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 DAMICO, PHYLLIS A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $86,939.10 Date 08/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSEY, TONI Y Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $86,938.95 Date 05/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, TINA G Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $86,938.73 Date 08/24/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, JOSEPH T Employer name Manhasset Lakeville Water Dist Amount $86,937.92 Date 09/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPODIFERRO, MARLENE A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $86,937.60 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASTRAS, BRYAN P Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $86,937.55 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNS, GEORGE J, JR Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $86,937.43 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DOUGLAS A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $86,937.17 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VOE, DAVID D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $86,937.10 Date 05/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVLOT, MAURA D Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $86,936.37 Date 04/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARNEY, AUDREY P Employer name So Glens Falls CSD Amount $86,935.55 Date 11/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TETRAULT, PATRICK Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $86,935.29 Date 11/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORMOSO, JOSE M Employer name North Salem CSD Amount $86,935.11 Date 02/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNEY, JAMES S Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $86,934.46 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSINA, KRISTIN M Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $86,933.89 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JULIEN, TYJUNA Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $86,933.78 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLEAU, KENNETH B Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $86,933.72 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMEL, RHONDA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $86,933.68 Date 12/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDRON, CHERYL A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $86,933.59 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, VICTOR Employer name Town of Hempstead Housing Auth Amount $86,933.43 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, MINI J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $86,933.08 Date 08/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KAITLIN Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $86,932.81 Date 03/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUST, KATHLEEN A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $86,932.68 Date 05/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JAMES E Employer name Erie County Amount $86,931.49 Date 06/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORCZYK, ANTHONY W Employer name Erie County Amount $86,931.48 Date 07/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CERCE, BILLY-JOE E Employer name Office of General Services Amount $86,931.36 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAMAN, NICHOLAS C Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $86,931.36 Date 12/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MERS, DANIELLE M Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $86,931.36 Date 07/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILARDO, ANDREW F Employer name Nassau County Amount $86,931.35 Date 08/24/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESCIA, MICHAEL J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $86,931.23 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, STEVE A Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $86,930.92 Date 04/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMOND, J TIMOTHY Employer name City of Rochester Amount $86,930.31 Date 02/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERIN, DANA M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $86,929.62 Date 10/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKO, TIMOTHY R Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $86,929.56 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOLDSTEIN, ZACHARY N Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $86,929.31 Date 07/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRELESKY, KEVIN M Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $86,929.30 Date 12/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, CATHERINE T Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $86,928.68 Date 09/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLISON, VINCENT J Employer name Orange County Amount $86,928.63 Date 02/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, DAVID L Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $86,928.42 Date 09/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ERROL V Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $86,928.20 Date 03/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN WAGENEN, RICHARD S Employer name Education Department Amount $86,926.39 Date 08/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDRICKSON, JON B Employer name City of Lockport Amount $86,924.84 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COX, DIANA Employer name UFSD of The Tarrytowns Amount $86,923.93 Date 09/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLETTI, CHERYL L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $86,923.49 Date 05/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, MAUREEN Employer name Education Department Amount $86,923.03 Date 02/05/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, LORIE V Employer name Education Department Amount $86,923.03 Date 10/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUIDA, GREGORY A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $86,923.03 Date 02/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNES, TRACEY L Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $86,923.03 Date 06/30/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDWIG, BERNARD C Employer name Nassau County Amount $86,923.02 Date 06/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NJIBE, HENRY C Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $86,922.30 Date 07/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIE MORRISON, JUDITH ANN Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $86,922.30 Date 05/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPPARD, VALERIE S Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $86,922.30 Date 07/28/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOONEY, ROBYN Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $86,922.30 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALLING, BARBARA J Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $86,922.30 Date 09/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANAREK, NATHAN I Employer name South Kortright CSD Amount $86,922.29 Date 01/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, JACQUELINE L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $86,922.25 Date 12/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, MILES E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $86,922.25 Date 05/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ILARDI, JEFFREY R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $86,922.14 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ERVOLINO, GINA M Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $86,921.87 Date 05/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, NANCY L Employer name Education Department Amount $86,921.27 Date 07/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAIN, ANDREA S Employer name Education Department Amount $86,921.27 Date 08/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO RUSSO, MARK S Employer name Education Department Amount $86,921.27 Date 07/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, RICHARD N Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $86,920.42 Date 03/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJEWICZ, ERIC J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $86,920.35 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TEAL, ALLEN E Employer name Department of Health Amount $86,920.16 Date 10/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCORMACK, HOWARD D Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $86,920.13 Date 09/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NETZBAND, JULIE J Employer name Madison County Amount $86,920.13 Date 07/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEZIO, LYMAN B Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $86,919.91 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIFFORD, DAVID M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $86,919.82 Date 08/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAN, ADIL Employer name Department of Health Amount $86,919.48 Date 05/19/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREY, MICHAEL R Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $86,918.94 Date 09/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, ANTHONY E Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $86,918.88 Date 06/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, LINDA A Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $86,918.82 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDEN, STEVEN C Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $86,918.60 Date 12/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, DARROLD Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $86,918.34 Date 01/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVENEE, TIMOTHY D Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $86,917.97 Date 10/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORDE, PEDRO A Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $86,917.34 Date 07/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE-HARRIS, SAMANTHA P Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $86,917.34 Date 08/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, JUSTIN K Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $86,917.32 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHUSTER, JUDITH A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $86,917.05 Date 09/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEPALO, JESSICA A Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $86,916.09 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, JAMES T Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $86,916.03 Date 10/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGT, JEFFREY W Employer name City of Rochester Amount $86,915.95 Date 02/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAMBORSKI, CYNTHIA L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $86,915.38 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PERNA, CARMELLA Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $86,915.33 Date 11/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHOURY, FAEZ Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $86,915.33 Date 05/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISANG, PATRICIA Employer name Education Department Amount $86,915.22 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERAGHTY, CIARAN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $86,915.22 Date 11/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YU, CHENGXUAN Employer name Department of Health Amount $86,915.22 Date 01/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANTS, GREGORY A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $86,915.22 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELKEY, DEBORAH C Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $86,914.35 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSWELL, GAIL S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $86,913.54 Date 05/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEEZEY, RICHARD E Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $86,913.37 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, STEVEN T Employer name Office For Technology Amount $86,912.25 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, THERESA A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $86,912.22 Date 11/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, RONALD F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $86,912.21 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERCOLE, THOMAS P Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $86,912.21 Date 09/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAWHNE, JASMINE Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $86,912.01 Date 07/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, KEVIN Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $86,911.69 Date 07/19/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, BELINDA Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $86,911.67 Date 01/21/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System