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 GRAY, VICTORIA L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $100,375.25 Date 01/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESSETTE, EMILY Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $100,375.25 Date 01/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMODEO, JOHN A Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $100,375.25 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATTERSON, JOHN A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $100,374.68 Date 07/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, GEORGE S, JR Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $100,373.81 Date 08/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSICK, WILLIAM B Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $100,372.85 Date 08/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, RICHARD G Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $100,372.73 Date 04/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSEN, JOSHUA D Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $100,372.73 Date 07/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARROW, WAYNE G Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $100,372.29 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICINA, MICHAEL S Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $100,371.94 Date 10/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, JOHN E Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $100,369.62 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, BERNARD E Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $100,367.33 Date 09/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, TIMOTHY R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $100,367.00 Date 02/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAW, DAVID A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $100,366.55 Date 02/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BALINA, ROMEO A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $100,366.42 Date 01/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANON, ELLEN C Employer name Education Department Amount $100,365.59 Date 04/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASARE, ELLIOT O Employer name Village of Rye Brook Amount $100,365.49 Date 08/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAMANT, RAGHUNANDAN Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $100,365.20 Date 10/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORIA, BEATRICE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $100,364.80 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOPP, BRIAN R Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $100,364.19 Date 12/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, THOMAS P Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $100,363.58 Date 06/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PUGLISI, MICHAEL P Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $100,363.03 Date 05/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNDERS, JEFFREY C Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $100,363.03 Date 02/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURCELL, SAMUEL S Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $100,362.02 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, ENDRA K Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $100,361.28 Date 10/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERAFIN, TERESA B Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $100,361.26 Date 01/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKS, MICHAEL J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $100,361.21 Date 04/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLANOS, HEIDI M Employer name Westchester County Amount $100,361.02 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAIT, ANGELA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $100,360.67 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARNETT, MARYALICE C Employer name Village of Pelham Manor Amount $100,360.49 Date 08/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOETTIGHEIMER, JEFFREY N Employer name City of White Plains Amount $100,360.43 Date 10/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEUS, CAROLINE P Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $100,359.34 Date 05/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOESCHER, JACK P Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $100,359.31 Date 10/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWEN, HERBERT J Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $100,359.05 Date 09/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAMMIA, JUSTIN T Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $100,358.46 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROOKS, LISA M Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $100,354.45 Date 06/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREMBLAY, JACQUES A Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $100,353.19 Date 07/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAWTON, EDWARD E, JR Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $100,352.71 Date 10/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, KENNETH M Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $100,350.90 Date 09/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, NILES G, JR Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $100,350.33 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, THERESA A Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $100,350.29 Date 06/10/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YETMAN, ERIC R Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $100,349.88 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOOD, DANIEL E Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $100,349.77 Date 09/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENSTER, JAMES G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $100,349.60 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMEL, SCOTT W Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $100,348.31 Date 09/29/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTERS, SCOTT D Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $100,347.95 Date 08/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEN, CHING CHIH Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $100,345.88 Date 06/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAYER, THOMAS G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $100,345.10 Date 05/26/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, JERRY Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $100,344.21 Date 08/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOBLEY, JOY E Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $100,344.00 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEFFRON, JOHN V Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $100,343.70 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOCE, NORMA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $100,342.90 Date 10/03/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEERS, BRANDON G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $100,342.86 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GEFFRARD-CRIBE, LENA Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $100,342.76 Date 03/05/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYLOFSKI, MICHAEL E Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $100,342.73 Date 09/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ADOO, SHAWN E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $100,339.58 Date 10/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWE, MICHAEL P Employer name Village of Monticello Amount $100,337.27 Date 01/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, WILLIAM Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $100,336.65 Date 07/08/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODDS, BARBRA L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $100,336.10 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LILLIE P Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $100,335.76 Date 02/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, TAWANA M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $100,335.66 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTONJA, VINCENT R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $100,335.28 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEYER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $100,334.57 Date 12/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLIDAY, JAMES W Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $100,334.48 Date 01/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PATEL, HARSHAD N Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $100,334.00 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESSE, CANDACE Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $100,332.79 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AXELROD, LAUREN G Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $100,332.60 Date 02/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFEIFER, MARC E Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $100,332.27 Date 12/20/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, TODD A Employer name Ontario County Amount $100,331.71 Date 01/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JULIE L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $100,331.31 Date 06/30/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTA, PETER D, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $100,331.14 Date 11/17/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEQUEIRA, KEVIN M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $100,330.92 Date 05/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STITH, BRYAN N Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $100,330.41 Date 03/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, DEIRDRE E Employer name Nassau County Amount $100,330.19 Date 06/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHETSKY, JOHN E Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $100,329.81 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, BRIAN P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $100,328.11 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVIN, KAREN A Employer name Village of Laurel Hollow Amount $100,327.87 Date 10/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, LAUREL A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $100,327.86 Date 05/22/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOHR, CHARLES E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $100,327.56 Date 05/09/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOLNAR, STEVEN Employer name Rockland County Amount $100,325.46 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARROLL, KAREN R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $100,325.33 Date 01/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, JOHN P Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $100,324.31 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARANO, ARNOLD V Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $100,324.10 Date 02/05/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVINGER, SAMMIE L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $100,324.04 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEUERMAN, JAMES Employer name Nassau County Amount $100,322.55 Date 04/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIND, ROGER W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $100,321.97 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, JEFFREY E Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $100,321.14 Date 03/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOODMAN, FERN SUSAN Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $100,321.00 Date 03/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, JOHN E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $100,320.65 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, GAIL S Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $100,320.48 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMBROFF, MARLO K Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $100,320.30 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLQUEST, ERIC S Employer name Roslyn Water District Amount $100,319.79 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROCQUE, RONALD A, JR Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $100,319.51 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, EDMUND G, III Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $100,318.13 Date 02/04/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABIDEAU, JAMIE K Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $100,317.31 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERALDI, VINCENT M, III Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $100,317.31 Date 12/29/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOREY, DENISE M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $100,316.88 Date 06/14/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUZELLBAILEY, ADRIENNE M Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $100,316.44 Date 02/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMORE, LISA G Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $100,315.90 Date 02/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, MARY A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $100,315.52 Date 02/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System