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 PIRILLO, SYLVIA A Employer name Village of Greenport Amount $77,782.64 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBETT, CRAIG W Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $77,782.60 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEFF, MARINA Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $77,781.22 Date 07/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITSAKOS, GERALDINE A Employer name Westchester County Amount $77,781.18 Date 08/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCORELLA, ERICA M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $77,781.02 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POZGAY, CURT E Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $77,780.83 Date 09/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREEN, SEAN P Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $77,780.78 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDERO, RAFAEL Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $77,780.67 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLEGRINO, DOMINICK A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $77,780.55 Date 08/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPIER, MOLLY K Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $77,780.47 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIETER, SHAWNE R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $77,780.23 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN NESS, ROBIN R Employer name Education Department Amount $77,779.92 Date 06/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAITHE, SYLPHA Employer name Education Department Amount $77,779.92 Date 10/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATELLA, NINO Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $77,779.63 Date 01/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, CHARLES J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $77,778.99 Date 09/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, ARTHUR E Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $77,778.94 Date 07/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, IVAN J, JR Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $77,778.81 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, KIMBERLY J Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $77,778.69 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIFFANY, SUSAN Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $77,778.47 Date 06/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLANCO, CHRISTINE Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $77,778.25 Date 09/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, CYNTHIA L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $77,778.00 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEW, CHIAT N Employer name Cornell University Amount $77,777.52 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRINGER, JOANNE Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $77,777.03 Date 06/20/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASSO, LISABETH L Employer name Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD Amount $77,776.94 Date 03/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREEDON, MOLLY D Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $77,776.80 Date 02/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALIENDO, CHRISTINA Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $77,776.41 Date 02/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBROSKY, KATHLEEN N Employer name West Hempstead UFSD Amount $77,776.20 Date 11/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, ROMONA C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $77,776.02 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARPEH, AGNES B M Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $77,775.95 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASAN, ABDULLAH M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $77,775.80 Date 05/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISE, DEON M Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $77,775.71 Date 10/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOX, WENDY M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $77,775.23 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDENBERG, JASON R Employer name Greene County Amount $77,775.02 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTJOY, JAIME Employer name Valhalla UFSD Amount $77,775.00 Date 09/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIGLIOTTI, TINA M Employer name Lewis County Amount $77,774.77 Date 01/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARRABEE, SCOTT M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $77,774.73 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LALONDE, JOSHUA G Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $77,774.62 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, PETER Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $77,774.12 Date 07/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROZA, JEANNE Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $77,773.80 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICCIARDI, CYNTHIA L Employer name Fulton County Amount $77,773.33 Date 10/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, JAMIE M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $77,772.77 Date 12/26/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, DONNA L Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $77,772.71 Date 10/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALVIN, ANTHONY J Employer name Nassau County Amount $77,772.19 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICKLER, ROBERT J, III Employer name Ulster County Amount $77,771.94 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAQUOI, LOUIS S Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $77,771.39 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONOFF, ANDREW G Employer name Onondaga County Amount $77,771.02 Date 08/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, PATRICIA A Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $77,770.27 Date 08/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANSFIELD, JANET A Employer name Oyster Bay-East Norwich CSD Amount $77,770.02 Date 01/13/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, PAULA J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $77,769.65 Date 05/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINGELSKI, JOSEPH, JR Employer name Department of Health Amount $77,769.65 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, RICHARD L, III Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $77,769.42 Date 04/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANG, JONATHAN P Employer name Department of Health Amount $77,769.22 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAASE, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Town of Southold Amount $77,768.65 Date 05/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLAO, MICHAEL D Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $77,768.07 Date 06/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEINER, STACEY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $77,767.85 Date 02/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTESON, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Village of Geneseo Amount $77,767.77 Date 02/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLEY, BENNIE, JR Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $77,767.16 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACCETTI, MICHAEL J Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $77,767.00 Date 10/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAICCO, EDWARD, JR Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $77,766.98 Date 03/18/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIDRICK, MARK R Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $77,766.28 Date 02/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, WANDA L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $77,765.91 Date 01/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEOLI, RENEE L Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $77,765.69 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTERPOLE, PETER J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $77,765.66 Date 08/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PANASIUK, NICHOLAS, JR Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $77,765.34 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, SCOTT S Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $77,765.13 Date 08/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREHMER, KYLE K Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $77,764.70 Date 06/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNABAS, WILLIAM R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $77,764.54 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUKES, DESIREE K Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $77,764.40 Date 03/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $77,763.23 Date 11/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTLUCK, LISA Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $77,763.21 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHEN, YAN Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $77,762.40 Date 04/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, JAMES P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $77,762.40 Date 06/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST HILAIRE, JULIE D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $77,762.40 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSTAKIS, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $77,761.67 Date 10/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, MARGARET Employer name Oyster Bay-East Norwich CSD Amount $77,761.59 Date 10/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELAZQUEZ, ANIBAL Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $77,760.81 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGNUSON, NELS G Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $77,760.09 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, SUSAN M Employer name Boces-Franklin Essex Hamilton Amount $77,759.51 Date 10/11/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDSTEIN, BARBARA F Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $77,759.35 Date 03/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSHNER, NANCY J Employer name Education Department Amount $77,759.35 Date 09/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NG, VICKY Y Employer name Education Department Amount $77,759.35 Date 04/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAN, STEVE M Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $77,758.66 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERS, TRACEY Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $77,758.41 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IACOVETTA, ELEANOR Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $77,758.13 Date 10/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORREA-RODRIGUEZ, MIGUEL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $77,758.09 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOLAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $77,758.09 Date 12/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAINT-JACQUES, CLEMENTE Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $77,758.01 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOYLER, ROBIN L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $77,757.96 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, CATHLEEN B Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $77,757.63 Date 04/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASIEGE, PETER A Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $77,757.52 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ADAM C Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $77,757.19 Date 01/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARFOUCHE, FRANCES G Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $77,757.18 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, RAYMOND T Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $77,757.13 Date 01/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TONDREAU, GUERINO Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $77,757.09 Date 04/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENNER, HOLLY L Employer name Essex County Amount $77,757.06 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, BRITTANY L Employer name Town of Massena Amount $77,756.95 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REESE, DONALD F Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $77,756.60 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IGNATOWSKI, VIRGINIA L Employer name Town of Chili Amount $77,756.58 Date 07/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNHAM, JOHN S Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $77,755.92 Date 04/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORRIS, KEVIN T Employer name Town of Chester Amount $77,755.56 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System