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 CUMMINGS, CARLTON M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $91,742.00 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLBE, JEFFREY S Employer name Niagara County Amount $91,741.46 Date 09/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOVAN, JOSEPH W Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $91,740.99 Date 12/17/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASIH, NIRMAL Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $91,740.93 Date 10/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENNOX, ROBERT J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $91,739.98 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYER, AMY L Employer name Hutchings Childrens Services Amount $91,739.79 Date 11/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, WENDY L Employer name Education Department Amount $91,739.40 Date 10/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSKINS, LLOYD E Employer name Cayuga County Amount $91,739.38 Date 05/17/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALOMONE, JAMES Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $91,739.14 Date 04/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWART, KENNETH J Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $91,737.95 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WORTH, JAMES C Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $91,737.87 Date 03/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGH, RONALD, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $91,737.66 Date 10/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ESPINAL, ELTON Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $91,737.43 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUGHMAN, LORRY A Employer name Putnam County Amount $91,736.46 Date 03/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANCE, TRACEY J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $91,736.43 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, PETER V Employer name Division of State Police Amount $91,734.75 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, SEAN B Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $91,733.84 Date 09/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LU, HONG Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $91,733.41 Date 08/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, RONALD W Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $91,733.33 Date 07/21/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, RYAN D Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $91,733.10 Date 05/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STURTZ, JANICE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $91,732.79 Date 10/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THREATS, ADRIENNE N Employer name Division of State Police Amount $91,732.37 Date 08/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAKER, DOUGLAS J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $91,731.92 Date 01/20/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI CIOCCIO, VINCENT J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $91,731.02 Date 04/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, CHARLES F Employer name Orange County Amount $91,730.84 Date 01/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHSTEN, EDWIN A Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $91,730.70 Date 02/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIFENBURGH, WILLIAM H, JR Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $91,729.10 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, MATTHEW O Employer name Albany County Amount $91,728.84 Date 02/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWAN, DAVID M Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $91,727.90 Date 11/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALAZZO-GRUNKE, BETTINA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $91,726.28 Date 06/30/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POCCIA, DAVID M Employer name City of Utica Amount $91,725.96 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLEMAN-HAYNER, TERESA R Employer name Education Department Amount $91,725.60 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINGO, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $91,725.58 Date 01/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CODD, MARGARET A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $91,724.83 Date 07/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODDECKER, BRYAN R Employer name Niagara County Amount $91,724.24 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROCTOR, BONNIE L Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $91,723.98 Date 11/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMESE, NICHOLAS A Employer name Nassau County Amount $91,723.32 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYS, DANIEL S Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $91,721.46 Date 02/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JINDRA, DAWN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $91,721.09 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GORY, BRIAN M Employer name Ontario County Amount $91,720.77 Date 07/27/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIDEWAND, CHERIE B Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $91,720.01 Date 04/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, MICHAEL D Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $91,719.64 Date 05/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, CHLOE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $91,719.55 Date 10/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASKO, JAMES G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $91,718.88 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PITTMAN, YOLANDA R Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $91,718.85 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUD, STEPHEN G Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,718.69 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QIU, XINYE Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $91,718.60 Date 03/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VITA, ANGELO Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $91,718.39 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $91,717.57 Date 02/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, BERNADETTE Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $91,716.82 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCARTHY, TIMOTHY D Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $91,716.45 Date 11/07/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNESSEY, SEAN M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $91,715.99 Date 01/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASILCO, MICHAEL R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $91,715.91 Date 04/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, JULIE M Employer name Department of State Amount $91,715.91 Date 10/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI SARNO, ANTHONY R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $91,715.91 Date 08/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANNING, IAN M Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $91,715.69 Date 03/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAHL, GEORGIA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $91,715.58 Date 09/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLETTIERI, JASON N Employer name Westchester County Amount $91,715.48 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRIEJEWSKE, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $91,713.94 Date 01/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OAKES, BRIAN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $91,713.90 Date 07/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUTH, LISA A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,713.86 Date 08/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAINE, TRAVIS L Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $91,713.76 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEAR, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name City of Geneva Amount $91,713.54 Date 07/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BALGOBIN, MOHANLAL M Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $91,713.36 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISALES, CYNTHIA Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $91,712.98 Date 09/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TASHJIAN, SEAN C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $91,712.91 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, PAUL E Employer name City of Oneida Amount $91,712.91 Date 04/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, ROBERT W Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $91,712.73 Date 12/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREHM, KATHLEEN M Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $91,712.03 Date 05/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EICK, DAVID G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $91,711.94 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEONCAVALLO, ANTHONY J Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $91,711.30 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOTARNICOLA, PENNY A Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $91,709.83 Date 09/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UPADHYAY, ROBERTA C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $91,709.27 Date 06/03/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIERNEY, DANIEL M Employer name Water Auth of West Nassau Co Amount $91,709.07 Date 02/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VOORHIS, GARY R Employer name City of Beacon Amount $91,708.93 Date 01/10/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOFF, LINDA M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $91,708.69 Date 02/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALY, OWEN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $91,708.35 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CROSBY, FRANK J Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $91,708.26 Date 09/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTS, KAELA D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $91,707.86 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARRER, BRIAN J Employer name Niagara County Amount $91,707.49 Date 09/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERALTA, MANUEL E Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $91,707.28 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, ANTHONY M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $91,707.25 Date 06/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, GLADYS Employer name Nassau County Amount $91,707.04 Date 09/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, LAWRENCE Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $91,706.91 Date 02/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, MELVIN L Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $91,706.77 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIETZ, MICHAEL R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $91,705.65 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, MICHAEL A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $91,705.21 Date 06/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEELY, DERRICK A Employer name Erie County Amount $91,704.97 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUVA, CAROLE A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $91,704.72 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMPSEY, PATRICIA A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $91,704.46 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURLAK, ROBERT J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $91,704.14 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPUT, JEFFREY M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $91,703.80 Date 07/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCA, KIMBERLY Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $91,703.74 Date 02/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, JOHN F, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $91,702.71 Date 02/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, ROSA L Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $91,700.63 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIN, KAREN OBRIEN Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $91,700.61 Date 12/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LINDA-FAYE L Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $91,700.48 Date 07/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATH, HARRY E, JR Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $91,700.23 Date 08/24/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, SARAH A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $91,698.92 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONGIELLO, MARIA N Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $91,698.69 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System