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 JONES, THOMAS S Employer name Dutchess County Amount $84,528.39 Date 01/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLAT, KAREN A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $84,527.74 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBUTO, CHRISTINA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $84,527.37 Date 09/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTRANTUONO, LEO J Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $84,527.20 Date 10/19/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTONELLIS, JOHN R Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $84,527.19 Date 05/10/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORF, SCOTT J Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $84,525.87 Date 05/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTWINICK, ROSS P Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $84,525.83 Date 01/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFFAELE, DEBORAH A Employer name Village of Old Brookville Amount $84,525.71 Date 02/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAZZALIA, REBECCA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $84,525.55 Date 07/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENGA, GREGORY Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $84,525.00 Date 07/09/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAAMANO, SANTIAGO Employer name Nassau County Amount $84,523.80 Date 04/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIGGINS, JOE N Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $84,523.59 Date 09/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, JULIE L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $84,523.47 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOLF, LINDA M Employer name Essex County Amount $84,523.33 Date 07/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBIE, NATHANIEL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $84,523.10 Date 01/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CUTCHEN, VENICE M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $84,522.98 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXSON, HEATHER L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $84,522.42 Date 09/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRANNE, JOSEPH J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $84,522.06 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAJDJIS, DEAN S Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $84,521.25 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE PAGE, TIMOTHY P Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $84,520.86 Date 04/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COACCI, NICHOLAS J Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $84,520.75 Date 07/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ANGELIQUE S Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $84,520.39 Date 02/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, ELIZABETH Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $84,519.90 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADBERRY, KEVIN M Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $84,519.46 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, GREGORY D Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $84,519.38 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTE, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,519.10 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, CHRISTINE E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $84,518.63 Date 11/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNN, TIMOTHY D Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $84,518.15 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUMANN, SCOTT A Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $84,517.95 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKRYNECKI, SCOTT E Employer name Nassau County Amount $84,517.26 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUNIZ, JOSEPH S Employer name Ridge Road Fire District Amount $84,517.19 Date 02/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, TAWANNA LYNETTE Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $84,517.13 Date 11/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUONO, PAMELA J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $84,516.30 Date 01/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETSEY, KEITH A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $84,515.70 Date 09/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, RODNEY J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $84,515.62 Date 01/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TIMONEY, GAVIN J Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $84,513.49 Date 09/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEELHAR, KRISTOPHER M Employer name Cortland County Amount $84,513.49 Date 08/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRENDAMANO, MICHAEL A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $84,513.36 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, JAMES Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $84,513.35 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BINU, BLESSY Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $84,513.32 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURKIN, ANDREW S Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $84,513.00 Date 08/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, ALICE J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $84,512.90 Date 06/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, LEE A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $84,512.77 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NWAFOR, ANTHONY C Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $84,512.12 Date 12/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMENIA, DAVID M Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $84,512.07 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENZIE, TRISHA R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $84,511.50 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRENCE, KAII M Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $84,510.55 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, DANIEL S Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $84,510.31 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, STEPHEN A Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $84,509.89 Date 11/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROMWELL, LEONARD F Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $84,509.59 Date 10/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALANDER, VERNON E, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $84,509.48 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FALANA, CLEMENT O Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $84,509.36 Date 12/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, LISA M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $84,509.20 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUDDIHY, RYAN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,508.90 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATTERY, KIERAN J Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $84,508.85 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENCIA, DELFIN A, JR Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $84,508.20 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL VALLE, JOSE M Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $84,507.76 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWINEHART, VICKIE J Employer name Seneca County Amount $84,507.38 Date 05/11/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, MICHAEL H Employer name Town of Islip Amount $84,507.35 Date 12/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENSE, CEDRIC S Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $84,507.05 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLCHYOK, SVETLANA Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $84,506.92 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTE, VINCENT J Employer name Nassau County Amount $84,506.72 Date 01/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOVE, MICHAEL O Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $84,506.64 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHARD, DONNA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $84,506.51 Date 11/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UDUGAMPOLA, RASIKA N Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $84,506.16 Date 02/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIM, JIHOON Employer name Department of Law Amount $84,505.89 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEALEY, EVERETT Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $84,505.04 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, JENNIFER M Employer name Nassau County Amount $84,505.00 Date 10/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, THERESA M Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $84,504.86 Date 11/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PHERSON, KENESHA E Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $84,504.85 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSE, KURIAN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $84,504.81 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEY, NEIL R Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $84,504.62 Date 05/07/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LATASHA Y Employer name Commission On Judicial Conduct Amount $84,504.09 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKHAM, JOSEPH S Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $84,503.52 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DERMARK, DAVID R Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $84,503.52 Date 10/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZBYTEK, SCOTT P Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $84,503.40 Date 04/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $84,503.31 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHOU, HUA Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $84,503.10 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLETCHKA, PETER W Employer name Town of Islip Amount $84,502.93 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISSARDIN, CAMILLE S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $84,502.41 Date 03/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, THOMAS C Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $84,501.85 Date 09/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRRERA, EDGARDO L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,501.15 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNNELLY, KEVIN M Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $84,501.05 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PATRICK, ELIZABETH A Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $84,500.75 Date 09/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYKES, PAUL A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $84,500.64 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, EDWARD C Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $84,500.42 Date 03/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, HEIDI L Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $84,500.07 Date 09/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, THOMAS G Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $84,500.00 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIERNIAK, LAUREN A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $84,499.80 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHELO, MARCO Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $84,499.79 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEITZENRATER, ROBERT B Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $84,497.43 Date 12/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULSIFER, RICHARD L Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $84,496.91 Date 09/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABEL, SUZANNE M Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $84,496.47 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, JULIO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $84,496.30 Date 02/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERIS, FRANK J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $84,495.22 Date 08/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALRATH, LEIGH R Employer name Adirondack Park Agcy Amount $84,495.22 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERHAEGEN, TIM N Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $84,495.22 Date 06/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTAGLIA, DENISE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $84,495.22 Date 04/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORLEY, NOREEN M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $84,495.22 Date 02/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCCI, JAMES J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $84,495.22 Date 08/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System