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 ATHAVALE, ULHAS B Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $95,680.99 Date 03/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, GOVIND C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $95,680.58 Date 08/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINELLI, VICKI L Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $95,677.90 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, LARRY D Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $95,677.62 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, RAYMOND J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $95,677.58 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KORN, ANTHONY M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $95,676.53 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLACKCHIEF, JUSTIN M Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $95,676.16 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOORE, BRENDAN P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $95,675.77 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHUTTS, MARK D Employer name Department of Health Amount $95,675.47 Date 08/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULIT, CATHERINE M Employer name Westchester County Amount $95,674.27 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHONFELD, DIANE Employer name Putnam County Amount $95,674.08 Date 02/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAJIEB, NISAA A Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $95,672.83 Date 01/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUCKER, JEREMY J Employer name Chemung County Amount $95,671.98 Date 05/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELFANCE, BARRY W Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $95,671.77 Date 03/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARVIS, JASON S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $95,668.64 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHANSON, ERIK C Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $95,667.69 Date 07/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRESN, KIMBERLY S Employer name Town of Massena Amount $95,667.15 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANON, CAROLINA Employer name Orange County Amount $95,666.89 Date 10/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $95,666.87 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN, ACHELEY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $95,666.47 Date 08/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGHESE, ALEYAMMA Employer name Department of Health Amount $95,663.16 Date 02/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATARAZA, MICHAEL D Employer name Town of Crawford Amount $95,663.05 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORINO, DONNA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $95,662.81 Date 11/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIBBERT, HEATHER S Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $95,662.15 Date 02/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPREEN, FREDERICK M Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $95,661.94 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIPOLI, JASON D Employer name Monroe County Amount $95,661.79 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUFELT, ALICE J Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $95,661.70 Date 01/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE-LOUIS, MARIE C Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $95,661.47 Date 06/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANGARIE, MARIAMA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $95,661.47 Date 11/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARIQ, KHURRAM Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $95,661.33 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESAVALU, DHAYALAN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $95,659.73 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAENLEIN, DANIEL M Employer name Orange County Amount $95,659.26 Date 11/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, ANNETTE M Employer name Environmental Facilities Corp. Amount $95,657.46 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKETT, DAVID F Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $95,656.62 Date 05/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGNALL, KAREN G Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $95,655.83 Date 11/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVIN, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Town of East Greenbush Amount $95,655.50 Date 07/05/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ACQUAVIVA, JOSEPH F Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $95,655.31 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JEAN L Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $95,654.68 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINACCI, DONNA D Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $95,651.90 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, JOSEPH M Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $95,650.97 Date 11/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, TODD L Employer name Department of Health Amount $95,650.33 Date 07/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, RICHARD D Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $95,648.21 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLUPS, SCHANEL D Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $95,648.06 Date 06/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAISST, ERIC W Employer name Madison County Amount $95,646.49 Date 11/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMMON, CRAIG R Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $95,646.44 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IGLESIAS, JULIO S Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $95,645.98 Date 09/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUNDS, DAVID J Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $95,645.54 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, MARY A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $95,645.51 Date 01/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHORT, WILLIAM G Employer name Orange County Amount $95,645.07 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST LOUIS, JEFFERY L Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $95,644.67 Date 09/27/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JENNIFER J Employer name Livingston County Amount $95,643.58 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMULLEN, PETER Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $95,642.93 Date 10/31/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELTON, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $95,642.54 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, BRUCE A Employer name Niagara County Amount $95,642.43 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPNOWSKI, LORRAINE R Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $95,641.65 Date 02/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, STEVEN E Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $95,640.96 Date 01/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, JAMES D Employer name Niagara County Amount $95,640.32 Date 06/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTAPKA, GABRIELA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $95,640.23 Date 02/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, TIMOTHY W Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $95,639.66 Date 10/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIEPIELA, JOSEPH A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $95,639.06 Date 05/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALOTICO, CARL G Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $95,638.61 Date 02/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, BRYAN C Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $95,638.06 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NORDBERG, LYNNEA NICOLE Employer name Division of State Police Amount $95,637.56 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BISH, RONALD P Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $95,637.50 Date 05/23/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIMERLE, JEANETTE L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $95,637.27 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SALVATORE, BARBARA J Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $95,637.26 Date 10/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLIER, LISA J Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $95,636.89 Date 09/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATTHEOU, ANTONIA Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $95,636.11 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, CARL, III Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $95,635.90 Date 09/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, LAUREN M Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $95,635.69 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARGA, CAROLE T Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $95,635.66 Date 08/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMMES, JASON W Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,634.80 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARETELA, PHILIP J Employer name Monroe County Amount $95,634.31 Date 09/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANLEY, JOHN F Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $95,633.55 Date 04/14/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALERNO-SVERDLIN, SUSAN Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,633.45 Date 09/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIRRONE, DANIEL C Employer name Westchester Joint Water Works Amount $95,633.30 Date 01/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESTLER, LOUISE V Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $95,632.44 Date 04/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, FRANCIS V Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $95,632.02 Date 06/07/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYER, ASHANTI K Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $95,630.50 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGH, PHILIP P Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $95,630.14 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEIREZ, SUSAN E Employer name Council of The Arts Amount $95,629.51 Date 12/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD-RAUTENSTRAUCH, ROSEANNE M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $95,628.74 Date 02/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHAEL G Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $95,628.68 Date 11/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUAREZ, MARIO F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $95,628.10 Date 05/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDER VEER, PETER S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $95,628.03 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, KEVIN G Employer name Office For Technology Amount $95,626.76 Date 08/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEUER, DONALD V, JR Employer name Schenectady County Amount $95,626.73 Date 08/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, MEEGAN O Employer name Division of State Police Amount $95,625.27 Date 07/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAINIS, DEREK J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $95,624.92 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, JENNIFER L Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $95,622.95 Date 02/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, PETER Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $95,622.78 Date 03/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, JOHN F Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $95,622.37 Date 04/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEFFLER, JOSEPH C Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $95,622.26 Date 07/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, ROGER L Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $95,622.12 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARLEY, ROEBERYL Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $95,622.06 Date 12/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARANTO, CHANTANA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $95,621.79 Date 08/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, PETER C Employer name Town of Lewisboro Amount $95,621.32 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNTHER, DANA L Employer name Village of Northport Amount $95,621.29 Date 08/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, DAVID M Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $95,621.24 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTTON, MOLLIE K Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $95,620.68 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System