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 KUNTZ, JERROLD P Employer name Ramapo Catskill Library System Amount $96,770.87 Date 11/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURNO, FRANK J Employer name Oneida County Amount $96,770.80 Date 02/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHENEY, ALEXANDER C Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $96,770.68 Date 05/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESAI, JANKHANA Employer name Department of Health Amount $96,770.60 Date 06/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAEED, SHOMARI Employer name Nassau County Amount $96,770.07 Date 08/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ELLIGOTT, TIMOTHY Employer name Ontario County Amount $96,769.72 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFFERTY, THOMAS A Employer name Ontario County Amount $96,769.72 Date 07/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORER, JOHN M, III Employer name Ontario County Amount $96,769.72 Date 07/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAINES, PAMELA J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $96,769.56 Date 06/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESTITULLO, FRANCISCO Employer name City of Rochester Amount $96,769.07 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOUSSAINT, PHILIPPE P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $96,768.57 Date 12/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FETTERLY, MAUREEN M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $96,768.26 Date 06/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRUSZ, DANIEL M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $96,768.03 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SASSO, KENNETH M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $96,767.80 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINE, MICHAEL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $96,767.47 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KUTZ, PAUL A, JR Employer name City of Albany Amount $96,765.40 Date 08/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, TODD S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $96,765.27 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GERBI, PETER Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $96,764.99 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILL, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $96,764.62 Date 08/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITONI, DAVID J Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $96,763.89 Date 02/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGARO, KRISTEN L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $96,763.40 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI DONATO, IRENE E Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $96,763.27 Date 08/07/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENFANTE, TRACEY L Employer name Elwood UFSD Amount $96,762.82 Date 03/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POULARD, SHERLY Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $96,762.81 Date 11/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, DESPINA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $96,762.70 Date 05/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAIR, REMYA H Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $96,762.41 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, PETER G Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $96,761.97 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SNYDER, SCOTT P Employer name Office of General Services Amount $96,761.28 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMODY, DANIEL P Employer name Department of Health Amount $96,760.49 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAHN, ROSEMARIE Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $96,758.69 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZERBO, EDMUND Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $96,757.80 Date 07/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MERRITT, ANGELA Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $96,757.08 Date 01/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, THERESA A Employer name Westchester County Amount $96,756.75 Date 11/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIN, OWEN P Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $96,755.81 Date 06/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIEFER, KENNETH J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $96,755.76 Date 06/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, KIRSTEN M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $96,755.69 Date 05/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL SENNO, NINA Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $96,754.59 Date 02/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACEY, MARK Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $96,753.52 Date 10/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILL, ELISA Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $96,752.39 Date 09/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINDE, JAMES M Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $96,752.30 Date 10/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODDARD, BRIDGET Employer name Dutchess County Amount $96,751.59 Date 04/06/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAIGNEAULT, JOHN A Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $96,750.85 Date 07/03/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PLATANIA, JOHN E Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $96,750.68 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, HERBERT D Employer name Saratoga County Amount $96,750.52 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUYDAM, DEBORAH E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $96,749.66 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVENBURG, RICHARD A, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $96,748.86 Date 08/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSENQUEST, CHARLES W, JR Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $96,748.55 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, TERRENCE Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $96,746.40 Date 09/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUETHEN, JOSEPH H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $96,745.83 Date 05/31/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSSETT, TODD A Employer name City of Batavia Amount $96,745.56 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLSON, DEBORAH J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $96,745.20 Date 08/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONTANA, DANIEL Employer name North Patchogue Fire District Amount $96,744.63 Date 06/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TETRO, MICHAEL C Employer name City of Fulton Amount $96,741.27 Date 11/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LANE, JOHN P Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $96,740.97 Date 04/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSHIA, DANIEL K Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $96,740.69 Date 01/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANNINI, NOREEN P Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $96,740.07 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLARD, LISA J Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $96,740.00 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, KEITH A Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $96,739.97 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROWBRIDGE, TOBY J Employer name City of Lockport Amount $96,739.24 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAPPEN, ROSS Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $96,738.93 Date 09/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRANTE, GARY Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $96,738.79 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISNER, SHARON A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $96,738.02 Date 11/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRIEFSKY, MICHELLE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $96,738.00 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MATTHEW W Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $96,737.12 Date 12/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANG, JULIANA S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $96,736.68 Date 02/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILIA, GABRIELE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $96,736.52 Date 05/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEANE, MICHAEL G Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $96,734.79 Date 02/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CANNON, LAURA A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $96,734.60 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALERNO, JOHN V Employer name Village of East Hills Amount $96,733.52 Date 02/04/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, ERIC J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $96,732.94 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOEHNER, RAMSEY A Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $96,732.70 Date 02/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSIER, RYAN D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $96,731.48 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, SEAN L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $96,730.05 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, AIDEN P, SR Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $96,729.91 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARENCIBIA, FRANCIS R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $96,728.97 Date 03/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANFORD, ALISSA M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $96,728.25 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLLINS, SHARON Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $96,727.34 Date 01/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATERSON, DANIEL A Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $96,727.34 Date 02/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTIN, PEDRO D Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $96,727.34 Date 12/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, STEPHEN J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $96,727.23 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AGRAWAL, PRITI Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $96,727.12 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGE, ANTHONY J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $96,727.12 Date 11/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, MARK C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $96,727.10 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC EWAN, CAROL A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $96,725.10 Date 09/26/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPELLMAN, RAYFIELD Z Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $96,723.90 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NZEGWU, CHINELO N Employer name South Beach Childrens Serv Amount $96,723.83 Date 11/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANNAZZO, VINCENT S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $96,723.72 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, STEPHEN S Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $96,722.86 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EAGAN, JEREMY R Employer name City of Port Jervis Amount $96,722.61 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STRAIN, BARRY A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $96,722.39 Date 02/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNEZ-GARCIA, MANUEL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $96,721.99 Date 05/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASQUARELLI, MICHAEL K Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $96,721.33 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ENCARNACION, ELISA V Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $96,719.68 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGER, PATRICIA M Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $96,719.52 Date 09/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKI, SHIRLEY A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $96,718.82 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROSINSKI, ROBERT J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $96,718.77 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURDETTE, ARTHUR J Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $96,718.37 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, MONIQUE L Employer name Nassau County Amount $96,718.19 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMAN, RICHARD T Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $96,717.50 Date 01/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTOLINI, JESSICA L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $96,717.21 Date 01/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System