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 SCHMITT, JAMES P Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $85,961.26 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYDER, RICHARD A Employer name Village of Sag Harbor Amount $85,960.54 Date 06/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, JEAN K Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $85,960.48 Date 07/14/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKARD, KEITH R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $85,960.24 Date 02/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BALDAUF, ALEXANDER C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $85,959.93 Date 02/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NYE, JEFFREY P Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $85,959.32 Date 01/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEWS, ALEYAMMA Employer name Westchester County Amount $85,959.14 Date 08/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, TANYA L Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $85,959.11 Date 06/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, DEREK M Employer name City of Cortland Amount $85,958.79 Date 08/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOLFE-LYGA, KATHERINE E Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $85,957.84 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWLEY, MATTHEW K Employer name Onondaga County Amount $85,957.51 Date 10/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADERHOLD, GERALD R Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $85,957.38 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KLEINBAUM, ALFRED W Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $85,957.35 Date 08/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATHANSON, REBECCA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $85,956.76 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVRIGATA, NICHOLAS F Employer name Village of Malverne Amount $85,955.98 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARIKUPURATHU, LISY J Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $85,955.50 Date 03/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYLVAIN, ROSELYN C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $85,955.39 Date 06/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORREIA, DAVID A Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $85,954.91 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, PETER S Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $85,954.87 Date 04/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, RAYMOND F Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $85,954.71 Date 02/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, ANTHONY Employer name Warren County Amount $85,954.43 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOZZA, NICHOLAS A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $85,954.37 Date 11/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ALSTYNE, DEAN E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $85,952.80 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEORDIO, JANET A Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $85,952.42 Date 08/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCADO, JAMES Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $85,951.83 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSH, LARRY P Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $85,951.53 Date 10/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARAN, BHUPINDER S Employer name Office of General Services Amount $85,951.11 Date 02/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, BRIAN S Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $85,950.27 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, ANDREA S Employer name Ontario County Amount $85,950.18 Date 02/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLEEZER, JESSE L Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $85,950.15 Date 12/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCO, BARBARA A Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $85,949.52 Date 01/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOLEY, CHARLENE Employer name Westchester County Amount $85,949.38 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLON, KEITH E Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $85,948.48 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, CHIN-CHU JEAN Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $85,947.56 Date 01/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STYLES, KAREN Employer name Westchester County Amount $85,947.52 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANTANZA, PHILIP R Employer name Monroe County Amount $85,947.50 Date 09/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGLIANO, ANTHONY Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $85,946.71 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONE, LISA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,945.90 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REUTHER, JAY A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $85,945.84 Date 08/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BELSKY, TODD Employer name Arlington Fire District Amount $85,945.43 Date 02/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANCHOR, REBECCA E Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $85,944.96 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUMME, JENNIFER V Employer name Nassau County Amount $85,944.43 Date 12/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDZINSKI, KAREN G Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $85,943.94 Date 06/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLAND, JOHN P Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $85,943.14 Date 01/26/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEAT, SAMSON A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $85,942.73 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARTINO, CATHERINE R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $85,942.66 Date 05/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFANO, JOSEPH L Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $85,941.18 Date 12/31/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, MARK Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $85,940.94 Date 10/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERGEANT, TREVOR W Employer name Ontario County Amount $85,940.39 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRADER, CATHERINE S Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $85,940.10 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTONDO, PAUL K Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $85,940.10 Date 04/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAMPOS, JOSE A Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $85,940.09 Date 10/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, CYNTHIA A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $85,939.93 Date 09/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, DAVID M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $85,939.83 Date 03/13/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, CHARLES J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $85,939.65 Date 01/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOWES, RUSSELL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,939.57 Date 04/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCKMAN, MARY M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $85,938.81 Date 06/14/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIDRIG, BARBARA L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $85,938.73 Date 02/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FHAGEN, BRIDGET E Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $85,938.58 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEIDNER, NANCY Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $85,938.33 Date 05/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAMMATO, JOSEPH B Employer name Town of Tuxedo Amount $85,937.82 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIMER, ROBERT L Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $85,937.67 Date 08/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROETTA, JOHN W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,937.18 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITKOWSKI, ERIC J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $85,934.78 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HADJSTYLIANOS, JASON Z Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $85,934.73 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALBOREZ, RUBEN A Employer name East Williston UFSD Amount $85,933.71 Date 04/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUCKELL, JONATHAN S Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $85,932.80 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEZGER, THOMAS Employer name Village of Croton-On-Hudson Amount $85,931.94 Date 10/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, ANTHONY A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $85,931.67 Date 04/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, JANET E Employer name Education Department Amount $85,931.51 Date 09/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LU, QUN Employer name Albany County Amount $85,931.35 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMERON, C ELIZABETH Employer name Tompkins County Amount $85,931.24 Date 12/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAINE, DOUGLAS C Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $85,931.21 Date 02/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWE, STEPHEN A Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $85,931.20 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, GUY F Employer name City of Rochester Amount $85,930.92 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALLEN, DONOVAN M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $85,930.52 Date 03/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, GEORGE Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $85,930.34 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEARY, LISA B Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $85,929.04 Date 06/14/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARGEROPLOS, DONNA C Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $85,929.00 Date 03/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, JOHN C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $85,928.70 Date 06/30/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHADWELL, AARON T Employer name Dutchess County Amount $85,926.94 Date 11/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSKOPF, HERBERT G Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $85,926.88 Date 12/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLICANE, STEPHEN R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $85,926.41 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDA, DANIEL J Employer name Westchester County Amount $85,926.12 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWSOME, DARRYL L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $85,925.72 Date 06/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETROLITO, PAUL A Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $85,925.63 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, ARDREY S Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $85,925.48 Date 09/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMANN, PAUL Employer name Nassau County Amount $85,925.48 Date 05/07/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINA, BEVAN C Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $85,925.42 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNNING, JACQUELINE Employer name Shelter Island UFSD Amount $85,925.11 Date 09/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGMANN, PETER P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,924.94 Date 03/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, KRISTIN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $85,924.85 Date 04/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARACENO, MICHAEL G Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $85,924.14 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POLLMAN, JENNIFER L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $85,923.97 Date 08/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOON, JEFFREY K Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $85,923.54 Date 08/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILIP, REENA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $85,923.45 Date 04/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOURTELLOT, JAY N Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $85,923.39 Date 01/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINKMAN, RONALD R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $85,922.95 Date 05/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEETZ, ROBERT F Employer name Nassau County Amount $85,922.47 Date 02/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORSYTH, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Barnard Fire District Amount $85,922.32 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System