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 CICCIA, SAM A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $86,585.31 Date 11/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRADO, TIMOTHY Employer name City of Rochester Amount $86,585.11 Date 06/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PUTNAM, NATHAN E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $86,584.78 Date 04/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUCKELL, ELIZABETH M Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $86,584.62 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JENKINS, AISHA T Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $86,583.98 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENWARE, DONALD J Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $86,583.75 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIVERA, BRYAN L Employer name Village of Roslyn Estates Amount $86,583.32 Date 05/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAIDAR, EDDY Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $86,583.08 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KEITH A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $86,582.88 Date 09/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODBEE-AURELIEN, PATRICIA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $86,582.73 Date 03/19/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, YVONNE A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $86,582.66 Date 02/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEITER, MONICA M C Employer name Nassau County Amount $86,582.44 Date 01/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAS, SARINDI A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $86,582.33 Date 09/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOEFENKRIEG, MICHAEL J Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $86,582.18 Date 03/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, ROBIN B Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $86,581.65 Date 02/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRATZER, MAUREEN F Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $86,580.21 Date 08/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL GIORNO, ROBERT W Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $86,579.26 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCAVO, JOHN P, JR Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $86,579.15 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, SCOTT J Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $86,579.02 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRABICKI, SCOTT Employer name Office For Technology Amount $86,578.86 Date 05/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADILLO, CAESAR A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $86,578.39 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGELSANG, ERIC L Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $86,578.34 Date 01/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, STUART J Employer name Ballston Spa-Csd Amount $86,577.75 Date 10/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTILLO, SYDNEY Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $86,577.70 Date 03/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROSCH, FRANK J, III Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $86,577.30 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, STEPHEN A Employer name Putnam County Amount $86,576.26 Date 06/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVITZ, MICHAEL D Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $86,575.74 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANICO, RICHARD J Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $86,575.73 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, IDA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $86,575.52 Date 12/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIGLEY, BRIAN Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $86,574.92 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWER, MICHAEL E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $86,573.62 Date 12/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHETTE, PETER G Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $86,573.54 Date 08/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHENCK, ALEX M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $86,572.55 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROZIER, JOHN P Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $86,572.53 Date 07/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDI, EMILYANN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $86,572.42 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALEY, WAYNE A, JR Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $86,572.23 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTHRIE, ELISABETH B Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $86,571.67 Date 12/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIBBERT, LUMISHER A Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $86,571.64 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGOSTO MAISONET, JOSE M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $86,571.30 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VARNO, ELIZABETH A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $86,570.92 Date 01/29/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UCCELLO, THOMAS G Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $86,570.26 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODWORTH, BRYAN J Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $86,570.06 Date 07/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, ELENA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $86,569.84 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELLAMARE, PETER J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $86,569.42 Date 06/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCIER, CAROL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $86,569.06 Date 04/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONIKTERA, RICHARD A Employer name South Lewis CSD Amount $86,568.72 Date 07/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKETT, EVIE K Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $86,568.45 Date 06/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFSISS, DOUGLAS A Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $86,567.57 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, MILTON R Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $86,567.43 Date 04/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHANY, MICHAEL J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $86,567.25 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NILSEN, DEBORAH-ANN R Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $86,567.14 Date 10/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAGONESE, JOY L Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $86,567.02 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKOWSKI, STEPHEN M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $86,567.02 Date 02/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIN, CATHERINE Employer name St Joseph's School For Deaf Amount $86,566.79 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENTZ, WILLIAM E Employer name Village of Washingtonville Amount $86,566.73 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLIGAN, TIMOTHY E Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $86,566.08 Date 03/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEYWARD, SHARON Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $86,566.08 Date 11/15/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEND, LISA M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $86,565.01 Date 05/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEJNOZKA, MARK W Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $86,564.73 Date 01/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIU, JING Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $86,564.72 Date 10/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALERMO, JOSEPH B Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $86,564.36 Date 05/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOS, CARMEN M Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $86,563.93 Date 11/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDLEY, BRANDON S Employer name City of Albany Amount $86,563.65 Date 12/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOMMER, JAMIE N Employer name Department of Health Amount $86,563.21 Date 08/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEFORCE, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Troy Amount $86,563.21 Date 08/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE MARIO, JOHN M Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $86,563.14 Date 03/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, CATHARINE L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $86,562.89 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOVERN, MICHAEL P Employer name South Huntington Water District Amount $86,561.48 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, SUSAN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $86,561.01 Date 06/26/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREES-KROBOTH, BRIAN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $86,560.70 Date 05/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGANO, JAMES M Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $86,560.18 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, GREGORY J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $86,560.11 Date 07/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, MICHAEL P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $86,559.92 Date 06/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HONDRO, MICHAEL P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $86,559.54 Date 11/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALAZZO, JOSEPH J, JR Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $86,559.29 Date 06/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISAFULLI-HOTALING, MARIA R Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $86,559.12 Date 06/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNEGAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $86,559.08 Date 12/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITCHIE, GARY M, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $86,558.39 Date 04/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUER, MICHAEL R Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $86,557.87 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, BRYAN P Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $86,557.80 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLL, JOSEPH H Employer name Niagara County Amount $86,557.74 Date 06/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEERUP, EMILIA B Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $86,557.50 Date 02/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, GARY J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $86,557.40 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGOSTINO, GEORGE Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $86,557.16 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTELLA, KRYSTYNA A Employer name Madison County Amount $86,557.12 Date 10/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYPORT, STEPHEN G Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $86,556.64 Date 07/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, DOROTHY E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $86,556.01 Date 12/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATCHETT, WANDA L Employer name Putnam County Amount $86,556.00 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENSKEN, JAMES E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $86,555.76 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINEMAN, DANIEL L Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $86,555.70 Date 09/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYR, JOHN E Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $86,555.68 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONDRAKO, MICHAEL L Employer name City of Cortland Amount $86,555.62 Date 08/15/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, KASEY A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $86,555.61 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, EDGARDO J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $86,555.49 Date 12/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLE, DEBORAH Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $86,554.79 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERNER, NELSON W Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $86,554.79 Date 04/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORTON-BENTLEY, DANIEL W Employer name Education Department Amount $86,554.74 Date 06/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHREY, DAVID J Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $86,554.38 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FAY, RYAN T Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $86,554.15 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEWITT, BEVERLY S M Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $86,553.73 Date 09/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System