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 GRAJALES, ANANIAS Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $90,180.23 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, DEBORAH L Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $90,179.87 Date 07/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAULFIELD, JOSEPH P Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $90,179.21 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, MERLINE Y Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $90,179.01 Date 05/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, CHERYL A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $90,178.12 Date 08/12/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITOLO, STEVEN J Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $90,176.88 Date 07/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FREIBERGER, STEPHEN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $90,176.63 Date 04/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERARDINELLI, CARMINE S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $90,176.33 Date 12/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, THOMAS W Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $90,176.29 Date 07/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNLAP, DAVID A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $90,175.39 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAUGEMAN, WILLIAM R Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $90,174.59 Date 01/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'SHEA, BERNADETTE M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $90,174.52 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, RUDOLPH P Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $90,174.40 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLOWSKI, DENNIS M Employer name Erie County Amount $90,174.27 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, TONI A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $90,173.28 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALIENTO, KEVIN J Employer name Village of Briarcliff Manor Amount $90,173.22 Date 06/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLISCHKE, BRIAN K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $90,173.20 Date 04/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC EVOY, EDWARD J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $90,172.58 Date 10/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENNENBERG, LAVERNE D Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $90,172.09 Date 01/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMERS, TANYA B Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $90,171.90 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, JUDY Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $90,171.31 Date 09/02/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, EVAN R Employer name Office of General Services Amount $90,170.50 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SODERHOLM, KEVIN V Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $90,170.13 Date 02/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SARTER, MATTHEW F Employer name Nassau County Amount $90,169.88 Date 04/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERIC, NADINE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $90,169.70 Date 07/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CSERVAK, KEITH C Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $90,168.59 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, IDRIS D Employer name Orange County Amount $90,168.48 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MINI T Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $90,168.42 Date 08/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERZMAN, LAWRENCE D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $90,167.31 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALAS, AARON I Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $90,167.17 Date 06/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, STEVEN A Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $90,166.87 Date 05/23/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANKEY, LAURA J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $90,166.43 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEGUILLA, CHARLES P Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $90,165.92 Date 11/07/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINESTROZA, XIOMARA Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $90,165.85 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, MELISSA A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $90,165.60 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURO GARCIA, ROSEMARIE Employer name Nassau County Amount $90,165.41 Date 09/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUFARELLA, JOHN C Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $90,165.38 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, JEAN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $90,165.38 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABARE, RANDY M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $90,165.37 Date 11/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, GARY J Employer name Tioga County Amount $90,165.16 Date 11/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAZIER, BOBBY G Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $90,164.81 Date 03/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISITI, RALPH Employer name Nassau County Amount $90,164.72 Date 12/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYER, CAMILLE L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $90,164.56 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VUMBACO, KIMBERLY B Employer name Education Department Amount $90,163.88 Date 10/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINE, PATRICK D Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $90,163.08 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALERMITI, DOMINICK Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $90,161.86 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZYSH, EILEEN Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $90,160.48 Date 07/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAIMSON, ERIC H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $90,160.01 Date 04/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOWAN, DIANE F Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $90,159.98 Date 11/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTOLDUS, JOHN B Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $90,158.79 Date 01/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNON, BRIAN C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $90,158.69 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANZELLA, STEVEN J Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $90,158.10 Date 04/29/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICCOLI, LISA M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $90,158.08 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZITIELLO, JEANMARIE Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $90,157.84 Date 03/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARAKULAM, ROSAMMA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $90,157.38 Date 03/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOOLEY, DEBORAH A Employer name Village of Scotia Amount $90,157.32 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NAVA, DEBORAH A Employer name Village of Pleasantville Amount $90,157.28 Date 11/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, DENNIS M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $90,157.08 Date 12/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRY, JAMES D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $90,156.78 Date 10/24/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODD, ARTHUR G Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $90,155.97 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLDER, NICHOLAS J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $90,155.64 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROVELLI, MICHAEL J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $90,155.17 Date 09/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, MARGARET M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $90,154.29 Date 12/10/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, ROBERT A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $90,153.89 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADGETT, DAVID E Employer name Chemung County Amount $90,153.86 Date 12/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DOLORES M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $90,153.81 Date 03/28/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVERDE, JOSE Employer name Office For Technology Amount $90,153.66 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENELL, ROBERT J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $90,153.08 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONTAGUE, HEATHER A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $90,152.84 Date 09/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTE, SHERRON Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $90,152.62 Date 11/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONELLICHILES, SHIRLEY A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $90,152.60 Date 12/18/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGEL, PAULA MALLORY Employer name Onondaga County Amount $90,152.16 Date 06/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $90,151.05 Date 01/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARKIN, BRIDGET H Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $90,150.54 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTROWSKI, VINCENT D Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $90,150.43 Date 10/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHEMITZ, RENEE A Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $90,149.53 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIPMAN, WILLIAM H Employer name Orange County Amount $90,149.48 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVERI, JAMES F Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $90,149.41 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUGER, THOMAS A Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $90,148.59 Date 02/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVERY, CHARLES J Employer name Town of Glenville Amount $90,148.25 Date 07/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, JEFFREY J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $90,148.20 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, RONDA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $90,147.93 Date 12/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENYEA, TODD A Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $90,147.39 Date 01/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COOPER, HEATHER R Employer name Dutchess County Amount $90,147.18 Date 12/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, MARK E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $90,147.09 Date 12/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURRITT, LUCAS C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $90,147.08 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MIUCCIO, EMILY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $90,146.70 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONGER, TRUDY L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $90,146.37 Date 06/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONSANTO, GERARD Employer name Nassau County Amount $90,146.11 Date 02/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAYNGERSH, VITALIY Employer name Nassau County Amount $90,146.09 Date 12/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUNCEL, YELIZ Z Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $90,145.69 Date 12/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMCHAK, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Middletown Amount $90,145.45 Date 02/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, RANULFO V Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $90,145.34 Date 08/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLETCHER, ANDREW T Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $90,145.16 Date 03/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, CHRISCELLE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $90,144.95 Date 05/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENDALL, MICHAEL P Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $90,144.75 Date 07/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERN, MICHAEL J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $90,144.54 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVEY, MEGAN E Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $90,143.77 Date 11/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UIHLEIN, ANDREA I Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $90,143.77 Date 01/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTNAM, JAMES P Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $90,143.60 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System