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 HUDSON, SCOTT A Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $75,282.25 Date 06/23/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANGARRA, WILLIAM Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $75,282.21 Date 02/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, APRIL L Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $75,282.10 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, DIANNE T Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $75,281.85 Date 11/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATOS, ALLISON B Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $75,281.75 Date 10/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEMBERT, DOUCHARDE Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,281.10 Date 12/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OPPONG, JENNIFER L Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $75,280.88 Date 03/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESTEFANO, ARTURO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $75,280.71 Date 06/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $75,280.20 Date 05/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, KELLI L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $75,280.06 Date 09/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKERRITT, ELIZABETH Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $75,279.85 Date 08/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRAGIN, JOHN M Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $75,279.59 Date 04/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITFIELD, ERIC T Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $75,279.44 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONWAY, JOHN F Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $75,279.20 Date 12/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAISLEY, DARIN Employer name Ardsley UFSD Amount $75,278.68 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGU, CHIJIOKE EMEREOLE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $75,278.63 Date 11/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, JEFFREY S Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $75,278.61 Date 03/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELT, MICHEAL C Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $75,278.32 Date 05/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFER, DENISE C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $75,278.30 Date 01/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEVERI, JOHN J Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,278.14 Date 11/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBINSKY, LORIANE A Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $75,278.07 Date 10/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOTH, STEVEN P Employer name Putnam County Amount $75,277.78 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JOAN M Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $75,277.70 Date 09/12/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDMAN, PATRICIA Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $75,277.52 Date 05/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEUCHERT, MARK A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $75,277.48 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIB, DOUGLAS M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $75,277.37 Date 09/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOEPPING, KIM Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $75,277.20 Date 07/09/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWER, DANIEL P Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $75,276.78 Date 06/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, SCOTT T Employer name Labor Management Committee Amount $75,276.49 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTES, ANTHONY C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $75,276.22 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ENTRONE, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $75,276.22 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, LORENA M Employer name North Shore Public Library Dis Amount $75,275.42 Date 07/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI JAMES, FRANK V Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $75,275.33 Date 10/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUFMAN, ALLA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $75,275.32 Date 02/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANAAN, JACQUELINE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $75,275.20 Date 05/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNITZ, ANTHONY J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $75,274.56 Date 10/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAXTER, JENNIFER L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $75,274.42 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, BRIAN P Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $75,274.39 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVERTY, KERRI Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $75,274.38 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGELOW, LEONARD R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $75,274.24 Date 07/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, CHERISE M Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $75,273.97 Date 04/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, JENNIFER Employer name Rockland County Amount $75,273.81 Date 08/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'KEEFE, JAMES V Employer name Columbia County Amount $75,273.29 Date 05/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCHER, CHARLES A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $75,273.16 Date 12/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASCH, BRIAN A Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $75,273.14 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARRIS, GREGORY E Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $75,272.80 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHERER, WILLIAM J Employer name City of Utica Amount $75,272.65 Date 03/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOORE, ROBERT A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $75,272.34 Date 07/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALISBURY, OAKLEY, III Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $75,272.31 Date 02/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOZITO, PAUL O Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $75,272.14 Date 08/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAYHORN, KATHRYN A Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $75,271.49 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATTRIDGE, DOUGLAS J Employer name Riverhead Sewer District Amount $75,271.27 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARAFOLA, PETER M Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $75,271.14 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, KRISTEN M Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $75,271.14 Date 09/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, REBECCA A Employer name Chemung County Amount $75,270.95 Date 11/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALOY, KATIE R Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $75,270.71 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOMES, SYLVIA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,270.40 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, KEVIN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,270.40 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWSON, MONICA B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,270.40 Date 04/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAGG, CINDY E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,270.40 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAVNEY, SHANNON R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,270.40 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIKKILA, ANDREW, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,270.40 Date 07/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEUER, CINDY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,270.40 Date 08/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, J CHRISTOPHER Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,270.40 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAWOROWSKI, MATTHEW E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,270.40 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEIL, ANGELA D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,270.40 Date 09/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, ROSAMUND C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,270.40 Date 12/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, EDWARD J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,270.40 Date 11/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCHE, ASTRID Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,270.40 Date 11/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESTA, KENNETH M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,270.40 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREADWELL, DENISE E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,270.40 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIETTE, VIRGINIA P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,270.40 Date 11/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, DEBRA A Employer name Orange County Amount $75,270.29 Date 09/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, CHRISTINE J Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $75,270.26 Date 08/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSKINS, SUSAN E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $75,270.11 Date 08/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOMARA, DAOUDA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $75,269.83 Date 07/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGIU, ANTHONY M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $75,269.60 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, MATTHEW H Employer name Erie County Amount $75,269.46 Date 06/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, EDWARD R Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $75,269.11 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENT, VICTORIA Employer name Labor Management Committee Amount $75,269.11 Date 07/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, LAUREN I Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $75,268.79 Date 11/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, SHANE M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $75,268.72 Date 05/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, DONALD G, III Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $75,268.50 Date 03/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUG, CATHERINE Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $75,267.83 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARDO, ROBERT C JR Employer name Ulster County Amount $75,267.42 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAHOON, STEVEN W Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $75,267.39 Date 01/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POWERS, JENNIFER H Employer name Cornell University Amount $75,267.30 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, KATHLEEN Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,267.18 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKEL, JAMES O Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $75,266.31 Date 10/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JAMES F Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $75,265.89 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAIRD, DANNY R Employer name Village of Arcade Amount $75,265.72 Date 05/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNS, ROBERT J Employer name Sachem Public Library Amount $75,265.39 Date 12/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAIR, DEEPA Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $75,265.29 Date 01/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANTUCCIO, THOMAS M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $75,265.26 Date 04/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAZZARO, JAMES P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $75,265.04 Date 08/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDERSEN, DENISE Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $75,264.67 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, EILEEN F Employer name Lewis County Amount $75,264.16 Date 08/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLY, DAVID L Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $75,264.02 Date 03/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVAS, SEAN A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $75,263.36 Date 07/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAU, ROBERT C Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $75,263.21 Date 08/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System