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 VALENCIA, FRANCISCO R Employer name Village of Tuckahoe Amount $118,325.26 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SILVERNAIL, STEVEN D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,324.58 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JACKSON, WILLIE A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $118,322.60 Date 02/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAPOLLA, LISA G Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $118,321.67 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, THOMASINA P Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $118,320.27 Date 02/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAM, TERRENCE S Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $118,318.72 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ODUNSI, AYOTUNDE O Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $118,317.58 Date 04/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAVEN, MILTON G, III Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $118,314.44 Date 07/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLANI, COSIMO V Employer name City of White Plains Amount $118,312.74 Date 09/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ELLIS, ASTON G Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $118,311.79 Date 11/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, KELLY A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $118,310.07 Date 07/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORENZONI, EDWARD J Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $118,309.24 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHATTEN, DAVID J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $118,306.92 Date 02/01/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, DANIEL Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $118,305.92 Date 12/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, CYNTHIA M Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $118,305.92 Date 10/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TADDEO, KELLY J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $118,305.92 Date 05/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAIGLER, DANIELLE M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $118,305.92 Date 03/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DULAK, LYNN S Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $118,305.92 Date 03/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUSKAS, KIMBERLY L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $118,305.92 Date 05/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GING, JUDY A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $118,305.92 Date 02/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MELINDA K Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $118,305.92 Date 04/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPARELLA, KENNETH E Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $118,304.52 Date 12/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAIMAN, CARA L Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $118,303.97 Date 05/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCK, ROGER R Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $118,303.38 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILDUFF, THOMAS P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $118,301.54 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALSH, BRIAN M Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $118,298.97 Date 08/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLECK, VINCENT Employer name West Hempstead UFSD Amount $118,297.68 Date 09/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, RAYMOND E Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $118,297.48 Date 10/04/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HISTED, SEAN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,296.47 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TURNBULL, ROBERT P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,290.72 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JEAN-BAPTISTE, PASCALE Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $118,286.80 Date 12/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHU, ELAINE W F Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $118,285.05 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, NANCY B Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $118,282.65 Date 12/03/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORABONA, MIGUEL L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,282.59 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRESKI, THOMAS L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $118,282.49 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAMSEY, CRAIG Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $118,281.65 Date 03/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMSON, ANNE MARIE Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $118,281.15 Date 03/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVA, FRANK D Employer name Nassau County Amount $118,279.34 Date 06/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVERSO, MANUEL Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,279.03 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAY, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,278.65 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, JAMES P Employer name Nassau County Amount $118,277.85 Date 05/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, SEAMUS S Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $118,277.81 Date 05/31/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, WIILIAM J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $118,274.14 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, JAMES N Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $118,273.40 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCKENZIE, YVONNE V Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $118,272.72 Date 12/04/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARA, JOHN D Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $118,270.27 Date 10/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEXTER, THOMAS E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $118,269.49 Date 12/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEXTER, TIMOTHY P Employer name City of Beacon Amount $118,263.10 Date 01/20/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DERUBERTIS, JULIANNE Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $118,261.07 Date 03/20/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARDACHEVA, OLENA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $118,260.44 Date 01/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREWE, MARY L Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $118,258.62 Date 10/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, EILEEN L Employer name Education Department Amount $118,257.03 Date 10/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICCIRILLO, CAROLYN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $118,255.24 Date 11/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURCOTTE, DANIEL Employer name Office of General Services Amount $118,254.53 Date 07/30/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, JOYCE C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $118,254.53 Date 11/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ROY, JR Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $118,254.51 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN PATTEN, CARLENE A Employer name Department of Health Amount $118,253.49 Date 08/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, JAMES Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $118,253.49 Date 06/15/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, JOHN R Employer name Monroe County Amount $118,252.50 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUREK, ROBERT F Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $118,252.42 Date 11/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PISCIOTTA, STEVE L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $118,251.88 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, ISRAEL Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $118,251.43 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRISI, KATHY Employer name Westchester County Amount $118,251.37 Date 11/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUEVAS, SHARON K Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $118,251.27 Date 06/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKACS, THOMAS J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $118,250.53 Date 01/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVARADO, MARGARITA Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $118,249.81 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVATORE, MATTHEW J Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $118,246.59 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PATEL, AJAY R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $118,246.10 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATERNO, FLORENCANN Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $118,245.31 Date 02/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, SHEENA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $118,243.62 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNS, BARRY M Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $118,243.44 Date 08/30/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZALOCKI, ANTHONY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,241.81 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEYAND, JEFFREY R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $118,241.64 Date 07/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, JOHN D Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $118,241.48 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC HALE, MARY E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $118,240.50 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORREGROSA, CYNTHIA E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $118,238.59 Date 09/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUTCH, DAVID A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $118,237.82 Date 02/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEEMS, ROBERT L Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $118,237.58 Date 09/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIERSON, DUDLEY E, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $118,235.84 Date 10/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARTER, ARNOLD J Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $118,233.96 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAELS, DANIEL A Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $118,233.51 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE MANQUAIS, RICHARD R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $118,232.29 Date 10/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARENA, LORI H Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $118,230.78 Date 02/17/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, BARBARA ANN Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $118,230.69 Date 10/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORKOWSKI, JOHN M Employer name Westchester County Amount $118,230.54 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZZOPARDI, RICHARD A Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $118,229.83 Date 10/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINS, GLORIA J Employer name Nassau County Amount $118,229.02 Date 06/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $118,228.40 Date 07/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, JAMES P Employer name Nassau County Amount $118,223.86 Date 01/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANRAHAN, VERNON P Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $118,223.55 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACALUSO, STEPHEN Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $118,223.47 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIT, LYNN D Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $118,220.64 Date 01/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, MICHAEL Employer name Westchester County Amount $118,219.08 Date 07/06/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLS, EDWARD M, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $118,218.92 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORTCH, BRIAN R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $118,217.29 Date 08/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAIEK, ROBERTA L Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $118,216.29 Date 11/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWSIANY, CAROL Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $118,214.97 Date 05/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INDIK, GLORIA H Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $118,209.77 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BELLA, DEAN G Employer name Nassau County Amount $118,207.91 Date 05/18/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, DONYA C Employer name Department of Law Amount $118,207.64 Date 02/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System