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 DUGAN, JEFFERY F Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $95,739.16 Date 11/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCIDI, SHARON M Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,739.10 Date 09/10/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISA, MARY Employer name Department of Health Amount $95,738.87 Date 08/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAYNG, DAVID M Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $95,738.03 Date 01/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAZARD, CHRISTINE A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $95,737.87 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINCOCK, DANIEL P Employer name City of Elmira Amount $95,737.86 Date 01/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TERRELL, DAWN M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $95,737.84 Date 03/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STIGI, ERNEST C Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $95,737.41 Date 04/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SGRO, MICHAEL K Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $95,736.79 Date 07/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name READ, DEO W, III Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $95,735.80 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBINSON-COQ, WENDY E Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $95,735.73 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMER, KRISTIAN D Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $95,735.59 Date 06/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $95,735.42 Date 09/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, KEITH B, JR Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $95,734.36 Date 07/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AMODEO, PATRICK J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $95,734.32 Date 10/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBELLAN, MARK D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $95,733.67 Date 01/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUTHER, MARY BETH Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $95,732.80 Date 04/26/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMBERBATCH, DESIREE A Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $95,732.51 Date 03/27/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAKEMAN, ROBERT L Employer name Town of Lewisboro Amount $95,731.15 Date 02/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TACEA, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Franklin County Amount $95,730.58 Date 11/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACINO, MICHAEL P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $95,729.97 Date 12/06/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTHERLAND, TIMOTHY M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $95,729.73 Date 09/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VRIDHACHALAM, SASIKALA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $95,729.36 Date 09/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURUVILLA, ANIL Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $95,728.29 Date 01/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKARD, MICHELLE M Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $95,728.23 Date 06/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TELESCA, ALEXANDRA L Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,727.81 Date 03/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCCHETTI, JOSEPH C Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $95,727.71 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARROW, DIANE A Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $95,727.53 Date 03/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, RICHARD A Employer name Erie County Amount $95,727.43 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JAMES I Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $95,727.15 Date 03/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKASZ, DWIGHT Employer name Mt Sinai UFSD Amount $95,725.92 Date 02/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORA, LOUIS J Employer name Village of Malverne Amount $95,725.25 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS-LEE, THERESE Employer name Dutchess County Amount $95,724.65 Date 02/21/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUEYE, EL HADJI I Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $95,724.37 Date 02/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGERMAN, JOHN L Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $95,724.29 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, JAY Employer name Village of Newark Amount $95,724.24 Date 09/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ERICKSON, KATHLEEN M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $95,723.77 Date 03/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDOLPH, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Gates Amount $95,723.63 Date 03/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAWYER, ROSEMARY Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $95,723.32 Date 06/16/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, CHAD M Employer name Albany County Amount $95,722.10 Date 12/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNEY, ALLAN R Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $95,721.56 Date 01/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALU, GEISHA M Employer name Orange County Amount $95,721.54 Date 11/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, CHRISTINE E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $95,721.43 Date 11/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, ROSETTA Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $95,721.05 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKEY, PETER C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $95,720.39 Date 05/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPRINGSTEAD, ROBERT J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $95,720.00 Date 07/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, KEVIN M Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $95,718.21 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRACE, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $95,718.10 Date 03/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCHWORTER, ANDREW J Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $95,716.56 Date 01/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOWLER, LAURA L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $95,715.49 Date 12/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMPTER, HORACE Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $95,715.35 Date 01/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGLE, JOHN P Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $95,714.96 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTINGHAM, PHILLIP C Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $95,713.80 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANSARI, BRIAN Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $95,713.34 Date 10/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TULLO, GAYLE L Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $95,712.34 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGGOTT, PATRICK P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $95,711.83 Date 08/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WARREN, SUANITA L Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $95,710.72 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINN, SCOTT M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $95,710.59 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIKELL, RONALD A Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $95,710.39 Date 07/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKENZIE, ASHLEY L Employer name Town of Greece Amount $95,710.31 Date 02/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALLAN, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name Port Washington Water Poll Dist Amount $95,709.85 Date 04/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONAHAN, JOSEPH J Employer name Village of Fairport Amount $95,709.83 Date 10/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIAS, JOHN C Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $95,708.64 Date 09/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JASUR, ANGELA M Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $95,708.16 Date 07/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLODZINSKI, THOMAS M Employer name Village of East Rockaway Amount $95,708.07 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, LUCILLE A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $95,707.23 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLANO, MICHELLE Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $95,704.43 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CETTA, LISA A Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $95,702.07 Date 06/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWLEY, STEPHEN J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $95,701.83 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURKE, MICHAEL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $95,699.50 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, KATHLEEN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $95,698.15 Date 03/08/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREHL, JUDY L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $95,698.06 Date 10/13/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HARE, JAMES P Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $95,697.54 Date 01/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLINO, MARY F Employer name East Rockaway UFSD Amount $95,696.45 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANSO, DINA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $95,696.43 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELD, PAUL G Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $95,696.29 Date 05/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NASTA, NICHOLAS P Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $95,696.10 Date 01/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARRONE, ANTHONY M Employer name Town of Rotterdam Amount $95,695.54 Date 01/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAVIN, SHANNON Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $95,694.46 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LOUGHLIN, KATHERINE Employer name Westchester County Amount $95,694.42 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATTS, KEVIN M Employer name Town of Hyde Park Amount $95,694.19 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CIESLA, THOMAS D Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $95,693.55 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SCOTT L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $95,692.89 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSNER, MONTE S Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $95,690.99 Date 10/16/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $95,688.66 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITTERER, KAREN A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $95,688.27 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, DAVID A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $95,688.05 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENBERG, DANA W Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $95,688.01 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROFF, BARBARA C Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $95,688.01 Date 09/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASUBONTENG, JULIUS Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $95,686.89 Date 07/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRETT, CALVIN M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $95,685.72 Date 03/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUDUL, MICHAEL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $95,685.67 Date 12/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ADAMO-WEINSTEIN, LISA C Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $95,684.51 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UHL, PAULA M Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $95,683.26 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLBACK, JOHN R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $95,683.18 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, JOLLY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $95,682.85 Date 04/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGNUSZEWSKI, GREGORY S Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $95,682.45 Date 02/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINEAU, DENISE Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $95,681.85 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKINS, MARCUS E Employer name Village of Solvay Amount $95,681.48 Date 10/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, PATRICIA L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $95,681.25 Date 12/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System