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 YARUSSO, MATTHEW T Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $93,169.78 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, DAVID M Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $93,169.63 Date 10/07/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACDONALD, SCOTT R Employer name Great Neck Park District Amount $93,169.51 Date 05/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIXON-OWOO, NEE K Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $93,169.00 Date 02/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVITABILE, DOMINICK Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $93,168.67 Date 01/28/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRANDINO, KATHERINE Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $93,168.67 Date 11/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INDILLA, CAROL J Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $93,168.67 Date 11/03/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMERI, ROBERT Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $93,168.67 Date 05/16/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REICHHOLD, DONNA Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $93,168.67 Date 11/09/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAFONTE, STEVEN Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $93,168.67 Date 07/06/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, EILEEN M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $93,168.67 Date 01/26/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELNER, STEVEN H Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $93,168.67 Date 08/07/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, DEMARY Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $93,168.67 Date 11/08/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELBAUM, CRISTINA Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $93,168.67 Date 04/22/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IFILL, DOLLETTE P Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $93,168.38 Date 03/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MARK W Employer name Ridge Culver Fire District Amount $93,167.87 Date 04/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOBLEY, STEPHANIE A Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $93,167.11 Date 05/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, JAMIE P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $93,166.84 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EDMEAD, EDWARD J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $93,166.12 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAGG, JUDITH A Employer name South Orangetown CSD Amount $93,166.04 Date 09/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGEL, DEBORAH M Employer name Off Prevent Domestic Violence Amount $93,165.81 Date 01/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAINVIL, CARLINE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $93,165.44 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STICKLES, ROBERT A Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $93,165.33 Date 10/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, KATHLEEN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $93,164.60 Date 06/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENSLEY, THOMAS E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $93,164.51 Date 04/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCRIVEN, NATHAN B Employer name Village of Fredonia Amount $93,163.41 Date 06/14/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MASCI, ANNETTE Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $93,162.96 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMKO, ANDRIY Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $93,162.71 Date 01/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZUBAK, VINCENT J Employer name Orange County Amount $93,162.47 Date 02/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBSON, DONNA Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $93,161.84 Date 03/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, DELLA T Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $93,161.84 Date 10/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINTANILLA, ROBBIN Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $93,161.84 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUE, MELANIE Z Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $93,161.84 Date 01/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERLING, MARCIAN M Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $93,161.84 Date 11/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNUP, KAREN M Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $93,161.84 Date 06/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, GREGORY N Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $93,161.84 Date 01/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIEL, THERESA L Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $93,161.84 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BURNIE, JENNIFER L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $93,161.70 Date 08/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDICE, GIDEON C Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $93,160.52 Date 05/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCENANY, CAROL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $93,159.90 Date 11/19/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOW, BRIAN L Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $93,159.48 Date 12/02/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, SETH A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $93,159.07 Date 06/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AQUILINA, AMY L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $93,158.94 Date 12/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RALSTON, STEPHANIE C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $93,158.88 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ABATE, ANTHONY W Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $93,158.78 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRANO, ANTHONY J Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $93,158.37 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASTLE, LUANNE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $93,158.28 Date 09/25/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCALE, CHARLES G Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $93,158.00 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, PATRICK M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $93,156.69 Date 03/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBEDIN, CHERYL A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $93,155.87 Date 11/05/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, MARVIN O Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $93,155.83 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALI-VASQUEZ, ANDREW M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $93,155.58 Date 09/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, SEAN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $93,155.56 Date 07/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEPPNER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $93,155.51 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ESSIG, RICK R Employer name Orange County Amount $93,155.44 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLARDO, DANIEL A Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $93,154.53 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TEEVAN, BARBARA L Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $93,153.79 Date 10/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMPP, ERIC E Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $93,153.27 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEWIS, JOSEPH A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $93,153.02 Date 02/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, LAUREEN M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $93,152.68 Date 03/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, MICHAEL T Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $93,151.30 Date 11/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASTINGS, JAMES T, III Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $93,150.93 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIXON, DUANE M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $93,150.61 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERWIN, MATHEW S Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $93,150.28 Date 01/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUTTACOLI, ANGELO J Employer name Nassau County Amount $93,149.69 Date 06/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINTLE, JAMES W Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $93,149.27 Date 12/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUER, SUZANA G Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $93,149.02 Date 11/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIFFORD, CHRISTIE L Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $93,148.37 Date 08/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI SOMMA, CORINNE Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $93,148.34 Date 01/03/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIRK, CAROL Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $93,148.34 Date 09/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, CHARLES B, JR Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $93,147.64 Date 09/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIRBEL, MICHAEL R Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $93,146.62 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARGIENTO, LINDA P Employer name Westchester County Amount $93,146.36 Date 07/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, WILLIAM Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $93,146.21 Date 06/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSTANTINO, NICOLE P Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $93,146.13 Date 01/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGAYAN, MARIE EDZEN J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $93,145.98 Date 10/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, SHELLON N Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $93,145.37 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DEN BERGH, VIRGINIA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $93,144.95 Date 03/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETTRICK, HENDRIKA A Employer name Education Department Amount $93,144.22 Date 12/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLLER-FREER, SUSAN A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $93,144.15 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITTORINI, RICHARD A Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $93,143.19 Date 01/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICCIRILLO, JOSEPH Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $93,142.98 Date 09/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMODEO, SUSAN E Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $93,142.53 Date 06/25/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIPMAN, JOHN W, JR Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $93,142.11 Date 05/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, PAULETTE D Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $93,141.92 Date 02/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RALSTON, STEVEN E Employer name Town of Somers Amount $93,141.68 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITHERSPOON, MARY Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $93,140.33 Date 03/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINGMAN, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $93,139.71 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITE, STANLEY L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $93,138.49 Date 07/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, KAREN E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $93,138.05 Date 06/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONE, MARK E Employer name Elmsford UFSD Amount $93,137.62 Date 09/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, HERBERT Employer name Westchester County Amount $93,136.15 Date 06/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, AILEEN Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $93,135.42 Date 12/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARAS, MARIBETH T Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $93,135.22 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, PATRICK Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $93,134.39 Date 02/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GODLEWSKI, DOROTA I Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $93,133.98 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTER, CHRISTIAN R Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $93,133.49 Date 02/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFREY-WILLIAMS, DANA C M Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $93,133.18 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, DOUG J Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $93,132.88 Date 08/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, COURTNEY N Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $93,132.56 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System