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 BUONO, DEANNE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $90,901.45 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENTHAL, IRIS H Employer name Onondaga County Amount $90,901.37 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GADSON, CORRY C Employer name New York Public Library Amount $90,901.06 Date 02/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAINE, DAN C Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $90,899.54 Date 11/03/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSKO, GARY F Employer name City of Rochester Amount $90,899.46 Date 04/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRIST, ERIC S Employer name City of Albany Amount $90,898.73 Date 08/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARUSO, MICHELLE A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $90,897.81 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, NORMAN D Employer name Niagara Falls Pub Water Auth Amount $90,897.73 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOMFIELD, JAMES W Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $90,897.70 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNKEN, DAVID C Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $90,897.44 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AINSWORTH, ELAINE K Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $90,897.04 Date 04/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGOS, WANDA M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $90,896.83 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, LAUREN T Employer name Pioneer Library System Amount $90,896.24 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDROTTY, SIMON P Employer name Commission On Judicial Conduct Amount $90,896.05 Date 05/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPHIER, DAMON A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $90,895.59 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAIZER, BERNARD Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $90,895.50 Date 07/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, CLYDE AARON Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $90,894.89 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, ANTHONY W Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $90,894.64 Date 03/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLEDI, RACHEL L Employer name Albany County Amount $90,894.63 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMDY, AL Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $90,892.71 Date 07/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, DAVID Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $90,892.37 Date 12/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HETNER, KENNETH A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $90,892.05 Date 03/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTIA, MARILYN G Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $90,891.56 Date 08/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILIP, RENY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $90,890.32 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALAMO, JOSEPH Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $90,889.99 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, ADRIAN F Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $90,889.25 Date 07/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOPP, WENDY A Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $90,888.78 Date 09/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITTEL, ELAYNE J Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $90,888.63 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAUSS, AMY E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $90,888.28 Date 07/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, KAREN E Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $90,887.73 Date 07/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAI, WEI-QING Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $90,887.34 Date 10/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAJWA, JASWANT K Employer name Rockland County Amount $90,887.06 Date 12/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSE, WILLIAM C, JR Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $90,886.82 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, CURTIS L Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $90,886.59 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGRON, CELINA L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $90,886.43 Date 06/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JELINEK, LORAINE C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $90,885.82 Date 07/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIANSEN, CAROLYN Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $90,883.98 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANARY, BRET D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $90,883.74 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHAW, JOHN F, III Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $90,883.64 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, EMILY Employer name New York Public Library Amount $90,883.58 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNEED, MICHELE N Employer name Erie County Amount $90,882.64 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLEY, KARLENE G Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $90,881.98 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLIHAR, JOSEPH F Employer name Nassau County Amount $90,881.64 Date 06/12/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEE, CHIU M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $90,881.59 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAI, HOA TOAN Employer name Nassau County Amount $90,881.43 Date 06/11/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSHMAN, AMY E Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $90,881.14 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCE, DWAINE O Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $90,881.12 Date 12/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBIERI, DANIELLE F Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $90,880.73 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZARNECKI, KAREN M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $90,880.30 Date 02/16/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAUVIN, KIM Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $90,880.17 Date 05/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAVI, JAY A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $90,880.03 Date 03/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYLVESTER, KAREN M Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $90,879.61 Date 10/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLEN, ANN MARIE Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $90,878.38 Date 06/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEYLIGER, GEORGE Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $90,877.28 Date 02/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYO, ERIC Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $90,877.02 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINONES, RAY A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $90,876.38 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUFFONE, STEPHANIE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $90,875.25 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEPRIN, DAVID I Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $90,874.98 Date 05/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, OSCAR N Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $90,874.37 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAFTALY, KATHLEEN U Employer name Crandall Library Amount $90,872.58 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTONUCCI, ANTHONY P Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $90,872.33 Date 03/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELL, STEPHEN B Employer name Village of Lake Placid Amount $90,872.15 Date 11/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, VERONICA M Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $90,872.00 Date 06/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTERHOUDT, STACY M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $90,871.29 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, NANCI M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $90,870.66 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGAN, MARIANA Employer name Westchester County Amount $90,870.20 Date 09/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBIERI, MICHAEL A Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $90,869.50 Date 06/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSIECKI, NICHOLAS Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $90,869.45 Date 10/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURCIO, DAVID L Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $90,869.15 Date 09/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLGERSON, COLETTE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $90,869.02 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, JEREMY L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $90,868.58 Date 08/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISCONTI, LUKE B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $90,867.02 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SISILLI, RICHARD P Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $90,866.44 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STROZZA, JEFFREY Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $90,866.04 Date 04/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHILLINGER, THOMAS F Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $90,865.64 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEERING, KEVIN G Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $90,865.50 Date 05/21/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIBELLI, HENRY T Employer name Beacon City School Dist Amount $90,865.38 Date 03/17/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, SCOTT C Employer name Nassau County Amount $90,865.27 Date 11/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACHMAN, STEVEN J Employer name Four County Library System Amount $90,864.97 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, CARLOS Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $90,864.24 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLE, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Nassau County Amount $90,864.01 Date 12/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIB, WILLIAM F Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $90,863.67 Date 02/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NENNI, ROLAND D, III Employer name Village of Albion Amount $90,863.36 Date 12/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VONDELL, ROBERT D Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $90,862.15 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARK, MATHEW L Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $90,862.02 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWNRIDGE, CECIL L, JR Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $90,861.32 Date 10/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, LAMBERT A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $90,861.10 Date 03/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEINER, LAWRENCE Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $90,860.87 Date 09/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSS, HEATHER E Employer name Orange County Amount $90,860.54 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORGIO, STEPHEN Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $90,860.54 Date 09/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIENCKI, ROSEMARY T Employer name Nassau County Amount $90,860.38 Date 09/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPEC, JOSEPH V Employer name Onondaga County Amount $90,860.17 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERTS, DAVID M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $90,859.47 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUTATO, VINCENT M, JR Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $90,859.35 Date 11/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIN, BARBARA L Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $90,858.64 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVINS, JOHN R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $90,858.38 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPRATT, RICHARD E Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $90,857.43 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPELLI, TRACEY E Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $90,857.33 Date 12/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FECIANI, KELLY M Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $90,857.24 Date 07/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL-HARRIS, SIMABAHEN B Employer name Office For Technology Amount $90,856.68 Date 09/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System