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 PUZIO, ELISE R Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $82,440.41 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAJCHEL, ADAM J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $82,439.73 Date 04/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WORTMANN, RICHARD C Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $82,439.48 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, DONNA D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $82,439.42 Date 10/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORRIER, MICHAEL J Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $82,439.28 Date 10/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, JOHN R Employer name Ridge Fire District Amount $82,439.08 Date 04/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBANESE, ROSANNE Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $82,438.93 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, ALLAN J Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $82,438.70 Date 12/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIX-FIELDS, LORRAINE A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $82,438.50 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALEY-WHEELER, KELLY C Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $82,438.37 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNTON, WILLIAM G Employer name Town of Webster Amount $82,438.28 Date 09/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELTRA, LAURIE D Employer name Department of Health Amount $82,438.22 Date 01/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CHAUNCEY Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $82,438.18 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAVEZ, DOUGLAS P Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $82,437.91 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, DAVID Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $82,436.84 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUFF, LATANYA D Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $82,436.70 Date 03/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANNUS, DAVID M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $82,436.68 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDBERG, MONTE L Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $82,435.87 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVA, HELEN L Employer name Eastchester UFSD Amount $82,435.71 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCINI, DANA M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $82,435.57 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAWLAK, SUSAN E Employer name Department of Health Amount $82,434.93 Date 07/08/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNA, TERRY J Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $82,434.37 Date 01/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, EUGENE F Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $82,434.33 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, KEVIN F Employer name Ulster County Amount $82,434.25 Date 06/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSNER, ROBIN B Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $82,434.13 Date 09/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, JENNIFER M Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $82,433.38 Date 07/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREVORAH, JOSEPH T Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $82,431.44 Date 10/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRIEB, EILEEN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $82,431.18 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEPLICK, WENDY J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $82,431.11 Date 12/21/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWSON, JILL K Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $82,430.65 Date 10/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, PATRICIA L Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $82,430.46 Date 09/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOCHRIE, SUSAN A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $82,429.97 Date 12/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOEL, JOHN T Employer name Office For Technology Amount $82,429.83 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZEL, JOANNE Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $82,429.18 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALKO, JAMES F Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $82,428.98 Date 06/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORENA, ALFRED L Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $82,428.82 Date 03/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISCEGLIE, DAVID J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $82,428.45 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIRKO, THOMAS G Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $82,427.86 Date 02/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONKELBAAN, JACOB D Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $82,427.74 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARCENE, WILLIAM P, JR Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $82,427.28 Date 03/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTWRIGHT, STEPHEN W, III Employer name Village of East Aurora Amount $82,427.25 Date 01/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, ROBERT Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $82,426.87 Date 08/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IDERA, AFIS A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $82,426.46 Date 06/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, PETER J Employer name Erie County Amount $82,426.07 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELDERT, JOHN K Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $82,424.76 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUGHERTY, PAUL M Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $82,424.73 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, ALICIA F Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $82,424.60 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARNETI, CONCETTA M Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $82,424.60 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODRUFF, RICK Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $82,424.09 Date 09/30/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, NICHOLAS L Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $82,423.99 Date 05/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVAGNI, EDWARD A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $82,423.81 Date 06/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROHE, JOSEPH C, JR Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $82,423.78 Date 06/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTA, LISA Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $82,423.59 Date 09/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, DAVID A Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $82,423.42 Date 06/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERVANTES, SALVADOR Employer name Pocantico Hills CSD Amount $82,423.04 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, LAWRENCE P Employer name Ulster County Amount $82,422.48 Date 02/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINELLA, MARILOU C Employer name Westchester County Amount $82,422.44 Date 05/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARROYO, BLANCA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $82,422.35 Date 09/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGGIO, JEREMY J Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $82,422.33 Date 10/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HENDRICKS, DAWN M Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $82,421.92 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, JARED E Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $82,421.18 Date 11/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, MICHAEL A Employer name Liberty CSD Amount $82,421.05 Date 02/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUSHER, KRISTINA M Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $82,420.81 Date 02/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLLINS, GWENDOLYN Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $82,420.72 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFISTER, TRACEY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $82,420.47 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADRIGAL, FERNANDO Employer name Pelham UFSD Amount $82,419.73 Date 08/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, MELINDA A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $82,418.36 Date 12/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAHAM, KRISTINE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $82,418.34 Date 09/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERR-SMITH, ELIZABETH C Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $82,418.30 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIEL, ADAM O Employer name Nassau County Amount $82,417.77 Date 06/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, SHAUN D Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $82,417.54 Date 06/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNINO, SUSAN A Employer name Waterfront Commis of NY Harbor Amount $82,416.60 Date 08/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGELOW, JUDITH M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $82,416.12 Date 07/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERRERI, KAYLA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $82,415.82 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELKO, BRENDA L Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $82,415.40 Date 10/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVAGNANO, JOSEPH M Employer name Orange County Amount $82,415.38 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHLIG, CHARLES F C, IV Employer name City of Kingston Amount $82,414.88 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VASCUKYNAS, FRANK P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $82,414.66 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OZZENGETT, DIDIER F Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $82,414.29 Date 07/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANICCIA, GREGORY Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $82,414.19 Date 01/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSA, KATERINA A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $82,413.86 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AGUADO, EDGARDO P Employer name Department of Health Amount $82,413.68 Date 08/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUGHIE, SALVATORE, JR Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $82,413.23 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRY, LINDA L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $82,412.98 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMERSA, MICHAEL M Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $82,412.34 Date 04/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIBSCH, PAUL J Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $82,412.30 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FESTA, DAVID M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $82,412.01 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGANIS, LORRAINE W Employer name Education Department Amount $82,411.84 Date 05/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTELLING-DEFRANCE, CALIN C Employer name Village of Fairport Amount $82,411.69 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHILIRO, JOSEPH M Employer name Nassau County Amount $82,411.43 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAKRABORTY, AURIN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $82,411.42 Date 10/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAND, ROBERT F Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $82,411.34 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGNON, KELLY L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $82,411.17 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAFFLE, EDWARD T Employer name Broome County Amount $82,410.84 Date 08/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, JEAN E Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $82,410.64 Date 08/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, TAMMY J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $82,410.31 Date 08/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORMS, MICHELLE A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $82,410.30 Date 05/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTHER, JOEDY T Employer name Monroe County Amount $82,410.21 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, CARA J Employer name Sachem Public Library Amount $82,410.18 Date 12/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, MIA R Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $82,409.28 Date 12/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System