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 RANDAZZO, ROBERT J Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $112,436.50 Date 02/07/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KADET, MARY A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $112,436.26 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHUBERT, SAMANTHA K Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $112,435.50 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PATEL, MAHENDRA G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $112,434.04 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLY, LIAQAT Employer name New York Public Library Amount $112,432.88 Date 12/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ERIC J Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $112,432.72 Date 12/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAMER, RICHARD Employer name Nassau County Amount $112,432.21 Date 09/15/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIDAL, ANNIEL J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $112,431.75 Date 01/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MICHEL, ABDEL Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $112,429.26 Date 02/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUNT, SYMA B Employer name Westchester County Amount $112,428.62 Date 01/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VUTERA, DAVID L Employer name Westchester County Amount $112,428.62 Date 10/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, RONALD J Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $112,426.86 Date 11/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBERGER, GLEN E Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $112,426.54 Date 07/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, VALSAMMA Employer name Rockland County Amount $112,426.03 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERN, BRIAN E Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $112,425.14 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRISLEY, BRADFORD W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $112,424.99 Date 07/18/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, EDWARD A, JR Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $112,419.82 Date 12/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZACAROLLI, ANTHONY S Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $112,418.38 Date 12/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHILL, JONATHAN D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $112,417.14 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FAZZARI, JOANNE Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $112,416.69 Date 06/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARIDI, SETH A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $112,416.25 Date 07/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAIRAM, LATIFA R Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $112,414.09 Date 09/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, WAYNE A Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $112,413.68 Date 02/07/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDLER, STEPHEN D Employer name Department of State Amount $112,413.31 Date 04/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, MARY M Employer name Ontario County Amount $112,412.57 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNETT, WENDY L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $112,412.27 Date 07/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACAULAY, MICHAEL P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $112,408.15 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JOHN J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $112,407.55 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FETCHKO, GEORGE J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $112,406.68 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSGOOD, WAYNE D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $112,405.04 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, MARY T Employer name Department of Health Amount $112,404.29 Date 01/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, MARK A Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $112,401.89 Date 06/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, KIRK S Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $112,401.73 Date 08/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEVI, ALEXANDER F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $112,401.20 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLL, FREDERICK D Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $112,399.66 Date 07/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ERNEST DONALD, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $112,399.21 Date 03/12/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'ROURKE, ANDREW P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $112,399.20 Date 04/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, ANTHONY R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $112,399.06 Date 12/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRORY, PATRICIA A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $112,398.41 Date 10/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALARZA, ROBERT W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $112,397.54 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAM, YUET-YEE Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $112,397.04 Date 01/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VETERE, RICKY Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $112,396.12 Date 08/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELOHLAVEK, MICHAEL S Employer name Department of Law Amount $112,394.99 Date 01/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENNA, ANTIGONE M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $112,394.99 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONCO, STEPHEN A Employer name Westchester County Amount $112,393.87 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAY, KATIE Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $112,393.65 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLYDE, JOANNE E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $112,393.26 Date 01/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, KEITH J Employer name Westchester County Amount $112,390.18 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOGUL, CATHERINE R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $112,389.75 Date 02/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPATH, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $112,387.99 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BORGOGNONI, CHARLES A Employer name Central NY School Bds Assoc Amount $112,387.47 Date 01/08/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHAI, JOY K Employer name Westchester County Amount $112,386.47 Date 01/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSCO, ROCCO A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $112,385.72 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, JAMES C Employer name Department of Law Amount $112,383.91 Date 03/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBIAS, ROBIN E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $112,383.76 Date 08/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLICCIO, MICHAEL J Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $112,382.02 Date 09/11/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, JOHN R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $112,379.92 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARKE, JIMMIE, III Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $112,379.20 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BORGES, STEVEN R Employer name Croton Harmon UFSD Amount $112,378.70 Date 06/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILLI, KYLE P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $112,377.27 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GORDON WIGGAN, VALERIE F Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $112,376.40 Date 12/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMODNA, ANN MARIE Employer name Hawthorne-Cedar Knolls UFSD Amount $112,376.12 Date 03/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPITANO, FRANCESCA M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $112,373.82 Date 02/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, JOHN D Employer name Niskayuna Fire District #1 Amount $112,371.85 Date 03/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FILIPPINI, JOSEPH S Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $112,371.48 Date 09/25/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, WILLIAM J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $112,370.83 Date 12/11/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, DENNIS J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $112,369.60 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, MAYA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $112,368.68 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLEON, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $112,367.81 Date 03/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATHEW, SISY J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $112,366.98 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, RICHARD D Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $112,366.82 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, PERRY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $112,366.76 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKO, SCOTT J Employer name Department of Health Amount $112,366.34 Date 12/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHAN, THOMAS J, III Employer name Office For Technology Amount $112,365.46 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, DANIEL J Employer name Department of Health Amount $112,365.46 Date 06/19/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASQUARIELLO, JULIUS A Employer name Department of Health Amount $112,364.85 Date 07/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTIE, WILLIAM K Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $112,364.85 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRMANN, SUSAN K Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $112,363.62 Date 08/16/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGDA, GARY W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $112,363.08 Date 04/30/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRELL, SCOTT C Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $112,362.36 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EDGAR, DONALD K Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $112,360.61 Date 06/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEGRON, JORGE L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $112,359.92 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GULLO, ANGELO J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $112,358.61 Date 08/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABATELLA, ANTHONY V Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $112,357.56 Date 12/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLLINS, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $112,357.13 Date 06/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBERT, THOMAS W Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $112,356.43 Date 08/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUNTER, TANYA A Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $112,354.80 Date 04/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMINSKI, MICHAEL Employer name Garden City Pk Fire & Water Dist Amount $112,352.00 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAPTISTA, GEORGE, JR Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $112,350.80 Date 03/14/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AULT, TRACY J Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $112,350.48 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, LORIENTON N A Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $112,350.09 Date 01/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, LISA M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $112,349.87 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, KEVIN G Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $112,349.65 Date 07/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, STEVEN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $112,349.62 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NERSESIAN, RICHARD C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $112,349.20 Date 03/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCCO, VERONICA B Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $112,344.53 Date 04/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASHLEY-ROBOTHAM, MONA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $112,344.52 Date 04/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MARINO, NICOLE M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $112,344.23 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANCOE, ANN P Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $112,340.97 Date 06/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERGARI, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $112,340.23 Date 03/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System