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 SCUDERI, ROBERT G Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $83,638.60 Date 10/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROZENSKI, STANLEY V Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $83,637.53 Date 03/11/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DAVID R Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $83,636.58 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWITZER, SUSAN C Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $83,636.29 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAFICANTE, WILLIAM R, JR Employer name Schenectady County Amount $83,635.77 Date 08/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEIGER, CARL W Employer name Hempstead Sanitary District #2 Amount $83,635.53 Date 02/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORENO, DEMETRIUS Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $83,635.27 Date 11/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCOBONO, MICHAEL F Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $83,634.96 Date 01/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA, SUONG D Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $83,634.74 Date 11/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVADUKE, JOHN W Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $83,634.41 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULCAHEY, SUSAN Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $83,634.22 Date 09/24/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MERIS S Employer name Nassau County Amount $83,634.22 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREYER, SCOTT R Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $83,633.80 Date 06/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JONATHAN C Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $83,633.53 Date 07/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEARON, ANGELA Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $83,633.33 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAYDEN, RICHARD T Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $83,632.49 Date 05/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, DAVID M Employer name Yates County Amount $83,632.46 Date 01/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATHAWAY, SHAWNDA R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $83,631.71 Date 02/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORREIA, ALLISON Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $83,631.26 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURBIN, CARI L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $83,630.30 Date 09/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDELL, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $83,629.70 Date 12/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERSA, EDWARD G Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $83,628.41 Date 06/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, JAMES W Employer name Dutchess County Amount $83,627.61 Date 06/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGG BATTISTI, SHARON D Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $83,627.03 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALCHUSKY, GEORGE A, JR Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $83,626.56 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, CHAD R A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $83,625.64 Date 07/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMANOWITZ, MICHAEL A Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $83,625.03 Date 08/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHTY, JAMES H Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $83,624.97 Date 08/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER-EDWARDS, EDNA L Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $83,624.91 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, RICHARD C Employer name Orange County Amount $83,624.21 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELWIG, GREGORY A Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $83,623.06 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESSAINT, JEFFREY W Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $83,622.98 Date 05/20/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWCOMB, NICHOLAS A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $83,622.71 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, VERNON Employer name Hempstead Sanitary District #2 Amount $83,622.48 Date 01/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAUGH, MARC R Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $83,622.48 Date 12/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARAONE, NICHOLAS J Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $83,622.39 Date 09/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIVHANS, CLARENCE, JR Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $83,622.24 Date 10/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMON, DONALD F Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $83,621.76 Date 01/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUAZO, FRANCIS C Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $83,621.72 Date 11/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDER, DANIEL G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $83,621.48 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, GERALD M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $83,621.12 Date 10/03/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DAVID T Employer name Schenectady County Amount $83,620.86 Date 11/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORIARITY, KATHLEEN F Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $83,620.26 Date 03/08/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIALECKI, KATHLEEN T Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $83,620.04 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CESCA, RICHARD T Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $83,619.87 Date 07/29/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSZAJ, MELANIE M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $83,619.85 Date 02/15/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TULINO, SUZANNE Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $83,618.31 Date 11/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARSEN, LESLIE A Employer name Cornell University Amount $83,618.14 Date 05/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STECKER, KIMBERLY C Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $83,617.37 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VON KNOBLAUCH, KARL Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $83,617.15 Date 09/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHOFFIN, BRIAN E Employer name City of Geneva Amount $83,617.03 Date 07/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAIO, JAMES G Employer name Oneida County Amount $83,616.72 Date 10/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEEBER, MATTHEW S Employer name City of Albany Amount $83,616.53 Date 07/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAN ORDEN, MELISSA Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $83,616.42 Date 06/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANGBURN, KARA L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $83,616.08 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKAI, CHRISTINE F Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $83,616.06 Date 01/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAU, MICHAEL E Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $83,616.03 Date 01/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REYES, VICTOR A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $83,615.94 Date 02/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAHYNES, MASON Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $83,615.81 Date 07/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLA MONICA, ANTHONY Employer name Department of Health Amount $83,615.75 Date 08/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATILUS, ALAN J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $83,615.31 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLEURS, LEE R Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $83,614.81 Date 09/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITTER, JEFFREY J Employer name Town of Lewiston Amount $83,614.52 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUESDELL, KARL R, JR Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $83,614.04 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGEE, TIMOTHY J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $83,613.84 Date 11/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZZELL, STEPHENIE Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $83,612.77 Date 10/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMSKI, ROBERT R Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $83,612.69 Date 10/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLTON, THOMAS C Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $83,611.77 Date 09/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGEMANN, WENDY A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $83,611.56 Date 06/30/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROST, JAMES H Employer name City of Auburn Amount $83,611.33 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARPINO, JOHN A Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $83,611.10 Date 02/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SARAH J Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $83,610.93 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENN, JAMES J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $83,610.60 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARDO, PAMELA R Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $83,610.37 Date 04/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE JESUS, ESTEBAN Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $83,610.25 Date 10/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILBURN, GREGORY A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $83,609.80 Date 09/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ANEITA P Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $83,609.69 Date 06/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRBOVICH, KAREN J Employer name Department of Health Amount $83,609.53 Date 11/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALUZZI, JOSEPH M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $83,609.37 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHICO, THOMAS W Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $83,609.09 Date 06/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZARIELLO, JOHN J, III Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $83,608.91 Date 03/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TROPEA, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $83,608.79 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCK, KATHLEEN A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $83,608.69 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAX, JAMES J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $83,608.65 Date 08/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, DERRICK Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $83,608.35 Date 07/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUDITU, MARY L Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $83,608.18 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHMOND, PARIS T Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $83,608.14 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, THOMAS R Employer name Tioga County Amount $83,607.56 Date 09/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURROUGHS, KENNETH E Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $83,606.32 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, DEBRA F Employer name Orange County Amount $83,606.30 Date 04/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEGENER, AMY K Employer name Office For The Aging Amount $83,606.11 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEANTY PETIOTE, MURIEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $83,605.85 Date 06/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAYMAN, JEFFREY T Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $83,605.60 Date 05/23/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTA, PAUL G Employer name Ulster County Amount $83,605.53 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIN, STEVEN M Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $83,605.49 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIACALONE, ANTONIO S Employer name Village of Harrison Amount $83,604.94 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIARRUSSO, KATHLEEN J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $83,604.86 Date 01/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJO, CHAD B Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $83,604.29 Date 06/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEIDIG, JOSHUA M Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $83,604.14 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, CHUN TOK Employer name Office of General Services Amount $83,604.13 Date 12/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System