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 JORDAN, ALICE E Employer name Westchester County Amount $86,483.43 Date 11/10/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, DEBRA K Employer name Westchester County Amount $86,483.43 Date 04/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEAL, DELORES Employer name Westchester County Amount $86,483.43 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEADE, CECILIA V Employer name Westchester County Amount $86,483.43 Date 05/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHIFER, SOLOMON C, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $86,483.43 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIRONE, STEVEN J Employer name Westchester County Amount $86,483.43 Date 10/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, DONALD F, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $86,483.43 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORO, KATHLEEN J Employer name Westchester County Amount $86,483.43 Date 01/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMS, PATRICIA A Employer name Westchester County Amount $86,483.43 Date 07/19/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULACCO, THEODORA Employer name Westchester County Amount $86,483.43 Date 07/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARBARO, ROSE Employer name Westchester County Amount $86,483.43 Date 06/09/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COZZETTO, ROBERT F Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $86,483.03 Date 07/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $86,482.94 Date 05/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATIMA, MABATHO L Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $86,481.93 Date 06/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANGELI, JOHN F Employer name Nassau County Amount $86,481.67 Date 10/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURTAGH, JAMES J Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $86,481.64 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEHRING, JAMES M Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $86,481.09 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAIN, WILLIAM C, JR Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $86,480.14 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUFFO, CYNTHIA A Employer name Broome County Amount $86,480.10 Date 04/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAYER, DANIEL T Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $86,480.02 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERT, BARRY P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $86,479.72 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OROPALLO, TIMOTHY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $86,479.72 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, MICHAEL C Employer name Nassau County Amount $86,479.37 Date 05/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCKENNA, JANE Employer name Nassau County Amount $86,479.06 Date 06/18/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, DORIS A Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $86,478.96 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUMAR, MITHILESH Employer name Office For Technology Amount $86,478.78 Date 12/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMERON, CHARLES A Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $86,478.41 Date 04/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHMKE, CLIFFORD J Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $86,477.59 Date 03/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUFFARELLI, MATHEW N Employer name Ardsley UFSD Amount $86,476.86 Date 01/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARNACKI, ANNALIESE L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $86,476.79 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIN, YI-PIN Employer name Department of Health Amount $86,476.71 Date 02/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STILES-TICE, ROBIN L Employer name Department of Health Amount $86,475.91 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERO, JOSEPH C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $86,475.10 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGLER, SCOTT F Employer name Office For Technology Amount $86,475.10 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, ERIC J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $86,475.10 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, JOHN T Employer name Education Department Amount $86,475.10 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCKHOLM, SETH W, JR Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $86,475.10 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORNASAL, AILEEN C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $86,474.88 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASCARO, BRIAN F Employer name City of Albany Amount $86,474.56 Date 01/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAILLEY, JOSEPH F Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $86,473.31 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, ROBERT R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $86,473.15 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, DONNA M Employer name Village of Northport Amount $86,472.82 Date 11/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGDAN, KEITH Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $86,472.09 Date 11/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAISLEY, KELLEY A Employer name Westchester County Amount $86,472.02 Date 11/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENGER, MERCY E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $86,471.80 Date 12/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINSKI, BRIAN J Employer name Columbia County Amount $86,471.15 Date 11/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSER, MARK D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $86,470.63 Date 12/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLAWOLE, EUNICE A Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $86,470.63 Date 03/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVINO, STEVEN J Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $86,470.07 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ANDREW N Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $86,469.12 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST AMOUR, PAUL A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $86,468.95 Date 02/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER-ARMSTEAD, CASSANDRA D Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $86,468.81 Date 11/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VECCHIO, DEBORAH Employer name Shelter Island UFSD Amount $86,468.69 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDONCA, DONNA O Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $86,468.40 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKOSE, BILI GEORGE Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $86,467.80 Date 06/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, JOHN B Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $86,467.77 Date 10/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PESCATORE, GERLYNDA Employer name Nassau County Amount $86,467.52 Date 02/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, ERIC A Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $86,467.29 Date 03/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, SUZE M Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $86,466.95 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIN, SU-JANE Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $86,466.83 Date 03/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, GARETH I, JR Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $86,466.82 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVA, AGAMPODI M Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $86,466.76 Date 09/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACEY, JORDAN N Employer name City of Rochester Amount $86,466.64 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLIVER, MARK E Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $86,466.58 Date 06/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOJDA, HOLLIE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $86,466.52 Date 05/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASICK, DONALD V Employer name Town of Rotterdam Amount $86,466.22 Date 12/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRESSETTE, JEFFREY G Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $86,465.05 Date 08/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALTON, DANIEL R Employer name Ontario County Amount $86,464.70 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBANANTO, RENEE Employer name Nassau County Amount $86,463.95 Date 04/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI CAIRANO, VINCENT, JR Employer name Village of Harrison Amount $86,463.62 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, DOUGLAS E Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $86,463.24 Date 01/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, ALLISON E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $86,462.65 Date 12/05/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFEIFER, CARL W Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $86,462.65 Date 09/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLOCK, MICHAEL P Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $86,461.78 Date 09/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURHANS, CHAD D Employer name Cortland County Amount $86,460.87 Date 04/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOBY, TARIK D Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $86,460.11 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRYE, KATHLEEN S Employer name Livingston County Amount $86,459.34 Date 12/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTT, DARLENE E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $86,459.20 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIETO, CINDY Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $86,458.76 Date 01/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIROIS, DANIEL C Employer name Orange County Amount $86,458.25 Date 08/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, BARRY R Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $86,458.07 Date 07/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAOLUCCI, JOSEPH Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $86,457.84 Date 09/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DILLON, GREGORY M Employer name Rockland County Amount $86,457.70 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHELL, JAMES G Employer name Jefferson County Amount $86,456.85 Date 06/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERS, NICOLA N Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $86,455.20 Date 02/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIGNA, PAUL Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $86,454.86 Date 02/14/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOCELLA, FRANK J, JR Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $86,454.86 Date 12/07/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, ANDREW J Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $86,454.55 Date 01/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, SANDRA J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $86,454.38 Date 08/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEGAN-SMITH, GENEANNE Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $86,454.22 Date 02/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSSAIN, MOHAMMAD H Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $86,454.02 Date 05/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, CURTIS R Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $86,453.56 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISSONETTE, MICHAEL G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $86,453.55 Date 12/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUCCI, JOSEPH Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $86,453.36 Date 01/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEPISI, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Albany Amount $86,452.59 Date 04/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETERSON, STEPHANIE L Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $86,452.40 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIDDY, MICHAEL H, JR Employer name City of Rome Amount $86,452.24 Date 03/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEEKS RUSSO, KRISTIN A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $86,451.93 Date 07/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITHIES, DEIRDRE A Employer name Blind Brook-Rye UFSD Amount $86,451.57 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BOTTIS, MARCUS P, SR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $86,451.52 Date 02/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System