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 BABSKI, JOHN C, JR Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $89,402.88 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLURETTI, SHANNON M Employer name City of Geneva Amount $89,402.82 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STROH, KRISTEN M Employer name Sachem Public Library Amount $89,402.78 Date 12/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, MICHAEL T Employer name City of Rochester Amount $89,402.71 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIRRONE, ALINE M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $89,402.65 Date 03/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLINO, KATHLEEN L Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $89,402.22 Date 09/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARELUS, ETIENNE Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $89,401.45 Date 10/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACCARO, ROBERT Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $89,401.42 Date 09/30/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARI, ANTHONY R Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $89,401.41 Date 07/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMIROLDO, DONNA M Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $89,400.56 Date 02/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUN, LINDA Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $89,400.04 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUFFRANT, JEAN N Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $89,399.30 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, JAMES R Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $89,399.27 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASTORI, ALEX Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $89,398.88 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, BRIAN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $89,398.41 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IYER, SANTHA L Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $89,397.88 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DETRES, GLADYS Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $89,396.82 Date 06/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, DONNA L Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $89,396.62 Date 09/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, ALFREDO, JR Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $89,396.30 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMERLINCK, DEREK E Employer name Niagara County Amount $89,395.50 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, MATTHEW W Employer name City of Rochester Amount $89,395.22 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DISKO-MCCAGG, DARA A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $89,394.43 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERBER, ERIC M Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $89,394.06 Date 02/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIAZ, JERREMY J Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $89,393.81 Date 01/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CINTRON-PREGOSIN, MONIQUE Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $89,393.51 Date 03/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDDICK, DANA R Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $89,392.88 Date 05/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAKELLARIDES, STEVEN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $89,392.70 Date 05/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, PATRICK D Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $89,392.63 Date 01/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, CALVIN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $89,392.21 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name UTZ, GEORGE D Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $89,392.10 Date 04/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, RAYMOND P Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $89,391.93 Date 07/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEAL, PATRICIA M Employer name Village of Patchogue Amount $89,390.99 Date 07/31/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MATTEO, MICHAEL Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $89,389.97 Date 06/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VRADENBURGH, WAYNE R, JR Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $89,388.48 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAJI, THOMAS V Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $89,388.00 Date 05/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDER, ALLAN H Employer name Nassau County Amount $89,387.76 Date 11/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AGUANNO, STEVEN Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $89,387.34 Date 02/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERT, RICHARD L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $89,387.31 Date 04/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOYES, STEVEN F Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $89,387.31 Date 05/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLAMUSSI, STACY H Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $89,386.77 Date 02/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, TIMOTHY J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $89,386.76 Date 02/27/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OYEDELE, DEBORAH O Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $89,386.74 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKWOOD, WOLLETA M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $89,386.56 Date 03/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTA, A STEVEN Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $89,385.95 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSSON, DOUGLAS P Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $89,384.19 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, LINDA T Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $89,383.73 Date 10/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-LOUIS, RACHELLE Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $89,383.17 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAZARKO, TAMMY N Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $89,383.00 Date 11/16/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISI, DONNA Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $89,383.00 Date 06/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, JULIE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $89,382.29 Date 08/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCARELLA, TINA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $89,382.04 Date 03/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREZZA, JAMES C Employer name Village of Dobbs Ferry Amount $89,381.68 Date 06/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINTERO, MYRA Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $89,380.91 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEAR, JEFFREY S Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $89,380.76 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAELI, RONALD J Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $89,380.64 Date 09/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLY, SCOTT M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $89,378.65 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHEN, ALVIN G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $89,378.40 Date 11/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLCY, GINA Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $89,378.24 Date 01/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONILLA, LAUREN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $89,376.61 Date 01/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSANG-BROWN, YANIQUE K Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $89,375.41 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMESANO, PHILIP A Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $89,375.05 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, RANDY S Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $89,373.93 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KITTS, WILLIAM N F Employer name Saratoga County Amount $89,373.62 Date 05/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, YVETTE Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $89,372.58 Date 05/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKWELL, JASON M Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $89,372.36 Date 07/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AMES, JONATHAN M Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $89,372.31 Date 07/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACE, JOANNE Employer name Town of Pound Ridge Amount $89,372.00 Date 09/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODMAN, JOHN R Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $89,371.69 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULLANS, ROSEANNE Employer name Nassau County Amount $89,371.50 Date 04/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIERE, PATRICK S Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $89,370.71 Date 11/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEON, SARAH I Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $89,370.21 Date 04/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, BESSY N Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $89,370.19 Date 12/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEELER, NANCY P Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $89,369.61 Date 07/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, PATRICK M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $89,369.61 Date 06/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRINIDAD, AMAURY Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $89,368.64 Date 04/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, JEFFREY T, JR Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $89,368.29 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, JONATHAN L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $89,366.95 Date 04/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REVOLLO, GOETHY Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $89,366.74 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE METROPOLIS, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $89,365.86 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN LANDINGHAM, GREGORY T Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $89,365.76 Date 07/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, RICHARD C Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $89,365.74 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTANTINO, ANTONIO J Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $89,365.40 Date 04/05/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLON, JAMES T Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $89,364.35 Date 07/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name USMAN, NARHID Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $89,364.23 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, LISSIMOL Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $89,362.98 Date 09/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULCZYNSKI, COLLIN P Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $89,362.14 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEAR, SCOTT P Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $89,362.08 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAM, GABRIEL R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $89,360.60 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORY, JAMES P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $89,359.91 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MULHERN, DEBRA J Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $89,359.69 Date 06/13/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOWBRAY, MAGGIE M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $89,359.44 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKALONE, MARIA ELENA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $89,359.11 Date 06/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINDERMAN, NICKOLAS J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $89,358.73 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, MARIO Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $89,358.59 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLINGS, EILEEN A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $89,358.11 Date 12/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHER, CATHERINE E Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $89,357.62 Date 01/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERHEY, DAVID J Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $89,356.97 Date 01/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, CHARLES H Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $89,356.94 Date 11/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOK, SHERYL A Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $89,356.78 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHER, KAYLA M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $89,356.22 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System