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 GARIEPY, SHARON ANN Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $125,332.93 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUN, BRIAN I Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $125,332.89 Date 02/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEHLE, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $125,331.33 Date 11/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARNES, KENNETH M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $125,328.34 Date 03/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGUAY, DAVID M Employer name Commission On Judicial Conduct Amount $125,327.82 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOLL, FRANKLIN A, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $125,325.65 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FARLAND, TIMOTHY J Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $125,320.77 Date 01/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOPP, DONALD F Employer name Westchester County Amount $125,320.36 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CUE, WILLIAM G Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $125,317.66 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAVACIC, JOHN W Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $125,316.98 Date 02/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARGOLIES, DOUGLAS Employer name Fairview Fire District Amount $125,315.76 Date 02/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SZEMPRUCH, LESLIE J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $125,314.88 Date 04/03/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNELL, GAIL A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $125,314.69 Date 09/14/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHAM, HOANG D Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $125,312.58 Date 10/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOST, PETER P Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $125,311.65 Date 02/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REALE, PASQUALE P Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $125,310.08 Date 12/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JEROME L, III Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $125,310.08 Date 07/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, ROBERT A Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $125,310.08 Date 12/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLLMAN, SUSAN H Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $125,310.08 Date 01/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHACEK, KATHRYN G Employer name Office For Technology Amount $125,310.08 Date 12/31/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRETTI, IDA C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $125,310.08 Date 05/30/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERARD, JEFFREY C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $125,310.08 Date 01/04/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUSMAN, PHILIP A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $125,310.08 Date 03/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROUGH, FREDERICK P, JR Employer name Office For Technology Amount $125,310.08 Date 08/26/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMMARDO, RONALD M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $125,310.08 Date 07/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDWIN, EILEEN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $125,310.08 Date 01/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMISANO, DAVID A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $125,310.08 Date 01/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERNBERG, KEVIN J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $125,310.08 Date 02/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERS, EDWARD P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $125,310.08 Date 01/21/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISCITELLI, AMY MARIE Employer name Office of Employee Relations Amount $125,310.08 Date 02/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAUVIN, MARTIN V Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $125,310.08 Date 11/09/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSGROVE, DONNA M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $125,310.08 Date 07/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUVALL, ERIC Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $125,310.08 Date 02/22/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDER, ROBERT G Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $125,310.08 Date 02/08/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRVING, WALTER J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $125,310.08 Date 10/22/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, MARTHA E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $125,310.08 Date 07/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGAN, PATRICIA L Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $125,310.08 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSCO, THOMAS Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $125,310.08 Date 10/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, MARK J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $125,310.08 Date 08/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCLAUGHLIN, ROBERT W Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $125,310.08 Date 06/19/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, DAVID Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $125,310.08 Date 04/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIAN, DEBORAH W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $125,310.08 Date 02/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAIGLE, WILLIAM L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $125,310.08 Date 04/24/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALTON, KATHLEEN F Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $125,310.08 Date 09/27/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, KARYN B Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $125,310.08 Date 06/27/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, JANE W Employer name Education Department Amount $125,310.08 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTRELL-CARSON, DOLORES A Employer name Education Department Amount $125,310.08 Date 05/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, DAVID H Employer name Education Department Amount $125,310.08 Date 11/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEMPLEMAN, LESLIE E Employer name Education Department Amount $125,310.08 Date 08/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLIN, WARREN E Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $125,310.08 Date 07/22/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAVITT, STEPHEN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $125,310.08 Date 10/11/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCFADDEN, DENNIS A Employer name Department of Health Amount $125,310.08 Date 11/04/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, WENDY M Employer name Department of Health Amount $125,310.08 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYZYKOWSKI, JAMES M Employer name Department of Health Amount $125,310.08 Date 06/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGDEN, KEITH Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $125,310.08 Date 11/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, LORI J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $125,310.08 Date 10/25/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANAHER, PAUL D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $125,310.08 Date 07/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYNE, CAROL E Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $125,310.08 Date 03/10/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, JAMES R Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $125,310.08 Date 08/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILBRICK, STEVEN H Employer name NYS Parole Board Amount $125,310.08 Date 02/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRAR, MICHAEL Employer name Authorities Budget Office Amount $125,310.08 Date 07/20/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWOMEY-MALONEY, ANN Employer name Authorities Budget Office Amount $125,310.08 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUMBERGS, ANDRIS Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $125,310.08 Date 05/15/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCK, CORRINE K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $125,310.08 Date 10/31/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, BRIAN J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $125,310.08 Date 07/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERDE, LESLIE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $125,310.08 Date 03/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, TIMOTHY P Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $125,310.08 Date 04/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, STEVEN J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $125,310.08 Date 11/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE WEESE, CHARLES Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $125,310.08 Date 09/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, SUSAN A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $125,310.08 Date 06/28/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONATO, STEPHANIE L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $125,310.08 Date 04/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSH, THOMAS F Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $125,310.08 Date 09/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCINNIS, MAYDA I Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $125,310.08 Date 10/12/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONLON, DANIEL W Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $125,310.08 Date 05/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IVANAUSKAS, FRANCIS A Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $125,310.08 Date 12/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALAMPALLI, SREENIVAS Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $125,310.08 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACHER, ERIKA M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $125,310.08 Date 02/17/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, KEVIN W Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $125,310.08 Date 08/17/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, CLIFFORD A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $125,310.08 Date 02/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, STEVEN J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $125,310.08 Date 07/28/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUCETTE, GEORGE A, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $125,310.08 Date 08/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRECHETTE, MARK E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $125,310.08 Date 06/25/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCMAHON, BRIAN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $125,310.08 Date 06/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGANTE, CHARLES J, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $125,310.08 Date 06/22/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUSHKARSH, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $125,310.08 Date 05/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADEMACHER, LEESA J Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $125,310.08 Date 06/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENDRIES, LAURIE J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $125,310.08 Date 04/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEHRER, JAMES J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $125,310.08 Date 08/25/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, MARY ELLEN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $125,310.08 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, NANCY E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $125,310.08 Date 06/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, KAREN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $125,308.70 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMMER, BRUCE P Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $125,308.59 Date 02/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSSER, JOHN M Employer name Town of Southold Amount $125,308.36 Date 05/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUCASEY, JOSEPH J Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $125,308.21 Date 04/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHILLING, SEAN E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $125,307.91 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTNEY, BRIAN P Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $125,306.31 Date 07/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, J MICHAEL Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $125,306.09 Date 08/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, ROSEMARY R Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $125,304.73 Date 11/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERROL, RONALD A Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $125,304.23 Date 04/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZARGHAM, STEPHEN A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $125,302.88 Date 06/18/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System