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 RICHARDSON, PHYLLIS S Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $98,068.97 Date 04/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISCUOLO, LOUANN M Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $98,068.72 Date 07/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPARD, STEVEN Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $98,068.11 Date 08/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, HENRIETTE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $98,065.52 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOUTSINAS, VENIZELOS Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $98,064.47 Date 05/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL MONTE, JUDY N Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $98,064.07 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, NIRANJANA A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $98,064.05 Date 04/21/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSCI, STEPHEN L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $98,062.87 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'MEARA, KIERAN J Employer name Westchester County Amount $98,062.81 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLEY, DEIRDRE K Employer name Nassau County Amount $98,061.27 Date 09/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRER, JORGE M Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $98,061.25 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, ROSEMARY A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $98,061.21 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, CLAUDE A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $98,059.45 Date 12/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, MARK A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $98,058.14 Date 10/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONROY, JOHN T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $98,056.84 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAKER, BRUCE T Employer name West Irondequoit CSD Amount $98,056.26 Date 12/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOOHER, STEVE J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $98,056.06 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUPPEL, DIANNA L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $98,056.02 Date 01/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, RONALD E Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $98,055.34 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUCHEK, JEFFREY M Employer name Nassau County Amount $98,055.33 Date 09/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, ROBERT H Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $98,054.96 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSTODIO, JOHN P Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $98,054.81 Date 08/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINONES, HERIBERTO Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $98,054.56 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMARA, KADIJATU Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $98,054.32 Date 02/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, ZACKERY T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $98,054.19 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STRATIGAKOS, DESPINA M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $98,054.10 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMIL, MOUSA A J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $98,052.18 Date 11/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, THOMAS H Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $98,051.64 Date 11/13/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRES, JAMES J Employer name Akron CSD Amount $98,051.50 Date 05/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMATO, VINCENT Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $98,051.37 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, MARK R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $98,049.77 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDAK, JEFFREY W Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $98,049.77 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, LARISSA C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $98,049.77 Date 09/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISBERG, MICHAEL G Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $98,049.77 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, JOSEPH, JR Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $98,049.73 Date 05/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, CHAROLENE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $98,048.52 Date 11/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABRIOLA, ANNSLEY E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $98,048.23 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERN, STEPHEN P Employer name Erie County Amount $98,047.24 Date 08/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZBURT, MARK Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $98,047.09 Date 04/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TETAMORE, MARCEA C Employer name Livingston County Amount $98,046.82 Date 03/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAUSO, ANDREW J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $98,044.15 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIERCE, HARDY K Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $98,044.13 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IUSI, DAVID J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $98,043.49 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAROCQUE, JAY T Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $98,043.14 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON-BROWNE, ROBIN Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $98,043.11 Date 06/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, GARY L Employer name Wayne County Amount $98,043.01 Date 11/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASUNCION-ABIQUE, SHIELA MAY S Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $98,038.72 Date 06/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, CHAD M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $98,037.62 Date 07/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CITARELLA, ANTHONY C Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $98,037.56 Date 09/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASTIEN, MIREILLE Employer name Department of Health Amount $98,037.24 Date 10/02/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MICHAEL K Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $98,036.68 Date 05/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODDEN, EARL P Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $98,035.66 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEENAN, KRISTOPHER W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $98,035.54 Date 06/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANICKI, CASTLE L Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $98,034.00 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERIO, JULIE A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $98,033.44 Date 02/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, JOLYN S Employer name Westchester County Amount $98,032.57 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRAMER, DAVID W Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $98,031.90 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STASACK, WILLIAM P Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $98,031.82 Date 07/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRONIE, PAUL J Employer name Rockland County Amount $98,031.32 Date 04/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETRANTONI, DOMINIQUE M Employer name Town of Webster Amount $98,031.29 Date 07/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOSIK, BRUCE P Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $98,029.32 Date 09/10/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINELLI, KIMBERLY A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $98,028.70 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISTOL, ELIZABETH A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $98,027.86 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, AMY S Employer name Sachem Public Library Amount $98,027.40 Date 01/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARKAS-HUEZO, ROBERTA L Employer name Erie County Amount $98,027.39 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIENCLAW, FELIX Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $98,026.16 Date 11/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANGHAVI, BHAVNA D Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $98,024.29 Date 09/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUEVAS, CAROL A Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $98,023.92 Date 11/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, THOMAS C Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $98,023.83 Date 01/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREENBERG, DONNA S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $98,023.26 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOYD, TREVOR J Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $98,023.14 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, JAMES H Employer name Dutchess County Amount $98,023.04 Date 07/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GIRR, MICHAEL J Employer name Ulster County Amount $98,021.47 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARGESSER, ROBERT S Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $98,020.22 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNE, TIMOTHY P Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $98,019.95 Date 11/21/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KACZMAREK, KERRY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $98,019.71 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREY, SACKELIA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $98,019.44 Date 06/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, THOMAS P Employer name Nassau County Amount $98,018.87 Date 07/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESTER, CHARLES E Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $98,018.60 Date 07/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLEMMA, JASON D Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $98,017.59 Date 04/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATI, JEREMY L Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $98,016.91 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS-ORTIZ, LESLIE A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $98,015.59 Date 04/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORR, MEGAN E Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $98,014.44 Date 03/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROSSER, RICHARD A Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $98,013.90 Date 11/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WURZER, GORDON J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $98,013.65 Date 07/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, DANIEL E Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $98,012.74 Date 01/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANAMY, JAMES C Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $98,012.43 Date 04/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, RAY Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $98,012.03 Date 03/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECO, ROBERT Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $98,011.45 Date 01/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, GLEN M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $98,011.38 Date 02/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, BRIAN M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $98,010.84 Date 10/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTHOFF, WALTER J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $98,010.70 Date 07/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARK, LINDSEY S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $98,010.69 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STAMILE, ATTANASIO Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $98,009.92 Date 10/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, DENISE C Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $98,008.81 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, TRUDY L Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $98,007.93 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, WALTER D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $98,007.69 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERMAN, DAVID A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $98,007.58 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJTKOWIAK, MARK Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $98,005.90 Date 01/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JERNIGAN, SHAWN L Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $98,004.46 Date 10/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System