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 HELMEYER, JOHN T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $113,588.20 Date 04/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANGERAMI, RALPH A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $113,586.29 Date 07/28/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNING, SCOTT D Employer name Office of General Services Amount $113,584.64 Date 01/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, STEPHEN J Employer name Albany County Amount $113,583.83 Date 07/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENERI, FRED P Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $113,582.13 Date 05/16/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELWOOD, JASON A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $113,581.90 Date 05/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WARME, SCOTT C Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $113,581.73 Date 08/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUJICA, RODRIGO A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $113,581.09 Date 08/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLZ, RAYMOND Employer name Nassau County Amount $113,580.53 Date 07/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VUKOSA, MICHAEL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $113,580.14 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IVANS, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $113,578.41 Date 12/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLET, SUSAN L Employer name Westchester County Amount $113,578.05 Date 05/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIUMARA, JOSEPH D Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $113,575.39 Date 02/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARL, JUNE Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $113,573.69 Date 11/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANGELO, ANTHONY L Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $113,572.27 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUGHLEY, HARRIS T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $113,570.08 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEZZULO, JOHN C Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $113,568.36 Date 11/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFANICH, JAMES J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $113,567.88 Date 05/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNROE, MICHAEL P Employer name City of White Plains Amount $113,567.60 Date 08/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ANDREW H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $113,566.94 Date 06/02/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEPPELIN, VALERIE A Employer name Orange County Amount $113,566.15 Date 10/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'IPPOLITO, DOREEN N Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $113,566.01 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCABE, ARTHUR X Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $113,565.62 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MULLEN, DANIEL J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $113,563.89 Date 11/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, TANJIER D Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $113,562.61 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREEN, WILLIAM C Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $113,561.33 Date 06/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PODLASKI, KENNETH R Employer name Albertson Water District Amount $113,560.87 Date 08/31/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, SEAN T Employer name Education Department Amount $113,559.91 Date 09/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, RALPH L Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $113,559.13 Date 09/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTY, MARY ELLEN E Employer name Nassau County Amount $113,556.45 Date 02/26/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, MICHAEL Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $113,556.04 Date 04/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, ERNEST Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $113,555.78 Date 02/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAZORLA, JUAN C Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $113,553.56 Date 08/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAY, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Monroe County Amount $113,553.28 Date 08/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, JOSEPH G Employer name Nassau County Amount $113,550.74 Date 03/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLL, JUDITH Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $113,550.33 Date 02/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKIN, KAREN A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $113,550.02 Date 10/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARDELLA, KELLI-ANN Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $113,549.26 Date 06/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWOKA, JULIE A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $113,546.75 Date 03/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINER, AMBER M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $113,545.79 Date 03/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, BRIAN S Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $113,545.24 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLERES, MICHAEL J Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $113,544.32 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTON, MARSHA L Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $113,544.11 Date 11/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILOMIO, GERALD V Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $113,543.98 Date 01/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJCIECHOWSKI, DAVID D Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $113,543.13 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOGARTY, WILLIAM J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $113,542.17 Date 02/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAIKARAN, CHANDRASHAKER Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $113,540.46 Date 11/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTMAN, BEVERLY A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $113,539.19 Date 09/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOHN, DONALD J Employer name Nassau County Amount $113,538.46 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEINCKE, MATTHEW D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $113,538.09 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE LAURENTIIS, ANTHONY D Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $113,534.84 Date 07/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMALLEY, WILLIAM G Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $113,534.73 Date 09/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUDOIN, CYNTHIA H Employer name Department of Health Amount $113,533.93 Date 07/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIHY, JAMES Employer name Suffolk County Amount $113,532.38 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANTONA, SANDRO Employer name City of White Plains Amount $113,528.33 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IANNACONE, NORMAN A Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $113,527.54 Date 07/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARD, STEVEN R Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $113,526.74 Date 01/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GEE, SEAN T Employer name Eastchester Fire Dist Amount $113,525.81 Date 02/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOLDHABER, HOPE E Employer name Department of Health Amount $113,524.72 Date 08/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, SHAWN C Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $113,524.15 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOLIS, JOHN T Employer name City of White Plains Amount $113,523.53 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AJIBADE, NATHANIEL S Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $113,520.96 Date 04/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLEO, KATHLEEN A Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $113,519.26 Date 06/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL VECCHIO, JOHN M Employer name City of White Plains Amount $113,515.44 Date 08/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAHALOUL, RAPHAEL E Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $113,515.40 Date 04/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASCONE, ROBERT S Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $113,515.40 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROGOWSKA, KATARZYNA Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $113,515.40 Date 08/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERRIER, POLDY R Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $113,515.40 Date 07/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEASK, ROBERT S, JR Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $113,515.40 Date 06/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNOZ, FRANCISCO H Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $113,515.40 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLATZ, JOHN C Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $113,515.40 Date 08/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUFFERN, BRUCE S Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $113,515.40 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, SHAWN P Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $113,515.40 Date 06/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEDITA, CHRISTIANA M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $113,514.66 Date 01/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANN, WILFRED H Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $113,513.55 Date 08/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUMSMOKE, CHARLES D Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $113,513.06 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANEN, ROBIN B Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $113,512.90 Date 08/31/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AISENSTAT, RACHEL A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $113,511.50 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZAMPATORI, THOMAS G, JR Employer name Gates Fire District Amount $113,511.40 Date 07/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, JANICE W Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $113,510.36 Date 11/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIAU, DAVID C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $113,509.91 Date 02/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUADALUPE, MICHAEL E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $113,508.66 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VINCI, SEBASTIAN A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $113,506.88 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAJKOWSKI, VINCENT A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $113,506.59 Date 05/09/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHELL, NITA Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $113,506.59 Date 06/30/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINELLI, LOUIS C Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $113,506.59 Date 02/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, JEAN A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $113,506.59 Date 05/16/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, JOHN P Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $113,506.59 Date 07/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZABARE, SARAH Employer name NYC Judges Amount $113,506.59 Date 12/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAROLKOWSKI, ROBERT Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $113,506.56 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, SEAN F Employer name Ontario County Amount $113,505.74 Date 06/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEGEL, ALYCE A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $113,505.02 Date 06/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $113,504.75 Date 06/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRAPESE, PATRICK R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $113,503.58 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, CONSTANCE L Employer name Department of Health Amount $113,503.08 Date 04/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSBY-GILLINS, DAWN M Employer name Westchester County Amount $113,502.72 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTES, MATTHEW C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $113,501.10 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIERRE-LOUIS, NICOLE Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $113,500.48 Date 09/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, LUIS A Employer name Blind Brook-Rye UFSD Amount $113,500.08 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRBY, PAUL Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $113,499.55 Date 09/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System