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 MADIGAN, ANNE Employer name Nassau County Amount $100,458.18 Date 06/10/1968 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TISDALE, PHILLIP Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $100,458.08 Date 08/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DURKIN, WILLIAM M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $100,457.47 Date 08/24/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDRIKSEN, SUSAN A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $100,456.66 Date 12/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCCIANO, FRANK A Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $100,455.55 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARS, DAVID T Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $100,454.37 Date 12/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRURY, JOHN E Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $100,454.11 Date 09/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, ALEX J Employer name Broome County Amount $100,453.85 Date 05/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEORET, MARY K Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $100,452.54 Date 01/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNSKER, HARRY P Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $100,452.15 Date 01/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMPATH, DOUGLAS A Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $100,450.68 Date 01/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAZMIERCZAK, LAURA F Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $100,449.92 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIRACUSE, MICHAEL D Employer name Monroe County Amount $100,449.68 Date 01/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALTESE, NICHOLAS Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $100,447.92 Date 05/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENTERIA, MARTHA P Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $100,447.74 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST JOHN, BRUNO J Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $100,447.58 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISER, RANDY A Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $100,446.64 Date 01/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, LALU Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $100,446.25 Date 06/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLEAKLEY, FRED J Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $100,444.35 Date 05/25/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATAQUET, HARRIS Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $100,444.22 Date 04/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALE, GERALYN M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $100,444.14 Date 02/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGANDI, JACQUELINE Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $100,443.90 Date 03/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMONICO, JOSEPH P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $100,443.89 Date 05/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SALLS, CHAD A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $100,443.36 Date 07/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LARAWAY, RICHARD J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $100,442.80 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESQUILIN, MARIA C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $100,441.05 Date 09/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARNYSKI, KEVIN J Employer name Ontario County Amount $100,440.71 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYS, PAUL N, JR Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $100,439.20 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABLER, SHARON ANNE Employer name Freeport Memorial Library Amount $100,437.32 Date 03/15/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULL, MARK A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $100,437.20 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, HEATHER Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $100,436.73 Date 05/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, JEFFREY S Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $100,435.28 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PLEKAN, KAREN L Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $100,434.32 Date 09/24/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIM, KELLY Y Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $100,432.46 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARADIN, RUTH E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $100,432.31 Date 02/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, ROBERT D Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $100,431.38 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, KEVIN M Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $100,431.17 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OTUN, RABIAT A Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $100,430.85 Date 04/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, JOHN J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $100,430.02 Date 09/27/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, BRENDA I Employer name St Lawrence Childrens Services Amount $100,429.90 Date 06/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASSI, MAHMOUD Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $100,429.23 Date 05/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIEL, PAPPACHAN Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $100,429.23 Date 01/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRITZ, CARL E, JR Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $100,429.23 Date 06/30/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, MEENA Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $100,429.23 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBB, DAVID Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $100,429.23 Date 10/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KETANI, RAPHAEL V Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $100,429.23 Date 02/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLLEENY, JONATHAN A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $100,429.23 Date 07/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENASHA, DIANA Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $100,429.23 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAH, JIGNESH K Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $100,429.23 Date 06/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAH, PARESHKUMAR M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $100,429.23 Date 10/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNEE, SHAUN T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $100,429.23 Date 05/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORIN, ARNOLD Employer name Education Department Amount $100,429.23 Date 03/23/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS-LEWIS, CYNTHIA E Employer name Department of Health Amount $100,429.23 Date 02/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEPAULO, FERN C Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $100,429.23 Date 10/18/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUK, LEONID Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $100,429.23 Date 09/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSINO, MICHAEL Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $100,429.23 Date 08/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEUS, JOSEPH CLEMENT Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $100,429.23 Date 04/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EPPEL, MOYSEY Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $100,429.23 Date 10/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, MICHAEL H Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $100,429.23 Date 07/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, RAJESH K Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $100,429.23 Date 11/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHILLING, BRADFORD B Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $100,429.23 Date 11/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SONI, MANSUKHKUMAR Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $100,429.23 Date 04/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAGHELA, GIRISH K Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $100,429.23 Date 02/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIEL, SUDHA Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $100,429.23 Date 04/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERRERO, EDUVIGEN Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $100,429.23 Date 08/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, MONI T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $100,429.23 Date 03/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALOMEQUE, CARLOS F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $100,429.23 Date 04/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ROBERT S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $100,429.23 Date 01/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARIQ, MELIK M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $100,429.23 Date 01/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEMISTOKLE, TOM E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $100,429.23 Date 11/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHANG, ZHENG Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $100,429.23 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUCITI, SALVATORE M Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $100,429.23 Date 05/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, REBECCA J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $100,429.04 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, THOMAS F Employer name Orange County Amount $100,428.22 Date 06/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRANEBURG, EILEEN M Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $100,427.22 Date 03/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAPIRO, ROGER J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $100,425.43 Date 06/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURER, ANDREW F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $100,424.98 Date 02/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRAYNOR, ROBERT, JR Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $100,424.72 Date 01/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KETTNER, MARK Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $100,424.63 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, MARIE D Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $100,424.14 Date 07/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAINES, FRED D, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $100,423.64 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOOMER, NICHOLAS E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $100,422.71 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANGOTTI, SCOTT D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $100,421.88 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAFERRIERE, LINDA M Employer name Education Department Amount $100,421.49 Date 10/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, MICHELE F Employer name Onondaga County Amount $100,421.12 Date 09/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTROPASQUA, LAURA M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $100,420.80 Date 02/17/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, DANIEL V Employer name Waterfront Commis of NY Harbor Amount $100,420.06 Date 09/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CROCKER, DONALD C Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $100,418.96 Date 08/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEASEL, JUSTIN P Employer name Rochester-Genesee Trans Auth Amount $100,417.87 Date 05/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, THOMAS P Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $100,417.04 Date 07/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASKY, ALLEN Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $100,416.46 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTEREK, JONATHAN E Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $100,415.53 Date 08/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAILEY, SHEILA P Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $100,415.16 Date 05/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLARD, DONNA W Employer name East Meadow Public Library Amount $100,412.92 Date 07/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCKSCHLAEDER, JOHN C Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $100,412.77 Date 12/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNIZ, ROBERT L Employer name NYC Judges Amount $100,412.31 Date 09/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERNA, JOSEPH Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $100,412.23 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, ANU Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $100,411.77 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JAN Employer name Longwood Public Library Amount $100,411.47 Date 07/06/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERDEJO, FELIX Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $100,410.03 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System