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 TUCKER, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $90,565.62 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAO, HONG Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $90,565.34 Date 03/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTH, LAURA A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $90,565.15 Date 07/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARZA, KIMBERLY A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $90,564.95 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IZZO, JACQUELINE M Employer name City of Rome Amount $90,564.84 Date 01/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHANG, YONGRONG Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $90,564.30 Date 06/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDHABER, MARK H Employer name Office For Technology Amount $90,562.78 Date 07/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADWAN, ALAAELDIN A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $90,562.38 Date 04/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KOSKY, ROBERT M Employer name City of Troy Amount $90,561.69 Date 10/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STYLES, PAULA J Employer name NYC Judges Amount $90,561.68 Date 05/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRONOLONE, PATRICK M Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $90,560.49 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSI, ANGELA Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $90,559.92 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAN PHILLIPO, LAURIE E Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $90,559.80 Date 01/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISNIEWSKI, GLENNA J Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $90,557.61 Date 05/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $90,557.06 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTA, DOMENICK F, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $90,556.07 Date 07/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSURA, RALPH S Employer name Monroe County Amount $90,555.87 Date 08/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANCURSIO, ANTHONY J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $90,555.38 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MCMAHON, ANDREW J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $90,554.59 Date 02/28/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACQUAVIVA, SHANNON D Employer name City of Utica Amount $90,554.52 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, DEBBY L Employer name Department of Health Amount $90,553.00 Date 07/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, PAUL J Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $90,552.93 Date 02/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOR, ALBERT E Employer name Nassau County Amount $90,552.49 Date 08/13/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ERIC P Employer name Greenlawn Water District Amount $90,551.90 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGUN, ERNESTINE TARA R Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $90,551.79 Date 10/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABOR, LANCE A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $90,551.34 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMONTE, MIGUEL A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $90,550.91 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZEO, MARIO G Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $90,550.06 Date 06/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTOLANO, MICHAEL J Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $90,549.44 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDERER, JON D Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $90,549.35 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUMB, MATTHEW M Employer name Hamilton CSD Amount $90,549.29 Date 03/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTIT, JAMES P Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $90,548.61 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKELTON, JUDITH A Employer name Westchester County Amount $90,548.46 Date 12/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINNETT, THERESA K Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $90,548.30 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAKRZEWSKI, PAUL P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $90,547.76 Date 08/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU BOIS, BRIAN D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $90,547.70 Date 05/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTI, MICHELE M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $90,547.69 Date 01/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARAZITA, JOHN G Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $90,547.47 Date 04/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, JAMES F Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $90,547.09 Date 02/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEKAROFSKI, ANNE W Employer name New York Public Library Amount $90,546.89 Date 06/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWITT, NICHOLAS P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $90,545.46 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'DONOVAN, JACLYN E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $90,544.84 Date 02/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICCIANO, JOAN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $90,544.50 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTROGIACOMO, LUCIANA Employer name Westchester County Amount $90,543.84 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCAL, AUTUMN M Employer name Orange County Amount $90,543.34 Date 01/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTESEN, KRISTOFER R Employer name Westchester County Amount $90,543.15 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALONSO, BRIAN Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $90,541.91 Date 09/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKETT, ROBERT L Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $90,541.64 Date 08/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, CHAD W Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $90,541.22 Date 01/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULL, LINDA S Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $90,541.19 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, RANDALL T Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $90,541.19 Date 05/10/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAK, LISA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $90,541.16 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, OSCAR, JR Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $90,541.12 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALIKHAN, SAADAT Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $90,540.88 Date 06/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHES, BENJAMIN Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $90,540.52 Date 04/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, BRUCE E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $90,540.14 Date 03/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISALL, ROBERT I Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $90,540.00 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHER, PHILIP J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $90,539.58 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORCZYNSKI, AARON M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $90,538.85 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOMLINSON, DEIDRA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $90,537.95 Date 09/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAEGER, GARY R Employer name City of Albany Amount $90,537.63 Date 04/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOME, COREY M Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $90,537.12 Date 02/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAHON, JOHN P Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $90,535.15 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAYTON, SAMMIE L, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $90,533.89 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AVERY, DONNA Employer name Orange County Amount $90,533.68 Date 08/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, KEVIN S Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $90,531.98 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRETTI, DOREEN A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $90,530.79 Date 09/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERSA, JOHN A Employer name Elwood UFSD Amount $90,530.63 Date 11/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERKLE, PAUL V Employer name Nassau County Amount $90,530.14 Date 12/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, RYAN J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $90,530.00 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $90,529.35 Date 03/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NICHOLLS, HARRIETT M Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $90,529.23 Date 06/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNER, DARLENE F Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $90,529.18 Date 08/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANGAY, MUSTAPHA TOMMY Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $90,528.18 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEJESUS-MILAM, ADA I Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $90,528.07 Date 09/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERA, STEVE L Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $90,527.77 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIFERT, MICHAEL V Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $90,527.49 Date 11/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, WILLIAM J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $90,526.36 Date 05/14/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, STEPHEN Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $90,525.28 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, IAN C Employer name Saratoga County Amount $90,525.22 Date 01/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, OSCAR A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $90,524.76 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SZUBA, REBECCA L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $90,524.62 Date 05/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, JAMES A Employer name City of Auburn Amount $90,524.01 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARP, MICHAEL L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $90,523.73 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRAWCZYK, THOMAS J Employer name Allegany St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $90,523.27 Date 12/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAMAOUI, MICHAL Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $90,522.93 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORBES, JORDAN J Employer name Orange County Amount $90,522.32 Date 11/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDEN, JANETTE E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $90,521.70 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMBLE, PATRICK J, JR Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $90,521.63 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGE, JEFFREY D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $90,521.61 Date 01/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, VALRIE M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $90,521.32 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLON, DEREK S Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $90,521.09 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRANCOIS, MARC D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $90,520.39 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POE, TIMOTHY J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $90,518.32 Date 10/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARAVELLO, ANTHONY J Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $90,517.63 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, ANDREW D Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $90,517.09 Date 08/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIEGEL, STEPHEN A Employer name Village of Bayville Amount $90,515.60 Date 05/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, BRIAN P Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $90,515.01 Date 10/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, BENIGNO Employer name Town of Monroe Amount $90,514.96 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEENAN, SEAN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $90,514.90 Date 09/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System