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 BELL, JUSTIN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $95,244.06 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PHILBERT-COX, ANTONETTE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $95,243.97 Date 02/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA SCALA, JOSEPH L Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $95,243.78 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUSAKOWSKI, DONALD E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $95,242.32 Date 07/16/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, SEAN P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $95,241.91 Date 07/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, DARRIN A Employer name Orange County Amount $95,241.76 Date 11/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTOR, EVITA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $95,241.56 Date 07/08/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREMORE, FRANCIS J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $95,241.42 Date 10/16/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, LAWRENCE R Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $95,240.88 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLIPPIN-JACKSON, TONYA D Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $95,240.52 Date 03/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCER, SALIH S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $95,240.09 Date 02/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITZ, WALTER J Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $95,239.92 Date 03/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, HECTOR W Employer name City of Rochester Amount $95,239.70 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAZZA, DONNALYNN LEE Employer name Office NYS Inspector General Amount $95,239.58 Date 01/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, MERRI H Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $95,238.98 Date 03/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOEHR, ERIC J Employer name Ontario County Amount $95,238.47 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAD, NANCY L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $95,237.78 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBATEPAOLO, LORI A Employer name Middle Country Public Library Amount $95,237.61 Date 06/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEGAL, AVIV Employer name Dutchess County Amount $95,237.22 Date 02/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOWELL, RUTH P Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $95,237.05 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIENER, JENNIFER F Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $95,236.33 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCO, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $95,235.33 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAMHAENG, LAWAN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $95,234.94 Date 02/13/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLAUDE, MARJORIE B Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $95,234.69 Date 11/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLEJARNIK, EDWARD J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $95,234.46 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASHKIN, EKATERINA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $95,234.38 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAVEN, GERALDINE M Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $95,234.37 Date 05/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUDNOVSKI, IGOR Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $95,233.92 Date 03/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MARSHA C Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $95,233.41 Date 02/28/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, ERIN A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $95,233.32 Date 09/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNECZ, TRACEY Employer name Schenectady County Amount $95,232.45 Date 04/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAGUFA, GIL B Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $95,231.56 Date 12/28/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAWLUK, CINDY E Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $95,231.41 Date 08/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, MARY A Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $95,231.40 Date 08/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, MICHAEL P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $95,230.75 Date 11/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABAN, JAVIER Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $95,230.43 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAH, VALERIE R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $95,230.08 Date 06/26/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVY, HOLLY J Employer name NYS Joint Comm Public Ethics Amount $95,229.17 Date 10/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONE, JARET L Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,228.53 Date 01/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRINIDAD, CLAIRE D Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $95,228.48 Date 03/09/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENOVESI, GWENDOLYN P Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $95,227.98 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREW, RICHARD L, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $95,227.75 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIARDINA, KAREN M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $95,227.66 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, ROSE N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $95,227.28 Date 12/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLAS, RICHARDSON Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $95,227.11 Date 11/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARROSA, NONITO L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $95,227.02 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, PETRA H Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $95,226.84 Date 09/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSTANT, JASON W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $95,226.38 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPINELLI, NICHOLAS, JR Employer name Education Department Amount $95,226.25 Date 05/25/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGUANTA, JOSEPH, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $95,226.24 Date 11/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REHMAN, SAAD A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $95,225.67 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, RUSSELL Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $95,225.58 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOHM, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $95,224.74 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, GERARD Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $95,224.29 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTE, GRACE Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $95,224.29 Date 06/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTTO, CHRYSTYNE Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $95,224.29 Date 03/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWLETT BARRIFFE, NITA F Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $95,224.18 Date 02/28/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, BEVERLY D Employer name Westchester County Amount $95,223.93 Date 01/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLISH, THOMAS P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $95,223.60 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORBETT, ERIC F Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $95,223.14 Date 03/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHANG, JIANHUA Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $95,223.08 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUINN, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $95,222.59 Date 07/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, DANIEL P Employer name Department of Law Amount $95,222.24 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, HOWARD S Employer name Tuckahoe UFSD Amount $95,221.98 Date 06/30/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEBULA, COLLEEN M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $95,221.74 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLANAN, JENNIFER D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $95,221.16 Date 05/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUN, DANA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $95,221.08 Date 08/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, KYLE F Employer name Office For Technology Amount $95,221.07 Date 10/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDERMANN, PATRICIA J Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $95,220.91 Date 07/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE JOSEPH, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $95,219.24 Date 01/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALLENS, JUSTIN T Employer name Erie County Amount $95,219.00 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, DIANE D Employer name Education Department Amount $95,218.12 Date 11/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILGRIM, ERIC P Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $95,217.87 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, PATRICK M Employer name Westchester County Amount $95,217.85 Date 06/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, LAWRENCE T Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $95,217.73 Date 11/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIANESE, GRACE B Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $95,217.70 Date 10/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI CRASTO, PATRICK A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $95,217.64 Date 01/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, KAREN E Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $95,217.32 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, MALINDA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $95,216.87 Date 07/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, JOSH S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $95,215.62 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, GIOVANNI Employer name City of Rochester Amount $95,215.05 Date 03/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZALOOM, MATTHEW J Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $95,214.86 Date 03/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTE, SILVERIO Employer name Village of Tuckahoe Amount $95,214.73 Date 07/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, KERRI-KAYE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $95,214.52 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANI, KEZBAN B Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $95,213.99 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLTER, ELIZABETH I Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $95,213.99 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURTT, JAMES T Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,213.18 Date 10/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEWTOWN, MICHAEL T Employer name Town of Massena Amount $95,213.10 Date 06/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEATTIE, JOHN C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $95,212.53 Date 09/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARNETT, WILLIAM H Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $95,211.67 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROLLETTE, WAYNE L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $95,211.60 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEOD, NABEELA Employer name Rockland County Amount $95,211.53 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGGS, DOUGLAS B Employer name Village of Old Brookville Amount $95,211.41 Date 10/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LONG, RACHEL M Employer name Department of Health Amount $95,211.17 Date 10/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENNIS, PETER J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $95,209.84 Date 08/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARNS, BRENDAN Employer name Town of Islip Amount $95,209.23 Date 09/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOFI, WILLIAM J Employer name Center Moriches UFSD Amount $95,209.05 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, NORMA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $95,208.55 Date 01/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOTI, JAMES P Employer name City of Rye Amount $95,206.57 Date 12/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEVINSON, CHARLES D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $95,205.60 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System