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 DIGRISTINA, JAMES N Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $91,421.81 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONDERDONK, PETER S Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $91,421.43 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NETTLETON, JODI L Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $91,421.23 Date 04/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONAPARTE, ERNEST Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $91,421.12 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASSONDE, RONALD J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $91,421.01 Date 12/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMAN, ZACHARY L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $91,420.82 Date 09/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HISCOCK, MELISSA S Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $91,420.79 Date 05/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOETKE, DIANE S Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $91,420.49 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISKE, WILLIAM C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $91,420.49 Date 04/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCUCCIO, ANGELO A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $91,420.09 Date 01/04/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, JOSEPH D Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $91,420.07 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, JILL A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,420.02 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOKS, W MARK Employer name Adirondack Park Agcy Amount $91,420.02 Date 07/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISH, BRIAN Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $91,420.02 Date 01/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, PRISCILLA A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $91,420.02 Date 12/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMPTON, LISA C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $91,420.02 Date 07/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGDEN, BRANDON G Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $91,420.02 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROYLANCE, MARY T Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $91,420.02 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMASSACCI, ANNA C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $91,420.02 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLELLAN, STEVEN D Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $91,420.02 Date 11/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHM, DAVID H Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $91,420.02 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTESH, WILLIAM W Employer name Department of Health Amount $91,420.02 Date 01/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWER, MELISSA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $91,420.02 Date 06/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, MAUREEN R Employer name Department of Health Amount $91,420.02 Date 11/25/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLOY, MICHELE R Employer name Department of Health Amount $91,420.02 Date 11/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVRATIL, FAY S Employer name Department of Health Amount $91,420.02 Date 01/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAN, MAI T Employer name Department of Health Amount $91,420.02 Date 12/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRENN, JOHN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $91,420.02 Date 01/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSEN, L SCOTT Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,420.02 Date 12/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARBONNEAU, RICK A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $91,420.02 Date 10/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANNON, BRENDA A Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $91,420.02 Date 01/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GINNIS, DAWN M Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $91,420.01 Date 07/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZZEY, PAULA LONG Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $91,420.01 Date 07/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACON, DEAN A Employer name Orange County Amount $91,419.98 Date 10/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODWARD, MARIE M Employer name State Bd of Elections Amount $91,419.75 Date 01/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENT, RAYMOND C Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $91,419.63 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSONE, CLAUDIA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $91,419.18 Date 10/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name USHER, JOHN R, JR Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $91,419.18 Date 01/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEJAN, CHRISTINE R Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $91,419.18 Date 10/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NULL, MARA A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $91,419.02 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONE, THOMAS Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $91,418.84 Date 04/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, MATTHEW Employer name North Bellmore Fire District Amount $91,418.39 Date 05/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUTHIT, DEXTER Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $91,418.16 Date 05/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, GEOFFREY R Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $91,417.77 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSTENS, JOHN A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $91,417.29 Date 01/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, KIM A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $91,417.20 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUMANS, CECILIA P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,416.27 Date 05/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAN, AKBAR Employer name Department of Health Amount $91,415.69 Date 04/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNEZ, KRISTINA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,415.69 Date 11/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESSIEN, FRANK Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $91,415.69 Date 12/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TITUS, BRADLEY C Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $91,415.69 Date 09/29/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, TODD Employer name Town of Thompson Amount $91,414.70 Date 07/31/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JULMIS, SERGE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $91,414.61 Date 03/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAU, JOSEPH B Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,414.07 Date 04/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNING, THOMAS P Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $91,414.07 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, GREG D, II Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $91,414.06 Date 01/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GERMANO, ANTHONY J, JR Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $91,413.85 Date 06/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETLEY, KATHLEEN A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $91,413.78 Date 09/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST CLAIRE, MARK R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $91,413.75 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOLOGNA, EILEEN F Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,413.49 Date 08/26/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAYER, FREDERICK W, II Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,412.81 Date 02/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLASS, G COLTON Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,412.81 Date 11/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEGHORN, JULIE Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,412.81 Date 06/15/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENNILLO, DEBORAH G Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $91,412.81 Date 03/07/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONEIL, MICHAEL S Employer name Environmental Facilities Corp. Amount $91,412.75 Date 12/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGEL, KAREN M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $91,412.47 Date 06/12/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, JANET M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,411.97 Date 08/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRI, SCOTT L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,411.97 Date 12/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIN, LI-DON Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,411.97 Date 10/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LU, FENG Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,411.97 Date 07/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STELLATO, LISA E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,411.97 Date 02/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUTANT, CRAIG T Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $91,411.97 Date 11/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEBUS, EDWIN E Employer name Department of Law Amount $91,411.97 Date 12/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, SCOTT D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $91,411.97 Date 09/16/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIETER, GAIL A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $91,411.97 Date 03/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDA, HALINA W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $91,411.97 Date 04/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENT, SUSAN M Employer name Education Department Amount $91,411.97 Date 05/11/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIERNAN, PHILIP F Employer name Education Department Amount $91,411.97 Date 05/25/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHOU, JIN Employer name Education Department Amount $91,411.97 Date 05/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, DALE E Employer name Department of Health Amount $91,411.97 Date 09/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEALON, JACQUELYN Employer name Department of Health Amount $91,411.97 Date 04/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALK, ANNETTE Employer name Department of Health Amount $91,411.97 Date 05/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REEVES, JAMES E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $91,411.97 Date 03/08/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAXTER, VANESSA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,411.97 Date 01/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNY, LISA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,411.97 Date 02/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERSON, TOM P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,411.97 Date 09/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN BUREN, ROBERT G Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,411.97 Date 03/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGEY, DOUGLAS R Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $91,411.97 Date 12/27/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINSON, RANDY R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,411.50 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IKHIHIBHOJERE, ROSEMARY E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $91,411.50 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRICK, KATHLEEN S Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $91,411.38 Date 03/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, ANDRES B Employer name New York Public Library Amount $91,411.27 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATHAM, SUSAN A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $91,411.11 Date 09/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, GERDA F Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $91,410.89 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOBEL, KATHARINE A Employer name Department of Health Amount $91,410.62 Date 03/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAD, MELISSA J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $91,410.53 Date 07/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEANBURG, DONNA A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $91,410.53 Date 02/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDER, CHERYL A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $91,410.53 Date 09/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWMAS, AUDREY D Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $91,409.91 Date 06/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALAMIDA, GREGORY G Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $91,409.91 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System