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 HOLMAN, JAMES J, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $99,066.29 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEMMET, JASON W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $99,066.19 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALCUTTI, VITO N, JR Employer name Village of Croton-On-Hudson Amount $99,066.16 Date 09/02/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, MARTINE N Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $99,065.95 Date 04/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $99,063.77 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, KEITH E Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $99,063.42 Date 07/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWLAND, ALVIN, JR Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $99,062.54 Date 03/15/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUTSKY, KONSTANTIN Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $99,062.33 Date 07/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINDLE, SIMON A Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $99,059.69 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, ERROL E Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $99,059.22 Date 01/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVY, SCOTT A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $99,059.22 Date 04/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KICK, MICHAEL R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $99,058.88 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHEITINGER, JOHN W Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $99,057.66 Date 05/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELEWICZ, LEONARD A, JR Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $99,057.13 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAFFERTY, CHARLES D Employer name City of Rye Amount $99,057.10 Date 01/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALOWSKI, THOMAS J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $99,056.96 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, JAMES J Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $99,055.37 Date 01/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLAPPROTH, LINUS R Employer name Remsenburg-Speonk UFSD Amount $99,054.87 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANARIO, CARLOS J Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $99,052.33 Date 03/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORRIS-MOORE, CONNIE Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $99,052.06 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOTARO, KATHLEEN M Employer name Village of Sands Point Amount $99,052.00 Date 10/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARROTT, WILLIAM H Employer name New York Public Library Amount $99,050.88 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, MARY ANNE Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $99,050.79 Date 11/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOW, CHERYL M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $99,049.95 Date 09/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBBINS, JEFFREY M Employer name Town of Massena Amount $99,049.87 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDVIK, JASON R Employer name Huntington Fire District Amount $99,049.05 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASSETT, JAMES R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $99,048.48 Date 07/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRIEGBAUM, MATTHEW D Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $99,046.40 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GOVERN, KEVIN T Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $99,045.73 Date 09/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSS, CAROL ANNE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $99,045.62 Date 10/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, EARL F Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $99,045.58 Date 05/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSZUTA, ANDREW J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $99,044.61 Date 02/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, KENNETH B Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $99,044.40 Date 07/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, ELLEN O'HARA Employer name Rockland County Amount $99,044.20 Date 03/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGDAN, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $99,041.21 Date 11/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, SETH C Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $99,040.40 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, RYAN R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $99,040.16 Date 04/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMSWORTH, ROBERT W Employer name Capital District Otb Corp. Amount $99,039.28 Date 08/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, FRANCINE R Employer name Port Washington Library Amount $99,038.17 Date 04/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALINOWSKI, KATIE Employer name Tug Hill Commission Amount $99,038.12 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONOUGH, PHILLIP D Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $99,037.97 Date 01/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZELAZNY, DONALD E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $99,037.67 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITSETT, KATHLEEN R Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $99,037.17 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, LINDA Employer name Department of Health Amount $99,037.14 Date 10/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLSOPPLE, JEFFREY V Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $99,037.00 Date 04/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHLER, JANICE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $99,036.88 Date 08/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, PATRICK J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $99,035.78 Date 09/24/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINCHELL, KELLY L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $99,035.49 Date 06/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC RAE, MAURICE E Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $99,035.10 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKEY, KEITH Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $99,034.19 Date 06/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, JANE Employer name Patchogue-Medford Pub Library Amount $99,030.36 Date 02/08/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORELAND, WILLARD C, JR Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $99,030.03 Date 12/06/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYLE, JASON D Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $99,029.81 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KUHNEL, KATHLEEN M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $99,029.57 Date 07/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, JEFFREY C Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $99,028.89 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCHE, PHILIP J Employer name Steuben County Amount $99,028.72 Date 05/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMOVICH, CHRISTIAN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $99,027.95 Date 07/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINO, NICHOLAS Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $99,027.31 Date 06/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSINA, JASON R Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $99,026.03 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, MARGARET C Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $99,024.04 Date 04/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARTINO, MICHAEL L Employer name Village of Sloatsburg Amount $99,023.29 Date 07/24/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTHE, ROBERT Employer name Nassau County Amount $99,022.53 Date 07/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRUILL, SHAKEA D Employer name Westchester County Amount $99,022.46 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARZULLO, MICHAEL A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $99,021.25 Date 04/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREYETTE, ROBERT J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $99,019.80 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALZ, CHARLES W, IV Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $99,019.54 Date 09/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLEAKIS, NATHAN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $99,019.16 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HILL, CYNTHIA Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $99,018.87 Date 07/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHMAN, WALTER H Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $99,017.70 Date 10/31/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDDY, SUSAN E Employer name Village of Old Brookville Amount $99,017.03 Date 05/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI DATO, DANIEL P Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $99,016.79 Date 01/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIS, KECIA D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $99,016.71 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGT, EMMA O Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $99,016.43 Date 02/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, CONNIE S Employer name Mohawk Valley Child Youth Serv Amount $99,016.06 Date 11/13/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, JASEN R Employer name Arlington Fire District Amount $99,015.65 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLY, RICHARD M Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $99,014.11 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AGOSTINO, JAMES Employer name Central NY Regn Plan & Dev Bd Amount $99,013.93 Date 07/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMPER, BETH M Employer name Village of Sag Harbor Amount $99,013.53 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLANOS, GUADALUPE Employer name Westchester County Amount $99,012.91 Date 08/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DERMENT, TIMOTHY D Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $99,012.39 Date 02/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAIORANO, MICHAEL V Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $99,011.93 Date 09/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILDNER, GLENN Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $99,011.19 Date 03/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $99,011.12 Date 10/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, PAULA R Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $99,011.00 Date 07/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODZE, ROBIN G Employer name Westchester County Amount $99,010.88 Date 11/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCCI, APRIL M Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $99,010.68 Date 11/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JESAITIS, AMY T Employer name Department of Health Amount $99,010.34 Date 11/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTCH, SERENA KARANDY Employer name Schenectady County Amount $99,010.22 Date 03/26/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, LEIGH E Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $99,010.07 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SIMMIE, III Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $99,009.92 Date 08/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IVEY, DEREK H Employer name Nassau County Amount $99,009.48 Date 06/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCKENZIE, SHAWN Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $99,008.17 Date 03/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, LIONEL F Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $99,007.87 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, LEIGH Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $99,006.89 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUNTER, TYRA Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $99,006.78 Date 04/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ALBORA, ROBERT J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $99,006.39 Date 03/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STICKEL, RICHARD A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $99,004.12 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITAKER, GREGORY K Employer name Pocantico Hills CSD Amount $99,004.05 Date 06/11/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JOHN R Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $99,003.99 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOOMEY, CAITLIN H Employer name Monroe County Amount $99,003.61 Date 02/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System