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 PEREZ-MENDEZ, OLGA R Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $83,574.40 Date 05/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUZZEO, STEVEN R Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $83,574.05 Date 09/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERTO, STEVEN J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $83,573.89 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GEEVARGHESE-BRANAM, SIGI Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $83,573.84 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURLAK, ROBERT M Employer name Department of Health Amount $83,573.66 Date 06/02/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROUT, MICHAEL D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $83,573.66 Date 11/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIONDA, MARK A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $83,573.30 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORMAN, MONA B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $83,573.30 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, FRANCISCO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $83,573.30 Date 08/06/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACCHIAROLI, JOSEPH F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $83,573.30 Date 07/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATIRKO, LOUIS A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $83,573.30 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMMERO, THOMAS G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $83,573.30 Date 08/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NENTY, KUTAMA U, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $83,573.02 Date 04/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANNOTE, CARLOTTA J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $83,572.84 Date 03/09/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLANCY, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $83,572.59 Date 03/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMMINER, ANGELA C Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $83,571.89 Date 12/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IPPOLITO, TIMOTHY J Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $83,571.82 Date 07/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESLOR, KOLLEEN E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $83,570.64 Date 04/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERT, JAMES J Employer name West Hempstead UFSD Amount $83,570.45 Date 07/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEENER, JAMES M Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $83,570.24 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, DAVID J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $83,569.77 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOUTAR, ROBERTA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $83,569.69 Date 09/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAURISANI, GARY N Employer name City of Utica Amount $83,569.18 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AGARS, JEFFREY Employer name City of Troy Amount $83,569.14 Date 12/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERIAN, ROY G Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $83,569.00 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, MAUREEN P Employer name Schenectady County Amount $83,568.31 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHU, LESLIE Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $83,568.28 Date 01/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREIATO, THOMAS M Employer name Village of Sag Harbor Amount $83,567.79 Date 03/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGH, TAQUELLA S Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $83,567.76 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARGAR, CHAD R Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $83,567.69 Date 05/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, NANCY C Employer name Town of Islip Amount $83,567.20 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, WINONA B Employer name Yates County Amount $83,566.62 Date 01/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEADING-SMITH, KATHY Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $83,566.60 Date 09/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORSS, JEFFREY A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $83,566.19 Date 02/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ELLING, DONALD J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $83,565.90 Date 01/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEITRICH, VIVIAN Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $83,565.79 Date 07/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHAN, GREGORY A Employer name Town of Grand Island Amount $83,563.24 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANK, THEODORE J Employer name Columbia County Amount $83,563.12 Date 04/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, DAVID R Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $83,561.65 Date 05/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKHURST, ROBERT S Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $83,560.92 Date 01/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPPAZZO, ANTHONY Employer name Albany County Amount $83,560.78 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTZ, DANIEL J Employer name City of Elmira Amount $83,560.62 Date 03/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, ELENI Employer name Cold Spring Harbor CSD Amount $83,560.27 Date 10/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENOBIOMANO, ADESOTU C Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $83,559.48 Date 12/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAONE-ZULLI, MARIA Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $83,558.68 Date 08/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENGE, JAMES P Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $83,558.15 Date 06/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAH, MITA D Employer name Nassau County Amount $83,557.96 Date 05/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHR, HENRY W Employer name Village of Harrison Amount $83,557.54 Date 11/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, FAYE C Employer name City of Albany Amount $83,557.38 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULBERT, SHIRLEY J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $83,555.93 Date 07/08/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DIANE A Employer name Nassau Library System Amount $83,554.73 Date 06/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, HAIBO Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $83,554.69 Date 12/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISILVIO, KATHLEEN A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $83,554.42 Date 08/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALKEY, JACQUELINE C Employer name Ontario County Amount $83,554.04 Date 03/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRATZ, JULIE M Employer name Niagara County Amount $83,553.97 Date 03/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDAZZO, JOHN E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $83,553.83 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRICK, ROBERT G Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $83,553.59 Date 01/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS, RONALD J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $83,553.42 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GEORGE, MARYKUTTY Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $83,553.32 Date 04/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAEGER, MICHAEL D Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $83,552.95 Date 10/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLICANO, STEVEN R Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $83,552.30 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALL, MAXINE J Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $83,551.88 Date 09/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, JOSHUA M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $83,551.48 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANSKI, KEVIN A Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $83,551.47 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLLET, LINDA M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $83,551.35 Date 08/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVINI, KATHY L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $83,551.35 Date 02/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANTLEY, JANEIRO J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $83,551.28 Date 09/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROUILLETTE, ROBERT J Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $83,551.26 Date 11/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, FREDERICK J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $83,551.26 Date 06/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLLURA, KATHRYN C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $83,551.26 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, DIANNE C Employer name Nassau County Amount $83,551.22 Date 05/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUYUKDENIZ, DEBORAH L Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $83,551.15 Date 04/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRONE, NICHOLAS J Employer name Lawrence UFSD Amount $83,551.00 Date 08/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABRERA, ANNETTE Employer name Westchester County Amount $83,550.54 Date 07/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOUZAKITIS, LEONIDAS Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $83,550.43 Date 01/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, LEIGH J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $83,549.96 Date 07/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, ROBERTO Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $83,549.84 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERWOOD, RICHARD R Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $83,548.97 Date 11/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVEN, COLLEEN E Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $83,548.96 Date 10/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAZIE, SCOTT C Employer name Education Department Amount $83,548.78 Date 08/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEINKLAUS, VIRGINIA A Employer name Education Department Amount $83,548.78 Date 04/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, PATRICIA C Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $83,548.78 Date 06/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DUANE C Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $83,548.22 Date 11/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAXTON, JOANNE Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $83,546.42 Date 11/02/1967 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MA, YINGYU Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $83,545.51 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOLDT, GARY F, JR Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $83,545.30 Date 03/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HILL, GERALD V Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $83,544.03 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAND, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $83,543.50 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLERT, PAUL N Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $83,543.39 Date 07/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALERIO, MARISOL Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $83,543.34 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, KYLE J Employer name City of Cortland Amount $83,542.39 Date 09/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, ARLENE Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $83,541.76 Date 03/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRIWEATHER, LAKEESHA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $83,541.72 Date 07/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUEORGUIEV, STEFKA D Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $83,541.66 Date 11/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUINN, JASON E T Employer name Village of Baldwinsville Amount $83,541.46 Date 07/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANN, KYLE L Employer name Orange County Amount $83,541.14 Date 08/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDMOND, ANTHONY Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $83,540.68 Date 10/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONE, CARMINE A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $83,540.64 Date 12/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEODOULOU, CLEOPA J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $83,540.34 Date 06/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURORE, YVESON Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $83,539.54 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System