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 CURTIN, TIMOTHY M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $78,842.27 Date 09/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELUSO, GARY Employer name Plainview Old Bethpage Pub Lib Amount $78,842.21 Date 12/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, DARCEL Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $78,841.55 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRIN, SARAH J Employer name Erie County Amount $78,841.08 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUGENT, CORY M Employer name Department of Law Amount $78,840.71 Date 03/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALIN, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Deerpark Amount $78,840.39 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, MONICA D Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $78,840.00 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COMBS, MARCIA A Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $78,839.92 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, ROBIN A Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $78,839.40 Date 08/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, ANNIE R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $78,839.25 Date 06/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHUSHMA, ALEXANDER Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $78,838.68 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACEVEDO, MARGARET E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $78,838.58 Date 05/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAUGHTER, JEROME Employer name East Williston UFSD Amount $78,837.98 Date 06/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, LINDY L Employer name Allegany County Amount $78,837.70 Date 12/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIN, THOMAS F Employer name Geneseo CSD Amount $78,837.38 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KEVIN L, SR Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $78,837.37 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAROCSI, MICHAEL G Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $78,837.35 Date 02/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, DAN F Employer name Office of General Services Amount $78,837.31 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ-BRADWELL, MARIBEL Employer name Division of State Police Amount $78,837.31 Date 10/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEN, KATHRYN A Employer name Department of Health Amount $78,837.31 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, HEATHER L H Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $78,837.31 Date 07/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOEMAKER, TODD J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $78,836.86 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, DUANE M Employer name City of Cortland Amount $78,836.86 Date 03/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOCKE, BENJAMIN M Employer name City of Cortland Amount $78,836.80 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARREIRA, JANET Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $78,836.80 Date 10/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTKIEWICZ, EDWARD M, JR Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $78,836.62 Date 07/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULEN, ALBERT L, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $78,836.50 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEEVER, IVAN P Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $78,836.08 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARANAY, ARLEN J Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $78,835.92 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVELL, PERRY R Employer name Fulton County Amount $78,835.89 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ, MAURICIO A Employer name Nassau County Amount $78,835.75 Date 10/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SANETIS, CLARA Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $78,835.47 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVEZ, ARNALDO E Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $78,835.33 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBEY, TODD R Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $78,835.17 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANG, FELICIA Employer name Education Department Amount $78,834.86 Date 06/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $78,834.86 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLETTO, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $78,834.74 Date 08/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHBY, WILLIAM B Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $78,834.62 Date 06/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRABILE, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Rocky Point UFSD Amount $78,834.49 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOST, ELLEN M Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $78,834.39 Date 02/20/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, BERNARD G Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $78,834.38 Date 07/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLOSKEY, JULIE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $78,834.00 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MARK S Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $78,833.86 Date 12/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAQUE, RUMANA H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,833.50 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMARCHE, ROBERTA E Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $78,833.12 Date 01/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, CHRISTINE D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $78,833.07 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMUTZ, TRAVIS M Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $78,833.04 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOLEY, LYNN M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $78,832.77 Date 10/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALLADINO, ROSEMARY Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $78,832.77 Date 03/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELEJALDE, JOHN L Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $78,832.77 Date 12/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHECO, MERCEDES A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $78,832.77 Date 05/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIRANZO, PAULA L Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $78,832.77 Date 05/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, MIRIAM L Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $78,832.77 Date 05/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, JEFFREY Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $78,832.33 Date 01/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, JAMES M Employer name Wyoming County I D A Amount $78,832.22 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES-WEITZEL, SUE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $78,831.17 Date 11/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINKINS, DONEL Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $78,831.08 Date 12/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELO, ALLYSON M Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $78,831.07 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, JEAN M Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $78,830.58 Date 08/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELEZNY, SCOTT D Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $78,830.55 Date 09/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICARI, ADRIENNE T Employer name Dutchess County Amount $78,830.24 Date 01/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, MICHAEL G Employer name Erie County Amount $78,829.73 Date 07/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN-PETERS, THERESA A Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $78,829.46 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILLOTSON, LIND E Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $78,829.18 Date 08/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGERE, JENNIFER A Employer name Albany County Amount $78,828.70 Date 09/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBS, ANTHONY M Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $78,828.52 Date 07/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPILII-LUTZ, ANN T Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $78,827.98 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDICK, MARY M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $78,827.53 Date 10/29/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMA, ISMAEL Employer name Croton Harmon UFSD Amount $78,827.29 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMICUCCI, IVANA M Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $78,827.13 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLENTINO, STEVEN A Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $78,826.78 Date 09/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENIKE, RICHARD A, JR Employer name Village of Ardsley Amount $78,826.26 Date 02/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNEN, JOANN Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $78,825.92 Date 04/13/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIGGS, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Town of Marlborough Amount $78,825.44 Date 03/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALLOY, RICHARD E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,825.35 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, JOSEPH Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $78,825.24 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, THOMAS N, II Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $78,824.74 Date 11/13/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHURIN, WIGENS Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $78,824.74 Date 10/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROTTIER, JOHN A Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $78,824.74 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADAWAY, MARISA A Employer name Broome County Amount $78,823.84 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, ASHA D Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $78,823.59 Date 07/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGANO, JOANNE Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $78,822.75 Date 03/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIARULLI, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $78,822.46 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAINEY, BRETT C Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $78,822.24 Date 01/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZSIMMONS, SEAN M Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $78,822.23 Date 09/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANCASTER, ERIC L Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $78,821.27 Date 08/31/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONELLI, MICHAEL S Employer name Monroe County Amount $78,821.26 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONCZKOWSKI, SANDRA E Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $78,821.11 Date 12/13/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERLING, ADAM T Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $78,820.80 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, WILLIAM G Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $78,820.70 Date 02/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADE, LUIS E Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $78,820.13 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MICHAEL H Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $78,820.12 Date 09/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHRIKANT, CHAILCOMARI Employer name North Merrick UFSD Amount $78,820.06 Date 08/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFACE, JOHN P Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $78,819.99 Date 01/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNDAGE, DAVID P Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $78,818.49 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIRKLER, PETER R Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $78,818.31 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALCOTT, NAIM A Employer name Westhampton Beach UFSD Amount $78,817.92 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELER, HAROLD Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $78,817.83 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, PATRICK J Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $78,817.42 Date 12/06/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLENDER, LEONARD J Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $78,817.35 Date 01/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System