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 SWINT, CYNTHIA E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $133,252.39 Date 03/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICK, RICHARD J Employer name Albany Port District Commiss Amount $133,251.20 Date 06/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, JOHN A Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $133,250.00 Date 06/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GADOMSKI, GREGORY J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $133,249.20 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALICCHIA, MARCIA Employer name Cornell University Amount $133,248.00 Date 04/21/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDING, TERRY M Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $133,246.95 Date 01/18/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTTA, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $133,244.91 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLAISDELL, FRANK S Employer name Department of Health Amount $133,238.35 Date 10/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMNER, HOWARD C, JR Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $133,237.96 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINK, DAVID C Employer name Department of Health Amount $133,236.91 Date 08/18/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELNIK, THOMAS A Employer name Department of Health Amount $133,236.15 Date 02/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLLIVER, RICHARD D Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $133,233.79 Date 02/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEAIL, MARK D Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $133,233.48 Date 09/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITING, THOMAS C Employer name Westchester County Amount $133,230.53 Date 03/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CZORA, JASON M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $133,229.93 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUILIANO, MARIO J Employer name Westchester County Amount $133,228.68 Date 09/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LONG, MARTIN D Employer name Office of General Services Amount $133,228.62 Date 11/17/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YADOR, JULIUS Employer name Westchester County Amount $133,228.02 Date 05/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSTON, JOHN M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $133,226.14 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MINER, HEATH A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $133,219.74 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRIMUS, LINDA H Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $133,218.83 Date 12/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTEN, TIMOTHY L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $133,213.15 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEANE, MICHAEL J Employer name Department of Law Amount $133,213.14 Date 06/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVLICK, SUSAN Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $133,211.75 Date 12/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHWAJA, HAIDER A Employer name Department of Health Amount $133,211.59 Date 11/12/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, HONGMIN Employer name Department of Health Amount $133,211.59 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAXONIS, WILLIAM P Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $133,211.59 Date 08/31/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECCARI, ANTHONY Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $133,211.28 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, STEPHEN E Employer name Department of Health Amount $133,209.60 Date 11/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, CARL N Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $133,208.93 Date 12/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, SUSAN L Employer name Department of Law Amount $133,207.37 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOVAL, BARBARA E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $133,202.57 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANO, JOHN P Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $133,202.36 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, BRIAN K Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $133,201.73 Date 03/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZIM, SULAHUDDEEN A Employer name Westchester County Amount $133,197.01 Date 05/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISTON, DEBORAH I Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $133,196.80 Date 02/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, MICHELE S Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $133,196.52 Date 02/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONBOY, BENEDICT J Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $133,192.76 Date 01/31/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACURA, ELYSSA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $133,192.52 Date 04/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUSHINSKI, ROBIN E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $133,192.47 Date 07/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURAIN, MARYELLEN Employer name Nassau County Amount $133,192.03 Date 11/28/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RE, JACQUELINE S Employer name Nassau County Amount $133,188.37 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LYNCH, JOHN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $133,187.38 Date 08/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCES, EDEL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $133,184.61 Date 06/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENDE, MICHAEL A Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $133,183.29 Date 09/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIL, DIANE Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $133,183.28 Date 08/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, MATTHEW G Employer name City of White Plains Amount $133,183.00 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILL, GERALD J Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $133,180.69 Date 11/26/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OPPMANN, JANICE M Employer name Town of Chester Amount $133,178.81 Date 05/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANCUSO, DONNA MARIE Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $133,178.65 Date 08/06/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINTIM, KONTOH Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $133,178.57 Date 06/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, SELLY C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $133,178.08 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNO, ROBERT P Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $133,173.73 Date 03/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASER, ROBERT L Employer name Department of Health Amount $133,170.92 Date 03/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLIFIELD, BRIAN G Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $133,168.42 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRAUN-HOWLAND, ELLEN B Employer name Department of Health Amount $133,166.46 Date 10/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTWAY, ROMAN, JR Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $133,166.18 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC EVOY, FRANK A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $133,163.41 Date 10/05/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, KEVIN J Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $133,162.96 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUNFIO, DOMENIC F Employer name Onondaga County Amount $133,162.81 Date 07/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAYTON, GAYLE Employer name Nassau County Amount $133,160.34 Date 06/28/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCUYER, VINCENT E Employer name Department of Health Amount $133,158.39 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, GEORGE W Employer name City of Utica Amount $133,157.26 Date 04/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORTUNE, ROGER C Employer name Office of General Services Amount $133,156.57 Date 11/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGER, KEVIN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $133,156.15 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KISER, DONALD M Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $133,155.64 Date 01/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLE, RICHARD W Employer name Department of Health Amount $133,155.30 Date 06/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWERDT, ROBERT J Employer name Department of Law Amount $133,154.75 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REJUAN, MYNUL Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $133,153.56 Date 03/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARCOMB, THOMAS M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $133,149.70 Date 11/22/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIO, ALAN C Employer name White Plains Housing Authority Amount $133,147.72 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDQUIST, JOHN M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $133,145.30 Date 06/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, DWIGHT Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $133,144.85 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIBEIRO, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Middletown Amount $133,144.84 Date 08/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAW, KEVIN R Employer name Div of Tax Appeals Amount $133,143.53 Date 04/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SHERRIE E Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $133,143.46 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZADEK, PETER S Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $133,143.20 Date 08/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JOHN C Employer name Westchester County Amount $133,142.65 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, ALEXANDER W Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $133,141.67 Date 01/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CIOCCA, RICHARD J Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $133,141.41 Date 04/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SERAO, RONALD M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $133,141.13 Date 04/18/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLPITTS, DENNIS T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $133,136.68 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAI, OFEK Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $133,135.92 Date 07/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BINDRIM MACDEVITT, VERONICA E Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $133,134.56 Date 04/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEVE, OREN L Employer name Department of Law Amount $133,134.38 Date 12/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HONG, MYHA Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $133,133.86 Date 09/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANZ, JULES Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $133,130.30 Date 07/09/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, JOHN E Employer name Arlington Fire District Amount $133,123.74 Date 04/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHU, YUEH-RU Employer name Department of Law Amount $133,120.65 Date 08/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANRUD, EMILY L Employer name Department of Law Amount $133,120.65 Date 05/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALEY, JOHN M Employer name Department of Law Amount $133,120.65 Date 09/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEFF, MARJORIE S Employer name Department of Law Amount $133,120.65 Date 06/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEAN, HUGH L Employer name Department of Law Amount $133,120.65 Date 11/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOTARO, FELICIA G Employer name Department of Law Amount $133,120.65 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSHEE, DAWN A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $133,120.65 Date 10/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, LINDA D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $133,120.65 Date 09/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEISCHMANN, LISA E Employer name Department of Law Amount $133,119.12 Date 05/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE MELLE, STEPHANIE M Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $133,117.99 Date 10/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASHAW, LISA A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $133,117.57 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLOYD, DEBORAH M Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $133,117.25 Date 09/27/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System