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 PERSICO, ANDREA M Employer name Education Department Amount $90,106.12 Date 09/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILTZ, LOUISE A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $90,105.54 Date 01/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, EDWARD W, III Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $90,105.43 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORO, JOSEPH Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $90,104.40 Date 03/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMENZULI, DANIELLE B Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $90,103.88 Date 01/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, ROMARIO D Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $90,103.65 Date 04/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCHER, THERESE M Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $90,103.61 Date 08/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, JOHN Employer name Cortland County Amount $90,103.38 Date 08/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MICHAEL J Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $90,103.01 Date 02/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, REAMONN W Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $90,102.88 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA BOISSIERE, JILL A Employer name Thorobred Breed Dev Fund Corp. Amount $90,101.26 Date 08/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, SHARON L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $90,101.26 Date 06/16/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRWAN, JOHN T Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $90,101.01 Date 01/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONNORS, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $90,100.86 Date 09/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC KEON, CLAIRE Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $90,099.75 Date 06/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REESE, JEAN M Employer name NYC Judges Amount $90,098.38 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGELHARDT, ELLEN L Employer name Rockland County Amount $90,098.27 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAVILAND, RICHARD J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $90,097.75 Date 08/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANG, JANICE A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $90,097.65 Date 12/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLKOS, EVAN H Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $90,097.40 Date 06/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, MARIA C Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $90,096.65 Date 07/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMEL, SCOTT K Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $90,095.64 Date 05/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, KENNETH T Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $90,095.61 Date 01/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAM-PAUL, WENDY P Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $90,095.29 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANDERSON, ALEXANDRA Y Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $90,094.93 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWHAM, DEBRA A Employer name Village of Patchogue Amount $90,094.91 Date 11/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLL, NANCY Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $90,094.64 Date 05/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTROMARCHI, TIMOTHY L Employer name Albany County Amount $90,094.51 Date 03/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, CHAD L Employer name Erie County Amount $90,094.44 Date 04/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAM, BO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $90,093.30 Date 11/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, ELIZABETH L Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $90,092.56 Date 06/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYMAN, MARK E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $90,091.87 Date 01/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNISON, JOHN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $90,091.71 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MACKIEL, THOMAS J Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $90,091.67 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUKETT, PETER R Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $90,091.43 Date 10/09/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROY, PRAKASH C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $90,091.06 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENEKS, RICHARD F Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $90,090.31 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAW, WILLIAM J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $90,090.30 Date 08/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, JASON V Employer name Onondaga County Amount $90,089.29 Date 03/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEESE, RICHARD L, JR Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $90,089.20 Date 01/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIGRO, JOSEPH F Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $90,088.86 Date 01/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURNESON, ERIC J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $90,088.06 Date 11/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RELL, BRET S Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $90,087.51 Date 10/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROMANO, JESSICA J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $90,087.42 Date 09/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKERT, JEFFREY B Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $90,087.04 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOATENG, GEORGE A Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $90,086.30 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARDO, BRADLEY J Employer name Amherst CSD Amount $90,086.23 Date 03/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORES, MICHAEL D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $90,085.42 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALLACH, SCOTT A Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $90,084.90 Date 07/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIEHL, KARL E Employer name Office of General Services Amount $90,084.84 Date 11/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAHAN, RONALD Employer name Nassau County Amount $90,084.63 Date 10/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGUIRE, JANELLE C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $90,084.01 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACE, THOMAS N Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $90,083.38 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHAN, KENNETH W Employer name Nassau County Amount $90,083.18 Date 05/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELETA, PAUL D Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $90,083.02 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINCE, FREDERICK A Employer name Wayne CSD Amount $90,082.78 Date 07/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, KERRY M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $90,082.28 Date 04/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MERRIETT, DIEDRE A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $90,081.71 Date 05/07/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINONES, DIANNA C Employer name Nassau County Amount $90,081.02 Date 10/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONE, LAURA JEAN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $90,080.77 Date 09/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRSCHNER, LARRY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $90,079.98 Date 10/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTUNG, BENJAMIN D Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $90,079.89 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREIBERGER, WILLIAM J Employer name Town of New Hartford Amount $90,079.58 Date 05/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREEN, BRUCE A, JR Employer name Town of Evans Amount $90,079.26 Date 11/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BORGER, DIANA L Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $90,079.25 Date 03/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVANA, JOANNE M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $90,079.25 Date 03/22/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIDHORECKI, DOROTHY O Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $90,078.92 Date 12/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITTLEMAN, ROBERT F Employer name Mohawk Valley Child Youth Serv Amount $90,078.39 Date 11/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETTO-WANSOR, SUZANNE B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $90,077.86 Date 11/08/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, LANCE E Employer name City of Elmira Amount $90,077.15 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KANE, AVIVA Employer name Franklin Square Public Library Amount $90,076.96 Date 11/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEDDRIE, MECHELINA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $90,076.66 Date 09/15/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECO, BRANDON F Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $90,076.13 Date 01/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLANZER, RICHARD H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $90,075.90 Date 10/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARY F Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $90,075.81 Date 09/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASHUA, ANDREW M Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $90,075.05 Date 09/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREUDLER, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $90,074.84 Date 10/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST GELAIS, AARON M Employer name Village of Menands Amount $90,074.26 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUQUETTE, DAVID B Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $90,073.76 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC FARLAND, DEBRA C Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $90,072.81 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FACTEAU, ERIC M Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $90,072.51 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVOE, KRISTIN M Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $90,072.11 Date 01/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFER, MICHAEL E Employer name Village of Fairport Amount $90,072.09 Date 02/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINNS, THOMAS O Employer name Ontario County Amount $90,071.98 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THURSTON, TODD W Employer name Monroe County Amount $90,071.61 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOO, STEVE S Employer name Orange County Amount $90,071.41 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, TENECIA Employer name Westchester County Amount $90,071.29 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESSLER, LEE S Employer name Plainview Water District Amount $90,071.24 Date 07/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONGE, NOAH S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $90,070.17 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORCORAN, ERIC C Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $90,069.57 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KARWEE, VARNEY G Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $90,069.48 Date 03/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHONBERG, SARA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $90,069.09 Date 12/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOLEDGE, MICHAEL J Employer name North Greece Fire District Amount $90,068.73 Date 12/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DANIELS, DAVID K Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $90,068.58 Date 09/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KENARY, THOMAS A Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $90,068.40 Date 09/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNONE, DIANA L Employer name Nassau County Amount $90,066.65 Date 04/07/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURROWES, MICHELLE A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $90,066.64 Date 12/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRDHARI, ANDREW A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $90,066.64 Date 12/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMOFAL, MARINA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $90,066.64 Date 12/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUSE, DONALD R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $90,066.59 Date 05/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System