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 VALENTI, NICHOLAS J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $101,326.25 Date 01/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VITO, MARISA Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $101,325.90 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, CINDY S Employer name Department of Health Amount $101,325.17 Date 04/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN TASSELL, MICHAEL J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $101,324.11 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIDICH, CYNTHIA M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $101,323.70 Date 02/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUF, LYNDA L Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $101,323.02 Date 04/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAWCZYK, ALEX D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $101,322.40 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TYNER, ERIC R Employer name Steuben County Amount $101,321.69 Date 12/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLIDAY, STEVEN Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $101,319.67 Date 02/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUERBACH, ELLIOTT G Employer name Ulster County Amount $101,319.40 Date 05/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSTUPACK, NINA A Employer name Ulster County Amount $101,319.40 Date 07/10/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRATHWAITE, DEBORAH R Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $101,319.12 Date 01/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARL, RUTH L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $101,318.25 Date 02/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, TRENTON B Employer name Labor Management Committee Amount $101,318.25 Date 07/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, LINDA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $101,317.82 Date 09/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSAMA REMY, NADEGE D Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $101,317.50 Date 11/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN BLARCUM, PAUL J Employer name Ulster County Amount $101,316.80 Date 06/15/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIBBETTS, MATTHEW R Employer name Rockland County Amount $101,315.86 Date 05/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEROME, JASON P Employer name Nassau County Amount $101,315.54 Date 08/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, CRYSTAL R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $101,314.31 Date 12/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWACK, DANIEL A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $101,312.63 Date 12/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOBOSCO, DENNIS M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $101,311.72 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFFER, STEVEN B Employer name Oneida County Amount $101,311.58 Date 05/07/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINK, ROBERT J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $101,311.29 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARRISON, CARL J Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $101,311.03 Date 01/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONIN, ELIZABETH Employer name Crime Victims Compensation Bd Amount $101,310.55 Date 04/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JULIE A Employer name NYS Parole Board Amount $101,310.55 Date 07/21/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, ERIC J Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $101,310.52 Date 01/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, PADRAIC K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $101,309.99 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SLAVICK, PATRICIA J Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $101,309.15 Date 04/09/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGEL, ADAM R Employer name Town of Webster Amount $101,306.55 Date 10/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEWEY-MATTIA, LISA M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $101,306.17 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALO, ROCCO J Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $101,306.07 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERWAAG, ROBERT F Employer name Nassau County Amount $101,306.06 Date 04/23/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, MARSHALL H Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $101,303.36 Date 06/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAINT-FORT, JUSTINE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $101,302.50 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIDMER, MARY Employer name Rockland County Amount $101,301.57 Date 01/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTHOUD, DONOVAN P Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $101,299.92 Date 03/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBIN, CATHERINE Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $101,298.75 Date 10/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCUTCHEON, HOWARD D Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $101,298.30 Date 10/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, LUKE C Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $101,298.20 Date 05/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MERKLEN, WENDY A Employer name Education Department Amount $101,297.75 Date 02/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODECKER, JAMES P Employer name City of Johnstown Amount $101,297.64 Date 02/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PICUNAS, ANGELA S Employer name South Jefferson CSD Amount $101,297.60 Date 04/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, JOSEPH E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $101,297.30 Date 02/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREMBS, MICHAEL D Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $101,296.56 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, DANIEL P Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $101,296.21 Date 05/02/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACLEOD, LORI E Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $101,296.06 Date 04/06/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOULTADAKIS, MARIA Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $101,295.59 Date 09/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FATONE, JOHN M Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $101,295.40 Date 04/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLIFF, TIMOTHY J Employer name Monroe County Amount $101,294.68 Date 08/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, THZAIRA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $101,293.60 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLATANIA, MICHAEL J Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $101,293.54 Date 10/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACQUISTA-ABERASTURI, ANTONIETTE Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $101,292.63 Date 10/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONO, JOHN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $101,292.31 Date 02/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MARA, SHAWN P Employer name Town of Gates Amount $101,291.35 Date 03/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEISNER, SCOTT A Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $101,290.69 Date 08/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CANDICE Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $101,289.73 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLDT, STEVEN A Employer name Henrietta Fire District Amount $101,289.64 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOEG, ROBERT L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $101,289.60 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHELAN, PATRICK J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $101,286.94 Date 12/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIKORSKI, KENNETH P Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $101,286.71 Date 10/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROODS, SCOTT M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $101,284.93 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMMELL, STEVEN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $101,283.57 Date 04/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUCLAIR, MICHELLE Employer name Office For Technology Amount $101,283.56 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, KATHLEEN M Employer name Village of Old Westbury Amount $101,283.47 Date 02/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKEY, ELIZABETH M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $101,283.43 Date 04/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIR, DANIEL P Employer name Broome County Amount $101,283.39 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACHECO, CRAIG R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $101,282.62 Date 12/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSHTON, DENISE ANNE Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $101,281.20 Date 01/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, SIDNEY C Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $101,280.30 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOBER, JAMES R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $101,279.88 Date 04/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REITZEL, WENDY E Employer name Office of General Services Amount $101,279.56 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, JAMES M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $101,279.44 Date 03/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DACOSTA, CURTIS A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $101,279.35 Date 06/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOLSTON, BETH E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $101,278.21 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKOWIAK, MICHAEL L Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $101,278.00 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREER, ROBERT M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $101,277.83 Date 11/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, JENNIFER D Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $101,276.16 Date 05/11/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, LINDA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $101,274.96 Date 12/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTERSON, JAMES J, JR Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $101,273.35 Date 11/12/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACY, WALTER J Employer name Westhampton Beach UFSD Amount $101,273.09 Date 07/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDHORN, WILLIAM, JR Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $101,272.95 Date 08/29/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENINCASA, MICHAEL M Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $101,272.67 Date 01/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, RAYMOND L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $101,272.63 Date 09/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLAVIA, CHARLES W Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $101,272.03 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIDENBERG, JESSICA L Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $101,272.03 Date 07/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $101,271.38 Date 07/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, GEORGE S Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $101,270.04 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFFERTY, KEVIN P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $101,269.69 Date 06/27/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUER, MARY K Employer name Office For Technology Amount $101,269.69 Date 02/26/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, XUEYIN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $101,269.69 Date 06/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTZELL, JULIE A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $101,269.69 Date 10/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, LUCIA E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $101,269.69 Date 06/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUSE, MICHELLE M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $101,269.69 Date 07/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAL, PRAKASH C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $101,269.69 Date 08/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTROPIETRO, JOY R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $101,269.69 Date 08/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLIS, MATTHEW A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $101,269.69 Date 01/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORUGANTI, RAGHAVENDRA VARA PRAS Employer name Office For Technology Amount $101,269.69 Date 10/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICCINI, DANIEL J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $101,269.69 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System