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 BENIGNO-SCHWEIDER, THERESA Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $83,827.77 Date 08/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOY, JENNIFER Y Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $83,827.77 Date 11/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, THOMAS E Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $83,827.77 Date 07/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN-BOOTH, BARBARA A Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $83,827.77 Date 01/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, TRACEY D Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $83,827.77 Date 03/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ANN Employer name NYC Judges Amount $83,827.77 Date 06/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, EUGENIO R Employer name Westchester County Amount $83,826.84 Date 09/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUGGER, JAMES J Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $83,826.74 Date 08/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LONGOBARDI, JENNA P Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $83,826.60 Date 07/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, SALLY J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $83,826.05 Date 06/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLT, WAYNE R Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $83,825.53 Date 08/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VER PLANK, CHARLES A, JR Employer name Wayne County Amount $83,825.43 Date 09/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, DUDLEY A Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $83,824.43 Date 07/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, JOSEPH C Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $83,824.23 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAN, WILLIAM C Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $83,823.71 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRELAND, BRYAN D Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $83,823.31 Date 05/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTI, JAMES C Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $83,823.12 Date 11/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, HENRY R Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $83,822.51 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGLIA, NAOMI A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $83,822.40 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORREIA, NEIL Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $83,822.22 Date 09/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISH, WILLIAM B Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $83,821.78 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADULA, FRANK J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $83,821.40 Date 04/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNY, MICHAEL R Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $83,821.17 Date 09/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DIANE L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $83,820.61 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOSO, HOLLY A M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $83,819.93 Date 07/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, RAYMOND S Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $83,819.41 Date 02/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPHIER, KYLE H Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $83,818.36 Date 03/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCIANO, JEFFREY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $83,818.30 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHICHESTER, ELVA H Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $83,817.57 Date 05/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, LISA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $83,816.75 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASE, MICHAEL S Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $83,816.37 Date 05/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIVANA, ROBERT A Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $83,816.32 Date 10/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, BRIAN P Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $83,816.16 Date 10/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, PETER R Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $83,815.64 Date 09/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIS, TERRY A, SR Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $83,815.22 Date 05/23/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORP, LAUREN ANNE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $83,814.96 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, RAM Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $83,814.68 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYSKOWSKY, DENNIS G Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $83,814.31 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYMAN, JOLENE M Employer name Erie County Amount $83,814.30 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, RYAN Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $83,814.17 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZARICH, KEITH C Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $83,813.98 Date 05/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNEAU, MICHAEL A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $83,813.61 Date 04/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRABHU, DNYANESH J Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $83,813.53 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAM, COLLEEN V Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $83,812.97 Date 08/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGAN, EDWARD C Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $83,812.91 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTE, ROY G Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $83,812.91 Date 03/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUAREZ, ROBERT J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $83,812.91 Date 03/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUONO, ROBERT Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $83,812.91 Date 10/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHU, MARTIN W Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $83,812.91 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICAUSI, JOSEPH P Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $83,812.91 Date 03/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANDE, JOSEPH Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $83,812.91 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANCIGLIA, JAMES J Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $83,812.91 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRONE, PATRICIA A Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $83,812.91 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DASH, RANDOLPH C Employer name NYC Judges Amount $83,812.91 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, SUSAN I Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $83,812.29 Date 07/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIATEK, ZENON J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $83,812.24 Date 07/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANDA, CHRISTIAN Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $83,811.95 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLEWCZAK, SUSAN A Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $83,811.66 Date 01/30/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORD, RASHEEM Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $83,811.56 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, JAMES R Employer name Village of Cayuga Heights Amount $83,811.29 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TEMPESTA, THOMAS P Employer name Rye Neck UFSD Amount $83,811.26 Date 08/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAVRIANOS, GEORGE Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $83,810.99 Date 12/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, JONATHAN J Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $83,810.98 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZIER, HYACINTH M Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $83,810.59 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CESARE, VALERIE M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $83,809.59 Date 07/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTHSTEIN, JILL H Employer name New York Public Library Amount $83,809.11 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALERO, JOSEPH J Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $83,809.09 Date 02/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANONICO, ALBERT P Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $83,808.94 Date 09/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DER KALOUSTIAN, NAREG Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $83,808.85 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONKLE, ANDREW A Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $83,808.83 Date 10/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYLER, TIMOTHY M Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $83,808.53 Date 03/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKARDS, CLINTON S, II Employer name Office of General Services Amount $83,808.11 Date 10/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGOLD, SHAWN D Employer name Erie County Amount $83,807.72 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADD, RICHARD C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $83,806.59 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUCKHABER, ROBERT J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $83,806.57 Date 02/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, MITCHELL W Employer name Onondaga County Amount $83,806.14 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUHL, TIMOTHY A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $83,806.12 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUATRONE, DOMINICK E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $83,806.12 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, MATTHEW M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $83,805.93 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, RUSSELL S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $83,805.93 Date 07/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, JO ANNE S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $83,805.93 Date 03/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINGSTON, KARL F Employer name Onondaga County Amount $83,805.93 Date 08/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FRAMBOISE, PHILIP A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $83,805.93 Date 09/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMENDOLA, HEATHER A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $83,805.93 Date 09/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERSON, GRETCHEN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $83,805.93 Date 09/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, CHAD J Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $83,805.68 Date 02/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, SAMANTHA L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $83,805.48 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAGO, WEYHI Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $83,805.45 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC EWAN, DAVID S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $83,805.08 Date 09/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC LEOD, SUSAN P Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $83,804.98 Date 05/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARMENDIA, ANGEL A Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $83,804.43 Date 10/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PABON, HEXTOR L Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $83,804.38 Date 11/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLOWSKY, ANTONINA GRACE Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $83,804.21 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NACE, THOMAS M Employer name Ulster County Amount $83,804.14 Date 01/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALY, MICHELLE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $83,804.11 Date 10/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC WHORTER, PAUL D Employer name Argyle CSD Amount $83,804.02 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $83,803.89 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VITO, VINCENT JR. Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $83,803.61 Date 04/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAELDONIA, KESHLAY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $83,803.56 Date 07/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODNAR, JAMES D Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $83,803.50 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System