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 TONEY, ALSTON E Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $110,829.99 Date 07/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXIS, ANNE Employer name St Francis School For Deaf Amount $110,828.67 Date 11/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEER, LORRI A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $110,827.94 Date 05/24/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEHRING, BRIAN D Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $110,827.50 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEWAGE, MALINTHA W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $110,826.39 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILBERG, WILLIAM F Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $110,825.04 Date 07/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIM, JOHN A Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $110,824.41 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BREWSTER, AMELIE Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $110,823.94 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOICE, PATRICK D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $110,823.35 Date 08/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILANO, MICHAEL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $110,823.00 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWANDOWSKI, KELLY A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $110,821.20 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, JEFFREY C Employer name Monroe County Amount $110,821.12 Date 05/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILAMKURTY, LAKSHMI C Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $110,820.88 Date 12/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, SHAWN W Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $110,813.28 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WADE, PAULA N Employer name Onteora CSD at Boiceville Amount $110,812.35 Date 10/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANSINE, STEPHEN P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $110,811.70 Date 05/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDERMUTH, DIANA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $110,811.36 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELCHER, ANTHONY M Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $110,811.21 Date 01/19/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEGEAL, ALAN S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $110,811.01 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RASO, ANDREA Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $110,809.99 Date 02/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEHRLI, TERRANCE S Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $110,809.52 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNEZ, ARELIS Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $110,809.13 Date 06/26/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICCOLO, PAUL T Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $110,808.95 Date 06/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREYERMUTH, DAVID G Employer name Orange County Amount $110,808.23 Date 05/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINO, CAROL ANN Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $110,807.64 Date 08/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEUTSCH, DANIEL Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $110,807.22 Date 01/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, MICHAEL A Employer name Westchester County Amount $110,806.75 Date 02/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, JOSEPH Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $110,804.35 Date 07/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISSAINTHE, IRMA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $110,804.08 Date 02/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, LAWRENCE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $110,803.16 Date 07/27/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, SAUNDRA A Employer name Westchester County Amount $110,801.70 Date 01/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNASH, MATTHEW P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $110,801.64 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERRING, MARCUS J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $110,799.13 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHLAICH, FRED C Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $110,796.45 Date 09/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JASON D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $110,795.85 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHAN, SHING L Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $110,795.36 Date 03/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREACY, WILLIAM J Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $110,795.21 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASCA, RICHARD J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $110,794.79 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STRASSBURG, WILLIAM L, II Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $110,794.46 Date 06/22/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NAPOLITANO, STEVEN J Employer name Putnam County Amount $110,792.39 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, CAROL T Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $110,791.76 Date 12/08/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, SCOTT L Employer name Orange County Amount $110,791.15 Date 09/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, DAVID A Employer name Nassau County Amount $110,790.37 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHARD, PERRY J Employer name Albany County Amount $110,789.86 Date 08/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, RICHARD J Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $110,789.74 Date 04/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, THOMAS M Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $110,789.41 Date 06/27/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADELY, TODD P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $110,786.54 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JACKSON, WAYNE P Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $110,786.54 Date 12/11/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZWILLING, ARLENE S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $110,785.60 Date 02/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK-MURPHY, MARY A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $110,785.21 Date 11/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANNISTER, DENNIS J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $110,785.09 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOHART, AMY L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $110,784.98 Date 02/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VER HAGUE, JOSHUA P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $110,784.46 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARTER, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $110,783.41 Date 03/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, MEGAN S Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $110,782.89 Date 11/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, CHRISTINE A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $110,782.67 Date 09/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZUR, CAROLYN V Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $110,782.67 Date 05/18/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISE, FRANK Employer name Village of Cedarhurst Amount $110,780.81 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADORET, JASON D Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $110,777.05 Date 07/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRASER, SCOTT M Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $110,776.82 Date 07/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SILVESTRI, SANTO Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $110,775.60 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOWAN, EUGENE J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $110,774.76 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PUGH, VERNON M Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $110,774.00 Date 10/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC MORRIS, MELISSA D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $110,772.84 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASELLA, RONNIE P Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $110,771.52 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI CIOCCIO, JOHN R Employer name Town of Islip Amount $110,770.30 Date 06/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRISEWOOD, MATTHEW L Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $110,770.10 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDMONDSON-MARTIN, KATHLEEN M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $110,769.12 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIGNOR, JACQUELIN N Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $110,768.47 Date 07/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, TANYA C Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $110,768.37 Date 01/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURLEY, STACEY Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $110,768.16 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARDINI, JOHN W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $110,767.91 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINERT, GLENN A, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $110,765.69 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI LUVIO, THERESA Employer name Division of State Police Amount $110,764.75 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAYEGH, JOSEPH G Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $110,762.14 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNN, FRANCIS G Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $110,761.40 Date 08/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, MICHAEL O Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $110,760.27 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEPKIN, CLAUDIA J Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $110,757.22 Date 03/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMISTEAD, ANTHONY R Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $110,755.57 Date 09/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYNOR, ELIZABETH Employer name Village of Sands Point Amount $110,753.82 Date 09/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYER, MERVYN E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $110,753.81 Date 06/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORROW, BOBBI LEE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $110,753.27 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HSIEH, HORNG-RUEY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $110,752.50 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUPPER, KEVIN J Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $110,749.23 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOTITO, NICHOLAS J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $110,747.82 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FELIX, LOUIS E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $110,745.60 Date 09/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHREY, TIMOTHY K Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $110,745.53 Date 01/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISSAKAINEN, JAMES E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $110,745.05 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SARDINA, SANTO Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $110,742.71 Date 10/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCHELLE, SHARON L Employer name Erie County Amount $110,741.36 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEEKMAN, MARY I Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $110,741.16 Date 04/18/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, BENJAMIN J Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $110,740.18 Date 04/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINS, KRISTINA Employer name Westchester County Amount $110,738.51 Date 12/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVERDORF, PATRICK O Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $110,738.12 Date 01/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GLAZER, MARY KATE Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $110,736.21 Date 02/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAREY, DONNA KATHLEEN Employer name Orange County Amount $110,735.21 Date 07/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSSEL, HOLLY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $110,733.55 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JUNIOR, THOMAS A Employer name City of White Plains Amount $110,732.81 Date 08/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLDER, LYSONIA Employer name Division of State Police Amount $110,732.36 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANCHIN, LINDA E ESCOBAR Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $110,731.23 Date 04/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System