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 VECCHIO, PATRICK R, JR Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $87,011.71 Date 01/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANOW, JOAN S Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $87,011.46 Date 05/23/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL VALLE, DANIEL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,011.16 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, VINCENT B Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $87,010.40 Date 08/22/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLAUER, MICHAEL J Employer name Cayuga County Amount $87,010.09 Date 09/25/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAPNIEWSKI, JOSEPH J, III Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $87,009.58 Date 06/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFORDS, TERRI L Employer name Warren County Amount $87,008.90 Date 01/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUEST, WAYNE E Employer name Monroe County Amount $87,008.80 Date 01/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADZAWICH, NOEL Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $87,008.26 Date 02/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, LETITIA Y Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $87,008.05 Date 02/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPECE, PETER J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $87,007.78 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TURSI, VINCENT J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $87,006.92 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMACK, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Geneva Amount $87,006.87 Date 11/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LONGIN, EDWARD A Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $87,006.18 Date 03/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, STEVEN J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $87,006.04 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOGEE, FREDA W Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $87,004.92 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAKAI, WATARU Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $87,004.64 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, RICHARD A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $87,004.43 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, RICHARD B Employer name Hewlett Woodmere Pub Library Amount $87,003.52 Date 09/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLSWORTH, ANDREW D Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $87,002.81 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MICHAEL, ANN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $87,001.93 Date 02/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHAO, JING Employer name Nassau County Amount $87,001.92 Date 10/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIERRIA, SHARON L Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $87,001.37 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELMENDORF, CRAIG S Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $87,001.18 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, JEREMY J Employer name Education Department Amount $87,001.02 Date 01/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOWELL, DARLENE D Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $87,000.78 Date 06/28/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANILLA, NANCY Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $87,000.66 Date 07/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLEGAS, HOWARD R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $87,000.63 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHIEBER, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $87,000.54 Date 02/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, JOSEPH R Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $87,000.36 Date 09/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FINA, CHRISTINE M Employer name Water Auth of West Nassau Co Amount $87,000.20 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYNOR, YVETTE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $86,999.37 Date 01/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, DAMON B, JR Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $86,999.21 Date 07/31/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OMAR, ABDUL-FATTAH I Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $86,999.20 Date 01/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAYNE, CLAUDETTE E Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $86,998.95 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURD, STEPHANIE M Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $86,998.81 Date 09/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCHI, NICHOLAS A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $86,998.43 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KLING, KENNETH M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $86,998.33 Date 09/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYEWSKI, KATHLEEN Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $86,998.11 Date 12/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODD, NINA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $86,997.96 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PAOLO, CHARLES C Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $86,997.95 Date 06/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPORALE, FRANK Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $86,997.24 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANYCH, GREGORY, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $86,997.21 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOTI, PAUL C Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $86,996.59 Date 10/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LEO, JR Employer name Hempstead Sanitary District #2 Amount $86,995.79 Date 07/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY-PLANTER, JAN-MARIE D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $86,995.72 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDMANN, DONALD G Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $86,995.58 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEWETT, EDWARD H, JR Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $86,994.29 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDTCHIK, GALINA I Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $86,994.20 Date 02/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLESPIE, STEVEN M Employer name Westbury Water District Amount $86,994.15 Date 07/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, RAYFIELD Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $86,994.00 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBORN, GREG W Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $86,993.92 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELLARO, HEATHER Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $86,993.83 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUINONES, DAVID Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $86,993.73 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMONS, LISA J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $86,993.53 Date 02/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, FREDERICK G Employer name Terryville Fire District Amount $86,993.44 Date 04/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGU, ROWLAND O Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $86,993.32 Date 05/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEFFEL, RONALD G, JR Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $86,992.69 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, ELLA KATE Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $86,992.18 Date 02/27/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOKFAIR, WILLIAM E, II Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $86,991.80 Date 01/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOFIA, LEWIS D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $86,991.12 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINNER, CHRIS O Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $86,991.09 Date 05/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMMER, BRIAN M Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $86,989.87 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMONT, CHRISTINE Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $86,989.82 Date 12/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEDHILL, RICHARD S Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $86,989.62 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, TARA A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $86,989.33 Date 09/11/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, ANDREW J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $86,988.70 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, DAWN H Employer name Hudson City School Dist Amount $86,988.15 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENO, ALAN VINCENT M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $86,987.79 Date 02/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINELLI, SUSAN M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $86,987.56 Date 11/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOVER-KOOMSON, WILMA Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $86,986.69 Date 12/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, MOIRA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $86,986.54 Date 12/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, ANTHONY P Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $86,985.99 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TESENY, HAROLD R Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $86,985.84 Date 05/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULINO, LISA H Employer name Huntington Public Library Amount $86,985.64 Date 01/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLL, DANIEL W Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $86,985.45 Date 02/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOVACIC, STEVEN J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $86,984.97 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHURR, ROBERT G Employer name Nassau County Amount $86,984.93 Date 05/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREUNIG, MARK W Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $86,984.88 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUQMAN-DARBY, HANIYYAH A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $86,984.72 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, JENNIFER H Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $86,984.49 Date 10/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRJAH, KRISHNA H Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $86,983.58 Date 04/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNEKENS, LUANN Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $86,983.46 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACQUISTA, DOMINICK A Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $86,983.24 Date 02/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, PATRICK J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $86,983.14 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSQUEDA, NELGA A Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $86,982.90 Date 12/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARASCO, LOUIS N Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $86,982.68 Date 09/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, MARGARET M Employer name Department of Health Amount $86,981.76 Date 04/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, SEAN D Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $86,981.56 Date 10/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHURCHILL, MARGARET M Employer name Wayne County Amount $86,981.56 Date 03/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYCKMAN, GERALD, JR Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $86,981.50 Date 05/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUBERT, LOUIS R Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $86,981.48 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRITZ, NANCY C Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $86,981.42 Date 09/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, FARCONERIS Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $86,981.26 Date 10/20/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, EDWARD Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $86,980.95 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSA, CAROLE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $86,980.26 Date 11/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN LEEUWEN, JOANNE C Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $86,980.02 Date 03/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARCONE, JOHN R Employer name Nassau County Amount $86,980.02 Date 05/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILBRIDE, MICHAEL E Employer name Nassau County Amount $86,980.00 Date 04/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZATLIN, DAVID L Employer name Nassau County Amount $86,980.00 Date 04/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System