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 SCHAEFER, MICHAEL P Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $91,655.26 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAHER, KATE L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $91,655.04 Date 06/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, OWEN R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $91,654.90 Date 12/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILLERY, TRACY Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $91,654.27 Date 11/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERRICO, MICHELE A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $91,654.21 Date 11/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURER, ZACHARY S Employer name Ontario County Amount $91,653.96 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, MANJU A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $91,650.37 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLAMUT, DANIEL E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $91,650.31 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAPISS, CORY S Employer name City of Rochester Amount $91,649.90 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERGO, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Town of Islip Amount $91,648.37 Date 07/10/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, WILLIAM J Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $91,646.84 Date 06/30/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIAFFONE, DENISE Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $91,646.63 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFFERTY, ROBERT B Employer name Nassau County Amount $91,644.94 Date 02/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SENA, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Orange County Amount $91,644.16 Date 08/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, SHEILLA A Employer name Pulaski CSD Amount $91,644.14 Date 10/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, ALEX J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $91,644.00 Date 07/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, ANTHONY J Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $91,643.09 Date 06/25/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWELL, TIMOTHY P Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $91,642.52 Date 10/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEANEY, JAMES W, III Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $91,642.10 Date 03/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEINBERG, JACOB J Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $91,641.42 Date 10/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERER, BETTY-ANN Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $91,641.12 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESO, MICHELLE L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $91,641.09 Date 01/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLISZ, JOHN P Employer name Erie County Amount $91,640.38 Date 05/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, KEVIN J Employer name City of Albany Amount $91,640.08 Date 03/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC LEAN, MATTHEW Employer name Village of Ilion Amount $91,639.97 Date 06/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STANFORD, BENJAMIN A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $91,639.92 Date 01/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JORGE Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $91,639.69 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY-BELL, ANNA K Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $91,639.07 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLEY, NADERA S Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $91,638.93 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESOPA, CELESTE C Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $91,638.58 Date 06/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANE, JOSEPH Z Employer name Village of Pleasantville Amount $91,638.50 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILSON, NATASHA L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $91,638.10 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, ELLEN R Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $91,637.97 Date 04/21/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDRON, THOMAS W Employer name Manhasset Lakeville Water Dist Amount $91,637.59 Date 08/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIAN, AMANDA D Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $91,637.50 Date 01/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, TRAVIS J Employer name Town of Ogden Amount $91,636.89 Date 03/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAFFEY, JESSICA P Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $91,635.87 Date 09/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENIEK, MARC C Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $91,635.39 Date 08/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOGAN, GWENDOLYN L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $91,635.08 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONELL, SHAWN W Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $91,634.86 Date 07/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TESSMER, DAVID M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $91,634.66 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIDDIVO, DAVID L Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $91,634.66 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEIERTAG, MARCIA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $91,634.51 Date 05/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QIU, XIAO-LEI Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $91,633.76 Date 06/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROA, MERCEDES L Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $91,632.70 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, JOSEPH C Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $91,632.36 Date 06/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNHILL, DEVEN M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $91,632.11 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, DAVID J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $91,631.27 Date 09/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANZER, BETH A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $91,630.88 Date 02/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, KENNETH L Employer name Ontario County Amount $91,630.81 Date 05/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTIT, PAUL A Employer name Orleans County Amount $91,630.30 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODHOUSE, MARLO A Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $91,630.09 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI FIORE, MARC A Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $91,629.17 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMERLE, CAZELLA J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $91,629.09 Date 06/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HISCOCK, TRACEY J Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $91,628.88 Date 12/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTON, ROSEMARY Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $91,628.82 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYDA, DONALD E, JR Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $91,628.65 Date 02/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNS, SHANE M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $91,628.56 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CIMMINO, VINCENT A Employer name Nassau County Amount $91,628.07 Date 07/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADIT, KRISHIN R Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $91,627.78 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMURO, NATHANIEL R Employer name Rockland County Amount $91,627.54 Date 08/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, ZELDA R Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $91,626.23 Date 06/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLESKOSKI, KAREN A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $91,625.08 Date 01/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOSOWSKI, LEE A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $91,625.08 Date 03/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPP, CAROL R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $91,625.08 Date 06/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SCHEPPER, JAMIE A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,625.05 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYO, BRIAN D Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $91,624.90 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOLDRICK, JAMES D Employer name Arlington Fire District Amount $91,624.25 Date 11/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARRELL, MARTYN W Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $91,623.93 Date 04/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LEWIS D, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $91,623.64 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAINT-FLEUR, EMMA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $91,622.79 Date 11/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PRIMA, TAMMY J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $91,622.15 Date 03/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, ERIC Employer name Fairview Fire District Amount $91,621.98 Date 03/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EGENES, MICHAEL J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $91,621.73 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRABEL, TRACIE S Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $91,621.22 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAPP, J MICHAEL Employer name Broome County Amount $91,620.97 Date 05/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALHEIDT, PATRICIA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $91,619.89 Date 11/04/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHANG, JIANHUI S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,619.83 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULL, THOMAS G Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $91,618.98 Date 09/19/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANKMULLER, GABRIELA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $91,618.91 Date 09/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, LEZLIE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $91,618.74 Date 03/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GEOCH, DIANA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $91,618.54 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, MATTHEW D Employer name Monroe County Amount $91,618.05 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, HUI ZHEN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,617.52 Date 12/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONROIG, LILLIAN A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,617.52 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATOV, ETERI Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,617.52 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, ROBERT G Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $91,617.52 Date 05/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKERT, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $91,617.25 Date 10/31/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWLING, THOMAS J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $91,616.76 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDLER, FAITH E.A. Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $91,616.67 Date 10/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONTILLO, THERESA Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $91,615.96 Date 07/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, TIMOTHY J Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $91,615.73 Date 01/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLGOW-CRISTOFARO, MICHELLE R Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $91,615.44 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODFORD, CLINTON L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,615.21 Date 08/28/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UPDIKE, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $91,614.68 Date 05/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAEZ, JUAN R Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $91,614.05 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, BARBARA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $91,612.90 Date 06/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFMANN, JOHN C, III Employer name Suffolk County Amount $91,609.95 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, MARGARET F Employer name Wyoming County Amount $91,609.37 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABRIELLI, LUIGI Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $91,608.67 Date 03/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System