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 SCHAEFFER, STUART A Employer name Farmingdale Public Library Amount $90,314.86 Date 09/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI COCCO, CARLO L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $90,314.18 Date 04/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, LILLIE J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $90,312.83 Date 08/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LORENZO, JAMES M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $90,311.87 Date 04/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMANN, STEVEN B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $90,311.77 Date 07/18/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, CLARICE Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $90,310.81 Date 07/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANSKI-SHAVER, GABRIELLE A Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $90,308.10 Date 11/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTTO, BRIAN A Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $90,307.94 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARAIREH, KAMAL J Employer name Westchester County Amount $90,306.90 Date 08/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKEY, MEGAN M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $90,306.71 Date 03/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARASIMHAN, GEETHA S Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $90,306.30 Date 09/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEEK, ROSELLEN A Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $90,306.29 Date 10/29/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERASIOTIS, PANAJOTIS Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $90,305.85 Date 04/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GADSON, RONALD G Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $90,305.12 Date 09/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROACH, ELLEN K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $90,304.87 Date 10/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEXTER, SHARLA M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $90,304.66 Date 09/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENA, HERMES E Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $90,304.32 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, HENRY D Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $90,304.26 Date 09/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTA, DOUGLAS Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $90,304.01 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANCHO, BENJIE L Employer name Levittown Public Library Amount $90,302.61 Date 02/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMAY, JORDAN L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $90,302.50 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VECCHIONE, THOMAS G Employer name Westchester County Amount $90,300.96 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUNE, ROBERT L Employer name Village of Cornwall Amount $90,300.64 Date 05/26/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARLAN, SUZANNE E Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $90,300.22 Date 07/19/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, RACHEL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $90,300.00 Date 10/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADEJARE-OLADOTUN, ISAIAH A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $90,297.95 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GADDOR, THOMAS J Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $90,297.05 Date 07/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARILLO, JOSEPH A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $90,297.02 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GEE, SEAN M Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $90,296.96 Date 03/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEE, LAUREL H Employer name Department of Health Amount $90,296.89 Date 10/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUTHIER, RANDOLPH S Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $90,296.77 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARGANO, STEFANIE L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $90,296.31 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIDELL, PAMELA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $90,296.17 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBIEZ, CHERYL ANN L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $90,294.80 Date 02/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FARLAND, LEVERNE A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $90,294.65 Date 10/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSIUR, EDWARD J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $90,294.60 Date 10/23/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATORE, SALVATORE Employer name Monroe County Amount $90,294.17 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMP, TIMOTHY J Employer name Monroe County Amount $90,293.31 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERSA, SAMANTHA Employer name Division of State Police Amount $90,293.06 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GUNNIGLE, MELINDA H Employer name Onondaga County Amount $90,292.81 Date 02/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKETT, GREGORY N Employer name City of Rochester Amount $90,292.53 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE THOMAS, COURTNEY A Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $90,291.39 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, NICHOLAS, II Employer name Ulster County Amount $90,291.24 Date 12/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEAR, EDWARD L, JR Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $90,290.24 Date 05/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, MATTHEW F Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $90,290.03 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANDY, JESSICA C Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $90,289.84 Date 11/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINNS, THOMAS J Employer name Gates Fire District Amount $90,289.63 Date 02/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GENTER, JOSEPH P Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $90,289.39 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALTENRATH, MICHELE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $90,287.97 Date 05/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKINSON, DORIS E Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $90,287.62 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COZZOLINO, CATHERINE Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $90,287.56 Date 07/07/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUMLEY, CHERYL M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $90,286.98 Date 02/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECAK, GARRY S Employer name Erie County Amount $90,286.61 Date 07/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOELERMAN, RONALD M Employer name Erie County Amount $90,286.55 Date 06/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSON, TZAR D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $90,286.17 Date 03/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HENRY, JAMES A Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $90,286.04 Date 04/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMAROSA, CARMINE J Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $90,285.98 Date 10/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, WILLIAM M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $90,285.55 Date 10/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUSCHE, PAUL L Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $90,285.29 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAYNES, ANTHONY J, JR Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $90,285.07 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JOHN T, JR Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $90,284.48 Date 01/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MACHADO, KERRI E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $90,283.52 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YACKEL, JOANNA M Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $90,283.16 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIGAN, ANN M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $90,283.00 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACZUGA, AGATA R Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $90,282.84 Date 01/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIRGIL, ANTHONY R Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $90,282.48 Date 04/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN WERT, KRISTEN M Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $90,282.37 Date 02/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, PAULETTE V Employer name Department of Health Amount $90,282.29 Date 03/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, JACK D Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $90,282.13 Date 06/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPE, STEPHEN J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $90,281.69 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, BRADLEY Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $90,281.66 Date 05/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, TEHRAN Employer name Nassau County Amount $90,281.57 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, ERIQUE Employer name City of Rochester Amount $90,281.44 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RATHWELL, TERRENCE D Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $90,280.67 Date 05/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUCH, CYNTHIA Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $90,280.51 Date 08/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICENTE, MARY-ELLEN Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $90,280.50 Date 03/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROUCHLEY, THOMAS S Employer name Westbury Water District Amount $90,280.50 Date 08/28/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, PAMELA J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $90,279.35 Date 01/15/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALY, NANETTE P Employer name Department of Health Amount $90,278.72 Date 05/08/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KODAK, DANIEL Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $90,277.19 Date 02/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EPISCOPIA, JEAN MARIE Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $90,276.31 Date 08/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNOZ, DELFIA M Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $90,275.74 Date 03/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUB, JOHN A Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $90,275.61 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GURAL, GARY P Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $90,275.52 Date 02/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DIANNE Y Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $90,275.17 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMONTE, RAUL Employer name New York Public Library Amount $90,275.16 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIARRATANO, VICTORIA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $90,275.04 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVAGE, MARK J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $90,274.54 Date 04/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUZZARD, GREGORY P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $90,273.73 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHRYER, SHARLA M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $90,272.84 Date 11/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOVANNIELLO, ELAINE F Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $90,272.11 Date 07/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEE, JASON Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $90,271.78 Date 06/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, CHARLES T Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $90,271.52 Date 01/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCELLUS, JOHN Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $90,271.43 Date 04/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEKU, OLUFEMI Employer name Department of Health Amount $90,270.01 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEXSTONE, DONALD E, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $90,269.60 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KNEZEVIC, MICHAEL K Employer name Erie County Amount $90,268.70 Date 02/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALTBY, MICHELLE A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $90,268.57 Date 01/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, GERALD M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $90,268.18 Date 03/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROGAN, ROBERT M Employer name Eastchester Fire Dist Amount $90,267.49 Date 09/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System