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 ABITBOL, SANDRA E Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $105,571.89 Date 09/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUAIL, BRIAN M Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $105,571.88 Date 01/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACEVEDO, RAMON E Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $105,571.88 Date 03/04/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARALIS, DIONYSSIOS Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $105,571.88 Date 02/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARP, PAMELA E Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $105,571.88 Date 12/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNY, JAMES P Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $105,571.88 Date 08/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAPIRO, LAWRENCE Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $105,571.88 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, KATHLEEN Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $105,571.88 Date 03/04/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCANTS-DAUGHTREY, CHERYL A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $105,571.88 Date 06/06/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK-TALARICO, KATHRYN Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $105,571.88 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDO, RAYMUNDO T Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $105,571.88 Date 12/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSS, STUART V Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $105,571.88 Date 11/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACHMIEL, TRACY B Employer name South Beach Childrens Serv Amount $105,571.88 Date 03/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULMAN, SUSANNE R Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $105,571.88 Date 02/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIN, LAURA Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $105,571.88 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITT, JOHN E Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $105,571.88 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSAN, PETER J Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $105,571.88 Date 12/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEGER, ELIZABETH H Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $105,571.88 Date 02/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROFFITT, KARI Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $105,571.88 Date 05/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, ANNE D Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $105,571.88 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HE, XUE-YING Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $105,571.88 Date 11/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIU, YONG Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $105,571.88 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIEMNICKA, DOROTA Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $105,571.88 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUKAS, PHILIP J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $105,571.76 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELVIN, PREMILA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $105,571.07 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENDRICK-CABBELL, PATRICIA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $105,570.69 Date 07/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILDRETH, JAMES K Employer name Niagara County Amount $105,570.68 Date 01/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOETTEL, DERRICK J Employer name Monroe County Amount $105,570.14 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTTOLANO, DEBRA L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $105,569.43 Date 03/04/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, KEVIN F Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $105,569.36 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, MARVIN, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $105,568.96 Date 09/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SLIONSKI, ANDREW J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $105,567.30 Date 04/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, HONORE H Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $105,567.16 Date 10/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONTANILLES, JOSE Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $105,566.93 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMPOLLA, DAVID Employer name Putnam County Amount $105,566.10 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGSTAFF, DAVID J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $105,562.29 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILBERT, MATTHEW R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $105,561.67 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DZIEKANOWSKI, PATRICK W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $105,561.08 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KENNETH J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $105,561.00 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCELLE, CHARMAINE N Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $105,559.15 Date 01/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, SHARON I Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $105,559.08 Date 12/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU BUISSON, ANNE P Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $105,557.51 Date 12/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABINOWITZ, SOLOMON V Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $105,556.08 Date 10/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARTOLONE, JOSEPH Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $105,555.84 Date 08/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTNETT, STEPHEN D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $105,554.62 Date 09/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEESEE, DAWN E Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $105,554.09 Date 12/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESFORD, MICHAEL G Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $105,553.61 Date 11/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, ELIZABETH A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $105,553.34 Date 09/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OPARAJI, MARIA U Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $105,552.70 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER-DUNCANSON, CAROL M Employer name Cornell University Amount $105,551.58 Date 08/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTA, JASON P Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $105,550.68 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SINGLETON, JAY A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $105,550.22 Date 11/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, MICHAEL J Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $105,550.01 Date 05/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, MARY R Employer name NYS Parole Board Amount $105,548.80 Date 12/01/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JULIAS, WALTER P Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $105,543.78 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, YVONNE Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $105,542.17 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOEDTEL, MICHAEL H Employer name Erie County Amount $105,541.07 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRIS, GWENDOLYN W Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $105,540.40 Date 01/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACCAGNINO, ROBERT J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $105,540.02 Date 01/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STROH, ADRIENNE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $105,535.04 Date 06/26/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAGNUOLO, MICHELE Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $105,533.26 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, BEVERLY A Employer name St Francis School For Deaf Amount $105,532.69 Date 10/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZMEU, BOGDAN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $105,532.56 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUNNY, PAUL Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $105,532.53 Date 10/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCH, DANA L Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $105,532.17 Date 12/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DINIZIO, MATTHEW L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $105,532.01 Date 09/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JANET Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $105,530.15 Date 06/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLEDO, KELVIN Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $105,528.83 Date 08/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOGLIA, CAMILLE T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $105,528.20 Date 03/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANTONIO, NICHOLAS J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $105,527.93 Date 01/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-BAPTISTE, EDITH Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $105,525.55 Date 01/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JACQUELINE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $105,524.66 Date 03/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, DONNA M Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $105,524.36 Date 03/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VETTER, STACEY Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $105,524.24 Date 12/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITMORE, NORRIS J Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $105,523.99 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAPPER, KEVIN M Employer name Erie County Amount $105,523.87 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATOIR, CARLOS M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $105,523.78 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANG, BRIAN C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $105,523.00 Date 07/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, BARBARA A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $105,522.12 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, DOREEN M Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $105,521.84 Date 03/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREN, VANESSA B Employer name Rockland County Amount $105,521.32 Date 06/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOEWY, LAWRENCE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $105,520.93 Date 09/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRIS, DEBRA U Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $105,520.69 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZDEK, ERIC W Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $105,520.33 Date 03/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIDIE, MARY ELLEN Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $105,517.85 Date 05/29/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, DEIRDRE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $105,516.28 Date 05/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORIS, MICHAEL A Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $105,515.98 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNON, STEVEN J Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $105,515.14 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGLIARO, JEREMY E Employer name Department of Law Amount $105,515.13 Date 03/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, JAY G Employer name Department of Health Amount $105,514.17 Date 02/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELDER, JOSHUA K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $105,513.74 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EARLEY, JACQUELYN RAE Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $105,513.21 Date 07/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ALLEN, ERIC J Employer name City of Kingston Amount $105,511.80 Date 12/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARJUNG, JULIE A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $105,511.24 Date 08/29/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JESIOLOWSKI, BRUCE M Employer name Education Department Amount $105,511.17 Date 11/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, LORRAINE L Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $105,510.76 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKWOOD, MICHAEL J Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $105,510.71 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, EILEEN M Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $105,510.18 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIAZZA, NICHOLAS A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $105,510.11 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZOLZER, JOSEPH T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $105,509.62 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System