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 FOSTER, PAULA M Employer name Ontario County Amount $85,717.55 Date 09/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACCORSO, CHRISTINA Employer name Monroe County Amount $85,717.17 Date 12/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAY, LIAM D Employer name Orange County Amount $85,716.70 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, ROBERT C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $85,716.65 Date 12/16/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, MARIA A Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $85,716.58 Date 12/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NWAKANMA, IMMA U Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $85,715.80 Date 12/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRATCH, DAVID L Employer name City of Rome Amount $85,715.76 Date 05/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TIMBROUCK, BRIAN S Employer name City of Kingston Amount $85,715.65 Date 01/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WATSON, ALEASE Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $85,715.46 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANSEN, KRISTA I Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $85,715.33 Date 11/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKHAND, ABDUL M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $85,714.45 Date 08/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRASWELL, PATRICIA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $85,714.45 Date 09/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEMAN, DOUGLAS Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $85,714.45 Date 03/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLUCZYNSKI, CHRISTINE Employer name Erie County Amount $85,714.19 Date 12/31/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISPELL, VALERIE J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $85,714.04 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCONNOR, JASON C Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $85,713.49 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GMEINER, JOHN P Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $85,712.61 Date 08/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARZIONE, JOSEPH Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $85,712.49 Date 01/15/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDMONTSON, ELEASE V Employer name Westchester County Amount $85,712.41 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRIZZI, DAVID J Employer name Village of Malverne Amount $85,711.54 Date 02/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNIX, GARY D Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $85,711.36 Date 01/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLE, RONALD J Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $85,709.96 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LAUNAY, BRIAN Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $85,709.91 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIES, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $85,709.74 Date 08/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MERE, TRACEY A Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $85,709.72 Date 05/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEARDSLEE, SHARON A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $85,709.49 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYLES, THOMAS JOHN Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $85,709.35 Date 11/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIERZBICKI, CHARMAINE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $85,709.26 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LALUKOTA, DEEPA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $85,708.72 Date 04/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SULLIVAN, PATRICIA A Employer name Emma S Clark Memorial Library Amount $85,708.67 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANCZYK, MARK A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $85,708.46 Date 12/17/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, WILLIAM T Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $85,708.40 Date 11/14/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALZANO, COLBY MARIE Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $85,708.21 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN SLYKE, JOANNE C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $85,707.84 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REEVES, ROBERT T Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $85,707.77 Date 02/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, MATTHEW A Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $85,707.29 Date 04/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIBOWITZ, ILENE E Employer name North Merrick Pub Library Amount $85,707.05 Date 12/30/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERCOLI, CHARLENE Employer name Valhalla UFSD Amount $85,706.44 Date 06/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, DANIELLE R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $85,706.14 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, ANDRES J Employer name Nassau County Amount $85,705.75 Date 01/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANAL, PAUL J Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $85,705.33 Date 01/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, ROBERT L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $85,704.84 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALIFANO, PAUL M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $85,704.42 Date 07/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSES, ALICE Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $85,704.41 Date 01/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, CHRISTIAN P Employer name Washington County Amount $85,704.18 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, DWIGHT D Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $85,704.09 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALISE, BEATRICE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $85,703.85 Date 11/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, GARY N Employer name Mount Vernon Public Library Amount $85,703.78 Date 04/26/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAILLANCOURT, PAUL W Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $85,703.64 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PORTE, AZAHAR Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $85,703.44 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI RICO, ROCCO D Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $85,703.38 Date 05/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAYGUES, DONNA A Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $85,702.67 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOTI, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $85,702.25 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIARDINA, LAUREL A Employer name Nassau Co Interim Fin Auth Amount $85,701.48 Date 04/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCIANO, THOMAS A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $85,701.26 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EPISCOPO, JOHN Employer name Nassau County Amount $85,701.00 Date 02/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN SON, ELAINE M Employer name Livingston County Amount $85,700.91 Date 02/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DANIEL, BARBARA V Employer name Department of Health Amount $85,700.76 Date 03/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARCLAY, SUZANNE Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $85,700.13 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGLIESE, DENNIS J Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $85,699.52 Date 03/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COULTER, ERIC R Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $85,699.38 Date 07/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDMAN, JOHN A Employer name Department of State Amount $85,699.36 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINISCALCHI, GIUSEPPE M Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $85,699.25 Date 01/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DARBY, MICHAEL B Employer name Fulton County Amount $85,697.97 Date 09/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLING, BRIAN Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $85,697.63 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORVESE, CYNTHIA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $85,697.57 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWACZALA, RUSSELL J Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $85,697.42 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALLAY, DANIEL B Employer name Onondaga County Amount $85,697.21 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACCA, MEREDITH A Employer name Monroe County Amount $85,696.53 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUTSMAN, ERIC D Employer name Steuben County Amount $85,696.47 Date 04/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKIBER-BETZIOS, MARY F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,696.40 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, GEORGE G, JR Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $85,696.30 Date 12/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISTIANO, JOSEPH C Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $85,695.89 Date 12/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Stillwater CSD Amount $85,695.85 Date 06/20/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, IRVING D, JR Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $85,695.76 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLA, MEGAN E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $85,695.46 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNTZ, KEVIN M Employer name Wayne County Amount $85,695.41 Date 06/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVORE, CURTIS Employer name Nassau County Amount $85,694.37 Date 12/07/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, CASEY M Employer name Town of Glenville Amount $85,692.84 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OBLIGADO, ANDRE A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $85,692.40 Date 09/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAHEY, MAURA A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $85,692.14 Date 01/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERDY, EDWARD W Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $85,692.13 Date 10/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRI, HEATHER K Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $85,692.02 Date 10/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLON, ALONZO Q Employer name Department of Health Amount $85,691.84 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, JEFFREY T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,690.98 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLETCHER, JOSEPH A Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $85,690.83 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LANGSDORF, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $85,690.26 Date 12/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMENECH, JOSE C, JR Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $85,690.20 Date 01/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLONDO, RICHARD R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $85,689.17 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, RICHARD L Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $85,688.97 Date 11/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDICK, ROBERT W Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $85,687.77 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, STEPHEN F, JR Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $85,687.51 Date 06/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTINI, RICHARD N Employer name City of Port Jervis Amount $85,687.12 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIAZ, APRIL L Employer name Monroe County Amount $85,687.01 Date 09/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAM, CARLOS W Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $85,686.77 Date 07/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, AUDREY G Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $85,686.62 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKS, RANDALL S Employer name Saugerties CSD Amount $85,686.26 Date 03/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOIA, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $85,685.93 Date 05/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMMA, MICHAEL M Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $85,685.65 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SUTER, RAYMOND J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,685.46 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System