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 WRIGHT, TIMOTHY C Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $85,489.40 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTZ, THOMAS W Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $85,489.36 Date 03/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUSCARELLO, JOHN J Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $85,489.12 Date 02/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, GREGG P Employer name Town of Stony Point Amount $85,488.75 Date 03/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON-GALLOWAY, AYANDA O Employer name Westchester County Amount $85,487.26 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVA, DAPHNE M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $85,487.08 Date 10/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUM, NEVILLE D Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $85,486.98 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONDON, DAWN E Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $85,486.51 Date 04/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVELAND, RICHARD L, JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $85,486.50 Date 08/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BITTNER, ROBERT T Employer name Cornell University Amount $85,486.08 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURGEOIS, BRIAN Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $85,485.49 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, STEPHEN P Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $85,485.46 Date 04/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKEY, AARON P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $85,485.05 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POSNER, JONATHAN E Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $85,484.28 Date 07/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUXTON, DAVID F Employer name Washington County Amount $85,483.50 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTLAND, RAYNARD Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $85,483.08 Date 07/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZARRO, PHILLIP X Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $85,482.08 Date 05/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CANTWELL, CONNOR J Employer name Town of Greece Amount $85,482.07 Date 06/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOWLER, MICHAEL Employer name Village of Great Neck Amount $85,481.00 Date 11/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIOPPA, GINA M Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $85,480.29 Date 01/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, MICHAEL J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $85,479.61 Date 04/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAYLIS, BARRY J, JR Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $85,479.16 Date 05/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEVILACQUA, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $85,479.13 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANTORA, MICHAEL A Employer name Westchester County Amount $85,479.03 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, CATANYA D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $85,479.01 Date 05/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ARRIGO, MARY C Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $85,478.43 Date 07/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUIDA, BIAGIO G Employer name Saratoga County Amount $85,478.39 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULMAN, KAREN E Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $85,478.03 Date 03/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, RYAN M Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $85,477.62 Date 06/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANK, JAMES Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $85,476.63 Date 05/17/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELLING, EDWARD A Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $85,476.18 Date 08/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HILDEBRAND, LEE M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $85,476.07 Date 02/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVRAM, GILDA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,476.00 Date 06/09/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, DENISE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,476.00 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMIAN, PAMELA E A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,476.00 Date 01/22/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAMARCO, MICHAEL, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,476.00 Date 12/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULVANEY, DIANE S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,476.00 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,476.00 Date 03/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ANNE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,476.00 Date 10/01/1962 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DOUGALL, MARK J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $85,475.77 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARBACZ, DANIEL J Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $85,474.63 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUOHEY, COLLEEN A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $85,474.56 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILTSE, KIM A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,473.70 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINHARDT, JULIE A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $85,473.59 Date 03/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESALE, JOSEPH M, JR Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $85,473.46 Date 10/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERLE, ERNEST C Employer name Long Island Power Authority Amount $85,472.92 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAFFGA, WILLIAM H Employer name Town of Southold Amount $85,472.85 Date 07/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDHU, RABINDRA V L Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $85,472.49 Date 08/14/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ, VILMA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,472.27 Date 12/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMPSEY, PAUL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $85,472.00 Date 11/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEOD, SHERENE K Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $85,471.97 Date 03/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GINNIS, JOSEPH P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $85,471.52 Date 10/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URENA, GIOVANNI Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $85,470.92 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORAVEC, PAULA J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $85,470.69 Date 06/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, JAMES B Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $85,470.51 Date 06/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELOVIC, PASKO Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $85,469.48 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IVANAC, PAUL J Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $85,469.14 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, JAMES L Employer name Westchester County Amount $85,468.91 Date 11/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGONEGRO- COAR, MARGARET Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $85,468.54 Date 05/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROGDON-ALEXIS, BRENDA Employer name NYS Corr Serv,NYC Central Adm Amount $85,468.53 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOECKER, JENNIFER L Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $85,467.97 Date 12/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURLEY, RUTH E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $85,467.64 Date 10/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUMACK, GARETH W Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $85,467.55 Date 07/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YI, MYONG S Employer name Nassau County Amount $85,467.03 Date 06/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, ROBERT E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $85,466.94 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAM, TRUNG T Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $85,466.61 Date 05/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAND, BETTY ANN Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $85,466.39 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRO, CHRISTIAN Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $85,465.95 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGRASSIA, RACHEL Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $85,465.16 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULZ, LEAH J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $85,464.67 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, JACQUELINE R Employer name Lewis County Amount $85,464.30 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTERO, MANUEL J Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $85,463.46 Date 11/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSSOVER, ANDREW I Employer name Ulster County Amount $85,463.28 Date 10/25/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMINGUEZ, RAMON A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $85,462.16 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALNAN, JANET D Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $85,461.44 Date 02/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGNON, KIMBERLY L Employer name Rotterdam Mohonasen CSD Amount $85,461.27 Date 08/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAMI, RAVI N Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $85,461.05 Date 01/31/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINHA, RAJESH K Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $85,461.05 Date 04/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEUDONNE, REGINE Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $85,461.04 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAOLILLO, CHRISTINE E Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $85,461.02 Date 09/18/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, JEFFERY A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $85,460.85 Date 07/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIGNOTT, XIOMARA D Employer name Village of Kings Point Amount $85,460.82 Date 01/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, NORA E Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $85,460.66 Date 10/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUBIAS, RODOLFO Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $85,460.62 Date 01/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LHERISSON, NERLANDE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $85,460.53 Date 10/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGT, VALERIE F Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $85,460.05 Date 10/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, RICHARD E Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $85,459.58 Date 11/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINGUINA, MICHAEL D Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $85,459.14 Date 06/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, ANA Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $85,458.84 Date 12/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVARGE, DONALD G Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $85,458.56 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FAIRCHILD, CHERIE A Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $85,457.26 Date 10/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEARY, SUSAN G Employer name City of Oswego Amount $85,455.63 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABIB, MARY E Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $85,455.37 Date 06/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, EMILIA Employer name Erie County Amount $85,455.25 Date 07/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, KATHLEEN M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $85,455.12 Date 07/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NKANSAH, DANIEL D Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $85,455.03 Date 03/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HLADKY, FRANK Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $85,454.92 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDOLINA, JEFFREY J Employer name Albany County Amount $85,454.69 Date 03/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSAKER, ANDREA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $85,454.66 Date 05/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEUER, BRETT J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $85,454.59 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System