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 LOHR, FREDERICK J, III Employer name Nassau County Amount $84,412.90 Date 02/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMPOSITOR, BRIAN D Employer name Schenectady County Amount $84,412.63 Date 07/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, TED J Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $84,412.39 Date 08/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCLAUGHLIN, DIANE M Employer name Erie County Amount $84,412.04 Date 05/26/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAYENNE, KEVIN F Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $84,411.57 Date 09/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPION, PATRICK P Employer name State Bd of Elections Amount $84,411.53 Date 07/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, MARY ELLEN B Employer name State Bd of Elections Amount $84,411.53 Date 08/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENLON, MICHAEL L Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $84,411.03 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURDOCK, KEITH M Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $84,411.03 Date 08/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLER, KRISTY L Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $84,410.71 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATSALOS, KRISTINA A Employer name Orange County Amount $84,410.36 Date 08/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIFFORD, DANIEL K Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $84,410.34 Date 02/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUHAMMAD, PATRINA A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $84,410.29 Date 01/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLLETT, MAUREEN T Employer name Orange County Amount $84,410.23 Date 03/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE RADO, JEFFREY M Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $84,410.21 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANCINI, RICHARD V Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $84,409.82 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, DAVID R Employer name City of Auburn Amount $84,409.71 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARROLL, CHARLES I Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $84,409.66 Date 12/02/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, KELVIN G Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $84,409.64 Date 10/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNEY, ERNEST J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $84,409.49 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLZE, ERIKA W Employer name Town of Lewisboro Amount $84,409.19 Date 08/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PUSHEE, RUTH L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $84,408.43 Date 08/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENE, JEAN E Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $84,408.41 Date 03/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRAFFENBERGER, TODD R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $84,407.72 Date 02/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMLIN, ANN F Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $84,407.57 Date 09/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEVIS, MARIE E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,407.32 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANSDALE, WILLIAM G Employer name Village of Lancaster Amount $84,407.17 Date 06/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSKOWITZ, BARRY Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $84,406.75 Date 06/28/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAROZZO, FRANK Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $84,406.73 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRK, THOMAS M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $84,406.59 Date 10/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAMOULIS, GERASIMOS Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $84,406.59 Date 01/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKEY, ALYSSA W Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $84,406.59 Date 11/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEUERWALD, AMY J Employer name Department of Health Amount $84,406.59 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTISTE, LYNDA Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $84,406.59 Date 01/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, CHRISTOPHER O Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $84,406.59 Date 11/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKE, TOBIAS A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $84,406.59 Date 03/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKEY, DAVID Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $84,406.59 Date 09/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALZO, STEPHANIE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $84,406.59 Date 06/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, HANNELORE F Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $84,406.59 Date 01/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALEY, DEBRA S Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $84,406.59 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, TRISHIA P Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $84,406.59 Date 05/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DETTA, MARK J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $84,406.58 Date 08/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, CHERYL L Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $84,406.50 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWERS, KEVIN R Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $84,406.48 Date 10/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOBBO, ROBERT Employer name Jericho Fire District Amount $84,406.28 Date 04/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEISHMAN, GARY M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $84,404.44 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARKIN, BRIAN M Employer name Town of Greece Amount $84,404.27 Date 10/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIESSER, JEROMIE H Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $84,404.16 Date 03/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, KEITH J Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $84,404.16 Date 02/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKPOWSKI, MARC J Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $84,404.16 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACCETTA-PUGH, TERESA Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $84,403.75 Date 05/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, DAVID Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $84,403.62 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, MERCEDES Employer name Westchester County Amount $84,403.33 Date 02/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEWITT, KEITH A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $84,403.26 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBNER, CINDI L Employer name Department of Health Amount $84,402.69 Date 11/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISSER, SARAH E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $84,402.40 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUA, YEHUI Employer name Office For Technology Amount $84,402.09 Date 03/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANNENBAUM, ILANA J Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $84,401.94 Date 01/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, FAITH E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $84,401.27 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULRICH, JAMES R Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $84,400.70 Date 07/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, ROBERT E Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $84,400.70 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, HEATHER F Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $84,400.53 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRERA, NATALIA D Employer name Rockland County Amount $84,400.20 Date 02/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-BRICE, MARGARETH G Employer name Nassau County Amount $84,398.78 Date 09/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZEJNAR, MICHAEL A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $84,398.77 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIGLIO, CAROL M Employer name Village of Patchogue Amount $84,397.84 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYTAN, ERNEST J Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $84,397.56 Date 02/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, KATHLEEN M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $84,397.34 Date 11/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEMBERA, RICHARD Employer name Nassau County Amount $84,397.20 Date 11/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARMAN, KEVIN R Employer name Nassau County Amount $84,396.44 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLESINSKI, DEBORAH L Employer name Orange County Amount $84,396.15 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATELLA, SALVATORE F Employer name Orange County Amount $84,396.05 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, PAUL V Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $84,395.50 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MASSENA, BOBBIE JO Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $84,395.09 Date 11/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALACHOS, MARY A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $84,394.97 Date 08/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERINS, KEVIN T Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $84,394.62 Date 04/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWITT, MARCIA A Employer name Westchester County Amount $84,394.18 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, LISA S Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $84,393.92 Date 03/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, MANUEL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $84,393.83 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, TARA E Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $84,393.70 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABIDEAU, DALE H Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $84,393.60 Date 09/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SQUILLACE, JOHN A Employer name City of Albany Amount $84,393.46 Date 08/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAGGERTY, JAMES P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $84,393.44 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANDIGO, CHRISTINE M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $84,393.35 Date 08/17/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, SCOTT L Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $84,393.10 Date 05/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUGAJ, LISA M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $84,392.54 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, SHANE T Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $84,392.28 Date 02/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDAS, PAMELA A Employer name Education Department Amount $84,392.20 Date 09/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPISI, JOHN V Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $84,392.00 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILPOTT, RANDY L Employer name Department of Health Amount $84,391.88 Date 12/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ANTHONY D Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $84,391.71 Date 10/02/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLARTE, MANUEL Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $84,391.44 Date 10/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIELGASZ, KENNETH M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $84,390.14 Date 05/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGELL, ERIC H Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $84,389.91 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLISH, RYAN C Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $84,389.57 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLICK, SANDRA J Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $84,388.72 Date 11/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESOLA, JOSEPH Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $84,388.41 Date 09/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUMANN, KATHLEEN M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $84,387.08 Date 09/12/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LU, NANCY YANAN Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $84,386.79 Date 06/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIFIRO, MICHAEL J Employer name Greece CSD Amount $84,386.75 Date 12/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System