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 MAITLAND, GARFIELD R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $106,471.98 Date 12/05/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOTT, TERRY M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $106,467.10 Date 03/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAMPANELLA, LUIGI Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $106,465.20 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLON, WILLIAM P Employer name Westchester County Amount $106,463.24 Date 10/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, SHANNON E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $106,463.11 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBS, DANIEL E Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $106,462.97 Date 08/28/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARCLAY, BRIDGET E Employer name Dutchess Water Wastewater Auth Amount $106,462.66 Date 01/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVIS, DEAN W Employer name Orleans County Amount $106,461.95 Date 07/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWTON, RACHEL L Employer name Erie County Amount $106,458.59 Date 03/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGART, MARNI Employer name Erie County Amount $106,458.06 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEYETTE, RONALD S Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $106,457.72 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMAN, ROY S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $106,457.70 Date 11/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOS, JOSE M Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $106,457.20 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDBERG, CHARLES Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $106,455.50 Date 02/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDRON, JOANNE M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $106,453.27 Date 10/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRINGTON, BOBBIE J Employer name Department of Health Amount $106,453.03 Date 07/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASSELL, NANCY A Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $106,452.75 Date 02/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERBY, JAMES M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $106,452.75 Date 09/25/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIONDI, ANTHONY D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $106,450.43 Date 05/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARSIL, KEITH R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $106,449.67 Date 05/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIGGINS, DANIEL P Employer name Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD Amount $106,449.39 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY-TARVER, PATRICIA Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $106,448.41 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKUPINSKY, GREGORY J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $106,448.22 Date 06/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, WILLIAM A, III Employer name Dutchess County Amount $106,446.38 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITCOMB, CHARLES F Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $106,446.23 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYCE, KELLY Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $106,445.39 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELYANSKAYA, YELENA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $106,444.74 Date 10/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINN, THOMAS M Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $106,442.85 Date 12/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAC LAREN, BRIAN K Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $106,442.08 Date 07/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSEN-DOLECAL, BARBARA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $106,441.88 Date 02/21/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYDYSH, WILLIAM T Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $106,439.78 Date 05/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHARF, MICHAEL A Employer name Water Auth of West Nassau Co Amount $106,439.43 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDOR, JOHN H Employer name Broome County Amount $106,439.40 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONOJO, MONSURAT T Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $106,438.68 Date 05/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAINE, GEORGE E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $106,436.85 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAER, DAVID J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $106,434.48 Date 09/08/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZONE, SUZANNE M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $106,434.48 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOONAN, SANDRA J Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $106,434.48 Date 04/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, JAMES M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $106,434.48 Date 02/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, BERNADETTE A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $106,434.48 Date 01/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESSNER, LEE S Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $106,430.00 Date 05/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUNG, WINSON T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $106,428.90 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCH, JASON W Employer name Arlington Fire District Amount $106,427.72 Date 02/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRENVILLE, PATRICK E Employer name Westchester County Amount $106,427.16 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, MICHAEL W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $106,425.74 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GROVE, JOANNE T Employer name Smithtown Spec Library Dist Amount $106,425.74 Date 06/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVARESE, LORRI N Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $106,422.18 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKEY, SUSAN K Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $106,420.19 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZARNECKI, PAUL Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $106,419.80 Date 06/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIDWELL, DAVID R Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $106,419.09 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTINOVICH, TODD P Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $106,418.46 Date 09/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GATHERER, KEVIN A Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $106,417.63 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISSOW, JOSEPH T Employer name North Greece Fire District Amount $106,416.27 Date 07/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOWARD, MICHELLE A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $106,416.20 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, WANDALYN L Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $106,415.05 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VABER, AARON J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $106,414.99 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE CICCO, DAVID Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $106,414.63 Date 08/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARZBERGER, CYNTHIA W Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $106,414.08 Date 07/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOMON, DALE S Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $106,413.86 Date 04/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESLIN, DEREK M Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $106,412.35 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OMOKPO, JOHN A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $106,410.42 Date 10/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSEY, STEPHEN M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $106,410.12 Date 06/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOREZ, JAIRO Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $106,410.09 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $106,408.46 Date 06/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONTOS, JOHN-MICHAEL Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $106,407.59 Date 07/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ABRAHAMSEN, JASON S Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $106,406.91 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JACKSON, SHARON A Employer name Orange County Amount $106,406.16 Date 09/02/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCK-SCHULZ, JOANNA L Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $106,405.63 Date 04/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUSEY-STEPHENS, JANET S Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $106,405.61 Date 04/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKE, ANEUDY Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $106,405.52 Date 09/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMEAU, YANIQUE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $106,403.19 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SHAUGHNESSY, KEVIN J Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $106,402.75 Date 09/28/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADGER, JAMES E Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $106,400.42 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KLASH, RUDOLPH M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $106,399.69 Date 01/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, JOHN P Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $106,398.51 Date 08/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLPICELLO, BENJAMIN T Employer name Nassau County Amount $106,397.14 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTAGENA, ALICE M Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $106,396.04 Date 07/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVENOSO, MARIO F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $106,395.96 Date 01/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORCHESTER, JOEL P Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $106,395.85 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZOLTOWSKY, JEFFREY H Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $106,395.17 Date 03/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADSIT, VERONICA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $106,394.81 Date 12/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TASSONE, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $106,394.66 Date 10/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWLEY, MICHELLE L Employer name Monroe County Amount $106,392.71 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEHRING, GEORGE J Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $106,392.63 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINNI, FILIP C Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $106,391.44 Date 10/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ZACHARY E Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $106,390.78 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OCONNOR, MONICA Employer name Orange County Amount $106,389.45 Date 10/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELFER, RYAN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $106,389.40 Date 05/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALTERS, MICHAEL J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $106,387.24 Date 09/25/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENOIT, PETER A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $106,386.31 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOUD, DWAYNE Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $106,385.89 Date 08/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'KEEFE, MICHAEL S Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $106,384.62 Date 08/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAN WETERING, RUSSELL M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $106,383.40 Date 06/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WESTBROOK, CRAIG E Employer name City of Fulton Amount $106,381.67 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STURGES, BENJAMIN M, III Employer name City of Albany Amount $106,381.26 Date 08/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOMMA, ALPHONSE M Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $106,381.13 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINKERTON, PENELOPE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $106,380.77 Date 02/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINO, ROSE L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $106,380.45 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIETEK, SCOTT J Employer name Schenectady Metroplex Dev Auth Amount $106,380.00 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEABROOKS, KIM Employer name Suffolk County Amount $106,379.88 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System