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 DI DURO, VINCENT J Employer name Ontario County Amount $73,917.46 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASCARI, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $73,917.22 Date 08/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWLEY, MARK E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $73,916.98 Date 08/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEEDER, RICK A Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $73,916.58 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLUELLEN, DAVID A Employer name Monroe County Amount $73,916.26 Date 07/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLEAGA, DOMINIC J Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $73,916.18 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUPKOWICZ, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $73,916.14 Date 12/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, WILLIAM D Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $73,916.03 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSAYWA, PETER S Employer name Albany County Amount $73,915.99 Date 03/12/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FETTINGER, ANDREA Employer name Fulton County Amount $73,915.65 Date 03/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, EDITH Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $73,915.55 Date 03/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADDISS, FAITH M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $73,915.27 Date 07/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $73,915.23 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOR, JOANNE M Employer name Blind Brook-Rye UFSD Amount $73,914.94 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINKELSTEIN, MARIANNA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,914.88 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, TRACY N Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $73,914.77 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAN, RONGLIN Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $73,914.46 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEHOE, JANE C Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $73,913.95 Date 04/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, SHAKIRA A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $73,913.73 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, KATHLEEN L Employer name Broome County Amount $73,913.27 Date 03/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESIG, JOHN J Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $73,912.89 Date 01/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, RYAN A Employer name City of Albany Amount $73,912.87 Date 08/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KUBALA, PAUL S Employer name Erie County Amount $73,912.69 Date 01/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMAIN, RONALD Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $73,912.46 Date 07/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUSTE, WERNST P Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $73,912.25 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, ELIZABETH Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $73,912.05 Date 09/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHETTY, PRATHIKSHA Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $73,911.82 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC SHARRY, BRENDAN J Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $73,911.70 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASNEY, RICHARD Y Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $73,911.56 Date 07/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FOUNTAIN, DANIEL J Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $73,911.52 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAREWOOD, SONJA J Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $73,911.39 Date 01/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'GORMAN, ANA C Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,911.27 Date 05/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGO, JOSEPH K Employer name City of White Plains Amount $73,911.27 Date 10/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, KEVIN G Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $73,911.08 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOOLEY, TODD F Employer name Valhalla UFSD Amount $73,910.74 Date 04/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUN, ELIZABETH M Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $73,910.72 Date 09/24/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIM, DONG HWOM Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $73,910.17 Date 04/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCONE, LAURIE A Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $73,910.06 Date 09/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOBIS, MATTHEW F Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $73,910.05 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, TERRANCE J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $73,909.71 Date 04/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MIDDLETON, LYNN M Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $73,909.50 Date 08/07/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOEHME, IAN W Employer name Columbia County Amount $73,909.26 Date 04/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUMFORD, PETER P Employer name City of Rome Amount $73,909.16 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, RICHARD M Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $73,909.15 Date 08/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, THOMAS E Employer name Monroe County Amount $73,909.01 Date 04/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLE, AMANDA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $73,908.60 Date 04/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDT, ROBERT J Employer name Ulster County Amount $73,908.24 Date 12/06/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORI, JAMES D Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $73,908.20 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUTY, LUCILLE S Employer name Department of Health Amount $73,908.18 Date 07/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURACE, JENNIFER M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $73,907.93 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FONTAINE, NANCY J Employer name Albany County Amount $73,907.44 Date 09/29/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GINN, LESLIE N Employer name Department of Health Amount $73,907.38 Date 11/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, LINDA MARIE Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $73,907.26 Date 03/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DEN BURG, MELISSA S Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $73,907.26 Date 10/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ROSA, GEORGE D Employer name Erie County Amount $73,906.70 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, DAVID A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $73,906.67 Date 07/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONER, EDWARD M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $73,906.28 Date 04/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STANIORSKI, EDWARD A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $73,906.04 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, ANDREW M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $73,905.95 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBERTY, KEVIN T Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $73,905.85 Date 04/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESTO, PATRICK M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $73,905.79 Date 01/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZELLA, LUIGI R Employer name Westchester County Amount $73,905.78 Date 09/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONEY, DAWN D Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $73,905.74 Date 01/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATOK, ALLISON M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $73,905.24 Date 01/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, APRIL C Employer name Dutchess County Amount $73,905.08 Date 07/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERR, DEBORAH Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $73,904.91 Date 03/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUER, GREGORY Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $73,904.81 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OJEFUA, ISIBOR O Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $73,904.74 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARNHARDT, CARA A Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $73,904.56 Date 10/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJOR, MARTIN J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $73,904.45 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, STEVEN W, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $73,903.97 Date 10/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRIZARRY, IRENE Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $73,903.46 Date 03/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURCELL, RONALD J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $73,903.42 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNA, SHEILA A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,902.92 Date 10/24/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TITAN, DARREN Y Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $73,901.00 Date 04/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EISGRAU, CAROLYNE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,900.90 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTE, NICOLA Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $73,900.80 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOWLES, BRUCE Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $73,900.80 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Gates Amount $73,900.41 Date 12/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIGAND, SARA J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $73,900.38 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, ANTHONY A Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $73,900.28 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSON, LAVERN P Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $73,900.16 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDERMAN, VERONICA C Employer name Elmsford UFSD Amount $73,899.87 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARSENAULT, MATTHEW J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $73,899.76 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUMA, TOMMY, JR Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $73,899.70 Date 06/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCO, JONATHAN P Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $73,899.63 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVAK, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $73,899.60 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINE, RONALD J Employer name Marcellus CSD Amount $73,899.51 Date 03/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENARD, SCOTT A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $73,899.45 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOST, VALERIE A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $73,899.23 Date 07/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESANDO, BREANN L Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $73,898.85 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDAZZO, FRANK Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $73,898.51 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUTO, MICHAEL L Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $73,898.22 Date 05/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANG, WINNIE C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $73,898.00 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UHRAM, JOSEPH J Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $73,897.88 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, THOMAS G Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $73,897.38 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, ISOLYN Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $73,897.18 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURIE, DION O Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $73,896.95 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name Erie County Amount $73,896.86 Date 02/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPONE, PURA L Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $73,896.53 Date 09/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System