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 PARADOWSKI, DAVID P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $101,152.35 Date 06/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAJU, BISILY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $101,152.07 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONLON, TIMOTHY A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $101,152.00 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, SUSAN Employer name Education Department Amount $101,151.12 Date 03/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLIN, YULITZA S Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $101,149.47 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAINVIL, EDWINE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $101,148.93 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLO, LYDIA Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $101,148.76 Date 11/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMAN, AURORA Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $101,148.76 Date 06/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPLIN, CORINNE C Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $101,148.76 Date 08/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI FINO, VITO D Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $101,148.76 Date 10/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IAQUINTA, FRAN Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $101,148.76 Date 12/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIDERIS, LAURENCE M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $101,148.76 Date 07/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORBECK, PATRICIA L Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $101,148.76 Date 09/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UMHAFER, CHRISTIAN E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $101,148.76 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGANO, STACY A Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $101,148.70 Date 07/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA POINT, KURT R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $101,147.58 Date 12/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBRIZZI, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $101,146.78 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORTHAM-COSTON, DANETTE L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $101,146.72 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, BRIAN K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $101,145.41 Date 08/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORLING, DESIREE C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $101,145.36 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROPHY, THOMAS J, JR Employer name Office For Technology Amount $101,145.07 Date 02/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, DEANNA L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $101,145.07 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBOORD, SETH D Employer name Education Department Amount $101,144.42 Date 11/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZGER, MATTHEW H Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $101,144.23 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIBALDI, ANTHONY J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $101,144.04 Date 08/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, BRADLEY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $101,143.69 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLANOWSKI, ROSALIND M Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $101,143.69 Date 08/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBKOWSKI, ERIN M Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $101,143.69 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARVEY, BRIAN C Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $101,143.69 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUMANN, ALEXA M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $101,143.69 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHTER, WAYNE Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $101,143.69 Date 04/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, YVONNE M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $101,143.69 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, MARTIN G Employer name Education Department Amount $101,143.69 Date 05/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNESSEY, SAMUEL J Employer name Education Department Amount $101,143.69 Date 10/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOTHROP, JONATHAN C Employer name Education Department Amount $101,143.69 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJCIK, MARY E Employer name Education Department Amount $101,143.69 Date 12/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, CHRISTY M Employer name Department of Health Amount $101,143.69 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLENBECK, HEIDI A Employer name Department of Health Amount $101,143.69 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, DEBORAH J Employer name Department of Health Amount $101,143.69 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POOLE, SHEILA M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $101,143.69 Date 08/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TULLY, JOHN M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $101,143.69 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZYRA, LAWRENCE J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $101,143.69 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANSON, TRACY A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $101,143.69 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIN, HOWARD H Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $101,143.69 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIRALDI, MICHAEL Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $101,143.61 Date 08/07/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AULT, JEFFREY G Employer name Department of Health Amount $101,143.11 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORSKI, RACHEL M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $101,141.59 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINLAN, YOON S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $101,139.08 Date 03/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOSEE, JOHN A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $101,138.32 Date 08/07/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLEY, ELIZABETH M Employer name Education Department Amount $101,138.32 Date 08/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCMAHON, DANIEL C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $101,138.32 Date 02/08/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUIRHEAD, WILLIAM Employer name Catskill CSD Amount $101,136.44 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMSON, JILL E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $101,136.24 Date 05/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZUCCO, CELESTINA S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $101,136.24 Date 07/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCHNER, DONNA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $101,136.24 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKARSHINSKI, DANIEL C Employer name Department of Health Amount $101,136.24 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASIA, CARLO G Employer name City of Elmira Amount $101,136.15 Date 03/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PROTOSOW, JAMES S Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $101,135.42 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALDER, BRIAN E Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $101,135.39 Date 02/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, DEIRDRE E Employer name Nassau County Amount $101,134.22 Date 06/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSEY, GREGORY S Employer name Education Department Amount $101,133.91 Date 03/28/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALSE, TANYA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $101,133.75 Date 07/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEREK, SEAN R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $101,133.65 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, THOMAS R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $101,133.65 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLTON, WAYNE A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $101,133.64 Date 09/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, JEANNE E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $101,133.57 Date 02/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROVENZANO, SALVATORE A Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $101,133.49 Date 11/15/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGG, TIMOTHY B Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $101,133.47 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNTON, JOSEPH M Employer name Upper Hudson Library System Amount $101,133.40 Date 12/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANSCHBACH, JACQUELINE S Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $101,133.36 Date 11/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRZEGORCZYK, DAWN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $101,132.92 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVELOCK, MICHAEL R Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $101,132.75 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, BRENDAN E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $101,131.92 Date 05/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'TOOLE, KEVIN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $101,131.58 Date 12/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGNON, HEATHER Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $101,131.50 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIMBURG, KIM L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $101,131.44 Date 10/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEFILIPPO, PAUL G Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $101,131.02 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, RORY P Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $101,130.86 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, SEAN E Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $101,130.82 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, KEITH J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $101,130.79 Date 09/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALYER, FREDERICK P Employer name Orange County Amount $101,130.36 Date 06/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KYLE J Employer name Village of Amityville Amount $101,129.77 Date 12/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI SOTTO, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $101,127.95 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAR, JAISOOK S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $101,127.61 Date 09/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'REILLY, KEVIN W Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $101,127.61 Date 05/30/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SONGAYLLO, ERIC A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $101,127.61 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANDLER, DONALD J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $101,127.49 Date 06/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWOGER, DEAN L Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $101,126.77 Date 01/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA POINTE, ANTHONY J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $101,125.32 Date 06/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMO-BRISSON, KRISTEN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $101,125.32 Date 04/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAXE, CHARLES J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $101,125.32 Date 03/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, JAMES E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $101,125.32 Date 02/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORELAND, ELIZABETH A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $101,125.29 Date 08/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLEN, THOMAS Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $101,124.63 Date 05/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARSON, NELS R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $101,124.04 Date 06/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYOME, TERRY J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $101,123.60 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAZZANO, MARIA Employer name Department of Health Amount $101,122.09 Date 08/12/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANSON, ERIC M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $101,121.53 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IADANZA, DEBRA A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $101,121.40 Date 11/29/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKPATRICK, EDMUND J Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $101,121.04 Date 06/25/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System