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 FORETT, COREY Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $96,059.83 Date 09/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDER, BRENT L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $96,059.68 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WANGENSTEIN, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $96,059.15 Date 11/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCZAK, GEORGE W Employer name Monroe County Amount $96,058.69 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUPPE, JAMES E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $96,058.46 Date 12/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THROPP, CHARLES E, III Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $96,058.46 Date 12/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIM, DAN E H Employer name Education Department Amount $96,058.46 Date 01/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OREIFEJ, VALERICA Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $96,058.46 Date 11/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUSHA, TOBY C Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $96,058.46 Date 11/08/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSE, ERIC K Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $96,058.46 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI COSTANZO, FRANK P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $96,058.46 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENGE, JASON A Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $96,058.46 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPE, SOPHIA L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $96,058.28 Date 11/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, LORI A Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $96,058.23 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, BRIDGETTE Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $96,057.23 Date 10/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRODER, BRUCE P Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $96,057.05 Date 09/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, RYAN R Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $96,056.51 Date 01/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, HORTENSE A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $96,055.82 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRYEAR, JAMES L Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $96,055.68 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRASNOKUTSKI, SHANNAN C Employer name Department of Law Amount $96,054.82 Date 03/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLUCCI, DOMINICK A, JR Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $96,054.48 Date 02/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELMENDORF, JASON D Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $96,053.16 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, JEFFREY P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $96,053.02 Date 07/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEN, ETHEL LYNN M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $96,051.89 Date 02/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OUIMETTE, DANIEL J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $96,051.63 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, TIMOTHY A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $96,051.57 Date 01/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIDNER, DAVID A Employer name Education Department Amount $96,051.57 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACCIONE, JOHN D Employer name Department of Health Amount $96,051.57 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACY, MICHAEL J Employer name Department of Health Amount $96,051.57 Date 05/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENN, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $96,051.57 Date 06/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CULLOUCH, MICHAEL K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $96,051.57 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAQUIN, RANDEL H Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $96,051.57 Date 01/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDEK, HEIDE-MARIE Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $96,051.56 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHENG, CATHERINE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $96,051.50 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERETTE, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $96,051.32 Date 03/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULIN, WILLIAM H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $96,049.94 Date 04/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, RACQUEL Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $96,049.81 Date 01/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARONICH, CHRISTINE M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $96,049.70 Date 03/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLO, JOHNBULL A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $96,049.26 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, ANDRE A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $96,048.14 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEZZOLESI, TIMOTHY P Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $96,047.92 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIKEN-SEWER, SHERYL A Employer name Education Department Amount $96,047.51 Date 09/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIN, BOK HI Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $96,047.15 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANETTA, FRANCO G, JR Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $96,047.04 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREER, DANIEL W Employer name Orange County Amount $96,046.66 Date 03/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSMOSKI, CHRISTIAN E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $96,045.44 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AQUILLA, THERESA Employer name Department of Health Amount $96,042.68 Date 05/29/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, JONATHAN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $96,042.21 Date 07/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYPPOLITE-FRANCIS, SHEILA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $96,042.16 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIAGIOLI, PHILIP M Employer name Rockland County Amount $96,042.04 Date 09/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDINER, ALAN G Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $96,041.19 Date 01/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DARCY, FRANK M Employer name Nassau County Amount $96,041.05 Date 05/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWTOWN, ANDREW S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $96,040.99 Date 05/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LITTLE, MEREDITH A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $96,040.86 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREW, JOHN W, II Employer name City of Rochester Amount $96,040.30 Date 03/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILSON, KEVIN P Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $96,040.15 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASUQUO, EME O Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $96,039.97 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOUSSE, YOLENE Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $96,039.65 Date 04/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DLUGOKINSKI, STEPHEN J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $96,039.00 Date 03/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOONAN, MICHAEL D Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $96,036.76 Date 07/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDI, PETER A Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $96,036.67 Date 11/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALAVERA, TEOFILO G, IV Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $96,035.93 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIS, ROBERT J Employer name Department of Health Amount $96,035.47 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, KRIS Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $96,035.38 Date 05/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIELDS, SUSAN V Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $96,035.20 Date 06/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANUELE, SALVATORE J, JR Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $96,035.04 Date 11/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THELEN, SHAWN A Employer name Albany County Amount $96,033.11 Date 07/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DAVID C Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $96,032.86 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTRIANNI, ELIZABETH A Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $96,032.86 Date 07/14/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALI, ASGHAR Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $96,032.76 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAILLAT, ADRIAN P Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $96,031.98 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAMER, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $96,031.92 Date 04/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, EVELYN R Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $96,031.50 Date 04/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, LAURA M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $96,031.40 Date 09/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, JON M Employer name Ulster County Amount $96,031.06 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIAMELLA, THOMAS Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $96,030.57 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUHNKE, JOHN M Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $96,030.56 Date 12/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KROP, JOHN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $96,030.02 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CEDAR, RITA G Employer name Department of Health Amount $96,029.91 Date 08/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELMORE, JOHN R, II Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $96,029.91 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELZ, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name South Beach Childrens Serv Amount $96,029.79 Date 02/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, JOANNE M Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $96,029.00 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEROLDI, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $96,028.34 Date 12/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, GERALD Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $96,027.83 Date 06/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, PAUL K Employer name Monroe County Amount $96,027.39 Date 06/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTAKIS, NICHOLAS J Employer name Great Neck Park District Amount $96,027.37 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSMANN, RANDALL J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $96,025.97 Date 04/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUTHEMENT, DENISE R Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $96,025.97 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, JONATHAN D Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $96,025.97 Date 06/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YU, QING JANE Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $96,025.97 Date 08/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOROWAJCZYK, PAUL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $96,025.97 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRASACCHIO, JOSHUA Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $96,025.97 Date 08/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EKSTROM, CRAIG R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $96,025.97 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIEL, MICKELANDE Employer name Rockland County Amount $96,025.72 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIBICH, GERALD J Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $96,025.67 Date 03/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HART, MARIAN Y Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $96,024.35 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, MATTHEW A Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $96,023.88 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELNYK, EUGENE W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $96,023.41 Date 06/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPITTAL, TAMMY M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $96,023.17 Date 08/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, RICHARD G Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $96,022.31 Date 10/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System