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 MASSY, MELVYN M Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $88,752.25 Date 12/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, DAVID L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $88,751.70 Date 05/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JAMES, DAVID A Employer name City of Salamanca Amount $88,751.60 Date 06/21/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORILLO, THOMAS A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $88,750.22 Date 12/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMASOFSKY, HENRY R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $88,749.43 Date 06/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON-GERKEN, EMILY A Employer name Erie County Amount $88,749.03 Date 08/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERUBE, JESSE J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $88,748.80 Date 02/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAMOND, JILL M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $88,748.46 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DAVID G Employer name Orange County Amount $88,747.02 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIAFA, PETER K Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $88,746.86 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASCOLILLO, ANGELA Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $88,746.70 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EL-SAWAF, ASHRAF I Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $88,746.38 Date 04/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODMAN, DENISHA A Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $88,746.21 Date 09/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIGGINS, EDWARD L Employer name Yonkers Parking Authority Amount $88,746.06 Date 02/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLEDERA, FRANCESCO Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $88,745.80 Date 08/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOJCAJ, TOM Employer name Westchester County Amount $88,745.37 Date 07/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNICELLI, MICHELLE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $88,745.35 Date 10/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIEL, ALISON M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $88,745.14 Date 05/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERR, BARBARA A Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $88,745.12 Date 11/15/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUFFUNGER, BRUCE W Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $88,743.93 Date 09/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELDER, JACQUELINE A W Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $88,743.92 Date 08/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTON, RAVEN F Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $88,743.59 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, ETHAN K Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $88,743.10 Date 05/20/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGBOTUL, PRINCE A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $88,742.93 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUREY, JAMES A Employer name City of Utica Amount $88,742.80 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRINCKERHOFF, LISA A Employer name Orange County Amount $88,742.62 Date 05/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, HOWARD C, SR Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $88,742.43 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAPPALA, LINDA A Employer name Town of Chester Amount $88,741.52 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILOW, DAVID M Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $88,740.31 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, STEVEN J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $88,740.21 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name D'ESPOSITO, CARMEN J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $88,740.20 Date 04/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAR, DANIEL P Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $88,738.94 Date 07/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VELEZ, ELAINE Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $88,738.92 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, JAMES P Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $88,738.87 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, LAMONT A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $88,738.32 Date 01/08/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, KEITH J Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $88,738.24 Date 02/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, ROBERT G, JR Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $88,737.58 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULTRARA, MICHAEL J Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $88,736.63 Date 09/23/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSAFORTE, MICHAEL S Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $88,736.48 Date 07/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASTINE, JAMES C Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $88,736.11 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGUCKI, KATHLEEN Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $88,736.05 Date 10/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YERKS, FRANK T Employer name Village of Briarcliff Manor Amount $88,735.91 Date 01/27/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGER, SCOTT M Employer name City of Utica Amount $88,735.66 Date 02/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOON, KYOUNG J Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $88,735.25 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIP, ROLLINGTON B Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $88,735.00 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULOTTA, BRIAN A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $88,734.26 Date 12/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KERNAN, MICHELE H Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $88,732.89 Date 05/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, SELINA H Employer name Lewis County Amount $88,732.80 Date 10/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARY, CHRISTINE M Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $88,732.65 Date 07/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, KENNETH K Employer name Huntington Manor Fire District Amount $88,731.24 Date 02/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPPY, ROSAMMA Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $88,730.70 Date 10/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, AVOLINE P Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $88,729.96 Date 08/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, ANDREW P Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $88,729.95 Date 03/13/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, KERRI Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $88,729.55 Date 09/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMANA, KATHRYN R Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $88,728.83 Date 07/31/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVARRO, NELSON R Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $88,728.61 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, ROBERTA L Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $88,728.46 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, LOUSIE M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $88,728.38 Date 05/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, TIMOTHY P Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $88,728.07 Date 02/05/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTRY, GREGORY A Employer name Upper Mohawk Valley Water Bd Amount $88,727.45 Date 10/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, LEO K Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $88,727.43 Date 09/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEREDITH, CRYSTAL L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $88,727.36 Date 12/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDAHL, CHERYL M Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $88,726.92 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUK, JOSEPH K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $88,725.90 Date 01/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGO, MICHAEL L Employer name Ontario County Amount $88,725.48 Date 05/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAUDT, EVAN G Employer name Dutchess County Amount $88,723.52 Date 05/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUELLER, ALAN L, JR Employer name Education Department Amount $88,723.08 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, THOMAS N, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $88,722.68 Date 05/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOERSCHUG, STEPHEN S Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $88,722.42 Date 10/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINGARO, STEPHEN E Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $88,722.09 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, ANTHONY Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $88,722.06 Date 08/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORTON, ROBERT I, JR Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $88,720.87 Date 04/30/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANSON, ERNEST Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $88,719.47 Date 01/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBERGER, JAMES G Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $88,719.32 Date 06/25/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUOCCO, MARK A Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $88,719.00 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRON, DANIEL F Employer name Village of Northport Amount $88,718.69 Date 05/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKE, DEBRA J Employer name Finkelstein Memorial Library Amount $88,718.63 Date 10/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEEN, THOMAS J, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $88,718.56 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KIVO, PATRICIA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $88,718.26 Date 03/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAEZ, EDWIN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $88,718.01 Date 12/10/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, PIETRA Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $88,717.96 Date 03/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTI, MICHAEL J Employer name Genesee St Park And Rec Regn Amount $88,717.66 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETZ, SHARON A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $88,717.12 Date 08/18/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERINS, EDWARD G Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $88,716.65 Date 01/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWHARD, THEODORE F Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $88,715.96 Date 09/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEGARTY, WILLIAM F Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $88,715.92 Date 04/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANKOWSKA, EWA M Employer name Clinton-Essex-Franklin Library Amount $88,715.64 Date 09/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, EMMANUEL JOB Employer name City of White Plains Amount $88,715.33 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, WILLIAM M Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $88,714.89 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEYSER, STEPHEN J, JR Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $88,714.49 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, FRANCKEL Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $88,714.35 Date 04/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, TIMOTHY M Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $88,713.83 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRICE, JONATHAN J Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $88,713.23 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWENK, JANET Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $88,713.02 Date 05/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRIGAN, MATTHEW E Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $88,712.92 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALMERINI, ANGELO Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $88,712.92 Date 07/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, BRUCE F Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $88,712.53 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JOHN D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $88,712.49 Date 08/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, SAMUEL, JR Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $88,712.38 Date 12/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAPERNA, DIANE M Employer name Elmsford UFSD Amount $88,711.96 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System