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 CORSI, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Mount Kisco Amount $99,224.43 Date 01/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANSLEY, KATHRYN E Employer name Cornwall CSD Amount $99,224.13 Date 04/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABEREK, ROBERT S Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $99,223.83 Date 08/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYM, SYRETTE Employer name Town of Somers Amount $99,223.76 Date 04/05/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIERS, MICHELLE R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $99,222.14 Date 11/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANSHAW, TREVOR J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $99,221.91 Date 03/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTGOMERY, JOANN G Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $99,220.02 Date 10/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ANNAMMA J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $99,218.82 Date 06/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLAROMAN, ETHEL A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $99,218.12 Date 12/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, LOLITHA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $99,217.82 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENG, BIN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $99,217.79 Date 02/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, FELICIA D Employer name Westchester County Amount $99,217.05 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURO, ANTHONY T Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $99,216.87 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKSON, THERESA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $99,216.85 Date 09/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ANDREW H Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $99,216.82 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLINER, NICOLE M Employer name Rockland County Amount $99,216.49 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, CARLOS Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $99,216.41 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNING, MELVIN Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $99,216.00 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROPER, GARY E, JR Employer name Greene County Amount $99,215.85 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITLEY, JOHN L, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $99,213.55 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILSON, MICHAEL G Employer name Town of Greece Amount $99,213.27 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, DEIDRE L Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $99,212.39 Date 06/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEARWAR, CHRISTINE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $99,211.35 Date 03/07/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTOFILIS, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $99,211.32 Date 05/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINSON, RON Employer name Village of Croton-On-Hudson Amount $99,210.33 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMUDEZ, CARLOS M Employer name Westchester County Amount $99,209.23 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALSKI, GUY M Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $99,208.11 Date 05/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, NITA T Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $99,207.20 Date 11/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELLER, ALFRED J, JR Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $99,206.56 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOWDON, ANNE E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $99,205.60 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTELEONE, NICOLE A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $99,205.50 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERT, STACY L Employer name Ontario County Amount $99,205.23 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOB, SHOBA Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $99,205.18 Date 11/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNSTABLE, KAREN Employer name Westchester County Amount $99,204.84 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHALKO, ELISABETH L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $99,204.32 Date 04/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUGO VELIZ, SARAH KD Employer name New York Public Library Amount $99,203.73 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, GINA M Employer name Genesee County Amount $99,202.21 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE-NOEL, NICOLE Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $99,201.60 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, ANTHONY O Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $99,201.27 Date 08/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERBSTRITT, ERIC J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $99,201.27 Date 12/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALVEY, JEFFRY P Employer name Broome County Amount $99,200.56 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, BRIAN R Employer name Monroe County Amount $99,200.48 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, JAMES E Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $99,199.64 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEHOE, ELENA C Employer name Nassau County Amount $99,199.60 Date 01/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICK, WILLIAM T, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $99,198.33 Date 01/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUTRONA, SANDRA R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $99,198.00 Date 01/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETANCOURT, LORENA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $99,197.74 Date 01/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOLL, ARTHUR W Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $99,196.98 Date 11/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JAMES F Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $99,196.41 Date 03/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVAK, EVANGELIA Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $99,194.72 Date 07/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVELL, JASON H Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $99,194.62 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, SARA J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $99,192.49 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZUHANICH, ALEX G Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $99,191.93 Date 10/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLIN, GREGORY H Employer name City of Norwich Amount $99,191.71 Date 06/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LESPINASSE, DUVENS Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $99,190.13 Date 04/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, MICHAEL F Employer name City of White Plains Amount $99,188.77 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BALASSONE, MONICA J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $99,188.00 Date 10/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, RICHARD J Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $99,187.70 Date 10/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KELVEY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $99,187.43 Date 03/31/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DHAMMI, RAJNI Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $99,187.27 Date 11/24/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAF, SHEILA M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $99,185.37 Date 10/27/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLATTFELDER, JILL M Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $99,184.34 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEYMER, KEVIN J Employer name City of Middletown Amount $99,183.49 Date 11/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WATERS, SCOTT D Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $99,182.92 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBAGLIATO, DAWN M Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $99,179.89 Date 08/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZHAO, JIE Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $99,179.23 Date 07/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHAO, YIN Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $99,179.23 Date 11/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOQUE, AKM A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $99,179.23 Date 10/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGHESE, MINI Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $99,179.23 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADELMANN, MATTHEW J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $99,179.23 Date 02/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHMAD, MUKHTAR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $99,179.23 Date 02/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EICHHORN, ANTHONY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $99,179.23 Date 08/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASS, RICHARD W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $99,179.23 Date 03/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEIGER, THOMAS C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $99,179.23 Date 01/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, MINI V Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $99,179.23 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATWERY, MOHAMMAD MANZUR M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $99,179.23 Date 11/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARLING, TARA S Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $99,178.31 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINTERO, CARMELITA M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $99,177.07 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOON, SUZANNE Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $99,176.42 Date 01/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOEMAKER, FRANK H, III Employer name City of Troy Amount $99,176.07 Date 08/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROMANO, MICHAEL A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $99,174.91 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, JANICE Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $99,174.85 Date 12/30/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, VINCENT L Employer name Westchester County Amount $99,174.18 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, ELSA K Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $99,173.56 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCUZZI, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $99,173.13 Date 04/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMYTH, TIMOTHY P Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $99,171.67 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPILLMAN, SEAN Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $99,171.47 Date 08/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOCE, NORMA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $99,171.02 Date 10/03/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERALES, JOSEPH JAMES Employer name Orange County Amount $99,170.46 Date 04/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, JENE Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $99,169.09 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, CAROL M Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $99,168.24 Date 03/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELICIANO, DEBORAH Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $99,167.66 Date 06/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, DAVID Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $99,165.47 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAIB, FRANK A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $99,164.98 Date 11/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLUMENTHAL, ROBERT S Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $99,164.37 Date 01/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANZ, MARGHERITA A Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $99,162.88 Date 09/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONWAY, NICOLE TAMBURELLO Employer name City of Rochester Amount $99,162.78 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARLESIMO, STEPHEN L Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $99,161.51 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GURALNIK, BORIS M Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $99,160.14 Date 04/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, MARY J Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $99,160.14 Date 06/04/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System