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 DOUCET, ROBERT A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $91,179.48 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, MICHAEL W Employer name Dutchess County Amount $91,179.43 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE NOBILE, VICTORIA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $91,178.94 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARATTA, MARTHA A Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $91,178.65 Date 09/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI VIRGILIO, LOUIS A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $91,177.38 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIS, MICHAEL A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $91,177.38 Date 03/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEMENT, DENNIS P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $91,177.27 Date 09/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOSS, SHANE C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $91,177.06 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROOKS, JAMES E Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $91,176.79 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDY, ELLEN M. Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $91,176.55 Date 04/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERWILLIGER, ERIKA L Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $91,176.36 Date 12/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COGGINS, CASEY R Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $91,176.03 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERRARO-EARL, TAMMI C Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $91,175.28 Date 04/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN-GARNAR, AMANDA L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $91,174.63 Date 01/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MALLEY, ARLENE H Employer name Nassau County Amount $91,174.35 Date 02/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, MAUREEN R Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $91,173.60 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICCHETTI, NICHOLAS S Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $91,172.55 Date 06/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOSCANO, ANDREW Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $91,172.20 Date 06/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLANCO, ELSA B Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $91,170.98 Date 05/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, MANOJ J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $91,170.91 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODSON, GEORGE Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $91,170.90 Date 02/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPARD, GARY R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $91,170.59 Date 04/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, STEVEN A Employer name South Orangetown CSD Amount $91,170.57 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIRFO, JOANNE F Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $91,170.56 Date 09/14/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUMAN, PATRICIA M Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $91,169.84 Date 08/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADATHIL, SALY T Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $91,169.70 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, BRUCE M Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $91,168.30 Date 03/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKINGBA, ADEBAYO O Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $91,167.85 Date 02/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, SERGIO D Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $91,166.49 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELMLE, DOUGLAS C Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $91,166.28 Date 10/22/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, PAUL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $91,164.60 Date 09/06/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLAPRETE, PAMELA S Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $91,164.42 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANGREDI, ROBERTO Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $91,164.30 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STORRIN, THOMAS J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $91,163.64 Date 02/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGUNDIPE, IDOWU K Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $91,163.34 Date 11/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VITO, CHRIS A Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $91,163.24 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KEVIN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $91,161.92 Date 10/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEDGEPETH, ROBERT K Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $91,161.05 Date 06/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, ENEIDA Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $91,161.02 Date 05/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, RAMON E, JR Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $91,160.99 Date 01/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, WILLIAM D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $91,160.79 Date 10/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, VIELKA Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $91,160.26 Date 01/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDIS, MERKURIOS Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $91,160.23 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRO-HIGGINS, LAURA M Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $91,160.22 Date 10/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VROMAN, JEFFREY H Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $91,159.40 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITKUN, JEFFERY J Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $91,159.14 Date 03/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, JEFFREY P Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $91,159.00 Date 11/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, SCOTT S Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $91,158.72 Date 06/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, ROBERT M Employer name City of Kingston Amount $91,158.39 Date 10/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEDRA, MALGORZATA Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $91,157.80 Date 03/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, CHRISTINE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $91,157.20 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARY, JEFFREY R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $91,157.13 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASE, ELIZABETH S Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $91,156.73 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, TANYA L Employer name City of Albany Amount $91,156.15 Date 05/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, JACQUELINE N Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $91,156.00 Date 09/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUAIL, BRYAN P Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $91,155.77 Date 05/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INSOGNIA, RINARDO N, III Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $91,155.22 Date 07/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHAROAH, JENNIE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $91,155.03 Date 06/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMES, NEIL R Employer name Greenlawn Water District Amount $91,154.91 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARJI, ELIAS Y Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $91,154.89 Date 01/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDOLPH, DIANE Employer name Nassau County Amount $91,154.45 Date 08/31/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPEDER, MARCUS P Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $91,154.41 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARRIS, WILLIAM E Employer name Monroe County Amount $91,153.91 Date 08/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGAN, PATRICK J Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $91,153.90 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRILL, KELLY R Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $91,153.21 Date 09/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, PAMELA F Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $91,152.81 Date 01/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASZKIEWICZ, NANCY L Employer name Commack Public Library Amount $91,152.69 Date 05/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOVALL, GREGORY A Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $91,152.26 Date 09/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARMON, ANDREW B Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $91,152.25 Date 02/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYLE, LISA A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $91,151.92 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, RICHARD A, JR Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $91,151.64 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, GERARD Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $91,151.50 Date 11/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERBET, RENEE L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $91,151.26 Date 08/08/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADERA, ALICIA G Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $91,150.55 Date 01/11/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, PATRICIA A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,150.36 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLSON, PETER K Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $91,149.98 Date 06/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, EDWARD A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,149.67 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DLUGOLENSKI, JOSEPH M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $91,149.67 Date 02/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYOE, TERESA Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $91,149.67 Date 04/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCLEA, SHEILA J Employer name Education Department Amount $91,149.67 Date 06/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARKIN, SEAN J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $91,149.28 Date 08/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENWALD, DANIEL N Employer name Niagara County Amount $91,149.27 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DAWN C Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $91,148.69 Date 02/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCANN, MICHAEL Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $91,148.41 Date 01/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $91,148.40 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANNAM, VENU G Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,147.39 Date 02/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEALE, VINCENT D Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $91,146.91 Date 08/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNEN, GINA M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $91,146.72 Date 09/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSTAKAS, ASHLEY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $91,146.65 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATTA, NATHAN R Employer name Schenectady County Amount $91,146.53 Date 04/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, KEITH E Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $91,145.80 Date 03/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWACK-ROWLEY, KATHLEEN E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $91,145.75 Date 11/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DONALD, SCOTT A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $91,145.36 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTLE, JAMES R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $91,144.68 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DRUCKER, KAREN L Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $91,143.78 Date 07/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCK, JACQUELINE Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $91,143.32 Date 05/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACCARELLO, SABRINA J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $91,143.32 Date 07/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOGAN, EAMON P Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $91,142.95 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name INGRAM, GWENDOLYN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $91,142.87 Date 04/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GIRONIMO, ELISABETTA T Employer name Upper Mohawk Valley Water Bd Amount $91,142.80 Date 06/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System