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 CROCKER, DENNIS F Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $97,838.25 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BECKER, JUDY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $97,838.00 Date 08/03/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, DAVID R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $97,835.99 Date 08/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURIEN, SARAMMA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $97,835.58 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILDER FIRESTONE, LAURIE B Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $97,835.40 Date 02/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JAMES B Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $97,834.80 Date 09/19/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEGAN, JENNIFER M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $97,834.08 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, SCOTT M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $97,833.99 Date 02/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALEY, ROBERT P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $97,833.98 Date 06/17/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAQUETTE, MARY BETH Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $97,833.98 Date 07/15/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITECAVAGE, JOSHUA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,833.96 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURO, ROSANNA Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,832.28 Date 02/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MEGIN L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,832.14 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALKER, MONICA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,831.73 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA ROCK, JAMES T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,831.70 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFFER, PAUL J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $97,831.14 Date 09/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEMPHILL, OLIVER, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $97,830.75 Date 09/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAREEB, NADIA Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $97,830.73 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PYJAS, JENNIFER L Employer name Erie County Amount $97,829.97 Date 12/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, TYRONE Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $97,829.05 Date 10/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABRIEL, DANIEL A Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $97,829.00 Date 05/25/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIESLEY, JEFFREY L Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $97,828.49 Date 02/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AMATUEGWU, EMMANUEL Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $97,827.85 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEN, ETHEL LYNN M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $97,827.81 Date 02/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, CARL J Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $97,827.39 Date 01/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, CURTIS L Employer name Great Neck Park District Amount $97,827.31 Date 10/31/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, HUGO R Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $97,827.29 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, MICHAEL M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $97,827.06 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YOUNG, JOSEPH W Employer name Westchester County Amount $97,826.82 Date 12/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, WILLIAM T, IV Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $97,825.97 Date 12/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLY, GORDON T Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $97,825.89 Date 02/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGES, THOMAS A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $97,823.60 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRUM, SAMRONG Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $97,822.89 Date 11/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERWILLIGER, ARTHUR S Employer name Village of Cornwall Amount $97,821.59 Date 07/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTIN, WENDY A Employer name Erie County Amount $97,820.88 Date 03/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMPONIO, LORA Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $97,819.27 Date 06/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDENBURGH, BRYAN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,817.55 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARISI, NICHOLAS J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $97,816.26 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, ROWLAND A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $97,816.26 Date 05/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, JOSEPH M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $97,815.37 Date 01/04/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENN, JOHN C Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $97,814.22 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRALES, LUIS A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $97,813.67 Date 05/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIS, BRIAN W Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $97,813.07 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEHEN, JAMES M Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $97,812.61 Date 07/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOTTA, THOMAS D Employer name No Westchester Joint Water Works Amount $97,812.19 Date 07/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YSAGUIRRE-KELMAN, CAROLA, MS Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $97,809.13 Date 12/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, ROBERT M Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $97,808.48 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEE, ELDELYN B Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $97,808.32 Date 04/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAHAN, RONALD Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,807.94 Date 10/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRANTE, GARY Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $97,807.42 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLITIER, JOHN M Employer name Monroe County Amount $97,807.25 Date 05/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, MICHAEL E Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $97,806.88 Date 03/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWABLER, ROBERT Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,806.85 Date 01/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NANEY, THOMAS R Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $97,805.50 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE COTEAU, ANN MARIE E Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $97,803.81 Date 03/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN BARHOLD, MARIE Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $97,803.75 Date 09/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, KEITH Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $97,802.38 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, SEAN R Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $97,802.35 Date 06/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, ROBERT A, JR Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $97,802.04 Date 06/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ROSE M Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $97,801.83 Date 06/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, R DENNIS Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $97,801.41 Date 06/26/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, WILLIAM J Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $97,798.74 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARSON, DONALD A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,798.60 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAZIER, JEFFREY M Employer name Lagrange Fire District Amount $97,798.48 Date 08/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEUGEBAUER, GREG A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $97,798.38 Date 07/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORAN, MICHAEL Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $97,797.72 Date 05/20/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHNING, JEREMY R Employer name Erie County Amount $97,797.65 Date 02/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKACZYN, PATRICIA M Employer name Orange County Amount $97,797.08 Date 02/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, SHEILA A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $97,795.45 Date 03/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAING, CORINNE F Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $97,795.29 Date 01/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, ESTEBAN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $97,795.08 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAGOTTA, TONI M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,795.02 Date 10/22/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRIGHTON, ROBERT M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,794.61 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POKALSKY, SUSAN M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $97,794.04 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDER, BRIAN E Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $97,792.97 Date 02/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIBELLA, AMANDA L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $97,792.16 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ARTHUR A, JR Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $97,792.08 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGLIESE, KATHERINE T Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $97,791.95 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICK, SUSAN G Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $97,791.94 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IACOVINO, FRANK J Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $97,791.61 Date 04/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARZILLO, MICHAEL P Employer name Dutchess County Amount $97,791.56 Date 10/15/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBIO, ANNA M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $97,791.26 Date 02/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERRIGO, JOHN J, III Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $97,788.83 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, ANGELA J Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $97,787.82 Date 04/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIDGES, SUSAN A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $97,786.66 Date 02/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROCCO, VINCENT Employer name Nassau County Bridge Authority Amount $97,785.74 Date 07/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOURNOY, WILLIAM M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $97,785.05 Date 05/31/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTOLI, CAROLE M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $97,784.96 Date 12/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GILLAN, JOHN J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $97,784.47 Date 01/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANIOJE, MARIE G Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $97,784.36 Date 07/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACZYNSKY, LAUREN, MS Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $97,784.25 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, LAUREL Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $97,783.48 Date 07/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, E PAUL Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $97,783.47 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAFFNEY, DANIEL Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $97,782.85 Date 08/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEIFOWICZ, ABE Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $97,782.51 Date 09/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BRADLEY G Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $97,782.31 Date 01/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, JEFFREY D Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $97,782.29 Date 07/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOTARFONZO, KATHIE E Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $97,779.79 Date 04/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAULEY, TERENCE P Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $97,778.30 Date 08/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUNSKER, HARRY P Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $97,777.99 Date 01/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System