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 BARTON, RICHARD A Employer name No Westchester Joint Water Works Amount $97,832.50 Date 09/15/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAISLEY, DANIELLE D Employer name Patchogue-Medford Pub Library Amount $97,832.40 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILITELLO, RALPH A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $97,831.58 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODONNELL, JOHN P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $97,830.77 Date 03/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEID, KEITH Employer name Watervliet City School Dist Amount $97,830.28 Date 06/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCNEES, KOREY M, SR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $97,829.65 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ESCOBALES, DAVID Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $97,828.84 Date 01/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, MARK J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $97,828.42 Date 06/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOAK, KARA L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,827.08 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARCANGELO, ANTHONY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,826.11 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRAUFSTETTER, KYLE V Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $97,825.91 Date 02/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONELL, BENJAMIN P, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,825.49 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MELITON, MA CARMEN J Employer name Department of Health Amount $97,824.68 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARFIELD, FREDERICK J Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $97,824.28 Date 07/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CERUTTI, WILLIAM J Employer name Ardsley UFSD Amount $97,823.14 Date 09/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLUSZKA, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $97,822.70 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HENNESSY, THOMAS L Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $97,822.56 Date 08/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCANLAN-KEYWORK, MAUREEN Employer name Rockland County Amount $97,822.35 Date 07/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, LOUISE E Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $97,821.96 Date 01/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, THOMAS J Employer name City of Kingston Amount $97,821.65 Date 02/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARMON, TODD A Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $97,821.55 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRARY, MIKE J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $97,819.71 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESIDE, STEVEN E Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $97,819.47 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DYER, DONNA P Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $97,819.35 Date 09/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, JEANNE K Employer name New York Public Library Amount $97,818.61 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDO, A JOSEPH Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $97,818.04 Date 08/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENAGHEN, MICHAEL D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,817.95 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, JENNIFER Employer name Office For Technology Amount $97,817.74 Date 06/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, CESAR E Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $97,817.60 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRENDERGASS, ANNA M Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $97,817.59 Date 01/24/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATIL, SANJAY J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $97,817.30 Date 12/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDERSPIEL, MICHAEL M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,817.24 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, GREGORY M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,816.98 Date 11/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SNYDER, SANDY R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $97,816.12 Date 11/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICHA, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $97,815.25 Date 01/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURRAY, KATHLEEN A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $97,814.78 Date 11/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSE, TIFFANY M K Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $97,814.18 Date 09/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, LARRY G Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $97,813.14 Date 11/30/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITTLE, KEVIN F Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $97,812.53 Date 10/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, BRIAN D Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $97,812.21 Date 05/31/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SESSIONS, JAMES E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,811.95 Date 12/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLESANTE, MARK Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,811.78 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUINLAN, CASEY E Employer name Department of Law Amount $97,811.23 Date 02/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, JAQUELLA M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $97,811.16 Date 06/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALKEY, BRAD W Employer name Ontario County Amount $97,811.13 Date 02/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPP, JEFFREY M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $97,809.65 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, ASHLEY Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $97,809.43 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUESADA, MELISSA R Employer name Department of State Amount $97,809.06 Date 02/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMMLER, JOHN E Employer name St Paul Blvd Fire Dist Amount $97,807.78 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANARA, FRANK D Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $97,806.41 Date 04/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALSTON, PHYLLIS A Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $97,805.97 Date 07/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAER, EILEEN M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $97,805.95 Date 01/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGG, DEREK M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $97,805.95 Date 05/17/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DARRYL C Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $97,805.95 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUSSO, JOSEPH G Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $97,805.79 Date 01/15/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAW, JEFFREY A Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $97,805.26 Date 06/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILORENZO, SALVATORE Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,804.87 Date 05/25/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBICHAUD, KATHLEEN LEAHEY Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $97,804.03 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARQUHAR, JAMES F, III Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,803.08 Date 01/06/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, GARY A, JR Employer name Village of Chester Amount $97,803.01 Date 10/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLAVITA, ANTHONY S Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $97,802.42 Date 08/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGANO, CHRISTINA M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $97,802.22 Date 09/06/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, SUSAN C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $97,802.22 Date 06/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORR, KATHERINE A Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $97,801.80 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONNONE-BREW, MICHELLE P Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,801.66 Date 05/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESMORNES, FRITZ F Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $97,800.23 Date 01/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, BRADLEY C Employer name Broome County Amount $97,799.33 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, MARTA E Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $97,798.38 Date 09/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAMOLARO, DEAN C Employer name Oneida County Amount $97,796.96 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDALTY, ANDREW S Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $97,796.78 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, BRIAN Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $97,796.64 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGT, GERALD T, JR Employer name City of Troy Amount $97,796.14 Date 10/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUNLEY, GLORIA A Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $97,793.97 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPANO, YVONNE E Employer name Westchester County Amount $97,793.53 Date 02/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETIZIA, FRANK Employer name Dutchess County Amount $97,793.24 Date 01/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAWOLA, MATTHEW D Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $97,793.01 Date 01/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOLIS, LISA A Employer name Village of Muttontown Amount $97,792.38 Date 06/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GINNIS, PATRICK M Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $97,791.62 Date 03/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEHRLE, JOHN P Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $97,790.82 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELGROSSO, MICHAEL F Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $97,790.78 Date 10/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRUCHT, ELISABETH A Employer name Department of Health Amount $97,790.00 Date 10/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MALLON, JEAN M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $97,789.83 Date 02/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLMEDA, RACHEL Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $97,789.32 Date 09/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'GARRO, TREMAINE H Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $97,789.07 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYKO, EVA LYNN M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $97,788.94 Date 10/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOREMUS, PATRICIA E Employer name City of Middletown Amount $97,788.83 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARBELLA, MARIE A Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $97,787.98 Date 05/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCISCO, JAMES P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,787.62 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, TIMOTHY F Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $97,787.56 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN LOAN, KATHERINE R Employer name Ulster County Amount $97,787.40 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DOREEN J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $97,787.16 Date 08/29/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASHER, WILLIAM R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $97,786.53 Date 05/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUPSKI, ALBERT J, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,785.60 Date 11/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSAY, WILLIAM J, III Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,785.60 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEFFNER, AARON A Employer name Averill Park CSD Amount $97,785.00 Date 06/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTE, JOHN G Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $97,784.96 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACHNOWITZ, JASON S Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $97,784.27 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, ROBERT A Employer name Roosevelt Island Oper Corp. Amount $97,784.19 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLPE, THOMAS J Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $97,783.93 Date 06/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDY, JOSEPH W, III Employer name Office For Technology Amount $97,783.91 Date 07/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System