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 PATTATHAN, SURENDRA B Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $99,992.95 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERANTE, THOMAS R Employer name Columbia County Amount $99,991.66 Date 05/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, YVONNE L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $99,990.45 Date 03/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODARD, KAREN L Employer name Warren County Amount $99,990.44 Date 11/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYEA, RAYMOND V Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $99,988.06 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORRIELLO, CAITLIN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $99,987.76 Date 09/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORMAN, ARTHUR S Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $99,987.75 Date 08/25/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINE, RICHARD W Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $99,987.24 Date 03/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUVAL, JEAN FRANKLIN Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $99,987.08 Date 01/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, LATOYA Employer name City of Rye Amount $99,986.72 Date 01/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SUTTELL, DAVID R Employer name Village of East Aurora Amount $99,985.55 Date 08/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THACHET, LUCY M Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $99,984.64 Date 01/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDOZA, MARIA DOLORES Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $99,983.15 Date 05/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEHR, DAVID T Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $99,982.93 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, ROBERT Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $99,979.60 Date 09/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, HOWARD Employer name Broome County Amount $99,977.70 Date 03/23/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLINS, MELANIE S Employer name Ulster County Amount $99,977.67 Date 10/20/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIANO, THOMAS F, JR Employer name City of Kingston Amount $99,977.58 Date 01/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JONES, ALLEN P Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $99,976.48 Date 05/19/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVINGER, SAMMIE L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $99,976.48 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILFOYLE, COREY J Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $99,975.72 Date 07/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, WENDY G Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $99,975.64 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTI, RONALD P Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $99,974.35 Date 01/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLINTON, SHONNA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $99,974.34 Date 05/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUG, DON W Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $99,972.65 Date 09/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCAMMACCA, MARK R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $99,972.58 Date 08/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, ZACHARY P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $99,972.37 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KROSKY, KEVIN J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $99,970.61 Date 02/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, PETER A Employer name Town of Evans Amount $99,969.81 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARLETTA, MICHAEL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $99,969.60 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CIVITA, JOSEPH J Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $99,969.36 Date 07/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECO, FRANK A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $99,969.35 Date 12/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS, JUSTIN P Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $99,968.84 Date 10/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEGAN, DIANA E Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $99,967.39 Date 09/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, TROY A Employer name Wyandanch UFSD Amount $99,967.12 Date 12/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTTGER, JAMES E Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $99,964.96 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOBIAS, LAUREN J Employer name Department of Health Amount $99,964.12 Date 01/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUDER, FREDERICK Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $99,963.66 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMACCIA, MICHAEL Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $99,963.53 Date 03/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABOLIK, JOHN R, IV Employer name Westchester County Amount $99,962.67 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUARANTO, ANTHONY F, JR Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $99,962.37 Date 06/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, PERRI A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $99,959.43 Date 09/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, GERARD Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $99,959.40 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUEL, SIJU S Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $99,959.24 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWELL, LINDA J Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $99,958.65 Date 01/31/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPPELLER, KATHLEEN A Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $99,958.18 Date 09/22/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCHE, HENRY W, III Employer name Division of State Police Amount $99,957.85 Date 08/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALLMAN, VALINDA V Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $99,957.60 Date 04/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AFUANG, MILALUZ T Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $99,956.02 Date 03/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALLOUM, MAUREEN Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $99,955.06 Date 12/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGE, GREGORY Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $99,954.58 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUDEAU, FRANK K Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $99,954.55 Date 01/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OJOFEITIMI, OLADIPO O Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $99,953.32 Date 10/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMISANO, MICHAEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $99,953.17 Date 02/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAONESSA, MICHAEL G Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $99,952.90 Date 10/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, JEFFREY P Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $99,951.35 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMO, JOSEPH, JR Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $99,951.03 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILES, ANTHONY M Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $99,950.19 Date 08/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VETRI, LOUIS B Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $99,949.95 Date 07/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOT, BRIDGET B Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $99,949.77 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETKO, BECKY N Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $99,949.77 Date 05/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORGE, JONATHAN R Employer name Ontario County Amount $99,949.63 Date 10/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLANCO, OFELIA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $99,949.59 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, CHRISTINE M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $99,948.23 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHULOK, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $99,947.97 Date 03/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONOMO, KEITH C Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $99,946.79 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDOUX, KEVIN B Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $99,943.67 Date 09/25/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTUZ, PAUL J Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $99,943.10 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTOINE, FRANCOISE M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $99,942.67 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAPPIA, DEBORAH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $99,942.31 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESHLEMAN, EDWARD B Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $99,940.06 Date 06/06/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JOSEPH M Employer name Town of Ogden Amount $99,937.49 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, CHARLES A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $99,936.99 Date 04/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JOHN C Employer name Westchester County Amount $99,936.82 Date 03/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, WILLIAM, JR Employer name Village of Tuckahoe Amount $99,936.80 Date 04/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIGSBY, ANDREW K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $99,936.68 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE VOE, JOSEPH R Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $99,936.09 Date 02/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LONG, ALYSE S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $99,935.50 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEVINE, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Southeast Amount $99,934.80 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAVILL, JUSTIN Employer name City of Rochester Amount $99,933.36 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEWIS, DENISE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $99,933.09 Date 04/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCCHIO, RICHARD Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $99,932.34 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, JOSEPH L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $99,931.33 Date 11/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEROY, MYRTHA M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $99,930.81 Date 05/20/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANDILORO, JAMES E Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $99,930.80 Date 05/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILORD, FERLANDE Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $99,930.39 Date 07/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIKER, LYNN M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $99,929.99 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUROSEAU, HERVE' Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $99,929.85 Date 03/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, DENNIS W Employer name Office For Technology Amount $99,929.80 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATHAWAY, DAVID G Employer name Greece CSD Amount $99,929.68 Date 03/14/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIAL, JEFFREY T Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $99,929.36 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, BRANDON T Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $99,928.69 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERLONGO, KIM M Employer name Lavelle School For The Blind Amount $99,927.98 Date 04/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, SERGIO A Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $99,926.79 Date 05/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADLIFF, CHARLES H Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $99,926.59 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DELANEY, DAVID C Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $99,925.65 Date 02/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTAKER, CANDI L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $99,925.59 Date 01/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KEVIN Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $99,925.28 Date 06/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWE, RUTH M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $99,925.01 Date 11/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, ANNETTE M Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $99,924.85 Date 09/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System