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 OTERO, KATHERINE M Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $98,129.81 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LINDFIELD, TOBY J Employer name Oneida County Amount $98,129.77 Date 04/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, MARC D Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $98,129.48 Date 04/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, MARGARET P Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $98,129.23 Date 09/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALES, CARL W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $98,129.17 Date 01/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, FRANK A Employer name Putnam County Amount $98,128.59 Date 12/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, MONICA A Employer name Brentwood Public Library Amount $98,127.26 Date 05/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICCIMARRO, JOSEPH E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $98,126.79 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGITT, DAVID M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $98,126.46 Date 09/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMAN, ANDREW E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $98,125.97 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAYLISS, JUSTIN A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $98,125.84 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORA, CALE S Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $98,125.81 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALABRESE, PETER Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $98,125.79 Date 09/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDESMA, DENISE A Employer name North Babylon Public Library Amount $98,125.41 Date 08/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEVITT, THOMAS Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $98,124.98 Date 12/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHACK, MICHAEL J Employer name Arlington Fire District Amount $98,124.71 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EDMONDSON, ROBERT Employer name Westchester County Amount $98,123.75 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEARY, STEPHEN J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $98,122.41 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, CATHERINE Employer name Dutchess County Amount $98,122.39 Date 01/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIKORA, KENNETH R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $98,122.21 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'MALLEY, EDWARD J Employer name Boces-Sullivan Amount $98,122.07 Date 10/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGLE, JAMES W Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $98,121.75 Date 03/31/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ADAM N Employer name Office For Technology Amount $98,121.73 Date 04/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, RUTH A Employer name Cornell University Amount $98,120.94 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, DAVID Employer name Port Washington Water District Amount $98,119.37 Date 05/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDO, EILEEN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $98,118.42 Date 09/01/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, KEVIN D Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $98,117.86 Date 04/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSARO, JOSEPH A Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $98,117.54 Date 01/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUNNOOSE, JEBI Employer name Westchester County Amount $98,116.34 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STYLES, SUSAN Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $98,114.58 Date 10/31/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANSONS, ALDIS Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $98,114.00 Date 10/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNET, JAMES G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $98,113.90 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NINAN-ADANGAPUR, THAMBY N Employer name Erie County Amount $98,113.32 Date 08/31/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODARD, ALAN G Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $98,113.23 Date 03/22/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAPLETON, DAVID A Employer name Village of Kenmore Amount $98,113.11 Date 02/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMALLWOOD, JAMES E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $98,112.50 Date 09/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, MORRIS C Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $98,112.18 Date 06/25/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, GARY J Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $98,111.92 Date 11/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALRATH, STEVE M Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $98,111.62 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHOWAJA, ISHAN OMAR F Employer name Nassau County Amount $98,111.53 Date 05/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAIRD, LISA A Employer name Education Department Amount $98,111.46 Date 05/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANO, S KURT Employer name Education Department Amount $98,111.46 Date 05/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATRICELLI, MARY LYNN Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $98,109.77 Date 07/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAE, JOHN C Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $98,109.50 Date 03/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAROSI, LAWRENCE Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $98,108.88 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOULETTE, DAVID F Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $98,108.51 Date 03/20/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, MARY L Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $98,108.34 Date 01/25/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINKER, JEFFREY E Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $98,106.25 Date 02/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSKIN, JASON A Employer name Department of Law Amount $98,105.91 Date 08/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNTSEN, JAMES K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $98,105.70 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNELL, WILLIAM J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $98,105.12 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERG, MARVIN L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $98,104.75 Date 04/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARUOLO, GLENN J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $98,103.66 Date 10/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, MICHAEL C Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $98,102.89 Date 09/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, NICOLE M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $98,102.34 Date 08/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JUNG, JEFFREY Employer name Division of State Police Amount $98,099.69 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TARIO, LE ROY F Employer name Education Department Amount $98,098.06 Date 06/09/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGGIE, RICHARD N Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $98,097.13 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, KURT M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $98,095.94 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC VEIGH, BRIAN K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $98,095.51 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRIZAN, BENEDICT Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $98,095.45 Date 02/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSALACQUA, JOSEPH A Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $98,094.45 Date 08/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, JOHN Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $98,093.56 Date 04/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWELL, SHAWN M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $98,093.56 Date 01/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI CARMINE, LOUIS Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $98,093.49 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPACONE, DAVID D Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $98,093.40 Date 03/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MARY T Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $98,093.36 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYNDALL, EDWARD W Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $98,092.61 Date 05/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, YVES H Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $98,090.97 Date 03/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANNAN, PATRICK J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $98,090.88 Date 06/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROM, STEVEN C Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $98,090.72 Date 01/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLCIK, JOHN C Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $98,090.31 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIDGES, SUSAN A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $98,087.59 Date 02/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHN, RANDY J, JR Employer name Village of Newark Amount $98,085.97 Date 05/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIGHTFOOT, WILLIE J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $98,084.77 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POWELL, DAVID R Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $98,084.56 Date 07/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOKOS, AUTUMN L Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $98,084.13 Date 02/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEED, PAUL H Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $98,083.96 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENCH, WILLIAM H Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $98,083.58 Date 11/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULGER, AMY M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $98,083.37 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROVOST, GAIL N Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $98,081.79 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOCKMANN, ANDREW C Employer name Columbia County Amount $98,080.71 Date 04/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUCCI, ANTHONY Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $98,080.55 Date 07/06/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAWYER, STEPHEN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $98,080.32 Date 07/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUGER, KEITH S Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $98,080.12 Date 01/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, WILLIAM C Employer name Nassau County Amount $98,079.87 Date 03/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLE, ROSEMARY Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $98,079.18 Date 05/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUASTINI-BROWN, NADIA A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $98,079.16 Date 07/30/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PASQUALE, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $98,077.00 Date 08/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEINHAUS, MATTHEW W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $98,076.80 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ENDRINAL, JOSE BERNARDO JULIO Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $98,073.93 Date 12/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA SPINA, ANTHONY Employer name Town of Chester Amount $98,073.80 Date 04/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIAN, KERNEY K Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $98,072.74 Date 06/06/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI SOMMA, MADELINE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $98,071.64 Date 08/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDERDICE, JAMES P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $98,070.11 Date 08/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISAAC, TARA D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $98,069.12 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGENBAUGH, STEPHEN A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $98,069.12 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name XIAO, JIANLI Employer name Office For Technology Amount $98,069.12 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLK, JACQUELINE Employer name Office For Technology Amount $98,069.11 Date 12/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, MICHAEL T Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $98,068.97 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System