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 MINICOZZI, LAURA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $82,352.10 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULLEN, SHARON A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $82,352.10 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEGELBAUM, MATTHEW J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $82,352.10 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINDUS, THERESE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $82,352.10 Date 09/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOLSEY, SUSAN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $82,352.10 Date 10/13/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABEL, ERIC S Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $82,351.62 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERNARDO, JOHN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $82,351.61 Date 11/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRINGS, BRITTANY A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $82,351.37 Date 01/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, JEFFREY C Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $82,350.22 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANZO, ALEX R Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $82,350.12 Date 11/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOO, CECIL M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $82,349.61 Date 05/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, WENDY A Employer name Lewis County Amount $82,348.59 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, JOHN K Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $82,347.99 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, JOSEPH J Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $82,347.81 Date 07/14/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $82,347.69 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, JOHN F Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $82,347.39 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JUSTIN L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $82,346.99 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ILLINGSWORTH, LONI J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $82,346.09 Date 04/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, PEDRO A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $82,345.91 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, MENGRU HSU Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $82,345.59 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUER, BRAD M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $82,345.41 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CYNTHIA Y Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $82,345.25 Date 05/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINER, GARY E Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $82,345.10 Date 09/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORD, LAURA M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $82,344.90 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UBINAS, ANTHONY J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $82,343.21 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, BRIAN Employer name Village of Trumansburg Amount $82,342.56 Date 06/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAWORECKI, JOSEPH A Employer name Broome County Amount $82,342.51 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTI, RENE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $82,341.73 Date 04/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMSON, BRETT J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $82,341.00 Date 07/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAW, RICKIE A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $82,340.90 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMERS, KEVIN W Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $82,340.89 Date 01/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, MARY D Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $82,340.04 Date 04/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MICHAEL P Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $82,339.88 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OHL, JEFFREY M Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $82,339.32 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIKER, WILLIAM R Employer name Mastic Beach Fire District Amount $82,339.02 Date 10/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, JEFFREY S Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $82,338.95 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOWERS, SANDRA A Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $82,338.32 Date 07/26/1962 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EAGAR, SCOTT J Employer name Water Auth of West Nassau Co Amount $82,338.24 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRABOW, GARRETT D Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $82,338.19 Date 10/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYAN, MARISA C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $82,337.61 Date 03/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, DAWN M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $82,337.50 Date 05/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVREAU, ROBERT A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $82,337.43 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, VICTORIA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $82,337.36 Date 01/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWORDS, SUSAN Employer name Hicksville Public Library Amount $82,336.81 Date 04/17/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRANKHAN, ROBERT J, II Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $82,336.40 Date 01/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENTS, DARRYL N Employer name City of Rochester Amount $82,336.12 Date 10/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, KATHLEEN M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $82,335.89 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAVEZ, CARMEN A Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $82,335.65 Date 03/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABE, MICHAEL G Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $82,334.78 Date 08/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, KAREN A Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $82,333.89 Date 10/16/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANA, MERLINA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $82,333.66 Date 01/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISSANDRELLO, MARTIN Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $82,333.41 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOT, SUSAN W Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $82,333.36 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEKER, DAVID R, JR Employer name City of Oneida Amount $82,333.28 Date 12/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TUTTLE, JASON M Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $82,333.27 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUADRA-HIBBERT, MIREYA Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $82,332.32 Date 09/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLICK, BRADFORD S Employer name Department of Law Amount $82,331.86 Date 10/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, KEVIN J Employer name Genesee County Amount $82,331.56 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATROS, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $82,331.52 Date 02/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAGNE, DANIEL L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $82,330.45 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, MARK A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $82,330.40 Date 04/26/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FESTA, EDWARD M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $82,329.78 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLEWITZ, STEPHEN J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $82,329.70 Date 07/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAESAR-DABREO, LURLENE A Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $82,329.55 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINONES, ISAURA Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $82,329.15 Date 10/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALASSO, LISA M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $82,329.08 Date 09/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENIG, THOMAS M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $82,329.08 Date 06/28/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ORAZIO, BRYAN A Employer name Westchester County Amount $82,328.87 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, PAUL D Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $82,328.60 Date 05/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTRAND, CHRISTIAN M Employer name Town of East Greenbush Amount $82,328.44 Date 01/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUEZADA, LOURDES Y Employer name Rockland County Amount $82,328.40 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESBITT, STEPHANIE F Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $82,327.93 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, PAUL M Employer name Nassau County Amount $82,327.22 Date 12/31/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, JOHN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $82,327.07 Date 09/28/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANN, LESLIE A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $82,326.09 Date 10/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARON, SEAN M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $82,326.05 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAHERTY, SCOTT C Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $82,325.40 Date 02/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHOK, SINDHU Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $82,325.37 Date 02/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOTEE, DEBORAH S Employer name Sullivan County Amount $82,324.85 Date 12/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRINGTON, MARK J Employer name Town of East Greenbush Amount $82,324.80 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, TERRANCE M Employer name Smithtown Fire District Amount $82,324.41 Date 09/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDAIS, MARIE L Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $82,324.14 Date 03/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUB, JOSEPH H Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $82,323.99 Date 11/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIEKER, JENNIFER I L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $82,323.52 Date 05/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUKONIS, MARY-MARGARET Employer name Mohawk Valley Child Youth Serv Amount $82,323.28 Date 02/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATTERSON, JACQUELINE A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $82,323.27 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROY, NATALIE J Employer name Oswego County Amount $82,323.09 Date 10/02/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIGGINS, JANA E Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $82,323.09 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARNARD, DAVID Employer name Ontario County Amount $82,322.71 Date 04/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLANCO, JAMES A, II Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $82,322.32 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAFFA, JESSICA E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $82,321.99 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIRILA, CRISTIAN M Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $82,321.98 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGUIRE, MOLLY J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $82,321.98 Date 11/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, DAVID T Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $82,321.54 Date 04/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUZALA, BRIAN M Employer name Town of Evans Amount $82,321.19 Date 01/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AMENDOLA, VINCENT A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $82,320.88 Date 10/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARROYO, MIGUEL A, JR Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $82,319.57 Date 10/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, MARIO A Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $82,318.49 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC FARLAND, CARRIE J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $82,318.06 Date 08/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORRELL, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $82,317.94 Date 07/20/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System