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 GHOBRIEL, NABIL M Employer name Rockland County Amount $64,045.44 Date 11/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, BARBARA A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $64,045.20 Date 04/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDICK, BRYAN H Employer name Alfred-Almond CSD Amount $64,045.01 Date 01/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIELLO, KELLY L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $64,044.63 Date 10/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, NYLAND M Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $64,044.50 Date 04/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NANWANI, JYOTI P Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $64,044.50 Date 11/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ELTON V Employer name Larchmont Mamaroneck Garb Comm Amount $64,044.46 Date 01/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHILLING, EDMUND J, JR Employer name Chittenango CSD Amount $64,044.29 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACK, DORREL Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $64,044.12 Date 07/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUTHIER, PATRICIA E Employer name Department of Health Amount $64,043.81 Date 01/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRONSTIN, ILYA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $64,043.32 Date 09/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORKLE, CORINTHEA E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $64,043.18 Date 11/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, LINDA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $64,042.98 Date 10/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDIN, JEANNE E Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $64,042.59 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, ANGELA P Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $64,041.97 Date 05/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZLER, STEPHEN M, II Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $64,041.78 Date 03/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUBBS, CARL J Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $64,041.64 Date 07/15/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORO, STEPHEN P Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $64,041.08 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAITE, TAMRE S Employer name Schuyler County Amount $64,041.05 Date 05/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, ALLEN H Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $64,040.67 Date 06/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICKSON, ALLEK Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $64,040.29 Date 04/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOU, ERIC N Employer name City of Albany Amount $64,040.14 Date 12/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ELLIS, VASHTI E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $64,040.03 Date 05/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTOW, RORY D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $64,039.81 Date 06/12/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, MATTHEW C Employer name Monroe County Amount $64,039.68 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONESKI, STEVEN R Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $64,039.25 Date 11/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITCHEN, JANET D Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $64,039.22 Date 04/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGAN, KEITH C Employer name City of Kingston Amount $64,039.17 Date 03/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOOTE, ROBERT J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $64,038.99 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVLIN, KEVIN A Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $64,038.89 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRKOVIC, HAMO Employer name Broome County Amount $64,038.78 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDIS, MARIA P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $64,038.73 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCOJOHN CALLI, PAULA L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $64,038.13 Date 09/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKES, GARY Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $64,037.67 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLETTI, DENISE L Employer name Nassau County Amount $64,037.51 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWLIN, JONATHAN Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $64,037.50 Date 02/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LEONARD J, IV Employer name Division of State Police Amount $64,037.35 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EMANATIAN, ROBIN L Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $64,036.58 Date 05/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULRICH, JOANNE C Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $64,036.43 Date 10/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, WAYNE W Employer name Elwood UFSD Amount $64,036.23 Date 11/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGHETTI, KATHI C Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $64,036.17 Date 04/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NURSE, KAMARIA A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $64,035.94 Date 09/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, JEFFREY S Employer name City of Sherrill Amount $64,035.82 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUMENTHAL, JON M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,035.43 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ICART, ALEXANDRA Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $64,035.38 Date 10/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $64,035.34 Date 01/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, RICHARD W Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $64,035.32 Date 05/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASLEY, DIANE L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $64,035.13 Date 11/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALASTRO, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Sullivan County Amount $64,034.97 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC CUE, ROBBIE E Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $64,034.72 Date 07/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEJIAS, ADAM D Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $64,034.23 Date 06/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILGER, DEBRA L Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $64,033.95 Date 09/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, ROSE MARIE Employer name Schoharie County Amount $64,033.87 Date 12/09/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNEZ, HASSEL Employer name Dutchess County Amount $64,033.80 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, ANTHONY J Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $64,033.66 Date 06/30/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROSINO, VINCENT R Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $64,033.12 Date 05/14/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAHL, BRUCE S Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $64,032.67 Date 02/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE COSTE, CINDY T Employer name City of Rochester Amount $64,032.42 Date 12/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECORARO, STACEY L Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $64,032.33 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLERN, JOSEPH P Employer name Town of Elma Amount $64,031.34 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGHAYORE, EDWINE Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $64,031.16 Date 12/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEMCONSKY, STEVEN P Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $64,031.08 Date 03/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERAZONE, BRIAN E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $64,031.01 Date 04/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANITTA, MARIA A Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $64,030.75 Date 03/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, THOMAS P Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $64,030.56 Date 06/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SASSONE, ADAM D Employer name Department of State Amount $64,030.53 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAGGS, TRAVIS J Employer name Village of Scotia Amount $64,030.42 Date 12/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOWDHURY, RATHIN Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $64,030.37 Date 06/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMERO, NICHOLAS A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $64,030.34 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDA, MARIO Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $64,030.32 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARREL, GARY C Employer name Erie County Amount $64,030.25 Date 07/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITUCCI, ANTHONY J Employer name Chemung County Amount $64,030.01 Date 08/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PIERRE, KEVIN J Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $64,029.96 Date 05/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, MARY BETH Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $64,029.92 Date 01/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVY, STEPHANIE Employer name Westchester County Amount $64,029.62 Date 03/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORN, RICHARD S Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $64,028.90 Date 01/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHARD, JEFFREY G Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $64,028.51 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAMER, LESLIE A Employer name Amsterdam City School Dist Amount $64,028.37 Date 05/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATZROTT, FREDERICK C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $64,028.19 Date 01/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, LOUISE Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $64,027.92 Date 03/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAJA, SAMIA G Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $64,027.55 Date 07/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELFRICH, TIMOTHY J Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $64,027.42 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, MARRET I Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $64,027.20 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIEST, MINDY L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $64,027.15 Date 04/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNHILL, KATHERINE M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $64,027.06 Date 06/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSA, WILSON F Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $64,026.86 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRING, DAMION R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $64,026.39 Date 01/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROSZAK, JOSEPHINE Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $64,026.37 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGER, ANNE MARIE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $64,025.28 Date 10/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, ALAN M Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $64,025.25 Date 03/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, CATHERINE Employer name Town of Pawling Amount $64,024.90 Date 03/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TATRE, RALPH Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $64,024.73 Date 08/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROVER, THOMAS E, III Employer name City of Oswego Amount $64,024.43 Date 04/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEROLD, JANE Employer name Education Department Amount $64,024.33 Date 07/31/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRINO, SCOTT J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $64,024.23 Date 05/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, DANIEL J Employer name Cornell University Amount $64,024.17 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAUFF, BRADLEY A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $64,023.86 Date 11/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOPP, DEBORAH J Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $64,023.83 Date 11/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLO, JOANNA-JOY Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $64,023.77 Date 08/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRILL-FULLER, JENNIFER L Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $64,023.00 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System