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 GALLAGHER, JAMES M Employer name City of Albany Amount $85,528.34 Date 09/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STRACK, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $85,528.12 Date 01/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBERHARDT, JOHN R Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $85,527.08 Date 09/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOMASI, NAJA N Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $85,526.85 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWER, JAN J Employer name Broome County Amount $85,525.67 Date 03/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCUDERI, JAMES Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $85,525.66 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKENFELD, AARON S Employer name Warren County Amount $85,525.64 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, HENRY Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $85,525.53 Date 04/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HWANG, AMY H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $85,524.80 Date 12/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIS, PAMELA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $85,524.41 Date 08/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURESKI, TIM P Employer name New York Public Library Amount $85,524.10 Date 12/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOVER, BLAISE S Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $85,524.07 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNEY, LAURIE C Employer name Boces-Orleans Niagara Amount $85,523.80 Date 09/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ANGELO, JOSEPH G Employer name Broome County Amount $85,523.68 Date 12/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBBER, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $85,523.22 Date 10/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUMBACH, PHILIP F Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $85,522.65 Date 05/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, SCOTT M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $85,522.46 Date 01/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACCARDO, MARCELLO Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $85,522.17 Date 04/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSKI, PAUL R Employer name Nassau County Amount $85,522.05 Date 08/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARNLEY, GODWIN T Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $85,521.96 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDEMANN, DAVID A Employer name Village of Fredonia Amount $85,521.73 Date 03/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SERGEANT, JIHAN Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $85,520.48 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISLER, BONNIE L H Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $85,519.37 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLINO, SCOTT R Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $85,518.99 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUMP, SCOTT H Employer name City of Corning Amount $85,518.91 Date 06/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHUPP, RICHARD D Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $85,518.68 Date 01/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSAM, MATTHEW T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $85,518.11 Date 11/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNESSY, PATRICIA A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $85,517.47 Date 09/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELVILLE, ROBERT A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $85,516.02 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, ALEXANDRIA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $85,515.89 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRECK, DAWN M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $85,515.75 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, GREGORIO M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $85,515.21 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPOVETSKY, THOMAS T Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $85,515.11 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINGLASS, JOANNA E Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $85,514.29 Date 05/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLINSKI, PAUL J Employer name Erie County Amount $85,513.93 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPINSKI, EDWARD J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $85,512.45 Date 05/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURDOCK, GAIL Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $85,512.24 Date 05/21/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBCZAK, JIMMY T Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $85,512.17 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLORZANO, JAIME Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $85,512.03 Date 04/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINERT, ROBERT J Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $85,511.59 Date 04/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWERS, RONALD F Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $85,511.55 Date 07/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRENTICE, ALAN G Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $85,510.47 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAHAN, TEHILAH H Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $85,510.29 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRONE, DEJANA M Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $85,510.29 Date 01/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARROW, ANDRE J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $85,510.04 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANNOTTI, IRENE Employer name Cleary School Deaf Children Amount $85,510.00 Date 09/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAHERTY, JAMES D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,508.97 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HU, YASHA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $85,508.80 Date 04/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECHANIK, ANNE L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $85,507.93 Date 10/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADAGHIANI-TABRIZI, AVIDEN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $85,507.88 Date 03/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEQUIERE, CLAUDE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $85,507.64 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIVERNIERI, COLLEEN MARIE Employer name Westchester County Amount $85,507.60 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHL, ROBERT T Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $85,506.40 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELLON, PATRICK W Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $85,506.19 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCK, MARY T Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $85,506.11 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOMZA, JOSEPH M Employer name Homer CSD Amount $85,505.92 Date 12/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESCOTT, TIMOTHY G Employer name Genesee County Amount $85,505.83 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WDOWSKI, KATHLEEN Employer name St Joseph's School For Deaf Amount $85,505.58 Date 09/10/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, MARIE Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $85,504.57 Date 03/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMMA, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $85,504.56 Date 04/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADE, TRAVIS A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $85,502.34 Date 06/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEGNA, SALVATORE G Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $85,501.90 Date 07/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARSH, SUZANNE B Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $85,501.79 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARY, NADINE M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $85,501.58 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTENEGRO, JORGE M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $85,501.53 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, MICHAEL R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $85,501.51 Date 01/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, JEFFREY N Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $85,501.31 Date 10/31/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUXFORD, NATALIE A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $85,501.20 Date 10/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE RADDO, MICHAEL P Employer name Rochester-Genesee Trans Auth Amount $85,500.66 Date 04/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALES, KATHLEEN R Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $85,500.56 Date 11/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, KATHLEEN M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $85,500.18 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHELAND, CHRIS E Employer name City of Troy Amount $85,499.58 Date 01/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBERT, LAWRENCE G Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $85,499.25 Date 10/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPON, STACEY TIPPETT Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $85,499.03 Date 09/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, THOMAS J Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $85,498.62 Date 11/22/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, RITA F Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $85,498.07 Date 04/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIBERIA, ROBERT L Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $85,497.40 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVE, CAROLE A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $85,497.24 Date 06/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, JEREMY W Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $85,497.10 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASPER, STEPHEN G Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $85,497.08 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GHEE-PEREIRA, ELIZABETH R Employer name So Huntington Public Library Amount $85,496.82 Date 06/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESTA, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $85,496.73 Date 10/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLESEN, KATHLEEN N Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $85,496.14 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FETTERLY, GORDON R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $85,495.78 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMITALE, JOHN A, JR Employer name City of Troy Amount $85,495.28 Date 05/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, LINDA G Employer name Rockland County Amount $85,494.54 Date 11/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KEVIN M Employer name Rockland County Amount $85,494.46 Date 11/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBOHN, THOMAS E Employer name Westchester County Amount $85,494.40 Date 03/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIDDLETON, TIMOTHY B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $85,494.02 Date 04/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, SCOTT W Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $85,493.69 Date 12/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUCK, GARY W Employer name Town of Gates Amount $85,493.60 Date 08/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENOVA, EDWARD Employer name Nassau County Amount $85,493.42 Date 04/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFAFFE, WILLIAM A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $85,492.91 Date 05/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOBIS, JAMES S Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $85,492.57 Date 03/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURNARI, NICHOLAS Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $85,492.56 Date 12/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DLODLO, NJABULO M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $85,492.42 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMBLER, CHRISTIAN E Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $85,491.12 Date 01/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMILE-FEDE, SHERLY Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $85,490.30 Date 02/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICH, DOUGLAS J Employer name Village of Kenmore Amount $85,490.24 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NARENDRAN, SUNDARARAJAN Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $85,490.05 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System