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 MAC GIFFERT, ROBERT M, JR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $105,107.55 Date 11/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADLER, ELYSE A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $105,106.93 Date 11/14/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARANO, ARNOLD V Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $105,106.20 Date 02/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARON-WILLIAMS, ANDREA Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $105,105.95 Date 06/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTHONE, KATHLEEN R Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $105,105.05 Date 04/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTUNE, BRIGITTE L Employer name NYS Parole Board Amount $105,103.78 Date 06/19/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLGREN, GUY Q, JR Employer name Bath Mun Utility Commission Amount $105,100.87 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLONSKI, SUSAN K Employer name Ulster County Amount $105,099.20 Date 12/26/1967 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHYTE-ETERE, ANTONETTE J Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $105,099.09 Date 05/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHURR, KAREN D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $105,098.68 Date 02/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, COLLEEN S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $105,098.06 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, WILLIAM Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $105,097.38 Date 07/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, DAVID E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $105,096.27 Date 06/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BANNAN, EDWARD A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $105,095.70 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, KRISTIN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $105,095.70 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOOMFIELD, PAMELA J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $105,095.70 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIRGRIEVE, TARA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $105,095.70 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, RYAN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $105,095.70 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JALAYER, AMIR-SAAM Employer name Suffolk County Amount $105,095.70 Date 12/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYER, ANNE E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $105,095.70 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARCE, EMMA J H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $105,095.70 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKORUPA, STACY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $105,095.70 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS-MESSINA, LESLIE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $105,095.70 Date 09/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAN-FEHRINGER, LAUREN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $105,095.70 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, TARA J Employer name Town of Kent Amount $105,091.02 Date 07/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name INCE, BRANDON M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $105,089.63 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MARTIN J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $105,088.92 Date 08/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLANCY, SEAN B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $105,088.46 Date 02/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, JAMES P, JR Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $105,088.13 Date 03/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EDELSTEIN, DARYL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $105,086.75 Date 07/07/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, JUAN R Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $105,086.08 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIVGULAM, RAJ Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $105,084.97 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGHESE, MATHEWS C Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $105,084.97 Date 09/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROACH, DAVID L Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $105,084.92 Date 02/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WIDMAN, HOWARD D Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $105,083.08 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, VINCENT C Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $105,082.67 Date 06/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARNES, JOHN P Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $105,082.60 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, RUSSELL L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $105,082.10 Date 05/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKS, SCOTT A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $105,080.66 Date 04/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILDMANN, JAMES C Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $105,080.03 Date 02/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, SANJAY A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $105,079.49 Date 05/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HENRY, STEPHEN V Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $105,077.88 Date 02/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTZ, TIMOTHY M Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $105,077.68 Date 04/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKEETE, DANA L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $105,077.33 Date 05/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCO, ARIAN Employer name Council of The Arts Amount $105,077.31 Date 07/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEVIN, GINA C Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $105,076.93 Date 08/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAHEN, MICHELE B Employer name Education Department Amount $105,076.73 Date 08/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIFIELD, PETER J Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $105,076.29 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WACHOWIAK, CHRISTIAN S Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $105,075.51 Date 07/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WATSON, AVIS C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $105,075.34 Date 11/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUEIPO, JEFFREY L Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $105,074.58 Date 10/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FEENEY, JAMES M Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $105,073.95 Date 01/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADSEN, CHARLES J, IV Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $105,072.28 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, JAMES, JR Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $105,072.05 Date 09/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, LOUIS A Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $105,071.58 Date 11/20/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROSA, ANTHONY P Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $105,070.85 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JABOUR, JAY E Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $105,069.03 Date 12/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMER, WILLIAM J Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $105,067.41 Date 10/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKELLY, STEPHEN J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $105,066.56 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIGLINTO, JAMES T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $105,064.79 Date 05/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COCO, JAMES J Employer name Monroe County Amount $105,064.23 Date 10/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE FEVER, TIMOTHY D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $105,060.99 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALAVER, FRANCISCO J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $105,060.28 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUMPF, ROSE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $105,059.91 Date 09/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IERARDI, DOREEN Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $105,059.26 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, FATIMA L Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $105,058.65 Date 12/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'FLAHERTY, MICHAEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $105,058.18 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLON, ELIZABETH Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $105,056.31 Date 02/27/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIONDI, RICHARD P Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $105,056.09 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, DARREL R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $105,055.97 Date 05/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROSTOWSKI, JOHN J Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $105,055.84 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROY, MARY A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $105,055.61 Date 10/09/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASSEL, PATRICIA M Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $105,052.84 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEE, BRIAN E Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $105,052.76 Date 04/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCTAGUE, CAROL L Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $105,052.72 Date 01/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRUZZO, MARTIN P Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $105,050.75 Date 06/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECINE, JULIUS J Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $105,050.46 Date 03/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDFORD, FREDERICK Y, III Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $105,049.54 Date 06/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FYVIE, TERRIE L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $105,049.41 Date 04/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDENHOLM, LAWRENCE J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $105,049.22 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUNG, BETTY L Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $105,047.81 Date 07/16/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, SARAH Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $105,047.81 Date 02/20/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERBER, KEITH D Employer name Nassau County Amount $105,047.79 Date 10/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARROW, LESLIE J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $105,047.73 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESSLEY, ALEXANDRA C Employer name Education Department Amount $105,047.39 Date 11/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, SCOTT R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $105,045.73 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAK, IRINA Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $105,045.51 Date 07/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NALBACK, MICHAEL A Employer name Rockland County Amount $105,043.77 Date 01/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEISEY, ERIC A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $105,041.98 Date 08/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CICCO, RICHARD M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $105,041.08 Date 08/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MELISSA M Employer name NYS Parole Board Amount $105,040.37 Date 03/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONRAD, CAROL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $105,040.12 Date 04/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, PATRICE C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $105,040.00 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUNDARARAJAN, KUENWEI L Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $105,038.41 Date 03/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRYMAN, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $105,037.92 Date 02/06/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALIGURI, FRANK Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $105,037.34 Date 11/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEIGHTS, MARGARET Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $105,035.83 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANGER, ERICK S Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $105,035.60 Date 07/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENKO, PETER J Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $105,035.40 Date 12/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESKETH, BRIANNE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $105,035.22 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System