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 BEALS, KENNETH T Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $95,864.48 Date 01/31/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, JAMES M Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $95,862.62 Date 07/12/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, LUCILLE B Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $95,862.59 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANARD, PAUL R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $95,862.31 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, DEBORAH A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $95,861.96 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, BRADLEY J Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $95,861.35 Date 01/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EWING, TYESHA M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $95,861.25 Date 11/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, WILLIAM P Employer name City of White Plains Amount $95,861.20 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIESY, JONATHAN C Employer name Monroe County Amount $95,860.77 Date 12/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATON, EDWARD J Employer name Town of Greece Amount $95,860.34 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WYMANSTOLL, MICHELLE N Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $95,859.67 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZENFELD, TATYANA Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $95,859.67 Date 09/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLS, STANLEY R, II Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $95,859.00 Date 01/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOVACH, JULIE ILANA Employer name Office of General Services Amount $95,858.37 Date 06/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, ROBERT A Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $95,856.64 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, TOD O Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $95,856.58 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERZEL, ANDREW L, JR Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $95,856.31 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMOND, JAMES R Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $95,856.08 Date 02/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOXLEY, KENNETH A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $95,856.02 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARP, JONATHAN S Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $95,856.02 Date 08/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTTLER, BRIAN R Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $95,856.02 Date 07/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, JAMES C Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $95,856.02 Date 12/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LECOMB, JUDITH C Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $95,856.02 Date 11/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIELE, MICHAEL D Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $95,856.02 Date 09/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, DAVID W Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $95,856.02 Date 11/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAEGLOW, THERESA N Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $95,856.02 Date 11/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYETTE, SUE A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $95,856.02 Date 11/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADIGAN, ANNE Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $95,856.02 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROY, TIMOTHY E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $95,856.02 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOSBURGH, EILLEEN M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $95,856.02 Date 10/31/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEY, GEORGE E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $95,856.02 Date 11/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DINA M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $95,856.02 Date 06/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLTELLI, JOHN Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $95,855.98 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABERCROMBIE, BARRY Employer name Village of Great Neck Amount $95,855.73 Date 06/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGERSON, BRIAN S Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $95,855.52 Date 04/25/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCHSTADT, MARSHA A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $95,855.20 Date 03/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSDICK, JEFFREY A Employer name Wayne County Amount $95,854.37 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELEMEN, GREGORY A Employer name Village of Goshen Amount $95,853.95 Date 03/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLISS, RICHARD S Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $95,853.49 Date 02/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFIELD, JONATHAN J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $95,851.63 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYER, ERICKA LYN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $95,849.57 Date 11/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORENZO, ANTHONY Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $95,848.70 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, GERALD Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $95,847.92 Date 01/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, MICHAEL D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $95,846.42 Date 07/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUDDY, ALLEN S Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $95,846.38 Date 05/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, LAURIE J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $95,846.12 Date 06/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'ROURKE, JONATHAN J Employer name Pub Employment Relations Bd Amount $95,845.03 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARK, HUIJU Employer name Cornell University Amount $95,844.78 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIM, DANIEL Employer name Division of State Police Amount $95,844.57 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREGORY, DERYL L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $95,844.28 Date 08/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERENA, HILDA Y Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $95,844.09 Date 02/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDEN DOOREN, JOHN W Employer name Orange County Amount $95,842.70 Date 08/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTIN, ROSENMARIE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $95,842.54 Date 08/06/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, CHRISTINA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $95,842.30 Date 01/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, MICHAEL E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $95,842.30 Date 11/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALISE, PETER F Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $95,841.90 Date 05/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIS, DENIS J, JR Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $95,841.31 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUREWITZ, DAVID M Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,841.18 Date 06/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOUBERT, LINDA C Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,841.18 Date 10/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, DEBORAH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,841.18 Date 09/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVOIE, ANNE MARIE E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $95,840.70 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, STEPHEN T Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $95,840.20 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, ARNOLD E Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $95,840.17 Date 01/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANTICA, SUZANNE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $95,839.06 Date 10/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWAN, EDMUND W Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $95,839.01 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AWAD, WAEL K Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $95,838.59 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMAK, JENNIFER Employer name Education Department Amount $95,838.37 Date 09/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOITIA, RODNEY E Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $95,837.60 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUDA, ROBERT G Employer name City of White Plains Amount $95,836.67 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWEFF, JULES Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $95,836.67 Date 09/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PIERRO, JOHANNA Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $95,836.51 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAPIRO, SEAN J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $95,836.28 Date 03/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, CHARLTON H Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $95,836.00 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSTAWA, THOMAS R Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $95,834.21 Date 02/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ADAM J Employer name Town of Somers Amount $95,831.82 Date 02/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, MILOXSSI Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $95,831.02 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAISER, ERNEST N Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $95,830.79 Date 08/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSS, WALTER W Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $95,830.71 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIOCCHI, CAROL Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $95,829.08 Date 06/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CRESCENZO, LISA M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $95,828.23 Date 07/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HARA, GERARD J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $95,827.44 Date 06/09/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODWARD, STEPHEN M Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $95,827.23 Date 10/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUWIRTH, JOHN P Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $95,827.23 Date 08/19/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, DONALD M Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $95,827.23 Date 11/10/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENSON, TIMOTHY M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $95,826.74 Date 09/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOWELL, WILLIAM E Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $95,825.78 Date 03/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HONG, CHRISTY H Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $95,822.31 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINCAID, JOHN A Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $95,821.94 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAYNE, JOSEPH W Employer name Rockland County Amount $95,821.01 Date 08/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEURER, JOSEPHINE E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $95,820.99 Date 12/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZIARZ, PRZEMYSLAW C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $95,819.80 Date 04/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, RAFAEL Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $95,819.56 Date 04/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS- YATCO, ALMA A Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $95,819.48 Date 03/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALMONESE, JOSEPH M Employer name Greenlawn Water District Amount $95,819.21 Date 07/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATHAWAY, BRADLEY Employer name Village of Lake Placid Amount $95,819.20 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, TARA C Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $95,819.10 Date 11/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, MATTHEW B Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $95,818.41 Date 10/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEARITT, DARREN R Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $95,818.26 Date 01/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TREMANTE, CHRISTINA N Employer name Schenectady County Amount $95,817.89 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERELLI, PHILLIP M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $95,817.86 Date 02/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System