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 HYREK, JEAN MARIE Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $88,795.86 Date 11/24/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEZDEK, STEPHAN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $88,795.69 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOELE, JOSEPH S Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $88,795.59 Date 07/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, LILIANA Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $88,795.06 Date 10/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, CARLA A Employer name Education Department Amount $88,794.88 Date 05/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHELAN, MEGHAN M Employer name Education Department Amount $88,794.88 Date 01/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VON ROSK, SUSAN J Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $88,794.85 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, BRIAN J Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $88,794.60 Date 04/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEERY, MARY E Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $88,794.56 Date 03/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORECZNY, JOHN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $88,793.70 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, THOMAS D Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $88,793.20 Date 04/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BREE, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $88,792.50 Date 08/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORCORAN, THOMAS J Employer name Cayuga County Amount $88,792.25 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, EVERETT D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $88,791.86 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JAMISON, SHANNON M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $88,791.72 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILAZZO, RICHARD Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $88,791.65 Date 11/12/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, ERIC K Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $88,791.24 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOZIER, SCOTT E Employer name Town of Ontario Amount $88,791.06 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOVERN, DANIEL T Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $88,790.97 Date 11/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, BRIAN M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $88,790.92 Date 02/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLARKE, CLIVE D Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $88,790.27 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARISELA Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $88,789.92 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLISON, GLENN Employer name Nassau County Amount $88,789.01 Date 03/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKERT, SARAH K Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $88,787.95 Date 10/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROCK, DEBORAH M Employer name Niagara County Amount $88,787.54 Date 11/27/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURMAN, DONALD Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $88,787.50 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, TRACEY A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $88,787.06 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOY, AMY M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $88,786.68 Date 03/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KEVIN M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $88,786.63 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ABENANTI, CAROL A Employer name Orange County Amount $88,786.35 Date 09/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOARES, TRISTAN F Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $88,786.08 Date 07/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ROBERT A Employer name Warren County Amount $88,783.44 Date 08/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OAKMAN, JAMES E Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $88,782.97 Date 03/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOON, ANTONIA Employer name Nassau County Amount $88,782.84 Date 11/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADER, CRAIG M Employer name Westchester County Amount $88,781.38 Date 05/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANTURINI, MARCY B Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $88,781.34 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGEL, RICHARD D, SR Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $88,780.71 Date 09/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHESTER, WILLIAM B Employer name Office For Technology Amount $88,779.55 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORCARI, ELLEN L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $88,779.55 Date 09/12/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, DONALD J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $88,779.55 Date 11/14/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISWAS, TAPON Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $88,779.25 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, BETH A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $88,778.60 Date 09/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADISON, EDWARD W Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $88,777.47 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEIFER, LLOYD J, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $88,777.33 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEANEY, DENISE C Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $88,777.08 Date 09/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NITTI, THOMAS A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $88,776.89 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SABELLA, JASON Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $88,776.01 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN WICKLEN, RICHARD T Employer name Nassau County Amount $88,775.88 Date 09/16/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVELSKI, DENNIS J, JR Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $88,775.17 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BJORNSTAD, JAMI M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $88,774.70 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDONE, AMANDA C Employer name Nassau County Amount $88,774.51 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARRETT, ANTHONY Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $88,774.30 Date 11/19/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTOUR, MARIE L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $88,773.98 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRICOURT, FRANTZ D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $88,773.80 Date 11/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, CAROLE A Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $88,772.90 Date 06/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORHAN, JOHN Employer name Westchester County Amount $88,772.55 Date 09/26/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARMO, WILLIAM J Employer name Hempstead Sanitary District #2 Amount $88,772.42 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOVINAZZI, SANTO Employer name Suffolk County Amount $88,772.28 Date 03/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRERO, MARYANN S Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $88,772.26 Date 10/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, DEAN T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $88,771.89 Date 01/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORELLI, CONCETTA S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $88,771.11 Date 01/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINO, CLARAFINA G Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $88,769.76 Date 09/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACEY, RONALD A Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $88,769.01 Date 07/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGOGLIA, BRADLEY C Employer name Nassau County Amount $88,768.96 Date 01/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, MICHAEL R Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $88,767.78 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHNKE, HEATHER P Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $88,767.54 Date 10/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIRSKY, ERIC S Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $88,766.82 Date 12/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, JEFFREY Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $88,766.23 Date 12/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL-BARBUTO, COLLEEN E Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $88,765.76 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNESSY, EDWARD C Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $88,764.76 Date 02/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMAN, SCOTT T Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $88,764.46 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, VIVIAN B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $88,763.76 Date 05/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, MICHAEL R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $88,763.34 Date 07/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODEKOR, BRANDON J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $88,763.25 Date 02/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROLLAND, ROBERTA A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $88,763.20 Date 01/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, LAURENCE V Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $88,763.07 Date 07/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASH, DEBORAH A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $88,762.97 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHINN, SIMONIQUE G Employer name Nassau County Amount $88,762.72 Date 04/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, THELMA D Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $88,762.60 Date 12/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELTE, KYLE B Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $88,760.92 Date 08/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EPPS, CHARLES, II Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $88,760.87 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSSO, ROBERT P Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $88,760.28 Date 06/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, MICHAEL G Employer name Village of East Rochester Amount $88,759.49 Date 02/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAUER, AMY L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $88,758.39 Date 09/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TERRAGNOLI, JOEL L Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $88,758.23 Date 12/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC CHEYNE, PATTI L Employer name Dryden CSD Amount $88,757.94 Date 07/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERNAIL, TODD H Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $88,757.71 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OATES, JEROME Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $88,757.07 Date 12/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULKIN, JOHN C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $88,756.48 Date 05/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZLITT, KRISTIN E Employer name Schuyler County Amount $88,756.40 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOROZ, TATYANA P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $88,756.03 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, LISA A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $88,755.81 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAFARELLI, ETTORE SCIPONE Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $88,755.50 Date 06/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPLAN, LISA M Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $88,755.33 Date 01/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHABAUGH, JOHN Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $88,755.07 Date 11/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI RIENZO, FRANK J Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $88,754.22 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEBER, JAMES L Employer name Ridge Road Fire District Amount $88,753.31 Date 02/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MEGAN W Employer name Saratoga County Amount $88,753.15 Date 09/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHETTINO, MICHELE Employer name Saratoga County Amount $88,753.04 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENVENUTO, GINO S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $88,752.85 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System