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 PASTORE, BRIENNA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $99,529.10 Date 11/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARISCO, KRISTINE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $99,529.03 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLOCHOCKI, JAMES C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $99,528.86 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, ZACHARY S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $99,527.93 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HRUBECKY, RICHARD Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $99,527.85 Date 02/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, JOHN T, JR Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $99,527.26 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALCOTT, MARGUERITA Y Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $99,526.64 Date 04/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIARRATTA, FRANK B, JR Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $99,524.69 Date 03/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, DAVID D Employer name Orange County Amount $99,523.72 Date 01/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEALS, G STEPHEN, JR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $99,522.92 Date 09/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHALSKI, PETER R Employer name City of Port Jervis Amount $99,521.56 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAGNUSSEN, BARBARA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $99,520.12 Date 05/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIRULNICK, LORI K Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $99,519.36 Date 06/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, BRENDAN J Employer name Lagrange Fire District Amount $99,518.60 Date 07/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSENBERG, NANCY G Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $99,516.81 Date 07/22/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, ROBERT A Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $99,516.55 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIMBUSH, HAROLD Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $99,516.50 Date 12/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZALESKI, LANCE A Employer name Madison County Amount $99,515.68 Date 04/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, NIEMALA D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $99,515.63 Date 08/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICATA, SALVATORE Employer name City of Lockport Amount $99,515.06 Date 05/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, GARY L Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $99,514.18 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTUNNO, SAVERIO A, JR Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $99,513.51 Date 11/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAYERS, KRISTEN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $99,513.06 Date 07/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVINE, BONNIE A Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $99,513.06 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAHIM, MUHAMMAD SALIM Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $99,512.93 Date 08/31/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $99,512.44 Date 11/30/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALIOTTI, STEVEN R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $99,512.31 Date 11/17/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARBOUR, ANTHONY C Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $99,511.58 Date 01/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MACHOLZ, THOMAS H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $99,511.30 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASULLO, JOSEPH M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $99,511.05 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMERI, MICHELLE J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $99,510.46 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, MAURICE Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $99,510.46 Date 06/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINGSLEY, DAVID R Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $99,509.12 Date 04/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIENKIEWYCZ, ALICIA L Employer name Town of Massena Amount $99,508.97 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEHR, ANDREW W Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $99,508.13 Date 01/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIRGINIA, JAMES J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $99,507.98 Date 11/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABEL, JOHN C Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $99,506.33 Date 09/24/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLA, ROBBY C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $99,506.26 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUILL, BRIAN B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $99,504.52 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MINIERI, ANTHONY V Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $99,502.69 Date 02/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINELLI, LYNN M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $99,502.39 Date 08/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, JASON A Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $99,501.73 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHY, GLENN D Employer name Saratoga County Amount $99,500.32 Date 09/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAMEY, ROBERT P Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $99,499.92 Date 04/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, DIANA L Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $99,499.79 Date 08/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDDY, JOHN J Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $99,499.33 Date 10/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAYRE, DAWN A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $99,499.10 Date 02/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGAN, MATTHEW D Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $99,498.83 Date 09/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, VISAMMA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $99,497.88 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINS, ALEXANDRA R Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $99,497.88 Date 06/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGSTROM, LEIF C Employer name City of Albany Amount $99,497.50 Date 05/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBLES, MARILUZ D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $99,496.70 Date 02/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIFT, JAMES E Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $99,496.05 Date 06/13/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAFEY, THOMAS S Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $99,495.93 Date 03/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLUMAN, ROBERT T Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $99,495.71 Date 06/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINEMANN, FRANK Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $99,495.00 Date 02/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, DEBORAH A Employer name Village of Tuxedo Park Amount $99,494.83 Date 01/03/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEGRON, RICHARD J Employer name City of Kingston Amount $99,493.81 Date 11/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEHNER, LORI A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $99,493.34 Date 02/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAPROWSKI, JEFFREY Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $99,493.04 Date 04/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $99,492.43 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELSEY, LOUISA F Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $99,492.17 Date 04/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTESON, KENNETH J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $99,489.93 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UDELL, JOSHUA I Employer name Division of State Police Amount $99,489.80 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEEDENBENDER, KERIN C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $99,488.08 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAM, JUSTIN G Employer name Henrietta Fire District Amount $99,488.05 Date 02/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIMANDRI, DOMINIC T Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $99,487.85 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, SHAWN C Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $99,487.75 Date 02/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RADICE, DEBORAH L Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $99,487.55 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOENLE, BRIAN D Employer name Wyoming County Amount $99,487.20 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULIA, KARA J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $99,486.97 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, KRISTINE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $99,486.94 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, ROBERT Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $99,486.67 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI STEFANO, MICHAEL F Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $99,486.45 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, NAREEN N Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $99,486.17 Date 05/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINMAN, BERNARD G Employer name Office For Technology Amount $99,485.73 Date 10/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNELL, MICHAEL W Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $99,483.58 Date 03/31/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINDONA, DONALD MARIO A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $99,483.26 Date 10/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, PAULETTE Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $99,482.93 Date 07/15/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, KRISTEN A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $99,482.93 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, STEVEN Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $99,482.77 Date 10/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADEGBESAN, SAMSON A Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $99,482.58 Date 09/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKILLOP-SOLER, DAWN Employer name Department of Health Amount $99,482.04 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNCH, TIMOTHY E Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $99,481.68 Date 06/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKLEY, RONALD F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $99,480.75 Date 02/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKPATRICK, EILEEN M Employer name Genesee County Amount $99,480.67 Date 07/07/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCH, PAUL Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $99,480.06 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELONG, JOHN D Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $99,479.80 Date 06/07/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNARINO, MICHAEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $99,479.71 Date 05/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORN, JOAN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $99,479.61 Date 02/01/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURGIN, LAUREN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $99,478.84 Date 08/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATROUS, JAMES D Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $99,478.55 Date 04/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLE, MARTHA L Employer name Amherst CSD Amount $99,478.13 Date 05/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, MARY C Employer name Dutchess Water Wastewater Auth Amount $99,476.56 Date 10/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULD, SHEILA J Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $99,476.16 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, ERIC Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $99,475.85 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENNA, MELISSA D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $99,474.70 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGIOU, CATHERINE ANN Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $99,473.64 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDI, ROBERT J Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $99,472.67 Date 05/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPPOLA, MICHAEL L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $99,472.46 Date 08/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System