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 SHOEMAKER, BRIAN M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $107,892.09 Date 07/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNLOW, WINSTON R Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $107,891.55 Date 11/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDARO, PAUL C Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $107,891.53 Date 10/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARROZA, MARIA BELLA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $107,891.43 Date 05/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, DANIEL P Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $107,890.64 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCABE, JUDITH M Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $107,890.48 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMICK, LISA A Employer name Orange County Amount $107,890.23 Date 07/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, BILLY J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $107,888.99 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AMODEO, CAROL Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $107,888.38 Date 06/16/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEY, MARYELLEN Employer name New Hyde Pk-Garden Cty Pk UFSD Amount $107,887.51 Date 05/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIROUARD, KEITH G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $107,886.20 Date 02/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEVENTO, LAWRENCE Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $107,883.36 Date 09/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIERYIC, TODD P Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $107,882.93 Date 09/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRITSCH, JOHN M Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $107,882.93 Date 04/25/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIDENBECK, LEE P Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $107,882.93 Date 01/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAR, MICHELE L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $107,882.93 Date 01/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STINEMIRE, ELAINE A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $107,882.93 Date 06/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNUNZIATO, KAREN M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $107,882.93 Date 03/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIEBLE, KATHLEEN A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $107,882.93 Date 11/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBRIEN, LORI E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $107,882.93 Date 04/24/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, DEBORAH J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $107,882.93 Date 09/24/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, LYNN A S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $107,880.68 Date 12/10/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES-WILKINS, JANET Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $107,880.01 Date 12/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVOLA, ROSEMARIE Employer name Nassau County Bridge Authority Amount $107,879.78 Date 03/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDER, DONALD M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $107,877.04 Date 07/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUNSBURY, SCOTT K Employer name Rockland County Amount $107,876.68 Date 04/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANLON, DONNA M Employer name Rockland County Amount $107,876.63 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURBIDGE, SHAWN Employer name Madison County Amount $107,876.11 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTILLO, JOHN J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $107,875.50 Date 05/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASAMOAH, WISDOM K Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $107,875.08 Date 12/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMACH, MICHAEL D Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $107,873.56 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TEMPLE, THOMAS M Employer name Village of Piermont Amount $107,873.41 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETO, ANDREW M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $107,872.45 Date 05/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HY, JAMES A Employer name Genesee St Park And Rec Regn Amount $107,869.57 Date 11/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OKWUOHA, MILTON C Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $107,868.81 Date 04/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLEICHER, ROBERT H Employer name City of Troy Amount $107,867.01 Date 10/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GEORGE, JAISY Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $107,866.06 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, ANDRES Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $107,866.02 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOTI, JENNIFER S Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $107,865.49 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNBERGER, VINCENT G Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $107,865.04 Date 06/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EMSLIE, ROBERT S Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $107,863.94 Date 03/31/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGLIANO, MICHAEL G Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $107,862.69 Date 11/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUTRI, JOSEPH Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $107,862.18 Date 08/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, PATRICK P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $107,861.83 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABLINSKI, ED Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $107,861.35 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, MARGARET Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $107,861.01 Date 03/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLEN, WILLIAM K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $107,860.91 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUCHITAL, ERIC S Employer name Orange County Amount $107,860.65 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IGLESIAS, KRISTEN L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $107,859.22 Date 08/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BOMBARD, DAVID R Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $107,857.54 Date 05/16/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSCO, DOROTHY M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $107,856.47 Date 07/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUSIN, STEPHEN P Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $107,856.25 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPPACENO, JAMES P Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $107,855.58 Date 07/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMON, BRENDAN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $107,854.22 Date 09/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI LIBERTO, SHERI S Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $107,853.64 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIVLEHAN, MICHAEL E Employer name Rockland County Amount $107,852.48 Date 05/16/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORNT, STEPHEN J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $107,851.59 Date 06/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI LALLO, PETER T Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $107,851.47 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKOUJY, JANET M Employer name New City Library Amount $107,850.64 Date 03/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIEDREICH, JOSEF F Employer name City of White Plains Amount $107,850.30 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MICKEY, ANN Employer name Oceanside Fire District Amount $107,849.32 Date 09/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCARA, FRANK W, JR Employer name Westchester Joint Water Works Amount $107,848.85 Date 08/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, KAREN S Employer name Cornell University Amount $107,848.26 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALAHUDEEN, SHIJU M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $107,847.97 Date 09/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAZARAS, TIMOTHY A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $107,847.28 Date 08/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROE, KRISTEN A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $107,847.26 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAN, WILLIE C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $107,846.70 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIP, LAMAR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $107,843.25 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEITZ, JOHN P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $107,843.18 Date 07/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRASHAD, CHERIE L Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $107,842.77 Date 08/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COCKSHUTTE, WILLIAM E Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $107,842.74 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIRZ, ALLEN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $107,841.60 Date 09/27/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEURY, GEORGE A Employer name Department of Health Amount $107,836.85 Date 10/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, JACQUELINE M Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $107,835.78 Date 11/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTERSON, MAUREEN M Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $107,835.77 Date 04/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLAND, SCOTT C Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $107,835.74 Date 09/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMER, MARK R Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $107,835.64 Date 01/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUAREZ, NORMAN G, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $107,834.05 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRABOW, KENNETH B Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $107,833.80 Date 05/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, PETER G Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $107,833.16 Date 01/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAULDING, DEBRA M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $107,833.01 Date 08/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERY, JEAN M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $107,832.40 Date 10/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, ERNEST Employer name Nassau County Amount $107,832.09 Date 09/25/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, DAVID G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $107,832.05 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVOLI, CECELIA M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $107,831.45 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINDS, MARCIA R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $107,831.01 Date 08/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, RAYMOND W Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $107,831.01 Date 08/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, FRANCIS X Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $107,831.01 Date 02/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, STEPHEN M Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $107,829.57 Date 03/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DODARO, FRANCES A Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $107,829.42 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZERNICKI, FRANK A Employer name Department of Health Amount $107,829.19 Date 11/23/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN NOSTRAND, JOHN Employer name Yonkers Mun Housing Authority Amount $107,828.74 Date 12/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIFER, KATHARINA M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $107,827.94 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRZYBYLAK, THOMAS L Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $107,827.63 Date 05/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACQUAVELLA, ANDREA M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $107,826.80 Date 09/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEARS, CHRISTIAN C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $107,825.62 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ADAMS, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $107,825.46 Date 04/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRUENFELD, LEONARD N Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $107,825.32 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHARD, ELIZABETH G Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $107,825.10 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, KEVIN E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $107,824.85 Date 01/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System