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 POIROT, JONATHAN W Employer name Nassau County Amount $78,323.35 Date 11/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, NICOLE M Employer name Westchester County Amount $78,322.99 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, MICHAEL J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $78,321.75 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELOGI, STEPHEN D Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $78,320.60 Date 12/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIEIRA, VERA F Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $78,320.58 Date 06/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIF, MUSA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $78,320.24 Date 08/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALLISCO, JOSEPH A Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $78,320.15 Date 09/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBARNO, PASCHAL J Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $78,319.86 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NGUYEN, THANH T Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $78,319.70 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOBLER, RAYMOND M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $78,319.52 Date 11/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARBOLD, FRED R Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $78,319.50 Date 01/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPPER, MAUREEN M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $78,319.19 Date 07/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, GORDON E, JR Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $78,319.19 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESTIVO, NICHOLAS J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,319.15 Date 10/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, JAMES M, JR Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $78,318.75 Date 06/27/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OPINANTE, AVRIL L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $78,318.58 Date 06/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, ROBERT V, III Employer name Nassau County Amount $78,318.39 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LITVINOFF, ANDREY Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $78,318.17 Date 07/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAR, SHANNON Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $78,318.04 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASS, LOUIS M Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $78,317.88 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, JAMEY M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $78,317.72 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANNOTTA, BRIAN J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $78,317.57 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PODKOWKA, PHILIP M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $78,317.09 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEITZ, JODI L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,317.01 Date 02/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, DAWN M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $78,316.77 Date 12/13/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPLE, KATHY L Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $78,316.74 Date 02/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUYCK, JASON A Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $78,316.56 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGNON, WILLIAM J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $78,316.32 Date 07/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRABELLA, MARY C Employer name Orange County Amount $78,316.21 Date 12/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAULDING, KRISTY R Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $78,316.07 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, DAVID M Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $78,315.10 Date 03/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVERI, LISA C Employer name Niagara County Amount $78,314.76 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESLIN, JAMES J Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $78,314.70 Date 03/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL MAESTRO, VINCENT Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $78,314.69 Date 04/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEUNG, KIN W Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $78,313.80 Date 02/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEDOMINICIS, THERESA A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $78,313.45 Date 09/07/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUX, GEORGE R, JR Employer name Greenburgh Housing Authority Amount $78,312.94 Date 06/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRICKERT, JOHN L Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $78,312.89 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARGAIN, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $78,312.77 Date 02/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLENIC, JAMES D Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $78,312.70 Date 04/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDWELL, JOEL E Employer name City of Albany Amount $78,312.57 Date 01/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HONEYWELL, TIMOTHY J Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $78,312.51 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARVINCHAK, MEL R Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $78,312.51 Date 03/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMP, MADRENE Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $78,312.51 Date 03/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUEBAS, JOSEPH W Employer name Port Jervis City School Dist Amount $78,312.28 Date 01/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHERZ, FRED, JR Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $78,312.04 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZARKA, KRISTEN K Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $78,311.89 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEWTRAW, DAVID R Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $78,310.80 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESTEFANO, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $78,309.79 Date 08/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTIN, CAROLINE E Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $78,309.72 Date 11/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASHIM, LAURA E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $78,309.25 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRETSON, TAMMY K Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $78,309.13 Date 05/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELSWORTH, CRAIG R Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $78,309.00 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLIN-COX, MISHANDA F Employer name City of Hudson Amount $78,308.66 Date 02/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOW, TODD M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $78,308.49 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, JAMES M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $78,308.44 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLENSOHN, NANCY A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $78,307.99 Date 11/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, RENEE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $78,307.87 Date 04/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, BRENDA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $78,307.71 Date 09/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, EDWARD L Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $78,307.04 Date 08/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CITROEN, JAMES A, II Employer name Plainview Vol Fire Dept Amount $78,306.45 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHLER, MARLA S Employer name Putnam County Amount $78,306.32 Date 01/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGEL, BRIAN A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $78,306.28 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name XAVIER, SANTHOSH Employer name Office For Technology Amount $78,306.14 Date 08/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SHANEYA F Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $78,306.09 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERMOSO, ALEX Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $78,305.92 Date 06/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSS MEYER, LOREN M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $78,305.42 Date 10/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, GRACE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $78,304.40 Date 06/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTUSCELLO, JUDY Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $78,304.33 Date 04/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGUILAR, FRANCISCO A Employer name Nassau County Amount $78,304.04 Date 07/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D' EREDITA, JOHN F Employer name Onondaga County Amount $78,303.86 Date 09/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, SCOTT A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $78,303.16 Date 05/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOCK, DONNAMARIE Employer name East Meadow Public Library Amount $78,303.08 Date 10/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHMAD, RANA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $78,302.87 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCIDI, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $78,302.51 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DENBURG, DOROTHY L Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $78,302.42 Date 01/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRIFE, MICHAEL E Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $78,302.13 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDO, JUDITH P Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $78,301.91 Date 06/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWELL, STEVEN J Employer name City of Oneida Amount $78,301.33 Date 05/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROCKHILL, ELIZABETH A Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $78,301.30 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WROBEL, PIOTR M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,300.62 Date 01/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKER, KARLA RAE Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $78,300.53 Date 08/09/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODDS, JOHN C, III Employer name Copake-Taconic Hills CSD Amount $78,300.29 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAINALDI, LAURA A Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $78,299.48 Date 03/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORD, DONALD W Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $78,299.16 Date 04/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATALE, MINDY L Employer name Cortland Housing Authority Amount $78,299.14 Date 11/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMS, JEREMY J Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $78,299.13 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, STANLEY E Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $78,298.69 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, CHAZ A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $78,298.29 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOSMA, THERESA M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $78,298.18 Date 11/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELENO, WALTER E Employer name New York Public Library Amount $78,298.08 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZZARDI, MICHAEL Employer name Office For Technology Amount $78,298.03 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name XIA, MINGMING Employer name Office For Technology Amount $78,298.03 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTINA, JACQUELINE C Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $78,297.95 Date 03/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYSCO, JOHN P Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $78,297.67 Date 08/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CULLEN, ANDREW J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $78,297.22 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SHAVON L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $78,297.18 Date 03/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUICK, EDWARD D, JR Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $78,296.47 Date 09/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, ABBE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $78,296.23 Date 08/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DEREK T Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $78,296.19 Date 06/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System