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 BUFFOLINO, JOHN Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $77,154.57 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPE, SYDNEY V Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $77,154.40 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ALBERO, GREGORY J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $77,154.40 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, RAQUEL J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $77,154.40 Date 07/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, LATOYA C Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $77,154.40 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, LISA J Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $77,154.40 Date 06/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, GEORGE Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $77,154.33 Date 09/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, DOREEN S Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $77,154.19 Date 09/15/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORLOCK, THOMAS J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $77,153.97 Date 12/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALAZZOLA, JENNIFER R Employer name Nassau County Amount $77,153.40 Date 11/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, AMELIA M Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $77,153.29 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, DENNIS M Employer name City of Watertown Amount $77,153.26 Date 07/29/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUINN, KERRY J Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $77,152.99 Date 03/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIEMINS, ULDIS A Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $77,151.68 Date 04/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, STEVEN G Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $77,151.04 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYERS, GERARD M Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $77,150.86 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWINAM, NICOLE A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $77,150.35 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, RUDY, II Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $77,150.27 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YELLA, RADHIKA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $77,149.57 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMPSON, SAM A Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $77,148.97 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, MARTIN L Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $77,148.53 Date 08/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, TERESA Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $77,148.16 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAMBO, J MICHAEL Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $77,147.42 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBUHL, JOHN K Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $77,147.38 Date 01/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVILLE, DANIEL K Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $77,147.38 Date 01/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS-SMITH, JOSETTA C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $77,147.25 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKUS, COLLEEN M Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $77,146.86 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONE, JAMES F Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $77,146.86 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULL, JACOB P Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $77,146.57 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MONA R Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $77,146.51 Date 03/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARLES, THOMAS W, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $77,146.07 Date 11/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ROBIN L Employer name Westchester County Amount $77,146.03 Date 04/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEMBHARD, BARRY Employer name Westchester County Amount $77,146.03 Date 09/16/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, JOHN Employer name Westchester County Amount $77,146.03 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTROY, DAVID L Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $77,145.84 Date 01/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURCI, GINA S Employer name Village of Old Westbury Amount $77,145.41 Date 06/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHANTZ, BRADLEY M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $77,144.35 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, RYAN A Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $77,144.19 Date 07/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUMAN, DOUGLAS Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $77,144.14 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENT, DIANE E Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $77,144.03 Date 02/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKEY, WILLIAM M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $77,143.99 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZACK, THOMAS P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $77,142.85 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARZIO, GRACE K Employer name Office For Technology Amount $77,142.75 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAWLOWS, TAMMY L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $77,142.75 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYSENKO, ELENA Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $77,142.75 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, ROBERT A Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $77,142.75 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMBERLAKE, STEPHEN J Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $77,142.28 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, JACQUELINE E Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $77,142.14 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, STELLA M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $77,141.47 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELSCH, KATHLEEN Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $77,140.45 Date 09/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUQUETTE, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $77,140.37 Date 09/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDRE, VANESSA Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $77,140.36 Date 03/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, RASHEEN Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $77,139.03 Date 08/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, LINDA Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $77,138.72 Date 05/01/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, SUREASH R Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $77,137.83 Date 06/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODCOOK, DEBORAH K Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $77,137.30 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUDGE, ANDREW P Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $77,137.07 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EISENSMITH, MARK G Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $77,137.00 Date 06/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STALTER, JARED C Employer name Town of Stony Point Amount $77,136.47 Date 03/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAHNKE, JAMES R Employer name Town of Islip Amount $77,136.22 Date 09/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTRONE, JAMES P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $77,135.41 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, DIANE L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $77,135.03 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUBRAMANIAN, ROOPAMYTHILI Employer name Department of Health Amount $77,135.03 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SCOTT J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $77,134.86 Date 11/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEWSON, JAMES M, III Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $77,133.33 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCIDIACONO, JADE JILLIAN Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $77,132.85 Date 09/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MANUS, BRENDAN T Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $77,132.64 Date 08/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STAPLETON, ROBERT N Employer name Broome County Amount $77,132.61 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMME, JEANNETTE M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $77,132.56 Date 04/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONEILL, JOHN F Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $77,132.49 Date 11/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPPOLO, ANTHONY J, III Employer name Albany County Amount $77,132.40 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTAPIAK, DANIEL J Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $77,132.11 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, DARREN J Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $77,132.09 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNING, NATASHA E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $77,131.75 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAWLOWSKI, DONNA L Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $77,131.47 Date 01/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARDINO, ERIC S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $77,131.31 Date 02/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, MELISSA A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $77,131.16 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYMAN, TROY M Employer name Westchester County Amount $77,130.86 Date 01/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, MATTHEW R Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $77,129.85 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVASTA, VITO E Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $77,129.77 Date 08/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOR, ALEXANDRA K Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $77,129.69 Date 05/12/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYMAN, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name City of Watertown Amount $77,129.63 Date 06/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WINGENBACH, M DAVEDA Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $77,129.36 Date 09/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANZA, MICHAEL P Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $77,129.26 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUEX, SCOTT C Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $77,129.26 Date 12/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLINT, MICHAEL A Employer name Steuben County Amount $77,128.32 Date 03/23/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, CYNTHIA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $77,127.95 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREIRA, YOLANDA K Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $77,127.51 Date 08/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIOFFI, MAURA E Employer name Nanuet UFSD Amount $77,127.30 Date 06/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINTI, KAREN LYNN Employer name Village of Owego Amount $77,127.20 Date 09/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, WAYNE A Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $77,127.10 Date 12/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MORROW, ROSEANNE Employer name Department of Law Amount $77,127.04 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMBITO, JOSEPH A Employer name Livingston County Amount $77,126.95 Date 03/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARROYO, ANTHONY Employer name Dutchess County Amount $77,126.86 Date 06/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSNER, SCOTT T Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $77,126.66 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, CHARLES J, JR Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $77,126.26 Date 02/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEY, TODD M Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $77,126.08 Date 09/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VIGLIOTTI-BANE, LISA MARIE Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $77,125.09 Date 09/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMILE, PERPETUE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $77,125.08 Date 12/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAMS, JOSHUA J Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $77,125.06 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System