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 KNUCKLES, DIANA L Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $87,563.23 Date 03/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, BRIAN R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,562.21 Date 04/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUALTER, JASON L Employer name Ardsley UFSD Amount $87,562.05 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, JOSHUA C Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $87,561.80 Date 06/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BACERRA, MINETTE C Employer name Westchester County Amount $87,561.75 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPOWITCH, SIGRID E Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $87,561.55 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI DIO, MICHAEL T Employer name Fire Island UFSD Amount $87,561.52 Date 09/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, LEON Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $87,561.24 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REEN, MATTHEW C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $87,560.44 Date 08/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRULLON, JOSE L Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $87,559.66 Date 06/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name USCATEGUI, GERALDO J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $87,559.62 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADLEY, SALLY J Employer name Cattaraugus Little Valley CSD Amount $87,558.69 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHIDDEN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Nassau County Amount $87,558.36 Date 01/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIKORA, JOSEPH C Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $87,558.26 Date 04/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYERS, LEILA J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $87,557.78 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FEELEY, CONSTANCE M Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $87,555.34 Date 12/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFORE, JAMES F Employer name City of Albany Amount $87,554.54 Date 02/21/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIULIANO, MICHELLE M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $87,554.15 Date 02/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILARDI, PATRICIA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,553.80 Date 04/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENECAL, THOMAS S Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $87,550.75 Date 08/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAZARIO, ERNEST G Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $87,550.74 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMER, CHARLES E Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $87,550.64 Date 01/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPANO, PEGGY ANN Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $87,550.60 Date 11/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLB, HAIDEE C Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $87,550.46 Date 04/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGLOTTI, LOUIS J Employer name Village of Wappingers Falls Amount $87,549.80 Date 04/02/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAWAY, STACEY M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $87,549.68 Date 09/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, MARCOS, JR Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $87,549.55 Date 12/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, NANCY JO Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $87,549.31 Date 02/07/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOERICK, DANIEL J Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $87,549.17 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITCHER, STEVEN D Employer name Sullivan County Amount $87,549.05 Date 08/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BHEAMSAIN, PURAN Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $87,548.28 Date 11/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HA, SANGWOO Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $87,548.28 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPER-GRIFFITHS, CLAUDETTE P Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $87,548.28 Date 07/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVENKOVA, ANASTASIYA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $87,548.28 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARMO, JOHN A Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $87,547.97 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, PATRICK E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $87,546.80 Date 03/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOCELLA, ROBERT A Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $87,546.75 Date 03/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIACCIO, KATHY A Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $87,546.24 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORPE, ONIEL C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $87,545.94 Date 04/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEAMAN, MICHAEL S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,545.24 Date 02/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEFFT, JEANINE A Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $87,544.74 Date 07/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEGRON, JESSICA AMBERT Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $87,544.69 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, SHAWN M Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $87,543.45 Date 01/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTOCZAK, PAUL W, JR Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $87,543.38 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SOUSA, LUZMARINA Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $87,543.24 Date 06/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, CHARLES A Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $87,543.08 Date 07/06/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLAUBER, CHRISTINA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $87,542.68 Date 07/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACQUAVIVA, JOSEPH Employer name City of Albany Amount $87,542.58 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MCCARTHY, KRISTEN A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $87,541.02 Date 08/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEOD, SHAUN D Employer name Erie County Amount $87,540.19 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITALE, CAROL M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $87,539.68 Date 09/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKS, PATRICK J Employer name Chemung County Amount $87,539.53 Date 08/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZRAMKA, EDWARD J Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $87,538.71 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKHAM, AMY L Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $87,537.50 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPON, STEVEN A Employer name Monroe County Amount $87,537.17 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FELIPPIS, RYAN D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,537.11 Date 12/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, THEODORE F Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $87,537.07 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCK, DAVID Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $87,535.90 Date 02/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEADMAN, JOHN M Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $87,534.33 Date 07/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZYCH, ROBERT M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $87,534.06 Date 08/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCIANO, ANTHONY J Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $87,534.02 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANNENBAUM, MARJORIE R Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $87,533.76 Date 05/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAWGO, TRACY L Employer name City of Norwich Amount $87,533.52 Date 10/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, ROLANDO D Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $87,532.80 Date 11/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, KYLE J Employer name City of Albany Amount $87,532.47 Date 07/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STANISLAUS, SHEREEN S Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $87,532.02 Date 03/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN-YOUNG, REBECCA T Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $87,531.23 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIDERSKI, PETER F Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $87,530.79 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMICO-REGINA, TINA LOUISE M Employer name Westchester County Amount $87,530.64 Date 05/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALASUBRAMANIAN, INDRA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $87,530.46 Date 03/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORRONI, JOHN V Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $87,530.02 Date 06/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, RAFAEL Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $87,529.98 Date 12/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, SANDRA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $87,529.22 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLIMAN, DAVID Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $87,528.76 Date 09/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIXON, WILLIAM J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $87,528.32 Date 02/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, DANIELLE N Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $87,528.30 Date 10/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, GILBERT Employer name Hauppauge Fire District Amount $87,528.22 Date 07/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKEY, MAUREEN Employer name Dutchess County Amount $87,527.61 Date 08/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDWELL-KANE, MARY L Employer name Katonah Village Library Amount $87,527.48 Date 06/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EZELL, JOHN L Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $87,527.41 Date 09/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASTREITER, LACEY J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $87,526.67 Date 08/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, LORI B Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $87,526.38 Date 09/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLEGAS, DEAN R Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $87,525.58 Date 05/07/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLEVANO, ANTHONY P Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $87,524.13 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSS, ELADIO E Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $87,523.75 Date 09/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILLETT, FRANK J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $87,523.49 Date 12/07/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARILE, GABRIELE Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $87,523.04 Date 12/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASOLA, ANNA Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $87,522.56 Date 10/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFSTETTER, JOSEPH R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $87,522.26 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KNOEDL, FRANCES Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $87,521.89 Date 01/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, ALESCIA Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $87,521.56 Date 07/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECK, CHARLES J Employer name Ridge Road Fire District Amount $87,521.47 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VEIGL, KARL R Employer name Carle Place Water District Amount $87,521.25 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, AUGUSTUS C Employer name Orange County Amount $87,520.82 Date 05/11/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANSFIELD, BRIAN R Employer name Putnam Valley CSD Amount $87,520.64 Date 07/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, DOROTHY R Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $87,520.56 Date 11/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENOVESI, JOSEPH N Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,520.17 Date 11/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MICHAEL D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $87,519.90 Date 05/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTRONA, M ROBYN Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $87,519.81 Date 08/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRANCKEVICUS, MARTHA Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $87,519.73 Date 08/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System