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 SHANAHAN, PATRICK B Employer name Erie County Amount $92,447.70 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERTEL, GARY M Employer name Erie County Amount $92,447.69 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASH, LAUREN Employer name Erie County Amount $92,447.69 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARTRIDGE, EUGENE T, III Employer name Erie County Amount $92,447.69 Date 03/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, MATTHEW B Employer name Erie County Amount $92,447.69 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTANEDA, CARLOS A Employer name Hastings-On-Hudson UFSD Amount $92,447.61 Date 05/07/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLISS, MARY A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $92,447.53 Date 03/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARGUDIN, ROBERTO Employer name NYC Judges Amount $92,446.70 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, ANTONIO Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $92,445.87 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGANO, GEORGE E Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $92,445.75 Date 12/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, JAMES A Employer name City of Watertown Amount $92,445.18 Date 06/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ADINOLFI, RICHARD A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $92,444.57 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMBETTA, DIANAMARIE Employer name Rockland County Amount $92,443.96 Date 12/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINGS, DEIDRA D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $92,443.51 Date 02/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISANO, BRETT W Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $92,443.35 Date 06/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUCHURCH, WILLIAM F, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $92,441.02 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALANTE, PAUL R Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $92,440.32 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANTONI, ROSARIO Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $92,439.68 Date 04/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHUTKA, THERESA A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $92,439.68 Date 06/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GANN, JOHN F Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $92,439.68 Date 04/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MANUS, KEVIN P, JR Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $92,439.68 Date 10/06/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLIGAN, KEVIN M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $92,439.68 Date 05/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHON, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $92,439.19 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEDICT, PATRICIA Employer name Department of Health Amount $92,438.72 Date 09/11/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEMMER, ANNA K Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $92,438.59 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEX, PREETHI Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $92,438.16 Date 08/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SATOLA, PETER S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $92,437.58 Date 04/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, STEPHAN R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $92,437.50 Date 05/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPORING, ROBERT D, JR Employer name Bethpage Public Library Amount $92,436.13 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFEY, ANDREW D Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $92,436.07 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROHE, JAMES M Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $92,435.10 Date 05/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORETH, CHRISTINE P Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $92,434.83 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEPAOLI, MAUREEN Employer name Village of Irvington Amount $92,434.66 Date 11/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIBBLE, ANEESHA S Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $92,434.34 Date 01/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZZAM-GOMEZ, SHADY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $92,434.03 Date 10/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, MARY Employer name New City Library Amount $92,433.51 Date 06/20/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILIP, ANNAMMA Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $92,433.37 Date 08/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, JAMES T Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $92,432.43 Date 11/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICAIRANO, DOUGLAS Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $92,431.52 Date 07/16/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, JAMES R Employer name City of Watertown Amount $92,431.19 Date 07/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VOGEL, CHRISTIAN M Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $92,431.14 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KENT, LORA R Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $92,430.76 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECTOR, KENDRA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $92,430.43 Date 07/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIAZZA, DOMINICA L Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $92,430.37 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFISTERER, MATTHEW P Employer name Thrall Public Library Amount $92,430.26 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUREK, ALAN T Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $92,428.66 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, LEA A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $92,428.13 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TATAR, TIBERIU C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $92,426.83 Date 07/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, THOMAS J, III Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $92,426.71 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBERTI, BRIAN M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $92,425.67 Date 09/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MARCI J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $92,425.16 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCESE, MARIE L Employer name Orange County Amount $92,425.07 Date 03/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALIFF, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $92,424.31 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENTKOWICZ, JAMES J, III Employer name Suffolk County Amount $92,424.04 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, DAISY Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $92,422.95 Date 07/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISNIEWSKI, DUANE R Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $92,421.88 Date 07/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VINCI, ROSE M Employer name Westchester County Amount $92,421.36 Date 02/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCONE, ELENA C Employer name Westchester Library System Amount $92,421.17 Date 05/28/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, SEAN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $92,421.12 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGGINS, JASON T Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $92,420.38 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESANTIS, NICHOLAS G Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $92,420.08 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MICHAEL, ANIKA Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $92,419.71 Date 10/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIDDALL, KARA N Employer name Division of State Police Amount $92,419.64 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, THOMAS R Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $92,419.64 Date 04/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $92,419.37 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLEMENTE, VITO F Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $92,419.29 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDSMAN, DANIEL L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $92,419.12 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, SANDRA L Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $92,418.68 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSUDA, KENICHI Employer name New York Public Library Amount $92,418.68 Date 12/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMORE, MICHAEL G Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $92,418.65 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, SHAUNE L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $92,418.10 Date 08/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROST, ARNOLD R Employer name Town of Gates Amount $92,417.68 Date 03/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOX, WILLIAM J Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $92,416.93 Date 11/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAND, KEVIN L Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $92,416.41 Date 01/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUNSTON, SALIH Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $92,416.11 Date 11/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN BUREN, JAMES C, JR Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $92,416.07 Date 01/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIFIORE, ROBERT J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $92,415.95 Date 05/23/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULSE, FRED E, III Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $92,415.74 Date 02/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIEMBLICKI, ROBERT A Employer name Greenlawn Water District Amount $92,415.40 Date 06/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACIEJEWSKI, DENNIS C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $92,414.96 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GARRY, RYAN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $92,414.40 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, ROBERT S Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $92,413.60 Date 05/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMODIO, DAVID V Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $92,413.37 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUTON, JASON P Employer name Erie County Amount $92,413.21 Date 02/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOMA, MICHAEL E Employer name Nassau County Amount $92,412.10 Date 07/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN GORDER, KEITH D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $92,411.98 Date 09/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, MARK W Employer name City of Watertown Amount $92,411.06 Date 02/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MADIGAN, CHARLOTTE E Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $92,410.89 Date 11/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, JEFFREY M Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $92,410.23 Date 07/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARRELL, MICHAEL P Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $92,410.22 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GORBUTT, WILLIAM W Employer name City of White Plains Amount $92,409.39 Date 09/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHASE, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Nassau County Amount $92,407.88 Date 07/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, AMADO Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $92,407.81 Date 09/09/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONCALVES, MARIA A Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $92,407.53 Date 08/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZITTEL, BRYAN G Employer name Lagrange Fire District Amount $92,407.50 Date 02/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, JOHNMICHAEL Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $92,407.30 Date 10/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAVUSO, ALYSSA M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $92,407.27 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMASEL, CORINNE M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $92,406.52 Date 12/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTMAN, DOUGLAS A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $92,405.51 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMINGWAY, JAVON C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $92,405.01 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System