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 CHERIAN, JESSIE S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,025.73 Date 09/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHER-LITTLE, DOROTHY A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $91,025.15 Date 08/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAKOVITS, ISTVAN Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $91,024.84 Date 12/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YORK, DONALD A Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $91,024.31 Date 01/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOR, BRIAN P Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $91,023.03 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CURTIN, KEVIN P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $91,023.02 Date 03/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SCOTT A Employer name Barnard Fire District Amount $91,022.78 Date 05/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENDLIN, JOHN R Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $91,021.98 Date 10/29/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSCH, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name City of Rochester Amount $91,021.85 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HODGE, REBECCA G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $91,021.70 Date 03/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRARA, MATTHEW R Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $91,021.53 Date 05/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUM, STEVEN J Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $91,021.32 Date 11/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, BERTINO Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $91,020.99 Date 08/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLANO, THOMAS P Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $91,020.01 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAN, JOSEPH F Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $91,019.30 Date 10/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDON, TERRENCE E Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $91,019.16 Date 07/26/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCISQUE, MARIE B Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $91,018.68 Date 01/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CARLO, ALAN M Employer name Barnard Fire District Amount $91,018.43 Date 08/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZAMOR, GERMAIN Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $91,017.76 Date 01/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULMER, KEVIN A Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $91,016.76 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIGANTE, SALVATORE A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $91,016.62 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCIALDONE, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $91,016.52 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUGLIO, JASON Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $91,016.31 Date 10/11/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEES, JONATHAN D Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $91,015.89 Date 04/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PAOLO, PAUL J Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $91,015.58 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARCIA, ROBERT Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $91,015.02 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, BENJAMIN S Employer name Department of Law Amount $91,014.04 Date 07/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWLAND, SETH D Employer name City of Cortland Amount $91,014.04 Date 04/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GLAS, JO ANN Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $91,013.44 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLIS, MILAGROS Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $91,012.81 Date 06/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, ONEIDA Employer name Westchester County Amount $91,012.70 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMES, INGRID Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $91,012.56 Date 08/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULER, WILLIAM J Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $91,012.55 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNHA, SCOTT J Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $91,012.55 Date 03/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYZUS, LUELLA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $91,012.48 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILIERI, GEORGE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $91,011.57 Date 08/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROYCE, DEBORAH A Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $91,011.37 Date 04/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, MANDI M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $91,011.02 Date 05/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAIM, KENNETH J Employer name Department of Law Amount $91,010.99 Date 08/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, WILLIAM J Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $91,009.79 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TESTA, MELLO J Employer name Oneida County Amount $91,009.06 Date 01/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLWOOD, MICHELE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $91,008.78 Date 01/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRKLIEWSKIJ, NICKOLAUS Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $91,008.24 Date 07/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURNOYER, MICHAEL R, JR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,007.79 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, FREDERIC J Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $91,006.83 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEADY, MARK C Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $91,006.24 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCUCCI, RENE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $91,006.10 Date 12/16/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROLICK, DORI B Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $91,005.69 Date 04/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNARINO, ROBERT M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $91,005.18 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFOLK, SHARNE G Employer name Nassau County Amount $91,004.36 Date 04/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOSITO, PAUL J Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $91,004.32 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, KERI E Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $91,004.26 Date 07/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKE, NANCY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $91,003.84 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVELLO, VITTORIO Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $91,003.22 Date 08/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREZMIEN, PAUL F Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $91,003.00 Date 08/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REALUBIT, JOAN TERESA B Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,002.45 Date 12/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEIHDEFFER, MICHAEL S Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $91,001.91 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGER, ROXANA V Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $91,001.90 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEN, HEDDA R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $91,001.63 Date 07/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLAS, GAYLE R Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $91,001.62 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IABONI, MICHELLE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $91,000.99 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, KAITLYN E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $91,000.80 Date 02/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, JOSEPH B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $91,000.67 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILES, RICHARD J Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $91,000.36 Date 01/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ODINMA, NNENNA F Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $90,999.84 Date 06/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, SCOTT C Employer name Wayne County Amount $90,999.59 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SVENTORAITIS, PAUL T Employer name Nassau County Amount $90,999.48 Date 01/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZENHAUSERN, RICHARD W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $90,999.09 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, JAMES E Employer name City of Watertown Amount $90,999.05 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, FERNANDO Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $90,998.95 Date 02/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, EUGENE J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $90,998.76 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUER, JUSTIN M Employer name Erie County Amount $90,998.27 Date 04/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, THOMAS L Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $90,997.91 Date 08/16/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORR, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $90,996.91 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, BRIAN D Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $90,996.79 Date 02/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANHEIM, TROY T Employer name South Huntington Water District Amount $90,996.50 Date 11/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORKWIS, JOHN S Employer name Nassau County Amount $90,996.08 Date 08/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCEY, TIMOTHY S Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $90,996.05 Date 03/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIE, ARTHUR J Employer name Orange County Amount $90,995.95 Date 08/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOBLEY-JOHNSON, CARRIE L Employer name Westchester County Amount $90,995.94 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-LOUIS, GUIRLAINE G Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $90,995.92 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $90,995.59 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYNOR, GUS B Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $90,995.58 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGGARTY, CHRISTINA M Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $90,995.48 Date 07/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ROBERT H Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $90,994.07 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ADAM, DAVID A Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $90,993.67 Date 12/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, THOMAS B Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $90,993.02 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREAULT, JOHN A, JR Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $90,992.46 Date 06/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAILLANCOURT, ROGER E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $90,991.34 Date 09/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUGHTALING, SHAWN M Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $90,991.25 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLEON, KIMBERLY Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $90,991.07 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUISE, ROBERT W Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $90,990.67 Date 04/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, MARC H Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $90,990.56 Date 05/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURDOCK, ANDREW E, II Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $90,989.73 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Ulster County Amount $90,989.41 Date 09/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, SANY B Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $90,988.47 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTTALINE, ROBERT J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $90,988.05 Date 09/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN WIE, THOMAS M Employer name Erie County Amount $90,986.15 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGTREE, DAWN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $90,985.72 Date 04/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, HOSEA Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $90,984.84 Date 07/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System