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 MOON, ANTHONY T, JR Employer name City of Hudson Amount $95,620.64 Date 06/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPALLINA, LISA C Employer name Monroe County Amount $95,620.20 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORCUCCI, DAVID J, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $95,619.96 Date 09/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MYERS-ALSTON, NEZE F Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $95,618.83 Date 08/18/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYER, JEROMY J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $95,618.73 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOVERN, TIMOTHY P Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $95,615.96 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOYTYSIAK, PAUL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,615.77 Date 03/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UHL, ELLEN M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $95,615.19 Date 02/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, MONICA H Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $95,614.19 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISNIEWSKI, MARK T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $95,613.89 Date 04/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLITA, F ALAN Employer name Northport E Northport Pub Lib Amount $95,613.50 Date 05/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, FRANCES S Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $95,613.46 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMACK, KEVIN D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $95,613.14 Date 05/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLINNIN, LORIE G Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $95,611.67 Date 01/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERLOCK, JILL Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $95,610.65 Date 11/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANTT, ERNITA Employer name Department of State Amount $95,609.91 Date 12/08/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO CASCIO-ARTUZ, GINA Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $95,609.38 Date 12/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTUS, LINDA S Employer name Westchester County Amount $95,609.20 Date 08/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, DEBORAH A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $95,608.96 Date 08/25/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIESKE, RICHARD Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $95,608.91 Date 03/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRENER, VANESSA M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $95,608.80 Date 03/22/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBERBOCK, ELLEN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,608.18 Date 07/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALANO, MARIE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,608.18 Date 04/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILIMETIN, MARGUERITE Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,608.18 Date 05/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLER, SUSAN L Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,608.18 Date 11/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, TIMOTHY Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,608.18 Date 07/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, JEAN SKURA Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,608.18 Date 01/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINLEY, MICHAEL A Employer name Education Department Amount $95,607.71 Date 10/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMERER, FREDERICK W Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $95,607.40 Date 12/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGERI, JOSEPH A Employer name Water Auth of West Nassau Co Amount $95,607.27 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTOLOTTA, LORRAINE M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $95,606.90 Date 11/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIORANA, MICHAEL T Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $95,606.66 Date 05/31/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLANOS, DENIS J Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $95,606.38 Date 05/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASKINS, ALICE C Employer name Ontario County Amount $95,606.32 Date 07/10/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, PAUL J Employer name Town of Greece Amount $95,605.19 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASEY, THOMAS Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $95,604.49 Date 07/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASAZZA, ARLENE Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $95,602.63 Date 10/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAULDING, MICHAEL G Employer name Village of Scotia Amount $95,601.45 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOORE, KEITH M Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,598.80 Date 09/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMAN, SCOTT D Employer name Genesee County Amount $95,598.38 Date 04/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARDI, JOSEPH G Employer name Somers CSD Amount $95,597.80 Date 01/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUOCCO, MICHAEL A Employer name Chemung County Amount $95,596.90 Date 01/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, GEORGE A, JR Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $95,596.89 Date 09/03/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, ZACHARY B Employer name Education Department Amount $95,596.55 Date 11/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, GILBERT D Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $95,595.96 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERANDI, SCOTT J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $95,594.42 Date 09/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLACK, CARY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $95,593.10 Date 08/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEBERRY, MELISSA B Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $95,591.11 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, JUSTIN M Employer name Monroe County Amount $95,590.61 Date 04/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLB, JASON W Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $95,589.79 Date 05/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, DAVID J Employer name Town of Mount Kisco Amount $95,589.08 Date 01/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESTOR, DAVID A Employer name Orange County Amount $95,588.79 Date 05/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALERNO, MARK T Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $95,588.17 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALPIN, JOHN F Employer name City of Troy Amount $95,588.15 Date 03/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, JUAN A Employer name Rockland County Amount $95,587.67 Date 09/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NWANKPAH, MARGARET A Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $95,586.81 Date 02/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANOZA, JOHN M Employer name Clinton County Amount $95,586.60 Date 09/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERBERG, TARYN F Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $95,586.58 Date 03/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUKALO, JOHN, III Employer name Division of State Police Amount $95,586.01 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAPCZYK, DIANNE Employer name South Huntington Water District Amount $95,584.95 Date 09/02/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKER, JOSEPH W, JR Employer name Henrietta Fire District Amount $95,584.26 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MELLEA, MARK Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $95,583.93 Date 05/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAMSON, NOAM Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $95,583.92 Date 01/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIMM, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $95,583.90 Date 08/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLUSCIO, ALFRED P Employer name Westchester County Amount $95,583.38 Date 11/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, BRIAN G Employer name City of Rochester Amount $95,582.83 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARRELLA, GAIL S Employer name Town of Geddes Amount $95,582.56 Date 06/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YI, JINGWEN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $95,582.54 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, LAMAURICE Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $95,581.85 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, JAMES J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $95,580.49 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PYTLIK, DAVID P, JR Employer name City of Lockport Amount $95,579.74 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, PATRICK F Employer name Steuben County Amount $95,579.52 Date 10/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZHANSKAYA, OLGA Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $95,579.32 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAINE, RICHARD E, II Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $95,579.28 Date 11/07/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSHY, SHARON Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $95,578.38 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORTHINGTON, MARK D Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $95,578.38 Date 06/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, VICKI A Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $95,578.01 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, GEORGE C Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $95,577.23 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEARY, DANIEL W Employer name Rockland County Amount $95,576.96 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMEDY, SHEILA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $95,576.80 Date 10/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAWLEY, GUY R Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $95,576.79 Date 05/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, ROBERT J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $95,576.38 Date 05/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUTTARD, DAVID A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $95,575.58 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JAMES P Employer name Steuben County Amount $95,575.09 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOS, MARIA S Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $95,573.98 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOMITO, JOSEPH, JR Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $95,573.75 Date 01/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISTOCCHI, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name City of Cortland Amount $95,573.58 Date 02/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, ALBERT M Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $95,572.39 Date 09/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUPERDOCK, JEFFREY E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $95,572.34 Date 10/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE JESUS, CARLOS M, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $95,572.09 Date 10/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LINAMEN, TERRI J Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $95,571.83 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FACCHIN, TIMOTHY G Employer name Beacon City School Dist Amount $95,571.36 Date 08/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENISON, KENNETH E, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $95,571.15 Date 08/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, LYNNE M Employer name Education Department Amount $95,570.79 Date 06/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, TIMOTHY P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $95,570.76 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VALENTINRIVERA, NANCY Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $95,570.23 Date 03/26/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, JUDITH Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $95,570.12 Date 09/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAUVELT, CAROL Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $95,569.93 Date 06/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFIERI, JAMES Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $95,569.91 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, DEBHORA D Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $95,569.39 Date 03/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System