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 PAGANO, FRANK Employer name Westchester County Amount $96,343.87 Date 01/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTRONARDI, DANTE D Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $96,343.28 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IYER, PREEYA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $96,342.42 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUMB, BRIAN R Employer name Locust Valley Water District Amount $96,342.37 Date 04/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYRELL, CAROL O Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $96,341.91 Date 10/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, ROSE A Employer name Office For The Aging Amount $96,341.67 Date 03/27/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Ontario County Amount $96,340.76 Date 11/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTEBRANDO, ROBIN Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $96,339.40 Date 10/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRICOZZI, LISA A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $96,339.34 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERYCH, BETTY J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $96,339.34 Date 06/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, CHRISTIAN Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $96,338.97 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, SUZANNE L Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $96,338.73 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELARDO, MARIO Employer name Town of Ossining Amount $96,338.34 Date 05/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, KATHRYN M Employer name Town of Greece Amount $96,337.70 Date 10/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAHAN, MARY ELLEN Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $96,337.53 Date 07/07/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, RONALD Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $96,337.26 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHER, KAREN Employer name Nyack UFSD Amount $96,337.24 Date 12/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSARO, PAUL Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $96,336.91 Date 01/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, JOHNNY M Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $96,336.76 Date 05/27/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIRCHANSKY, EDWARD Employer name Westchester County Amount $96,336.74 Date 04/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKERSON, HAL M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $96,336.65 Date 05/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SITTERLY, JACOB L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $96,336.45 Date 05/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, ROSILY Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $96,335.73 Date 11/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLAM, MANDY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $96,335.63 Date 05/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, WILLIAM T Employer name Dutchess County Amount $96,335.63 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEEVARUGHESE, ASHA Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $96,335.61 Date 04/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, JEAN H Employer name Albany County Amount $96,335.33 Date 04/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REARDON, JOHN A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $96,335.06 Date 04/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAORMINO, PAUL D Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $96,334.46 Date 03/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUGARMAN, COLLEEN Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $96,333.66 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABB, ANDREW R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $96,333.49 Date 03/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSAGA, DENISE M Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $96,333.38 Date 03/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOHR, WENDY Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $96,331.00 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGNEAULT, THOMAS M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $96,330.20 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, CYNTHIA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $96,329.92 Date 06/30/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHROEDER, WILLIAM R Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $96,329.69 Date 04/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRITCHARD, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $96,329.28 Date 09/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, WILLIAM D Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $96,328.95 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LOUGHLIN, MAUREEN L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $96,328.62 Date 08/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROW, BENJAMIN R, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $96,328.25 Date 08/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, JAMES M Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $96,326.88 Date 08/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHR, MARIA Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $96,325.09 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKSON, LORI L Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $96,324.60 Date 02/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIZGIA, STEVEN R Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $96,324.51 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, BOBBY JO R Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $96,324.19 Date 10/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIES, RONALD N, JR Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $96,324.06 Date 04/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, SONDRA A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $96,324.03 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALINSKI, THOMAS P Employer name City of Rome Amount $96,324.03 Date 07/20/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHEN, JIM Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $96,322.96 Date 10/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEANE, PETER Employer name Rockland County Amount $96,322.61 Date 03/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINARD, CHARLES R Employer name Orange County Amount $96,322.48 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRISON, GEORGE E Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $96,321.93 Date 10/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, DAVID W Employer name Onondaga County Amount $96,320.93 Date 02/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JOSEPH W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $96,320.21 Date 01/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAHN, KEVIN R Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $96,319.20 Date 01/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILLITTIERI, CARL P Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $96,318.65 Date 03/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AGATA, STEVEN P Employer name Village of Liberty Amount $96,318.07 Date 06/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIERCE, CAROL C Employer name Orange County Amount $96,317.84 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, JAMES P Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $96,317.36 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI CASTRO, THOMAS A, JR Employer name City of Beacon Amount $96,317.04 Date 02/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAPLAN, FREDY H Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $96,316.44 Date 04/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOX, JOSEPH R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $96,316.34 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VIGGIANO, MARK S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $96,315.38 Date 08/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCE, WAYNE Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $96,315.06 Date 02/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESSERMAN, CARI F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $96,314.40 Date 04/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPOCCHIA, DONNA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $96,314.00 Date 07/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDO, FRANK S Employer name North Greece Fire District Amount $96,313.60 Date 05/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NED, ANNMARIE J Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $96,313.50 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEBARTOLO, DAVID Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $96,313.49 Date 02/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, GERALD Employer name City of Utica Amount $96,312.99 Date 08/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLINGER, BRUCE S Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $96,311.65 Date 02/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILDS, MATTHEW C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $96,310.58 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERBERT, ERIK A Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $96,308.22 Date 07/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, ANTHONY B Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $96,308.13 Date 02/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUBBLEBINE, BARBARA L Employer name Office For The Aging Amount $96,307.53 Date 04/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUSEWICZ, DAWN S Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $96,307.46 Date 06/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, ZACHENE M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $96,307.28 Date 10/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, ROBERT E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $96,307.22 Date 03/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMA, DUANE A Employer name Town of Greece Amount $96,306.72 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AMIDON, KEVIN K Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $96,306.67 Date 02/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KINNEY, JERRY H Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $96,306.24 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WREN, MAUREEN F Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $96,305.49 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCRANTON, MARK A Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $96,305.26 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, WILLIAM F, IV Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $96,304.82 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLEE, GERALD R Employer name Village of Amityville Amount $96,304.16 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DESHONG, DEBRA M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $96,304.08 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, GARNET E Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $96,303.27 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSWELL, JAMES R Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $96,302.73 Date 06/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YONKERS, DIXIE S Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $96,301.94 Date 12/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISANZO, DOMINICK Employer name Village of Briarcliff Manor Amount $96,301.77 Date 08/23/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FADER, SANFORD E Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $96,301.45 Date 08/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFFIN, TARA B Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $96,301.12 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEGAL, JESSICA Z Employer name Dutchess County Amount $96,300.88 Date 01/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERNAZZA, JOHN G Employer name Eastchester Fire Dist Amount $96,300.13 Date 03/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOONTZ, SHANTE I Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $96,299.69 Date 11/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LABISSIERE, MURIELLE M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $96,299.57 Date 02/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLING, MICHAEL J Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $96,299.44 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUMAGALLI, LISBETH L Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $96,298.72 Date 07/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERWANI, FAKHERA K Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $96,297.17 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVE-ROBINSON, LA SHAWN R Employer name Nassau County Amount $96,296.97 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System