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 ORFINI, JOHN S Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $87,217.86 Date 08/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORCIONE, JOSEPH F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $87,217.49 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOZDZIAK, KEVIN E Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $87,216.27 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, JAMEL Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $87,216.26 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI STEFANO, FREDERICK L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $87,215.95 Date 03/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, MICHAEL D, JR Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $87,215.66 Date 05/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KISTOO, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $87,215.36 Date 08/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBELL, CARL C Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $87,215.32 Date 05/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PICANI, LOUIS A, JR Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $87,214.95 Date 02/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUCCHI, ANTHONY J Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $87,214.87 Date 12/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAINE, JAMES R Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $87,213.90 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARONIA, JAMES A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $87,213.62 Date 08/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRICKLAND, SAMUEL G Employer name Mattituck-Cutchogue UFSD Amount $87,213.43 Date 10/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIQUEZ, JOHN M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $87,212.62 Date 10/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RATJE, RANDALL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,211.60 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARK, CATHERINE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,211.60 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONVERSANO, PATRICIA M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $87,211.27 Date 10/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VREELAND, MAUREEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,211.05 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEBERLEIN, MARK C Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $87,210.60 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGAN, EDWIN Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $87,210.18 Date 05/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOVEY, BENJAMIN H Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $87,209.97 Date 02/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YARINGTON, MARK E Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $87,209.32 Date 01/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JOAN M Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $87,208.59 Date 08/25/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICOTTE, CHAD T Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $87,208.19 Date 04/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRAUZZI, MARCO G Employer name Westchester County Amount $87,208.18 Date 03/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIERTON, JILL C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $87,207.45 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIGAN, CONOR E Employer name Rockland County Amount $87,207.04 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, LA TONIA C Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $87,206.78 Date 12/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUCHARME, EDMUND J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $87,206.07 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY-HOLLMAN, KELLEE S Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $87,205.59 Date 11/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, GABRIEL A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $87,205.52 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAVANAUGH, TERRANCE N Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $87,205.02 Date 01/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATURINE, JEANETTE D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $87,204.29 Date 07/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWE, PATRICK S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $87,204.24 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSINA, JOHN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $87,203.12 Date 05/29/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVRE, JUSTINE C Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $87,203.12 Date 06/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAVARO, MARIA T Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $87,202.00 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELBURG, VALERIE Employer name Onondaga County Amount $87,201.69 Date 04/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANAGIOTAKOPOULOU, KATERINA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $87,201.67 Date 05/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TADROUS, NABIL A Employer name Department of Health Amount $87,201.48 Date 03/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ALLISON M Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $87,201.47 Date 05/20/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCARDELLA, DANIEL G Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $87,201.22 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, PATRICK F Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $87,201.05 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAKUBOWICZ, ERIC A Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $87,201.01 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PHELAN, STEPHEN J Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $87,200.95 Date 03/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISH, MORRIS W, JR Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $87,200.52 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIPE, MARIE E Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $87,199.69 Date 04/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, AMY D Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $87,199.32 Date 01/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, KENNETH Employer name Town of Islip Amount $87,199.29 Date 05/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLENHORST, BRYAN D Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $87,199.16 Date 05/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GAHAN, KEVIN C Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $87,198.74 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAHAROPOULOS, IDA Employer name Seaford UFSD Amount $87,198.27 Date 05/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHBY, DAVID G Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $87,197.77 Date 11/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLSON, PETER C Employer name City of Rensselaer Amount $87,197.33 Date 07/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SALAM, ABDUS Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $87,197.12 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, KAREN M Employer name Erie County Amount $87,197.06 Date 12/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZOSTAK KUCHARCZYK, BOZENA Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $87,196.15 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, JEFFREY S Employer name Dutchess County Amount $87,195.75 Date 11/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILITI, JOSEPH M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $87,195.70 Date 07/10/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAUCH, CHARLES M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $87,194.38 Date 01/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, ROBERT Employer name Office of General Services Amount $87,194.36 Date 10/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOSE, WILLIAM F Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $87,194.06 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, THYRA D E Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $87,193.98 Date 11/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, FRANTZ Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $87,193.26 Date 11/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUMANN, MARK G Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $87,192.95 Date 03/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, LESLIE Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $87,192.88 Date 03/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHANG, JIANLIANG Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $87,192.34 Date 04/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASSMANN, JEANETTE R Employer name Department of Health Amount $87,191.37 Date 05/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURCELL, KIM E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,190.72 Date 04/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORTELL, MICHAEL K Employer name Saratoga County Amount $87,190.56 Date 08/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGGLESTON, DAVID S Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $87,190.27 Date 01/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYON, MARK C Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $87,190.02 Date 12/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEVE, YVES E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $87,190.00 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARLSON, GARY K Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $87,189.23 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLLY, OLGA J Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $87,188.92 Date 09/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WACHTEL, MARYANN C Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $87,188.72 Date 09/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWINSKI, GREGORY J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $87,187.49 Date 07/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORLA, JACKYE N Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $87,187.36 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DZIKOWICZ, SARAH E Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $87,187.11 Date 09/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLOSKEY, ROBERT G Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $87,186.66 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, DAVID J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $87,186.64 Date 05/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBERGER, MAUREEN A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $87,186.50 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAHN, MICHAEL Employer name Roslyn Water District Amount $87,186.29 Date 11/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALIZIA, MARY ANN Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $87,186.26 Date 10/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUPARICH, MARY JO Employer name Nassau County Amount $87,184.53 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DONALD, THOMAS J Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $87,184.52 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEBER, JACQUELINE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $87,184.17 Date 12/31/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ANGEL M Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $87,184.06 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDI, JOEL C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,183.20 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, KEITH D Employer name Village of Scotia Amount $87,183.09 Date 03/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $87,182.91 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRIOLANT, ROSE MARIE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $87,182.55 Date 06/02/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANOUNG, ROBERT Employer name Cortland County Amount $87,182.33 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT-SIMMONS, STACY Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $87,180.92 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROKOS, SUE Z Employer name Mohawk Valley Library System Amount $87,180.72 Date 09/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELICIANO, DAVID Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $87,180.58 Date 01/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, KATHRYN B Employer name Onondaga County Amount $87,180.34 Date 05/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMENIA, JENNIFER M Employer name Department of Law Amount $87,179.99 Date 10/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, DANIELLE L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $87,178.88 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOSCANO, JOSEPH P Employer name Village of Malverne Amount $87,177.54 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System