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 VARY, SUZANNE W Employer name Ontario County Amount $94,641.49 Date 08/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, MATTHEW L Employer name Erie County Amount $94,641.43 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADOLATO, FRANK S Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $94,641.33 Date 02/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HARA, SANDRA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $94,641.04 Date 05/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERESTES, ALIX Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $94,640.00 Date 04/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODNAR, JOHN J Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $94,639.96 Date 04/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRZANOWSKI, KELLY A Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $94,639.96 Date 09/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALY, GERALD L Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $94,639.96 Date 08/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOFFELS, RICHARD H, JR Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $94,639.96 Date 06/27/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEN EYCK, PETER V A, JR Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $94,639.96 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, MARK R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $94,639.84 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JONES, BRENDA M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $94,639.65 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, RICHARD A Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $94,638.90 Date 05/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAS, JENNIFER D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $94,638.17 Date 06/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $94,638.05 Date 05/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMM, DAWN M Employer name Niagara County Amount $94,637.50 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGAUD, PATRICK Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $94,635.70 Date 01/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, CATALINA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $94,635.67 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN CISE, STEVEN J Employer name Cortland County Amount $94,635.51 Date 01/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSA, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $94,635.49 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALLIGAN, MEAGAN K Employer name Sullivan County Amount $94,635.35 Date 07/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMER, ERIC D Employer name City of Albany Amount $94,634.82 Date 01/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, BONNIE P Employer name Rockland County Amount $94,634.51 Date 01/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARL, JIMMIE JOE Employer name Chemung Soil,Wtr Cons District Amount $94,634.40 Date 06/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, OTIS E Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $94,634.34 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUNIAK, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $94,634.03 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, COREY A Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $94,633.56 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICAIRANO, VINCENT Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $94,633.53 Date 08/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICKSON, JEAN M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $94,633.50 Date 11/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLIMENI, JOHN Employer name City of Rochester Amount $94,632.52 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREEN, JACLYN M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $94,632.05 Date 09/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGEE, TODD R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $94,631.12 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUINAN, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Broome County Amount $94,630.62 Date 04/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNSIE, JEAN PIERRE W Employer name Department of Health Amount $94,630.01 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADKISSOM, STEVE P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $94,629.58 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUDIER, DALE W, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $94,629.31 Date 12/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DATRI, ERIN L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $94,629.26 Date 10/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANTEN, HENRY S Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $94,629.20 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEVELAND, ROY J Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $94,628.81 Date 05/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OFOSU, SETH S Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $94,628.30 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ALEER, KELLY J Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $94,627.96 Date 12/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRISCO, JOHN J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $94,627.55 Date 04/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLIER, JAY Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $94,627.15 Date 07/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARD, MICHAEL F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $94,627.02 Date 01/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGERT, DANIEL M Employer name Niagara County Amount $94,626.85 Date 01/31/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MONACO, JASON J Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $94,626.79 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELMER, JOSEPH B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $94,626.45 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CABE, SEAN H Employer name Ridge Road Fire District Amount $94,626.37 Date 03/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, KEVIN Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $94,626.14 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOMINIQUE, JANILIA Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $94,625.30 Date 09/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL RE, ROSE M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $94,625.30 Date 08/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESHAW, HANNAH Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $94,625.30 Date 12/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, RANTIDEVA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $94,625.30 Date 08/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSTELLER, THOMAS N Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $94,624.97 Date 11/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURIAN, SUJA R Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $94,624.24 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORKE, RALF J Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $94,624.01 Date 02/26/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANIMALA, SEENA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $94,623.74 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, GREGORY C Employer name Jefferson County Amount $94,622.28 Date 05/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LISA A Employer name Putnam County Amount $94,621.89 Date 08/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASHBAUM, BONNIE Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $94,621.75 Date 10/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERALD, ANDREA M Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $94,621.38 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISTOW, MARGARET M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $94,621.29 Date 09/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, RICHARD H Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $94,620.01 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUENTES, LUIS R Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $94,617.88 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMELLA, DONNA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $94,617.80 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBERE, MGBEDINIHUN Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $94,617.36 Date 05/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBANESI, CHAD J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $94,617.31 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SACKEY, ALLYSON Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $94,617.28 Date 10/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CSAJKO, RICHARD J Employer name Nassau County Amount $94,617.09 Date 07/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, STACEY S Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $94,616.71 Date 11/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGEY, MICHAEL P Employer name Essex County Amount $94,616.23 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMONTE, PAUL Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $94,615.94 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, JYYFEN Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $94,615.44 Date 08/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALFI, JUDY Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $94,615.28 Date 05/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHILBY, CHRISTINE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $94,615.28 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHFIELD, BRIAN T Employer name City of Auburn Amount $94,613.30 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARRA, DONALD M Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $94,613.10 Date 07/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAUSO, MARIE A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $94,613.10 Date 07/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOVERN, BRYAN G Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $94,612.66 Date 05/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEMME, JO ANN Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $94,611.55 Date 01/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARA, ROBERT Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $94,610.01 Date 11/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRON, CECELIA A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $94,609.92 Date 09/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLCARI, ANTHONY L Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $94,609.74 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, STEVEN M Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $94,609.45 Date 06/07/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEVALIER, KAREN B Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $94,609.16 Date 12/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONEHOUSE, MARTIN D Employer name Westchester County Amount $94,608.92 Date 12/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGEL, NICHOLAS G Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $94,608.44 Date 08/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLASACCO, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $94,607.25 Date 05/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAN, WEI Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $94,606.42 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISSMAN, SCOTT A Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $94,606.38 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, BRYON D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $94,606.36 Date 10/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PADILLA, ROSEMARY Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $94,606.20 Date 07/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZMAN CARINO, EDWIN R Employer name New York Public Library Amount $94,606.07 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHR, JEANNE C Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $94,606.02 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVELL, KAREN C Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $94,606.02 Date 06/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLY, KAREN J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $94,606.02 Date 01/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAGANTI, VENKATA KRISHNA R Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $94,606.02 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAN, JONATHAN W Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $94,606.02 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI CESARE, DAVID K Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $94,606.02 Date 05/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MURA, JOSEPH S Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $94,606.02 Date 03/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System