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 PINKAS, JAMIE S Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $87,261.77 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUCKETT, ANN E Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $87,261.15 Date 03/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECO, TAMARA Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $87,259.60 Date 08/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIHERVUORI-KENNEDY, PIRJO T Employer name Putnam County Amount $87,259.37 Date 09/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCKHOFER, THOMAS W Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $87,258.82 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALL, JOHN R, JR Employer name Town of Geddes Amount $87,258.03 Date 06/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIBBY, PATRICIA E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $87,257.73 Date 03/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, TIMOTHY M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $87,257.62 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JELLINICK, LORI L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $87,257.45 Date 05/20/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST JACQUES, RICHARD E Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $87,257.01 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLORIO, MARY R Employer name St Joseph's School For Deaf Amount $87,255.58 Date 09/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAYNER, ERIC Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $87,255.52 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, LINDA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $87,255.48 Date 11/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EXPOSITO, MARTA Employer name Lavelle School For The Blind Amount $87,255.20 Date 12/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGBORN, LISA A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $87,255.15 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHACKO, SIBY Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $87,254.69 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNE, CAROL K Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $87,253.63 Date 06/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD-BANKS, ROBIN M Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $87,253.63 Date 10/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BOIS, TRAVIS J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $87,253.31 Date 06/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARNEY, CLAUDE J Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $87,253.01 Date 08/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERNE, LISA E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $87,252.89 Date 11/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE ROY, MELVIN A, JR Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $87,252.87 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAITLAND, CONSTANCE V Employer name Department of Health Amount $87,252.45 Date 02/26/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANGELISTA, WALTER C Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $87,252.28 Date 05/07/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHISHOLM, MORRIS L Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $87,252.27 Date 03/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVARADO, SUSAN T Employer name Department of Health Amount $87,252.11 Date 05/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, EVET Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $87,251.97 Date 11/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHECHTER, JUDITH A Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $87,251.94 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRZESKOWIAK, ANDREW G Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $87,251.43 Date 02/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLEPOY, SCOTT M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $87,251.37 Date 08/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, HEATHER Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $87,251.23 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBAN, PATRICIA A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $87,250.58 Date 02/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, ERIC Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $87,250.35 Date 03/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DITTMER, FREDERICK W, JR Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $87,248.60 Date 09/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUEREN, MARY Employer name Nassau County Amount $87,247.93 Date 03/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGI, PETER M Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $87,247.76 Date 11/06/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORALES-PHILLIPS, MARSHA Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $87,247.55 Date 11/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLBROCK, GLORIA M Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $87,246.67 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGLIANO, ANDREA N Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $87,246.53 Date 05/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $87,245.67 Date 08/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GELMAN, IRINA Employer name Fulton County Amount $87,245.03 Date 01/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, KAREN E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $87,243.50 Date 04/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARQUEZ, MARIO A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $87,243.50 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARIA, VINCENT Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $87,242.65 Date 06/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, MARIAMMA Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $87,241.90 Date 10/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ALLISON F Employer name Nassau County Amount $87,241.90 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALON, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $87,241.81 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRANATO, SALVATORE F, JR Employer name Town of Whitestown Amount $87,241.48 Date 02/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCADANTE, THOMAS F Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,241.11 Date 08/30/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEGLINSKI, KATARZYNA Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $87,240.94 Date 03/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, THOMAS J Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $87,240.73 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANSO, WHITNEY G Employer name Westchester County Amount $87,240.40 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLELLO, NICOLE Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $87,239.97 Date 10/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERWITZ, PHILIP J Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $87,239.67 Date 03/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OTIS, KEATH W Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $87,239.25 Date 06/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROCK, LOUIS P Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $87,238.60 Date 08/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, ROCCO W Employer name Dutchess County Amount $87,238.42 Date 10/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHARF, TRACY A Employer name Nassau County Amount $87,238.08 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, MARIA A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $87,237.98 Date 09/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDERS, LLOYD M Employer name Genesee County Amount $87,237.94 Date 04/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIANO, MICHAEL J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $87,237.51 Date 07/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRATT, SHANNON M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $87,237.33 Date 10/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRENON, CHARLES A Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $87,237.27 Date 10/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARGLIA, ANTHONY R Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $87,237.16 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMASI, DANIEL S Employer name Columbia County Amount $87,236.76 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGMORE, HEATHER M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $87,236.73 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUGLER, THERESA E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,236.41 Date 01/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBERMAN, MARIANNE Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $87,235.25 Date 11/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERMAN, RICHARD J Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $87,235.17 Date 02/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHIPPLE, LISA S Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $87,234.80 Date 07/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUME, NICHOLE M Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $87,234.44 Date 03/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEURY, DAVE J Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $87,234.30 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECERRIL, ROBERTO, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $87,234.26 Date 08/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARGAY, KAREN Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $87,234.25 Date 03/23/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIM, CAITLIN D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $87,233.90 Date 06/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUCIA, PETER N Employer name Broome County Amount $87,233.12 Date 04/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ-PENA, MARINELLIS Employer name Westchester County Amount $87,230.05 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, ROBERT E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $87,229.88 Date 04/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLIGORIJEVIC, LINDA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $87,229.60 Date 04/18/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENEY, MICHAEL P, JR Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $87,228.38 Date 04/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FINUCANE, SEAN D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $87,226.57 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHARITY, PETER A Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $87,226.11 Date 10/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATWIEJOW, MATT B Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $87,225.66 Date 05/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARIA, RANY Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $87,225.42 Date 09/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTH, KAREN S Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $87,224.84 Date 10/31/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FICHTER, JENNIFER L Employer name Monroe County Amount $87,224.75 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAOLANO, ALBERT L Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $87,224.58 Date 11/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUROWSKI, LARRY F Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $87,223.91 Date 05/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASSMAN, JEFFREY M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $87,223.08 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RONAN, JODIE R Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $87,223.07 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, HAROLD Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $87,222.91 Date 10/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUDD, KEVIN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,221.10 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON-SCHEIN, CRYSTAL R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $87,220.81 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, LANNY J Employer name Albany County Amount $87,220.29 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANDRADE, ROYON A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $87,220.25 Date 08/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORICK, TIMOTHY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $87,219.10 Date 07/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, VINCENT F, JR Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $87,218.73 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALLONE, LAUREN N Employer name Nassau County Amount $87,218.67 Date 07/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOB, SHIJI K Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $87,218.32 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, YVETTE D Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $87,218.01 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System