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 TORREGROSSA, MATTHEW A Employer name Nassau County Amount $77,544.20 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORBAN, DAVID W Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $77,543.84 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAZ, MARY K Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $77,543.82 Date 03/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZYGMONT, NANCY J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $77,543.80 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVENEY, ROSE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $77,543.25 Date 04/07/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBLATT, ELI P Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $77,543.20 Date 11/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARANDA, JAMES A Employer name North Patchogue Fire District Amount $77,542.56 Date 02/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGES, RASHAWN Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $77,542.55 Date 01/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULSON, DIANNA M Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $77,541.92 Date 03/20/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTWRIGHT, JUSTIN W Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $77,541.90 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANDURRA, JOSEPH E Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $77,541.88 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JODOIN, MICHAEL J Employer name Monroe County Amount $77,541.84 Date 10/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEI, HONG Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $77,541.62 Date 06/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODRICH, THOMAS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $77,541.54 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CANN, MICHAEL J Employer name Erie County Amount $77,541.31 Date 07/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COREY, BRIAN R Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $77,541.24 Date 07/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOZZI, KRISTINA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $77,541.10 Date 08/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'LEARY, JOHN P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $77,541.09 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHNELLER, SARA R Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $77,540.67 Date 10/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POKIGO, DAVID M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $77,540.57 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABIAN, MARY G Employer name Syracuse Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $77,540.43 Date 06/25/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTEK, FRED, III Employer name Suffolk County Amount $77,540.01 Date 05/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKMON, LOTHELL A, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $77,539.45 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WASIELEWSKI, RAYMOND J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $77,539.38 Date 05/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, TIMOTHY A Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $77,539.00 Date 11/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, THOMAS C Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $77,538.92 Date 09/07/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUTTLEWORTH, MARC W Employer name Village of Hamburg Amount $77,538.09 Date 07/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUNTAR, STEPHEN M Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $77,537.32 Date 10/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILLORAN, RYAN T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $77,536.93 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRIEDER, DEBBIE J Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $77,536.84 Date 09/11/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CASLAND, VICTOR J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $77,536.55 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAINTER, DEAN S Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $77,536.33 Date 08/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, BETHANY A Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $77,536.31 Date 07/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABINO, ANTHONY G Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $77,536.26 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARGENT, ALLEN F, JR Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $77,536.20 Date 09/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULUS, BRENT P Employer name Village of Pleasantville Amount $77,535.74 Date 11/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOVES, PATRICIA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $77,535.09 Date 06/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $77,534.15 Date 02/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASS, DARYL B Employer name Onondaga County Amount $77,533.99 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENDLER, JEFFREY L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $77,533.84 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALSH, MICHAEL P Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $77,533.32 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARON, MARIE C Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $77,533.16 Date 03/26/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLCOVICH, BRIAN Employer name City of Auburn Amount $77,533.15 Date 11/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, DARRYL B Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $77,532.95 Date 09/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GROAT, MICHAEL E Employer name City of White Plains Amount $77,532.77 Date 04/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CECIL, WILLIAM L, JR Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $77,532.43 Date 09/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREBITKO, JENNIFER M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $77,532.30 Date 02/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, THOMAS M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $77,532.12 Date 04/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDBERG, STUART G Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $77,532.07 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, GRETCHEN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $77,531.85 Date 08/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPARD, ROGER G Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $77,531.70 Date 01/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DANIEL V Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $77,531.65 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASMAN, MICHAEL A Employer name Monroe County Amount $77,531.39 Date 10/11/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALIFANO, STEVEN A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $77,531.10 Date 04/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREMBATH, NATASHA A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $77,530.95 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATTS, WILFREDO Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $77,530.91 Date 05/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARAISO, JOELLE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $77,530.85 Date 05/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTLE, THOMAS K Employer name Town of Evans Amount $77,530.82 Date 08/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SLICHKO, JAMES J Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $77,530.70 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULCAHY, JOHN T, JR Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $77,530.53 Date 06/05/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOLB, SCOTT W Employer name City of Watertown Amount $77,529.20 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AYERS, JEREMIAH L Employer name Chemung County Amount $77,528.82 Date 12/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, WILLIAM D, JR Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $77,528.75 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGAN, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $77,528.32 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLIER, NANCY L Employer name Putnam County Amount $77,527.90 Date 01/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, BERNARD D Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $77,527.56 Date 06/27/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHKENAZY, JILLIAN K Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $77,527.55 Date 02/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, NANCY R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $77,526.98 Date 10/27/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOONDAR, RANDOLPH B Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $77,526.81 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODD, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Clinton County Amount $77,526.42 Date 05/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVIERI, LAURA E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $77,526.39 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, SHAMUS M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $77,525.58 Date 04/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNLOP, ADAM E Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $77,525.33 Date 05/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUFFSMITH, PETER J Employer name City of Hornell Amount $77,525.10 Date 06/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BELLINO, MARIA T Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $77,525.01 Date 08/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGEVICH, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $77,524.92 Date 07/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GROSS, LAURA L Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $77,524.37 Date 04/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAY, DANIELLE D Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $77,524.14 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, SHANNON L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $77,524.10 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBACKER-BROWN, SHIRLEY Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $77,523.55 Date 09/24/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUN, GARY A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $77,523.41 Date 07/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, ANGEL L Employer name Rockland County Amount $77,523.33 Date 04/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SANTIS, THOMAS J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $77,522.52 Date 07/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITMORE, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $77,522.40 Date 09/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALAXANIAN, VINCENT J Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $77,522.33 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAFMULLER, DAVID A Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $77,522.10 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADE, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $77,522.00 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALLEN, BRYAN J Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $77,521.46 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, GALE R Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $77,521.02 Date 03/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RELLA, ADOLFO Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $77,520.72 Date 11/07/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALCONE, PAUL W Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $77,520.58 Date 11/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARDELEAN, DAWN M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $77,520.17 Date 10/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODOLATO, DIANA M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $77,520.06 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVAZZA, LAWRENCE M Employer name Marlboro CSD Amount $77,520.00 Date 03/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSELEY, JOSCELYN W E Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $77,519.46 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARGER, FRANK N, JR Employer name Albany County Amount $77,517.95 Date 09/22/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELEY, DAVID J Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $77,517.74 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEATTIE, GERALD R, JR Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $77,517.53 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALH, MANPREET K Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $77,517.33 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUFELT, CHAD L Employer name Columbia County Amount $77,517.02 Date 07/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System