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 COBB, JASON F Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $86,297.30 Date 05/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORD, RICHARD J Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Co Judges Amount $86,297.10 Date 03/31/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCANN, JOSEPH D Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Co Judges Amount $86,297.10 Date 09/01/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNIER, LUCY P Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $86,297.10 Date 01/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNICKERBOCKER, LAWRENCE J Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $86,297.10 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMB, THOMAS E Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $86,297.10 Date 10/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, BRETT A Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $86,297.10 Date 01/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINFURT, SUSAN B Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $86,297.10 Date 09/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, TIMOTHY J Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $86,297.10 Date 01/08/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THURSTON, DAVID B Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $86,297.10 Date 04/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CYPHER, ROBERT S Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $86,297.10 Date 11/21/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRY, JAMES M, III Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $86,297.10 Date 01/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITHEROW, MATTHEW D Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $86,297.10 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOR, JOHN G, JR Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $86,297.09 Date 01/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIDEN, ADAM Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $86,297.09 Date 01/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRK, CHARLEEN A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $86,296.95 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ANTHONY V Employer name City of Rochester Amount $86,296.89 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ADAI, KENZ P Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $86,296.55 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILEY, JOHN T Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $86,295.62 Date 07/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROVENZANO, LOUIS F Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $86,295.47 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHANAN, DAVID M Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $86,293.98 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DON VITO, KIRSTEIN M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $86,293.82 Date 03/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESSO, LOUIS J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $86,293.77 Date 03/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHESLEY, BENJAMIN P Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $86,293.32 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOWE, LEON K Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $86,293.29 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLOCK, MARK H Employer name City of Fulton Amount $86,292.84 Date 06/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAYTON, JUDITH Employer name Department of Health Amount $86,292.67 Date 03/29/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAIPERSAUD, CHANDREKA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $86,291.74 Date 06/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIEL, TAMMY L Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $86,291.23 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, RANDY W, JR Employer name City of Middletown Amount $86,289.98 Date 08/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACOSTA-PILGRIM, LISA D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $86,289.85 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, ROBERT T Employer name Westbury Water District Amount $86,289.84 Date 11/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENECHINO, JUSTIN P Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $86,289.78 Date 07/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWELL, CAVREL C Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $86,289.56 Date 01/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURLONG, JOHN T Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $86,289.47 Date 04/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARDYS, IAN D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $86,289.47 Date 10/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLNER, JEAN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $86,288.33 Date 02/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAUF, RICHARD C Employer name City of Batavia Amount $86,287.79 Date 01/25/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SARDINA, FRANK J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $86,287.40 Date 05/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPLIN, KEVIN K Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $86,287.31 Date 04/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOTOS, PETER N Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $86,286.80 Date 12/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOSS, PATRICK E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $86,285.82 Date 08/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRECKELS, DAVID S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $86,285.25 Date 12/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, JOHN P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $86,284.71 Date 01/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COY, MATTHEW P Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $86,284.56 Date 07/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDGAR, GREGORY R Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $86,284.50 Date 07/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEATING, GEOFFREY T Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $86,284.17 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DOUGALL, DAVID M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $86,283.64 Date 01/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, KENNETH L Employer name City of Albany Amount $86,283.31 Date 11/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREGANTE, RONALD D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $86,282.50 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIEFFO, PATRICIA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $86,282.50 Date 10/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRETTI, GERRY D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $86,282.50 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAFFEN, DEBORA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $86,282.50 Date 03/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN-KAROL, SHARON F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $86,282.50 Date 07/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, ELLEN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $86,282.50 Date 11/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVOIE, SHARON Employer name Suffolk County Amount $86,282.50 Date 07/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JEAN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $86,282.50 Date 08/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUND, MARLENE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $86,282.50 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMBLER, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Suffolk County Amount $86,282.50 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKACH, KENNETH D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $86,281.33 Date 01/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLE, JAMES R Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $86,280.28 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARROWOOD, RICHARD R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $86,280.10 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARRANO, THOMAS A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $86,279.88 Date 12/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODFELLOW, TERESA M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $86,279.87 Date 12/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANDEY, SIMMI Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $86,279.81 Date 02/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, AVALON R Employer name Nassau County Amount $86,279.08 Date 08/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINCIOTTO, LAURA J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $86,278.53 Date 09/16/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLAB, GARY S, II Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $86,278.39 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEKNUS, LISA R Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $86,278.01 Date 05/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWTON, TODD D Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $86,278.00 Date 02/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, ROBERT J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $86,277.51 Date 10/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAWCZYK, SCOTT D Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $86,276.04 Date 12/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINLUAN, AURELIO F, JR Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $86,275.35 Date 04/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZAR, PATRICIA A Employer name Nyack UFSD Amount $86,274.03 Date 10/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAM, MAN KUEN Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $86,273.64 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPUT, AMY J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $86,272.84 Date 07/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARR, TIMOTHY E Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $86,272.71 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASCARENO, EDUARDO Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $86,272.47 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES-BLACKMAN, PAULA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $86,272.31 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINOVSKY, NADA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $86,271.99 Date 04/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARIKUPURATHU, MERCY V Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $86,271.32 Date 01/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANN, GREGORY R Employer name City of Auburn Amount $86,271.26 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MIANO, LORIE J Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $86,270.10 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GEOWN, MATTHEW T Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $86,270.05 Date 08/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANG, POONAM Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $86,269.81 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTARY, JEFFREY S Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $86,269.51 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASQUERELLO, ANNE Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $86,268.20 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, SHAWN P Employer name Allegany County Amount $86,267.23 Date 03/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMLEY, KEVIN P Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $86,267.07 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAIER, BERNARD C Employer name City of Rome Amount $86,266.97 Date 03/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZUMMO, BRUCE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $86,266.56 Date 05/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINFELD, ZACHARY A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $86,266.10 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOWLES, CLIFTON P Employer name Office of General Services Amount $86,265.37 Date 11/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL BASSO, MICHAEL J Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $86,264.61 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUIDO, DONALD J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $86,264.56 Date 03/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, EDWARD D, III Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $86,264.45 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUA, ALFREDO U Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $86,263.83 Date 07/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, NELSON Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $86,263.25 Date 01/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEAWRIGHT, SHAWN M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $86,263.24 Date 08/16/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADDISON, KRISTAL L Employer name Nassau County Amount $86,262.93 Date 06/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System