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 GRADY, DAVID M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $109,393.31 Date 07/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNAR, BARBARA B Employer name Village of Nyack Amount $109,393.05 Date 01/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, JOHN P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,393.04 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIVANS, SHARNA L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $109,392.89 Date 11/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZAFRANSKI, JOSEPH J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $109,392.81 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLARD, JOSEPH D Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $109,391.48 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRETT, JOHNNY T Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $109,391.41 Date 09/17/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORN, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Albany County Amount $109,390.17 Date 01/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTHONY, JAMES M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $109,389.62 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, PATRICIA A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $109,388.12 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUGENT, DONNA E Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $109,387.82 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROVOST, PAUL E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $109,387.80 Date 07/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTERS, RICHARD K, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $109,387.78 Date 07/30/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, PATRICK J Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $109,386.81 Date 01/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DACRE, RONALD J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,385.53 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOAKYE-AGYEMANG, EMMANUEL Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $109,384.58 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERO, VINCENT D, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,382.88 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANCTIL, NATHAN S Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $109,382.74 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERUS, GERALD T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $109,382.60 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRASBA, MICHAEL A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,379.78 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETERS, JOSEPH M, II Employer name Town of Manlius Amount $109,377.52 Date 09/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEACH, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Town of Greece Amount $109,375.58 Date 09/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEONESIO, CRISTOPHER Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $109,374.37 Date 10/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, JASON Employer name City of Rochester Amount $109,373.71 Date 03/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOMASULA, FRANK J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $109,373.66 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, MARGARET D Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $109,372.39 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINSABAUGH, CLIFFORD G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $109,371.53 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEHBRING, KEVIN W Employer name City of Rochester Amount $109,370.78 Date 03/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARFO-BOATENG, PAULINA F Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $109,370.42 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MARTINO, JOHN M Employer name Monroe County Amount $109,370.18 Date 01/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENG, MAMIE Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $109,369.50 Date 03/21/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STENGER, SHARON M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $109,368.60 Date 09/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECTOL, BRYAN L Employer name Westchester County Amount $109,367.41 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWITT, RHONA S Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $109,366.26 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PABON, WILFREDO, JR Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $109,365.72 Date 03/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACQUES, MARIE-FRANCE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $109,363.51 Date 08/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUND, RAYMOND A Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $109,363.22 Date 03/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LACY, JENNAFER M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $109,363.08 Date 04/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, JAMES R Employer name City of White Plains Amount $109,361.97 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WISNIEWSKI, JOHN A Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $109,361.12 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, BRUCE M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $109,360.67 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STICKLE, HEATHER E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $109,360.49 Date 04/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAGHER, TERESE Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $109,359.97 Date 03/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSTROM, DARLENE M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $109,359.40 Date 08/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALARNEAU, ERIC M Employer name Albany County Amount $109,359.13 Date 07/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTONIO, MARK S Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $109,357.70 Date 01/03/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YAPYAPAN, DONNA C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $109,357.70 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESSLER, JOSEPH C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $109,357.63 Date 09/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, ROBERT E Employer name Monroe County Amount $109,353.71 Date 05/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARADISO, JOHN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $109,352.86 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIDALGO, FRANCISCO Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $109,349.85 Date 08/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARKENTON, JOHN G Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $109,349.70 Date 04/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAINEY, LEO R, JR Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $109,349.43 Date 05/26/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRUGIA, DEBRA J Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $109,348.80 Date 04/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOFKO, CRAIG H Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $109,347.31 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULICK, JEFFREY M Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $109,346.27 Date 09/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERNHARDT, ALLAN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,346.11 Date 01/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS-HARRIS, SONYA A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $109,344.79 Date 06/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABIANO, KARIN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $109,343.46 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELESTIN, BENJAMIN Employer name Nassau County Amount $109,342.99 Date 12/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCO, MICHAEL A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,342.74 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSENBAUM, D J Employer name Nassau County Amount $109,342.58 Date 01/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIREY, JEAN M Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $109,341.45 Date 10/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHOU, MEI Employer name Education Department Amount $109,338.15 Date 06/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAPPIN, WILLIAM E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $109,338.06 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAOLINI, DARLENE T Employer name Nassau County Amount $109,335.75 Date 07/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLOY, SARON Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $109,335.52 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, JOSEPH P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $109,332.57 Date 05/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, BYRON T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $109,331.30 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUCHMAN, TAVORA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $109,331.02 Date 02/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, WILLIAM F, JR Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $109,330.45 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDS, MARK E Employer name City of Utica Amount $109,329.11 Date 02/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GARVEY, JOHN J Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $109,327.79 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANNARINO, FRANK D Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $109,327.41 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABALOLA, VICTORIA O Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $109,326.94 Date 11/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDOZA, HORACE C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $109,326.29 Date 01/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CUSKER, DANIEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $109,324.64 Date 04/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATNODE, RANDY R Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $109,324.48 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERLOCK, SUSAN J Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $109,320.38 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLISTREA, RICHARD L Employer name Village of Depew Amount $109,320.23 Date 07/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLLINS, MARY LYNN Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $109,319.84 Date 10/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIGLEY, PATRICK J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $109,318.86 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECO, JOSEPH Employer name Nassau County Amount $109,317.76 Date 03/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITARRESI, JENNIFER R Employer name Niagara County Amount $109,317.29 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, TIMOTHY M Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $109,316.54 Date 04/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSAUD, LAWRENCE S Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $109,315.62 Date 12/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILIPPINI, DIANE L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $109,312.58 Date 08/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O' CONNELL, CATHERINE M Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $109,309.72 Date 04/30/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANNER, JESSICA J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $109,309.67 Date 01/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEHLER, MICHAEL C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $109,309.06 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WISSNER, KEVIN M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $109,308.40 Date 08/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEONETTE, MARIA R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $109,306.32 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, AUBREY, JR Employer name Ulster County Amount $109,304.22 Date 04/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, LAWRENCE Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $109,303.38 Date 02/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VOGEL, TODD P Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $109,300.26 Date 10/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYHOOK, JASON M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $109,299.60 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LENIHAN, KERRY G Employer name City of Rye Amount $109,296.29 Date 03/11/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name City of White Plains Amount $109,296.17 Date 01/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAVAGE, GERARD C Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $109,296.00 Date 01/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMPSON, RUBEN F Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $109,295.41 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System