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 BARNES, ALKA Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $95,416.15 Date 02/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, ORLO A Employer name City of Fulton Amount $95,415.41 Date 04/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITAKER, ANDREW W Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $95,415.32 Date 10/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERONI, YOLONDA G Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $95,415.07 Date 02/25/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROSKA, ERIC C Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $95,414.52 Date 07/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRULE, MARIE Employer name Dutchess County Amount $95,414.28 Date 06/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, ERNEST D Employer name Ulster County Amount $95,412.85 Date 02/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRENSHAW, FRANK D Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $95,411.91 Date 10/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARVEY, BERNADETTE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,411.11 Date 08/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNIER, RICHARD A, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $95,410.90 Date 02/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUER LEACH, LAURA F Employer name Rockland County Amount $95,410.34 Date 07/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDDOSO, JOSHUA D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $95,410.27 Date 02/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTEO, KARI Employer name Office For Technology Amount $95,409.87 Date 11/15/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, MATTHEW J Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,408.71 Date 01/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADOPOULOS, NICHOLAS H Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $95,407.14 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHMAN, PAULA S Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $95,406.99 Date 08/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERMODY, ROBERT C Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $95,406.53 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name D'AMICO, CHRISTINA M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $95,406.53 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENDRES, MICHAEL A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $95,406.03 Date 10/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, DANIEL A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $95,405.53 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITZ, ERIK R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $95,405.02 Date 07/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, GARTH P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $95,404.61 Date 01/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOCHRIE, MELISSA A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $95,404.58 Date 08/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JILL E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $95,404.34 Date 07/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRYANT, EMMANUEL Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $95,404.30 Date 08/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, MICHAEL M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $95,404.01 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CANTWELL, DANIEL W Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $95,403.39 Date 09/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDGHILL, YVONNE E Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,403.18 Date 12/07/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBERG, PAUL Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,403.18 Date 11/07/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEYN, REGINA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,403.18 Date 01/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALERI, KATHLEEN A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $95,402.74 Date 07/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGLOTZ, KEITH E Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $95,402.06 Date 01/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALKIEWICZ, EMILY A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $95,401.74 Date 06/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLAK, RAYMOND J Employer name Erie County Amount $95,401.15 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANIERO, GEORGE E, JR Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $95,400.85 Date 11/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAKMAK, DIDEM U Employer name Office For Technology Amount $95,400.35 Date 09/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARKE, STEVEN A Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $95,400.25 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARK, JAMES W Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $95,399.00 Date 02/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEBEL, ESPERANZA G Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $95,398.24 Date 01/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, LAUREN E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $95,397.01 Date 12/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAWCZYK, CRAIG D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $95,395.92 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUERRA, STEPHANIE L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $95,395.65 Date 11/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MULLER, HENRY C Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $95,395.38 Date 09/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, JORGE L Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $95,395.25 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU BORD, LORI B Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $95,393.45 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAZZARA, MICHAEL S Employer name City of Rochester Amount $95,392.63 Date 05/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, BERNARD P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $95,392.00 Date 04/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, FERMIN Employer name Westchester County Amount $95,391.40 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SUSAN N Employer name Office For Technology Amount $95,390.01 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, GERALDINE Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $95,389.80 Date 05/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIMONE, SYLVIA Employer name Department of Health Amount $95,389.64 Date 03/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCE, DOUGLAS A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $95,389.36 Date 03/14/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKERT, RICHARD M Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,389.11 Date 12/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLAZO, EVELYN Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $95,388.75 Date 11/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, LISA Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $95,388.57 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOUDY, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $95,388.42 Date 10/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PUMA, PAUL J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $95,388.18 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUNDTREE, MARCULLUS A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $95,388.14 Date 01/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROUSSEAU, ROMY Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $95,387.99 Date 05/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDOLINO, JENNIFER L Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $95,387.10 Date 03/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDMOND, STEVEN J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $95,386.65 Date 03/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, ROBERT A Employer name Village of Pleasantville Amount $95,386.17 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, RALPH J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $95,385.81 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, NOREEN V Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $95,385.81 Date 05/29/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGAN, TIMOTHY J Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $95,385.13 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, JAMES M, JR Employer name City of Hudson Amount $95,384.34 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DALTON, LISA A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $95,383.83 Date 03/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, THEODORE R III Employer name Suffolk County Amount $95,383.30 Date 05/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTY, RUSSELL S Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $95,382.80 Date 03/31/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUDETTE, THOMAS E Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $95,381.61 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VENTURE, ROBERT K Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $95,379.11 Date 03/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOFIELD, MICHAEL J Employer name Nanuet UFSD Amount $95,378.78 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAGLER-MITCHELL, ERNEST S Employer name City of Rochester Amount $95,378.57 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARBIERI, GEOVANNI Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $95,378.21 Date 06/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELPS, MATTHEW E Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $95,377.88 Date 09/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, TAMARA A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $95,377.36 Date 11/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEGAN, BRIAN M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $95,376.38 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, LEWIS B, III Employer name Town of Greece Amount $95,375.54 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWNE, LENNOX O Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $95,374.96 Date 09/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEUNG, MELISSA Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $95,374.92 Date 09/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGLIARO, PETER Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $95,374.60 Date 02/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, ANA L Employer name Orange County Amount $95,374.19 Date 06/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANIOLO, DORIS B Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $95,374.19 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANS, THOMAS J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $95,374.05 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FIKE, COREY A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $95,373.86 Date 11/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SALZLER, PAUL M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $95,372.51 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUNTHER, JONATHAN E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $95,372.47 Date 08/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDHJEM, KENNETH H Employer name Westchester Joint Water Works Amount $95,372.27 Date 02/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, WILLIAM E, JR Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $95,372.15 Date 09/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, DAVID G, II Employer name Cornell University Amount $95,371.62 Date 06/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINOSA, DEBORAH A Employer name Department of Health Amount $95,371.15 Date 07/06/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDEK, MATTHEW E Employer name City of Troy Amount $95,370.63 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERRARI, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $95,370.50 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, GEOFFREY T Employer name City of Rochester Amount $95,370.08 Date 02/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MULVANEY, RICHARD J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $95,370.05 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, SANDI C Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $95,369.96 Date 09/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARESTA, PATRICIA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $95,368.26 Date 08/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENICOLA, MARK A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $95,367.62 Date 06/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HINDS, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $95,367.53 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHBURN, JUDITH A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $95,366.86 Date 03/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System