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 SZYCHOWSKI, ADAM Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $95,268.02 Date 05/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, MICHAEL J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $95,267.74 Date 12/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, MEGHAN Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $95,266.40 Date 10/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIAO, PHANESSIA HUI YI Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $95,266.25 Date 04/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREISS, ROBERT Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $95,265.88 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAENZ, JO ANN M Employer name Orange County Amount $95,265.55 Date 06/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, KENNETH C Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $95,265.29 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALLARO, ANGELA J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $95,264.95 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, BRENDA K FREEMAN Employer name Westchester County Amount $95,264.34 Date 08/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOWDON, THOMAS E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $95,264.03 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RYAN, PATRICIA A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $95,263.88 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEXTON, JOHN S Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $95,263.39 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSHANS, KYLE D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $95,262.99 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLMAN, SEAN M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $95,262.78 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CLARENCE C Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $95,262.12 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEANE, JOHN P Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $95,261.72 Date 04/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUYNH, ERIC C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $95,260.80 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONTELEONE, DIANE C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $95,260.72 Date 05/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, WILLIAM A Employer name Orange County Amount $95,259.76 Date 04/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLON, KATHLEEN F Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $95,258.98 Date 06/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, TONY, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $95,258.96 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOERFFEL, GENE W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $95,258.93 Date 10/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, MICHAEL P Employer name City of Albany Amount $95,258.12 Date 08/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOYCE, SARAH E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $95,257.71 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYLAND, ARLEEN Employer name City of Rochester Amount $95,257.71 Date 06/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, SYLVIA Employer name City of Rochester Amount $95,257.71 Date 06/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICKLE, STEVEN J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $95,257.71 Date 04/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, THOMAS J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $95,257.71 Date 08/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, MICHAEL R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $95,257.71 Date 04/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD-MC MANUS, KATHLEEN Employer name City of Rochester Amount $95,257.71 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBOIS, JOSHUA Employer name Division of State Police Amount $95,257.23 Date 12/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALMER, PATRICK J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $95,256.91 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VIVIANO, DANIEL A Employer name Cornell University Amount $95,256.78 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOONEY, ROBERT J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $95,255.43 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERNSTEIN, PHILIP E Employer name Department of Health Amount $95,254.73 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARNS, JAMES K Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $95,254.59 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANDWILL, LISA M Employer name Seaford UFSD Amount $95,254.21 Date 02/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, CHRISTINE Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $95,254.11 Date 06/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTYRE, JUDITH F Employer name Hutchings Childrens Services Amount $95,253.26 Date 02/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMART, JAMES E Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $95,253.20 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, BHANUPRAKASH M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $95,252.76 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANZALONE, PATRICIA K Employer name Office For Technology Amount $95,252.42 Date 12/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZIG, CYNTHIA LYNN Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $95,248.79 Date 12/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBERT, DAVID E Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $95,248.78 Date 10/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINSON-SPEARMAN, LARAINE C Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $95,248.78 Date 03/24/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, KARLA J Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $95,248.78 Date 02/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLEJO, MARILYN J Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $95,248.78 Date 12/27/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCUE, LAURENCE A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $95,248.78 Date 06/30/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEODORU, NICOLAS D Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $95,248.78 Date 04/16/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, CAROL AMIRA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $95,248.78 Date 12/29/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCLEOD, STEPHEN Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $95,248.78 Date 05/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIACCA, ANN Employer name South Beach Childrens Serv Amount $95,248.78 Date 10/24/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARINGI, GUY Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $95,248.78 Date 09/12/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRATHWAITE, JANET M Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $95,248.78 Date 10/19/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIGAN, MICHAEL Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $95,248.78 Date 04/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECTON, RANDOLPH B Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $95,248.78 Date 05/19/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, ANALIESE M Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $95,248.78 Date 07/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIANI, STEVEN J Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $95,248.78 Date 05/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHFORD, ROBERT L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $95,248.77 Date 06/25/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, MARTHA S Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $95,248.77 Date 02/24/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCH-ELYSEE, FRANCINA Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $95,248.77 Date 03/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIERA, JUAN M Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $95,248.55 Date 10/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMAKALA, ALEX J Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $95,248.52 Date 06/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBLE, KAREN B Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $95,248.51 Date 04/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZELLA, DAVID Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $95,247.83 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SODA, DONALD J, JR Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $95,247.80 Date 06/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOGIELNICKA, JOLANTA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $95,247.73 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULLOTTA, ANTHONY D Employer name Westchester County Amount $95,247.70 Date 08/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, MICHAEL B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $95,247.68 Date 07/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALERO, ANA E Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $95,247.54 Date 11/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBINO, RICHARD P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $95,247.54 Date 08/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEANE, ROBERT B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $95,247.54 Date 08/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARZOLI, ELAINE M Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $95,247.54 Date 12/19/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, FRANCES A Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $95,247.54 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDLANDER, SUSAN L Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $95,247.54 Date 06/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMENGO, BENEDICT O Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $95,247.54 Date 09/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESAGNO, JOHN F Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $95,247.54 Date 10/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGAN, PATRICIA M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $95,247.54 Date 09/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DACOSTA, IAN Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $95,247.44 Date 01/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAN, TIFFANY M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $95,247.40 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONWAY, TIMOTHY R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $95,247.04 Date 03/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEHRIG, BRYAN J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $95,246.49 Date 05/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CYREK, ADAM P, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $95,245.30 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DIANA K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $95,244.50 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE MEO, STEVEN M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $95,244.21 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUESON, CAROLYN M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $95,244.21 Date 08/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVIUS, TIMOTHY Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $95,244.21 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, WILLIAM Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $95,244.21 Date 04/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDI, CARMINE, III Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $95,244.21 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAWLEY, JEAN M Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $95,244.21 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANETTI, LOUIS A Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $95,244.21 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ROSA, VINCENT A Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $95,244.21 Date 02/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANDRIG, RONALD Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $95,244.21 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, WANDA Y Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $95,244.21 Date 04/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELENDEZ, DAISY L Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $95,244.21 Date 12/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIHALTSES, EVANGELOS Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $95,244.21 Date 12/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, BARRY R Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $95,244.21 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBATE, JO ANN Employer name NYC Judges Amount $95,244.21 Date 02/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, MICHAEL S Employer name NYC Judges Amount $95,244.21 Date 06/27/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, EMANUEL D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $95,244.11 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System