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 MAIER, JAMES R Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $82,221.88 Date 01/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDIS, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $82,221.47 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, SHARON Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $82,221.40 Date 02/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOUCATEL, STEVEN Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $82,220.67 Date 06/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JOVANNY J Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $82,220.29 Date 07/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERICKS, MARK J Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $82,220.05 Date 09/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANFIELD, KEITH J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $82,219.97 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSELLO, BENEDICT G Employer name Hempstead Sanitary District #2 Amount $82,219.67 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAAS, JAMIE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $82,219.27 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSCEMI, DARLENE M Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $82,218.11 Date 04/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, VINCENT J Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $82,216.74 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, CATHLEEN R Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $82,216.64 Date 08/20/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINLAN, JACQUELINE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $82,216.58 Date 07/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, SCOTT K Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $82,216.35 Date 01/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THEODORE, BENONI Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $82,215.83 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORT, BARBARA H Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $82,215.77 Date 02/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, JAMES W, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $82,215.32 Date 02/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIDOCK, TOD P Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $82,215.28 Date 01/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEIER, RONALD A Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $82,214.89 Date 06/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCO, FRANCIS P, JR Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $82,214.40 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNS, TIMOTHY M Employer name City of White Plains Amount $82,214.23 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MICHAEL L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $82,213.82 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, LAURA K Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $82,213.03 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, CHARLES J Employer name Rockland County Amount $82,212.98 Date 12/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, FREDERICK A, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $82,212.94 Date 08/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALCZAK, JAMES L Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $82,212.65 Date 07/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALPIN, KEVIN G Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $82,212.48 Date 06/20/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, MICHAEL P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $82,212.42 Date 08/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WATSON, EDWARD J Employer name Village of Bayville Amount $82,211.99 Date 10/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCLAFANI, DONNA M Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $82,211.34 Date 06/27/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, KRISTINA Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $82,211.27 Date 11/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FICK, JENNY C Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $82,211.26 Date 02/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOME-ASANTEWA, YAA Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $82,211.26 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, SARAMMA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $82,211.26 Date 09/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, SALLY Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $82,211.26 Date 09/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOUSE, RONDA I Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $82,211.26 Date 01/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAKRASEIVE, CHRISTINA Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $82,211.26 Date 04/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWLER, STEPHANIE J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $82,211.26 Date 11/15/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUEHLER, CATHERINE J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $82,211.26 Date 09/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANGISAN, EUNICE C Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $82,211.26 Date 11/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTIERREZ, GENEROSE L Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $82,211.26 Date 07/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UWADINOBI, UKACHI A Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $82,211.26 Date 10/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, BARBARA R Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $82,211.26 Date 08/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIBAL, LEDITA C Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $82,211.26 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEANO, JOSEPHINE B Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $82,211.26 Date 08/12/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAJAN, SHANTI Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $82,211.26 Date 01/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGHESE, ANNAMMA Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $82,211.26 Date 05/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name XU, YAMIN Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $82,211.26 Date 09/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEROUIN, DEREK M Employer name City of Watertown Amount $82,211.24 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROCKS, JOSEPH M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $82,210.74 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERIN, JOSEPH R Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $82,210.65 Date 12/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KNODLER, NANCY J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $82,210.51 Date 08/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLANUEVA, OSCAR B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $82,209.41 Date 04/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, HEATHER M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $82,209.30 Date 05/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RINGLER, DAMIAN T Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $82,209.06 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE GRAFF, TIMOTHY E Employer name Ulster Co Resource Recovery Ag Amount $82,208.48 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, MONICA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $82,208.32 Date 03/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANFIELD, MINDY M Employer name Chemung County Amount $82,207.92 Date 08/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIARAVINO, DEBORAH A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $82,207.62 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHERN, KERRI-LINNE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $82,207.21 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, GEORGE R Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $82,207.20 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSARO, JOHN M Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $82,207.07 Date 05/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADSWORTH, JAY M Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $82,205.71 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPINELLI, DOMINICK Employer name Onondaga County Amount $82,205.70 Date 11/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESSBA, AHMAD M Employer name Nassau County Amount $82,204.61 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STOKES, HELEN R Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $82,204.58 Date 12/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPOLI, DIANE S Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $82,204.49 Date 03/13/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURELLI, PATRICIA A Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $82,204.19 Date 05/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YONIAK, STANLEY J Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $82,204.10 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, ELVIS Employer name City of Rochester Amount $82,203.92 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LACOSSIERE, WOLF N Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $82,203.46 Date 02/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, TERRANCE S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $82,203.45 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSHE, THOMAS J Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $82,203.38 Date 01/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNELLE, RICKY A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $82,203.14 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARBER, HARRY K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $82,202.39 Date 03/27/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, RICHARD Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $82,202.09 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNER, IAN M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $82,201.88 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, DIANE L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $82,201.87 Date 08/05/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUCA, ANTHONY Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $82,201.87 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEROCKI, PAULA A Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $82,201.26 Date 08/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MIRIAM L Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $82,200.48 Date 09/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GILL, ROGER R, III Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $82,200.40 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAINOR, NINA Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $82,200.39 Date 10/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRERO, LUIS A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $82,200.21 Date 09/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINHAM, ALTHEA Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $82,200.20 Date 10/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIENTA, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $82,198.42 Date 01/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAMPSON, STEPHEN W Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $82,197.68 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTERHOUT, LORRAINE E Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $82,197.67 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, MATTHEW J Employer name Village of Holley Amount $82,197.67 Date 03/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEBAY, MICHELLE L Employer name Monroe County Amount $82,197.56 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ, CARLOS, JR Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $82,197.37 Date 10/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERRIDO, SANDRA I Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $82,196.63 Date 12/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLGAN, SEAN E Employer name Town of Islip Amount $82,196.49 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STIGLIANESE, DOMINICK M Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $82,196.36 Date 02/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METTLER, KAREN S Employer name Opp/Ephr-St.John CSD Amount $82,195.86 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLANTZ, KATHLEEN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $82,195.69 Date 06/29/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTINGTON, DAVID Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $82,194.49 Date 09/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIAVONE, FRANK J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $82,194.38 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OOMMEN, ALEX Employer name Westchester County Amount $82,194.22 Date 05/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAYSON, PHILIP B Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $82,194.18 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System