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 VANJOHNSON, ROBERT R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,937.44 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ESTEVEZ, OLGARINA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,936.51 Date 02/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRONE, ROBERT Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $97,934.85 Date 07/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURTEAU, PATRICK J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $97,934.27 Date 01/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIBAULT, JEFFREY J Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $97,933.94 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $97,933.91 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLELLAN, HERBERT H Employer name City of Rochester Amount $97,932.05 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONIN, JEFFREY L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $97,931.19 Date 02/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUZOWSKI, THOMAS J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,931.15 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAREK, STEPHEN R Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $97,931.03 Date 05/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCHAN, JORDAN M Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $97,930.61 Date 07/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUSHEY-CALLEY, CATHERINE M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $97,930.40 Date 11/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLORIN, ANTONIO Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $97,930.32 Date 12/30/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OPPEDISANO, MELODY H Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $97,930.30 Date 06/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, GARRETT M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $97,928.77 Date 01/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEDULLA, ROB J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,928.48 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEPTUNE, MARIE L Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $97,927.78 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCHANT, BRIAN M Employer name Ballston Spa-Csd Amount $97,927.69 Date 01/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETHERIDGE, YAKINI W Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $97,927.37 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSSAN, KERRI Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $97,927.20 Date 09/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, LYDIA Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $97,926.36 Date 08/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOSCANO, EVELYN J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $97,924.88 Date 03/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCOY ROBBENS, MARA B Employer name Department of Health Amount $97,924.05 Date 12/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLITANO, KATHRYN A Employer name Westchester County Amount $97,923.15 Date 12/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLLER, CHERYL L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $97,923.10 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACKMYRE, DAVID C, JR Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $97,922.79 Date 08/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERRARA, ROBERT W Employer name Town of Chester Amount $97,921.96 Date 12/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARANGIO, DOUGLAS S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,920.65 Date 04/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONK, CHAD E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,920.41 Date 04/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ORDONEZ, LEAH D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $97,919.27 Date 02/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, SCOTT P Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $97,917.40 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOMYCZ, DAVID J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $97,916.77 Date 11/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI RUSSO, JOHN P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,916.49 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEARSON-SMALLS, RENE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $97,916.04 Date 09/10/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHANNON-SACCI, JOANN Employer name Westchester County Amount $97,913.39 Date 11/25/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNETTA, PATRICK Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $97,913.37 Date 03/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNER, JOSEPH E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $97,913.30 Date 01/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PECORELLA, PETER Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $97,913.28 Date 09/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, THOMAS J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $97,913.13 Date 01/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, BENJAMIN Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $97,912.50 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNORRBUSCH, JOHN P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $97,912.11 Date 10/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAHY, TIMOTHY Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $97,910.68 Date 01/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FILIP, ROBERT J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $97,910.66 Date 10/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, SCOTT A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $97,910.16 Date 10/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSSELMANN, DAWN L Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $97,909.30 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEANE, RICHARD J, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $97,909.01 Date 03/30/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTFIN, ANDREW M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,907.23 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SZKLANY, JORDAN C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,906.81 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILCOX, WILLIAM D Employer name Madison County Amount $97,906.15 Date 02/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, DAVID G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,904.79 Date 05/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRANTLEY, JEROME E Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $97,904.70 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name XANTHIS, ELIZABETH H Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $97,902.27 Date 09/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AURELIEN, RICARDO Employer name Rockland County Amount $97,902.21 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENO, MA LENITHY M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $97,902.19 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, JEFFREY L Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $97,902.17 Date 11/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL MORAL, CINDY Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $97,899.71 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EWING, MICHAEL D Employer name City of White Plains Amount $97,898.84 Date 08/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALSUM, SANDRA J Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $97,898.72 Date 01/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURGEON, JULIE C Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $97,898.72 Date 07/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICOSTANZO, LISA M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $97,898.67 Date 11/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, KATHLEEN A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $97,898.67 Date 10/31/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHAN, MANOHAR Employer name Office For Technology Amount $97,898.67 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAINOR, DONNA H Employer name Office For Technology Amount $97,898.67 Date 09/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, ALTON L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $97,898.67 Date 06/26/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBUCHOWSKI, JOEL R Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $97,898.67 Date 12/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLE, MICHAEL A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $97,898.67 Date 09/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKLOW, CANDY E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $97,898.67 Date 07/02/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ADAM J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $97,897.91 Date 02/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLVIN, ALAN M Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $97,897.85 Date 01/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGNOTTA, STEPHANIE M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $97,897.58 Date 07/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABLES, ERIC J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $97,897.35 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNTON, JOSEPH D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $97,897.17 Date 06/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIAMBERDINO, ANTHONY, JR Employer name Niagara County Amount $97,896.44 Date 11/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORAN, DANIEL P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $97,894.84 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BACON, TYREE G Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $97,894.81 Date 01/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHEL, LOUIS G Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $97,892.79 Date 04/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GODBEE, LATANYA Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $97,892.19 Date 09/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARVA, INNA Y Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $97,892.01 Date 06/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREMO, SCOTT A Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $97,891.98 Date 06/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCHER, ERIK J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $97,890.70 Date 04/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FARR, JAMES A, JR Employer name Warren County Amount $97,890.20 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELE, MICHAEL T Employer name Plainview Water District Amount $97,889.40 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURINGA, JASON T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,887.91 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHIU, TANIA E Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,887.43 Date 04/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HSU, HUI-LING Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $97,887.18 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTHUSSERIL, MARIAKUTTY A Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $97,886.99 Date 03/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUTO, NEIL F Employer name Westchester County Amount $97,886.32 Date 08/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELUCCIA, PHILIP J Employer name Westchester County Amount $97,885.05 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRONSVELD, WILLIAM B Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $97,884.24 Date 04/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, DORINA A Employer name Great Neck Park District Amount $97,884.02 Date 10/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALBOT, MICHAEL P Employer name City of Auburn Amount $97,883.80 Date 08/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMIK, KARL E Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $97,883.61 Date 10/11/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINBERG, ROBYN A Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $97,882.53 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOWER, CYNTHIA J Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $97,882.38 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECK, RONALD, JR Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $97,882.07 Date 07/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONROE, BRIAN J Employer name Village of Monticello Amount $97,881.35 Date 09/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MARYLU Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,880.81 Date 09/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MAISHA T Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $97,880.64 Date 05/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KYLE W Employer name Town of Greece Amount $97,880.61 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAMAKRISHNAN, RAJ Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $97,880.47 Date 01/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System