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 SMITH, EDWARD S Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $90,856.37 Date 01/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATHEW, JEMI Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $90,856.35 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, ANDREA M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $90,856.35 Date 11/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLDUC-ANTONAZZO, MICHELE D Employer name Westchester County Amount $90,855.28 Date 03/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIPOLI, JENNIFER J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $90,854.75 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPLAN, MIRIAM Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $90,854.53 Date 11/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ-CRUZ, MAGALY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $90,854.35 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPORTO, LAUREL O Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $90,854.07 Date 08/15/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, MICHELE T Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $90,853.52 Date 11/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENISTON, BETTY J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $90,853.29 Date 12/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERKLE, WILLIAM F Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $90,852.40 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIUS-DUBOIS, MARIE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $90,851.61 Date 09/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, JOHN A Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $90,850.13 Date 06/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASPRZAK, MARC E Employer name Niagara County Amount $90,849.67 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUVIRAJARATNAM, NANDAKUMAR Employer name Office of General Services Amount $90,849.39 Date 02/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHANG, YONGHUI Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $90,848.90 Date 04/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEJOY, SEEMA N Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $90,848.35 Date 07/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLUTH, JOEL N Employer name Monroe County Amount $90,848.29 Date 04/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLEAU, JASON S Employer name Ulster County Amount $90,848.18 Date 10/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISH, KATHERINE M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $90,848.05 Date 11/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, DANIEL J Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $90,847.42 Date 01/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOORTY, ANGELA Employer name Putnam County Amount $90,847.28 Date 10/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYTON, GEDELL VIRGINIA Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $90,847.13 Date 02/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGUIRE, BETHANY A Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $90,846.48 Date 07/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATTESON, SARAH B Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $90,845.38 Date 02/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURTIG, MATTHEW C Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $90,844.94 Date 02/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, CRAIG E Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $90,844.79 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCURIO, EDWARD M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $90,844.64 Date 12/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKLAKOV, BARBARA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $90,844.60 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASIC, MARIO V Employer name City of Rochester Amount $90,844.50 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAGUET, MICHELLEEN P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $90,844.44 Date 09/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHLE, WARREN S Employer name Monroe County Amount $90,844.32 Date 01/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIELENKIEVICZ, BEN R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $90,844.26 Date 01/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTRELLA, MARIA THERESA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $90,841.79 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DIANA W Employer name Nassau County Amount $90,841.60 Date 12/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAEVSKY, JULIA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $90,841.20 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROIETTI, KRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $90,841.11 Date 02/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLAUS, SHAWN W Employer name Fulton County Amount $90,840.67 Date 11/13/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEE, ALEXANDRA L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $90,840.23 Date 09/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, SHARIE A Employer name New Hartford CSD Amount $90,838.99 Date 09/02/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, RICHARD A, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $90,838.78 Date 04/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARLING, LARA E Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $90,838.64 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMERS, GLENN R Employer name Town of Thompson Amount $90,837.83 Date 05/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, SOSAMMA K Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $90,837.70 Date 04/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAN, DOUGLAS E, SR Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $90,837.49 Date 10/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROEDER, THOMAS D Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $90,836.05 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PITTINGER, DAVID A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $90,835.70 Date 11/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FESTA, KEITH B Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $90,835.68 Date 02/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, GEORGE Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $90,835.04 Date 03/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DOUGLAS Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $90,834.75 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLATT, DOUGLAS B Employer name City of Rochester Amount $90,834.10 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JONES, MONIQUE Y Employer name Dutchess County Amount $90,833.81 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARIELLO-EFFINGER, AYN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $90,833.31 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOWIK, STEPHEN C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $90,833.20 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEMME, JOANN Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $90,833.08 Date 04/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, LINGYUN Employer name Department of Health Amount $90,832.59 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUMBS, GARY Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $90,832.50 Date 03/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUKA, BRENDA L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $90,831.02 Date 10/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTCHER, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $90,830.15 Date 09/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASCHER, DAVID M Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $90,830.00 Date 01/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERBER, HOWARD Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $90,830.00 Date 06/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNS, CRAIG E Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $90,830.00 Date 05/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UGELL, SCOTT B Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $90,830.00 Date 12/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULVIHILL, SHARON A Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $90,829.07 Date 09/11/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUSEY, KEISHA L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $90,828.23 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAUNZ, RICHARD Employer name Nassau County Amount $90,828.23 Date 05/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARR, MARY JO Employer name Department of Health Amount $90,828.11 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAYO, ANTHONY E Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $90,827.03 Date 06/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, JAMIE S Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $90,826.95 Date 08/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOBOCINSKI, CHRISTINA M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $90,826.87 Date 10/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KEVIN T Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $90,826.80 Date 05/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, SHANNON N Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $90,826.20 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, JANE M Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $90,826.20 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIERZWA, DAREN Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $90,825.52 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, TERRI A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $90,825.32 Date 06/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, RICHARD H Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $90,825.16 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNORS, KEVIN T Employer name Broome County Amount $90,824.59 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIELLO, CARRIE W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $90,824.45 Date 06/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRO, CINDY Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $90,824.40 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGNILLO, LUKE C Employer name Orange County Amount $90,824.35 Date 06/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIGEWE, CHIEDOZIE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $90,823.67 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGLIOMENI-ALBANESE, ROSAMARIA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $90,823.65 Date 07/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROEMER, TIMOTHY G Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $90,823.30 Date 05/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMERALDI, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Suffolk County Amount $90,822.74 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFE, DEBORAH A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $90,822.46 Date 08/03/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISHNU, KEVIN R Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $90,819.88 Date 06/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALERICO, GERARD A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $90,819.74 Date 06/24/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JEREMY D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $90,819.53 Date 03/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSS, AMANDA J Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $90,819.34 Date 02/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, ANGELA Employer name Nassau County Amount $90,819.34 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGLIARO, LUKE A, JR Employer name Village of Cedarhurst Amount $90,819.19 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBIN, ELIZABETH Employer name Nassau County Amount $90,818.95 Date 05/02/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSKOW, RICHARD T Employer name City of Rochester Amount $90,818.57 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GYFTOPOULOS, ATHANASIOS Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $90,818.06 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTANYE, DANIELLE M Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $90,817.71 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HE, JOYCE Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $90,817.56 Date 05/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, KEITH E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $90,817.54 Date 02/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMARCHI, CARRIE A Employer name Putnam County Amount $90,816.76 Date 10/18/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEED, KRISTEN M Employer name Chemung County Amount $90,816.32 Date 07/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, ENID Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $90,815.55 Date 07/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System