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 ELDRIDGE, LUANN Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $93,132.24 Date 09/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGEL, JASON R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $93,132.19 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURUVILA, LUKA MALAYIL Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $93,132.06 Date 03/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAFT, BRIAN M Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $93,132.05 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, PAUL D Employer name Erie County Amount $93,131.54 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIERY, KIMBERLY ANN Employer name Longwood Public Library Amount $93,130.50 Date 08/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAVANAGH, TINA I Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $93,130.45 Date 11/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINQUINO, ROBERT J Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $93,128.58 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ULBRICH, MICHAEL A Employer name Port Jervis City School Dist Amount $93,127.52 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFTON, STEVEN F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $93,125.78 Date 10/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROBERG, ASHEKA M Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $93,125.67 Date 09/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $93,125.66 Date 06/30/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, VALERIE Employer name Education Department Amount $93,125.37 Date 08/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEFFEL, MYRA P Employer name Education Department Amount $93,125.37 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHURCH, SANFORD A Employer name Orleans County Amount $93,125.35 Date 06/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESOLOSKI, BRIAN D Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $93,124.75 Date 01/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOLZAN, THOMAS R Employer name Orange County Amount $93,124.52 Date 10/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLINGTON, RICHARD J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $93,123.45 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLTA, SANDRA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $93,123.35 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VRANA, DENISE L Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $93,122.22 Date 11/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABIAN, DOUGLAS B Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $93,121.46 Date 09/06/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, STEVEN A Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $93,121.13 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE WITT, ADRIAN M Employer name Orange County Amount $93,121.12 Date 10/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELLURA, DANIEL J Employer name Monroe County Amount $93,120.30 Date 01/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, VALDA M Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $93,120.16 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNAFO, LAURA L Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $93,119.91 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAYLOR, ANNE E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $93,119.56 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDNEVA, TATIANA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $93,119.24 Date 03/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RELINGADO, ANDREA L Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $93,118.91 Date 02/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANDREA, ADRIENNE Employer name Monroe County Amount $93,117.95 Date 04/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POST, KEVIN J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $93,117.27 Date 08/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHON, JOHN J Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $93,116.48 Date 07/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, PATRICIA A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $93,115.74 Date 11/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYNDAL, ANTHONY N, JR Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $93,114.02 Date 01/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUNZ, JOHN P Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $93,112.73 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONFORTI, STEVEN A Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $93,112.61 Date 01/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, PHYLLIS R Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $93,112.39 Date 02/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAJALES, ROBERTO Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $93,112.07 Date 10/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, BRUCE Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $93,111.88 Date 11/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGOWSKI, MARCUS A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $93,111.63 Date 07/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOMINICCI, BETTY E Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $93,110.81 Date 08/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHIPPLE, ELIZABETH A Employer name Education Department Amount $93,110.56 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANTELI, PANTELIS K Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $93,109.18 Date 09/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIASECKI, FREDERICK J, JR Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $93,109.00 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENNA, DAWN T Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $93,108.96 Date 04/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, ISMAELA M Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $93,106.73 Date 04/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKRZYPCZYK, NANCY A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $93,105.06 Date 07/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITCHER, DAVID M Employer name Boces-Tompkins Seneca Tioga Amount $93,105.00 Date 08/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLYNSKI, BLYTHE R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $93,104.13 Date 04/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHN, TERESIA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $93,103.71 Date 01/07/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, JASON D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $93,102.88 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAYTER, EILEEN Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $93,102.48 Date 02/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, PATRICK H Employer name Department of Health Amount $93,102.41 Date 05/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVREAU, DANNY J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $93,102.06 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTZEN, ANN E Employer name Education Department Amount $93,101.32 Date 06/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHANT, STEPHEN H Employer name Education Department Amount $93,101.26 Date 04/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, ANN MARIE Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $93,100.86 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEPERONE, GARY J Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $93,100.85 Date 05/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, ROBERT E Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $93,100.40 Date 11/14/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SANDO, MICHAEL A Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $93,100.30 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHANSEN, ANNE C Employer name Monticello Housing Authority Amount $93,100.02 Date 09/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKER, DENISE A Employer name Oneida County Amount $93,097.82 Date 02/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNAL, ERLINDA S Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $93,096.94 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALERMO, CARMEN Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $93,094.15 Date 09/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRY, MAUREEN M Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $93,094.08 Date 03/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORFLEET, JUSTIN P Employer name City of Oswego Amount $93,092.72 Date 08/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KASSCHAU, MARIEL Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $93,091.52 Date 10/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, ELLIOT Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $93,091.48 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, ELRAH SAMUEL Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $93,091.39 Date 01/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYMINGTON, LINDA K Employer name Cleary School Deaf Children Amount $93,090.23 Date 01/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEDDING, WARREN S Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $93,089.32 Date 07/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTTA, MICHAEL Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $93,085.33 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAULDING, ANNE E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $93,085.21 Date 10/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELSTEN, ERIC C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $93,084.84 Date 03/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HORBETT, JAMES J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $93,084.26 Date 06/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREPPO, ERIC C Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $93,084.22 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAYE, BRIAN E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $93,081.68 Date 05/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZZINGRILLO, JOHN Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $93,081.16 Date 05/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVISON, CATHY A Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $93,079.65 Date 09/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANOVER, STEVEN Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $93,079.15 Date 04/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKES, ROBYN L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $93,079.09 Date 10/26/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, RICHARD F Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $93,079.06 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIGGON, GREGORY A Employer name Village of Westhampton Beach Amount $93,079.03 Date 05/13/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHANSSON, KAREN J Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $93,078.32 Date 09/24/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KIMBERLY Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $93,077.77 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEED, CHRISTINE A Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $93,077.05 Date 01/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARNIERI, VICTORIA Employer name Rockland County Amount $93,077.04 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, ROSEANN R Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $93,075.00 Date 10/02/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, DANIEL A Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $93,074.70 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINIELLI, VICTORIA Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $93,073.25 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOTTUNG, JESSICA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $93,073.15 Date 11/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHMAN, STEPHEN T Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $93,072.95 Date 06/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, KENNETH R Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $93,071.71 Date 03/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOROG, MARIA C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $93,071.57 Date 12/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRATHAUS, STEVEN J Employer name Erie County Amount $93,069.58 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMINSKY, SONYA G Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $93,069.52 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAHEY, KAREN A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $93,068.67 Date 02/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKERT, RUTH D Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $93,068.67 Date 05/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, SHARON Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $93,068.67 Date 06/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEON, BRENDAN J Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $93,068.67 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System