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 LOPEZ, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $96,182.10 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLS, JASPER L Employer name Albany County Amount $96,179.83 Date 06/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ROBERT Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $96,179.78 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IWAN, GORDON A Employer name Village of Scotia Amount $96,178.28 Date 01/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, CAROLE B Employer name Nassau County Amount $96,178.18 Date 05/31/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONIFACE, TONYA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $96,177.80 Date 11/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RONALD E, II Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $96,177.80 Date 05/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERION, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Genesee County Amount $96,177.15 Date 03/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, DENNIS L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $96,176.98 Date 04/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FASANO, JASON T Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $96,176.98 Date 02/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FISKE, LAURA A Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $96,176.55 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAW, STEPHEN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $96,176.34 Date 06/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHIPOSH, JEFFERY B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $96,175.67 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BONAVITA, JOHN A Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $96,175.66 Date 07/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRANO, ANSELMO Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $96,175.34 Date 11/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTHOTY, LOUIS J, JR Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $96,175.28 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIU, XIAOBO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $96,175.00 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELTERS, MATTHEW C Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $96,174.48 Date 07/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELSH, MATTHEW J Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $96,174.17 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELLA, ANTHONY J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $96,173.40 Date 08/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, ANTONELLA Employer name Westchester County Amount $96,172.46 Date 06/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUSKA, JEFFREY Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $96,172.20 Date 07/31/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, THOMAS W, JR Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $96,171.62 Date 08/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALUCH, JOHN J Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $96,170.19 Date 03/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVE, ADAM J Employer name Village of Massena Amount $96,169.96 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHULTZ, CAREY W Employer name Delaware Academy C S D - Delhi Amount $96,169.40 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAW, ORRIN Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $96,168.96 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-LOUIS, JAHIM F Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $96,168.49 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, JOHN Employer name Nassau County Amount $96,168.45 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACCONE, ANTHONY J Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $96,168.41 Date 06/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTT, VALERIE E Employer name Town of Greece Amount $96,168.04 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRUG, MATTHEW P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $96,167.55 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOGENSEN, TODD L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $96,165.52 Date 07/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, WILLIAM T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $96,165.38 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LINZALONE, TANYA G Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $96,164.25 Date 09/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIERMAN, DOUGLAS C Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $96,163.98 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTNIK, CHRISTINE C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,162.14 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE-VEGLIANTE, LYNDA G Employer name Sullivan County Amount $96,161.81 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUFFIELD, JAY W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $96,160.90 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCIONE, PAUL Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $96,160.04 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROUSE, PETER G Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $96,159.75 Date 12/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYMONDS, TREVOR J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $96,159.10 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KARASZ, MARIS Employer name West Hempstead Water District Amount $96,158.68 Date 07/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PAOLA, DAMIAN J Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $96,157.07 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, NATE J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $96,156.83 Date 08/09/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALANGI, RONALD Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $96,156.56 Date 12/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MARIA T Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $96,155.06 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEATRAS, RHODORA D Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $96,154.78 Date 06/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARROYO, JAMES L Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $96,154.31 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRAN, JOHN W Employer name Albany County Amount $96,153.26 Date 03/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREL, SHARLA Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $96,150.88 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JIMMIE B Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $96,150.34 Date 07/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KING, THOMAS H, JR Employer name Saratoga County Amount $96,148.57 Date 07/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, JASON G C Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $96,148.40 Date 09/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BATCHELDER, ERIC H Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $96,146.11 Date 10/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OUN, DAVID M Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $96,145.87 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIARDINO, LAURA C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $96,145.70 Date 05/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKERMAN, PAUL Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $96,145.20 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ERIN L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $96,145.19 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MONAGLE, DANIEL K Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $96,144.64 Date 11/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMON, KEVIN M Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $96,144.14 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLENTIN, STEVEN D Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $96,143.73 Date 03/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GARITY, FRANK J Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $96,143.21 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUNT, SCOTT D Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $96,142.18 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOJCZYK, KARIN E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $96,141.93 Date 04/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IOVINO, PETER J Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $96,140.99 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, VINCENT L Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $96,140.47 Date 07/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGRAM, JOSEPH D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $96,140.38 Date 07/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, BRIAN T Employer name Onondaga County Amount $96,140.04 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTOMPASIS, NICHOLAS H Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $96,140.00 Date 07/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, DAISY A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $96,138.91 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORIHUELA, WILSON Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $96,138.77 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $96,136.77 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGELS, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $96,136.45 Date 09/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, JOSH A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $96,136.37 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROTUNDO, BENEDICT, JR Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $96,136.12 Date 11/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPS, ERNESTO G Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $96,135.31 Date 08/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVID, ODALAMA F Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $96,134.63 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPE-THOMPSON, LORRAINE A Employer name Department of Health Amount $96,133.71 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, JOHN R Employer name Albany County Amount $96,133.09 Date 01/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JOANNE M Employer name Education Department Amount $96,131.63 Date 07/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAR, ROSA E Employer name Department of Health Amount $96,130.69 Date 04/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, BETH ANN Employer name New Rochelle Public Library Amount $96,130.22 Date 09/01/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYER, HOWARD S Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $96,130.14 Date 03/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUSTO, DANIELA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $96,130.07 Date 11/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, PATRICIA J Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $96,129.13 Date 09/25/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN-BURROUGHB, BARBARA C Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $96,128.59 Date 11/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIJESINGHE, KYLE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $96,128.51 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITRANO, ALFREDO A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $96,127.70 Date 01/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMM, JAMES E Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $96,127.61 Date 06/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUND, RYAN A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $96,127.40 Date 06/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASPA, JOHN A Employer name City of Utica Amount $96,127.29 Date 05/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHEUNG, BUFFY SIU NGAR Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $96,126.97 Date 05/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POKINES, JOHN A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $96,126.92 Date 08/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, THOMAS E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $96,126.92 Date 02/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMERY, KATHLEEN H Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $96,126.92 Date 06/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLISH, GREGORY Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $96,126.92 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUZON, JENNIFER L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $96,126.92 Date 05/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINACCIO, DOROTHY A Employer name Education Department Amount $96,126.92 Date 03/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFEY, GLORIA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $96,126.92 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System