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 NIERENBERG, MICHAEL L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $85,121.89 Date 10/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, PENNY M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $85,121.75 Date 04/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOS SANTOS, FABIO J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $85,121.47 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STOTE, KIM S Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $85,121.12 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWERDAN, THOMAS C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $85,120.73 Date 05/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERA, LINDA J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $85,120.73 Date 08/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TATTERS, HARRY H, III Employer name Education Department Amount $85,120.73 Date 08/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VASQUEZ, ELIZABETH Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $85,120.73 Date 02/27/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREHM, EDWARD L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $85,120.73 Date 11/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUE, GREGORY K Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $85,120.73 Date 12/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONTANELLA, JANICE M Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $85,120.73 Date 07/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERNAN, THOMAS J Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $85,120.73 Date 04/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEMISON, GERALD A Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $85,120.73 Date 12/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGENHOFER, JEAN M Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $85,120.73 Date 05/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGENIS, JAMES J Employer name Department of Health Amount $85,120.36 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZZONE, MICHAEL Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $85,119.53 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAISANO, RALPH A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $85,119.34 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, EMMY A Employer name Westchester County Amount $85,118.62 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLDROYD, JOAN T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $85,118.35 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC ANDREW, DENNIS T Employer name Erie County Amount $85,117.85 Date 12/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, MAURA P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $85,116.65 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEITZ, DAVID T Employer name City of Rochester Amount $85,116.65 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MIDDLEBROOKS, DEREK F Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $85,115.91 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, ANTHONY Employer name Westchester County Amount $85,115.90 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERALD, SILAYCIO T Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $85,115.75 Date 03/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FLAIR, ERICA M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $85,115.70 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIERS, KRISTIN J Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $85,115.69 Date 09/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-LOUIS, LYONEL Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $85,114.85 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURKA, JEFFREY S Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $85,114.36 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UBA, KELECHI A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $85,114.11 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOCCIA, JOSEPH M Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $85,114.10 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOETSCHIUS, KEVIN Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $85,113.96 Date 11/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JAMES L, III Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $85,113.72 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNNING, KELLY R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $85,112.83 Date 07/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENFIELD, JOSHUA T Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $85,112.52 Date 11/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIRANO, VINCENT M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $85,112.04 Date 07/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIZZO, ANN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $85,111.90 Date 08/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKSYUTENKO, LYUDMILA P Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $85,111.70 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONTI, ROBERT G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,111.60 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, SUSAN B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,111.60 Date 05/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAZIR, ALI Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,111.60 Date 07/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITCHER, WILLIAM M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,111.60 Date 01/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHILLING, DEMOY W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,111.60 Date 03/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON-BAPTISTE, SARAH E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,111.60 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINCLAIR, OSMAN Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $85,111.43 Date 07/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENITEZ, CYNTHIA Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $85,111.35 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, PATRICK S Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $85,110.74 Date 02/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASELTINE, MEGAN C Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $85,110.74 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JOY L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $85,110.74 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, CHRISTOPHER N Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $85,110.48 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUMBMAN, LISA M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $85,109.55 Date 06/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEEK, JAIMIE L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $85,109.34 Date 08/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODHOUSE, BRENT A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $85,109.23 Date 06/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUINNANE, SEAN P Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $85,108.71 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, GARY P Employer name City of Albany Amount $85,108.52 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MASLOWSKI, STEVEN A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $85,108.29 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LINDER, SHEILA Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $85,108.04 Date 11/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REVILLA, ANA MARIE U Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $85,107.67 Date 05/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, RANDY G Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $85,107.48 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEEBER, JONATHAN A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $85,107.40 Date 02/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR-NOBLE, PASEY N Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $85,107.33 Date 07/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTEGA, FRANKIE Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $85,106.65 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, PHILIP Z Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $85,106.27 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, ADAM E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $85,106.07 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANEPA, ROSE Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $85,105.73 Date 06/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWUCHOW, DENIS R, JR Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $85,105.47 Date 10/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, EMLYN L Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $85,105.45 Date 11/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABDALLAH, TAREK Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $85,105.28 Date 09/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLIN, MATTHEW J Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $85,104.78 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIELER, KENNETH L Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $85,104.77 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITEHEAD, ANGELA D Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $85,104.54 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRITT, MICHAEL E Employer name City of Beacon Amount $85,104.48 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MCKILLIP, MARK D Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $85,104.40 Date 09/22/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, MICHAEL Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $85,104.15 Date 08/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREACY, SHAINA Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $85,103.39 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCULCO, NINA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $85,103.31 Date 02/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, SHELLY L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $85,103.20 Date 11/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, RAFFAELE Employer name Village of Lawrence Amount $85,102.60 Date 07/22/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMERO, LUIS G Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $85,102.21 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, BRIAN E Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $85,101.47 Date 05/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODIN, BRIAN E Employer name Monroe County Amount $85,100.73 Date 11/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, KEVIN D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $85,099.02 Date 06/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, BRADFORD A Employer name Department of Law Amount $85,098.98 Date 09/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENETTOZZI, REGINA A Employer name Oneida County Amount $85,098.94 Date 06/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, KEVIN J Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $85,098.74 Date 06/22/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, STEVEN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $85,098.10 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINELLI, RICHARD E Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $85,098.03 Date 07/27/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALOYE, OZU Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $85,098.00 Date 06/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPOLO, CYNTHIA Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $85,097.76 Date 04/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABRIEL, JAMES V Employer name Schenectady County Amount $85,097.19 Date 05/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, WILLIAM R Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $85,096.62 Date 10/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALSBERG, IAN J Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $85,096.45 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'IMPERIO, LARK L Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $85,095.64 Date 08/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, THOMAS P Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $85,095.10 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONSECA, GREGORY J Employer name Village of Bath Amount $85,094.99 Date 03/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEYER, WENDY J Employer name Tuckahoe Common Sd Amount $85,094.58 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRILLO, JOSEPH G Employer name Putnam County Amount $85,094.50 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, WILLIAM R Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $85,093.62 Date 11/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUZA, DONALD B Employer name Town of Webster Amount $85,093.58 Date 04/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMEAL, COLLIS E Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $85,093.48 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System