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 CIAFONE, KRISTEN ANN Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $105,695.98 Date 01/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, TEDI D Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $105,695.55 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRANDA, ANTONIO M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $105,695.20 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DE VEN, GREGORY S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $105,693.80 Date 11/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, RUSSELL K Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $105,693.60 Date 08/16/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITVINENKO, IRINA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $105,692.80 Date 04/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, COLLEEN Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $105,690.65 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUNKER, JOHN R Employer name Westchester County Amount $105,689.12 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHETTO, RICHARD J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $105,688.40 Date 08/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIRO, DANIEL J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $105,688.32 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMITA, SANDRA A Employer name City of Rye Amount $105,687.58 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEICHLER, GREGORY J Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $105,686.59 Date 08/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRINKS-DIXON, CINDYLOU M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $105,683.85 Date 12/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORRENTINO, RUSSELL Employer name Westchester County Amount $105,683.25 Date 08/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPRILOZZI, ALEXANDER J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $105,682.68 Date 08/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREISCH, STEVEN C Employer name Niagara County Amount $105,680.25 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GRAVIO, ANTHONY Employer name Webster CSD Amount $105,680.19 Date 03/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAMER ANNE, MARIE C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $105,679.46 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALVIN, JAMES P Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $105,678.37 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERALTA, EDWARD S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $105,677.50 Date 02/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWECHIN, THERESA Employer name Department of Health Amount $105,674.22 Date 12/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, JOHN F, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $105,672.31 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLZWANGER, DONNA M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $105,671.78 Date 04/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALATI, RUSSELL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $105,671.72 Date 06/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUNNYKUTTY, ANNAMMA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $105,671.29 Date 03/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEIL, PAUL R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $105,666.45 Date 10/11/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEELEY, DAVID J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $105,666.39 Date 01/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPELLO, GLEN Employer name Westchester County Amount $105,665.60 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, JOSEPH A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $105,665.53 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURTARI, JOHN J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $105,664.43 Date 07/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEH, KENNETH W Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $105,662.80 Date 02/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREMM, ANNE M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $105,662.38 Date 04/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERY, MARLENE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $105,662.28 Date 06/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMILO, DEBORAH A Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $105,661.96 Date 11/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, DREW E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $105,661.70 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HALKO, YULIYA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $105,659.36 Date 10/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOY, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $105,658.36 Date 08/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEACH, SUSAN M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $105,657.87 Date 11/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUCETTE, STEVEN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $105,655.98 Date 04/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHANG, RANDALL O Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $105,655.79 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEFUMO, LAURA JEAN Employer name Nassau County Amount $105,655.36 Date 08/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LAROME A Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $105,653.29 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNST, HANS W Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $105,651.52 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALAYON, KIMBERLY C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $105,650.41 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADOMAKOH, JOSEPH S, JR Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $105,649.91 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCK, DALE A, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $105,648.26 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLYNN, JAMES D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $105,645.45 Date 06/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABO, STACEY L Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $105,644.17 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUZZESE, GARY D Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $105,643.92 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSA, MICHAEL J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $105,643.19 Date 08/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOLZA, ANDREW Employer name Village of Goshen Amount $105,641.06 Date 04/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRAEF, ANNE MARIE Employer name Office For Technology Amount $105,640.52 Date 08/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODWARD, KILPATRICK Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $105,640.47 Date 01/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEVIN, TOBY R Employer name Westchester County Amount $105,640.18 Date 01/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MEZZA, DAVID J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $105,639.71 Date 10/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWLAND, TERESA A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $105,639.08 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOWELL, WILLIAM J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $105,638.74 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTI-SCIARRINO, ANNE Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $105,638.24 Date 04/19/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, BENJAMIN B Employer name Putnam County Amount $105,637.63 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEDERBAUM, MARK K Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $105,635.42 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEER, KEITH R Employer name Town of Greece Amount $105,633.38 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JORDAN, MICHAEL A Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $105,631.63 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLINE, RYAN D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $105,631.62 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOGAN, JESSICA H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $105,631.60 Date 03/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOGNAMILLO, SILVIA A Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $105,631.53 Date 05/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALIPO, JAMES J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $105,630.70 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLTA, JACQUELINE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $105,630.70 Date 08/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODOSKY, SUSAN B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $105,630.70 Date 12/07/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLUSKEY, FRANCIS S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $105,630.70 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINDER, JEFFREY R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $105,630.70 Date 08/31/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, BARBARA J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $105,630.70 Date 03/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEILSON, ROSANNE C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $105,630.70 Date 07/09/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WLADYKA, BRUCE R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $105,630.70 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSEN, LISA Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $105,628.50 Date 07/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, ROBERT M Employer name Town of Gates Amount $105,627.07 Date 06/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KATZMAN, JOSHUA L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $105,626.71 Date 03/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALLESCHI, MARK K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $105,626.44 Date 09/08/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBONS, NICHOLAS J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $105,623.40 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, DANIELLE J Employer name Nassau County Amount $105,622.14 Date 12/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, LEONARD T Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $105,621.95 Date 06/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVE, ANIL Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $105,621.40 Date 04/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, LINDA A Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $105,621.33 Date 01/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, JOHN C Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $105,621.02 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAGUSEO, ANTHONY L Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $105,619.79 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESS, RUTH Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $105,619.37 Date 09/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEUNG, KAM C Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $105,619.18 Date 03/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEDEROST, PAUL K Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $105,618.82 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZARNOWSKI, JOHN G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $105,618.26 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAWENSKI, EDWARD J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $105,617.55 Date 05/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, LEAH A Employer name NYS Joint Comm Public Ethics Amount $105,616.74 Date 04/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORCIMIGLIA, MICHAEL A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $105,616.68 Date 11/13/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, MORYS H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $105,612.90 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARDONE, FRANK J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $105,612.45 Date 09/28/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSENZA, MICHELLE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $105,612.07 Date 01/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEHUSH, MAUREEN F Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $105,610.54 Date 02/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MECCA, RICHARD J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $105,610.11 Date 01/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOBLE, WILLIAM S Employer name Village of Monticello Amount $105,609.55 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAPKA, RYAN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $105,608.72 Date 07/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, DEBRA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $105,607.66 Date 04/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IACHETTA, STEPHEN A Employer name Albany County Airport Authorit Amount $105,606.30 Date 05/18/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System