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 LA RUSCH, ROBERT F Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $87,907.09 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRUPSKI, KENNETH Employer name Manhasset Lakeville Water Dist Amount $87,906.70 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALKIN, ROBERT M Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $87,906.32 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFER, MATTHEW R Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $87,906.32 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, JANEL L Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $87,906.06 Date 06/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JEAN BAPTISTE, NIXON Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $87,905.83 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODRICH, COREY H Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $87,905.63 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTIGUY, COLLEEN A Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $87,905.58 Date 08/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERA-MORRISON, SHAWLA S Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $87,905.18 Date 04/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, WALTER R Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $87,904.98 Date 02/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONDAL, JAKO J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $87,904.83 Date 08/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAJESKI, DIANE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $87,904.40 Date 05/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARNINGHAM, JASON M Employer name Village of Monroe Amount $87,904.05 Date 03/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORRIS, LAURA S Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $87,903.73 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURO, JOSEPH A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $87,903.20 Date 11/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, DELROY Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $87,903.20 Date 06/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOBEL, EILEEN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,902.94 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUTHWICK, LAURA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $87,902.87 Date 10/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODA, DEBORAH LAURA Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $87,902.59 Date 02/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARLAND, LISA Employer name Half Hollow Hills Comm Library Amount $87,901.63 Date 08/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMBROWSKI, THOMAS E Employer name Rockland County Amount $87,901.04 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKMAN, JOHN D Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $87,900.89 Date 07/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DION, STEVEN E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $87,900.73 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST JAMES, VINCENT D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $87,900.66 Date 08/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, ROBERT E Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $87,900.64 Date 06/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEBASTIAN, CHINNAMMA Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $87,899.20 Date 01/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERWOOD, JANE M Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $87,898.91 Date 02/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERRETANI, JOANN F Employer name Town of Mount Kisco Amount $87,898.90 Date 06/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUER, RUSSELL W Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $87,897.86 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, JOHN C, II Employer name Albany County Amount $87,897.08 Date 07/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, LUCINDA A Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $87,896.90 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASTELLO, GREGORY J Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $87,896.02 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA TONA, STEPHEN A Employer name Niagara County Amount $87,896.01 Date 11/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDERON, FREDERICK J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $87,895.93 Date 08/11/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYON-O'GARA, KAREN Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $87,895.77 Date 05/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABIDEAU, JAMIE K Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $87,895.54 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, CLEVELAND S, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $87,894.70 Date 01/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $87,893.67 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, THOMAS J Employer name Hempstead Sanitary District #2 Amount $87,893.49 Date 06/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $87,892.52 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINOZZI, CHARLES V, JR Employer name Village of Hastings-On-Hudson Amount $87,892.36 Date 04/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREHEAD, ARNELL K Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $87,892.08 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST AUBURN, RAYMOND M Employer name Putnam County Amount $87,891.87 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRYLOWICZ, DAVID E Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $87,891.75 Date 07/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUENCAMINO, PAUL Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $87,891.73 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAELS, LAURA L M Employer name Monroe County Amount $87,891.67 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMEE, ARTHUR R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $87,891.30 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, CATHY M Employer name Town of Massena Amount $87,890.77 Date 04/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPELLINI, MICHAEL B Employer name Dutchess County Amount $87,890.31 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUMBERG, MITCHELL R Employer name Nassau County Amount $87,889.20 Date 10/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUZGUL, JUSTIN A Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $87,888.09 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUDZ, ANDREW T Employer name City of Albany Amount $87,887.89 Date 01/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINEHAN, JOHN D Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $87,887.28 Date 01/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELSTOWSKI, ANTHONY J Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $87,887.02 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ABRAMS, DAVID G Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $87,886.82 Date 05/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HON-TULCHINSKY, KIUFONG M Employer name Department of Health Amount $87,885.97 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEATES, ALLYSON C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $87,885.54 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COPLESTON, JEREMY L Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $87,884.48 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERMAN, RIAN A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $87,884.35 Date 08/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTZ, LORI A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $87,883.63 Date 03/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRILLO, MICHAEL T Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $87,883.56 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'OTTAVIO, RALPH A Employer name Village of Rye Brook Amount $87,882.20 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, MELISSA S Employer name Orange County Amount $87,882.18 Date 07/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, CORRY S Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $87,881.91 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PONTRELLO, ANTHONY J, JR Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $87,881.59 Date 04/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONE, CARL J Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $87,881.57 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $87,881.05 Date 10/10/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPAN, RICHARD P Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $87,880.94 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERS, DONALD L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $87,880.25 Date 10/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANGLISS, KIM Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $87,879.25 Date 03/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENT, STACEYANN T Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $87,879.19 Date 10/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKLES, DERRICK T Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $87,878.54 Date 12/22/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, JENNIFER E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $87,878.19 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVEN-STOKES, CARLENE J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $87,878.10 Date 09/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, SEAN P Employer name Town of Webster Amount $87,877.99 Date 07/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIM, JUDITH Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $87,877.60 Date 05/11/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBARDELLA, ANTHONY J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $87,877.17 Date 04/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDEIROS, ANTHONY V Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $87,876.90 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, JEFFREY W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $87,876.81 Date 05/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGUEIRA, VICTOR Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $87,876.21 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, RASHEEM M Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $87,876.13 Date 07/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCAPPATORE, JOSEPH Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $87,875.87 Date 06/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGLIERI, SALVATORE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $87,875.86 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURA, MARK T Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $87,875.07 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, ABNER Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $87,875.00 Date 02/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, GLORIA J Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $87,874.95 Date 10/05/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAFFNEY, DONALD J Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $87,874.94 Date 08/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, GEORGE E, III Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $87,874.52 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURRAY, MICHAEL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $87,874.30 Date 06/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, MICHAEL S Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $87,874.03 Date 05/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMISKY, AMY B Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $87,872.38 Date 11/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, SHARON M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $87,872.27 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STELLA, ANTHONY P, JR Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $87,871.31 Date 01/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERGER, KELLY M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $87,870.60 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRICK, KEVIN M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $87,870.24 Date 01/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABATELLO, MATTHEW G Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $87,870.17 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTASH, LAURIE Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $87,870.01 Date 12/20/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELLA, PATRICIA A Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $87,867.87 Date 07/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHIPPLE, MARY V Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $87,867.11 Date 06/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, KAREN M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $87,866.58 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System