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 ENEA, ANTHONY J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $81,900.15 Date 02/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRINO, THEODORE J Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $81,899.62 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYERSON, ANGELINA N Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $81,899.58 Date 03/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMAREST, BRIAN J Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $81,899.14 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUDDENHAGEN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Labor Management Committee Amount $81,899.13 Date 08/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLUM, PETER A Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $81,899.11 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRSCH, ANDREW S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $81,898.82 Date 03/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUECKER, TYSON E Employer name City of Albany Amount $81,898.74 Date 01/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANNIX, DANIEL J Employer name Westchester County Amount $81,898.22 Date 07/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, RUSSELL J E, II Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $81,898.16 Date 08/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROMANO, THERESA S Employer name City of White Plains Amount $81,897.96 Date 08/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, ROSEMARY J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $81,897.80 Date 03/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDICK, MICHAEL E Employer name Town of Southeast Amount $81,897.77 Date 06/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIGLIOTTI, CYNTHIA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $81,897.23 Date 08/11/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRANIS, SCOTT P Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $81,897.10 Date 12/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLB, THEODORE G, II Employer name City of Watertown Amount $81,896.78 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHOLES, PAUL V, JR Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $81,896.39 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEARS, MICHAEL R Employer name Nassau County Amount $81,896.35 Date 11/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARTINIS, MARGARET L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $81,896.04 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIAUD, PIERRE Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $81,895.81 Date 09/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERROTTY MC LAUGHLIN, MELISSA Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $81,895.80 Date 08/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BITTNER, ROBERT A Employer name Village of East Rockaway Amount $81,894.97 Date 01/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, EDWARD A Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $81,894.79 Date 07/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE VINCENTIS, ANTHONY J Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $81,894.64 Date 01/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATHEW, DAISY T Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $81,894.48 Date 02/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGBY, SHAWN G Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $81,893.97 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTMAN, PAUL E Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $81,893.67 Date 12/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOCHAN, JEFFREY L Employer name Waterloo CSD Amount $81,893.20 Date 09/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILBERSTEIN, MORDECHAI Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $81,892.61 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVERI, NICHOLAS Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $81,892.34 Date 06/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, SCOTT M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $81,892.07 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, SUSAN M Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $81,891.04 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYCE, SUSAN N Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $81,890.90 Date 04/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADSWORTH, KIMBERLY A Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $81,889.88 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, RICHARD M Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $81,889.27 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GSELL, EUGENE W, III Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $81,888.65 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITHS, RAINA-LYNN K Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $81,888.51 Date 12/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHIEU, FRANTZ R Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $81,888.21 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, RONALD W Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $81,887.70 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRISTLE, BRIAN M Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $81,886.92 Date 12/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATEMAN, NANCI E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $81,886.85 Date 10/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELETICHE, LORRAINE C Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $81,886.81 Date 10/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALSTEAD, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $81,886.61 Date 10/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, CHARLENE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $81,885.89 Date 05/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, RANDY J Employer name City of Fulton Amount $81,885.17 Date 10/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARNARD, BRANDY M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $81,885.16 Date 06/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, MATTHEW C Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $81,885.06 Date 03/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU PONT, MARK J Employer name City of Lockport Amount $81,884.81 Date 05/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAVERS, ERIC A Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $81,884.53 Date 05/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AUGE, MELANIE S Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $81,884.48 Date 10/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAWSKI, KIM A Employer name Department of Health Amount $81,883.61 Date 08/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASIER, THOMAS L Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $81,883.44 Date 08/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, CARLIESE Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $81,883.38 Date 01/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABBERT, NATHAN T Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $81,883.20 Date 10/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, RAYMOND K Employer name Dutchess County Amount $81,883.14 Date 08/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOCK, WALLACE F Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $81,883.13 Date 10/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIALDO, SCOTT A Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $81,882.95 Date 06/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, JEAN T Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $81,882.76 Date 02/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNET, CHRISTINA M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $81,882.76 Date 06/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHERTY, JENNIFER A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $81,882.76 Date 02/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, BRYAN C Employer name Department of Health Amount $81,882.76 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LURIE, MELISSA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $81,882.76 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEGERT, JASON W Employer name Department of Health Amount $81,882.76 Date 09/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, NAVJOT K Employer name Department of Health Amount $81,882.76 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSEY, LEITH C Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $81,882.76 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MICHAEL G Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $81,882.76 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, ADAM L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $81,882.76 Date 05/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURTNEY, KATHLEEN H Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $81,882.76 Date 09/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILSTEIN, SUSAN B Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $81,882.76 Date 10/04/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, JOSHUA D Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $81,882.76 Date 02/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCOIS, ERNST Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $81,882.58 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JAMES M Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $81,881.58 Date 08/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVANAGH, RACHEL A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $81,881.35 Date 03/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, CECILLE A Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $81,881.22 Date 02/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSALL, KEVIN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $81,881.06 Date 01/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, JENNIFER Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $81,880.74 Date 10/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATCHORN, JOHN Employer name Village of Malverne Amount $81,880.66 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMARTT, WENDY N Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $81,880.12 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIEFERSTINE, MARGARET J Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $81,878.69 Date 07/30/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON, ROBERT Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $81,878.67 Date 09/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLOGG, KAREN M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $81,878.56 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, ELIZABETH Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $81,878.53 Date 09/23/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, MAURICIO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $81,878.34 Date 07/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDES, ANGELA M Employer name Eastchester UFSD Amount $81,878.19 Date 11/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEAGLE, MARY F Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $81,878.04 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, DORA S Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $81,877.96 Date 08/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLAPWALD, MAURICE B Employer name New York Public Library Amount $81,877.50 Date 06/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ROXANNE R Employer name Jordan-Elbridge CSD Amount $81,877.48 Date 06/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, JOHN W Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $81,877.02 Date 07/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARAGEORGE, BASIL A Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $81,876.35 Date 03/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTY-HUTCHINSON, DOROTHY S Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $81,875.63 Date 03/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO BIONDO, KELLY A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $81,874.13 Date 12/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, CHRISTINE E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $81,873.81 Date 06/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYMOUR, RUSSELL A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $81,873.60 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCKHAUSER, CRAIG W Employer name Oneida County Amount $81,873.41 Date 01/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, MICHAEL J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $81,873.37 Date 05/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAHR, DOUGLAS E Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $81,873.24 Date 10/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLATT, DANIEL Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $81,873.23 Date 09/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURTER, CYNTHIA D Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $81,872.39 Date 12/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLLER, JAMES S Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $81,871.76 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System