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 THOMPSON, ALAN P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,392.88 Date 07/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRARD, DENNIS P Employer name State Bd of Elections Amount $96,392.88 Date 08/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITCOMB, CHRISTINE L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $96,392.88 Date 04/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEHAN, RANA M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $96,392.88 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSKOWITZ, STEVEN N Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $96,392.88 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, ERIN E Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $96,392.45 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DELANEY, MATTHEW R Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $96,391.99 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNSTEIN, ELIZABETH F Employer name Rockland County Amount $96,391.70 Date 10/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEPEDA, LAURA J Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $96,390.95 Date 08/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONTAINE, RONALD M, JR Employer name Town of New Hartford Amount $96,390.52 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HALL, KENNETH R, JR Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $96,390.01 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLEJO, NORMAN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $96,389.78 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'GORMAN, JOSEPH M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $96,389.50 Date 01/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HANSEN, ROSS A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $96,388.77 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANGLIN, KARA L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $96,388.74 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA PLANTE, BRUCE J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $96,388.22 Date 07/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARLING, CATHERINE R Employer name Columbia County Amount $96,386.77 Date 05/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, GREGORY J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $96,386.44 Date 07/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN HEEMSTEDE OBELT, VERONICA Employer name Putnam County Amount $96,385.81 Date 06/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, BRIAN P Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $96,385.19 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNELLA, JOSEPH M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $96,384.36 Date 05/25/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALTABIANO, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $96,383.95 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUSICK, JOHN T Employer name Rockland County Amount $96,383.40 Date 11/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSKA, EDWARD J Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $96,383.01 Date 05/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINER, WENDY F Employer name Dutchess County Amount $96,382.83 Date 09/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UVINO, ANTHONY J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $96,382.83 Date 02/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, MARK R Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $96,382.36 Date 07/05/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MORSLYN M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $96,381.75 Date 03/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, VERONICA A Employer name Pleasantville UFSD Amount $96,381.51 Date 11/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOECHNER, CATHERINE M Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $96,381.13 Date 06/13/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOBBIO, FERNANDO S Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $96,380.40 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ESPOSITO, TIMOTHY R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $96,379.54 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLCOMB, BRADLEY T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $96,378.87 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUBINO, ALESSANDRO A Employer name Nassau County Amount $96,378.87 Date 01/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA-GILLESPIE, SIOBHAN H Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $96,378.45 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EULER, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $96,378.16 Date 01/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEIRNE, EILEEN M Employer name Waterfront Commis of NY Harbor Amount $96,376.81 Date 07/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, DEREK J Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $96,376.56 Date 01/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEAHL, RICKY J Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $96,374.89 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENGLER, BRIAN M Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $96,374.40 Date 08/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, JAMES J, III Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $96,374.07 Date 12/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIBDEAU, LYNNE M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $96,373.07 Date 06/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYKES, TODD W Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $96,371.26 Date 09/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONIE, LARRY M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $96,371.18 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, ANGELA Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $96,370.97 Date 07/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMITRAN, MARIUS D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $96,370.61 Date 11/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI VIGNI, LISA Employer name Town of Blooming Grove Amount $96,369.99 Date 03/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REILLY, JOHN J Employer name Orange County Amount $96,369.91 Date 09/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEARY, DANIEL S. Employer name City of Rochester Amount $96,369.77 Date 04/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, ROBERT Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $96,369.23 Date 04/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, JEFFREY D Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $96,368.88 Date 07/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOWACKI, DALE S Employer name Nassau County Amount $96,368.18 Date 07/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, CARMELO Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $96,366.48 Date 02/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUEDKO, LARISSA Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $96,366.13 Date 02/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, DEBORAH A Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $96,366.04 Date 07/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKLETT, NANCY A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $96,365.63 Date 01/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, NOEL Employer name Division of State Police Amount $96,365.62 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUBE, JASON D Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $96,365.29 Date 01/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAPEZZA, FRANK Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $96,365.26 Date 01/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, RICHARD Employer name Westchester County Amount $96,364.34 Date 09/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUCK, LINDA A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $96,364.21 Date 05/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTWICK, RANDALL L Employer name Allegany County Amount $96,362.30 Date 06/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGERTY, DAWN M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $96,360.93 Date 05/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLBROOK, JAY D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $96,360.41 Date 06/23/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, MICHAEL J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $96,360.38 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIDOR, MARK C Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $96,360.38 Date 01/25/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHANTE, IRIS E Employer name Department of Health Amount $96,359.84 Date 01/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILLEY, JEFFREY M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $96,359.58 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, KIM A Employer name Nassau County Amount $96,358.47 Date 07/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NALBONE, JENNIFER S Employer name Department of Law Amount $96,358.27 Date 03/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, JASON M Employer name Westchester County Amount $96,358.17 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSTON, ASHLEY N Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $96,357.99 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIELLO, TERESA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $96,357.90 Date 04/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROWERS, MAXINE F Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $96,357.10 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, KEVIN R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $96,356.95 Date 01/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRANK, NATHAN L Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $96,356.27 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TORRES, LIZETTE Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $96,356.18 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORKIN, BARBARA J Employer name Ulster County Amount $96,355.95 Date 02/01/1964 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ, CARLOS G Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $96,355.88 Date 10/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZSIMONS, MARYANNE Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $96,355.84 Date 09/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OOMMEN, LYJU Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $96,355.69 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODMAN, IVY L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $96,354.54 Date 12/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHELL, BRIAN S Employer name Niagara County Amount $96,354.49 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NYE, KEVIN D Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $96,354.45 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRANTES, RONALD J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $96,353.41 Date 03/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUSTER, SOFYA Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $96,353.18 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, TONI S Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $96,352.66 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, FENG Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $96,350.87 Date 10/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHLER, JENNIFER C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $96,350.50 Date 10/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAIN, BRUCE W Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $96,350.46 Date 09/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDER, JOSEPH F Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $96,350.35 Date 08/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, LORNE D Employer name Sullivan County Amount $96,349.09 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANCER, ROBIN J Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $96,348.45 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, RONALD E Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $96,348.15 Date 01/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MASTERSON, MICHAEL S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $96,348.00 Date 10/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLWELL, KATHLEEN J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $96,347.56 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BATE, LISA M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $96,346.97 Date 07/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRACK, RICHARD A Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $96,346.71 Date 06/28/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIS, STACY L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $96,346.45 Date 08/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RENWRICK, DEBORAH L Employer name Nassau County Amount $96,344.35 Date 09/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System