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 MCCAFFREY, JOSEPH T Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $89,103.26 Date 05/06/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKERINA, JOHN Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $89,103.09 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAWCZYK, PAMELA M Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $89,100.97 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRITT, SCOTT M Employer name Lagrange Fire District Amount $89,100.62 Date 07/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CARRON, MEREDITH K Employer name Department of Law Amount $89,099.16 Date 10/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASSAMA, ALPHA U Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $89,098.27 Date 09/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSICA, WILLIAM R Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $89,098.25 Date 01/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STARK, RUSSELL O Employer name Oneida County Amount $89,097.29 Date 04/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINEROW, TAMI Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $89,095.14 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGITCH, KELLIE E Employer name Orange County Amount $89,094.98 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXEY, THEODORE R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $89,094.85 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMMA, JOSEPH C Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $89,094.44 Date 10/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KINNEY, JOCELYN Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $89,094.23 Date 06/13/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENDARVIS, MATTEO Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $89,094.14 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, WILLIAM G Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $89,092.46 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, EFRAIN Employer name City of Rochester Amount $89,092.42 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUICKER, JEANINE B Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $89,091.82 Date 07/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTHONY, JOANNA Employer name Onondaga County Amount $89,091.66 Date 08/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDMAN, BRUCE S Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $89,091.09 Date 10/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, MICHAEL F Employer name Broome County Amount $89,089.89 Date 04/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLLBAUM, ROBERT C Employer name Town of Tuxedo Amount $89,089.79 Date 01/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORMANN, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Garden City Pk Fire & Water Dist Amount $89,089.64 Date 08/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, JAMES T Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $89,089.57 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWSON, BENITA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $89,089.14 Date 04/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANTO, NICOLAS R Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $89,088.31 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STAUSS, JUSTIN M Employer name City of Kingston Amount $89,088.29 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TATFORD, JAMES Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $89,086.84 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASTON, JEFFREY E Employer name Niagara County Amount $89,086.60 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARIAS, AIDA Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $89,085.67 Date 10/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURRELL, JOHN A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $89,085.32 Date 09/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERSKINE, HOWARD L Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $89,085.19 Date 01/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENTE, CHARLES R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $89,084.99 Date 01/29/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JOSE Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $89,084.65 Date 10/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALAGON, MARIANNE E Employer name Nassau Library System Amount $89,083.61 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, ROBERT J Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $89,083.42 Date 07/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALUMBO, MICHAEL J Employer name Department of Health Amount $89,081.41 Date 02/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANKOWICZ, MATTHEW D Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $89,081.06 Date 11/13/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAMOND, GWEN E Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $89,080.67 Date 09/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN-JACKSON, DESIREE C Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $89,080.58 Date 03/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOUDEN, JOSEPH A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $89,080.24 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLETT, ROCKFORD T Employer name Gates Fire District Amount $89,079.91 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAAS, JASON P Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $89,079.00 Date 04/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, ERIC T Employer name Cortland County Amount $89,078.60 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAS, ADAM C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $89,077.82 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, HEIDI S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $89,077.66 Date 08/11/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC SHERRY, SUZANNE B Employer name Adirondack Park Agcy Amount $89,077.55 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVERSON, RITA M Employer name Erie County Amount $89,076.54 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TICE, ROBERT M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $89,075.23 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSOI, BRIAN L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $89,074.91 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCO, NANCY S Employer name Islip Resource Recovery Agcy Amount $89,074.87 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, WILLIE A Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $89,073.96 Date 02/07/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, BENJAMIN T Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $89,072.92 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAIN, MARY L Employer name Cornell University Amount $89,072.90 Date 09/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOLUKOS, JAMES P Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $89,072.81 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINER, KEITH A Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $89,072.56 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, YONETTE W Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $89,072.43 Date 12/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, LATOYA T Employer name Westchester County Amount $89,072.10 Date 06/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUSE, KEVIN S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $89,071.84 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENEDETTO, LEONARD J, JR Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $89,071.15 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHMED, OSAMA Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $89,069.71 Date 03/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHPOKAYTE, MARIA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $89,069.60 Date 02/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMPNER, DARREN E Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $89,068.69 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, JAMES F, JR Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $89,067.32 Date 07/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLA, PHILIP G Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $89,066.68 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWLEY, ANNE K Employer name Town of Massena Amount $89,066.51 Date 01/30/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMBOTTI, MICHAEL S Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $89,066.37 Date 12/07/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRICE, RANDI A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $89,066.22 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELSH, KEVIN C Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $89,065.83 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARK A Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $89,065.03 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAME, MARTHA M G Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $89,064.32 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSS, ROBERT J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $89,063.45 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABORDE, CAPENTER Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $89,063.24 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRICK, BRIAN K Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $89,061.96 Date 09/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALSTON, PAMELA K Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $89,059.77 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRSCHHORN, MURRAY Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $89,059.51 Date 02/25/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONAS JOHN, PAMELA Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $89,059.10 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSPESEL, KIRA A Employer name Greene County Amount $89,059.02 Date 01/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCCI, JONATHAN D Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $89,058.36 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORIELLO, BARBARA A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $89,057.62 Date 10/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEHRING, WALTER L Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $89,057.23 Date 06/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDY, JAMES H Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $89,057.11 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINNER, DOUGLAS P Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $89,056.76 Date 09/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLEY, SHANE M Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $89,055.87 Date 06/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DONALDS, THOMAS R Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $89,055.07 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, ARTHUR B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $89,055.06 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANDIGO, EILEEN B Employer name Dutchess County Amount $89,054.43 Date 06/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DASHNOW, MICHELE L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $89,054.42 Date 01/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMAN, CAROLYN C Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $89,054.17 Date 02/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMAZAN, ENONE Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $89,053.22 Date 09/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUTONYL, GRACE D Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $89,052.83 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, DANNY Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $89,052.81 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CHRIS E Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $89,052.67 Date 04/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDMANN, MARYANN Employer name Nassau County Amount $89,052.37 Date 09/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $89,052.35 Date 02/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, JAY L Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $89,051.74 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUSTE, ROSE G Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $89,051.70 Date 09/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGIO, ANTONINO Employer name City of White Plains Amount $89,051.00 Date 07/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRILLO, JOHN A Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $89,050.93 Date 06/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCH, WARREN Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $89,049.97 Date 11/20/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENNIS, DARRELL J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $89,046.49 Date 02/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System