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 DELFORTE, VINCENT J, II Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $76,355.67 Date 05/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUSH, SCOTT J Employer name City of Rome Amount $76,355.64 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLEY, SHANNON K Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $76,355.32 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAOLUCCI, LISA Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $76,355.20 Date 07/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEENAN, JAMES F Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $76,355.15 Date 06/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALES, WALTER M Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $76,354.91 Date 09/09/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLCY, RALPH Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $76,354.80 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, JACOB R Employer name City of Hudson Amount $76,354.67 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, KEVIN B Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $76,354.54 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPROOD, JAMES D Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $76,354.47 Date 06/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, EMILY M Employer name Westbury Mem Public Library Amount $76,354.25 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANDLER, MARY L Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $76,353.99 Date 01/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAGANO, JONATHAN R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $76,353.84 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORABITO, KEVIN J Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $76,353.54 Date 07/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, ROBERT P Employer name Erie County Amount $76,352.56 Date 08/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAFFER, KEVIN C Employer name Village of Washingtonville Amount $76,352.55 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUZZESE, FREDERICK R Employer name City of Utica Amount $76,352.24 Date 05/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAGE, ALLISON Employer name Division of State Police Amount $76,352.07 Date 06/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIPPESWAMI, PRAFULLA D Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $76,352.05 Date 06/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENK, JAMES M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $76,351.82 Date 09/25/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARING, DANIELLE L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $76,351.70 Date 03/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, INDIRA K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $76,351.47 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKBURN, JOEL, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $76,350.84 Date 01/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LARAMAY, ELIZABETH F Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $76,350.82 Date 04/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUESENBERRY, ANDREW A Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $76,350.48 Date 06/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI FIORE, STEVEN A Employer name Monroe County Amount $76,350.45 Date 04/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCCIARONE, KATHLEEN P Employer name Village of Pleasantville Amount $76,349.96 Date 12/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOONE, KENNY C Employer name City of Watertown Amount $76,349.86 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAMMING, CHAD M Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $76,349.82 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRONE, DERRICK C Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $76,349.75 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDRICH, INGRID R Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $76,349.53 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, ANDREW A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,349.48 Date 05/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GOUFF, PAMELA J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $76,349.31 Date 05/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADORNO, FRANCISCO Employer name Rockland County Amount $76,349.10 Date 08/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANNUZZO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $76,348.14 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEANDRO, NOREEN P Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $76,348.03 Date 11/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONELL, DAVID W Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $76,347.85 Date 09/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONACCORSO, ANGELA M Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $76,347.84 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINO, DONALD G Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $76,347.54 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOURIHAN, TIMOTHY S Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $76,346.79 Date 12/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEEKHARRY, AMANDA R Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $76,346.75 Date 07/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENWALD, JAMES E Employer name Niagara County Amount $76,346.39 Date 05/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, MIKEAL H Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $76,345.81 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, PAMELA J Employer name Town of Grand Island Amount $76,345.80 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, MICHAEL G Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $76,345.77 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAHL, MICHAEL Employer name City of Auburn Amount $76,345.62 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATHER, EMILY K Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $76,345.56 Date 09/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, VIVIAN A Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $76,344.55 Date 09/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOEMAKER, THOMAS Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $76,344.10 Date 04/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIDOWITZ, MICHAEL E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $76,343.55 Date 07/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCHI, KRISTOFER S Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $76,343.43 Date 03/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, COLETA E Employer name Westchester County Amount $76,343.39 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AURIA, DEBRA M Employer name Edgemont UFSD at Greenburgh Amount $76,343.28 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, ROBERT G Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $76,342.81 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONER, ROBERT J Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $76,342.39 Date 03/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FUSCO, MARK J Employer name City of Albany Amount $76,342.36 Date 08/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICCA, COREY M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $76,342.31 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSEY, STEVEN, JR Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $76,342.24 Date 09/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUGLIELMO, SUE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $76,341.62 Date 06/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONICO, KENNETH A Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $76,341.00 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURCI, PATRICIA Employer name Town of Islip Amount $76,340.73 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERL, MOSES Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $76,340.29 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, RUSSELL A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $76,339.78 Date 08/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, GERALD G Employer name Rochester Corr Facility Amount $76,339.31 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ARRIGO, ELAINE A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $76,338.99 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOSBURGH, JOHN M Employer name Niagara County Amount $76,338.30 Date 02/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ELLIGOTT, JAMES G Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $76,337.47 Date 06/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BIASI, THERESA J Employer name Westchester County Amount $76,337.16 Date 12/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, MICHAEL S Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $76,336.38 Date 07/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REUSCH, ROBERT J Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $76,336.25 Date 12/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITING, JASON D Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $76,335.99 Date 04/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VESNESKE, LAURA C Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $76,335.94 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRITELLI, MICHAEL P Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $76,334.59 Date 07/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, ROSALIA Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $76,334.52 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLUDD, AMANDA Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $76,334.36 Date 03/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOZNIAK, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $76,334.17 Date 02/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARONEY, JAMES F Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $76,333.90 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, SCOTT G Employer name Webster CSD Amount $76,333.51 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVERI, DEBORAH A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $76,333.43 Date 06/14/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, DANIEL C Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $76,333.01 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEHIGAN, SHARON L Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $76,332.93 Date 08/15/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, KENNETH W Employer name Sullivan County Amount $76,332.69 Date 06/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANSON, JONATHAN R Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $76,332.31 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, JARED A Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $76,332.22 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIDDINGS-FUMAROLA, LISA A Employer name Town of North Greenbush Amount $76,331.84 Date 07/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LINDSAY, DARIA R Employer name New York Public Library Amount $76,331.81 Date 12/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUREY, ROBERT S Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $76,330.85 Date 01/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCK, JASON L Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $76,330.25 Date 07/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GARRIL, JOHN Employer name Ulster County Amount $76,330.11 Date 01/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, CAROLINE Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $76,329.74 Date 01/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, MARK A Employer name North Merrick UFSD Amount $76,329.61 Date 06/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUMAKER, WILLIAM J Employer name City of Rensselaer Amount $76,329.58 Date 10/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ADAMS, LAUREN A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,329.45 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMATO, KRISTY L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $76,329.41 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEURENTIN, JOE EDDY Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $76,328.83 Date 11/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, ELIZABETH H Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,328.52 Date 10/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, DENISE I Employer name Niagara County Amount $76,328.48 Date 03/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEE, TERRY F Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $76,328.38 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIESCHER, GREGORY J Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $76,328.37 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUNAY, COLLEEN M Employer name Department of Law Amount $76,328.05 Date 01/29/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System