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 POISSANT, JOSEPH M Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $83,961.30 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EKSTROM, TIMOTHY J Employer name Ridge Road Fire District Amount $83,961.29 Date 08/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, MCKINLY R Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $83,961.00 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLATLEY, JOSEPH E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $83,960.28 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOELLER, HEATHER A Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $83,959.90 Date 07/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAPTISTE-MASON, ABENA D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $83,959.45 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MASSARO, JAMES J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $83,959.44 Date 05/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $83,959.43 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETRUZSKA, PAUL Employer name Great Neck Park District Amount $83,958.86 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANZA, JOSEPH N, JR Employer name Department of Law Amount $83,958.81 Date 10/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABEL, MARTIN E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $83,958.80 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWINICK, JOSEPH F Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $83,958.61 Date 01/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONDELLO, ROBERT W Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $83,958.21 Date 09/12/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, JORDAN M Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $83,956.94 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ, CARLOS H Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $83,956.55 Date 10/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTUSCELLO, WILLIAM F Employer name Montgomery County Amount $83,956.14 Date 05/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASHIN, ROBERT B Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $83,955.90 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLS, GERALD W, SR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $83,955.76 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARCO, FRANK G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $83,955.45 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OSBURN, JUDITH B Employer name Orange County Amount $83,955.05 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEIDENBAUER, ROBERT E, JR Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $83,954.39 Date 11/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, TRACI L Employer name Niagara County Amount $83,954.06 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELUSO, DOMINICK, JR Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $83,953.79 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENTZ, JOSEPH Employer name Village of Medina Amount $83,953.76 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSSO, ANTHONY J Employer name Monroe County Amount $83,953.73 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, DAVID P Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $83,953.54 Date 10/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADERA DE FARRUYA, ROSE M Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $83,953.04 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINER, MATTHEW L Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $83,952.96 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARBELL, JENNIFER L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $83,952.52 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHELTON, APRIL Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $83,952.35 Date 12/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELWELL, CARIN E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $83,952.21 Date 08/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOREMUS, BRET Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $83,952.08 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISMAIL, MUNEEZA Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $83,952.04 Date 10/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREIG, THOMAS A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $83,951.78 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEDULIG, PAUL J, JR Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $83,951.47 Date 08/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, JOHN Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $83,950.78 Date 04/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHENG, Y RAWDON Employer name Upper Hudson Library System Amount $83,950.60 Date 10/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAVANNE, SUSAN E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $83,950.27 Date 06/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVEL, ROBERT V, JR Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $83,950.26 Date 06/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORE, DOMINICK A, JR Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $83,950.25 Date 01/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, DALLY Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $83,949.72 Date 06/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAUGHN, MARK T Employer name City of Rochester Amount $83,949.70 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CESARIO, JENNIFER A Employer name Monroe County Amount $83,949.17 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAQ, KHALID Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $83,947.43 Date 10/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, WILSON P Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $83,947.37 Date 06/28/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, LAURA A Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $83,946.98 Date 03/01/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, FERNANDO O Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $83,946.89 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLING, JASON J Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $83,945.73 Date 07/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARKS, CATHERINE Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $83,945.59 Date 12/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, ABRAHAM Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $83,945.16 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUNE, MICHELE A Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $83,943.96 Date 12/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAT, SANTOSH Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $83,943.77 Date 09/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTRI, DUSTIN J Employer name City of Cortland Amount $83,943.18 Date 02/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WAWRZYNIEC, WALTER P Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $83,942.61 Date 06/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGJOHN, ILANYE Employer name Department of Health Amount $83,942.51 Date 01/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, ROBERT G, III Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $83,942.51 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNBULL, JAMES P Employer name Village of Monroe Amount $83,942.26 Date 02/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICKSON, TRICIA L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $83,941.87 Date 06/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, VALERIE L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $83,941.87 Date 10/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCADO, MIRIAM E Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $83,941.36 Date 09/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ANDREW, JAMES R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $83,941.10 Date 08/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PISCOPIELLO, ANTONIO R Employer name Village of Hastings-On-Hudson Amount $83,940.60 Date 10/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKALSKI, NICHOLAS C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $83,939.45 Date 01/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AYUBO, ROBERTO M, JR Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $83,939.13 Date 01/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE RUBIO, JOANN Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $83,938.83 Date 06/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULD, ELISSA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $83,938.30 Date 02/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORACI, PAUL G Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $83,937.81 Date 07/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTY, RENEE A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $83,937.63 Date 01/10/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOS SANTOS, ANTONIO Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $83,937.08 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINNI, SHARON Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $83,936.93 Date 05/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAJARA, LUIS G Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $83,936.76 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZYDZIAK, STEVEN E Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $83,936.71 Date 12/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANGELLA, JAMES C Employer name Village of Sands Point Amount $83,936.60 Date 10/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACIEJEWSKI, SEAN K Employer name Town of Webster Amount $83,936.39 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $83,935.91 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGLISI, JOHN Employer name Hempstead Sanitary District #2 Amount $83,935.86 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATLIFF, ROCHELLE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $83,935.84 Date 07/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELLNER-MARTELLY, GINA Y Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $83,935.80 Date 01/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI LEO, PETER G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $83,935.62 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELINEAU, BERNADETTE A Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $83,935.47 Date 02/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUART, JASON K Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $83,935.31 Date 10/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMATO, ANGELO S Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $83,935.07 Date 09/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORONADO, CAMILO P Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $83,934.60 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GINTER, SUSAN C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $83,934.13 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTH, KATHLEEN R Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $83,933.89 Date 07/11/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, LUISA P Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $83,933.88 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIEGEL, KURT F Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $83,933.86 Date 04/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGGIANO, RAYMOND A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $83,933.70 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODSON, DAVID H Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $83,933.25 Date 04/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, GEORGE P Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $83,932.80 Date 08/31/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANE, JASON D Employer name Village of Bellport Amount $83,932.57 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SQUIRES, JEFFERY S. Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $83,932.48 Date 11/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARE, DAVID A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $83,932.38 Date 05/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERLETH, WILLIAM J Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $83,932.31 Date 12/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, JOSEPH D Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $83,932.18 Date 09/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENNON, SEAN M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $83,932.18 Date 04/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KVERAGAS, CHARLES E Employer name Binghamton Childrens Services Amount $83,932.18 Date 11/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, ALLAN G Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $83,932.04 Date 09/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILGHMAN, TIMOTHY N Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $83,931.96 Date 06/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIDGEON, PATRICK W Employer name City of Oneonta Amount $83,931.91 Date 03/21/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System