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 DONOVAN, ROBERT Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $94,799.83 Date 01/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIGAN, ELAINE F Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $94,799.69 Date 07/20/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, AMANDA ROSE Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $94,799.52 Date 09/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOPIETRO, CARRIE A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $94,799.49 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VIDO, DEAN M Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $94,798.20 Date 01/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BUCK, PETER P, JR Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $94,798.19 Date 01/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERSBAK, MICHELLE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $94,797.87 Date 11/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, ROSE-ANNE Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $94,796.85 Date 06/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKMAN, BRUCE J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $94,796.00 Date 06/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTOLAZA, KIMBERLY Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $94,795.03 Date 08/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRIGAN, JAMES E Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $94,794.92 Date 12/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FACTEAU, BOBBI JO Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $94,794.70 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGNIER, TONI A Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $94,791.93 Date 08/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHENG, XINDE Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $94,791.11 Date 09/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUST, JAMES M Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $94,790.47 Date 02/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALDINGER, JACQUELINE J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $94,790.27 Date 04/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMINESEY, MEGAN E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $94,790.14 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERITAGE, ALAINE M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $94,789.61 Date 07/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHE, CARNIE S Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $94,788.89 Date 08/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STIRPE, ALBERT A, JR Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $94,788.38 Date 06/25/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARVILLE, ANDREW J Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $94,788.24 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SALTERS, DIANE V Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $94,787.96 Date 04/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEY, SHYH-JYE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $94,785.40 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, TRACY J Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $94,785.27 Date 12/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEVLIN, STEVEN P Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $94,784.70 Date 10/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASQUALE, ALYXANDER E Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $94,784.36 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MADONIA, KATHLEEN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $94,783.85 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYELL, JOHN J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $94,783.59 Date 12/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOEMAKER, KRISTIN J Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $94,783.59 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODES, MARIA L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $94,783.19 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAROSE, RANDY L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $94,782.80 Date 05/12/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, JEFFERY S Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $94,782.35 Date 05/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSANG, FRANKY Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $94,780.52 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANNON, THOMAS C, SR Employer name Putnam County Amount $94,779.95 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, STEVEN E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $94,778.92 Date 01/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRYK, HENRY J Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $94,777.69 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POULIN, GINA MARIA Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $94,777.51 Date 10/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, KEVIN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $94,777.24 Date 10/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWER, MARIANN Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $94,777.14 Date 08/14/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PYTLOVANY, PATRICIA E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $94,777.14 Date 04/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRANIOTAKIS, PETER Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $94,775.59 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YAZBACK, MICHAEL G Employer name City of Rochester Amount $94,775.46 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KATHLEEN D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $94,775.17 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRONE, GREGORY S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $94,774.70 Date 06/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST JOHN, CHRISTINE M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $94,773.38 Date 09/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORATO, LYNNETTE Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $94,773.38 Date 01/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROVATO, JASMIN Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $94,773.38 Date 10/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, LORRI V Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $94,771.58 Date 03/30/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, JUANITA Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $94,771.52 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, DESMOND D, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $94,769.92 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILLES, JARED R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $94,769.10 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITT, PHILIP M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $94,768.35 Date 04/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DADA, GRACE F Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $94,767.25 Date 03/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, STEPHAN L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $94,766.94 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENKITIS, JOHN Employer name City of Rochester Amount $94,766.24 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SALVO, DAVID T Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $94,765.63 Date 06/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORREIA, ANDREW D Employer name Wayne County Amount $94,765.59 Date 03/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRERO, LESLIE M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $94,765.43 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEILSON, GEORGE Employer name City of Middletown Amount $94,765.30 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TORGERSEN, KIRSTEN Employer name North Babylon Public Library Amount $94,765.00 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, MICHAEL L Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $94,764.64 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWANDOWSKI, MICHELLE A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $94,763.46 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PYTLIK, JEFFREY P Employer name Niagara County Amount $94,762.93 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EISENBERG, FREDA Employer name Sullivan County Amount $94,761.82 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELLER, LAWRENCE L Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $94,761.69 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTTO, ANTHONY Employer name Orange County Amount $94,760.73 Date 01/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNAIRE, MAUREEN T Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $94,759.67 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAGG, THOMAS R Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $94,758.81 Date 11/01/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERNER, EDWARD E Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $94,758.43 Date 09/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENORA, WILLIAM P Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $94,758.18 Date 04/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAVEY, ELIZABETH A Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $94,757.25 Date 07/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANLEY, JOHN F, IV Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $94,757.23 Date 09/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, PATRICIA A Employer name Rockland County Amount $94,756.85 Date 12/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUMRO, KATHLEEN S Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $94,756.62 Date 10/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKSON, LAWRENCE Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $94,756.30 Date 12/06/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARLOW, MADELINE M Employer name Utica Mun Housing Authority Amount $94,756.00 Date 10/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNIPE, MAURICE R Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $94,755.92 Date 09/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINES, RICHARD J Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $94,754.81 Date 09/13/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, DEREK T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $94,753.78 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASHAW, ANTHONY C Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $94,753.24 Date 05/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIDDY, JONATHAN R Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $94,753.24 Date 11/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHROBET, ELEANOR Employer name Nassau County Amount $94,752.72 Date 02/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSCAGLIA, STEVEN M Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $94,752.38 Date 09/25/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRINK, JEFFREY A Employer name Orange County Amount $94,752.35 Date 01/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOADLEY, VINCENT J Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $94,752.19 Date 03/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, NEIL L Employer name Irvington UFSD Amount $94,752.10 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPPOLA, DANIEL Employer name Westchester Joint Water Works Amount $94,752.06 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, MATTHEW E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $94,752.01 Date 05/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESSE, MICHAEL C Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $94,750.79 Date 06/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, MARYROSE Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $94,749.54 Date 08/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALABRESE, TRACEY C Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $94,749.51 Date 07/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, ROGER J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $94,748.86 Date 04/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARETZKY, MARSHA Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $94,748.65 Date 01/09/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTUSCELLO, CATHERINE L Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $94,748.50 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGGER, DWAYNE R Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $94,748.12 Date 03/16/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, THERESA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $94,748.04 Date 07/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARWELL, GARY H, JR Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $94,747.05 Date 03/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORRO, KAREN Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $94,745.40 Date 01/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOY, BRIAN R Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $94,745.02 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOY, JACK Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $94,745.02 Date 06/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System