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 SCIMEME, PAUL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,677.41 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPP, KAREN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,677.40 Date 02/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, DAVID E Employer name Nanuet UFSD Amount $78,676.02 Date 04/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACIE, PETER G Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $78,675.35 Date 02/07/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUMSTED, ROBERT M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $78,675.20 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUSZCZAK, THOMAS M Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $78,673.67 Date 04/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, WILLIAM E, JR Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $78,673.58 Date 05/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CONTI, VINCENT D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,672.85 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILSON, WILLIAM J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $78,672.84 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOFF, THOMAS M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $78,672.63 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEWART, MARK O Employer name City of White Plains Amount $78,672.00 Date 01/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALINKAS, THOMAS S Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $78,671.64 Date 02/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC LEAN, NADIA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,671.50 Date 08/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, RANDY E Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $78,671.10 Date 02/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLTON, JAMES A Employer name Niagara County Amount $78,670.97 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIBBLE, JANET L Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $78,670.74 Date 02/15/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASSIVERA, THEODORE S, JR Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $78,670.70 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SREEKUMAR, SUMA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $78,670.68 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAENGLE, JANICE M Employer name NYS Education Department Amount $78,670.60 Date 02/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALERO, JORGE L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $78,670.59 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMERO, NANCY C Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $78,670.35 Date 08/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JOAN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $78,669.83 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPAGNA, LISA M Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $78,669.63 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, BRADLEY H, JR Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $78,669.58 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINERSAGEN, DANIEL K Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $78,669.11 Date 03/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TANZI, KRISTINE M Employer name Middle Country Public Library Amount $78,668.90 Date 11/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACER, JEFFREY A Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $78,668.89 Date 12/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, FRANCISCO Employer name New York Public Library Amount $78,668.72 Date 10/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORES, JAMES J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $78,668.67 Date 05/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEWELL, MACKENZIE A Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $78,668.39 Date 09/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, RONALDO A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $78,667.77 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINING, DENISE A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $78,666.79 Date 05/07/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, MARY E Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $78,666.43 Date 07/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODWIN, MICHAEL V Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $78,666.15 Date 02/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOT, MICHAEL R Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $78,665.90 Date 08/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRIDER, STEVEN R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $78,664.95 Date 04/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDELLA, SALVATORE C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,664.94 Date 02/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRY, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Woodbury Amount $78,664.67 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBLEE, CHELSEY L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $78,664.46 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINMAN, EDWARD R Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $78,664.10 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSER, TINA A Employer name Schalmont CSD Amount $78,663.93 Date 10/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERETT, SOTIRIA T Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $78,663.83 Date 02/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALAMARI, JOHN D Employer name Village of Northport Amount $78,663.41 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIFIELD, WILLIAM E Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $78,663.24 Date 09/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, SUSAN C Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $78,663.23 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YU, JEN C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $78,661.97 Date 12/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOEHM, SUZANNE E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $78,661.83 Date 08/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, MEGAN H Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $78,660.88 Date 05/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALO, VIKKI M Employer name State Bd of Elections Amount $78,660.83 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, CARL C Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $78,660.80 Date 09/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAFT, MEGAN P Employer name City of Albany Amount $78,659.69 Date 07/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOEGEL, ROBERT B Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $78,659.51 Date 02/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLIKEN, BRIAN E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,659.49 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEPONIS, JENNIFER A Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $78,659.37 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAHLEY, DANIEL L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $78,659.32 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGANO, VINCENZO Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $78,658.70 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRD, JULIE E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $78,658.57 Date 11/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, PETER D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $78,658.10 Date 03/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, THERESA A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $78,657.87 Date 03/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, MARGARET E Employer name Lewis County Amount $78,657.81 Date 06/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALANGELO, PETER Employer name Sullivan County Amount $78,657.69 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMENTI, KRYSTAL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,657.54 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LECLAIRE, KELLY W Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $78,657.44 Date 01/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLVERARI, EDWARD F Employer name Somers CSD Amount $78,657.09 Date 08/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMAGALSKI, JOSEPH Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $78,657.03 Date 05/07/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, ALDRIC M Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $78,656.48 Date 12/30/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, KIRK T, JR Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $78,656.03 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY-PHILLIPS, CORY E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $78,655.88 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RYAN, TERRENCE P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,655.50 Date 01/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, STEPHEN M Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $78,655.48 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAINE, WILLIAM C Employer name Chenango County Amount $78,655.20 Date 01/01/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, DAVID E Employer name Broome County Amount $78,655.16 Date 08/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, JAMES K Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $78,654.60 Date 06/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, SHARNELL S Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $78,654.17 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHAMED, REZA S Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $78,653.67 Date 01/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAVEN, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,653.52 Date 10/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLACCHI, KATHLEEN H Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $78,653.37 Date 08/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENTRELLI-DERACO, NICOLINA Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $78,653.23 Date 08/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERVEDIO, DANIELLA G Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $78,653.23 Date 10/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSEN, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,653.19 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KLUBER, TERRENCE J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $78,652.90 Date 06/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, JOHN J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $78,652.54 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DATRI, ANGELA C Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $78,652.26 Date 10/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAORMINA, JACK Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $78,651.96 Date 05/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODKIN, GREGORY M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $78,651.93 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, JOHN B Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $78,651.74 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILTS, DEREK B Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $78,651.58 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, TRACY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $78,651.38 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTS, RONALD S Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $78,650.93 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROE, ANDREW J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $78,650.83 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATROUS, LARA C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,650.68 Date 12/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, PAULA A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $78,649.63 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCER, LENA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,649.60 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, MICHELLE M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,649.53 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANOWSKY, SUZANNE S Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $78,649.06 Date 01/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELSH, ROBERT B, JR Employer name Nanuet UFSD Amount $78,648.71 Date 03/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYO, VERONICA D Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $78,648.55 Date 09/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVELL, KELLY C Employer name Chemung County Amount $78,648.35 Date 07/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPA, JOSEPH J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $78,648.20 Date 06/22/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURACO, NICHOLAS S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,648.10 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System