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 DE FRANCE, MICHAEL S Employer name City of Kingston Amount $80,857.54 Date 06/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEEK, DONNA R Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $80,857.12 Date 02/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBORANO, BARBARA M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $80,857.06 Date 10/10/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODOM, PAMELA D Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $80,857.02 Date 09/07/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLLMAR, MICHAEL J Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $80,856.93 Date 02/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HITCHMAN, ERIC P Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $80,856.77 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUDRY, WILLIAM A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,856.47 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONGDON, JOSEPH R Employer name Cortland County Amount $80,855.88 Date 09/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEBO, JULIA ANNE Employer name Schenectady County Amount $80,855.79 Date 10/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, DAVID J Employer name Village of Lake George Amount $80,855.62 Date 05/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, KATHLEEN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $80,855.53 Date 09/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALVO, MARK D Employer name Albany County Amount $80,855.20 Date 10/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUFF, SIDNEY H, III Employer name Cornell University Amount $80,854.69 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVA, THERESA L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,854.00 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, HUNG-YUAN Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $80,853.97 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKLETT, RICHARD F Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $80,853.52 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITTS, HENRY R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $80,853.39 Date 07/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOO, KEVIN L Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $80,853.16 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AROGBO, CHRISTIANAH O Employer name Nassau County Amount $80,853.10 Date 07/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, PAUL G Employer name Onondaga County Amount $80,852.91 Date 09/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERICKSON, DAYNA J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $80,852.68 Date 10/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORDENHOLT, BRUCE D Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $80,852.59 Date 09/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRIEGER, KATHLANE L Employer name Town of Greece Amount $80,852.48 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIGNONE, FERDINAND Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $80,852.32 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHMAD, HAAFIZ S Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $80,852.32 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLON, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $80,852.02 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEOUGH, LINDA Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $80,852.00 Date 11/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALKA, KENNETH J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $80,852.00 Date 12/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWANDOWSKI, KATARZYNA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,851.77 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $80,851.51 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, CINDY J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $80,851.15 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, RICHARD Employer name Nassau County Amount $80,851.08 Date 03/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, EDWARD A, JR Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $80,850.95 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTOINE, RAY A, JR Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $80,850.60 Date 02/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROSNAN, VALERIE Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $80,850.28 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSCHETT, CECIL G, JR Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $80,850.13 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOUNCE, GARY L Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $80,848.58 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOANNOU, THERESA A Employer name Briarcliff Manor UFSD Amount $80,848.50 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBOSIERO, KRISTEN L Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $80,847.92 Date 08/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTCH, TIFFANY A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,847.62 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAUSERT, RYERSON N, III Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $80,847.61 Date 12/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDOZA, VICTOR F Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $80,847.59 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LAKISHA M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $80,847.51 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LHERISSON, EDWIGE S Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $80,847.21 Date 11/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAYWARD, SCOTT I Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $80,846.70 Date 08/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VALLEY, CURTIS M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $80,846.47 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $80,846.16 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUALTIERI, NICHOLAS R Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $80,845.67 Date 11/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIECHOTA, WIESLAW Employer name Westchester County Amount $80,845.67 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, ANTHONY M Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $80,845.50 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEGAN, THOMAS K Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $80,845.39 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIUFO, PHILIP J, JR Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $80,845.36 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANDALIATO, DAWN D Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $80,845.24 Date 04/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, DAVID Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $80,844.59 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEALIS, GLENN W Employer name Delaware County Amount $80,844.31 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, JOHN J Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $80,844.19 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTFIELD, DEBRA A Employer name Erie County Amount $80,844.06 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDIA, SCOTT L Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $80,843.85 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OUTTRIM, RICHARD F Employer name Greenville CSD Amount $80,843.53 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, ANGELA A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $80,843.51 Date 08/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACHORSKY, FEIGE Employer name Assembly: Annual Legislative Amount $80,843.40 Date 01/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, PETER J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $80,843.25 Date 12/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPLEBY, DANIEL W Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $80,843.11 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGLER, SHARON L Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $80,842.53 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERCOLA, MICHAEL P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,841.85 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROM, JOSEPH M, III Employer name Onondaga County Amount $80,841.42 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKE, VELMA L Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $80,841.34 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTS, JOHN T Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $80,841.23 Date 02/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARHART, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name Village of Hamilton Amount $80,840.76 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONODA, MARILYN R Employer name Irvington UFSD Amount $80,840.50 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KADAVIL, AGNES Employer name City of White Plains Amount $80,840.41 Date 09/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, ERIC M Employer name City of Beacon Amount $80,840.29 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ESTRADA, LISA M Employer name Orange County Amount $80,840.09 Date 05/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABED, SHIREEN G Employer name West Hempstead Public Library Amount $80,839.06 Date 12/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, JOHN Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $80,838.85 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESS, TIMOTHY P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,838.83 Date 06/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ANNEY, JAMES B Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $80,838.70 Date 09/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNINGER, PATRICIA E Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $80,838.51 Date 12/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLAS, PHILIP L, III Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $80,838.08 Date 06/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLAZIER, TRAVIS R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $80,837.79 Date 06/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, DENISE M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $80,837.54 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE ROSA, DOUGLAS G Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $80,837.00 Date 05/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, LUZ MARIA Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $80,835.90 Date 10/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVELL, CHAD E Employer name Saratoga County Amount $80,835.78 Date 05/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEWINKLE, CORALIE G Employer name Wayne CSD Amount $80,834.77 Date 06/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOWERS, ADAM C Employer name City of Geneva Amount $80,834.68 Date 05/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEASOCK, SANDRA P Employer name Lewis County Amount $80,833.70 Date 09/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEN, EUNICIA U Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $80,833.41 Date 04/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, OSCAR Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $80,833.41 Date 10/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, REINA E Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $80,833.41 Date 12/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KSHONDZER, ANNA Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $80,833.41 Date 10/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABRICIO, MARIA C Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $80,833.41 Date 09/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, MERCEDES Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $80,833.41 Date 01/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, JEANETTE Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $80,833.41 Date 04/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, EVELYN Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $80,833.41 Date 04/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES-PABON, NORMA Employer name NYC Judges Amount $80,833.41 Date 04/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANSLE, JULIE L Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $80,833.19 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUVA, KIMBERLY J Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $80,833.14 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, WILLIAM B Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $80,833.04 Date 08/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENDRIZZI, DOREEN M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $80,832.93 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System