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 BUTLER, SHAWN I Employer name City of Auburn Amount $94,970.94 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, CHRISTINA M Employer name Education Department Amount $94,970.64 Date 02/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMARISTA, PERPETUA D Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $94,970.39 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINGSTON, RICHARD J Employer name Wyoming County Amount $94,969.92 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMOND, JOHN M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $94,968.47 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFREY, RICHARD L Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $94,967.62 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAVALONE, KENNETH L Employer name Brighton Fire Dist Amount $94,967.61 Date 07/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WATSON, SAUDAAH N Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $94,966.35 Date 09/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, ERIC D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $94,964.03 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALTER, JOHN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $94,963.90 Date 01/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KYLES, RAY A Employer name Department of Law Amount $94,962.57 Date 04/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, VICTOR M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $94,962.53 Date 02/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKLI, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $94,962.07 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUCKS, CHERYL A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $94,961.80 Date 10/09/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOL, T ANDREW Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $94,961.79 Date 09/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEARINGIN, ELIZABETH L Employer name Lewis County Amount $94,961.19 Date 03/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUY, LINDA S Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $94,960.40 Date 08/06/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, SHELDON B Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $94,959.36 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARBECK, DENISE Employer name Sachem Public Library Amount $94,958.70 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ROMANZO O, III Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $94,957.06 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOTH, JOHN P Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $94,955.63 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLE, PEGGY A Employer name Putnam County Amount $94,954.71 Date 07/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, DAVID P Employer name Broome County Amount $94,953.12 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEISLER, KIMBERLY A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $94,953.03 Date 01/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARKEY, JILL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $94,952.63 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBISON, MARY ELIZABETH Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $94,952.00 Date 08/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALKNER, LUCAS JOHN Employer name City of Rochester Amount $94,951.72 Date 10/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZANGHI, MARIE R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $94,951.68 Date 11/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEAN, JAMIE L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $94,951.63 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORT, THOMAS J, JR Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $94,951.55 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMBERBATCH, TYRONE S Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $94,951.22 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, LINDSAY A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $94,951.11 Date 08/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTAMURO, TARA L Employer name City of White Plains Amount $94,950.57 Date 01/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAROCQUE, NANCY LEE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $94,950.56 Date 10/20/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORENZA, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $94,949.95 Date 08/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCARI, KAITLYN N Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $94,949.89 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOUTIDIS, ANGELIKA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $94,949.46 Date 01/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGRAM, MARGARET D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $94,948.72 Date 03/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, TANYA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $94,948.40 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURIA, MARK A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $94,946.65 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASPROWICZ, JOSHUA M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $94,946.30 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, SONYA Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $94,945.41 Date 03/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVERAS, DOREEN Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $94,945.41 Date 04/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOLLEY, RICHARD H Employer name Onondaga County Amount $94,943.62 Date 01/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGSTROM, GERALD A, JR Employer name Office For Technology Amount $94,943.34 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, MICHAEL D Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $94,942.78 Date 06/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGUIT SALONGA, JOHANNA L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $94,941.90 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBEAU, MATTHEW C Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $94,941.44 Date 04/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ELKA, MARY C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $94,941.33 Date 11/23/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKE, CHARLES P Employer name Dutchess County Amount $94,941.23 Date 05/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARGARET R Employer name Rockland County Amount $94,941.13 Date 06/15/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MATTHEW J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $94,940.87 Date 12/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIKE, TIMOTHY R Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $94,940.60 Date 03/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALEY, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name Westchester County Amount $94,940.25 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERONEK, SHARON Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $94,939.96 Date 08/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRER, MARY E Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $94,939.60 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOEPPLER, MICHAEL G Employer name Office For Technology Amount $94,938.74 Date 08/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONACCI, WILLIAM Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $94,938.67 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARRON, JAMES T Employer name Elmont Fire District Amount $94,938.19 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGLER, TIMOTHY J Employer name Village of Liberty Amount $94,937.55 Date 08/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHATZGER, STEPHEN L Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $94,936.93 Date 11/25/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERS, MELISSA M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $94,936.13 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNNELL, KIRBY J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $94,934.80 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTBROOK, PAMELA L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $94,933.96 Date 01/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PFALZER, ROBERT D Employer name Erie County Amount $94,933.61 Date 04/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILDS, JANET D Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $94,933.34 Date 09/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRESS, DOUGLAS J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $94,932.63 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETRUCCI, LOUIS J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $94,931.98 Date 12/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRABAL, RAFAEL Employer name Finkelstein Memorial Library Amount $94,931.84 Date 11/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, ELIJAH Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $94,931.70 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, JEREMY W Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $94,931.70 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH-DENGLER, TRACY L Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $94,930.96 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORAN, DAVID, JR Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $94,929.76 Date 09/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTOPHER, SCOTT E Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $94,929.65 Date 09/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DISTASIO, MICHAEL D Employer name Washington County Amount $94,929.19 Date 08/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANKLE-WIEBOLDT, MARIE T Employer name Office For Technology Amount $94,929.02 Date 10/18/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCELLIGOTT, THOMAS M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $94,928.58 Date 01/26/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REAVES, BING C, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $94,928.57 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIBERATORE, ROBERT A, JR Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $94,928.49 Date 05/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KING, ERIC S Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $94,928.20 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSCA, JAMES A Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $94,927.96 Date 01/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKUBACK, KAREN E Employer name Office of Employee Relations Amount $94,926.77 Date 07/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, RICHARD I Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $94,926.51 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, ROBERT W Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $94,926.15 Date 01/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MENDOZA, DANIEL E Employer name Orange County Amount $94,924.97 Date 01/31/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, PATRICK P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $94,924.85 Date 09/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINMAN, GREGORY A Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $94,923.96 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLAER, MARY B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $94,923.48 Date 06/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCATELLA, SARAH B Employer name NYS Association of Towns Amount $94,923.19 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOEKER, DANIEL A Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $94,922.23 Date 06/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAIDOME, EREWARIFAGHA M Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $94,921.62 Date 10/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGANCAMP, DONALD Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $94,921.30 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCCI, MICHELLE A Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $94,921.07 Date 10/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KYTOSKI, STEVEN Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $94,920.41 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHTY, TERRENCE F Employer name Orange County Amount $94,919.28 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCHUGH, VICKY A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $94,919.06 Date 02/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, SEAN M Employer name Town of Hyde Park Amount $94,918.89 Date 11/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOWETT, JOYCE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $94,918.81 Date 08/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REBENTISCH, CLARICE Employer name Merrick UFSD Amount $94,918.68 Date 09/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, ASHLEY M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $94,918.23 Date 09/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System