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 LAVERY, MICHAEL E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $96,021.19 Date 06/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSANO, JEFFREY R Employer name Westchester County Amount $96,020.44 Date 05/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNERS, RICHARD W Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $96,019.50 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARELLA, ANGELINA Employer name Nassau County Amount $96,019.29 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBLAS, MARIE E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $96,018.00 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, EDWARD, JR Employer name No Hempstead Sol Wst Mgmt Auth Amount $96,017.11 Date 12/24/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUER, MICHAEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $96,016.61 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIANELLO, LAURA A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $96,016.47 Date 02/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASO, DENNIS W, II Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $96,016.22 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKAFOR, BEATRICE N Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $96,016.17 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, BRADLEY C Employer name Village of Fredonia Amount $96,014.16 Date 05/06/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'MALLEY, PAUL T Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $96,013.90 Date 05/26/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIGERMAN, LINDSEY N Employer name Division of State Police Amount $96,013.46 Date 05/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOODMAN, FRED L Employer name Schenectady County Amount $96,013.38 Date 11/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERS, DEVON A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $96,012.80 Date 04/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON-HUNT, ELAINE D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $96,012.80 Date 04/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, MADELINE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $96,012.75 Date 09/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELOCCI, MARIANN Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $96,012.56 Date 05/27/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSSKOPF, ANDREW C Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $96,012.55 Date 03/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIALE, SUSAN M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $96,010.81 Date 12/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUZZI, MICHAEL Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $96,010.23 Date 09/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOOLEY, THOMAS J, II Employer name City of White Plains Amount $96,009.46 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRANNIGAN, MICHAEL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $96,008.29 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, GERARD R Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $96,008.16 Date 03/06/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUVERT, PIERRE A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $96,007.40 Date 07/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHERSON, DAVID P Employer name Town of Hempstead Housing Auth Amount $96,007.07 Date 04/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOWSKI, ROBERT M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $96,006.90 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNERY, PETER J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $96,006.90 Date 01/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICH, MICHAEL D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $96,006.90 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, ERIK T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $96,006.90 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ILLING, GLENN D Employer name Department of Health Amount $96,006.90 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEPOWSKI, MARINA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $96,006.90 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUCHA, ROBERT K Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $96,006.90 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGITT, PAUL J, JR Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $96,006.90 Date 11/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESY, RAOUL A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $96,006.90 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORTON, RICHARD H Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $96,006.90 Date 06/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAQUE, MD FAZLUL Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $96,006.90 Date 06/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNILL, TIMOTHY W Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $96,006.90 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDESCO, GAETANO M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $96,006.90 Date 10/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATTS, BETH E Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $96,006.90 Date 08/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWRAMEE, HAKIM G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $96,006.90 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALAPECK, SCOTT A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $96,006.90 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FETTERMAN, MARVIN D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $96,006.90 Date 01/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, KIM M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $96,006.90 Date 07/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODIGIE, DANIEL O Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $96,006.90 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, VALERIE Employer name White Plains Housing Authority Amount $96,006.62 Date 08/23/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, JOHNNY D Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $96,003.86 Date 05/20/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAS, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Briarcliff Manor Amount $96,002.43 Date 12/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAVEZ, EVA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $96,001.77 Date 04/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, BIEN C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $96,001.29 Date 02/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DASHEFSKY, NANCY Employer name Westchester County Amount $96,001.22 Date 01/21/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, CHARLES E Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $96,001.17 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI TOMASSO, STEPHEN A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $96,000.06 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, JULIE C Employer name Education Department Amount $96,000.00 Date 12/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARGNESI, DAWN M Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $96,000.00 Date 04/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPHS, JACQUELINE C Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $95,999.80 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOE, MARK R Employer name Department of Health Amount $95,998.57 Date 01/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULCASTRO, DANIELLE Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $95,998.43 Date 12/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGOVE, JON D Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $95,998.18 Date 01/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVAN, MYRNA G Employer name Department of Health Amount $95,996.09 Date 11/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIMERLE, SEAN T Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $95,996.05 Date 03/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, ANN MARIE Employer name Department of Health Amount $95,993.64 Date 11/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISCH, RACHAEL E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $95,993.55 Date 08/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILITO, RALPH J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $95,992.30 Date 10/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANZ, THOMAS J Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $95,990.38 Date 01/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE OLIVERIA, KRYSTAL A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $95,990.38 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, NEVILLE E Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $95,989.33 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, KELLY-ANN Employer name Rockland County Amount $95,989.03 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, AMY C Employer name Erie County Amount $95,987.58 Date 12/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, MARK M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $95,986.89 Date 12/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INEZ, SOCORRO C Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $95,986.59 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULZ, CAMERON B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $95,986.43 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, FELICIA E Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $95,986.26 Date 10/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUYERS, WILLIAM T Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $95,985.91 Date 07/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, FRANK H, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $95,985.80 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PANNULLO, ANTHONY P Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $95,985.09 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, BENJAMIN J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $95,984.18 Date 09/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HRIM, THOMAS M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $95,984.03 Date 02/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIGAJ, SANDRA J Employer name Department of Law Amount $95,981.93 Date 05/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTGOMERY, TRACY A Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,980.60 Date 10/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASA, ROBERT W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $95,980.33 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHERTY, SEAN Employer name City of Utica Amount $95,980.02 Date 10/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PUGLIESE, ROBERT M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $95,979.86 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTAGLIOLA, PAUL V Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $95,978.12 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACCIOTTI, ARDUINO A Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $95,977.31 Date 07/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, STEVEN R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $95,976.77 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEPPNER, ANGELIQUE Y Employer name Division of State Police Amount $95,975.97 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEATING, VANESSA M Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $95,975.75 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOCK, DONNA L Employer name Fire Island UFSD Amount $95,975.38 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGBARD, MICHAEL E Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $95,975.36 Date 05/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NIELSEN, GEORGE C Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $95,975.16 Date 05/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, THOMAS P Employer name Huntington Manor Fire District Amount $95,974.66 Date 01/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, MICHELLE D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $95,974.47 Date 10/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHOU, WEN-YU Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $95,974.46 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, ROBERT T Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $95,973.24 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CERRONE, ANTHONY P Employer name Dev Auth of North Country Amount $95,972.45 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENSON, THOMAS J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $95,971.85 Date 02/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GARVEY, KEVIN J Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $95,971.49 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, RONALD V Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $95,970.92 Date 11/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGANDO, NELSON Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $95,970.61 Date 07/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System