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 WILSON-HEW, ELMINA C Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $112,520.68 Date 03/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKTER, KEITH M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $112,520.18 Date 01/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANWOOD, THOMAS R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $112,519.98 Date 05/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSGROVE, BRIAN E Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $112,518.29 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREER, JOHN T Employer name Fulton City School Dist Amount $112,518.20 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIFFANY, LINDA L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $112,517.01 Date 01/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIAREL, ANTHONY A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $112,516.02 Date 01/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGBON, MOSES A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $112,516.02 Date 01/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALLMER, PATRICIA M Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $112,515.87 Date 07/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MULCAHY, WILLIAM J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $112,514.73 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FALL, KEITH E Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $112,514.64 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADDARIO, JOHN R Employer name Department of State Amount $112,514.16 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACHOLK, EUGENE A Employer name Mattituck-Cutchogue UFSD Amount $112,513.82 Date 08/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, SEAN P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $112,513.81 Date 06/13/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TATRO, GARY FRANK, JR Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $112,513.24 Date 04/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, MICHELE A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $112,512.36 Date 05/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRZYLOZYNSKI, WALDEMAR Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $112,512.18 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANNON, JOSEPH A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $112,510.68 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, BERNARD Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $112,508.54 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, SHARON M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $112,506.98 Date 06/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUHAN, ROSE B Employer name Department of Health Amount $112,506.60 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRULL, CHERYL A Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $112,501.97 Date 06/19/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDER, SAMUEL P Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $112,500.00 Date 07/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUINNESS, JOANN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $112,498.17 Date 10/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, RYAN L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $112,497.69 Date 02/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZDENEK, LISA A Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $112,494.76 Date 08/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, ANN E Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $112,494.09 Date 09/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KEVIN P Employer name Orange County Amount $112,493.70 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, GEOFFREY M Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $112,492.85 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMAS, SANTHOSH A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $112,492.67 Date 04/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAZEE, JAMES R Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $112,492.30 Date 10/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, DAVID Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $112,491.28 Date 05/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, SHOLA A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $112,491.12 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, JERRY W Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $112,490.63 Date 06/02/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORE, JENNIFER L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $112,490.63 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISAACS, WENDY S Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $112,490.09 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERY, DILLAN L Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $112,488.25 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JAMES, DONALD D Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $112,487.86 Date 11/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, SANDRA A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $112,487.73 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JAMES K Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $112,484.81 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRELLA, FRANK Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $112,484.79 Date 05/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEBZELTER, DAWN M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $112,483.87 Date 07/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALLACE, THOMAS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $112,482.39 Date 02/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELSTON, KENNETH E, III Employer name Division of State Police Amount $112,481.36 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERRY, COURTNEY A Employer name Department of Health Amount $112,481.35 Date 07/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN HASSELT, JOHN L Employer name Lake Mohegan Fire District Amount $112,481.00 Date 07/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEEHAN, PETER J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $112,480.22 Date 06/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNEY, TIMOTHY D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $112,480.20 Date 04/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULTIS, JEREMY B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $112,479.91 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COOK, JONATHAN D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $112,477.79 Date 05/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER MC NEILL, LAURIE S Employer name Westchester County Amount $112,477.14 Date 01/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTRONEO, RICHARD A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $112,476.46 Date 11/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUEY, LYNN S Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $112,476.46 Date 01/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDMOND, JEREMY W Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $112,476.46 Date 05/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEACH, MICHAEL A Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $112,476.09 Date 06/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARRIAGA, MYRA L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $112,474.75 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'ROURKE, MICHAEL F Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $112,473.06 Date 07/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEZZI, MARY R Employer name Office of General Services Amount $112,473.01 Date 08/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, CURTIS J Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $112,472.88 Date 09/06/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAWROTNIAK, ERICA JOAN Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $112,472.43 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, DARLENE A Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $112,470.23 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, CATHERINE A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $112,469.95 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERRARD, JAMES M, II Employer name Monticello Joint Fire District Amount $112,468.36 Date 02/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEARDSLEY, JEFFREY R Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $112,467.50 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDZIK-ANDREWS, LESLEY Employer name Orange County Amount $112,465.55 Date 09/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, GRACE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $112,463.77 Date 10/26/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, DANIEL S Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $112,463.09 Date 03/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KEVIN J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $112,462.45 Date 11/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIELEC, SHAUN P Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $112,461.23 Date 03/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEONE, MAURICE Employer name Monroe County Amount $112,458.48 Date 08/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, ANDREW J Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $112,458.32 Date 02/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHECHTER, HOWARD J Employer name City of Albany Amount $112,457.56 Date 02/28/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILSON, LAWRENCE E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $112,455.80 Date 02/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, TIMOTHY S Employer name City of White Plains Amount $112,455.43 Date 02/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARRY, STEPHEN Employer name Department of Law Amount $112,455.29 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRANCE, GERALDINE P Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $112,454.49 Date 06/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APRILE, DOMINICK M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $112,453.24 Date 11/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GONZAGUE, LOUIS R Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $112,453.12 Date 01/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESTASIO, ROBERT J Employer name Village of Pelham Amount $112,453.01 Date 09/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, MEGAN M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $112,452.02 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTHRIE, TYRONE Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $112,451.75 Date 04/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZGER, MARY ANNE C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $112,451.40 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIDER, ROBERT A, JR Employer name Department of Health Amount $112,450.94 Date 05/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEADNELL, LUKE W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $112,449.53 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YUSKO, ROBERT D Employer name Glens Falls City School Dist Amount $112,449.30 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBEY, DENISE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $112,448.38 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, TIMOTHY P Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $112,448.02 Date 07/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYAZ, TURAN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $112,447.60 Date 07/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMAGGIO, DOMINICK J, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $112,446.68 Date 04/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIBLER, JEANNETTE M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $112,445.02 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHEA, GAVIN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $112,444.69 Date 12/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, ROBERT F Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $112,443.46 Date 03/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGAN, DANIEL Employer name City of White Plains Amount $112,442.64 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHOY, MAN YING Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $112,441.54 Date 07/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, SHAOHONG Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $112,441.54 Date 09/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DERICK A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $112,441.54 Date 04/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, HOWA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $112,441.54 Date 06/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONCE, BLANCA M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $112,440.69 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATALE, JAMES J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $112,438.46 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, PETER J Employer name Albany County Amount $112,437.52 Date 05/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System