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 NICKERSON, SCOTT M Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $107,566.88 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPSEY, KEITH A Employer name Village of Washingtonville Amount $107,565.81 Date 09/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KIERS, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $107,565.49 Date 01/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, ROBERT E Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $107,563.99 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHER, WILLIAM C, JR Employer name Henrietta Fire District Amount $107,563.28 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STARKE, JOHN D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $107,562.92 Date 12/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLO, EVELYN Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $107,562.03 Date 09/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALISI, JOSEPH A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $107,560.99 Date 03/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRAW, CRAIG F Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $107,560.99 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, WILLIAM J Employer name Village of Kenmore Amount $107,560.58 Date 08/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRYANT, RONALD T Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $107,560.42 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDELYA, LYUDMILA G Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $107,559.96 Date 06/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUFF, ROBERT, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $107,559.10 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONRAD, JOHN R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $107,559.05 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WITRIOL, MOSES Employer name Village of Kiryas Joel Amount $107,559.00 Date 10/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEUNG, YUK H Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $107,557.36 Date 04/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, D'JUNA N Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $107,556.09 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLPACK, CHARLES W, JR Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $107,555.19 Date 07/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, KENNETH Employer name Nassau County Amount $107,554.97 Date 08/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONANT, CATHERINE M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $107,554.35 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOYCHAK, MICHAEL E Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $107,553.46 Date 02/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLENBECK, DANIEL P Employer name Department of Health Amount $107,552.00 Date 08/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRISCH, JULIANNA R Employer name Monroe County Amount $107,551.24 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREAN, JOSEPH P Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $107,549.99 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STOUFFER, JOHN E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $107,548.47 Date 06/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, JOSEPH A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $107,548.16 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, JAMES G Employer name Nassau County Amount $107,548.11 Date 07/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INZERILLO, IANNE A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $107,547.76 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUZMACK, MATTHEW A Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $107,547.47 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, DENNIS G Employer name Nassau County Amount $107,547.02 Date 01/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARCORI, RICHARD J Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $107,545.31 Date 02/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMBRUM, SUSAN P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $107,544.53 Date 10/20/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, BRADLEY A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $107,544.44 Date 03/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAFFORD, MICHAEL L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $107,541.42 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, MARIA C Employer name Department of Health Amount $107,539.66 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CAROL S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $107,539.66 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODRUFF, ASHLEY E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $107,538.72 Date 07/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVERI, JOSHUA P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $107,538.56 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MYLETT, ALEXANDER D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $107,537.48 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASCOTT, PAUL J Employer name Erie County Amount $107,536.03 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VOLKENBURG, TERRY L Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $107,535.76 Date 12/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONANNO, JOHN J Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $107,534.00 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISI, JOHN P, JR Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $107,532.96 Date 06/26/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRIZZI, NICHOLAS C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $107,530.48 Date 04/05/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEACHAM, JAMES R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $107,529.14 Date 10/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, KAREN J Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $107,527.88 Date 10/28/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATAPANO, ROBERT Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $107,526.58 Date 03/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENENO, FRANK A, JR Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $107,524.83 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOB, BRIAN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $107,524.10 Date 04/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARRICK, KYLE J Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $107,522.68 Date 12/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KUSHNIR, ANDREY A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $107,522.43 Date 01/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, BRADLEY J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $107,521.31 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHITSCH, DAVID B Employer name Dutchess County Amount $107,520.60 Date 05/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIACHON GRANT, CONCESA T Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $107,519.76 Date 08/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HNATIW, PAUL J Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $107,519.25 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENNA, JOSEPH P Employer name Nassau County Amount $107,518.49 Date 08/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLLARD, TIMOTHY C Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $107,517.68 Date 04/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORREVOETS, LEAH N Employer name Orange County Amount $107,516.71 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVERAS, INGRID Y Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $107,514.78 Date 01/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANSO, ELIZABETH A Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $107,513.94 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, JUSTIN C Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $107,513.77 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNABEL, ROBERT C Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $107,513.01 Date 01/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMBACK, BRIAN P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $107,512.78 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EBERHART, DARREN J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $107,512.51 Date 10/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESSER, FRANCES Employer name Nassau County Amount $107,512.16 Date 08/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUNNOOSE, JAI Employer name Westchester County Amount $107,511.78 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTRERAS, GILBERT A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $107,511.06 Date 07/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAGNOTTA, ANTHONY J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $107,511.00 Date 01/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ASENCIO, MICHAEL Employer name Westchester County Amount $107,510.31 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWEN, GEORGE W, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $107,509.51 Date 05/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLO, TARA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $107,509.28 Date 10/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DARRYL J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $107,508.63 Date 01/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSADO, WANDA T Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $107,504.62 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE FEVRE, KYLE G Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $107,504.27 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VARRICHIO, ANTHONY J Employer name Islip Resource Recovery Agcy Amount $107,504.19 Date 02/25/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOVIA, BRENDA Employer name Westchester County Amount $107,503.53 Date 07/07/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIMIENTI, VINCENT G Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $107,503.01 Date 03/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRIOS, RUBEN Employer name Village of Haverstraw Amount $107,501.48 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKS, KATHY L Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $107,501.43 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, STEPHANIE R Employer name Cornell University Amount $107,500.06 Date 09/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, CHERYL C Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $107,499.62 Date 04/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIKEN, NAIMA L Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $107,499.62 Date 04/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOJTEK, ZUZANA L Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $107,499.62 Date 01/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, PATRICIA Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $107,499.62 Date 01/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALUMBO, JUSTIN M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $107,498.22 Date 08/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREBS, RICHARD P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $107,498.00 Date 07/04/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDOLIA, TIMOTHY Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $107,497.72 Date 07/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, STACEY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $107,497.07 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURTRIGHT, MARGARET M Employer name Department of Law Amount $107,496.48 Date 08/06/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, FRANKLIN L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $107,495.79 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARLSEN, JOSHUA D Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $107,495.44 Date 07/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLINS, CECIL M Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $107,494.23 Date 07/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUISSERETH, NIRVAH Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $107,492.21 Date 02/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLIN, SHEVONDA Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $107,491.11 Date 03/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERNER, JOHN J Employer name Westchester County Amount $107,489.09 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSER, ELIZABETH M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $107,486.46 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHLOSBERG, MICHAEL D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $107,486.00 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEZIALE, THOMAS Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $107,485.54 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERINO, GIUSEPPE Employer name Westchester County Amount $107,485.46 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GEORGE, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $107,483.90 Date 01/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System