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 CASPER, PETER M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $86,979.80 Date 04/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYEWAH, VIOLET A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $86,979.27 Date 09/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENFIELD, JOSHUA T Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $86,979.15 Date 11/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROSCHER, RANDI M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $86,979.13 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOTARO, ANTONIO Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $86,978.22 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, RYAN C Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $86,978.17 Date 12/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOEB, SUSAN Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $86,978.00 Date 04/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROETHEL, KEVIN E Employer name Ridge Road Fire District Amount $86,977.79 Date 02/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARNES, JENNIFER M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $86,977.29 Date 06/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, JUNG-WEN Employer name Schenectady County Amount $86,976.98 Date 08/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUBINIS, DOUGLAS M Employer name Town of Evans Amount $86,975.87 Date 03/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ABBONDONDOLO, MICHAEL P Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $86,975.19 Date 06/05/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, STUART C Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $86,975.13 Date 01/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAYLE, JOSEPH P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $86,974.73 Date 05/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRAW, ERIC J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $86,974.00 Date 02/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JAMESON JORDAN, KAROLINA A Employer name Cornell University Amount $86,973.12 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMCHUK, PAUL Employer name Mattituck-Cutchogue UFSD Amount $86,973.02 Date 11/14/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVAGNARO, KATHLEEN A Employer name Niagara County Amount $86,972.56 Date 08/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, PAUL H Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $86,972.00 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMITIS, CATHERINE A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $86,971.41 Date 02/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCE, MELISSA A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $86,971.33 Date 01/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINER, MARCIA D Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $86,970.31 Date 10/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAGER, CLARENCE E Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $86,969.30 Date 06/30/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, JAMES J Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $86,968.61 Date 12/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, FRANCINA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $86,967.62 Date 10/07/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PHILMY, PENNY S Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $86,967.58 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRISLANE, JUDY C Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $86,966.69 Date 09/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIER, NICOLE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $86,966.35 Date 02/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISELLA, JOHN T, JR Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $86,966.27 Date 10/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, JOHN W, JR Employer name City of Albany Amount $86,965.78 Date 04/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOOD, JOYCE Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $86,965.39 Date 03/19/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, MICHAEL F Employer name Ridge Road Fire District Amount $86,964.33 Date 01/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARCLIFT, WILLIAM Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $86,963.78 Date 11/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BEAN-CLAIRBORNE, LESLYN E Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $86,963.57 Date 09/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, CHARLES F Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $86,962.51 Date 07/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, ELIZABETH A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $86,962.50 Date 04/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONIN, CHRISTINA A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $86,962.50 Date 02/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURROTT, ANDREW M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $86,962.50 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHELAN, KATHLEEN F Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $86,962.50 Date 02/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAAKMANN, MARSHA T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $86,962.25 Date 01/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, QUINCY, JR Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $86,961.85 Date 02/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRALEIGH, JEFF Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $86,961.75 Date 07/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, GLENDALIZ Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $86,961.39 Date 09/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISSANE, DONNA J Employer name Franklin County Amount $86,961.32 Date 07/23/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERSON, WILLIAM L Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $86,961.31 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWOCK, MATTHEW R Employer name Madison County Amount $86,961.07 Date 11/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, DARREN C Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $86,960.93 Date 04/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMGREN, GARY J Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $86,960.53 Date 03/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINCE, ZENOBIA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $86,959.90 Date 05/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUKE, MALCOLM D Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $86,959.87 Date 11/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERN, FREDERICK Employer name Lagrange Fire District Amount $86,958.41 Date 07/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAC DOUGALL, DAVID B Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $86,957.34 Date 12/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JASINSKI, BARBARA J Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $86,957.20 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, VICKIE L Employer name Sag Harbor UFSD Amount $86,956.72 Date 01/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, BRIAN M Employer name Village of Arcade Amount $86,954.62 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, ALFRED T Employer name Hempstead Sanitary District #2 Amount $86,954.48 Date 07/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, JOY M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $86,954.21 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITCHEN, JENNIFER A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $86,953.74 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLON, KATHLEEN Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $86,953.51 Date 10/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTHUR, JEFFREY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $86,952.78 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIEMBOCK, REGAN G Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $86,952.28 Date 03/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTHSTEIN, ELLEN C Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $86,952.21 Date 04/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, TARA KAY Employer name New York Public Library Amount $86,951.88 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANNER, NORRIS Employer name Nassau County Amount $86,951.57 Date 10/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVALOS, JIMMY G Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $86,951.30 Date 12/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, CRAIG Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $86,951.10 Date 07/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, KRISTIN M Employer name Education Department Amount $86,950.92 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROWBRIDGE, JENNIFER F Employer name Education Department Amount $86,950.92 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLER, KATHRYN L Employer name Education Department Amount $86,950.92 Date 12/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIROZZOLO, ANN K Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $86,949.40 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARDINO, JEANETTE L Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $86,949.33 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTWAK, PAUL J Employer name Madison County Amount $86,949.26 Date 02/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, MELANIE A Employer name Fort Ann CSD Amount $86,949.15 Date 08/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTROSKY, JOSEPH W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $86,948.41 Date 05/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLVENBACH, DOUGLAS B Employer name Tuxedo UFSD Amount $86,948.37 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEESMAN, PAULA Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $86,948.36 Date 07/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAEZ, JENNIFER Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $86,948.20 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBSON, LINDA S Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $86,947.72 Date 08/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $86,946.23 Date 09/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERNTH, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $86,946.05 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVITO, JOHN Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $86,945.60 Date 08/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACOSTA, VANESSA Employer name Westchester County Amount $86,944.33 Date 05/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIERENBERG, SUSAN L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $86,943.54 Date 06/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, EDWARD, JR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $86,943.16 Date 07/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWER, DAVID S Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $86,942.22 Date 01/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADENA, MICHAEL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $86,941.98 Date 04/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, MICHAEL P Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $86,941.97 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRIES, RONALD F Employer name West Irondequoit CSD Amount $86,941.44 Date 08/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMERON, WILLIAM B Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $86,941.17 Date 03/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIRTH, JENNIFER L Employer name Long Beach Public Library Amount $86,940.94 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMAX, TONI A Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $86,940.53 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JOHN F Employer name Erie County Amount $86,940.05 Date 05/20/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANZA, ANTHONY M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $86,940.04 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHARLAU, SCOTT A Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $86,939.97 Date 07/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE NARDO, AMY L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $86,939.80 Date 02/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHANAN, RICARDO W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $86,939.66 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIRONE, STEVE M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $86,939.50 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, ALYSSA A Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $86,939.21 Date 09/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, HELEN E Employer name Department of Health Amount $86,939.10 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESSELRING, CYNTHIA E Employer name Department of Health Amount $86,939.10 Date 01/14/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System