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 MC CARTHY, KERRY E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $109,636.18 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOTHAM-AUDIN, KELLY L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $109,635.71 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAINING, MARGARET H Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $109,635.71 Date 05/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROVOST, DEAN M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $109,635.06 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASANEN, JOHN R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $109,634.87 Date 12/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ITALIANO, JOSEPH, III Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $109,633.25 Date 06/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DEANA A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $109,633.23 Date 12/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADMAN, CHRISTINE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $109,633.14 Date 09/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OMOTADE, JOSEPHINE O Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $109,632.65 Date 07/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, ALTAGRACE G Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $109,632.10 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, FIONA J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $109,630.85 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHATTERJEE, BINA Employer name Nassau County Amount $109,630.70 Date 08/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, BRET A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $109,630.47 Date 11/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHOADES, T ALLEN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $109,630.47 Date 01/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEADE, DAVID C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,629.97 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $109,629.80 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGAN, JOHN A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $109,629.52 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTHERLAND, COLLETE M Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $109,629.25 Date 03/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENISATTO, KIM M Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $109,629.00 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DATIKASHVILI, LALI Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $109,627.90 Date 05/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOQUIN, ROBERT T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $109,627.40 Date 06/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLEN, CHERYL E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $109,626.74 Date 05/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACOURT, ROBERT R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $109,625.36 Date 02/21/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAAS, BRIAN P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,623.53 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLAVELL, RAYMOND P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $109,623.41 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLARD, RONI J Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $109,623.15 Date 12/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEARY, CHANTELLE Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $109,622.94 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLENN, JEFFREY J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $109,622.00 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAHID, RANDY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $109,620.95 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAMARA, KOULAKO Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $109,620.16 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, RUI Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $109,619.51 Date 08/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELNICK, MICHAEL R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $109,618.84 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LANDRO, MAUREEN A Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $109,618.41 Date 12/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BICKEL, JOHN O Employer name Office For Technology Amount $109,617.52 Date 10/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOEHRINGER, KENNETH M Employer name Department of Health Amount $109,617.52 Date 07/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOBASH, LYNN A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $109,616.67 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEHN, JEFFERY M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $109,615.38 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOODCOCK, MICHAEL E Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $109,612.14 Date 08/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALLEN, RANDY N Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $109,611.68 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENT, ERNEST J Employer name Department of Health Amount $109,611.39 Date 11/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, MONICA J Employer name Department of Health Amount $109,611.39 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMMIRATI, VINCENT M Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $109,610.08 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINSE, SCOT C Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $109,608.85 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OPISSO, ROBERT A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $109,608.48 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGNUOLA, DANIEL Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $109,606.07 Date 07/12/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERROTTA, THOMAS A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $109,605.32 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOREN, JONATHAN S Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $109,601.55 Date 09/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOLLARD, GARY M Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $109,601.45 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, TRAVIS A Employer name Department of Law Amount $109,601.29 Date 11/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, AMY H Employer name Court of Claims Amount $109,600.01 Date 07/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSTIN, LINDA J Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $109,600.01 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSHRIN, ADAM M Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $109,600.01 Date 08/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LA FLEUR, BRIAN G Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $109,600.01 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONLON, KEVIN P Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $109,600.01 Date 03/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNSHEE, STEPHEN M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $109,600.01 Date 01/02/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORL, JAMES E, JR Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $109,600.01 Date 08/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLON, GRACE M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $109,600.01 Date 01/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARICLE, KRISTEN M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $109,600.01 Date 07/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURELLA, DOUGLAS J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $109,600.01 Date 01/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKEY, JONATHAN S Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $109,600.01 Date 09/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBERATI-CONANT, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $109,600.01 Date 09/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, DEBRA A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $109,600.01 Date 08/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERLIN, JAN Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $109,600.01 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABOURIN, SANDRA J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $109,600.01 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, CLAIRE Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $109,600.01 Date 01/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACCO, KELLY A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $109,600.01 Date 04/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSE, GRACEMMA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $109,599.23 Date 05/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGINOTTI, DAVID Employer name Nassau County Amount $109,599.00 Date 08/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CISCO, PATRICIA A Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $109,598.65 Date 01/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMICA, COREY V Employer name Office For Technology Amount $109,595.39 Date 03/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUBALA, MICHELLE R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $109,594.44 Date 01/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, ANTHONY J Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $109,593.68 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, AARON R Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $109,593.14 Date 03/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MCLEAN, STEPHEN J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $109,593.14 Date 09/08/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEISTER, JEFFREY K Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $109,590.39 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADAUS, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $109,589.03 Date 07/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FEINER, LISA Employer name Department of Law Amount $109,588.49 Date 06/09/1966 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, GERALD J Employer name Nesconset Fire District Amount $109,585.72 Date 08/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, MICHAEL E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $109,582.82 Date 06/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVLIN, PATRICK M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $109,582.72 Date 05/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, JOHN Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $109,582.70 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSSO, ANTHONY L Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $109,582.02 Date 12/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAYMAN, ARTHUR T Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $109,581.43 Date 08/10/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNINK, NANCY B Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $109,581.38 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURROFATO, MARY K Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $109,579.55 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOKHANDWALA, BANU S Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $109,579.18 Date 08/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, JOHN L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,579.15 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BESHEARS, REBECCA M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $109,578.86 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOURY, DAVID M Employer name Ontario County Amount $109,578.29 Date 02/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKIEWICZ, ANTHONY F Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $109,578.28 Date 09/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHIEU, RICHARD T Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $109,578.05 Date 11/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERT-WACEY, DAWN A Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $109,578.05 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEANUE, KATHIE T Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $109,577.69 Date 09/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, ERIC C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $109,575.87 Date 04/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZSIMMONS, JOHN W Employer name City of White Plains Amount $109,571.87 Date 01/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, PAULA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $109,570.23 Date 12/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGILL, BRADFORD S, III Employer name Suffolk County Amount $109,569.20 Date 08/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AGOSTINO, FRANK J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $109,569.13 Date 09/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, ALMIRA T Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $109,567.07 Date 03/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULMINANTE, FRANK P Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $109,566.87 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System