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 FISCH, JOEL J Employer name Village of Kiryas Joel Amount $78,511.54 Date 06/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLOWA, RASHDAT A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $78,511.52 Date 08/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISANO, MARK R Employer name Ulster County Amount $78,511.48 Date 11/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSSE, DIANE F Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $78,511.47 Date 12/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACULLO, ANDREW R Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $78,511.47 Date 05/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, GILLIAN E Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $78,510.67 Date 08/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCORALICK, BRIAN F Employer name Dutchess Soil,Wtr Cons Dist Amount $78,510.64 Date 05/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCHU, JAMIE T Employer name Department of Health Amount $78,510.07 Date 08/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKEEFE, BRIAN P Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $78,510.07 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, MICHAEL D Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $78,510.00 Date 10/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, EDWARD L Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $78,509.84 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENN, JAMES T Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $78,509.36 Date 02/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KENNAH, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $78,509.32 Date 01/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUISI, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $78,509.13 Date 10/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZICK, LAWRENCE R Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $78,508.78 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENICHIELLO, MICHAEL D Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $78,508.64 Date 04/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTYRE, EDWARD T Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $78,508.22 Date 05/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRAJESKI, MICHAEL J Employer name Croton Harmon UFSD Amount $78,507.89 Date 08/31/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGMANN, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $78,507.88 Date 08/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UFHOLZ, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $78,507.71 Date 05/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, GENE M Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $78,507.53 Date 10/26/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNESI, TIMOTHY R, JR Employer name City of Norwich Amount $78,507.21 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSSO, ROSEANN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,506.90 Date 05/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, AMY Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $78,505.96 Date 01/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATOLI, ANTHONY D Employer name City of Cortland Amount $78,505.67 Date 08/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALDEN, LINDA J Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $78,505.65 Date 08/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, THOMAS Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $78,505.53 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBBER, BRYAN L Employer name Erie County Amount $78,505.32 Date 05/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLANO, SYLVIA M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $78,505.31 Date 09/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATALE, LARRY Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $78,505.11 Date 09/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYNARD, RONNELL R Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $78,504.70 Date 11/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITCHIE, BRIAN A Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $78,504.62 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, TIMOTHY P Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $78,504.47 Date 09/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, VICKI A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $78,504.39 Date 04/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOOD, TIMOTHY C Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $78,504.24 Date 04/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, DINA M Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $78,504.09 Date 03/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARG, MICHAEL J Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $78,503.98 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name READER, BRIAN K Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $78,503.73 Date 12/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURREN, ALLAN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $78,503.48 Date 04/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSBACKER, GRETCHEN M Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $78,503.30 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLER, ALEXANDER J, JR Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $78,502.98 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEARWATER, GARY A Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $78,502.94 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKEE, JUDITH J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $78,502.29 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOBB, BEVERLY R Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $78,502.15 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, DAVID G Employer name Nassau County Amount $78,501.93 Date 12/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROCITTO, PETER S Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $78,501.65 Date 08/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVILLE, DAWN M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $78,501.43 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JEFFREY A Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $78,501.42 Date 03/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, GERALD D Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $78,501.22 Date 07/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSARIO, LOUIS M Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $78,500.70 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODELL, DOUGLAS O, JR Employer name Dutchess Water Wastewater Auth Amount $78,500.66 Date 04/25/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATTI, FRANK J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $78,500.59 Date 08/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRATT, SCOTT R Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $78,500.50 Date 06/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBERIO, PETER C Employer name City of Oneonta Amount $78,500.43 Date 07/20/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ADAMO, MEGAN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,500.42 Date 07/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCORMICK, JAMES J Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $78,499.92 Date 09/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ERIC T Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $78,499.55 Date 08/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RILEY, CHARLES T Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $78,499.51 Date 04/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONDRA, MICHAEL S Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $78,499.44 Date 09/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONE, CLEMENT Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $78,499.37 Date 06/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, WILLIAM J Employer name Westhampton Beach UFSD Amount $78,499.17 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, DANIEL W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $78,499.13 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, ERIC H Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $78,498.63 Date 11/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, VINCENT M Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $78,498.47 Date 08/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OBRIEN, MARIANNE K Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $78,497.90 Date 06/02/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDZIAK, PHILLIP J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $78,497.86 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, SHAWN P Employer name Office of General Services Amount $78,497.67 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVE, REBECCA M Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $78,497.49 Date 07/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALVAO, ANTONIO E Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $78,497.09 Date 01/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, PRISCILLA D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,497.09 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRUCE, ALLEN L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $78,496.91 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, CHERYL A Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $78,496.82 Date 03/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERBROOK, LAURA A Employer name Monroe County Amount $78,496.81 Date 02/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLAVECCHIA, GREGORY J Employer name Monroe County Amount $78,496.77 Date 04/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCHER, CASSIE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $78,496.75 Date 01/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, MATTHEW T Employer name Monroe County Amount $78,496.72 Date 03/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLANAN, CHRISTINE K Employer name Monroe County Amount $78,496.71 Date 02/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDRICH, JULIE A Employer name Monroe County Amount $78,496.69 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTON, DENNIS C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $78,496.30 Date 07/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, CRAIG B Employer name City of Middletown Amount $78,496.20 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLSEY, SABINE N Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $78,496.16 Date 02/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRIMAN, SCOTT A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $78,496.04 Date 04/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, RENAE M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $78,495.99 Date 06/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, AMY K Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $78,495.75 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEMCEK, BRADLEY D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $78,495.75 Date 11/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OYOLA, ROSELYS Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $78,495.75 Date 12/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROPER, FLOYD W, III Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $78,495.75 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, GILBERTO G Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $78,495.75 Date 01/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOW, PHYLLIS FAY Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $78,495.75 Date 05/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, THOMAS W Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $78,495.75 Date 06/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANCHUK, MARK W Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $78,495.75 Date 09/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IBRAHIM, SUZAN Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $78,495.75 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANOFSKY, MARK R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $78,495.75 Date 12/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAKAC, MARTIN P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $78,495.75 Date 07/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UEBELHOER, PAUL M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $78,495.75 Date 12/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOAG, MICHAEL R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $78,495.75 Date 01/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURROWS, JONNA J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $78,495.75 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACK, ROBERT Employer name Town of Chester Amount $78,495.22 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORRELL, MELISSA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $78,495.14 Date 07/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWERS, THERESA Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $78,494.78 Date 10/05/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System