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 GRAVES, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $109,786.69 Date 01/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCCI, PAUL R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $109,786.69 Date 05/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELSON, MICHAEL G Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $109,786.69 Date 02/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAF, RICHARD C, JR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $109,786.69 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVELITES, HEATHER L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $109,786.69 Date 11/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMOL, KEVIN W Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $109,786.69 Date 12/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALTIN, PAUL G Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $109,786.69 Date 02/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIPTON, JULIE D Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $109,786.69 Date 05/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUFIERO, JOSEPH A Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $109,786.61 Date 01/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAZEMORE, COREY L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $109,786.14 Date 04/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ROBERT Employer name City of White Plains Amount $109,785.79 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOHLFAHRT, MICHAEL Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $109,785.36 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, PATRICK A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $109,784.49 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOCHRIE, SCOTT R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $109,783.53 Date 12/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONETTE, MARK S Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $109,782.31 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAINELLO, ROBERT P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $109,781.11 Date 05/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEATHEM, SEAN M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $109,781.11 Date 03/05/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANN, RITA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $109,781.03 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLES, ANTHONY J Employer name Melville Fire District Amount $109,780.17 Date 09/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANOWSKI, JOSEPH P A Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $109,779.83 Date 12/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILKA, WANDA R Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $109,779.80 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CECORA, JOSEPH D Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $109,779.80 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSIS, GARY A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $109,779.80 Date 10/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLUCCI, ANN M Employer name NYC Judges Amount $109,779.80 Date 03/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, LING T Employer name NYC Judges Amount $109,779.80 Date 03/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $109,779.07 Date 06/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LALONDE, CRAIG A Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $109,777.50 Date 11/30/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONRAD, LYMAN R, JR Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $109,776.84 Date 07/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ISAAC K Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $109,776.40 Date 07/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MASCARY, LILIANNE Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $109,776.08 Date 04/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICARD, DEENA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $109,776.00 Date 04/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAME, THOMAS M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $109,775.40 Date 02/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARAYIANNIS, CONSTANTINE Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $109,774.08 Date 07/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLACCI, ALFRED Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $109,774.08 Date 09/06/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISHBAUGH, SCOTT A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $109,774.08 Date 12/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEN, STEPHEN E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $109,774.08 Date 07/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAS, JAMES A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $109,774.08 Date 10/24/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBRECHT, ERIC R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $109,774.08 Date 10/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, VICTORIA M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $109,774.08 Date 07/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STYK, MICHAEL Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $109,774.08 Date 04/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, JAMES W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $109,774.08 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BLASI, PHILIP A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $109,773.49 Date 05/11/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARNDELL, JOHN C Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $109,772.89 Date 08/30/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODABAUGH, SCOTT A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $109,772.89 Date 02/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITHER, ROBERT E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $109,772.89 Date 08/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMA-HERNANDEZ, MAURICIO Employer name Department of Law Amount $109,772.87 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLSEY, AMY L Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $109,772.84 Date 04/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, SCOTT L Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $109,772.78 Date 02/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DONNY J Employer name Westchester County Amount $109,772.58 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARD, SANDRA Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $109,772.29 Date 06/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCK, ERIC J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $109,772.12 Date 09/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSIER, GLENN I, II Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,771.50 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, TERENCE C Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $109,771.17 Date 04/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC LAUCHLIN, LISA A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,771.06 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, STEPHEN C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $109,770.53 Date 06/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, KATHERINE A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $109,769.32 Date 12/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITIELLO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Putnam County Amount $109,769.31 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, ERIC J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $109,767.72 Date 09/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN SCHAICK, BRUCE C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $109,767.53 Date 05/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, ROBERT J Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $109,765.24 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, MICHAEL S Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $109,765.01 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUAREZ-ALCIVAR, MARIA Employer name Nassau County Amount $109,764.44 Date 06/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYLORD, LEO T Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $109,764.23 Date 03/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, DELORIS V Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $109,764.07 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, CARLOS, JR Employer name Rockland County Amount $109,762.99 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, COLLEEN F Employer name Department of Health Amount $109,762.14 Date 04/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKELTON, DANIEL D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $109,761.47 Date 11/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASCIO, CLAIRE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $109,761.17 Date 01/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEIER, FRITZ G Employer name Wallkill CSD Amount $109,760.12 Date 07/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORNSTEIN, PAULA Employer name Lindenhurst Memorial Library Amount $109,760.06 Date 09/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAHRENKOPF, ALYCE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $109,759.81 Date 12/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIANO, MICHAEL V Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $109,759.13 Date 07/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNINGTON, BRIAN Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $109,759.04 Date 12/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONSELLA, JEFFREY A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $109,758.76 Date 05/31/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMB-LAFAY, CAROL Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $109,758.76 Date 03/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OMOROGBE, AMEN M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $109,758.76 Date 12/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, HARRY D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $109,758.76 Date 05/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARYL, DANIEL R Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $109,758.19 Date 01/14/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROCCHIO, LISA M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $109,757.87 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, JOYCE A Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $109,757.45 Date 03/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JERVIS, DANIEL Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $109,756.82 Date 09/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, YVONNE E Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $109,756.80 Date 06/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHN, MATTHEW J Employer name Department of Health Amount $109,756.80 Date 10/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILBER, KYLE F Employer name Department of State Amount $109,756.80 Date 12/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, ELEANOR L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $109,756.80 Date 03/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKS MARSH, KATHLEEN A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $109,756.80 Date 10/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUPULESCU, MARIAN V Employer name Education Department Amount $109,756.64 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWANSKY, PENNY L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $109,756.29 Date 09/22/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWICZ, MICHAEL E Employer name Department of Health Amount $109,756.27 Date 01/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCUNZIANO, RALPH T Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $109,756.27 Date 04/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEAL, JOHNNY Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $109,756.27 Date 03/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, JOHN H Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $109,756.27 Date 07/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTHRINGER, GREGORY R Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $109,756.17 Date 02/16/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACINI, JOHN A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $109,756.17 Date 09/23/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURINO, PAUL T Employer name Village of Great Neck Estates Amount $109,754.76 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CURRAN, MARY B Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $109,753.06 Date 06/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECHEONE, KRISTINE K Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $109,753.06 Date 01/03/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCCIO, JOHN D Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $109,753.06 Date 05/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANDICH, MICHELE R Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $109,753.06 Date 07/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, JANET L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $109,752.07 Date 10/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System