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 THORNE, LISA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $95,165.17 Date 05/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITZLEBEN, RAYMOND H Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $95,163.84 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETHERTON, JASON Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $95,163.24 Date 11/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMBLIN, KEISHA A Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $95,163.06 Date 08/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, MICHAEL E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $95,162.67 Date 11/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFEY, BRANDON D Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $95,162.42 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSS, JAY D Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $95,162.15 Date 05/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, CARL R Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $95,161.73 Date 04/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMON, CURT J Employer name Nanuet UFSD Amount $95,161.69 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELANSON, GERALD J Employer name Orange County Amount $95,161.33 Date 06/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, TAVARUS R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $95,161.30 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGUSANO, TONINO Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $95,161.17 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREANOR, JACQUELINE Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $95,160.62 Date 08/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ADAMS, SHAWN J Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $95,159.56 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARDEA, ELAINE M Employer name Irvington UFSD Amount $95,159.42 Date 11/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, DEBRA R Employer name Rocky Point UFSD Amount $95,158.16 Date 04/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI RUZZIO, ROBERT A, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $95,157.21 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MERKLE, BRIAN E Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,156.66 Date 06/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, JANNET Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $95,156.56 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLAMBY, ANNABELLE S Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $95,155.22 Date 08/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVAMOSER, FRANCIS X Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $95,154.81 Date 01/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KORKOR, STEPHANIE A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $95,154.79 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, MARY T Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $95,154.29 Date 10/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAFFUCCI, JAMES Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $95,154.15 Date 08/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLEGAS, PEDRO Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $95,154.06 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, PRINCELLA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $95,152.29 Date 12/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, MATTHEW R Employer name Chemung County Amount $95,151.57 Date 03/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARKIN, SHANE D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $95,151.49 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOMEO, BRIAN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,151.29 Date 07/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, MICHELLE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $95,151.28 Date 07/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTGOMERY, APRIL N Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,150.93 Date 08/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORELLI-CASTRO, R NICOLAS Employer name Education Department Amount $95,150.82 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDEO, ALMA G Employer name Briarcliff Manor UFSD Amount $95,150.02 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADEPEGBA, LARRY A Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $95,149.85 Date 08/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY SATURNE, ABEL, JR Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $95,149.84 Date 07/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINA, KARIME Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $95,149.84 Date 09/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEOGHEGAN, EDWARD E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $95,149.69 Date 06/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, DAVID R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $95,147.94 Date 04/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUHN, RAYMOND K Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $95,147.87 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKSON, KERRY R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $95,147.68 Date 06/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, PHILLIPA A Employer name Westchester County Amount $95,147.38 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILITANO, KAREN G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $95,147.00 Date 01/21/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, BRIDGET M Employer name Monroe County Amount $95,146.49 Date 01/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNERO, MARY A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $95,145.87 Date 04/01/1966 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, RODNEY J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $95,144.90 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMIR, EVELYN Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $95,144.27 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU, JING Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $95,143.95 Date 08/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINS-TOUSSAINT, MIRIAM Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $95,143.92 Date 05/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORSUNSKIY, ALLA Employer name Office NYS Inspector General Amount $95,143.80 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O HARA, BRIAN Employer name Erie County Amount $95,143.64 Date 01/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURTEAU, LEONARD D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $95,143.13 Date 07/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCH, GABRIEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $95,142.17 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KUTZY, MAURA P Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $95,141.91 Date 10/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESLIN, CONOR J Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $95,141.90 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DURAES-WILSON, ANA P Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $95,141.49 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANNIS, SHERMARKE S Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $95,141.32 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSIKA, ANDREW J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $95,141.26 Date 12/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCKENDEN, ROBERT F Employer name Pittsford Fire District Amount $95,141.17 Date 09/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDENBURG, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of East Rochester Amount $95,140.78 Date 09/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIACO, PASQUALE Employer name City of White Plains Amount $95,140.69 Date 05/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANIZARES-JAMES, DELORES Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $95,140.56 Date 10/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, JOSEPH M Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $95,140.56 Date 02/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELLER, LISA S Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $95,140.56 Date 08/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUDDEMI, JACQUELINE O Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $95,140.56 Date 10/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, COREEN P Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $95,140.06 Date 09/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTAL, RONALD P Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $95,138.73 Date 07/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITAIN, PATRICK F Employer name Great Neck Park District Amount $95,138.20 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES-PENNICOOKE, NIKKI Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $95,138.16 Date 02/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAFFINO, EDWARD S Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $95,137.60 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAFRI, ALI A Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $95,137.57 Date 06/29/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCAROZZA, JENNIFER R Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $95,137.30 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CITARELLA, EFREM Employer name Town of Somers Amount $95,135.74 Date 09/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUGHERTY, JAMES J, JR Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $95,135.38 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEST, WESLEY Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $95,135.08 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTRANDER, DAVID P Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $95,135.02 Date 06/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELMORE, ANDREW J Employer name Town of Greece Amount $95,134.79 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LANE, ELLEN R Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $95,134.79 Date 07/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGAULT, JODY L Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $95,133.83 Date 01/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEVINE, PATRICIA E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $95,133.35 Date 05/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, ALTHEA C Employer name Department of Law Amount $95,133.07 Date 03/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOUND, AARON B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $95,132.47 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FAULKNER, GILBERT H Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,132.27 Date 07/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGEN, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Office For Technology Amount $95,131.58 Date 11/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZUBEK, DOMINIC J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $95,131.58 Date 01/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALAZZO, SALVATORE Employer name Office For Technology Amount $95,131.58 Date 09/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAL, NUPUR R Employer name Education Department Amount $95,131.58 Date 04/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, JOSEPH R Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $95,131.41 Date 05/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOEBELER, PAUL T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $95,131.26 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN SMITH, THERESA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $95,131.26 Date 09/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKARAVITZ, LESLIE LYN Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $95,130.07 Date 05/23/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSA, CIRA Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $95,129.64 Date 04/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIBBERT, KERENE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $95,128.59 Date 12/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, LOURDES O Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $95,128.40 Date 05/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, BEVERLY E Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $95,128.35 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPATOLA, JOANNE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $95,127.86 Date 05/07/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, MICHAEL J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $95,127.65 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUMAR, CRAIG M Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,127.62 Date 06/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHR, MATTHEW L, JR Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $95,126.88 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DILLON, R GRACE Employer name Office For Technology Amount $95,125.99 Date 06/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, JASON A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $95,125.99 Date 12/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System