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 BRADSHAW, TARANNA Employer name Dutchess County Amount $85,264.78 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KEVIN O Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $85,264.26 Date 08/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICHIARA, ROBERT R Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $85,264.18 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARANA, WILSON Employer name Westchester Library System Amount $85,263.74 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIPRIANO, JANIS F Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $85,263.68 Date 01/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOBB, MICHAEL A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $85,263.67 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, KATHERINE N Employer name Sullivan County Amount $85,263.50 Date 01/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDARD, KIMBERLY A Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $85,262.65 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMINO, ALFRED J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $85,260.54 Date 07/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DYKE, MICHELE Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $85,260.41 Date 06/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, WAYNE A, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $85,260.23 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC COY, TRACY L Employer name Ulster County Amount $85,260.07 Date 04/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRO, NICOLAS M Employer name City of Hudson Amount $85,259.95 Date 06/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIVERA-CLAUBERG, OPAL Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $85,259.23 Date 10/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EIKENBURG, JAMES R Employer name Allegany St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $85,259.19 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASSELL, GLORIA Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $85,258.74 Date 03/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANTUONO, JOSEPH J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $85,258.74 Date 03/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOTSCHE, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $85,258.74 Date 09/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, KENNETH E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $85,258.74 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, JUDITH L Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $85,258.74 Date 05/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOSA, ROBERTO A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $85,258.74 Date 06/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAMMEN, ROSE Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $85,257.84 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ALLEN C Employer name Fairview Fire District Amount $85,257.63 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MCCARTHY, JUDITH Employer name Westhampton Beach UFSD Amount $85,257.53 Date 03/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDGEWAY, LEANNE J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $85,257.42 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOMZER, PHILIP E Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $85,256.37 Date 12/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, PATRICK J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $85,255.61 Date 10/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDEL, JERRY A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $85,255.30 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAY, DONALD R, JR Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $85,254.43 Date 06/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSHMOCK, LAURA A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $85,254.31 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSALES, LOURDES C Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $85,253.88 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLE, KRIS A Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $85,253.68 Date 05/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARLEY, RONNIE A Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $85,252.92 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILL, ROBERT W Employer name Nassau County Amount $85,251.75 Date 05/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NETHAWAY, TRACY L Employer name Town of Glenville Amount $85,251.44 Date 06/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOCIENDA-KRANT, KATHRYN Employer name Nassau County Amount $85,250.85 Date 09/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, ANNIE M Employer name Albany Port District Commiss Amount $85,250.71 Date 06/28/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EWING, ROBERT Employer name Monroe County Amount $85,250.63 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABIN, LESLIE S Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $85,250.34 Date 12/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, SANDRA Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $85,250.22 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANOSA, JAMES Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $85,250.22 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILANESE, DANIEL Employer name Dutchess County Amount $85,250.13 Date 03/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, MATTHEW D Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $85,248.94 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASTINGS, DANIEL J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $85,248.66 Date 12/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MECAGNI, HELEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,248.22 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARZYNSKI, ANTHONY M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $85,247.93 Date 01/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JACKSON, MICHELE M Employer name Boces-Orleans Niagara Amount $85,247.68 Date 06/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARENA, PHILIP A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,247.48 Date 02/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIETZEN, BRIAN J Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $85,247.22 Date 05/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Cornwall Amount $85,247.07 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ABELLARD, RAYNOLD Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $85,246.70 Date 03/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INESON, BRIAN M Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $85,246.22 Date 08/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPENCE, ARETHA A Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $85,246.13 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTERO, JOHN A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $85,246.04 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAETA, NICOLE K Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $85,245.98 Date 07/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, ZHANG Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $85,245.75 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKS, SHIRLEY P A Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $85,245.54 Date 03/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLEN, KEVIN J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $85,245.50 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, CYNTHIA D Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $85,245.38 Date 12/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIORIELLO, FABRIZIO Employer name City of Albany Amount $85,243.62 Date 12/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOVELLO, DENNIS P, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $85,243.19 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERZOG, LORI L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $85,242.90 Date 06/20/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, MARY E Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $85,242.61 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDAS, ALICE P Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $85,242.58 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSGROVE, BRIAN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $85,242.09 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETOTE, KAREN M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $85,242.06 Date 02/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEAMS, TIFFANY D Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $85,241.46 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, CHRISTOPER L Employer name Stillwater CSD Amount $85,240.58 Date 04/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUALLS, SHERRY B Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $85,240.03 Date 12/27/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARSHAD, MOHAMMAD Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $85,239.86 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSSHART, JAMES P Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $85,239.63 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WU, YAN Employer name Department of Health Amount $85,239.29 Date 02/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APLUSTILLE, MEGAN K Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $85,237.99 Date 08/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONROY, LORI-ANNE Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $85,237.67 Date 02/07/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWINTON, EDWARD L Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $85,236.87 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFORTE, GINA Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $85,236.15 Date 04/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENDRES, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $85,235.82 Date 11/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINELLI, ANGELO, JR Employer name City of Auburn Amount $85,235.62 Date 02/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROCHE, GAYLE M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $85,235.46 Date 07/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMICK, WENDY A Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $85,235.03 Date 04/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLZMAN, STANLEY M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $85,235.01 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, JOHN A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $85,234.52 Date 11/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTESSICH, MARYANN Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $85,233.53 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, PATRICIA E Employer name Westchester County Amount $85,233.48 Date 05/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, VINCENT Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $85,233.48 Date 02/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATCH, MARK Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $85,233.22 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKSHAR, JOHN J Employer name Broome County Amount $85,232.92 Date 08/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, ROBERT R Employer name Cortland City School Dist Amount $85,232.67 Date 12/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARZIA, MARIO W Employer name Education Department Amount $85,232.37 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDONE, FRANK C Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $85,232.28 Date 07/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARGREAVES, JUDITH L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $85,231.61 Date 09/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEMOLI, JOHN A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $85,231.25 Date 12/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUELER, JOHN R Employer name City of Albany Amount $85,230.69 Date 01/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EVANS, LESA B Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $85,229.92 Date 02/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCEY, TIMOTHY G Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $85,226.77 Date 06/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIELY, JEREMIAH T Employer name Westchester County Amount $85,226.63 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERIKSEN, NEAL E Employer name Orange County Amount $85,226.06 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASSEL, JEANNE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $85,225.92 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTEO, KIMBERLY A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $85,225.46 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FADDEN, JAMES A Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $85,225.20 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System