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 DE VIRGILIO, JASON R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $89,004.76 Date 08/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOGAN, JAMES E, III Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $89,004.22 Date 07/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHRENDT, MARLENE Employer name Dobbs Ferry UFSD Amount $89,002.88 Date 10/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOR, MAXIMILIAN K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $89,002.54 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HICKS, BRIAN L Employer name City of Auburn Amount $89,001.04 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEND, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $89,000.00 Date 01/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAS, MICHAEL L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $88,999.99 Date 01/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, ANDREW M Employer name Syracuse Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $88,999.82 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRER, JAMES M Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $88,999.03 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITTAKER, SAMUEL D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $88,998.58 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOUTIN, ROSE A Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $88,997.95 Date 10/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODMAN, BRADLEY G Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $88,997.71 Date 05/15/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENALVER, NOEL Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $88,997.63 Date 09/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PASQUALE, GARY J Employer name Oyster Bay-East Norwich CSD Amount $88,997.08 Date 08/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOORNBOS, DONALD D Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $88,996.93 Date 09/20/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREGON, MICHAEL J Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $88,996.70 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, JOHN J Employer name Department of State Amount $88,996.40 Date 05/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENKAL, ABIGAIL S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $88,994.76 Date 05/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, WILLIAM R, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $88,994.44 Date 10/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALDICH, MARY Employer name Nassau County Amount $88,994.35 Date 06/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGG, ANDREW D Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $88,994.09 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ORO, DOMENICA Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $88,993.79 Date 09/06/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYLING, KEITH C Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $88,993.59 Date 11/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAND, GEORGE M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $88,992.89 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AUGUSTINE, JOHNY Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $88,992.82 Date 06/16/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPCZYNSKI, JOSHUA A Employer name City of Albany Amount $88,992.62 Date 08/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MULCAHY, KIMBERLY B Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $88,992.54 Date 07/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLTYS, THEODORE D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $88,992.48 Date 06/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAND, BARRY J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $88,992.00 Date 09/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SESTI, MARK F Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $88,991.90 Date 07/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLGAN, KEVIN Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $88,991.69 Date 05/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, MICHAEL J Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $88,991.19 Date 06/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFF, JAMES E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $88,990.93 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAVALAR, ROGER J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $88,990.89 Date 01/06/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUMET, SUSAN B Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $88,990.85 Date 02/01/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUTHWICK, KAREN L Employer name Department of Health Amount $88,990.36 Date 01/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANNOLO, DOMINICK Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $88,990.32 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEN, JULIE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $88,990.04 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORVIL, MARIE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $88,990.03 Date 10/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARKIN-SMITH, KAREN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $88,989.43 Date 05/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALSTON, DIANE W Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $88,988.96 Date 09/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAS, KAITLYN M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $88,988.94 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, STEVEN E Employer name Erie County Amount $88,988.92 Date 05/20/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, BRENDA L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $88,988.89 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYCE, IRENE M Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $88,988.84 Date 05/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UEBELHOER, JILL G Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $88,988.72 Date 10/18/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEPANSKI, SCOTT J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $88,987.90 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELICE, TERRY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $88,987.87 Date 04/20/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, MARK F Employer name Orleans County Amount $88,987.30 Date 09/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SASS, DAWN E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $88,986.93 Date 05/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPE, N GWEN Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $88,985.40 Date 02/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNDE, ROBERT D, JR Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $88,985.15 Date 12/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, CAROL A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $88,984.77 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELBLING, ANN E Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $88,983.69 Date 10/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATWOOD, SCOTT W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $88,982.44 Date 05/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRASSI, LUCY Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $88,981.24 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, RUDY Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $88,981.17 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UBLACKER, GARY J Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $88,980.67 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, KEVIN G Employer name Town of Ossining Amount $88,980.59 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOCZYNSKI, EILEEN A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $88,980.56 Date 03/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, JEFFREY S Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $88,980.11 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAUGHEL, TIMOTHY A Employer name Niagara County Amount $88,979.95 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREMO, JESS B Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $88,979.86 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNHART, TAMMIE C Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $88,979.77 Date 11/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORINA-CHERNOSKY, LYNNE M Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $88,979.77 Date 09/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, WILLIAM A Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $88,979.77 Date 10/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INFANTE, ERIC W Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $88,979.77 Date 01/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, ROBIN N Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $88,979.77 Date 01/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCK, DANIEL L Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $88,979.67 Date 05/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMPFER, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $88,978.69 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNE, RICK D Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $88,978.46 Date 01/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHENKIN, YURI Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $88,977.55 Date 04/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHER, JEFFREY A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $88,977.29 Date 09/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANARO, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $88,976.27 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IRWIN, CHRISTINE H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $88,976.20 Date 12/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKY, PAUL R Employer name Niagara County Amount $88,974.84 Date 05/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, DONALD D, JR Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $88,974.74 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURD-HARVEY, TAMMY L Employer name Steuben County Amount $88,974.45 Date 03/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, MARIA T Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $88,974.32 Date 01/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLLENDORF, RYAN T Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $88,974.10 Date 01/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BECKWITH, TRAVIS E Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $88,973.91 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, JOSHUA M Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $88,973.83 Date 05/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DENNIS L Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $88,973.83 Date 07/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFEIFFER, DANE J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $88,973.42 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NAPIERSKI, JOHN J Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $88,973.20 Date 04/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, WILLIAM R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $88,971.82 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRUCE, AILEEN E Employer name Nassau County Amount $88,971.12 Date 04/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKERSON, JOSHUA E Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $88,971.05 Date 05/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, HEADLEY Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $88,970.26 Date 10/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCK, ERICK D Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $88,969.04 Date 08/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCVEY, JOANNE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $88,968.52 Date 01/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANERO, CHARLES M, JR Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $88,967.46 Date 02/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PELTON, DEAN Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $88,967.34 Date 06/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALANDRINO, JENNIFER L Employer name Westchester County Amount $88,966.18 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELIASOPH, SUSAN Employer name Carle Place UFSD Amount $88,966.05 Date 09/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALESKI, LOIS Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $88,964.72 Date 04/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERKEN, JOHN P, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $88,964.51 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, PATRICK J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $88,964.20 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODARD, ZACHARY M Employer name Whitney Point CSD Amount $88,963.68 Date 06/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OROSZ, KIP M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $88,963.05 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System