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 LIFERIEDGE, DANA J Employer name Nassau County Amount $91,054.38 Date 12/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, LISA A Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $91,054.09 Date 02/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, KATHLEEN J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $91,053.10 Date 04/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ANTHONY J Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $91,052.00 Date 07/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHMIDOVA, LYUDMILA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,051.91 Date 07/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLAI, SUSAN E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $91,051.91 Date 01/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PODAGROSI, RICHARD A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $91,051.91 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLANCY, MICHAEL R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $91,051.91 Date 08/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, SARAH H Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $91,051.91 Date 04/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALEY, THOMAS P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $91,051.91 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIEL, JOSHUA O Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $91,051.91 Date 05/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLER, ANN E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $91,051.91 Date 05/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUCHON-BOREK, DENISE B Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $91,051.91 Date 03/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUSTIAN, DEBORAH J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $91,051.91 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAGER, DEBORAH J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $91,051.91 Date 08/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLS, WILLARD W, JR Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,051.87 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUSTAY, JOSEPH Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,051.83 Date 01/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, TINA M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,051.82 Date 09/02/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COZZY, KAREN A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $91,051.82 Date 06/19/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENSON, FRED G Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $91,051.82 Date 05/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOULE, STEVEN J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $91,051.82 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, PAUL A Employer name Education Department Amount $91,051.82 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, EILEEN R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $91,051.82 Date 02/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, MARK P Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $91,051.82 Date 07/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONIK, SUELLEN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $91,051.82 Date 12/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, DANIEL D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $91,051.48 Date 11/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOHN, MICHAEL J Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $91,051.33 Date 07/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, JEFFREY R Employer name Saratoga County Amount $91,050.91 Date 09/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYMCHYNYUK, VIKTOR Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $91,050.90 Date 07/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, MICHAEL V Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $91,050.88 Date 07/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETHENCOURT-GARCIA, MICHELLE Employer name Westchester County Amount $91,050.25 Date 12/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, BRETT N Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $91,047.96 Date 01/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUMGOLD, SHELTON T Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $91,046.76 Date 05/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOVER, CHARLES S Employer name City of Cortland Amount $91,046.18 Date 01/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WAGNER, SCOTT V Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $91,045.81 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURAK, PAUL F Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $91,045.68 Date 01/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIPP, JAMES M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $91,045.30 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRELLO, MARY K Employer name Greece CSD Amount $91,045.25 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSAY, DAVID P Employer name Town of Chili Amount $91,043.82 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILLION, JOSHUA J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $91,042.87 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMAN, SUSAN B Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $91,041.90 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, VICTOR M Employer name Nassau County Amount $91,041.69 Date 05/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWLAND, KATHRYN K Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $91,041.61 Date 01/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHATEL, THOMAS M Employer name Nassau County Amount $91,041.26 Date 02/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JOSEPH F, III Employer name Nassau County Amount $91,039.82 Date 09/18/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANTELLO, REBECCA G B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,039.29 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNACHE, CARL Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $91,039.10 Date 10/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHN, JENNIFER Employer name Office of General Services Amount $91,038.47 Date 10/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, MIRIAM L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $91,037.31 Date 10/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLETTA, RYAN E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $91,036.99 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HENRY, JOHN D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $91,036.01 Date 02/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUNAWAY, MARIA L Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $91,035.32 Date 09/09/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIACCIA, MEGIN L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $91,034.81 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IANNUZZI, MICHAEL T Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $91,034.10 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARZ, MICHAEL B Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $91,033.04 Date 08/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMSON, DARYL M Employer name Department of Health Amount $91,032.85 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALVELLO, MARIO Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $91,032.85 Date 03/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKERT, SANDRA N Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $91,032.80 Date 07/08/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUTER, LORI J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $91,032.67 Date 02/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, ROBERT Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $91,032.38 Date 07/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAIDA, ELENA C Employer name Albany County Amount $91,032.19 Date 06/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRAGUE, MICHAEL A Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $91,031.95 Date 10/17/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTMAN, ROBERT J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $91,031.17 Date 09/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ONOFRIO, MARK A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $91,030.93 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CACOPERDO, DAVID A Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $91,030.54 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMATULAC, MARCO P Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $91,030.48 Date 10/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, BRIAN J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $91,030.47 Date 01/14/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURSTEIN, JEFFREY S Employer name Westchester County Amount $91,030.34 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIARDINO, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Geneva Amount $91,030.34 Date 03/31/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUFFA, LISA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $91,030.20 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNA, PATRICK A Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $91,029.95 Date 11/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REZNIK, YEFIM Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $91,029.40 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVOLSI, CAROL ANN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $91,028.89 Date 08/12/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARISTY, LUIS F Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $91,028.59 Date 03/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, TASINA K Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $91,028.53 Date 08/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, THOMAS P Employer name City of Troy Amount $91,027.65 Date 10/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORELLI, JOHN P Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $91,027.64 Date 07/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOLNOWSKI, KIMBERLY Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $91,027.28 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, WENDY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $91,027.00 Date 02/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, DAVID E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $91,026.67 Date 04/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATNODE, ROBERT Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $91,026.43 Date 11/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, DONALD C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,026.37 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIERTHY, ROBERT C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,026.37 Date 07/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHEMILI, TAREK M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,026.37 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, ROSIE Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,026.37 Date 12/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGAT, GORDON B Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,026.37 Date 04/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CART, WILLIAM C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,026.37 Date 12/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVOTNY, PAUL J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,026.37 Date 07/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANSON, MICHAEL Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,026.37 Date 11/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUDELL, ADAM D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,026.37 Date 10/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERTUCCI, PAULA D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,026.37 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CRAIG M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,026.37 Date 11/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, JESSICA L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $91,026.37 Date 09/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAIRES, MICHAEL N, SR Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $91,026.37 Date 06/14/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWER, ROBERT D Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $91,026.37 Date 02/08/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAULDING, DEBORAH Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $91,026.37 Date 03/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADACH, ANDREW J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,026.37 Date 02/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOZNIAK, DANIEL J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,026.37 Date 01/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUDREAU, SUSAN L Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $91,026.37 Date 11/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWSON, LADD G Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $91,026.11 Date 01/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System