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 NIGRO, JOHN T Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $84,661.53 Date 11/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIESIELSKI, JOHN R Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $84,661.51 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANKERT, BRIAN C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $84,661.33 Date 06/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAP, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $84,661.12 Date 05/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DENIS, FRANTZ Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $84,660.78 Date 03/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKIE, ELENA F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,660.57 Date 01/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, MATTHEW D Employer name City of Elmira Amount $84,659.70 Date 04/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KNOLL, ASHLEY J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $84,659.47 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZUR, GARY V Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $84,657.92 Date 06/14/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, SCOTT C Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $84,657.71 Date 12/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLASDELL, STEPHEN G Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $84,657.67 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YERKNAPETIAN, ANAIT Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $84,657.66 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCO, ROBERT N Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $84,657.61 Date 06/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, MARA A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $84,657.61 Date 08/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CISTOLA, LAWRENCE B Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $84,657.35 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HO, DIANA H Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $84,656.88 Date 12/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBMAN, HEATH Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $84,656.66 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOYE, WILFORD A, JR Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $84,656.13 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACY, TONI J Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $84,656.02 Date 07/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONACO, VIVIAN Employer name Oceanside Library Amount $84,655.95 Date 07/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPACZEWSKI, RICHARD A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $84,655.90 Date 06/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, BARBARA E Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $84,655.90 Date 08/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, PAMELA T Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $84,655.52 Date 08/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDUN, WILLIAM D Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $84,655.36 Date 05/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'KEEFE, DENNIS M Employer name Broome County Amount $84,654.51 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAXBY, CHANTELLE C Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $84,653.51 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIKARA, MICHAEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $84,652.56 Date 03/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIARDINA, ROSALIE Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $84,652.56 Date 03/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENT, JESSE W Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $84,652.36 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEETS, JOHN F Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $84,652.21 Date 03/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, MICHAEL H Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $84,652.16 Date 08/02/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUREK, BRUCE J Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $84,652.00 Date 03/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES-MONROE, DANIELLE L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $84,651.61 Date 05/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, ROSS R Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $84,651.39 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALUNA, SOFIYA A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $84,651.34 Date 10/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, STEPHEN C Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $84,649.42 Date 05/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNA, ANTHONY T Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $84,649.03 Date 12/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, JOYCE M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $84,648.52 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMAILA, ANDRIA L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $84,648.43 Date 07/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURAND, ANDRINE Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $84,648.34 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, VILMA Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $84,648.20 Date 11/10/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAKUBUS, JOCELYN D Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $84,648.08 Date 08/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, SUSAN R Employer name Emma S Clark Memorial Library Amount $84,647.95 Date 08/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWTON, WILLIAM C Employer name Allegany County Amount $84,647.90 Date 03/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINSON, LAWRENCE N Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $84,646.95 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIA, MICHELE L Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $84,645.93 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $84,644.87 Date 08/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EARL, JEREMY P Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $84,642.94 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $84,642.78 Date 05/18/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, DONNA A M Employer name Nassau County Amount $84,642.56 Date 06/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAINARD, JERROLD J Employer name Ulster County Amount $84,642.53 Date 09/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, REBECCA Employer name Commission On Judicial Conduct Amount $84,642.40 Date 05/04/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, RONALD J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $84,642.35 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELPS, ROBERT D Employer name Village of Depew Amount $84,641.80 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRUNO, JOHN J Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $84,641.62 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALDES, AMANDA S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $84,641.50 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, PETER A, III Employer name City of Utica Amount $84,641.25 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TILLMAN, TARA A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $84,641.13 Date 07/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST GEORGE, RICHARD R Employer name Village of Fredonia Amount $84,640.96 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, GERALD J Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $84,640.80 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, JASON W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $84,640.79 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILOMENA, CLAUDIA J Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $84,640.57 Date 04/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, CHELSEA M Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $84,640.57 Date 06/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARROTTA, DEL J Employer name City of Geneva Amount $84,639.94 Date 09/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPINELLA, EDWARD C Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $84,639.86 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEDMAN, SANDI A Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $84,639.15 Date 07/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THARRETT, AUTUMN M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $84,639.14 Date 09/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, ROBERT Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $84,638.95 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, CLIFFORD P Employer name Ulster County Amount $84,637.61 Date 08/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIPIONI, GIANNI Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $84,637.04 Date 10/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANSOUCI, JILL S Employer name Webster CSD Amount $84,636.00 Date 10/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOETZLE, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Town of Glenville Amount $84,635.92 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMAN, RICHARD E Employer name Hempstead Sanitary District #2 Amount $84,635.82 Date 01/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAHLBERG, ERIC J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,635.65 Date 07/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINTANILLA, LUZ M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $84,635.61 Date 09/26/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARUPA-GILLIS, CATHY L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $84,635.13 Date 09/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPE, LESLIE Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $84,635.12 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMES, MARCIAL Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $84,634.93 Date 04/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, WAYNE F Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $84,634.89 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBOIS, MARYSE C Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $84,634.66 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $84,634.34 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSCHERNE, FRANK F Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $84,634.31 Date 03/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUBUCHON, PHIL L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,633.90 Date 04/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALCHYK, HEIDI A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,633.90 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASSER, DON M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $84,633.74 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOUCKHUYT, TROY M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $84,633.38 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHR, WILLIAM G Employer name Webster CSD Amount $84,633.05 Date 03/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, CHARLES W Employer name Office of General Services Amount $84,632.89 Date 02/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARVAEZ, ALEXIS D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,632.61 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOONMAKER, SCOTT M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $84,632.14 Date 03/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBARNO, JOSEPH P Employer name Erie County Amount $84,631.42 Date 03/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACHTULEC, STEPHEN J Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $84,630.86 Date 03/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLAND, GREGORY L Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $84,630.82 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYDEN, ROBERT M, JR Employer name City of Troy Amount $84,630.64 Date 02/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERMITT, KEMAR A Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $84,630.53 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MARA, DANIELLE M Employer name Westchester County Amount $84,630.20 Date 06/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIVAPRAKASH, AMBIKARANI Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $84,630.19 Date 05/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, ANU ROGAN Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $84,630.18 Date 10/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDALL, MICHELLE C Employer name Town of Rotterdam Amount $84,629.94 Date 07/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERGENSTOCK, BRYANT J Employer name City of Auburn Amount $84,629.70 Date 09/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System