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.

Clear Search
Name Employer name Amount Date Fiscal year Pension group
Name DE FEDE, STEPHEN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $77,181.76 Date 03/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVINO, DANIEL A Employer name Niagara County Amount $77,181.45 Date 10/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGUELL, STEPHANIE E Employer name Schenectady County Amount $77,181.36 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURST, JEREMY E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $77,181.20 Date 09/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISCUSI, SHARON M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $77,180.97 Date 04/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURCIN, JOHN F Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $77,180.66 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COCKS, KEVIN B Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $77,180.38 Date 06/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLE, GORDON A Employer name Bethlehem Public Library Amount $77,180.37 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, SEAN P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $77,180.33 Date 08/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMAS, TIMOTHY J Employer name Village of Massena Amount $77,179.91 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUBERT, ROBERT J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $77,179.30 Date 02/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $77,179.29 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENOIT, PAMELA J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $77,178.53 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPINELLI, DANIEL B Employer name Town of New Paltz Amount $77,178.49 Date 12/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALMASI, STEPHEN M Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $77,178.45 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, VANESSA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $77,178.30 Date 09/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNSCOMBE, EDWARD A Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $77,177.72 Date 12/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONTARI, MARY L Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $77,177.45 Date 09/13/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALTON, PHYLLIS A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $77,177.02 Date 09/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JOHN J, JR Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $77,177.02 Date 04/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBINAGORTA, JOHN J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $77,176.63 Date 08/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLINT, JENNIFER J Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $77,176.35 Date 01/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, JOSEPH D Employer name City of Albany Amount $77,175.53 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JONES, MARY A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $77,175.49 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, FERDINAND Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $77,175.42 Date 01/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINCHESTER, JONATHAN R Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $77,175.35 Date 02/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEBBER, ROBERTA M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $77,174.94 Date 09/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, DEBORAH Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $77,174.84 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, DANIEL F Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $77,174.74 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, RENE R Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $77,174.36 Date 09/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DONNA J Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $77,174.18 Date 09/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, CYNTHIA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $77,174.11 Date 05/12/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBIN, BETSY Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $77,173.98 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROJAS, ENGELS Employer name Office For Technology Amount $77,173.66 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUKA, LUCILLE Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $77,173.36 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLDVIK, NICHOLAS W Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $77,172.98 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARAHONA, FERNANDO A Employer name Westchester County Amount $77,172.53 Date 08/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORANO, JOHN F Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $77,172.38 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE-SYNMOIE, GRACE Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $77,172.17 Date 06/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EWERT, SHELLY J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $77,172.16 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LELLAN, PATRICIA A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $77,171.95 Date 08/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALTSAS, PAUL W Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $77,171.54 Date 11/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOS, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $77,171.17 Date 05/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCHHEIM, JOHN Employer name Village of Tuxedo Park Amount $77,171.01 Date 09/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, KELLY M Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $77,170.65 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKENOVICH, BRITTANY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $77,170.46 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERRIUS, LUIS R Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $77,170.12 Date 05/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETRAS, JEFFREY T Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $77,170.04 Date 09/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, MICHAEL S Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $77,170.01 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCHINI, LAWRENCE R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $77,169.84 Date 04/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARLUND, LINDA A Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $77,169.80 Date 06/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, NICHOLAS J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $77,169.65 Date 09/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, LINDA J Employer name Department of Health Amount $77,169.54 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, TROY A Employer name Greenwich CSD Amount $77,169.28 Date 09/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASILOW, ADAM L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $77,168.78 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSLICK, DAVID P Employer name Erie County Amount $77,168.63 Date 03/24/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMPASSO, MICHELE D Employer name Orange County Amount $77,168.46 Date 10/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, DAVID W Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $77,168.38 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANZA, MARCIA D Employer name Onteora CSD at Boiceville Amount $77,168.38 Date 12/29/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMBROSKI, DAVID A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $77,168.19 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNES, TOMAS Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $77,168.11 Date 06/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIUME, LUISA Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $77,167.89 Date 09/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, ROBERT S Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $77,167.54 Date 10/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, PETER Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $77,167.20 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITTLER, CHARITY A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $77,167.10 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENNARINI, ALESSANDRA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $77,167.05 Date 01/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAFFRON, REID B Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $77,166.00 Date 10/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRAUTMAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $77,165.47 Date 02/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARD, ARLANDO Employer name Office For Technology Amount $77,165.44 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FRANCO, CARL F, II Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $77,165.38 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARQUIETT, CORTNEY M Employer name Town of Massena Amount $77,165.20 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERRINA, SEAN C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $77,165.09 Date 01/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAILY, ARLENE B Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $77,164.90 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, LYNN A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $77,164.30 Date 04/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOPEL, KENNETH S Employer name Village of Harriman Amount $77,163.85 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALENO, MARK E Employer name Manhasset Lakeville Water Dist Amount $77,163.79 Date 01/11/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STATON, MICHAEL G Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $77,163.62 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DETRIC D Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $77,163.54 Date 08/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE STEFANO, HEATHER M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $77,163.35 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRANA, JOAN B Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $77,163.06 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERY, TIMOTHY J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $77,162.69 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLISH, STEVEN J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $77,162.26 Date 05/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLISHAW, TERRI G Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $77,161.79 Date 12/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIU, MICHAEL YAO WEN Employer name Merrick Library Amount $77,161.48 Date 08/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENDRON, JENNIFER L Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $77,160.34 Date 08/28/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, DENISE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $77,160.31 Date 11/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIDA, JAMES M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $77,159.82 Date 03/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESIGLIOLI, ANN L Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $77,159.00 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, JEFFREY Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $77,158.90 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENSAE, REDIET Employer name Nassau County Amount $77,158.55 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, JACOB H Employer name Office For Technology Amount $77,158.45 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAZMIRSKI, JAMES W Employer name Town of Cicero Amount $77,157.57 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ELFLEIN, JENNIFER A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $77,157.37 Date 06/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRETT, JEFFREY D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $77,157.14 Date 07/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VITALE, AMY A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $77,157.11 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ROBERT S Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $77,157.01 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARZYNSKI, JOHN K Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $77,156.88 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASAK, THERESA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $77,155.87 Date 01/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRIFFILL, DANIEL D Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $77,155.45 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGE, MERAEDITH K Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $77,155.23 Date 07/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System