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 FERGUSON, MICHAEL S Employer name Village of Pleasantville Amount $93,460.86 Date 08/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, STEPHEN P Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $93,460.82 Date 07/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELICE, DAVID F Employer name City of Geneva Amount $93,458.42 Date 08/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PISANI, RALPH J Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $93,458.20 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIESTER, MICHAEL A Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $93,457.65 Date 11/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, PETER S Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $93,457.12 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INVERSO, NICHOLAS J Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $93,457.08 Date 11/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTELEONE, MELISSA C Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $93,457.08 Date 01/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC EVOY, JAMES R Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $93,457.08 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, ERIN E Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $93,457.08 Date 02/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIEFERSTEIN, ERNEST J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $93,456.69 Date 04/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDDY, SHAWN A Employer name City of Utica Amount $93,456.35 Date 08/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name APOLINARIS, LETICIA Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $93,456.23 Date 07/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLIS, STEVEN F Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $93,456.15 Date 03/21/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYER, HOWARD E Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $93,456.14 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECK, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $93,455.03 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERLIHY, ROBERT M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $93,454.74 Date 11/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADAMI, RENEE V Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $93,454.50 Date 09/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, PATRICK L Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $93,454.31 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREIRA-SALAZAR, MARISOL Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $93,453.80 Date 05/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNER, GREGORY G Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $93,453.49 Date 07/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHMIELEWSKI, DANIEL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $93,453.30 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKERT, TIMOTHY A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $93,450.94 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSCHORKE, ANDREW W Employer name Monroe County Amount $93,450.10 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIKER, RICHARD I Employer name Cornell University Amount $93,450.06 Date 11/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAN, HASIBUR R Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $93,449.38 Date 06/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESSIG, BRIAN J Employer name Orange County Amount $93,447.50 Date 10/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WECKER, EDWARD Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $93,447.21 Date 05/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUNDRY, WENDY D Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $93,447.16 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MARIA Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $93,446.98 Date 10/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZAKIEWICZ, JANICE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $93,444.87 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEON, BETTY JO Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $93,444.80 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACK, CAROLYN D Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $93,444.71 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPATH, ERIC Employer name City of Albany Amount $93,444.32 Date 10/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REINHARDT, TODD A Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $93,444.06 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONI, JASON H Employer name Monroe County Amount $93,443.47 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, KEISHA F Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $93,443.44 Date 06/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, MARILYN Employer name Education Department Amount $93,443.27 Date 02/11/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLEN, KELLY A Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $93,442.74 Date 03/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $93,441.85 Date 10/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, JON T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $93,441.30 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEACH, GINA L Employer name Oneida County Amount $93,440.36 Date 09/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLETCHER, JONATHAN R Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $93,440.31 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TESTA, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $93,439.51 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZUOMA, VIVIAN N Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $93,438.60 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODENOUGH, ALFRED L, JR Employer name Orange County Amount $93,437.36 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NILSEN, CHRISTY N Employer name Pleasantville UFSD Amount $93,437.25 Date 03/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, SONIA Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $93,436.43 Date 10/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOERNER, LORETTA L Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $93,436.13 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSHY, JOSHI Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $93,435.76 Date 01/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGDON, ALICE M Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $93,435.51 Date 06/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENA, ANTHONY Employer name City of White Plains Amount $93,435.33 Date 01/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISIANI, MARISA A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $93,435.24 Date 09/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, TERRENCE M Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $93,434.97 Date 02/22/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALE, ANDREW B Employer name Genesee County Amount $93,433.66 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, PAUL J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $93,433.43 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOTH, JACK M Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $93,433.10 Date 01/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITLINGUM, ALICIA N Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $93,432.91 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELTNER, KIM Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $93,432.62 Date 02/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, MARCELLA M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $93,432.35 Date 01/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANARO, STEVEN Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $93,432.12 Date 10/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MCKEIGHAN, KENNETH B Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $93,431.91 Date 04/17/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAMBRUNSOM, MELETHIA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $93,431.62 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEES, JAMES F Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $93,431.25 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YONG, POY Employer name Westchester County Amount $93,430.74 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORDI, CHUKWUKA S Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $93,430.71 Date 09/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMMER, DEBORAH R Employer name City of Middletown Amount $93,429.57 Date 01/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CZARNECKI, JAMES R Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $93,429.22 Date 05/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDWELL, ELLEN D Employer name Orange County Amount $93,429.12 Date 11/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUGLER, ROBERT E Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $93,428.45 Date 08/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONNELL, KATHERINE M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $93,428.12 Date 01/14/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, JOSE A Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $93,427.94 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELENDEZ, MOISES Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $93,427.35 Date 12/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURY, DUSTY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $93,426.89 Date 05/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALOIAN, VANIK J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $93,426.25 Date 06/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINNOCK-MILLER, BEVERLY Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $93,425.74 Date 04/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOE, ANTHONY J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $93,424.76 Date 10/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOOMBERG, DAVID N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $93,423.30 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAPIRO, CANDACE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $93,423.30 Date 12/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEATON, TINA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $93,423.21 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, AARON H Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $93,422.13 Date 03/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOCCO, MICHAEL A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $93,421.84 Date 07/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESGROW, JAMES A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $93,419.21 Date 08/09/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVA, MOISES A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $93,419.01 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, THOMAS P Employer name Town of East Greenbush Amount $93,418.86 Date 11/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVEROCKER, MATTHEW R Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $93,417.43 Date 07/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSS, MICHAEL C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $93,416.92 Date 08/31/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TORTARELLA, LUCAS J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $93,416.41 Date 01/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COOK, JOSEPH H Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $93,415.58 Date 01/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEDINA, DIANA Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $93,413.75 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, GERALDO Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $93,412.86 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRULIN, JERROD M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $93,412.16 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIPILATO, JOHN B Employer name City of White Plains Amount $93,412.02 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASLAK, PHILLIP J, JR Employer name Village of Fredonia Amount $93,411.87 Date 01/11/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLOGG, MICHAEL D Employer name City of Watertown Amount $93,411.61 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROOT, SARAH E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $93,411.57 Date 08/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REVELL, MATTHEW Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $93,410.76 Date 09/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, THEODORE J Employer name City of Hornell Amount $93,409.22 Date 10/25/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KNOTT, JANET Employer name Ulster County Amount $93,409.04 Date 10/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANFIELD, GERALD F Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $93,407.82 Date 03/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System