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 RISHE, JOHN A Employer name Ogdensburg Bridge & Port Auth Amount $84,972.72 Date 01/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, KAREN L Employer name Cortland County Amount $84,972.13 Date 09/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISCUSI, LISA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,972.06 Date 08/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, ROBERT A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,971.68 Date 04/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSUL, ANDREW T Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $84,970.53 Date 02/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POLLARD, ERIC Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $84,970.52 Date 11/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOSIA, ROBERT Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $84,970.43 Date 08/02/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHRIES, ROBERT W Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $84,970.30 Date 09/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, MARCUS T Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $84,970.15 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHEL, SANDRA L Employer name Westchester County Amount $84,969.60 Date 03/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICZKER, NICOLETTE M Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $84,969.00 Date 06/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, ADAM L Employer name Erie County Amount $84,968.43 Date 02/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, THOMAS J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $84,968.36 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUMANN, CAROL ANNE Employer name Rockland County Amount $84,968.17 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIR, ALLEN T Employer name Sullivan County Amount $84,967.62 Date 10/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, JOSEPH Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $84,966.28 Date 12/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, DAVID L, JR Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $84,966.17 Date 01/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREIRA, CHARLES F Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $84,965.49 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, PETER J Employer name NYS Joint Comm Public Ethics Amount $84,965.38 Date 01/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELIVEAU, MICHAEL A Employer name Albany County Amount $84,964.19 Date 10/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIBBLE, CAROLE A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $84,963.99 Date 04/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIANFLONE, JAMES J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $84,963.82 Date 01/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNER, ROSEMARY Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $84,963.48 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, PETER P Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $84,963.18 Date 11/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, MATTHEW P Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $84,962.62 Date 01/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASO, DAVID J Employer name Nassau County Amount $84,962.55 Date 11/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIPWELL, MICHAEL R Employer name City of Troy Amount $84,962.10 Date 06/14/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUEDENS, RICHARD D Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $84,962.04 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILTON, MARK S Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $84,961.91 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, WADE O Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $84,961.46 Date 07/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARP, RUSSELL J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $84,961.28 Date 11/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUTU, GARY C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $84,961.27 Date 03/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, STEPHANIE R Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $84,960.83 Date 07/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLENBOGEN, MARIE C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $84,960.49 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRIPPO, ROCCO, JR Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $84,960.34 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURLEY, JONATHAN W Employer name Orange County Amount $84,960.18 Date 05/11/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOONEY, H CUYLER Employer name City of Rochester Amount $84,959.33 Date 11/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPRAGUE, TERRY M Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $84,959.12 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSCO, CAMILLO Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $84,958.48 Date 10/23/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WING, EDWARD C Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $84,958.02 Date 01/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUINAN, JOHN C Employer name City of Geneva Amount $84,957.91 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHESLER, ELIZABETH R Employer name Department of Law Amount $84,957.51 Date 12/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOUROUMOUSIS, LOIS L Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $84,957.34 Date 03/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSHOT, CHRISTINA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $84,957.06 Date 08/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKER, DERYCK R Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $84,956.26 Date 02/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSTON, ANNA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $84,955.66 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, JOEL R Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $84,955.60 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORP, CALVIN P Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $84,955.45 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAUS, ROSEMARY E Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $84,955.24 Date 09/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, SELINA C Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $84,955.23 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSAUD, BHABITA Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $84,955.06 Date 07/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYCOCK, ABENA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $84,954.44 Date 11/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORYC, GREGORY A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $84,953.77 Date 03/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, MICHAEL P Employer name Rockland County Amount $84,952.90 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVY, MICHELLE S Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $84,951.74 Date 11/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUBREY-SMITH, LORI A Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $84,951.41 Date 11/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, DOUGLAS Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $84,951.38 Date 04/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIES, ANDREW LB Employer name Office of Indigent Legal Serv Amount $84,950.46 Date 11/30/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DATTOLI, NICHOLAS O Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $84,950.40 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DALPE, RONALD J Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $84,948.95 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENKES, ROBERT Employer name City of Rochester Amount $84,948.63 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WADE, MICHAEL R Employer name Livingston County Amount $84,948.47 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINISGALLI, MAUREEN E Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $84,948.23 Date 04/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, CHERYL D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $84,946.98 Date 07/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INSULL, CHRISTINE Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $84,946.70 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLEN, PATRICIA D Employer name Wyoming County Amount $84,946.06 Date 11/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENTER, MARY Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $84,945.90 Date 10/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TATTEGRAIN, PIERRE A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $84,945.14 Date 10/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARGIE S Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $84,944.81 Date 05/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, JAMES A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,944.79 Date 07/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, ADAM Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $84,944.17 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINTI, MARIA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $84,943.41 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUEVARA, ERICK Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $84,943.30 Date 09/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STABLEWSKI, AIMEE B Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $84,943.04 Date 06/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMASSIMO, JAMES D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $84,942.99 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACHOWSKI, BEN A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $84,942.09 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFAVER, DANIEL M Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $84,941.85 Date 11/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILTON, LINDA M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $84,941.52 Date 11/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, MARTIN A, JR Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $84,941.28 Date 08/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC EVOY, JOHN C, III Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $84,941.10 Date 02/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACY, PAUL R Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $84,940.61 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOREK, WESLEY J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $84,940.38 Date 07/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONAGHAN, MARGARET M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $84,940.34 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINARES, GEORGE Employer name Education Department Amount $84,940.26 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, JOSE A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $84,940.22 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, NATALYA L Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $84,940.19 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAWLICKI, RICHARD W, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $84,939.96 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JACOBSON, DIANE L Employer name City of White Plains Amount $84,939.93 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STITH, RASHEED Y Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $84,939.82 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALSH, MICHAEL J Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $84,939.28 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BRACCIO, MICHELE R Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $84,939.06 Date 05/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, RICHARD T Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $84,939.01 Date 12/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, JEFFERY L Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $84,938.64 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIN, JAMES E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $84,938.64 Date 11/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSDEN, MICHAEL M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $84,938.64 Date 02/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBANIAK, PAUL J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $84,938.55 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMSON, CLINT C Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $84,938.46 Date 08/10/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEIDER, DALE M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $84,938.44 Date 02/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZZO-ROY, RENEE Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $84,937.91 Date 04/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREEDLOVE, BENJAMIN W, JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $84,937.69 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System