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 HOLLIDAY, PAUL W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $96,551.59 Date 12/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, KRISTEN A Employer name Office NYS Inspector General Amount $96,551.35 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESCETTI, JAMES, JR Employer name Office NYS Inspector General Amount $96,551.35 Date 10/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARTH, PATRICIA J Employer name Office of Indigent Legal Serv Amount $96,551.35 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, PETER J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $96,551.35 Date 01/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOFFITT, PHILLIP D Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $96,549.62 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIOLO, NICHOLAS D Employer name Monroe County Amount $96,548.38 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAKE, JOSEPH C Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $96,548.30 Date 07/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAFFNEY, DAVID P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $96,548.02 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SZUCS, JOHN D Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $96,547.62 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, MARLENE K Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $96,546.26 Date 12/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERUBIN, CYNTHIA A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $96,545.82 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTHERLAND, MICHAEL S Employer name Putnam County Amount $96,545.03 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOEREAU, MARIE M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $96,544.22 Date 06/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANARESE, CLARE A Employer name Manhasset Lakeville Water Dist Amount $96,544.19 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, JULIE Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $96,543.11 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULLEY, JAMES D Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $96,542.96 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGES, THOMAS A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $96,542.24 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERKINS, SHANE T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $96,542.21 Date 06/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIRTA, BRIAN R Employer name Belgrave Water Poll Control Dist Amount $96,542.16 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DACEY, LEO T Employer name City of Elmira Amount $96,541.89 Date 08/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YAGER, PAUL R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,541.53 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KUNE, DAVID D Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $96,541.51 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKNER, BLAKE A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $96,539.29 Date 07/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDE, JOSE A Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $96,539.29 Date 10/28/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAXENA, MAYUR P Employer name Department of Law Amount $96,537.78 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC AULIFFE, JEFFREY M Employer name Niagara County Amount $96,537.77 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDY, NICHOLAS R, IV Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $96,537.63 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AMEND, DANIEL L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $96,536.69 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODGE, VINCENT J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $96,536.48 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, RAUL Employer name New York Public Library Amount $96,536.00 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIELING, DANIEL A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $96,535.81 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAY, JOCELYN N Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $96,535.77 Date 09/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIDEL, PATRICK G Employer name Niagara County Amount $96,535.22 Date 03/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUCKS, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $96,534.31 Date 02/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMALLEY, CHRYSA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $96,534.30 Date 04/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, MICHAEL R Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $96,534.28 Date 07/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, WESLEY J Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $96,533.88 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREVAL, CARLINE Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $96,533.82 Date 09/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, GINGER Employer name Southold UFSD Amount $96,533.54 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANTZLER, DONNA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $96,532.50 Date 11/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALCOTT, DAVID W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $96,532.28 Date 09/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PTAK, MICHAEL J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $96,531.98 Date 03/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, JOHN A Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $96,530.68 Date 01/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURRAGE, JESSICA S Employer name Department of Health Amount $96,530.03 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLIPANI, FRANK B Employer name Putnam County Amount $96,529.97 Date 07/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, MATTHEW R Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $96,529.21 Date 01/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STAFFORD, DOUGLAS M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $96,528.68 Date 03/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCPHERSON, ROSEMARIE E Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $96,528.67 Date 12/22/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANNON, ROBERT A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $96,528.43 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASSO, NANCY D Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $96,528.13 Date 05/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWORKIN, DANIEL P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $96,527.92 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HURTAULT, LILIAN A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $96,527.91 Date 04/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, YIWEI Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,527.38 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCKWATER, PAUL F Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $96,526.15 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANKEY, PETER M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $96,525.97 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLE, LAURINE A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $96,525.78 Date 12/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIBOR, WAYNE S Employer name Erie County Amount $96,525.59 Date 06/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, ROBERT D Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $96,523.56 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, RAFAEL Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $96,523.25 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOTH, LASZLO C Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $96,522.92 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, JOHN A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $96,521.75 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURGITTROYD, JANET Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $96,520.06 Date 09/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, SHENTELLE D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $96,519.67 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYFIELD-BOZA, THERESA P Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $96,519.56 Date 03/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, JAMES M Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $96,517.92 Date 09/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DESCH, KEVIN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,517.65 Date 02/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JOEL N Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $96,516.69 Date 08/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KNAPP, ROBERT L Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $96,515.99 Date 11/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, ELLEN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $96,515.80 Date 11/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALEY, MAUREEN A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $96,515.44 Date 01/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPPLEMAN, LINDA S Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $96,514.96 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SQUICCIARINI, JAMES A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $96,513.90 Date 12/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, SANDRA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $96,513.57 Date 06/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONACCHI, ALDO, JR Employer name City of Oswego Amount $96,513.52 Date 01/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENGIS, JOSHUA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $96,513.10 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, MICHAEL P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $96,512.60 Date 06/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONROE, LEROY F Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $96,512.11 Date 03/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSO, JAMES J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $96,511.97 Date 02/02/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANSON, PATRICK J Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $96,511.02 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIUPAK, GREGORY L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $96,510.64 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, PATRICIA A Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $96,510.41 Date 05/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILCHREST, LYNN E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $96,510.00 Date 06/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENDRUM, JACQUELINE M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $96,508.93 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLASSAI, ROBERT S Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $96,508.54 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, LENORA B Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $96,507.97 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBERT, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $96,507.47 Date 04/25/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURILLA, GREGORY S Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $96,506.73 Date 01/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSTNER, JASON D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $96,504.06 Date 02/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, KIM N Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $96,502.36 Date 01/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYCZKO, JOSEPH Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $96,502.21 Date 01/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANSUETO, PHILIP M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $96,501.69 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, SHARON L Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $96,501.27 Date 11/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, CLAUDIO A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $96,500.93 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASAS, ROSALIA A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $96,500.80 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCKDALE, STEVEN T Employer name Warren County Amount $96,498.68 Date 10/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE WALD, RENEE L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $96,498.38 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADKINS, GARY B Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $96,497.45 Date 04/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, SATHI D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,496.46 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMMAROTA, FERDINANDO Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,496.04 Date 05/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System