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 MC DONALD, LINDA M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $99,734.69 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BADR, RAIF R Employer name Department of Health Amount $99,734.37 Date 10/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILERA-RIVERA, LANDON J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $99,733.52 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WARD, GERALD B Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $99,729.99 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHABLOV, ALEX Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $99,729.16 Date 07/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, JACINTA B Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $99,728.45 Date 01/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HEARN, THERESE M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $99,728.38 Date 02/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLEGO, HELEN M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $99,728.23 Date 09/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKOSIUNAS, RACHEL E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $99,728.03 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOSY, CHRISTINE A Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $99,727.65 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, KEVIN J Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $99,727.52 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRAY, MATTHEW A Employer name Town of Massena Amount $99,726.49 Date 02/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, JOHN J, JR Employer name Village of Pleasantville Amount $99,726.41 Date 07/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIES, MICHAEL R Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $99,726.37 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREGORY, JOSEPH W Employer name City of Albany Amount $99,725.28 Date 02/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOGAVERO, MARK Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $99,725.15 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUHLER, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Division of State Police Amount $99,723.22 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FAHEY, ROGER M, JR Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $99,723.17 Date 07/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, CHERYL A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $99,722.91 Date 03/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, EMILY R Employer name New York Public Library Amount $99,722.91 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDRE, PETER T Employer name Cornell University Amount $99,721.86 Date 04/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTHERFORD, FREDERICK D Employer name Rockland County Amount $99,721.81 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, ALFREIDA D Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $99,721.42 Date 07/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAUGHTER, ZOLONDA Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $99,719.51 Date 04/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, DAVID R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $99,717.38 Date 08/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISH, GREGORY A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $99,717.27 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VALENTI, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Geneva Amount $99,716.58 Date 02/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, MANUEL Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $99,715.61 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERENCSICS, ELLEN E Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $99,714.73 Date 02/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODDI, PERRY Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $99,714.55 Date 08/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRELIA-HYLAND, DENISE A Employer name Department of Health Amount $99,713.46 Date 02/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTY, RICHARD C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $99,711.29 Date 04/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARCY, MICHELE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $99,711.19 Date 01/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STICHT, JOSHUA B Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $99,710.74 Date 01/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WELCH, VICTOR G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $99,710.26 Date 02/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAGNOLI, PAUL A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $99,708.27 Date 07/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIES, BRAD W Employer name City of Corning Amount $99,708.09 Date 03/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FIMBRES, ROBERT R Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $99,707.62 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STRASSNER, TODD T Employer name Henrietta Fire District Amount $99,706.10 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEAMS, RICKY E, SR Employer name Town of Monroe Amount $99,705.42 Date 06/16/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERS, WILLIAM H Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $99,705.21 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLIE, JUDITH A Employer name Westchester County Amount $99,704.82 Date 11/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYKE, SANDRA C Employer name Mt Pleasant Blythedale UFSD Amount $99,704.04 Date 07/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALLADINO, JOSEPH J Employer name Village of Dobbs Ferry Amount $99,702.43 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, DAVID W Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $99,702.37 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRANCHUK, TODD Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $99,701.54 Date 11/15/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, TODD J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $99,700.02 Date 09/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARGANESE, PETER Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $99,699.65 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POZZOLANO, DONNA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $99,699.36 Date 05/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLD, GAIL B Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $99,698.30 Date 11/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIANO, JOANNE C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $99,698.23 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMELLA, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $99,698.15 Date 07/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENZA, ERIC R Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $99,697.73 Date 03/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, MILTON Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $99,696.02 Date 09/08/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWINT, ARTHUR A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $99,695.96 Date 01/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, ANTHONY J Employer name Elwood UFSD Amount $99,695.67 Date 07/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTCH, DANIEL Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $99,695.57 Date 07/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POORAN, VIDYAWATTIE Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $99,693.96 Date 02/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, HEATH A Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $99,693.96 Date 03/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, NANCY Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $99,693.41 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANELLO, JULIE A Employer name Rye Neck UFSD Amount $99,693.32 Date 01/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, SEAN G Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $99,693.07 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISE, LINDA C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $99,692.90 Date 10/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCCHIOGROSSO, ROBERT P Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $99,690.97 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, TERRY A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $99,690.61 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLASI, FRANK J Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $99,689.41 Date 10/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTRELL, BARBARA D Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $99,689.12 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORRIENTO, LISA D Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $99,688.57 Date 01/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, DESIREE C Employer name Westchester County Amount $99,688.16 Date 08/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IWANICKI, NICHOLAS J Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $99,688.12 Date 07/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AGOVINO, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $99,687.95 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, RICHARD S Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $99,686.94 Date 10/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAWLINS, MIRELLA A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $99,686.06 Date 11/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, VINCENT T Employer name Nassau County Amount $99,684.09 Date 04/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEIGER, BRIAN J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $99,683.53 Date 08/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARLEY, JAMES M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $99,683.25 Date 04/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, WILLIAM E Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $99,682.40 Date 05/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELLER, JONATHAN M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $99,682.38 Date 03/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACERO, TAUNYA L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $99,681.67 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, MARLENE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $99,681.57 Date 02/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WU, ZHONGZHI T Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $99,679.23 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPIN, STEVEN H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $99,679.23 Date 12/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARESCA, ANDREW C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $99,679.23 Date 06/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, KEVIN P Employer name City of Lockport Amount $99,678.50 Date 08/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARCELLO, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $99,676.53 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERLIKH, INNA A Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $99,675.55 Date 01/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOAN, SUSANNE P Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $99,675.55 Date 05/31/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMPROWSKI, JOSEPH J Employer name Court of Claims Amount $99,675.55 Date 04/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORENTTO, DANIEL J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $99,675.04 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKES, CARTER M JR Employer name City of Lockport Amount $99,674.49 Date 05/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, STEVEN M Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $99,674.33 Date 01/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GIROLAMO, ANDREW D Employer name Village of North Syracuse Amount $99,674.27 Date 11/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PICCIRILLO, VINCENZA Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $99,673.57 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-BAPTISTE, GAIL M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $99,673.08 Date 07/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRZYBYLAK, SHARON M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $99,672.86 Date 05/10/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA POLT, LINDA S Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $99,670.95 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLEEFE, CHARLES G Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $99,670.94 Date 08/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, JOSEPH A Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $99,670.58 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHACKO, PRIYA M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $99,670.24 Date 03/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, MARK A Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $99,670.05 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System