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 STEVENS, FRANCES M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $89,907.80 Date 11/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, CARLO IAN, SR Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $89,907.02 Date 06/11/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GARRY, MATTHEW J Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $89,906.72 Date 06/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Kingston Amount $89,906.61 Date 08/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HALPERIN, SCOTT L Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $89,906.53 Date 09/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALECCA, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name City of Kingston Amount $89,906.25 Date 10/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EL-AKKAD, EZZAT F Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $89,906.21 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLOSKEY, JAMES J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $89,906.07 Date 08/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, ROXANN D Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $89,906.06 Date 12/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETRANIELLO, ANTHONY Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $89,905.51 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYERTON, KAREN M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $89,905.27 Date 06/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTTING, RICHARD C Employer name Essex County Amount $89,905.03 Date 11/17/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERKIN, ANDRE, SR Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $89,904.67 Date 10/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINARES, JANNE P Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $89,904.26 Date 05/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, QIANA N Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $89,904.07 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, ORLANDO Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $89,903.91 Date 12/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERRERA, DAVID M Employer name City of Cortland Amount $89,903.55 Date 05/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CABRERA, MILAGROS Employer name Nassau County Amount $89,901.82 Date 01/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELFORD, SHERWIN M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $89,901.81 Date 07/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEENAY, THOMAS Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $89,901.25 Date 01/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILLIAN, TESSA E Employer name Se NY Library Resource Council Amount $89,901.23 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, MELVIN V Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $89,901.13 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, MICHAEL ST JOHN Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $89,900.12 Date 06/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TATE, SONIA R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $89,900.12 Date 11/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOZZOLO, SHANNON P Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $89,899.62 Date 08/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, JEFFREY M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $89,898.56 Date 03/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VENDITTI, ALEC J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $89,897.98 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMINERIO, FRANK A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $89,897.87 Date 12/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTIT, PAUL W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $89,897.06 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MASON, JEFFREY J Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $89,896.35 Date 04/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDELMAN, AMY M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $89,895.98 Date 07/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEODOROPOULOS, ERIC Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $89,895.90 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUSMAN, JEFFREY B Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $89,895.82 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAM, WILLIS H Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $89,895.37 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILONES, RAFAEL Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $89,895.33 Date 01/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JEFFREY E Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $89,895.26 Date 03/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALLEN, SHACOLE J Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $89,895.10 Date 07/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFORT, KATHLEEN H Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $89,894.58 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAISANO, RICHARD A Employer name Village of Kenmore Amount $89,894.39 Date 12/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZOBEL, JOHN F Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $89,894.31 Date 04/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROE, NADINE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $89,893.40 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, CAROL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $89,892.80 Date 01/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETTENEY, LISA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $89,892.32 Date 11/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, PATRICK W Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $89,892.21 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOHN, JEFFREY S Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $89,891.61 Date 11/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKES, WILLIAM J Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $89,890.98 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODROW, DANIEL F Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $89,890.60 Date 11/15/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITZ, JEFFREY A Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $89,890.13 Date 07/20/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MRANI, IKRAM H Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $89,890.08 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JAMES B, III Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $89,889.98 Date 12/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, SANG HAN Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $89,889.98 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSAVAUGH, JUSTIN L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $89,889.05 Date 07/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LESTER, JOANNE L Employer name Education Department Amount $89,889.02 Date 04/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ-D'AMATO, JENNIFER Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $89,888.85 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROTTA, ROBERT Employer name Sullivan County Amount $89,888.80 Date 07/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZENNAMO, MATHEW J, JR Employer name City of Utica Amount $89,888.32 Date 02/19/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EITHER, SHANNON M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $89,888.20 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, AMIE E Employer name New York Public Library Amount $89,886.85 Date 03/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUENNEVILLE, MARGARET Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $89,886.54 Date 10/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEREMIAH, THERESA M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $89,886.19 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WACHUNAS, MARY FRANCES Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $89,885.88 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVEILLARD, YANICK Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $89,884.76 Date 03/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDULLA, ANITA M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $89,884.76 Date 05/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUNG, TIEN-HUEI Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $89,884.76 Date 08/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOUST, JOHN C Employer name Ontario County Amount $89,884.58 Date 09/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IVES, TODD J Employer name Village of Ballston Spa Amount $89,884.51 Date 06/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JACKSON, DAVID M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $89,884.16 Date 04/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, DAVID M Employer name Nassau County Amount $89,884.04 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARDEN, BARBARA Z Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $89,883.53 Date 06/24/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZALUCKY, ROGER M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $89,883.20 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERNER, MARGARET S Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $89,882.46 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHATLEY, CLIFFORD L Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $89,881.70 Date 06/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSTEIN, JAMES R Employer name Ulster County Amount $89,881.60 Date 01/28/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POULES, THOMAS G Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $89,881.30 Date 06/08/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, SHEELA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $89,880.74 Date 08/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EURTO, RALPH A Employer name Town of Massena Amount $89,880.49 Date 01/24/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRY, ANDREA G Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $89,879.02 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONBOY, WILLIAM J, III Employer name Office of General Services Amount $89,878.44 Date 08/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CUTCHEON, KATIE E Employer name Office NYS Inspector General Amount $89,878.44 Date 03/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHAPATRA, TANUJA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $89,878.44 Date 03/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMAN, MARIA C Employer name Department of State Amount $89,878.44 Date 10/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYNTER, DIANA H Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $89,878.40 Date 01/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLOV, VLADIMIR Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $89,878.20 Date 02/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYANS, GREGORY Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $89,878.12 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MALLEY, MICHAEL G Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $89,877.86 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, ANN-MARIE Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $89,877.37 Date 07/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOEY, ALOYSIUS J Employer name Great Neck Park District Amount $89,877.13 Date 01/11/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKER, NANETTE D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $89,876.51 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, PAMELA D Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $89,876.34 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACRI, MICHAEL V Employer name Monroe County Amount $89,875.85 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, JESSICA J Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $89,873.99 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, THOMAS J, II Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $89,872.61 Date 01/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILS, ANNEMARIE Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $89,872.50 Date 02/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABOR, ZSOFIA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $89,871.39 Date 11/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTOLOTTA, DARRIN S Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $89,871.33 Date 03/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PASSARO, RONALD C Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $89,870.08 Date 09/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANFORD, CHRISTINE L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $89,870.06 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGNER, BRUCE C, JR Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $89,869.79 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINTON, LORRAINE K Employer name Education Department Amount $89,869.48 Date 07/03/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IERARDI, MICHAEL L Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $89,869.20 Date 03/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System