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 NEALON, MADELYN R Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $75,354.30 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIMER, DENNIS S Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $75,354.26 Date 08/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROVENGER, IAN J Employer name City of Albany Amount $75,354.18 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CURCIONE, PAUL D Employer name Niagara County Amount $75,353.88 Date 04/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIALARDO, STEVEN J Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $75,353.81 Date 04/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, VERA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $75,353.79 Date 08/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SCOTT K Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $75,353.17 Date 03/22/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROULX, JOSEPH R Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $75,352.84 Date 03/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, BRONWYN M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $75,352.78 Date 02/12/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUEDE, MICHAEL S Employer name City of Albany Amount $75,352.70 Date 01/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKS, DEBRA D Employer name City of Albany Amount $75,352.66 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACOCELLA, DANIEL M, JR Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $75,352.45 Date 02/09/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPPOLA, FRANK, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,352.34 Date 01/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLANCEY, WILLIAM J Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $75,352.25 Date 04/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURDYKE, JASON J Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $75,351.74 Date 08/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAC DONALD, DAVID S Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $75,351.30 Date 01/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEETS, SAMANTHA M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $75,351.04 Date 03/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASYLYSHYN, JOHN Employer name Bellmore UFSD Amount $75,350.60 Date 11/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, FRANCIS S Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $75,350.41 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRENIER, JEFFREY M Employer name Warren County Amount $75,350.38 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANNUCCIELLO, JENINE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,350.30 Date 04/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAY, DAVID Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,350.13 Date 08/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ROBIN M Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $75,349.90 Date 01/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIGER, CHARLES P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $75,348.52 Date 10/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMOND, KEITH R Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $75,348.51 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORNELAS, GUADALUPE Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $75,347.67 Date 02/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOBSEINE, DAVID W Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $75,347.56 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIAU, DAVID F Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $75,347.45 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FATIUK, SCOTT M Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $75,346.70 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULET, RAYMOND B Employer name Village of Geneseo Amount $75,346.70 Date 03/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RACHUNA, BRIAN S Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $75,346.42 Date 08/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPANO, DENISE Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $75,346.25 Date 07/31/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGUES, TIMOTHY R Employer name Erie County Amount $75,345.61 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOREAU, C STEFAN H Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,345.21 Date 02/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, DEBORAH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,345.12 Date 10/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEPHEW, SARA L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $75,345.08 Date 11/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAWELSON, ROBERT T Employer name Department of Health Amount $75,345.00 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEAR, JOSHUA D Employer name Village of Wellsville Amount $75,344.37 Date 08/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FAISON, RICHARD J Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $75,343.62 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONIN, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $75,343.24 Date 11/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUPERTO, JULIETTE K Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $75,342.27 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSZOWY, MICHELLE A Employer name Erie County Amount $75,342.18 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELWELL, ROBIN M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $75,342.10 Date 12/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZONE, PHILIP J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $75,341.99 Date 01/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, RAUL Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $75,341.73 Date 02/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGHTOWER, SADIQUAH A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $75,341.51 Date 08/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIENKIEWICZ, ANDREW J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $75,341.47 Date 04/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIPHANT, BRUCE J Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $75,341.17 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, MIRIAM Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $75,341.17 Date 03/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDOSO, LAURA H Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $75,340.74 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISSLEDER, MAURA Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $75,340.55 Date 12/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIENKIEWYCZ, ALEXANDER M Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $75,340.16 Date 12/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, PATRICK K Employer name Somers CSD Amount $75,339.93 Date 12/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, DIANA P Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $75,339.85 Date 02/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADLER, DOUGLAS G Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $75,338.76 Date 12/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAY, ELIZABETH L Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $75,338.68 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIRLEY, E NATHAN Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $75,338.66 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOLAN, SARAH E Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $75,338.49 Date 08/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIPOLLA, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Village of Harrison Amount $75,338.04 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGER, DANIEL A Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $75,337.13 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, ALICE M Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $75,336.98 Date 07/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, SCOTT L Employer name Schenectady County Amount $75,336.94 Date 11/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SGRO, SALVATORE Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,336.59 Date 03/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARDI, ANNE MARIE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,336.33 Date 11/24/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCK, KEITH R Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $75,336.26 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAGOSTINO, JOSEPH G Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $75,336.00 Date 08/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAMON, LATASHA T Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $75,335.90 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, ANGELA M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $75,335.84 Date 10/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARROTTA, ANTHONY J Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $75,335.34 Date 07/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIFELLI, DOMINIC A, JR Employer name Malverne UFSD Amount $75,335.20 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, ROBERT S Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $75,335.04 Date 11/12/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANARO, FRANK R Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $75,334.76 Date 06/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTENEN, SUSAN D Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $75,334.32 Date 12/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUELLAR, CLAUDIA J Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $75,334.32 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, KIMANI L Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $75,334.32 Date 04/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNIPES, COREY J Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $75,334.07 Date 09/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, DARYL W Employer name Wyoming County Amount $75,334.00 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, WANDA I Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $75,333.53 Date 09/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATE, RONALD F, JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $75,333.46 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRIZARRY, ADRIAN E Employer name City of Utica Amount $75,332.50 Date 09/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERNHARD, JEFFREY D Employer name Niagara County Amount $75,332.36 Date 09/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFARO, LUCIO R Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $75,332.36 Date 01/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, TANYA N Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $75,332.31 Date 01/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDA, MOHAMMAD FAIZUL Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $75,332.22 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $75,331.92 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUINO, CANDICE L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $75,331.56 Date 03/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LAWRENCE E, JR Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $75,331.51 Date 09/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, KENNETH L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $75,331.50 Date 02/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, SIBY Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $75,331.17 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLINT, JASON A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $75,331.12 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRALDI, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $75,330.98 Date 04/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, KENNETH J Employer name Village of Avon Amount $75,330.98 Date 04/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFEIFFER, WILLIAM J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $75,330.84 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYMAN, CRAIG B Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $75,330.52 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNER, LASHONDA R Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $75,330.45 Date 11/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, TA'NECHE N Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $75,330.29 Date 09/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, SCOTT D Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $75,330.06 Date 04/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESLIE, RAYMOND R Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $75,330.04 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, KENNETH J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $75,329.47 Date 04/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, WALENA Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $75,329.35 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System