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 SHEPPARD, JOHN T Employer name Seneca County Amount $97,612.48 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, ALISSA S Employer name Department of Law Amount $97,611.99 Date 11/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTILLO, CINDY M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $97,610.93 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBIN, ELAINE C Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $97,610.42 Date 06/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUGAUER, RICHARD Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $97,609.96 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAZA, MARJORIE E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $97,609.53 Date 02/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKETT, CAROLE E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $97,609.34 Date 08/17/1967 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTIEPKA, WALTER J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $97,609.32 Date 02/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, JOHN D Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $97,606.87 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEMBROW, ADAM M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,605.91 Date 01/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEARSTYNE, DORIS L Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $97,605.54 Date 08/22/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANHART, BRYAN T Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $97,605.43 Date 08/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASTIANI, MERIDETH F Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $97,605.03 Date 08/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADDLER, BRUCE T Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $97,605.01 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALIGIVRI, BERNADETTE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $97,604.44 Date 03/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHINELLA, BETH M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $97,603.65 Date 08/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULASKI, JOSEPH S, JR Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $97,603.60 Date 04/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECHNER, MATTHEW J Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,601.49 Date 04/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEMITZ, LANCE D Employer name Village of Fairport Amount $97,601.41 Date 05/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRESSETTE, ALLAN J, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $97,601.26 Date 03/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC AVERY, STEPHEN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $97,601.21 Date 10/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, JOANNE L Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $97,600.43 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAMER, DARYL C Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $97,600.27 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMID, LISA GALLO Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,599.65 Date 07/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRERI, BRYON J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $97,599.28 Date 10/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGHETTI, FILOMENA Employer name Hastings-On-Hudson UFSD Amount $97,599.25 Date 12/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCUDERI, ELIZA C Employer name Westchester County Amount $97,598.94 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWICKI, ERIC D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,598.33 Date 09/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOTTERER, NANCY R Employer name Poughkeepsie Housing Authority Amount $97,598.18 Date 07/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVARADO, CARLOS I Employer name City of Rochester Amount $97,597.98 Date 05/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DORNEY, ANNA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $97,597.97 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWS, SHANE P Employer name City of Fulton Amount $97,597.81 Date 03/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUTTER, VERONICA Employer name New City Library Amount $97,597.10 Date 01/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETER, DAISY Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $97,595.52 Date 06/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, PAUL J Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $97,594.83 Date 12/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORDHAM, STEPHEN Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $97,594.41 Date 12/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLAS, GUERLINE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $97,593.61 Date 08/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, HELENA A Employer name Department of Law Amount $97,592.82 Date 05/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYMOUR, LISA M Employer name Putnam County Amount $97,592.61 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, ROBERT T Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $97,591.42 Date 04/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAWLICKY, SUSAN J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $97,590.92 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, CRAIG C Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $97,590.82 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, MARY S Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $97,590.67 Date 02/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARVER, ALFRED H Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $97,590.30 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGELETTA, JOSEPH G Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $97,589.69 Date 09/18/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, DAWN M Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $97,589.62 Date 08/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERLING, JOHN A, JR Employer name Albany County Amount $97,588.96 Date 03/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUBEL, LISA Employer name City of Rochester Amount $97,588.02 Date 02/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VELLUCCI, DOROTHY R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $97,587.80 Date 03/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJTYKA, WALTER W, III Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $97,587.49 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, ANDRE Employer name Westchester County Amount $97,587.43 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, ANTONIO C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $97,587.36 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHAN, DEONARINE Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $97,587.11 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITZ, RICHARD M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $97,586.95 Date 06/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUNKES, CRAIG R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $97,585.78 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARMER-MORRISON, GERALDINE A Employer name Levittown Public Library Amount $97,585.78 Date 09/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORINI, JOSEPH M Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $97,584.87 Date 02/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, GARY C Employer name City of White Plains Amount $97,584.05 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOHAGON, BEVAN Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $97,583.31 Date 09/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENGE, SHELLEY A Employer name Utica Mun Housing Authority Amount $97,582.90 Date 09/06/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBINO, BRIDGET E Employer name Utica Mun Housing Authority Amount $97,582.90 Date 09/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUMILIA, NICHOLAS T Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $97,582.57 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SINOVCIC, MELINDA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $97,582.44 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DETERVILLE, DESTINY N Employer name City of Rochester Amount $97,581.05 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC VICAR, SEAN Q Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,580.77 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUINTA, ANTHONY J Employer name Westhampton Beach UFSD Amount $97,580.55 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNN, MICHAEL P Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $97,580.52 Date 06/18/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEWS, SUSAN Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $97,580.42 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSAH, ROSALINE Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $97,579.39 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOL, GREGORY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,577.95 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUNDAS, DUANE F Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $97,576.29 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUER, MICHAEL Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $97,576.23 Date 02/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTERELLA, CRAIG N Employer name City of Rye Amount $97,575.74 Date 06/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, GREGORY M Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $97,575.72 Date 10/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATINI, CORRINE S Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $97,575.55 Date 07/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUHOVAK, STEPHEN J Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $97,574.04 Date 02/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANI, FRANCO Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $97,573.73 Date 09/08/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLAZAGASTI, RAFAEL A Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $97,573.72 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARABOTT, HUGH J Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $97,573.62 Date 02/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDNER, ROBERT E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $97,573.39 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COX, BENJAMIN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,572.79 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, SHEILA A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $97,572.39 Date 03/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEREDITH, BRENT R Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $97,572.32 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRYMAN, REBECCA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,571.04 Date 07/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAVRAS, JASON W Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $97,570.66 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNBULL, LISA S Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $97,569.39 Date 03/29/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, MATTHEW P Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $97,569.09 Date 01/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC NALLY, DANIEL P Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $97,568.54 Date 02/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE MASSIO, STEPHEN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $97,568.27 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLARTE, OSCAR J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $97,568.27 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEIGER, ANNAH P Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $97,567.55 Date 11/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBOIS, DANIEL S Employer name Monroe County Amount $97,567.26 Date 10/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAROL, ISRAEL G Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,567.26 Date 09/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAULEY, SUSAN G Employer name Department of Health Amount $97,567.10 Date 08/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANCYR, LISA D Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $97,564.53 Date 11/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHSENI, ALI A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $97,564.09 Date 03/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWALK, JOEL E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,563.51 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ENGLE, KEVIN T Employer name City of Oswego Amount $97,563.23 Date 07/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORRIS, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $97,563.23 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRTON, COLIN D Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $97,563.18 Date 07/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System