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 TESORIERO, STEPHEN J Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $74,218.79 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANHAM, TINA N Employer name New York Public Library Amount $74,218.65 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISLEY, KERRY D Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $74,218.55 Date 10/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAETSCH, ELIZABETH J Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $74,218.27 Date 03/02/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEUNEMAN, BRENT W Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $74,218.19 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEEPLE, GAIL V Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $74,218.12 Date 03/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULDOWNEY, MARY V Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $74,218.09 Date 10/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, WILLIAM K Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $74,217.95 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, JUSTIN M Employer name City of Albany Amount $74,217.60 Date 01/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAN HOOSE, STEPHEN E Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $74,217.54 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, JUAN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $74,216.87 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAMER, FRANCIS J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $74,216.68 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, THOMAS J, II Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $74,215.60 Date 08/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAILY, TARA C Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $74,215.31 Date 06/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASSO, MICHAEL R Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $74,215.24 Date 11/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, AMANDA R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $74,215.24 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARD, RANJANI Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $74,215.17 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILINO, JEFFREY N Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $74,214.54 Date 09/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGELL, ROLAND Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $74,214.50 Date 10/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAHA, PATRICK W Employer name Great Neck Park District Amount $74,214.44 Date 09/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLA ROCCA, JOSEPH A, JR Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $74,214.40 Date 05/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST HILAIRE, CRAIG J Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $74,213.65 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRON, GONZALO Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $74,213.39 Date 02/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSEY, LAKISHA D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $74,212.90 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROTIVA, JOHN J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $74,212.89 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, ANDRE Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $74,212.75 Date 11/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICLAT, LEILA D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $74,212.66 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLMSTED, JARED M Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $74,212.59 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOETTCHER, CHARLES R Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $74,212.59 Date 03/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORASCO, SHAWNA M Employer name Madison County Amount $74,212.34 Date 07/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ANKEN, JACK C Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $74,212.14 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JETER, MICHAEL E Employer name Village of Ellenville Amount $74,212.04 Date 10/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAKHMINOVA, BASANDA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $74,212.04 Date 05/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAN, DEREK B Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $74,211.53 Date 01/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC EWEN, JAIME C Employer name Erie County Amount $74,211.43 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGER, RANDY T Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $74,210.92 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, STEVEN D Employer name City of Geneva Amount $74,210.52 Date 03/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEVES, JOSEPH M Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $74,210.46 Date 07/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZELLA, MARIA D Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $74,209.90 Date 11/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEY, KRISTA Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $74,209.69 Date 07/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMATEER, KELLY A Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $74,209.37 Date 01/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEFFLER, DANA C Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $74,209.35 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUES, JENNIFER A Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $74,209.30 Date 05/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTON, ANTHONY J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $74,208.99 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, STEPHEN P Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $74,208.71 Date 05/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REEVERS, MICHELE L Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $74,208.14 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTEZ, JOSE E Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $74,208.08 Date 05/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLECHNER, KARL L Employer name Somers CSD Amount $74,207.91 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGE, JULIE E Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $74,207.80 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JULIE A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $74,207.76 Date 02/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ALAN J Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $74,207.61 Date 05/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRESCH, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $74,207.59 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BO BO, PIERRE H Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $74,207.59 Date 11/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, DAVID R Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $74,207.39 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOGUT, TED R Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $74,207.06 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYATT, JAMES M Employer name Town of New Hartford Amount $74,206.37 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HYCNER, AARON C Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $74,206.23 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOATENG, LUCY Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $74,206.22 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINK, MARILYN T Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $74,205.61 Date 12/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, KIARA C Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $74,205.24 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEPE, DANIEL T Employer name Somers CSD Amount $74,204.69 Date 02/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSOUNA, LINDSY A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $74,203.94 Date 01/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARDO, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $74,203.74 Date 09/22/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BAGH, AUSTIN Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $74,203.42 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHNKEN, TODD J Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $74,203.42 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISH, MICHAEL L Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $74,203.40 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POIRIER, SHANE M Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $74,203.40 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAUGHN, JUDITH A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $74,203.40 Date 12/09/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERINI, LEONORA Employer name Ardsley UFSD Amount $74,202.88 Date 12/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, LAMONTE Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $74,202.12 Date 12/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, MICHELE Employer name Town of Islip Amount $74,201.82 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUR, ANDREW L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $74,201.80 Date 02/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUER, TODD M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $74,201.34 Date 07/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARDOLILLO, MICHAEL A Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $74,201.27 Date 12/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONE, JESSICA N Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $74,200.62 Date 08/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCUTCHEN, MARCUS A Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $74,200.59 Date 01/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARILLION, ROGER Y Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $74,200.45 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PHERSON, JUSTIN J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $74,200.43 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JEFFREY Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $74,200.40 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNER, KEVIN T Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $74,199.96 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMIKLE, LOEL O Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $74,199.73 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPINOZA, MICHAEL S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $74,199.70 Date 05/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, KYLE A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $74,199.45 Date 08/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKEEFE-GONZALEZ, PATRICIA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $74,199.08 Date 08/31/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCH, FREDERICK E, II Employer name City of Watertown Amount $74,198.92 Date 01/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERELES, ANGEL L Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $74,198.66 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LEONARD H Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $74,198.55 Date 03/11/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATULEWICZ, ALICIA M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $74,198.20 Date 12/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWASNIEWSKI, JOHN S, III Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $74,198.20 Date 01/10/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTISTA, CRISTINA Employer name Village of Bronxville Amount $74,198.04 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIBACH, PAMELA J Employer name Department of Law Amount $74,198.03 Date 06/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFANO, VINCENZO L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $74,197.66 Date 04/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCONNOR, WILLIAM J Employer name Town of Lewiston Amount $74,197.58 Date 11/06/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, CHESTER T, III Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $74,197.00 Date 01/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, BOBBY J Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $74,196.98 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMB, DAVID W Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $74,196.89 Date 05/10/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIETEK, KATHLEEN M Employer name Menands UFSD Amount $74,196.12 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILIPO, JASON M, JR Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $74,196.09 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIEBER, MICHAEL B Employer name NYS School Bd Association Amount $74,195.93 Date 08/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKHART, ROBERT L Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $74,195.92 Date 07/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System