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 BAKER, TAMI B Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,222.50 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGG, SEAN J Employer name Ontario County Amount $91,221.93 Date 02/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUS, VICKIE L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $91,221.71 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, ROBERT A Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $91,221.66 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREMO, MARK D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $91,221.56 Date 05/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, PATRICE M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $91,221.02 Date 08/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, SALJU K Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $91,220.79 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POTTER, REGINALD E Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $91,220.76 Date 07/25/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, RUSSELL W Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $91,219.61 Date 03/20/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARROLL, MARGARET M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $91,218.31 Date 04/23/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUYETT, MARY BETH Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $91,217.68 Date 10/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTRE, JEFFREY M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $91,217.46 Date 06/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEVERS, JUSTIN F Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $91,217.40 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, LESTER G Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $91,217.31 Date 12/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORZYM, ROBERT Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $91,216.02 Date 06/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINENSKY, ERIC P Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $91,215.67 Date 04/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, BRYAN Employer name Division of State Police Amount $91,213.38 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARVEY, DANA J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $91,213.34 Date 06/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUSE, KRISTA L HANYPSIAK Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $91,212.83 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, SCOTT Employer name South Lewis CSD Amount $91,212.80 Date 09/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANCE, ELIZABETH C Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $91,212.60 Date 01/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, BARBARA A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,212.25 Date 03/22/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCAGLIONE, JEFFREY W Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $91,212.21 Date 01/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIMA, JOSEPH P Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $91,211.84 Date 01/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROTOLA, MICHAEL P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $91,211.75 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOOTH, DONALD E, JR Employer name Peekskill City School Dist Amount $91,211.74 Date 05/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, BRIAN M Employer name Town of Shelter Island Amount $91,211.56 Date 09/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUIS, RENALD Employer name Pearl River UFSD Amount $91,211.19 Date 07/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, SCOTT S Employer name Greenway Conservancy Amount $91,210.62 Date 03/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRIEL, VICTOR Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $91,210.52 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, JOSEPH P Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $91,210.51 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARGUS, MICHAEL L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,209.88 Date 10/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, CARLETON L Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $91,208.82 Date 12/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AASEN, VICTOR Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $91,207.87 Date 10/06/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOOERS, ROBERT D Employer name Ulster County Amount $91,207.19 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAPPS, DARRYL S Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $91,207.06 Date 02/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TURNER, LUTHER L, JR Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $91,206.84 Date 07/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRZANOWICZ, BRENDA R Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $91,206.24 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STABILE, KELLY A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $91,205.35 Date 07/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, MARK L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $91,205.31 Date 10/24/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCERBO, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $91,204.97 Date 12/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESTAMARK, ANDRE Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $91,203.95 Date 01/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCOME, CYNTHIA M Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $91,203.81 Date 05/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALM, AARON C Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $91,203.59 Date 03/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOWAN, WILLIAM J Employer name Phelps Clifton Springs CSD Amount $91,203.26 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFIN, WAYNE D Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $91,202.84 Date 12/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, DEBRA L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $91,202.75 Date 02/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAUSE, TRAVIS A Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $91,201.99 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENOVESE, WILLIAM T Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $91,201.77 Date 11/24/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAZAR, DANIEL H Employer name City of Rochester Amount $91,200.80 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GORELCZENKO, JOHN E Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $91,200.06 Date 03/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUDIS, WALTER J, JR Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $91,199.46 Date 10/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBOSA, ROBERTO Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $91,199.37 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICARELLO, MICHELLE M Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $91,198.60 Date 12/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAVER, JAMES P Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $91,198.54 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BONADONNA, RANDAL M Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $91,198.46 Date 08/21/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIRILLO, PETER, III Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $91,198.04 Date 07/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIEL-WEIR, LEANDRA Employer name Orange County Amount $91,197.77 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVINGSTON, ROBERT H Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $91,197.21 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEICHER, GERALD R Employer name Erie County Amount $91,195.88 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLINE, KATHY H Employer name Brighton Fire Dist Amount $91,194.70 Date 03/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENOX, LAURA J Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $91,193.68 Date 10/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, DONALD R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $91,193.54 Date 03/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERRY, TAMMY L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $91,192.80 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, JAMES M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $91,192.75 Date 06/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEILSON, CHRISTOPHER Employer name City of Middletown Amount $91,192.60 Date 08/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PANIZA, GABRIEL E Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $91,192.40 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREMGEN, LUKE J Employer name Village of Monroe Amount $91,192.23 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FIERRO, CHASTITY Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $91,192.22 Date 10/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZETELA, KRZYSZTOF A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $91,192.11 Date 09/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, JEFFREY J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $91,191.77 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, WILLIAM F, III Employer name City of Rochester Amount $91,191.76 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURGIN, ALONZO T Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $91,191.45 Date 03/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIEGELMAN, TODD A Employer name Department of Law Amount $91,191.41 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNTHER, KEVIN W Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $91,190.83 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ALLISTER, JOHN P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $91,190.61 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ABOULAFIA, ERIC S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $91,190.60 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIERSTEDT, CYNTHIA Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $91,190.45 Date 04/29/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONILLA, IRIS M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $91,190.05 Date 02/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARVELLI, JANETTE S Employer name Nassau County Amount $91,189.31 Date 07/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALEY, JOHN W Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $91,188.57 Date 04/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, JOSHUA H Employer name Saratoga County Amount $91,188.36 Date 07/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUPUIS, ALAN P, II Employer name Department of Health Amount $91,188.35 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, GORDON A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $91,188.12 Date 03/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSESE, MICHAEL L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $91,187.29 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, ANDREW W Employer name Ulster County Amount $91,187.20 Date 04/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATT, JASON C Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $91,187.14 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REDICAN, JAMES G Employer name Nassau County Amount $91,186.54 Date 01/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRONICO, DONNA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $91,186.43 Date 10/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUCCELLA, THOMAS CHARLES Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $91,186.19 Date 09/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPALEO, ANTHONY W Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $91,185.52 Date 10/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENER, JUSTIN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $91,184.78 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SWAN, RENEE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $91,184.47 Date 06/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMAN, JAMES R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $91,183.85 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASI, ANGELA R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $91,183.76 Date 06/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONBOY, SCOTT Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $91,182.62 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, TY R Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $91,182.15 Date 02/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDNIEWSKI, KEVIN A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $91,181.41 Date 04/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GULLO, JOHN A Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $91,179.97 Date 04/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILELLA, CHARLES Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $91,179.84 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System