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 DORIA, RAYMOND, JR Employer name Saratoga County Amount $93,313.26 Date 09/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUHN, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $93,313.23 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILMAN, DIANNE Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $93,313.20 Date 02/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMBRUSTER, LORI Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $93,312.04 Date 01/08/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, ELIZABETH A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $93,311.90 Date 01/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELESTE, DAVID P Employer name Monroe County Amount $93,310.44 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERCIO, NICHOLAS A Employer name Town of Webster Amount $93,310.21 Date 10/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, RICHARD R Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $93,310.15 Date 09/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ANTONIO R Employer name Town of Hyde Park Amount $93,309.96 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TURNER, DULANI E Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $93,309.86 Date 10/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGNATO, LOUIS F Employer name City of Rochester Amount $93,309.00 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEEFE, AMY E Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $93,307.85 Date 01/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANACORE, ANNMARIE E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $93,307.06 Date 10/17/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, JAMES L, JR Employer name Jefferson County Amount $93,306.84 Date 06/23/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, MATTHEW D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $93,306.46 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OSGOOD, JOHN L Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $93,305.97 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROSE, MATTHEW B Employer name City of Utica Amount $93,305.64 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLEMMENS, HENRY B Employer name Village of Ocean Beach Amount $93,305.59 Date 04/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LYDON, CASEY M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $93,305.58 Date 11/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENRICK, JOHN P Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $93,304.08 Date 08/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALFAN, LOUIS J Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $93,303.93 Date 07/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGGIO-SMITH, DEBORAH C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $93,303.76 Date 11/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLENN, DEIRDRE J Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $93,303.24 Date 12/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTEFORTE, ALBERT Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $93,303.18 Date 12/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALSH, SEAN D Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $93,303.14 Date 02/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEEVARGHESE, KOCHUMMAN Employer name Westchester County Amount $93,302.92 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ANNETTE D Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $93,302.85 Date 02/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALWYN, MICHAEL Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $93,302.02 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISSELL, AMY E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $93,301.16 Date 10/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRO, NICOLAS G Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $93,300.00 Date 08/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARGULIES, MAUREEN Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $93,299.40 Date 06/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGROSA, DANIEL T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $93,298.97 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, DELIA L Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $93,298.97 Date 06/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGODA, DANIEL A Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $93,298.46 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AMRHEIN, WILLIAM Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $93,298.36 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPPETA, JOHN J Employer name North Greece Fire District Amount $93,296.89 Date 02/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUELIUS, MAUREEN N Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $93,295.67 Date 01/24/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAUFIELD, DANIEL K Employer name City of Rochester Amount $93,294.78 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERMAN, DALE C Employer name City of Watertown Amount $93,294.76 Date 01/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IP, VANESSA K Employer name Department of Law Amount $93,294.48 Date 03/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITH, LUKE C Employer name Nassau County Amount $93,293.82 Date 07/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PODD, ROGER F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $93,292.90 Date 11/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADENHAUF, DANIEL Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $93,292.69 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SONG, SOONKYOO Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $93,292.46 Date 07/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERVICE, KARLA P Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $93,291.95 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, BARBARA J Employer name Sullivan County Amount $93,291.55 Date 05/06/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASSIC, CARL L Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $93,291.19 Date 01/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, ANDRE E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $93,291.19 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMATO, MICHELE A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $93,291.03 Date 03/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, DAVID V Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $93,289.94 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORAN, DONALD J Employer name Allegany County Amount $93,289.42 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOWAN, NICOLE A Employer name City of Port Jervis Amount $93,288.88 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COUPAL, EMANUEL R Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $93,287.64 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULL, TANYA M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $93,286.68 Date 05/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEM, JAMES E Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $93,286.10 Date 10/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, PAUL J Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $93,285.66 Date 04/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MBOTCHAHAWO, JOSEPH Employer name Office For Technology Amount $93,285.64 Date 12/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASTER, WENDI B Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $93,285.17 Date 01/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FARREN, BRIAN JAY Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $93,285.01 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HONSAKER, ADAM D Employer name Orange County Amount $93,284.24 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, TIMOTHY J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $93,283.94 Date 01/09/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMING, JUSTIN H Employer name Department of Health Amount $93,283.12 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLEGRINO, JAMES Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $93,283.11 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOAKYE, ABENA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $93,282.68 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHER, PHILIP S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $93,282.49 Date 06/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, VERONICA Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $93,282.39 Date 01/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELU, LARISA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $93,282.39 Date 08/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, BARBARA ANN Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $93,282.39 Date 10/19/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTERDAHL, ELVIA R Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $93,282.39 Date 05/03/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONSERRATE, CARLOS I Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $93,282.39 Date 01/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULAKOS, CHRIS M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $93,282.39 Date 08/03/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPITELLI, LUCIA Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $93,282.39 Date 09/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCUS, SHANELL A Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $93,281.96 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHURCH, ROBERT G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $93,281.20 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCHE, DAVID P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $93,280.37 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SENA, MARK Employer name Town of Lewisboro Amount $93,279.01 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRULISH, WAYNE P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $93,278.98 Date 01/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TINELLI, DOUG C Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $93,278.57 Date 01/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE SIMONE, KAREN S Employer name Dutchess County Amount $93,278.12 Date 01/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENCZYK, CAROLYN A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $93,277.89 Date 04/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGENDORFF, KERRY T Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $93,277.59 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PODDOUBNYI, IGOR Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $93,277.44 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEBORN, KATHARINE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $93,277.33 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGRESTA, ELAINE A Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $93,277.28 Date 12/19/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DEANNA G Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $93,277.16 Date 10/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATON, BERNARD A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $93,276.90 Date 05/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCK, ANN MARIE T Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $93,276.58 Date 07/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POST, SCOTT E Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $93,275.69 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH BOENING, PAMELA A Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $93,274.21 Date 07/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIGHTMAN, LORI A Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $93,274.06 Date 12/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRECHT, GEORGE D, V Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $93,273.77 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASSETT, CAROLYN R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $93,273.30 Date 08/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKMAN, JOHN V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $93,273.30 Date 06/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURI, EMILY R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $93,273.30 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REAGAN, SHEILA E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $93,273.30 Date 04/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANKLES, ANN MARIE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $93,273.30 Date 03/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST FLEUR, CAROLE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $93,273.30 Date 12/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, DONNA MARIE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $93,271.03 Date 01/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE NOBILE, ALYSSA M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $93,271.03 Date 05/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJUMDAR DAS, SMITA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $93,270.34 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System