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 REITER, KEVIN T Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $82,959.22 Date 07/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BATES, ALISON K Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $82,959.18 Date 12/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUG, KYLE A Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $82,958.99 Date 12/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, LAURA A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $82,958.22 Date 04/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWEN, JOHANNA M Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 24 Amount $82,958.18 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERLE-D'AGOSTINO, ROBERTA J Employer name Churchville-Chili CSD Amount $82,958.00 Date 02/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ALOISIO, JODY J Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $82,957.70 Date 11/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADVANI, MUSKAAN A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $82,957.04 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOULIHAN, TIFFANY L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $82,957.04 Date 10/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUCCI, ANTHONY, JR Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $82,957.02 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUFFINI, MICHAEL J Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $82,956.50 Date 11/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, RICHARD E Employer name Department of Health Amount $82,956.45 Date 03/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, SCOTT C Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $82,956.20 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEISEL, WILLIAM J Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $82,955.55 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAGORSKI-TREUEL, LAUREN T Employer name Tuckahoe UFSD Amount $82,955.37 Date 12/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORR, DARRYL W Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $82,955.09 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, ASHLEY L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $82,954.85 Date 06/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOOTE, ROBERT B Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $82,954.82 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, EDGARDO L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $82,954.03 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALETITSCH, FRANK A, JR Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $82,954.00 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UZZO, ROSEMARY Employer name Eastchester UFSD Amount $82,953.96 Date 03/02/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRWIN, GREGORY A Employer name Great Neck North Water Auth Amount $82,953.59 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODARTEI, JOSEPH Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $82,953.54 Date 05/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABRERA, AMY J Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $82,953.37 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRABANT, RENEA Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $82,953.23 Date 02/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ-CURBELO, NELLIE Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $82,952.63 Date 10/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHEIN, TAMMY L Employer name Orange County Amount $82,952.57 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKEREKE, BEATRICE U Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $82,952.06 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, DONNA J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $82,951.97 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYLAKH, LIORA I Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $82,951.95 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHRLICH, A JOSHUA Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $82,951.65 Date 02/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, JAMES H Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $82,951.65 Date 12/31/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, TRUDY Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $82,951.49 Date 01/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTON, RONDA Y Employer name Nassau County Amount $82,951.44 Date 04/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELGE, CHARLES H Employer name Albany County Amount $82,951.32 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, AARON D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $82,950.98 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NICOLETTI, JOSEPH A, JR Employer name Town of Clay Amount $82,950.81 Date 07/11/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALDANA, GLENYS M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $82,950.42 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DE WAL, ERICA L Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $82,950.29 Date 02/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTT, THOMAS W Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $82,950.00 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $82,949.54 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERARDI, JASON A Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $82,949.22 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DELANO, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $82,948.81 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTATI, KIMBERLY ANN Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $82,948.74 Date 06/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREW, CHARLES O Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $82,947.85 Date 07/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BEAN, CARL-ANN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $82,947.07 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'KEEFE, COLLEEN M Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $82,947.03 Date 01/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRAW, MICHELLE R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $82,946.78 Date 12/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRANCE, ROBERT S Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $82,946.56 Date 03/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRITZ, JOHN G Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $82,946.36 Date 09/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOLEY, ROBIN Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $82,946.19 Date 01/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIELE, PETER C Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $82,945.86 Date 09/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KETCHAM, GLENN C Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $82,945.82 Date 03/28/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORMSBEE, MICHELE D Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $82,945.69 Date 08/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, THERESA E Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $82,945.69 Date 02/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, BRIAN J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $82,945.49 Date 02/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLLON, CHARLES M Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $82,945.08 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALUSHA, LESLIE-ANN Employer name Department of Health Amount $82,944.81 Date 09/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULHERON, THOMAS J Employer name Seneca County Amount $82,944.56 Date 07/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, JASON M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $82,944.33 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OURO-AGOUDA, TAMIMOU Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $82,944.23 Date 01/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, EUGENE L, JR Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $82,944.11 Date 07/07/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TONE, BERNARD J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $82,943.73 Date 08/25/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, EDWARD E Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $82,943.41 Date 10/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANYI, TODD A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $82,942.61 Date 07/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIERA, ANTONIO Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $82,942.17 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, KIA-RAE B Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $82,940.95 Date 05/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROHM, KEVIN P Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $82,940.82 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, JACK S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $82,940.82 Date 09/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALMANOWITZ, MARY E Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $82,940.71 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIBBERT, ALAN C Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $82,940.35 Date 09/13/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, STEPHEN P Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $82,939.69 Date 10/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPEC, JEFFREY W Employer name Village of Whitesboro Amount $82,938.68 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLINT, BRENDA L Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $82,938.55 Date 11/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, JOSEPH Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $82,937.98 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUPER, LEON P, III Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $82,937.96 Date 10/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEPLER, DENNIS B Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $82,937.79 Date 04/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, KELLY L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $82,937.76 Date 05/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEAKER, RICHARD H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $82,937.61 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, LAURIE L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $82,937.43 Date 09/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELAN, PATRICK E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $82,937.14 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, MALINA L Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $82,937.07 Date 02/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, DAVID A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $82,936.24 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNIDER, SUZANNE M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $82,935.48 Date 02/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, ROSALIE S Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $82,935.44 Date 04/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMANNA, LAWRENCE J, JR Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $82,935.25 Date 10/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEITL, DIANE K Employer name Ulster County Amount $82,935.00 Date 04/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTERO, MARTHA J Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $82,935.00 Date 10/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDH, ERIC H Employer name Schenectady County Amount $82,934.89 Date 08/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSAUD, MALVIA Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $82,934.43 Date 02/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPE, LESLIE C Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $82,933.46 Date 07/07/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON-HANNER, DAWN A Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $82,933.13 Date 10/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZUBIELSKI-FLYNN, JOLANTA K Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $82,932.53 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFRED, CRAIG D Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $82,932.53 Date 01/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOOS, CHRISTINE M Employer name Erie County Amount $82,932.35 Date 07/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, MICHAEL C Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $82,932.33 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, MARK J Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $82,932.10 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAWAD, DEBORAH Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $82,932.10 Date 09/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLINT, JOSEPH L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $82,931.70 Date 11/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAELIN, GERARD F Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $82,930.49 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System