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 VANDERBILT, JASON Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,454.28 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HALLORAN, RANDY W Employer name Village of Croton-On-Hudson Amount $87,454.20 Date 06/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, JOHN F, JR Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $87,453.42 Date 12/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HSIAO, GEORGE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $87,453.05 Date 02/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, JOSE J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $87,452.90 Date 06/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, LINVAL L Employer name Nassau County Amount $87,452.38 Date 04/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUBICKI, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name Erie County Amount $87,452.13 Date 04/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BONIS, MICHAEL P Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $87,452.08 Date 04/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, DAWN M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $87,451.99 Date 10/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOTY-LAMPSON, ELIZABETH A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $87,451.94 Date 04/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUART, DIANE K Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $87,451.88 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLEIER, JENNIFER L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $87,451.82 Date 12/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKBEE, DEBRA A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $87,451.79 Date 11/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLUCCI, DEBORAH J Employer name Mastics Moriches Shirley Libr Amount $87,451.64 Date 01/10/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, DIANE T Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $87,451.14 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, THOMAS E Employer name Village of Pleasantville Amount $87,450.43 Date 11/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANDLER, GAIL A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $87,449.57 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUKOVSKY, WILLIAM E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $87,449.21 Date 03/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOLLO, JACK L Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $87,449.19 Date 04/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, TONY L Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $87,448.93 Date 04/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIEGEL, LISA H Employer name Nassau County Amount $87,448.85 Date 03/04/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, KYLE M Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $87,448.84 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGL, NANCY P Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $87,448.65 Date 10/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNIBBE, BRIAN T Employer name Village of Hastings-On-Hudson Amount $87,448.26 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDWITZ, WILLIAM Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $87,447.66 Date 12/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNES, JOHN J Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $87,445.15 Date 12/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIFFA, DEBORAH A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $87,445.12 Date 07/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKER-FLYNN, HOLLY L Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $87,444.96 Date 03/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NG, ANDY WAIHING Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $87,444.39 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMAR, JAMES J Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $87,444.31 Date 10/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKURSKI, RICHARD M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $87,444.16 Date 09/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNAROVA, ISAK Employer name New York Public Library Amount $87,443.42 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMBALL, KATHLEEN A Employer name Department of Health Amount $87,443.33 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, PATRICIA S Employer name Office NYS Inspector General Amount $87,442.75 Date 06/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AFIF, RASHID N Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $87,442.43 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JONES, EDWARD L Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $87,441.64 Date 09/21/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, RYAN J Employer name City of Utica Amount $87,441.36 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOELLER, PAUL D Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $87,441.20 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SULLIVAN, DANIEL T Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $87,440.72 Date 10/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBETT, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $87,440.34 Date 01/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLANKENSHIP, RICHARD D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $87,440.19 Date 08/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUEVARA, AIDA L Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $87,439.81 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASSALL, GEORGE M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $87,439.72 Date 12/13/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINASI, LOUIS R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $87,439.62 Date 12/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIEMAN, FRANCIS E Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $87,439.32 Date 11/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLECHIA, MICHELLE L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $87,439.30 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENNICK, JAMES P Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $87,438.87 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISCARDI, ROBERT M Employer name Town of Clarkson Amount $87,436.52 Date 05/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEIDELER, SUSAN E Employer name Town of Babylon Ind Dev Agcy Amount $87,435.84 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCELLUS, DAVID A Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $87,435.19 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWD, TROY J Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $87,434.95 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, CATHERINE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $87,434.67 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALISZEWSKI, JOHN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,434.19 Date 04/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, DANIEL A Employer name Erie County Amount $87,434.03 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, THERESA A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $87,433.84 Date 11/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIM, JASON H Employer name Division of State Police Amount $87,433.22 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REARDON, PATRICK D Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $87,433.22 Date 05/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, OLIVIA R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $87,431.54 Date 08/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VECCHIONE, PHILIP J Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $87,431.38 Date 04/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEELEY, BRUCE A Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $87,430.45 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIEBICH, SHELLY Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $87,430.19 Date 07/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINAGRA, JOANNE B Employer name Dutchess County Amount $87,428.94 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRECKEWALD, MATTHEW T Employer name City of Lockport Amount $87,427.60 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MISTRETTA, JASON M Employer name Town of Islip Amount $87,427.60 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANFORTH, MICHAEL W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $87,427.57 Date 05/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DWAYNE M Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $87,427.55 Date 01/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, PATRICIA P Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $87,427.54 Date 06/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KETTER, JOHN A Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $87,426.85 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, GEORGETTE N Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $87,426.64 Date 05/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, RICKEY S Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $87,426.55 Date 04/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GLEBOCKI, DANIELLE M Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $87,426.13 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTILLO, JESSICA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,425.58 Date 12/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMEE, MICHAEL K Employer name City of Middletown Amount $87,425.36 Date 07/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LE CLERC, RICHARD R Employer name Dev Auth of North Country Amount $87,424.88 Date 08/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, ROBERT C Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $87,424.09 Date 03/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, MING BUN Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $87,424.09 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLMAN, TINA M Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $87,424.09 Date 03/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEER, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $87,424.09 Date 11/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC SWEENEY, LAUREN E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $87,424.09 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTA, LILLIAN J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $87,424.09 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTAGNO, MICHAEL J, III Employer name Monroe County Amount $87,423.63 Date 02/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYLE-MISHK, EDITH R Employer name Westchester County Amount $87,422.95 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWDEN, JOSEPH A Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $87,422.94 Date 09/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASAL, MICHAEL S Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $87,422.63 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABANAL, HECTOR Employer name Nassau County Amount $87,422.56 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARVILA, JOSEPH L, JR Employer name Town of Ulster Amount $87,422.42 Date 12/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOLLAR, KATHLEEN E Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $87,422.31 Date 11/18/1960 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFEY, BRIAN M Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $87,422.17 Date 02/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMINGUEZ, RICHARD A Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $87,422.17 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLNAR, MICHAEL E Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $87,422.17 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDD, TERESA C Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $87,421.66 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRARD, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $87,421.28 Date 12/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMARAIS, FLOYD, JR Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $87,420.99 Date 01/27/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUETTNER, DAVID M Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $87,420.37 Date 05/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKIE, COLLEEN M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $87,420.25 Date 09/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, MARK G Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $87,419.76 Date 01/26/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN CURAN, DAVID W Employer name Monroe County Amount $87,419.52 Date 01/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHATSOFF, ARIEL B Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $87,418.67 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, JACK A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $87,418.09 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, EDWARD T Employer name City of Rome Amount $87,417.77 Date 09/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System