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 CURRY, DANIEL J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $91,573.32 Date 10/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, JESSICA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $91,573.32 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHATTERTON, LAUREN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $91,573.25 Date 10/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNIX, KATHLEEN R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $91,573.25 Date 01/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROTTER, JOY Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $91,573.25 Date 01/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEHER-DONNARUMA, CASSANDRA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $91,573.25 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, IVAN Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $91,573.25 Date 05/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, LESLIE A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $91,573.25 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACCO, FRANCINE M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $91,572.19 Date 12/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NDULAKA, MATTHIAS O Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $91,571.68 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMBERG, TRACIE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $91,571.50 Date 05/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JEANNE E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $91,571.50 Date 03/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNEISEY, JOANNE E Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $91,571.41 Date 04/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKERSON, JEROME Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $91,570.58 Date 12/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINEGG, ROSEMARIE Employer name Education Department Amount $91,570.09 Date 07/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOPER, JAMES R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $91,569.42 Date 01/24/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, MATTHEW C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $91,569.21 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, ROBERT J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $91,569.21 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KADISH, TODD D Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $91,567.92 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORRA, BRYAN D Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $91,567.84 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNICA, VINCENT M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $91,567.78 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENT, JONATHAN M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $91,567.41 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIERRA, JUAN C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $91,567.29 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAWLESS, PATRICK M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $91,566.71 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKINNER, CHARLES M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $91,566.65 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ADELITA C Employer name Westchester County Amount $91,566.64 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG-BANDAGO, SHELLY L Employer name Department of Health Amount $91,566.47 Date 08/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESS, GILDA S Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $91,566.47 Date 10/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLARD, STEPHANIE A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $91,566.02 Date 06/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, MARYBETH Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,565.17 Date 09/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMANSKI, TRICIA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $91,564.80 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JOHN R Employer name Erie County Amount $91,564.60 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATIVADI, REKHA G Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $91,564.20 Date 07/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELLON, STEPHEN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $91,564.15 Date 04/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARO, ANTHONY J Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $91,564.15 Date 11/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANCHAK, JOHN W Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $91,564.12 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUKNER, STEPHANIE L Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $91,563.97 Date 07/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALSKI, RICHARD K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $91,562.79 Date 03/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANZELLA, NEIL Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $91,560.76 Date 04/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOMON-REECE, ARLENE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $91,559.76 Date 07/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRZONE, JENNIFER M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $91,558.74 Date 12/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INFANTINO, LOUIS Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $91,558.29 Date 03/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, E.SCOTT Employer name Chemung County Amount $91,558.11 Date 11/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERWOOD, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $91,558.03 Date 07/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ALLISTER, RYAN T Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $91,557.76 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELLY, BARBARA FRANKEL Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $91,557.49 Date 11/10/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, SANDRA S Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $91,557.21 Date 02/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDICK, TROY Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $91,556.46 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANSANELLI, COLLEEN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $91,555.70 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, LINDA M Employer name Rockland County Amount $91,555.06 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUGDIN, DENISE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $91,555.02 Date 06/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SIMONE, KIM-RORY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $91,554.63 Date 08/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLISTE, DEBBY B Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $91,554.28 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, JOHN H Employer name Town of Eden Amount $91,554.22 Date 10/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE LONG, SANDY M Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $91,554.07 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSER, MICHAEL D Employer name Henrietta Fire District Amount $91,553.43 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALEXIS, MARIE D Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $91,552.93 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC TAGUE, MICHAEL E Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $91,552.42 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGES, ELISE Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $91,552.21 Date 04/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOX, ERIC L Employer name Monroe County Amount $91,552.13 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGANO, MICHAEL T Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $91,551.43 Date 10/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, STEPHEN Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $91,551.02 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMANT, HRISIKESH G Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $91,550.77 Date 02/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, SANDRA J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $91,550.26 Date 06/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOKUM, GERALDINE C Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $91,549.90 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, SCOTT A Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $91,548.56 Date 11/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HATCH, MARTIN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $91,547.31 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COWER, MATTHEW J Employer name Broome County Amount $91,547.20 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASER, RONALD R Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $91,545.28 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZARRELLI, GERARDO, JR Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $91,544.40 Date 09/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEAN, SANDRA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $91,544.24 Date 06/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINSCHENK, RICHARD H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $91,543.90 Date 01/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZALEWSKI, SUZANNE A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $91,542.46 Date 09/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STIEHL, ROBERT F Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $91,541.64 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALLNER, JOHN J Employer name Education Department Amount $91,541.23 Date 02/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOONEY, MARILYN S Employer name Education Department Amount $91,541.23 Date 12/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSA-FARLEIGH, PATTI Employer name Education Department Amount $91,541.23 Date 12/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEGLIA, JAMES R Employer name Nassau County Amount $91,540.73 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAZIO, ROBERT A Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $91,540.04 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITHERS, PATRICIA K Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $91,538.68 Date 06/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROZZO, TYLER Employer name Division of State Police Amount $91,535.80 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CIAVOLINO, ERASMO Employer name Village of Croton-On-Hudson Amount $91,535.18 Date 08/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADDOCK, MARK M Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $91,534.94 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIPAOLO, CARRIE L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $91,534.06 Date 01/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, JUDITH A Employer name City of Kingston Amount $91,533.72 Date 08/17/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANZ, BRIAN A Employer name City of Albany Amount $91,532.90 Date 07/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CANNAN, TIMOTHY C Employer name Erie County Amount $91,532.43 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYNES, ROBERT P Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $91,532.42 Date 03/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENWARE, SCOTT W Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $91,531.99 Date 07/12/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDARO, CATHY A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $91,530.31 Date 06/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTT, LORENA T Employer name City of Rochester Amount $91,530.31 Date 12/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name City of Rochester Amount $91,530.31 Date 06/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUDIOSO, JOHN R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $91,530.31 Date 08/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWK, JOHN D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $91,530.31 Date 09/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, THOMAS M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $91,530.31 Date 01/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, KURT Employer name City of Rochester Amount $91,530.31 Date 07/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIEDE, JEFFREY A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $91,530.31 Date 06/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, EDWARD J, IV Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $91,530.17 Date 02/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENNUSO, DAVID A Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $91,529.46 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOSTER, ROBERT M Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $91,528.86 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System