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 FINCH, SCOTT R Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $89,441.01 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTELLA-FLASHMAN, CATHERINE Employer name Westchester County Amount $89,440.54 Date 10/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMILIVIA, ROMMY J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $89,440.36 Date 01/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUONO, JAMES Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $89,440.36 Date 09/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUPA, KIMBERLY A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $89,440.36 Date 06/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FERRAN, PAMELA A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $89,440.36 Date 03/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEMENTOWSKI, KIM D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $89,440.35 Date 01/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, VALERIE Y Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $89,440.27 Date 11/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCOIS, LUWICK Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $89,439.35 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABONE, WENDY M Employer name Monroe County Amount $89,439.26 Date 10/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIEN, WILLIAM P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $89,439.10 Date 06/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSKA, ARTHUR Employer name Education Department Amount $89,439.10 Date 02/02/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORCE, MICHAEL S Employer name Department of Health Amount $89,439.10 Date 02/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IZQUIERDO, MARIA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $89,439.10 Date 12/03/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, SALLY M Employer name Department of Health Amount $89,439.10 Date 08/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDENOUR, JAMES A Employer name Department of Health Amount $89,439.10 Date 09/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, PATRICK J, III Employer name Department of Health Amount $89,439.10 Date 06/18/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, KATHLEEN L Employer name Department of Health Amount $89,439.10 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAYNE, DAVID L Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $89,439.10 Date 07/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, DEBORAH A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $89,439.10 Date 03/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, THOMAS R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $89,439.10 Date 03/31/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVIASKY, JOHN Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $89,437.71 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, RICARDO D Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $89,437.46 Date 09/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLINCHY, PETER W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $89,437.05 Date 07/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, TRACEY H Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $89,436.49 Date 02/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRADER, BRANDON J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $89,436.46 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, BRIAN F Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $89,436.14 Date 08/31/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BACCARO, TAMMY S Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $89,435.40 Date 06/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRISH, DARCY J Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $89,435.37 Date 01/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGUM, JANE G Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $89,435.28 Date 04/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, JESSE O Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $89,434.71 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIXON, SAMUEL R, JR Employer name Orange County Amount $89,434.68 Date 06/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLEY, BRIAN E Employer name New York Public Library Amount $89,434.35 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, BERNARD B, III Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $89,434.25 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOB, SHINY Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $89,433.51 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAUFIELD, GENE Employer name Cortland County Amount $89,432.87 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELTZ, ADAM M Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $89,431.93 Date 01/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILEY, STACEY A Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $89,431.40 Date 01/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEATH, KOREN A Employer name Rockland County Amount $89,430.63 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, TRINA R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $89,430.38 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMARDA, JOHN E Employer name Village of Sands Point Amount $89,430.16 Date 04/05/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, KEITH K Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $89,429.72 Date 05/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTALVO, ALEJANDRO Employer name Westchester County Amount $89,429.22 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, KARIN M Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $89,428.71 Date 07/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIM, CATHERINE Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $89,428.34 Date 11/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVENTURE, JULIE B Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $89,427.94 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELEEY, LYNNETTE JOY Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $89,427.64 Date 10/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLPI, NICOLE M Employer name City of Albany Amount $89,427.27 Date 01/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOODEN, STARR RAE M Employer name City of Utica Amount $89,426.41 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOERNER, KEVIN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $89,426.34 Date 02/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDDEN, TIMOTHY W Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $89,425.92 Date 02/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREER, CAROL A Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $89,425.57 Date 09/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDICK, MATTHEW B Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $89,425.27 Date 02/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, PUI Y Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $89,424.65 Date 02/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRINGER, TYRONE M Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $89,424.38 Date 12/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANDELA, FRANCO Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $89,423.84 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOGHKIRK, BRIAN Employer name Nassau County Amount $89,423.29 Date 05/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAJES, SUSAN P Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $89,420.59 Date 02/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCDONALD, KEITH M Employer name City of Albany Amount $89,420.45 Date 01/18/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEAGER, HILARY F Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $89,419.68 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRANO, MICHAEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $89,417.30 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORF, KAREN M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $89,416.94 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUNK, DONNA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $89,416.77 Date 11/28/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVES, FAITH C Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $89,416.65 Date 09/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORER, JOEL R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $89,415.88 Date 11/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NULTY, PATRICK M Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $89,414.99 Date 08/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIVERGOOD, AARON M Employer name Niagara County Amount $89,414.84 Date 02/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXEL, ILENE H Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $89,414.70 Date 07/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIGNO, LORRAINE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $89,414.67 Date 03/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEHMELT, KLAUS Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $89,414.58 Date 03/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRAIOLO, JAMES E Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $89,414.45 Date 02/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, ROCKY R Employer name Letchworth CSD at Gainesville Amount $89,414.23 Date 07/11/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, JENNIFER C Employer name Department of Law Amount $89,413.96 Date 10/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, ANTONIO Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $89,413.40 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEELY, THOMAS F Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $89,412.06 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, LEGUSTA, JR Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $89,411.93 Date 08/17/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLEMMER, CHERILYNN M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $89,411.80 Date 03/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARCAK, J MATTHEW Employer name Broome County Amount $89,411.45 Date 04/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAHWUL, JO ANNE V Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $89,411.37 Date 06/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILANO, RANDALL J Employer name City of Albany Amount $89,410.62 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU BON, JACQUELINE M Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $89,410.31 Date 02/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VALKENBURG, JESSICA L Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $89,410.10 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, LUIS A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $89,407.40 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CIULLA, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $89,406.87 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLBERT, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Albany Amount $89,406.42 Date 07/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, CHALSE EG Employer name New York Public Library Amount $89,406.19 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUTINO, PATRICIA L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $89,406.08 Date 09/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, ROBERT J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $89,406.08 Date 02/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DYGERT, DANIEL P Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $89,404.62 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEEDLE, JEFFREY B Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $89,404.56 Date 03/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESUE, MAUREEN H Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $89,404.36 Date 07/11/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRETT, CHRISTINE I Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $89,404.36 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, KARA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $89,404.36 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERR, CAROLYN L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $89,404.36 Date 10/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DZIERBA, THOMAS R Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $89,404.11 Date 11/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASSI, GUISEPPI Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $89,404.00 Date 08/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, NICOLE A Employer name Department of Health Amount $89,403.95 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMBO, DAVID J Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $89,403.89 Date 02/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTROIANNI, VINCENT C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $89,403.85 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOOM, DARRYL R Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $89,403.00 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System