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 ZIELINSKI, ROBERT T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $88,476.20 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISS, STEPHEN B Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $88,475.65 Date 01/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINTRON, DANIEL Employer name Yonkers Mun Housing Authority Amount $88,474.74 Date 01/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, THOMAS L Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $88,473.49 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNICKERBOCKER, WILLIAM F Employer name City of Cortland Amount $88,473.26 Date 02/06/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GROSSO, MARGARET M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $88,472.91 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRIZARRY, HILTON H Employer name Westchester County Amount $88,472.56 Date 10/19/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BACKER, DAVID L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $88,472.37 Date 02/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRACEY, JAMES L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $88,471.79 Date 01/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAWORSKY, STEVEN M Employer name Allegany St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $88,471.68 Date 12/10/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THENGAMPALLIL, ABRAHAM Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $88,471.58 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILARINO, CHARLES J Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $88,471.27 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAO, XUAN Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $88,470.00 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, BRYON J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $88,468.09 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA CLAIR, MATTHEW L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $88,467.87 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBIS, COLEEN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $88,467.14 Date 07/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAST, ROBERT H Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $88,466.83 Date 04/27/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUVE, PATRICIA H Employer name Town of Massena Amount $88,466.10 Date 06/14/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALSONBERG, BRIAN E Employer name Village of Solvay Amount $88,465.94 Date 07/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODWIN, JEFFERY A Employer name Nassau County Amount $88,465.71 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADOPOULOS, ADAM P Employer name City of Albany Amount $88,465.69 Date 08/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARTE, THOMAS D Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $88,465.67 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIETONIOWSKI, JOSEPH W Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $88,465.67 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, NILS A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $88,465.62 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, LISA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $88,465.56 Date 08/12/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERAZZO, JOHN S, JR Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $88,465.18 Date 06/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIA, LIPING Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $88,464.87 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENFIELD-DOCTOR, MEGAN J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $88,464.23 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRECCO, SALVATORE C Employer name Nassau County Amount $88,463.95 Date 12/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LISA, THOMAS A Employer name Nassau County Amount $88,463.16 Date 10/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORGONE, EMMELINE S Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $88,463.13 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, MARISOL E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $88,463.10 Date 07/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, THOMAS M Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $88,462.72 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, XIANLONG Employer name Office For Technology Amount $88,462.50 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLUHA, LINDA G Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $88,462.49 Date 09/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFANELLO, MICHAEL C Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $88,462.20 Date 03/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCALANTE, DAISY Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $88,461.60 Date 04/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, TERESA A Employer name West Islip Public Library Amount $88,461.57 Date 06/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBEY, GERALD G, JR Employer name Union-Endicott CSD Amount $88,461.53 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAK, PAMELA J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $88,461.36 Date 02/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOSKO, MICHAEL S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $88,461.31 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPRIOTTI, PAUL J Employer name Village of Tuckahoe Amount $88,461.10 Date 09/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIELLO, DAVID A Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $88,460.12 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERSON, MARGIE Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $88,460.06 Date 08/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, ROBERT S Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $88,460.05 Date 05/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, M APRIL Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $88,459.97 Date 06/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZ, JAMES C Employer name Fire Island UFSD Amount $88,458.43 Date 01/23/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, BEATRICE C Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $88,458.41 Date 10/16/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYO, ADAM R Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $88,457.99 Date 10/22/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONARO, JOSEPH J Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $88,457.99 Date 11/05/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNODT, LESLIE C Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $88,457.73 Date 09/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INSOGNA, RICHARD G Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $88,456.80 Date 07/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCUZZA, NICOLE R Employer name Rockland County Amount $88,456.68 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, MARTIN V Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $88,456.63 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMPEL, MICHAEL A Employer name Village of Scotia Amount $88,455.81 Date 08/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DEBORAH L Employer name Ontario County Amount $88,455.74 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, NANCY S Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $88,455.56 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRALEY, EDWARD S Employer name Dutchess County Amount $88,453.78 Date 07/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORKOWSKI, DONNA J Employer name Westchester County Amount $88,453.52 Date 05/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMBERT, ALLYSON Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $88,453.19 Date 10/14/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JASON, CARL A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $88,452.56 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, PAUL E, JR Employer name Cortland County Amount $88,452.50 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLENN, TIMOTHY J Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $88,451.99 Date 03/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRIMBLE, BRIAN F Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $88,451.56 Date 11/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, LIZYAMMA Employer name Rockland County Amount $88,451.25 Date 07/31/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLANCZ, LAUREN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $88,451.13 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLAKOFF, TED J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $88,450.88 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRETZ, JOHN M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $88,450.71 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONACO, FREDERICK P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $88,450.62 Date 12/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUK, ELLEN N Employer name Department of Health Amount $88,450.08 Date 12/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, JASON L Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $88,449.59 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZAK, JOHN M Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $88,449.56 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, DONALD J Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $88,449.50 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKE, JOHN A Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $88,449.43 Date 02/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LACKIE, STEVEN M Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $88,448.94 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JABLONKA, LINDA J Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $88,447.73 Date 02/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLAPINTO, DANIEL R Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $88,447.43 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUERQUES, NICHOLAS P Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $88,447.14 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, SAMUEL H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $88,446.82 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANISCALCO, JOHN D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $88,444.30 Date 10/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENGYEL, MICHAEL P Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $88,443.44 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAHMAN, ASM S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $88,443.39 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHERTY, BYRON K Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $88,443.34 Date 01/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLON, OSCAR R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $88,442.83 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TASCA, JOHN E, JR Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $88,442.60 Date 11/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMEISER-LOGAN, LYNNE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $88,441.93 Date 07/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASSMANN, STEVEN J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $88,441.81 Date 12/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALLS, DANIELLE N Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $88,441.57 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMER, APRIL H Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $88,441.49 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOODFELLOW, KIMBERLY K Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $88,441.36 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE HAMEL, ROXANNE E Employer name Department of Law Amount $88,440.71 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADKHAN, NAAZ R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $88,439.45 Date 10/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, ROBERT J, II Employer name Alden CSD Amount $88,438.52 Date 12/07/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIVONA, CAROLYN S Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $88,438.34 Date 09/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASLONSKI, ROBERT J Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $88,437.95 Date 10/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLAHAR, NATALIE G Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $88,437.36 Date 12/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JANET C Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $88,437.05 Date 10/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYLAS, DANIEL O Employer name Town of Stony Point Amount $88,436.53 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STALEY, LYNN A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $88,436.35 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, NICHOLAS A Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $88,436.18 Date 02/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System