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 BRAXTON, AURELIA N Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $98,386.06 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, MICHAEL G Employer name Town of Ossining Amount $98,386.02 Date 01/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURWELL, AYSH-SHA C Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $98,385.02 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, CHRISTINE M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $98,381.53 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $98,381.29 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KARBON, MICHAEL J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $98,381.05 Date 07/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, HAILING Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $98,379.83 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILANES, ANGEL E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $98,379.59 Date 07/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, KEVIN E Employer name Westchester County Amount $98,379.57 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, STEPHEN W Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $98,379.47 Date 05/14/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARREN, JOHN F Employer name Town of Victor Amount $98,378.82 Date 12/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENSCHEL, ERIC G Employer name Arlington Fire District Amount $98,378.43 Date 02/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRESTON, LYLE C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $98,375.75 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEARD, MATTHEW H Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $98,374.32 Date 04/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBOL, JOHN Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $98,373.82 Date 09/09/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDING, STEPHEN M Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $98,373.73 Date 08/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLO, EDWIN E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $98,373.54 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORILLO, CATHY J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $98,371.18 Date 10/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALSKI, JAMES Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $98,370.38 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLIVAN, CHECHE Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $98,370.38 Date 07/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKBURN, CECILIA JANE Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $98,370.38 Date 03/22/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDBERG, SUSAN W Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $98,370.38 Date 04/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENIDGE, THELMA D Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $98,370.38 Date 03/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MEARA, PATRICIA Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $98,370.38 Date 09/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, ADRIENNE L Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $98,370.38 Date 01/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOMOROWSKI, LINDA Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $98,370.38 Date 05/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, EDUARDO Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $98,370.38 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LYNETTE Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $98,370.38 Date 12/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, THOMAS A, JR Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $98,369.81 Date 09/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIUSTINI, RAYMOND Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $98,369.11 Date 10/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERRY, NATASHA A Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $98,368.62 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAINOR, MATTHEW J Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $98,366.94 Date 09/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARINA, LOUIS A Employer name City of Lockport Amount $98,366.52 Date 05/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KAREEM M Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $98,366.47 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRICKLAND, TERRANCE E Employer name Greenburgh Graham UFSD Amount $98,366.20 Date 04/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MICHAEL L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $98,365.71 Date 07/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KUMWONG, SURAPON Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $98,364.28 Date 06/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEFFER, LAUREN J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $98,363.68 Date 04/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, AMY B Employer name Department of Health Amount $98,363.19 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ALLEN H Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $98,362.40 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKITT, YING J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $98,360.38 Date 06/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INNERST, AMANDA E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $98,360.28 Date 04/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGIARACINA, JOSEPH Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $98,360.26 Date 10/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEL, JOHN Employer name Town of Greece Amount $98,358.27 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, D'ANDRA R Employer name Nassau County Amount $98,358.02 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CARRUBBA, JAMES C Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $98,356.92 Date 02/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, TIMOTHY G Employer name Henrietta Fire District Amount $98,356.82 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRADUA, JON A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $98,355.63 Date 10/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMUTH, OWEN W Employer name Department of Law Amount $98,351.98 Date 08/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODFIELD, KAREN L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $98,351.68 Date 07/10/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZARBA, JEFFREY A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $98,351.27 Date 08/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLOW, JANET L Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $98,351.21 Date 09/23/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOLONAS, DANIEL A Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $98,350.85 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALEY, SANDRA F Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $98,350.80 Date 03/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZSIMMONS, KAREN E Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $98,350.46 Date 12/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, GREGORY JOSEPH Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $98,350.46 Date 12/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, KARYN M Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $98,350.46 Date 03/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARYA, KAMLESH Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $98,350.36 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWAN, BARBARA Employer name Nassau County Amount $98,349.93 Date 01/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURROUGHS, CECELIA Employer name Orange County Amount $98,349.61 Date 10/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREUZER, MICHAEL C Employer name Henrietta Fire District Amount $98,349.33 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONNER, JEREMY A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $98,348.90 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, JON ANTHONY Employer name Division of State Police Amount $98,348.03 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PITERA, JOHN W Employer name Department of Health Amount $98,347.82 Date 06/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUTI, MAURO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $98,347.02 Date 12/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPPER, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name City of Auburn Amount $98,345.47 Date 01/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICE, DAVID A Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $98,345.01 Date 02/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, AMY C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $98,341.08 Date 06/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHEIA-JONES, PAULA E Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $98,340.87 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MA, JENEVE M Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $98,340.24 Date 10/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREA, CAROLYN M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $98,340.07 Date 11/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUELE, FRANK P Employer name Nassau County Amount $98,340.03 Date 12/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENNA, SHAWN G Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $98,339.64 Date 10/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEACON, WILLIAM D Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $98,339.26 Date 01/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CAROL J Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $98,339.21 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, VICTORIA A Employer name Niagara County Amount $98,338.95 Date 10/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ILKIW, MICHAEL E Employer name Manhasset Park District Amount $98,338.68 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELAHUNTY, JAMES L Employer name Nassau County Amount $98,337.33 Date 02/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, ROBERT W Employer name Orange County Amount $98,337.16 Date 09/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMOLA, VOLYNCIA M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $98,336.38 Date 05/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDES, THOMAS A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $98,336.11 Date 01/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, S SCOTT Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $98,335.60 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, MICHAEL R Employer name City of Auburn Amount $98,335.44 Date 04/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, MARIA A Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $98,333.83 Date 01/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARO, DEBRA M Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $98,333.39 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, JOHN A Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $98,332.15 Date 02/21/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERMAAT, ANTHONY J Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $98,331.62 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, JESSE D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $98,331.47 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JACKSON, ERNEST Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $98,330.63 Date 03/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CONNELL, MARY G Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $98,330.61 Date 05/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCATI, PAUL F Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $98,329.85 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, WILLIAM J, III Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $98,328.32 Date 08/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VIRKLER, SEAN B Employer name Department of Law Amount $98,327.79 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, LINWOOD L Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $98,327.75 Date 12/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTUSCELLO, VICTORIA B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $98,327.47 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRINKERHOFF, PHILLIP J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $98,326.38 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIADKA, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $98,325.40 Date 02/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WELLS, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $98,325.09 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JARKA, EDWARD J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $98,324.77 Date 03/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDE-AIRD, NORMA I Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $98,324.16 Date 02/18/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System