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 FARRELL, FRANK Employer name Suffolk County Amount $99,890.33 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLETTS, ADAM M Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $99,889.68 Date 07/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, KENNETH L Employer name Westchester County Amount $99,888.59 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, KEVIN F Employer name Ulster County Amount $99,888.07 Date 06/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, LAURIE ANN Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $99,887.98 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAMER, RICHARD J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $99,887.82 Date 04/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWLEY, DOUGLAS J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $99,886.08 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VILLEGAS, BRIAN J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $99,885.60 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, NANCY S Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $99,884.77 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, LAWRENCE R Employer name Newburgh Housing Authority Amount $99,883.82 Date 05/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASCH, CHAD H Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $99,882.97 Date 10/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENBAUM, FRANK Employer name Eastchester Fire Dist Amount $99,882.40 Date 03/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAUGEN, DOUGLAS I Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $99,882.04 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, RICHARD J, JR Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $99,880.67 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NAYLOR, ANNA M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $99,879.74 Date 06/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOLDBERG, LISA F Employer name Great Neck Park District Amount $99,879.70 Date 05/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGILIO, PETER T Employer name Putnam County Amount $99,879.69 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORR, CHARLES R Employer name Village of Solvay Amount $99,876.19 Date 06/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAYLES, TIMOTHY M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $99,875.70 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PORRAS, ROBERT Employer name Greenwood Lake UFSD Amount $99,875.59 Date 02/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDEO, ALMA G Employer name Briarcliff Manor UFSD Amount $99,874.50 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOTTEN, JAMES E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $99,873.00 Date 09/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELGAREJO, EDGAR G Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $99,872.85 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VERBA, JANICE L Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $99,872.54 Date 08/17/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, ANDREA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $99,871.92 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAIG, KEVIN D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $99,871.68 Date 12/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISENFORTH, JANET M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $99,870.53 Date 04/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, ANDREW J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $99,870.00 Date 05/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC MANUS, CHRISTINE A Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $99,869.20 Date 08/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKERSON, PAULINE M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $99,868.75 Date 06/25/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFFER, STEVEN B Employer name Oneida County Amount $99,866.51 Date 05/07/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORENZO, JOSE L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $99,864.40 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHAW, LE LEITH L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $99,863.35 Date 11/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANGURAH, ASHMAWO Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $99,863.24 Date 10/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, ANDREA C Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $99,863.24 Date 09/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKINSON, DOROTHY Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $99,863.24 Date 05/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIGANEK, CARRIE A Employer name Rockland County Amount $99,862.12 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADIGAN, ANNE Employer name Nassau County Amount $99,861.54 Date 06/10/1968 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IADANZA, DEBRA A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $99,860.66 Date 11/29/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, PATRICK Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $99,860.38 Date 02/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUINTERO, CARMELITA M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $99,859.82 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $99,859.48 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINCK, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Arlington Fire District Amount $99,859.13 Date 05/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMAS, THERESA ABRAHAM, MS Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $99,858.44 Date 11/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, ANTHONY Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $99,856.23 Date 05/18/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, MICHAEL H Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $99,855.58 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, TIMOTHY D Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $99,855.35 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANN, STEVEN A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $99,854.79 Date 11/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLE, KEVIN T Employer name City of Oswego Amount $99,854.62 Date 07/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARIEPY, JOHN E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $99,854.20 Date 06/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEEDHAM, PHILIP G Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $99,853.46 Date 04/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRZANOWSKI, MICHAEL J Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $99,853.40 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, SHAUN T Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $99,853.30 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARLE, LYRIS Y Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $99,853.10 Date 05/21/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIACHON GRANT, CONCESA T Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $99,853.06 Date 08/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALERIO, SIMON S Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $99,852.54 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HSIA, JO LO Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $99,851.55 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYON, THELMA E Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $99,851.25 Date 09/17/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUIMOND, GREGG H Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $99,850.39 Date 11/15/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, KEVIN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $99,849.42 Date 10/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISLAY, JASON A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $99,848.97 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRITTING, DOUGLAS D Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $99,848.64 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUPREE, BRENDON D Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $99,848.32 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, GLORIA Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $99,848.03 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSS, KATHLEEN Employer name Nassau County Amount $99,847.37 Date 07/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSULLIVAN, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $99,846.90 Date 04/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, VERONIKA B Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $99,845.24 Date 11/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUSSAULT, MONIQUE D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $99,844.47 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, NICHOLAS S, III Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $99,844.04 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HINSPETER, WILLIAM M Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $99,842.97 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUBY, ANDREW T Employer name Department of Health Amount $99,842.86 Date 10/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NWUBA, IHENJIBUCHI V Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $99,842.65 Date 04/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, WILLIAM Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $99,842.06 Date 09/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOVANNETTI, LOUIS A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $99,840.90 Date 03/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENEZIA, JO ANN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $99,840.85 Date 02/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRANO, ANTHONY J Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $99,840.80 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOTTE, STEPHEN W Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $99,840.77 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDNER, ROBERT E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $99,840.63 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, JANET M Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $99,838.95 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGGINS, TRETTA E Employer name Westchester County Amount $99,838.25 Date 05/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVER, MARK S Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $99,838.06 Date 05/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENDRES, CRAIG A Employer name Monroe County Amount $99,837.18 Date 01/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTZMER, DAVID JON Employer name Monroe County Amount $99,835.43 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI CARLO, WILLIAM D Employer name City of Albany Amount $99,835.08 Date 01/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARDI, JEFFREY S Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $99,835.06 Date 02/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CIESLAK, JOHN, JR Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $99,834.89 Date 05/04/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATT, JASON C Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $99,831.97 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUSZYNSKI, EDWARD G Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $99,831.56 Date 01/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMERY, WILLIAM A Employer name Department of Health Amount $99,831.16 Date 01/20/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAZEK, JONATHAN R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $99,828.92 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEISSINGER, PAUL C, JR Employer name City of Middletown Amount $99,828.79 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAUTISTA, RUDOLPH Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $99,824.88 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTEREK, JONATHAN E Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $99,824.75 Date 08/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEANE, VERLINDA V Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $99,824.46 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, DESMOND D, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $99,823.30 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEWAGE, MALINTHA W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $99,822.71 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCOTTO, ANTHONY Employer name Orange County Amount $99,822.26 Date 01/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASINELLA, ROBERT L, JR Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $99,821.85 Date 12/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKEY, MATHEW D Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $99,818.31 Date 06/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWERT, KATHLEEN T Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $99,818.09 Date 09/18/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System