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 BOEHL, JAYSON R Employer name Ridge Culver Fire District Amount $89,267.18 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHANNER, JODY P Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $89,266.88 Date 08/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINENNO, VITO F Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $89,266.87 Date 07/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, PAMELA G Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $89,266.81 Date 09/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, DAVID R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $89,266.45 Date 10/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHEUER, KIMBERLY M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $89,266.30 Date 10/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, CLAUDE E Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $89,265.76 Date 09/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONTANETTA, BARBARA J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $89,265.60 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELSON, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $89,265.48 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AVENT, AARON Employer name Town of Southold Amount $89,265.23 Date 04/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWER, RODERICK S Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $89,264.51 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTARULI, DENNIS J Employer name Village of Irvington Amount $89,262.46 Date 06/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CLARK C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $89,261.99 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, TIMOTHY G Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $89,261.94 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUMGARDNER, CHRIS H Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $89,261.64 Date 08/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, BRUCE G Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $89,261.60 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUAGLIANO, LUCA CP Employer name City of Lockport Amount $89,261.34 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HENDRIX, PATRICK T Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $89,261.29 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREUZBURG, GLENN A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $89,260.86 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUNG, MARIA Y Employer name New York Public Library Amount $89,260.12 Date 01/29/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEFF, ANTHONY L Employer name Niagara Falls Pub Water Auth Amount $89,259.54 Date 12/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECANDIA, LARRY, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $89,259.27 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCARTHY, MAUREEN R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $89,259.20 Date 06/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCHKIW, WILLIAM J Employer name Rockland County Amount $89,258.90 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROH, ROBERT F Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $89,258.73 Date 11/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIPOLLINI, TIMOTHY B Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $89,258.66 Date 07/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALVAN, TRACY M Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $89,258.14 Date 08/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, MATTHEW F Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $89,257.78 Date 07/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLTZ, SHERRY A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $89,257.44 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, MICHAEL Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $89,257.23 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LERGNER, EARL J, IV Employer name Village of East Rochester Amount $89,256.73 Date 02/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOEKELOO, THOMAS H Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $89,253.60 Date 01/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TETREAULT, ANTHONY J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $89,253.33 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, GREGORY Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $89,253.33 Date 07/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AFELUMO, MERCY K Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $89,253.22 Date 05/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOCHIA, MICHELLE L Employer name Town of Massena Amount $89,252.65 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NYE, MARIA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $89,252.29 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELKER, RONALD G Employer name Genesee County Amount $89,252.26 Date 05/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, DARRELL Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $89,252.16 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNSPAUGH, MARK A Employer name Columbia County Amount $89,251.30 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHERTY, PATRICK Employer name Village of Malverne Amount $89,251.18 Date 07/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POHZEHL, GARY R, II Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $89,250.83 Date 08/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLY, LINDEN Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $89,250.67 Date 01/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZIRUSSO, BRUCE A Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $89,250.63 Date 10/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, LISSY Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $89,250.24 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAVITZ-BOYLE, RACHEL G Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $89,250.20 Date 08/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHATOON, AISHA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $89,250.10 Date 04/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAH, PARAG Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $89,250.10 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAS, STEVEN F Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $89,249.94 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLERANI, MICHAEL A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $89,249.80 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWIATKOWSKI, ANDREW J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $89,249.33 Date 01/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEDALIS, MICHAEL R Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $89,248.68 Date 03/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERSON, LESLIE Employer name Westchester County Amount $89,247.75 Date 09/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECARLO, HARRY A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $89,247.24 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CHARLES S Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $89,246.86 Date 10/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEHLOW, RICHARD E Employer name Office of General Services Amount $89,245.88 Date 01/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAARBAFAN, NICK Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $89,245.88 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITT, MICHAEL D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $89,245.88 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, DONALD E Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $89,245.88 Date 09/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULMAN, VIKTORIYA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $89,245.59 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WACKMAN, JUDITH W Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $89,245.47 Date 10/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, KELLY A Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $89,245.34 Date 11/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIRMBACH, CHARLES R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $89,245.08 Date 11/06/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKINNER, SHAWN D Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $89,244.28 Date 07/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALERMO, JOHN M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $89,243.85 Date 05/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOYD, TRENETTE Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $89,243.69 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, LISA Y Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $89,243.11 Date 11/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERGANO, JAMES F Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $89,240.55 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEX, LITTY Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $89,240.48 Date 01/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, KELLIE L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $89,239.64 Date 01/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKINWUNMI, CONNIE A Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $89,238.28 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKHEERAM, VISHWADATT D Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $89,237.84 Date 05/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIJU, BLASY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $89,237.09 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONNAKUTI, EMMANUEL Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $89,236.77 Date 08/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWLESS, PETER Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $89,236.13 Date 01/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROYLANCE, WAYNE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $89,235.28 Date 09/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERZNER, RENEE C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $89,235.05 Date 08/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROIANO, JOSEPH Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $89,234.85 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURTRIGHT, JOSEPH M Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $89,233.78 Date 05/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, JAMES, JR Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $89,233.49 Date 10/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, DAVID S Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $89,232.99 Date 06/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARIGLIA, VERONICA Employer name Nassau County Amount $89,232.87 Date 12/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASS, JAMIE K Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $89,232.57 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUNEWALD, CHARLES Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $89,232.17 Date 11/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, JASON R Employer name Town of Islip Amount $89,231.88 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOUCAULT, FINOTTE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $89,231.32 Date 08/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, TAB T Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $89,230.89 Date 10/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NAGELE, MARK A Employer name Herkimer County Amount $89,230.67 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMATTIO, KATHERINE Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $89,230.26 Date 10/05/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHESE, MICHAEL V Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $89,230.15 Date 04/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCHE, ATTRACTA M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $89,229.31 Date 05/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENZALE, MARYANNE Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $89,229.18 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERNER, GREGORY Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $89,228.56 Date 09/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MAGNA, PATRICIA A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $89,228.23 Date 04/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THURSTON, KATHY F Employer name Dutchess County Amount $89,228.22 Date 08/08/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, KURUVILLA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $89,227.45 Date 08/19/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAZZARA-RALPH, DEBORA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $89,227.30 Date 08/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORTHINGTON, JENNIFER Employer name Suffolk County Amount $89,227.24 Date 01/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ADDARIO, MARGARET A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $89,226.45 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTE, SAMANTHA J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $89,226.25 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System