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 PARMITER, JOHN R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $78,735.36 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSEY, MICHAEL N Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $78,735.16 Date 11/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCIA, ERIC L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $78,734.70 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELL, CYNTHIA E Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $78,734.50 Date 09/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGDANOWICZ, ELIZABETH L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $78,734.17 Date 06/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMCOTT, MATTHEW E Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $78,733.82 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORROW, PAUL K Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $78,733.74 Date 12/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JOY C Employer name Westchester County Amount $78,733.64 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, ROBERT S Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $78,732.90 Date 01/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICHT, JOHN M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $78,732.76 Date 05/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLLECITO, FRANK L Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $78,732.55 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUSE, BRANDON R Employer name Chemung County Amount $78,732.53 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NERO, JAMES P Employer name City of Hudson Amount $78,732.36 Date 01/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARCELLO, JOSEPH D, JR Employer name Schenectady County Amount $78,731.85 Date 05/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBETT, CAPRICE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,731.41 Date 03/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANDREA, STANLEY A Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $78,731.36 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUBMAN, ANDREW J Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $78,731.16 Date 06/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRINGTON, CHRISTA L Employer name Oswego County Amount $78,731.04 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTA, MEGAN H Employer name Onondaga County Amount $78,730.66 Date 07/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARKWEATHER, NORMAN Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $78,730.65 Date 04/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHER, DAVID M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,730.00 Date 08/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORAN, ANDREA F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,730.00 Date 12/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAFFE, DEBORAH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,730.00 Date 06/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECUPERO, TINA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,730.00 Date 05/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIAMPA, KYRA B Employer name Orange County Amount $78,729.05 Date 06/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, DOLLY M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $78,728.92 Date 05/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $78,728.62 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, SARAH J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $78,728.36 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFE, JOHN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $78,728.22 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYER, CHRISTINE E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,728.00 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURA, MICHELLE A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $78,727.17 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, EDWIN Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $78,726.72 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORRELL, SAMUEL S Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $78,726.53 Date 10/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUTINO, DIANA L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $78,726.17 Date 01/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OMEZI, LUCY A Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $78,725.92 Date 03/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLE, SEAN P Employer name City of Watertown Amount $78,725.89 Date 02/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHAGNON, LE ANNE C Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $78,725.83 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, JAMES R, JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $78,725.52 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRIANESE, MARIO A Employer name Rockland County Amount $78,725.51 Date 08/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GLINCHEY, JOHN D Employer name Westchester County Amount $78,725.01 Date 10/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, BRENDAN Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $78,724.94 Date 11/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, RONALD M Employer name Albany County Amount $78,724.87 Date 10/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAWLIK, JOSEPH W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,724.40 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHLUTER, TIOKA B, III Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $78,724.25 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOYD, KAITLIN R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $78,724.00 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUDO, NICHOLAS A Employer name Albany County Amount $78,723.89 Date 08/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MARY M Employer name St Lawrence Childrens Services Amount $78,723.82 Date 05/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, HERFA I Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $78,722.52 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANSUR, MARIBEL Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $78,722.12 Date 04/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MARILYNN E Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $78,721.61 Date 05/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGAN, NOREEN M Employer name Village of Pleasantville Amount $78,721.47 Date 02/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENAVIDES, CLAUDIO A Employer name City of White Plains Amount $78,720.92 Date 01/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAFFNEY, PATRICK R Employer name Monroe County Amount $78,720.91 Date 07/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCARTY, BENJAMIN L Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $78,720.89 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, ANTHONY S, JR Employer name Village of Lake Success Amount $78,720.73 Date 08/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CILLO, GARY J Employer name Somers CSD Amount $78,720.62 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHANNESSEN, ROBERT G Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $78,720.55 Date 08/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCY, MATTHEW P Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $78,719.98 Date 09/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVID, JOHN A Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $78,719.63 Date 12/23/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLACKBURN, PARKER Employer name Monroe County Amount $78,719.50 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARRANT, JAMES Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $78,718.92 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, KIMBERLY A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $78,718.54 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCULLY, SEAN M Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $78,718.52 Date 10/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANICKER, DETTY J Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $78,718.29 Date 01/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULICK, RONALD L Employer name Ulster County Amount $78,718.29 Date 10/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DOUGLAS S Employer name Department of Health Amount $78,718.27 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, RICHARD R Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $78,717.44 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALB, DEBORAH Employer name Levittown Fire District Amount $78,715.96 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELLINI, WILLIAM Employer name Water Auth of West Nassau Co Amount $78,715.80 Date 11/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPLAN, LORALEE Employer name Lavelle School For The Blind Amount $78,715.58 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC EWAN, MICHAEL D Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $78,715.17 Date 03/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TENESACA, JOSE M Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $78,714.90 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, ADOLFO, III Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $78,714.63 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITBY, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $78,713.74 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADILLA, MAURIZIO EL Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $78,713.49 Date 01/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROVOST, CLAYTON S Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $78,713.41 Date 01/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTILE, DOMINICK J Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $78,713.12 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANORA, EDWARD T Employer name Village of Dobbs Ferry Amount $78,713.00 Date 12/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLASH, LAUREL A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $78,712.39 Date 01/28/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOCKER, JOHN D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $78,712.07 Date 02/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSCO, PAUL J, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,711.90 Date 12/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORO, DEBORAH Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $78,711.85 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIRICO-WARBACH, ANGELA T Employer name Capital Dist Child&Youth Serv Amount $78,711.83 Date 03/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANALDO, THOMAS L Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $78,711.29 Date 03/21/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, BONNIE J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $78,711.13 Date 08/31/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORCELLI, DANIEL T Employer name Oneida County Amount $78,711.09 Date 11/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMILEY, EILEEN C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $78,710.89 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUEL, CINDY L Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $78,710.16 Date 10/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUFARI, GREGORY Employer name Schenectady County Amount $78,709.69 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALESSI, BERNADETTE L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $78,708.85 Date 12/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTTIGLIERI, NEAL Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $78,708.48 Date 10/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KNIGHT, JAMES I Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $78,708.45 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHESTNUT, ESSENCE N Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $78,708.22 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTRO, GIAN C Employer name Broome County Amount $78,708.01 Date 08/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITCHER, GREGORY S Employer name Dutchess County Amount $78,708.01 Date 01/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ROUSIE, BETH A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $78,707.55 Date 01/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTLER, BARBARA E Employer name Village of East Rockaway Amount $78,707.40 Date 11/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, SCOTT W Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $78,707.37 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, DAVID J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $78,706.64 Date 10/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATYEVICH, NICHOLAS G Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $78,706.57 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System