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 BURNS, TRACY L Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $84,455.93 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOSHI, SANJEEVANI S Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $84,455.86 Date 09/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANALDO, ANGELA P Employer name Jericho Water District Amount $84,455.53 Date 01/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, JAVIER Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $84,455.36 Date 12/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, JAMIE R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $84,455.29 Date 05/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, AUGUSTINE R Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $84,454.61 Date 04/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPOLIZIO, VINCENZO A Employer name Waterford-Halfmoon UFSD Amount $84,454.46 Date 11/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, JASON D Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $84,454.00 Date 09/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TURECKI, PHILIP D Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $84,453.64 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUELS, NADINE A Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $84,453.60 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, DANA J Employer name Genesee County Amount $84,452.39 Date 03/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILDUFF, BRIAN J Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $84,451.97 Date 04/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONE, DOMINICK V Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $84,451.89 Date 07/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMEISER, ROBERT P, JR Employer name East Northport Fire District Amount $84,451.64 Date 06/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATEMAN, MICHELE M Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $84,451.54 Date 07/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCASCIO, TRACY A Employer name Putnam County Amount $84,451.42 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, MICHAEL D Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $84,450.71 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARDILLO, TARA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $84,450.20 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINTON, GRAYLING E, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $84,449.98 Date 08/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINCLAIR, VINCENT J Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $84,449.84 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHAFFY, LARRY R Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $84,449.40 Date 09/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, MONIQUE Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $84,449.12 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRYJANKOWSKI, TIMOTHY A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $84,448.13 Date 03/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAGOSO, OCTAVIO P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $84,448.04 Date 09/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEBELER, BRADFORD B Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $84,447.06 Date 07/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GEBAUER, THOMAS A Employer name Erie County Amount $84,446.78 Date 09/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NYHART, CASEY W Employer name Allegany St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $84,446.74 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, JOSEPH W Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $84,446.28 Date 02/11/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODFUEHRER, THOMAS A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $84,446.22 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWYMAN, ALFRED R, JR Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $84,445.75 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAHAN, THERESA Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $84,445.36 Date 06/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $84,444.98 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONTES, JOSE L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $84,443.46 Date 02/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAITES, ANDREW R Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $84,443.28 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROSIO, MICHAEL J Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $84,442.66 Date 08/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'KELLY, JAMES F Employer name Ridge Road Fire District Amount $84,442.49 Date 08/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HIFFA, DOMINICK A Employer name Village of Whitesboro Amount $84,442.15 Date 12/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CURRIER, HERBERT G, JR Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $84,441.98 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, MICHAEL J Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $84,441.98 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, KATHLEEN K Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $84,441.09 Date 10/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELSH, SCOTT R Employer name Greenburgh North Castle UFSD Amount $84,440.88 Date 08/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENCEK, DONALD G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $84,440.46 Date 04/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLENTINO, ED W Employer name Schenectady County Amount $84,440.37 Date 03/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, SUZIE Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $84,440.33 Date 01/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINE, MARK R Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $84,440.11 Date 05/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUTTLE, RUSSELL J, JR Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $84,439.63 Date 04/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAENZER, LAURA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,439.36 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERT, THOMAS B Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $84,439.29 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIBOROWSKI, ANDREW J Employer name Rockland County Amount $84,438.76 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNBERGER, JAMES J Employer name Rockland County Amount $84,438.74 Date 03/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOUDLAI, IRINA N Employer name Rockland County Amount $84,438.70 Date 01/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRENTINO, ANTHONY Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $84,438.50 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOT, JAMES A Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $84,438.40 Date 02/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCESCONE, JAMES J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $84,438.36 Date 07/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICONE, JOHN G Employer name City of Rochester Amount $84,437.68 Date 06/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOBRIS, STEPHEN J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $84,437.61 Date 04/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, KEVIN R Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $84,437.55 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KYLES, WILLIAM Employer name Town of Monroe Amount $84,436.34 Date 11/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATALE, MEGAN A Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $84,436.34 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIRICO, KEVIN A Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $84,436.22 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKEY, STEVEN Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $84,435.22 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONNIELLO, VALENTINO L Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $84,434.88 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLFLEIT, MARYJO Employer name Department of Health Amount $84,434.84 Date 05/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPALBO, JOHN C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $84,434.64 Date 03/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODROW, ANNE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $84,434.09 Date 02/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAZYK, LONNIE R Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $84,433.84 Date 10/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARINGE, SHERRY L Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $84,433.66 Date 06/12/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALUOTTO, ANTONIO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $84,433.52 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONNIFF, MELISSA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $84,433.23 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, MARVIN J, JR Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $84,433.15 Date 10/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, JACK A Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $84,433.08 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIGULA, STEPHEN A Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $84,432.56 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHACE, TIMOTHY J Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $84,432.03 Date 12/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, TILLMAN A Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $84,431.51 Date 10/05/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOLEY, JENNIFER R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $84,431.07 Date 11/07/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DAVID L Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $84,430.66 Date 02/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORBES, THOMAS C Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $84,430.47 Date 03/11/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGDEN, LISA T Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $84,430.47 Date 05/26/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOESCH, ROBERT W Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $84,430.47 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORSETH, JENNIFER A Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $84,430.47 Date 10/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEHOWSKI, JOHN A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $84,430.47 Date 11/14/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLELLA, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $84,430.40 Date 09/12/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILDS, MARK T Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $84,430.21 Date 01/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYTKO, MYROSLAW Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $84,430.09 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUPP, LAINA M Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $84,429.75 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAF, JOHN W Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $84,429.34 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTOINE, TREVOR C Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $84,428.60 Date 05/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, CORINNE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,428.49 Date 04/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORPA, LISA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $84,427.60 Date 01/10/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLIAN-REYES, PATRICIA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $84,427.56 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAOLUCCI, JOSEPH T Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $84,427.14 Date 09/18/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNO, STANLEY F Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $84,427.14 Date 09/17/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHILLINGER, WAYNE M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $84,427.14 Date 05/27/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVAGE, MICHAEL J Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $84,427.14 Date 07/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRIZARRY, LISA A Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $84,427.14 Date 07/01/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, ANN MARIE Employer name Office For Technology Amount $84,427.14 Date 06/19/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IZYKOWSKI, DENISE M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $84,427.14 Date 08/14/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNICUTT, JOHN R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $84,427.14 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTERS, WILLIAM E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $84,427.14 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALZO, LYNDA B Employer name Office of Employee Relations Amount $84,427.14 Date 08/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System