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 SCHWIER, NANCY L Employer name Elwood UFSD Amount $93,515.66 Date 08/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANAGHER, PETER Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $93,515.59 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEENAN, THOMAS R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $93,515.05 Date 08/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINDUS, THOMAS H Employer name City of Olean Amount $93,514.76 Date 01/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUDALE, ALPHONSE E, JR Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $93,514.37 Date 01/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CESAR, MARIE LILIANNE Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $93,513.43 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTS, JOSEPH H Employer name Westchester County Amount $93,513.40 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASE, DONALD C, JR Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $93,513.40 Date 02/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKS, MICHAEL L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $93,513.15 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KANIA, JOHN S Employer name Orange County Amount $93,512.59 Date 11/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, HERMA M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $93,511.59 Date 02/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIEZZA, LEE M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $93,511.08 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVARADO, RAMON A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $93,510.45 Date 04/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSANG, TERENCE Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $93,509.16 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIORKOWSKI, ROBERT Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $93,509.09 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDERS, PAUL G Employer name Nassau Co Voc Edu & Ext Bd Amount $93,508.07 Date 04/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINDLAY, HEIDI J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $93,507.99 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $93,507.90 Date 07/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSEILLE, JOSEPH A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $93,506.77 Date 05/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEAT, DAVID S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $93,504.97 Date 11/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEPORE, EILEEN Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $93,504.88 Date 09/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES-ARMAND, CONNIE M Employer name Orange County Amount $93,504.34 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPOWCZAK, JAROSLAW D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $93,504.27 Date 10/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREIHOF, WALTER E Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $93,503.99 Date 09/05/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIERNIK, JOHN W Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,503.57 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Nassau County Amount $93,503.06 Date 04/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRIVELLI, FRANK Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $93,501.74 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAD, NATHANIEL E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $93,500.88 Date 12/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIGLIO, JOSEPH M Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $93,500.00 Date 04/02/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TITUS, MICHELE Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $93,500.00 Date 11/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIU, MEI-SUN Employer name Nassau County Amount $93,498.92 Date 11/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCEBO, LAURA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $93,498.03 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURLONG, RICHARD A, JR Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $93,497.70 Date 11/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORRESTER, BARBARA A Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $93,497.18 Date 09/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMEND, ANDREW W Employer name Department of Law Amount $93,497.07 Date 08/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOWINGS, RONDA Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $93,496.97 Date 06/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREWES, JOHN F Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $93,496.95 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEYLEK, STEPHEN J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $93,496.52 Date 01/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAILEY, CORMAC J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $93,495.84 Date 04/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVAS, ROLANDO Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $93,494.30 Date 06/20/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERBY, SCOTT E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $93,494.29 Date 11/28/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPPA, THERESE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $93,492.78 Date 07/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, KRISTA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $93,491.53 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, SUSAN P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $93,490.85 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLIGAN, CHARLES J Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $93,490.18 Date 07/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN HOESEN, NICOLE M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $93,490.03 Date 03/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHIESA, NICHOLAS P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $93,488.91 Date 07/06/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, KYRON J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $93,488.17 Date 06/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BILL, CHARMAINE A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $93,488.03 Date 12/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, PAUL R, JR Employer name Village of Kenmore Amount $93,488.00 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HADLOCK, DANA R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $93,487.78 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SONG, KYEONG-SIK Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $93,487.76 Date 03/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ARCANGELO, DAWN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $93,486.22 Date 11/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLCOTT, JULIE M Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $93,485.48 Date 09/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRERA, MARIO M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $93,485.38 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COULSON, THOMAS P Employer name Broome County Amount $93,484.86 Date 07/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, NIKIA G Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $93,484.54 Date 08/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDERO, ANNA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $93,484.53 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDT, CORY C Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $93,484.51 Date 04/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VOSS, JEFFREY T Employer name Village of Tuxedo Park Amount $93,483.70 Date 07/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, KATE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $93,483.14 Date 11/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYN, MICHAEL Employer name North Merrick UFSD Amount $93,483.10 Date 07/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, VANESSA D Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $93,482.98 Date 07/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHIODO, PATRICIA Employer name Nassau County Amount $93,479.70 Date 11/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOZANO, KEVIN J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $93,478.12 Date 10/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONNERS, PATRICK J Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $93,477.78 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREVILE, ANGE F Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $93,476.10 Date 07/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODYEAR, KAREN Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $93,475.74 Date 10/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKERSON, DAVID M Employer name Orange County Amount $93,475.63 Date 10/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, RANDALL L Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $93,475.15 Date 04/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASELLAS, ANTHONY C Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $93,474.60 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALANTIC, SEAN M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $93,474.32 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRANZESE, SCOTT C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $93,474.26 Date 11/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, DARRELL G Employer name Albany County Amount $93,473.17 Date 01/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIMAW, THOMAS J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $93,472.85 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OROURKE, SUSAN K Employer name Putnam County Amount $93,472.42 Date 02/25/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OPALEYE, MARYANNE Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $93,472.24 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSTINTO, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $93,471.61 Date 03/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTLER, HELENE P Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $93,470.12 Date 10/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DEMONE A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $93,470.03 Date 01/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC WILLIAMS, RICHARD Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $93,469.51 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DASILVA, JASON V Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $93,469.43 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, RAMON E Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $93,469.11 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOTITO, MICHAEL J Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $93,468.27 Date 09/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, CLAY Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $93,467.35 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANZIALE, JOSEPH C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $93,466.40 Date 03/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYLANDER, BONNIE L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $93,465.73 Date 10/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZELLA, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $93,465.29 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, SABRINA R Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $93,465.07 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINERO, STEPHANIE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $93,464.96 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGH, BENJAMIN C Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $93,464.08 Date 10/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAZDIK, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $93,463.64 Date 03/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEONE, PATRICA Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $93,463.62 Date 01/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROLAK, STEVEN Employer name Education Department Amount $93,462.78 Date 11/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIFFORD, ALEX R Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $93,462.62 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORIDDI, FRANK C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $93,462.46 Date 02/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRANSTON, TRACEY B Employer name Tompkins County Amount $93,462.20 Date 03/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALERNO, LINDA J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $93,461.92 Date 04/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATZEK, ROSEMARIE C Employer name Village of Irvington Amount $93,461.58 Date 09/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASTIAN, MICHAEL C Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $93,461.54 Date 03/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System