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 YANSON, RYAN P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $85,193.81 Date 10/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MICHAEL P Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $85,193.32 Date 09/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDRES, WILLARD J Employer name Broome County Amount $85,192.47 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVEN, LINDA A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $85,192.15 Date 08/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEHER, STEPHEN D, II Employer name Town of Kent Amount $85,191.54 Date 01/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOORE, WILLIAM M, JR Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $85,191.22 Date 04/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENIUK, YVETTE R Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $85,190.98 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORR, JEFFREY B Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $85,190.44 Date 08/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAZDINS, MARC D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $85,190.42 Date 02/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PURUCKER, DARRYL A Employer name Village of Kenmore Amount $85,190.09 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANWARREN, MARK A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $85,190.06 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDS, MARK R Employer name Monroe County Amount $85,189.88 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, SEAN M Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $85,189.80 Date 02/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIGIOVANNA, MARY Employer name Cleary School Deaf Children Amount $85,189.20 Date 09/13/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRABHAM, ADIJAH S Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $85,189.03 Date 09/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALZO, TRACI L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $85,188.94 Date 10/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, KENNETH C Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $85,188.38 Date 01/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRESEN, ISABEL M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $85,187.24 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERNER, CLAIRE K Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $85,187.05 Date 07/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, MARK D Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $85,186.79 Date 06/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILEY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $85,186.27 Date 02/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TADT, STEPHANIE R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $85,186.22 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIGER, GERARDETTE A Employer name Cold Spring Harbor CSD Amount $85,186.07 Date 07/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREISER, KELLY A Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $85,186.01 Date 10/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WINNICK, STANLEY P, III Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $85,185.80 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name METZGER, MELANIE R Employer name Albany Public Library Amount $85,185.28 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRISONE, PETER J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $85,184.76 Date 08/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKFORD, SUMMERVILLE A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $85,184.72 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASTANI, THOMAS N, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $85,184.62 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEFFERNAN, PAUL A, II Employer name Office For Technology Amount $85,184.48 Date 10/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOURIGAN, ARLA H Employer name Cornell University Amount $85,184.33 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUK, EDWARD C Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $85,183.23 Date 03/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PASTINA, MICHAEL P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $85,183.01 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANZELLO, MICHAEL A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $85,182.99 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, CRAIG S Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $85,182.90 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUESTA, LUIS R Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $85,182.34 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULTARI, MICHAEL J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $85,182.25 Date 03/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSEY, PETER J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $85,182.22 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, DOUGLAS W Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $85,181.85 Date 08/16/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARMETER, MELISSA M Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $85,181.79 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, DOUGLAS W, JR Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $85,181.61 Date 05/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HALLORAN, MICHAEL V Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $85,181.50 Date 02/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOURGAS, NICHOLAS A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $85,180.56 Date 11/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name D'ELIA, MICHAEL L Employer name Rockland Co Solid Waste Auth Amount $85,180.32 Date 07/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MILLAN, BRIAN G Employer name Monroe County Amount $85,179.96 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORNO, MARGARET Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $85,179.14 Date 07/26/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVEN, TIMOTHY J Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $85,178.58 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONE, MARK A Employer name Rockland County Amount $85,178.57 Date 09/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUEGER, BERNARD P Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $85,178.21 Date 10/14/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELSMEYER, MARK P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $85,177.62 Date 06/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, YVETTE M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $85,176.71 Date 01/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWHOFF, JOSHUA W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,176.33 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, ROY E Employer name Seneca County Amount $85,176.04 Date 01/14/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMLINSON, JEWREL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $85,176.00 Date 12/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, ROBERT, JR Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $85,175.93 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, BRAD A Employer name Monroe County Amount $85,175.54 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMPF, BRIAN J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $85,175.28 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGGI, BENJAMIN L Employer name Department of Law Amount $85,174.66 Date 01/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, ROBERT C Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $85,174.52 Date 11/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, KEVIN D Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $85,174.03 Date 02/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBSEN, VINCENT M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $85,173.82 Date 09/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, MICHAEL J Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $85,172.00 Date 04/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLEAZZI-BURLIUK, ROBERT Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $85,171.90 Date 08/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORIZSAN, JOHN H, III Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $85,171.90 Date 12/19/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORTRIGHT, MARK S Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $85,171.16 Date 12/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROCANICK, ELISSA Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $85,170.88 Date 08/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, PATRICIA A Employer name Washington County Amount $85,170.58 Date 05/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEEPER, RAMONA Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $85,170.38 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIERPIEC, ALECK J Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $85,170.17 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, ANTHONY C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $85,169.78 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANDREA, JOYCE J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $85,169.51 Date 10/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORTMANN, STEPHEN C Employer name Town of Hempstead Housing Auth Amount $85,169.09 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELMS, KENNETH A, JR Employer name Newcomb CSD Amount $85,168.44 Date 12/16/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, CHRISTOPHER Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $85,167.17 Date 06/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, SCOTT E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $85,167.02 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRZCINSKI, SANDRA T Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $85,166.65 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIRST, EDWARD C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $85,166.58 Date 02/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSTIN, THEODORE M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $85,166.38 Date 10/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEPULVEDA, ISRAEL Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $85,165.58 Date 04/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZARCONE, HOWARD W Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $85,165.25 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAVICK, PATRICK L Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $85,165.17 Date 09/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLINGHAM, ANTHONY Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $85,164.51 Date 11/11/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARKOWSKI, MARGARET E WELCH Employer name Department of Law Amount $85,163.34 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, WILLIAM Employer name Nassau County Amount $85,163.20 Date 06/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSULAS, DINO C Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $85,163.18 Date 07/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, JAMES P Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $85,162.54 Date 02/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, NANCY V Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $85,161.11 Date 02/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMADANI, MANAL W Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $85,160.65 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICHTER, ROBERT P Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $85,160.59 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDOLA, FRANCESCA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $85,160.44 Date 01/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRZEMIEN, PETER T Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $85,160.40 Date 01/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, RICHARD J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $85,160.08 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNTON, JOHN K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,159.76 Date 06/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIERRA-GARAY, IVONNE I Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $85,159.50 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAGODZINSKI, ELIZABETH M Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $85,159.09 Date 11/19/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAICEK, SHARON M Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $85,158.84 Date 09/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGNON, JOEY B Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $85,158.47 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DE WEERT, DALE Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $85,158.01 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSOLO, EUGENE A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $85,158.00 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMBROSKI, KARIN J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $85,156.37 Date 03/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System