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 APOSTOL, TERESITA L Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $82,567.37 Date 10/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEDLECKI, RONALD Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $82,567.22 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNSON, MERVIN A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $82,567.03 Date 02/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPOVERDE, PAQUITA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $82,567.01 Date 10/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELLERUD, KEVIN D N Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $82,566.93 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOBAK, JOSEPH A, JR Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $82,566.45 Date 11/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMMONS, JAMES E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $82,566.30 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN FLEET, GARY R Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $82,566.19 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZOCCA, PATRICIA ANN Employer name Dutchess County Amount $82,565.65 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMANOWSKI, ANDREW J, SR Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $82,564.90 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAITI, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $82,564.81 Date 03/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $82,564.12 Date 05/26/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, BRIAN E Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $82,563.62 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARLO, MARTIN P Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $82,562.78 Date 01/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALDER, KATIE E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $82,562.72 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREY, SUSAN M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $82,562.33 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, CHARLES P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $82,560.97 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVER, TIMOTHY P Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $82,560.84 Date 03/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CHERE, DENISE K Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $82,560.57 Date 05/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDILLO, CATHY L Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $82,560.26 Date 06/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODARD, JEFFREY G Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $82,560.20 Date 12/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANGER, MATTHEW S Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $82,560.00 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIR, DALE P Employer name Monroe County Amount $82,559.98 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MELANIE Employer name Department of Health Amount $82,559.77 Date 03/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKELSON, LARRY D Employer name Nassau County Amount $82,559.70 Date 04/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARPE, CHRYSTAL L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $82,558.90 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURLEY, MICHAEL J Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $82,558.66 Date 09/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, JOHN C, JR Employer name Orleans County Amount $82,557.65 Date 12/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOLONGO, FRED Employer name Nassau County Amount $82,557.28 Date 05/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, GWENDOLYN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $82,557.02 Date 11/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORROW, JAMES A Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $82,556.86 Date 08/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KATAGIRI, JOE A Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $82,556.17 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, JAMES J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $82,555.47 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEPASS, HEWITT G A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $82,555.19 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AHLERS, CATHERINE A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $82,554.76 Date 08/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOSTENUTO, JOSEPH T Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $82,554.56 Date 09/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIN, ANN MARIE Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $82,554.21 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, DEBRA Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $82,553.73 Date 01/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROUNSE, ROBERT M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $82,553.63 Date 09/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DOUGAL, JEMA P Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $82,553.59 Date 04/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWATHIL, BINDU KURUVILLA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $82,553.56 Date 08/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAUCK, CASSANDRA L Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $82,553.25 Date 07/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINER, MARK D Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $82,552.64 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTHRIE, TERRY M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $82,552.64 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, SCOTT A Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $82,552.47 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRILL, TIMOTHY W Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $82,552.23 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, DAVID J Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $82,552.10 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, BRIAN A Employer name Erie County Amount $82,552.02 Date 08/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERENO, ADAM J Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $82,552.02 Date 08/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAYNARD, WILLIAM R Employer name Oneida County Amount $82,551.84 Date 07/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, DAVID W Employer name City of Albany Amount $82,551.65 Date 06/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DENNIS, HENRIETTA S Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $82,551.41 Date 10/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRISWOLD, ARTHUR J Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $82,551.10 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALDAROLA, KRISTIN J Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $82,550.80 Date 09/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPILLANE, WILLIAM Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $82,550.72 Date 11/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESSE, JUSTIN G Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $82,550.53 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, LUTHER H Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $82,550.07 Date 07/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVAK, FREDERICK P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $82,549.76 Date 03/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARMON, MARK G Employer name Town of Massena Amount $82,549.18 Date 02/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, MEGHAN JM Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $82,548.25 Date 05/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUPO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $82,548.12 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, ANTHONY Employer name Nassau County Amount $82,547.61 Date 04/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOONEY, DENNIS P Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $82,547.22 Date 05/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERS, SUSAN M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $82,547.07 Date 06/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHER, LINDA A Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $82,546.74 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVINGSTON, BLAKE A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $82,546.71 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKS, EDWARD J Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $82,546.65 Date 11/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERSHKOWITZ, ALAN Employer name South Beach Childrens Serv Amount $82,545.71 Date 09/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALICKI, EDWARD W Employer name City of Beacon Amount $82,545.31 Date 12/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAPP, AMANDA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $82,545.17 Date 09/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABERS, CRYSTAL J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $82,544.94 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREE, FALLON Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $82,544.90 Date 04/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERDA, JENNIFER L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $82,544.30 Date 08/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, CHARLES A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $82,543.05 Date 12/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOCIANOWSKI, IVAN V Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $82,542.25 Date 07/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLARD, TIMOTHY G Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $82,542.20 Date 04/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, JAVIER Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $82,541.99 Date 10/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIGEON, DANIELLE R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $82,541.96 Date 07/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOAS, FRANCISCO G V Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $82,541.89 Date 07/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, ROCIO A Employer name Westchester County Amount $82,541.61 Date 05/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, J THOMAS Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $82,540.87 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENN, BRIAN C Employer name City of Kingston Amount $82,540.63 Date 08/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAAS, GAYATHRI Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $82,540.37 Date 05/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACK, ROBERT N Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $82,540.25 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELICIANO, CYNTHIA Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $82,540.23 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROKITOWSKI, JOSEPH R Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $82,540.09 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANDLEY, BRUCE A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $82,540.05 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEE, ROBERT M Employer name Erie County Amount $82,539.93 Date 02/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTERSON, WILLIAM T Employer name Nassau County Amount $82,539.89 Date 01/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCICHILONE, RICCARDO Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $82,539.76 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, MONIQUE N Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $82,539.42 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA SHOMB, SCOTT F Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $82,539.15 Date 09/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRK, ROBERT G Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $82,539.14 Date 05/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNS, HERBERT A Employer name Niagara County Amount $82,539.11 Date 01/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, JAMES D II Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $82,539.11 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, WING F Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $82,539.07 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WUNDER, SCOTT J Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $82,538.40 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIDORE, KEVIN M Employer name Monroe County Amount $82,538.39 Date 07/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMOW, NOELLE Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $82,538.08 Date 08/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, DEBBIE W Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $82,537.91 Date 02/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System