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 WOODRUFF, STEPHEN R Employer name Livingston County Amount $95,569.09 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEBRON, JAIME, JR Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $95,568.11 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, LAURA L Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $95,567.40 Date 04/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, DAVID G Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $95,565.44 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, JENNIFER L Employer name Department of Health Amount $95,564.04 Date 02/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIELDS, COREY B Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $95,563.83 Date 07/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCIORTINO, AJA E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $95,563.71 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPE, BRENDAN L Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $95,563.44 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GENAO, GEORGE Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $95,562.93 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, THERESA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $95,562.62 Date 05/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JADOTTE, MAYBELLE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $95,562.00 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODGE, BRENT G Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $95,561.80 Date 05/14/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEELER, PAUL J, JR Employer name Columbia County Amount $95,560.18 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, JOHN M Employer name City of Albany Amount $95,560.18 Date 08/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VILLARRUBIA, WILFREDO V Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $95,560.06 Date 05/22/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISANI, JOSEPH A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $95,559.92 Date 01/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLICKINGER, KIMBERLY E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $95,559.29 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERICKS, PATRICK C, JR Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $95,558.35 Date 02/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEIS, MICHAEL Y Employer name Greenlawn Fire District Amount $95,558.15 Date 08/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSICO, DOROTHY M Employer name Department of Health Amount $95,557.72 Date 08/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, DAWN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $95,557.60 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEBZDA, EDWARD A Employer name Westchester County Amount $95,557.02 Date 03/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, COLLEEN Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,556.98 Date 10/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALOY, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $95,556.20 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUSUF, A T M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $95,555.30 Date 02/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, SIOBHAN M Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $95,555.03 Date 07/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINGSTON, KATHLEEN D Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $95,555.03 Date 02/04/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, KENNETH J Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $95,554.54 Date 02/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSA, RICHARD V Employer name Waterfront Commis of NY Harbor Amount $95,553.80 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLAIR, LINDSEY N Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $95,553.11 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINLAN, JANINE M Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $95,552.25 Date 03/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, CRAIG S Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $95,551.43 Date 05/18/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSE, KAREN S Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,551.30 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALAMARI, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Village of Rye Brook Amount $95,550.92 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SALEM, GEORGE L, JR Employer name Dutchess County Amount $95,550.70 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, LAURA Employer name Department of Health Amount $95,549.97 Date 05/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTTMAN, ROSS J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $95,549.68 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGHTON, ROBERT M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $95,549.43 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARCIA, DAVID M, JR Employer name City of White Plains Amount $95,548.87 Date 01/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROOKS, JEREMAIH F Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $95,547.75 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIDKIN, SCOTT C Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $95,546.58 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOR, JOHN F Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $95,546.44 Date 09/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAINERI, DAVID R Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $95,546.11 Date 07/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTLE, JOHN F Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $95,544.95 Date 05/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORPE, GAIL P Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $95,544.55 Date 06/13/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGEN, EDWARD F Employer name City of Utica Amount $95,544.29 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CACCIAPUOTI, JOHN M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $95,543.74 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSI, MICHELE L Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $95,542.68 Date 03/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDDLETON, ROBERT F Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $95,541.50 Date 08/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KALLAUR, PETER Employer name Oneida County Amount $95,541.02 Date 12/11/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRYNE, CHRISTIANE C Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $95,540.55 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLENDER, VARON L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $95,539.80 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, CARLOS A Employer name Westchester County Amount $95,538.81 Date 09/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALOY, MIRIAM Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $95,538.55 Date 01/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ESAU R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $95,537.40 Date 05/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, SHANNON B Employer name Putnam County Amount $95,537.14 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONCE, JOHN A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $95,535.79 Date 02/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, STEVEN P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $95,535.77 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE LA CRUZ, OIHA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $95,534.80 Date 04/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, DEBRA D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $95,534.24 Date 03/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, ERIC C Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $95,534.20 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, PERRY Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $95,533.87 Date 03/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOISELLE, AMANDA K Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $95,533.36 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUTI, HEATHER A Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $95,532.93 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHRADER, KEVIN L Employer name City of Lockport Amount $95,532.38 Date 06/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEE, ELIZABETH A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $95,532.22 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIEBER, HARRY L Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $95,530.70 Date 07/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSSO, MARY ELLEN Employer name East Meadow Public Library Amount $95,529.27 Date 01/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVARALI, MARIANNA Employer name Rockland County Amount $95,528.86 Date 05/28/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSS, THERESA M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $95,527.60 Date 02/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILDA, SOLOMON S Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $95,527.38 Date 04/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, DEREK R Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $95,526.52 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEVENTO, SCOTT Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $95,524.40 Date 03/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARTMAN, GRETCHEN M Employer name Orange County Amount $95,524.25 Date 02/22/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBS, MICHAEL S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $95,524.15 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON-LOFFLER, CRYSTAL M Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $95,523.91 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARACINO, ANTHONY P Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $95,523.73 Date 03/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOJARSKI, DEBRA A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $95,523.15 Date 01/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, ANTHONY T Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $95,523.13 Date 04/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN SICKLE, KURT C Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $95,522.68 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, JAMES S Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $95,521.18 Date 01/08/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEPIS, ANTHONY D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $95,520.13 Date 06/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIS, APRIL D Employer name Department of Health Amount $95,519.98 Date 08/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EADES, GEORGE Employer name Franklin Co Solid Waste Mgt Au Amount $95,519.98 Date 03/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POFF, GEORGE F, III Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $95,519.79 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKASZEWSKI, RAYMOND T Employer name City of Kingston Amount $95,519.75 Date 04/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TUMBARELLO, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $95,519.40 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIDDENS, BRENDA E Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,519.37 Date 04/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, ALFREDO J Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $95,517.28 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARMON, MOLLY C Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $95,516.92 Date 06/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, KEISHONTA D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $95,514.37 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYMAN, ZENA S Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $95,514.05 Date 12/29/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIEN-AIME, GREGORY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $95,514.00 Date 02/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDFUS, JEROME A Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $95,513.25 Date 06/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOY, MATT R Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $95,513.16 Date 04/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SWAN, CHARLES L Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $95,513.00 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STODDARD, SCOTT M Employer name Town of Plattsburgh Amount $95,512.76 Date 02/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVERAS, FRANCISCO Employer name Village of Monticello Amount $95,511.50 Date 07/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MIRANDA, JOANNE Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $95,511.03 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARPENA, BRIAN J Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $95,510.07 Date 01/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System