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 DUNBAR, MICHAEL S Employer name Monroe County Amount $82,256.86 Date 04/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMDOUN, ABDESSELAM Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $82,256.57 Date 08/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, MICHELLE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $82,256.35 Date 10/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALEWSKI, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Nassau County Amount $82,255.65 Date 11/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OJIEZELE, FRANCIS A Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $82,255.44 Date 08/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINGONE, JAMES J Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $82,254.89 Date 08/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGALSKI, LISA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $82,254.77 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONYEA, SCOTT G Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $82,254.44 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, KEVIN A Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $82,254.07 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBROWOLSKI, RAFAL Employer name Onondaga County Amount $82,252.94 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORGE, RADAMES Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $82,252.84 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEKTAS, TEMEL Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $82,252.62 Date 07/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERRERA, JOSEPH Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $82,252.60 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUSS, ERIC E Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $82,252.11 Date 06/02/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALANGA, WILLIAM F Employer name City of Fulton Amount $82,251.79 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREENE, MARIA D F Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $82,251.65 Date 11/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAISEL, GAIL Employer name Putnam County Amount $82,251.19 Date 10/29/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, KISHA J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $82,250.03 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIM, RONALD T Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $82,250.02 Date 09/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHARD, DEBRA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $82,249.88 Date 07/16/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSPODARSKI, PETER P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $82,249.37 Date 07/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, RAYMOND R Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $82,249.35 Date 07/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, BRYAN D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $82,248.98 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENVIE, MICHAEL G Employer name Putnam County Amount $82,248.86 Date 01/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUROPATWINSKI, DAVID J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $82,248.36 Date 01/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRINGER, ROBERT J Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $82,247.91 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGOSTINO, VINCENT Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $82,247.58 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSATO, CHRISTOPHER V Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $82,247.37 Date 05/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHI, GLENN R Employer name Dutchess County Amount $82,247.25 Date 07/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REISTETTER, FRANCINE M Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $82,245.63 Date 11/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDLEY, MELISA A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $82,245.22 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, JOHN D Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $82,245.03 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTER, JOSEPH D Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $82,243.22 Date 04/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESTA, MELLO A Employer name City of Utica Amount $82,242.77 Date 03/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORIN, LISA A Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $82,242.29 Date 06/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHE, CATHY B Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $82,241.82 Date 11/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEZIORSKI, SCOTT R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $82,241.38 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FILIP, ALLAN J Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $82,240.74 Date 03/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MELOCK, ELIZABETH C Employer name Village of Springville Amount $82,240.41 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, CATHERINE P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $82,239.40 Date 09/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPANO, THOMAS A Employer name City of White Plains Amount $82,239.24 Date 01/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUNSTON, BOBBI Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $82,239.18 Date 03/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTANI, MATTHEW J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $82,238.76 Date 12/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WU, XIU QIONG Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $82,238.73 Date 05/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUEHLER, LINDA J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $82,238.68 Date 04/21/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, JAMES W Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $82,238.48 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUSO, STEPHEN F Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $82,237.49 Date 05/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRO, JOSE F Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $82,237.39 Date 01/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODNAR, JAMES J Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $82,237.02 Date 08/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TELLEZ, MALUISA M Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $82,236.82 Date 09/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINGOIA, RICHARD Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $82,236.81 Date 03/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, GARDNER MCKAY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $82,235.64 Date 01/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS, MICHELLE Employer name East Williston UFSD Amount $82,235.11 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MULLEN, LINDA A Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $82,235.01 Date 09/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUBRUN, KERLEEN M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $82,234.89 Date 01/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLARD, EARL R, JR Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $82,234.31 Date 10/15/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILE, JOSEPH G Employer name Lagrange Fire District Amount $82,234.31 Date 08/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WIDMARK, CHRISTIAN T Employer name Orange County Amount $82,233.56 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MARTIN J Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $82,232.77 Date 05/21/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, MATTHEW C Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $82,232.61 Date 02/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, MATTHEW Employer name Office For Technology Amount $82,232.46 Date 12/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANESE, FRANK S Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $82,231.94 Date 07/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBITT, JAMES C Employer name Monroe County Amount $82,231.86 Date 08/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABBAY, VILMA Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $82,231.85 Date 02/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $82,231.32 Date 01/11/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRAN, JAMES P Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $82,230.92 Date 03/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYERS, VAUGHN T Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $82,230.92 Date 01/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMONTE, STEVEN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $82,230.78 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HILMAN, SUSAN B Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $82,230.62 Date 09/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, JAMES M Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $82,230.27 Date 07/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEONG, VIRGINIA K Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $82,229.58 Date 01/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELMS, ALBERT T Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $82,229.27 Date 10/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OHANNESSIAN, SHANT Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $82,229.20 Date 06/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DONALD, VALEDA Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $82,229.07 Date 04/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOBELA, ELIZABETH V Employer name Dutchess County Amount $82,228.58 Date 02/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, JUNE A Employer name Department of Health Amount $82,228.56 Date 04/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, SANDRA J Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $82,227.89 Date 09/19/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONEY, RONALD A, JR Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $82,227.88 Date 05/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HO, ERIC Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $82,227.82 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAK, VINCENT K Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $82,227.82 Date 02/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBINO, MARIO Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $82,227.82 Date 01/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIRONE, DEAN Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $82,227.66 Date 07/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FUNG, HUISI C Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $82,227.28 Date 02/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERSKOVICH, YEHUDIT LEORA Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $82,227.18 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANSALONE, THOMAS A Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $82,226.98 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIPRIANO, JOSEPH, JR Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $82,226.77 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSLEY, RANDY D Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $82,226.72 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, DEREK J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $82,226.59 Date 04/26/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVOLACCI, KARA L Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $82,225.85 Date 12/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, SEAN P Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $82,225.84 Date 12/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILEY, SCOTT J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $82,225.75 Date 08/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORIOLI, CHADD R Employer name Brighton Fire Dist Amount $82,225.60 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOYLE, NOREEN A Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $82,225.27 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAPST, ROSEMARY L Employer name Erie County Amount $82,225.09 Date 09/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSON, ALICE S Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $82,225.07 Date 08/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEDDEN, LINDA M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $82,225.07 Date 02/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ALEER, LAURIE M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $82,224.92 Date 04/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALHOFF, KEVIN P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $82,223.06 Date 06/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGSDON, SEANA R Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $82,222.99 Date 01/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, WILLIAM R Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $82,222.11 Date 09/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System