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 RIGG, BUDD W Employer name Cortland County Amount $88,835.66 Date 09/25/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHESE, ANDREW S Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $88,835.54 Date 04/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, CHRISTOPHER Employer name City of Rochester Amount $88,834.08 Date 09/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EMMERSON, ALEXANDER C Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $88,833.39 Date 02/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, TYLER S Employer name St Paul Blvd Fire Dist Amount $88,833.24 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, JOSEPH M Employer name Hempstead Sanitary District #2 Amount $88,832.41 Date 11/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWALLO, WILLIAM M Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $88,832.33 Date 02/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERICKS, BRIAN E Employer name Nassau County Amount $88,832.18 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, OMAYRA Employer name Nassau County Amount $88,832.18 Date 09/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, DONNA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $88,832.17 Date 09/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWLES, ROBERT R Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $88,832.16 Date 04/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOONE, KEVIN J Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $88,831.16 Date 10/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOK, CHRISTA M Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $88,831.04 Date 08/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERMAN, IAN H Employer name Department of Health Amount $88,831.04 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYER, BRIAN B Employer name City of Albany Amount $88,830.74 Date 01/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, DONALD A, JR Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $88,829.97 Date 01/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTROIENI, ELIZABETH Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $88,829.79 Date 11/01/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWLER, EVE S Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $88,829.17 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBENZON, FRANCES Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $88,828.80 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, KEITH F Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $88,828.04 Date 03/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, LEVI Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $88,827.65 Date 10/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHLENHOFF, JOHNATHAN L Employer name Huntington Fire District Amount $88,826.85 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENNIES, DAVID C Employer name City of Geneva Amount $88,826.33 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALBERY, GREGORY L Employer name Columbia County Amount $88,826.07 Date 07/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASO, CYNTHIA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $88,825.72 Date 03/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRUZZI, CHERRON Employer name Rockland County Amount $88,824.90 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATEJKA, ANTON Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $88,824.88 Date 10/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOBELLO, MARIA Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $88,824.42 Date 07/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE BOURNE, DONNA S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $88,824.30 Date 01/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, RICHARD W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $88,823.20 Date 11/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, ANTHONY A Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $88,822.35 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUPERSHMIT, HOLLY Employer name Education Department Amount $88,821.39 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKER, CYNTHIA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $88,821.10 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, JEAN L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $88,821.10 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONROE, WENDY S Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $88,820.51 Date 10/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIARA, JEFFREY B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $88,820.50 Date 02/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRKENSTOCK, RICHARD M Employer name Village of Monticello Amount $88,820.45 Date 01/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CABE, LISA M Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $88,819.79 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISELVATO, TIMOTHY M Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $88,819.79 Date 10/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEAL, MICHAEL H Employer name Department of Health Amount $88,819.24 Date 01/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALUMBO, ANTHONY H Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $88,819.15 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREAVES, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $88,818.98 Date 03/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAIL, JESSICA M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $88,818.64 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOSETO, GIOVANNI I Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $88,818.37 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACEDONIO, NICHOLAS J Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $88,818.24 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIDY, LYDIA M C Employer name Cornell University Amount $88,818.06 Date 01/30/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHISHOLM, RONALD Employer name Village of East Rockaway Amount $88,818.03 Date 12/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELAN, LISA A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $88,817.88 Date 03/29/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'REILLY, CASIE LYN Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $88,817.48 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRICKSEN-GEORGHIOU, HEATHER Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $88,817.45 Date 11/10/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JASON F Employer name Chemung County Amount $88,817.32 Date 07/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, MARIO A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $88,816.73 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, NATHANIEL, III Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $88,816.22 Date 01/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, KEVIN M Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $88,815.73 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, DAVID W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $88,815.25 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANFORD, DANIEL J Employer name Delaware County Amount $88,814.51 Date 06/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, TIMOTHY M Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $88,814.48 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHORNSTEIN, IRVING A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $88,814.36 Date 01/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBIN, KATHLEEN A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $88,814.32 Date 08/07/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDOZA, ANDRES A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $88,813.94 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAIKH, ASFAK B Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $88,813.94 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHMED, A.B.M. S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $88,813.94 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORWAY, OSCAR P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $88,813.94 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, GLENN E Employer name Village of Malverne Amount $88,813.91 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA SAGE, BRANDON D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $88,813.59 Date 12/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOUSIGNANT, JOSEPH W Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $88,813.43 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLADDEN, DUANE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $88,813.11 Date 05/07/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEAN, TEDDY L Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $88,812.03 Date 01/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIETMANN, RICHARD J Employer name Monroe County Amount $88,810.23 Date 04/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, BRIAN K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $88,810.16 Date 02/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, ANDREW J Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $88,810.13 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COXUM, JOHNNY G Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $88,809.25 Date 05/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TONEY, HENRY Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $88,809.24 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAISONET, VICTOR M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $88,808.62 Date 01/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUFF, ANDREA Employer name Deer Park Public Library Amount $88,808.44 Date 05/05/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITT, JOHN H Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $88,807.37 Date 06/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRERA, GABRIEL Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $88,806.99 Date 12/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIGNORILE, JEFFREY J Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $88,806.07 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNDEL, LEE S Employer name Massapequa Public Library Amount $88,804.82 Date 01/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAMER, RICHARD J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $88,804.45 Date 04/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDULLA, JOSEPH Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $88,804.06 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LANSDALE, JESSICA M Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $88,803.60 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DAVID B Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $88,803.05 Date 01/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYBA, LAUREN E Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $88,802.87 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRITCHARD, EDWARD J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $88,802.74 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADBURY, AMY M Employer name Boces-Oswego Amount $88,802.25 Date 09/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE NICOLA, ANTHONY P Employer name Village of Tuckahoe Amount $88,800.79 Date 04/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUMAR, CHANCHAL Employer name Lawrence UFSD Amount $88,800.02 Date 05/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGNO, ANTHONY J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $88,799.59 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESLIE, CATHERINE Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $88,799.42 Date 06/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHBANKS, ANNETTE C Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $88,799.18 Date 01/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUCKOW, KYLE Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $88,798.89 Date 10/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHSAN, KAMRUL Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $88,797.93 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENG, ALVIN Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $88,797.93 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOPAL, LEKHA S Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $88,797.93 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUKLA, SNEHA K Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $88,797.93 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, JOSEPH J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $88,797.35 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOVOTNEY, FRANK T Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $88,797.19 Date 07/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BORNE, CAROL A Employer name Westbury Water District Amount $88,796.38 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, KELLY A Employer name Nassau County Amount $88,796.28 Date 07/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System