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 STUDLEY, LAWRENCE S Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $87,866.48 Date 09/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIG, RAHEELA Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $87,865.77 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, RHONDA R Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $87,865.34 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANN, JENNIFER A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $87,864.85 Date 05/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, EDGAR J, JR Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $87,864.13 Date 07/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THODEN, LAUREN E Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $87,863.89 Date 07/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVEIRA, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Village of Briarcliff Manor Amount $87,862.92 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRULELLO, MICHAEL M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $87,862.76 Date 04/12/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARAMEE, MATTHEW S Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $87,862.62 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWARKO, JOANNE Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $87,861.61 Date 12/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIANT, ROBERT J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $87,861.52 Date 04/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSON, THOMAS M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $87,859.60 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN NOSTRAND, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $87,859.46 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHAMBEAULT, PETER Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $87,859.05 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRATTON, RONALD T Employer name Onondaga County Amount $87,858.20 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLOY, JANAIRE M Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $87,857.06 Date 08/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOVERN, STACEY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,856.54 Date 02/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARK, RUSSELL J Employer name Orange County Amount $87,856.41 Date 06/30/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROELLE, JASON P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $87,855.48 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KIRSCHKEL, RALPH W Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $87,854.52 Date 04/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCACCIA, JULIUS J Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $87,854.38 Date 04/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOLLS, TIMOTHY W Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $87,854.25 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOATS, THOMAS W Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $87,852.78 Date 05/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, ANNIE Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $87,852.60 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULL, KELLY J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $87,852.28 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARIS, STEPHANIE Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $87,852.22 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLE, ALISON M Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $87,852.22 Date 03/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, OLIVIA P Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $87,852.22 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALT, CHARLIE A Employer name Village of Briarcliff Manor Amount $87,851.82 Date 04/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STATOM, JAMES L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,851.58 Date 11/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMA, ORIETTA L Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $87,851.27 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACK, NATHANIEL G Employer name Department of Health Amount $87,851.27 Date 08/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIRANZO, NELLY Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $87,851.27 Date 09/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONACO, PIETRO Employer name Great Neck North Water Auth Amount $87,850.91 Date 04/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETTINI, ROBERT D Employer name Village of Briarcliff Manor Amount $87,850.27 Date 06/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALONE, THOMAS L Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $87,850.20 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMI, JUSTIN S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,849.74 Date 08/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARELLA, MELISSA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $87,849.69 Date 11/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, THOMAS J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $87,849.59 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DRURY, ARTHUR S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,848.65 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCCHIOGROSSO, JILLIAN L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $87,847.75 Date 10/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRINER, ANDREW S Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $87,847.62 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAIN, DENNIS W Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $87,847.48 Date 12/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTUONDO-SMITH, ELAINE Employer name Nassau County Amount $87,846.25 Date 01/31/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABDELLA, STEPHEN M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $87,846.03 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEROSTEK, MARY FRANCES Employer name Department of Health Amount $87,845.89 Date 05/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRE, KEVIN J Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $87,845.23 Date 08/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELTRE, SABRINA L Employer name Monroe County Amount $87,845.21 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, MONIQUE Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $87,844.72 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGUSA, LOUIS M Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $87,844.49 Date 02/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEZZONI, JANINE Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $87,844.48 Date 09/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANMER, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $87,843.72 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOOMER-SALMON, BRENDA A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $87,843.40 Date 01/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATRICK, DAVID C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $87,843.29 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOHAMMED, MUNAWAR ALI QURESHI Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $87,842.70 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDS, REGINA A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $87,842.65 Date 09/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DEBORAH A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $87,842.47 Date 03/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, EVAN T Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $87,842.37 Date 02/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADDELL, MAUREEN A Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $87,841.42 Date 02/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANOCCHIO, GIUSEPPE Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $87,840.41 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, CLAUDINE M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $87,840.38 Date 08/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALO, MATTHEW Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $87,840.29 Date 12/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, DIANE Employer name Westchester County Amount $87,839.20 Date 03/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, KATHLEEN R Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $87,838.85 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLSEA, WILLIAM A Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $87,838.68 Date 05/15/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSETTI, MARY Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $87,837.78 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMEO, ROBERT M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $87,837.52 Date 07/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IZZO, MICHAEL R Employer name Town of Islip Amount $87,837.04 Date 05/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, ANITA Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $87,836.95 Date 11/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENSTEIN-COHEN, JUDITH S Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $87,836.78 Date 11/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMAN, LAWRENCE A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $87,835.80 Date 03/30/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTIDOR, MAGALIE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $87,835.33 Date 05/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COZELINO, MATTHEW J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $87,834.66 Date 06/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOW, MICHELE D Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $87,834.66 Date 05/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSI, ROSEMARY Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $87,834.66 Date 06/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBIN, SANDY Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $87,834.66 Date 10/01/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAFONTE, MARTHA M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $87,834.66 Date 09/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUNTUNEN, NATE L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $87,834.05 Date 06/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIERTO, CAROL J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $87,833.84 Date 03/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, PAUL R Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $87,833.50 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, LISA Y Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $87,832.77 Date 11/21/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILLER, USHER Z Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $87,832.53 Date 09/06/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAY, MICHAEL E Employer name Barnard Fire District Amount $87,832.16 Date 09/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COOLEY, CHARLES L Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $87,831.01 Date 01/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIAZZO, FRANK Employer name Nassau County Amount $87,830.20 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESA, DEYSSI Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $87,830.10 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FATA, PETER F Employer name Village of Haverstraw Amount $87,830.00 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANEELEY, GREGORY S Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $87,829.88 Date 06/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, CHRISTINE Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $87,828.94 Date 02/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLMAN, JOHN W Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $87,828.26 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, CAREY A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $87,827.72 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERGASON, SCOTT D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $87,827.72 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, DARLENE N Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $87,826.55 Date 03/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, MICHELLE V Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $87,826.39 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, ERIC J Employer name Nassau County Amount $87,825.79 Date 10/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUCINA, EILEEN Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $87,825.66 Date 08/16/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN TASSELL, CHARLES, JR Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $87,825.63 Date 07/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNLOP, MARION M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $87,825.21 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, DONALD V Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $87,825.18 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, GREGORY R Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $87,825.15 Date 06/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System