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 KAISER, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $91,928.30 Date 01/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name D'ALEO, BERNARD L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $91,927.46 Date 03/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIZER, KEVIN R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $91,926.73 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OBERMEIER, RICHARD E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $91,926.57 Date 02/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLSON, JONATHAN Employer name Dutchess County Amount $91,926.06 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWLING, JOHN T Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $91,925.88 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, SUSAN M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $91,925.73 Date 02/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELAIN, RAHSAAN H Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $91,925.73 Date 08/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, ROBERT E., JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $91,925.45 Date 04/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GORGIA, JAMES M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $91,924.80 Date 11/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEARD, ALBERTHA J Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $91,924.63 Date 10/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, WILLIAM G Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $91,924.28 Date 08/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLIGAN, SCOTT J Employer name Village of Monticello Amount $91,924.17 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POTTER, HENRY N Employer name Orange County Amount $91,923.69 Date 05/09/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASILE, FRANK J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $91,923.28 Date 03/14/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DONNA J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $91,922.06 Date 01/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKEELE, TRINA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $91,921.16 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, JENNIFER R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $91,920.87 Date 02/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARK, DEBBI L Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $91,920.66 Date 04/22/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITTER, JAMES R, JR Employer name Chemung County Amount $91,920.37 Date 06/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROHL, RUTH M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $91,920.31 Date 07/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECKER, AUDREY L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $91,919.20 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWS, MARLO RENE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $91,919.00 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, JOSEPH P Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $91,918.54 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEES, ROBERT F Employer name Department of Health Amount $91,918.01 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARDEE, FREDERICK M Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $91,917.10 Date 03/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLLE, JUSTIN T Employer name Town of Glenville Amount $91,916.77 Date 01/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAWSON, JEROME A, III Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $91,915.91 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODD, LISA A Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $91,915.73 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOUFFER, KURT J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $91,915.33 Date 05/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYSON, DOTTIE D Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $91,914.99 Date 07/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLKA, CYNTHIA A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $91,914.96 Date 06/22/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDEV, LAVIZAN Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $91,914.22 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAMIN, RACHEL Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $91,912.79 Date 08/03/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGEE, KEVIN S Employer name Westchester Joint Water Works Amount $91,912.68 Date 03/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $91,911.29 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERIKSEN, JENNIFER R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $91,910.08 Date 08/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JAMALA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $91,909.34 Date 01/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, NICK C Employer name Nassau County Amount $91,909.29 Date 06/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRICHLOW, TRACY E Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $91,909.25 Date 02/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODERICK, CHRISTINA M Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $91,908.77 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RISALVATO, THOMAS J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $91,907.31 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMBLEY, ZACHARIE L Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $91,906.69 Date 07/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDRICH, ROBERT S Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $91,903.39 Date 05/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, PHILIP E Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $91,903.29 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, JOHN W Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $91,903.08 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, EBONE E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $91,902.80 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, KYLE R Employer name Niagara County Amount $91,902.71 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, BRIAN T Employer name Medina CSD Amount $91,902.59 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, VALENCIA Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $91,901.64 Date 05/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANKO, OLENA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $91,901.52 Date 06/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISENER, SCOTT J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $91,901.40 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GURZLER, STEVEN D Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $91,900.78 Date 05/15/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORAN, JOSEPH E Employer name Nassau County Amount $91,900.59 Date 07/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS-LEGNARD, COLLEEN M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $91,899.87 Date 04/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JANE C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $91,899.83 Date 10/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORSI, JOSEPH J, JR Employer name Town of Mount Kisco Amount $91,898.59 Date 08/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, JO ANNE Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,898.35 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACHAROFF, ROBIN J Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $91,897.66 Date 09/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILTEER, JOHN R Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $91,896.75 Date 11/15/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJCIK, RICHARD C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $91,896.73 Date 08/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CHRISTIAN H Employer name Ontario County Amount $91,896.31 Date 03/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONE, JOSEPH E Employer name Village of Lake Success Amount $91,896.11 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTERE, ANTHONY P Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $91,895.61 Date 10/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAWRONSKI, BRYAN D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $91,895.00 Date 12/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, AUDREY A Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $91,894.20 Date 02/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGGS, CODY JON Employer name Town of Glenville Amount $91,891.41 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEARNEY, JOHN J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $91,891.33 Date 04/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOLARCZYK, PETER G Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $91,891.17 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERRERO, VANESSA K Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $91,889.68 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGHA, ABDELRAZAQ N Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $91,889.38 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSTEIN, SHARON M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $91,889.08 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, STANLEY J Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $91,888.28 Date 11/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, HEATHER G Employer name Rockland County Amount $91,887.18 Date 12/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRUGGIA, LYNN B Employer name Office of General Services Amount $91,887.08 Date 03/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIEGERT, MARK E Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $91,886.66 Date 09/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, KAREY J Employer name Rockland County Amount $91,886.57 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCISZEWSKI, DAWN M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $91,886.21 Date 12/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, KARA A Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $91,886.13 Date 04/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLINO, ANTONIO J Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $91,886.03 Date 09/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAJOS, KEVIN J Employer name Warren County Amount $91,885.76 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, WILLIAM M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $91,884.13 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOONAN, PAUL F Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $91,882.40 Date 09/25/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELYNIS, INDRE M Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $91,882.36 Date 01/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKEY, DENNIS J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $91,882.20 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCHRAN, HELEN Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $91,881.34 Date 10/21/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGRAM, STEPHEN Employer name Northport E Northport Pub Lib Amount $91,880.89 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELOSH, MATTHEW J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $91,880.67 Date 10/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLE, GARY C, II Employer name Division of State Police Amount $91,880.29 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MADONIA, JOSEPH R Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $91,879.90 Date 12/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTONIO, DWAYNE E Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $91,877.97 Date 04/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARLING, JEANNE MARIE Employer name Cornell University Amount $91,877.94 Date 01/01/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANIER, SAMUEL Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $91,877.44 Date 02/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLOMBO, GRACE E Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $91,876.65 Date 07/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFS, JUSTIN C Employer name Rockland County Amount $91,876.09 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name XIA, ZHUJING Employer name Rockland County Amount $91,876.08 Date 05/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NULTY, MARY C Employer name Rockland County Amount $91,876.07 Date 01/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, CESAR A Employer name Rockland County Amount $91,876.06 Date 04/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NYSTROM, JASON D Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $91,875.80 Date 07/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STASIUKIEWICZ, MARK Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $91,875.78 Date 01/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System