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 BURKE, HEIDI E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $87,297.13 Date 05/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, PATRICK J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $87,296.94 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CODY, WAYNE J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $87,296.63 Date 07/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUDNEY, TERRY L Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $87,296.28 Date 10/02/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, SCOTT Employer name Albany County Amount $87,296.10 Date 02/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUBER, MARK N Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $87,295.46 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FREDA, JACK M, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $87,294.89 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RYAN, SUSAN M Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $87,294.45 Date 05/27/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUMMER, ALINE D Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $87,294.37 Date 09/11/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDARAKIS, MARY ANNE L Employer name Westhampton Beach UFSD Amount $87,294.35 Date 05/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, LENNARD T Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $87,294.34 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVELLE, MARY B Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $87,294.02 Date 02/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAUSA, DEBRA J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $87,293.97 Date 03/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, GWENDOLYN Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $87,293.91 Date 10/18/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIERAN, DEBRA Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $87,293.37 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STODDARD, SHELDON J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $87,293.01 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSEY, GLENN E Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $87,292.84 Date 02/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZOLA, LORETTA M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $87,292.83 Date 01/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWINTON-GONZALEZ, WANITA Employer name Commission On Judicial Conduct Amount $87,292.70 Date 04/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLELLAN, JUSTINE C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $87,292.44 Date 03/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES-GOLD, ANNA C Employer name NYC Judges Amount $87,291.72 Date 05/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLEN, BARBARA B Employer name Erie County Amount $87,291.69 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, JAMES P Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $87,290.71 Date 05/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCARELLI, JOSEPH L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $87,289.06 Date 06/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NYIRENDA, REINE M Employer name Education Department Amount $87,288.52 Date 08/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALCALA, ROSANNA Y Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $87,288.35 Date 03/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, ELIZABETH A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $87,286.89 Date 01/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELAN, SIGRID Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $87,286.75 Date 09/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, TRACEY M Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $87,286.50 Date 03/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIRD, STUART J Employer name Village of Lake Placid Amount $87,286.40 Date 09/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINKADE, PHILLIP Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $87,285.43 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOND, ROBERT B Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $87,285.04 Date 05/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIOTTA, ROBERT C Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $87,285.04 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAGGI, DINESH Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $87,284.78 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMAIO, DONNA M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $87,284.40 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, PATRICIA D Employer name Westchester County Amount $87,284.10 Date 05/13/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, JUANITA E Employer name Nassau County Amount $87,284.06 Date 07/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDA, PHILIP V, JR Employer name Rye Neck UFSD Amount $87,283.65 Date 12/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIAMMALVO, BARBARA L Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $87,283.46 Date 10/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMANATION, NEIL J Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $87,283.00 Date 06/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, MICHAEL C Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $87,282.98 Date 09/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIBLEY, JOHN A Employer name Village of Highland Falls Amount $87,281.97 Date 06/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, MAUREEN P Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $87,281.94 Date 10/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMES, HOWARD F Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $87,281.58 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROCHEZ, RUTH Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $87,281.41 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, PAULINE R Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $87,281.41 Date 09/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REA, KATHLEEN M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $87,281.41 Date 03/29/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, BEVERLY A Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $87,281.41 Date 05/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY-AULTMAN, SHEILA M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $87,281.41 Date 03/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IORIO, ANNE Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $87,281.41 Date 06/30/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGERON, JOSHUA R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $87,280.75 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, WILLIAM A, II Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $87,280.68 Date 07/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, IAN E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $87,279.64 Date 09/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KICK, CONSTANCE L Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $87,279.30 Date 05/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIPPANY, PATRICK M Employer name City of Albany Amount $87,279.19 Date 01/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOLKEN, RYAN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $87,278.56 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASA, HITEN N Employer name Rockland County Amount $87,278.27 Date 07/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANNON, ELLYN Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $87,277.75 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGNONI-WALICZEK, ANA Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $87,277.70 Date 06/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SETARO, LORRI J Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $87,277.43 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, DENISE M Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $87,277.39 Date 06/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTONE, KURTISS A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $87,277.16 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARA, WILLIAM F Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $87,277.13 Date 11/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, BRIAN D Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $87,276.98 Date 08/24/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIN, ANDREW M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $87,275.57 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOYCE, ANDREW C Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $87,275.16 Date 07/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, EUGENE P Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $87,274.46 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARBURGH, JOSHUA S Employer name Orleans County Amount $87,274.41 Date 01/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUOMO, STEVEN A Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $87,273.48 Date 01/29/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, KELLEY D Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $87,273.01 Date 06/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKSON, JAMES E Employer name Hempstead Sanitary District #2 Amount $87,272.45 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUNCIL, KIMBERLY Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $87,272.21 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST JOHN, MOLLY J Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $87,270.58 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZARO, LOIS A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,269.70 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, PETER B Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $87,269.51 Date 12/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITTON, DAVID B Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $87,269.36 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LISA E Employer name Lindenhurst Memorial Library Amount $87,268.79 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODY, EDWARD S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $87,268.78 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, WALTER R Employer name Cold Spring Harbor CSD Amount $87,268.60 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, PATRICK J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $87,267.21 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGER, ERIC J Employer name City of Oneonta Amount $87,266.78 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KUGLER, JENNY K Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $87,266.32 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREHENY, ROBERT E Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $87,265.58 Date 06/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMOCK, JACQUELYN M Employer name Binghamton Childrens Services Amount $87,265.53 Date 08/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUBER, MICHAEL A Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $87,265.50 Date 07/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYPPOLITE, KROLL S Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $87,265.49 Date 06/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEROCK, COLLEEN P Employer name Education Department Amount $87,264.65 Date 10/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, TIMOTHY Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $87,264.18 Date 04/24/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRADE, MIGUEL A Employer name Boces-Tompkins Seneca Tioga Amount $87,263.90 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTANEDA, FLOR E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $87,263.85 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CITARELLA, ALFONSO J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $87,263.83 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTED, DAVID S Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $87,263.73 Date 05/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SICHEL, JORDAN M Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $87,263.70 Date 07/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAWLER, ERIC Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,263.60 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZARUS, DAWN E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $87,263.60 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NETTNIN, JONATHAN T Employer name City of Rochester Amount $87,263.50 Date 02/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, DOUGLAS J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $87,263.38 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROOPNARINE, HARDEO Employer name New York Public Library Amount $87,263.29 Date 05/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEX, ELSY JOHN Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $87,263.13 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAUSTO, DOREEN Employer name Nassau County Amount $87,262.15 Date 09/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System