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 DE LA CRUZ, WANDA I Employer name NYC Judges Amount $97,349.67 Date 11/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOCERA, MICHAEL V Employer name NYC Judges Amount $97,349.67 Date 09/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, VIVIAN Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $97,349.67 Date 05/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELLE, ROBERT Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $97,349.42 Date 09/30/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, KERINE M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $97,349.40 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, LINDA L Employer name Broome County Amount $97,348.54 Date 10/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGANO, GIOVANNI Employer name Great Neck North Water Auth Amount $97,348.11 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUSHEE, BARBARA A Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $97,347.88 Date 10/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZZO, CYNTHIA D Employer name Smithtown Spec Library Dist Amount $97,346.08 Date 10/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORLEW, PETER A, JR Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $97,344.55 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORYKORA, PAUL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $97,343.07 Date 01/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUBERGER, JOHN D Employer name Monroe County Amount $97,342.60 Date 09/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACCAVINO, JEANETTE M Employer name Putnam County Amount $97,341.88 Date 06/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, PAUL G Employer name City of Middletown Amount $97,341.61 Date 03/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOLLAZZO, LEISA A Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $97,339.98 Date 09/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYATT, ROBIN J Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $97,339.50 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANK, ROBERT J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $97,338.54 Date 06/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNACCHIO, PATRICK G Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $97,336.82 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROTZ, CHARLES J Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $97,334.24 Date 08/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOOMER, KENNETH H Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $97,333.16 Date 05/22/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARGROVE, KAREN A Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $97,331.49 Date 07/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CATHERINE A Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $97,331.43 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCANGEL, RICHARD M, III Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,329.68 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOODWORTH, PETER P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $97,328.63 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PELLICCIA, GREGG C Employer name Niskayuna Fire District #1 Amount $97,327.91 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JONES, VALORA Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $97,327.64 Date 08/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMOSSONE, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Islip Amount $97,326.09 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATOLI, CHRISTINE C Employer name Rhinebeck CSD Amount $97,325.91 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRITSAVAGE, JEFFREY S Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $97,325.64 Date 03/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, BRANDON M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,325.58 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUDNICK, ALICE J Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $97,325.55 Date 01/01/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTRESCA-COHEN, NICOLE M Employer name Court of Claims Amount $97,325.55 Date 01/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARINO, JOSEPH A Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $97,325.55 Date 01/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAER, JENNIFER L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $97,325.55 Date 05/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAJ, CHESTER S Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $97,325.55 Date 09/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CWICK, EDWARD J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $97,325.55 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKASIEWICZ, DAWN M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $97,325.55 Date 05/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, ANDREW Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $97,325.55 Date 05/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELEFKA, MICHAEL A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $97,325.55 Date 05/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROSHAN, STEPHEN J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $97,325.55 Date 06/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, NORA J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $97,325.55 Date 10/10/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORENZO, CARLA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $97,324.82 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGENHARDT, NICHOLAS W Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $97,323.17 Date 04/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAFNER, GRETCHEN M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $97,322.67 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAESAR, YASMINE A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $97,322.17 Date 09/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATUNA, EDWARD C Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $97,322.01 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHESE, CHRISTY L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $97,321.54 Date 10/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, GEORGE D Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $97,320.60 Date 03/08/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, CLARENCE D Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $97,320.52 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, JAY A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,320.25 Date 02/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAHLER, MICHELLE R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,320.12 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CULLOUGH, MICHAEL J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $97,319.52 Date 03/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARRON, HILARY P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $97,319.40 Date 08/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, MELISSA E Employer name Rockland County Amount $97,319.15 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, CHRISTINE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $97,317.89 Date 05/31/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, JAMES W Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $97,316.60 Date 11/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, PETER J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $97,316.56 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOBROWICH, SCOTT N Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $97,316.39 Date 01/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIBUSER, MICHAEL Employer name Court of Claims Amount $97,315.83 Date 01/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSARIO, YVETTE Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $97,315.83 Date 02/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGINSKI, ANDREW H Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $97,315.83 Date 03/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANELLI, CHRISTINA M Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $97,315.83 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSNER, VICTORIA A Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $97,315.83 Date 08/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WETMORE, JOHN B Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $97,315.83 Date 03/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALOTTI, KRISTIN M Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $97,315.54 Date 05/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NGO, COLUMBUS Y Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $97,315.47 Date 05/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBERLE, CARL E Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $97,314.25 Date 07/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRELLA, KENNETH D Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $97,313.69 Date 04/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ANNE M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $97,313.44 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONTHOKKAN, XAVI Employer name Department of Health Amount $97,312.78 Date 06/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEINHOLD-YOUNGS, MARILYN A Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $97,311.73 Date 01/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, BRIGETTE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,311.54 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBLYER, ANTHONY M Employer name NYS Parole Board Amount $97,310.98 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANMETER, ROBERT E Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $97,310.89 Date 07/30/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, JEFFREY D Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $97,310.84 Date 03/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROGNANO, JAMES Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $97,310.30 Date 07/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNDT, JAMIE S Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $97,309.78 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUG, CATHRYN F Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $97,309.42 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMBRIALE, JOHN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,309.00 Date 02/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENHARD, GAY H Employer name Town of Ogden Amount $97,308.18 Date 09/24/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DAVID W Employer name Office of General Services Amount $97,308.03 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIACCI, JUDY ANN M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $97,307.30 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISI, PAUL C Employer name Erie County Amount $97,307.03 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCEDES, MILZA E Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $97,306.68 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $97,305.79 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARIAN, CARYN Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $97,305.36 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLO, DEREK J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $97,305.04 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRA, MATTHEW W Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $97,305.02 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINONES, EMILY I Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $97,304.23 Date 05/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOGVIN, DANIEL L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $97,304.04 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWEBE, DUDLEY L Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $97,302.76 Date 07/12/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGLIENTI, BRIAN J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,301.94 Date 06/30/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCKNER-SCHWAB, CHERYL A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $97,301.69 Date 10/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANGSTER, SUZETTE E Employer name Westchester County Amount $97,301.29 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIDMAN, JOHN M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,301.03 Date 06/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, KENNETH J Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $97,300.93 Date 05/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOMBERG, WILLIAM J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,300.07 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIERNES, MELGYN Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $97,300.03 Date 05/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRIFFLER, CRISTINA E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $97,299.85 Date 03/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, BRIAN P Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $97,297.85 Date 07/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System