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 OLSON-STRICKO, CHERYL L. Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $94,250.18 Date 02/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, MICHAEL J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $94,250.16 Date 09/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNZMAN, RANDY E Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $94,247.98 Date 02/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, RONNA J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $94,247.90 Date 08/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, PAUL T Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $94,247.90 Date 12/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POUPORE, RHONDA J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $94,247.90 Date 07/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, DEANNA L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $94,247.90 Date 04/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EICH, JASON A Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $94,247.48 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKERT, EDWARD J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $94,247.48 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, CELINA C H Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $94,246.63 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKUS, GREGORY A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $94,246.18 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KWIATKOWSKI, KEITH R Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $94,246.03 Date 07/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROOKEY, DEVIN P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $94,245.11 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARRIS, JAMES P Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $94,244.68 Date 01/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATHAM, CHARLES S, JR Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $94,244.68 Date 08/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORNBEIN, BENJAMIN M Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $94,243.17 Date 08/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FELIX, WADE T Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $94,242.04 Date 08/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWEIBINZ, ROBERT J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $94,241.44 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RANDY P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $94,239.52 Date 03/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIAMBRUNO, JOHN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $94,239.15 Date 09/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILARDO, JOSEPH M Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $94,237.49 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC EVILY, PATRICK Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $94,236.38 Date 02/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYROFF, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $94,235.57 Date 10/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERRATO, ANTHONY Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $94,234.74 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILSENRATH, DAVID E Employer name Nassau County Amount $94,234.70 Date 07/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUGER, WAYNE J Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $94,234.44 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALLER, DEAN K Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $94,234.24 Date 07/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWDLE, JUSTIN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $94,232.87 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SORIANO, CLAUDIA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $94,232.81 Date 10/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACON, LESTER C Employer name Nanuet UFSD Amount $94,232.46 Date 08/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARIS, JEANETTE M Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $94,232.32 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, ANNMARIE P Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $94,232.06 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAHERTY, DONA M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $94,231.44 Date 12/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERT, STEPHEN C Employer name Albany County Amount $94,230.92 Date 01/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, WILLIAM F Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $94,230.85 Date 06/04/1964 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDCASTLE, JULIE A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $94,230.40 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARMER, ANTHONY P Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $94,230.28 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVINE, JESSE A Employer name Department of Law Amount $94,230.25 Date 09/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEN, MATTHEW R Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $94,230.03 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESTEFANO, MICHAEL S Employer name Village of Patchogue Amount $94,229.64 Date 12/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDARA, JEFFREY M Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $94,229.13 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPOHN, BRANDIE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $94,228.84 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, SANDRA J Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $94,226.41 Date 11/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNORS, SEAN B Employer name Broome County Amount $94,225.80 Date 12/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUNDS, CRAIG S Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $94,225.69 Date 01/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWER, RICHARD M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $94,225.35 Date 12/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASULKA, JAMES B Employer name East Meadow Fire District Amount $94,225.12 Date 01/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMATO, KEITH R Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $94,225.08 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, FREDERICK G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $94,224.86 Date 05/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENZETTI, WILLIAM J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $94,223.63 Date 06/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAVER, TIFFANY S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $94,223.01 Date 12/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLK, TERRY B Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $94,222.62 Date 01/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLLINS, MARY GRACE Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $94,222.51 Date 01/12/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONCA, RICHARD A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $94,222.51 Date 02/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFFERTY, KATHLEEN B Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $94,222.51 Date 04/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTY, ROBERT J Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $94,222.49 Date 08/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMP, ROBERT P Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $94,222.22 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUA, KWAME D Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $94,221.74 Date 02/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLINGER, JOSEPH G Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $94,220.71 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REULET, SANDRA D Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $94,220.45 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKINS, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Town of Geddes Amount $94,220.20 Date 07/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, DENISE G Employer name Nassau County Amount $94,220.18 Date 08/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGAN, PATRICIA Employer name Nassau County Amount $94,220.18 Date 11/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALEWICZ, BENJAMIN B Employer name Nassau County Amount $94,220.18 Date 08/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, JAMES S Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $94,218.61 Date 03/31/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLIDAY, MICHAEL E Employer name Office of General Services Amount $94,218.53 Date 08/15/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANARY, KYLE M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $94,217.24 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETROMICCA, PHILIP J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $94,217.10 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, DEBORAH MARIE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $94,217.03 Date 11/17/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, MICHAEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $94,216.92 Date 08/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMONTE, SHAWN A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $94,215.60 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC DONOUGH, PETER T Employer name Westchester County Amount $94,215.39 Date 03/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODMAN, FRANZISKA H Employer name Hastings-On-Hudson UFSD Amount $94,215.39 Date 12/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITCHNER, PETER A Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $94,213.33 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASULLO, MICHAEL E Employer name Town of Evans Amount $94,213.01 Date 08/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DRAGON, ANDREW F Employer name Niagara County Amount $94,212.63 Date 02/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, DAVID Employer name Dutchess County Amount $94,211.31 Date 10/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIVLAMORE, TRICIA R Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $94,210.36 Date 01/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALLUZZI, MICHAEL Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $94,208.60 Date 09/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEMP, DAVID V Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $94,208.53 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVA, LAURA L Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $94,206.41 Date 07/14/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, MICHAEL V Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $94,205.21 Date 08/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILROY, ANTOINETTE P Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $94,204.52 Date 04/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, THOMAS Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $94,203.46 Date 03/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXFIELD, GEORGE R, JR Employer name Saratoga County Amount $94,202.23 Date 02/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYE, GILLIAN M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $94,201.03 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $94,200.53 Date 12/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACOSTA, ANGEL R Employer name Putnam County Amount $94,199.01 Date 05/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, ALEXIS Employer name Westchester County Amount $94,198.65 Date 05/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, BRIAN E Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $94,197.87 Date 04/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUND, JANAK R Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $94,195.99 Date 03/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARLIN, NICOLE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $94,195.35 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERANI-ESPOSITO, PAULA Employer name Nassau County Amount $94,193.89 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANNHEIM, ANDREW D Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $94,193.18 Date 06/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTONY, JHANCY Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $94,193.16 Date 05/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORCORAN, THOMAS R, JR Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $94,192.97 Date 02/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRESO, KENNETH M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $94,192.18 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STINE, RICHARD J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $94,191.67 Date 01/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERAFINI, ANTHONY P Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $94,190.93 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STROPE, BRYAN M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $94,190.59 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System