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 NINESTINE, EDWARD J Employer name Romulus CSD Amount $93,874.94 Date 05/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUM, EMILE Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $93,874.35 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENACCHIO, GREGORY M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $93,873.40 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN LAER, SCOTT L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $93,871.18 Date 04/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, REBECCA A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $93,871.06 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAYA, KATHERINE D Employer name Town of Greece Amount $93,870.36 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALI, MICHAEL, JR Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $93,867.95 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEENBURGH, CHRISTINE A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $93,867.53 Date 06/22/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, JAMES P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $93,866.00 Date 04/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODEN, PATRICK B Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $93,865.73 Date 10/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARLETTI, JOSEPH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $93,865.44 Date 02/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Nassau County Amount $93,865.42 Date 10/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAUBACH, JUSTIN E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,865.32 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELL, THERESA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $93,865.08 Date 07/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGRAFF, JEFFREY A Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $93,862.88 Date 05/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROSS-CLARK, PAULA L Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $93,862.86 Date 01/08/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, BRIAN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $93,862.47 Date 07/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADOLOWSKI, MARK Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $93,862.31 Date 10/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREMO, GARY C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,861.96 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEBB, RALPH K Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $93,861.96 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSSMAN, JACK M Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $93,861.83 Date 10/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALPERT, JANET D Employer name Nassau County Amount $93,861.63 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCES, ENEIDO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $93,859.66 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBOWITZ, ANDREW Z Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $93,858.71 Date 03/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, JORDAN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $93,858.37 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STAMATIADI, HALEH B Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $93,856.91 Date 01/16/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIRMENT, STEPHEN Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $93,856.70 Date 09/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDELLO, PAUL S Employer name City of Rochester Amount $93,856.10 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COVENY, RAYMOND J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $93,855.80 Date 09/14/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRONG, MICHELLE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $93,855.62 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINKIEWICZ, PATRICIA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $93,854.74 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, BRIAN R Employer name Orange County Amount $93,852.81 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNER, SHERRI S Employer name Rockland County Amount $93,852.47 Date 09/28/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCULCO, VINCENT R Employer name Department of State Amount $93,851.24 Date 11/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARAGONA, PAUL Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $93,850.61 Date 06/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JULI Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $93,850.24 Date 04/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULIKEEL, ELIZABETH T Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $93,849.37 Date 02/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWLING, RAYMOND J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,849.28 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAINARD, KIMBERLY A Employer name Education Department Amount $93,849.28 Date 10/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODE, MARY ELLEN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $93,846.49 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INNISS-COX, JANICE C Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $93,843.72 Date 11/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, WARREN E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $93,843.33 Date 08/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALGIERI, DOMINICK S Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $93,843.11 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEARN, GREGORY M Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $93,842.61 Date 02/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBL, JOHN E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $93,842.59 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC VEE, PATRICIA C Employer name Albany County Amount $93,841.33 Date 11/21/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHTY, STEVEN D Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $93,841.01 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ORESHAN, CHRISTINE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $93,840.59 Date 06/17/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAGG, JENNIFER A Employer name Nassau County Amount $93,840.18 Date 09/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, LETICIA Employer name Westchester County Amount $93,839.76 Date 12/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, DAILEYNE Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $93,839.55 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, DONNA A Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $93,839.16 Date 09/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUDDEBACK, THOMAS A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $93,838.43 Date 06/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIEAR-CARTER, SHARENA D Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $93,837.68 Date 08/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINONES, RICARDO L Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $93,836.75 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAUVELT, MICHELE A Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $93,836.57 Date 02/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAONESSA, WILLIAM J Employer name Westchester County Amount $93,835.59 Date 05/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATUSO, JOHN S Employer name Huntington Fire District Amount $93,835.43 Date 11/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEGLIORE, AARON J Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $93,835.26 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCINELLI, NOREAN A Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $93,835.04 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PODLASKI, STEVEN P, JR Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $93,834.74 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERT, KAREN Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $93,834.06 Date 10/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBINO, MICHAEL Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $93,833.97 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAN, KIT FEI Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $93,833.92 Date 03/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WETTSTEIN, KELLY A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $93,833.60 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, SUSAN Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $93,833.51 Date 03/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTI, JOSEPH M Employer name Churchville-Chili CSD Amount $93,833.05 Date 12/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, JACOB M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $93,832.26 Date 05/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, THOMAS R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $93,831.53 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MASON, WILLIAM T Employer name City of Utica Amount $93,831.26 Date 05/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENETOS, NICHOLAS T Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $93,831.08 Date 03/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE JAGER, HENRY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $93,830.57 Date 07/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNEZ, MARJORIE Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $93,830.40 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EXADAKTILOS, MIHAIL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $93,830.23 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, TREVOR I Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $93,829.51 Date 01/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAGUE, MARY ANN Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $93,827.64 Date 12/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANAHAN, JOSEPH W Employer name City of Albany Amount $93,827.48 Date 06/30/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAMEL, TROY B Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $93,826.59 Date 12/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, IAN O Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $93,826.58 Date 10/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'IMPERIO, ANTHONY T Employer name City of Rochester Amount $93,826.20 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EAGAN, JOSHUA E Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $93,825.90 Date 07/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LASSITER, RICHARD B Employer name Dutchess County Amount $93,825.07 Date 07/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, SCOTT A Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $93,824.49 Date 05/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DA SILVA, LINDA P Employer name Orange County Amount $93,824.26 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, KEVIN M Employer name Monroe County Amount $93,823.71 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAVOLA, JENNIFER J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $93,823.30 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILT, JONATHAN L Employer name Niagara County Amount $93,822.86 Date 02/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, JOHNATHAN R Employer name Madison County Amount $93,822.33 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMMERS, ROBERT W, II Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $93,821.75 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEXTER, JAMES G Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $93,821.66 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVET, JANET M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $93,821.62 Date 11/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTRZEBA, DAVID M Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $93,820.71 Date 03/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTRELL, DIANE L Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $93,820.70 Date 05/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAHN-SISSOKO, ROBERTA M Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $93,820.34 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGHESE, SHERLY Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $93,820.23 Date 11/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYWULSKI, ROBIN C Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $93,819.47 Date 07/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIZZI, NICHOLAS R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $93,819.31 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, REGINA A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $93,819.14 Date 08/29/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLINE, PAUL K Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $93,819.01 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALZON, NANCY M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $93,818.77 Date 10/10/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System