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 FARANDA, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $84,721.10 Date 02/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, SCOTT Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $84,721.03 Date 09/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, RYAN T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $84,721.00 Date 07/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, STEPHEN J Employer name Ridge Road Fire District Amount $84,720.33 Date 03/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLASZ, NICHOLAS G Employer name Town of Eden Amount $84,720.18 Date 01/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AKAJAGBOR, EGERTON O Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $84,720.10 Date 11/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, JAY J Employer name Westchester County Amount $84,720.10 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGUERA, ANGELITA S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $84,719.99 Date 08/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAYER, JAMES D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $84,718.46 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, BERT M Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $84,717.95 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEARNO, PAUL C Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $84,717.87 Date 08/29/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVY, ERIN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $84,717.24 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAN, JOSEPH S, III Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $84,717.01 Date 12/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAMAN, CHRISTOPHER Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $84,716.41 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, RICHARD Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $84,716.20 Date 11/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOSEE, EILEEN M Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $84,716.07 Date 02/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Ulster County Amount $84,715.69 Date 11/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLANUEVA, RAYMUND C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $84,714.85 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDE, MARIE C GOUBOTH Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $84,714.71 Date 06/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPINOSA, CLARA Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $84,714.63 Date 11/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UMBEER, KENNETH D Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $84,714.36 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, GEORGE C Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $84,713.79 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, DANIEL V Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $84,713.34 Date 09/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOHILE, VAISHALI Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $84,712.57 Date 08/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, JOANNA A Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $84,712.12 Date 08/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUELS, GREGORY A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $84,712.05 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, JOHN A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $84,711.95 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, SCOTT J Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $84,709.62 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELIE, BRIAN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $84,709.36 Date 06/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELFER, KYLE M Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $84,709.03 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANTHONY, LISA L Employer name Albany Pine Bush Preserve Comm Amount $84,709.00 Date 11/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNUTH, DANIEL C Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $84,708.17 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, SEAN M Employer name City of White Plains Amount $84,708.11 Date 08/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STRYKOWSKI, LESLIE G Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $84,707.80 Date 04/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC QUEEN, KHALID B Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $84,706.99 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORSI, ALDO J, III Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $84,706.38 Date 01/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEGMEIER, MICHAEL E Employer name Village of Lancaster Amount $84,705.60 Date 04/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLAK, GEORGE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $84,705.31 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REDMOND, RICKY D Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $84,704.85 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, MARJORIE A Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $84,704.79 Date 04/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI STEFANO, MICHAEL J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $84,703.78 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLANTYNE, VALDA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $84,703.28 Date 07/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JASON R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $84,702.36 Date 10/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELEHER, JAMES B Employer name City of Lockport Amount $84,702.34 Date 02/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCIPIONE, EDMUND J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $84,702.07 Date 08/20/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADILLA, CARMEN D Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $84,701.98 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOURVILLE, FRANCIS ROY Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $84,701.72 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUDATO, ENRICO Employer name Orange County Amount $84,701.68 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLACHTER, EMILY K Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $84,701.14 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINO, THOMAS P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $84,701.08 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MELLON, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $84,700.97 Date 09/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARTINGER, TRACY L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $84,700.77 Date 08/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, MICHAEL E Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $84,700.73 Date 11/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, DAVID W Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $84,700.57 Date 05/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDI, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $84,700.51 Date 08/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, SHAWN H Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $84,700.47 Date 08/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REEVES, DIANE M Employer name Rockland County Amount $84,698.94 Date 02/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, JOHN K Employer name City of Troy Amount $84,698.47 Date 02/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name XU, GRACE B Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $84,698.00 Date 05/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNGARO, MARY E Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $84,697.75 Date 01/31/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUSTIN, MARIE CAROLE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $84,697.59 Date 04/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, PATRICIA A Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $84,697.37 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMES, TIMOTHY E Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $84,696.54 Date 01/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARGRAVES, INA T Employer name Suffolk Coop Library System Amount $84,696.36 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYLE, PATRICK E, JR Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $84,695.27 Date 09/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BRADLEY G Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $84,694.41 Date 01/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDEN, ADAM C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $84,693.77 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROGERS, RYAN E Employer name Erie County Amount $84,693.53 Date 01/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, TAMMIE J Employer name Tuckahoe UFSD Amount $84,693.16 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, ELIZABETH K Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $84,692.90 Date 03/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WING, GREGORY B Employer name City of Rochester Amount $84,692.83 Date 10/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, SEITO Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $84,692.68 Date 04/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, THOMAS J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $84,692.27 Date 01/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALLWOOD, ANTHONY C Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $84,692.19 Date 12/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, LAWRENCE W Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $84,691.97 Date 02/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABEL, THOMAS A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $84,691.96 Date 06/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPISI, MICHAEL J Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $84,690.52 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $84,690.52 Date 10/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEPIETTO, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $84,690.52 Date 07/25/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYATER, JAMES, JR Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $84,690.52 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUPO, NICOLETTE Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $84,690.52 Date 02/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALAFRONTE, ALBERT Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $84,690.52 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANISERO, ROSANNE Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $84,690.52 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CARLOS R Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $84,690.52 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLL, ELSA I Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $84,690.52 Date 03/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIEFER, PETER W Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $84,690.52 Date 01/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRA, FERNANDO A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $84,690.52 Date 03/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSEN, PAUL G Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $84,690.52 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOOMER, JORDAN E Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $84,690.52 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARON, LAWRENCE S Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $84,690.52 Date 07/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANDA, PAMELA L Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $84,690.52 Date 09/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMARCO, MARIA M Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $84,690.52 Date 03/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, SHAWN P Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $84,690.52 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEATHERSTONE, BELINDA F Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $84,690.52 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUIS, ERIKA J Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $84,690.52 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMARO, ALFRED J Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $84,689.37 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARDEN, PAUL B Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $84,688.72 Date 12/31/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOSBISCH, MICHAEL W Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $84,688.52 Date 01/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELONG, DIANN M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $84,688.33 Date 05/27/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESIRE, MARIETHONY Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $84,688.33 Date 04/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System