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 RHOADES, FREDERICK, JR Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $94,916.88 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ANDREW, ROBERT C Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $94,916.68 Date 01/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGRISANO, MICHAEL C, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $94,915.66 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE COSTE, SHARON S Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $94,915.23 Date 09/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OEST, MEGAN E Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $94,912.48 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTMAN, KRISTINE P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $94,911.80 Date 07/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAISEY, MARIE E Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $94,910.77 Date 01/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TETRAULT, KEITH P Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $94,910.23 Date 08/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, VICTORIA Employer name Orange County Amount $94,910.03 Date 06/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHLMAN, KIMBERLY S Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $94,909.99 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMULSKI, JACOB G Employer name Office of General Services Amount $94,909.29 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARDIBUONO, ELENA A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $94,908.78 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUG, RAYMOND J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $94,908.03 Date 09/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHADE, ARTHUR L, JR Employer name City of Albany Amount $94,907.24 Date 08/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIMPINELLA, PATRICK P Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $94,907.06 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, MAYRA I Employer name Nassau County Amount $94,905.23 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWELL, EUGENE, JR Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $94,904.56 Date 11/09/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERDLE, KEVIN M Employer name Ontario County Amount $94,904.22 Date 01/10/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORANO, PAUL R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $94,903.87 Date 07/30/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASCOM, TRINA B Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $94,903.31 Date 06/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, GINA R Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $94,902.98 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAONESSA, THOMAS O, JR Employer name Dutchess County Amount $94,902.62 Date 08/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SONNENBERG, TARA A Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $94,902.55 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, RACHEL G Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $94,902.23 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABOUREL, ERROL Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $94,901.39 Date 12/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SONI, GIRISH M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $94,901.39 Date 06/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, MAURA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $94,900.00 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRE, JAMES A Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $94,898.97 Date 07/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRANO, HOLLY J Employer name Nassau County Amount $94,898.73 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINALDI, STEPHEN W Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $94,898.57 Date 12/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, CAROL L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $94,898.17 Date 05/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name City of Watertown Amount $94,898.11 Date 06/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LANIER, TIA L Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $94,897.86 Date 04/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGHORN, ROBERT G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $94,897.56 Date 12/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLUM, DOMINIC K Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $94,897.50 Date 10/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, MARY L Employer name Westchester County Amount $94,897.26 Date 06/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREA, ERWIN Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $94,896.98 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGAYAN, OSCAR JOHN J JR Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $94,896.18 Date 05/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICKLE, DANA Employer name Village of Nyack Amount $94,895.99 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, WILLIAM P Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $94,895.21 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIAN, ERIC J Employer name St Paul Blvd Fire Dist Amount $94,895.04 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ABREAU, EUGENE LAWRENCE, JR Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $94,894.41 Date 01/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIMMELSTEIN, JACOB N Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $94,894.34 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLERY, JAMES W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $94,894.25 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANTUCCI, GINO Employer name Village of Briarcliff Manor Amount $94,893.69 Date 06/28/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN, RUTH Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $94,893.13 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRYS, RICHARD S Employer name Erie County Amount $94,892.92 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POHLID, DOROTHY V Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $94,892.41 Date 02/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORRISI, THOMAS Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $94,890.92 Date 10/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, ISRAEL Employer name Division of State Police Amount $94,890.10 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREEN, ROY A Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $94,889.55 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEDFELD, CHARLENE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $94,889.55 Date 09/20/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOERGER, THOMAS M Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $94,889.18 Date 03/25/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WASICKI, JAMES F Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $94,889.17 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROSINA, JOHN M Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $94,889.16 Date 05/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUMBOLO, MICHAEL F Employer name Onondaga County Amount $94,889.08 Date 07/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRITSOPOULOS, CHRISTOS D Employer name Westchester County Amount $94,888.06 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLEY, BRANDON J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $94,887.50 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEUNG, GLADYS C Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $94,886.15 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONWUJEKWE, ELO N Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $94,884.22 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'LEARY, THOMAS G Employer name Water Auth of West Nassau Co Amount $94,884.09 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, LINDA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $94,883.30 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPADARO, GINA M Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $94,879.81 Date 03/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAYMAN, BRIAN S Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $94,879.71 Date 03/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHONG, ELLIE X Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $94,878.40 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE OLDE, RYAN V Employer name Education Department Amount $94,878.30 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRATCHER-ARMSTRONG, ZELMA Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $94,877.92 Date 01/31/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDING, CHRISTINE M Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $94,876.73 Date 02/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMBS, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Geneva Amount $94,876.64 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KULTZOW, ANTHONY Employer name Westchester County Amount $94,875.92 Date 04/03/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANFORD, MOLLY A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $94,875.83 Date 07/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOWLER, MERDECK B Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $94,875.75 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRILL, BARBARA Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $94,875.45 Date 01/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAIA, ANDREW P Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $94,875.05 Date 09/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WULLUM, JOHN E Employer name City of Kingston Amount $94,874.31 Date 09/11/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEISS, JASON M Employer name Erie County Amount $94,874.15 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINNICK, DYLAN D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $94,873.91 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GROSSO, DELSERY C Employer name Westchester County Amount $94,873.90 Date 07/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGMANN, KATHY G Employer name Court of Claims Amount $94,873.87 Date 01/08/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILE, ALLISON L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $94,873.87 Date 08/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, GERALD Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $94,873.69 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, RONALD D Employer name Village of Amityville Amount $94,873.06 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DELL, MARK T Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $94,872.89 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEBER, IRENE E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $94,872.46 Date 11/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUGO, JOANNE Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $94,871.84 Date 01/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACCAGLINI, JAMES F Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $94,871.58 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGTARAP, AILENE V Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $94,871.03 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, DENNISON W Employer name City of Rochester Amount $94,868.63 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOCIENIEWSKI, JAMES T Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $94,868.32 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUND, THOMAS B Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $94,868.26 Date 08/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUERTIN, FRANK M Employer name Nassau County Amount $94,868.15 Date 03/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YACKEREN, CRAIG E Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $94,867.78 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKAY, DEREK J Employer name Education Department Amount $94,867.67 Date 01/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKSIMOWICZ, MARZENA A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $94,867.38 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN BROCKLIN, CHAD R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $94,865.94 Date 08/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERLING, ERICKA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $94,864.66 Date 01/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, MARC G Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $94,864.54 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, JUSTIN W Employer name Orange County Amount $94,864.46 Date 09/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMONT, SCOTT S Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $94,864.09 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, MICHAEL B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $94,863.60 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System