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 MASLAWAZ, FRANK J Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $94,518.31 Date 04/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, JENNIFER L Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $94,518.05 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENE, SALMA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $94,517.56 Date 03/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, DANIEL A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $94,517.37 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBUTTI, JOHN K, JR Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $94,517.24 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, MICHAEL A Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $94,516.96 Date 02/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARFORD, JAMES C Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $94,516.68 Date 11/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARAN, PETER M Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $94,516.59 Date 12/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, KEVIN M Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $94,516.59 Date 06/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALO, FRANK A Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $94,516.42 Date 01/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMSON, ELIZABETH A Employer name Albany County Amount $94,516.23 Date 10/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINN, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $94,515.85 Date 08/30/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAGIRMANJIAN, JUDITH M Employer name Ulster County Amount $94,515.20 Date 01/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATISZ, STEPHEN W, JR Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $94,514.78 Date 01/24/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, LENORE J Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $94,514.65 Date 07/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERDEN, THOMAS M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $94,514.29 Date 06/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MARGARET A Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $94,513.10 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, AUDREY A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $94,512.63 Date 10/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIERER, SHIRLEY Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $94,512.56 Date 09/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEARY, BRIAN A Employer name Putnam County Amount $94,512.49 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIAZI, ABDUL H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $94,512.46 Date 11/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISTOL, ELEANOR L Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $94,512.33 Date 03/12/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREVETE, FELIX J Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $94,511.90 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEWARD, MATTHEW W Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $94,511.53 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEALY, RAQUEL E Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $94,511.27 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ANTHONY B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $94,510.00 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGUE, PATRICK M Employer name Columbia County Amount $94,509.26 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELDER, ROBERT W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $94,509.23 Date 02/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, EILEEN Employer name Orange County Amount $94,508.47 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KENNETH J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $94,508.40 Date 04/12/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLLELLA, MARGUERITE C Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $94,508.26 Date 12/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINLEY, BRIAN E Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $94,507.73 Date 04/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, RONALD E Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $94,506.71 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERNA, FREDRICK J, III Employer name Village of Walden Amount $94,506.30 Date 08/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOERICK, DONALD J Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $94,505.88 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIR, LAUREN E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $94,505.00 Date 10/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIELE, NANCYLYNN S Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $94,504.34 Date 05/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, HARRY E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $94,504.10 Date 01/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEWIS, ROBERT D Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $94,503.87 Date 03/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPOSA, ALLISON M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $94,503.38 Date 04/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, ROBERT M Employer name Niagara County Amount $94,503.21 Date 07/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, JULIE M Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $94,503.11 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPPOLA, DAWN MARIE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $94,502.74 Date 06/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORAN-LINDSTROM, KRISTEN M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $94,502.46 Date 04/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KIERNAN, DENIS P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $94,502.35 Date 05/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SHERYL C Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $94,501.06 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI NUZZO, KATHERINE M Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $94,500.84 Date 05/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLIGAN, MONICA A Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $94,500.84 Date 08/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESSLER, KURT B Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $94,500.56 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARROYO, CARMEN E Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $94,500.00 Date 02/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRESPO, MARCOS A Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $94,500.00 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOTTFRIED, RICHARD N Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $94,500.00 Date 01/01/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIFTON, BARBARA S Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $94,500.00 Date 09/03/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGNARELLI, WILLIAM B Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $94,500.00 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VON HOENE, EDWARD M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $94,499.63 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST LAWRENCE, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $94,499.60 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, MARK B Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $94,499.55 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUERS, LEONARD A Employer name Lake Placid CSD Amount $94,499.20 Date 02/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESCARDES, DANIELLE Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $94,498.85 Date 10/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, VEDA L Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $94,498.16 Date 05/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, WINNIE L K Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $94,498.16 Date 01/21/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGUH, PETER A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $94,498.16 Date 12/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRINGTON, ASHBERT H Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $94,498.16 Date 07/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSEI-TUTU, ROBERT Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $94,498.16 Date 07/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINGS, PAUL P Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $94,498.16 Date 02/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCELLUS, ALGESTE Employer name Education Department Amount $94,498.16 Date 06/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ARIANA F Employer name Education Department Amount $94,498.16 Date 11/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINN, BERNARD S Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $94,498.16 Date 08/17/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, BRENDA LETITIA Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $94,498.16 Date 03/30/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LORRAINE R Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $94,498.16 Date 10/17/1963 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAN LEUNG, S P Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $94,498.16 Date 10/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUNKETT, ALTON G Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $94,498.16 Date 01/14/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINAPUNAN, SERAFIN S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $94,498.16 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, GREGORY Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $94,498.16 Date 05/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARSHAD, HASSAAN Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $94,498.16 Date 12/04/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOMON, MARC D Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $94,498.16 Date 04/23/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAN, NIROUN Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $94,498.16 Date 11/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, ANDREW G Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $94,498.16 Date 08/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, LAURENCE Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $94,498.16 Date 11/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, ANTHONY Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $94,498.16 Date 10/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, THOMAS A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $94,498.16 Date 04/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUCHINO, CARMELO Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $94,498.16 Date 02/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUEL, SAMUEL K Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $94,498.16 Date 03/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHER, SHELLY ANN M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $94,497.49 Date 05/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTESTA, ANTHONY L Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $94,496.91 Date 03/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDJY, MICHAEL B Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $94,496.34 Date 01/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARZON, JULIA Y Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $94,496.31 Date 11/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLTZ, LORETTA T Employer name Comsewogue Public Library Amount $94,496.30 Date 12/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTESE, PAUL R, JR Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $94,495.39 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEYER, KELLY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $94,495.02 Date 04/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGRAND, ED Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $94,494.99 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISINSKI, FREDERICK J, III Employer name Madison County Amount $94,492.53 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JOSE L Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $94,492.20 Date 12/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABER, RYAN J Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $94,491.89 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NELSEN, KAREN H Employer name Education Department Amount $94,490.94 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARP, NANCY Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $94,490.77 Date 02/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, JORGE I Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $94,489.94 Date 02/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, ERIC F Employer name Nassau County Amount $94,488.80 Date 05/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, THOMAS S Employer name Orange County Amount $94,488.29 Date 02/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, KEVIN C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $94,487.98 Date 01/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System