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 MC KINNEY, SCOTT T Employer name Monroe County Amount $89,526.43 Date 10/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOHE, JENNIFER D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $89,525.53 Date 02/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEIDER, JANYCE R Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $89,524.61 Date 02/08/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOVIDEO, GIANCARLO M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $89,524.17 Date 02/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MCCALL, MICHAEL A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $89,523.18 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUILTY, ANDRE E Employer name Nassau County Amount $89,522.89 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LAURA Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $89,522.68 Date 10/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, DEBRA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $89,522.50 Date 12/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURST, MARY E Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $89,521.65 Date 07/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO CONTE, JOSEPH Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $89,520.92 Date 06/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGHESE, BETSY Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $89,520.63 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, FLOYD E Employer name City of Troy Amount $89,520.54 Date 02/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALANO, ROBERT V Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $89,519.84 Date 02/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, LEONARD G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $89,519.09 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, BINCY Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $89,518.24 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGONEGRO, ZINA B Employer name City of Rochester Amount $89,517.84 Date 08/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUSS, GLENN W Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $89,517.82 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON-PERRY, SHARON Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $89,517.80 Date 01/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COGLITORE, JOSEPH Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $89,517.42 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAJULU, DEEPA T Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $89,517.06 Date 01/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MELISSA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $89,516.81 Date 09/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFERIES, VICTOR A Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $89,516.69 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMAS, EVELYN Employer name North Bellmore UFSD Amount $89,516.03 Date 09/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMADO, CHRIS Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $89,515.94 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUELOVE, ROLAND J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $89,515.55 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEISENRING, ADAM Employer name Monroe County Amount $89,514.77 Date 07/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL ROSARIO, DEXTER L Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $89,513.73 Date 12/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, JOHN C, JR Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $89,513.16 Date 10/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAKI, ABDUL-RAHMAN M Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $89,511.14 Date 04/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTAS, JAMES Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $89,509.90 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOODY-BONDS, VICKIE Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $89,509.51 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLARD, JILL K Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $89,509.45 Date 03/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAS, JAMES M Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $89,509.40 Date 06/25/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRISCOLL, PAUL S Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $89,508.90 Date 03/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMERS, DEBORAH L Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $89,508.90 Date 03/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIATOWICZ, FRANK Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $89,508.83 Date 10/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, STEVE Employer name Westchester County Amount $89,508.67 Date 02/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTANEZ, MOSES D, JR Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $89,508.67 Date 04/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, PHYLLIS M Employer name Department of Health Amount $89,508.53 Date 09/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAFAGA, HISHAM A Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $89,506.91 Date 01/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BULLUCK, BARRY D Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $89,506.83 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLORES, JASON D Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $89,506.44 Date 05/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JERROD A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $89,506.31 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SLIWECKA, ZOFIA E Employer name Rockland County Amount $89,505.89 Date 06/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEASLEY, MARK J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $89,505.08 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALERNO, MARK J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $89,504.73 Date 05/14/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLISON, BRANDEN S Employer name City of Oneonta Amount $89,504.49 Date 07/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOPEZ-BERDECIA, SHEILA Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $89,504.46 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARROTT, MARK L Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $89,504.24 Date 08/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAULT, SAYEEDA M Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $89,503.57 Date 06/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONORATO, ROSEMARIE Employer name Village of Kings Point Amount $89,503.38 Date 07/12/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCK, KAREN A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $89,503.03 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NULTY, MARY JO Employer name Schenectady County Amount $89,503.00 Date 02/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALCOM, TODD Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $89,502.66 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAZELEY, KATHY A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $89,502.28 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, RONALD W Employer name Chemung County Library Dist Amount $89,502.10 Date 07/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANGENSTEIN, THOMAS A Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $89,501.20 Date 10/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARAN, JAMES Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $89,500.76 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNETTA, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $89,500.37 Date 11/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDGWAY, BRIAN S Employer name Village of Old Westbury Amount $89,500.00 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSCILLO, JASON A Employer name Town of Hyde Park Amount $89,499.75 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CREED, BARBARA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $89,495.81 Date 11/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYDOCK, JAMES V Employer name City of Rochester Amount $89,495.50 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAVICCHIOLI, JUSTIN A Employer name Monroe County Amount $89,495.49 Date 04/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRELLA, THOMAS E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $89,495.38 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, AILEEN M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $89,495.31 Date 06/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKOWSKI, ELIZABETH B Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $89,494.97 Date 10/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALGADO, OSCAR A Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $89,494.76 Date 10/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HRYNCZAK, WALTER A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $89,494.43 Date 01/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARVEY, CYNTHIA A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $89,494.34 Date 03/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, STEVEN Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $89,493.83 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLE, KATIE J Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $89,492.92 Date 04/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILSENAN, MAUREEN L Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $89,492.38 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGANS, ROBERT H, JR Employer name Niskayuna Fire District #1 Amount $89,492.10 Date 03/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUGGAN BILLINGS, MARY E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $89,491.77 Date 02/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAY, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $89,490.97 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MONIQUE N Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $89,490.78 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCO, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $89,489.92 Date 10/15/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADDOH, YAA FREMPOMA H Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $89,489.56 Date 08/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFER, ELLEN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $89,489.12 Date 05/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMKARAN, CHANDRA Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $89,486.72 Date 03/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERROTT, TIMOTHY R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $89,486.52 Date 01/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUCHEMIN, SEAN E Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $89,486.44 Date 05/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WU, MENG Employer name Department of Health Amount $89,485.96 Date 02/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELEON, VITICHA L Employer name Westchester County Amount $89,484.90 Date 12/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOND, KYM L Employer name Department of Health Amount $89,484.43 Date 12/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, LA TASIA C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $89,483.82 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOIN, FELIX Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $89,482.64 Date 12/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SATHER, BETH J Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $89,482.51 Date 08/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BERNARD Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $89,481.97 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROYCROFT, AMY L Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $89,481.34 Date 03/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, OSCAR S, JR Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $89,480.60 Date 03/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICO, SAMUEL Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $89,478.85 Date 05/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALOISI, BERNARD T Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $89,478.45 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON-RICHARDSON, LYNN C Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $89,478.30 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALSKI, VALERIE Employer name Education Department Amount $89,478.09 Date 09/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKS, DOUGLAS C Employer name Erwin Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $89,477.41 Date 08/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SUSAN P Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $89,476.76 Date 05/31/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAIME, RAMONA Employer name Rockland County Amount $89,476.73 Date 11/27/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LONG, THOMAS H Employer name Department of Health Amount $89,476.58 Date 06/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System