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 BARBER, THAD L Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $110,241.01 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ARTHUR A, JR Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $110,240.31 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, ANGEL, JR Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $110,239.84 Date 11/30/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, JESUS M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $110,238.27 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, RICHARD R Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $110,238.02 Date 04/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKEY, BRIAN G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $110,236.94 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRAZIANO, BRIEN P Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $110,232.77 Date 03/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSME, JUAN Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $110,231.91 Date 10/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENT, ALTHEA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $110,231.79 Date 10/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOEWY, DAVID A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $110,230.61 Date 03/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABARR-BIRMINGHAM, MICHELE Y Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $110,228.77 Date 12/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, RICHARD E Employer name Village of Massapequa Park Amount $110,228.63 Date 03/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEENAN, LISA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $110,228.33 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, KEVIN D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $110,227.99 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMARTT, HAZEL D Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $110,227.88 Date 01/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, SEAN L Employer name Westchester County Amount $110,227.78 Date 10/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAIN, JADE FLORENCE C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $110,227.44 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, JEFFREY D Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $110,227.33 Date 07/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAGLIA, MICHAEL C Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $110,225.25 Date 07/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRUDELE, KERENSA L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $110,224.98 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PELLICANO, ANTHONY R Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $110,224.22 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, JOYCE E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $110,224.20 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, COLETTE MICHELE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $110,224.20 Date 08/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEENER, MEGHAN E Employer name Orange County Amount $110,221.07 Date 08/06/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, TIMOTHY K Employer name Orange County Amount $110,221.06 Date 06/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, PAUL R Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $110,220.92 Date 11/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDI, PETER C Employer name Department of Health Amount $110,220.17 Date 01/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVA, PAUL K Employer name Rockland County Amount $110,220.08 Date 12/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINCIPE, ANTHONY R Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $110,218.95 Date 09/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIBADENEYRA, TIFFANY A Employer name Nassau County Amount $110,218.37 Date 01/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORYL, JOSEPH M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $110,215.70 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MARYANN Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $110,215.70 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEFFIRO, FRANK J Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $110,214.69 Date 02/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSE, WENDY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $110,213.74 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORAN, DAVID J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $110,213.18 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, BETH A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $110,213.18 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESKUNAS, TED F Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $110,212.99 Date 09/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINBERG, BRIAN P Employer name Department of Law Amount $110,210.17 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, ROBERT Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $110,207.31 Date 03/14/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORN, JEAN M Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $110,206.86 Date 01/27/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDWEHR, PAUL C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $110,206.67 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAMOS, PETER J Employer name Sullivan County Amount $110,206.41 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, RICHARD D Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $110,205.83 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORALES, IVAN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $110,204.41 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRAISKY, MATTHEW J Employer name Putnam County Amount $110,202.94 Date 01/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABELLO, CELINA S Employer name Nassau County Amount $110,202.44 Date 12/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANCO, JOHN Employer name Nassau County Amount $110,202.44 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, NATHALIE L Employer name Nassau County Amount $110,202.42 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALITO, MARGARET M Employer name Nassau County Amount $110,202.42 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALTER, AARON W, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $110,202.28 Date 01/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERLSTEIN, HELEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $110,201.50 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERDEROSA, DEBRA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $110,201.50 Date 03/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERBURG, LEO Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $110,200.56 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALARCON, NELSON E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $110,200.42 Date 05/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, ALEXANDER H Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $110,200.37 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MONTIKA S Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $110,200.28 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROGERS, MELISSA A Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $110,200.01 Date 09/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELPS, MICHAEL C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $110,199.98 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RYAN, PATRICK T Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $110,197.35 Date 05/14/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UGOAGWU, PETER CLAVER C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $110,195.99 Date 08/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRESSING, ROBERT B Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $110,195.16 Date 04/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOEHM, MARY F Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $110,195.15 Date 07/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TADDEO, WILLIAM Employer name Monroe County Amount $110,194.85 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COACCI, JOHN Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $110,194.55 Date 10/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILIPPI, REED S Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $110,194.24 Date 12/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAKIM, JAMES W Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $110,193.99 Date 03/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPECE, COLLEEN L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $110,192.80 Date 07/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, PATRICK W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $110,192.80 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHADWICK, ELLEN M Employer name Westchester County Amount $110,191.91 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CADY, JAMES P Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $110,191.40 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVELAH, JATU Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $110,191.14 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, TARA L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $110,189.90 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOMANTAY, REMEDIOS P Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $110,189.82 Date 05/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAVER, SEAN D Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $110,188.61 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANTORA, DANTE A Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $110,188.04 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLLONO, ANTHONY W Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $110,187.14 Date 06/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCI, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $110,185.83 Date 09/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FILARECKI, BRIAN P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $110,184.68 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WONG, GRACE Y Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $110,184.58 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, JAMES P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $110,184.33 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANTAMORE, SCOTT W Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $110,183.26 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EANNACE, PAULA J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $110,182.93 Date 01/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONE, BRENDA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $110,182.93 Date 07/21/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, LATASHA E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $110,182.74 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BODIN, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $110,182.03 Date 11/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, NOBLE C Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $110,181.23 Date 07/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAHAR, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $110,180.24 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOMAX, RODNEY J Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $110,177.63 Date 03/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIFFORD, BRIAN Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $110,177.36 Date 01/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKELLIE, DAVID J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $110,175.68 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, JOHN R Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $110,174.34 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, ROBERT D Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $110,173.39 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PASTORE, DANIEL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $110,171.80 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, GREGORY G Employer name Nassau County Amount $110,170.81 Date 03/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, KAYMA M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $110,168.71 Date 11/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREIF, LAURA Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $110,167.83 Date 02/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YIP, RICHARD Employer name Suffolk County Amount $110,166.80 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCAGE, MARGARET Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $110,166.72 Date 08/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, PETER S Employer name Orange County Amount $110,164.58 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOGG, HARRY M Employer name Orange County Amount $110,164.56 Date 09/20/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System