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 TADDEO, ORAZIO Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $101,585.31 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, THOMAS M Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $101,585.09 Date 07/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAHN-BERMAN, ELLEN Employer name Rockland County Amount $101,584.38 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAAS, ROBERT K Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $101,584.34 Date 12/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JANSEN, HAROLD J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $101,583.92 Date 07/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VECCHIO, RONALD Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $101,583.38 Date 01/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, SHAWN A Employer name Lagrange Fire District Amount $101,582.80 Date 09/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONNELLY, LAUREEN Employer name Rockland County Amount $101,582.24 Date 08/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAVANAGH, MICHAEL J Employer name Ulster County Amount $101,581.84 Date 08/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, HORDELL Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $101,581.32 Date 06/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROPER, EILEEN T Employer name East Williston UFSD Amount $101,581.24 Date 10/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, CRAIG T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $101,580.97 Date 07/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CAULEY, RICHARD M Employer name Putnam County Amount $101,580.38 Date 01/18/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLIET, ERIN B Employer name City of Rochester Amount $101,579.12 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASE, CORINNE L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $101,576.95 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALERNO, LOUIS B Employer name Office of General Services Amount $101,575.40 Date 01/26/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POULI, MARY D Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $101,574.34 Date 05/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MICHAEL S Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $101,573.54 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, DAVID A Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $101,572.26 Date 04/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAME, JOHN J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $101,572.25 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULTON, NORA H Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $101,572.21 Date 04/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BICKNESE, WILLIAM J Employer name Huntington Manor Fire District Amount $101,571.97 Date 12/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIBBITTS, JONATHAN E Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $101,571.39 Date 05/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, DONALD B Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $101,570.32 Date 11/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, KATHLEEN L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $101,570.11 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDDO, ROBERT R Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $101,569.98 Date 05/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOSE, RANDALL V Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $101,569.36 Date 12/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALOWSKI, KYLE R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $101,568.54 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RYAN, DEIRDRE M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $101,566.97 Date 04/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $101,565.63 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUSSBAUM, LINDA M Employer name North Bellmore UFSD Amount $101,565.47 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARRINGTON, NATHANIEL Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $101,564.86 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUST, CARL J Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $101,563.39 Date 09/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROONEY, JOANNE D Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $101,563.21 Date 11/29/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKROCKI, TIM Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $101,563.21 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUTTON, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $101,563.21 Date 02/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, CHRISTINA M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $101,563.21 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATZMAN, SARAH C Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $101,563.21 Date 04/24/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, NICOLE KOS Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $101,563.21 Date 10/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGLES, CATHARINE A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $101,563.21 Date 05/23/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIGNORACCI, DAWN L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $101,563.21 Date 01/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLE, VALERIE J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $101,563.21 Date 01/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRY, VERNA R Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $101,563.21 Date 07/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNEY, CASSIE A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $101,563.21 Date 07/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEACHAM, LISA M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $101,563.21 Date 10/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, ELIZABETH T Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $101,563.21 Date 02/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JEFFREY D Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $101,563.21 Date 11/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISCOTTO, ANTHONY L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $101,563.21 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEARY, MICHAEL G Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $101,563.21 Date 11/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, KATHLEEN A Employer name Orange County Amount $101,563.13 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLESINSKI, DANIEL H Employer name Village of Goshen Amount $101,562.45 Date 07/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGES, DENYSE G Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $101,561.69 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINYEAR, ADRIEL Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $101,559.38 Date 07/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEWARD, YAJAIRA Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $101,559.15 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, HOWARD J Employer name Genesee County Amount $101,558.40 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLENEUVE, JEFFREY D Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $101,558.32 Date 10/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRESHAM, CHRISTOPHER H Employer name Erie County Amount $101,558.07 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALEMBIER, SHARON L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $101,557.04 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLAISTED, SHAWN P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $101,555.82 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOW, HELEN E Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $101,555.63 Date 07/07/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALLWOOD, FREDDIE Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $101,555.08 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOBSEINE, LIZA J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $101,552.71 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VOERG, CHRETIEN T Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $101,551.97 Date 02/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSADO, LANCE E Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $101,551.44 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VESPIA, HOPE B Employer name Town of Rye Amount $101,551.21 Date 10/17/1968 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, CHRISTINA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $101,551.20 Date 08/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, MARIE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $101,551.20 Date 09/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, JOHN W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $101,551.20 Date 08/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIRK, JANET Employer name Suffolk County Amount $101,551.20 Date 12/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIENER, PATRICIA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $101,551.20 Date 12/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPLINSKY, VLADIMIR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $101,551.00 Date 04/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLENN, NORMAN R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $101,550.46 Date 03/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUILDROY, JONATHAN Employer name Port Washington Library Amount $101,550.25 Date 11/15/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC HALE, MICHAEL T Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $101,549.25 Date 08/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADDOCK, TREVOR R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $101,549.22 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANEA, KATHLEEN R Employer name Town of Webster Amount $101,548.25 Date 08/27/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINDS, MICHAEL S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $101,548.21 Date 05/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITALETTI, M CHERYL Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $101,547.36 Date 11/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILEY, SOMONA S Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $101,544.74 Date 10/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIRIENZO, NICHOLAS J Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $101,544.16 Date 04/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOCH, CORY E Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $101,543.97 Date 01/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHROMCZAK, JOSEPH A Employer name City of Albany Amount $101,540.36 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, SCOTT M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $101,539.62 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OSPELT, KURT P Employer name Oswego County Amount $101,539.47 Date 11/14/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALSKI, AMY L Employer name Albany County Amount $101,539.08 Date 01/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLICHIO, ALEXANDER C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $101,538.80 Date 03/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPECIALE, JOHN L Employer name Massapequa Bd of Water Commis Amount $101,538.42 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANA, SAMUEL J Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $101,537.99 Date 07/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABINSKYY, NAZAR Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $101,537.76 Date 12/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, ALBERTO Employer name City of Rochester Amount $101,537.73 Date 12/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOODMAN, ALEXANDER S Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $101,536.00 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PFLUG, SEAN F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $101,535.86 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'REGAN, MICHAEL A Employer name Department of Law Amount $101,535.42 Date 01/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COY, MICHAEL A Employer name City of White Plains Amount $101,534.79 Date 01/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL VECCHIO, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $101,534.54 Date 04/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, ROBERT S Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $101,533.69 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VATTIATO, DEBORAH Employer name Nassau County Amount $101,533.21 Date 06/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAGODA, JUSTIN J Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $101,533.04 Date 07/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $101,532.45 Date 08/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGOLO, ROBERT D Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $101,531.36 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System