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 KAPLAN, MARK H Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $91,607.73 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYER, BRITTANY J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $91,605.53 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUTHIER, ROBERT W Employer name City of Auburn Amount $91,604.70 Date 11/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODERKA, WILLIAM J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $91,604.63 Date 03/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRUNZI, JOHN Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $91,603.91 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APRILANTE, FAITH A Employer name Orange County Amount $91,603.72 Date 09/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, BRIAN P Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $91,603.63 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, RICHARD Employer name City of Rochester Amount $91,603.46 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DRYLINSKYY, KAZYMYR Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $91,603.42 Date 07/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUFMAN, SHEILA A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $91,602.20 Date 05/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRITCHARD, ALLAN P Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $91,601.68 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REVERE, KEVIN Employer name Oneida County Amount $91,601.18 Date 05/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRITER, ERICH M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $91,600.74 Date 07/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SONTARP, MICHELLE Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $91,600.58 Date 01/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMARO, DAVID J Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $91,600.21 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA MONICA, ANTOINETTE Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $91,600.13 Date 02/07/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUMM, MICHAEL R Employer name Monroe County Amount $91,600.06 Date 02/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, KEVIN O Employer name City of Rochester Amount $91,599.66 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STRACK, TODD J, JR Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $91,599.64 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $91,599.59 Date 07/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUGLER, BRIAN C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,599.31 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABINOWITZ, SARAH Employer name Nassau County Amount $91,598.24 Date 11/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLE, SEDLEY C Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $91,597.71 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REECE-TILLACK, HEATHER R Employer name Ontario County Amount $91,596.78 Date 06/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERLO, PETER J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $91,596.44 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALERI, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $91,595.90 Date 06/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, JOHN J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,595.77 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARTON, MATTHEW T Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $91,594.97 Date 05/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLANI, ANTOINETTE T Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $91,594.97 Date 03/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAURIA, PETER T Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $91,594.81 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLARI, CARL Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $91,594.63 Date 04/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, MICHAEL P Employer name Orange County Amount $91,594.62 Date 09/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULSON, JOSHUA R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $91,594.59 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, RALPH J Employer name Warren County Amount $91,594.42 Date 06/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, ANIAMMA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $91,593.62 Date 03/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YORK, JAMIE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $91,593.53 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIXON, NIKKISHA D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,593.42 Date 03/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMUDEZ, STEVEN E Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $91,593.08 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, ANDREW C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $91,592.98 Date 08/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, TRAVIS J Employer name Greene County Amount $91,592.84 Date 09/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROLIKOWSKI, BENJAMIN F Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $91,592.73 Date 08/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKERSON, RENEE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $91,592.55 Date 04/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGALHAES, LUIS H Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $91,592.53 Date 03/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZANSKI, FRANK J Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $91,591.59 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NABI RAHNI, FARIBA Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $91,590.77 Date 01/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEILS, EILEEN Employer name Department of Health Amount $91,590.61 Date 10/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAMER, BENJAMIN D Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $91,589.98 Date 02/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRICK, SAVIYA T Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $91,589.89 Date 08/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANDELARIO, LISA A Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $91,589.35 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSAO, CHI WING R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $91,589.10 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSNO, BRANDON K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $91,589.00 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, JEFFREY P Employer name Niagara County Amount $91,588.94 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDOVANO, STEPHEN Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $91,588.19 Date 11/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, JAMAL A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $91,587.92 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, JEFFREY N Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $91,587.66 Date 10/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISO, MARK J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $91,587.54 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLEIGHT, DAVID C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $91,587.49 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEONG, DOROTHY W Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $91,587.08 Date 03/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASIER, GEORGE R Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $91,586.89 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWES, JUSTIN Z Employer name Division of State Police Amount $91,586.43 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CLOSKEY, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $91,585.93 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELSH, ROBERT D Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $91,585.58 Date 09/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, JOHN W Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $91,585.38 Date 04/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MICHAEL F Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $91,585.27 Date 10/23/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDER, LISA S Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $91,584.92 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, KEVIN R Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $91,584.85 Date 01/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, STEVEN J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $91,584.76 Date 06/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICA, MATTHEW J, II Employer name Town of New Hartford Amount $91,584.44 Date 06/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IRONS-RINDFLEISCH, AMANDA J Employer name Niagara County Amount $91,584.41 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEFRANCO, TERRY Employer name Adirondack Park Agcy Amount $91,584.36 Date 08/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, MARK D Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $91,584.36 Date 07/03/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOBBAN, LOREN D Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $91,584.36 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPROCKI, ELLEN O Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $91,584.36 Date 11/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SAMUEL G Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $91,584.36 Date 06/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREASON, MICHAEL T Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $91,584.36 Date 11/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AREGBEYEN, AIGBOJE O Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $91,584.15 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKEL, JAMES R Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $91,583.85 Date 12/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, JAMES Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $91,583.69 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, MICHAEL A Employer name Village of Pelham Amount $91,583.61 Date 08/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAKER, SHAWN D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $91,583.55 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLINE, VIRGINIA E Employer name Arlington Fire District Amount $91,583.54 Date 02/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MABRY, KRUMIE Employer name City of Rochester Amount $91,582.93 Date 02/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORSON, DAVID A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $91,582.32 Date 06/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALAKRISHNAPILLAI, SANTHOSH Employer name Suffolk County Amount $91,582.20 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, WILLIAM J Employer name Hicksville Water District Amount $91,581.67 Date 08/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATT, ANDREW T, JR Employer name Ridge Road Fire District Amount $91,581.24 Date 05/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARDY, SEAN R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $91,580.89 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHELAN, TIMOTHY W Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $91,579.49 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROME-IRONS, GRACELINE L Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $91,579.23 Date 06/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALL, JOHN H, JR Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $91,578.05 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, BARRY E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $91,577.98 Date 10/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENEDICT, MELISSA M Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $91,577.61 Date 09/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, CHERYL D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,577.10 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, WILLIAM J Employer name Upper Mohawk Valley Water Bd Amount $91,576.89 Date 07/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEBERT, ALEXANDER M Employer name Town of Manlius Amount $91,575.62 Date 01/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUKACS, SHARON M Employer name Deferred Comp Board Amount $91,575.34 Date 03/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANZER, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $91,575.27 Date 03/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYNNE, DANIELLE N Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $91,574.83 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROTTER, AMANDA E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $91,574.15 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDROVSKAYA, GELENA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $91,573.33 Date 05/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System