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 KELLER, ANTON X Employer name Education Department Amount $101,120.48 Date 10/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, WILLIAM T, IV Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $101,120.27 Date 12/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MASTER, MARIA G Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $101,119.86 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWAN, ELNORA C Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $101,118.96 Date 01/29/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIGHE, JAMES F Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $101,118.91 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROPHET, MATTHEW D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $101,118.17 Date 06/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUDT, THOMAS W Employer name Office For Technology Amount $101,118.17 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NG, CHEK BENG Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $101,117.97 Date 04/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMMANUELL, EASUANTI J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $101,117.42 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Suffolk County Amount $101,117.42 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDIE, ROBERT A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $101,117.00 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUBICSKO, DEBRA Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $101,116.86 Date 04/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASELLI, RICHARD Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $101,116.54 Date 12/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANCZEWSKI, KEITH J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $101,116.16 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERZHAUSER, GREGORY F Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $101,116.01 Date 05/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURATORE, CYNTHIA I Employer name City of Rochester Amount $101,115.03 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DALY, TIMOTHY M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $101,114.53 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, SCOTT W Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $101,114.36 Date 03/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $101,114.14 Date 03/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTON, JERMAINE R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $101,114.12 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THORGRAMSON, MARY ELLEN Employer name Hicksville Water District Amount $101,113.63 Date 08/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNASWAR, BISHNU Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $101,113.06 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCFARLAND, ELIZABETH E Employer name Nassau County Amount $101,112.93 Date 09/07/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINN, MICHAEL E Employer name Nassau County Amount $101,111.34 Date 03/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVID, JOHN Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $101,111.33 Date 05/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIZZARELLI, STEVEN M Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $101,110.75 Date 10/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ANDREW G Employer name Department of Health Amount $101,110.37 Date 03/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLYER, CHARLES H Employer name Office For Technology Amount $101,109.52 Date 03/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGNUSON, WALTER J, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $101,109.50 Date 05/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCAIFE, ROBERT Employer name Office For Technology Amount $101,108.34 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRBY, MICHAEL Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $101,108.00 Date 04/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZAWURSKY, STEVEN Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $101,107.04 Date 12/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, JOHN R Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $101,106.14 Date 10/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, STEVEN A Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $101,106.11 Date 10/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELLERY, VIRGINIA Employer name Department of State Amount $101,105.34 Date 02/25/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIGRO, WILLIAM R Employer name Westchester County Amount $101,104.66 Date 09/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI VIETRI, DANIEL A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $101,104.59 Date 07/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEEKS, KENNETH C, JR Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $101,102.88 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAPNGIE, DIANA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $101,102.16 Date 03/16/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECK, MATTHEW Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $101,102.15 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONDON, CHARLESA E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $101,102.09 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEDDERBURN, WENDY P Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $101,102.09 Date 09/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, JAMES P Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $101,102.09 Date 07/28/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, EDWIN Y Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $101,102.07 Date 06/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, DONNA Y Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $101,102.04 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIDENBACH, RICHARD A Employer name Delaware Co Soil Water Con Dis Amount $101,101.42 Date 08/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O BRYAN, RONALD F Employer name Office For Technology Amount $101,100.09 Date 08/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVELCHAK, JOYCE A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $101,099.87 Date 04/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTOLOME, MARIE Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $101,099.15 Date 07/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, ERIKA S Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $101,099.05 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, MARIA R Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $101,098.87 Date 02/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAILE, RALPH S Employer name Nassau County Amount $101,097.58 Date 01/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMER, FRANK N Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $101,097.58 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC KAY-HARRIS, LISA L Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $101,097.58 Date 08/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, PATRICK M Employer name Department of Health Amount $101,096.64 Date 01/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUE, CONSTANCE M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $101,096.38 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDWELL, CLAUDETTE Employer name Niagara County Amount $101,095.60 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, PASCAL E Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $101,093.96 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, THOMAS C Employer name City of Kingston Amount $101,093.28 Date 02/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUTCHER, KAREN R Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $101,093.27 Date 12/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONS, BRIAN F Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $101,091.99 Date 07/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEWEY, SEAN F Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $101,089.77 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUSLER, WILLIAM L Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $101,089.57 Date 02/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, MICHAEL J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $101,088.48 Date 07/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, BERNETTA M Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $101,088.42 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAUD, JOHN R Employer name Monroe County Amount $101,088.39 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALANDRA, JOSEPH A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $101,088.01 Date 04/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTNAM, JAMES A, JR Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $101,086.27 Date 10/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANS, SARA E Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $101,086.06 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALEY, MICHAEL Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $101,085.85 Date 04/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAYNE, PHILLIP Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $101,085.70 Date 12/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFER, DANA J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $101,085.61 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESCA, ALISON M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $101,084.52 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOBLE, TIMOTHY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $101,083.76 Date 08/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAUDE, ELIZABETH A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $101,083.76 Date 04/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, HECTOR M Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $101,083.76 Date 08/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERWIN, DONNA M Employer name Education Department Amount $101,083.76 Date 09/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORIGERATO, ERIN C Employer name Education Department Amount $101,083.76 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINE, JASON Employer name Department of Health Amount $101,083.76 Date 07/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, THOMAS G Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $101,083.76 Date 06/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARON, SUSAN T Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $101,083.76 Date 08/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, STEPHEN A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $101,083.76 Date 06/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, DANIEL H Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $101,083.76 Date 01/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGLEHART, SCOTT B Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $101,083.76 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, LE ROY, JR Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $101,083.52 Date 09/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REY, CHARLES S, JR Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $101,082.06 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMISTEAD, MICHAEL W Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $101,081.93 Date 09/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANBACK, ROBYN C Employer name Westchester County Amount $101,080.50 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCK, SCOTT A Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $101,080.46 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONS, RANDY J Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $101,077.98 Date 10/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMBS, JEFFREY M Employer name City of Troy Amount $101,077.65 Date 07/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOORE, ROBERT J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $101,077.40 Date 07/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURELLO, JOHN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $101,075.80 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STURDIVANT, DEBORAH L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $101,075.44 Date 12/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, ANDREW J Employer name City of Albany Amount $101,075.03 Date 09/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOULAY- DESCARDES, ROSE Y Employer name Rockland County Amount $101,074.81 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHREYS, ALEXANDER J Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $101,074.78 Date 08/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPOTH, ALAN J Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $101,074.66 Date 10/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALMON, BRIAN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $101,074.40 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLAHAN, THOMAS W, JR Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $101,074.21 Date 12/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System