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 CIOFFI, KELLIE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,710.98 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRAMONE, RACHEL Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $97,710.16 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, DAVID J Employer name Department of Health Amount $97,710.13 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, JAMES E Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $97,710.11 Date 08/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LALINE, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Department of Law Amount $97,707.65 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORN, MARCO E Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $97,707.60 Date 04/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUSEN, PATRICIA R Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $97,707.30 Date 06/06/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIELMANN, JAMES J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $97,706.34 Date 05/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLI, LORRAINE A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $97,706.04 Date 09/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMPOFO, HENRY T Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $97,706.00 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINGLE, JILL W Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $97,706.00 Date 07/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, MARK S Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $97,706.00 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUESS, ANTHONY R Employer name Niagara County Amount $97,705.41 Date 09/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOFF, MARCIA U Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $97,704.45 Date 09/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKOVY, RYAN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,703.64 Date 07/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH-WILSON, ANGELIA Employer name Office For The Aging Amount $97,703.18 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMMINS, DAVID F Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $97,702.21 Date 01/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LANGDON, ROBERT W Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $97,701.81 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, JOHNNY M, SR Employer name Westchester County Amount $97,701.62 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTT, WILLIAM J Employer name Monroe County Amount $97,701.41 Date 06/19/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, SCOTT A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,701.26 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RANDALL, MICHAEL A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $97,700.70 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTTON, BRADLEY J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $97,700.32 Date 06/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUAGLIARDI, ANTHONY Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $97,700.05 Date 05/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCINELLI, JOSEPH Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $97,699.73 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORK, ANDREW J Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $97,698.38 Date 06/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANEY, DEANNA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $97,698.25 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARGADON, JAMES G Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $97,697.84 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMINSKI, STANLEY J, II Employer name City of Rochester Amount $97,697.30 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLEAVEST, CHRISTINE S Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $97,696.94 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITRA, SONALI Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $97,696.94 Date 08/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, CHERYL P Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $97,696.94 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOMACK-WEIDNER, ANITA J Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $97,696.94 Date 10/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CENTENO, MIRIAM Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $97,696.94 Date 01/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUMP, TRACY L Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $97,696.94 Date 10/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KNIGHT, TERRI ANN Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $97,696.94 Date 10/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLATOW, STEVEN E Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $97,696.94 Date 05/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRETEN, DONALD R Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $97,696.26 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHATEL, JOHN K Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $97,696.08 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGNANI, RICHARD Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $97,695.88 Date 03/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEINSTER, ELIZABETH Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $97,694.92 Date 01/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUCETTE, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,694.55 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, JOHN F Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $97,693.75 Date 02/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, JACQUELINE E Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $97,693.32 Date 10/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAJADA, PAUL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $97,693.06 Date 05/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ALLISTER, SHAWN B Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $97,692.70 Date 01/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC QUILKIN, RICHARD D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $97,690.67 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, BROOKSEY J Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $97,690.57 Date 09/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOERNER, GREGG B Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $97,690.24 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, LYLE R Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $97,689.77 Date 06/28/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHOU, CHANG T Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $97,689.64 Date 06/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, JILL B Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $97,689.62 Date 10/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANDWERG, ROBERT C Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $97,689.08 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARORA, URMIL Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $97,688.89 Date 05/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGUE, SHANNEL S Employer name Westchester County Amount $97,687.86 Date 10/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, JOSEPHINE C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $97,687.82 Date 02/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUZA, SIEGMUND N Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $97,687.79 Date 10/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TICE, KARL W Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $97,687.08 Date 07/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, BRUCE A Employer name City of Cortland Amount $97,686.63 Date 08/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLIDAY, CATHERINE Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $97,686.49 Date 08/20/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABEL, BETTY J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $97,684.99 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBENG, ADELINA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $97,684.83 Date 10/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADIGAN, BRIAN Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $97,684.66 Date 09/22/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, JOSEPH L Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $97,684.18 Date 12/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPO, ROBERT J Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,683.18 Date 10/30/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONROY, SHARLENE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,683.18 Date 01/24/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIARRAPUTO, DOMINIC D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $97,682.91 Date 09/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IORIO, MICHAEL R Employer name Department of Health Amount $97,681.37 Date 08/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARILLE, LINDSAY M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $97,680.38 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMICH, CATHERINE W Employer name Granville CSD Amount $97,680.15 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBST, ALAN J Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $97,679.18 Date 09/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, SHARON A Employer name Town of Fishkill Amount $97,678.13 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLANCY, ROBERT T Employer name Monroe County Amount $97,677.46 Date 07/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATUZZA, ANTHONY R Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $97,677.30 Date 05/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RANDISE, JERRY J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $97,675.78 Date 09/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COSTA, ROBERT M Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $97,675.66 Date 10/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARTIN R, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,675.53 Date 04/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, JEANINE T Employer name Orange County Amount $97,674.11 Date 09/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUGHLIN, EARL H Employer name City of White Plains Amount $97,674.02 Date 12/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METTROCK, RONALD P, JR Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $97,673.87 Date 07/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELGEMACHER, KEITH B Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $97,673.63 Date 01/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALSH, CAROL L Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $97,672.76 Date 12/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOUNTIS, PETER A Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $97,672.47 Date 10/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEADOWSMARZANOO, KATHLEEN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $97,671.92 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALL, KATHRYN A, MRS Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $97,671.15 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GULLIE, JOHN S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $97,670.47 Date 10/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACERRA, MICHAEL S Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $97,669.92 Date 02/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMBERT, SAMANTHA E Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $97,669.82 Date 01/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name UBAKANMA, EDITH E Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $97,668.73 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESSMENT-ZUCKER, SUSAN L Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $97,666.30 Date 04/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAIGE, DANIEL H Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $97,666.29 Date 05/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACHOLYK, PETER J Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $97,664.75 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAINVIL-WILSON, MARTINE M Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $97,663.55 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEATTIE, LINDA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $97,663.30 Date 03/06/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIRD, BRIAN E Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $97,663.04 Date 12/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIAN, CHRISTINA M Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $97,663.04 Date 07/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POHLMANN, CINDY J Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $97,663.04 Date 09/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARR, DARRYL K Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $97,662.92 Date 05/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, JEFFREY A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $97,661.38 Date 07/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAINE, JOHN A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $97,661.00 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System