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 PIGOTT, ROWAN L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $92,784.87 Date 02/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRAND, STEVEN E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $92,783.73 Date 07/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EASTWOOD, GERARD A Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $92,783.19 Date 01/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARBOX, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $92,783.08 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, ADAM J Employer name Village of East Rockaway Amount $92,782.61 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, WILLIAM A Employer name City of Albany Amount $92,781.87 Date 10/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEONE, LAUREN R Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $92,780.22 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JACKLYNN V Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $92,779.50 Date 09/07/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEACHAM, JEFFREY S Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $92,779.27 Date 11/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PUCCIO TREMBLAY, KARILYN Employer name Department of Health Amount $92,777.69 Date 09/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, DAVID J Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $92,777.17 Date 02/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, LISA JANET Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $92,776.58 Date 05/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENEZIA, CAROL A Employer name Lawrence UFSD Amount $92,776.55 Date 12/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMO, TIMOTHY W Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $92,776.04 Date 05/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PORTE, RONALD S Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $92,774.64 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULL, LINDA S Employer name Education Department Amount $92,774.63 Date 07/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERVISS, SUSAN H Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $92,773.61 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDBERG, SUSAN E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $92,773.30 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOROWITZ, CRAIG R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $92,773.30 Date 04/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRAN, BRIAN J Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $92,772.94 Date 06/28/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, KENNETH A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $92,772.90 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRICCA, JOHN A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $92,772.69 Date 09/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUTTS, FLORIA NOEL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $92,771.74 Date 06/24/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUM, DOREEN Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $92,770.68 Date 04/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERRING, JOHN D Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $92,770.62 Date 09/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, ELLEN M Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $92,770.39 Date 08/22/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTHAM, MICHAEL A Employer name Monroe County Amount $92,769.63 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBORNE, ROBERT Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $92,769.11 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, JOHN C, JR Employer name Dutchess County Amount $92,768.79 Date 06/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRUZZI-TAAFFE, LOUISE Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $92,768.59 Date 05/16/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGLIARDI, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $92,767.80 Date 11/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITCHNER, JOHN T Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $92,767.54 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, SHAWN P Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $92,766.94 Date 04/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, KEVIN R Employer name Genesee County Amount $92,766.83 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFFER, MICHAEL L Employer name Orange County Amount $92,766.47 Date 08/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTINDARI, JOYCE M Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $92,765.67 Date 06/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMQUIST, SUSAN B Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $92,765.31 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LA CRUZ, DARWIN O Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $92,764.74 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, LISA Employer name St Joseph's School For Deaf Amount $92,763.74 Date 10/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAZEE, JAMES B Employer name Dutchess County Amount $92,763.33 Date 01/20/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, JAMES C Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $92,763.30 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGRASSIA, MARK A Employer name Cleary School Deaf Children Amount $92,763.20 Date 06/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSE, ELIZABETH V Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $92,762.94 Date 06/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, MICHAEL C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $92,761.53 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COPPOLA-COLLINS, ALICIA J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $92,761.22 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELL, BETH Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $92,761.20 Date 11/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAROFF, HILARY D Employer name Nassau County Amount $92,759.18 Date 03/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHMAN, DIANE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $92,758.63 Date 04/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURINO, JOSEPH A Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $92,757.66 Date 03/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMERI, KEVIN C Employer name Nassau County Amount $92,757.51 Date 04/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARVELO, ROBIN Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $92,757.37 Date 04/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTING, DAVID A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $92,756.89 Date 05/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJID, FARYAL Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $92,756.45 Date 12/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC VOY, BRIAN G Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $92,756.26 Date 06/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORET, DARRIN W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $92,756.18 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURELLI, FERDINAND Employer name Suffolk County Amount $92,756.07 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZENOSKY, W. SCOTT Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $92,755.85 Date 01/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, KEITH B Employer name Rockland County Amount $92,755.54 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDAHL, TARA L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $92,755.07 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEL, JUSTIN J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $92,754.10 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODA, MARK J Employer name Westchester County Amount $92,753.55 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUONG, THIEN AN V Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $92,753.07 Date 12/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORNETTA, LAWRENCE, JR Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $92,752.51 Date 06/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN-HARBICH, NANCY Employer name Cornell University Amount $92,752.08 Date 12/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, EMILY M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $92,751.59 Date 02/26/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, KEVIN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $92,751.43 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, JOHN F Employer name Nassau County Amount $92,750.52 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARR, SCOTT S Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $92,750.43 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVAS, IRIS A Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $92,750.01 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARRICALE, LOUIS J Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $92,749.75 Date 07/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACEYAK, LISA C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $92,749.48 Date 07/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, DEIDRE L Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $92,749.14 Date 12/07/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYALA, ANDY Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $92,748.80 Date 09/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITCHNER, KRISTIE Employer name Onondaga County Amount $92,748.70 Date 08/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LANE, LISA K Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $92,748.47 Date 05/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, HUGH D, JR Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $92,748.15 Date 04/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUPP, DENNIS M Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $92,747.24 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUPO, THOMAS E Employer name City of Lockport Amount $92,747.01 Date 03/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DESPARD, ERIKA L Employer name Town of Gates Amount $92,746.69 Date 05/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, TODD R Employer name North Greece Fire District Amount $92,746.51 Date 05/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALLADINO, CRAIG V Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $92,744.70 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WATSON, FAITH V Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $92,744.10 Date 11/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, JEFFERY L Employer name Monroe County Amount $92,743.19 Date 12/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWIATKOWSKI, EUGENE F Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $92,743.00 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, VICTOR M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $92,740.92 Date 01/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, DAVID L Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $92,738.71 Date 07/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DINA Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $92,738.19 Date 07/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMINSKI, MATTHEW R Employer name Monroe County Amount $92,737.47 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUDIS, SHARYN Employer name Nassau County Amount $92,736.89 Date 05/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROHDE, DANIEL J Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $92,735.99 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ENGERT, DARREN W Employer name Niagara County Amount $92,735.51 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, PAULINE A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $92,735.45 Date 09/16/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CURRAN, MICHAEL G Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $92,735.27 Date 01/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENSON, STEVEN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $92,734.91 Date 10/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMS, MATTHEW F Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $92,734.65 Date 09/30/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, KEVIN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $92,734.08 Date 05/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, BRIGID F Employer name Rochester Corr Facility Amount $92,734.03 Date 10/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, RICHARD E Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $92,733.20 Date 01/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZKO, LORI L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $92,733.20 Date 11/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSNER, RUTH A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $92,731.92 Date 06/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System