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 SHEEHAN, RAYMOND M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $75,821.98 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOWNES, BRENDA C Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $75,821.93 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAN, WING MING Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $75,820.85 Date 04/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMSTOCK, WILLIAM R, II Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $75,820.80 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKOMEC, JASON M Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $75,820.70 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RYAN, MICHAEL K Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $75,820.10 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFERT, MICHAEL H Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $75,819.94 Date 06/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKUS, SHELLY E Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $75,819.22 Date 06/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KAREN D Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $75,819.09 Date 08/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANZLER, NINA M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $75,819.09 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLIM, DEBORAH J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $75,819.09 Date 09/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEARY, LINDA J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $75,819.09 Date 12/21/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBARKER, SHARON Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $75,819.09 Date 11/13/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TETTA, ELEANOR M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $75,819.09 Date 07/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS-WILLIAMS, SONIA L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $75,819.09 Date 10/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEFALIELLO, MICHELE A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $75,819.09 Date 06/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAMOND, KRYSTALL Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $75,819.09 Date 09/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISKIEWICZ, LISA M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $75,819.09 Date 03/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCEY, PAMELA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $75,819.09 Date 02/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULQUEEN, KATHLEEN A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $75,819.09 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARS, SHEILA J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $75,819.09 Date 08/14/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAINES, JASON Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $75,818.98 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVA, ESTEBAN L Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $75,818.95 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHYTE, CLEMENT R Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $75,818.68 Date 10/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, MARK A Employer name Greece CSD Amount $75,818.52 Date 10/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUNCO, MARCELLO Employer name Village of Bronxville Amount $75,817.71 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALACHMAN, HEATHER L Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,817.24 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADET, PIERRE R Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $75,817.07 Date 10/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, LISA M Employer name Steuben County Amount $75,816.93 Date 10/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHU, REBECCA Y Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,816.58 Date 01/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONEY, MARGARET C Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,816.58 Date 03/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TETA, CINDY Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,816.58 Date 05/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, CHRISTINE M Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $75,816.46 Date 08/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, DENNIS F, III Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $75,815.32 Date 02/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARAK, GREGORY W Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $75,815.17 Date 12/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, BRIAN W Employer name Delaware Co Soil Water Con Dis Amount $75,814.31 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, KELLY M Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $75,814.24 Date 06/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, FARRAH J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $75,814.03 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMSURZAHA, M D Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $75,813.69 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, KIRSTEN P Employer name Erie County Amount $75,813.57 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GEORGE, MADELINE Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $75,812.77 Date 04/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOWBRAY, LEROY S Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $75,812.65 Date 04/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDIENT, BOBBI R Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $75,812.24 Date 06/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, BRAD M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $75,811.61 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTYRE, KATIE Employer name Bay Shore Brightwaters Library Amount $75,811.38 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAKOWICH, JOHN, III Employer name Dutchess County Amount $75,811.17 Date 07/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MICHAEL D Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,811.17 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORMILE, JENNIFER A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $75,810.98 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, MICHELE T Employer name Hastings-On-Hudson UFSD Amount $75,810.83 Date 03/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNHAM, MATTHEW R Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $75,810.55 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALFE, KEVIN J Employer name Village of Harrison Amount $75,810.20 Date 08/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERWILLIGER, CHERYL A Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $75,809.25 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODER, CINDY Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $75,809.23 Date 10/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, TIMOTHY A Employer name Town of Seneca Falls Amount $75,808.92 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARISH, JOHN Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $75,808.60 Date 12/20/1962 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRISCOLL, JOHN F, JR Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $75,808.47 Date 06/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINTERO, EDUARDO J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $75,808.17 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, WAYNE N Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $75,807.84 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, KEVIN Employer name Suffolk Otb Corp. Amount $75,807.63 Date 02/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, TODD M Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $75,807.30 Date 03/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARDULA, JOHN E, JR Employer name Town of Blooming Grove Amount $75,806.84 Date 04/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN GALDER, MATTHEW D Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $75,806.80 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANOR, STACY M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $75,806.73 Date 09/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMPERIO, SCOTT D Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $75,806.31 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZSIMONS, JOHN J Employer name North Merrick UFSD Amount $75,806.21 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWLEY, GWENDOLYNN Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $75,805.94 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVAK, SUSAN J Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $75,805.60 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIDOCK, EDWARD H Employer name Clinton County Amount $75,805.55 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEYER, PETER J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $75,805.32 Date 01/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEE, MICHAEL Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $75,805.06 Date 08/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVANAUGH, DAWN E Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $75,805.00 Date 01/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DAISY Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,804.75 Date 09/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, JEFFREY P Employer name City of Troy Amount $75,804.70 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLIVER, FRANCIS V Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $75,804.50 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELISLE, KRISTEN J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $75,804.17 Date 06/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTTON, KELLIE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $75,804.09 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, JEFFREY S Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $75,803.60 Date 05/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIOLE, DAVID Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $75,803.52 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GOWAN, MARY E Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $75,803.29 Date 09/03/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POINSETTE, ATIF B Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $75,802.99 Date 03/06/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEISEL, ROBERT T Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $75,802.97 Date 08/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, JANE Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $75,802.40 Date 02/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEN, KAREN L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $75,802.40 Date 10/17/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, NANCY Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $75,802.34 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLORY, GORDON A Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $75,801.37 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTLAKE, WILLIAM E, JR Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $75,801.33 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MILLAN-LAWRENCE, NIKKI Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $75,800.82 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANFARDINO, JAMES A, JR Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $75,800.66 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVERAS, ERICK C Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $75,800.65 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, EDWARD L, JR Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $75,800.14 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZODAN, JENNIFER Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $75,799.42 Date 05/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEGEL, BETHANNE Employer name Bryant Library Amount $75,799.29 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FOREST, GUERDA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $75,799.12 Date 02/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONIFACE, KEITH M Employer name Town of East Greenbush Amount $75,799.00 Date 03/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAVILAND, RAYMOND L, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,798.80 Date 07/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, DAN D, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $75,798.41 Date 04/10/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, CATHERINE Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $75,798.26 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, JAMES E Employer name Wayne County Amount $75,798.24 Date 04/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RALPH, PATRICIA A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $75,797.49 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRASECKA, WANDA Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $75,797.30 Date 05/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System