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 GRATON, MICHELLE A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $97,501.81 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEUERMAN, JAMES Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,501.71 Date 04/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASILENKO, GREGORY J Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $97,501.66 Date 11/30/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, GLENN T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,501.42 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEAVERTH, DANIEL J, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $97,500.81 Date 06/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCRUGGS, ASHLEY M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $97,500.14 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARCLAY, WILLIAM A Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $97,500.00 Date 01/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, MARC W Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $97,500.00 Date 02/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLTON, WILLIAM A Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $97,500.00 Date 12/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCH, GARY D Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $97,500.00 Date 11/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWLEY, STEPHEN M Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $97,500.00 Date 01/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENTOL, JOSEPH R Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $97,500.00 Date 02/25/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, CATHERINE T Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $97,500.00 Date 06/07/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIMMINGER, ROBIN L Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $97,500.00 Date 01/01/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINSTEIN, HELENE E Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $97,500.00 Date 01/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARZA, JOHN J Employer name Ontario County Amount $97,500.00 Date 01/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOEMAKER, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Rye Free Reading Room Amount $97,500.00 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVENDITTIS, MONTE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,499.28 Date 09/30/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINKLE, CINDY Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $97,499.06 Date 10/26/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOBSON, PAUL S, JR Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $97,498.65 Date 09/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, CHRISTOPHER H Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $97,497.31 Date 01/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASEY, DANIEL P Employer name Albany County Amount $97,496.96 Date 03/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAUGHNESSY, JAMES D Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $97,496.35 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCHINI, DANIEL M Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $97,496.26 Date 04/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODFELLOW, CHAD A Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $97,496.26 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, BRIAN D Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $97,496.12 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORELLO, MAUREEN Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $97,495.84 Date 03/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, RICHARD A Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $97,495.82 Date 06/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROBERG, KENNETH P Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $97,495.78 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUTO, LOUISE P Employer name Greenlawn Fire District Amount $97,495.75 Date 01/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZITTEL, KATIE A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,495.30 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHRISTOPHER, JOSEPH J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $97,494.69 Date 01/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DENARDO, FREDERICK G Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $97,494.64 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOZEK, TIMOTHY J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $97,494.17 Date 08/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGT, CARL F Employer name Town of Islip Amount $97,493.45 Date 10/20/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWE, KRISTIN M Employer name Monroe County Amount $97,493.28 Date 03/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIONE, JASON Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $97,493.27 Date 08/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLISH, DONALD J Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $97,493.20 Date 02/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALGON, CHERYL Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $97,491.99 Date 09/25/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARNEY, GLENN J Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $97,490.45 Date 10/20/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, ROBERT W Employer name City of Hudson Amount $97,490.40 Date 01/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, GENE M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $97,489.92 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, BRIAN T Employer name Westchester County Amount $97,488.92 Date 03/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, ROBERT E Employer name Town of Ogden Amount $97,488.86 Date 08/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TORREGROSA, EDWIN T Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $97,487.85 Date 05/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLITANO, CARMEN Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $97,486.79 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUDD, JAMES M Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $97,485.73 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISI-MURRAY, MARIA E Employer name Department of Law Amount $97,485.58 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ELWEE, ANDREW M Employer name Department of Law Amount $97,485.58 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENDELTON, NATHANIEL E Employer name City of Albany Amount $97,485.29 Date 07/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LANNON, THOMAS G Employer name New York Public Library Amount $97,484.41 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, IAN L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $97,484.30 Date 08/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLWELL, THOMAS Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $97,484.22 Date 09/26/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REARDON, THOMAS J Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $97,484.05 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARIF, FAROOQ Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $97,483.60 Date 10/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, NIKKI L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $97,483.45 Date 04/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWAL, SCOTT A Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $97,483.09 Date 06/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHESTER, DONALD A Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $97,482.89 Date 10/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIVONA, GREGORY F Employer name Westchester County Amount $97,482.84 Date 05/12/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, NANCY E Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $97,482.77 Date 10/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRZAZGA, HENRY J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $97,482.65 Date 06/24/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRK, THOMAS W Employer name City of Rochester Amount $97,482.53 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUINONES, EVER S Employer name Department of Law Amount $97,482.08 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, NADINE I Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $97,480.83 Date 09/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, FRANK R Employer name Seneca County Amount $97,480.48 Date 02/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSI, ELISSA Employer name Department of Law Amount $97,477.27 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, JAMES W Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $97,475.24 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, MYRNA L Employer name Rockland County Amount $97,475.02 Date 07/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALEY, GERARD F Employer name Village of Hastings-On-Hudson Amount $97,474.46 Date 12/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORGAN, JOHN P Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $97,474.13 Date 02/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGLIESE, TRACY L Employer name Oneida County Amount $97,474.07 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRING, JOSEPH M Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $97,473.46 Date 01/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOONAN-TOLY, CANDACE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $97,473.25 Date 11/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIBBLE, JUSTIN R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,472.02 Date 08/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATHIS, SHEA M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,472.02 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERAGINE, DINO M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $97,471.87 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTY, RICHARD T Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $97,471.11 Date 07/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERUBE, WILLIAM R Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $97,471.06 Date 02/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMADIFE, PASCHAL C Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $97,470.29 Date 05/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, ROBERT W, JR Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $97,469.14 Date 10/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JOHN J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $97,468.99 Date 10/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, MARIA F Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $97,468.76 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEFFERT, DAVID S Employer name Orange County Amount $97,468.75 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEAR, WESLEY C Employer name Broome County Amount $97,467.67 Date 12/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODWARD, JOHN J, JR Employer name Schenectady County Amount $97,467.06 Date 02/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLAR, RUSSELL S Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $97,466.79 Date 01/24/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASLI, RAYMOND, JR Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $97,466.53 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MASTROTOTARO, JOHANNA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,466.48 Date 07/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, JOHN V Employer name Village of Croton-On-Hudson Amount $97,466.47 Date 10/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRANGELO, PATRICIA F Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $97,466.26 Date 06/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENZIE, QUINZELL R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $97,464.40 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIENNEAU, JAMES D Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $97,464.38 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDENIK-CARMEL, CAROL Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $97,462.89 Date 11/20/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALI, COSIMO Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $97,462.77 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, JAMES R Employer name City of Oswego Amount $97,462.57 Date 05/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOORE, TERESA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $97,461.20 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTICOLO, ALYSSA L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $97,460.82 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGAN, PATRICE B Employer name Oneida County Amount $97,459.81 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLINO, MAUREEN Employer name Putnam Valley CSD Amount $97,458.47 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORIN, MARK A Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $97,457.75 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System