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 PRESLEY, RICHARD B Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $83,371.69 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROYLE, CHARLES D Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $83,371.44 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRINGTON, KATHLEEN M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $83,371.30 Date 05/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHAEFER, STEVEN J Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $83,370.76 Date 05/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMENICK, LISA A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $83,369.33 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHN, DARREN H Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $83,368.49 Date 03/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROEGER, ANDREW J Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $83,368.46 Date 06/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODACK, MICHAEL F Employer name Yonkers Mun Housing Authority Amount $83,368.42 Date 05/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, PAMELA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $83,368.18 Date 06/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAEBLER, ANNETTE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $83,367.61 Date 09/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLISS, WALTER A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $83,367.55 Date 11/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, GERARDO Employer name Edgemont UFSD at Greenburgh Amount $83,367.13 Date 05/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, DONALD P, JR Employer name Department of State Amount $83,366.86 Date 10/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAULION, RIZZA P Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $83,366.81 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSCHE, JEFFREY L Employer name Town of Islip Amount $83,366.62 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACCAMESE, NANCY M Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $83,366.33 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, MICHAEL A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $83,366.06 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATH, MARGARET A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $83,365.78 Date 09/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA SHOMBE, MARYANN L Employer name Department of Health Amount $83,365.68 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, STEPHEN R Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $83,365.62 Date 09/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCK, TAMMI L Employer name Department of Health Amount $83,365.57 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, THOMAS L, JR Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $83,365.04 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLL, LAUREN D Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $83,364.74 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDINALE, JAMES M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $83,364.63 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, DANIEL P Employer name City of Kingston Amount $83,363.94 Date 10/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTIA, JACQUELINE Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $83,362.63 Date 02/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OROLOGIO, BRITTANY A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $83,362.61 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANNON, BRIAN M Employer name Ridge Road Fire District Amount $83,362.14 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSENCRANS, RONALD J Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $83,361.64 Date 11/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, ROBERT W, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $83,360.83 Date 06/03/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, BRIANA N Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $83,360.64 Date 11/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABATE, RICKY A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $83,360.04 Date 03/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLETT, EUGENE H Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $83,359.75 Date 11/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEN, ELAYNE P Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $83,359.63 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSS, JAMES H Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $83,359.46 Date 12/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAREAU, LOUISE C Employer name New York Public Library Amount $83,359.34 Date 09/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURIEN, ANILA A Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $83,358.70 Date 09/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAKE, DEAN A Employer name Monroe County Amount $83,358.24 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAMBELU, DEAN N Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $83,357.60 Date 07/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POHLE, DAVID Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $83,356.89 Date 03/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, TYLOR M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $83,356.72 Date 12/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AQUILINO, BRANDEE E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $83,356.53 Date 09/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, DONALD J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $83,355.89 Date 11/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DENA T Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $83,355.71 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, JANET Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $83,355.38 Date 03/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASPANTI, JUDITH C Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $83,355.38 Date 02/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAKOURI, NANCY Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $83,355.38 Date 02/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWYER, JAMES R Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $83,355.06 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDICINI, DIANE Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $83,355.05 Date 10/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, KATHY N Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $83,354.40 Date 08/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUMMEL, CRAIG W Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $83,354.03 Date 01/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOERZEL, CARL E, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $83,354.00 Date 06/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST JAMES, JASON Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $83,353.78 Date 07/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, DAVID H Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $83,353.50 Date 09/20/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACEVEDO, DEICE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $83,353.24 Date 12/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MANOJ Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $83,352.33 Date 05/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, DONELLE L Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $83,351.16 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARRIS, JOANNE K Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $83,350.63 Date 09/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELSH, TARANEH N Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $83,350.51 Date 06/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEELOFF, MARK J Employer name City of Lockport Amount $83,350.43 Date 04/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALLENBECK, DANIEL J Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $83,350.26 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSARELLA, NICHOLAS Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $83,349.63 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RING, MICHAEL V Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $83,348.72 Date 07/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEJIA-CRESPO, RONALD P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $83,348.46 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, ANTHONY P Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $83,348.33 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELITON, ASHLEY A Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $83,347.98 Date 12/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMBRIANO, ANTHONY J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $83,347.39 Date 06/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA SHOMB, JASON W Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $83,347.17 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGI, KEITH Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $83,346.97 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, SHAWN A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $83,346.28 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FALKMAN, LARRY E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $83,345.95 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, USHINDE R E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $83,345.30 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPE, ANNETTE Employer name Office For Technology Amount $83,345.15 Date 01/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE JESUS, DIANA Employer name Westchester County Amount $83,344.92 Date 09/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIELLO, ANTHONY Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $83,344.78 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAWCETT, KELLY R Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $83,344.40 Date 07/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEACH, PAUL Employer name Sullivan County Amount $83,344.11 Date 08/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGEN, BARBARA J Employer name Nassau County Amount $83,344.00 Date 11/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETTS, CHAD D Employer name Yates County Amount $83,343.98 Date 02/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDO, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $83,343.89 Date 04/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTERI, TINA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $83,343.46 Date 11/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAPERSTEIN, SHARON K Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $83,343.46 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWEBE, RANDY T Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $83,343.44 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA POINTE, ANDREW G Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $83,343.23 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURGISON, SUSAN F Employer name Sullivan County Amount $83,342.91 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANIDLO, MELISSA M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $83,342.87 Date 09/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, MICHELLE S Employer name Westchester County Amount $83,342.87 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC IVER, TODD Q Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $83,341.88 Date 03/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASER, SIMONE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $83,341.80 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALESTALO, BARBARA A Employer name Orange County Amount $83,341.57 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APICELLA, RYAN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $83,341.42 Date 10/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, YOWALI Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $83,341.25 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADDLER, MICHAEL R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $83,341.20 Date 04/04/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOODMAN, DELRAYO, SR Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $83,341.08 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ANDREW R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $83,340.81 Date 01/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RADOMSKI, THOMAS B Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $83,340.67 Date 03/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARONE, CORY V Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $83,340.25 Date 08/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEBB, LISA S Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $83,340.17 Date 10/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARWOOD, RICHARD A Employer name Hempstead Sanitary District #2 Amount $83,339.98 Date 08/31/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, DANIEL S Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $83,339.97 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System