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 STANTON, ROBERT J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $125,302.77 Date 06/07/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUFFMAN, MARIE Employer name Office For Technology Amount $125,302.72 Date 09/13/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, LAWRENCE M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $125,302.67 Date 10/31/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAFFREY, JOHN J, JR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $125,301.84 Date 10/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FADER, MARYBETH Employer name Department of Health Amount $125,301.26 Date 06/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOREL, EDWARD D Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $125,300.68 Date 05/29/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTONY, THRESIA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $125,300.52 Date 04/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, SHAINA D Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $125,300.18 Date 01/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POLAND, GREGORY J Employer name Pub Employment Relations Bd Amount $125,300.10 Date 02/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANZA, MARK D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $125,300.10 Date 03/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINOT-SCHEUERMANN, GERARD W Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $125,299.17 Date 09/15/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNG, NANCY A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $125,299.17 Date 09/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, WILLIAM A, MR Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $125,299.17 Date 05/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAL, JEFFREY Employer name Office For Technology Amount $125,298.95 Date 10/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLANT, DOUGLAS M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $125,298.95 Date 09/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEVELDINE, JACQUELINE B Employer name Education Department Amount $125,298.95 Date 09/11/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, PAMELA R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $125,298.95 Date 06/07/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, KATHLEEN S Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $125,298.95 Date 06/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHL, RICHARD R Employer name Office of Employee Relations Amount $125,298.84 Date 02/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, MATTHEW J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,297.97 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name D'AMBRO, MICHAEL V Employer name City of Utica Amount $125,296.09 Date 12/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHYTE, MARK T Employer name Office For Technology Amount $125,295.88 Date 09/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IACABUCCI, TIMOTHY E Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $125,295.57 Date 02/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAROWICZ, STEPHEN J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $125,295.36 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHELS, PETER J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $125,295.36 Date 08/20/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVER, ROBERT A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $125,295.36 Date 10/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, ALAN D Employer name Department of Health Amount $125,293.36 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, ADRIAN H Employer name Dutchess County Amount $125,293.20 Date 12/01/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERILL, DUANE E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $125,293.05 Date 11/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASH, WILLIAM M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $125,292.55 Date 10/19/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DENBURGH, JEFFREY K Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $125,290.16 Date 04/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY-PINCUS, PAMELA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $125,289.92 Date 12/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, ROBERT Employer name Education Department Amount $125,289.91 Date 03/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARIGNAN, LINDA M Employer name Labor Management Committee Amount $125,289.91 Date 06/27/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLITANO, KEITH P Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $125,286.60 Date 08/31/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALSH, THOMAS E Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $125,286.48 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, DEBORAH S Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $125,281.57 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCARTHY, RICHARD J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $125,281.18 Date 08/30/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORE, PAUL B Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $125,281.18 Date 04/12/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS-SULLIVAN, TARA L Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $125,280.01 Date 04/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELPS, JOHN Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $125,278.99 Date 12/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSSUNG, JOHN W, JR Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $125,278.44 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFEY, JOSEPH G Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $125,277.24 Date 11/24/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, JOHN D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $125,275.97 Date 09/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC TAGUE, JAMES L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $125,273.99 Date 09/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, NANCY E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $125,273.17 Date 02/15/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUCHS, ALAN A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $125,273.09 Date 06/16/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODIN, DAVID C Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $125,272.72 Date 03/27/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELA SERNA, NENITA N Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $125,272.40 Date 09/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASCHER, BRUCE L Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $125,269.86 Date 01/03/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARUTH, MARCEL R Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $125,269.86 Date 10/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, OWEN Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $125,269.86 Date 06/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROGAN, KATHLEEN M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $125,269.86 Date 05/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHAI, LAVI K Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $125,269.86 Date 05/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JAMES H Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $125,269.86 Date 09/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WNEK, BRONISLAW A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $125,269.86 Date 03/18/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, SIU P Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $125,269.86 Date 08/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAWILINSKI, PAUL H Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $125,269.86 Date 06/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITI, JOHN T Employer name Department of Health Amount $125,269.86 Date 09/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, JOHN M Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $125,269.86 Date 06/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, CHRISTINE A Employer name Department of Health Amount $125,269.77 Date 02/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $125,268.95 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARRELL, DIANE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $125,268.78 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOY, PETER M Employer name Genesee County Amount $125,267.50 Date 06/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILITO, JENNIFER A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $125,267.50 Date 08/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALISBURY, ROBERT T Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $125,267.24 Date 10/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FIORE, JOSEPH A Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $125,264.98 Date 08/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEARY, DONALD D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $125,264.98 Date 11/09/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSS, STEPHEN J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $125,264.98 Date 11/08/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, CATHERINE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $125,264.98 Date 03/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, JOHN B, JR Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $125,264.98 Date 03/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELFANT, STEVEN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $125,264.54 Date 04/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MICHAEL V Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $125,264.54 Date 07/26/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUBBS, JOHN V, JR Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $125,262.22 Date 06/15/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DILLON, LAURA L Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $125,261.89 Date 12/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRIE, MICHAEL Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,261.24 Date 06/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRITSCH, MARY ANN Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $125,260.21 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EAMES, HOWARD T Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $125,260.09 Date 08/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLIS, GREGORY K Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $125,258.93 Date 06/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESSINGER, RAYMOND F Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $125,258.44 Date 06/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEODIS, PETER Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $125,258.40 Date 08/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKSH, SHAFIROON Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $125,258.25 Date 11/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREADY, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $125,256.67 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, CHERYL B Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $125,253.64 Date 06/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, ANTHONY M Employer name Nassau County Amount $125,253.43 Date 06/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARDON, EILEEN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $125,251.45 Date 02/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEAGER, LORRAINE A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $125,251.15 Date 06/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOMOVICH, THOMAS D Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $125,251.09 Date 10/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Department of Health Amount $125,250.89 Date 10/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLTE, JOSEPH M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $125,250.63 Date 09/14/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUYLE, CRAIG F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $125,250.44 Date 12/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINKELSTEIN, SUSAN Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $125,247.63 Date 06/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EALLONARDO, JOSEPH A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,246.71 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GHOSH, DEBASHIS Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $125,245.40 Date 12/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, TIMOTHY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $125,244.75 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SWARINGEN, KYLE W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $125,244.60 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWLEY, WILLIAM S Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $125,244.36 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWTON, LESLIE B Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $125,244.36 Date 07/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EATON, ANGUS K Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $125,243.72 Date 12/20/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, JOHN J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $125,243.72 Date 06/12/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System