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.

Clear Search
Name Employer name Amount Date Fiscal year Pension group
Name CURTIS, GREGG N Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $75,491.91 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRICK, JAMIE B Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $75,491.72 Date 03/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, GERALD M Employer name Erie County Amount $75,491.52 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURAD, JACK C Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $75,491.44 Date 04/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA JOIE, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $75,491.41 Date 06/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOSINSKI, HEATHER M Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $75,491.41 Date 10/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRYHOCKI, RICHARD C Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $75,491.02 Date 04/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAPPER, TERRY M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $75,490.79 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREIRA, MARIO Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $75,490.72 Date 08/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIDGEON, MARGARET E Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $75,489.61 Date 12/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, RUBIN W Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $75,489.59 Date 11/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANETTA, ANTHONY Employer name North Bellmore UFSD Amount $75,489.28 Date 08/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ERIC R Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $75,489.22 Date 05/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, FRANCIS J Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $75,489.18 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREFIG, JAMES Employer name Merrick UFSD Amount $75,488.81 Date 05/02/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMART, SHAWN L Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $75,488.54 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALF, MICHAEL A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $75,488.36 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, RACHEL F Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $75,488.36 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAUSCHMEIER, ROBERT J Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $75,488.15 Date 08/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BANNON, PATRICK M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $75,487.98 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTSMAN, SUSAN S Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $75,487.76 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIVENS, BRIDGET L Employer name Wyoming County Amount $75,487.51 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UTZ, ROBERT C Employer name Village of Depew Amount $75,487.37 Date 01/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAMBLE, ADAM M Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $75,487.35 Date 08/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDI, EILEEN Employer name Irvington UFSD Amount $75,486.80 Date 07/22/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ALEXANDER Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $75,486.77 Date 04/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APOSTOL, RUTH M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $75,486.69 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIVUSH, SOPHIA Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $75,486.69 Date 06/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MELISSA M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $75,486.69 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTARIELLO, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $75,486.69 Date 10/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRIPLIN, JOHNNY L Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $75,486.69 Date 03/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEROCE, CYNTHIA L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $75,486.36 Date 09/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINTO, JOSE C Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $75,486.26 Date 10/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, ANA Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $75,486.09 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWENSKI, MICHAEL C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $75,485.88 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, PETER F Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $75,485.13 Date 06/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, THADDEUS A Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $75,485.12 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, KRISTIN M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $75,484.61 Date 06/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPARKS, THOMAS P Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $75,484.42 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FAVE, AARON P Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $75,483.40 Date 12/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAXTER, JEREMY D Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $75,482.95 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILTON, PATRICK R Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,481.74 Date 07/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIESLAK, HELENA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $75,481.23 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTZ, CARL W Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $75,481.02 Date 05/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NANCE, MICHELE D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $75,480.93 Date 01/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLSWORTH, WILLIAM N Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $75,480.68 Date 06/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, EDWARD L Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $75,480.61 Date 06/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, COMFORT B Employer name Dutchess County Amount $75,480.43 Date 03/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, CATHERINE A Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $75,479.15 Date 07/01/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTHNER, ROBERT W Employer name Village of Westfield Amount $75,479.03 Date 01/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EGAN, JAMES J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $75,478.94 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, MARLENE F Employer name Wyandanch UFSD Amount $75,478.83 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LEROY Employer name Department of Health Amount $75,478.55 Date 06/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE COSTANZO, ARACELIS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,478.04 Date 09/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARSHAN, RYAN L Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $75,477.87 Date 05/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUES, LUZIA Employer name Eastchester UFSD Amount $75,477.85 Date 06/27/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, KADAKETHU S Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $75,477.74 Date 07/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADDEN, SUSAN M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $75,477.43 Date 01/22/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDER, STACEY L Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $75,477.09 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOF, DONALD P Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $75,477.04 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, ERIC C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $75,477.03 Date 07/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPOS, CATHERINE A Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $75,477.01 Date 06/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TULLO, ROSE Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $75,476.67 Date 01/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, CYNTHIA A Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $75,476.64 Date 06/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHATZGER, ELIZABETH Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $75,476.62 Date 03/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZEKALSKI, EMILY Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $75,476.62 Date 03/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLON, KATHY A Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $75,476.61 Date 05/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESSER, TERRI L Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $75,476.61 Date 05/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENARO-COHEN, LISA Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $75,476.58 Date 04/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANISCALCO, CLARA T Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $75,476.57 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMPE, TRISHA J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $75,476.56 Date 10/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JUANITA B Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $75,476.43 Date 12/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEKLASA, STEPHEN D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $75,476.35 Date 12/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SHAQUAN T Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,476.15 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGSTEIN, THOMAS E Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $75,475.70 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOURIGAN, CRISTINA M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $75,475.61 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINLAN, TAMMY M Employer name Department of Health Amount $75,475.61 Date 07/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIS, CHADRICK J Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $75,475.61 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POST, ERICA K Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $75,475.61 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, KENT P Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $75,475.31 Date 03/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMOFAH, KWAKU O Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $75,475.25 Date 03/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, CHELSEA A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $75,475.03 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARROLL, RACHEL P Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $75,474.97 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DERVORT, BRIAN E Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $75,474.19 Date 02/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, RALPH G, JR Employer name Town of Patterson Amount $75,473.76 Date 02/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELKIRK, ROBERT B Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $75,473.74 Date 11/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, JASKANWAL K Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $75,473.17 Date 03/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN SCOYK, JONATHAN R Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $75,473.06 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELVEK, STEPHEN M Employer name City of Auburn Amount $75,472.93 Date 02/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADGER, ARMONDE M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $75,472.53 Date 07/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VILLA, JEANETTE Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $75,472.45 Date 05/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACCHUS, PETER A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $75,472.41 Date 06/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENNA, CAROLINA A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $75,472.33 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUBASZEWSKI, BELINDA S Employer name Victor CSD Amount $75,472.12 Date 08/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINERT, CURT E Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $75,471.73 Date 08/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINGMAN, CONNIE L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $75,471.63 Date 09/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAIBLE, GERI ANNE Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $75,471.58 Date 10/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, LORI B Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $75,471.56 Date 07/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, LORETT A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $75,471.45 Date 07/31/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIXBY, LANCE D Employer name Dutchess County Amount $75,471.39 Date 11/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System