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 SCOTT, YONETTE Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $89,948.88 Date 11/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $89,948.53 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUECKEN, KENNETH H Employer name Carle Place UFSD Amount $89,948.49 Date 03/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HETTINGER, BENJAMIN F Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $89,948.20 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAVIA, NICHOLAS J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $89,947.85 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ASHMAN, PAUL F Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $89,947.81 Date 11/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, DEBRA S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $89,947.16 Date 09/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACKERT, SUSIN S Employer name Education Department Amount $89,946.12 Date 10/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARTZ, MATHEW C Employer name Village of Spencerport Amount $89,945.87 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL GUERCIO, MELISSA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $89,945.42 Date 01/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANA, MICHAEL Employer name City of Rochester Amount $89,945.28 Date 02/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUNDELL, KEVIN E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $89,944.25 Date 04/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, SECTELLAR Employer name Roosevelt Public Library Amount $89,942.62 Date 09/13/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROMLEY, LORRAINE C Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $89,942.48 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVID, JASON Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $89,941.61 Date 10/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUNILKUMAR, USHA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $89,941.40 Date 11/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULTON, JOSEPH Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $89,940.92 Date 06/04/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN WIE, RUTH E Employer name Steuben County Amount $89,940.85 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGLIARDO, JOHN S Employer name Nassau County Amount $89,940.10 Date 08/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILIPOWSKI, ELIZA R Employer name Tompkins County Amount $89,939.90 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWERMAN, AIMEE L Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $89,938.05 Date 10/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUICK, DAVID A, JR Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $89,936.82 Date 01/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAY, LUCIENNE M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $89,936.49 Date 09/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUSLEY, KEVIN A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $89,935.73 Date 12/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEY, NICOLE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $89,935.20 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURTS, CATHERINE L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $89,935.09 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE-ANTOINE, SHANEEQUELAKEEY Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $89,934.92 Date 08/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONER, PAUL E Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $89,934.31 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, LEONARD W Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $89,934.27 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAI, SABIHA KHATOON Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $89,934.27 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOVER, JEFFREY T Employer name City of Troy Amount $89,934.15 Date 07/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ, OMAR M Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $89,933.83 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, HOWARD D Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $89,933.18 Date 10/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELLODY, ANNE L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $89,932.91 Date 02/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKARIA, NEBU Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $89,932.48 Date 01/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLANDI, MICHAEL V Employer name Dutchess County Amount $89,931.86 Date 12/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNIFFE, KENNETH F Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $89,931.53 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISHMAN, ADAM Employer name City of Rochester Amount $89,930.61 Date 03/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MICHAEL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $89,930.40 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEWS, FRANK J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $89,930.40 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLEDO, RAYMOND J Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $89,930.26 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAU, KIN H Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $89,930.26 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEEL, BRIAN J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $89,930.26 Date 05/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERZULLI, PAUL L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $89,930.26 Date 05/01/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLOAT, KENNETH C Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $89,929.79 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROMMER, KENNETH G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $89,929.64 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERALTA, ZORAIDA B Employer name Westchester County Amount $89,929.46 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELA CRUZ, CRISTINA B Employer name Lavelle School For The Blind Amount $89,928.92 Date 09/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADMAEV, EULALIA Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $89,928.26 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAULT, THOMAS Employer name Dutchess County Amount $89,927.88 Date 01/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSTAMANTE, JAMES P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $89,926.98 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENDERS, RONALD S Employer name City of Rochester Amount $89,926.78 Date 12/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REESE SMITH, PAMELA M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $89,926.78 Date 04/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MARY ANN Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $89,926.64 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, BURT A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $89,926.26 Date 06/07/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIERNEY, MARLENE K Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $89,926.21 Date 05/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, JEFFREY A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $89,923.35 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONAHAN, TODD G Employer name Education Department Amount $89,923.07 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAVEC, EVA M Employer name NYS Parole Board Amount $89,922.88 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOZDALSKI, NICOLE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $89,921.80 Date 01/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULMER, RANDY B Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $89,920.97 Date 11/16/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYAN, YOLANDA Employer name Westchester County Amount $89,920.08 Date 09/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LAIR, JEFFREY M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $89,919.92 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREACY, DOUGLAS E Employer name Department of Health Amount $89,919.80 Date 05/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVERI, FRANCESCO Employer name Town of Mount Kisco Amount $89,919.62 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVILA, WAYNE L Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $89,919.32 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERINO, MARIECLAIRE A Employer name Westchester County Amount $89,919.16 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEIM, JOANN C Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $89,918.11 Date 11/08/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARJI, JAMAL H Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $89,917.13 Date 02/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, CHRISTINE G Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $89,916.21 Date 08/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARANDA, DAVID Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $89,915.95 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARGON, NINA M Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $89,915.73 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOVER, DOUGLAS S Employer name Cortland County Amount $89,915.71 Date 11/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, WILLIAM M Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $89,915.67 Date 11/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC SWAIN, EDWARD C Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $89,915.49 Date 06/27/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, KEVIN M Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $89,915.34 Date 10/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNY, JOHN D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $89,915.26 Date 01/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOOTSKY, ALEXANDER Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $89,914.38 Date 06/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVINE, JENNIFER C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $89,914.04 Date 09/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANCHELLI, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $89,914.03 Date 03/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARKIN, DEBORAH L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $89,913.99 Date 04/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC AVOY, SPENSER J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $89,913.53 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PODOLSKI, JOHN P Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $89,912.82 Date 07/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, KAREN L Employer name Orange County Amount $89,912.50 Date 01/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, ALMA M Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $89,912.09 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBB, SHIRLEY E Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $89,912.09 Date 05/27/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUFFRANT, FRANK A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $89,912.09 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWICKI, KRZYSZTOF S Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $89,912.09 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTZ, CAROL A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $89,911.90 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUPIED, DENIS R Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $89,911.52 Date 08/18/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHARD, ANNE R Employer name Department of Health Amount $89,911.36 Date 11/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUGINI, BARBARA Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $89,911.20 Date 09/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, ROBERT A Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $89,910.00 Date 02/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELISLE, TIMOTHY M Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $89,909.64 Date 03/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STROZYK, JAMES W Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $89,909.46 Date 04/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGINSON, LISA Employer name Orange County Amount $89,909.44 Date 06/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERIAN, THOMAS P Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $89,909.34 Date 01/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, BRIAN J Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $89,909.25 Date 09/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MASKIELL-CLOSI, SUSAN F Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $89,909.25 Date 12/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DLUGOLECKI, COLLEEN M Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $89,908.23 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System