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 DRURY, NOEL F Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $110,343.98 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, JONATHAN B Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $110,343.78 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAMSOOK, BOBBY Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $110,343.78 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODGE, MICHELE R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $110,342.40 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEIM, GEORGE MICHAEL Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $110,341.08 Date 10/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, FRED R Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $110,338.40 Date 01/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEAVER, DAVID P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $110,335.84 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, MAXINE Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $110,335.64 Date 08/01/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTKOS, ALICE S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $110,335.30 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SIMONE, JOHN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $110,335.30 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKHAM, GERARD Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $110,331.24 Date 06/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPORALE, KELLY M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $110,331.16 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EGGLESTON, DANIEL Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $110,331.03 Date 06/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI LAPO, DANIEL, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $110,327.15 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COHEN-BUTHMANN, DONNA Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $110,325.47 Date 10/30/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIT, DIANE M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $110,324.40 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KADUVETTOOR, ANNAMMA ABRAHAM Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $110,322.03 Date 09/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASARIK, PHYLLIS Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $110,321.07 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, THOMAS Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $110,321.00 Date 07/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HALLIDAY, ELIOT L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $110,318.72 Date 12/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASSINI, RYAN F Employer name Village of Sands Point Amount $110,316.61 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOYD, JAMES A Employer name Town of Goshen Amount $110,316.45 Date 12/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIBERATORE, JAMES M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $110,315.94 Date 06/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WADE, ADAM J Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $110,315.32 Date 01/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHABER, LORIANN M Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $110,314.59 Date 06/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEBARRON, ROBERT M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $110,313.32 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAZLETT, JEROME J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $110,310.05 Date 07/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOUPER, DOUGLAS W Employer name Chemung County Amount $110,310.04 Date 05/20/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERNELL, SEAN P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $110,307.54 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLS, THOMAS C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $110,307.41 Date 12/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, MICHAEL G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $110,306.17 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUDDENHAGEN, KAREN M Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $110,305.90 Date 05/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DENNIE, RUSSELL V Employer name Division of State Police Amount $110,304.47 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STRACHAN, LEWIS, II Employer name Westchester County Amount $110,304.42 Date 05/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, MICHAEL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $110,301.40 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, GREGORY T Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $110,300.65 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JASON A Employer name Orange County Amount $110,300.55 Date 08/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONE, LORRAINE G Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $110,298.05 Date 01/03/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKOWSKI, MARK Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $110,297.16 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PATEL, PRAMODKUMAR R Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $110,295.46 Date 05/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYLVIA, FREDERICK W Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $110,295.06 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, PAUL R Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $110,294.80 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRANO, MARK J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $110,291.30 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLAHERTY, THOMAS R Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $110,289.67 Date 03/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAHY, SINEAD P Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $110,287.75 Date 12/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUONORA, DEREK A Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $110,286.93 Date 12/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORGAN, ROGER A Employer name City of Port Jervis Amount $110,286.89 Date 12/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COREY, TIMOTHY P Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $110,285.98 Date 04/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLON, STEPHEN Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $110,285.68 Date 06/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTT, DENNIS R Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $110,284.94 Date 09/07/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POCHINTESTA, RICHARD S, JR Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $110,284.91 Date 04/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIBLIN, PATRICIA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $110,284.15 Date 05/12/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FESSHA, MESSAYE T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $110,282.50 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORRENTINO, VINCENT J, JR Employer name Jericho Fire District Amount $110,282.32 Date 11/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, MICHAEL K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $110,281.28 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STANGL, EUGENE J Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $110,277.78 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIAVONE, CATHERINE F Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $110,277.74 Date 10/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBERTZ, KEVIN K Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $110,274.75 Date 04/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYCE, ROBERT S, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $110,274.11 Date 02/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARNEY, KRISTIN M Employer name Ulster County Amount $110,273.69 Date 05/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRACKEN, AMY E Employer name Ulster County Amount $110,273.66 Date 08/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROHAN, KATHLEEN A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $110,271.97 Date 09/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ISAM J Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $110,268.98 Date 03/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SULLIVAN, CHRISTOPHER Employer name City of White Plains Amount $110,268.53 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, DENIS A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $110,267.07 Date 11/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, BENJAMIN R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $110,265.61 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, SHERRIE O Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $110,264.70 Date 09/20/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, DANIEL D Employer name Erie County Amount $110,260.05 Date 11/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELL, CRAIG B Employer name Allegany County Amount $110,259.22 Date 09/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANEY, KATHERINE M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $110,258.64 Date 03/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOZEAT, JACK D Employer name Village of Nyack Amount $110,258.14 Date 10/21/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, ANDREW J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $110,256.32 Date 08/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TIKAS, CHRIS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $110,255.91 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWLEY, PATRICK J Employer name Village of Washingtonville Amount $110,254.54 Date 12/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANZOTTA, DARLENE L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $110,254.44 Date 09/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGALITE, SHEMIKA Employer name Nassau County Amount $110,252.91 Date 01/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, ARTHUR G Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $110,252.33 Date 05/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROCE, JOHN J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $110,251.46 Date 08/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCARELLI, CHRISTA Employer name Farmingdale Public Library Amount $110,250.82 Date 03/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOFF, EDWARD J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $110,250.55 Date 02/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGOBARDI, FRANCIS J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $110,250.40 Date 03/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARNELL, JOHN Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $110,250.13 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALES, PATRICIA M Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $110,248.94 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, TIMOTHY J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $110,248.39 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAREKH, MRUDULA K Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $110,248.02 Date 07/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGEMAN, RACHAEL H Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $110,247.98 Date 08/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAMP, THOMAS C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $110,247.85 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRUSSEIN, LINDA S Employer name Plainview Old Bethpage Pub Lib Amount $110,247.31 Date 10/27/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMISANO, JOSEPH D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $110,244.89 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HINES, MICHAEL Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $110,244.27 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, JOEL F Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $110,244.03 Date 06/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'ROURKE, BRIAN T Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $110,243.91 Date 12/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDER, DANIEL R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $110,243.23 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERGIN, ANDREW C Employer name Orange County Amount $110,242.63 Date 02/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN HESS, KERRY A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $110,242.59 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRESA, JOANN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $110,242.55 Date 10/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITTRELL, JAMES P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $110,242.35 Date 07/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRUNNING, BERNARD A, JR Employer name City of Middletown Amount $110,242.18 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, DENNIS S Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $110,242.01 Date 11/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOEN, WILLIAM R Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $110,241.32 Date 07/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System