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 CONTI, ROBERT P Employer name Nassau County Amount $99,924.57 Date 11/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOZZI, WILLIAM J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $99,924.06 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANKER, SARAH S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $99,923.39 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNING, KATHLEEN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $99,923.39 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMARO, LOUIS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $99,923.39 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAHN, KARINA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $99,923.39 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, MONICA R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $99,923.39 Date 07/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAFFREY, KEVIN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $99,923.39 Date 06/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, WILLIAM R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $99,923.39 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERN, STEVEN H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $99,923.39 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICKSON, EDWARD O Employer name Broome County Amount $99,922.09 Date 10/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTOINE, CLAUDINE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $99,921.94 Date 03/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARPINATO, JOSEPH R Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $99,919.77 Date 07/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANDRAY, MOISES Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $99,919.41 Date 07/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATITUCCI, STEVEN Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $99,919.25 Date 06/20/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLTON, MICHAEL D Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $99,918.85 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEE, HEIDI Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $99,918.53 Date 10/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EXILIEN, MARIE A Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $99,917.74 Date 03/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILBURN, STEVEN A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $99,917.60 Date 01/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROY, DANIEL J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $99,917.34 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIRACUSA, MICHAEL P Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $99,917.29 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIECHLE, KYLE D Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $99,916.52 Date 06/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERT, HOKE L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $99,916.41 Date 04/20/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROSA, VICKI L Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $99,915.63 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARD-WILLIAMS, JOTHA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $99,915.43 Date 01/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTELLA, ERIC M Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $99,914.99 Date 01/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $99,914.27 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, ONIX A Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $99,913.85 Date 08/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, FREDRICK W Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $99,913.77 Date 04/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FARLANE, GAUNTLETT F Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $99,912.75 Date 02/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKERT, PATRICIA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $99,912.48 Date 01/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRE, JOSEPH N Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $99,912.46 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POLANCO, YESENIA Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $99,912.21 Date 02/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, MARY C Employer name Huntington Public Library Amount $99,911.81 Date 09/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOWSKI, JUSTIN Y Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $99,911.47 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILBUR, CANDACE G Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $99,910.73 Date 07/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHANI, NICHOLAS A Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $99,910.66 Date 06/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, CATHY E Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $99,910.18 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINEBACH, KYLE R Employer name Monroe County Amount $99,909.52 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, JOHN J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $99,909.05 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULRICH, KURT M Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $99,908.79 Date 12/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELGIACCO, ALBERT A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $99,908.73 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUONGO, MARCELLA Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $99,907.53 Date 08/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, ANTIGONA Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $99,906.54 Date 05/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, MELISSA A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $99,905.27 Date 09/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC KENZIE, KATHLEEN J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $99,903.63 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERRINGTON, SARA B Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $99,903.61 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JOEL R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $99,902.78 Date 06/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUSS, CHARLES W Employer name City of Rochester Amount $99,901.99 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TWITTY, JOSEPH H Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $99,901.85 Date 04/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAPUANO, TED Employer name City of Rochester Amount $99,900.41 Date 07/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIS, BRIAN W Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $99,900.27 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, JOSHUA L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $99,899.07 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRANITTO, PHILIP Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $99,899.03 Date 07/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABRERA, ROBERTO Employer name City of Rochester Amount $99,898.36 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CANDELIER, IVAN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $99,896.70 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINOCHA, VIMAL S Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $99,895.76 Date 06/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIX, GERALD A Employer name Ulster County Amount $99,894.85 Date 12/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMYKOWSKI, JASON E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $99,894.70 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TUNA, DIANE Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $99,894.40 Date 09/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCOBONO, FREDERICK E Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $99,893.34 Date 04/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIUMARA, VITO D Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $99,892.61 Date 08/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERWIN, CRYSTAL L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $99,891.93 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUMMER, ROBERT E Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $99,890.72 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTH, WAYNE R Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $99,889.63 Date 10/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPSICKER, GREGG W Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $99,887.95 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAPE, EVAN W Employer name Patchogue-Medford Pub Library Amount $99,886.96 Date 10/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, MAUREEN P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $99,886.52 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARANEO, THOMAS W Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $99,885.52 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARO, STEVEN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $99,885.23 Date 12/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEPARANO, LAURIE M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $99,884.03 Date 08/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAY, MADELINE A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $99,883.38 Date 05/31/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIMORELLI, JOSEPH D Employer name Orange County Amount $99,882.66 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTUNE, MICHELLE A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $99,881.98 Date 08/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUBIOTTI, DAVID R Employer name Town of Greece Amount $99,881.95 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SARACENO, LANCE Employer name Division of State Police Amount $99,880.49 Date 07/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIVERA, ORLANDO Employer name City of Rochester Amount $99,878.03 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLACKSHEAR, FAITH K Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $99,877.05 Date 12/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINING, THERESA C Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $99,876.58 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRMANN, DWIGHT R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $99,873.76 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUELLER, GEORGE W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $99,873.12 Date 02/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANMER, WILLIAM Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $99,872.79 Date 06/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHILLACI, CHARLES L Employer name Seneca County Amount $99,871.74 Date 11/21/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARK, KENNETH J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $99,871.33 Date 11/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMIDA, MICHAEL J Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $99,870.97 Date 06/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHESTER, CATHIE L Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $99,870.97 Date 08/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSSONE, CARMEN A, JR Employer name City of Utica Amount $99,870.62 Date 05/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIER, JAMES A, JR Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $99,869.68 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODERICK ANDERSON, RAQUEL Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $99,867.70 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANNING, SCOTT R Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $99,865.42 Date 08/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NIGHTINGALE, JAMES E Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $99,864.12 Date 05/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WADE, JASON M Employer name Erie County Amount $99,864.07 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARE, JOHN M Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $99,863.09 Date 01/17/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEBEJIAN, DAVID A Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $99,861.83 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPRETTO, DAVID A Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $99,861.17 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERRARO, RONALD J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $99,860.99 Date 04/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, BRIAN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $99,860.72 Date 06/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLACK, LEONARD N Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $99,858.87 Date 02/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLARD, SCOTT D Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $99,858.61 Date 08/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOMBERGER, LINDA M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $99,857.94 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System