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 DRUMMOND, TAMARA L Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $88,557.11 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOBES, CAMILLE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $88,557.11 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALCOTT-CHARLES, SHIRLENE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $88,557.11 Date 03/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, SHAWN D Employer name Town of Eden Amount $88,556.90 Date 01/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MIKAC, STEPHEN G Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $88,556.75 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NUNEZ, ALEXIS Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $88,556.48 Date 10/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIRRO, CHAD M Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $88,556.23 Date 05/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLBY, DEREK S Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $88,555.64 Date 11/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVI, SALVATORE Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $88,555.27 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERHARDT, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $88,553.09 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEPP, ROGER P Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $88,552.74 Date 11/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTHER, JESSE L Employer name Hempstead Sanitary District #2 Amount $88,552.41 Date 09/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMERS, SUSAN M Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $88,552.23 Date 03/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSIER, WALTER D Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $88,552.16 Date 06/02/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLENN, MELISSA E Employer name Broome County Amount $88,551.54 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROFETA, ANTONINO Employer name East Rockaway UFSD Amount $88,551.52 Date 04/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOUSAW, DANIEL C Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $88,551.17 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, LIZY Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $88,550.55 Date 11/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALIANI, THOMAS F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $88,550.06 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, ANTHONY J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $88,549.89 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUGALLA, ADAM J Employer name Nassau County Amount $88,548.95 Date 07/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELLA, JENINE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $88,548.90 Date 07/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISSMANN, DEBORAH M Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $88,548.27 Date 02/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARAHER, SUSAN E Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $88,548.20 Date 06/04/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINSON, JENNIFER Employer name Putnam County Amount $88,548.09 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTONY, TOM Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $88,547.33 Date 03/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANELLO, GEORGE Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $88,547.26 Date 02/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLERIANI, SAM L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $88,546.67 Date 09/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDS, DENNIS J, JR Employer name City of Oneida Amount $88,545.77 Date 12/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUCKRIDGE, RAYMOND R Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $88,544.17 Date 01/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLOWAY, CHRISTOPHER Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $88,543.93 Date 03/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KING, NYA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $88,543.18 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, JOHN P Employer name Dutchess County Amount $88,542.45 Date 03/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, BENNETT K Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $88,542.07 Date 10/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLONNO, WENDY R Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $88,542.03 Date 04/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERS, SUSAN M Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $88,541.80 Date 09/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGOREK, JODY C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $88,541.42 Date 03/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, HILTON R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $88,541.22 Date 11/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAVANAGH, MEGAN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $88,540.76 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWITOWSKI, PETER E Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $88,540.69 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINKUS-CLARK, ZITA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $88,540.23 Date 05/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, MICHAEL J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $88,539.35 Date 04/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GEOUGH-GAMACHE, ELIZABETH A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $88,538.88 Date 05/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D AURIA, CAROLYN J Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $88,538.76 Date 01/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE HANEY, CARL L Employer name Nassau County Amount $88,538.24 Date 10/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, KIMBERLY Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $88,537.84 Date 07/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKEL, LAURA N Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $88,537.29 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMOYNE, DAVID G Employer name Village of Macedon Amount $88,536.52 Date 04/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAROZZO-PAYNE, MARIA D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $88,535.21 Date 01/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHANEY, KATHERINE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $88,534.90 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, BRIAN Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $88,533.84 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUANGRATH, PHOUSAVATH Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $88,533.75 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCENT, ROSE T Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $88,533.06 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DWAYNE A Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $88,532.90 Date 11/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESEC, ROBERT J Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $88,532.23 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, JOYCE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $88,532.09 Date 04/13/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI SALVO, GUY A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $88,531.82 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULISE, CLAUDIA Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $88,531.28 Date 01/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, PAUL A Employer name NYC Judges Amount $88,530.58 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAULEY, STEPHEN J Employer name City of Albany Amount $88,530.45 Date 06/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STALEY, ELIZABETH E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $88,529.01 Date 11/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHTON, JASON J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $88,528.47 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VALENTINO, MARIE Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $88,528.40 Date 01/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIJKO, MIROSLAW Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $88,528.30 Date 03/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINDOS, THOMAS J Employer name East Williston UFSD Amount $88,528.12 Date 03/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIWANA, HARWINDER K Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $88,527.74 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, JOHN H Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $88,527.00 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERS, JAQUAN B Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $88,526.54 Date 01/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLS, CYNTHIA L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $88,526.02 Date 05/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADILLA, KRISTEN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $88,524.27 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O ROURKE, ROBERT J Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $88,524.19 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEED, BARBARA T Employer name Leroy CSD Amount $88,523.80 Date 08/06/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLISS, MATTHEW W Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $88,523.68 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMET, ANNA E Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $88,523.68 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIESS, JAMES S Employer name City of Rochester Amount $88,523.66 Date 02/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MINER, CRAIG J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $88,523.65 Date 01/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIECZONKA, CHERYL A Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $88,523.59 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUFF, GREGORY C Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $88,523.57 Date 04/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, ANNA K Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $88,521.73 Date 07/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYLE, ANNMARIE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $88,521.21 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTILE, NICOLE M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $88,520.40 Date 05/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, FRANCIS BRIAN Employer name Nassau County Amount $88,520.16 Date 09/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OPPONG-ADDAE, PRINCEWELL Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $88,519.66 Date 01/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLE, HARRY P, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $88,519.50 Date 06/13/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLLENBERG, HARRIET D Employer name New City Library Amount $88,519.16 Date 09/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNNOLD, SUSAN M Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $88,518.86 Date 01/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBURY, BARON V Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $88,518.77 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZALATAN, TROY A Employer name City of Albany Amount $88,516.68 Date 07/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FELIX, GREGORY V Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $88,516.36 Date 07/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANDARD, ELIZABETH C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $88,516.30 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, EMMANUEL F Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $88,515.98 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, RENEE Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $88,515.96 Date 08/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, KATHRYN M Employer name Village of Kings Point Amount $88,515.93 Date 01/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUEY, FREDRICK T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $88,515.60 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ALINN, WILLIAM J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $88,515.48 Date 07/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, LORI L Employer name Westchester County Amount $88,515.20 Date 04/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORSCH, KENNETH E, JR Employer name Village of Nyack Amount $88,514.24 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAIL, RUSSELL E, JR Employer name Warren County Amount $88,513.85 Date 01/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIDEN, DONNA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $88,513.38 Date 09/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAUGHAN-PETTAWAY, MARTINA E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $88,513.21 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System