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 SCHAEFER, DAVID S Employer name Leg Adv Task Force Reapp Co C Amount $93,622.58 Date 06/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERHOFF, DANIEL C Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $93,622.46 Date 02/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIZOTTE, DAVID N Employer name City of Oswego Amount $93,622.39 Date 01/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VENTURA, JACOB P Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $93,622.33 Date 02/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBORNE, MICHAEL J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $93,621.10 Date 03/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, CHRISTINE Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $93,620.82 Date 06/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULD, ANNE M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $93,620.28 Date 06/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUSINS, ELIZABETH K Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $93,619.48 Date 03/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARNES, JOHNEY L Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $93,618.87 Date 05/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELANGER, JOHN A Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $93,617.98 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASCARI, EDWARD A Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $93,617.27 Date 07/08/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBIN-RAJU, SHINY Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $93,617.17 Date 02/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAY, WILLIAM Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $93,617.11 Date 09/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, ERIC A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $93,615.69 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTMOND, HUGO A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $93,615.41 Date 04/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOS, CONNIE M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $93,615.18 Date 04/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEJADA, BALMORE Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $93,615.16 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAN, ANDREW C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $93,615.02 Date 04/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOESCH, CHARLES A Employer name Town of Greece Amount $93,613.72 Date 05/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEAVEY, BRIAN P Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $93,613.32 Date 05/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINN, RYAN M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $93,612.47 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAVAGO, GERARDO Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $93,612.20 Date 07/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $93,611.68 Date 07/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDAROLA, MICHAEL R Employer name City of White Plains Amount $93,610.54 Date 02/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOCERINO, GERALYN A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $93,609.87 Date 03/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERNON, RICKY P Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $93,609.61 Date 10/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, BRIDGET A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $93,608.83 Date 07/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOPEN, SUSAN P Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $93,608.79 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTTA, THOMAS D Employer name No Westchester Joint Water Works Amount $93,608.56 Date 07/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHACKO, DEVASSYKUTTY M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $93,608.33 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, LAURIE A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $93,608.14 Date 04/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, CHARLES M, III Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $93,607.61 Date 09/10/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALKOWSKI, MICHELE E Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $93,607.41 Date 06/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELL, ALAN W Employer name Village of Kenmore Amount $93,606.01 Date 07/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARIN, PAMELA G Employer name Town of Massena Amount $93,605.76 Date 02/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNE, MATTHEW P Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $93,605.44 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVENBURGH, DIANA L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $93,604.46 Date 01/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELEO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $93,604.40 Date 12/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGES, MARY C Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $93,604.40 Date 03/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, SUSAN M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $93,604.40 Date 05/10/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBB, BENJAMIN J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $93,604.40 Date 08/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEEGAN, WILLIAM Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $93,603.38 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPAGLIA, SALVATORE, JR Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $93,603.37 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACOSTA, JORGE E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $93,603.08 Date 08/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOROFSKY, NANCY D Employer name Department of Health Amount $93,603.03 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABANO, ROBERT J Employer name Holtsville Fire District Amount $93,602.80 Date 05/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEKHIT, IRINI N Employer name NYC Judges Amount $93,602.25 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, TIMOTHY J Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $93,601.45 Date 11/02/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLVERTON, TIMOTHY J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $93,601.10 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARR, DAVID K Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $93,600.42 Date 10/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALLO, JOHN R Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $93,600.00 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICASTRO, CHRISTINE Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $93,600.00 Date 12/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAKAGAKI, ETSUKO Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $93,599.92 Date 12/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECO, ROBERT M Employer name Croton Harmon UFSD Amount $93,598.39 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANSIR, DEBORAH A Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $93,597.66 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIEBEL, PETER A, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $93,597.28 Date 05/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABBAGE, DANIEL K Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $93,597.13 Date 07/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZEDENO, ELIA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $93,597.10 Date 09/14/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE TURO, DOMINICK J Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $93,596.70 Date 06/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITAKER, JAMES H Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $93,595.24 Date 08/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOJCIK, JAMES J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $93,594.89 Date 10/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYDOR, ALEXANDRA Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $93,594.62 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLARKE, CRISTIN M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $93,594.25 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINK, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $93,594.17 Date 05/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALLILO, PETER Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $93,593.68 Date 03/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARDEN, JOHN R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $93,593.17 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPECHT, STEVEN Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $93,592.99 Date 07/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUCHS, YAEL Employer name Department of Law Amount $93,592.67 Date 10/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIOTA, ALEXANDER T Employer name Department of Health Amount $93,592.32 Date 02/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, SUSAN L Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $93,592.32 Date 01/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHELI, MICHELLE T Employer name Department of Health Amount $93,591.62 Date 11/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOZZI, ELAINE M Employer name Westchester Library System Amount $93,591.60 Date 09/12/1967 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORN, LISA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $93,591.09 Date 01/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILBURN, PATRICIA M Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $93,590.52 Date 11/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVENZIANO, MARK D Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $93,590.12 Date 01/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERENDINO, MARGARET T Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $93,589.92 Date 09/20/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINELLI, JOSEPH F Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $93,589.41 Date 08/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, FENTON M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $93,588.82 Date 06/20/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASBECK, KIMBERLY A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $93,587.73 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LJILJANICH, DAVID B Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $93,587.55 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI MARTINO, JOHN A Employer name Erie County Amount $93,586.83 Date 12/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIFELLI, VALERIE Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $93,586.48 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASANOVA, JACQUELINE Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $93,586.19 Date 03/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITKIN, JASON S Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $93,585.75 Date 11/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, BARBARA Employer name Nassau County Amount $93,585.67 Date 05/21/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROEHLICH, JULIE A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $93,585.39 Date 07/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUGRUE, PAUL W Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $93,584.86 Date 09/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORECCHIO, JOSEPH Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $93,584.77 Date 04/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTS, DERRICK J Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $93,584.30 Date 09/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IZZO, ANN E Employer name Hawthorne-Cedar Knolls UFSD Amount $93,583.60 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, MILAGROS Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $93,583.42 Date 05/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORRIS, DAVID J Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $93,583.23 Date 02/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANDIDUS, CYNTHIA C Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $93,581.95 Date 04/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANSING, URSULA H Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $93,580.88 Date 11/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOONE, DESIREE A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $93,580.68 Date 07/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOS CALDERO, RAMON Employer name Division of State Police Amount $93,580.36 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HILL, THOMAS W Employer name Town of Islip Amount $93,577.69 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMERI, PAM Employer name Nassau County Amount $93,576.88 Date 03/20/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, JOSEPH V Employer name Deer Park Fire District #14 Amount $93,575.61 Date 10/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSSICHUCK, JOHN P Employer name Town of Gates Amount $93,574.52 Date 02/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System