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 GOBBO, MICHAEL A, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $93,353.34 Date 01/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONE, DAVID M Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $93,352.67 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSCARI, ANDREW J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $93,352.20 Date 12/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORDWAY, LEE V, III Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $93,351.79 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FRANO, JEFFREY M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $93,351.74 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANGRECO, MICHAEL F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $93,350.93 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITTON, JEFFREY L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,350.35 Date 01/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLPERT, JOSEPH C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $93,350.08 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFHINES, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name Village of Depew Amount $93,349.09 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FREGOE, EILEEN M Employer name Town of Massena Amount $93,348.84 Date 09/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHATTUCK, STEVEN A Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $93,348.68 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, SCOTT R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $93,348.30 Date 01/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERS, MICHAEL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $93,348.30 Date 08/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUSINS, DARYL S Employer name Office of General Services Amount $93,346.20 Date 08/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHISENANT, VALERIE SUE Employer name Warren County Amount $93,345.89 Date 02/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANZANO, JOSEPH E Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $93,344.91 Date 09/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELMENDORF, PEGGY A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $93,344.83 Date 02/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREAMER, CATHERINE M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $93,344.21 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCSIS, VALERIE A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $93,344.21 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADIGAN, MICHAEL A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $93,344.21 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, ROSEMARY A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $93,344.21 Date 02/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGER, KENNETH R Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $93,344.21 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERS, PAMELA Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $93,344.21 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROPEA, PHILIP A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $93,344.21 Date 09/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, KEVIN P Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $93,344.21 Date 06/26/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSKOVITZ, ELI D Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $93,344.21 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REISS, ERIC S Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $93,344.21 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEDDERMEYER, NANCY B Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $93,344.21 Date 06/26/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUBERI, NOAM Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $93,344.21 Date 06/26/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, KAREN E Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $93,344.21 Date 05/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, CONNIE S Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $93,344.21 Date 08/11/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSTEL, THERESA A Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $93,344.21 Date 07/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, SUSAN Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $93,344.21 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUREK, ALECIA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $93,342.85 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTSKI, MATTHEW J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $93,342.63 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAULKINS, PATRICIA A Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $93,342.29 Date 07/18/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYBAK, MICHAEL G Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $93,341.60 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, TINA J Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $93,341.58 Date 10/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DIANE R Employer name Department of Health Amount $93,341.29 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADU, CONSTANCE E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $93,340.00 Date 01/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, JASON M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $93,339.86 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MASON, MATTHEW W Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $93,339.33 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVY, REGINALD R Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $93,338.89 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTANTINI, ANTHONY J Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $93,338.66 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVANEY, DAWN M Employer name NYC Judges Amount $93,338.47 Date 07/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKEY, TAD K Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $93,338.18 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAVANAGH-LANTIMO, BELINDA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $93,338.05 Date 07/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, REUBEN Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $93,337.88 Date 04/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIPP, COURTNEY A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $93,337.64 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, LEONARD D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $93,336.86 Date 06/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, DORNALEE M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $93,336.14 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAXTON, ERICA M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $93,335.85 Date 10/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, ROBERT J Employer name Niagara County Amount $93,334.87 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMMEL, BATSHEVA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $93,334.46 Date 09/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANNONE, JUSTIN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $93,334.18 Date 10/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, WILLIAM F Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $93,333.87 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAILEY, ANTHONY V Employer name Village of Ardsley Amount $93,333.41 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, JONATHAN D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $93,332.52 Date 01/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NAGLIERI, NICHOLAS V Employer name Nassau County Amount $93,332.52 Date 07/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NISTICO, MICHELLE Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $93,331.53 Date 06/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECK, CLIFFORD R, JR Employer name Lawrence UFSD Amount $93,331.15 Date 02/15/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARLAND, KRISTA L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $93,330.66 Date 12/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORMAN, GUY A Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $93,330.63 Date 12/14/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARMER, STACEY A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $93,329.48 Date 04/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONAHAN, JASON E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $93,329.21 Date 08/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIZZO, ROBERT J Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $93,329.13 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEICH, JEFFREY M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $93,328.76 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, NOAH S Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $93,328.67 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MI YOUNG, CHOI Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $93,328.65 Date 01/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRIE, STEPHAN L, JR Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $93,328.15 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLENBERGER, DAWN M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $93,327.67 Date 08/25/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHING, MICHELLE T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $93,326.95 Date 12/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOYT, GARY E, SR Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $93,326.79 Date 06/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONE, MARK A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $93,326.33 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEILS, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $93,325.76 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, RONALD J Employer name Town of Southold Amount $93,324.92 Date 11/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, GORDON S Employer name Town of Southold Amount $93,324.92 Date 01/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGGENKAMP, JENNIFER Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $93,324.34 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMING, KENNETH G Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $93,323.10 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNEMAN, WILLIAM C Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $93,322.59 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMOYEDNY, HENRY S Employer name Westchester County Amount $93,322.57 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNAN, BRIAN F Employer name Waterfront Commis of NY Harbor Amount $93,322.33 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPPOLA, LOUIS J, JR Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $93,322.19 Date 06/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YORK, MARK S Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $93,321.90 Date 01/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINS, TIMOTHY D Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $93,320.51 Date 10/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLAVIN, COLLEEN M Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $93,320.51 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUBE, RAYMOND F Employer name Nassau County Amount $93,319.91 Date 08/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKS, MARY A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $93,319.63 Date 02/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, ANGEL L Employer name Carle Place UFSD Amount $93,319.58 Date 10/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, ERIC A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $93,318.32 Date 06/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHI, HUA Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $93,317.95 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPLES, MATTHEW F Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $93,317.82 Date 05/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, SINAN Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $93,317.76 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POKIGO, MATTHEW S Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $93,317.60 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASMUSSEN, JAMES A, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $93,316.98 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, LAURIE E Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $93,316.57 Date 10/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, MARTIN Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $93,316.36 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, RICKY Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $93,315.94 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LANGDON, JOSEPH M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $93,314.43 Date 05/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FEAGLES, JEFFREY J Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $93,314.18 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System