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 WHYTE, THOMAS P Employer name South Beach Childrens Serv Amount $89,635.87 Date 10/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUAL, WYATT J Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $89,635.52 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, RUSSELL F Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $89,635.47 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRINGER, LAURANA M Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $89,635.41 Date 01/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUSIN, HARRIS A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $89,635.14 Date 01/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOODY, PATRICK M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $89,634.00 Date 02/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZAPPI, MARCELO E Employer name Rockland County Amount $89,633.74 Date 01/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHERTY, DARCI E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $89,632.85 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUGLIOTTI, SUZANNE N Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $89,632.62 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAELS, DIANE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $89,630.57 Date 10/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOULIHAN, EDWARD J, JR Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $89,630.54 Date 02/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, ADAM M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $89,630.40 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TORRES, SHERRY L Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $89,629.86 Date 09/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORT, BRIAN T Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $89,629.84 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRANDA, JILL C Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $89,629.72 Date 07/24/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, CARMELLA A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $89,629.64 Date 06/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIEDIS, AYLAN WA Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $89,629.22 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, BRIAN R Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $89,629.20 Date 05/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, HOLLY J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $89,629.06 Date 06/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARINA, ANTHONY R Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $89,628.69 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMFORT, RONALD J Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $89,628.23 Date 11/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOWERS, CHARLES A Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $89,627.76 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, FLORENCE C Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $89,627.43 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANG, YU Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $89,625.89 Date 07/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUMBERG, MARY E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $89,625.86 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JOSEPH V Employer name Erie County Amount $89,625.61 Date 05/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POST, MATTHEW S Employer name Hudson River Park Trust Amount $89,625.03 Date 08/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRONE, JOSEPH W Employer name City of Elmira Amount $89,624.72 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERRERA, JULIAN A Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $89,624.72 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIANO, JOSEPH E Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $89,624.08 Date 06/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLINGTON, ALVIN, JR Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $89,623.65 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DANIEL E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $89,623.63 Date 05/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHARD, BRENT A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $89,623.56 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEJOIE, LUDLINE N Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $89,623.42 Date 05/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, JOSHUA T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $89,623.34 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KIRTON, DEXTER H Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $89,622.68 Date 02/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHMED, AKM J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $89,622.68 Date 09/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGLIOTTI, FRANCESCO Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $89,622.02 Date 03/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, MYRNA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $89,622.00 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, MARTIN P Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $89,621.64 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JEFFREY A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $89,621.55 Date 05/27/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARABALLO, MICHELE A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $89,620.90 Date 06/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRINNELL, PENNI Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $89,620.64 Date 09/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, JESSICA H Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $89,620.52 Date 12/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEYERS, DOUGLAS W Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $89,620.37 Date 04/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURBAN, LOUIS A Employer name Village of Piermont Amount $89,620.36 Date 01/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALBOT, PAMELA J Employer name Cleary School Deaf Children Amount $89,619.00 Date 07/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSANO, ELIZABETH M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $89,617.12 Date 10/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SIMONE, RUTHANN Employer name Town of Pelham Amount $89,616.44 Date 10/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDORWICH, CONNIE J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $89,616.35 Date 09/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGEL, MARY JANE Employer name Department of Health Amount $89,616.24 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGSON, DAVID M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $89,616.16 Date 09/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, JOHN C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $89,615.67 Date 11/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAWCZYK, JEFF M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $89,614.63 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENNON, ELISABETH H Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $89,614.36 Date 05/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAROLAN, DENNIS R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $89,614.22 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VICTOR, JIMMLY R Employer name Nassau County Amount $89,613.72 Date 09/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLOVELSKAYA, YELENA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $89,613.52 Date 03/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORECKI, STANLEY J Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $89,613.00 Date 05/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCE, LOREN J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $89,612.69 Date 05/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAM, SAMUEL S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $89,612.17 Date 03/19/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAXTON, JESTIN J Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $89,611.82 Date 05/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON-BRIDGWATER, JEANINE L Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $89,611.03 Date 09/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOURIS, JOHN A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $89,610.24 Date 01/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, NATHAN D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $89,610.14 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAUER, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $89,609.17 Date 02/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROTHAAR, VINCENT Employer name Suffolk County Amount $89,609.10 Date 03/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, SHAWN A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $89,608.89 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CURRIER, RUSSELL J, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $89,607.96 Date 10/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIANO, GIUSTINA T Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $89,606.79 Date 10/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBOTHAM, RUDEE Employer name Orange County Amount $89,605.77 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASGOW, RODNEY S Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $89,604.32 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALAS, WILLIAM R Employer name Smithtown Spec Library Dist Amount $89,603.90 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARROYO, THERESA F Employer name Middle Country Public Library Amount $89,603.81 Date 06/17/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSSERT, ROGER Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $89,603.75 Date 10/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYHEW, TABITHA I Employer name Division of State Police Amount $89,603.37 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAFOUNTAIN, R ANTHONY Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $89,603.02 Date 03/20/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, BRIAN M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $89,603.01 Date 07/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRITCHLEY, BENJAMIN A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $89,602.93 Date 02/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZIESKE, DENISE R Employer name Schenectady County Amount $89,602.83 Date 01/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, STEPHEN D Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $89,602.46 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINERTH, SHERI L Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $89,602.40 Date 03/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITKOWSKI, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $89,601.13 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEINSTEIN, MELISSA S Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $89,600.28 Date 08/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNCE, JOHN M Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $89,600.26 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGER, MARC E Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $89,600.01 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, JOMEL E Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $89,599.96 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, RONNIE J Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $89,599.28 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERENBERG, ROBERT H Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $89,598.87 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, BERNADETTE M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $89,597.73 Date 06/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCARTHY, MAUREEN C Employer name Education Department Amount $89,597.73 Date 09/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMONIER, ENRIQUE Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $89,596.76 Date 08/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ARTHALIA M Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $89,595.60 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEPEW, DANIEL C Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $89,595.51 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURY, LOUIS J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $89,595.50 Date 01/27/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACK, BRIAN J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $89,595.25 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMPSON, LA JUANA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $89,594.89 Date 12/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TADIO, MEGHAN C Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $89,594.82 Date 12/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, ELIZABETH ANN Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $89,594.11 Date 09/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, SCOTT Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $89,593.73 Date 08/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System