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 MINIER, DANIEL E Employer name Town of Islip Amount $78,032.78 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROFF, JOHN L Employer name South Jefferson CSD Amount $78,031.52 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAIDELICH, JOANN W Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $78,031.00 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, JESSICA N Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $78,030.89 Date 05/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLL, SCOTT Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $78,030.63 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, MARY E Employer name Town of Sullivan Amount $78,030.61 Date 12/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAMOND, JASON E Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $78,030.55 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWYER, GERALD O, JR Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $78,029.04 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOVEY, NICHOLAS A Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $78,028.83 Date 09/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHANAN, DAWN M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $78,028.83 Date 03/28/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALGERIO, ALBERT Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $78,028.68 Date 12/26/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGE, STEPHEN J Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $78,028.29 Date 02/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNICKERBOCKER, CINDY J Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $78,028.16 Date 11/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SATURNE, ARIEL A Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $78,027.91 Date 07/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMATO, BETTY Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $78,027.82 Date 10/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGO, NICHOLAS D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $78,027.42 Date 09/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MATTHEW J Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $78,027.29 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANCROFT, WARD C Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $78,026.83 Date 02/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, MARCIA Employer name Horseheads CSD Amount $78,025.70 Date 09/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAVEN, JANET M Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $78,025.17 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, MATTHEW J Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $78,024.76 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYO, ASHANTI D Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $78,024.56 Date 07/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEISTEN, JASON G Employer name Monroe County Amount $78,023.67 Date 01/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAGG, THOMAS A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $78,023.50 Date 04/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEVINS, HENRY P Employer name City of Lockport Amount $78,022.86 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRUES, KAMAL L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $78,022.77 Date 02/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACY, SCOTT H Employer name Washington County Amount $78,022.76 Date 07/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODES, MICHAEL J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $78,022.69 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDRON, ROBERT B Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $78,022.66 Date 09/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOREY, WAYNE A, JR Employer name Jefferson County Amount $78,022.51 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAETA, HEATHER J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $78,022.11 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORIGLIANO, FRANK C Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $78,021.73 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, JOHN J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $78,021.58 Date 06/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRENCI, SALVATORE J Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $78,021.10 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRONTI, DONALD C Employer name Monroe County Amount $78,020.89 Date 10/21/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLISH, PATRICIA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $78,020.81 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, DIANNA Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $78,020.35 Date 08/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REARDON, EDWARD P Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $78,020.09 Date 03/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEERY, JOHN J Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $78,019.77 Date 02/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRZALKA, MARTIN L Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $78,019.48 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURTNEY, RANDALL S Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $78,019.45 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAPPIA, JOHN M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $78,018.81 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REUKAUF, HEIDI Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $78,018.77 Date 02/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEW, JOHN RS Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $78,018.72 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEWS, CAROL ANNE M Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $78,018.72 Date 06/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANGELOSI, JOAN M Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $78,018.71 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKIANSKY, JENNIFER L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $78,018.53 Date 10/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEPE, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $78,018.31 Date 05/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEACH, JENNIFER A Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $78,017.96 Date 09/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRUECO, GUILLERMO Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $78,017.67 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMAN, DANIEL G Employer name Town of New Hartford Amount $78,017.57 Date 09/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, KATHLEEN Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $78,017.34 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILLARO, KIM T Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $78,016.62 Date 01/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCKENBERRY, BONNIE S Employer name Cornell University Amount $78,015.36 Date 10/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEAL, JEFFREY K Employer name Onondaga County Amount $78,014.36 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANOWICZ, KAROL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,013.89 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEYER, ELIZABETH K Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $78,013.72 Date 01/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, DAVID Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $78,013.69 Date 11/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABADI, RAMI J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $78,013.53 Date 01/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELIX, PAUL GARDY Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $78,013.48 Date 06/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JOSE E Employer name Elmsford UFSD Amount $78,013.48 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDOLINA, CHARLES J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $78,013.17 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PACCA, JOHN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $78,013.11 Date 12/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLOCK, POLLY J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $78,013.08 Date 10/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISLAM, MAHMUDUL Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $78,012.59 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOKER, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Allegany St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $78,012.52 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STODOLSKI, WILLIAM G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $78,012.46 Date 12/24/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRILL, MICHELE H Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $78,011.95 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOERRBECKER, KENNETH J Employer name Village of Malverne Amount $78,011.81 Date 01/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, JOSHUA M Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $78,011.67 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLISON, VICTOR L Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $78,011.54 Date 08/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, KYLE L Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $78,010.92 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASH, ANTHONY Employer name City of Rome Amount $78,010.72 Date 05/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, KENNETH A Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $78,010.53 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, NATARA R Employer name Nassau County Amount $78,010.53 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSS, LONDA L Employer name Nassau County Amount $78,010.15 Date 07/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIRIGLIANO, VINCENT J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $78,010.05 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARKUS J Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $78,009.97 Date 02/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DONATI, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $78,009.71 Date 03/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, THOMAS J, II Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $78,009.57 Date 09/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROACH, NATHANIEL Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $78,009.53 Date 01/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, LAURAELLEN Employer name Nassau County Amount $78,009.49 Date 05/19/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, MATTHEW A Employer name Dev Auth of North Country Amount $78,009.37 Date 09/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, PAULETTE Employer name Erie County Amount $78,009.34 Date 07/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIEN, KYLE J Employer name Nassau County Amount $78,009.00 Date 06/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, JOSE M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,007.87 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANELLI, TIMOTHY A Employer name Westchester County Amount $78,007.75 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, GREGORY L Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $78,007.51 Date 11/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WIEDRICK, JEFFREY D Employer name Livingston County Amount $78,006.56 Date 11/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMOLEN, MARTIN T, IV Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,006.44 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DESMARAIS, TAMMY E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $78,006.19 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODIE PAPINO, BRIDGET C Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $78,004.78 Date 08/22/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARLEY, MICHEAL K Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $78,004.71 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULL, DONALD F, JR Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $78,004.62 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVERGINE, ROBERT Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $78,004.54 Date 11/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUADRI, CLAIRE G Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $78,004.34 Date 08/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUERCIA, ANDREA Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $78,004.10 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADSHAW-RABIE, LYDIA Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $78,004.06 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNDO, KOBIE A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $78,003.77 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVE, JAMES L Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $78,003.50 Date 12/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System