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 WECERA, EDWARD S Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $97,083.93 Date 01/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROACH, LASHONDRA M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $97,083.76 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, COLLEEN Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $97,083.59 Date 09/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, AMANDA J Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $97,082.69 Date 03/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARVEY, LISA M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $97,081.27 Date 09/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNER, MITCHELL Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $97,080.92 Date 11/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERTONIO, PAUL R Employer name Jericho Water District Amount $97,080.43 Date 06/27/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, BARBARA L Employer name NYS School Bd Association Amount $97,080.33 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, KARIN T Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $97,079.38 Date 02/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, ROBERT P Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,078.25 Date 08/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURAUD, ALICIA Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $97,077.70 Date 08/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUNDS, CATHERINE R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,077.33 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, CHERYL D Employer name Broome County Amount $97,076.97 Date 11/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNSTADT, HANS R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $97,076.85 Date 09/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, JILL N Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $97,076.13 Date 05/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALBOT, YASMIN K Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $97,075.42 Date 08/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, GLENN R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $97,074.99 Date 09/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENNA, JAMES J Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,074.62 Date 08/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, KEVIN Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,073.27 Date 03/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WU, YUN Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $97,073.23 Date 08/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EIDELMAN, JEFFREY Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $97,073.08 Date 05/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCZEN, LANCE S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,070.66 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GROSSMAN, DEBORA M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $97,069.55 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERVEN, MICHAEL D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $97,068.74 Date 08/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICK, DAVID A Employer name Lake George Park Commission Amount $97,068.31 Date 01/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAW, MARK J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $97,066.30 Date 06/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLT, SUZANNE Employer name Ulster County Amount $97,066.24 Date 01/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, RICKY L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,066.06 Date 06/22/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, LOUISE L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $97,065.79 Date 02/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUO, JUNTAO Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $97,065.65 Date 05/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ANCY N Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $97,065.44 Date 07/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARZAFAVA, MICHAEL L Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $97,064.24 Date 07/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYCKMAN, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $97,064.01 Date 01/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAUSCHER, RICHARD J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,063.74 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETTIT, CHRISTINE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $97,063.28 Date 10/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDY, KEVIN J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $97,063.00 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUCK, RAYMOND W Employer name Ontario County Amount $97,062.94 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIELAK, KAREN J Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $97,062.13 Date 08/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIS, KENNETH M Employer name Monroe County Amount $97,061.93 Date 11/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERS, CAVETTE A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $97,059.95 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, FRANCISCO Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $97,059.74 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASTBACKA, WILLIAM G Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,059.19 Date 01/06/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINA, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $97,058.89 Date 07/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, BRET A Employer name City of Troy Amount $97,057.84 Date 03/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNIATECKI, DAVID Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $97,057.64 Date 03/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRZAN-WILLIAMS, LORETTA Employer name Monroe County Amount $97,057.03 Date 10/30/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVITT, THOMAS J Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $97,057.02 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, SCOTT E Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $97,055.81 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINDES, RICHARD D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,055.46 Date 04/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSEN, DANIEL K Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $97,055.22 Date 07/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, KATHLEEN H Employer name NY School For The Deaf Amount $97,054.59 Date 03/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTA, RUSSELL Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 30 Amount $97,054.28 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, ERIC M Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $97,052.42 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, WILLIAM K Employer name Rockland County Amount $97,052.19 Date 11/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADIER, CHARLES O Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $97,052.18 Date 08/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWLEY, DOUGLAS J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $97,050.36 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, MAUREEN K Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $97,049.82 Date 08/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROULLIER, PAUL G Employer name City of Rensselaer Amount $97,049.40 Date 08/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOTWICA, THOMAS M Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $97,048.98 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOELGER, DIANE H Employer name Department of Health Amount $97,048.74 Date 04/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, CHANA Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $97,048.49 Date 03/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, JAMES Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,048.39 Date 03/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARINO, RICK Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $97,046.87 Date 06/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVERSON, MARYBETH Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $97,045.89 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDRON-HODGE, LISSETTE V Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $97,045.48 Date 11/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMUDEZ, CHRISTOPHER Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $97,045.28 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALOVERA, SUSANA G Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $97,044.62 Date 04/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAAP, PATRICIA M Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $97,044.26 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITRE, TAMI H Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $97,043.15 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EIFFE, DAVID D Employer name City of Fulton Amount $97,042.67 Date 03/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAIN, ROSA BELLA R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $97,042.65 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANTS, ISAIAH N Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $97,042.40 Date 11/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILDS, CHRISTOPHER T J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,040.37 Date 08/31/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NICHY, JON W Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $97,039.72 Date 11/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUNAS, JUAN J Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $97,039.33 Date 03/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTER, BEVERLY S Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $97,037.67 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFFSOHN, MARGUERITE A Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $97,037.11 Date 07/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHTA, RASHMIKANT D Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $97,036.89 Date 06/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANSHAW, HAROLD E Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $97,036.89 Date 04/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SASSE, WALTER J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $97,036.86 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTANZO, DOMINICK A Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $97,036.19 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERBEN, LAWRENCE M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,035.16 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETRAROI, JOSEPH F Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $97,035.10 Date 06/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, CELIA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $97,034.59 Date 09/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDMAN, DONALD J Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $97,033.33 Date 02/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JACKSON, STEPHEN W Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $97,033.24 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMJANEC, PETER Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $97,032.36 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $97,031.20 Date 10/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CODISPOTI, TIMOTHY Employer name Westchester County Amount $97,029.79 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTANZO, NATALE Employer name Westchester County Amount $97,029.49 Date 04/03/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARENA, MATTHEW Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $97,028.40 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, ROCCO Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $97,027.81 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, JOHN Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $97,027.80 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, RONALD J Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $97,026.47 Date 07/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWAROZEK, JOSHUA J Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $97,026.32 Date 03/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, SHEILA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $97,026.13 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, KENNETH C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $97,025.00 Date 12/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPELLI, EMIL J Employer name Erie County Amount $97,024.53 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANSTON, KENNETH J Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $97,024.14 Date 10/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROMMIE, TIMOTHY J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $97,023.77 Date 11/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System