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 BALABOUS, NICHOLAS Employer name Village of Lake Success Amount $114,851.24 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PUCCI, VITO V Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $114,849.24 Date 08/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, JEFFREY P Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $114,848.87 Date 01/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, JOSE E Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $114,845.44 Date 05/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEFFENBACH, MARK J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $114,844.59 Date 04/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMENATY, RUDOLPH J Employer name Nassau County Amount $114,843.28 Date 05/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINELLE, KIM M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $114,843.03 Date 07/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARRINGTON, ALLEN W, JR Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $114,841.79 Date 02/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VECCHIONE, DANIEL L Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $114,841.52 Date 12/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMOLINSKI, EDWARD A Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $114,841.44 Date 01/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHIELDS, ANETTA M Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $114,839.84 Date 04/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHER, GLENN T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $114,839.23 Date 06/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILEWSKI, NICK E Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $114,836.37 Date 08/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ALISTER, TODD C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $114,836.11 Date 07/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZAROD, JOLANTA Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $114,832.48 Date 11/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRONE, FRANK C Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $114,831.02 Date 11/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, GREGORY P Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $114,830.99 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIMER, RUSSELL H Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $114,830.82 Date 09/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NYLAND, CHARLES A Employer name City of Middletown Amount $114,830.47 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KINZEL, EMMETT R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $114,830.35 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALUCH, JEFFERY M Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $114,828.14 Date 10/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JARMAK, ANDREW W Employer name Office of General Services Amount $114,826.47 Date 09/13/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALAIMO, DANIEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $114,825.56 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, EMILY Y Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $114,825.34 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOEL, BRENDON F Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $114,823.21 Date 09/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATHAN, WILLIAM J Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $114,822.24 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENISE, JOHN C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $114,821.30 Date 12/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REEDER, WENDY H Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $114,818.69 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, FELIX G, III Employer name Division of State Police Amount $114,818.20 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITE, JEFFREY E Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $114,815.47 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAYOU, NICHOLAS J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $114,814.78 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEWETT, EUGENE D Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $114,814.55 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURLEY, DAVID A C Employer name Department of State Amount $114,813.61 Date 08/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, LESLEY A Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $114,813.61 Date 10/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCELLO, DOMINICK E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $114,813.30 Date 09/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELIAV, ARTHUR G Employer name Roosevelt Island Oper Corp. Amount $114,811.71 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIVIAN, JEAN-PAUL W Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $114,809.89 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATELLA, PETER E Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $114,809.89 Date 02/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEGRON, OSTACIO Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $114,809.89 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, GREGORY F Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $114,808.00 Date 10/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARRISH, CHERIE M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $114,805.94 Date 05/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGLIESE, FRANCIS G, JR Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $114,804.95 Date 03/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARTON, HOWARD, III Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $114,804.00 Date 01/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNETTO, JOSEPH M Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $114,803.53 Date 08/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASE, ALLEN B Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $114,802.04 Date 03/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUERTA-JOHNSEN, MARY Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $114,801.98 Date 06/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIVIANO, ANDREW P Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $114,801.90 Date 06/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, MOLAMMA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $114,800.05 Date 06/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZLOWSKI, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $114,799.43 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, STEVEN P Employer name Ridge Road Fire District Amount $114,798.88 Date 06/28/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PICENTE, ANTHONY J Employer name Oneida County Amount $114,798.73 Date 03/25/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SISTO, DANIEL F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $114,797.47 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, CAROL Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $114,797.40 Date 02/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALIES, LISA A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $114,797.14 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, PATRICIA Employer name Department of Health Amount $114,796.96 Date 10/20/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHY, MICHAEL P Employer name City of White Plains Amount $114,795.51 Date 08/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POULIN, SUZETTE C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $114,794.32 Date 08/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, PATRICIA A Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $114,793.09 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLIN, ALBERT J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $114,792.95 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWON, ROBERT O Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $114,792.58 Date 01/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, MICHAEL A Employer name Department of Law Amount $114,791.35 Date 04/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, JOHN R Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $114,790.07 Date 09/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLIN, MARTHE S Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $114,789.09 Date 07/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, SUSAN E Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $114,780.22 Date 11/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAWSKI, GREGORY F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $114,779.07 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDDE, ROBERT W Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $114,777.82 Date 05/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORGAN, STEPHEN J, II Employer name Division of State Police Amount $114,776.92 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOLDSMITH, MATHEW D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $114,775.28 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI RIENZO, DOMENICK R Employer name Eastchester Fire Dist Amount $114,775.12 Date 04/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MACK, MELINDA M Employer name NYS Association of Counties Amount $114,774.96 Date 08/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, ROBERT S Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $114,774.66 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENZA, PAMELA R Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $114,773.14 Date 10/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, MARK J Employer name Monroe County Amount $114,773.12 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORDEN, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Port Jervis Amount $114,771.98 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name D'ELIA, JOHN A Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $114,771.49 Date 04/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGGINS, JASON I Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $114,770.28 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWLEY, JAMES P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $114,767.51 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRISO, GREGORY Employer name Nassau County Amount $114,767.46 Date 03/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYDUM, JOHN R Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $114,766.72 Date 07/07/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIFER, GEORGE M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $114,765.55 Date 02/26/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADRIAANSEN, CARL F Employer name Town of Webster Amount $114,763.53 Date 06/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PORCELLO, SHERI Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $114,760.09 Date 09/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, RUSSELL J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $114,758.17 Date 07/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, JAMES Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $114,756.23 Date 05/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDICK, KENN A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $114,755.48 Date 09/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EBERT, TY R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $114,754.90 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WORTHY, CORNELL Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $114,754.53 Date 06/16/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAM, KENNETH J Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $114,753.86 Date 03/08/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGGINS, JOSEPH P Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $114,753.86 Date 11/28/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMERON, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $114,753.86 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONLON, WILLIAM Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $114,753.86 Date 08/31/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYER, JEFFREY E Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $114,753.86 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABRIELE, MICHAEL J Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $114,753.86 Date 05/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMARRA, CARLOS E Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $114,753.86 Date 06/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, ERNEST S Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $114,753.86 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, BARRY D Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $114,753.86 Date 03/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLAUSER, GERARD E Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $114,753.86 Date 06/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANKENAU, KARL E Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $114,753.86 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUELLER, JOHN Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $114,753.86 Date 02/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIWINSKI, THOMAS Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $114,753.86 Date 11/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System