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 DEPALMA, KATHLEEN J Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $73,505.59 Date 08/04/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINTON, MARGARET A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $73,505.59 Date 01/29/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEEK, DOUGLAS J Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $73,505.59 Date 09/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADEGOKE, ADEREMI O Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,505.59 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARR, JAMES B Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,505.59 Date 11/06/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORKOWSKI, DAVID Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,505.59 Date 10/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADTKE, ALBERT I Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,505.59 Date 06/05/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON-JEWELL, LISA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,505.59 Date 04/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTINO, MARY J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,505.59 Date 12/29/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIANNAMEA, NICHOLAS A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,505.59 Date 01/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, JAMES F, JR Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,505.59 Date 02/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DETZ, CATHERINE A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,505.59 Date 02/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEETER, RONALD J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,505.59 Date 08/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GHOBRIAL, FADIA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,505.59 Date 02/23/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, JONATHAN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,505.59 Date 04/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEARN, JEANETTE A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,505.59 Date 07/29/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLT, RICHARD Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,505.59 Date 12/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, GLENN T Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,505.59 Date 04/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SONDRA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,505.59 Date 04/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JURUS, JANICE A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,505.59 Date 01/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAZMIERCZAK, MARY BETH Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,505.59 Date 11/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLZ, SUSAN A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,505.59 Date 08/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZARUS, DAVID J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,505.59 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, JOHNNY Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,505.59 Date 05/07/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JEFFERY M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,505.59 Date 04/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSHAUGHNESSY, TINA L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,505.59 Date 11/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, MARK A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,505.59 Date 11/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANLON, BRENDA L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,505.59 Date 05/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARS, BRIAN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,505.59 Date 09/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIN, CYNTHIA L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,505.59 Date 01/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUHLMAN, RONALD P Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,505.59 Date 03/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIKHMAN, IGOR A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,505.59 Date 01/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZJABA, DAVID L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,505.59 Date 11/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, DERRICK L Employer name City of White Plains Amount $73,505.50 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSINA, JARED R Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $73,505.19 Date 07/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE SALVO, JORDAN L Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $73,505.07 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, PAUL A Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $73,505.06 Date 06/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRARD, PETER L Employer name Warren County Amount $73,504.84 Date 09/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELTRE, DAVID Employer name Monroe County Amount $73,504.80 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAMP, MICHELE A Employer name NYS School For The Blind Amount $73,504.59 Date 03/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTLAKE, TIMOTHY A Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $73,504.19 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LHERON, MICHELLE E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $73,504.10 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAGANO, CAROL A Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $73,503.41 Date 02/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINES, SHERRI L Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $73,503.13 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, ROBBYN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $73,503.10 Date 11/12/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPANWICK, CLAUDE W, III Employer name Albany County Amount $73,502.49 Date 11/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, JAMES R, JR Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $73,502.03 Date 02/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECHIARO, STEPHANIE E Employer name Westchester County Amount $73,501.30 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALRATH, JAMES P Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $73,501.16 Date 10/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, JASON T Employer name City of Albany Amount $73,501.13 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TEOFRIO, THOMAS Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $73,500.93 Date 04/03/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGNAN, RICHARD C Employer name Village of Menands Amount $73,500.87 Date 10/24/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZULLI, ALAN D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,500.83 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, LAVERN E Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $73,500.54 Date 09/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARGRAVE, MICHAEL D Employer name City of White Plains Amount $73,500.46 Date 01/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Oswego Amount $73,499.99 Date 03/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWLES, SANDRA J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $73,499.87 Date 04/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOFFREDO, IMMACOLATA Employer name Westchester County Amount $73,499.82 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, HENRY R J, JR Employer name North Bellmore UFSD Amount $73,499.70 Date 05/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTIS-KELLEY, CHERYL P Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $73,498.90 Date 01/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, AMANDA L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $73,498.90 Date 12/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BIASE, KATHERINE A Employer name Mount Pleasant CSD Amount $73,498.88 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENAK, CAMILLE Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 30 Amount $73,498.80 Date 09/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, TIMOTHY S Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $73,498.46 Date 10/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMAYEV, DAVID Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,498.25 Date 05/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZZAN, ANTHONY A Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $73,497.94 Date 09/21/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERSON, RONALD W Employer name Town of Erwin Amount $73,497.80 Date 06/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARACCIOLO, ANTHONY M Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $73,497.76 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCADIPANE, MICHAEL Employer name Ulster County Amount $73,497.52 Date 11/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STULL, KENNETH J Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $73,497.17 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, JANETT Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $73,496.55 Date 09/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAREND-GUERRIE, HEIDI A Employer name Ontario County Amount $73,496.36 Date 11/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, VANESSA K Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $73,495.91 Date 01/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, KIMBERLY A Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $73,495.44 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNAL, BRYAN S Employer name City of Elmira Amount $73,495.15 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIVERA, CARLOS I Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $73,494.81 Date 05/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILLION, ABIGAIL A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $73,494.79 Date 06/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, ROBERT M, JR Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $73,494.57 Date 12/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIROLAMI, ELIZABETH A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $73,494.57 Date 07/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOOM, MARK Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $73,494.12 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISSEY, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Ballston Spa Amount $73,494.03 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEATH, MICHAEL A Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $73,493.61 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADICCHI, GIADA E Employer name Putnam County Amount $73,492.93 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROBST, CHARLES Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $73,492.39 Date 09/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCH, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Rockland County Amount $73,491.85 Date 07/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFFEY, KEVIN P Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $73,491.61 Date 05/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERLO, SEBASTIAN, JR Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $73,491.22 Date 06/25/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JACOB P Employer name Tompkins County Amount $73,491.01 Date 02/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVENCIA, LUIS Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $73,490.60 Date 11/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLON, MICHAEL G Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $73,490.57 Date 12/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULD, EDITH M O Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $73,490.56 Date 12/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGO, ANTONIO Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $73,490.09 Date 01/21/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHROEDER, JAMES A Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $73,489.70 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, LANCE C Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $73,489.56 Date 01/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ROBERT C Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $73,489.40 Date 05/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHRHART, DOUGLAS J Employer name Ontario County Amount $73,489.25 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKTOOTH, PAULETTE Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $73,489.10 Date 11/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBOTKA, CHRISTINE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $73,488.24 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROSELLI, RENATA M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $73,488.02 Date 05/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILANO, JOHN N Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $73,488.02 Date 09/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System