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 STEPHENSON, EDWARD W Employer name Office For Technology Amount $97,783.91 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITLINGUM, PHILIP N Employer name Office For Technology Amount $97,783.91 Date 05/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUCCI, CYNTHIA L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $97,783.91 Date 02/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, AMANDA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $97,783.91 Date 12/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS-SMITH, HOLLY Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $97,783.91 Date 03/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEYER, DANIEL J, JR Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $97,783.85 Date 11/05/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMA, WILLIAM D Employer name Brighton Fire Dist Amount $97,783.68 Date 04/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, REYNALDO, JR Employer name NYC Judges Amount $97,783.50 Date 02/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIM, CYNTHIA T Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $97,783.49 Date 11/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINTANILLA, RAUL H Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $97,783.22 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $97,782.90 Date 08/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDHAUS, PHILLIP M Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $97,782.17 Date 10/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARRAGAN, JUAN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $97,782.00 Date 12/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKFORD, HENRICO V Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $97,779.81 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN HORN, MARK D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $97,777.14 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEYER, NATHANIEL H Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $97,777.01 Date 08/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUBIE, LISA A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $97,776.13 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTZ, HAROLD Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,775.96 Date 01/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, MELISSA V Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $97,775.38 Date 11/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROSE, THEODORE A Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $97,775.15 Date 07/26/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, BRIAN K Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $97,773.00 Date 03/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAMBLEY, JEFFERY P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,771.70 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEISNER, NANCY J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $97,771.66 Date 11/20/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWE, ELIZABETH M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $97,771.59 Date 07/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YU, KAREN K Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $97,769.97 Date 02/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMMARATA, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,767.51 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVERSA, FILICIA Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $97,767.48 Date 03/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCKWIN, ROBERT Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $97,767.02 Date 05/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SUDLOW, DARYL A Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $97,767.00 Date 01/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEDRICH, JANE A Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $97,766.27 Date 09/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEARY, MARK W Employer name Eastchester Fire Dist Amount $97,766.20 Date 03/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BREEN, COLLIN J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $97,766.08 Date 08/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROGOFSKY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $97,764.54 Date 03/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSO, TONI A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $97,764.36 Date 08/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINDERMAN, MARK B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,761.23 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOOKER, WILLIAM K Employer name City of Rochester Amount $97,760.00 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POPOW, NINA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $97,759.20 Date 03/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPPLEYEA, JEFFREY S Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $97,759.03 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, MICHAEL A Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $97,758.76 Date 07/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, MARY F Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,758.65 Date 08/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLLIGER, PAUL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,758.42 Date 06/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, LAURA J Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $97,756.96 Date 09/11/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLA, MARK J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $97,756.49 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERVIDIO, JOSEPH Employer name Cold Spring Harbor CSD Amount $97,755.99 Date 09/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFE, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $97,755.36 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMMUT, ANNMARIE Employer name Department of Health Amount $97,755.34 Date 09/07/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITURA, LIA A Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $97,755.12 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, SHARON M Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $97,754.26 Date 11/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOODY, THOMAS, JR Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $97,753.48 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FELIPPIS, TINA M Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $97,753.44 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREAGAN, BRIAN M Employer name City of Albany Amount $97,752.60 Date 02/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAROLINA, DIANE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,752.16 Date 05/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKCHIEF, TROY D Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $97,751.87 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STUDNARY, THOMAS B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,751.80 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGIS-WALKER, MARIA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $97,748.67 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUZON, JEROME Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $97,746.12 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AGOSTINO, CHARLES Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $97,744.22 Date 08/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHBEIN, JOHN D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,741.89 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARCIA, LUIS E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $97,740.48 Date 01/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRACE, JOHN J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $97,740.39 Date 10/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, MARIA DELOS A Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $97,740.28 Date 04/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOT, RICHARD C Employer name Broome County Amount $97,739.47 Date 10/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUER, SCOTT M Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $97,738.33 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC EWING, AMY B Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $97,737.95 Date 11/18/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCURIO, ROBERT J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $97,737.81 Date 08/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEVERSON, JOANNE Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $97,737.16 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEELE, JENNIFER A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $97,736.43 Date 09/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, ROBERT W Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $97,736.40 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, STEPHEN P Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $97,736.15 Date 01/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACHECO, GARY L Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $97,735.85 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOCK, WANDA LEE Employer name Town of Massena Amount $97,735.74 Date 09/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, EMILY A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,733.67 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA MARCA, DANIEL A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $97,733.51 Date 08/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURIAN, EBBIE V Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,732.80 Date 03/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITKIEWICZ, JOE Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $97,732.74 Date 11/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, ANGELA J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $97,732.31 Date 01/04/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VETTER, JOEL M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,732.00 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTKOWSKI, WILLIAM J Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $97,731.62 Date 07/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AISSI, JALILA Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $97,730.49 Date 09/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC NEAL, JOEL J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $97,729.69 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABEL, EDWARD J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $97,728.53 Date 03/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAWLING, JOAN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $97,728.53 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, DONNA E Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $97,728.49 Date 05/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, JESSICA Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $97,728.42 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCESCHI, RALPH Employer name Dutchess County Amount $97,726.46 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSEY, DOUGLAS E Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $97,725.33 Date 10/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTON, JOHN J Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $97,724.50 Date 05/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALMEKINDER, SANDRA L Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $97,723.60 Date 11/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, MELISSA M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,720.72 Date 08/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEIGEL, YOSEF B Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $97,718.60 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIAMPI, LINDA A Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $97,718.46 Date 09/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LILDAR, MOHINIE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $97,717.94 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITTELSTADT, CATHERINE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $97,715.72 Date 12/31/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDISON, SHELDON V Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $97,715.54 Date 01/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, SADIA N Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $97,715.08 Date 09/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOPMAN, PAUL W Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $97,714.91 Date 06/30/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSSMAN, DAVID M Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $97,714.35 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUSUMANO, PATRICIA E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $97,713.33 Date 03/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELSEY, YVONNE E Employer name Westchester County Amount $97,711.33 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAPACH, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $97,711.21 Date 01/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System