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 AVILES, IRVING Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $82,317.81 Date 07/06/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, CHARLES A Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $82,317.65 Date 04/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPER, CHRISTA J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $82,317.53 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, ALANA N Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $82,317.53 Date 01/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULDBORNE, PATSY D Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $82,317.53 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DAVID E Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $82,317.23 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATTONITO, DENISE Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $82,317.01 Date 01/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROPHETE, WESTLINE JEAN PIERRE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $82,316.60 Date 05/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULDRAREE, CHANON M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $82,316.41 Date 06/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANG, TERESA T Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $82,316.22 Date 07/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOFIELD, ROGER W Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $82,315.78 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODSPEED, BRENDA K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $82,314.95 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, MARIA Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $82,314.54 Date 02/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORKETT, MATTHEW A Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $82,314.54 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBENER, DONN P Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $82,314.44 Date 03/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZAPLA, LENORE A Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $82,314.38 Date 07/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ABDULLAH, ABDUR-RAHIM Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $82,314.08 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, ANNA M Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $82,313.49 Date 01/15/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVER, VICTORIA I Employer name Babylon Public Library Amount $82,313.33 Date 10/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDRICH, MARK D Employer name Erie County Amount $82,313.31 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENN, TERRI L Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $82,313.28 Date 11/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAUCH, ALISON Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $82,313.25 Date 08/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANADA, EUCARIO Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $82,313.17 Date 08/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARDIAN, JOHN R Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $82,312.62 Date 07/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURGESS, BRIAN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $82,312.49 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELGAREJO, IVAN R Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $82,312.13 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASHMAN, MARK J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $82,311.83 Date 05/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERWIN, MARIE S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $82,311.67 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARCATERRO, DAVID E Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $82,310.97 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, MARK P, JR Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $82,310.57 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUELSON, JAMES K Employer name City of Elmira Amount $82,310.40 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEARTY, JOSEPH R Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $82,310.34 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, MARK E Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $82,310.30 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMOA, SAMUEL O Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $82,310.24 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NACCARATO, RONALD J Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $82,308.89 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOSITO, FRANK T Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $82,308.36 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOO-MARTINDALE, MERLE I Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $82,308.25 Date 10/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUH, LISA R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $82,308.11 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRESE, JOSEPH P Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $82,308.04 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, JENNA M Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $82,307.55 Date 11/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDETTE, RONALD A Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $82,307.48 Date 04/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, JOHN M Employer name Ridge Road Fire District Amount $82,307.19 Date 02/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEIGFRED, KELLY M Employer name Ridge Road Fire District Amount $82,307.19 Date 02/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHAIN, DANIELLE K Employer name Office For Technology Amount $82,307.14 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IOAN, MONICA Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $82,307.02 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARR, SANDRA M Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $82,307.02 Date 07/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REBECCHI, ANITA M Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $82,307.02 Date 04/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, JAMES M Employer name NYC Judges Amount $82,307.02 Date 12/31/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOBODA, THERESA D Employer name NYC Judges Amount $82,307.02 Date 04/13/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EICHER, MARIANNE M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $82,307.02 Date 12/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, DANIEL J Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $82,306.93 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, MARK A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $82,306.36 Date 07/28/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERP, CINDY Employer name New Rochelle Muni Housing Auth Amount $82,306.30 Date 05/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROPER, BRIAN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $82,306.00 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAYLES, DAVID A Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $82,305.71 Date 06/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTO, PAUL Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $82,305.68 Date 03/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKMAN, LISA M Employer name Levittown Public Library Amount $82,305.53 Date 01/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNE, TREVOR E Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $82,305.10 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITTONE, LINDA B Employer name Mid Hudson Library System Amount $82,304.77 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSIER, HOLLIE M Employer name Elmira Childrens Services Amount $82,303.74 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMKEY, JOHN T Employer name Niagara County Amount $82,303.42 Date 07/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMATO, JAMES V Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $82,303.20 Date 09/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIME, PHILIP J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $82,302.70 Date 03/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, NEAL A Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $82,302.36 Date 08/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTZ, ANDREW J Employer name Village of Arcade Amount $82,302.22 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, CHARLES E Employer name Ramapo Catskill Library System Amount $82,302.19 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONDONELLA, DANIEL D Employer name Westchester County Amount $82,302.03 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKERING, JOSEPH C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $82,301.75 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEREZ, VINCENT Employer name City of White Plains Amount $82,301.09 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREJO, THERESA C Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $82,301.05 Date 05/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEINMANN, TERI A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $82,300.94 Date 01/14/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICO, MICHAEL A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $82,300.59 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ANDREW W Employer name City of Rochester Amount $82,300.02 Date 02/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THAYER, KIM I Employer name Education Department Amount $82,299.76 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, MARK A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $82,299.59 Date 07/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLNEY, CHRISTINE M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $82,299.50 Date 04/29/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, REGINALD T Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $82,299.21 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANLEY, LUKE W Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $82,298.69 Date 08/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KORKUS, LORRAINE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $82,298.65 Date 04/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, PATRICIA L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $82,298.21 Date 01/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUPIEC, MICHAEL S Employer name Department of Health Amount $82,297.88 Date 05/02/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUENCER, AARON P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $82,297.70 Date 07/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUPITZA, MICHELE A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $82,297.64 Date 10/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, MICHAEL D Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $82,296.58 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO CASTRO, KATHLEEN M Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $82,296.45 Date 02/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAS, ELISA C Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $82,296.34 Date 07/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRATERRIGO, MICHAEL J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $82,296.32 Date 12/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRILS, THEODORE J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $82,296.27 Date 10/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMMER, BRIAN A Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $82,296.11 Date 01/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAULISCZAK, NORMAN R Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $82,295.76 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIBLAL, LENORA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $82,295.62 Date 05/09/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORFMEISTER, THEODORE Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $82,295.02 Date 07/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAWHIRT, KENNETH J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $82,294.90 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABB, CYNTHIA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $82,294.86 Date 12/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, ANTHONY E, JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $82,294.41 Date 08/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMAN, WILLIAM Employer name Mohawk Valley Child Youth Serv Amount $82,294.33 Date 01/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHETTI, NANCY M Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $82,292.73 Date 09/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSKOWSKI, JOHN R Employer name East Meadow Fire District Amount $82,291.95 Date 02/16/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEAN, JAMES R Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $82,290.94 Date 09/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, NANCY L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $82,290.83 Date 04/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System