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 AKBARI, MOHAMMAD Y Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $90,694.74 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNERS, WILLIAM B Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $90,693.66 Date 12/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLMSTEAD, KRISTIN P Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $90,693.35 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, JOSEPH E Employer name City of Middletown Amount $90,693.10 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWNE, BRIAN Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $90,692.46 Date 06/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, JENNIFER M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $90,692.46 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, THEODORE J, SR Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $90,692.25 Date 06/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUS, MICHAEL T Employer name City of Rochester Amount $90,692.04 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHRISTIANO, JOSEPH P Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $90,691.69 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIERHORST, GISELE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $90,691.20 Date 11/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VYE, ROSEANN A Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $90,690.85 Date 05/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, MARTIN E Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $90,690.54 Date 06/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZAKIEWICZ, KATHLEEN E Employer name Erie County Amount $90,690.48 Date 08/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBRIEN, DESMOND G Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $90,690.17 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHAN, SYAMALA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $90,690.05 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIOGUE, ARMIONE GRACE Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $90,688.28 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'ROURKE, TIMOTHY P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $90,688.28 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAY, DENISE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $90,688.25 Date 02/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANILYAN, SERAN Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $90,688.21 Date 08/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPINOSA, VIVIANA E Employer name Westchester County Amount $90,688.01 Date 03/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBERT, CLIFTON G Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $90,686.79 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, RICHARD A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $90,686.51 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEYER, MARIA R Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $90,686.17 Date 05/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASTONE, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Monticello Joint Fire District Amount $90,684.49 Date 11/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FADIS, JESSE S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $90,684.41 Date 02/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORDON, THURLUS A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $90,684.12 Date 03/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTER, JOHN C Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $90,683.51 Date 03/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRANCISQUINI, DAWN B Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $90,682.43 Date 06/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, BERNADETTE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $90,681.80 Date 03/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, BRAD T Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $90,681.44 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLARD, PAUL A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $90,681.24 Date 07/31/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMAN, KEDAAR Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $90,679.34 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRELL, ROBERTA M Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $90,678.94 Date 05/16/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JOHN J, III Employer name Labor Management Committee Amount $90,678.58 Date 01/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBLES, LUIS R Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $90,678.14 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRULLON, DAHYANA O Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $90,677.86 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, RONALD K Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $90,677.32 Date 04/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENENBAUM, KATHERINE F Employer name Nassau County Amount $90,677.14 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTTI, PETER V Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $90,677.07 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, ADAM H Employer name Westchester County Amount $90,676.86 Date 06/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOEGLER, ZACHARY Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $90,676.07 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOBERG, JAMES R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $90,675.95 Date 12/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRANDA, ULISES, III Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $90,675.36 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBERT, HELEN S Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $90,675.00 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALPIN, MATTHEW J Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $90,674.19 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODNAR, GEORGE Employer name Rockland County Amount $90,673.73 Date 05/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRASIER, JASON N Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $90,673.15 Date 12/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KENYON, SAMUEL P Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $90,671.87 Date 09/15/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALE, WARREN D Employer name City of Lockport Amount $90,671.84 Date 08/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ELLIS, MICHAEL J Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $90,671.50 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, ROBERT W Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $90,670.85 Date 07/16/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENOLA-CRUCERO, HELEN Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $90,670.05 Date 01/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINE, CATHY C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $90,669.79 Date 10/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARLINGTON, JASON J Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $90,668.87 Date 04/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAGNOTTA, FRANK R, JR Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $90,668.79 Date 12/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULRICH, MICHAEL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $90,668.71 Date 02/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMPERSAUD, KAMPTA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $90,667.94 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREBEL, WILLIAM F Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $90,667.91 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOB, SHAIN Employer name Pearl River UFSD Amount $90,667.90 Date 03/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAKUBU, RACHIA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $90,667.89 Date 11/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NACCARATO, FRANK A Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $90,667.49 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLOE, THOMAS E Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $90,666.84 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERR, JAMES C Employer name Town of Islip Amount $90,666.64 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINSMEYER, BRIAN P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $90,666.48 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALGAM, ARVIND K Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $90,666.08 Date 11/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOSS, BRANDAN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $90,664.84 Date 07/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLAKENY, EDWARD L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $90,664.51 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DHEW, JOHN E, JR Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $90,664.44 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, GREGORY A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $90,664.30 Date 10/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLAMIN, AVELINO E, JR Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $90,661.97 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCAZAFAVE, NICHOLAS A, JR Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $90,661.69 Date 03/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGBONNA, STANISLAUS M Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $90,661.20 Date 01/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIRK, DOREEN Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $90,660.97 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PIETRO, RITA M Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $90,659.93 Date 04/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIALESKI, TIMOTHY J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $90,659.19 Date 07/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SO, KENG LEE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $90,659.10 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORRECA, ALLAN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $90,658.71 Date 08/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATOUI, ALIMA M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $90,658.05 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, KENNETH J Employer name Pelham UFSD Amount $90,656.89 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVERSA, JOHN Employer name Division of State Police Amount $90,656.12 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEINHAUER, DIANE Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $90,656.08 Date 11/10/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARX, CYNTHIA F Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $90,654.76 Date 05/01/1967 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUMBERG, CHRISTINE M Employer name Village of Russell Gardens Amount $90,654.02 Date 09/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHESE, OLGA D Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $90,653.47 Date 07/18/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUAX, ROBERT P Employer name Town of Monroe Amount $90,653.07 Date 04/02/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLUSSER, DEREK Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $90,652.83 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC WHITE, KENNY M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $90,652.34 Date 11/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATHBUN, JEFFREY D Employer name Monroe County Amount $90,651.19 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, KEITH C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $90,651.03 Date 07/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, BRIAN L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $90,650.91 Date 06/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSER, JOSEPH J Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $90,650.71 Date 12/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, DARLENE Employer name Schenectady County Amount $90,650.64 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILD, AMY M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $90,650.64 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, KEDESHA S Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $90,650.32 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDER, ROBERT J Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $90,649.95 Date 08/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RITAYIK, MARY E Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $90,649.46 Date 12/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NICHOLAS-OWENS, KELLI N Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $90,649.20 Date 04/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMS, STEVEN J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $90,649.15 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARFAGNO, GARY J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $90,648.79 Date 11/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOCHINO, NATALIE A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $90,648.47 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System