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, ELISSA C Employer name Rockland County Amount $74,348.71 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCK, MAUREEN P Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $74,348.43 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALA, MICHAEL J, III Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $74,348.22 Date 10/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAP, RYAN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $74,348.00 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSA-MC DONALD, ANNETTE F Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 30 Amount $74,348.00 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSEN, CLARA D Employer name Somers CSD Amount $74,347.78 Date 09/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRILLOSE, MATTHEW J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $74,347.72 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELEO, MARY Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,347.68 Date 12/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HONDRO, GEORGE M, JR Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $74,346.98 Date 06/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALEY, SCOTT E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $74,346.98 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABARCA, JORGE D Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $74,346.68 Date 02/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, VINCENT L Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $74,346.56 Date 09/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLPAKAS, DAVID S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $74,346.25 Date 05/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUELLE, LORI A Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $74,346.21 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARLING, TRAVIS C Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $74,345.92 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILS-AIME, SHERLEY Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 13 Amount $74,345.70 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARLEY, BRIAN J Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $74,345.64 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DENNIS Employer name New York Public Library Amount $74,345.61 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALARCON, JENNY E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $74,345.48 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORBUL, ALLISON M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $74,345.21 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HINDS, GLEN Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $74,344.88 Date 11/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CASSLING, LATECE C Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $74,344.03 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUESDALE, MICHAEL L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $74,343.98 Date 12/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUSTINE, MICHAEL A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $74,343.83 Date 03/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPCZYK, MAUREEN E Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $74,343.54 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, LISA A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $74,343.41 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARR, ANGELINA Z Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,343.32 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUQUA, CRAIG R Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $74,343.30 Date 10/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHELL, WILLIAM F Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $74,342.26 Date 12/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANZECA, CATERINA Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $74,342.18 Date 10/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALONSO, ESTIBALIZ Employer name Department of Health Amount $74,341.63 Date 01/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SANTIS, JEANNE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,341.58 Date 06/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORTO, EVELYN Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,341.58 Date 09/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRONG, DARRIAN W Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,341.58 Date 05/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORENA, VINCENT Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $74,341.56 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHIE, RYLAN K Employer name Albany County Amount $74,341.25 Date 01/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST LOUIS, SCHERYL L Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $74,341.20 Date 09/18/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUEMIN, PATRICIA A Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,341.02 Date 08/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, KELLY A Employer name Deer Park Public Library Amount $74,340.31 Date 07/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, TAMMY Employer name Department of Health Amount $74,340.21 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, WILLIAM A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $74,340.20 Date 05/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINS, JESSICA L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $74,340.19 Date 09/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, IVANA Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $74,339.88 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, ANGUS Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $74,339.79 Date 02/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPODAGLI, DAVID J Employer name Erie County Amount $74,339.76 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOTTEN, WILLIAM F, JR Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $74,339.68 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO DESTRO, DANA L Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $74,338.30 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHMAD-POST, AISHA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $74,338.16 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUVAL, SOPHIE Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $74,337.87 Date 10/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASPARRE, JOSEPH G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $74,337.52 Date 07/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STITH, BRYAN N Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $74,337.37 Date 03/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMSHER, DAVID J Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $74,336.99 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMPARIAN, MARK C Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $74,336.85 Date 07/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DEUSEN, LINDA S Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $74,336.83 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCLAFANI, MICHAEL Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $74,336.59 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, TIMOTHY Employer name City of Auburn Amount $74,336.04 Date 06/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALARCO, MICHAEL F Employer name City of Auburn Amount $74,335.73 Date 02/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEONARD, ANDREW G Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,335.62 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STINCONE, JURGEN A Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $74,335.54 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, MICHAEL J Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $74,335.36 Date 07/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STETZ, JACQUELINE A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $74,334.91 Date 08/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUKOWSKY, WILLIAM J Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $74,334.76 Date 05/07/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASS, CALEB L Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $74,334.14 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALIERE, RAYMOND F Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $74,333.76 Date 01/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, DIANE T Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $74,333.74 Date 10/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOEFFLER, ROBERT D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $74,333.67 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, MEREDITH L Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $74,333.50 Date 09/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAVER, DENNIS M Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $74,333.48 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORBIDUSSI, JAMIE Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $74,333.13 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DALEY, DONNA A Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $74,332.89 Date 09/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, ROBERT E Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $74,332.86 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, JIMMY F Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $74,332.75 Date 03/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, PATRICK E, JR Employer name Office For Technology Amount $74,332.34 Date 06/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPLEBY, SUSAN L Employer name Department of Health Amount $74,332.34 Date 03/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAYER, TREVOR H Employer name Department of Health Amount $74,332.34 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, KELLY I Employer name Orange County Amount $74,332.32 Date 01/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, WILLIAM J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $74,332.26 Date 01/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDMOND, MARIE J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $74,332.20 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, MICHAEL T Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $74,332.16 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEARY, DANIEL J Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $74,332.07 Date 12/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENSTEIN, GLEN H Employer name Sullivan County Amount $74,331.92 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLAMY, JONATHAN T Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $74,331.82 Date 07/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC WILLIAMS, SUYIN I Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $74,331.38 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADILLA, JULIE A Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $74,331.03 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, ASHLEY M Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $74,330.95 Date 02/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABIDEAU, CARLTON J, II Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $74,330.87 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELGAIS, ANTHONY M Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $74,330.73 Date 08/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, JESSY Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $74,330.58 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVEN, DANIEL B Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $74,330.22 Date 05/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASHIMER, RACHEL M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $74,329.83 Date 06/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPILMAN, LIPA Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $74,329.70 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRMINGHAM, JUSTIN J Employer name Niagara County Amount $74,329.58 Date 07/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDALL, DAVID A Employer name City of Olean Amount $74,329.47 Date 04/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, TERENCE M Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $74,329.00 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, CORLISS I Employer name Onondaga County Amount $74,328.81 Date 01/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, DOUGLAS A Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $74,328.62 Date 02/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HENRY, LOUIS A Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $74,328.45 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIELLO, JOSEPH J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $74,328.42 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPALLONE, JAIME R Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $74,328.06 Date 07/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MLYNARSKA, SYLVIA A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $74,327.99 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System