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 SANTORA, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Orange County Amount $99,294.87 Date 05/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKINNER, DYIMA E Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $99,292.44 Date 12/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTERO, WILFREDO C Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $99,291.74 Date 03/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULREANY, JOHN E Employer name Putnam County Amount $99,291.66 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTZ, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Ulster County Amount $99,291.31 Date 09/16/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUKES, RISHA Employer name Westchester County Amount $99,290.59 Date 11/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANNER, DONNOVAN M Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $99,290.08 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROURKE, DANIEL W Employer name Saratoga County Amount $99,289.47 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILIGENT, KAREN Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $99,289.45 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWEN, SCOTT W Employer name City of Rochester Amount $99,288.84 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'GRADY, SARA R Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $99,287.02 Date 07/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFANIK, ERIC S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $99,286.63 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOAGLAND, WILLIAM C, JR Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $99,285.43 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASCARY, DANIE Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $99,285.08 Date 09/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, AARON A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $99,284.83 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCO-MONTERO, FRANCES I Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $99,284.76 Date 03/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI LALLA, CARL W Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $99,284.34 Date 02/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOVOCOOL, STEVEN D Employer name Tompkins County Amount $99,283.92 Date 12/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYER, DANIEL V Employer name Onondaga County Amount $99,283.50 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VON BROOK, JESSICA L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $99,283.44 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZKOPIEC, JOHN E Employer name Watervliet City School Dist Amount $99,283.40 Date 06/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, HOLLY Employer name Erie County Amount $99,282.61 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENNA, KEVIN D Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $99,281.75 Date 01/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUGO, MICHAEL D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $99,281.49 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUX, STEVEN J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $99,281.07 Date 05/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, ROBERT T Employer name City of White Plains Amount $99,281.05 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOSTER, KEVIN J Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $99,280.38 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ANDREW J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $99,279.68 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REN, XUEFENG Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $99,279.64 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELVIN, SHERIKA D Employer name Westchester County Amount $99,278.50 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEPEYSTER, JANET Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $99,278.29 Date 03/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONSE, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Kingston Amount $99,277.76 Date 08/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KURISH, BRIAN E Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $99,276.08 Date 05/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FIORINI, DONALD S Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $99,275.74 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, ANTHONY Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $99,274.52 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILITELLO, CHARLES G Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $99,272.47 Date 05/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOHSIN, ZAINUL ABEDIN Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $99,268.24 Date 02/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, ADAM T Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $99,267.42 Date 01/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HENDRICK, SETH J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $99,267.17 Date 03/06/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNS, GLENN Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $99,267.02 Date 10/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEBLER, THOMAS J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $99,266.57 Date 03/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, ALBA L Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $99,266.57 Date 11/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ROBERT Employer name Emma S Clark Memorial Library Amount $99,265.40 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVESTRO, KIM E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $99,263.43 Date 12/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, WILLIAM C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $99,262.69 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANZ, DAVID M Employer name Village of East Rochester Amount $99,262.55 Date 11/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LILLO, BRIAN Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $99,260.50 Date 10/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAR, SHANE P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $99,259.96 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASO, FRANK, III Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $99,259.81 Date 07/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HLEBICA, PAUL E Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $99,259.63 Date 07/08/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAHAR, PAUL E Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $99,259.41 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLACHERTY, STEPHEN M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $99,259.35 Date 07/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEHOE, JILL D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $99,259.25 Date 10/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDAPPER, AARON A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $99,258.70 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREIT, DANIEL J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $99,257.75 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, MARIE G Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $99,255.88 Date 04/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JODIE L Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $99,254.15 Date 03/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRARY, COLLEEN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $99,253.15 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, ELEANOR M Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $99,252.97 Date 02/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC CONNELL, TODD E Employer name Wyoming County Amount $99,252.00 Date 01/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENERY, CATHERINE M Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $99,250.11 Date 11/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, LUCAS S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $99,249.71 Date 06/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALANO, KIM A Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $99,248.96 Date 12/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANDREA, STEPHEN Employer name Nassau County Amount $99,247.87 Date 01/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU BREY, CRAIG B Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $99,247.08 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GIMPSEY, KEVIN W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $99,244.97 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KIRIEWSKY, GARY D Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $99,244.59 Date 02/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, BRIAN P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $99,244.09 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Ontario County Amount $99,241.79 Date 03/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, BETH K Employer name Dutchess County Amount $99,241.69 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMSLIE, JACQUELINE A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $99,241.62 Date 11/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRANNINI, ELIZABETH A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $99,241.14 Date 07/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAVEN, JOHN E Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $99,240.00 Date 05/23/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, SHARON J Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $99,239.65 Date 11/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAROTTA, SAMUEL T Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $99,238.93 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELTON, ERIC J Employer name Westchester County Amount $99,238.58 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTESE, PHILIP J Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $99,238.07 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JAMES E Employer name Westhampton Beach UFSD Amount $99,237.93 Date 11/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULHOLLAND, YOLANDA M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $99,236.84 Date 03/27/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINGS, KIM R Employer name Westchester County Amount $99,236.67 Date 06/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTERA, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $99,235.52 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLACKMAN-CORT, SHELLY Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $99,235.23 Date 08/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWIE, ZOLA N Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $99,235.23 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOUSSAINT, REGINALD Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $99,235.23 Date 07/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAZ, TERESA P Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $99,235.14 Date 03/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINELLI, SANDRA J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $99,235.02 Date 08/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENNNER, PATRICK M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $99,234.25 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATINA, DAVID M Employer name Albany County Amount $99,233.74 Date 06/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALVAL, PHOEBE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $99,233.15 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINELLI, ALYSON M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $99,232.82 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KEITH A, JR Employer name Orange County Amount $99,232.45 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLINGTON, MARK S Employer name City of Troy Amount $99,232.23 Date 03/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KLINE, JACQUELINE J Employer name Nassau County Amount $99,231.75 Date 02/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDWELL, ANDREW N Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $99,231.27 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYLIE, SUSAN S Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $99,228.77 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, DANIEL C Employer name Village of Dobbs Ferry Amount $99,228.70 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, JONHENRY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $99,228.07 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAND, MARY E Employer name Warren County Amount $99,227.44 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIVAN, JAMES M Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $99,225.30 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAEGER, MARK R Employer name Town of Webster Amount $99,225.00 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System