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 BATTAGLIA, PHILIP C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $77,730.00 Date 09/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDELL, ALISON E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $77,730.00 Date 12/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROS, MARK Employer name Suffolk County Amount $77,730.00 Date 06/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, DANIEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $77,730.00 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPEY, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $77,730.00 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANICOLA-SPERBER, SUZANNE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $77,730.00 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITALE, ILDA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $77,730.00 Date 12/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEDA, JOSEPH E Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $77,729.63 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGDA, RICHARD J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $77,729.57 Date 06/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JOSHUA Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $77,728.64 Date 07/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURBANK, JACOB M Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $77,728.57 Date 04/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMA, PATRICIA R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $77,728.26 Date 08/05/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGGETT, DAVID M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $77,727.99 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBANESE, STEVEN M Employer name Suffolk Otb Corp. Amount $77,727.81 Date 07/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, WALTER R Employer name Westchester County Amount $77,727.59 Date 04/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEX, BINU Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $77,727.41 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANONI, JOSEPHINE Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $77,727.09 Date 01/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERTEL, ELAINE M Employer name Niagara County Amount $77,727.07 Date 05/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNER, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $77,726.87 Date 04/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FIELD, TIMMY M Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $77,726.78 Date 12/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTWOOD, GENNA M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $77,725.80 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRONE, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Bellport Amount $77,725.67 Date 10/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOKE, ABIGAIL M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $77,725.60 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PADDEN, JAMES M Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $77,724.40 Date 08/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MENESES, FRANCISCO Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $77,723.95 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, VERONICA Y Employer name City of Rochester Amount $77,723.84 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, PHILLIP A Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $77,723.70 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASHWAY, PAUL E Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $77,723.56 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNES, AVRIL J Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $77,723.32 Date 06/25/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, BARRY D Employer name Broome County Amount $77,723.02 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULDT, RALPH N Employer name Susquehanna Valley CSD Amount $77,722.14 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRENI, ALBAN M Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $77,721.81 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, JOEL R Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $77,721.68 Date 02/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, JACQUELINE M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $77,721.53 Date 07/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, PETER J Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $77,721.49 Date 09/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREEN, JILL M Employer name Nassau County Amount $77,721.37 Date 05/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANZICA, MARK Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $77,721.14 Date 01/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCUMISKEY, JOHN E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $77,721.02 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACEK, KIMBERLY Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $77,720.99 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDERO, RICHARD A Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $77,720.75 Date 01/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIACCIA, LAWRENCE M Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $77,720.43 Date 12/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALBO, JOHN M Employer name Village of Farmingdale Amount $77,720.17 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIDY, M FRANCETTE Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $77,720.10 Date 05/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPERO, CARMEN Employer name Westchester County Amount $77,720.03 Date 05/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, RYAN M Employer name City of Cortland Amount $77,719.87 Date 09/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'GRADY, LINDA K Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $77,719.40 Date 12/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTURA, KATHY Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $77,719.06 Date 12/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERS, JOHN J, II Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $77,719.03 Date 07/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCINTA, LARRY J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $77,718.49 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILITE, PATRICIA A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $77,718.14 Date 05/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCURDY, DELWIN C Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $77,718.12 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDES, AMERICO B Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $77,717.90 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILMOT, LORRAINE S Employer name Broome County Amount $77,717.47 Date 02/27/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMPLAIN, CHERINA M Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $77,717.45 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWOUD, NADIA Y Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $77,717.45 Date 01/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, MICHAEL D Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $77,717.45 Date 09/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERRERO, SUSANA E Employer name Commission of Correction Amount $77,717.45 Date 02/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARAP, MICHELLE B Employer name Education Department Amount $77,717.45 Date 12/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISESELE, EMMANUEL A Employer name Education Department Amount $77,717.45 Date 01/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NZEKWE, MARIA NNAEMEKA P Employer name Education Department Amount $77,717.45 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHTER, KAREN M Employer name Education Department Amount $77,717.45 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADE, HELLENA Employer name Education Department Amount $77,717.45 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, PATRICIA A Employer name Education Department Amount $77,717.45 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURROWS, BARBARA A Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $77,717.09 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMAS, TIMOTHY E Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $77,716.96 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRENCA, MICHAEL P Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $77,716.88 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, JOHN A Employer name North Salem CSD Amount $77,716.54 Date 05/03/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERWALL, KATHLEEN G Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $77,716.43 Date 11/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIPRIATI, JEROME Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $77,716.31 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, HEATHER D Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $77,715.18 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STECK, WILLIAM L, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $77,714.75 Date 06/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPLANTE, AMANDA R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $77,714.50 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLLE, JESSICA M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $77,713.79 Date 02/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALLAS, CHRISTINE A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $77,713.63 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTAGLIA, MEGAN D Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $77,713.42 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, TYRONE E Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $77,713.41 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGDEN, SUSAN Q Employer name Rochester School For Deaf Amount $77,713.17 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTSTEIN, SHARI L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $77,713.12 Date 07/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACALUSO, NANCY A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $77,712.71 Date 02/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCINIEGAS, HOWARD Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $77,711.80 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSIADLO, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Kenmore Amount $77,711.66 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHAFER, DANIEL A Employer name Broome County Amount $77,711.49 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, PAUL A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $77,711.10 Date 08/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHMAN, STUART W Employer name Office of General Services Amount $77,710.95 Date 10/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLIMOWICZ, AMY L Employer name Erie County Amount $77,710.84 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUCK, DEBORAH A Employer name Albany County Amount $77,710.00 Date 08/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, SCOTT M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $77,709.83 Date 10/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREVITE, FRANK J Employer name Town of Lewiston Amount $77,709.48 Date 06/30/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMEK, HENRY J Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $77,709.44 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLIN, JACOB F Employer name City of Albany Amount $77,709.22 Date 07/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHAEL A, JR Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $77,709.15 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAHOS, RAMIRO A Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $77,708.97 Date 09/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, LEONARDO Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $77,708.96 Date 04/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, TREVOR E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $77,708.93 Date 08/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEK, THOMAS V Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $77,708.73 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES-GUERRA, SANDRA M Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $77,708.71 Date 03/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODGE, GEORGE I, JR Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $77,708.37 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, ANNE E Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $77,708.36 Date 09/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAINT-AUDE, SHARON Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $77,708.28 Date 01/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, MARJORIE V Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $77,708.18 Date 03/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System