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 SOLLOG, BONNIE L Employer name Nassau County Amount $92,298.54 Date 07/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, BRUCE F Employer name Clinton County Amount $92,298.23 Date 01/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, EDWARD S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $92,297.14 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOVARAS, KOSTANTINOS Employer name Nassau County Amount $92,296.76 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHEAHAN, JON W Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $92,296.68 Date 09/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMELA, AUDREY L Employer name Education Department Amount $92,294.66 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEON, CESAR A Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $92,293.83 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWSON, SHERRIDA D Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $92,293.13 Date 06/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLAIN, ASHUNTI D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $92,293.01 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, DAVID R Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $92,292.92 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKWAGO, JUSTINE Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $92,291.81 Date 09/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REICH, JAY D Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $92,291.70 Date 04/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, THOMAS P Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $92,290.83 Date 06/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARTER, MARK R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $92,290.82 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALONE, VICTORIA G Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $92,290.41 Date 08/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENZE, KAREN M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $92,290.34 Date 07/18/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHM, GEORGE F Employer name Albany County Amount $92,290.11 Date 03/13/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDICK, OONAGH ELIZABETH Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $92,290.04 Date 06/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANEY, LORI A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $92,289.81 Date 10/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWDELL, ANNE B Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $92,289.23 Date 10/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSMER, GARY R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $92,288.65 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAYLON, CHARMAINE Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $92,288.33 Date 06/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUSARDI, ALISON M Employer name Putnam County Amount $92,288.06 Date 04/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFERSON, WENDELL B Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $92,286.90 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORPEY, CODY A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $92,286.01 Date 08/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOX, CATHY E Employer name Orange County Amount $92,285.49 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIAVATI, COLLEEN SUSAN Employer name Rockland County Amount $92,285.33 Date 10/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KOWN, SEAN T Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $92,283.84 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JONES, WILLIAM L Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $92,283.57 Date 08/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AINGWORTH, CATHERINE P Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $92,283.30 Date 06/24/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ANNA Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $92,283.25 Date 03/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHROYER, GLENN S Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $92,283.12 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGUGLIA, TRACY J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $92,283.04 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTILLO, CAROL N Employer name Massapequa Public Library Amount $92,282.82 Date 09/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LING, XIAO HONG Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $92,282.78 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGOS, KAREN M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $92,282.61 Date 09/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, THOMAS L Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $92,282.45 Date 05/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAZIANO, RYAN E Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $92,282.32 Date 10/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRATEK, JACOB J Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $92,281.05 Date 01/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, WILLIAM J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $92,280.77 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIZZI, MICHAEL D Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $92,278.87 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, JORDON V Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $92,278.41 Date 06/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JOHN E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $92,277.01 Date 04/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, RICHARD J Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $92,274.13 Date 06/02/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MU'MIN, HASAN A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $92,273.57 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, PETER M, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $92,273.30 Date 06/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, KEVIN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $92,273.30 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONOUGH, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $92,272.91 Date 04/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWERS, JAY L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $92,272.69 Date 03/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, TIMOTHY R, JR Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $92,271.29 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAIL, MICHAEL E, SR Employer name Erie County Amount $92,271.03 Date 10/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, NOAH T Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $92,270.85 Date 11/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUMPF, PETER E Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $92,270.78 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SUGDEN, RICHARD L Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $92,269.65 Date 07/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, JAMES F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $92,269.50 Date 02/04/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNSTEAD, TODD P Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $92,269.33 Date 02/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENTS, RICHARD A Employer name East Aurora UFSD Amount $92,268.80 Date 07/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UDAYAN, ANITHA Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $92,268.77 Date 03/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTOMARE, CHRISTINA A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $92,268.07 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCK, MICHAEL H Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $92,267.95 Date 12/30/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENECAL, RICHARD E, II Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $92,267.22 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINOR, BROOKE C Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $92,264.43 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRONCZEK, JOSEPH E Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $92,264.18 Date 03/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLIDY, STEPHEN P Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $92,263.90 Date 02/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, BRADLEY K Employer name Town of Hyde Park Amount $92,263.59 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RESTIVO, STEVEN M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $92,263.40 Date 02/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONGSAVANH, KATHERINE J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $92,263.14 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMALA, EDWARD R Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $92,263.10 Date 10/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, GLORIA A Employer name Westchester County Amount $92,262.52 Date 01/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GWINN, GERARD P Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $92,261.46 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REJACK, MARK F Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $92,261.12 Date 01/10/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, TERRENCE D Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $92,260.98 Date 07/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, STEVEN B Employer name Rockland County Amount $92,260.70 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRY, THOMAS C Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $92,260.55 Date 03/31/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIRA, ELAINE Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $92,260.02 Date 12/08/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, ROBERT W Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $92,259.00 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURAWA, PATRICIA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $92,258.53 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEVALI, JOSEPH V Employer name City of Albany Amount $92,258.07 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOODE, DEIDRE N Employer name Great Neck Library Amount $92,257.85 Date 04/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODD, LORILEE Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $92,257.05 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMOND, MICHELLE M Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $92,257.00 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNELLY, KENNETH R Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $92,256.12 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISSO, FRANK D Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $92,254.70 Date 08/14/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMELING, MARY C Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $92,254.61 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALES, CHARLES F Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $92,254.00 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AMEROSA, JOSEPH A Employer name City of Utica Amount $92,253.63 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LONGO, KIMBERLEY A Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $92,253.09 Date 04/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ALYSSA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $92,251.64 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAVEZ, GEORGE A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $92,251.54 Date 05/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENNE, MICHAEL F, JR Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $92,251.40 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACAL, ANNABELLE RACELIS Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $92,251.04 Date 01/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCCI, GUY F Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $92,250.97 Date 10/14/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEVALE, ROBERT A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $92,250.88 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, FAITH I Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $92,248.78 Date 09/07/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORREA, NOEL Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $92,248.37 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLO, PASQUALE J Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $92,247.99 Date 08/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOUGHANIAN, MITRA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $92,247.51 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEUNARINE-MARTINEZ, CINDY S Employer name New York Public Library Amount $92,246.97 Date 10/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANTON, JINA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $92,246.38 Date 02/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFERSON, KIMBERLY J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $92,246.38 Date 12/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System