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 STARACE, JAMES A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,817.14 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCALI-DECKER, JAMIE L Employer name Orange County Amount $78,817.05 Date 08/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMSON, PETER A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $78,817.03 Date 01/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JONES, COLLEEN A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $78,816.83 Date 07/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTET, MARK S Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $78,816.68 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHAVANNE, JO ANN E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $78,816.24 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, NICOLE E Employer name Department of Health Amount $78,814.47 Date 05/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SONIBARE, LATEEFAT A Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $78,814.44 Date 04/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHKRELI, EDIT Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $78,814.26 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLEDANO, BRITTANY L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,813.70 Date 06/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, ANGELA S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $78,813.16 Date 11/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLAZER, ROY S Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $78,813.14 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINCE, MICHELE E Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $78,813.14 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLIGAN, KRISTINE Employer name Village of Croton-On-Hudson Amount $78,812.90 Date 05/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMATO, JOHN J Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $78,811.44 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZITO, DAVID, JR Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $78,810.73 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBILE, CHERYL A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $78,810.50 Date 12/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLETTNER, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $78,810.16 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, MARIUS M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $78,810.07 Date 10/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TROIANO, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $78,809.25 Date 03/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EAGEN, RAYMOND J Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $78,808.82 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KACZMAROWSKI, LYNN M Employer name Erie County Amount $78,808.74 Date 05/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, ROBERT C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $78,808.44 Date 07/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOULTRIE, KEVIN L Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $78,807.41 Date 04/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARONE, RAPHAEL Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $78,807.30 Date 08/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LANE, DAWN M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $78,806.99 Date 12/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTUNNO, CHRISTINA M Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $78,806.66 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCKEE, PATRICK A Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $78,806.29 Date 08/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMUNO, NICHOLAS J Employer name Nassau Library System Amount $78,805.92 Date 07/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, KIM M Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $78,805.40 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELTON, RICHARD W Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $78,805.31 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, EDGARD Employer name Nassau County Amount $78,804.99 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRATORE, FRANK Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $78,804.88 Date 05/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANOS, LAURA S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,804.80 Date 06/13/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWLEY, JOSEPH G, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,804.80 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARINO, NICHOLAS J, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,804.80 Date 07/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODEN, ANNE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,804.80 Date 12/06/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STINCONE, FRANCES A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,804.80 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, BRENDON J Employer name Broome County Amount $78,804.61 Date 10/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SO, TIEN JO Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $78,804.61 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, ERIC W Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $78,804.41 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, VERONICA L Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $78,804.04 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORGREN, CATHERINE E Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $78,803.57 Date 02/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JOANNE F Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $78,803.21 Date 06/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLITSCH, MARIANNE C Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $78,803.21 Date 10/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, ANDREW Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $78,803.09 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTUCCI, AUDRA Employer name Westchester County Amount $78,802.40 Date 08/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOBART, THOMAS M Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $78,802.36 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, DAVID M Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $78,801.89 Date 11/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADER, THOMAS J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $78,801.85 Date 02/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUSER, STEVEN G Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $78,801.60 Date 03/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDINGER, ERIKA Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $78,801.32 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GONZA, ANTHONY J Employer name Albany County Amount $78,801.28 Date 10/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLIER, SHELLEY M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $78,801.19 Date 11/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, JOHN F, JR Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $78,801.10 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, BARBARA A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $78,801.09 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNS, BRYAN S Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $78,801.08 Date 09/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, NEAL A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $78,800.98 Date 05/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAUCHET, MICHAEL W Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $78,800.61 Date 08/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNISH, MICHAEL A Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $78,800.47 Date 12/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SEAN R Employer name Monroe County Amount $78,800.02 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAYLAND-SMITH, TINA M Employer name Madison County Amount $78,799.81 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MATTEO, MICHAEL D Employer name Schenectady County Amount $78,799.62 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, MICHAEL J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $78,799.59 Date 02/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGUSA, GAVIN Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $78,799.37 Date 01/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTHELMAS, WILLIAM G Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $78,797.83 Date 11/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, DANIEL N Employer name Boces-Tompkins Seneca Tioga Amount $78,797.78 Date 07/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLANDO, JOHN P Employer name Town of Ossining Amount $78,797.37 Date 11/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOSE, JEREMY J Employer name Columbia County Amount $78,796.65 Date 05/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONKELBAAN, RICHARD P Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $78,796.57 Date 07/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWLING, KAREN Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $78,796.00 Date 12/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLSON, DOUGLAS C Employer name City of Lockport Amount $78,795.24 Date 08/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ-CALLE, ARTURO F Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $78,795.23 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHECKSFIELD, STEVEN J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $78,795.21 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSTIC-CUSH, ADRIENNE A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $78,795.05 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORNEGAY, PHYLLIS Employer name Westchester County Amount $78,794.88 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORENO, ROBERTO R Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $78,794.38 Date 12/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABOR, SUSAN E Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $78,794.34 Date 11/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, JOSEPH Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $78,794.10 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, RAYMOND Employer name Town of East Greenbush Amount $78,794.10 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MACCIO, BRENDA Employer name Greene County Amount $78,794.02 Date 06/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCATO, ROSEMARIE Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $78,794.02 Date 11/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, PABLO A Employer name Nassau County Amount $78,793.65 Date 08/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, SIGHLE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $78,793.65 Date 07/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEUMAN, DANIEL R Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $78,793.47 Date 08/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNIDE, MICHAEL A Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $78,793.37 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIELSON, SCOTT L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $78,793.30 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKOKHA, JANE M Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $78,793.24 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONRAD, ROBERT J Employer name Richmond Memorial Library Amount $78,793.08 Date 07/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERLIN, OLGA Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $78,792.90 Date 09/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNO, SHIRLEY S Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $78,792.88 Date 01/27/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISTO, DEWAN H Employer name Office of General Services Amount $78,792.65 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, DAMIEN P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,792.41 Date 08/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITAKER, WENDELL Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $78,792.39 Date 07/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON-CODY, SATONYA Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $78,792.27 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIERTON, MAUREEN Employer name Dutchess County Amount $78,792.20 Date 09/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOLARO, LORI A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $78,792.05 Date 10/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, MAUREEN A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $78,792.00 Date 04/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERRIER, JAMIE M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $78,791.65 Date 07/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLASS, RICHARD E Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $78,791.32 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System