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 ORTIZ, RENEE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $116,619.91 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZWIRN, BENJAMIN L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $116,619.91 Date 03/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAFT, RICKY E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $116,618.86 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEBITETTO, VINCENT J Employer name Eastchester Fire Dist Amount $116,618.23 Date 09/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARQUEZ, RAFAEL A Employer name Orange County Amount $116,618.13 Date 06/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, EARL M Employer name Orange County Amount $116,617.27 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLACARA, JOSEPH P Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $116,615.98 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SLIVKA, DAVID G Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $116,613.62 Date 08/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELL, DAVID A Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $116,613.36 Date 09/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EINTERZ, THERESA L Employer name Orange County Amount $116,613.12 Date 08/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MICHAEL C Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $116,612.25 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMPION, MICHAEL L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $116,611.99 Date 06/25/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WATTS, RYAN G Employer name Westchester County Amount $116,608.58 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARDNER, MICHAEL W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $116,606.05 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TURNER, NICOLE D Employer name Westchester County Amount $116,605.80 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIER, ROY E Employer name Nassau County Amount $116,604.50 Date 02/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEANTY, GABRIELLE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $116,603.47 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHMIEL, KAREN E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $116,602.02 Date 05/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EPSTEIN, STEVEN M Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $116,601.78 Date 09/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISAFULLI, LAURA M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $116,601.73 Date 05/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOENIG, ARTHUR Employer name Westbury Water District Amount $116,601.14 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEGAL, BETSY J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $116,599.03 Date 01/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOARE, MATTHEW C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $116,595.54 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRAUN, JOSEPH M Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $116,595.48 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, IVAN N Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $116,594.83 Date 09/17/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUETHER, JOANNE B Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $116,594.78 Date 09/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUINNESS, LYNN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $116,594.71 Date 05/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGIERI, ROBERT R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $116,593.98 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PYNE, PETER, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $116,592.42 Date 07/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, AMANDA P Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $116,592.12 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, DAVID Employer name Division of State Police Amount $116,590.75 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REZEK, JOHN J Employer name Island Trees UFSD Amount $116,589.28 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUFA, MATTHEW P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $116,588.78 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LESSER, DEBORAH E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $116,578.63 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, ROBERT S Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $116,578.54 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALYZADA, FARID S Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $116,576.58 Date 03/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, SHANE M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $116,576.48 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARKMAN, ROBERT A, JR Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $116,575.85 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALIL, TARA M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $116,574.01 Date 01/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEFFERNAN, THOMAS M, JR Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $116,569.71 Date 01/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOTO, EMAN Y Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $116,568.47 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, JANET E Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $116,567.09 Date 04/24/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUTTNER, JACK Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $116,567.09 Date 04/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, URSULA M Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $116,567.09 Date 10/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIFA, THOMAS J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $116,561.82 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUDDEN, BRIAN L Employer name Town of Woodbury Amount $116,561.78 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, ROBERT E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $116,561.25 Date 03/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NJIE, SENGAN W Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $116,560.98 Date 09/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDRIO, JONATHAN T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $116,560.43 Date 03/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENKALSKI, DOUGLAS M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $116,559.61 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAFT, JAMES T Employer name City of White Plains Amount $116,559.46 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name INGLIS, STEPHEN C Employer name Arlington Fire District Amount $116,557.82 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAFOUNTAIN, LOWELL H, JR Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $116,555.55 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINE, BRIAN D Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $116,555.22 Date 01/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIEGMUND, ROBIN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $116,551.61 Date 08/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBACH, ROSEMARY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $116,550.88 Date 02/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARRAH, DANIEL T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $116,549.83 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, KEITH D Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $116,545.08 Date 04/05/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYNE, SCOTT S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $116,543.57 Date 05/27/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUPERT, HEATH B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $116,540.41 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEE, GRACE E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $116,539.54 Date 07/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, DANIEL R Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $116,538.00 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, SEAN J Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $116,537.79 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARROLL, JAMES W Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $116,537.40 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERTSAS, KONSTANTINOS Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $116,537.30 Date 08/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAN, DIEU D Employer name Nassau County Amount $116,533.81 Date 10/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, STEVEN M, JR Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $116,532.99 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LO GIUDICE, MARIA A Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $116,531.75 Date 06/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSCHETTA, MICHAEL Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $116,530.15 Date 02/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALVITTI, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $116,528.51 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYWALD, PETER C Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $116,528.29 Date 11/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRZYZYNSKI, MARK S Employer name Henrietta Fire District Amount $116,528.05 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PESCATORE, CARMINE C Employer name Nassau County Amount $116,527.70 Date 11/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENICHEL, EDWARD C Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $116,525.77 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TIERNEY, MICHELLE Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $116,525.19 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REINLE, THOMAS L Employer name Orange County Amount $116,525.06 Date 06/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTO, DARLA P Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $116,521.61 Date 12/31/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADOWSKI, RICHARD E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $116,518.69 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRICINELLI, STEPHEN E Employer name Putnam County Amount $116,518.07 Date 12/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAHANIOTIS, PAUL P Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $116,516.93 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORROW, GLENN D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $116,516.86 Date 11/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWICKI, HEATHER J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $116,516.34 Date 11/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIUDICE, JOYCE E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $116,516.34 Date 03/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CANDIA, LOUISE M Employer name Education Department Amount $116,516.34 Date 01/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVARE, MAUREEN G Employer name Education Department Amount $116,516.34 Date 11/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORINI, MARY ELLEN Employer name Education Department Amount $116,516.34 Date 08/16/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEGNA, SUSAN Employer name Education Department Amount $116,516.34 Date 01/22/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, WILLIAM J Employer name Department of Health Amount $116,516.34 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, KIMBERLY A Employer name Department of Health Amount $116,516.34 Date 11/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHRER, ANDREW Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $116,516.34 Date 02/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DZIEKONSKI, THADEUS J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $116,516.34 Date 10/11/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROST, JONATHAN M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $116,516.34 Date 01/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEZZULO, CHRISTINA M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $116,516.34 Date 01/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, JOHN P Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $116,516.34 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITKOWSKI, LAURA J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $116,516.34 Date 06/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRECHEL, GARY M Employer name Department of State Amount $116,516.34 Date 12/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $116,516.34 Date 06/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERNER, TODD M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $116,516.34 Date 07/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASLYN, ROBERT A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $116,516.34 Date 01/17/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JOHN C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $116,516.34 Date 06/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System