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.

Clear Search
Name Employer name Amount Date Fiscal year Pension group
Name LORENZ, GEORGE R Employer name Wayne County Amount $90,514.36 Date 11/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERKLE, TODD W Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $90,514.11 Date 05/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVOSSO, MICHELE L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $90,513.82 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLUFIDIPE, BOLA K Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $90,513.06 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACCHIA, ARTHUR V Employer name Village of Tuckahoe Amount $90,512.21 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $90,512.02 Date 02/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIETTE, DANIEL W Employer name City of Albany Amount $90,510.94 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KILBRIDE, ROBERT Employer name Finkelstein Memorial Library Amount $90,510.71 Date 09/22/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, JOSE A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $90,509.14 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPELYEA, ROXANNE K Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $90,508.17 Date 07/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLLKOMMER, MICHAEL K Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $90,508.01 Date 09/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONDILLO, JAMES Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $90,507.94 Date 07/28/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, ROSCOE C, III Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $90,507.46 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LORENZO, JOSE L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $90,507.41 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTIN, MARGARET W Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $90,507.29 Date 03/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPOVA, ELENA A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $90,507.29 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, OLLIE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $90,507.17 Date 12/11/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAUST, COLLEEN Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $90,507.17 Date 03/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOVANNIELLO, STEVEN F Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $90,507.17 Date 12/29/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARGIOTTA, WILLIAM J Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $90,507.17 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLBROOK, LEAH B Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $90,506.83 Date 06/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AULTS, GERALD L Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $90,505.27 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, BRIAN J Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $90,505.23 Date 11/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMUTI, SUSAN Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $90,505.20 Date 09/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLEBRANDT, CHARLES W, JR Employer name Greenwich CSD Amount $90,504.43 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST-EPPS, CATHERINE Employer name Nassau County Amount $90,503.82 Date 10/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULLEN, GARY E Employer name Monroe County Amount $90,503.54 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, CARY A Employer name Westchester County Amount $90,503.18 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, ANTHONY P Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $90,502.43 Date 02/07/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, DARRELL D Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $90,502.39 Date 12/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, ERIC J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $90,502.08 Date 09/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, EILEEN Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $90,501.88 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREDWAY, JO ANN E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $90,501.80 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLYCZEK, JOSEPH D Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $90,501.73 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITE, HEATHER Employer name Department of Health Amount $90,501.63 Date 11/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASEY, THOMAS CHARLES Employer name Monroe County Amount $90,500.86 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, KAREN G Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $90,500.82 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROY, ANTHONY T Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $90,500.58 Date 10/10/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, MELANIE A Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $90,500.50 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, PETER D Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $90,500.00 Date 04/21/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, RAYMOND W Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $90,500.00 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, JEFFREY P Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $90,499.50 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERLE, PAUL Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $90,499.50 Date 07/16/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAWSON, ANDREW C Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $90,499.39 Date 05/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAGGERTY, BARBARA Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $90,499.13 Date 05/11/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERASANI, GEORGE J Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $90,498.68 Date 01/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAKHMATULLINA, MARYAM Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $90,497.92 Date 07/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, BRIAN P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $90,497.88 Date 07/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIOVINE, PAOLO Employer name Education Department Amount $90,497.56 Date 09/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIDDIE, COLLEEN Employer name Education Department Amount $90,497.56 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSSETT, LANCE C Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $90,494.36 Date 05/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILOSICH, CHRISTINE E Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $90,494.14 Date 01/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAPUTY, JOSEPH T Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $90,494.04 Date 07/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OBERMAYER, SCOTT D Employer name City of Albany Amount $90,493.92 Date 01/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAUB, FREDERICK J, JR Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $90,492.36 Date 03/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOPKO, ANDREA D Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $90,490.31 Date 02/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEMME, KEVIN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $90,489.96 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, DANIEL Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $90,489.94 Date 07/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPANIOL, SHERRI L Employer name Berkshire UFSD Amount $90,489.11 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLIN, DANIEL K Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $90,488.90 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARONOW, ALAN L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $90,488.00 Date 06/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURLANI, JANET T Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $90,487.87 Date 08/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPOINTE, CHERYL L Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $90,487.83 Date 09/16/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAVENS, DAWN K Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $90,486.30 Date 11/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZLOWSKI, ANTHONY R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $90,485.94 Date 01/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FELSTEN, NEIL Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $90,485.43 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIURCZAK, TIFFANY A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $90,485.37 Date 05/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, JUSTIN C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $90,485.03 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYROSE, DANIELLE Employer name Nassau County Amount $90,484.19 Date 05/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAILLEUR, MARY BETH Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $90,483.59 Date 09/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVISON, BONNIE A Employer name Village of Sands Point Amount $90,483.36 Date 09/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIGON, DOROTHY MAE R Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $90,482.77 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, THOMAS F Employer name Office For Technology Amount $90,482.57 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZEBINIAK, MATTHEW M Employer name Broome County Amount $90,482.43 Date 12/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEGTMEIER, CATHERINE M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $90,482.27 Date 05/11/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLALOCK, JOHNNY Employer name Nassau County Amount $90,481.82 Date 09/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLERBE, TAWANA Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $90,481.48 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, BRIAN K Employer name Department of Health Amount $90,481.15 Date 08/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, CARLOS O Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $90,481.04 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEWETT, CATHY L Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $90,480.49 Date 02/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, DEANNA C Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $90,480.38 Date 02/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUTTLE, DIANE M Employer name Orange County Amount $90,480.27 Date 03/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MANUS, JACQUELINE P Employer name Department of Health Amount $90,478.73 Date 08/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRADY, DEXTER L Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $90,478.63 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, SHERRY Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $90,476.73 Date 06/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARAMADRE, GINA M Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $90,476.59 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORSO, REBECCA A Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $90,476.21 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIUROWSKI, ROBERT C Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $90,476.09 Date 07/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKERPON, ANDREW J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $90,476.05 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, KIM Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $90,475.76 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALLY, TINA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $90,475.50 Date 03/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CONNELL, SUZANNE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $90,474.53 Date 05/26/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, TIMOTHY P Employer name Schenectady County Amount $90,473.85 Date 10/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOINA, TAMARA Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $90,472.95 Date 01/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, BROCK A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $90,472.54 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'ROURKE, WILLIAM F Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $90,472.05 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORR, MARY ELLEN Employer name Broome County Amount $90,471.09 Date 05/11/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERT, MARK C Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $90,470.70 Date 05/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANNAKOS, KAITLIN Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $90,470.07 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $90,470.07 Date 10/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System