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 SPARNO, MARY T Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $83,037.66 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, JACOB Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $83,037.64 Date 12/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, JANIS A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $83,037.00 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YONKERS, DEIDRE M Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $83,036.03 Date 07/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, ROGER L Employer name Fulton County Amount $83,035.43 Date 06/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTTING, ERNEST R, JR Employer name Chenango County Amount $83,035.40 Date 01/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, ROSS G Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $83,035.15 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOULD, ERIC R Employer name Office of General Services Amount $83,034.81 Date 12/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIFFLEY, KAREN L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $83,034.80 Date 12/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLISI, JOHN Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $83,034.68 Date 08/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEEVER, DONNA F Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $83,034.64 Date 09/27/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, J C Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $83,034.08 Date 04/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAFUNDI, MICHAEL C Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $83,033.83 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, AUDREY Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $83,033.72 Date 11/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESSLER, JOSEPH A Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $83,033.71 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIDERER, THOEODORE E Employer name Nassau County Amount $83,033.66 Date 08/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEALE, MICHELLE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $83,033.50 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, CHANNON O Employer name Town of New Paltz Amount $83,033.11 Date 07/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURRAY, ANGELA G Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $83,032.14 Date 02/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTY, PRIESTLY, III Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $83,031.59 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACCHIONE, PAUL Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $83,031.26 Date 11/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNSTEIN, TERESA E Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $83,031.12 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, BROOKS A Employer name City of Elmira Amount $83,030.60 Date 10/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLYNN, THOMAS J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $83,030.53 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMAS, LEROY D Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $83,030.45 Date 10/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHENEY, BASIL W Employer name Village of Canton Amount $83,030.01 Date 12/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEZEK, JOHN A Employer name Rockland County Amount $83,029.64 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $83,029.57 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORAN, PATRICIA A Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $83,028.86 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDY, BRIAN V Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $83,028.37 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZORRA, PATRICIA Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $83,028.09 Date 06/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, ERICA C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $83,027.80 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENT, GREGORY R Employer name Erie County Amount $83,027.51 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIESINGER, MAXWELL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $83,027.20 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOVGREN, MUREL J Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $83,026.11 Date 07/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEQUEIRA, ALEXANDER W Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $83,025.88 Date 08/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROENING, DARRYL G Employer name Niagara County Amount $83,025.72 Date 02/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FERRAN, SEAN F Employer name Office For Technology Amount $83,025.62 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELL'ANGELO, CATHERINE A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $83,025.62 Date 10/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWTON, JOANNE L Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $83,025.62 Date 01/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISZKA, PAUL F Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $83,025.62 Date 10/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESSIER, MARK P Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $83,025.62 Date 10/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEITH, JOANNE F Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $83,025.62 Date 06/07/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSS, EILEEN M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $83,025.62 Date 03/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISGRO, CYNTHIA A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $83,025.62 Date 03/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, MAUREEN E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $83,025.62 Date 06/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRES, SHEILA D Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $83,025.62 Date 09/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFANIK, PATRICIA M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $83,025.62 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUEVAS, ELIESER Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $83,025.40 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALTERS, JONATHON D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $83,024.90 Date 04/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLDEN, TAYWANDA T Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $83,024.58 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCASIO, RAYMOND Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $83,024.07 Date 02/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSELL, HEIDI Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $83,021.91 Date 02/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOTENO, JAMES J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $83,021.91 Date 09/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINS, SHADAI M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $83,021.89 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, PATRICK D Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $83,021.53 Date 04/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JENKINS, DEIDRE M Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $83,021.46 Date 09/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, HOLLY A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $83,021.45 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, DANIEL P Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $83,021.37 Date 05/25/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, CRISTINA Employer name Nassau County Amount $83,021.10 Date 08/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORRENTINO, MARK A Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $83,020.86 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, DANIEL H Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $83,020.63 Date 12/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, PETER D Employer name Highland CSD Amount $83,020.11 Date 04/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPPAS, CHRIS Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $83,019.91 Date 03/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OUDEH, MAZEN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $83,019.10 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANSO, JAMES S Employer name Town of Lloyd Amount $83,019.04 Date 08/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHANDEL, RICHARD D, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $83,018.97 Date 12/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHER, BARBARA J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $83,018.67 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARCO, JOHN Employer name Monroe County Amount $83,018.38 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, DONNA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $83,017.88 Date 01/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, JOANNE L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $83,017.78 Date 09/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOTH, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $83,017.78 Date 01/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUKES, THERESA C Employer name Nassau County Amount $83,017.47 Date 09/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKHART, ALICE L Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $83,016.89 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRI, CHRISTINA B Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $83,016.88 Date 08/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, ANNETTE Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $83,016.21 Date 11/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIBOUL, CARLENE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $83,015.66 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ELIZABETH C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $83,015.30 Date 11/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENENKO, TARAS N Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $83,015.20 Date 04/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAPENNA, LISA Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $83,015.18 Date 07/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, HABBY N, JR Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $83,013.88 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTESE, NANCY D Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $83,013.69 Date 06/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORICI, KENNETH M Employer name Levittown Public Library Amount $83,013.06 Date 02/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPARAGNA, SUZANNE L Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $83,011.54 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIFIELD, JACQUELINE L Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $83,010.80 Date 04/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESPERANCE, BENJAMIN B Employer name Town of Manlius Amount $83,010.78 Date 05/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FAUCI, MICHAEL A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $83,010.75 Date 11/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONSERRATE, DONNA M Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $83,010.75 Date 07/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELD, KENNETH O Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $83,010.60 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SFORZA, ROBERT E Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $83,010.20 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINSTEIN, PAUL M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $83,010.20 Date 02/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARELLA, LEONARD T, III Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $83,010.13 Date 12/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA SALA, EDITH C Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $83,010.02 Date 10/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, DAWN E M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $83,009.60 Date 10/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARGENT, FRED E Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $83,009.57 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JULIANO, THOMAS J Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $83,009.55 Date 10/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIAMONTE, TATIANA Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $83,009.14 Date 04/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LHERISSON, MARIE H Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $83,008.86 Date 10/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OPHARDT, DOUGLAS C Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $83,008.21 Date 09/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINN, MARILYN J Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $83,007.78 Date 07/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System