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 LI, RACHEL H Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $99,602.53 Date 10/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, SCOTT D Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $99,601.70 Date 02/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI VINCENZO, JOHN F Employer name City of Rochester Amount $99,599.52 Date 01/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ELLISON, MICHAEL A Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $99,598.91 Date 01/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOTO, DIANE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $99,598.49 Date 12/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLMIE, CHARLES D Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $99,597.49 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAWCZYK, DAVID J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $99,596.57 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBINSKY, MARIA A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $99,596.07 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, JAMES P Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $99,595.70 Date 05/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARUMUGAM, NALLAINATHAN Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $99,594.55 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHBERG, JASON A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $99,594.30 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JACQUELINE T Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $99,593.79 Date 01/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGUNWALE, OLUNBUNMI O Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $99,593.41 Date 07/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLARD, KEITH R Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $99,592.86 Date 03/31/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSHMAN, TIMOTHY L Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $99,592.12 Date 12/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAN SCHAICK, CHRIS A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $99,592.11 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWLING, EUGENE N Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $99,591.50 Date 09/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, DANIEL Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $99,591.31 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELMAESTRO, JOSEPH Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $99,591.12 Date 04/17/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VON RAUCHHAUPT, RICHARD Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $99,591.09 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAMBURGER, JOYCE Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $99,590.91 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTHERLAND, DANIEL J Employer name Village of Tuxedo Park Amount $99,590.33 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REYES, PURA Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $99,590.26 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN, WALTER W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $99,589.90 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, PATRICK M Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $99,589.37 Date 12/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, KEITH B Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $99,588.64 Date 08/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, CHERYL A Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $99,588.35 Date 06/13/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, BRETT W Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $99,587.73 Date 05/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUICK, WARREN J, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $99,587.59 Date 02/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, TANOR L Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $99,586.13 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, DANIELLE J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $99,585.22 Date 07/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZZUTO, ALFRED J, JR Employer name Putnam County Amount $99,584.61 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERZ, RALPH Employer name Nassau County Amount $99,583.82 Date 04/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGAN, ANN Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $99,583.56 Date 02/18/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ERIC M Employer name Monroe County Amount $99,582.86 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKEY, MATHEW D Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $99,581.53 Date 06/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLTON, GARFIELD L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $99,580.98 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, ZORAIDA M Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $99,580.90 Date 07/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL CIELO, CAROLYN Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $99,579.50 Date 11/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANKAUSKAS, BRIAN Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $99,579.34 Date 01/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, KIMBERLEY A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $99,579.25 Date 01/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, MICHAEL G Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $99,578.40 Date 01/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIMBLEY, WANDA L Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $99,577.89 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROH, SCOTT E Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $99,576.93 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERROTTA, CHRISTINE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $99,576.12 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCESNY, MICHAEL A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $99,572.30 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, NEIL A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $99,570.54 Date 08/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACK, JAMES F Employer name Roch-Genesee Reg Trans Council Amount $99,569.83 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLAPIETRO, PAUL J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $99,569.22 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDING, DAVID J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $99,566.62 Date 03/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUPPERT, CARL A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $99,564.50 Date 04/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ANGELIS, JASON S Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $99,564.28 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LE WORTHY, JOSEPH C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $99,563.43 Date 06/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SALVADOR, CHRISTINE Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $99,563.25 Date 11/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTFIELD, JOHN E, III Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $99,562.23 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROHR, VITO VICTOR Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $99,562.20 Date 10/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADETUTU, OLUWATOSIN A Employer name Westchester County Amount $99,559.67 Date 08/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROUSDELL, THOMAS B Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $99,558.68 Date 01/27/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARTT, THOMAS C Employer name Nassau County Amount $99,557.97 Date 12/10/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, JANET M Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $99,557.24 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLING, TIMOTHY D Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $99,556.84 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAILEY, RUSSELL L Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $99,556.60 Date 09/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, MICHAEL A Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $99,556.23 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASTERNAK, ERIC A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $99,555.76 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, MAURA M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $99,553.62 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRO, ROSE M Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $99,552.15 Date 07/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, TERRENCE W Employer name Commission of Correction Amount $99,550.34 Date 03/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLUCCI, JOSEPH R Employer name Westchester County Amount $99,549.82 Date 05/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAYSER, LISA M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $99,549.40 Date 06/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLINGTON, THOMAS Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $99,548.27 Date 08/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KADIEN, SCOTT J Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $99,548.20 Date 06/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DENIS, MIRACIENNE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $99,547.59 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, TARA M Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $99,545.49 Date 02/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINSEY, MARK T Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $99,544.23 Date 01/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREVISAN, KIMBERLY A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $99,543.90 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, JACQUELINE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $99,543.81 Date 06/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTEMORE, SCOTT M Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $99,543.03 Date 08/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, DERRICK Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $99,542.94 Date 01/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERIKSEN, ENDERLI A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $99,541.96 Date 04/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELLEGARA, VINCENT A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $99,541.58 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMS, MARK A Employer name Village of Newark Amount $99,541.12 Date 05/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEREAU, BRENDA L Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $99,538.49 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUFFNER, THOMAS F Employer name City of Rochester Amount $99,536.88 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAMOUREE, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Warren County Amount $99,536.85 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ANTHONY J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $99,536.67 Date 06/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLBERT, CYNTHIA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $99,536.33 Date 05/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLY, MICHAEL CARL Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $99,535.53 Date 05/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, BRENDAN G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $99,534.87 Date 02/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANGINARI, KENNETH J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $99,534.82 Date 09/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JARACZ, SCOTT B Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $99,534.21 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOMON, SUSAN B Employer name Nassau County Amount $99,533.81 Date 02/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNSON, JOHN M Employer name Westchester County Amount $99,532.79 Date 04/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, VICTORIA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $99,532.45 Date 03/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSSWAY, DANIEL M Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $99,532.44 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, ALMA D Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $99,532.44 Date 02/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINHEIMER, CHRISTINE A Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $99,532.08 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINARO, JAMES J, JR Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $99,531.60 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLESKI, MARIA P Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $99,531.20 Date 02/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIER, C SCOTT Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $99,530.80 Date 07/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUSAN, HAROLD W, II Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $99,530.08 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System