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 WHITEBREAD, ERIC D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,496.04 Date 01/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMBLEY, BRYAN R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $96,495.81 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLIVER, JAMES N Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $96,495.75 Date 06/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORRENTO, LINDA M Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $96,495.39 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, GARY S Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $96,494.96 Date 02/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRAY, ANN L Employer name Department of Health Amount $96,494.40 Date 02/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBKOWIAK, PAUL L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $96,494.02 Date 12/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC NABB, LIAM M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $96,493.78 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURNIA, PATRICK J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $96,493.60 Date 08/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORO, JILLA Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $96,492.98 Date 06/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUGE, CAROL H Employer name Education Department Amount $96,492.96 Date 12/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACIFICO, MICHAEL J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $96,492.96 Date 01/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABLER, KOLBY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $96,492.32 Date 02/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, BRIAN C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $96,492.10 Date 08/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, WILLIAM Employer name Westchester County Amount $96,491.93 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, MARK M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $96,491.90 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUEVAS, DAVID Employer name Suffolk County Amount $96,490.70 Date 06/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAYER, MARK D Employer name Cortland County Amount $96,490.41 Date 01/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARANJO, DENNIS M Employer name City of Troy Amount $96,489.96 Date 02/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AIELLO, JOSEPH A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $96,489.70 Date 11/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEHAN, JASON Employer name Town of Montgomery Amount $96,489.16 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAULFIELD, EILEEN M Employer name Smithtown Spec Library Dist Amount $96,489.12 Date 03/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEEGER, JOSEPH L Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $96,488.78 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZORANA, JOSEPH P Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $96,488.72 Date 12/09/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOULIHAN, AMY V Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $96,488.18 Date 09/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, DAVID P, JR Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $96,487.57 Date 06/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREMBLEY, ROBERT J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,487.02 Date 12/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVAK, RONALD F Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $96,486.15 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRAGUE, DANIELLE R Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $96,485.68 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, FARAH N Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $96,485.58 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, KIM Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $96,485.08 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, DEVIN J Employer name City of Albany Amount $96,484.92 Date 07/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LANIER, KESHA E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $96,484.18 Date 02/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDBERG, RAYNA Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $96,483.82 Date 11/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOURNOY, WILLIAM M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $96,483.58 Date 05/31/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFEIL, RONALD P Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $96,482.76 Date 06/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEDKA, WILLIAM R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $96,481.16 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FUSCO, LINA M Employer name Village of Lawrence Amount $96,480.82 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, LAUREN FRANCES Employer name Division of State Police Amount $96,480.71 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARSH, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Town of North Greenbush Amount $96,480.59 Date 06/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITE, AARON S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $96,479.50 Date 12/16/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROE, JACQUELINE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $96,479.26 Date 04/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHREYS, BRIAN J Employer name Department of Law Amount $96,479.03 Date 04/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, EVERET D, JR Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $96,478.87 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAYN, TREVOR G Employer name Town of Greece Amount $96,478.86 Date 03/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUSHEY, BRADLEY Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $96,478.29 Date 08/29/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, THOMAS M Employer name Education Department Amount $96,478.10 Date 01/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNGER, MICHAEL J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $96,476.56 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CANNON-PIROZZI, TERRI L Employer name Broome County Amount $96,476.42 Date 06/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GAHAN, JOSEPH M Employer name Nassau County Amount $96,476.39 Date 04/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TULLEY, WILLIAM L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $96,475.28 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARINO, MATTHEW P Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $96,475.04 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, CATHERINE Employer name Nassau County Amount $96,474.61 Date 07/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARION, KEVIN G Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $96,474.50 Date 08/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALEWSKI, VIVIAN M Employer name North Bellmore Public Library Amount $96,473.95 Date 02/01/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYWOOD, ROBERT L Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $96,473.77 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUNICKI, LINDA A Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $96,473.48 Date 11/08/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, TYRONE Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $96,472.21 Date 10/06/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRAW, ANDREA L Employer name Ontario County Amount $96,471.05 Date 08/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, PATRICK T Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $96,470.89 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUSSER, BENJAMIN Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $96,470.38 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, RINO Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $96,470.30 Date 08/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIRVENT, JOSEPH A Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $96,470.27 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEE, CHARMAINE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $96,470.08 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCORMICK, TARA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $96,469.03 Date 11/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ALICIA R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $96,467.86 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JAMES, TERRY T Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $96,467.58 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TULLY, JOHN G Employer name Putnam County Amount $96,467.37 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, RANDY S Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $96,466.79 Date 10/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BORGESE, ANGELO Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $96,466.74 Date 10/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, PATRICIA Y Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $96,466.73 Date 04/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, RICHARD I Employer name City of White Plains Amount $96,466.69 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUPID, NYASHA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $96,466.49 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLEN, MARY BETH Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $96,465.98 Date 08/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTROWSKI, SANDRA J Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $96,465.60 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLENON, DEBORAH L Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $96,465.58 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GJOKAJ, TONY T Employer name City of White Plains Amount $96,465.17 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRAUSE, TIMOTHY J, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $96,464.24 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COOK, MARY J Employer name Rochester School For Deaf Amount $96,462.79 Date 07/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUSTINE, PRETTY SANJOY Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $96,462.33 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMIETLASZ, MICHELE H Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $96,462.08 Date 05/07/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOTT, DAWN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $96,461.90 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $96,461.19 Date 06/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLE-STEELE, LINDA D Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $96,460.15 Date 05/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISK, TIMOTHY J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $96,460.10 Date 03/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOUGH, ANDRE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $96,459.56 Date 04/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALADIN, BEATRICE Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $96,459.16 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, JAMES G Employer name Ridge Road Fire District Amount $96,459.07 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILL, KENRICK S Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $96,456.51 Date 12/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, NANCY B Employer name Department of Health Amount $96,456.45 Date 08/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGIN, RAYMOND T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $96,452.91 Date 01/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIENS, SANDRA L Employer name Westchester County Amount $96,452.81 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VINCENZO, GUY Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $96,452.29 Date 03/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULL, ARAN C Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $96,452.02 Date 10/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MULGRAVE, DELPHIS C Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $96,451.52 Date 05/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEATON, SARA JO M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $96,450.99 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SWANEKAMP, KENNETH J Employer name Erie County Amount $96,450.20 Date 11/27/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AQUILINA, THERESE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $96,450.19 Date 07/07/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLTMAN, HARRY J Employer name City of Kingston Amount $96,449.36 Date 10/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GATCH, RONALD E Employer name City of Watertown Amount $96,448.26 Date 10/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System