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 VILLANO, JOSEPH G Employer name City of Auburn Amount $78,182.44 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, JOHN P Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $78,182.29 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMPSEY, TRACY L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $78,182.22 Date 09/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVENZI, FRANK Employer name Town of Gates Amount $78,181.65 Date 11/17/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, JASON Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,181.06 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, SHAREDA P Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $78,180.91 Date 11/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COXETER, SUSAN J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $78,180.66 Date 03/31/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELTON, HEATHER L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $78,180.48 Date 12/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLNIK, PETER M Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $78,180.30 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIN, JOEL H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,180.03 Date 05/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, DEBORAH S Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $78,180.00 Date 09/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITSON, ORVILLE A Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $78,179.88 Date 08/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HALL, HOLLIE M Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $78,179.84 Date 08/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILLEMI, DANETTE F Employer name Schenectady County Amount $78,179.15 Date 05/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYERS, KEVIN E Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $78,178.75 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADOVANO, CYNTHIA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $78,178.61 Date 10/10/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOGINS, DIEDRE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $78,178.61 Date 03/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTKA, GRZEGORZ Employer name Westchester County Amount $78,178.29 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICTORIO, TARA J Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $78,177.39 Date 09/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEVENIN, VICTORIA E Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $78,177.01 Date 10/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, CHARLES L Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $78,176.60 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, JERRY E Employer name Spencer Van Etten CSD Amount $78,175.90 Date 05/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSTANCE, ERIC F Employer name Jefferson County Amount $78,175.68 Date 03/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REAGAN, PATRICK F, SR Employer name Office For Technology Amount $78,175.43 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGAN, ANN MARIE Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $78,175.15 Date 10/29/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMOROSO, JOHN J, JR Employer name Town of Woodstock Amount $78,175.14 Date 05/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAGO, DAVID M Employer name Ontario County Amount $78,175.10 Date 12/13/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, BRUCE D, JR Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $78,175.04 Date 09/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONEGAN, SEAN M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $78,174.96 Date 05/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORCORAN, KELLY L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,174.47 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSONS, FRANKLIN B Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $78,174.10 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DORMAN, BYRON Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $78,173.64 Date 08/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTA, ALEXANDER G, JR Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $78,173.55 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, MARTIN N Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $78,173.51 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, JOHN A, JR Employer name Ontario County Amount $78,173.42 Date 05/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERKIZ, WILLIAM T Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $78,173.39 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FINGER, LORI E Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $78,173.07 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAMA, PATRICK A Employer name Niagara Falls Pub Water Auth Amount $78,173.06 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARK W Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $78,172.95 Date 09/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGALLO, KENNETH JOSEPH, SR Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $78,172.38 Date 08/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, JENNIFER L Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $78,171.90 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATIERNO, MICHAEL A Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $78,171.36 Date 09/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, CARLOS J Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $78,171.24 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT-FRANKLIN, ARONDA J Employer name Westchester County Amount $78,170.62 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHI, ZHENG D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,170.13 Date 12/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHRER, LOUIS F, JR Employer name City of Geneva Amount $78,170.03 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAROLESKI, TARA L Employer name Erie County Amount $78,169.99 Date 05/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, ERIC M Employer name City of Kingston Amount $78,169.69 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HALL, DAVID V Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $78,169.30 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, DAMIEN S Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $78,169.08 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, TAMERA J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $78,168.92 Date 10/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOMON, DEEPA D Employer name Henry Viscardi School Amount $78,168.38 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, RAFAEL Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $78,168.36 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEISTER, MICHAEL Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $78,168.16 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKES, LORIE J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $78,168.13 Date 11/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS-ROBINSON, JOAN D Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $78,167.79 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, ROBERT G Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $78,167.45 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGATA, BENJAMIN D Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $78,167.43 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLENS-SILVA, NORA B Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $78,167.31 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMELIO, ANTHONY J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,167.30 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIKORSKI, STANLEY M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $78,167.04 Date 04/12/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GENNARO, FILOMENO G Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $78,166.22 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZSIMMONS, JASON A Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $78,165.72 Date 12/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARRERO, LUZ M Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $78,165.65 Date 07/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, DANNIE G Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $78,165.60 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSONNA, JEAN F Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $78,165.47 Date 08/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, DOLORES M Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $78,165.22 Date 06/26/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX-SMITH, JANICE B Employer name Westchester County Amount $78,164.60 Date 02/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, DENISE D Employer name Westchester County Amount $78,163.90 Date 01/03/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOAN, COLT C Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $78,163.79 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ANDRE S Employer name New York Public Library Amount $78,163.38 Date 06/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MRUGALA, BRETT M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $78,163.21 Date 09/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROUSSEAU, TARA Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $78,162.96 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUFMANN, KEITH K Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $78,162.87 Date 12/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, CAROL L Employer name Niagara County Amount $78,162.64 Date 02/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, KEITH M Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $78,162.63 Date 10/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPLAN, NATALIE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $78,161.57 Date 05/07/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELKISSETIAN, DANIEL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,161.32 Date 12/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESMOND, THOMAS A Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $78,161.19 Date 08/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE-LONGHI, KWANG JA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $78,161.16 Date 01/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, ERIN E Employer name Court of Claims Amount $78,160.39 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, WILLIAM J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $78,159.91 Date 11/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, MATTHEW D Employer name Village of Fayetteville Amount $78,159.54 Date 02/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REED, DAVID R Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $78,158.58 Date 12/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, MELANIE C Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $78,158.52 Date 03/31/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIELSEN, ROBERT A Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $78,157.99 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, BRIDGET Y Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $78,157.56 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, TONY Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $78,156.83 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPO, JOHN J Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $78,156.50 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAYRANT, YOULONDA D Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $78,156.40 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZSIMMONS, LORRAINE A Employer name Village of Dobbs Ferry Amount $78,155.93 Date 12/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLOT, MATHI T Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $78,155.74 Date 12/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, JESSICA L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $78,155.10 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCH, NICHOLE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $78,154.23 Date 04/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LILLEY, JORDON R Employer name Greene CSD Amount $78,154.01 Date 02/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROMEK, DAVID A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $78,153.28 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELKIN, ALECIA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $78,153.26 Date 05/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEYSER, JEFFREY F Employer name City of Hudson Amount $78,152.97 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KYFF ABBOTT, CYNTHIA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,152.74 Date 05/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCUADRONI, LILIA Employer name Orange County Amount $78,152.63 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System