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 PIAZZA, SAMUEL J Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $97,562.83 Date 12/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOVEN, DUANE B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $97,562.75 Date 06/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, RAUL S Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $97,561.60 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, THOMAS H Employer name Broome County Amount $97,561.43 Date 07/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHETKO, FRANK L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $97,561.27 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAILEY, MARCELLA M Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $97,561.07 Date 09/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, MATTHEW P Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $97,560.59 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEBESTA, CATHERINE G Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $97,559.81 Date 04/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLIDDI, THOMAS P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,558.99 Date 09/28/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QADERI, ROHYA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $97,558.82 Date 01/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, JAIN K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $97,558.67 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTRADA, JOHN J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $97,558.40 Date 04/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDAIS, MARIE M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $97,557.74 Date 02/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCUTT, MARY A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $97,557.35 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIAMPA, ALEXANDER A Employer name Westchester County Amount $97,557.26 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIARAVINO, SETTIMO J Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,557.23 Date 04/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERGER, EDWARD A Employer name Henrietta Fire District Amount $97,556.98 Date 05/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ASHTON, JOHN P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $97,556.66 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, JOSE F Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $97,556.58 Date 04/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROWE, NATHANIEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,556.41 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEARS, SAMUEL R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,556.23 Date 03/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEREZNY, CANDICE J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,554.23 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTEIN, MADELYN SNYDER Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $97,553.22 Date 06/28/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLADER, RAHEEM D Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $97,552.48 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, RAPHALITA M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $97,552.06 Date 12/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, JO ANN S Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $97,552.02 Date 08/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURTNEY, MARILYN Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $97,551.74 Date 09/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDERON, ALEJANDRO A Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,550.90 Date 09/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIDGE, KEVIN M, SR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $97,550.70 Date 01/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BYRNE, KEVIN Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $97,550.46 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROKAW, MICHELE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $97,549.79 Date 07/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, ELLEN T Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $97,549.70 Date 06/12/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TASSONE, THOMAS A Employer name City of White Plains Amount $97,546.84 Date 08/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CERNUDA, MARTIN H Employer name Rockland County Amount $97,545.93 Date 05/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BHOWMICK, SARMISTHA Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $97,545.88 Date 09/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FESTA, JOSEPH A Employer name City of Middletown Amount $97,544.90 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORBISIERO, MICHAEL Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $97,544.70 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KINDERMAN, JASON M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,544.22 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERTUCCI, THOMAS J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $97,543.55 Date 11/28/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REA, ROBERT E Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $97,543.24 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANE, BERNADINE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $97,542.39 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VRIES, BILL S Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $97,542.38 Date 04/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROADNAX, KEISHA L Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $97,542.31 Date 08/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARMSTEDTER, DAVID M Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $97,542.18 Date 01/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRYAN, PAULINE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $97,541.43 Date 03/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASELEY, BRIAN R Employer name Niagara County Amount $97,541.33 Date 03/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ELLA C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $97,540.90 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRTON, LILA E Employer name Westchester County Amount $97,540.66 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORTOSO, RICHARD L Employer name Hicksville Fire District Amount $97,540.45 Date 04/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUISSEY, EDWARD G Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $97,539.68 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWERY, JAIME M Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $97,538.65 Date 09/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLO, MUFTAU G Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $97,538.41 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASPRZYK, DAVID S Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $97,537.51 Date 02/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ALVIN T Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $97,537.22 Date 10/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVOS, EMILY B Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $97,537.16 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLNE, BIBIANE M Employer name Rockland County Amount $97,536.95 Date 08/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAME, KEVIN M Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $97,535.60 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINSTEIN, NAOMI M Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $97,535.06 Date 12/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, ANGELA Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $97,534.49 Date 12/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADOLATO, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $97,533.86 Date 10/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAMMEL, LOUIS C Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $97,532.99 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, DEBORAH M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $97,532.41 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTHENBERG, MARK H Employer name Suffolk Coop Library System Amount $97,529.69 Date 06/24/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNA, MICHAEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,528.70 Date 01/25/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADE, DENISE L Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $97,528.12 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERHARDT, ARTHUR A, JR Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $97,527.41 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, JOHN J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $97,526.74 Date 08/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, KELLY M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $97,526.71 Date 05/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLIGAN, JOHN C, JR Employer name Village of Harriman Amount $97,521.76 Date 04/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANUS, JOSEPH M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $97,521.74 Date 01/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURKE, JOHN R Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $97,521.20 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOTH, CAROL A Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $97,520.80 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKHAM, BRIAN M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $97,520.78 Date 06/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISLOCKI, GEORGE Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $97,520.13 Date 02/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HROTKO, FRANK J Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $97,520.04 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, DAVID M Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $97,519.76 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURIEN, THOMAS Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $97,519.21 Date 05/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOUSIGNANT, BRIAN T Employer name Northern Adirondack CSD Amount $97,518.40 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATCHEN, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $97,518.11 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTY, BERNARD M Employer name Waterfront Commis of NY Harbor Amount $97,516.62 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLIN, JUDITH A Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $97,516.59 Date 03/03/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, JAMES T Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $97,516.58 Date 02/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIEGLER, ANDREW N Employer name Westchester County Amount $97,516.33 Date 02/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBANESE, ELLEN P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $97,516.26 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAHMAN, ALLA Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $97,514.71 Date 03/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JURICA, MATTHEW W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,513.54 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PURVIS, JASON Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $97,513.46 Date 12/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY-CROSS, ANNETTE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,512.70 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLUENDER, DARIA E Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $97,512.40 Date 09/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, PATRICK J Employer name Ontario County Amount $97,511.90 Date 01/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC BRIDE, JASON A Employer name Ontario County Amount $97,511.90 Date 03/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAPLES, ANDREA R Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $97,511.84 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROY, ANJANA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $97,509.75 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADLERMAN, CATHERINE A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $97,509.55 Date 02/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDES, KATHERINE M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $97,507.96 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, JAMISHA S Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $97,506.63 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNDE, ANTHONY C Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $97,506.44 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, JASON M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $97,505.79 Date 01/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OSTRAU, AMY M Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $97,502.51 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OUZOUNIAN, LAUREN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,502.11 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System