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 ZALESKI, MARK A Employer name Town of Southold Amount $77,945.97 Date 02/06/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLI, LOUIS Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $77,944.16 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEEN, RANDY W Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $77,944.12 Date 06/15/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUGINO, FRANK A Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $77,943.98 Date 08/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORO, ALICE H Employer name Westchester County Amount $77,943.97 Date 01/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVANE, ELIZABETH M Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $77,943.66 Date 01/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOTHE, DEBRA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $77,943.60 Date 11/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNY, EDWARD B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $77,943.60 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVEQUE, MARYSE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $77,943.52 Date 02/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBRINSKI, JOHN J, JR Employer name Village of Sloatsburg Amount $77,943.03 Date 03/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, DREW C Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $77,942.79 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, CYNTHIA M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $77,942.50 Date 10/27/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAVRANEK, JOSEPH W Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $77,942.36 Date 12/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTELLI, DOMINICK Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $77,941.64 Date 09/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNTON, GAYLE A Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $77,941.60 Date 10/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODSON, TRACY L Employer name Greenburgh Graham UFSD Amount $77,941.41 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSENI, OLUFUNKE F Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $77,941.20 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCONNOR, SUSETTE L Employer name Cayuga County Amount $77,940.52 Date 10/17/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERLACH, ERIC R Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $77,939.66 Date 08/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, NATALIE Employer name Westchester County Amount $77,939.56 Date 09/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODROW, JEFFREY S Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $77,939.52 Date 11/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STUPPLEBEEN, DAVID W Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $77,939.26 Date 07/24/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGIBBONS, WILLIAM J Employer name Village of Kenmore Amount $77,939.11 Date 04/07/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGEN, MARGARET J Employer name Nassau County Amount $77,938.98 Date 06/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGBY, JOHN J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $77,938.90 Date 11/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN NOTE, MARY E Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $77,938.75 Date 01/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BIASE, DARCY J Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $77,938.50 Date 06/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, GREGORY J Employer name Village of New Hyde Park Amount $77,937.72 Date 08/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, MATTHEW D Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $77,937.41 Date 03/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAXTER, JEFFREY E Employer name Allegany St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $77,937.25 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRAUS, PHILIPP M Employer name Town of New Paltz Amount $77,937.10 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BIANCO, JAMES G Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $77,936.63 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATOS, ESTHER Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $77,936.46 Date 05/07/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, NEAL R Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $77,936.33 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRANG, CHARLES W Employer name Town of Greece Amount $77,936.02 Date 04/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $77,935.93 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EXCELL, MICHAEL W Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $77,935.72 Date 01/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, CHARLENE F Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $77,935.66 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, ANDREW J Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $77,935.39 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRELL, SEAN M Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $77,935.34 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSINA, JANINE N Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $77,934.94 Date 05/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOSEN, ROZA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $77,934.57 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MECH, DAVID L Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $77,934.35 Date 01/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, DONNA A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $77,933.78 Date 04/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDE, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $77,933.56 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, RONALD A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $77,933.46 Date 04/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EWART, ROBERT J Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $77,933.31 Date 08/22/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIECHLE, BEN P Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $77,932.04 Date 05/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINE, EILEEN M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $77,931.60 Date 01/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARR, KIRK A Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $77,930.91 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTONDO, PHILIP J Employer name Village of Pleasantville Amount $77,930.26 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZIELINSKI, ERIC S Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $77,930.19 Date 06/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOBART, RICHARD A Employer name City of Kingston Amount $77,930.19 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIVERA, GIOVANNI Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $77,929.47 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARAGUSO, JANET Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $77,929.26 Date 09/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALIGER, CAROLYN A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $77,928.89 Date 07/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAESAR, VIOLET G Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $77,928.25 Date 09/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, PHILIP B Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $77,927.89 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEGA, JAY J Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $77,927.86 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, MEGAN C Employer name Nassau County Amount $77,927.79 Date 05/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, DONNA L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $77,927.32 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERS, BRUCE R Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $77,927.15 Date 08/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALMISANO, JOHN P, JR Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $77,927.15 Date 11/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, SARAH E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $77,926.92 Date 04/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACHUTA, ROBERT H Employer name Town of Islip Amount $77,925.98 Date 06/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, ANTHONY Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $77,925.60 Date 10/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALMES, PAUL N, JR Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $77,925.41 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVELESS, ROBERT R Employer name Erie County Amount $77,925.36 Date 10/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBERGER, ALAN D Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $77,925.36 Date 01/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOULTRY, DIANE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $77,925.34 Date 01/29/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURSTEIN, STEPHANIE A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $77,925.17 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARISCO, PHILIP Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $77,925.09 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIERADSKI, BARNEY R Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $77,925.05 Date 12/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLINCHBAUGH, JUDITH A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $77,924.81 Date 08/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, ALMA J Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $77,924.79 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPASONA, PAUL Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $77,924.73 Date 01/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, THOMAS C, JR Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $77,924.62 Date 07/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, GEORGEANNA J Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $77,924.53 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATTON, GARY P Employer name Greenlawn Fire District Amount $77,924.21 Date 01/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAKER, ROSLYN L Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $77,923.78 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN PIERRE, DAPHNEY Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $77,923.38 Date 07/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, DANA Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $77,923.30 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERANEK, NANCY L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $77,923.27 Date 07/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, JOSE A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $77,923.04 Date 10/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESOLOWSKI, ROBERT D Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $77,923.01 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENA, NARCISO M Employer name Westchester County Amount $77,922.97 Date 02/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUCHELO, MICHELLE M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $77,922.91 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGO, GERALD S, JR Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $77,922.88 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSTANTINE, JOE Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $77,922.73 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARRY, DANIEL J Employer name Village of Depew Amount $77,922.61 Date 02/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, ANTHONY E Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $77,922.21 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELNICK, GEORGE M Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $77,922.20 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGRAO, DANIEL C Employer name Town of Ellicott Amount $77,922.00 Date 05/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUDNICK, JONATHAN H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $77,922.00 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLIS, CHARLES Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $77,921.53 Date 02/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAEB, CHARLES Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $77,920.94 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, KRISTEN J Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $77,920.94 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILONOVICH, PAUL J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $77,920.70 Date 08/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALESARDI, DANIEL L Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $77,920.30 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, KENNETH E Employer name Wayne County Amount $77,919.82 Date 02/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System