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 ACOCELLA, THOMAS J Employer name Port Chester Housing Authority Amount $95,817.79 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISBEY, DWAYNE P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $95,816.31 Date 10/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURNANE, JOANNE Employer name Department of Health Amount $95,815.53 Date 07/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, DIANE K Employer name Department of Health Amount $95,815.53 Date 08/12/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORANO, LOUIS Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $95,815.19 Date 01/10/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUANO, MARIA L Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $95,815.08 Date 03/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, PHILIP A Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $95,814.84 Date 01/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, SEAN D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $95,814.11 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARROLL, DENISE Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $95,813.58 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JULIEN, JOSETTE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $95,813.41 Date 07/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANWARING, PETER G Employer name Village of Greenport Amount $95,813.40 Date 02/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNAN, THOMAS D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $95,812.46 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EVANS, YVONNE Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $95,812.39 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Cortland County Amount $95,811.68 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELTORO, CLARA Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $95,811.04 Date 02/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON, JULIE A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $95,810.27 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, BRIAN D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $95,809.54 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, VALSAMMA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $95,808.85 Date 11/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVEAU-PAUL, MARIE Employer name NYS Corr Serv,NYC Central Adm Amount $95,807.86 Date 05/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, SEAN P Employer name Village of New Hyde Park Amount $95,807.41 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYLE, DANIEL G Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $95,806.72 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, DANIEL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $95,803.00 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILL, BEVERLY ANN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $95,802.07 Date 08/04/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, DAVID R Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $95,801.99 Date 02/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, CARL M Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $95,799.82 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUKRI, DOUGLAS A Employer name Water Auth of West Nassau Co Amount $95,799.54 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, JEANNE B Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,799.38 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLISH, MICHAEL R Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $95,799.36 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAZIANO, JAMES Employer name Suffolk County Amount $95,799.30 Date 07/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDWELL, TIMOTHY D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $95,799.18 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GROSJEAN, BERNARD L Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $95,798.94 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICH, DOUGLAS A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $95,798.86 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HIAM, JONATHAN R Employer name New York Public Library Amount $95,798.59 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIATO, KATHLEEN ANNE Employer name Department of Health Amount $95,798.26 Date 02/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCRIBER, WILLIAM W Employer name Oswego Port Authority Amount $95,798.16 Date 01/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILDRESS, ANN M Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $95,797.49 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANSEVERE, KIMBERLY A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $95,797.27 Date 01/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRENDA, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $95,797.16 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAESTRI, DAVID G Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $95,796.00 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROJAHN, DAWNMARIE Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $95,795.64 Date 09/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZHUGH, VALERIE A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $95,794.75 Date 08/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, ANN MARIE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $95,794.42 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COATES, KELLY L Employer name Sachem Public Library Amount $95,794.30 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASNOE, JACQUELYN M Employer name Herkimer County Amount $95,793.70 Date 01/03/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLERVIL, PIERRE R Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $95,793.30 Date 02/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, WILTENA F Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $95,792.90 Date 01/07/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNDT, ROBERT Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $95,791.72 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCBRIDE, ANN E Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $95,791.41 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEGA, LUIS A Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $95,791.39 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORLAS, JACQUELINE Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $95,789.95 Date 09/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, WENDELL M Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $95,789.66 Date 01/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIDDALL, JANE A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $95,789.49 Date 04/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWERS, KARL T, JR Employer name Tompkins County Amount $95,789.19 Date 05/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUDGE, DAVID C Employer name City of Troy Amount $95,789.14 Date 10/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CANN, KELLY A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $95,788.98 Date 12/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODRISCOLL, JOHN K Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $95,788.72 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECK, ANDREW D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $95,787.91 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAUBLIEB, AMY BETH Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $95,787.91 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATIAS, JOSEPH Employer name Dutchess County Amount $95,786.60 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAUSCHER, CHARLES A Employer name Oneida Herkimer Sol Wst Mg Aut Amount $95,786.09 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCCIO, ROBERT D Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $95,784.28 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDI, ANNE E Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,784.18 Date 09/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETTER, KATHERINE L Employer name Education Department Amount $95,783.62 Date 01/26/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, JING Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $95,783.47 Date 09/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANSE, KEVIN M Employer name Orange County Amount $95,783.35 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUONINCONTRI, ANTHONY M Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $95,783.29 Date 09/06/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, GREGORY A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $95,783.16 Date 10/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURLINGAME, DANIEL J Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $95,782.87 Date 01/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPICER, ROSS D Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $95,782.73 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLUZ, LENNY M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $95,781.42 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JULIANO, RICHARD P Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $95,781.34 Date 10/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, TIMOTHY F Employer name Broome County Amount $95,781.11 Date 12/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEBELER, MICHAEL W Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $95,780.46 Date 09/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURO, ROSANNA Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,780.24 Date 02/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOMES, JACQUELINE E Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $95,779.80 Date 06/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPLAWSKI, MARK Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $95,778.08 Date 01/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, MATTIE Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $95,775.32 Date 11/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, MAGNA A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $95,775.21 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKERHAM, THOMAS G Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $95,774.41 Date 02/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, JENNIFER N Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $95,773.00 Date 07/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWINDELLS, JOHN G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $95,772.89 Date 05/17/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, DEBORAH S Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $95,772.80 Date 01/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRARD, MICHAEL J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $95,772.72 Date 04/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAKWAY, ROY G, JR Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $95,772.64 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONNER, DAVID L Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $95,772.05 Date 09/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLOKUNBORO, ADESOLA C Employer name Department of Health Amount $95,770.24 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSATI, JOSEPH A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $95,769.93 Date 10/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $95,769.88 Date 01/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SARNECKY, PETER S Employer name Orange County Amount $95,769.66 Date 02/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANCAYCO, LOUIE C Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $95,769.45 Date 07/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DITTMER, JOANN M Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $95,769.37 Date 08/15/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECUERDO, ANNABELLE A Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $95,769.37 Date 01/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, ROBERTA E Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $95,769.37 Date 02/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUZIO, SANTO J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $95,769.15 Date 01/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUM, JOANNE C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $95,768.77 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBSEN, LISA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,767.98 Date 03/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICHETTE, JAMES K Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $95,767.90 Date 02/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIKOLAJCZYK, JAROSLAW Employer name Office of General Services Amount $95,767.87 Date 03/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARISTON, KENNETH Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $95,767.81 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERRONE, MICHAEL P Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $95,767.77 Date 01/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System