amount $78,907.48 Date 05/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCUREK, KATHRYN M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $78,907.46 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASHIMOTO, NAOKO Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $78,907.12 Date 12/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACCARO, CAROLYN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $78,906.66 Date 12/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEAGUE, BRIAN P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $78,906.46 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGEL, STEWART G Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $78,906.46 Date 11/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENAWAY, DONALD H, JR Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $78,906.41 Date 01/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARILLE, PAUL Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $78,906.32 Date 06/26/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZO, PEDRO N Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $78,906.17 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, CAROLE M Employer name Village of New Hempstead Amount $78,905.24 Date 08/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWICKI, JOHN A Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $78,905.11 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEATES, HEATHER N Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $78,904.93 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, CARMEN C Employer name Erie County Amount $78,903.89 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDBERG, RANDY A Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $78,903.89 Date 10/11/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKARD, APRIL M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $78,903.81 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, LAWRENCE E Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $78,903.66 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAUFER, JANET L Employer name Miller Place Fire District Amount $78,903.33 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONE, VINCENT Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $78,902.76 Date 10/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATZ, STEPHEN J Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $78,902.55 Date 02/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHETSKY, MARK S Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $78,902.20 Date 08/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARTH, JEREMY Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $78,901.38 Date 08/19/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUCKS, JOHN, JR Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $78,901.37 Date 05/13/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSADO, ISRAEL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,901.08 Date 03/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVERNIA, ROBERT A Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $78,900.97 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVOHATSKI, LISA M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $78,900.84 Date 12/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAVIN, BEATRIZ D Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $78,900.62 Date 09/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURAND, MARCHELLY E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $78,900.40 Date 09/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, MATTHEW J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $78,900.14 Date 02/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVELLI, RALPH J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,899.61 Date 06/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVANAPURATH, MINIMOL Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $78,899.42 Date 02/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMERS, JAMES W, JR Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $78,898.96 Date 10/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLAN, JACLYN H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,898.91 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVARI, DAVID A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,898.69 Date 03/16/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, MICHAEL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $78,898.67 Date 02/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINE, MICHAEL J Employer name Commack Fire District Amount $78,897.99 Date 10/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ERIN E Employer name Rockland County Amount $78,897.98 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICTOR, JODY K Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $78,897.29 Date 02/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSME, GUADALUPE Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $78,896.76 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRK, BRANDY L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $78,896.19 Date 07/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALAS, CYNTHIA Employer name Westchester County Amount $78,895.67 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMOTHRAKIS, JOHN G Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $78,895.64 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHEARN, KEVIN J Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $78,895.30 Date 09/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENSAH, KWAME A Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $78,894.95 Date 07/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DARLENE E Employer name Carle Place UFSD Amount $78,894.94 Date 09/30/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARAFOLO, FRANCES R Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $78,894.92 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPUCCIO, ANTHONY V Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $78,894.88 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System