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 ORESTO, FELIX F Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $109,565.01 Date 05/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORD, MAIREAD A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $109,564.27 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSALACQUA, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Geneva Amount $109,564.09 Date 07/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEBOWITZ, ELIZABETH R Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $109,563.63 Date 03/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASSER, LARRY A Employer name Putnam County Amount $109,563.39 Date 02/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, JASON A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,563.18 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAMINSKY, MARISSA H Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $109,560.18 Date 08/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKOLNICK, IVAN L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $109,557.17 Date 12/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUNG, JONATHAN H Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $109,556.26 Date 11/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, ERROL J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $109,554.49 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSQUEDA, JERRY, JR Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $109,551.32 Date 07/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALTVATER, WILLIAM E Employer name Nassau County Amount $109,551.18 Date 08/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, KENNETH Employer name Commack Fire District Amount $109,550.99 Date 04/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACY, CATHERINE C Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $109,550.64 Date 06/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, JUDITH M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $109,550.63 Date 09/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARMANT, EVANTZ Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,550.05 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAIER, JOAN L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $109,549.35 Date 01/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWSTER, JOSEPH N Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $109,547.36 Date 01/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUSTAD, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $109,545.80 Date 02/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, WILLIAM F Employer name Department of Law Amount $109,545.20 Date 06/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, HEBERT Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $109,545.16 Date 11/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VINCENTIS, EMIL F Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $109,545.08 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name METZGER, LORRIE A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $109,544.76 Date 08/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, PETER R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $109,543.98 Date 05/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMUNDO, NICHOLAS J Employer name Westchester County Amount $109,542.07 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAYLOR, ROBERT A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $109,541.21 Date 08/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPITZER, PAUL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $109,541.10 Date 10/19/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLLET, JAMES A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $109,539.43 Date 01/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HANLON, BRIDGET N Employer name Office of General Services Amount $109,538.84 Date 04/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, KATHY L Employer name Town of Babylon Ind Dev Agcy Amount $109,537.84 Date 05/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARAFOLO, JOSEPH Employer name City of White Plains Amount $109,535.05 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RHODES, ALISSA R Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $109,534.64 Date 08/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUTELIUS, ALEXANDRA R G Employer name Clifton Pk-Halfmn Pub Libr Dis Amount $109,534.18 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSTANT, FRANTZ F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $109,533.00 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCZAK, JULIET M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $109,532.48 Date 01/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACHUCA, GRACE Z Employer name NYC Judges Amount $109,531.75 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, MICHAEL C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $109,530.76 Date 05/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, RONALD A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $109,529.98 Date 07/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARNIERI, NICHOLAS J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $109,527.46 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLAMY, KEITH L Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $109,527.16 Date 09/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNERICH, KEVIN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,526.57 Date 05/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DELGADO, DAVID J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,526.42 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORDARO, SALVATORE D Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $109,525.88 Date 05/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEE, ARLETT D Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $109,524.63 Date 01/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TORRES, LYDIA I Employer name Erie County Amount $109,523.54 Date 09/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALTES, MARK A Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $109,523.21 Date 05/23/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELAMOTHE-BOURNE, MARLENE Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $109,522.41 Date 05/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, CAROL Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $109,521.85 Date 04/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMENALE, LOUIS A Employer name Gates Fire District Amount $109,521.73 Date 09/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KISSEL, JOHN S Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $109,521.46 Date 02/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNDERDALE, CAROLYN D Employer name Office of General Services Amount $109,520.06 Date 02/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDICK, DOUGLAS R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,519.45 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YAKABOSKI, DONNA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $109,518.98 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEBRO, STEPHEN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $109,517.22 Date 10/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLAIN, AVRIL Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $109,515.18 Date 09/11/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA STELLA, TRACY Employer name Middle Country Public Library Amount $109,514.76 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOW, OREN S Employer name City of White Plains Amount $109,514.03 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FIELD, MARK R Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $109,513.66 Date 07/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALEY, VALERIE B Employer name Department of Health Amount $109,513.07 Date 02/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACHIM-MOORE, DARRELL K Employer name Monroe County Amount $109,513.05 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANGE, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $109,511.50 Date 07/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGLIESE, EDWIN L Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $109,510.53 Date 05/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIGHE, JULIA W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $109,510.33 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARERI, GEORGE C Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $109,509.69 Date 06/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENT, ALEXANDER Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $109,509.13 Date 04/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, CANDACE M Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $109,509.13 Date 07/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, MATTHEW D Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $109,508.68 Date 07/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORSE, WILLIAM L Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $109,503.94 Date 06/17/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUFTI, MUHAMMAD ALI Employer name Department of Health Amount $109,502.65 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIANCHETTI, KRISTIN M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $109,499.54 Date 01/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMETSON, EDDIE C Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $109,498.99 Date 03/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GER, SVETLANA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $109,498.99 Date 06/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNJUKUNJU, PAPPY Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $109,498.99 Date 03/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKE, KIMBERLY B Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $109,498.57 Date 03/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOSE, TANNER W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,498.28 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHYTALO, KAREN N Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $109,497.20 Date 10/26/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, KATHLEEN A Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $109,496.73 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENSCH, WILLIAM Employer name Suffolk County Amount $109,495.43 Date 01/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATZ, ELIZABETH K Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $109,494.01 Date 03/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLLAN, ROBERT J Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $109,493.62 Date 11/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTAKER, DANIEL T Employer name Rockland County Amount $109,492.89 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, DAVID J Employer name Orange County Amount $109,492.57 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOZZAFAVA, DIERDRE K Employer name Div of Tax Appeals Amount $109,492.29 Date 01/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIS, BRET D Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $109,492.02 Date 07/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARKER, COLLEEN C Employer name Adirondack Park Agcy Amount $109,491.85 Date 06/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGOWSKI, ROBERT J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,491.02 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOMANIO, RYAN L Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $109,489.52 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BIMBER, DAVID L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $109,487.31 Date 03/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURMAN, DIANE Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $109,487.21 Date 08/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSAUD, BENITA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $109,486.90 Date 06/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESHARD-PLAYER, ANGELA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $109,486.80 Date 11/20/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRSEN, JAMES E Employer name Office of General Services Amount $109,486.75 Date 09/10/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, BRIAN L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $109,486.72 Date 06/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANNERY, MATTHEW A Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $109,486.16 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FREYEISEN, CHRISTINE Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $109,484.09 Date 07/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORROCKS, JOANNE M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $109,484.09 Date 09/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, JAMES A Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $109,483.66 Date 06/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, DAVID A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $109,482.70 Date 07/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARNELL, MARIE E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $109,482.37 Date 06/12/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELEMEN, LAURA J Employer name Niagara County Amount $109,482.29 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System