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 CHARLESTON, GERALD Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $98,549.93 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILAT, MICHAEL H Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $98,549.11 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPARKS, FAITH M Employer name Tuckahoe UFSD Amount $98,548.68 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRANDO, JOHN A Employer name Village of Sea Cliff Amount $98,547.83 Date 01/02/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANSLEY, WILLIAM J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $98,547.60 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUEBLER, LARRY W, JR Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $98,547.40 Date 08/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JACOB-RAMCHARAN, JENY E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $98,546.65 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGUIAR, RYAN P Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $98,546.44 Date 05/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCCHESI, JOHN Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $98,545.68 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEKERT, GERALD D Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $98,545.17 Date 02/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEELER, THOMAS B Employer name Oneida County Amount $98,543.76 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIDDLETON, PAMELA M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $98,543.19 Date 01/14/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSCIUK, KEVIN Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $98,543.15 Date 03/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOVERN, MARION C Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $98,543.06 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, JOHN D Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $98,543.05 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELSEY, SANDRA L Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $98,542.39 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTANARELLO, ANTHONY Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $98,542.28 Date 10/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEBUS, BRIAN P Employer name Emma S Clark Memorial Library Amount $98,541.32 Date 03/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZLOWSKI, BRIAN E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $98,541.06 Date 06/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, DAVID J Employer name Department of Health Amount $98,540.89 Date 01/23/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, MELISSA Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $98,540.34 Date 11/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRATTA, ADRIANO F Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $98,539.40 Date 10/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, ALEYAMMA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $98,539.15 Date 01/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARONEY, DAMIAN M Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $98,537.94 Date 07/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ISAACS, JEFFERY D Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $98,536.95 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILGALLON, KEVIN R Employer name City of Troy Amount $98,536.60 Date 12/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ADEKANMBI, MURITALA A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $98,536.48 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORROW, PETER J Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $98,536.23 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARCO, ELEANOR M Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $98,535.85 Date 04/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ELK, DAVID A Employer name Erie County Amount $98,534.28 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAZIANO, LAURIE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $98,533.80 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, MICHELLE A Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $98,533.75 Date 02/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAIDOO-ANSONG, LUCY Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $98,533.13 Date 11/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBIDEAU, CRAIG K Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $98,533.04 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERARDI, GISELLE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $98,532.94 Date 07/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, ALLISON J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $98,532.33 Date 07/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIGGS, LINDA M Employer name Albany County Amount $98,530.74 Date 06/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APGAR, GEORGE H, II Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $98,530.09 Date 03/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name D'ORLANDO, PAUL Employer name Erie County Amount $98,529.53 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTLEY, JULIE E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $98,529.52 Date 08/04/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OECHSLIN, DONALD J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $98,529.22 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FURIA, ANTHONY L Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $98,528.23 Date 02/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPLAN, BENJAMIN D Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $98,528.23 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEWELL, CRAIG H Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $98,527.70 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, RONALD D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $98,527.40 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THUS, JOHN J Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $98,525.65 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANG, WEI-SHIH Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $98,525.25 Date 08/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLAFIORE, BENJAMIN Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $98,523.72 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAUDUS, IRENE P Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $98,522.41 Date 08/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES-PEREZ, GLORIMAR Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $98,521.81 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALLI, KELLY M Employer name Erie County Amount $98,521.56 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THWEATT, JOHN R Employer name Chemung County Amount $98,521.25 Date 03/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBETT, CONOR P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $98,520.57 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLOIDT, LENORA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $98,518.78 Date 12/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC EVOY, EDWARD P Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $98,517.86 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILTON, HENRY E Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $98,516.92 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOUTHARD, JAMES D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $98,516.82 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPPOLA, GARY J Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $98,516.51 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TURADEK, THOMAS P Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $98,516.30 Date 02/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, JAMES Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $98,515.82 Date 05/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, CALVIN R Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $98,515.39 Date 10/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURROUGHS, JEFFREY S Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $98,515.31 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEPPANG, ROBERT W Employer name Hamilton County Amount $98,514.29 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIE, EDWARD E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $98,514.02 Date 03/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLBOURNE, EBONEY V Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $98,513.31 Date 12/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, DAVID L Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $98,511.58 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDEMANN, JENNIFER R Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $98,511.27 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, LAURA L Employer name Potsdam CSD Amount $98,511.14 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, TODD E Employer name Village of Buchanan Amount $98,509.93 Date 03/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALOMBA, VINCENZO X Employer name Westchester County Amount $98,509.17 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAFRANSKI, RICHARD T, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $98,509.17 Date 08/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, FRANCINE E Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $98,509.13 Date 05/31/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARR, TRACY L Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $98,508.03 Date 10/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKWOOD, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Monroe County Amount $98,507.59 Date 11/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNES, GINA L Employer name Pocantico Hills CSD Amount $98,507.48 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGOVA, KUJTIM Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $98,507.07 Date 07/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name METILDI, ALEXANDER F Employer name Monroe County Amount $98,506.47 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZARESE, GERALD A, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $98,505.68 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKINLEYE, ELIZABETH B Employer name Westchester County Amount $98,505.53 Date 05/13/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, TIMOTHY J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $98,505.38 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZELTON, GREGORY S Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $98,504.71 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRADERA, KATHLEEN Employer name Eastchester UFSD Amount $98,502.73 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOUNTAIN, STEVEN P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $98,502.64 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANIERRE, JENNIFER T Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $98,501.81 Date 09/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IPPOLITO, JOSEPH R Employer name Erie County Amount $98,501.49 Date 06/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROME, WILLIAM M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $98,501.30 Date 04/05/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZENI, THERESA N Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $98,500.99 Date 01/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, MARK F Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $98,500.50 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAITE, ROSEMARIE A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $98,499.75 Date 11/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVAGE-ABRAHAM, NOELLE M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $98,499.50 Date 10/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENTI, JAMES Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $98,498.55 Date 02/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERWIN, CHANTAL Employer name Dutchess County Amount $98,498.15 Date 01/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, GEORGE E Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $98,497.42 Date 02/10/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, PHILIP R Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $98,496.95 Date 06/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAYO, MICHELE A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $98,496.64 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAAL, NANCY Employer name Hicksville Water District Amount $98,496.46 Date 02/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIVETTA, DEAN J Employer name Westchester County Amount $98,495.96 Date 04/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIONTA, PAUL Employer name Westchester County Amount $98,495.96 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDME, MONIQUE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $98,495.82 Date 06/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODSON, MALIK G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $98,495.70 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System