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 DIECK, SUSAN M Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $102,143.08 Date 07/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LULY, CHRISTINE H Employer name Education Department Amount $102,143.03 Date 12/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHOENIX, GEORGE S, III Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $102,142.97 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERBITZ, ROBERT S Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $102,142.57 Date 09/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIUFFRE, MICHAEL A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $102,142.28 Date 08/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, JEFFREY T Employer name Office For Technology Amount $102,142.28 Date 08/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINSON, CHRISTINE A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $102,142.28 Date 06/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STURGES, LORRAINE M Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $102,142.28 Date 08/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, WILLIAM J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $102,142.06 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIOVANNONE, MICHAEL Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $102,141.71 Date 09/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRVING, JOHN D, JR Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $102,141.61 Date 10/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFERSON, LINDA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $102,140.96 Date 11/25/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYSON, ERIC M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $102,139.75 Date 02/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROPETER, JEFFREY A Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $102,139.52 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABERSHAM, TRINODD R Employer name Westchester County Amount $102,139.50 Date 04/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGEL, DANIEL A Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $102,139.23 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARINA, RAYMOND M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $102,138.43 Date 11/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSSO, JEFFREY M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $102,137.85 Date 12/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORNELL, NATHAN M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $102,137.32 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEAVEY, THOMAS M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $102,137.09 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATHANASSIADIS, NANCY J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $102,136.74 Date 06/24/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPALE, ANDREW N Employer name Office of General Services Amount $102,135.14 Date 12/14/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS-DEANE, MARTHA Employer name Division of State Police Amount $102,135.14 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, EILEEN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $102,135.14 Date 01/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIS, MARY Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $102,135.14 Date 01/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCK, KAREN L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $102,135.14 Date 03/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, JULIAN W Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $102,135.14 Date 12/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLOFATTO, LINDA A Employer name Village of Pleasantville Amount $102,134.61 Date 04/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CYNTHIA E Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $102,134.44 Date 08/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSBACH, CARL, II Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $102,132.95 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERZ, MICHAEL R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $102,132.40 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEAHY, JOHN D Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $102,132.11 Date 09/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENZIERO, NANCY M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $102,131.99 Date 02/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRAWDZIK, TRACY F Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $102,131.90 Date 06/18/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWYER, ERIN K Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $102,131.70 Date 08/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, EDMUND G, III Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $102,129.80 Date 02/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONOSKI, ROBERT Employer name Port Jefferson Free Library Amount $102,129.72 Date 02/18/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRYMAN, DANIEL E Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $102,129.21 Date 12/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAEUSSLER, KIM M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $102,128.72 Date 09/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, CATHERINE E Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $102,128.59 Date 12/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNONIER, INGRID L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $102,126.89 Date 05/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMINALE, DIANE E Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $102,126.60 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIRO, MELISSA A Employer name Town of Southold Amount $102,126.23 Date 01/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVELETH, AMANDA L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $102,126.19 Date 02/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, HEATHER M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $102,126.19 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYBA, ELIZABETH A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $102,126.19 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWLE, DANIEL C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $102,126.19 Date 01/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOONEY, DANIEL J Employer name Monroe County Amount $102,124.41 Date 07/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENENDAAL, DAWN P Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $102,124.30 Date 11/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, AUSTIN K Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $102,123.52 Date 01/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARNAN-FARAGO, JUDITH ANN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $102,123.51 Date 04/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NICHOL, JOAN E Employer name Lewis County Amount $102,123.38 Date 03/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, MAXINE PATRICIA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $102,123.07 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENDITTI, DONNA R Employer name Office of General Services Amount $102,122.32 Date 08/18/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCKLET, DELORES A Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $102,121.16 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROUCH, CHRISTINE M Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $102,120.81 Date 07/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYNS, SABRINA Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $102,120.75 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADLER, LEON J Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $102,120.49 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASHOUKOS, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $102,120.49 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHADICK, JILL A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $102,120.06 Date 11/21/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLANTUONO, MICHAEL Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $102,119.72 Date 04/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVIERI, MICHAEL J Employer name Tuckahoe UFSD Amount $102,119.50 Date 09/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, THOMAS R Employer name Center Moriches UFSD Amount $102,119.36 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTERA, ROBERT V Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $102,119.20 Date 01/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, VICTORIA L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $102,119.08 Date 01/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMODEO, JOHN A Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $102,119.08 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, DOUGLAS S Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $102,119.00 Date 07/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WINCHELL, GEORGE Employer name Rockland County Amount $102,117.83 Date 01/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKERMAN, GEORGE S Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $102,117.37 Date 04/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, LISA L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $102,117.32 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, THERESA N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $102,116.60 Date 04/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNZ, RICHARD A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $102,116.23 Date 04/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLAZZI, MAUREEN T Employer name North Babylon Public Library Amount $102,115.86 Date 12/31/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, SUSAN Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $102,114.28 Date 08/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGLISI, MICHAEL P Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $102,113.16 Date 05/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNDERS, JEFFREY C Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $102,113.07 Date 02/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKS, MICHAEL J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $102,111.89 Date 04/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINMAN, LAURA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $102,111.72 Date 07/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PASQUALE, BRIAN C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $102,110.30 Date 11/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, ROBERT S Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $102,110.28 Date 03/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWICKI, STEVEN V Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $102,109.86 Date 04/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECOCK, SCOTT J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $102,109.73 Date 02/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JOHN C Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $102,109.25 Date 02/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, INDU Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $102,109.20 Date 01/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARE, MATTHEW P Employer name Cornell University Amount $102,108.12 Date 07/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIUSTO, ERIC A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $102,107.93 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JOSEPH D Employer name Ontario County Amount $102,106.96 Date 03/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, THERESA A Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $102,106.53 Date 06/10/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRAGUE, JUDI Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $102,106.40 Date 12/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNES, ROBERT J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $102,106.38 Date 02/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, DANIEL E Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $102,106.23 Date 09/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERREIRA, ABIGAIL Employer name Office of Employee Relations Amount $102,105.55 Date 12/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDING, JANE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $102,105.55 Date 04/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTERS, SCOTT D Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $102,105.41 Date 08/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, ROSALIA A Employer name Westchester County Amount $102,104.70 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACER, RACHID Employer name Nassau County Amount $102,104.41 Date 02/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLEGES, DOUGLAS R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $102,103.96 Date 03/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATTS, SUSAN A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $102,102.74 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, GARY E Employer name Nassau County Amount $102,102.33 Date 03/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDRICH, KENNETH G Employer name Environmental Facilities Corp. Amount $102,102.02 Date 07/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System