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 NOON, JAMES R Employer name City of Utica Amount $94,939.72 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARTER, STEPHEN E Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $94,939.36 Date 03/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, WILLIAM A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $94,938.34 Date 09/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, GEORGE A Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $94,938.34 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Nassau County Amount $94,937.87 Date 04/19/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIDMER, MARY Employer name Rockland County Amount $94,937.13 Date 01/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISHTEY, WALLACE S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $94,937.04 Date 10/10/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADRID, ROSA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $94,936.00 Date 07/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMO, GERALD F Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $94,935.91 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTRESCA-COHEN, NICOLE M Employer name Court of Claims Amount $94,935.80 Date 01/17/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOAN, SUSANNE P Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $94,935.80 Date 05/31/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORNT, PATRICK R Employer name City of Troy Amount $94,935.19 Date 08/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, FRANK P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $94,934.60 Date 11/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDIE, ROBERT A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $94,934.60 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOUSIGNANT, STEPHEN A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $94,933.80 Date 12/19/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARAMIE, ROBERT P, JR Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $94,932.85 Date 02/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMERER, FREDERICK W Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $94,932.49 Date 12/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARGROVE, KAREN A Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $94,932.07 Date 07/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, STEPHEN C Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $94,931.49 Date 05/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $94,930.92 Date 01/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BORN, RICHARD M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $94,930.77 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PROVOST, GAIL N Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $94,930.67 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARACENO, LANCE Employer name Division of State Police Amount $94,928.94 Date 07/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POTTER, JEFFREY M Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $94,928.20 Date 09/09/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMINICK, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $94,927.90 Date 09/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VIENS, ABIGAIL M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $94,927.90 Date 06/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NGO, COLUMBUS Y Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $94,927.61 Date 05/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OZINEGBE, FOLASHADE O Employer name Department of Health Amount $94,927.54 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFMANN, ERIK C Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $94,926.14 Date 02/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILBER, STEPHEN Employer name Chemung County Amount $94,925.87 Date 05/19/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HONG, CHRISTY H Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $94,925.79 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDY, KEVIN J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $94,925.61 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHENOT, PAUL A Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $94,924.90 Date 11/15/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMS YORK, BELINDA E Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $94,924.55 Date 08/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPLES, MATTHEW F Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $94,924.15 Date 05/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURO, DANIEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $94,923.60 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KULBABA, KATHLEEN Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $94,923.10 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, SUSAN K Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $94,922.94 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGAR, JEFFERY M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $94,922.84 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INFANTI, DAVID J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $94,922.38 Date 06/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMES, JONATHAN M Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $94,921.16 Date 07/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMFORT, JEREMY M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $94,920.86 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, TERRY L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $94,920.74 Date 06/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOURNIA, KATHLEEN Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $94,920.73 Date 11/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMANTAY, REMEDIOS P Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $94,920.66 Date 05/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAHL, PETER U Employer name Jericho Water District Amount $94,920.57 Date 01/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGDON, JOSEPH M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $94,920.08 Date 05/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, JAMES P Employer name Nassau County Amount $94,920.01 Date 05/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMOL, GARY Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $94,919.56 Date 12/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, JOHN C, JR Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $94,919.31 Date 10/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRISKEL, RENEE A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $94,918.96 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHIBALD, SYLVIA Employer name Wyandanch UFSD Amount $94,918.76 Date 06/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, DANIEL P Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $94,918.31 Date 01/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PUNTER, TYRA Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $94,917.18 Date 04/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, TIFFANY A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $94,917.11 Date 03/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMID, LISA GALLO Employer name Nassau County Amount $94,916.75 Date 07/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOULTON, DAVID J Employer name Ontario County Amount $94,916.55 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI DONATO, JONATHAN R Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $94,916.51 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHETKO, EBONY N Employer name City of Rochester Amount $94,916.28 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWER, MARIANN Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $94,915.74 Date 08/14/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, DAVID J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $94,915.74 Date 04/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOLLINGER, PATRICIA E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $94,915.74 Date 04/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, TYRONE Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $94,915.54 Date 10/06/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLINGER, JOSEPH G Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $94,914.85 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, OBED Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $94,914.65 Date 07/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADIER, CHARLES O Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $94,913.78 Date 08/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, JOHN J Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $94,913.48 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOFFAT, JASON R Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $94,913.29 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAFFNEY, THERESA E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $94,912.31 Date 10/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEE, HOPE A Employer name Freeport Memorial Library Amount $94,912.11 Date 06/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AURELIEN, PAUL Employer name Westchester County Amount $94,912.04 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROY, JANICE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $94,911.71 Date 10/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, STANLEY Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $94,911.28 Date 11/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, THOMAS J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $94,910.07 Date 05/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEMMINELLA, KAREN A Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $94,909.78 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, MICHAEL S Employer name Nassau County Amount $94,908.54 Date 11/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUSTIG, ISOBEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $94,908.54 Date 10/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLUSZKA, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $94,908.29 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NESTOR, MADELYN C Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $94,907.09 Date 09/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEHOE, JILL D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $94,906.73 Date 10/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWINT, ARTHUR A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $94,906.64 Date 01/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDGAR, GREGORY R Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $94,905.53 Date 07/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLISON, CASSANDRA Employer name Education Department Amount $94,905.29 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSANO, JEREMY K Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $94,904.91 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, TIMOTHY P Employer name Monroe County Amount $94,904.59 Date 01/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWERTFEGER, JEFFREY A Employer name Monroe County Amount $94,904.53 Date 06/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EISENMAN, CAROL L Employer name Monroe County Amount $94,904.52 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVADOR, CHRISTINE Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $94,904.39 Date 11/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILLINGHAST, CRAIG A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $94,903.89 Date 10/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKWOOD, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Baldwinsville Amount $94,903.56 Date 12/20/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIELE, LAWRENCE O Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $94,903.28 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELGADO, ROLANDO Employer name City of Rochester Amount $94,902.59 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEBER, LEA A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $94,902.39 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, STUART E Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $94,902.34 Date 07/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, ELLEN B Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $94,902.34 Date 04/29/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUU, HUN-JUE Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $94,902.34 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARKEY, CATHY LANGER Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $94,902.34 Date 01/17/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREAGH, MARY MARINO Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $94,902.34 Date 03/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIGOTT, LENNOX W Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $94,902.34 Date 09/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKETT, GREG J Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $94,902.34 Date 02/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System