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 PECTOL, AMY M Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $82,537.74 Date 09/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASCOLESI, JOSEPHINE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $82,537.25 Date 08/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, WILLIAM A Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $82,537.07 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TSIZIS, ALEKSANDR Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $82,536.39 Date 09/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARELA, JENNIFER E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $82,536.05 Date 02/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LOUGHLIN, ELIZABETH A Employer name Elwood UFSD Amount $82,535.82 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, KELLY M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $82,535.49 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FENNELL, MAUREEN J Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $82,535.19 Date 12/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAEDER, WILLIAM O Employer name City of Rochester Amount $82,534.71 Date 04/23/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAMOS, ANGEL L, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $82,534.71 Date 05/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FU, QIANG Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $82,534.52 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCCI, CATHY A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $82,533.98 Date 09/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICKLE, LINDA A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $82,533.76 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSARRA, EILEEN L Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $82,533.74 Date 02/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, PETER M Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $82,533.17 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, EDWIN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $82,533.17 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANGUS, MICHAEL E Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $82,532.27 Date 03/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHUTTS, WILLIAM F Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $82,532.26 Date 02/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LAURIE K Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $82,532.06 Date 12/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAFT, MARJORIE A Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $82,531.64 Date 10/27/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENZIES, DANIEL J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $82,530.40 Date 03/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GROAT, ROGER C Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $82,529.99 Date 03/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALIMONTI, KEVIN M Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $82,529.75 Date 02/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, MEGHAN E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $82,529.50 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELDERBROOM, DANIEL C Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $82,529.02 Date 09/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULSEN, GERARD J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $82,528.70 Date 07/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MATTEO, DANIEL Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $82,528.34 Date 05/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, BARBARA E Employer name Nassau County Amount $82,528.16 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNEY, ERIC J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $82,528.02 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORI, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $82,527.84 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SWEENY, SHARON E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $82,527.68 Date 06/16/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAVITSKY, FRANK G Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $82,527.63 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUALTIERI, MARK D Employer name City of Rome Amount $82,527.63 Date 10/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIPKA, CHARLES P Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $82,527.55 Date 06/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAFFNEY, ROBERT E Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $82,526.98 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE ROSA, TERRANCE Employer name Department of Law Amount $82,526.52 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKS, WENDY S Employer name Ulster County Amount $82,526.40 Date 01/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYLAND, TIMOTHY V Employer name Monroe County Amount $82,526.34 Date 06/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROQUE, JOSELITO B Employer name New York Public Library Amount $82,525.83 Date 01/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEISNER, RUSSELL A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $82,525.04 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, BRIAN J Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $82,524.11 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACHECO, HENRY D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $82,523.75 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRUS, TIMOTHY Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $82,523.64 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUX, SOCORRO Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $82,523.38 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAVIK, MARY T Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $82,523.20 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, PATTI L Employer name Education Department Amount $82,522.42 Date 08/29/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECHEVARRIA, MARTHA L Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $82,522.21 Date 12/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELKIN, DONNA L Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $82,522.21 Date 09/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIBLO, DONNA T Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $82,522.21 Date 10/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOR, CINDY Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $82,522.21 Date 12/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALICEA-GRELLA, ESBELLE L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $82,521.91 Date 05/11/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEJEAN, JUSTIN F, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $82,521.91 Date 11/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, GREGORY G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $82,521.91 Date 01/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, BONNIE J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $82,521.91 Date 07/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTOOKA, LEIGH K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $82,521.91 Date 04/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCK, PATRICIA E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $82,521.91 Date 07/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSALES, FEDERICO L, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $82,521.91 Date 09/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIDOTE, ANTHONY J, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $82,521.91 Date 07/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUZA, DANIEL S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $82,521.91 Date 07/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERARDI, DONNA M Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $82,521.91 Date 10/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, TODD A Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $82,521.86 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, GERALD E Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $82,521.66 Date 10/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLACK, MARC Employer name Nassau County Amount $82,520.89 Date 08/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, RUDOLPH Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $82,520.72 Date 01/18/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLACE, MATTHEW D Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $82,520.60 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, KEVIN D Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $82,520.56 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANDE, MAUREEN A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $82,519.99 Date 06/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZASADA, ERIC J Employer name Department of Health Amount $82,519.78 Date 05/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLOU, JILL M Employer name West Babylon Public Library Amount $82,519.73 Date 08/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGARDUS, RONALD I Employer name Pearl River UFSD Amount $82,519.73 Date 07/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, CYNTHIA S Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $82,519.62 Date 10/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE JESUS, JULIO, III Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $82,519.22 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZGAJ, WILLIAM J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $82,519.18 Date 02/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTOSKI, LUKE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $82,519.07 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEKETA, SHERI J Employer name Village of Suffern Amount $82,517.72 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, SUSAN T Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $82,517.47 Date 08/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ALEXANDER Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $82,517.26 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATZ, JASON G Employer name Nassau County Amount $82,517.01 Date 11/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMICO, MARK J Employer name Division of Veterans' Affairs Amount $82,516.61 Date 07/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALPERT, AMY L Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $82,516.54 Date 02/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, JOSEPH J, JR Employer name Oyster Bay-East Norwich CSD Amount $82,516.12 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKHAM, JANICE Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $82,515.71 Date 10/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORST, NICHOLAS R Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $82,515.51 Date 09/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIRBROTHER, PETER R Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $82,515.11 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSON, JUDY Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $82,514.81 Date 11/01/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANGLE, ELENA C Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $82,514.78 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEWAL, MANDEEP Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $82,513.92 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALEMMO, LAURA J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $82,513.91 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNS, DEBRA L Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $82,513.89 Date 11/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUEL, ELIZABETH Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $82,513.83 Date 07/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVRO, ROBERT H, JR Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $82,513.68 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIFFENDERFER, STEPHEN P Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $82,513.61 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAN, SAM YEE Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $82,513.04 Date 02/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRISCOLL, TERENCE J Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $82,512.79 Date 10/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGEE, ROBERT Employer name City of Albany Amount $82,512.49 Date 10/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHENE, MARK A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $82,512.44 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLINDT, MARCAS W Employer name Chenango County Amount $82,512.00 Date 07/29/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, BRANDON K Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $82,511.78 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILEO, NICHOLAS L, JR Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $82,511.27 Date 03/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALPY, CAROL J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $82,510.87 Date 07/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System