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 LONGO, JOHN G Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $93,224.96 Date 08/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRADY, ALICIA Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $93,224.29 Date 08/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTENSEN, DONNA M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $93,224.29 Date 07/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDER, KIM A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $93,224.29 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWS, RAYMOND M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $93,224.29 Date 01/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDMAN, JONATHAN G Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $93,224.29 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYMCZYSZYN, ANNA H Employer name NYC Judges Amount $93,224.29 Date 05/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOOMINGDALE, MATTHEW J Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $93,224.25 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUNSON, SHAYVONNE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $93,223.88 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASANAS, WILLIAM Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $93,223.79 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIEIRA-CAVALCANTI, RAQUEL Employer name City of White Plains Amount $93,222.78 Date 08/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, AMY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $93,222.08 Date 07/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FAY, PETER W Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $93,221.80 Date 01/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CITARELLA, WINSOME A Employer name Village of Brookville Amount $93,221.00 Date 01/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBERGH, BETH R Employer name Bellmore UFSD Amount $93,220.19 Date 06/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSTEIN, SETH R Employer name Arlington Fire District Amount $93,219.32 Date 03/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORIN, MATTHEW J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $93,217.13 Date 01/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRON, GARY G Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $93,216.75 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CAROL Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $93,216.18 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREUDER, ERIC J Employer name Village of Amityville Amount $93,215.56 Date 06/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MERCADO, VINCENTE R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $93,215.55 Date 05/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUBB, GLENDA L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $93,214.74 Date 06/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIGH, GARY A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $93,214.29 Date 08/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELSEY, RICHARD S Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $93,213.83 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIES, KILEEN C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $93,212.08 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINKEN, ROBERT B Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $93,210.75 Date 08/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, ANDREA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $93,210.54 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIGNO, KATHERINE M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $93,210.50 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEYER, MELINDA M Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $93,209.61 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINA, FRANK G Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $93,208.58 Date 05/31/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUFARI, MATTHEW J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $93,206.77 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIERSTED, JODY D Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $93,205.99 Date 01/11/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAONA, YERSSON Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $93,205.89 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLANOWSKI, THOMAS A, II Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $93,205.87 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRZCINSKI, JUSTIN J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $93,205.78 Date 02/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITE, LILLIAN Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $93,205.03 Date 12/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGOSTINELLO, ANNMARIE Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $93,204.57 Date 12/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLIDE, TODD D F Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $93,202.98 Date 05/31/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRY, IAN L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $93,202.90 Date 02/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VON BIEBERSTEIN, GEOFFREY A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $93,202.77 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAN, DANIEL R Employer name Village of Scotia Amount $93,202.58 Date 07/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EISENBERG, LESLIE A Employer name Department of Health Amount $93,201.86 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLEMMER, MARK R Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $93,201.35 Date 04/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLECAL, STEPHEN J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $93,201.29 Date 05/25/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, BRADLEY C Employer name Westchester County Amount $93,200.45 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPER, ANN-MARIE Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $93,200.25 Date 02/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCINI, SHAWN D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $93,199.53 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAW, MARC J Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $93,198.44 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, JAMES M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $93,197.99 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, JAMIE C Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $93,197.82 Date 03/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRALEY, CHARLES A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $93,197.00 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LECHNER, DORIS J Employer name Westchester Joint Water Works Amount $93,196.70 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, SHERRY Y Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $93,195.19 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHESE, EILEEN E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $93,194.89 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLUCCI, TIFFANY E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $93,194.76 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMITSIS, PEROS Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $93,194.13 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWASEY, KELLY B Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $93,194.11 Date 03/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELMERDINE, RONALD J Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $93,193.00 Date 10/27/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISTMAN, KENNETH Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $93,192.83 Date 09/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DELLIA A Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $93,192.72 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEAL, JAMES D Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $93,192.26 Date 08/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, BRIAN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $93,190.86 Date 07/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, SYLVESTER, III Employer name Westchester County Amount $93,190.30 Date 02/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAINGER, JO ANNA B Employer name Putnam County Amount $93,189.69 Date 06/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORR, WILLIAM A, JR Employer name Putnam County Amount $93,189.69 Date 05/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APONTE, EDWIN Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $93,189.36 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NITOWITZ, MICHAEL D Employer name Village of Amityville Amount $93,188.04 Date 05/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALINGASAN, RAINIER N Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $93,187.70 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNAH, BARBARA A Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $93,187.20 Date 05/22/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, RYAN T Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $93,186.78 Date 12/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, PAUL Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $93,186.77 Date 08/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, COLETTE M Employer name Palisades Int St Pk Comm Nonst Amount $93,186.23 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERLINSKI, KENNETH L Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $93,185.17 Date 01/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOHRS, JOHN D Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $93,184.86 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABELES, MICHELE L Employer name Department of Law Amount $93,184.26 Date 10/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYDER, LINDA K Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $93,182.91 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHELLENBERG, PETER Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $93,182.79 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, MATTHEW J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $93,182.65 Date 09/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KATHY A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $93,182.24 Date 10/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINCKNEY, KATHY ANN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $93,180.27 Date 06/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELFORTE, JOSEPH L Employer name Ontario County Amount $93,179.96 Date 07/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TITUS, DOUGLAS L Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $93,179.00 Date 07/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CHRISTINE M Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $93,177.89 Date 10/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNERAN, MICHAEL S Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $93,177.88 Date 01/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, DARIN M Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $93,177.69 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEZZANCELLO, JONATHAN J Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $93,177.34 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KUTZER, THOMAS H Employer name Onondaga County Amount $93,177.08 Date 04/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORT, MARGARET E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $93,175.66 Date 03/26/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASKLAR, MICHAEL J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $93,175.14 Date 08/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTER, JOHN D Employer name City of Geneva Amount $93,174.52 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TURDIK, JOSEPH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $93,174.07 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISHKEL, MICHELE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $93,173.73 Date 04/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELSNER, ROBERT A Employer name Town of Massena Amount $93,172.36 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASTIAN, MAUREEN Z Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $93,172.34 Date 11/20/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, CINDY S Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $93,171.29 Date 10/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERN, GOLDY Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $93,170.63 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUSSMAN, HENRY B Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $93,170.60 Date 06/13/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEKRUL, ANGELA J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $93,170.27 Date 03/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIMONAS, JOHN R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,170.10 Date 03/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMEL, NANCY Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $93,169.80 Date 04/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System