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 YANIRO, TONY Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $83,931.61 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPEK, ROBERT J, JR Employer name City of Utica Amount $83,931.50 Date 05/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, WILLIAM T Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $83,931.47 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOM-STEPHNEY, ARLET S Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $83,931.39 Date 11/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLEGRINO, MICHAEL W Employer name Rockland County Amount $83,931.35 Date 12/17/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REITEN, NINA S Employer name Onteora CSD at Boiceville Amount $83,931.30 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLATCHEK, CHAIM Employer name Village of Kiryas Joel Amount $83,931.18 Date 12/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, ALEX, III Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $83,930.77 Date 02/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARMON, MICHAEL W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $83,929.97 Date 07/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOYCE, AMY S Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $83,929.79 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, BRENDA L Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $83,929.56 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARGAL, JACOB B Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $83,929.46 Date 08/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, AYESHA D Employer name Westchester County Amount $83,929.27 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROGNA, MARIA CARMINA C Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $83,928.36 Date 10/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTALVO, DARLENE Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $83,928.14 Date 03/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINCHELL, ALLEN K Employer name City of Kingston Amount $83,927.84 Date 02/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, DELIA Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $83,927.77 Date 04/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, MELISSA Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $83,927.39 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, JAMES S Employer name Village of Florida Amount $83,927.27 Date 04/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALKER, KRISTINA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $83,927.19 Date 05/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRZAL BRAUN, DEBORAH L Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $83,926.53 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARLOTTA, LISA Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $83,926.05 Date 02/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERHEOF, CYNTHIA S Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $83,925.97 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, MATTHEW T Employer name Monroe County Amount $83,925.71 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMASSON, LAWRENCE M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $83,924.49 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUKOFF, GLENN A Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $83,923.90 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODWIN, PATRICIA Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $83,923.13 Date 01/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEMPLETON, ALLEN R Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $83,923.05 Date 02/25/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDER, JANET L Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $83,922.58 Date 09/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECKELMAN, PAUL D Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $83,922.12 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANNUTI, WENDY Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $83,921.82 Date 03/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JABLONKA, KARY D Employer name Columbia County Amount $83,921.33 Date 09/21/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOWER, HOLLY A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $83,920.93 Date 09/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, KELLY M Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $83,919.83 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWITT, JAMIE Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $83,919.83 Date 03/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLM, NANCY C Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $83,919.83 Date 10/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, JOE Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $83,919.83 Date 03/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTELLE, BRUCE P Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $83,919.83 Date 12/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANZMAN, MICHAEL D Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $83,919.83 Date 11/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEETER, JEFFREY P Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $83,919.83 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMLIN, ANTOINETTE M Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $83,919.83 Date 11/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN WORMER, TODD Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $83,919.83 Date 08/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, JOHN F Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $83,918.94 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILDEBRAND, ROBERT G Employer name Office For Technology Amount $83,918.48 Date 05/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METOTT, LILLIAN K Employer name Lewis County Amount $83,917.75 Date 12/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAWN, KEVIN W Employer name Schenectady County Amount $83,917.56 Date 10/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUGHLAN, JOSEPH M Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $83,917.44 Date 07/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOPOR, PETER Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $83,917.03 Date 08/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGNER, CHARLES E Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $83,916.88 Date 09/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSCHIGNANO, ELISABETTA T Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $83,916.80 Date 09/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FADDEN, FRANCIS A, JR Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $83,916.60 Date 11/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANYALA, ONTIRETSE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $83,916.56 Date 01/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVELL, BRIAN T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $83,916.50 Date 01/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTANA, KATHLEEN S Employer name Dutchess County Amount $83,915.73 Date 06/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOGAN, JACKLYN J Employer name Levittown Public Library Amount $83,915.56 Date 04/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHHOLZ, ROBERT E, JR Employer name Niagara County Amount $83,915.39 Date 07/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC SHANE, PATRICK E Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $83,915.22 Date 09/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, CORNELIUS Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $83,915.10 Date 05/21/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, MICHAEL G Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $83,914.85 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, AMY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $83,914.80 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIER, MELISSA J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $83,914.80 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYS, MATTHEW J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $83,914.80 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASH, WILLIAM C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $83,914.80 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSOLELLO, ANTHONY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $83,914.80 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, DENNIS P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $83,914.80 Date 09/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROULAKIS, MARIA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $83,914.80 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEAMANS, KRISTEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $83,914.80 Date 09/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONOR, BRIAN D Employer name Saratoga County Amount $83,914.12 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, E SUZANNE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $83,913.48 Date 12/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, KENNETH C, JR Employer name Dutchess County Amount $83,912.98 Date 07/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVY, SHARON Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $83,912.91 Date 03/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANUEL, STEPHEN Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $83,912.91 Date 01/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECHA, JOHN F Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $83,912.91 Date 10/17/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, PETER J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $83,912.91 Date 05/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, ROBERT R Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $83,912.91 Date 02/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, GEORGE Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $83,912.91 Date 06/10/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DATTORE, ROBERT A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $83,912.91 Date 11/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLGOR, STEVEN G Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $83,912.91 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELLMAN, MICHAEL N Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $83,912.91 Date 10/23/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, BRIAN M Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $83,912.91 Date 01/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKES, KEITH Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $83,912.91 Date 05/11/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISANO, FRANK Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $83,912.91 Date 04/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTWELL, JOSEPH W Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $83,912.90 Date 08/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIKENS, JOAN P Employer name New York Public Library Amount $83,912.73 Date 06/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARINO, JOHN T Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $83,912.58 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EPPIG, EDWARD J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $83,912.49 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, RICHARD F Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $83,912.17 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLAIR, JOSHUA M Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $83,911.72 Date 08/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALIFANO, MICHAEL P Employer name Nassau County Amount $83,911.43 Date 02/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMSON, JOHN M Employer name Village of Depew Amount $83,911.08 Date 01/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITFIELD, WILLIAM D Employer name Village of Wellsville Amount $83,910.76 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUFFA, LISA A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $83,910.45 Date 04/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, TAMARA J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $83,910.31 Date 08/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VITO, JOSEPH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $83,910.04 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, JOHN P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $83,909.99 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULEO, LINDA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $83,909.91 Date 12/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATTS, JACQUELYN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $83,909.82 Date 11/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESAVAGE, MICHELE C Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $83,908.98 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUMGARTNER, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $83,908.33 Date 01/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES-DE GUZMAN, ARNETTE D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $83,907.89 Date 09/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System