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 WASLO, KARIN B Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $88,513.04 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, WILLIAM J Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $88,512.82 Date 02/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRICK, BRIAN P Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $88,512.38 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEFURGY, TIMOTHY M Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $88,512.09 Date 12/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASCI, JOHN T Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $88,511.78 Date 06/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOB, SHEEBA K Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $88,511.31 Date 09/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN PATTEN, GREGG A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $88,511.14 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHECKER, KRISTIN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $88,510.85 Date 11/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERY-SEKHOBO, MARIE Employer name Department of Law Amount $88,510.65 Date 08/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRONZ, SARA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $88,510.53 Date 02/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, JENETTA N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $88,510.44 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGOSTINI, LORI V Employer name Capital Dist Child&Youth Serv Amount $88,510.06 Date 09/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, CARMEN M Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $88,509.85 Date 06/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSHORN, MICHAEL E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $88,509.79 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, MARY E Employer name Massapequa Public Library Amount $88,509.12 Date 12/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDEN, SUSAN N Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $88,507.87 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROHLOFF, ALAN Employer name Schenectady County Amount $88,505.69 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARZE, PETER T Employer name Dutchess County Amount $88,505.37 Date 02/09/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLORAN, TIMOTHY F Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $88,505.31 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MASLOWSKI, ROBERT W Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $88,505.27 Date 03/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADSHAW, MICHAEL E Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $88,504.37 Date 09/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, ROBERT I Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $88,504.34 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIRESTONE, BRIAN T Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $88,504.34 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIGHT, RICHARD A Employer name Melville Fire District Amount $88,503.87 Date 07/28/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMIG, RYAN J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $88,503.70 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POTTS, AISHA Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $88,503.70 Date 04/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OST, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Commission of Correction Amount $88,503.59 Date 05/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YU, MICHAEL C Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $88,503.06 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKAKUJ, JOHN M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $88,503.06 Date 02/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRAY, THERESA M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $88,502.92 Date 10/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLANO, ROBERT W Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $88,501.52 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYER, ALLAN D, JR Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $88,501.34 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IOANNOU, CONSTANTINE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $88,500.96 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUELL, SHELLEY A Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $88,500.95 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KRYSTAL M Employer name Westchester County Amount $88,500.77 Date 08/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIESE, BRIAN C Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $88,500.60 Date 05/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JOHN Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $88,500.22 Date 06/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRABENEC, KARL A Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $88,500.00 Date 02/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRAN, BRIAN F Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $88,500.00 Date 01/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIPIETRO, DAVID J Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $88,500.00 Date 01/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, MICHAEL J Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $88,500.00 Date 01/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARBARINO, ANDREW R Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $88,500.00 Date 01/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUPINACCI, CHAD A Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $88,500.00 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEC, DANIEL G Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $88,500.00 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGIBBONS, LAWRENCE R Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $88,499.08 Date 01/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MECCA, JOHN J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $88,498.61 Date 05/31/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAYTON, MONICA A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $88,498.40 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERL, DALE Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $88,497.24 Date 05/04/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, OWEN K Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $88,496.65 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSNAK, GEORGINE C Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $88,496.57 Date 09/16/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OPPERMAN, JAMES M Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $88,496.50 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIDINGER, JASON C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $88,496.45 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, JANET L Employer name Town of Lewisboro Amount $88,495.56 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEUTSCH, HILLEL Employer name Department of Law Amount $88,495.50 Date 07/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, BRYAN R Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $88,495.45 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOX, GREGORY M Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $88,495.39 Date 11/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDWELL, BRADLEY S Employer name Orange County Amount $88,494.84 Date 03/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINTZE, AGUSTA R Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $88,493.81 Date 07/20/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREY, JOSHUA D Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $88,492.47 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROSINI, CHRISTIAN A Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $88,492.25 Date 10/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENIC, SLAVCO Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $88,492.16 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROMANYK, JOHN J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $88,491.64 Date 09/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SKAF, SAFINA Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $88,490.88 Date 08/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMAN, ELLEN B Employer name Rockville Centre Pub Library Amount $88,490.63 Date 06/02/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUMMINELLI, JOSEPH F, JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $88,490.10 Date 04/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRIST, PATRICK H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $88,489.94 Date 01/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOD, BRIAN P Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $88,489.26 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAPHAGEN, JOHN D Employer name Cortland County Amount $88,488.91 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DOUGLAS R Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $88,488.22 Date 08/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NACCARATO, VALERIE Employer name Ulster County Amount $88,487.51 Date 01/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, JOHN P Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $88,485.96 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN KEUREN, ELIZABETH Employer name Rhinebeck CSD Amount $88,485.75 Date 04/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRYSTAL, NEIL D Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $88,485.32 Date 06/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIERNES, VINCENT Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $88,484.61 Date 07/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLOYD, BARBARA A Employer name Town of Somers Amount $88,483.42 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DOUGALL, SHARON C Employer name Tompkins County Amount $88,482.37 Date 09/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACOSA, LUISITO L Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $88,481.75 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATWOOD, BRYAN E Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $88,480.68 Date 06/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRMANN, DIANE M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $88,480.63 Date 07/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICH, JAMES O Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $88,480.06 Date 09/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC SHANE, KATHLEEN A Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $88,479.83 Date 10/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMIN, KAREN S Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $88,479.65 Date 04/27/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVERINO, ALPHONSE J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $88,479.65 Date 03/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OEMCKE, KATHLEEN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $88,478.73 Date 07/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEONGBAE, LUCINDA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $88,478.68 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNEY, JULIE A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $88,478.32 Date 12/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EKBERG, KENNETH J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $88,477.78 Date 12/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOVEY, JULIE E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $88,477.11 Date 09/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, MARGIE L Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $88,476.58 Date 05/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTMAN, LAUREN S Employer name Nassau County Amount $88,476.22 Date 04/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDS, JAY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $88,476.20 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASBRENNER, KAREN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $88,476.20 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODMAN, LAURA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $88,476.20 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLODY, LISA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $88,476.20 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAW, YIN HAN L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $88,476.20 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONNELL, ANN MARIE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $88,476.20 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, DONNA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $88,476.20 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALAZZO, RICHARD Employer name Suffolk County Amount $88,476.20 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYTHER, TERESA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $88,476.20 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAIDE, STEPHEN H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $88,476.20 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System