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 SCIPIONI, MICHAEL Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $86,344.37 Date 09/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, ROBERT B Employer name City of Rochester Amount $86,343.55 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, ANGEL L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $86,342.22 Date 12/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, TIMOTHY Employer name City of Rochester Amount $86,342.21 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ADKINS, MICHAEL I Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $86,341.16 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KENDER, LONNIE Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $86,340.79 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASER, LAWRENCE A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $86,340.03 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLPE, JODY L Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $86,339.62 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHENG, MICHELLE C Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $86,338.88 Date 12/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBRECHT, HOPE R Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $86,338.35 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITH, RAWLE D Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $86,338.32 Date 08/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, GEORGE E Employer name Broome County Amount $86,338.06 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WUJASTYK, MARTIN S Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $86,337.45 Date 09/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EUSTACE, AMY B Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $86,337.34 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESTA, BRIAN J Employer name Village of Fredonia Amount $86,337.15 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, LAVERNE L Employer name Candor CSD Amount $86,336.63 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRESSLER, BRIAN E Employer name Nassau County Amount $86,336.22 Date 02/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLER, MARY P Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $86,336.16 Date 06/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASYLYSHYN, ANDREI J Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $86,336.06 Date 04/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRESHWATER, LINDSEY R Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $86,335.80 Date 09/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, JENNETTE M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $86,335.69 Date 03/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVY, KAREN G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $86,335.50 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILSBY, MICHELE L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $86,335.13 Date 05/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, DOUGLAS M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $86,334.02 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN STEENBURG, JUSTIN J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $86,333.70 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, JORGE A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $86,333.09 Date 12/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZARIFI, SIDIQ Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $86,333.00 Date 02/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, SERENIA M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $86,332.24 Date 01/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEANS, JESSICA T Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $86,332.24 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANG, HANG WAN Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $86,332.24 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRACK, KATHLEEN T Employer name Franklin County Amount $86,331.81 Date 04/05/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PLANT, DAVID E Employer name Franklin County Amount $86,331.54 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUEY, TERRY R Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $86,330.78 Date 08/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SUPLEY, JOHN F Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $86,329.15 Date 03/14/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, VIVEK Employer name Nassau County Amount $86,328.66 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TATE, MARVIN Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $86,328.34 Date 08/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYREL, DANIEL M Employer name Town of Manlius Amount $86,328.17 Date 05/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GODZIEBA, JOHNNY B Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $86,327.80 Date 07/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, JOAN A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $86,327.39 Date 03/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARINO, LISA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $86,327.22 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA GUERRE, AMELIA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $86,326.90 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, ALLAN A Employer name Village of Skaneateles Amount $86,326.82 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, DANIEL Employer name New York Public Library Amount $86,326.59 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URMAN, ANDREA H Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $86,326.37 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BELLAS, JOHN F Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $86,326.14 Date 05/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE WALD, DANIEL D, SR Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $86,325.20 Date 09/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEURY, KATHLEEN Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $86,324.96 Date 07/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUCCHELLI, MATTHEW D Employer name City of Albany Amount $86,324.93 Date 01/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORGAN, TONY D, II Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $86,324.93 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FISHER, HAROLD W, JR Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $86,324.34 Date 03/22/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCOBAR, ARIEL Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $86,324.04 Date 06/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOVERN, BRIAN J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $86,323.54 Date 02/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ASCOLI, MICHAEL Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $86,323.28 Date 02/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEBOLD, JOHN P Employer name Middle Island Fire District Amount $86,323.13 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJTANOWSKI, MICHAEL J Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $86,323.07 Date 07/17/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEFFINGWELL, DAVID A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $86,322.12 Date 04/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, RICHARD F Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $86,322.10 Date 12/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAUL, AYODEJE O Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $86,321.28 Date 11/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GINGELLO, SALVATORE Employer name City of Rochester Amount $86,320.23 Date 03/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TERRY, ERICA N Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $86,319.87 Date 08/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIELINSKI, MARK B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $86,319.84 Date 01/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTHANDAN, CHONJI R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $86,319.41 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKAS, EDWARD J Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $86,318.39 Date 11/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLERAN, PATRICK J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $86,317.99 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARBI-AGGREY, AGNES G Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $86,317.71 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, WILLIAM B Employer name Monroe County Amount $86,316.60 Date 04/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AURICCHIO, KAREN J Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $86,316.57 Date 06/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMANN, DAVID Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $86,315.26 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGMANN, GREGORY J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $86,314.47 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLL, KIM A Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $86,314.10 Date 06/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILBY, ROBERT E Employer name Wayne County Amount $86,313.85 Date 04/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, ERIN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $86,313.21 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, CURTIS J Employer name Orange County Amount $86,312.70 Date 12/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTEK, ANTHONY C Employer name Dutchess County Amount $86,311.57 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINO, FRANK J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $86,311.56 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, SCOTT R Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $86,308.16 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANIEGO, CHRISTINE C Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $86,306.85 Date 09/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZU, PAUL M Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $86,306.85 Date 02/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRADY, STEVEN A Employer name Town of Tuxedo Amount $86,306.82 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMELZLE, JASON T Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $86,306.68 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, JAMEL R Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $86,306.43 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINSON, PHYLLIS F Employer name Oneida County Amount $86,306.37 Date 05/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANA, MINERVA Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $86,305.12 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, DOMINIC H Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $86,304.68 Date 06/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISTULINEC, LAUREN A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $86,304.26 Date 06/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, FRANCISCO J Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $86,304.18 Date 10/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC CORMACK, ANNA L Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $86,303.94 Date 02/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARLE-ZENITH, ANNE M Employer name Metropolitan Reference Library Amount $86,303.69 Date 02/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAIGE, JASPER Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $86,303.54 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ELLENEY, MICHAEL P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $86,303.00 Date 10/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKSDALE, CHRISTINE M Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $86,302.46 Date 10/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALDARONDO, IRMA Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $86,301.02 Date 07/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIAZZA, PETER F, JR Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $86,300.82 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA POLLA, MICHAEL A Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $86,300.53 Date 07/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESTENBAUM, CLARICE J Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $86,300.36 Date 01/31/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGORITO, RENATO M Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $86,300.16 Date 01/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLELLA, JEFFREY M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $86,299.60 Date 11/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUTER, PATRICK J Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $86,299.10 Date 08/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOHLKE, KALEB R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $86,298.49 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORAN, PATRICIA Employer name Department of Health Amount $86,297.33 Date 01/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System