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 KIDNEY, LORRAINE Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $83,877.69 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STECHER, ROBERT J Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $83,876.83 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLLOWAY, JERRI L Employer name Boces-Ham'Tn Fulton Montgomery Amount $83,875.98 Date 10/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONO, CAROL C Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $83,875.95 Date 04/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DER WERFF, LEBERTUS Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $83,875.30 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENFER, DERWIN L Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $83,874.93 Date 11/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESTINA, TELSON J Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $83,874.89 Date 03/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, PATRICK F Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $83,874.86 Date 08/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT RICE, BRENDA V Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $83,874.70 Date 10/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGOS-WILLIAMS, ALEXANDER S Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $83,874.05 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BELL, LEO M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $83,873.69 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEEKS, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Auburn Amount $83,873.49 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOSS, EDWARD G Employer name Monroe County Amount $83,873.27 Date 04/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTTILE, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $83,873.25 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORCEL, LOUIS Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $83,873.16 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTS, KEITH Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $83,872.76 Date 07/31/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JOHN K Employer name Westchester County Amount $83,872.44 Date 11/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANTA, JEANNE M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $83,872.38 Date 10/19/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENEFICK, RAYMOND F Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $83,872.38 Date 09/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUQUETTE, MARGUERITE C Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $83,872.38 Date 01/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEHMLER, ELIZABETH Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $83,872.38 Date 11/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLONKA, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $83,871.79 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, FLORENCE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $83,871.09 Date 07/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALADINO, PAUL F Employer name City of Utica Amount $83,870.99 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEISING, LAWRENCE R Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $83,870.94 Date 12/08/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOK, DONNA L Employer name Office For The Aging Amount $83,870.73 Date 09/27/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNETTS, PAUL D Employer name Commission of Correction Amount $83,870.73 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELPS, CHARLES H Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $83,870.73 Date 12/12/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBACH, WENDY A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $83,870.73 Date 03/31/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINCHELL, DAVID T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $83,870.73 Date 07/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASZCZUK, BRYAN D Employer name Education Department Amount $83,870.73 Date 05/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRZCINSKI, MARY E Employer name Education Department Amount $83,870.73 Date 04/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, FRANK E, JR Employer name Department of Health Amount $83,870.73 Date 03/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZCI, STEPHEN E Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $83,870.73 Date 01/27/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSLAND, SCOTT D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $83,870.73 Date 05/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONE, CONSTANCE B Employer name Thousand Isl St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $83,870.73 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, MICHAEL J Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $83,870.21 Date 01/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, ASHLEY M Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $83,870.06 Date 11/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEELEY, BRIAN J Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $83,869.93 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPATARO, FRANK J Employer name Westchester County Amount $83,869.29 Date 05/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, TIMOTHY P Employer name Westchester County Amount $83,868.51 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, KEVIN P Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $83,868.00 Date 06/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODROW, KEVIN P Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $83,867.61 Date 02/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOXWORTH, LAUREN L Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $83,867.51 Date 09/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, JASON C Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $83,867.33 Date 08/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTEZ, RAFAEL S Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $83,866.69 Date 01/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACE, ERWIN P Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $83,866.42 Date 06/10/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAITY, KAREN A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $83,866.28 Date 01/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, KATHLEEN F Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $83,865.24 Date 08/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, GARY L Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $83,864.20 Date 07/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORRY, DANIELLE H Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $83,864.16 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JOHN C Employer name North Greece Fire District Amount $83,863.87 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVENPORT, ADOLFO A Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $83,863.83 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRETT, JONATHAN D Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $83,862.59 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOOMIS, MICHAEL Employer name City of Rochester Amount $83,861.54 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE CLUE, CAROL C Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $83,860.66 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNELLER, JOEL T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $83,860.32 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLAIR, ANTHONY M Employer name Village of Lake Placid Amount $83,859.94 Date 06/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUIDO, JEAN-MARIE Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $83,859.85 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNASTAS, DENNIS J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $83,858.04 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EICHAS, THOMAS R Employer name Brighton Fire Dist Amount $83,857.86 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Grand Island Amount $83,857.02 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGGLESTON, MARGARET LEWIS Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $83,856.32 Date 09/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, NILSA E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $83,856.00 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, JOAN B Employer name Dutchess County Amount $83,855.90 Date 10/10/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, JAMES R Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $83,855.75 Date 11/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOMANN, BARBARA A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $83,855.35 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLLERS, NICHOLAS S Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $83,855.28 Date 03/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUTFIELD, STEWART A Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $83,854.11 Date 08/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSLIN, NICOLE M Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $83,853.93 Date 05/20/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIANO, CHERYL K Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $83,853.92 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, MICHAEL W Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $83,853.73 Date 05/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WULFFRAAT, ARNOLD T Employer name Riverhead Water District Amount $83,853.30 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, MARY M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $83,852.74 Date 06/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEY, THOMAS M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $83,852.06 Date 08/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLUG, JACQUELINE P Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $83,851.97 Date 11/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUARSHIE, STEVE Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $83,851.79 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURIEL-COOPER, EVELYN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $83,851.65 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESIRE, PATRICE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $83,851.07 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZI, MARIA K Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $83,851.06 Date 05/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELO, MICHAEL M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $83,850.90 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWELL, BARBARA E Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $83,850.73 Date 10/17/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUPRA, SAMUEL D Employer name Ridge Road Fire District Amount $83,850.37 Date 02/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JONES, WARREN D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $83,850.17 Date 03/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LONGERETTA, JOHN J Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $83,849.88 Date 11/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, MICHAEL J Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $83,849.81 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DEAN F Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $83,849.58 Date 06/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGRAM, WILBERT L Employer name Town of Hempstead Housing Auth Amount $83,849.20 Date 04/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARD, DAVIN M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $83,849.09 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARCHWELL, NADJA P Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $83,849.00 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI SARNO, KATHLEEN M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $83,848.95 Date 03/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRUGER, CARL W Employer name Onondaga County Amount $83,848.84 Date 08/28/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALMER, DANIEL J Employer name Broome County Amount $83,848.83 Date 04/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANEYFIELD, FRANCISCA Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $83,848.44 Date 06/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSE, ANU Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $83,848.32 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $83,848.05 Date 08/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, CHARLES E Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $83,847.70 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACEY, JASON A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $83,847.46 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INCANTALUPO, JOHN F Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $83,847.22 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSKAT, BRYAN A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $83,847.19 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System