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 PUGH, THOMAS E Employer name Oneida County Amount $91,142.16 Date 01/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAWAY, PATRICK F Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $91,141.98 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, BEVERLY A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $91,141.55 Date 08/26/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTISTA, RALPH Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $91,141.55 Date 04/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEIN, KYIMAR Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $91,141.07 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROSA, DANIEL Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $91,141.03 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOVEY, JEFFREY P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $91,140.98 Date 01/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRIBOURG, DAVID H Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $91,140.85 Date 06/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAROSE, TOM Employer name State Bd of Elections Amount $91,140.85 Date 02/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRELLA, NICHOLAS J Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $91,140.47 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIGHE, DEBORAH A Employer name Putnam County Amount $91,140.23 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIATLO, ZELDA Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $91,140.19 Date 07/01/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSAUD, KHAMTA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $91,139.79 Date 09/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, KATHLEEN R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $91,139.68 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESSLER, JOHN M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $91,139.68 Date 10/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGELLA, FRANK, JR Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $91,139.68 Date 06/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROETTI, STEVEN M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $91,139.46 Date 10/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, MICHAEL J, IV Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $91,138.89 Date 04/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNAH, EVELYN A Employer name Albany County Amount $91,138.85 Date 06/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC QUADE, TERRENCE P Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $91,138.71 Date 04/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, BRIAN A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $91,137.31 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERREIRA, JANET E Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $91,136.60 Date 08/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARKOWSKI, ANDREW J Employer name Department of Law Amount $91,135.79 Date 09/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCUSO, KAREN A Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $91,135.46 Date 10/02/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, VICTOR Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $91,135.26 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHL, ADAM P Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $91,134.80 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, CYNTHIA R Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $91,134.76 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANISLAUS, ANN M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $91,134.76 Date 03/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAS, MATTHEW T Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $91,134.14 Date 04/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELUCA, ELAINE Employer name Orange County Amount $91,134.12 Date 01/15/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASS, MATTHEW N Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $91,133.16 Date 12/16/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESS, JEFFREY D Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $91,131.18 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CURBELO, JASON L Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $91,130.80 Date 05/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, WALTER R Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $91,130.56 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS ZELLER, PAMELA J Employer name Putnam County Amount $91,130.19 Date 05/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLY, PETER J Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $91,129.49 Date 04/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAROLAN, GEORGE J Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $91,128.90 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, EDEN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $91,128.84 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, CASSANDRA C Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $91,128.49 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEELEY, JOANNE S Employer name Chemung County Amount $91,128.24 Date 03/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLIN, RANDY A Employer name Lewis County Amount $91,127.99 Date 07/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIMSUVANROT, LILY Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $91,127.67 Date 08/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEANY, JOSEPH J Employer name Albany County Amount $91,127.47 Date 12/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGORITO, JAMES A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $91,127.22 Date 11/15/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, DEBORAH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $91,127.08 Date 05/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYLVESTER, MICHAEL A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $91,126.80 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LILLEDAHL, ROBERT Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $91,126.53 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONANT, KIMBERLY A Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $91,126.46 Date 05/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, BRIAN C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $91,126.03 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AVERY, EUGENIA MARIE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $91,124.54 Date 07/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGATA, MARITZA C Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $91,124.39 Date 10/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINTI, ANNE MARIE Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $91,124.35 Date 09/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEARMAN, JOSHUA D Employer name Town of Greece Amount $91,124.20 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BIO, ANTHONY K Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $91,124.14 Date 10/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, GERARD R Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $91,123.93 Date 08/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSCATELLA, ROBERT Employer name Rockland County Amount $91,123.62 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEWING, JODIE A Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $91,122.52 Date 11/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOVE, JOHN L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,122.22 Date 12/30/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZARIELLO, FRANCESCA Employer name Department of Health Amount $91,122.21 Date 02/15/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MARA, SUSAN M Employer name Town of Gates Amount $91,122.20 Date 10/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ERICKSON, SAMUEL E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $91,121.60 Date 07/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAROCCO, NANCY K Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $91,121.28 Date 03/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSINA, LORRAINE A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $91,119.48 Date 02/20/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYNIHAN, FRANCIS J, III Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $91,119.46 Date 03/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESSLER, MARCIA J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $91,116.91 Date 12/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYMER, MILDRED L Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $91,116.27 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, ANGELA Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $91,115.44 Date 01/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, JOSHUA R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $91,115.42 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAER, STUART A Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $91,115.36 Date 06/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ARTHUR, ANDREA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $91,115.09 Date 09/18/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, CELESTE N Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $91,113.90 Date 01/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DAVID A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $91,112.53 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEJADA, DEBORAH A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $91,112.40 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, ROBERT M Employer name Department of Health Amount $91,112.05 Date 08/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONCZEK, JOANNE M Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $91,111.92 Date 08/24/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, KERI A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $91,111.41 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEGA, THOMAS Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $91,110.90 Date 04/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLEKES, THERESA N Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $91,110.19 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCKING, TODD J Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $91,109.77 Date 03/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAYTON, JAMES T Employer name City of Auburn Amount $91,108.39 Date 01/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MASTRACCHIO, FRANCESCO A.A. Employer name City of White Plains Amount $91,108.32 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, ANN Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $91,108.25 Date 03/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARLAND, JOHN M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $91,108.04 Date 04/22/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEELER, KAILYNN C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $91,107.91 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAWLEY, ALISON J Employer name Nassau County Amount $91,106.95 Date 10/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPPAPORT, IRA E Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $91,106.78 Date 12/27/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLAUDE, SUZANNE L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $91,106.39 Date 04/16/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, DAVID Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $91,106.30 Date 02/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, JUANITA A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $91,105.90 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEELEY, WILLIAM F Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $91,105.11 Date 05/27/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, SHAWN L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $91,104.94 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, LISA ANN Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $91,104.90 Date 09/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMAKALA, SANTHAMMA P Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $91,102.98 Date 11/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSSEY, MATTHEW D Employer name Ticonderoga CSD Amount $91,102.64 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, THOMAS E Employer name Town of Babylon Ind Dev Agcy Amount $91,102.50 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDWIRE, KENT E Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $91,101.86 Date 05/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KEVIN D Employer name Somers CSD Amount $91,101.05 Date 08/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGGAN, LORETTA J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $91,100.43 Date 10/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALLAS, MARENA K Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $91,100.26 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN CAMP, DAVID Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $91,100.06 Date 11/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System