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 HAMILTON, MARK T Employer name Plattsburgh Housing Authority Amount $93,719.73 Date 08/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEQUARTO, JOSEPH Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $93,719.35 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAHMAN-ROURA, ZINNAT Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $93,718.85 Date 06/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINA, THOMAS J Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $93,718.77 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LLOYD J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $93,718.68 Date 08/15/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAUBER, KEVIN J Employer name North Greece Fire District Amount $93,718.21 Date 04/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUVAL, CARLISLE V Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $93,717.63 Date 05/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, MICHAEL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $93,717.28 Date 10/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLECK, RICHARD O Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $93,717.16 Date 09/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARRIG, PATRICK T Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $93,716.36 Date 02/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLEBUS, CLARA Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $93,715.19 Date 10/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADELWERTH, BARBARA J Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $93,715.19 Date 10/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, SHAWN RENEE Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $93,715.19 Date 04/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBERTELLA, JOSEPH S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $93,713.95 Date 10/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, PATRICK V Employer name Saratoga County Amount $93,713.78 Date 03/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREGOE, DAVID L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $93,713.16 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO PRESTI, SALVATORE J Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $93,712.85 Date 07/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRISICARO, GERALD Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $93,711.89 Date 11/08/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, DARREN G Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,710.75 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDOLIA, FREDERICKA R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $93,709.62 Date 04/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, GLENN E, JR Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $93,709.55 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAING, CORINNE F Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $93,709.40 Date 01/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLPUCH, ELIZABETH Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $93,709.32 Date 03/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARON, RICK E Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $93,708.86 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, HARRY Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $93,708.85 Date 04/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name XU, YE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $93,707.00 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUSZESKI, KAREN A Employer name Department of Health Amount $93,706.71 Date 04/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, DENISE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $93,706.23 Date 08/11/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, EDWARD F, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $93,706.15 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINO, JASON R Employer name City of Batavia Amount $93,704.85 Date 05/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DUANE E M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $93,704.49 Date 06/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOYER, LISA M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,704.18 Date 10/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLSTEIN, SUSAN L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $93,703.24 Date 03/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHO, EUN Y Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $93,701.40 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DEBORAH Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $93,701.39 Date 12/27/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, ARTHUR R, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $93,701.28 Date 07/07/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, OMEGA Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $93,701.02 Date 09/24/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBINO, DANIEL, JR Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $93,700.70 Date 02/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORONOFF, DEBORAH A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $93,700.63 Date 03/18/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDDICK, RENEE A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $93,700.41 Date 10/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, JAMES R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $93,699.80 Date 06/28/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHIPPLE, ROBERT M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $93,699.71 Date 07/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIBBARD, TREVOR P Employer name Monroe County Amount $93,699.49 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRO, CARMELO Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $93,699.45 Date 05/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RALLIFORD, SEYDONIE A Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $93,698.12 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONS, RONALD A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $93,697.48 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUILES, ANNETTE Employer name Rockland County Amount $93,696.62 Date 10/19/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, JOSE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $93,695.91 Date 04/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, TRACY L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $93,695.02 Date 07/11/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARO, DANIEL F Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $93,694.43 Date 08/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIMI, MARGARET A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $93,694.07 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIELY, DAWN M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $93,694.01 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OAKLEY, MAUREEN A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $93,693.72 Date 09/27/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODWARD, DIANE J Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $93,690.81 Date 01/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, THOMAS A Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $93,690.33 Date 10/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEWIS, KEITH R Employer name Town of New Paltz Amount $93,689.32 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLOCK, MICHAEL T Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $93,688.41 Date 02/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGGERT, THOMAS B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $93,686.38 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAROLAN, FRANCIS PATRICK Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $93,685.40 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINEHART, KELLY A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $93,683.61 Date 09/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLECAL, KAREN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $93,682.20 Date 06/13/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSETTI, DONNA J Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $93,682.17 Date 09/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, SUSAN I Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $93,681.38 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, JAMES R Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $93,681.28 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANARELLO, DONNA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $93,681.14 Date 08/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANGRO, JULIE Employer name NY School For The Deaf Amount $93,680.98 Date 06/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GO, RODERICK A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $93,680.38 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRA, BENJAMIN L Employer name City of Utica Amount $93,679.48 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KESSLER, PHYLLIS J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $93,678.60 Date 07/28/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSCO, NICOLE C Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $93,676.93 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIAN, CLAUDETTE A Employer name Crime Victims Compensation Bd Amount $93,676.73 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, LINDSAY B Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $93,675.45 Date 01/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, DALE E Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $93,675.17 Date 09/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINGO, TARIKA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $93,674.51 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, DANIEL R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $93,674.18 Date 04/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DELLA PIA, ARMOND A Employer name Orange County Amount $93,674.01 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, KATHLEEN A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $93,673.93 Date 06/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JOHN L Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $93,673.80 Date 10/12/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORMASI, ATTILA L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $93,673.80 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCADO, NELSON A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $93,673.70 Date 07/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLANCY, TRICIA K Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $93,673.44 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGY, FRANCES Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $93,672.38 Date 12/29/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOX, JAMES R Employer name Schodack CSD Amount $93,672.01 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIROZZI, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $93,671.78 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STRENO, CHRISTOPHER JOHN Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $93,671.57 Date 04/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, RUSSELL Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $93,671.15 Date 07/03/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUSSEAU, SHERRY I Employer name Nassau Co Voc Edu & Ext Bd Amount $93,670.89 Date 03/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGE, ELIZABETH A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $93,670.74 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTUGNO, MATTHEW N Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $93,669.71 Date 05/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUENTES, LESLEY Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $93,669.62 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANDELA, JOHN F Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $93,669.58 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIPPEL, DEBORAH L Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $93,668.51 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, ROBERT M Employer name Nassau County Amount $93,667.79 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNN, DIANN Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $93,667.16 Date 05/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARO, MARCO A, JR Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $93,666.75 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DA PONTE, RANDI E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $93,666.60 Date 09/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELLER, ROBERT N Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $93,665.30 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSENZA, PAUL M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $93,664.95 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, MARY Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $93,663.26 Date 08/31/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMSON, JEAN M Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $93,663.26 Date 06/23/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System