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 TORRES, VICTOR M, JR Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $92,347.09 Date 10/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MINNIS, ROSANNE T Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $92,346.48 Date 03/27/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVENS, PETER A Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $92,346.27 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLS, WILLIAM E Employer name Nassau County Amount $92,346.22 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANDITO, TODD E Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $92,344.94 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASTON, GORDON Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $92,344.53 Date 04/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDELEAU, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $92,343.79 Date 10/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORR, DANIEL C Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $92,342.93 Date 01/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOOLEY, MICHAEL P, JR Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $92,342.18 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name City of Utica Amount $92,341.51 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KING PURDUE, MARSHA Employer name Hamilton County Amount $92,341.20 Date 04/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, CHARLEN H Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $92,341.07 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAIKEN, TODD B Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $92,341.05 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGIUDICE, REGINA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $92,340.58 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRAGER, SANDRA Employer name Westchester County Amount $92,340.58 Date 05/21/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNEY, BENJAMIN P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $92,340.39 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TROJAN, KEITH E Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $92,340.32 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUAIL, DANIEL E Employer name Cornell University Amount $92,340.00 Date 11/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, MICHAEL L Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $92,339.25 Date 05/23/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEERS, LINDA L Employer name Essex County Amount $92,338.55 Date 08/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUEVARA, FRANK A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $92,338.43 Date 02/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JACOBI, DAVID J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $92,337.91 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRANCE, DONALD M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $92,337.84 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOW, TINA M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $92,337.43 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBAYUWANA, SYLVIA E Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $92,336.88 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINHEIRO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $92,336.39 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERAGOLA, JAMES V Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $92,336.29 Date 04/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHAVEZ, VICTOR R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $92,335.30 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLO, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $92,335.19 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDVOSS, WILLIAM D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $92,334.83 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MARR, MARK V Employer name Nassau County Amount $92,334.61 Date 03/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANANTHULA, SWAPNA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $92,332.92 Date 02/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, RYAN M Employer name Village of Fredonia Amount $92,332.68 Date 03/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRATHWAITE, HENDERSON O, II Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $92,332.37 Date 01/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, JA TARRA K Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $92,332.37 Date 02/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONGRO, FRANK Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $92,332.32 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNST, ANDREW M Employer name Massapequa Public Library Amount $92,332.18 Date 01/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHISON, SARAH E Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $92,332.03 Date 02/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGBY, PAUL C Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $92,331.92 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, ANITA R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $92,331.30 Date 05/03/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDLE, THOMAS A Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $92,331.18 Date 02/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAW, DEBORAH Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $92,330.05 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NERO, NANETTE M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $92,330.03 Date 05/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIDIBE, ABIKE Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $92,329.04 Date 10/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANSPACH, BYRAN P Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $92,327.99 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KABIR, HUMAYUN Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $92,327.45 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSZUTA, CEILIA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $92,327.37 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMODY, DAVID T Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $92,327.27 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHONEWALD, MICHAEL P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $92,327.14 Date 07/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STAUB, DANIEL J Employer name Monroe County Amount $92,326.84 Date 05/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLUNIS, SIMONE K Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $92,325.40 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSAMANO, FRANK A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $92,325.09 Date 03/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEVALIER, ANGELA Employer name Sullivan County Amount $92,324.87 Date 07/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYALA, CARMELO W Employer name Nassau County Bridge Authority Amount $92,324.21 Date 02/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAPASSO, LISA Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $92,323.44 Date 08/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, RYAN P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $92,323.20 Date 10/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, EARL W, JR Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $92,323.04 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDEN, WILLIAM Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $92,321.54 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBY, APRIL R Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $92,321.24 Date 04/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JACOB W Employer name Village of Monticello Amount $92,320.89 Date 01/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARDY, RANDOLPH H Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $92,320.74 Date 12/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIKEN, MICHAEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $92,320.59 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, MICHAEL J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $92,320.44 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLANIA, LAURA M Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $92,320.37 Date 09/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISNIEWSKI, KEVIN R Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $92,320.11 Date 01/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, BRIAN A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $92,319.95 Date 06/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, DAVID J Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $92,319.77 Date 02/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANNELL, FREDERICK R Employer name Cornell University Amount $92,319.37 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSEI-BONSU, STEPHEN Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $92,319.30 Date 06/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GROS, ESTEBAN Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $92,319.15 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHR, WILLIAM P Employer name Lawrence UFSD Amount $92,317.13 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRESSEL, RACHEL C Employer name Putnam County Amount $92,316.80 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, SUSAN M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $92,316.31 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, TIMOTHY T Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $92,315.14 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZ, JOEL J Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $92,314.17 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TADDEO, JOEL Employer name Monroe County Amount $92,313.35 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRABAL, SERGIO Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $92,312.78 Date 11/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUFORD, JAMES C, JR Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $92,312.50 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWER, ANDREW T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $92,312.00 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORDARO, JOSEPH P Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $92,311.45 Date 08/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILKA, NIVEDITHA Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $92,311.19 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACRE, BRIAN J Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $92,311.19 Date 06/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, ROBIN Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $92,310.99 Date 03/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TASSO, SONIA J Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $92,310.90 Date 04/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, JACOB K Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $92,310.33 Date 03/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANICK, MICHELLE M Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $92,309.33 Date 07/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANCHIOLI, VIRGINIA T Employer name Nassau County Amount $92,308.63 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, MICHELLE C Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $92,308.05 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOHS, HANS, JR Employer name Village of Island Park Amount $92,306.33 Date 06/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, MATTHEW J Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $92,306.06 Date 10/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERETT, DANNY L Employer name Barnard Fire District Amount $92,304.18 Date 08/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRISTERA, CHERYLANN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $92,304.00 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, PETER A Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $92,303.90 Date 12/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMADANIS, ALEX Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $92,302.02 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILL, TERRY L Employer name City of Lockport Amount $92,301.00 Date 01/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NESTOR, SANDRA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $92,300.91 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPPARD, GREGORY R Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $92,300.64 Date 07/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALADINO, LAUREN J Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $92,300.07 Date 01/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, YANG W Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $92,299.75 Date 03/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEEMER, ALAN T Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $92,299.52 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System