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 WESTFIELD, MATTHEW G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $109,723.00 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLEY, BRIAN P Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $109,721.94 Date 04/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, MICHAEL Employer name Office For Technology Amount $109,721.76 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, DENNIS J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $109,721.76 Date 09/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARONOWITZ, DENNIS P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $109,721.76 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, THOMAS B Employer name Department of Health Amount $109,721.76 Date 07/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUDING, KATHRYN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $109,721.76 Date 09/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIMKUNAS, MICHAEL E Employer name Department of Health Amount $109,721.76 Date 11/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, WILLIAM C Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $109,721.76 Date 03/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALOSKI, JANET L Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $109,721.76 Date 08/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHRIMAN, MICHAEL Employer name Village of Pelham Amount $109,721.63 Date 09/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICK, STEPHEN B Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $109,721.42 Date 03/21/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENK, DAVID S Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $109,721.14 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, STUART M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $109,721.14 Date 08/26/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASKO, KATHLEEN A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $109,721.13 Date 08/28/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPE, MELANIE Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $109,719.90 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, MARTINE N Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $109,719.90 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITMORE, LINDA M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $109,719.66 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, DIANE Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $109,719.25 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUFFHAMMER, THOMAS S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $109,719.25 Date 12/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPADONIA, ALICE E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $109,719.25 Date 10/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, EMERY H Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $109,719.25 Date 01/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEMBKA, JOHN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $109,719.25 Date 09/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUBB, SUSAN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $109,719.25 Date 11/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CELLE, JAMES J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $109,719.25 Date 11/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTORANA, EDWARD Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $109,719.25 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONYON, PAUL E, JR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $109,719.25 Date 06/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANSOTTA, MAURIZIO A Employer name Village of Pleasantville Amount $109,718.63 Date 02/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSSON, JEAN H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $109,718.60 Date 10/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO CICERO, ROBERT Employer name Department of Health Amount $109,717.94 Date 11/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NURSE, GARVIN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $109,717.60 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICHTENTHAL, THOMAS W, JR Employer name Town of Batavia Amount $109,717.08 Date 02/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMIANI, ALEXANDER Employer name Department of Health Amount $109,716.36 Date 07/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INTINI, LAURA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $109,715.69 Date 11/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALSKI, THOMAS A Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $109,715.58 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, STEVEN A Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $109,715.45 Date 07/26/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, CATHLEEN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $109,714.86 Date 05/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHLUDZINSKI, PATRICK J Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $109,714.43 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PICKEL, KATHLEEN MARY Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $109,714.20 Date 10/24/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTOFFEL, THOMAS R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $109,714.09 Date 11/20/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORE GARD, KAREN C Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $109,711.19 Date 05/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHAMBEAULT, MAURA K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $109,710.84 Date 12/26/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCAMPBELL, KAY J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $109,710.45 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONROY, JOSEPH V Employer name Education Department Amount $109,710.45 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUPPEL, JOANNE E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $109,710.45 Date 01/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAO, WENJUN Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $109,710.45 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARMON, THOMAS J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $109,710.36 Date 12/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGER, JOHN F Employer name Office For Technology Amount $109,710.32 Date 05/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRATES, DENISE D Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $109,710.32 Date 04/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDORCHAK, DAVID J Employer name Education Department Amount $109,710.32 Date 03/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLAMER-VAN PATTEN, SUSAN E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $109,708.63 Date 05/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAICHEL, PATRICK J Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $109,708.63 Date 03/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWTON, PAUL V Employer name City of Albany Amount $109,708.25 Date 03/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHWANK, ROBERT C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $109,707.85 Date 06/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORENSEN, JEFFREY H Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $109,707.85 Date 01/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECER, GREGG M Employer name Department of Health Amount $109,707.46 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, LINDA S Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $109,707.20 Date 07/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNDON, GLADYS G Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $109,707.17 Date 12/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSCO, RICHARD S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $109,707.14 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANAT, JOHN J Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $109,707.01 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SWAMINATHAN, JYOTI Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $109,706.69 Date 01/08/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, GEORGE R Employer name Nassau County Amount $109,706.60 Date 04/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONIN, MICHAEL P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $109,706.38 Date 11/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRISINO, LEO W, JR Employer name Office For Technology Amount $109,706.07 Date 03/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROUGHEL, JEANINE Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $109,705.78 Date 04/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEHAFER, PETER B Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $109,705.78 Date 12/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, KENT P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $109,705.78 Date 04/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEELEY, SCOTT E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $109,705.78 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, T STEWART, III Employer name Education Department Amount $109,705.78 Date 12/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SING-WAI, STORME M Employer name Education Department Amount $109,705.78 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ANIL K Employer name Department of Health Amount $109,705.78 Date 08/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERIN, SANDRA L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $109,705.78 Date 02/14/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JAMES E, JR Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $109,705.78 Date 02/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICCONE, SHERI E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $109,704.74 Date 04/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, DAWN M Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $109,703.58 Date 08/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, RICHARD Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $109,702.81 Date 02/12/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLECK, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Nassau County Amount $109,702.19 Date 08/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHRHART, W COREY Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $109,702.18 Date 08/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARRAND, SARAH J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $109,702.01 Date 03/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOU, YU-FEN Employer name Department of Health Amount $109,698.58 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELO, GABRIEL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $109,698.50 Date 06/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUCOIN, ROGER F Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $109,697.91 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, MICHAELEEN Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $109,697.55 Date 05/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDORICK, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $109,697.55 Date 09/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSINEO, SCOTT J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $109,697.55 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUBEK, AMY M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $109,697.55 Date 01/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, ANN B Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $109,697.55 Date 12/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRUB, COREY M Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $109,697.55 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, ROBERT R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $109,697.32 Date 07/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANAHAN, MAUREEN F Employer name Department of Health Amount $109,697.32 Date 11/26/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, CARLTON E Employer name Department of Health Amount $109,697.32 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKEE, CYNTHIA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $109,697.17 Date 03/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGG, RUSSELL E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $109,697.10 Date 05/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORGEN, JASON M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,696.92 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FASSBENDER, DOUGLAS S Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $109,696.39 Date 08/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOS, CRISLINE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $109,695.92 Date 02/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRIVER, JOHN L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $109,695.86 Date 12/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADORET, CAROLYN R Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $109,695.44 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY-SBREGA, PATRICIA A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $109,694.30 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REULET, DAVID F Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $109,694.13 Date 09/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System