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 JACQUES, JENNIFER M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $84,629.57 Date 10/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, CAROLINE A Employer name Pawling CSD Amount $84,628.84 Date 09/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREZELO, PAUL E Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $84,628.34 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLON, MATTHEW R Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $84,627.67 Date 08/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANHEIM, BRANDON S Employer name Village of Cayuga Heights Amount $84,627.54 Date 05/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAGLUND, ERIC T Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $84,627.26 Date 04/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESTI, GARY M, JR Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $84,626.92 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIELE, INGE A Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $84,626.73 Date 09/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, BROOKE B Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $84,626.20 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, GREGORY S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,626.00 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, DIANE P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,626.00 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIERZPWTOWSKI, SUSAN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,626.00 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, MARK T Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $84,625.98 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRAKIS, JOHN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $84,625.81 Date 07/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDOVA, ANTONIO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $84,625.74 Date 03/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLPE, AZALIA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $84,625.57 Date 09/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INTERLANDI, MARIA T Employer name NY School For The Deaf Amount $84,625.38 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMB, ELIZABETH M Employer name Cornell University Amount $84,625.30 Date 12/19/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGELL, MARY E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $84,625.00 Date 08/19/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JAMES P Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $84,624.80 Date 08/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVIELLO, NICHOLAS Employer name Village of Harrison Amount $84,624.78 Date 01/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURILLO, SHIRLEY M Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $84,624.69 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, MICHAEL R Employer name Oneida County Amount $84,623.22 Date 05/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELDEN-HARRINGTON, GAIL Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $84,623.05 Date 09/18/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALTESE, ANTHONY Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $84,622.32 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATRIZIO, DIANE Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $84,622.30 Date 08/27/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARCKHAM, PETER B Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $84,622.00 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIOPPA, CHARLESE Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $84,621.84 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHNIK, HENRY J Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $84,621.53 Date 03/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSON, LORI C Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $84,620.33 Date 05/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARCY, RYAN B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $84,620.00 Date 04/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, PAUL D Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $84,619.83 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, TIFFANY R Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $84,619.81 Date 05/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARAZONA, CARLOS Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $84,618.78 Date 02/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, TODD J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $84,618.58 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KEVIN D Employer name Broome County Amount $84,618.48 Date 04/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAINU, JASON R Employer name City of Middletown Amount $84,618.21 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAGREE, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $84,617.68 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, THOMAS V Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $84,617.58 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, WILLIAM G Employer name Nassau County Amount $84,616.92 Date 06/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMPSON-DOWNS, CHRISTINE L Employer name Education Department Amount $84,616.86 Date 12/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, ELIZABETH J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $84,616.42 Date 07/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGO, STEPHEN M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $84,616.29 Date 10/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, WENDY J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $84,615.73 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEEKS, JAMIE L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $84,615.16 Date 05/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIORELLO, WILLIAM J Employer name Department of Health Amount $84,615.08 Date 08/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKOWSKI, MARY E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $84,614.17 Date 03/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKINNER, ROSALYN V Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $84,613.33 Date 09/28/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COKER, MEGAN A Employer name Lake George CSD Amount $84,613.28 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, JOHN E Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $84,612.59 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IHRKE, DANIEL L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $84,612.57 Date 05/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, MARSHALL T Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $84,612.19 Date 12/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, HILLAUN S Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $84,612.11 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEBBINS, KEVIN W Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $84,611.37 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABRIELLI, JUNE A Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $84,611.33 Date 12/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASTWOOD, PABLO L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $84,611.29 Date 04/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NETH, JOHN R Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $84,611.06 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, HEATH H Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $84,611.00 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULL, BRYAN D Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $84,610.89 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANE, DOREEN M Employer name Putnam County Amount $84,610.73 Date 02/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERTEL, TIFFANY C Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $84,610.50 Date 11/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULOTTA, STEVE Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $84,610.37 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUOPPOLI, LAUREN A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $84,610.09 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMAS, BRIAN S Employer name City of Fulton Amount $84,608.50 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VANACORE, JACQUELINE M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $84,608.06 Date 09/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAUFIELD, DANIEL P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $84,607.38 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORDIGLIA, VIRGINIA E Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $84,607.02 Date 04/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINGWILLIAMS, ANITA M Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $84,607.02 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARLEY, COLIN P Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $84,606.60 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESSERMAN, JANET M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $84,606.55 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGIO, SUSAN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $84,606.35 Date 08/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALOMONE, MIRCO Employer name Village of Bronxville Amount $84,605.91 Date 06/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COGGESHALL, LANCE Employer name Town of Massena Amount $84,605.34 Date 03/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESS, DAWN M Employer name Ontario County Amount $84,605.17 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNEER, JEFFREY E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $84,604.81 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTIN, DIANE M Employer name Education Department Amount $84,604.26 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALSKI, DAVID M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $84,604.16 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNEGAN, PATRICK Q Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $84,604.12 Date 12/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULBOURNE-BROWN, SHARON M Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $84,601.92 Date 11/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCKWAY, TIMOTHY J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $84,601.92 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACANTI, PEGGY L Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $84,601.10 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEODORE, JAMES E, JR Employer name City of Olean Amount $84,600.90 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WICK, JENNIFER P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $84,600.69 Date 01/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, JAMES J, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $84,600.55 Date 07/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANLEY, THOMAS R Employer name Niagara County Amount $84,600.02 Date 09/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIELE, JOHN T Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $84,599.76 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTONOW, MARK A Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $84,598.33 Date 08/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDOLPH, JOHN J Employer name Erie County Amount $84,597.65 Date 02/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, PATRICIA K Employer name Nassau County Amount $84,596.97 Date 08/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GMEREK, RICHARD L Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $84,596.95 Date 08/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALYSA, JULIE M Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $84,596.70 Date 06/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, ROBERT L Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $84,596.68 Date 04/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, CHRISTENE M Employer name Westchester County Amount $84,596.30 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, LIONEL Employer name Westchester County Amount $84,596.28 Date 08/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRZEBIELUCHA, PAMELA L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $84,594.89 Date 03/17/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLAFUERTE, JORGE T Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $84,594.42 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, BRIAN E Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $84,594.17 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORMUTH, ELLEN J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $84,593.89 Date 09/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSHEY, THOMAS E Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $84,593.00 Date 11/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MODELEWSKI, LEONARD P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $84,592.73 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System