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 HALEY, NANCY A Employer name Nassau County Amount $85,587.80 Date 12/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALLIMANIS, DAVID F Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $85,587.42 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCARA, SANDRA A Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $85,587.37 Date 03/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RETTER, SUSAN E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,587.05 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONE, KATHLEEN M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $85,586.78 Date 10/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, RUTH A Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $85,585.95 Date 08/06/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCKER, STEPHEN F Employer name Ulster County Amount $85,585.60 Date 02/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULINO, ALEJANDRA N Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $85,584.80 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANG, DAVID A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $85,584.42 Date 02/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCE, HYACINTH I Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $85,583.74 Date 04/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUYOUNG, WEI M Employer name Westchester County Amount $85,583.44 Date 03/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ-MC GUIRE, NANCI Employer name Westchester County Amount $85,583.44 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASSE, PATRICIA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $85,583.44 Date 07/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, BONNIE JEAN Employer name Westchester County Amount $85,583.44 Date 08/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGGIOLA, MELISSA A Employer name Westchester County Amount $85,583.44 Date 09/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, ELVIS Employer name Westchester County Amount $85,583.44 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINARI, FRANK JOHN Employer name Westchester County Amount $85,583.44 Date 01/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINONES, MARIBEL Employer name Westchester County Amount $85,583.44 Date 09/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALAZAR, JANET N Employer name Westchester County Amount $85,583.44 Date 03/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARKEY, ABRAHAM K Employer name Westchester County Amount $85,583.44 Date 06/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTON-AZIM, STACEY M Employer name Westchester County Amount $85,583.44 Date 07/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHOE, DEBORAH L Employer name Westchester County Amount $85,583.36 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, ROBERT A Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $85,583.00 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALETTO, EDWARD J Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $85,583.00 Date 07/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVITT, JANIS A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $85,582.28 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GHULLIKIE, SORETH Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $85,582.24 Date 10/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALLADINO, TARA D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $85,581.40 Date 06/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, KENNETH K Employer name City of Rochester Amount $85,581.10 Date 02/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIUDZINSKI, MICHAEL J Employer name Department of Law Amount $85,581.08 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LIONS, AARON A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $85,581.04 Date 08/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REIZES, THOMAS H Employer name Department of Health Amount $85,580.90 Date 03/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, CRAIG S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $85,580.16 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MRUGALSKI, JEFFREY S Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $85,579.46 Date 05/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, JACQUELYN Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $85,579.25 Date 05/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIANDRA, JOHN J Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $85,578.63 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATERNOSTRO, NICHOLAS J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $85,578.22 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYSLIWIEC, DEBORAH M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,578.01 Date 02/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, AUGUST M Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $85,577.47 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIRO, ANTHONY G Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $85,577.23 Date 05/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUADRINO, NICHOLAS A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $85,577.06 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAVOUR, CHRISTINE D Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $85,576.36 Date 04/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUGAR, ERIC P Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $85,576.08 Date 06/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERAFIN, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Cicero Amount $85,576.05 Date 05/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUICK, CHARLES D Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $85,575.59 Date 06/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONSEN, NORMAN C Employer name Town of Hempstead Housing Auth Amount $85,575.35 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKSTROM, BARBARA A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $85,575.00 Date 10/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, MICHELE P Employer name Education Department Amount $85,574.89 Date 05/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, EDITH N Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $85,574.88 Date 07/06/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, JOSEPH F Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $85,574.73 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDING, RICHARD E Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $85,574.58 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISANO, MICHAEL J Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $85,573.65 Date 05/23/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHEON, WILLIAM K Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $85,573.42 Date 10/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSON, RANDY P Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $85,573.29 Date 02/14/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEDICT, AMY B Employer name Erie County Amount $85,573.28 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIAMBRUNO, PHILIP C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,572.77 Date 02/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAYMAN, ROCHELLE M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $85,572.74 Date 06/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSI, LOUIS J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $85,572.74 Date 01/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBRIEN, FARRAH M Employer name Department of Health Amount $85,571.57 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, COURTNEY T Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $85,571.54 Date 06/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLKERT, CYNTHIA M Employer name Edgemont UFSD at Greenburgh Amount $85,570.87 Date 12/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, MARK A Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $85,570.51 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCARDINO, JENNIFER D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $85,570.12 Date 10/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, BIJUMON Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $85,570.07 Date 07/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLWOLD, JANUARY L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $85,570.07 Date 07/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERSA, JOSEPH P Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $85,567.52 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, NICOLE D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $85,567.40 Date 01/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, THOMAS M Employer name New Rochelle Muni Housing Auth Amount $85,567.19 Date 02/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSADO, SUSAN M Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $85,566.06 Date 05/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, KENNETH R, III Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $85,565.75 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, JOSEPH P Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $85,565.73 Date 01/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVID, MAUREEN P Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $85,565.28 Date 04/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZARUS, BENJAMIN T Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $85,565.05 Date 02/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, MARK A Employer name Erie County Amount $85,564.69 Date 07/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWELL, ERIC Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $85,564.11 Date 03/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, JOSHUA L Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $85,563.31 Date 04/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, KELLIE A Employer name Erie County Amount $85,562.59 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VONA, KAREN L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $85,562.00 Date 09/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTO, REGINA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $85,561.64 Date 10/27/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTZ, ERIC L Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $85,561.42 Date 03/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTUADA, EMMANUEL Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $85,561.40 Date 02/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIWOWARSKI, PAUL G Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $85,561.34 Date 05/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARPONG, KOFI AMARDIE Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $85,560.79 Date 10/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALERO, MICHAEL J Employer name Great Neck North Water Auth Amount $85,560.77 Date 05/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRATTS, KATIE L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $85,560.52 Date 02/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BELIZAIRE, JULIO A, JR Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $85,559.97 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURGEOIS, BARBARA S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $85,559.69 Date 09/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAZIER, JUANISE T Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $85,559.37 Date 02/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, JENNIFER A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $85,559.06 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIDWELL, CHRIS Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $85,558.85 Date 06/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISAFI, DOMINIQUE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $85,558.01 Date 06/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELE, MARY G Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $85,556.92 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LLOYD C Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $85,556.72 Date 07/18/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAJEK, LISA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $85,556.65 Date 11/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, GORDON H, IV Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $85,556.41 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABRECQUE, SOPHIE O Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $85,556.36 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUSE, WILLIAM Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $85,556.13 Date 12/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARD, ELROY A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $85,555.82 Date 06/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONIS, GLORIA M Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $85,555.16 Date 03/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEENEY, TIMOTHY B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $85,554.91 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JUNEAU, BERNARD A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $85,554.45 Date 09/25/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System