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 DANDROW, GREGORY A Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $94,381.75 Date 01/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, ALEXANDER F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $94,381.22 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANTANGELO, JOSEPH D Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $94,381.08 Date 12/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIKOWSKI, THOMAS M Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $94,380.68 Date 04/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, ARRONNIOUS T Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $94,380.43 Date 04/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, EDWARD J Employer name Westchester County Amount $94,380.19 Date 02/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALIFANO, JOHN J Employer name Westchester County Amount $94,380.18 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPPALARDO, GERARD A Employer name Westchester County Amount $94,380.18 Date 07/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROFFMAN, STEVEN Employer name Westchester County Amount $94,380.18 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMASSI, PATRICIA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $94,380.18 Date 12/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOTA, ILIR Employer name Westchester County Amount $94,380.18 Date 06/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEDDU, PRAVEEN C Employer name Westchester County Amount $94,380.18 Date 05/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, REGINALD Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $94,379.97 Date 04/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPLEWHITE, REGINA D Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $94,379.26 Date 03/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLASS, JAKE W Employer name City of White Plains Amount $94,378.43 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THEKKEKUNNEL, HORMIS M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $94,375.45 Date 11/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $94,374.92 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZARELLA, JOSEPH A Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $94,373.19 Date 12/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, MICHELE L Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $94,372.62 Date 03/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTO, PAUL M Employer name Albany County Amount $94,371.64 Date 12/30/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEDY, TIMOTHY J Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $94,371.38 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODIERNO, ALFRED J, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $94,371.24 Date 11/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, JESSICA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $94,371.07 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEFFER, JOSEPH K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $94,370.95 Date 11/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JORDAN, KEITH Employer name Orange County Amount $94,370.06 Date 12/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOEPFERT, ROBERT Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $94,369.81 Date 11/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RODDY, ALISON L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $94,369.66 Date 12/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'KEEFFE, JASON R Employer name Rockland County Amount $94,367.63 Date 09/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, MEREDITH D Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $94,367.63 Date 05/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISH, JENNIFER M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $94,367.25 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEIN, THOMAS J Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $94,366.66 Date 09/03/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, PAUL J Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $94,366.16 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE PAOLO, ANTHONY M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $94,366.06 Date 03/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANNON, CYNTHIA J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $94,365.87 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSON, AUGUSTUS, JR Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $94,365.06 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, MARK R Employer name Village of Croton-On-Hudson Amount $94,365.01 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JEROME P Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $94,364.46 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIDOTI, MARYANN Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $94,363.92 Date 03/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERNER, FRANCES Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $94,363.92 Date 06/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODELL, JOHN F, III Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $94,363.59 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDOUARD, SHAWN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $94,363.14 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWOK, MONITA Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $94,362.99 Date 01/24/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUSKA, JOHN M Employer name Great Neck Park District Amount $94,362.74 Date 09/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, AZIZI Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $94,362.28 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, NOVELLA S Employer name New York Public Library Amount $94,361.54 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE-CRUZ, EUNICE A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $94,360.48 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, KEVIN P Employer name City of Albany Amount $94,359.84 Date 07/12/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAURO, DOMINICK Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $94,358.54 Date 12/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASIAK, BENJAMIN J Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $94,358.19 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HABEEB, CHARLYN MAE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $94,357.63 Date 07/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, MARA E Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $94,357.56 Date 03/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZZATO, SHARON D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $94,356.71 Date 02/28/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMEI, GREGORY A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $94,356.39 Date 04/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIAMPILLAI, PASKARAN Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $94,355.97 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, PATRICK Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $94,355.23 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, JANICE B Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $94,354.90 Date 07/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, SANDRA L Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $94,354.37 Date 09/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLIGAN, NANCY Employer name Monroe County Amount $94,354.26 Date 01/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONS, SIGRID L Employer name Education Department Amount $94,354.09 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAVOCRUZ, ANNA ELENA Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $94,351.73 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINGS, JAMES E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $94,351.51 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TALMAGE, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Orange County Amount $94,351.13 Date 01/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHILD, SETH L Employer name Department of Health Amount $94,350.65 Date 11/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULP, MARGARET G Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $94,350.46 Date 10/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, JASMINE L Employer name Nassau County Amount $94,350.44 Date 11/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELLA, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Nassau County Amount $94,349.66 Date 06/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, PATSY A Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $94,349.59 Date 09/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIMMER, JOSHUA G Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $94,348.96 Date 10/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIDD, JAMES A Employer name Warren County Amount $94,348.67 Date 02/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $94,348.59 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NAPIER, WHITNEY J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $94,348.48 Date 06/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, ELAINE C Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $94,348.43 Date 08/31/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBER, JENNIFER C Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $94,348.12 Date 02/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELMANDINE, JEFFREY R Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $94,347.65 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, PAUL D Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $94,345.97 Date 08/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBANESE, MICHELE A Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $94,345.95 Date 12/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERIS, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $94,345.58 Date 08/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIETMANN, DEBRA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $94,345.56 Date 11/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, PEDRO, JR Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $94,345.30 Date 03/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, ZHENWEI Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $94,344.22 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLES, KYLE S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $94,343.76 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, RENEE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $94,342.90 Date 04/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTAVIANO, INES C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $94,341.92 Date 10/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI NONNO, SCOTT A Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $94,341.60 Date 03/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOUKAS, CHRYSO Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $94,341.49 Date 07/06/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, TRAVIS E Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $94,340.84 Date 07/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EDMEAD, MAGLELIN Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $94,340.66 Date 06/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSCABLO, DENNIS Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $94,340.58 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALAMARI, PATRICK D Employer name Dutchess County Amount $94,340.46 Date 09/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETHEA, IRA Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $94,339.96 Date 01/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTRIGHT, JOHN A Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $94,339.96 Date 07/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIELLO, TERRY E Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $94,339.96 Date 11/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SHANNON E Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $94,339.96 Date 12/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ARTHUR C Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $94,339.96 Date 11/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOPPETA, JOHN D Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $94,339.96 Date 03/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZECH, ANDREW W Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $94,339.03 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUDELL, ROBERT H Employer name Rockland County Amount $94,338.10 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLYNN, SIR W Employer name City of Rochester Amount $94,336.69 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRANATUR, ALLA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $94,336.64 Date 06/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALIK, ARIF Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $94,336.18 Date 04/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System