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 CURLEY, DONIELE M Employer name Westchester County Amount $84,783.44 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUAYARA, MONICA N Employer name Westchester County Amount $84,783.44 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEON, JENNIFER M Employer name Westchester County Amount $84,783.44 Date 07/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJEKODUNMI, AYODELE Employer name Westchester County Amount $84,783.44 Date 07/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, DANIELLE A Employer name Westchester County Amount $84,783.44 Date 03/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS-SPANO, DEIDRA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $84,783.44 Date 01/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALINSKY, JEANNIE M Employer name Westchester County Amount $84,783.44 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEUPOLD, JAMES R Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $84,783.27 Date 07/12/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WROBEL, LINDA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $84,782.35 Date 10/12/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, FERNANDO Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $84,781.92 Date 12/04/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOEH, MATTHEW J Employer name Village of East Aurora Amount $84,781.48 Date 04/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROCCIA, PATRICIA A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $84,781.19 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSENBECK, GREGORY R Employer name Great Neck Park District Amount $84,781.08 Date 06/10/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, RALPH J Employer name Ridge Culver Fire District Amount $84,780.70 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAN ROESSEL, ANNEMARIE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $84,779.86 Date 02/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERKUN, DAVID S Employer name Albany County Amount $84,779.66 Date 01/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, KENNETH L Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $84,779.00 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGHAM, DINA K Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $84,778.87 Date 04/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHEPPARD, DAVID A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $84,777.87 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEARS, DANIEL H Employer name Onondaga County Amount $84,777.70 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELLIGAN, KEVIN J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $84,777.66 Date 10/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEINSTEIN, NICOLE A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $84,777.63 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRY, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name Town of Monroe Amount $84,777.29 Date 01/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, PAUL J, II Employer name Village of Menands Amount $84,776.97 Date 07/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BILLONI, ANTHONY G Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $84,776.70 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIP, RAWLIE A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $84,776.49 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HULL, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $84,776.20 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTIN, DENNIS Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $84,775.95 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARO, LYNNE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $84,773.21 Date 05/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, SCOTT P Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $84,773.09 Date 02/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REISNER, DEBORAH A Employer name Town of Rye Amount $84,773.01 Date 01/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGIN, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,772.98 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIOT, JOHN J Employer name Thousand Isl St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $84,772.72 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NORTON, DAVID R Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $84,771.70 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESTER, JEFFREY A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $84,771.52 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORETTONI, PAUL F Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $84,771.46 Date 10/02/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEYCHMAN, VITALY L Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $84,771.38 Date 10/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATUS, GERY P Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $84,771.09 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMUTH, KRISTEN D Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $84,770.61 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVINGSTONE, BRIDGET M Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $84,770.40 Date 02/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, MICHAEL J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $84,770.10 Date 01/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RONNIE A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $84,770.03 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, DAVID W Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $84,769.73 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTRAM, GREGORY S Employer name City of Rochester Amount $84,769.57 Date 05/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JOHNNY W Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $84,769.37 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELBENE, THERESA A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $84,769.17 Date 09/20/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGGLER, HAROLD G, III Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $84,768.02 Date 11/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTTI, COLETTE T Employer name Dutchess County Amount $84,768.01 Date 07/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BINKLEY, ROBERT B Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $84,767.36 Date 10/02/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEEPERSAUD, GANESH I Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $84,767.36 Date 02/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, NICHOLAS D Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $84,766.76 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKFORD, YVONNE D Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $84,766.72 Date 03/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, ERIKA Employer name Westchester County Amount $84,766.47 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOEFFEL, PAMELA C Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $84,766.46 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISANI, JAMES A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $84,766.17 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, GARRY Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $84,765.96 Date 06/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUMIANO, JEREMY R Employer name Monroe County Amount $84,765.82 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, SHELBY J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $84,765.68 Date 10/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARRELL, KRISTIN R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $84,764.84 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOETH, JOSEPH E Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $84,764.73 Date 12/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOFF, RICHARD E Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $84,764.45 Date 09/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERBAL, RUTH V Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $84,763.66 Date 08/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLANCY, JULIE M Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $84,763.55 Date 08/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLI, CHRISTA Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $84,763.44 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILLOTSON, WALTER E Employer name Cold Spring Harbor CSD Amount $84,763.36 Date 01/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTER, TERESA M Employer name Port Chester Public Library Amount $84,763.30 Date 09/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTERS, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $84,762.85 Date 10/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEIZMAN, SHELLY R Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $84,762.58 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRAVE, ANTHONY, III Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $84,762.12 Date 12/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRILLO, ERIC J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $84,761.56 Date 08/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURRAY, EDWARD T Employer name Westchester County Amount $84,761.35 Date 02/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODERICK, FLORINDA A Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $84,761.32 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRAPOWITZKY, RICHARD G Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $84,761.26 Date 02/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANDELLA, SUZANNE M Employer name Orange County Amount $84,760.72 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, COLBY L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $84,760.71 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHAVER, JENNIFER A Employer name St Lawrence Childrens Services Amount $84,760.69 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LOUGHLIN, STEPHAN A Employer name City of Auburn Amount $84,760.43 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUMMING, BETH A Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $84,760.38 Date 03/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARK D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $84,759.32 Date 02/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORAN, BRIAN P Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $84,758.48 Date 10/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEKUS, STEVEN S Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $84,757.98 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FADDEN, FREDERICK M Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $84,757.84 Date 01/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO PRESTI, ANTON J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $84,757.67 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYRUSKI, ANN MARIE Employer name Orange County Amount $84,757.63 Date 03/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTE, RAQUEL L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $84,756.91 Date 10/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEATHERSTONE, SHARON A Employer name Department of Health Amount $84,756.34 Date 07/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERRA, SUSAN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $84,755.52 Date 06/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, HASSAN Employer name City of White Plains Amount $84,755.51 Date 03/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JAFRI, SYEDALI S Employer name Nassau County Amount $84,754.35 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCIDO, JOHN B Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $84,753.95 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JAMES M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $84,753.90 Date 09/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $84,753.83 Date 01/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MIKULSKI, ANNE Employer name Sullivan County Amount $84,753.77 Date 07/19/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERCULES, GENEIVA Employer name Nassau County Amount $84,753.66 Date 07/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, ELIZABETH Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $84,753.35 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICHAK, BONNIE M BOWERS Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $84,753.21 Date 06/25/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, WILLIAM A Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $84,752.84 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, TIMOTHY J Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $84,752.74 Date 03/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, KENNETH Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $84,752.28 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, PAUL D Employer name Westchester County Amount $84,752.04 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System