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 WOOD, DAVID J Employer name Village of Scotia Amount $92,582.35 Date 03/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CIMINO, SARAH L Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $92,581.28 Date 02/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CWIAKALA, MICHELE Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $92,581.12 Date 01/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACCHI, RENO Employer name Port Washington Library Amount $92,581.07 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLINGS, MAUREEN Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $92,579.80 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, JAMES F Employer name Office of General Services Amount $92,579.75 Date 01/31/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURINO, DENNIS J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $92,579.18 Date 04/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALAN, SUSAN L Employer name Orange County Amount $92,579.17 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOUSIGNANT, STEPHEN A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $92,578.12 Date 12/19/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINS, THEODORE R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $92,577.73 Date 01/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONDS, GARY L Employer name City of Beacon Amount $92,577.64 Date 12/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAUGHAN, ERIC J Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $92,577.49 Date 11/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEWEY, THOMAS C, II Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $92,577.32 Date 03/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, SHARON D Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $92,577.01 Date 05/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, JUDD D Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $92,576.19 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADESUYI, VICTOR Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $92,576.00 Date 12/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASFAW, GIRMA Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $92,575.61 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABAMWA, GRACE E Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $92,573.85 Date 07/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASCU, LORING M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $92,573.06 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, THOMAS M Employer name City of White Plains Amount $92,572.93 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIEANT, ADAM C Employer name Department of Health Amount $92,572.83 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JUSTIN R Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $92,572.06 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLCZYNSKI, ZOE E Employer name Gorham Middlesex CSD Amount $92,570.94 Date 08/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGUBAT, ROSARIO S Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $92,569.99 Date 09/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEYERT, DEBORAH D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $92,568.90 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WLOCH, DAVID J, JR Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $92,568.64 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHOU, BETTY PEIDI Employer name Education Department Amount $92,567.19 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLUTH, KARIN A Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $92,566.92 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, PAUL Employer name Hoosick Falls CSD Amount $92,565.56 Date 07/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILL, DONALD L, II Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $92,565.27 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KACZOR, JILL E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $92,563.58 Date 05/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELLER, HANNAH L Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $92,563.49 Date 05/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULLA, NICHOLAS P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $92,563.10 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FISHER, CLAUDIA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $92,562.44 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLAND, STACY L Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $92,562.23 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCARTHY, MICHAEL A Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $92,561.93 Date 06/16/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, LORI A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $92,560.98 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BRIDE, OTIS K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $92,560.60 Date 10/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, RETA E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $92,559.89 Date 07/21/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, LEANN K Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $92,559.42 Date 05/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METALLO, DEBORAH A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $92,558.27 Date 01/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, MARCIA D Employer name Steuben County Amount $92,558.15 Date 08/28/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGER, PAUL A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $92,557.54 Date 03/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAGER, LAURA L Employer name Columbia Soil,Wtr Cons Dist Amount $92,556.54 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, SHAWN A Employer name Village of Fairport Amount $92,555.92 Date 01/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRO, RENEE K Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $92,555.79 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAFT, MELISSA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $92,555.79 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARNO, JOHN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $92,555.70 Date 12/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALET, MEAGAN Employer name City of Auburn Amount $92,552.71 Date 06/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DONALSON, RICARDO R Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $92,552.54 Date 07/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURRETT, DANIEL R Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $92,551.41 Date 01/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIANO, VINCENT J Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $92,551.41 Date 01/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, SCOTT A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $92,551.01 Date 12/16/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMS, LATOYA Z Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $92,550.61 Date 12/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEW, GERALD A Employer name Village of Pelham Amount $92,549.12 Date 07/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, CARLA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $92,548.40 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GITTER, SHARYN H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $92,548.40 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, DEBORAH W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $92,548.40 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURK, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $92,548.40 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIKOLIC, VESNA Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $92,548.02 Date 09/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ROSA, VICTOR T Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $92,547.68 Date 03/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGNOLA, FRANK, JR Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $92,546.92 Date 08/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEUN, FLORA A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $92,546.60 Date 12/05/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ADAM H Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $92,544.55 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EAGAN, JANET L Employer name Connetquot Public Library Amount $92,544.52 Date 01/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RALTON, MARK S Employer name Dutchess County Amount $92,543.06 Date 03/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIESNET, CHRISTINA M Employer name NYS Joint Comm Public Ethics Amount $92,542.63 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, STEVEN G Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $92,541.71 Date 08/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLIS, DONNA J Employer name Nassau County Amount $92,541.34 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, JOHN D Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $92,540.76 Date 10/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS-MURRAY, ANITA L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $92,539.90 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEYSOR, CHAD E Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $92,538.57 Date 03/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, DEBRA A Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $92,537.13 Date 06/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERZO, STEPHEN E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $92,536.64 Date 08/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIELDS, TODD F Employer name Onondaga County Amount $92,536.34 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGELLA, KEVIN M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $92,536.30 Date 06/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANUSO, REGINA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $92,536.17 Date 07/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOAGLAND, LAURIE M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $92,535.62 Date 10/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDERO, CARMEN N Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $92,535.12 Date 11/15/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDELA, KENNETH Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $92,534.54 Date 05/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIGNANI, IRENE Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $92,534.53 Date 05/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHABOT, MICHAEL W Employer name City of Kingston Amount $92,532.87 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AUGSTELL, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $92,532.06 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORIA, CAROLYN M Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $92,532.06 Date 01/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNWALL, TRAVERS B Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $92,531.92 Date 11/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, TIMOTHY S Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $92,531.85 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERS, ADRIENNE M Employer name City of White Plains Amount $92,531.59 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARROYO, EDWIN M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $92,531.56 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, HECTOR L Employer name Albany County Amount $92,530.02 Date 01/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSFELD, MATTHEW Employer name City of Albany Amount $92,528.32 Date 08/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAN COTT, KENNETH J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $92,527.33 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCEVOLA, JOSEPH F Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $92,526.90 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALANTI, RALPH J Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $92,526.01 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VUOTTO, STEPHEN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $92,525.96 Date 10/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGNONE, VINCENT L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $92,525.87 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIGULAR, ROGER R Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $92,524.44 Date 03/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOJDYLA, EDWARD L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $92,523.85 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, JENNIFER A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $92,523.01 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELOW, WILLIAM J Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $92,522.59 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'BRYAN, LISA M Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $92,522.47 Date 11/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System