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 WHARITY, JASON C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $97,383.35 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAFT, CAROL L Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $97,383.35 Date 01/31/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIEL, LOUISE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,383.24 Date 05/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, HOLLY Employer name Erie County Amount $97,382.92 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOEKER, DANIEL A Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $97,379.22 Date 06/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, DAVID J Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $97,378.83 Date 09/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRICKE, MICHAEL P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,378.43 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIECK, SUSAN M Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $97,377.36 Date 07/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, SUSAN Employer name Westchester County Amount $97,377.20 Date 07/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOEGLER, ZACHARY Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $97,376.11 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VEGA, DOLLY S Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $97,375.64 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, DAVID W Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $97,375.61 Date 03/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, ROSEANNA Employer name Belgrave Water Poll Control Dist Amount $97,375.38 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KICKBUSH, SUSAN R Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $97,374.81 Date 12/26/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, RONALD Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $97,373.71 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, ROBERT K Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $97,371.35 Date 02/17/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWLEY, MELINDA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $97,370.88 Date 08/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYMOUR, MARTHA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,370.30 Date 08/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STELZEL, WIESLAWA Z Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,370.30 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLIPPIN-JACKSON, TONYA D Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $97,369.30 Date 03/05/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMMEL, TIMOTHY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,368.01 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, EMANUEL D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $97,367.89 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, JUSTIN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,367.76 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAUSOLF, JOHN P Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $97,366.63 Date 01/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMMER, BRIAN M Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $97,364.27 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEPPEL, DAVID T Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $97,364.07 Date 07/08/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, WALTER D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $97,363.86 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKERT, CHARLES P Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $97,363.58 Date 02/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIR CALDERWOOD, CHRISTINA R Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $97,363.18 Date 07/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCUCCI, RENE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,363.11 Date 12/16/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROUGHTON, LISA ANN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,362.90 Date 01/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUERKLE, PATRICIA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,362.90 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMMERICH, EDWARD V, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,362.90 Date 12/30/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGE, PATRICIA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,362.90 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALSKY, LYNDA K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,362.90 Date 01/21/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, MARC A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,362.90 Date 12/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERNICE, FRANK A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,362.90 Date 12/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUMMENACKER, MICHAEL K Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,362.78 Date 07/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALSEY, KEVIN G Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $97,362.40 Date 08/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HINMAN, GREGORY A Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $97,362.26 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNWALL, JOSEPH C Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $97,361.81 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, JOHN C Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $97,360.64 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WIENER, JENNIFER F Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $97,360.12 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINDERMAN, HANS Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $97,359.86 Date 08/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, KATHLEEN M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $97,359.43 Date 04/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, SARA J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $97,359.34 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WREDE, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $97,358.19 Date 03/11/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENSCH, WILLIAM Employer name Suffolk County Amount $97,357.57 Date 01/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, MARCIA L Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $97,356.84 Date 09/04/1968 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADDEO, JOSEPH Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $97,356.19 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAVEN, GERALDINE M Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $97,355.53 Date 05/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC TAVISH, MEGAN M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $97,355.47 Date 12/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, SAMANTHA J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $97,355.16 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENWARE, CARL W Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $97,354.70 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLCARI, RICHARD B Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $97,354.64 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MARSHA C Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $97,353.64 Date 02/28/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIUTTO, JOSEPH W, JR Employer name Ulster County Amount $97,353.30 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, KEYANA L Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $97,352.39 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, GINA M Employer name Genesee County Amount $97,351.08 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEREK, JOANNA M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $97,350.55 Date 08/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMISKEY, MARY E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $97,349.90 Date 04/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAWLUK, CINDY E Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $97,349.05 Date 08/26/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOMENDA, MICHAEL D Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $97,348.46 Date 11/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRAKIS, JOHN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,348.27 Date 07/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULLIKSEN, BRENDAN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,348.03 Date 08/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER-ANSAH, SORAYA M Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $97,347.80 Date 07/09/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IKWUAZOM, CYPRIAN O Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $97,347.77 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGAN, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $97,347.19 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANSON, PATRICK J Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $97,347.12 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTERMANN, MICHAEL H Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $97,346.60 Date 11/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANNER, CHARLES B Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $97,344.10 Date 02/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUCIA, ERIC L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $97,344.02 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEEN, DANIEL P Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $97,344.00 Date 02/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRINIDAD, CLAIRE D Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $97,342.57 Date 03/09/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEGEDE, BOSEDE K Employer name NYS Corr Serv,NYC Central Adm Amount $97,339.90 Date 06/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTRESCA, VINCENT A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $97,339.30 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SKELLIE, DAVID J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $97,338.76 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUTIS, WILLIAM D Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $97,338.48 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARRA, EDWARD J Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $97,337.18 Date 10/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSEN, DANIEL O Employer name City of Albany Amount $97,336.98 Date 07/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WIECZOREK, MICHAELENE Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $97,336.57 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMAD, JEFFREY S Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $97,336.20 Date 02/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARVER, TROY B Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $97,335.83 Date 10/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBERATORE, RICHARD M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $97,335.49 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILIC, ROSANNE G Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $97,335.33 Date 05/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENKITIS, JOHN Employer name City of Rochester Amount $97,334.97 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOWLETT BARRIFFE, NITA F Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $97,332.85 Date 02/28/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANK, ROBERT J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $97,332.64 Date 06/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, THOMAS E Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $97,332.11 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKSYM, ROBERT J Employer name Nassau County Amount $97,329.79 Date 09/28/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, JAMES M Employer name Webster CSD Amount $97,329.48 Date 07/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, JAMES M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $97,328.87 Date 11/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDAZZO, ROBERT J Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $97,328.00 Date 02/07/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATTS, SUSAN A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $97,327.54 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPLONSKOWSKI, JAMES M Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $97,326.86 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLAY, DEBRA A Employer name City of White Plains Amount $97,326.32 Date 09/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGBISIT, ESTHER Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $97,326.12 Date 02/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBOIS, DANIEL S Employer name Monroe County Amount $97,326.11 Date 10/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBINTON, DAVID S Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $97,324.50 Date 09/25/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANSWEENEY, TAMMY A Employer name Education Department Amount $97,323.20 Date 08/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System