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 DECIRCE, NICHOLAS J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $98,626.92 Date 12/08/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DANIEL H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $98,626.92 Date 11/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACIE, MARTIN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $98,626.92 Date 06/30/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REICHERT, JOHN G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $98,626.92 Date 05/28/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, JEFFREY P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $98,626.92 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIALKI, KATHLEEN D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $98,626.92 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILL, BRIAN P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $98,626.92 Date 03/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKERMAN, DOUGLAS S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $98,626.92 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTNER, MICHAEL F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $98,626.92 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, RENJIT P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $98,626.92 Date 05/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUMINSKI, KENNETH J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $98,626.92 Date 09/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAISTNER, DAVID A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $98,626.92 Date 02/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRILLI, DOMINIC Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $98,626.92 Date 09/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTKOWSKI, EDWARD S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $98,626.92 Date 08/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DOUGLAS K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $98,626.92 Date 11/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBOL, DAVID A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $98,626.92 Date 08/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURDEJ, SUSAN S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $98,626.92 Date 04/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TACKLEY, DAVID R, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $98,626.92 Date 04/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAY, JIMMY T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $98,626.92 Date 09/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIEAND, OTTO A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $98,626.92 Date 04/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIEDA, A PAUL Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $98,626.92 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORFOLK, MARK D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $98,626.92 Date 07/28/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EAGER, KEVIN P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $98,626.92 Date 08/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLICK, MICHAEL R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $98,626.92 Date 03/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOVER, TIMOTHY M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $98,626.92 Date 07/14/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRILL, JEFFREY L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $98,626.92 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUCHARSKI, JULIAN D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $98,626.92 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOFFATT, DAVID J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $98,626.92 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAWLICKI, DENNIS P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $98,626.92 Date 08/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESSO, DANIELLE M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $98,626.92 Date 06/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, RONALD M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $98,626.92 Date 09/21/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMICK, DAVID A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $98,626.92 Date 04/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOAK, BRIAN R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $98,626.92 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPPES, KIM M Employer name Rockland County Amount $98,626.90 Date 07/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUPERT, DONALD N Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $98,626.90 Date 06/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAIN, ROBERT A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $98,626.59 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, CASSAUNDRA H Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $98,626.41 Date 10/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, STEPHANIE C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $98,626.30 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRELLA, SUZANNE E Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $98,624.67 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHANZER, JUDITH A Employer name East Meadow Public Library Amount $98,624.37 Date 04/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIM, JONGMI Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $98,623.38 Date 02/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENKER, MARC D Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $98,623.20 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAKOR, DAVID Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $98,623.10 Date 10/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEBERT, JERRY J, JR Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $98,622.21 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FRAIA, GREGORY J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $98,622.05 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YIANNAKOS, DAVID M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $98,621.66 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ORLANDINI, ELVA ANN Employer name Nassau County Amount $98,621.63 Date 12/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASHWAY, AMBER A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $98,620.76 Date 12/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST PIERRE, PAUL W Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $98,619.98 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLUCCI, ROBERT Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $98,619.90 Date 06/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDEAU, LINDA L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $98,619.86 Date 11/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALANO, ROBIN E Employer name Monroe County Amount $98,619.74 Date 01/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCI, LORI-ANN Employer name Monroe County Amount $98,619.73 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISHBAUGH, KENNETH Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $98,619.47 Date 06/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, VERONIKA B Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $98,618.46 Date 11/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRIMARD, PAUL C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $98,618.35 Date 03/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, JOAN MARIE Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $98,618.14 Date 10/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANNON, ROBERT W, JR Employer name Charter School Applied Tech Amount $98,617.66 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULLO, LESLIE ANN B Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $98,617.43 Date 10/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, JONATHAN L Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $98,617.43 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VELEZ, NEFTALIZ Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $98,616.90 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNEY, MARIBETH Employer name Education Department Amount $98,616.21 Date 09/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, STEPHEN Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $98,616.13 Date 05/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRANKFURTER, MICHELLE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $98,615.95 Date 07/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENSON, JERRY Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $98,615.79 Date 05/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, ANGELINE P Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $98,615.78 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARDUZZI, MARK D Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $98,615.23 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, BART Employer name East Moriches UFSD Amount $98,614.80 Date 05/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEENAN, JOHN G Employer name Westchester County Amount $98,613.83 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, FABIOLA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $98,613.36 Date 04/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICATA, THOMAS M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $98,610.46 Date 03/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SHIRLESE M Employer name Erie County Amount $98,610.32 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALKOVIC, DEBORAH L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $98,610.11 Date 06/26/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHAEL A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $98,609.99 Date 07/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STIPPA, ALAN O Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $98,609.17 Date 03/25/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, MICHAEL C Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $98,609.13 Date 05/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-CHARLES, GHISLAINE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $98,607.39 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, JEREMY V Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $98,606.89 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASE, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $98,606.64 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOFFETT, STEPHEN K Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $98,604.59 Date 12/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMANI, ROCCO D Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $98,603.97 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAGUSIAK, JAMES M Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $98,603.68 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CECCONELLO, CYNTHIA J Employer name Village of Goshen Amount $98,603.23 Date 06/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSIN, DANIEL A Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $98,603.13 Date 03/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERIN, CHARLES P Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $98,602.95 Date 09/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAY, MARY A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $98,602.37 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMAS, LAWRENCE M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $98,602.30 Date 02/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCANO, MANDI E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $98,602.10 Date 09/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHACKO, SARAMMA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $98,602.02 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, EDWARD F Employer name Office of General Services Amount $98,601.94 Date 09/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOUNTALIOTIS, CHARLENE Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $98,601.49 Date 09/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MACCHIA, ANTHONY Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $98,601.09 Date 03/24/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREINER, KEITH M Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $98,600.79 Date 09/29/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICHON, DANIELLE L Employer name NYS Parole Board Amount $98,600.13 Date 11/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, SHATICE E Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $98,599.70 Date 04/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOTHAM, BRANDON S Employer name City of Rochester Amount $98,599.33 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YOUNG, GARY C Employer name Dutchess County Amount $98,599.30 Date 03/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GHANEM, FRANCOIS K Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $98,597.99 Date 07/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TREVOR L Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $98,596.09 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIRELLA, NINA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $98,595.82 Date 02/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System