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 MATTHEWS, DANITA E Employer name Westchester County Amount $85,822.84 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, KATHRYN N Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $85,822.56 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTARERO, NERY Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $85,821.97 Date 08/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWUMASI, MAXWELL A D Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $85,821.95 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, JAMES R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $85,821.81 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, JAMES W Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $85,821.40 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, SARA K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $85,820.69 Date 09/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERSTRIPE, JAMIE L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $85,820.57 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSTICK, ANDREW L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $85,820.41 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, ROBERTO, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $85,820.27 Date 03/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANICONE, MARGHERITE Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $85,819.88 Date 07/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SHARON Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $85,819.42 Date 05/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, ANTHONY W Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $85,819.06 Date 02/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPHSON, ELYSE E Employer name Westchester County Amount $85,819.03 Date 03/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHALL, JAVEN D Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $85,818.42 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, KIMBERLY Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $85,818.37 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDMONDSON, JASON-DAVID Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $85,818.07 Date 11/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTILLO, JAMES A Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $85,818.00 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMAN, DAVID A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $85,816.96 Date 12/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEST, DAVID E Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $85,816.54 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MILLEN, MARY LOU Employer name Ontario County Amount $85,816.51 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, LOURDES C Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $85,816.11 Date 06/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-LOUIS, ANDY Employer name Nassau County Amount $85,815.74 Date 03/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOKE, DIONNE S Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $85,814.60 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAMM-PHILIPPS, ANGELA Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $85,814.49 Date 02/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIBECAN, NISSA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $85,813.75 Date 05/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKHAM, EDWARD G Employer name City of Albany Amount $85,813.30 Date 07/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TINGUE, TRACY M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $85,812.00 Date 06/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, RICHARD J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $85,811.63 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, ANDREW G Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $85,811.50 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGANAMORT, ANTHONY Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $85,810.75 Date 08/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANEMAN, STEPHEN F Employer name Dover UFSD Amount $85,810.40 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPANALE, THOMAS R Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $85,810.16 Date 04/16/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARACCIOLO, GIUSEPPE Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $85,810.16 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDIA, SEAN E Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $85,810.16 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, WILLIAM B Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $85,810.16 Date 04/19/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STETLER, HAROLD M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $85,809.29 Date 04/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIARAVALLE, ANNA Employer name City of White Plains Amount $85,807.92 Date 12/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHHEDA, DINESH M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $85,807.50 Date 01/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, STEPHEN P Employer name Town of Rotterdam Amount $85,807.37 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHARLES, MICHAEL C Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $85,806.60 Date 12/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCK, DEBORAH A Employer name Boces-Orleans Niagara Amount $85,806.37 Date 12/12/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATNAUDE, JAMES M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $85,805.79 Date 07/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, KEVIN A Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $85,805.58 Date 06/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSGOOD, JEFFERY P Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $85,805.41 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHIPPLE, KAREN F Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $85,805.29 Date 09/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALKIV, IGOR Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $85,805.27 Date 07/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATRA, THEODORE Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $85,804.55 Date 08/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOUGHER, DANIEL P Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $85,803.93 Date 11/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, DIANE P Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $85,803.71 Date 09/13/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDIES-PHELPS, NICOLE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,803.00 Date 06/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, SUSAN E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,803.00 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOPPENBORG, RICHARD F Employer name Town of Islip Amount $85,802.78 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLONEY, SEAN M Employer name Rockland County Amount $85,801.96 Date 05/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUER, JAMES W Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $85,801.90 Date 09/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTAGGIO, JOANN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $85,801.19 Date 04/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREXELIUS, DEBRA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $85,801.13 Date 08/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESTER, ALAN D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $85,800.02 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIM, JUDY H Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $85,800.00 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STIMPSON, LEON G, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $85,799.92 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLITANO, RICHARD J Employer name Nassau County Amount $85,799.73 Date 11/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOUVION, PHILIP E Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $85,799.31 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUARA, FRANK J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $85,799.09 Date 07/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSADA, MICHAEL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,799.09 Date 07/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALI, OLATUNJI K Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $85,798.95 Date 07/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONK, JOHN L Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $85,797.21 Date 09/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREICHER, PAUL M Employer name Glens Falls City School Dist Amount $85,796.87 Date 04/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERRY, MICHAEL J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $85,795.63 Date 02/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OCASIO, ANTONIO, JR Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $85,795.29 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, STEVE A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $85,794.56 Date 05/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEREIRA, CRISTINA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $85,794.54 Date 02/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODFREY, CHARLES G Employer name Nassau County Amount $85,794.37 Date 04/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUELLER, JASON S Employer name City of Rochester Amount $85,794.22 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALLING, MAKENZI B Employer name Tompkins County Amount $85,793.42 Date 12/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC HALE, MARK F Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $85,793.19 Date 01/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUSE, CHRISTINE E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,792.96 Date 04/29/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOH, MAWUSINU CHARITY Employer name New York Public Library Amount $85,792.56 Date 08/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMMA, DONNA M Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $85,792.40 Date 05/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, DANIELLE M Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $85,791.87 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILSON, CHRISTINA J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,791.46 Date 05/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULZ, PAUL C Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $85,791.17 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURANT, CAROLINE Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $85,790.89 Date 03/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMALDI, ANTHONY Employer name Nassau County Amount $85,790.82 Date 07/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOYETTE, JUANITA I Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $85,790.75 Date 07/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, MALEISHA Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $85,790.71 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONOLOGUE, JAIME Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $85,790.19 Date 05/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARETTE, DONNA M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $85,789.33 Date 05/17/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HSIEH, MA ASUNCION P Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $85,788.92 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORSHEE, JASON K Employer name Copiague Memorial Library Amount $85,788.63 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALICIA, JOSEPH J Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $85,787.99 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TETRAULT, BRIAN R Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $85,787.83 Date 04/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARCO, ANDREW V, III Employer name City of Rochester Amount $85,787.33 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DLOUGHY, ANTHONY E Employer name Rockland County Amount $85,787.28 Date 04/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUNG, ELLIOT H Employer name Westchester County Amount $85,786.17 Date 11/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, JOSEPH L Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $85,785.66 Date 10/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, DENNIS Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $85,785.36 Date 02/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, KENNETH P, JR Employer name North Merrick UFSD Amount $85,784.93 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, EDDIE Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $85,784.40 Date 04/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ROBERT A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $85,784.27 Date 08/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASILIUS, LYNDA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,783.90 Date 05/28/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System