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 CLOUSE, MARY L Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $102,337.22 Date 08/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTWOOD, AARON C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $102,336.19 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREIG, DAVID N, JR Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $102,334.83 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GHONEIM, DINA H Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $102,334.74 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANEY, THOMAS R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $102,333.94 Date 01/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBIN, MARK I Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $102,333.72 Date 11/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, TAMARA K Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $102,333.14 Date 09/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOYEA, RONALD L, JR Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $102,332.64 Date 02/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYUGA, VILDA V Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $102,332.64 Date 03/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOKES, ALLEN J Employer name City of Kingston Amount $102,332.31 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAIN, EDWARD S Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $102,331.51 Date 10/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARLINGTON, DAVID L Employer name Erie County Amount $102,330.81 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSCO, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Nassau County Amount $102,329.47 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVEMAN, ROBIN S Employer name Nassau County Amount $102,329.47 Date 02/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIMMO, WILLIAM S Employer name Nassau County Amount $102,329.47 Date 12/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTERMANN, MARY ELISABETH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $102,329.47 Date 10/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWEIS, JOANNE L Employer name Nassau County Amount $102,329.47 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAGGART-MILLER, KAREN L Employer name Nassau County Amount $102,329.47 Date 08/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWOMBLY, GERARD Employer name Nassau County Amount $102,329.47 Date 06/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPLICE, MICHAEL P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $102,326.89 Date 07/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PAOLA, FANCIENE F Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $102,326.49 Date 05/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELD, PAUL E Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $102,326.43 Date 08/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINTYNE, MADELINE A Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $102,325.64 Date 03/08/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOAK, GEOFFREY T Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $102,325.21 Date 01/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEETS, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $102,323.13 Date 01/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROYSTER, NAOMI Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $102,320.69 Date 04/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBBINS, WILLIAM J Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $102,320.49 Date 05/16/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEFFERNAN, THERESA Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $102,320.49 Date 05/05/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOZITO, TONI R Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $102,320.49 Date 06/14/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTELIONE, MICHAEL Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $102,320.49 Date 07/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUMPANO, CHARLES R Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $102,320.49 Date 04/21/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, EFRAIM Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $102,320.49 Date 01/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANE, RUTH E Employer name Emma S Clark Memorial Library Amount $102,319.80 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEYMANN, DAVID Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $102,318.90 Date 09/27/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOETH, THEA Employer name Commission On Judicial Conduct Amount $102,317.89 Date 11/06/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNESSY, DANIEL J Employer name Leg Adv Task Force Reapp Co C Amount $102,317.81 Date 05/29/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, DAVID R Employer name Bethpage Water District Amount $102,317.51 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASTALFA, JOANNE M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $102,317.01 Date 06/23/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMECH, SAMIA Employer name Westchester County Amount $102,316.65 Date 12/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWDEN, JILLIAN E Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $102,314.20 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELANGER, DANIEL R Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $102,313.30 Date 09/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARQUEZ, DINA Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $102,312.96 Date 06/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, PAUL E Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $102,312.86 Date 09/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUSICE, RICHARD S Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $102,309.92 Date 09/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, STEVEN W Employer name Dutchess County Amount $102,309.66 Date 07/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIM, YOUNGKI Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $102,307.10 Date 08/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUPPENBACHER-MEYER, SONIA L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $102,306.15 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDRON, GARY J Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $102,305.66 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, KRISTIN A Employer name Department of State Amount $102,304.92 Date 04/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MA, JUAN Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $102,304.49 Date 06/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHNING, JEREMY R Employer name Erie County Amount $102,304.23 Date 02/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMASI, MICHAEL D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $102,303.48 Date 04/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, MARY S Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $102,303.05 Date 10/16/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, PATRICIA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $102,301.52 Date 03/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBINO, ROBERT A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $102,300.65 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, JEAN E Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $102,300.45 Date 08/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, GEORGE M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $102,299.29 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GEIS, COREY J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $102,297.55 Date 08/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, EDWARD A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $102,297.55 Date 12/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARY, THERESA J Employer name Education Department Amount $102,297.52 Date 07/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, STEVEN R Employer name Education Department Amount $102,297.52 Date 06/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, GAYLE M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $102,297.52 Date 08/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANI, ANUP S Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $102,297.51 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEBLING, CHRISTOPHER H Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $102,297.29 Date 04/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUN, XINGJIANG Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $102,296.12 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUYAT, MAGDALENA R Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $102,295.90 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GESSNER, RYAN W Employer name Middle Country Public Library Amount $102,293.68 Date 04/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, NATHANIEL J, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $102,290.00 Date 04/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLINS, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name City of Watertown Amount $102,288.76 Date 08/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HENRY, WINSTON C Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $102,287.16 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLD, SUSAN L Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $102,287.15 Date 12/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, THOMAS R Employer name South Orangetown CSD Amount $102,286.00 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKIN, MARIE A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $102,285.79 Date 06/22/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, PATRICK M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $102,284.41 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCLELLAN, SUSAN Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $102,284.38 Date 11/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLONE, HAROLD A Employer name Island Trees UFSD Amount $102,283.81 Date 04/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOOLE, THOMAS J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $102,283.49 Date 12/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCCI, JOSEPH R Employer name Welfare Inspector General Amount $102,283.13 Date 08/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVER, SABRINA M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $102,282.91 Date 10/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARCANGELO, STEPHEN J Employer name Village of Baldwinsville Amount $102,282.54 Date 07/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOS, JOSE A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $102,281.19 Date 06/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEGAN, JOSEPH C Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $102,279.17 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDOLPH, SHAQUAN S Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $102,279.07 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, JAMES D Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $102,279.02 Date 04/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLE, CARLTON A Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $102,277.45 Date 02/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULINO, MIGUEL A Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $102,275.31 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORKIN, ELAINE Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $102,275.19 Date 03/03/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GREGOR, VICTOR A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $102,274.93 Date 08/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLIN, RANDI S Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $102,274.85 Date 09/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBERTH, JOEL R Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $102,273.24 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEKA, YVETTE S Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $102,272.94 Date 05/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALZ, TIMOTHY J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $102,270.52 Date 03/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTAK, KRISTIN L Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $102,269.85 Date 06/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, DIANE L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $102,269.42 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH-REYES, LA YONDA M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $102,268.47 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIOTROWSKA, EVA Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $102,268.40 Date 06/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAETANO, MARK A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $102,268.11 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BATTA, RICHARD A, JR Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $102,267.78 Date 10/15/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, MATTHEW Employer name Monroe County Amount $102,266.43 Date 03/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERSKI, RICHARD E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $102,265.05 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System