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 MOORE, ANN MARIE Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $98,004.46 Date 11/08/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIFASI, MICHAEL A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $98,003.71 Date 06/20/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOESKE, BRENDA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $98,002.92 Date 02/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTON, LILLIAN M Employer name Westchester County Amount $98,001.73 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORAN, JOHN F Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $98,001.41 Date 12/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOOLITTLE, JAIME C Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $98,001.32 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, MATTHEW L Employer name Nassau County Amount $98,001.09 Date 01/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIERZBOWSKI, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $98,000.80 Date 01/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SINCLAIR, KRISTIN G Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $98,000.24 Date 09/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESSINGER, PETER E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $97,998.87 Date 08/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVAGGIO, JOSEPH D Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $97,998.77 Date 01/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLIS, DANIEL J Employer name Education Department Amount $97,998.45 Date 04/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHEARN, KELLY L Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $97,998.40 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINCOCK, JAMES L Employer name City of Elmira Amount $97,998.21 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LITTLE-CLAYTON, CORALIA E Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $97,997.74 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONEY, DOREEN A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $97,994.38 Date 02/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, SHEELA O Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $97,993.37 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, BRADLEY R Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $97,993.26 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUND, URSZULA E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $97,993.14 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISA, MARIA A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $97,993.04 Date 03/12/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUARNSTROM, HATTIE M Employer name Department of State Amount $97,992.62 Date 05/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCRIPTURE, BRIAN E Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $97,992.62 Date 06/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENTE, MICHAEL A Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $97,992.60 Date 09/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, AMADO L, JR Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $97,992.17 Date 01/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEARY, RICHARD A Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $97,991.17 Date 03/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUEVARA, JOSE C Employer name Village of Lake Success Amount $97,990.13 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMBROSIO, GLEN C Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $97,989.84 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, MARK Employer name City of Rochester Amount $97,987.84 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARP, LESLIE M Employer name Office NYS Inspector General Amount $97,987.42 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSTANTINI, WALTER A Employer name Oneida County Amount $97,987.35 Date 04/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JASINSKI, BRIAN E Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $97,986.59 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRYOR, ROBERT C, JR Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $97,986.22 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACK, THOMAS C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $97,985.61 Date 08/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, RODNEY V Employer name City of Norwich Amount $97,984.77 Date 08/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CROWELL, GARY J Employer name Center Moriches UFSD Amount $97,983.34 Date 08/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOVER, JEFFREY S Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $97,983.03 Date 11/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO CICERO, JEANNINE A Employer name Orange County Amount $97,981.25 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUSAMANN, ERIC G Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,980.48 Date 04/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, NAHTANHA O Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,979.95 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATLIN, NORA J Employer name Cornell University Amount $97,979.84 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, JOSEPH B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,979.32 Date 10/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, MICHAEL J Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $97,978.55 Date 12/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENUE-HOURIGAN, REBECCA L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,978.23 Date 10/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNELL, CRISTIN N Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,977.29 Date 01/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, FRANK D Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $97,976.99 Date 10/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, BINU K Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $97,975.87 Date 07/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GIRR, EDWARD J, III Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $97,975.49 Date 10/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALLO, BARBARA A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $97,974.70 Date 10/15/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEHRING, BRYAN W Employer name City of Corning Amount $97,974.54 Date 03/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLLINS, MICHAEL M Employer name Town of Southold Amount $97,972.92 Date 03/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIECO, JOHN R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $97,972.39 Date 05/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORSE-JOHNSON, BARBARA M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $97,969.80 Date 09/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMANN, TERESA Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,969.72 Date 10/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSEI, FRANCIS X Employer name City of White Plains Amount $97,968.90 Date 09/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HILLMAN, ROBERT A Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $97,967.94 Date 02/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GACONNIER, JOHN C Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $97,967.63 Date 10/14/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, TIMOTHY M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $97,967.62 Date 10/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, JACQUELYN A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $97,967.52 Date 10/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAK, RICHARD R Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $97,966.44 Date 06/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOX, VIRGINIA C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $97,965.37 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRANZ, KAREN G Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $97,965.24 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACHTYL, KENNETH P, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $97,962.79 Date 01/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, JOHN Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $97,962.29 Date 03/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURY, GARY A Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $97,961.73 Date 12/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAYES, KRISTOFER A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,961.39 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAMBERT, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Westchester County Amount $97,961.16 Date 05/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECK, KENNETH G, JR Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $97,961.12 Date 03/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, RUSSELL R, III Employer name City of Elmira Amount $97,959.58 Date 10/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ERAS, LARRY Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $97,958.65 Date 03/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELMANI, MUTHUKKUMARI Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $97,957.56 Date 09/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELIMOVIC, DZENAN Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $97,957.54 Date 10/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DU VAL, MARJORY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $97,955.11 Date 12/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUDANNO, GUADALUPE M Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $97,954.15 Date 11/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, JEAN G Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $97,951.51 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLOWAY, WINONA Employer name Westchester County Amount $97,950.86 Date 10/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, MARGARET A Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $97,950.82 Date 11/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGLISI, CHARLES F Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $97,949.79 Date 12/18/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMOLINSKY, MARK W Employer name Broome County Amount $97,949.50 Date 05/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CATERINA, JOSEPH, JR Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $97,949.21 Date 03/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNING, JANE M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $97,948.93 Date 12/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODES, ANZALEE Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $97,948.48 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, KURT E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,947.75 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRANCATO, LANCE A Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $97,947.36 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACON, MICHELLE M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $97,946.94 Date 11/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENSON, KERRY-ANN A Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $97,946.56 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, MARK A Employer name Westchester County Amount $97,946.11 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZMITIA, ELENA Employer name Orange County Amount $97,945.74 Date 03/25/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREESON, CHERYL L Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $97,945.27 Date 10/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIEHOMSKI, TODD C Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $97,945.16 Date 03/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRIESER, GARRETT Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $97,944.97 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTCHER, MASSIEL L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $97,944.96 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTOLACCI, ROBERT Employer name Village of Rye Brook Amount $97,944.25 Date 05/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, JAMES R Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $97,942.24 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, PATRICIA-JO Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $97,942.08 Date 01/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUCK, MAUREEN E Employer name Department of Health Amount $97,942.06 Date 12/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANZOVINO, ANTHONY S Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $97,941.20 Date 07/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSINGER, MICHAEL E Employer name Westchester County Amount $97,940.17 Date 10/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDARO, SAMUEL J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $97,940.16 Date 03/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, JON C Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $97,938.75 Date 08/06/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTLEDGE, STEPHEN Employer name City of White Plains Amount $97,937.70 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System