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 FAJAR, ANTHONY Employer name Office For Technology Amount $94,464.29 Date 11/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAWNEH, ALHAJI Employer name Office For Technology Amount $94,464.29 Date 11/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSALES, HECTOR Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $94,464.07 Date 01/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, RICHARD H, JR Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $94,463.68 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, ROBERT J Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $94,462.81 Date 11/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALPERN, GAIL Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $94,462.75 Date 09/27/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMAREST, VALERIE L Employer name Department of Health Amount $94,462.33 Date 12/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITRAS, LISA M Employer name Norwood-Norfolk CSD Amount $94,462.08 Date 04/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NINVALLE, ORIN T Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $94,461.49 Date 11/12/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUIZAIRE-DORMEUS, MISSOLE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $94,461.49 Date 01/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRETT, GEORGE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $94,461.49 Date 02/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRILL, CHARLES A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $94,461.49 Date 01/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OZINEGBE, TIMOTHY I Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $94,461.49 Date 05/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, VARUGHESE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $94,461.49 Date 03/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOROCHOW, STEVEN J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $94,461.49 Date 09/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHO, KEN T Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $94,461.49 Date 01/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, MINDY D Employer name Nassau County Amount $94,460.89 Date 02/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, ROBERT E Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $94,460.37 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THALAPPILLIL, SANTY Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $94,459.99 Date 01/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASILE, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name City of Albany Amount $94,459.90 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOY, JAMES J, JR Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $94,459.85 Date 01/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBROVSKY, ROBERT Employer name Orange County Amount $94,459.21 Date 10/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASSLER, CLAUDETTE R Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $94,458.89 Date 03/25/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, DANIEL P Employer name Town of Greece Amount $94,458.70 Date 07/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEINGAERTNER, ROBERT Employer name Office For Technology Amount $94,458.29 Date 05/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORE, JAMES D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $94,458.29 Date 12/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRINGTON, ERIC J Employer name City of Lockport Amount $94,458.05 Date 02/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUSHMAN, MATTHEW T Employer name City of Rochester Amount $94,457.26 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, BARBARA A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $94,457.24 Date 06/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFERSON, WESLEY W Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $94,457.16 Date 02/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROESSEL, KATHERINE Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $94,456.81 Date 04/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARNS, CHERYL H Employer name Department of Health Amount $94,455.71 Date 10/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURILLO, JORGE W Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $94,455.67 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZLOWSKI, JENNIFER A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $94,454.93 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBS, KEVIN M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $94,454.71 Date 07/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKERMAN, SUSAN Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $94,454.44 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMOS, RANDY M Employer name Putnam County Amount $94,453.58 Date 06/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARLES, PATRICIA A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $94,453.26 Date 07/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDY, ANTHONY G Employer name Office For Technology Amount $94,450.38 Date 06/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, SANDRA K Employer name Binghamton Childrens Services Amount $94,449.67 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYDYSH, RICHARD A Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $94,449.34 Date 02/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAVIN, MAUREEN Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $94,449.00 Date 08/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACH, BRIAN F Employer name Broome County Amount $94,448.65 Date 03/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, WENDY Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $94,448.44 Date 07/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWBOLD, SIDNEY A Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $94,448.21 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFERT, MATTHEW Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $94,447.79 Date 10/20/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MODI, DIPAKKUMAR J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $94,447.27 Date 04/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, PAMELA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $94,447.27 Date 02/26/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEATTY, EDWARD J Employer name Rockland County Amount $94,447.02 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEC, MARIUSZ Employer name New York Public Library Amount $94,446.90 Date 01/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, CHERMAYNE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $94,446.81 Date 08/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKEL, THOMAS E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $94,445.84 Date 01/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIUME, BRYAN Employer name Erie County Amount $94,445.34 Date 08/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, DESIREE Employer name Department of Law Amount $94,445.14 Date 02/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VUGMEYSTER, BORIS Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $94,443.96 Date 01/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, JOHN J, JR Employer name Office For Technology Amount $94,443.85 Date 05/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGLETARY, ERIK F Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $94,443.56 Date 05/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, GENA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $94,442.37 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISLAS, JANICE M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $94,442.33 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOMER, JAMES E Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $94,441.71 Date 08/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINARI, THOMAS E, JR Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $94,441.66 Date 07/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINHART, CHARLES L, JR Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $94,441.60 Date 11/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, WILLIAM J Employer name Village of Briarcliff Manor Amount $94,441.23 Date 07/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAN, GEORGE A Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $94,441.10 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POON, KAM L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $94,441.10 Date 06/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIFFLETT, TRACI A Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $94,440.96 Date 05/13/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIEFFO, STEVEN Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $94,440.92 Date 10/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, ROBERT N Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $94,439.96 Date 08/16/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, BRIAN F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $94,439.82 Date 04/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINELLO, GAETANA Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $94,439.25 Date 08/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEFFIELD, PHILIP C Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $94,438.78 Date 10/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRIOS, RUBEN F Employer name Westchester County Amount $94,438.68 Date 01/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LA CRUZ, LINDA A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $94,438.54 Date 04/23/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADIGAN, SHANA K Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $94,438.51 Date 12/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELL, JANET Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $94,438.31 Date 09/24/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTHUR, HUGH Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $94,438.11 Date 10/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PFISTER, THOMAS E Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $94,437.43 Date 06/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMEY, MORRIS V Employer name Office For Technology Amount $94,437.36 Date 07/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADKINSON, GILLIAN S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $94,437.36 Date 03/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUER-MARESCA, SUSAN I Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $94,437.36 Date 06/26/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERS, DUANE T Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $94,437.36 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALATI, UMESH N Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $94,437.36 Date 05/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEN, CINDY S Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $94,437.02 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEINBERG, CHARLES H Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $94,437.02 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELCHIORRE, DANIELLE M Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $94,437.02 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLEN, BARBARA A Employer name Rockland County Amount $94,436.66 Date 10/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, PAUL D, JR Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $94,436.15 Date 01/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YOUNKIN, MAUREEN A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $94,436.00 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMAL, MOSTAFA Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $94,435.51 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEU, HUI QING Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $94,435.51 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURVE, UJWAL A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $94,435.51 Date 08/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, ROBERT J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $94,435.51 Date 11/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, MELANIE Y Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $94,435.51 Date 11/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKA, THOMAS M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $94,435.51 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATARAJAN, HEMAMALINI Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $94,435.51 Date 10/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HARA, MARY J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $94,435.51 Date 06/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PODVAL, YAKOV Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $94,435.51 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUEL, DAVID Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $94,435.51 Date 06/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMOOKLER, JACOB J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $94,435.51 Date 03/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, GENEVIEVE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $94,435.51 Date 09/01/1967 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System