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.

Clear Search
Name Employer name Amount Date Fiscal year Pension group
Name FREDERICK, VALERIE J Employer name Cleary School Deaf Children Amount $83,067.00 Date 09/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ-LADERS, EMMA Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $83,066.93 Date 02/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISSING, LARRY R Employer name Town of Stony Point Amount $83,066.74 Date 05/05/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGOTTI, TIMOTHY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $83,066.66 Date 05/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANDANAIS, CINDY L Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $83,066.29 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEACH, WALTER R Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $83,065.85 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, DAVID C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $83,065.30 Date 04/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISAKSON, IVAN L, JR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $83,065.30 Date 09/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAWICKI, KELLY A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $83,064.34 Date 01/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABELLE, SUZETTE M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $83,064.28 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHAMMED-BUJAN, ZARINA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $83,063.95 Date 07/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEDICT, DOLLY A Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $83,063.73 Date 09/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLYARD, JOSEPH Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $83,063.66 Date 01/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, DAVID J Employer name Great Neck Park District Amount $83,063.23 Date 03/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCRIFFIANO, ALEXANDER Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $83,062.80 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIMM, TIMOTHY E Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $83,062.64 Date 07/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWEN, GARY D Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $83,062.03 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOCERINO, TRINA Z Employer name Nassau County Amount $83,061.29 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTORONE, MICHAEL G Employer name Ridge Road Fire District Amount $83,060.63 Date 07/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARRERO, MARCOS, JR Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $83,060.59 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRONOLONE, MICHELLE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $83,060.31 Date 03/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, THOMAS M Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $83,059.95 Date 06/09/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIAZZA, ROBERT M Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $83,059.17 Date 01/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOLAN, WILLIAM D Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $83,058.64 Date 08/08/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVETO, ANTHONY M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $83,058.52 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'DWYER, JOYCE A Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $83,057.68 Date 12/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, LARRY J Employer name Rockland County Amount $83,057.65 Date 01/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRABOWSKI, JOHN M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $83,057.37 Date 01/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORSTER, JAMES W Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $83,057.35 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HSU, WAN-HSIANG Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $83,057.29 Date 01/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROHNER, WILLIAM A Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $83,057.23 Date 10/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATAJCZAK, MATTHEW R Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $83,056.81 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEW, HERBERT, JR Employer name Education Department Amount $83,056.66 Date 11/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, RICHARD R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $83,056.01 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $83,055.74 Date 06/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZONE, ANTHONY J Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $83,055.53 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLETTA, JOHN J Employer name Halesite Fire District Amount $83,054.52 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINEGAN, RYAN M Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $83,054.46 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODWARD, CHRIS S Employer name Nassau County Amount $83,054.46 Date 02/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSCHIDERER, STEPHEN E Employer name Ridge Road Fire District Amount $83,054.46 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC QUEENEY, JOSEPH F, JR Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $83,054.44 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAIER, JOSEPH G Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $83,053.22 Date 10/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORRION, RICHARD B Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $83,052.88 Date 12/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAUBER, SVETLANA V Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $83,052.47 Date 05/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, SHANNON P Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $83,052.18 Date 08/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOUGLASS, JAMES F Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $83,051.99 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHRLICH, DENISE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $83,051.96 Date 03/17/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, PETER J Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $83,051.86 Date 03/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALLEN, GREGORY T Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $83,051.67 Date 02/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOGIS, MICHAEL G Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $83,051.10 Date 07/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YACAVONE, SCOTT A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $83,050.71 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLOCH, LYUBOV Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $83,050.22 Date 06/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSWORTH, EILEEN W Employer name Albany County Amount $83,050.06 Date 09/01/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARPE, PETER M, JR Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $83,049.86 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLIN, WILLIAM, III Employer name City of Norwich Amount $83,049.08 Date 02/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARLSON, REGINA M Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $83,049.06 Date 12/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGIERO, DIEGO Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $83,048.86 Date 08/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANUEL, SCOTT K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $83,048.83 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMANO, DEANNA L Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $83,048.79 Date 06/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALSANTE, JEROME D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $83,048.53 Date 10/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, ROBERT D Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $83,048.47 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORRICO, NATALIE J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $83,048.41 Date 03/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARAN, GARY J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $83,048.33 Date 05/23/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, ERICA Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $83,047.86 Date 04/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRYOR, CHRISTOPHER K Employer name Nassau County Amount $83,047.75 Date 06/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLERT, KELLY C Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $83,047.21 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERIAN, RENI Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $83,046.90 Date 06/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, SEAN M Employer name Department of Law Amount $83,046.41 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTILE, MARIO M Employer name Monroe County Amount $83,046.21 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJNO, VERONICA A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $83,046.04 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSTEN, MARIE A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $83,046.03 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIO, GREGORY A Employer name Washington County Amount $83,045.92 Date 04/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZINA, LARRY M Employer name Broome County Amount $83,045.28 Date 01/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCURA, PHILIP Employer name Village of Island Park Amount $83,045.21 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZALESKI, MARK S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $83,044.59 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CROCE, SUSAN Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $83,044.12 Date 05/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCONE, EMANUELE J, JR Employer name Village of Solvay Amount $83,042.64 Date 04/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATCHELL, STEVEN R Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $83,042.41 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIEMBA, ANN M Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $83,042.13 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELTZER, JULIA Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $83,041.94 Date 04/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUONO, RUSSELL L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $83,041.78 Date 08/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDICK, RYAN M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $83,041.66 Date 02/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CATUZZA, ANTHONY R, JR Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $83,041.55 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROUSSEAU, MATTHEW A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $83,041.54 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENTZ, MAYA Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $83,041.16 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOLL, JOANN M Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $83,040.86 Date 09/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC TIERNAN, JEFFREY C Employer name Ilion Housing Authority Amount $83,040.81 Date 05/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER-SMITH, ROSEANNE Employer name Erie County Amount $83,040.79 Date 01/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSANO, JAMES M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $83,040.77 Date 10/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORP, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $83,040.57 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEISS, WILLIAM K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $83,040.45 Date 02/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARMBRAND, SCOTT Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $83,040.43 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MANNA, MARIA Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $83,040.19 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTIACCIO, LORA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $83,039.71 Date 03/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTHUP, ANNE MARIE E Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $83,039.47 Date 01/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, KENNETH G Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $83,039.09 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMSON, SCOTT A Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $83,038.59 Date 10/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAHUE, THOMAS D Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $83,038.03 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, MARK E Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $83,037.78 Date 01/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS, JUSTIN R Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $83,037.77 Date 12/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System