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 CIELESKI, RENEE Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $87,335.66 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIELBASA, ANDREA J Employer name East Islip Public Library Amount $87,335.32 Date 04/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINDS, ERIC P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $87,334.15 Date 05/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIKALAJUNAS, THOMAS A Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $87,333.96 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNALL, YEHUDIS Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $87,333.70 Date 02/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYLE, LESTER N Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $87,333.09 Date 01/11/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, GARY E Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $87,332.74 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, KEVIN W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $87,331.83 Date 01/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAMENDOLA, BARRY F Employer name St Paul Blvd Fire Dist Amount $87,331.51 Date 04/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAZICK, BRIAN A Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $87,331.12 Date 02/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, MICHAEL Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $87,330.96 Date 09/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, XUEMEI Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $87,330.93 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLEON, BRIAN M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $87,330.34 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBERG, JONATHAN M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $87,330.00 Date 08/19/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIBB, STUART D Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $87,329.48 Date 08/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAZZAIO, MASSIMO Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $87,328.74 Date 09/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASHMAN, CURT M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $87,328.38 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Westchester County Amount $87,327.93 Date 11/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRETZ, DONALD G Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $87,327.53 Date 05/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAMBIASE, ILENE M Employer name Cornell University Amount $87,327.36 Date 10/11/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, TENIL V Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $87,327.14 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIERRA, GIACOMA Employer name Westchester County Amount $87,326.70 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, TARA D Employer name Nassau County Amount $87,325.64 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, LOIS A Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $87,325.56 Date 06/26/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUSSEAU, JOSHUA N Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $87,325.23 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUDY, RICHARD C Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $87,325.10 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAFT, PAUL M Employer name Town of North Salem Amount $87,324.36 Date 06/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Chemung County Amount $87,324.14 Date 01/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAY, LAWRENCE W Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $87,323.58 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREMPER, JOSHUA M Employer name Village of Washingtonville Amount $87,323.30 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARIN, SALVADOR D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $87,323.27 Date 10/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICAISE, THOMAS P Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $87,323.23 Date 12/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $87,323.03 Date 09/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMON, JONI M Employer name Port Washington Library Amount $87,322.77 Date 10/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROURKE, SABRINA R Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $87,322.45 Date 01/05/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEGLEY, MARY P Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $87,322.18 Date 11/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIOFFI, VINCENT Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $87,322.02 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARITEAU, FRANCIS J, JR Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $87,321.61 Date 04/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MAGGIO, JAY A Employer name City of Rome Amount $87,321.25 Date 01/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FIACCO, JARED P Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $87,320.82 Date 05/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COPLEN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $87,320.61 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYNES, SHAWN C Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $87,320.31 Date 05/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, JOANNE M Employer name Sachem Public Library Amount $87,319.85 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BEAN-CAMPBELL, MANDY L Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $87,319.21 Date 11/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANAR, ADAM R Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $87,318.27 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTS, MILDRED Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $87,316.87 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMPERATO, ROSEANN F Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $87,316.82 Date 04/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAUER, DONALD T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,316.51 Date 10/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRYE, HANNAH Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $87,316.21 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILLIAN, JOANNA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $87,315.95 Date 03/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWTON, EDWARD E, JR Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $87,315.86 Date 10/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAND, STEPHEN A Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $87,315.56 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOZZOLA, JOHN R Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $87,315.45 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHESNA, ROBERT T Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $87,315.34 Date 09/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLANTO, JULIE Y Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $87,315.33 Date 10/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORENZO, PATRICIA A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $87,315.04 Date 11/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILDOR, ROSELINE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $87,315.04 Date 03/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JABLONKA, RONALD S Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $87,313.16 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMERSON, CAROLYN C Employer name Emma S Clark Memorial Library Amount $87,312.59 Date 10/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATHAWAY, JACQUELINE M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $87,312.34 Date 06/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, MARC A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $87,312.23 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBONDANDELO, THOMAS V Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $87,310.27 Date 03/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREIT, JIANHUI Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $87,310.11 Date 07/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARIN, BRYON A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $87,309.56 Date 06/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, KEVIN M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $87,309.50 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, RICK S Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $87,309.45 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUDDIHY, DEBRA J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $87,308.69 Date 10/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPORTMAN, SHANE C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,308.01 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, SHAQUANA D Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $87,307.91 Date 01/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZERWINSKI, NANCY A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $87,307.90 Date 12/31/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, CHERYL V Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $87,307.88 Date 08/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLKIEWICZ, CANDICE Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $87,307.48 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERWILLIGER, ARTHUR S Employer name Village of Cornwall Amount $87,306.44 Date 07/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CANTERELLA, CHRIS J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,305.93 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, EDWARD P Employer name Great Neck Park District Amount $87,305.90 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEFFNER, NATHAN C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $87,305.14 Date 06/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUER, MICHAEL J Employer name Ridge Road Fire District Amount $87,305.00 Date 02/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAINACK, DUSTIN S Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $87,304.91 Date 05/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIESNER, JANET M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $87,304.64 Date 07/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SVENSON, DEREK G Employer name Chautauqua Lake CSD Amount $87,304.59 Date 07/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABREU, ANDRES Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $87,304.37 Date 02/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARGIA, ANTHONY B Employer name Erie County Amount $87,304.12 Date 05/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ROSA, MICHAEL J Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $87,304.07 Date 06/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KALET, ANDREW J Employer name City of Auburn Amount $87,303.84 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BANE, AMANDA E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $87,303.82 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANZELLO, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $87,303.46 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LICINIO, MICHAEL A Employer name Niagara County Amount $87,303.06 Date 03/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDONE, JEANNIE Employer name Dutchess County Amount $87,302.69 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERMILYEA, MICHAEL T Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $87,301.05 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, SUZANNE A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $87,301.02 Date 11/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULIDO, LUIS H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $87,300.90 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEESLER, SARAH B Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $87,299.56 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OFFEN, ALEXIS B Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $87,299.31 Date 09/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, JOHN P Employer name Palmyra-Macedon CSD Amount $87,298.98 Date 07/28/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITO, JOSEPH E Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $87,298.69 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEESLER, ELIZABETH N Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $87,298.28 Date 06/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JANET E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $87,298.28 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEERRAM, TSHIKA F Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $87,297.89 Date 09/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ELHENY, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Arcade Amount $87,297.69 Date 06/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARZAN, MONICA V Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $87,297.24 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System