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 AUSTIN, TARA J, MS Employer name Town of Kent Amount $100,261.24 Date 07/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIS, ERNEST D Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $100,261.21 Date 05/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECORA, ANTHONY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $100,261.00 Date 12/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, SEAN T Employer name Nassau County Amount $100,260.07 Date 04/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEALLY, MARIA P Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $100,259.81 Date 05/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, CLARE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $100,259.45 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, EVERET D, JR Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $100,258.81 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORE, DARREN S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $100,258.79 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, JAMES M Employer name Nassau County Amount $100,257.82 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, MOLAMMA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $100,257.66 Date 06/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOLADZ, EDWARD G Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $100,257.29 Date 03/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINCK, GERALD J Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $100,257.07 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, JAMES R Employer name City of Oswego Amount $100,256.82 Date 05/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FREISEM, DANIEL J Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $100,255.70 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMERSON, SHAWN M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $100,255.33 Date 01/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWSON, JEFFREY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $100,255.20 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORCORAN, THOMAS R, JR Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $100,254.60 Date 02/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FREDERICK, PETER C Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $100,253.93 Date 12/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TSENG, ANDRY Employer name Nassau County Amount $100,253.78 Date 02/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DONNA M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $100,252.55 Date 01/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNDOLA, JAMES S Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $100,251.89 Date 04/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, KATRINA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $100,251.04 Date 09/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRSA, KATHY L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $100,250.46 Date 04/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, CHARLES L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $100,249.34 Date 01/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUCHMAN, GEOFFREY M Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $100,247.93 Date 08/17/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDOR, JAMES R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $100,245.87 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PHELPS, RYAN J Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $100,243.10 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, STEPHANIE K Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $100,242.01 Date 08/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELAMOTHE-BOURNE, MARLENE Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $100,240.80 Date 05/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RULISON, JACOB N Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $100,240.40 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BENEDETTO, SOLEDAD C Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $100,240.19 Date 04/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, PALMAIR J Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $100,238.80 Date 04/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAWLOWSKI, WILLIAM S, JR Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $100,237.58 Date 11/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTIN, PAMELA G Employer name Syosset Public Library Amount $100,237.25 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJEWSKI, EDWARD M Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $100,236.75 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASER, PEGGY F Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $100,235.84 Date 10/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, DANIEL J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $100,232.00 Date 02/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAJAN, SHEELA Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $100,231.23 Date 09/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOIACONO, FRANK Employer name Village of Pelham Manor Amount $100,227.35 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNEDDEN, WILLIAM G Employer name Water Auth of West Nassau Co Amount $100,226.95 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENIS, MIRACIENNE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $100,224.66 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AISENSTAT, BRIAN J Employer name Putnam County Amount $100,224.66 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGELOW, GAYLEN M Employer name Town of Massena Amount $100,224.64 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, MARY A Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $100,224.26 Date 05/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUER, SHARON Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $100,223.90 Date 06/04/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, JOSEPHINE C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $100,223.79 Date 02/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASULLO, NICHOLAS R Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $100,223.42 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CROWLEY, MICHELLE L Employer name Monroe County Amount $100,222.28 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNY, JOHN W Employer name Hartsdale Fire Dist Commission Amount $100,221.91 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WRONA, CHRISTINE M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $100,221.50 Date 10/24/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, JUSTIN P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $100,221.46 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WARD, DARRELL M, SR Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $100,220.55 Date 06/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, JOSEPH H Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $100,220.35 Date 06/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURZ, FREDERICK M Employer name West Hempstead Water District Amount $100,219.13 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATOIR, CARLOS M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $100,218.06 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESBITT, RONALD W Employer name Town of Webster Amount $100,217.86 Date 12/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURBIEL, MARIA Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $100,217.52 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTUNE, BRIGITTE L Employer name NYS Parole Board Amount $100,217.44 Date 06/19/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAORMINO, PAUL D Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $100,216.50 Date 03/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTH, ANDREW G Employer name Nassau County Amount $100,215.84 Date 12/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, MARVIN L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $100,215.18 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, DEBORAH E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $100,215.03 Date 09/05/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUSMANN, AMY W Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $100,214.75 Date 10/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIHALEK, JOHN L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $100,213.98 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZACHOR, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $100,213.51 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, PAUL K Employer name No Hempstead Sol Wst Mgmt Auth Amount $100,213.21 Date 03/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDILLO, CHARLES C Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $100,212.65 Date 01/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, KELLY I Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $100,211.79 Date 02/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, WOLFGANG Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $100,209.64 Date 08/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYLAND, JOSEPH M Employer name Nassau County Amount $100,206.96 Date 10/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORRENTINO, DOMINICK J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $100,206.95 Date 06/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, ANTHONY A Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $100,206.34 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASS, CHRISTY Q Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $100,206.34 Date 07/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCE, JEFFREY F Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $100,206.23 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORLEY, EDWARD, JR Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $100,206.09 Date 01/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, ANDREW E Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $100,206.02 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEARDALL, JOSHUA M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $100,204.94 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDAZZO, MICHAEL R Employer name Westchester County Amount $100,204.32 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, MARY A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $100,204.13 Date 01/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERSAUD, GILLIAN C Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $100,203.06 Date 11/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUSKO, VICTORIA A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $100,203.05 Date 01/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIAN-GRANT, EVA Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $100,202.76 Date 12/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEELEY, DAVID J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $100,201.33 Date 01/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAUGHAN, THOMAS M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $100,200.36 Date 02/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, BERNADETTE M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $100,200.14 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKES, DAVID M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $100,200.14 Date 03/15/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGAN, ERIC W Employer name City of Rochester Amount $100,200.14 Date 05/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLOTZKER, KOURTNEY J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $100,200.14 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, CAROL B Employer name City of Rochester Amount $100,200.14 Date 06/30/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOW, SALLY L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $100,200.14 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTERA, ANTHONY P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $100,200.14 Date 02/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, SUZANNE P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $100,200.14 Date 03/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, HAZEL L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $100,200.14 Date 08/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELWYN, EMILY R Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $100,198.35 Date 09/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONIN, EDWARD P, IV Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $100,198.27 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, KAREN M Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $100,198.04 Date 01/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SLATTERY, WILLIAM C Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $100,197.93 Date 08/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, RICHARD J Employer name Westchester County Amount $100,196.84 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BATTLES, HAVEN B Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $100,196.70 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, MARC E Employer name Orange County Amount $100,195.82 Date 11/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System