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 WILLIAMS, RICHARD D Employer name Town of Patterson Amount $95,324.40 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DADE, JOSEPH L, JR Employer name City of Albany Amount $95,323.90 Date 05/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, DEAN E Employer name Ridge Road Fire District Amount $95,323.35 Date 12/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REED, KATRINA C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $95,322.93 Date 05/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BONO, WILLIAM A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $95,320.41 Date 02/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, WALTER R Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $95,319.88 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STECKER, FECHNER A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $95,318.80 Date 07/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONYEAU, STEPHEN Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $95,317.59 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OUDAH, SAHAR M Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $95,316.63 Date 09/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, THOMAS A Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $95,313.75 Date 10/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRUDIS, SHARYN Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,312.36 Date 05/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROPER, GARY E, JR Employer name Greene County Amount $95,312.28 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, GINGER Employer name Southold UFSD Amount $95,311.88 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSCO, ANDREW J Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $95,311.56 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLLINS, NOREEN Employer name St Joseph's School For Deaf Amount $95,311.06 Date 10/18/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, NATHAN A Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $95,310.62 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, BRIAN C Employer name Greenville Fire District Amount $95,309.99 Date 03/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KURIAKOSE, SUSAMMA B Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $95,309.74 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GISONNY, KAREN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $95,308.57 Date 12/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALI, MICHAEL, JR Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $95,307.79 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOWNE, MARCIA L Employer name Oneonta City School Dist Amount $95,307.51 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTTOLA, LOUIS A Employer name Ulster County Amount $95,306.96 Date 09/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLITANO, KATHRYN A Employer name Westchester County Amount $95,306.72 Date 12/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, SCOTT D Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $95,305.13 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLLEY, MARYANN Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $95,304.83 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINRIVERA, NANCY Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $95,303.47 Date 03/26/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURCINITI, MARTIN J Employer name City of Troy Amount $95,303.34 Date 05/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBIDEAU, CRAIG K Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $95,303.23 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIADKA, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $95,303.20 Date 02/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RYAN, MATTHEW Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $95,301.95 Date 04/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUGEUX, ELIZABETH A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $95,301.40 Date 06/19/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, WILLIAM M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $95,301.40 Date 01/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENGE, JOSEPH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,301.05 Date 07/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOX, VIRGINIA C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $95,300.70 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILBER, HEATHER Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $95,300.54 Date 12/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHN, TERESIA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $95,299.36 Date 01/07/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELL, STEPHEN B Employer name Village of Lake Placid Amount $95,298.98 Date 11/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, RICHARD E Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $95,298.28 Date 02/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHELL, JASON C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $95,297.51 Date 01/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIESTER-DOUGLAS, TANYA M Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $95,297.32 Date 04/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUHS, KRISTIN L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $95,297.23 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAKHT, TATYANA Employer name Department of Law Amount $95,296.19 Date 10/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROUSSEAU, KATHLEEN S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $95,295.34 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKLAND, CHARLENE R Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $95,295.20 Date 08/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REPINE, WAYNE E Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $95,293.10 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWER, PETER J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $95,293.03 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALAKA, MORIAM A Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $95,292.77 Date 05/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CARO, TERESA A Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $95,292.22 Date 03/03/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITTRELL, JAMES P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $95,291.71 Date 07/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEAMAN, TIMOTHY R Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $95,291.70 Date 11/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDS, RENEE S Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $95,291.65 Date 02/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTCH, SERENA KARANDY Employer name Schenectady County Amount $95,291.56 Date 03/26/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONE, SAMUEL D Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $95,289.69 Date 06/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOANE, DANA M Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $95,289.55 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, MARTIN J Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $95,289.25 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, DENNIS W Employer name Office For Technology Amount $95,286.10 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUZZOLO, JOSEPH F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $95,286.02 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRAINITO, DONNA A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $95,285.97 Date 01/03/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGELLA, KEVIN M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $95,285.55 Date 06/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, PATRICIA-JO Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $95,285.22 Date 01/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAVALAR, ANDREW J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $95,284.59 Date 04/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGER, KEITH S Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $95,284.24 Date 01/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERROTTA, CHRISTINE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $95,283.57 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTLEDGE, STEPHEN Employer name City of White Plains Amount $95,282.12 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SWANSON, JAMES D Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $95,280.72 Date 10/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, DANIEL P Employer name Kingston Housing Authority Amount $95,280.00 Date 05/22/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPOCCHIA, DONNA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $95,280.00 Date 07/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, SUSAN Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $95,278.81 Date 03/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEATLEY, WALTER S Employer name Rockland County Amount $95,278.70 Date 03/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, VICKIE J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $95,278.25 Date 07/29/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, MATTHEW C Employer name Solvay UFSD Amount $95,276.96 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOLEY, CHARLES L Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $95,275.94 Date 01/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERMINARA, KYLE J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $95,275.75 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARRIGAN, SCOTT M Employer name Great Neck Park District Amount $95,275.11 Date 05/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, SHAWN P Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $95,273.69 Date 04/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ERWIN, JAMES T Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $95,273.51 Date 10/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUSANO, JEFFREY R Employer name Westchester County Amount $95,273.40 Date 05/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUFFNER, THOMAS F Employer name City of Rochester Amount $95,273.39 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUZO, MARY H Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $95,273.19 Date 07/08/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLIS, DONNA J Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,272.47 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRASIER, JASON N Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $95,271.93 Date 12/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAPUTO, GUY M Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $95,271.28 Date 12/21/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, NATE J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $95,271.21 Date 08/09/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOKER, CLARENCE N Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $95,270.74 Date 04/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUSSEL, DOUGLAS M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $95,269.70 Date 12/22/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENFANTE, TRACEY L Employer name Elwood UFSD Amount $95,269.61 Date 03/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLITANO, CARMEN Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $95,269.19 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGLIONE, ROBERT M Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $95,268.86 Date 06/26/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, SEAN C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $95,268.58 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRONGO, RICHARD M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $95,268.16 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROMERO, JASON E Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $95,267.79 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAENLEIN, DANIEL M Employer name Orange County Amount $95,267.58 Date 11/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN O'DONNELL, CONSTANCE M Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $95,266.88 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKERSON, PAULA T Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $95,266.86 Date 06/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSCARELLA, RONALD W Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $95,266.76 Date 05/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL VECCHIO, ANTHONY S Employer name City of Rochester Amount $95,266.24 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JENNEX, SCOT M Employer name Yonkers Mun Housing Authority Amount $95,265.24 Date 11/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RANDY P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $95,265.21 Date 03/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, DARRELL V Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $95,264.48 Date 12/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRINGER, RAYMOND S Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $95,264.12 Date 09/16/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System