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 PIERCE, WILLIAM E Employer name City of Albany Amount $89,869.08 Date 07/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEE, STEVEN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $89,868.24 Date 08/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUL, VALERIE W Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $89,868.20 Date 03/22/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANLAN, JULIANNE Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $89,867.49 Date 04/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOELI, JOSHUA Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $89,867.14 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name L' ELIE, EVELYN S Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $89,867.02 Date 06/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINELLI, JOSEPH C Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $89,866.48 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVEY, BRYAN C Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $89,866.17 Date 01/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KURCZYNSKI, ROBERT F Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $89,865.60 Date 12/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALZ, CHARLES W, JR Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $89,864.84 Date 10/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREEN, MICHAEL G Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $89,864.72 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, TIMOTHY S Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $89,864.70 Date 11/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, KATHLEEN Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $89,864.57 Date 03/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIATRAS, CHRISTINE M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $89,864.57 Date 04/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROTMAN, ESTEBAN G Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $89,864.18 Date 09/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALBORN, DEANNA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $89,863.61 Date 08/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, JAMES M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $89,863.35 Date 01/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRAXTON, MATHIS O A Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $89,863.09 Date 12/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOTZ, WILLIAM M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $89,863.09 Date 03/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, WANDA J Employer name Westchester County Amount $89,862.92 Date 05/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINCE, LINDA J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $89,862.39 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVUZZA, ANTHONY Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $89,861.89 Date 09/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALANDRA, JENNIFER L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $89,861.82 Date 08/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NINA, EDDIE A Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $89,861.81 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMS, ROBERT T Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $89,861.61 Date 09/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ALLAIRD, MICHAEL T Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $89,861.41 Date 02/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKLEY, JAMES A Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $89,860.97 Date 05/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATOLI, MATTHEW J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $89,858.97 Date 08/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEMANN, EDWARD H Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $89,858.37 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALSKI, JAN T Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $89,858.26 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNINO, FREDERICK J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $89,858.09 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, PAUL V Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $89,857.57 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCEL, JEFFREY S Employer name Saratoga County Amount $89,857.44 Date 02/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEALE, EVELYN A Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $89,857.03 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, MATTHEW J Employer name Ontario County Amount $89,856.81 Date 08/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JOHN D Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $89,856.03 Date 09/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLANOS, PAUL D Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $89,855.94 Date 05/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHALIL, HIBA H Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $89,855.74 Date 01/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARCELLINO, ANTHONY M Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $89,855.54 Date 02/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINONES, VIRGILIO Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $89,855.42 Date 02/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARKEY BALABAN, MAURA S Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $89,854.86 Date 01/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLATERO, LORETTA C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $89,854.10 Date 04/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, JOANNE Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $89,853.50 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENKEL, BRIAN J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $89,853.28 Date 09/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTRY, BRIAN M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $89,853.10 Date 05/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUEHN, KAREN L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $89,852.96 Date 03/08/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACERO, LILIBETH T Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $89,852.91 Date 03/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEISNER-MACKEY, STACY M Employer name Cohoes City School Dist Amount $89,852.05 Date 10/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, JOSE F Employer name Village of Lake Success Amount $89,851.74 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POBLOCKI, NICHOLAS A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $89,850.97 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JAMES, ALISSA K Employer name Education Department Amount $89,849.75 Date 12/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRILIK, JOANN Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $89,848.68 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CUNE, MICHAEL S Employer name Town of Stony Point Amount $89,847.42 Date 07/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MCCOY, FABIENNE A Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $89,847.27 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIDELL, CAROL K Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $89,847.20 Date 12/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, MARTA Employer name Westchester County Amount $89,846.73 Date 12/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARK, RANDALL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $89,846.10 Date 05/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAIL, DEREK W Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $89,845.37 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZEBATOL, TODD M Employer name Monroe County Amount $89,845.24 Date 09/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALINDOGAN, MARNA G Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $89,845.00 Date 03/14/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDDAUGH, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $89,844.84 Date 10/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCAFFERY, AGNES R Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $89,844.63 Date 08/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $89,844.39 Date 06/30/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUARRIER, NANCY S Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $89,844.05 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPPOLA, JOSEPH F, JR Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $89,843.57 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, KEVIN R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $89,843.20 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, LYNN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $89,842.70 Date 12/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEBERT, JASON K Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $89,842.55 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALCZYK, PETER L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $89,842.04 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAWLOWSKI, DAVID R Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $89,841.39 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHADE, KAMARA E Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $89,841.36 Date 07/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAROMETRE, DELTA Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $89,841.31 Date 01/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCUDERI, DENNIS J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $89,840.79 Date 06/20/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIGRO, VINCENT J, JR Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $89,840.70 Date 02/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE PAGE, RANDY P Employer name Town of Massena Amount $89,840.70 Date 08/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, CHARLES J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $89,840.13 Date 01/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, JOHN Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $89,839.90 Date 04/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORAN, MARIAN T Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $89,839.01 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAROBINSKAYA, IRINA E Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $89,837.98 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, KEVIN M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $89,837.66 Date 06/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILEY, CHERYL A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $89,837.55 Date 06/18/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, JEANETTE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $89,836.90 Date 04/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA SALA, SUSAN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $89,836.90 Date 04/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGE, CARLA T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $89,836.90 Date 02/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, ALISON Employer name Suffolk County Amount $89,836.90 Date 03/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNKOPF, DAUNE-RAE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $89,836.90 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ELLIOT H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $89,836.90 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONSELL, KEVIN F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $89,836.90 Date 05/31/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ILVIS S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $89,836.90 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, DIANE S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $89,836.90 Date 04/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAGLIAFERRO, HELEN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $89,836.90 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALLUTO, REGINA C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $89,836.90 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMLINSON, JODI LYNN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $89,836.90 Date 01/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIZZINIA, PAULA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $89,836.90 Date 06/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, EILEEN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $89,836.90 Date 08/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTI, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $89,836.20 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CODERA, PATRICIO Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $89,836.00 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUINNESS, MAUREEN A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $89,835.33 Date 05/22/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, SHANNON L Employer name Niskayuna Fire District #1 Amount $89,835.12 Date 08/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEEHAN, JACQUELINE A Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $89,835.00 Date 07/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System