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 BARRY, JOSEPH W Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $94,296.34 Date 02/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RING, WALTER W Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $94,295.61 Date 03/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPPI, JOHN P Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $94,295.06 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORTON, LEE J, III Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $94,294.60 Date 06/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERMER, SCOTT T Employer name Erie County Amount $94,294.43 Date 02/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORRIS, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Lockport Amount $94,293.40 Date 06/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATHGEBER, PANDORA P Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $94,293.15 Date 08/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGWOOD, ERIC L Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $94,292.08 Date 01/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRINGTON, JILL M Employer name Niagara County Amount $94,291.22 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, WANDA A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $94,289.58 Date 12/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, PATRICIA Employer name Nassau County Amount $94,289.30 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MONICA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $94,289.10 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, NEIL A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $94,288.89 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEALS, LETRICE Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $94,288.78 Date 01/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACE, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $94,288.71 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, TOLULOPE A Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $94,288.63 Date 04/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZUPIL, ERIC W Employer name Department of Health Amount $94,287.57 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER-ANDERSON, DORELL D Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $94,287.52 Date 11/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, CAROL J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $94,286.96 Date 11/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, JAMES B Employer name Monroe County Amount $94,286.67 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANO, MICHAEL C Employer name City of Albany Amount $94,286.23 Date 01/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILCZYNSKI, JOSEPH R Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $94,285.35 Date 05/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YENDRAPALLI, SAYI J Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $94,285.30 Date 07/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, KATHLEEN Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $94,284.82 Date 12/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, GREGORY A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $94,284.66 Date 02/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARCO, LESLIE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $94,284.23 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURMASTER, DAVID M, JR Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $94,283.52 Date 08/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACHOWSKI, ROBERT D, JR Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $94,283.12 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIMORELLI, MARIAN E Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $94,283.04 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REHAC, RICHARD J Employer name Erie County Amount $94,283.03 Date 03/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, DANIELLE P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $94,282.89 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, DAVID P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $94,282.83 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNDA, MARY M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $94,282.56 Date 07/16/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KAY, KEVIN Employer name Rockland County Amount $94,281.11 Date 10/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRWAN, CONOR G Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $94,280.94 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEISCHER, ARTHUR M Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $94,280.37 Date 01/02/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORNT, PATRICK R Employer name City of Troy Amount $94,280.21 Date 08/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAPLINSKI, ADAM Employer name Westchester County Amount $94,279.84 Date 07/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZEA, THOMAS R Employer name Nassau County Amount $94,279.20 Date 03/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASMUSSEN, BRYAN C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $94,278.90 Date 07/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORD, THERESA A Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $94,278.53 Date 05/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, MELISSA J Employer name Department of Law Amount $94,278.45 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKEEN, KENNETH P Employer name Wyandanch UFSD Amount $94,277.33 Date 07/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCNEILL, ANDREW Employer name Monroe County Amount $94,276.38 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, KENNETH J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $94,275.97 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BRIDE, KEVIN J Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $94,275.24 Date 02/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, SAMUEL G Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $94,275.13 Date 02/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, RICARDO N Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $94,274.86 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SHERYLL M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $94,273.82 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEBOLD, JOHN N Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $94,273.55 Date 08/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARGET, ERIC J Employer name City of Middletown Amount $94,272.13 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZARETE, CLAUDIO Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $94,271.94 Date 01/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCYAN, JOHN L Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $94,270.47 Date 07/31/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THORNE, DENISE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $94,270.25 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, JOHN F Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $94,269.49 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSA, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $94,269.32 Date 08/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHUMACHER, AUDRA R Employer name Dutchess County Amount $94,267.74 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CHARLES A Employer name Orange County Amount $94,266.58 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOBENKO, YULIYA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $94,266.52 Date 06/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLIAM, ALBERT Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $94,266.33 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISON, ERIC F Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $94,265.18 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINDER, MICHELLE R Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $94,265.11 Date 08/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAETTA, ROBERT Employer name Suffolk County Amount $94,264.90 Date 11/22/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGAN, THOMAS B Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $94,264.31 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WAGNER, RICHARD Employer name Nassau County Amount $94,263.78 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEJEDA, CASSANDRA L Employer name Westchester County Amount $94,263.31 Date 10/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, JASON R Employer name Arlington Fire District Amount $94,262.11 Date 09/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEIGH, JANET L Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $94,262.09 Date 11/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLESPIE, RONALD A Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $94,261.40 Date 04/25/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAIMANG, NOKNOY Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $94,261.36 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRAME, MANSON A Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $94,260.34 Date 01/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEDZIALEK, MICHAEL R Employer name Village of Solvay Amount $94,259.98 Date 04/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MINERVA, WILLIAM V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $94,259.86 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REISMAN, MICHAEL D Employer name Department of Law Amount $94,259.64 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEOSARRAN, NARESH Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $94,258.58 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWLE, SHERRY L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $94,258.34 Date 05/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMKUTTY, MARIAMMA M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $94,258.30 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONS, SHARON M Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $94,258.01 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SROKA, RANDY Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $94,257.97 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINACORE, MARGARET A Employer name Nassau County Amount $94,256.65 Date 12/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DEBRA L Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $94,256.58 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASAGRANDE, COLLEEN C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $94,255.52 Date 06/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURO, THERESA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $94,255.25 Date 09/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURROUGHS, MARK D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $94,253.47 Date 02/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, TIMOTHY J Employer name Department of Health Amount $94,253.08 Date 07/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, WILLIAM W Employer name Education Department Amount $94,252.94 Date 09/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, DIANE C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $94,252.34 Date 03/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINE, MARK C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $94,251.83 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, THERESA K Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $94,251.44 Date 07/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLWELL, PHILIP A Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $94,251.29 Date 01/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, GUNVANTIBEN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $94,251.24 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILIPPONE, JOHN Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $94,250.63 Date 11/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAMPIONE, RALPH Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $94,250.60 Date 12/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALABRESE, CHRISTINA M Employer name Department of Law Amount $94,250.29 Date 05/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIERECK, GEOFFREY J Employer name Department of Law Amount $94,250.29 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METRO, STACEY M Employer name Department of Law Amount $94,250.29 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JORGE A Employer name Department of Law Amount $94,250.29 Date 05/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, WILLIAM A Employer name Department of Law Amount $94,250.29 Date 08/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORE, MELISSA H Employer name Department of Law Amount $94,250.29 Date 12/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHENG, JIMMY X Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $94,250.29 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System