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 DILELLA, AMELIA MEADOWS Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $113,417.14 Date 03/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, CORIENTHIA R Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $113,416.21 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, CURTIS D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $113,416.03 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRAUDE, JEFFREY M Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $113,415.50 Date 06/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, IVELISSE Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $113,414.80 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNEGAN, MALISSA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $113,414.35 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORLESS, CATHERINE M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $113,414.31 Date 06/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DAVID H Employer name Office For Technology Amount $113,413.21 Date 04/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVAK, MARK A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $113,413.21 Date 01/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEARNS, CHARLES A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $113,413.21 Date 05/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACK, KEVIN E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $113,413.21 Date 10/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELE, LAWRENCE S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $113,413.21 Date 10/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORKELL, STEPHEN F Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $113,413.21 Date 11/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALASKI, LAWRENCE Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $113,413.21 Date 07/09/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIGMAN, JEFFREY P Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $113,413.21 Date 12/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, PEARSE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $113,411.27 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, RONALD S Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $113,411.18 Date 06/07/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANARIELLO, JOHN D Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $113,410.88 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREER, MALCOLM M Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $113,409.57 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALBERTS, MARK L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $113,409.53 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEFANKO, MELISSA K Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $113,407.06 Date 11/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETTI, DAVID Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $113,406.99 Date 09/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMETRANO, ROBERTA A Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $113,406.59 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAPIRO, BARRY M Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $113,406.59 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, PRISCILLA Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $113,406.59 Date 12/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNE, PAMELA Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $113,406.59 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEGEL, ROSEANN Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $113,406.59 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, MARK J Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $113,405.87 Date 09/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ELRATH, CHARLES D Employer name Department of Health Amount $113,404.70 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, DOUGLAS F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $113,404.14 Date 06/27/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, SCOTT J Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $113,404.14 Date 12/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARBOX, RAYMOND E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $113,404.09 Date 11/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILSTEIN, DAVID E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $113,403.68 Date 08/31/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JAMES W Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $113,403.32 Date 05/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESLIN, VIVIAN M Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $113,401.25 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REALE, MICHELE M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $113,400.86 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMERO, DORIS Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $113,400.86 Date 04/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, STEVEN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $113,400.86 Date 09/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC HUGH, JONATHAN Employer name City of Middletown Amount $113,400.69 Date 09/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARRON, DITTER A Employer name City of White Plains Amount $113,400.21 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ERVIN, BENJAMIN F Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $113,399.91 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MENZA, CARMEN J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $113,399.26 Date 04/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLEISCHMAN, MARALYNE P Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $113,398.48 Date 05/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHANG, SIZHEN Employer name Westchester County Amount $113,396.95 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIDA, DAVID E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $113,396.90 Date 07/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, ROSANNE M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $113,396.90 Date 12/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROST-AMUSA, TENEKA E Employer name Department of State Amount $113,396.73 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUBEY, LINDA A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $113,396.29 Date 04/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, ROBERT G Employer name Department of Health Amount $113,395.97 Date 01/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADRETTE, MARK W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $113,395.24 Date 05/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHRLICH, RONALD S Employer name Office of Employee Relations Amount $113,395.15 Date 06/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, VICTORIA C Employer name Pawling CSD Amount $113,395.09 Date 06/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWCOMB, TERESA A Employer name Office of Employee Relations Amount $113,390.68 Date 10/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WU, SZ-SHYAN Employer name Education Department Amount $113,390.68 Date 11/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROMIRSKI, TIMOTHY M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $113,390.68 Date 08/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, BRUCE F Employer name Office of General Services Amount $113,390.50 Date 08/29/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAULDING, MARK E Employer name Thousand Isl St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $113,390.06 Date 10/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKOTOH, JONATHAN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $113,389.77 Date 12/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAONESSA, LOUIS H Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $113,388.64 Date 10/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBNEY, BRIAN Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $113,388.15 Date 10/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, KIM A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $113,387.31 Date 03/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, MICHAEL W Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $113,387.00 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGSON, SCOTT T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $113,386.60 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHAMBERS, VERNITTA N Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $113,386.10 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, EDWARD R Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $113,385.81 Date 05/20/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDRICH, DESIREE L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $113,385.57 Date 07/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKASON, NORINE K Employer name Department of Health Amount $113,384.78 Date 03/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALIX-COSSIFOS, ELLEN Employer name Westchester County Amount $113,384.54 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, BRENDAN J Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $113,384.53 Date 07/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIDDLETON, TYRONE J Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $113,384.53 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACE, VINCENT J Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $113,384.53 Date 12/24/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICINIC, PHILLIP Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $113,384.53 Date 05/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, PATRICK Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $113,384.53 Date 07/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABO, MARY FRANCES Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $113,384.13 Date 01/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBERT, DAVID F, JR Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $113,383.33 Date 03/15/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FESEL, DONNA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $113,383.06 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORTOLONI, AUGUSTO Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $113,382.05 Date 08/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSENGER, ROBERT W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $113,382.04 Date 12/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURCZYK, MATTHEW J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $113,381.85 Date 07/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTIN, JAMES S Employer name So Farmingdale Water District Amount $113,379.05 Date 10/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, EDWARD R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $113,378.15 Date 08/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHMKUHL, LORI J Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $113,376.46 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKEY, DOUGLAS P Employer name Department of Health Amount $113,376.33 Date 01/05/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR-STEWART, JOAN Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $113,375.80 Date 03/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHTY, KYLE P Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $113,375.68 Date 11/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUFFY, KEVIN J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $113,375.20 Date 07/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARDIBONE, FRANK J Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $113,375.18 Date 06/07/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATTA, LYNN A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $113,374.86 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGER, DAVID S Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $113,374.37 Date 01/10/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, MATTHEW P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $113,374.11 Date 12/19/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, WILLIAM T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $113,374.05 Date 02/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, BETH ANNE Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $113,373.87 Date 09/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KYLE, KEITH J Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $113,373.54 Date 11/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, ROBIN M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $113,373.24 Date 03/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFER, KATHLEEN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $113,372.86 Date 08/31/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPINIELLO, JAMES R Employer name Westchester County Amount $113,372.68 Date 12/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPIK, SUSAN Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $113,372.51 Date 11/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IVES, KIRK W Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $113,372.40 Date 03/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALADINO, THOMAS F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $113,369.78 Date 12/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRSCH, MICHELLE M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $113,368.79 Date 04/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System