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 EDWARDS-JONES, RENEE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $94,435.51 Date 08/29/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CHERYL Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $94,435.51 Date 07/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, ROXANNE Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $94,435.51 Date 03/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, GREGORY D Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $94,435.51 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, PRISCILLA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $94,435.51 Date 04/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITMORE, SHANEQUA Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $94,434.81 Date 05/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, CATHY Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $94,434.38 Date 10/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDAYIL, KURIAN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $94,434.37 Date 05/11/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAUDHURI, MADHUMITA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $94,434.21 Date 01/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUNG, JIYON Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $94,434.21 Date 12/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUHL, LINDA C Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $94,434.05 Date 09/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIKTOR, COREY R Employer name Cattaraugus County Ind Dev Agc Amount $94,433.74 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, PATRICIA Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $94,433.65 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODT, HOWARD B Employer name City of Utica Amount $94,433.59 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WENZEL, PAUL E Employer name City of White Plains Amount $94,433.21 Date 01/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, BRIAN W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $94,433.20 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELTYBERGER, SUZANNE M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $94,433.13 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELGRAVE, DILBRINA A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $94,433.13 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, BRENDA G Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $94,433.13 Date 02/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNG, WENDY S Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $94,433.13 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMMEH, LAMIN Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $94,433.13 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONG, TOMMY L Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $94,433.13 Date 08/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKINNER, CHERYL A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $94,433.13 Date 09/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELVILLE, LISA M Employer name Department of State Amount $94,433.13 Date 03/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUISON, GARDENA J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $94,433.13 Date 10/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, SHARON E Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $94,433.13 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, MIGUEL A Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $94,433.13 Date 11/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIPP, KELLY A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $94,433.12 Date 09/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORREA, BENJAMIN Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $94,433.07 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIH, DAI HOW Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $94,433.06 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INDICK, LAURIE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $94,432.37 Date 10/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $94,432.36 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $94,431.96 Date 06/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESTER, SCOTT Employer name Westchester County Amount $94,431.38 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, TRAVIS R Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $94,431.36 Date 07/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARONE, DONNA M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $94,430.90 Date 05/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLEY, TIMOTHY M, II Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $94,430.71 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUREVICH, ALEKSANDR Employer name Office For Technology Amount $94,430.63 Date 11/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE COU-WINSTON, DEBRA A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $94,430.63 Date 12/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRAGUE, GEORGE H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $94,428.77 Date 03/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRIZARRY, GINA S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $94,428.13 Date 04/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOUDY, DALE G Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $94,427.91 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHANG, MONG I Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $94,427.87 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALWAHAIDY, OSAMEH Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $94,427.75 Date 08/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKHARDT, TRICIA C Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $94,427.67 Date 01/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, JOEL G Employer name Erie County Amount $94,427.51 Date 10/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARGOLIN, GEORGE Employer name Office For Technology Amount $94,426.50 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, XIAO LI Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $94,426.50 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIM, CHONG J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $94,426.50 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIM, SOO K Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $94,426.50 Date 08/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NDIKA, IJEOMA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $94,426.50 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NG, YIU KEI Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $94,426.50 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMBUE, LEON W Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $94,426.50 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLUB, JANET Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $94,426.50 Date 08/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARALDO, ROBERT Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $94,426.50 Date 05/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANNUCCI, HEATHER L Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $94,426.50 Date 10/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS-QUAMINA, CHARMAINE M Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $94,426.50 Date 06/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MARK J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $94,426.50 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, NELLIE L Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $94,426.40 Date 12/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTIT, BRETT T Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $94,424.95 Date 10/26/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, GERALD T Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $94,423.96 Date 07/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, PAULO E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $94,422.98 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FINNERAN, MARTIN V, III Employer name Westchester County Amount $94,422.44 Date 03/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMPE, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $94,422.35 Date 12/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BOER, DIANE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $94,422.03 Date 04/24/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IORIO, JOSEPH A Employer name Town of Woodbury Amount $94,421.87 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHARDE, LUKE T Employer name Office For Technology Amount $94,420.61 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSLY, ROBERT A Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $94,420.02 Date 05/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, LUCRECIO Employer name Department of Health Amount $94,419.93 Date 07/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACINE, RICHARD J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $94,419.93 Date 02/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGLIENTI, MARK E Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $94,419.93 Date 10/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, JEFFREY K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $94,419.65 Date 11/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWSON, TYLER G Employer name Village of Brockport Amount $94,419.25 Date 03/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARRERO, EDGARDO R Employer name Department of Health Amount $94,419.21 Date 08/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAYWARD, RICHARD A Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $94,417.66 Date 06/27/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIOBROWSKI, SCOTT B Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $94,417.48 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS-GUTHRIE, ELAINE Employer name Office For Technology Amount $94,417.22 Date 09/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, CAROL J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $94,417.22 Date 07/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOMON, ALTHEA A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $94,417.22 Date 10/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, ANDREA Employer name Dutchess County Amount $94,415.42 Date 02/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAROS, BRETT W Employer name Erie County Amount $94,415.06 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHMURA, STACEY E Employer name Department of Health Amount $94,414.92 Date 12/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOPP, MAGGIE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $94,414.80 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, JOHN W Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $94,414.65 Date 06/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEBLISH, KAWA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $94,414.28 Date 03/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, RICHARD M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $94,414.28 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGTON, LYNN A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $94,414.28 Date 05/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAVIDA, CYNTHIA A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $94,414.28 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBATO, SANTA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $94,413.30 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, ANITA J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $94,413.30 Date 07/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDEBIRI, EVBUOMWAN ROSEMARY Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $94,413.30 Date 09/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARAG, OSAMA S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $94,413.30 Date 05/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HO, KWOK SEEM A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $94,413.30 Date 06/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ANN MARIE Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $94,413.30 Date 06/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONIETZ, PETER R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $94,413.16 Date 12/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APURADO, ARMAND Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $94,413.03 Date 04/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIN, JEFFREY A Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $94,412.22 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEYLIGER, MARTHA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $94,412.22 Date 02/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUARTERO, RONALDO M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $94,411.47 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHYTE, ALBERTINO I Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $94,411.47 Date 09/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System