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 LA RUSCH, WILLIAM J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $107,320.22 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAN PUT-LAMERAND, LORINE A Employer name Liberty CSD Amount $107,318.77 Date 12/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, LISA L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $107,318.27 Date 09/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALO, RICHARD R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $107,317.68 Date 10/11/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHER, DEANE R Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $107,317.46 Date 04/18/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PINNOCK, MANTOVANI R Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $107,316.55 Date 07/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, JOHN F Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $107,314.65 Date 11/22/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINELLO, JAMES F Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $107,314.33 Date 06/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, DANIEL M Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $107,314.13 Date 01/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, EDWARD J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $107,312.78 Date 05/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKS, ELIZABETH D Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $107,312.75 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIERO, NICHOLAS G Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $107,311.87 Date 03/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIECHNIK, MATTHEW J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $107,310.05 Date 04/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, DEREK J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $107,306.43 Date 05/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODMAN, LINDA E Employer name Education Department Amount $107,306.01 Date 04/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUTIGAM, BONNIE J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $107,305.62 Date 04/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JACQUELYN S Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $107,305.00 Date 01/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUSSBAUM, ANN M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $107,303.30 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, KEITH I Employer name City of Rye Amount $107,302.16 Date 12/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BONAPARTE, NATHANIEL G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $107,302.10 Date 02/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PAOLO, DENISE Employer name Montauk Library Amount $107,302.07 Date 08/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCE, KEVIN M, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $107,301.80 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CURIANO, CHARLES P Employer name Department of Health Amount $107,301.22 Date 06/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNET, MARK H Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $107,301.10 Date 06/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALY, SUSAN Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $107,301.00 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLIN, CARL Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $107,296.29 Date 05/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARCH, TIMOTHY A Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $107,296.03 Date 03/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRIVITAR, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $107,295.41 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORACCO, STEPHEN M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $107,295.14 Date 01/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIRUMS, PAUL G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $107,293.94 Date 05/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMIDY, DAVID A Employer name Oneida County Amount $107,293.76 Date 04/23/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, DAVID J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $107,293.48 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MICHELMAN, LAURIE A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $107,293.05 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, JENNIFER L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $107,292.77 Date 01/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHLMANN, JUSTIN J Employer name Fairview Fire District Amount $107,292.70 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARRINGTON, ELAINE A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $107,289.91 Date 11/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRANDA, DAVID S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $107,288.16 Date 08/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SADOWNICK, MARLA S Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $107,287.94 Date 01/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELLO, WILLIAM M Employer name Village of Westbury Amount $107,287.77 Date 03/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, PETER J Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $107,286.88 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, THOMAS G Employer name Education Department Amount $107,286.86 Date 12/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASTORE, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $107,286.38 Date 12/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABBIE, ALAN R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $107,285.42 Date 06/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZACCARO, MICHAEL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $107,284.87 Date 12/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RAYMOND T, JR Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $107,283.50 Date 05/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUENTES, HARTE C Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $107,281.41 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, MARIE M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $107,280.70 Date 05/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMASAMI, LAURETTE F Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $107,279.59 Date 10/27/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, PATRICIA R Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $107,278.84 Date 10/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIEL, JEROME S Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $107,277.95 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBMAN, TARONE M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $107,277.86 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, DOUGLAS G Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $107,277.42 Date 09/14/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCULLY, DEBRA M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $107,274.02 Date 01/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANICHI, CANDICE M Employer name Department of Law Amount $107,273.40 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANDLER-JACKSON, MARCIA C Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $107,273.17 Date 12/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, AINSLEY R Employer name Westchester County Amount $107,273.07 Date 11/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THREATS, ANGELO Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $107,273.02 Date 01/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MULVIHILL, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $107,270.64 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEBRIDA, MARIA EUGENIA LUZ V Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $107,270.53 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UTTENDORFSKY, ROBERT S Employer name Lewis County Amount $107,268.63 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILLY, DARYL M Employer name Westchester County Amount $107,268.26 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRIGAN, DAVID M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $107,267.91 Date 04/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRK, SANDRA B Employer name Office For Technology Amount $107,267.75 Date 06/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALIERE, ANTHONY M Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $107,265.92 Date 01/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NISBET, BRIAN P Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $107,264.36 Date 09/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KUSISTO, GEORGE N, JR Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $107,264.29 Date 01/25/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, RAMONE M Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $107,264.02 Date 06/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZAR, JOHN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $107,263.80 Date 11/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIBLEY, YAMINI J Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $107,263.32 Date 02/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACALUSO, JOHN R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $107,262.79 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EMERLING, ERIC M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $107,260.55 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSS, DAVID L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $107,260.27 Date 07/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLEMING, ROBERT M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $107,258.86 Date 10/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANLON, BRIAN P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $107,256.81 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SABIA, MICHELLE L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $107,255.99 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERBYSHIRE, DEAN E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $107,255.01 Date 07/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMLIN, MARK E Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $107,253.77 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, KEVIN R Employer name Town of Greece Amount $107,249.04 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUISTRO, EULOGIO R Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $107,248.80 Date 12/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAKS, SAMUEL Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $107,248.49 Date 03/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, GISELLE M Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $107,247.98 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PINTO, ANABELA N Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $107,246.94 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAUDIO, LOPE, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $107,246.89 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPPIN, PAULETTE D Employer name Education Department Amount $107,245.48 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCIANO, STEVEN Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $107,245.08 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKIPPER, VICKY J Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $107,244.91 Date 05/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRETZ, JAMESON M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $107,244.29 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, JOHN Employer name City of Rye Amount $107,244.11 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RENDA, JOSEPH A Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $107,243.99 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BZIBZIAK, BRIAN M Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $107,243.88 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZALDUMBIDE-USHER, LAURA Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $107,243.50 Date 04/11/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAFFNEY, JAMES A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $107,243.15 Date 05/16/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, JOHN D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $107,243.15 Date 09/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VORA, IQBALAHMED U Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $107,243.15 Date 01/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUCHOWSKI, JOSEPH J, JR Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $107,243.15 Date 06/30/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DIANA F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $107,243.15 Date 09/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, THOMAS A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $107,243.15 Date 06/14/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLAS, WHITFIELD Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $107,241.14 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'KULA, BARBARA J Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $107,240.96 Date 01/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANTA, MICHAEL C Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $107,238.44 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System