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 KENNEDY, BRIAN T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,976.20 Date 05/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPF, GUNTER Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,976.20 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUZEMCHAK, VIRGINIA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,976.20 Date 11/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKS, ELIZABETH Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,976.20 Date 12/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERSON, NANCY B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,976.20 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORTORA, DANIEL Employer name Hempstead Sanitary District #2 Amount $87,976.03 Date 05/11/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILBEAM, KATHY M Employer name Oneida County Amount $87,975.72 Date 07/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPP, JUDITH A Employer name Westchester County Amount $87,975.03 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOEHRER, CONRAD J Employer name Lawrence UFSD Amount $87,974.38 Date 07/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAART, JASON P Employer name Town of Geddes Amount $87,973.78 Date 07/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POHL, PETER Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $87,972.68 Date 04/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, RAYMOND C Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $87,972.48 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUAPIM, EMMANUEL A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $87,971.52 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOS, JOSE O Employer name Westchester County Amount $87,971.17 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATTO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Village of Monroe Amount $87,970.42 Date 03/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEDRYS, DEBRA L Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $87,970.19 Date 04/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUGH, DONALD C, JR Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $87,970.11 Date 03/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHAVER, GENE Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $87,969.98 Date 02/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZCUETA, IVI Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $87,969.62 Date 03/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEARRITY, MICHAEL Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $87,969.46 Date 05/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, JOHN H Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $87,968.50 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, STUART A Employer name Town of Lewisboro Amount $87,968.12 Date 05/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRANZ, JOHN F Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $87,967.80 Date 04/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, MICHAEL A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $87,967.30 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDAZZO, HANAKO Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $87,966.70 Date 11/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, YVONNE M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $87,966.66 Date 06/24/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, ANTON J Employer name Orange County Amount $87,966.62 Date 09/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, NATALIA E Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $87,966.51 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OREILLY, THOMAS M, JR Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $87,965.21 Date 06/10/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSAVECCA, PETER Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $87,964.66 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLO, KAREN P Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $87,964.57 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAVANAGH-KENNEL, MAUREEN B Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $87,964.57 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVARROBLACKWOOD, MIRIAM Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $87,964.57 Date 01/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACEVEDO, MINERVA Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $87,964.57 Date 04/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUTO, CHRISTINE M Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $87,964.57 Date 10/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARKINS, BRYAN K Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $87,964.57 Date 11/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNA, ZULMA I Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $87,964.57 Date 07/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, CHERIE S Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $87,964.57 Date 10/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FYOCK, JAMES A, JR Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $87,964.57 Date 09/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSSAIN, SHAZIA Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $87,964.47 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOCHESSY, JOHN C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $87,964.32 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISSNER, MICHAEL A Employer name Orange County Amount $87,964.29 Date 01/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INKPEN, CHARLES E Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $87,964.24 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICARO, JOSEPH Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $87,963.82 Date 10/14/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUMPOL, EDWARD R Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $87,963.78 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOCK, CHARLES W Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $87,963.12 Date 10/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRILL, THOMAS J Employer name Erie County Amount $87,962.60 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, WILLIAM E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,961.79 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOVARY, DEBBIE Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $87,961.59 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMAN, JACQUELINE A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $87,961.53 Date 02/23/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, JAMES R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $87,960.96 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEZIO, MICKEY M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $87,960.59 Date 06/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NICOLLS, CHRISTINE A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $87,960.32 Date 01/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTO, MICHAEL W Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $87,960.00 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPASI, DOMINIC Employer name Nassau County Amount $87,959.65 Date 04/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTIT, TIMOTHY J Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $87,959.61 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSLOW, KATHLEEN A Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $87,959.25 Date 03/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, DONALD R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $87,958.29 Date 03/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALOS, MARIE L Employer name Westchester County Amount $87,957.92 Date 06/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, SHACAUN D Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $87,956.85 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, RITA C Employer name City of White Plains Amount $87,956.38 Date 08/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGAR, ALVIN C Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $87,956.37 Date 09/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, NELSON J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $87,956.31 Date 03/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAR, A ERIC Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $87,956.15 Date 09/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASHAW, BRYAN J Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $87,956.11 Date 04/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOSER, MICHAEL S Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $87,955.92 Date 09/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DEBRA A Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $87,955.65 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMOUREUX, JOSEPH T Employer name Onondaga County Amount $87,955.08 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI FRANZO, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $87,955.08 Date 04/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, KURT R Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $87,955.00 Date 09/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, KATHY Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $87,954.81 Date 02/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLONIAK, PAULA Employer name Orange County Amount $87,954.65 Date 12/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLTON, MATTHEW K Employer name City of Geneva Amount $87,954.42 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FELDT, KEVIN M Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $87,953.97 Date 01/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND-JONES, GAY L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $87,953.88 Date 08/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, DEREK A Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $87,953.35 Date 10/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIE, CYNTHIA D Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $87,953.33 Date 07/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONTON, CARLOS Employer name Babylon UFSD Amount $87,953.03 Date 01/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRIFF, FRANCINA A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $87,952.52 Date 01/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODERICK, MATTHEW M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $87,952.48 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KERSHAW, LAWRENCE Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $87,952.33 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAYNER, YELIZAVETA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $87,952.00 Date 12/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, CAROLE Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $87,951.19 Date 04/14/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, LA NORIS A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $87,950.50 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, MARIANNE Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $87,949.93 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMICHAEL, WENDY S Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $87,949.65 Date 11/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, NICOLE R Employer name Chemung County Amount $87,948.29 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICHTOWSKI, MICHAEL A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $87,948.01 Date 06/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, YASMINE C Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $87,947.63 Date 09/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKEY, JARED B Employer name Schenectady County Amount $87,947.06 Date 02/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAUSI, JEREMY K Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $87,945.57 Date 02/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURYEA, CHARLES A Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $87,944.56 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALIK, VALERIE M Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $87,944.48 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BARBERA, MICHAEL C Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $87,943.95 Date 04/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRIOS-WEBBE, VILMA R Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $87,943.73 Date 08/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, DAVID K Employer name Monroe County Amount $87,942.95 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, JAMES L Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $87,942.90 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERWIN, JONATHAN O Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $87,942.48 Date 03/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUDIELLO, PETER J Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $87,942.48 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, ROBERT E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $87,942.05 Date 02/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System