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.

Clear Search
Name Employer name Amount Date Fiscal year Pension group
Name VAN SLUYTMAN, ALLISON A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $89,046.40 Date 08/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNSTEIN, JENNIFER L Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $89,045.40 Date 04/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, JOSE M Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $89,045.24 Date 12/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFAN, LESLEY R Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $89,044.99 Date 05/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABERNATHY-BONGIORNO, CAROLYN Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $89,044.75 Date 05/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSE, KEVIN Y Employer name Great Neck North Water Auth Amount $89,044.56 Date 07/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARROYO, LOURDES Employer name Westchester County Amount $89,044.51 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCI, JOSEPH M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $89,044.39 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TORRES, RONNIE Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $89,044.09 Date 06/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BINION, LAVELL Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $89,043.92 Date 11/02/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU BOIS, SCOTT M Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $89,043.32 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STASZAK, SCOTT J Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $89,042.15 Date 08/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GONNIGLE, WILLIAM J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $89,041.49 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DUSEN, DAVID G Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $89,041.05 Date 11/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONG, CHRISTINE W Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $89,040.44 Date 01/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOZZA, CHRISTINA L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $89,040.43 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAUGHN-KALL, VALERIE A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $89,039.57 Date 02/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODSPEED, MARY M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $89,039.34 Date 12/08/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITTENHOUSE, DANIEL C Employer name Livingston County Amount $89,038.63 Date 07/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENN, SUSAN P Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $89,038.62 Date 02/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PABST, BRIAN F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $89,038.22 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VOGLEWEDE, JOSEPH P, JR Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $89,038.11 Date 06/30/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAN, ERLENE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $89,037.20 Date 11/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, DAVID E Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $89,037.19 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN-ALLEN, TARYN T Employer name Nassau County Amount $89,037.04 Date 12/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, JAMES E Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $89,036.53 Date 03/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADERHOLD, JOHN W Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $89,036.19 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIRMBACH, MICHAEL G Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $89,035.22 Date 05/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRLANDO, ARTHUR M Employer name Department of Health Amount $89,034.74 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, PAULETTE C Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $89,033.96 Date 11/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBERS, SHERYL Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $89,033.63 Date 02/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWTON, WILLIAM L Employer name Department of Health Amount $89,033.58 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALIKE, BRADLEY A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $89,032.61 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERNICE, BENNY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $89,032.60 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAJU, RANJI Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $89,032.44 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLO, KIM E Employer name Nassau County Amount $89,031.66 Date 01/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMAN, GUY K Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $89,030.68 Date 01/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, STEPHEN T Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $89,029.55 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGER, JAMES R Employer name Arlington Fire District Amount $89,029.16 Date 09/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENITEZ, ANTHONY Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $89,028.56 Date 04/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANAVAN, JEANNE M Employer name North Bellmore UFSD Amount $89,027.96 Date 12/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANS, STEPHEN B Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $89,027.32 Date 12/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENOHR, KIMBERLY L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $89,026.99 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHRAN, ROBERT C, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $89,026.58 Date 06/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINGDOM, STEPHAN A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $89,026.53 Date 04/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING DEJESUS, CHARSLEISSA E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $89,026.43 Date 01/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIZZI, ROBERT J Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $89,026.16 Date 08/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, JORDAN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $89,026.06 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name D'ANTONIO, JOHN J Employer name Albany County Amount $89,025.04 Date 10/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARGENT, SARAH A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $89,024.88 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPP, JOHN W Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $89,024.43 Date 12/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, WILLIAM E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $89,023.52 Date 08/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTE, LISA M Employer name City of Rome Amount $89,023.52 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUMGARDEN, DOUGLAS Employer name Depew UFSD Amount $89,022.54 Date 12/15/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTTER, DARRELL J Employer name Rockland County Amount $89,021.96 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLD, MAJER Employer name Ulster County Amount $89,021.82 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERROTTE, WILLIAM R Employer name Education Department Amount $89,021.61 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIN, BEVERLY R Employer name Nassau County Amount $89,021.56 Date 03/26/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUCCI, TODD W Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $89,020.99 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SALTSMAN, MICHAEL D Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $89,020.84 Date 05/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLURA, JONATHAN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $89,020.38 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARNER, JAMES S Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $89,018.68 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINOJOSA, JUAN C Employer name Nassau County Amount $89,018.31 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARNISCHFEGER, JOHN L Employer name Ridge Road Fire District Amount $89,018.18 Date 05/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KURIAKOSE, SUSAMMA B Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $89,017.68 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESKODY, MARYANN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $89,015.57 Date 08/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAFOE, RICHARD L, JR Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $89,014.91 Date 05/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIKO, RAJMOND Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $89,014.03 Date 10/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARVIS, MARIANNE Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $89,013.96 Date 05/31/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABEL, JOHN P Employer name City of Utica Amount $89,013.79 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTIN, JAMISON M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $89,013.12 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DORUSZEWSKI, KATHRYN A Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $89,012.64 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, DEANNA R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $89,011.84 Date 02/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMER, WILLIAM L Employer name Education Department Amount $89,011.33 Date 05/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-BAPTISTE, GERMAINE Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $89,011.20 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRASCHUNUS, PAUL S Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $89,010.73 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JACQUELINE M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $89,010.31 Date 05/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAN, BIBI S Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $89,010.28 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABINOWITZ, KEITH J Employer name Nassau County Amount $89,010.11 Date 02/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORSTER, DANIEL J Employer name Monroe County Amount $89,009.76 Date 02/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, PETER J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $89,009.57 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIRIANNI, MATTHEW J Employer name Erie County Amount $89,009.55 Date 03/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE WOLF, DANIEL M Employer name City of Oneida Amount $89,009.50 Date 05/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIRONE, NICHOLAS G Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $89,009.16 Date 01/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZUMA, ROBERT B Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $89,009.15 Date 03/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANTZEN, JUSTINE M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $89,008.61 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUCKELL, ALISON D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $89,008.61 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALKER, SCOTT J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $89,008.61 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWLEY, VIVIAN C Employer name Nassau County Amount $89,007.37 Date 03/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, THOMAS E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $89,007.22 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HONER, DANIEL J Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $89,007.10 Date 07/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLLIER, KENT E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $89,006.86 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, THOMAS P Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $89,006.21 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASSELIN, REGINA Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $89,006.15 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNEY, KEVIN K Employer name Town of Lewisboro Amount $89,006.08 Date 01/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEVALIER, JOHN M Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $89,005.71 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORTES, JENNIFER P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $89,005.64 Date 10/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERICKSON, KEVIN J Employer name Henrietta Fire District Amount $89,005.13 Date 04/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FEDORKA, JAMES B Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $89,005.05 Date 02/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARR, DONNA M Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $89,004.97 Date 11/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System