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 TERRELL, MICHAEL C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,457.26 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SURIEL, STEVEN Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $97,455.93 Date 02/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULDER, BRIAN J Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $97,455.73 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCLAFANI, DIANE Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $97,455.67 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBONS, JACQUELINE A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $97,455.33 Date 05/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEATON, JOHN L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $97,455.33 Date 12/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOULTON, DAVID J Employer name Ontario County Amount $97,454.40 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, DONALD A Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $97,454.25 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAFFEE, JOHN F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,453.88 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERRANTELLI, JOSEPH Employer name Orange County Amount $97,453.18 Date 07/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISLAM, ANWAR U Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $97,452.20 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENCH, DONALD M Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $97,451.87 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IABONI, RICHARD D Employer name Westchester County Amount $97,449.19 Date 05/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, JOLLY Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $97,448.83 Date 11/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MEALO, JOSEPH P Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $97,448.33 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, HEATHER E Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $97,448.09 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSENZA, LYNN M Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $97,447.88 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, EDWARD J Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $97,447.84 Date 06/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISLIN, SHAWN P Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $97,447.55 Date 06/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JOEL L Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $97,447.33 Date 06/28/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICHON, JAMES D Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $97,446.41 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SENIOR, KEVIN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,445.63 Date 08/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, BRIAN D Employer name Ulster County Amount $97,445.41 Date 10/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, MARK L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $97,445.28 Date 01/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGNIBENE, SAMUEL J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $97,445.03 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHESWICK, DANIEL P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,443.60 Date 12/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DZIOK, GARY E Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $97,443.26 Date 04/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, MICHAEL J Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $97,443.06 Date 05/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINGLE, ROAN E Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $97,442.68 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESIRI, DONNA Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,440.37 Date 10/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SETOUTE, MARIE YVA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $97,439.12 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITETTA, CATHERINE M Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $97,438.54 Date 09/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SUSAN P Employer name Westchester County Amount $97,438.30 Date 08/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PYUN, CHONG M Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $97,438.20 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, TIMOTHY A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $97,437.69 Date 02/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $97,437.33 Date 06/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, RACHELAMMA Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $97,437.23 Date 07/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANKO, RICHARD R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $97,434.40 Date 04/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEAD, SUSAN M Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $97,433.47 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLEN, BRIAN P Employer name City of White Plains Amount $97,433.46 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERETTA, NICHOLAS E Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $97,432.72 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, KEVIN P Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $97,432.46 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PION, CARLOS A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,431.93 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SWAN, ARVENIA C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $97,431.39 Date 11/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOEN, ADAM T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,431.13 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSSO, JENNIFER M Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,430.99 Date 07/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAND, KIRK V Employer name City of Kingston Amount $97,430.85 Date 11/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, DOUGLAS M Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $97,429.54 Date 11/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, DENNIS L Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $97,429.31 Date 06/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALCOTT, MARTHA M Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $97,428.86 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, MARJORIE V Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $97,427.63 Date 05/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOO, BRIAN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $97,427.57 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARSHAD, STELLA E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $97,427.44 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, EDGAR A, III Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $97,426.60 Date 05/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRAUSCH, NEAL R Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $97,426.55 Date 12/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MARZO, EILEEN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,425.70 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNETZER, TAMA ELLEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,425.70 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROTTA, JOSHUA Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $97,424.74 Date 10/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CULLEN, MICHELLE Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $97,424.17 Date 12/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, KEIR J Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $97,424.03 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI FONZO, THOMAS J Employer name Niagara County Amount $97,422.42 Date 06/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ, NAOMI Employer name Department of Law Amount $97,421.12 Date 04/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, KAREN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $97,421.08 Date 07/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, RYAN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,420.31 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KNOWER, CHRISTINE J Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $97,419.60 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, SANDRA J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $97,418.71 Date 02/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, REGINALD C, JR Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $97,417.25 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, RONALD E Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $97,416.88 Date 05/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVARELLO, ADAM N Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $97,416.84 Date 01/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AGETT, BRENT P Employer name Falconer CSD Amount $97,416.52 Date 10/15/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATS, LOUIS N Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $97,415.60 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IVES, JEFFREY M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $97,414.85 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDRICK, LEAH C Employer name Orange County Amount $97,414.27 Date 04/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNERTY, THOMAS M Employer name Erie County Amount $97,414.24 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINSON, PATRICK D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,413.70 Date 10/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, COREY P Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $97,413.66 Date 05/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, ADRIANNE M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $97,413.59 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTS, DAVID J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $97,411.60 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARD, SAINTEMENE Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $97,410.88 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, ROBERT Employer name City of Rochester Amount $97,409.92 Date 01/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, RODGER E Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $97,409.80 Date 04/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZZARANO, ANDREW G Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $97,409.63 Date 04/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICA, STEVEN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,408.70 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUINNESS, JOHN CHRISTOPHER Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $97,408.63 Date 08/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKER, JEFFREY W Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $97,408.16 Date 02/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOTTSTINE, RICHARD L Employer name Village of East Aurora Amount $97,407.94 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name INGUANZO, ANTHONY P Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $97,407.69 Date 12/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PEW, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Sullivan County Amount $97,406.98 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, RAQUEL E Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $97,405.83 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGACKI, ROBERT L Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $97,405.58 Date 12/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFIELD, VINCENT R, JR Employer name Town of Pound Ridge Amount $97,405.32 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHGRUND, KENNETH Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,405.18 Date 05/31/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORPIGLIA, JOSEPH Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $97,404.65 Date 01/07/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PASQUALE, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Islip Amount $97,402.90 Date 07/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUEVA, MARIA CECILIA J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $97,402.58 Date 12/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASER, DANIEL J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $97,402.45 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MARIE J Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $97,401.04 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, JOSEPH M, JR Employer name City of White Plains Amount $97,400.20 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REA, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Kingston Amount $97,398.51 Date 10/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUNTER-TULLOCH, YVONNE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $97,398.13 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System