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 GRANNUM, PATRICK S Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $95,508.25 Date 02/21/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCO, PATRICIA M Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $95,506.97 Date 07/07/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIGGINS, RICHARD R Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $95,505.95 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARAIA, GEORGE M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $95,505.95 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, MICHAEL S Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,505.18 Date 11/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODT, STEPHANIE N Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,505.18 Date 04/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUGEN, KEITH M Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $95,504.88 Date 06/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, KEVIN J Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $95,504.01 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LONG, JONATHAN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $95,501.95 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHET, ELAINE K Employer name Office For Technology Amount $95,501.90 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIPPER, CHERYLANN C Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $95,501.05 Date 04/06/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, WAYNE R Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $95,500.97 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPA, MICHAEL D Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,500.28 Date 11/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIAY, TERESITA L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $95,500.20 Date 07/25/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALEFSKY, ANN MARIE E Employer name Cornell University Amount $95,500.16 Date 04/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, WAYNE J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $95,498.90 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUROS, NICHOLAS E Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $95,498.64 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASSANO, VINCENT F Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $95,498.25 Date 03/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, JAMES P Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 13 Amount $95,498.22 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, ADRIAN Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $95,497.18 Date 04/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, CAROL L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $95,496.35 Date 06/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GILL, THOMAS W Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $95,496.25 Date 10/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPPENBERG, NEAL T Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,495.87 Date 10/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLERT, DONALD L, JR Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $95,495.52 Date 06/16/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORGIE, JOHN B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $95,495.10 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, EDWARD C Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $95,492.29 Date 10/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURIAN, GEMINI V Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $95,491.87 Date 04/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAULEY, GAIL A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $95,491.37 Date 12/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRINGER, JASON C Employer name Niagara County Amount $95,490.04 Date 03/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADDLEMIRE, ALFRED G Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $95,489.45 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, SEAN A Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $95,489.38 Date 07/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTNAM, BRETT A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $95,489.37 Date 04/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASBARRO, DAVID Employer name Red Creek CSD Amount $95,486.88 Date 03/15/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENICASE, ALAN S Employer name City of Kingston Amount $95,486.86 Date 08/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TONEY, MARYLAND M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $95,486.48 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAISLEY, RUSSELL D Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $95,485.56 Date 03/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLINE, HEIDI M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $95,485.41 Date 06/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, JORGE L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $95,485.20 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAGNESE, LINDA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $95,484.82 Date 07/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $95,482.42 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SLEDGE, MC KINLEY, JR Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $95,482.38 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPARELLA, JOSEPH A Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $95,482.10 Date 10/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINLEY, BARRY J Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $95,481.75 Date 03/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, ELOISE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $95,481.13 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, JERRY L Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $95,480.35 Date 04/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANZER, CHERESE A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $95,479.93 Date 10/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOEL, JOAN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $95,479.89 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, RONALD E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $95,479.87 Date 09/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKWOOD, DONALD C Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $95,479.56 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, RICHARD J Employer name Village of Elmsford Amount $95,478.70 Date 02/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLADO, JULISSA Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $95,478.30 Date 05/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUBERT, JOHN H, II Employer name Erie County Amount $95,478.05 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSCITTI, CINDY A Employer name Orange County Amount $95,478.04 Date 11/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'TOOLE, DANIEL Employer name City of Rochester Amount $95,477.83 Date 04/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ASHLEY, BRANDI M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $95,477.70 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOSINSKI, KRIS T Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $95,477.27 Date 04/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NELSON, KENNETH M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $95,476.80 Date 07/14/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAUSTIN, NICOLE Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $95,476.78 Date 09/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIDEMAN, JOHN L Employer name Akron CSD Amount $95,475.18 Date 05/30/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMOTHEE, CARLINE Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $95,474.81 Date 06/14/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCOGLAN, BRANDON P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $95,474.69 Date 01/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONTANEZ, PAUL Employer name Division of State Police Amount $95,474.18 Date 01/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROGERS, CHRISTINE A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $95,473.85 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARAHRAMYAN, SHEILA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $95,473.25 Date 11/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURCELL, SARAH A Employer name Natural Heritage Trust Amount $95,472.94 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMPSELL, NICHOLAS M Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $95,472.73 Date 03/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICTOR, DANIAL J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $95,472.54 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEDMAN, CARL D Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $95,472.51 Date 06/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, LINDA J Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $95,472.51 Date 04/08/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, DAVID W Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $95,472.51 Date 05/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAVEN, HEATHER L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $95,472.47 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDBERG, ERIC S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $95,472.47 Date 04/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, ELIZABETH A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $95,471.74 Date 06/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTEAD, LEROI W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $95,471.74 Date 08/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAREEF, AKHTER A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $95,471.74 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESEMER, BARRY A Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $95,470.16 Date 07/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, MONCY ABRAHAM Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $95,469.82 Date 02/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREY, PETER J Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $95,469.05 Date 10/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANOVSKY, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $95,468.87 Date 07/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGANI, SALVATORE, JR Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $95,466.98 Date 01/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAVAS, GREGORY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $95,466.61 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMURRA, WILLIAM M Employer name Village of Suffern Amount $95,465.87 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, SCOTT L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $95,465.86 Date 05/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZAMBELIS, GEORGIOS Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $95,465.70 Date 04/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUMANN, THOMAS M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $95,465.59 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPE, HARLAND D Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $95,465.16 Date 10/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWTON, DENISE S Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $95,464.70 Date 09/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAJEUNESSE, CINDY A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $95,463.98 Date 03/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, BERNIE L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $95,463.98 Date 10/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKARZYNSKI, JAMES E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $95,463.98 Date 12/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARADA, MARCO T Employer name Village of Irvington Amount $95,463.54 Date 12/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, ANGEL L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $95,463.48 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORCORAN, DENISE A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $95,461.56 Date 09/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, JAMES R Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $95,461.18 Date 01/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKEY, JOHN M Employer name Education Department Amount $95,461.15 Date 10/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROHAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $95,460.67 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, KURT Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $95,460.63 Date 08/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIOBROWSKI, KENNETH R Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $95,460.44 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, DANIEL T Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $95,460.36 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAMMARCO-DELMONT, RENEE S Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $95,460.23 Date 07/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System