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 KAHL, PETER U Employer name Jericho Water District Amount $97,296.35 Date 01/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, DAVID A Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $97,294.65 Date 08/31/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMARTINO, CHRISTIAN Employer name Franklin Square Water District Amount $97,294.63 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMITAGE, MARY J Employer name Erie County Amount $97,294.60 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEFRANC, DONNA M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $97,294.59 Date 04/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALMAS, ROSEMARIE A Employer name Rockland County Amount $97,293.58 Date 05/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWLEY, DAVID H Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $97,293.45 Date 10/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, CAROLYN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $97,293.36 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUERTA, JOHN P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,293.19 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAMSEY, JOSEPH M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $97,293.01 Date 03/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, CHRISTINE L Employer name Boces-Otsego Northern Catskill Amount $97,292.26 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALTON, NORA Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $97,291.45 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHON, THOMAS J Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $97,289.41 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA GARDE, DENISE L Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $97,288.74 Date 04/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, LEO R Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $97,287.95 Date 09/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUI, HAO-TIEN Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $97,287.36 Date 09/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMICUCCI, ANNA MARIA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $97,286.33 Date 12/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSARETTI, NICOLE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $97,285.04 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANFIELD, PATRICIA M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $97,283.99 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLDEN, DALTON D Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $97,283.29 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEAU, TODD R Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $97,283.13 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENNER, JAMIE E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $97,282.95 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BYRNE, JOHN J Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $97,282.58 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARESWELL, MICHAEL B Employer name Village of Suffern Amount $97,282.44 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PURDY, BRIAN K Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $97,282.17 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALHOUN, PATRICIA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $97,281.61 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANIGAN, BRUCE Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $97,280.83 Date 06/24/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBERT, KENNETH R Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $97,280.41 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAILLA, DEBRA M Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $97,280.41 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISI, THOMAS C Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $97,279.52 Date 03/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARDELLA, TODD M Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $97,279.52 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORREA, JOSE CARLOS Employer name East Rochester UFSD Amount $97,279.50 Date 05/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYERS, JEREMY M Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $97,278.82 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIMINIANI, MICHAEL N Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $97,278.61 Date 01/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTERS, SHEROLDEEN Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $97,277.40 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC RAE, RODNEY H Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,276.64 Date 12/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, LORI B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,275.70 Date 09/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHLERS, JAMES M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,275.70 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARGANO, LINDA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,275.70 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANDOLFO, ANJELA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,275.70 Date 11/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINRICHS, BRIAN K Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $97,274.83 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINECK, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name NY School For The Deaf Amount $97,274.39 Date 09/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, ROSALINA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $97,274.30 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, THOMAS M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $97,274.18 Date 07/06/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI ROSA, VINCENZO F Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $97,273.02 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNEEZLE, JASON D Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $97,271.42 Date 08/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAHALAN, DIANE E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $97,271.31 Date 07/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARZANO, ANTHONY C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $97,269.65 Date 06/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALY, MAHMOD A Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $97,266.71 Date 06/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CHARLES G Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $97,264.85 Date 03/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUNDEN, HEATHER M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $97,264.56 Date 08/14/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITHERS, JAY S Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $97,264.45 Date 06/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CANDEE, MARTIN D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,263.99 Date 08/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRESLAWSKI, MARK J Employer name Monroe County Amount $97,263.92 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOLMA, LANA Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $97,263.60 Date 01/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNEALLY, ALISON G Employer name Department of Health Amount $97,263.13 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOOM, JOSEPH K Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $97,262.91 Date 04/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARKER, THEODORE J Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $97,262.78 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, KENNETH B Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $97,262.51 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ROY Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $97,262.48 Date 07/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, MICHAEL A Employer name Madison County Amount $97,261.85 Date 03/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTAGNOZZI, CHRISTINA A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $97,261.28 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JASON W Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $97,260.68 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IENCO, BRIAN L Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $97,260.42 Date 02/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAKEUCHI, MICHAEL Y Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $97,259.71 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, CLAIRE Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $97,259.11 Date 05/20/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTRACCO, LYNN M Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $97,259.01 Date 09/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETERGINEOSO, ANDREW Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $97,257.74 Date 06/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIERI, JOSEPH J Employer name Putnam County Amount $97,256.91 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DELL, JUSTIN S Employer name Rockland County Amount $97,256.04 Date 08/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREETER, MEREDITH U Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,256.00 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEDRICK, JANE C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $97,256.00 Date 05/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALAVEC, RUSSELL J Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $97,255.22 Date 07/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSTHYALA, SIRISH C Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $97,254.82 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGER, GEORGE Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $97,254.64 Date 08/14/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMENDOLA, HOLLY M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,254.51 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, DANIELLE R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $97,253.79 Date 02/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARMERTER, CARL M Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $97,253.51 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REESE, LESLIE R Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $97,253.22 Date 07/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, SANTIAGO Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $97,252.90 Date 06/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERLA, JOSEPH A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,252.14 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUGHES, RYAN C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,252.05 Date 10/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DENNISON, DAVID R Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $97,251.16 Date 11/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOETSCHKES, RAYMOND C Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $97,249.74 Date 10/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUBBE, JAYSON J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $97,249.18 Date 09/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNST, BRUCE W Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $97,248.92 Date 07/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRENINGER, LAURA K Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $97,248.92 Date 05/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAIYESIMI, ELIZABETH O Employer name Department of Health Amount $97,247.93 Date 09/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGIN, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $97,247.03 Date 08/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTRIANNI, MEGAN W Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $97,247.03 Date 05/23/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILK, MICHAEL H Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $97,246.84 Date 06/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAGNITTA, SABRINA Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $97,246.18 Date 12/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INFANTI, DAVID J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $97,245.02 Date 06/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, DENISE S Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $97,245.02 Date 12/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUATTROCCHI, CYNTHIA C Employer name Orange County Amount $97,244.27 Date 03/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLISON, SHERISE M Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $97,244.19 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALEY, ROBERT P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $97,243.86 Date 06/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, DAVID J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $97,243.86 Date 04/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONNELL, KATHLEEN M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $97,243.63 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARBAK, JANINE M Employer name Orange County Amount $97,243.47 Date 03/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System