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 MC CARTHY, KEVIN M Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $97,397.11 Date 06/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUESINBERRY, PAULA R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $97,396.56 Date 11/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFFER, GREGORY J Employer name Ontario County Amount $97,396.14 Date 03/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTIS, MATTHEW J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,396.00 Date 03/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLEAN, KATHLEEN M Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $97,394.48 Date 03/15/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBACH, THOMAS E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $97,394.11 Date 12/06/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLE, GARY Employer name Lewis County Amount $97,393.53 Date 06/30/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUSTO, ROSEMARIE Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $97,393.08 Date 07/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIM, GREGORY P Employer name City of White Plains Amount $97,392.64 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OBERTEAN, HOPE S Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $97,392.48 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIRICOLO, GERARD Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $97,392.41 Date 02/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, FRANK K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,392.38 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBSON, STEPHEN H Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $97,391.98 Date 02/21/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICHERMAN, ANDREW Employer name Onondaga County Amount $97,391.08 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKAHEN, MARTIN C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $97,391.08 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENOVA, DANIEL C Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $97,391.04 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, JOHN J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $97,390.49 Date 07/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLISE, BRIAN E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $97,389.78 Date 02/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, NATASHA T Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $97,389.18 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUSCHER, DANIEL R Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $97,387.81 Date 01/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CURLEY, CLAUDE A Employer name Department of Health Amount $97,387.69 Date 01/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEON, NICHOLAS J Employer name Clinton County Amount $97,386.55 Date 01/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GAUGH, RUTH S Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $97,385.54 Date 11/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDEN, ANNE Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $97,385.54 Date 05/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSQUERA, MICHAEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,385.08 Date 05/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUSE-MALONE, BRENDA Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $97,384.82 Date 06/20/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALADINO, THERESA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,384.64 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALPERN, MATTHEW W Employer name Office of Indigent Legal Serv Amount $97,384.63 Date 04/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON, ANGELA O Employer name Office of Indigent Legal Serv Amount $97,384.63 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIERNAN, THERESA A Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $97,384.50 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Department of Health Amount $97,384.32 Date 03/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, DENNIS M Employer name Ulster County Amount $97,384.08 Date 05/23/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, TODD C Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $97,384.03 Date 05/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRELL, KATHLEEN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,382.15 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SUGHRIM, BRIAN B Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $97,380.62 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, THOMAS A, III Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,380.50 Date 03/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEKELSKY, ROBERT Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $97,380.48 Date 10/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULIK, JOSEPH M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $97,380.46 Date 10/11/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, MARY E Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $97,380.37 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOCTEUR, AARON L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $97,380.16 Date 12/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC HUGH, PATRICK M Employer name Cold Spring Harbor CSD Amount $97,379.99 Date 03/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EINHIPLE, THOMAS E, SR Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $97,379.93 Date 03/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEERATTAN, DEOKIE D Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $97,379.90 Date 07/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOTARO, CATHI-ANNE Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $97,379.13 Date 06/05/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLBROOK, SCOTT M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $97,379.13 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIRD, JASON C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $97,378.65 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARDOLINO, JILL Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $97,378.60 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMME, CHRIS D Employer name Department of Health Amount $97,377.23 Date 02/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, PATRICK J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $97,376.92 Date 02/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOB, AERTHEDATHU E Employer name Office of General Services Amount $97,376.92 Date 09/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGNONE, MARK DANIEL Employer name Office of General Services Amount $97,376.92 Date 09/12/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROBRIDGE, BRUCE C Employer name Office of General Services Amount $97,376.92 Date 04/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALAM, SYED N Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,376.92 Date 12/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMANN, L A MARK Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,376.92 Date 04/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEILBY, IAN A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,376.92 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDELL, R DANIEL Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,376.92 Date 08/31/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINSKO, DANIEL S Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,376.92 Date 01/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUDEN, ERICA B Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,376.92 Date 07/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, KEVIN D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,376.92 Date 08/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PIETRO, MICHAEL J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,376.92 Date 07/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYBER, JEFFREY L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,376.92 Date 08/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELTER, THOMAS A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,376.92 Date 03/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMERY, MICHAEL R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,376.92 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDELL, DEBORAH L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,376.92 Date 11/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASPER, DAVID J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,376.92 Date 09/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDRIDGE, LORRAINE A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,376.92 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOURIGAN, BRIAN V Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,376.92 Date 02/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEENAN, DYLAN T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,376.92 Date 03/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUMAR, ASEEM Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,376.92 Date 03/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA DUKE, GIL H Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,376.92 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC CABE, MICHAEL D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,376.92 Date 09/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALSAN, STEPHEN G Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,376.92 Date 06/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNES, CHRISTOPHER F, III Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,376.92 Date 12/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHAL, JEFF Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,376.92 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAY, GLENN M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,376.92 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERMITT-WISE, ERIC Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,376.92 Date 03/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GARRY, KEVIN P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,376.92 Date 04/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PHERSON, GARY J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,376.92 Date 03/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCLEAN, MICHAEL P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,376.92 Date 01/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILIANI, MICHAEL F Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,376.92 Date 05/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOMBERGER, GEORGE F Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,376.92 Date 12/02/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULVEY, RUSSELL B Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,376.92 Date 03/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWKIRK, KENNETH A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,376.92 Date 12/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, KEVIN Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,376.92 Date 03/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, MARYANNE Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,376.92 Date 10/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLEGRINI, EDWARD Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,376.92 Date 03/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUNIER, DENISE Y Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,376.92 Date 12/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, BRIAN R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,376.92 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, BRADFORD D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,376.92 Date 06/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, WILLIAM J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,376.92 Date 09/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMYTHE, WILLIAM H Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,376.92 Date 11/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOWERS, FRANK Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,376.92 Date 02/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYMON, JAMES D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,376.92 Date 04/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMP, DAVID A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,376.92 Date 03/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITFIELD, CYNTHIA A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,376.92 Date 06/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, KEVIN J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,376.92 Date 01/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUCHNIEWICZ, JAMES E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,376.92 Date 10/10/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, DENNIS M Employer name Education Department Amount $97,376.92 Date 12/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTBROOK, DANIEL J Employer name Education Department Amount $97,376.92 Date 12/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, KAREN A Employer name Department of Health Amount $97,376.92 Date 09/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System