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.

Clear Search
Name Employer name Amount Date Fiscal year Pension group
Name SPINKS, KENNETH J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $74,116.30 Date 11/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOYD, DUANE C, II Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $74,115.80 Date 10/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMAINO, JAMES F Employer name City of Utica Amount $74,115.45 Date 04/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, STANLEY A Employer name Town of Kent Amount $74,115.24 Date 08/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWORYTA, STEVEN Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $74,115.21 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADIEU, ROBERT J Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $74,115.21 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMOND, MICHAEL C Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $74,115.17 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLMES, MARYANN L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $74,114.54 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORDJOUR, LESLIE Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $74,114.36 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGE, SCOTT R Employer name Genesee County Amount $74,114.20 Date 07/10/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGGI, JERRY M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $74,113.89 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTHERLAND, JULIANE M Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $74,113.86 Date 01/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZBELL, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $74,113.73 Date 11/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WADE, MARIAN H Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $74,113.25 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADUEMEZIA, MARIE Y Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $74,113.15 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWOSIELSKI, DANICA A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $74,112.62 Date 08/31/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENS, ADRIENNE J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $74,112.60 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINERO, ERIC Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $74,112.32 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, PATRICK J Employer name Wayne County Amount $74,111.35 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCIJANSKI, ARTHUR S Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $74,111.28 Date 03/27/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGERSOLL, WENDY Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $74,111.11 Date 09/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, PETER M Employer name Village of Patchogue Amount $74,110.78 Date 08/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, RACHAEL R Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,110.14 Date 09/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IACOBELLI, ROSELEE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $74,109.97 Date 12/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, POSEY, III Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $74,109.80 Date 12/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANLON, JOHN P Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $74,109.64 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORBES, DANIEL C Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $74,109.12 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STITT, JAMES H Employer name Orange County Amount $74,109.01 Date 10/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ROBERT S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $74,109.00 Date 12/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGG, JOHN B Employer name Ulster County Amount $74,108.90 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, DEBORA Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $74,108.80 Date 07/21/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZORA, KEVIN A Employer name City of Batavia Amount $74,108.74 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOSBY, RORY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $74,108.68 Date 05/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, RONALD P, III Employer name Dutchess County Amount $74,108.10 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYO, MARIANNE C Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $74,107.99 Date 08/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABATINO, JOSH J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $74,107.82 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOIBL, ROBERT P Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $74,107.74 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLINE, JODY M Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $74,107.64 Date 01/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ELIA, ANTHONY Employer name Town of Tuxedo Amount $74,107.47 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOZLOWSKI, MICHELLE L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $74,106.86 Date 03/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LALONDE, BUDDIE J Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $74,106.78 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, MARK E Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $74,106.66 Date 07/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERETT, GREGORY S Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $74,106.56 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, KEITH R Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,106.44 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERDINAND, MYRTHO J Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $74,106.31 Date 06/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOHLFAHRT, NANCY L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $74,106.10 Date 09/10/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, JOHN C Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $74,105.90 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIERA, ARELIS Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $74,105.53 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAINSBURG, SHARON L Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $74,105.51 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMAIN, ROLLES R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $74,105.44 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COON, DAVID M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $74,105.11 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMON, MARCIA A Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $74,105.01 Date 09/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELTRAN, LESTER T Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $74,104.91 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITMAN, CELINE M Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $74,104.84 Date 08/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCO, ELIZABETH C Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $74,103.31 Date 05/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAS, JASON M Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $74,102.73 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOESTNER, CATHLEEN E Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,102.63 Date 10/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIBLEY, RYAN M Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $74,102.54 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOPPLE, DIANNE M Employer name Columbia County Amount $74,102.51 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, DENISE Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $74,102.41 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, TROY M Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $74,101.95 Date 09/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRINGTON, FIONA M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $74,101.94 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKERSON, JOHN W, JR Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $74,101.91 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OOMMEN, JUBIL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $74,101.79 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALLEN, RONALD C Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $74,101.77 Date 03/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VADI, DANIEL Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $74,101.40 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUPKOWICZ, JAY J Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $74,101.32 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABDELHAY, FEDA Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,100.96 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, SYLVIA A Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $74,100.77 Date 08/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPARAVALO, OLEKSIY M Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,100.71 Date 12/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, RICHARD F Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $74,100.52 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEITH, JAMES R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $74,100.41 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOZOFF, COLLETTE D Employer name Department of Health Amount $74,100.34 Date 08/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, PHYLLIS L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $74,099.95 Date 03/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEBRECHT, ANTHONY C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $74,099.59 Date 02/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, ROBERT Employer name Edgemont UFSD at Greenburgh Amount $74,099.58 Date 11/22/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, RASHARD A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $74,099.51 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTELL, LISA Employer name Wayne County Amount $74,099.48 Date 10/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORD, JAMES C, JR Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $74,098.67 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLELLA, VITO J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $74,098.42 Date 02/18/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAC DUFF, ANDREW J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $74,098.25 Date 04/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMAS, RUTHEL D Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $74,098.00 Date 05/28/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHER, ANDREW J Employer name Oswego County Amount $74,097.86 Date 09/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURRENA, MARGARET A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $74,097.69 Date 07/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAZMINO, MELVIN F Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $74,095.89 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGULE, BRIAN J Employer name City of Albany Amount $74,095.77 Date 05/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HILDENBRAND, PATRICK A Employer name Village of Red Hook Amount $74,095.61 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, ERIK H Employer name Niagara County Amount $74,095.29 Date 02/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, SUNNY V Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $74,095.19 Date 03/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, ANN W Employer name Schenectady County Amount $74,095.14 Date 02/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, JONATHAN C Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $74,094.86 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AITKEN, LAURIE A Employer name Islip Public Library Amount $74,094.80 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANFORD, SALLY J Employer name Batavia City-School Dist Amount $74,094.69 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTZELL, LAURA E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $74,094.22 Date 05/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOHENBERGER, LISA M Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $74,093.62 Date 12/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, ANN MARIE Employer name Boces-Oswego Amount $74,093.20 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC QUAID, JOHN M Employer name Village of North Syracuse Amount $74,093.08 Date 08/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KUFEL, DEBORAH L Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $74,092.49 Date 04/16/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULINO, JUNIOR C Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $74,092.47 Date 04/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFFERTY, ROBERT P Employer name Chatham CSD Amount $74,092.20 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System