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 PURDY, SARAH Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $109,294.92 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, SEAN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $109,294.74 Date 09/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMERON, KARLENE N Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $109,293.48 Date 06/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORBES, MARIE A Employer name Westchester County Amount $109,292.86 Date 11/29/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, JAMES T Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $109,292.64 Date 12/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUSSEL, ROBERT J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $109,292.00 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRISON, HEATHER ANN Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $109,291.97 Date 03/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULEO, MICHAEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $109,289.69 Date 01/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMPNER, CHRISTINA M Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $109,287.62 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCHU, DANIEL J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $109,287.49 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRUZ, JUANA Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $109,285.26 Date 08/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIBERT, MARC T Employer name Nassau County Amount $109,284.73 Date 07/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAX, SCOTT O Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $109,283.84 Date 09/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALSH, BRIDGET C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $109,282.90 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMMEL, TIMOTHY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $109,281.26 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, WESLEY E Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $109,279.67 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, RICHARD H Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $109,274.22 Date 02/26/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTEY, GEORGE J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $109,273.67 Date 11/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, DENNIS A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $109,272.18 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRABAR, JORDAN R Employer name Erie County Amount $109,268.98 Date 08/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, ANDREW Employer name City of Albany Amount $109,267.24 Date 07/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BANCROFT, ROSE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $109,266.47 Date 09/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GINNIS, KEVIN E Employer name Nassau County Amount $109,264.72 Date 10/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATITUCCI, JOSEPH J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $109,264.35 Date 02/21/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, GEORGE J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $109,263.03 Date 04/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORA, VINICIO A, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $109,262.86 Date 09/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVID, S'ELREY N Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $109,260.70 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTCHIN, STEPHON Employer name Dutchess County Amount $109,259.24 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBLER, GEORGE L Employer name Huntington Public Library Amount $109,257.63 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTER, ANTON Employer name Department of Health Amount $109,253.32 Date 07/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, JOANNE D Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $109,252.91 Date 06/03/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVILA, CHERISE N Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $109,252.09 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASKEY, SHERRY L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,250.62 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COSTA, EDWARD J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $109,250.20 Date 10/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, DEAN M Employer name North Greece Fire District Amount $109,247.74 Date 07/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIN, QI Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $109,247.43 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CONNELL, JAMES J Employer name Putnam County Amount $109,246.30 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLON, ROBERT A Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $109,245.75 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASKO, KEVIN M Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $109,245.75 Date 11/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTONELLI, DEBRA J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $109,245.75 Date 05/11/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DAVID W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,245.73 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, AGNES A Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $109,245.33 Date 03/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, RAYMOND L Employer name Education Department Amount $109,245.00 Date 09/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDI, JOHN H Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $109,243.21 Date 04/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROKHSHTUT, DAVID Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $109,241.81 Date 05/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELTERMAN, YEVGENY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $109,239.40 Date 06/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADELMAN, ROBYN A Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $109,238.47 Date 09/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, HONOR M Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $109,235.77 Date 01/27/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREMLI, JANET M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $109,235.70 Date 03/30/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLETTE, THOMAS C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $109,234.27 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRUPCZYN, JEFFREY W Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $109,233.72 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILTON, CATINA L Employer name Westchester County Amount $109,231.91 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTIS, PAMELA S Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $109,231.69 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, SEAN P Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $109,229.96 Date 07/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NAGY, ADAM Employer name Office For Technology Amount $109,227.73 Date 07/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBAN, ANDREW C Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $109,225.19 Date 03/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIN, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $109,224.36 Date 03/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRUZZO, ANTHONY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $109,224.20 Date 08/28/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEUTSCH, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $109,224.20 Date 11/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDMAN, ROBERT I Employer name Suffolk County Amount $109,224.20 Date 10/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERCIO, MARY T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $109,224.20 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHALEN, KENNETH E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $109,224.20 Date 06/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILLING, KRISTEN L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $109,224.20 Date 06/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVLOTSKIY, ALEXANDER Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $109,223.50 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEEKES, SUZAN Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $109,222.40 Date 10/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERAGHTY, DANIEL R Employer name Department of Health Amount $109,220.80 Date 04/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GESSNER, PAUL W Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $109,219.22 Date 07/06/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, RYAN P Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $109,219.01 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNEA, IULIAN Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $109,217.70 Date 10/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SAMUEL Employer name Westchester County Amount $109,214.53 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVATO, STEVEN J Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $109,213.21 Date 08/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDMAN, JEFFREY P Employer name Westchester County Amount $109,213.18 Date 10/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YIZAR, ONOLDER R Employer name Westchester County Amount $109,213.18 Date 10/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMBIRIDIS, ANA MARIA Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $109,212.34 Date 11/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLMAN, DEIRDRE L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $109,210.97 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARLOW, PETER J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $109,210.12 Date 05/27/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULLMAN, KIRK C Employer name City of Middletown Amount $109,207.98 Date 03/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROHLFING, LINDA A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $109,207.02 Date 09/20/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENYON, KEVIN M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $109,203.94 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOLDSMITH, EDWARD P, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $109,202.70 Date 04/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURT, RANDY P Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $109,201.17 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRANCA, JAMES Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $109,200.28 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAACK, MARTIN Employer name Village of Sands Point Amount $109,198.48 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, JOSEPH J Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $109,196.65 Date 10/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FULLER, VAN E Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $109,196.39 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTALBANO, LOUIS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $109,195.63 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAGORSCAK, DANIEL Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $109,194.86 Date 04/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOURNIDAKIS, JAIME L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $109,194.85 Date 08/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONSON, RANDALL J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $109,194.47 Date 02/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, DANIEL F Employer name Nassau County Amount $109,193.75 Date 11/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREA, MICHAEL P Employer name Gold Coast Pub Lib District Amount $109,192.36 Date 03/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, JOSEPH C Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $109,191.41 Date 01/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUDATO, MARCELLO Employer name Orange County Amount $109,190.45 Date 08/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORIEGA, EDWARD M Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $109,190.23 Date 04/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEN, MARGARET A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $109,190.01 Date 05/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUY, JASON D Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $109,188.82 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERTRAN, NANCY L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $109,188.70 Date 04/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERMA, AVI ANIRUDHA Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $109,186.33 Date 01/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNGERFORD, WILLIAM E Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $109,186.28 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREMBLEY, JACQUELINE C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $109,185.70 Date 02/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System