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 IRELAND, SHARI L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $79,682.44 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, WILLIAM D Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $79,681.99 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBARDELLA, JOSEPH J Employer name Department of Health Amount $79,681.46 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVORD, MARC W Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $79,681.34 Date 08/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMAND, MARIE FRANTZ Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $79,680.79 Date 09/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, ANTHONY A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $79,680.77 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOOMA, THOMAS J, JR Employer name Town of Somers Amount $79,680.62 Date 02/16/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, STEVEN D Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $79,680.25 Date 09/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYNARD, PETER J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $79,680.05 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARNDEN, ROBERT J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $79,679.78 Date 12/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJTOWICZ, WARREN T Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $79,679.48 Date 05/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, EDWARD C Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $79,679.15 Date 08/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ELIZABETH C Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $79,679.04 Date 08/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, TIMMY E Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $79,678.95 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPER, USHA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,677.40 Date 07/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STECKER, PETER M Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $79,677.20 Date 01/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, LYNN A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $79,676.39 Date 11/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELL, GAIL R Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $79,676.34 Date 08/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGERT, CAROL L Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $79,676.32 Date 10/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLQUITT, KATE A Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $79,676.30 Date 08/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESIMONE, LAURENCE V Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $79,676.30 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAIRDEN, KATHERINE E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $79,676.03 Date 03/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENZIES, JOHN E Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $79,675.72 Date 06/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIMIGLIANO, JOHN P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,675.65 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HENNING, JAMES N Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $79,675.47 Date 10/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERRITY, ELIZABETH A Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $79,675.43 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASLAM, MICHAEL Employer name City of White Plains Amount $79,675.34 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALBERG, JORDAN S Employer name Department of Law Amount $79,674.46 Date 09/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITT, ANDREW O Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $79,673.93 Date 07/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERN, ADAM H Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $79,673.90 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAWVER, JEFFREY Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $79,673.87 Date 02/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLOY, LAWRENCE F Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $79,673.83 Date 07/31/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINKO, PATRICK A Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $79,673.79 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCUSO, BEVERLY L Employer name Cornell University Amount $79,673.76 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVADOR, JENNIFER M Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $79,673.51 Date 01/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, MICHAEL L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $79,673.40 Date 12/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUSTANI, ROBERT B Employer name Village of Pleasantville Amount $79,673.38 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, ADDISON I Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $79,673.17 Date 05/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOMENI, FARZANEH Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $79,673.08 Date 05/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURGES, PHYLLIS H Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $79,672.86 Date 01/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASE, DOUGLAS J Employer name Town of Greece Amount $79,672.39 Date 06/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNETT, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $79,672.31 Date 04/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBERTY, MICHELLE L Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $79,672.23 Date 12/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENGTSSON, MARK C Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $79,672.16 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELSH, AUGUSTA A Employer name Genesee County Amount $79,671.00 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'LEARY, THOMAS F, JR Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $79,670.83 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLEIGH, CAROL Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $79,670.62 Date 12/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNTERT, MARC E Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $79,670.43 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, LAURA A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $79,670.15 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAKHMANOV, RAVSHAN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,669.53 Date 05/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, MICHAEL C Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $79,669.45 Date 12/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMES, RAMIREZ C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $79,669.33 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASTILLO, ONELIA C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,669.00 Date 03/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, WANDA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $79,668.44 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, MICHAEL E Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $79,667.32 Date 08/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEEDLE, RAYMOND J Employer name Niagara County Amount $79,667.25 Date 02/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAPPERT, THOMAS J Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $79,667.23 Date 07/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIKE, TERRY G Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $79,667.09 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNON, DENISE L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $79,666.99 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELPS, STEPHANIE L Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $79,666.48 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHER, PAUL G Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $79,665.67 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARATORE, ALBERTO D Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $79,665.23 Date 08/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRONKA, JESSICA L Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $79,665.08 Date 07/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOTEMPIO, THOMAS C Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $79,664.97 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLORES, JUAN PABLO Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $79,664.90 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY-GARCIA, TISHAWN L Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $79,664.88 Date 12/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAZIANO, GERALD Employer name Nassau County Amount $79,664.45 Date 04/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWTON, STEPHEN C Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $79,663.34 Date 02/09/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELIX, MARIE S Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $79,663.15 Date 01/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEROME, SANON Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $79,662.59 Date 06/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, BARBARA S Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $79,662.02 Date 02/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEYER, DONN C Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $79,661.94 Date 05/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATTMAN, WILLIAM Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $79,661.80 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARONE, LOUIS J Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $79,660.95 Date 03/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETRILLI, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Onondaga County Amount $79,660.82 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARIAS, ROSARIO E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $79,660.37 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUSER, SARAH K Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $79,660.17 Date 05/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, TIMOTHY P Employer name Town of Grand Island Amount $79,659.79 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETROFF, CHARLES S Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $79,659.33 Date 08/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVELLO, KRISTEN M Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $79,659.21 Date 09/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, STEPHEN M Employer name Smithtown Fire District Amount $79,659.09 Date 10/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, PAUL F Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $79,658.59 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRAY, YVONNE C Employer name Buffalo Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $79,658.35 Date 02/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONEGAN, HAROLD C Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $79,658.07 Date 03/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, LISA A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $79,658.03 Date 02/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASCIA, CHARLENE H Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $79,657.91 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, FRANK L Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $79,657.84 Date 07/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARMON, THOMAS C Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $79,657.58 Date 01/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIZZO, JOHN R Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $79,657.51 Date 03/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUVAL, YOAD Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,656.67 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, RICHARD A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $79,656.09 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, JOHN A, JR Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $79,656.05 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, JEREMY D Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $79,655.19 Date 10/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BITTERMAN, DANA S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $79,655.09 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSSAIN, AREEF Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $79,655.09 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORT, EVAN M Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $79,654.59 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, JAMIE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $79,654.30 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVERTY, KATHLEEN Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $79,654.19 Date 10/19/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNER, KATHLEEN M Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $79,654.04 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMENTI, NICHOLAS P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,654.04 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System