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 CALANNI, RUSSELL D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $88,586.46 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MIEREK, PATRICK H Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $88,585.51 Date 10/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIZZARO, KRISTEN L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $88,585.16 Date 07/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADISH, JULIE A Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $88,584.02 Date 03/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELDON, KENNETH L Employer name City of Fulton Amount $88,583.18 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC PHILLIPS, KYLE P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $88,582.98 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAERTNER, GEOFFREY D Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $88,582.94 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAUSCHER, JONATHAN D Employer name City of Oneida Amount $88,582.34 Date 02/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, ELLEN T Employer name Steuben County Amount $88,581.61 Date 01/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, JEANETTE R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $88,581.29 Date 02/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGGETT, SUSAN Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $88,581.24 Date 08/22/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHILKUNAS, ROBERT C Employer name Arlington Fire District Amount $88,581.11 Date 02/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOWARD, CIMON E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $88,580.59 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEEHAN, SEAN W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $88,580.58 Date 01/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, RICHARD E, JR Employer name City of Cortland Amount $88,579.96 Date 03/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLANKENBUSH, KENNETH D Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $88,579.92 Date 05/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEEHAN, NOREEN P Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $88,577.59 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDLEY, THOMAS D Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $88,577.47 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSON, TIMOTHY E Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $88,576.70 Date 05/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERWILLIGER, ELAINE L Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $88,575.85 Date 09/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYDE, RICHARD J Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $88,575.48 Date 06/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, BARBARA J Employer name Hewlett Woodmere Pub Library Amount $88,574.71 Date 09/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUGO, ALEXANDER Employer name City of Rochester Amount $88,574.41 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZACHOLL, KATELYN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $88,574.18 Date 02/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPONI, SHERRI L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $88,573.36 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC CHURCH, MARY J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $88,573.03 Date 12/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZ, WILLIAM A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $88,572.95 Date 10/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONDENELLI, MICHAEL V Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $88,572.50 Date 07/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OZOIGBO, VICTORIA Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $88,572.03 Date 03/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUGO, TAMIKO ANN J Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $88,571.91 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, ERIC W Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $88,571.78 Date 06/21/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHLER, DANIEL M Employer name City of Albany Amount $88,570.79 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAROLLO, DOMINIQUE P Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $88,570.54 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUMMER, DANIEL J Employer name Niagara County Amount $88,570.44 Date 03/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRWIN, MATTHEW J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $88,570.30 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEYMOUR, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $88,569.83 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNELLA, JONATHAN Employer name Westchester County Amount $88,569.17 Date 08/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNES, PATRICIA A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $88,568.92 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HEHIR, COLLEEN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $88,568.72 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROEPKEN, HELEN R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $88,568.69 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, THOMAS D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $88,568.60 Date 08/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARCO, JOHN Employer name City of Rye Amount $88,568.03 Date 07/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUSTICE, HEATHER N Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $88,567.73 Date 05/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANIS, ELENI K Employer name Nassau County Amount $88,567.18 Date 04/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGAN, ANGEL Employer name New York Public Library Amount $88,567.15 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, DAYTON E Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $88,566.64 Date 06/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMBO, JOHN Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $88,566.31 Date 07/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISS, KAREN F Employer name Nassau County Amount $88,566.26 Date 06/14/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCARDO, SANDRA Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $88,566.22 Date 09/14/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMIERI, JAMES M Employer name Germantown CSD Amount $88,566.19 Date 07/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, SUSAN L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $88,565.89 Date 12/15/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOCK, JACQUELINE F Employer name Cornell University Amount $88,565.58 Date 07/31/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPITINI, LORI ANN Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $88,565.57 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUAREZ, EDUARDO R Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $88,565.57 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLTON, WENDY L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $88,565.09 Date 08/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, CATHY A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $88,565.08 Date 12/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCATELLI, AARON M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $88,565.08 Date 02/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, PAUL W Employer name Office For Technology Amount $88,565.08 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINICCHIA, PATRICIA M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $88,565.08 Date 04/06/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOTENO, MARIA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $88,565.08 Date 08/23/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENFIELD, TODD D Employer name Division of Veterans' Affairs Amount $88,565.08 Date 04/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNIS, LORNA Z Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $88,565.08 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADEO, ROBERT J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $88,565.08 Date 09/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWLAND, KEVIN M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $88,565.08 Date 06/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAFRAN, DAVID E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $88,565.08 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMSEN, NICOLE A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $88,565.08 Date 01/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SASSI, CLARA B Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $88,565.08 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, ELIZABETH A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $88,565.08 Date 04/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, JILL M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $88,565.08 Date 03/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNES, CHOI Y Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $88,565.08 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, KRISTIN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $88,565.08 Date 03/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESTKA, ANN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $88,565.08 Date 02/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMKUS, SCOTT Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $88,565.08 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIERLY, EDWARD K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $88,565.08 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLIGAN, JOHN M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $88,564.92 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOMINIC, STACY L Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $88,564.41 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVES, BRENDA L Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $88,564.23 Date 05/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEISENHOF, TERESA L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $88,563.30 Date 07/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOSIER, MYRTISE B Employer name Rockland County Amount $88,563.21 Date 03/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMBOWSKI, JOHN E Employer name Locust Valley Water District Amount $88,562.85 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLION, KELLY A, MRS Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $88,562.53 Date 04/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GUZMAN, ALICE A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $88,562.04 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, PATRICIA H Employer name Office For Technology Amount $88,561.79 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREUSCHER, MARIA L Employer name Center Moriches UFSD Amount $88,561.16 Date 04/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLAMPFL, LINDA L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $88,560.72 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARAVANA, ANTHONY Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $88,560.55 Date 06/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, LORI A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $88,560.52 Date 06/25/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENSON, ANN K Employer name Department of Health Amount $88,559.78 Date 10/11/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTWOUT, ANNE E Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $88,559.34 Date 07/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKARD, MARTHA B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $88,559.29 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILFUS, GREGORY D Employer name City of Auburn Amount $88,559.28 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IZAKSON, PAVEL Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $88,559.05 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINBAR, AMANDA L Employer name Erie County Amount $88,558.22 Date 02/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, JAMES A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $88,558.06 Date 08/17/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGGIO, DORE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $88,558.05 Date 01/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPINELLO, AMY E Employer name Commission On Judicial Conduct Amount $88,557.84 Date 06/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SETTLES, JAMES Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $88,557.73 Date 03/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIGLIO, MARY CHRISTINAL Employer name St Joseph's School For Deaf Amount $88,557.54 Date 09/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEEDHAM, KEVIN J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $88,557.23 Date 11/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURSIQUOT, MARIE C Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $88,557.11 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System