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 QURESHI, ANN L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $85,920.90 Date 07/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARQUES, MANUEL A Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $85,920.38 Date 09/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WUERTZ, CATHERINE M Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $85,920.36 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWALJE, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $85,919.32 Date 03/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VULTAGGIO, CARLA A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $85,919.04 Date 09/16/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIDGEN, REGINA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $85,918.53 Date 01/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACOCELLA, ANTHONY Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $85,918.41 Date 04/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, BRIAN B Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $85,918.32 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABECHE, ESTHER Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $85,918.16 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, IRMA T Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $85,918.04 Date 01/31/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNUNZIATO, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $85,917.90 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAWKEN, STEPHEN C Employer name Village of Bath Amount $85,917.90 Date 04/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TUCKER, JACQUELYN D Employer name Town of Hyde Park Amount $85,916.03 Date 08/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KURIEN, KOMALATHU C Employer name Westchester County Amount $85,914.45 Date 08/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACIOPPI, KATHLEEN M Employer name Westchester County Amount $85,914.45 Date 08/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTLAK, RICHARD M Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $85,914.23 Date 07/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHIARELLO, JOHN D Employer name Erie County Amount $85,914.08 Date 09/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBETT, TREVOR J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $85,913.79 Date 06/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, DANIEL G Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $85,913.16 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARBOGAST, JOHN M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $85,912.84 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUSSBAUM, BRIAN H Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $85,912.61 Date 08/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANK, ROBERT B Employer name Monroe County Amount $85,912.33 Date 12/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRZESKOW, PETER S Employer name Columbia County Amount $85,912.19 Date 11/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTUGNO, JOHN J Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $85,912.10 Date 10/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORTORIELLO, ANDREW V Employer name New York Public Library Amount $85,911.34 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARR, JULIA Y Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $85,911.06 Date 04/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAITE, PATRICIA A Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $85,911.02 Date 01/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, BRUCE B Employer name Leg Task Force Reapportionment Amount $85,911.00 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRBY, JILLIAN J Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $85,910.79 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVIGLIA, MARCO Employer name Dutchess County Amount $85,910.75 Date 01/23/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, DANIEL B Employer name Putnam County Amount $85,910.47 Date 05/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YILMAZ, TIMUR Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $85,910.13 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLINGTON, LAURA P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $85,909.98 Date 12/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECKER, CRAIG E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $85,909.68 Date 02/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BELFORD, JAMES K Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $85,909.52 Date 07/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETSCHKO, JASON P Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $85,909.23 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILDUFF, EILEEN Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $85,909.17 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KACZOR, DARREN A Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $85,909.02 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAOLANO, ALBERT L Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $85,908.33 Date 11/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAHID RANA, ABAIDUL H Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $85,908.15 Date 10/25/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANAHAN, LYNNETTE A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $85,908.08 Date 06/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BRIDE, MARION K Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $85,908.04 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGUIRE, JOHN F Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $85,907.81 Date 12/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TEDESCO, MARIA C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $85,907.51 Date 11/27/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUGOV, VLADIMIR V Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $85,906.77 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELCH, RICHARD A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $85,906.66 Date 01/02/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEARY, SEAN P Employer name Hempstead Sanitary District #2 Amount $85,906.36 Date 07/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, CLIFFORD A Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $85,906.26 Date 06/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORSINO, LAURA JEAN Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $85,906.25 Date 12/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, JANICE Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $85,905.83 Date 12/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAIGHT, ERIK J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $85,905.71 Date 01/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, THOMAS G Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $85,905.49 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALATESTA, SUSAN Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $85,905.20 Date 10/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHER, JOHN C Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $85,904.88 Date 11/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, GLENN A Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $85,904.62 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, MARIA Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $85,904.07 Date 11/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMPSTER, GARY J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $85,904.01 Date 04/06/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOAL, SHAUN R Employer name East Williston UFSD Amount $85,902.51 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTICCI, RONALD J Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $85,902.49 Date 03/16/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELIYANNIDES, DEBORAH A Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $85,902.31 Date 07/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABOT-RAMA, LEOVINA Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $85,902.30 Date 10/27/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAHN, DAVID I Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $85,902.30 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUKLA, DINESH Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $85,902.30 Date 08/04/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOB, REENA J Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $85,902.30 Date 06/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUNEBAUM, MICHAEL F Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $85,902.30 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKOWITZ, JOHN C Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $85,902.30 Date 12/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPP, LASZLO A Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $85,902.30 Date 07/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIMACK, MARSHALL P Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $85,902.30 Date 12/06/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIER, FRANKLIN R Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $85,902.30 Date 02/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROTASS, LEON M Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $85,902.30 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLANOS, FRANCISCO X Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $85,902.30 Date 11/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILHAM, MICHAEL P Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $85,902.30 Date 07/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARK, CHAN-SOO Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $85,902.30 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNSTEIN, JEFFREY P Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $85,902.30 Date 10/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, TIMOTHY L Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $85,902.12 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOWAN, JAMES F Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $85,901.08 Date 10/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LONGO, JOHN A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $85,901.02 Date 07/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICCIANO, CATHLEEN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $85,900.84 Date 09/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENCI, MARY J Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $85,900.11 Date 09/10/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANCROFT, KEVIN A Employer name Lockport Housing Authority Amount $85,900.10 Date 05/29/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABINOVICZ, GIDEON Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $85,899.40 Date 03/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAFFNEY, KATHERINE J Employer name NYS School Bd Association Amount $85,899.20 Date 10/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, ERIC Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $85,899.09 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELPRETE, THOMAS Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $85,898.87 Date 09/02/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANCE, TAMMY S Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $85,898.51 Date 08/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, DANIEL P Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $85,898.42 Date 04/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, KUNDAN M Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $85,898.38 Date 09/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULKEEN, ABBY L Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $85,898.33 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAY, TIMOTHY Employer name Nassau County Amount $85,898.13 Date 02/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLF, DEBRA L Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $85,897.98 Date 03/14/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSHIT, M YVONNE Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $85,897.95 Date 07/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEMMITI, PETER Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $85,897.65 Date 05/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOESSL, DAVID A Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $85,896.85 Date 06/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESER, TERRY Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $85,896.61 Date 01/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, DON M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,896.58 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALARCO, LISA A Employer name Assembly: Annual Legislative Amount $85,896.05 Date 01/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWART, TIMMY L, JR Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $85,895.74 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASKIN, KATHLEEN A Employer name Westbury Mem Public Library Amount $85,895.00 Date 12/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEDETTO, MICHELE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,894.95 Date 01/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGALORE, PETER J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,894.95 Date 10/01/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System