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 PLUME, JAMIE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $96,886.07 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASTA, JOHN R Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $96,885.25 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EUGENIO, JONATHAN Employer name Nassau County Amount $96,884.46 Date 10/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNEMAN, WILLIAM C Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $96,884.04 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, GERALD Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $96,883.57 Date 06/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIKORSKI, KENNETH P Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $96,883.23 Date 10/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYETTE, JONATHON C Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $96,881.65 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, RICHARD J Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $96,881.00 Date 09/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, CHERYL L Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $96,880.23 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKIDMORE, MATTHEW D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $96,879.30 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, SUSAN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $96,879.26 Date 02/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARONE, BRIAN P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $96,878.57 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOLD, SUSAN L Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $96,878.20 Date 12/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISI, HELEN Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $96,877.99 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANNO, WILLIAM J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $96,876.86 Date 02/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE VITO, MARK L Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $96,876.76 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANSLEY, WILLIAM J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $96,876.52 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIMES, MARY SUSAN Employer name Thrall Public Library Amount $96,876.24 Date 07/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, OSCAR, JR Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $96,875.84 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, KELLY S Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $96,874.95 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARMON, JOSETTE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $96,874.74 Date 11/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAKOB, JOHN D Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $96,874.69 Date 09/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, JESUS Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $96,874.49 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BONI, JAMES C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $96,873.92 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, TERESA M Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $96,873.90 Date 09/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADUE, JENNIFER Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $96,873.74 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANDS, LAURA J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $96,873.38 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARING, ADAM M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,873.38 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, JASON G C Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $96,871.94 Date 09/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAMANIEGO, JERRY L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $96,869.41 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANU, ANTHONY P Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $96,868.78 Date 12/03/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCCA, MARIO Employer name Great Neck North Water Auth Amount $96,867.64 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDILLO, VICTOR F Employer name Westmoreland CSD Amount $96,867.54 Date 09/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUGYI, BRIAN R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $96,866.51 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIEBEN, GARY S Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $96,866.09 Date 02/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAHY, VIRGINIA J Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $96,865.80 Date 09/12/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASH, THOMAS J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $96,865.42 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GHEE, WESLEY D Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $96,865.17 Date 07/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ETHERTON, JASON Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $96,864.76 Date 11/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAILE, BENYAM Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $96,864.48 Date 02/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, DAWN E Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $96,863.89 Date 01/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEMITZ, LANCE D Employer name Village of Fairport Amount $96,862.97 Date 05/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, SUSAN Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $96,861.82 Date 12/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEO, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $96,860.98 Date 04/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNELL, MICHAEL W Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $96,860.28 Date 03/31/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYNE, JANICE I Employer name Onondaga County Amount $96,859.88 Date 01/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPPO, JERRY D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $96,858.56 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAKSH, SHAFIROON Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $96,858.43 Date 11/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOBIERECKI, ROGER C Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $96,857.89 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURDY, BRIAN K Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $96,856.15 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, KERRY J Employer name Westchester County Amount $96,855.54 Date 08/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FACTEAU, PETER C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $96,855.49 Date 07/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, KAREN F Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $96,853.51 Date 12/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIDDLETON, PAMELA M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $96,853.49 Date 01/14/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAEED, SHOMARI Employer name Nassau County Amount $96,852.68 Date 08/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIGGINS, RANDY J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $96,852.52 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZNER, DEBRA H Employer name Orange County Amount $96,850.84 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRONEMAN, MICHAEL Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $96,849.54 Date 10/17/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORFLEET, JUSTIN P Employer name City of Oswego Amount $96,847.77 Date 08/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NSOULI, IMAD S Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $96,847.59 Date 05/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILD, AARON R Employer name Town of Greece Amount $96,846.15 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ADEGUNLE, TOPE A Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $96,846.11 Date 06/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUM, JOANNE C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $96,845.17 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODDO, JOSEPH Employer name Suffolk County Amount $96,843.16 Date 07/09/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAVICK, PATRICIA J Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $96,842.60 Date 04/09/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'ROURKE, JOHN P Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $96,841.76 Date 10/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAGLIOCCO, ANGELO Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $96,841.39 Date 04/30/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HEARN, THERESE M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $96,841.23 Date 02/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIWANAG, DAVID H Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $96,840.19 Date 12/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEHAN, CAROLE A Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $96,839.49 Date 04/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SANDRA H Employer name Westchester County Amount $96,838.95 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANQUI, NORBERTO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $96,837.05 Date 06/14/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSA, GEORGE L Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $96,836.52 Date 10/29/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERIG, JOHN J, JR Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $96,836.51 Date 09/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORONA, JAVIER L Employer name Westchester County Amount $96,836.41 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMP, DOUGLAS R Employer name Department of Law Amount $96,835.63 Date 09/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTE, FRANK Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $96,835.06 Date 05/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALAFI, ELIZABETH Employer name Middle Country Public Library Amount $96,834.14 Date 07/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOLESE, PAUL J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $96,832.31 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLANAMENTA, RICHARD E Employer name Town of Ossining Amount $96,832.15 Date 01/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA SPINA, ANTHONY Employer name Town of Chester Amount $96,832.12 Date 04/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIODO, PATRICIA Employer name Nassau County Amount $96,831.85 Date 11/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACK, OSBORNE K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $96,831.40 Date 06/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUSE, BRIAN M Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $96,831.12 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYER, JOHN P Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $96,831.04 Date 04/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, JEFFREY M Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $96,829.93 Date 08/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROE, BEVERLY A Employer name Erie County Amount $96,829.69 Date 08/15/1964 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBIN, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Plainview Water District Amount $96,825.88 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESKO, RONALD E Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $96,825.86 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIBICH, GERALD J Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $96,825.24 Date 03/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOGAN, JESSICA H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $96,824.80 Date 03/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBLUM, STEVEN Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $96,824.72 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELVIN, SHERIKA D Employer name Westchester County Amount $96,824.53 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, JENNIFER L Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $96,824.51 Date 04/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENEZIA, NICHOLAS J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $96,823.80 Date 02/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, VISAMMA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $96,822.27 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, VICTOR R, III Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $96,821.58 Date 10/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELDEN, JOSEPH R Employer name Erie County Amount $96,821.44 Date 08/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSANISI, FRANK, III Employer name Nassau County Amount $96,821.42 Date 03/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, HAKIM K Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $96,821.06 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System