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 DE COCQ, MICHAEL E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $97,660.79 Date 02/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, KEVIN S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $97,660.40 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, LUIS D Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $97,659.87 Date 10/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYCKOFF, STEVEN G Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $97,659.44 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMAKALA, SHERLY T Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $97,659.40 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, YVONNE E Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,658.44 Date 09/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, COLLEEN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $97,658.18 Date 04/08/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVAIR, DONALD J, JR Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $97,657.01 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRONEMAN, MICHAEL Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $97,656.29 Date 10/17/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATSANOS, CHRISTINA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $97,656.00 Date 03/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSBERRY, BRANDON J Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $97,655.96 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WERTH, RONALD S Employer name Hempstead Sanitary District #2 Amount $97,654.01 Date 01/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICCIANO, ARTHUR Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $97,653.95 Date 11/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREIRA, COLLEEN M Employer name Nassau County Ida Amount $97,653.75 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPOS, TOMAS Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $97,653.13 Date 11/14/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANN, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $97,653.07 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTAGNA, DOMINICK J, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $97,653.07 Date 06/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEAD, JON R Employer name Fulton County Amount $97,652.92 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYDZANICZ, EMIL Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $97,652.45 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALZ, STEVEN H Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $97,652.27 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLAN, THERESA H Employer name Office For Technology Amount $97,652.14 Date 07/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELLOWS, CHRISTOPHER M, JR Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $97,651.64 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STASKO, LADA V Employer name Roosevelt Island Oper Corp. Amount $97,651.63 Date 04/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUSTINGER, TERRY P Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $97,651.56 Date 11/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUETTNER, KEVIN J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $97,651.50 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NWOKOCHA, ROWLAND I Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $97,651.47 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JACOB Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $97,650.63 Date 11/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAWAH, BARBARA Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $97,650.40 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, RICHARD D Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $97,647.19 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAMBERGER, KATHRYN A Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $97,645.58 Date 09/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADKAR, VIJAYALAXMI A Employer name Westchester County Amount $97,644.18 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, TIMOTHY R Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $97,643.82 Date 01/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIPPEL, DOUGLAS W Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $97,643.77 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSINA, PHILIP D, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $97,643.25 Date 05/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONIN, TARA Employer name Orange County Amount $97,643.00 Date 08/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVERKAMP, DEBRA A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $97,642.92 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACERO, JENNIFER M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $97,642.38 Date 02/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, HUGH F Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,641.58 Date 01/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'REILLY, JOAN V Employer name Department of Law Amount $97,639.59 Date 03/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COAN, ALISON M Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $97,638.82 Date 12/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SROKA, JOSEPH P Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $97,638.82 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUFLEGER, MARY A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $97,638.82 Date 01/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKS, HEATHER L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $97,637.87 Date 06/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARCHE, RICHARD M Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $97,637.85 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMOKE, STEVEN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,637.75 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LANG, JEFFREY W Employer name Department of Law Amount $97,637.49 Date 11/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMBACH, SUSAN E Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,636.01 Date 08/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATOLE, JOSEPH M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $97,635.74 Date 03/15/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUEN, MICHAEL E Employer name Town of Southeast Amount $97,634.06 Date 11/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOUKEIR, OMAR M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $97,633.70 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGANDI, LISA M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $97,632.75 Date 04/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, KEVIN M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $97,632.05 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANFIELD, VAUGHAN Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $97,631.24 Date 10/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINKLEY, TYLER J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $97,629.42 Date 08/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HORTON, FRED A Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $97,629.34 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSTAKAS, BRITTANY M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $97,629.18 Date 09/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELPS, BARBARA H Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $97,629.12 Date 08/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, LOGAN N E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $97,627.75 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRINO, NATHAN T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,625.99 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOWERS, MATTHEW H, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,625.93 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLAIR, JOHN A Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $97,625.88 Date 08/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JOHN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,625.77 Date 10/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HART, ORBIN V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,625.70 Date 03/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMENDINGER, NANCY R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,625.70 Date 07/01/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVERMURTHY, SHARON L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,625.70 Date 12/26/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUPPENTHAL, DONNA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,625.70 Date 04/16/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOLDT, BARBARA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,625.70 Date 05/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, SCOTT L Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $97,625.03 Date 07/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMMEY, MARIA T Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $97,624.87 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENEGHAN, MATTHEW J Employer name Town of Greece Amount $97,623.79 Date 07/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOX, DENISE L Employer name Cortland City School Dist Amount $97,623.10 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGLIN, STEVEN J Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $97,622.97 Date 04/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, ROBERT F, JR Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $97,622.39 Date 09/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAHAN, CORY J Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $97,622.32 Date 03/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSE, DERRICK V Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,621.17 Date 11/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REY, STEFAN C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $97,620.41 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRIMI VAROLI, GEORGE A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $97,619.78 Date 11/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, CAROL M Employer name Department of Law Amount $97,619.58 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JAMES R Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $97,619.00 Date 01/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBONAS, PATRICIA A Employer name Town of Greece Amount $97,618.08 Date 03/10/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRECKLETON-LEWIS, LINDA R Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $97,617.75 Date 12/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUNDY, ADAM J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,617.42 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AMOIA, STEVEN D Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $97,617.38 Date 04/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOMON, CONNIE D Employer name Town of Southold Amount $97,617.11 Date 08/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NERNEY, LYNN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $97,615.00 Date 08/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UTRZ, TERI L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $97,614.77 Date 04/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHLER, JOHN D Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $97,614.74 Date 08/11/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGIBBON, IAIAN D Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $97,614.71 Date 11/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMBLEY, SEAN D Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $97,614.28 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PYATT, STEPHEN Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,614.12 Date 09/28/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONWAY, GARY K Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $97,613.98 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DEA, THOMAS A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $97,613.98 Date 02/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURELLA, ANNAMARIA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,613.90 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCEACHIN-IFILL, SAMANTHA N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,613.90 Date 05/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONAYNE, THOMAS B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,613.90 Date 07/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST JAMES, JAYNE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,613.90 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, JOSEPH J, JR Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $97,613.10 Date 07/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMANN, PETER N Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $97,613.02 Date 09/14/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESAW, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,612.72 Date 02/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRAM, GREGORY W Employer name New York Public Library Amount $97,612.53 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System