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 ELGUT, MATTHEW H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $98,323.24 Date 06/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, CHARLES E Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $98,322.91 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSANISI, FRANK, III Employer name Nassau County Amount $98,322.44 Date 03/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENNELL, DAVID P Employer name Village of Elmsford Amount $98,322.16 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STIGBERG, WILLIAM C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $98,321.62 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DARFUS J Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $98,321.14 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLEK, KERRY M Employer name Orange County Amount $98,321.12 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLANI, CAROL S Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $98,320.96 Date 09/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMAX, CHERYL D Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $98,320.91 Date 02/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERTS, RALPH W Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $98,319.33 Date 04/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRIBING, MICHAEL C Employer name Erie County Amount $98,318.58 Date 12/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARGADEN, BRIDGET M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $98,317.34 Date 01/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IOVINO, ANTHONY F Employer name Oceanside Library Amount $98,316.44 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOLICAN, JOSEPH T Employer name Onondaga County Amount $98,316.00 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JOHN T Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $98,315.73 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOVISHUK, VALERA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $98,315.45 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRAFESA, CARMEN M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $98,314.07 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADICK, JASON R Employer name Connetquot Public Library Amount $98,312.75 Date 10/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NACCARATO, MICHAEL D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $98,311.36 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEPVEU, KATE H Employer name Department of Law Amount $98,310.28 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORO, WILLIAM T Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $98,309.10 Date 03/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUATROCHI, JOSEPH J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $98,308.69 Date 01/29/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEEBLES, DOUGLAS H Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $98,308.53 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI VITO, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $98,308.35 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, ROBERT A Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $98,307.65 Date 11/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYRTLE, JOSHUA S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $98,307.25 Date 09/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASSNER, JENNIFER Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $98,306.92 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENDZICK, ANTHONY D Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $98,304.76 Date 05/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMEO, DOLLY N Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $98,304.41 Date 02/07/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLAS, LANA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $98,301.85 Date 12/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINKER, DEBRA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $98,301.17 Date 05/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PODPORSKA, MARTA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $98,299.81 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KATZ, ELLEN D Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $98,296.87 Date 02/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, RITA R Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $98,296.12 Date 06/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAUGUIN, JASON A Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $98,296.00 Date 05/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGE, STEPHEN D Employer name Westchester County Amount $98,295.96 Date 09/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEILE, MARY C Employer name Westchester County Amount $98,295.96 Date 09/01/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FADDEN, JOAN W Employer name Dutchess County Amount $98,295.94 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, DANITA R Employer name New York Public Library Amount $98,295.63 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, JORGE A Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $98,295.17 Date 02/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, MICHAEL A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $98,294.05 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MWANZA, JANE L Employer name Pleasantville UFSD Amount $98,293.85 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, MARY FRANCES Employer name Department of Health Amount $98,293.14 Date 01/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, KYLE N Employer name Division of State Police Amount $98,292.93 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRANI, LOUIS, II Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $98,292.90 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, ARTHUR C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $98,291.00 Date 03/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ACOSTA, KITTY S Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $98,290.21 Date 10/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CONNELL, ANITA B Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $98,290.04 Date 01/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINNOCK, JULIE A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $98,288.94 Date 03/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGGINS, YOLANDA DEVELA Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $98,288.33 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKMAN, RICHARD J Employer name Nassau County Amount $98,287.74 Date 04/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSCA, AMEDEO Employer name City of White Plains Amount $98,287.03 Date 08/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULRICH, MATTHEW D Employer name Saugerties CSD Amount $98,286.12 Date 12/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BHAGWANDEEN, PRADEEP Employer name Division of State Police Amount $98,285.37 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GORDON, DANIEL M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $98,285.16 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FITZSIMMONS, ROBERT B Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $98,284.85 Date 11/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINEO, JOSE A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $98,284.78 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLEMBIOWSKI, DAVID F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $98,284.62 Date 09/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRINCIPE, MICHAEL D Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $98,283.89 Date 08/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHTER, MATTHEW J Employer name Westchester County Amount $98,283.73 Date 03/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECHNER, BETH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $98,283.64 Date 03/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GADIGIAN, PETER R Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $98,283.49 Date 10/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSHKOSKI, JEREMY R Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $98,283.30 Date 11/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLEY, PATRICIA H Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $98,282.89 Date 03/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELTRAN, LIEZYL L Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $98,282.41 Date 02/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JENNIFER M Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $98,280.81 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, WILLIAM R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $98,280.62 Date 11/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, VANESSA L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $98,278.29 Date 06/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARQUINO, ELIAS Employer name Nassau County Amount $98,276.44 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWSOME, SHIRLEY E Employer name Orange County Amount $98,276.27 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNEY, MIRIAM E Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $98,276.25 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTZ, JOHANNES Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $98,275.57 Date 09/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMENTANO, CATHERINE Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $98,275.11 Date 07/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMORTO, LUCY Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $98,275.11 Date 09/14/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOSCANINI, NICOLE Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $98,275.11 Date 05/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARENTI, RICHARD Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $98,275.11 Date 02/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, JEFFREY M Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $98,274.25 Date 08/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIDOMIZIO, JAMES C Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $98,273.92 Date 05/20/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, RYAN H Employer name Division of State Police Amount $98,273.76 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TROTTA, ANTHONY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $98,273.70 Date 06/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINAGRA, JOSEPH A Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $98,272.54 Date 05/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ENGLISH, DIANE M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $98,271.31 Date 06/28/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHETSTONE, CHARLES J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $98,271.01 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, ANDREW P Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $98,270.61 Date 11/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNE, GARY Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $98,269.98 Date 09/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOONEY, ALAN D Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $98,269.62 Date 04/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, NOVA Y Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $98,269.48 Date 01/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, DEVIN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $98,269.33 Date 07/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLARKE, WILLIAM B Employer name Division of Veterans' Affairs Amount $98,269.14 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITKOWSKI, DANIEL Employer name City of Rochester Amount $98,266.79 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBLES, ANTHONY Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $98,265.24 Date 02/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORANO, KATHERINE M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $98,265.18 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITVAN, VICKY D Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $98,264.52 Date 10/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZABALA, HERMELINA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $98,264.07 Date 07/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLUMBE, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $98,264.01 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAVICOLI, ANTHONY J Employer name Erie County Amount $98,262.35 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENYON, STUART P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $98,261.79 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DRUGAN, TANYA Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $98,261.10 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, BENJAMIN C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $98,260.95 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MASSO-WELCH, PATRICIA A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $98,260.60 Date 06/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System