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 HARRINGTON, ROBERT PAUL Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $92,521.75 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LINDSTADT, MEGAN E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $92,521.56 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALESE, DAVIDE S Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $92,520.56 Date 03/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTHOFF, PAUL P Employer name Town of Somers Amount $92,520.27 Date 11/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, GEORGE M Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $92,519.91 Date 06/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAN VALKENBURG, ROBERT J Employer name Greene County Amount $92,519.48 Date 02/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, BRITTA P Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $92,519.17 Date 01/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAYNOR, MYLES Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $92,518.06 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEIGER, JAMES G Employer name City of Rochester Amount $92,517.42 Date 05/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALLOZZI, SHELLEY M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $92,517.02 Date 04/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMBREVILLE, FRANTZ H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $92,516.30 Date 01/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANKINSON, PHILIP L Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $92,515.92 Date 10/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHODOSCH, MARGERY R Employer name Great Neck Library Amount $92,515.40 Date 12/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCCODRILLI, DOMENICK Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $92,515.28 Date 02/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURTEAU, SCOTT M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $92,514.87 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUDER, STEVEN M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $92,514.63 Date 09/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRELAND-HENRY, MICHELE Employer name Nassau County Amount $92,512.97 Date 06/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUTO, DARLENE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $92,511.55 Date 03/06/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENT, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $92,510.79 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATUSIAK, KEVIN K Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $92,510.77 Date 01/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DEREK Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $92,510.35 Date 09/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, GIL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $92,510.31 Date 12/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWITT, SUSAN M Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $92,510.27 Date 01/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYNE, DANIEL Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $92,510.20 Date 09/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUSS, PETER T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $92,509.90 Date 10/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERR, HEATHER M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $92,509.90 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOTT, MARIANNE H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $92,509.90 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCCITTO, ASHLEY C Employer name Village of Tuckahoe Amount $92,509.07 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COOPER, GREGORY V Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $92,508.81 Date 10/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACE, JEFFREY A Employer name City of Rome Amount $92,508.43 Date 09/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC ANDREWS, THOMAS S Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $92,508.32 Date 05/07/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAXTER, JOHN F Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $92,507.96 Date 04/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIFSUD, PATRICIA L Employer name Nassau County Amount $92,507.63 Date 09/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDLANDER, ROBERT J Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $92,507.51 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPHAM, DAVID A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $92,507.45 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTEL, ANNE Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $92,506.44 Date 04/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICARRO, PALMENA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $92,506.36 Date 09/08/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSK, SHEILA B Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $92,506.04 Date 12/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANDIFFIO, ANTONIO Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $92,505.15 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTRONARDI, MICHAEL Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $92,504.42 Date 11/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHRDEN, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $92,504.09 Date 03/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, JOSEPH D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $92,503.72 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SYLVESTRE, MARYSE Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $92,503.51 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRI, NELLIE J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $92,503.30 Date 06/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, NICHOLAS A Employer name Thousand Isl St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $92,503.09 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALTERS, MELISSA L Employer name Education Department Amount $92,502.72 Date 11/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEWEY, KELLY A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $92,502.69 Date 06/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESGUERRA, VENER S Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $92,502.64 Date 07/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUPTON, LEWIS R Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $92,502.47 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRITCHARD, LAURIE S Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $92,502.27 Date 02/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALDANA, ANGEL M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $92,502.15 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLBERT, KETURAH Employer name Education Department Amount $92,502.13 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDENBURGH, ELIZABETH K Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $92,502.09 Date 12/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALIZAY, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $92,501.51 Date 08/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOWERS, LYNN S Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $92,501.25 Date 11/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRK, ANDREW G Employer name Whitesboro CSD Amount $92,501.20 Date 07/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSCLES, JOSEPH S Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $92,500.20 Date 04/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, MATTHEW J Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $92,500.20 Date 05/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACYNA, MYRON R Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $92,500.20 Date 10/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LYUDMER, DONNA C Employer name Village of Saltaire Amount $92,499.84 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, VANESSA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $92,499.34 Date 12/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, ADOLPHA A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $92,499.06 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, ROGER C Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $92,498.87 Date 11/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, GERALD Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $92,498.40 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALET, BRANDON R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $92,498.11 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANAYAO, JOSEPH ALVIN A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $92,497.14 Date 05/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESCH, JOSEPH T Employer name Monroe County Amount $92,497.05 Date 10/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAIR, PREETHY Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $92,496.00 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAHM, ANTHONY C Employer name Columbia County Amount $92,495.97 Date 07/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRELAND, LENNIE A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $92,495.91 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTI, ANN R Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $92,495.85 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOWAN, PATRICIA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $92,495.40 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSH, CHRISTINE M Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $92,495.00 Date 02/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DAVID C Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $92,494.18 Date 03/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLINGS, WENTWORTH Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $92,493.51 Date 12/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, THOMAS P Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $92,492.95 Date 02/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROCK, JAMES J, JR Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $92,492.54 Date 11/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAWKEN, DANNY R, JR Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $92,492.29 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUDD, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Department of Health Amount $92,492.09 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, SHERIECE M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $92,491.61 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRICHLOW-MIRANDA, GRACE E Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $92,491.42 Date 06/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLICK-MORRIS, DIANE Employer name Department of Health Amount $92,491.42 Date 06/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, BEVERLEY V Employer name Department of Health Amount $92,491.42 Date 08/20/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUSCH, DAVID A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $92,491.42 Date 06/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, JAMES Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $92,491.42 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANRAHAN, DENNIS Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $92,491.42 Date 09/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINTZER, LEONARD Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $92,491.42 Date 05/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'KEEFE, MICHAEL T Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $92,491.42 Date 05/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OJUGBELE, BUNMI A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $92,491.42 Date 06/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUSSELLE, ROBERT Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $92,491.42 Date 10/27/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, JERRY Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $92,491.42 Date 08/03/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEISKAL, SUSAN A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $92,491.42 Date 08/22/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, RICARDO Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $92,491.11 Date 10/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMSON, BENJAMIN A Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $92,491.11 Date 06/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EPPS, LINDA N Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $92,491.11 Date 10/21/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEIN, MIRA Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $92,491.11 Date 10/06/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, THOMAS D Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $92,491.11 Date 03/15/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRADHABAN, MAHALINGAM Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $92,491.11 Date 05/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCE, MARY Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $92,491.11 Date 07/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GITTENS, KENRICK Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $92,491.11 Date 07/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System