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 GIBSON, WENDY A Employer name Natural Heritage Trust Amount $90,470.02 Date 11/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLNAR, JOHN Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $90,469.94 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKSYM, ROBERT B Employer name Nassau County Amount $90,468.87 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, MARY T Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $90,468.47 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC NAUGHTON, BRIAN M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $90,467.36 Date 12/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIPE, EMILY R Employer name Dryden CSD Amount $90,466.62 Date 10/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATTLEY-EPPS, JULIANA C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $90,466.60 Date 05/06/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIROZZOLO, JAMES A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $90,465.68 Date 03/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEFER, RICHARD R Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $90,464.30 Date 02/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMARCHI, ZAIRA T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $90,464.30 Date 04/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIPLING, CHRISTINE M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $90,464.22 Date 07/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, DAVID T Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $90,464.03 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI VECCHI, LOUIS C, III Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $90,463.75 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIR, EMINE Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $90,462.57 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, ROBERT N Employer name Yorkshire Pioneer CSD Amount $90,461.12 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODGE, STEPHEN L Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $90,460.87 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CHOUDENS, JULIO C Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $90,459.66 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTMANN, SCOTT R Employer name City of Rome Amount $90,459.43 Date 05/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, DOUGLAS S Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $90,459.17 Date 03/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLAFIORE, JACLYN S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $90,458.96 Date 06/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, ROBERT M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $90,458.04 Date 04/09/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACHTERBERG, BRIAN A Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $90,458.01 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATZELLE, CHARLES Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $90,457.42 Date 08/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHYTE, EUGENE B Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $90,457.23 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRI, EILEEN M Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $90,457.18 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSON, MELISSA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $90,457.09 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, STACIE R Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $90,456.65 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, LUIS O Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $90,456.22 Date 04/05/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOWERS, JAMES W Employer name Erie County Amount $90,455.96 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CROSSEN, CAROL A Employer name Moffat Library Washingtonville Amount $90,455.96 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERRYHOLMES, DIANA J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $90,455.70 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LODINI, GEORGE F Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $90,455.56 Date 08/04/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAMID, NASIM Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $90,455.20 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPRESTI, MICHAEL J Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $90,455.19 Date 01/31/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLEARY, JOSEPH Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $90,455.04 Date 01/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LODINI, LEWIS T Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $90,454.83 Date 02/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, PRESCOTT A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $90,454.60 Date 05/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, HILTON Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $90,454.40 Date 06/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'ROURKE, JOSEPH C Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $90,453.90 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPLAN, LINDA J Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $90,453.72 Date 06/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEID, THOMAS L Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $90,453.64 Date 08/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAY, MICHELLE B Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $90,453.46 Date 06/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCATO, EDWARD Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $90,453.28 Date 06/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOTH, GERMAINE P Employer name Massapequa Public Library Amount $90,453.25 Date 10/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABER, E.G Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $90,452.14 Date 05/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADGETT, SASKIA E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $90,451.69 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAHLSTEDT, RICHARD E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $90,451.59 Date 10/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOCERI, DAVID Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $90,451.15 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TICE, CHAD T Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $90,451.13 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORCELLI, CARL A Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $90,450.64 Date 10/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POOLE, EDWARD S Employer name City of Cortland Amount $90,449.49 Date 08/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINZEL, ANDREA A Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $90,447.34 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCONE, MARY ELLEN Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $90,447.16 Date 10/13/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLOVCHENA, WILLIAM H Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $90,447.04 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COULOMBE, TIMOTHY J Employer name Erie County Amount $90,447.01 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGUIRE, DONALD T Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $90,446.76 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARNER, ERIC J Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $90,445.77 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLETT, KATJA L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $90,444.97 Date 10/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRIZ, KIMBERLY P Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $90,444.96 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSLOW, MARGARET A Employer name Nassau County Amount $90,444.95 Date 09/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAHILL, PATRICIA A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $90,444.94 Date 06/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWER, JODY A Employer name Massapequa Public Library Amount $90,444.84 Date 02/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ORDEN, DAVID M Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $90,444.62 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORACCO, ANGELA M Employer name Ontario County Amount $90,443.46 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, WILLIAM H Employer name City of Rochester Amount $90,443.23 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KANDAKAI, BOB J Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $90,441.76 Date 03/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESS, WILLIAM J Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $90,441.12 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, ZUBAIDAH A Employer name Westchester County Amount $90,440.51 Date 06/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MERSMAN, BRYAN A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $90,440.16 Date 05/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPENCER JR., JAMES R Employer name City of Watertown Amount $90,438.85 Date 08/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALONE, DANIEL T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $90,438.82 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MYERS, LYNN M Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $90,438.75 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, VIRGINIA C Employer name St Joseph's School For Deaf Amount $90,438.46 Date 09/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDONE, MATTHEW J Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $90,437.48 Date 06/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADHU, RAMDIAL Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $90,436.78 Date 01/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ANTHONY P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $90,436.20 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUPER, NICHOLAS C Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $90,435.71 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHANDS, MONA L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $90,435.64 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, ALAN Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $90,435.45 Date 10/26/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILAROSCIA, DAVID J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $90,435.33 Date 12/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISTOW, MARC J Employer name Erie County Amount $90,434.91 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUMBS, MICHAEL C Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $90,434.28 Date 04/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZSIMMONS, JAMES Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $90,434.18 Date 07/26/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, KIMBERLY M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $90,434.07 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONLEY, SUZANNE T Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $90,433.93 Date 01/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, NATHANIAL C Employer name Department of Health Amount $90,432.49 Date 09/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, ROBERT P Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $90,430.80 Date 05/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANTORY, CARLOS Employer name City of Rochester Amount $90,430.47 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, DONALD D, JR Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $90,430.17 Date 04/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASTOR, JOHN R Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $90,429.17 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, DANIEL J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $90,428.55 Date 02/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIETZ, BRYAN E Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $90,428.48 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLEIER, BRAD P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $90,428.16 Date 08/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABREGO, BENJAMIN A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $90,428.00 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEENBURGH, JARETT C Employer name Ulster County Amount $90,427.40 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLORY, JAMES M Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $90,427.39 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODIN, JARED D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $90,426.88 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAMPSON, GLENN R Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $90,426.88 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWICZ, ERIN E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $90,426.48 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARTHELEMY, FREDLINE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $90,426.30 Date 03/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System