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 DONALD, JOHN W Employer name Nassau County Amount $84,129.87 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOENL, KEVIN M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $84,128.51 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRANCKE, ALICE K Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $84,128.46 Date 03/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARBUTINA, DEBORAH S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $84,128.11 Date 03/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONSALVES, ROUTIE S Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $84,128.09 Date 05/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KAREN A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $84,127.85 Date 01/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBOUDI, RACHEL Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $84,126.84 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, KAREN A Employer name Westchester County Amount $84,126.40 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERTHNER, PETER J Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $84,126.39 Date 09/19/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, WAYNE A Employer name Town of Elma Amount $84,126.11 Date 12/16/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAELIN, STEPHEN A, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,126.00 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODRUFF, THOMAS E Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $84,125.83 Date 04/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITHS, KEVIN T Employer name Broome County Amount $84,125.80 Date 03/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REPPERT, JAMES A Employer name Department of State Amount $84,125.46 Date 12/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, ANDREW M Employer name Town of New Hartford Amount $84,125.24 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAVAGE, PATRICIA A Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $84,124.87 Date 04/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, JESSICA D Employer name New York Public Library Amount $84,124.79 Date 02/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANZONE, JESSICA L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $84,124.69 Date 04/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUKHRAJ, REUBEN S Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $84,124.33 Date 03/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVANO, MARY F Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $84,124.02 Date 02/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMMICK, MATTHEW R Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $84,123.81 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDOR, MATTHEW P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $84,123.67 Date 08/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, ANDRE D Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $84,122.92 Date 05/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, GEORGE R Employer name Westchester County Amount $84,122.69 Date 05/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIERMAN, DEBRA S Employer name Ontario County Amount $84,122.44 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, SHERRIE R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $84,122.25 Date 05/16/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, JANINE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $84,121.27 Date 09/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, JOHN D Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $84,121.00 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTENBERG, JESSE M Employer name Warren County Amount $84,120.75 Date 07/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWINNICH, DONNA L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $84,119.81 Date 02/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREIGHTON, EDWARD Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $84,119.68 Date 11/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, TIMOTHY J Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $84,119.63 Date 09/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAVITCH, MINDY A Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $84,119.18 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, OLIVER S Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $84,119.06 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, VITO M Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $84,118.66 Date 05/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, MANJIT Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $84,118.58 Date 07/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMMERSON, TODD P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $84,117.77 Date 08/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASOTTO, PATRICIA M Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $84,117.58 Date 03/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, ERNESTO Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $84,116.94 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUERNHEIM, KEVIN H Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $84,116.59 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEESLER, RICHARD A, JR Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $84,116.57 Date 11/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCO, JOSEPH L, JR Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $84,116.43 Date 02/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREIER, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $84,115.86 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JONES, REGINALD L Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $84,115.71 Date 07/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VORST, MARK E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $84,115.52 Date 04/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARCLEROAD, TERRY M Employer name Hudson City School Dist Amount $84,115.13 Date 08/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLUCCI, MICHAEL P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $84,114.92 Date 08/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOVINAZZO, ROBERT L Employer name Rockland County Amount $84,114.84 Date 12/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, GRACIELA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $84,114.70 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLNAR, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $84,114.45 Date 03/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, DOROTHY A Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $84,114.41 Date 02/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENDOR, LETECIA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $84,114.39 Date 04/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISHRA, NAMITA Employer name Department of Law Amount $84,113.44 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVANAGH, MELONIE K Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $84,112.98 Date 09/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDERS, JOSEPH C, JR Employer name Albany County Amount $84,112.41 Date 05/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, DORILYNN Employer name Westchester Library System Amount $84,111.49 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DAVEN E Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $84,111.27 Date 07/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABOY, CARLOS A Employer name Village of Rye Brook Amount $84,111.17 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOKER, LATISHA L Employer name Westchester County Amount $84,110.14 Date 11/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENEKA, MICHAEL W Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $84,109.51 Date 10/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, MICHAEL E Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $84,108.62 Date 06/01/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCADI, KRISTINE ANNE F Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $84,108.08 Date 05/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, DANIEL L Employer name City of Cortland Amount $84,107.93 Date 03/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REEVES, DONALD J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $84,107.17 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ASH, SUSAN M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $84,106.92 Date 03/01/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOYECHA, DEMISSIE Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $84,106.79 Date 06/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, BEVERLY L Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $84,106.54 Date 03/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULSER, THOMAS F Employer name Town of New Hartford Amount $84,104.97 Date 03/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KINDERMAN, KENNETH C, JR Employer name Town of Grand Island Amount $84,104.71 Date 06/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, LISA Employer name Monroe County Amount $84,104.59 Date 02/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, JON N Employer name Monroe County Amount $84,104.57 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, MARK R Employer name Monroe County Amount $84,104.55 Date 03/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZESNAT, KENNETH W Employer name Office For Technology Amount $84,104.50 Date 12/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, TERESA A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $84,104.15 Date 11/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIAN, JAMES E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $84,104.00 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREVARD, MELISHA A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $84,103.93 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTRATTI, PAUL E Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $84,103.77 Date 11/26/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOREY, ALLISON J Employer name NY School For The Deaf Amount $84,103.28 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUARANTO, JEAN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $84,102.77 Date 08/20/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, WALTER J Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $84,101.99 Date 02/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAGHER, KELLEY A Employer name Cold Spring Harbor CSD Amount $84,101.14 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, MICHAEL J Employer name Broadalbin-Perth CSD Amount $84,100.97 Date 08/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, RALPH E Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $84,100.92 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEGUR, STEVEN M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $84,100.92 Date 01/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORRY, BRIAN C Employer name Office of General Services Amount $84,100.48 Date 03/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JAMES Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $84,100.17 Date 11/06/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOGARTY, PATRICIA K Employer name Allegany County Amount $84,099.13 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOBLE, ALLYSON D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $84,098.92 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, PATRICK W Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $84,098.80 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUITRAGO, MARITZA C Employer name Monroe County Amount $84,098.66 Date 07/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISNER, BENJAMIN C Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $84,098.30 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPPI, MICHAEL C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $84,097.90 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMONTE, MARY ANN A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $84,097.47 Date 09/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVY, FREDERICK L Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $84,097.26 Date 12/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEYMAN, THOMAS J Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $84,097.05 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FICARELLE, LAURA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $84,096.81 Date 02/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBMAN, ALLISON H Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $84,096.64 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWELL, LORI A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $84,096.19 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORNSCHEIN, JEFFREY R Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $84,095.30 Date 06/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVIE, JANELLE Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $84,094.97 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System