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 PERRY, MICHAEL A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,189.22 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COTE, MICHAEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,188.69 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KING, JOHN F Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $97,187.96 Date 07/14/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALLARO, SUZANNE T Employer name Office For Technology Amount $97,187.95 Date 12/31/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, WILLIAM Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $97,187.12 Date 07/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLECHA, KORTNEY L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $97,186.42 Date 06/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, MICHAEL K Employer name Town of Binghamton Amount $97,185.94 Date 01/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, JILLIAN A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $97,185.09 Date 06/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLOPETER, PAUL W Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $97,183.88 Date 12/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, ANDREW M Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $97,183.73 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, MICHELLE E Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $97,182.92 Date 03/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, MARTIN J Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $97,182.30 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIOGUARDI, NICHOLE M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,181.69 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUZEK, JOHN P Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $97,181.63 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GORDON, TIMOTHY D Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $97,180.97 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NAGLE, JOHN W, JR Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $97,180.21 Date 01/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZURKIEWICZ, MARK R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,179.82 Date 10/24/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOLTISH, CARRIE A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $97,179.70 Date 03/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURACE, PASQUALE T Employer name Thousand Isl St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $97,178.42 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SNOWDON, JONATHAN T Employer name Dutchess County Amount $97,178.24 Date 03/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITROTASIOS, CHRIS Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $97,178.06 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, CHRISTINA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $97,178.06 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADNER, LISA R Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $97,178.06 Date 10/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNNING, MICHAEL P Employer name Shelter Island UFSD Amount $97,177.60 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALIA, RICHARD V Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $97,177.04 Date 12/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHELL, ELLEN C Employer name Off Prevent Domestic Violence Amount $97,176.87 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLOTH, JOAN E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $97,175.93 Date 01/14/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHONG, XIAOMIN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $97,175.53 Date 02/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, JOHN K Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $97,175.17 Date 04/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACKARD, SANDRA J Employer name Ontario County Amount $97,174.98 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOICE, JOHN L , JR Employer name Pawling CSD Amount $97,173.44 Date 10/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCZEK, DANIEL J Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $97,173.12 Date 01/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AYBAR, NANCY Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $97,172.93 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, GLEN Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $97,172.01 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSCHADL, LAURA A Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $97,171.74 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARP, STEVEN M Employer name Albany County Amount $97,171.03 Date 08/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALIFANO, CHARLES J Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,170.07 Date 02/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MILTON A Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,170.07 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AITCHISON, MICHAEL Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $97,169.87 Date 06/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, BARBARA A Employer name Erie County Amount $97,167.57 Date 05/28/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACRI, GIOVANNA Employer name Office of Indigent Legal Serv Amount $97,167.49 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJNAR, BRIDGET Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $97,166.63 Date 06/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERTZ, JOHN R Employer name Assembly Ways & Means Committ Amount $97,165.31 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPOUTIS, BOBBY Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $97,164.59 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, TAWANA Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,164.39 Date 11/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSCO, ANTOINETTE M Employer name St Joseph's School For Deaf Amount $97,163.74 Date 01/03/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, ANGIE Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $97,163.32 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGINA, RICHARD M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $97,162.78 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODWORTH, JACOB A Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $97,161.86 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, BRIANNE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $97,161.84 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWICKI, JOHN A Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $97,160.92 Date 06/18/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, THOMAS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,160.70 Date 11/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTI, NELSON Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $97,159.58 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PENA, NERISSA D Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $97,159.40 Date 01/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMONDELLI, MICHAEL Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $97,159.40 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDEY, JOAN R Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $97,159.08 Date 05/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLE, ILO N Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $97,159.00 Date 03/20/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD-ALSTON, TANYA M Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $97,158.16 Date 09/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URRUTIA, DARA J Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $97,158.16 Date 09/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ROSE M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $97,157.25 Date 03/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSTON, JESSICA H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $97,156.40 Date 11/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRISCO, VINCENT M Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $97,155.95 Date 12/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATT, DEBRA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $97,155.91 Date 05/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWKOW, LESLIE W Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $97,154.66 Date 02/24/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIN, CRAIG L Employer name Town of Islip Amount $97,154.60 Date 06/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESSELS, ROBERT T Employer name Niskayuna Fire District #1 Amount $97,153.33 Date 01/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOTT, EDWARD L Employer name Albany County Amount $97,153.29 Date 05/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONTANELLI, ANTHONY J Employer name Albany County Amount $97,153.25 Date 01/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, DOUGLAS E Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $97,152.82 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAMONTE, MARK J Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $97,151.92 Date 01/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZOU, NANCY YALAN Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $97,151.89 Date 07/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLIERF, JEFFREY C Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $97,151.65 Date 02/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALVERASE, KIMBERLY A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $97,151.55 Date 01/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CIOTTI, MICHAEL Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $97,151.51 Date 08/23/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, RONNESIA L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $97,151.24 Date 09/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, STEVEN R Employer name Schoharie County Amount $97,150.96 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARVIN, STEVEN L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $97,150.91 Date 07/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, DAVID S Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $97,149.59 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIENTON, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,149.14 Date 02/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRECHEL, HELENE B Employer name Office For Technology Amount $97,148.26 Date 05/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMP, KEVIN C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,147.18 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCIOTTI, FAITH A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $97,147.12 Date 12/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALUSCI, LINDA M Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $97,145.70 Date 10/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGER, JESSICA M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $97,144.30 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUJAWSKI, JAMES R Employer name City of Elmira Amount $97,143.78 Date 09/14/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANGIONE, VINCENT J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,142.00 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROGATSKY, EDUARD Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $97,141.68 Date 10/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, KEITH Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $97,141.13 Date 10/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, PAUL A Employer name Rochester School For Deaf Amount $97,141.08 Date 09/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, ALEXA R Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $97,140.56 Date 09/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, KURTIS W Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $97,139.73 Date 07/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACCHIA, DIONIGI Employer name Edgemont UFSD at Greenburgh Amount $97,139.60 Date 11/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEENEY, ERNEST F Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $97,138.99 Date 11/19/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEGER, DONALD R Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $97,138.85 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIGONIS, ROBERT P Employer name East Meadow Fire District Amount $97,138.43 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUTZ, RONALD D Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $97,137.67 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESTRE, OSWALDO Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $97,137.52 Date 08/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALESSI, MARGARET A Employer name Department of Law Amount $97,136.93 Date 09/18/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHISOLM, CELIA V Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $97,136.84 Date 09/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES-ALBERT, JUDY Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $97,136.84 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System