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 PRYOR, KIRSTIN M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $88,206.27 Date 10/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERRONE, MICHAEL P Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $88,205.92 Date 01/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYKEN, ANN-MARGOT Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $88,205.80 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORE, ELBA E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $88,205.74 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HECKMAN, DIANA M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $88,205.15 Date 06/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCANTONIO, ERNEST C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $88,204.96 Date 09/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAL, NUPUR R Employer name Education Department Amount $88,203.18 Date 04/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGEN, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Office For Technology Amount $88,203.18 Date 11/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZUBEK, DOMINIC J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $88,203.18 Date 01/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALAZZO, SALVATORE Employer name Office For Technology Amount $88,203.18 Date 09/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMACK, KEVIN D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $88,203.18 Date 05/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OMECINSKY, KATHY M Employer name Department of Health Amount $88,202.32 Date 03/29/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'KEEFE, MICHAEL P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $88,202.32 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIERHORST, GISELE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $88,201.68 Date 11/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, SOYINKA S Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $88,201.24 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGH, TAQUELLA S Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $88,201.16 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, LEON E Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $88,200.50 Date 09/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, CARLO IAN, SR Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $88,200.14 Date 06/11/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMERSON, JASON M Employer name Orange County Amount $88,199.71 Date 04/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDDEN, TIMOTHY W Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $88,199.56 Date 02/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, THOMAS A, III Employer name Nassau County Amount $88,199.13 Date 03/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZEO, MARIO G Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $88,198.76 Date 06/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, GLEN Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $88,198.64 Date 11/08/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JUSTIN J Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $88,198.45 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLORAN, THOMAS J, JR Employer name Albany County Amount $88,198.34 Date 07/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSEA, EUGENE H Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $88,197.62 Date 08/24/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHAMBERS, JAQUAN B Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $88,195.77 Date 01/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LARRABEE, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $88,195.65 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DZURICA, SUSAN C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $88,194.00 Date 03/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEON, MICHAEL A Employer name Westchester County Amount $88,193.90 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALIFANO, PAUL, JR Employer name Office For Technology Amount $88,193.30 Date 10/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMISTER, SHAUN K Employer name Peekskill Housing Authority Amount $88,192.35 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAKSENA, ALOK K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $88,192.00 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKOSE, BILI GEORGE Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $88,191.73 Date 06/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGLIARO, PETER Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $88,191.48 Date 02/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VITO, DAVID Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $88,191.40 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALEY, CINDY J Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $88,191.33 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, THOMAS J Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $88,191.14 Date 12/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKERT, KARL L Employer name Department of Health Amount $88,190.96 Date 12/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, R GRACE Employer name Office For Technology Amount $88,190.96 Date 06/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, JASON A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $88,190.96 Date 12/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, JOSEPH E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $88,190.96 Date 11/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UMBRO, KATHERINE A Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $88,190.74 Date 01/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COLLIN, SHERI R Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $88,190.22 Date 05/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, WANDA A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $88,189.92 Date 12/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECONNO, MAUREEN L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $88,189.78 Date 07/21/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANY, JOANNE Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $88,189.57 Date 06/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTMAN, BEVERLY R Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $88,189.23 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNWIN, HEIDI M Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $88,188.80 Date 08/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, JAMES M Employer name City of Albany Amount $88,188.04 Date 03/22/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, RENEE D Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $88,187.93 Date 04/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELASQUEZ, SIGFREDO A Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $88,187.40 Date 10/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEWIS, BRYON D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $88,187.29 Date 10/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRADY, JOSEPH P Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $88,187.13 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPNICKY, JEFFREY Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $88,187.04 Date 06/18/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANAHAN, NAN F Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $88,186.95 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZAK, DENIS V Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $88,186.85 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, VINCENT R Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $88,186.43 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AYOTTE, CHRISTOPHER K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $88,186.27 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORVIS, MICKEY W Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $88,185.83 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL VECCHIO, DAWN M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $88,185.62 Date 02/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSKA, EDWARD J Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $88,185.57 Date 05/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABATE, ANTHONY W Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $88,185.03 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KAREN D Employer name Department of Health Amount $88,183.34 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUINNESS, JOHN CHRISTOPHER Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $88,182.94 Date 08/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGOSTINELLO, ANNMARIE Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $88,182.61 Date 12/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUBA, ROBERT P Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $88,182.03 Date 01/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, FRANCINE S Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $88,181.90 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, CLIVE Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $88,181.34 Date 02/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, AARON M Employer name City of Kingston Amount $88,180.78 Date 02/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEWANDOWSKI, ANTHONY S Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $88,179.80 Date 06/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, SCOTT V Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $88,178.75 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, BRIAN R Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $88,178.49 Date 02/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TESORIERO, MEGAN Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $88,178.24 Date 10/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIERSON, CRAIG J Employer name North Greece Fire District Amount $88,177.77 Date 10/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEREL, SHARLA Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $88,177.28 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, PHYLLIS A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $88,176.84 Date 09/13/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUPETSKY, YELENA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $88,176.82 Date 01/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYO, ADAM R Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $88,176.26 Date 10/22/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARETZKY, MARSHA Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $88,175.62 Date 01/09/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIKUS, TODD R Employer name Dutchess County Amount $88,175.56 Date 05/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASLONSKI, JOHN G Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $88,175.54 Date 09/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'KEEFFE, JASON R Employer name Rockland County Amount $88,175.43 Date 09/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACALANDRA, RICHARD Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $88,175.18 Date 06/02/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZZOPARDI, FRANK Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $88,174.43 Date 02/07/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, APRIL Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $88,174.43 Date 05/26/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKERSON, JEFFREY L Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $88,174.07 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHENK, STEVEN M Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $88,173.45 Date 06/26/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERMELE, VALERIE A Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $88,172.72 Date 09/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, JOHN C, II Employer name Albany County Amount $88,172.15 Date 07/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DONNA J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $88,171.74 Date 01/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLOMETZ, MICHAEL J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $88,171.74 Date 12/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORINI, STEVEN J Employer name City of Fulton Amount $88,171.68 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, ELIZABETH K Employer name Town of Islip Amount $88,171.16 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGGS, DAVID B Employer name Nassau County Amount $88,170.57 Date 04/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLINGERLAND, DAVID W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $88,170.37 Date 12/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOWRA, ADA P Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $88,170.31 Date 07/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEOGHEGAN, KRISTEN L Employer name Assembly: Annual Legislative Amount $88,169.02 Date 01/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, JULIE A Employer name Herkimer County Amount $88,168.04 Date 10/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLINA, LUCIANO G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $88,167.96 Date 07/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System