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 BENNETT, JAMES E Employer name City of Olean Amount $81,199.56 Date 09/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEE, JOSEPH W Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $81,199.08 Date 02/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, SUSAN L Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $81,198.52 Date 04/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIGGINS, MICHAEL T Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $81,198.15 Date 01/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGLIONE, ANTHONY M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $81,198.13 Date 05/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, SUSAN J Employer name Department of Health Amount $81,197.94 Date 12/07/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, JOHN C Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $81,197.79 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUMIRE, DANA P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $81,197.57 Date 08/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLGAIR, JOHN C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $81,196.00 Date 12/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, SUSAN M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $81,195.83 Date 09/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUACKENBUSH, STEVEN E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $81,195.83 Date 09/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROSA, VINCENT J Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $81,195.77 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAPP, PAUL M Employer name City of Lockport Amount $81,195.39 Date 08/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COSS, RICHARD L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $81,195.27 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOROS, JOSEPH J Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $81,194.69 Date 08/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIDDINGS, BRUCE C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $81,194.31 Date 03/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIESCH, BARR T Employer name City of Rochester Amount $81,193.92 Date 11/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMOHL, CRISTINA Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $81,193.80 Date 08/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, DAWN K Employer name Erie County Amount $81,193.66 Date 04/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESTA-CINQUINO, JOY M Employer name Erie County Amount $81,193.65 Date 08/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIGLIORE, SALVATORE Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $81,193.21 Date 11/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUMAN, JOSEPH M Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $81,192.98 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, MARIAM Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $81,192.89 Date 12/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINICOZZI, JOHN V Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $81,192.82 Date 08/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAIO, MICHAEL N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $81,192.44 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ISAAC, SANDRA A Employer name Wayne County Amount $81,192.36 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GILLICUDDY, JAMES E Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $81,192.34 Date 01/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLSEY, NATHAN J Employer name Town of Geddes Amount $81,192.21 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MACALENA, DANIEL Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $81,192.08 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKEL, DANIEL Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $81,191.87 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUIE, DAVY W Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $81,191.79 Date 02/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILE, DENISE L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $81,191.48 Date 07/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYLETT, DONNA M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $81,191.27 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GARRELL, SANDRIE J Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $81,190.97 Date 06/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONWORTH, STEPHEN T Employer name Village of Harrison Amount $81,190.42 Date 05/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARTEY, JOAKIM N Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $81,190.00 Date 12/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRENS, HELEN M Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $81,189.72 Date 02/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANNOTTI, LINO, JR Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $81,189.70 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECHENT, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $81,188.69 Date 10/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUROWSKI, DAVID R Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $81,188.68 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YODICE, ELAINE R Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $81,188.58 Date 04/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZURKIEWICZ, GERARD T, JR Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $81,187.56 Date 03/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUMACHER, MICHAEL Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $81,187.48 Date 03/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TIMOTHY Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $81,187.44 Date 06/28/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNAN, ROBERT A Employer name Copiague Fire District Amount $81,187.00 Date 02/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Massena Amount $81,186.35 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JADHAV, SAVITA M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $81,185.60 Date 03/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREOZZI, JO ANNE Employer name Ardsley UFSD Amount $81,185.50 Date 01/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, BRYAN S Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $81,184.55 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCAUSLAN, JEFFREY Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $81,184.55 Date 06/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SCOTT M Employer name Rockland County Amount $81,184.25 Date 04/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, MATTHEW A Employer name Melville Fire District Amount $81,184.23 Date 09/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCA, JOHN E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $81,183.83 Date 12/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, REGINALD M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $81,183.30 Date 07/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROWN, DANIEL C Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $81,181.94 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CODDINGTON, STEPHEN R Employer name Broome County Amount $81,181.47 Date 01/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLOUGHBY, ROBERT D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $81,181.25 Date 04/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ROBERT P Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $81,181.17 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORROW-ROGERS, BAHIYJAH Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $81,180.87 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, EDWARD P Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $81,180.82 Date 04/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELMS, JEFFREY W Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $81,180.73 Date 05/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MINICK, BONNIE S Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $81,180.68 Date 12/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKLAND, LITA K Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $81,180.65 Date 10/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARICHAL, MARIE A Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $81,180.46 Date 03/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURCAN, CHRISTINE L Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $81,180.17 Date 05/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KOY, JANINE L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $81,179.98 Date 10/18/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, DANE A Employer name City of White Plains Amount $81,179.54 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, ROBERT M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $81,179.52 Date 06/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $81,179.49 Date 06/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, JAMES J Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $81,178.69 Date 11/22/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTIN, SUSIE Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $81,178.50 Date 12/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, PAUL Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $81,177.88 Date 08/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARNEY, MATTHEW W Employer name Onondaga County Amount $81,177.69 Date 01/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPANY, JOHN P Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $81,177.45 Date 05/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZENON, KETTLY M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $81,177.30 Date 03/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOBLENZER, ERIC V Employer name City of Troy Amount $81,176.62 Date 02/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZONGRONE, MARIA C Employer name Centro of Oneida Inc Amount $81,176.40 Date 04/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHI, HONG Employer name Waterfront Commis of NY Harbor Amount $81,175.59 Date 11/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, ERNEST T Employer name City of White Plains Amount $81,175.30 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OITICE, JOHN J Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $81,174.99 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCIGUERRA, MARIE A Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $81,174.65 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, EDNA R Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $81,174.61 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IOCOVOZZI, GERALYN M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $81,174.56 Date 04/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWTHORNE, GERARD Employer name Saratoga Springs Housing Auth Amount $81,174.48 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAMER, JOANNA R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $81,174.12 Date 04/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FOUNTAIN, KARL A Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $81,173.78 Date 08/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURAKOWSKI, LEE T Employer name Pearl River UFSD Amount $81,173.48 Date 08/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBORN, JULIA A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $81,173.18 Date 07/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNNING, JENNIFER Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $81,173.05 Date 10/25/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANNA, EDWARD J Employer name City of Beacon Amount $81,172.92 Date 04/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEDDO, THOMAS R, JR Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $81,172.27 Date 06/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, MARIE NANCY Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $81,172.25 Date 01/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRT, FRANKLIN G Employer name Broome County Amount $81,171.64 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'ROURKE, PILAR M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $81,171.30 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, IAN S Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $81,170.92 Date 07/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMERO, FRANCISCO A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $81,170.83 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEWIS, ROBERT M Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $81,170.75 Date 05/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, DARYELL E Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $81,170.18 Date 11/21/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SESS, DANIEL J Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $81,169.68 Date 03/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANOFF, REBECCA L Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $81,169.42 Date 09/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System