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 KASTNER, MATTHEW L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $83,673.67 Date 02/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, BENJAMIN E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $83,673.67 Date 02/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WATKINS, KEITH W Employer name Phoenix CSD Amount $83,673.20 Date 06/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, MICHAEL L Employer name Nassau County Amount $83,672.70 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALINAR, VALERIE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $83,672.50 Date 08/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINER, JAMES E Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $83,672.31 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKERING, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $83,672.23 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, YINGZI Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $83,671.96 Date 07/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEINMAN, CORY S Employer name City of Rochester Amount $83,671.45 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORRIS, BRIAN Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $83,671.34 Date 12/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASILE, FRANK R, JR Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $83,671.04 Date 07/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGNOZZI, ANTHONY G Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $83,671.04 Date 08/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTOSH, JULIE A Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $83,670.89 Date 01/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERKER, MICHAEL G Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $83,670.38 Date 10/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REISS, ADAM B Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $83,670.35 Date 12/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, NADINE A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $83,669.87 Date 03/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, BRIAN T Employer name Village of Hastings-On-Hudson Amount $83,669.81 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOBIN, JUSTIN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $83,669.40 Date 02/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN-RUIZ, BEATRIZ Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $83,669.28 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, MARY N Employer name City of White Plains Amount $83,668.81 Date 07/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRADO, MICHAEL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $83,668.26 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTHONY, MARSHA R Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $83,666.98 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANSKY, CLINT S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $83,666.93 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, PETER P, II Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $83,666.09 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, LISA A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $83,665.77 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERLINGIERI, JOHN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $83,665.00 Date 09/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TALBERT, CONSTANCE E Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $83,664.83 Date 01/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNAVA, MARY C Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $83,664.80 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, DAVID H Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $83,664.51 Date 01/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOD, KATHE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $83,664.15 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGE, MARSHA A Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $83,663.95 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REESE, MARK A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $83,663.80 Date 02/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, JAMES P Employer name Erie County Amount $83,663.75 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLETTS, KYLE D Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $83,663.72 Date 07/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BECKER, MAURA I Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $83,663.49 Date 12/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, NELSON W, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $83,663.45 Date 05/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IZAGUIRRE, ANTONIO Employer name New York Public Library Amount $83,663.40 Date 07/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAHL, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $83,663.34 Date 06/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERTT, MARK E Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $83,662.80 Date 07/06/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCHANT, KEVIN G Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $83,661.98 Date 05/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOERNER, NADINE A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $83,661.90 Date 06/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURRANT, NAEKEMMA L Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $83,661.65 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELSMOORTEL, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $83,661.40 Date 02/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEVE, BRET M Employer name City of Geneva Amount $83,661.37 Date 02/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEPP, SUSAN E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $83,660.89 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLLY, YVETTE A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $83,660.00 Date 10/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMMELL, MARK E Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $83,659.87 Date 04/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JOHN A, II Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $83,659.83 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLMSTED, NICOLE L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $83,659.60 Date 06/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKHART, ALLISON L Employer name Town of Mount Kisco Amount $83,659.58 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, DANIEL J Employer name City of Troy Amount $83,659.02 Date 03/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SKARITKA, MATTHEW J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $83,658.60 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELISON, WILLIAM G, JR Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $83,658.51 Date 03/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDALL, RICHARD A Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $83,658.33 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTON, CHARLES E Employer name Westchester County Amount $83,658.29 Date 02/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPAGE, HELEN E Employer name Town of Massena Amount $83,657.89 Date 12/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, TIMOTHY F Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $83,657.57 Date 02/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VASSILIEV, DMITRI Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $83,657.43 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRILLHART, MARY F Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $83,656.64 Date 09/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINDFLEISCH, PATRICK M Employer name Niagara County Amount $83,656.51 Date 03/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, LU Employer name Suffolk County Amount $83,656.09 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEELER, MICHAEL S Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $83,655.69 Date 08/31/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEPEW, GERALD K Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $83,655.45 Date 06/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARGETT, JOHN J Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $83,655.35 Date 11/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, EDWARD J, III Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $83,654.17 Date 11/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEGGIERO, CHARLES A Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $83,654.01 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOEHLKE, NATHANIEL M Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $83,653.12 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, TESSIE Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $83,652.80 Date 03/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESMOND, RAYMOND B, JR Employer name Village of Northport Amount $83,652.41 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEGDE, SUDHANVA S Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $83,651.24 Date 07/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIGNO, JOSEPH M, II Employer name City of Rochester Amount $83,651.14 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SNYDER, GINA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $83,650.86 Date 08/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, ALFRED Employer name Assembly Ways & Means Committ Amount $83,650.58 Date 01/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARCHACK, KAREN L Employer name Nassau County Amount $83,649.85 Date 12/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BARGE, GARY R Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $83,649.29 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, MAXINE A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $83,648.81 Date 12/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURAN, RICARDO S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $83,648.67 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IZZO, WILLIAM D Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $83,648.62 Date 01/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGOSTO, JAVIER Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $83,647.98 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, AMY K Employer name Onondaga Co Res Rec Agcy Amount $83,647.84 Date 08/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKEY, MICHAEL D Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $83,647.46 Date 06/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROFETTA, LARRY C Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $83,646.88 Date 03/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANG, RONALD Employer name Nassau County Amount $83,646.84 Date 12/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYKULA, RICHARD Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $83,646.17 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOWLER, LAWRENCE J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $83,645.98 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNORR, VICTORIA V Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $83,645.98 Date 08/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, DANIEL M, JR Employer name Village of Horseheads Amount $83,644.89 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLIVER, MICHAEL P Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $83,644.63 Date 12/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALLERO, MARIA V Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $83,643.91 Date 11/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGENHARDT, RICHARD Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $83,643.80 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUSANO, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $83,643.40 Date 05/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARVELAS, LORELIE K Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $83,642.90 Date 06/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSON, JANET S Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 30 Amount $83,642.78 Date 06/27/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORETO, THOMAS C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $83,641.97 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KUMAR, ANAND Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $83,641.45 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAEDER, KAREN L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $83,640.59 Date 12/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE RUYTER, LEE F Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $83,640.50 Date 08/22/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GURNEY, ROBERT L Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $83,640.09 Date 10/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAFARELLI, DONALD T, JR Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $83,639.33 Date 06/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, KATRINA M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $83,639.23 Date 12/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System