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 SAPORITO, STEVEN R Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $78,647.68 Date 11/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC LACHLAN, WILLIAM A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $78,647.35 Date 08/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, DONALD Employer name Office For Technology Amount $78,646.26 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGHA, MICHAEL A Employer name Broome County Amount $78,644.81 Date 04/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, WILLIAM L Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $78,644.72 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENN, PATRICK Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $78,644.61 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPANDREA, JAMES T Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $78,643.36 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SITTERLY, DOUGLAS R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $78,643.08 Date 01/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, ROBERT P Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $78,642.72 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVLOFF, BRUCE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $78,642.50 Date 07/27/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACOSTE, KIM MARIE Employer name Orange County Amount $78,642.47 Date 09/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, JAMES R Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $78,641.79 Date 01/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOOTE, CANDACE L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $78,641.64 Date 09/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICKINGER, JAIME LYNN Employer name Division of State Police Amount $78,640.81 Date 10/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, TIMOTHY Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $78,640.74 Date 04/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, ANN M Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $78,640.68 Date 08/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURST, KEVIN F Employer name Village of Highland Falls Amount $78,640.59 Date 06/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISPELL, DANA M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $78,640.55 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWD, ERIN B Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $78,640.05 Date 08/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, SILVIA Employer name Orange County Amount $78,639.67 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THELUSMA, BERNADETTE Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $78,638.88 Date 10/31/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASARO, AUDREY A Employer name Comsewogue Public Library Amount $78,638.76 Date 07/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NGUYEN, HIEU V Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $78,638.59 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDDISH, NORMAN J Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $78,638.49 Date 09/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, STEPHEN Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $78,638.48 Date 10/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OAKES, JAMES O Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $78,638.39 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'POLKA, KYLE B Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $78,637.47 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, DOREEN Employer name Education Department Amount $78,637.16 Date 07/05/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, DEANNA L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $78,636.22 Date 10/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARECCIA, ANTHONY Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $78,635.99 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSCAK, ALLISON M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $78,635.99 Date 09/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERNICIARO, JAMES M Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $78,635.73 Date 07/28/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGLIA, CHRISTINA M Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $78,635.47 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGOR, MARY ANN Employer name Nanuet UFSD Amount $78,635.25 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS-ROCHE, KELLI A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $78,634.96 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURTWRIGHT, STEPHANIE Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $78,634.84 Date 02/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWENKBECK, JENNIFER M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $78,634.73 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, LAVERNE A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $78,634.73 Date 02/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMSTROM, KARL Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $78,634.53 Date 07/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLANCY, PATRICK J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $78,634.46 Date 07/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRINGTON, JAMES P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $78,634.46 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKEN, PAUL C, II Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $78,634.29 Date 04/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASPARINI, JANAY M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $78,633.86 Date 08/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFRENZ, JULIANNE V Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $78,633.59 Date 02/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTILLO, VANESSA M Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $78,633.28 Date 05/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGAN, KATHRYN A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $78,633.25 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMILLI, TRACEY Employer name Department of Health Amount $78,632.77 Date 05/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'TOOLE, KELLY A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $78,632.36 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEPSELL, JASON W Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $78,630.98 Date 01/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, FRANK W Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $78,630.79 Date 02/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, KIM Employer name Office For Technology Amount $78,630.42 Date 03/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASETA, UNA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $78,630.30 Date 06/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAIRES, STEVEN P Employer name Madison County Amount $78,630.14 Date 07/11/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name USMAN, ANAM Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $78,630.01 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENIS, FRANTZ Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $78,629.79 Date 06/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGG, GODFREY A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $78,629.63 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, JOSEPH F, JR Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $78,629.35 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITMARSH, HAROLD E Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $78,629.18 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, TERENCE H Employer name Monroe County Amount $78,628.78 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISCOSI, PATRICK J Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $78,628.64 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZDON, GLEN W Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $78,628.52 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, KENNETH G Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $78,628.24 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEADWELL, KATHERINE L Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $78,628.24 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLADO, RAYMOND J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $78,628.06 Date 03/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, VERONICA E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $78,627.72 Date 06/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELLER, TIMOTHY J Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $78,627.58 Date 07/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INNES, WILHELMINA S Employer name Department of State Amount $78,627.57 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, LEANNE L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $78,627.33 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKUBIS, ANNE-MARIE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $78,627.17 Date 11/23/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, RYAN P Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $78,627.09 Date 03/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, SHALANE C Employer name Dutchess County Amount $78,626.59 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, WALTER C, JR Employer name City of Middletown Amount $78,626.49 Date 08/02/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCI, ELIZABETH U Employer name Environmental Facilities Corp. Amount $78,626.35 Date 05/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI FRIETUS, ELIZABETH A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $78,626.01 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BAU, JULIETA G Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $78,625.60 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ITHIER, EDWIN Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $78,624.53 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLES, JAMES E Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 24 Amount $78,624.16 Date 03/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTURLA, JOHN A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $78,623.97 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, LISA A Employer name Seymour Public Library Dist Amount $78,623.46 Date 03/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, GEORGE L Employer name Orange County Amount $78,623.02 Date 06/27/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Department of Health Amount $78,622.94 Date 10/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISIKATOS, MICHAEL T Employer name Haldane CSD - Philipstown Amount $78,622.65 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGER, DAVID M Employer name Schodack CSD Amount $78,622.32 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNNING, PATRICK J Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $78,622.30 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, RACHEL A Employer name City of Albany Amount $78,622.27 Date 01/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TYRRELL, KENNETH B Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $78,622.20 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $78,622.10 Date 04/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODGE, CHARLES R Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $78,622.02 Date 05/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINNICK, ALANA H Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $78,621.58 Date 07/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORES, RONALD J Employer name Manhasset Lakeville Water Dist Amount $78,621.36 Date 03/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, LISA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $78,620.87 Date 03/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURANT, PATRICIA M Employer name Town of Massena Amount $78,620.62 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOVAGNOLI, LEO J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $78,620.61 Date 04/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AQUILA, JOAN A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $78,620.61 Date 01/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMARTINO, KAREN R Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $78,620.61 Date 01/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAS, LAURA L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $78,620.61 Date 12/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREXLER, MARGARET M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $78,620.61 Date 05/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSHIER, THOMAS G, JR Employer name Dutchess County Amount $78,620.57 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINCAID, AMY L Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $78,620.48 Date 10/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, MALCOLM C Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $78,620.09 Date 09/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System