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 O'CONNOR, DANIEL V Employer name Waterfront Commis of NY Harbor Amount $96,553.24 Date 09/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROCHE, DAVID P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $96,553.14 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HELLER, MATTHEW D Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $96,551.99 Date 01/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JAMIE L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $96,551.88 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRUBB, ELIJAH D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $96,551.29 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REEKIE, JOSEPH Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $96,551.05 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, JOHN J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $96,549.57 Date 07/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIN, LISA R Employer name Lewis County Amount $96,549.05 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELA, RICHARD J Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $96,548.24 Date 02/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMACHO, ALFONSO Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $96,547.81 Date 10/22/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUOT, MARY R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $96,547.43 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUWE, THOMAS E Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $96,546.98 Date 06/19/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCCA, MARY B Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,546.96 Date 06/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CECALA, SUZANNE A Employer name Off Prevent Domestic Violence Amount $96,544.32 Date 03/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASANAS, WILLIAM Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $96,544.00 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN LOAN, KATHERINE R Employer name Ulster County Amount $96,543.82 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALE, GERALYN M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $96,541.64 Date 02/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROLCZYK, LAURA D Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $96,541.51 Date 04/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVINO, ARTHUR B, JR Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $96,541.38 Date 08/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTA, JOSEPH C Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $96,541.28 Date 03/15/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUEIPO, JEFFREY L Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $96,540.51 Date 10/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOYITHARA, ELSY S Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $96,539.96 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FELICE, RICHARD A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $96,539.27 Date 09/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMASAMI, LAURETTE F Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $96,538.97 Date 10/27/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLENON, CASEY B Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $96,538.77 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULICH, PAUL Employer name Westchester County Amount $96,538.32 Date 01/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUSE, KYLE A Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $96,538.00 Date 06/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDER WENDE, RICK Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $96,538.00 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOTO, DIANE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $96,537.40 Date 12/29/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLFE, ROBERT B Employer name City of Rochester Amount $96,536.67 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEIGLEIN, JOSEPH R Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $96,536.61 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANLEY, EDMOND F, III Employer name Village of Dobbs Ferry Amount $96,536.38 Date 05/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, MARY C Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $96,535.20 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHMURZYNSKI, GARY H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $96,534.77 Date 07/29/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EYRICH, AARON K Employer name City of Rochester Amount $96,534.43 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LORD, RICHARD M Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $96,533.82 Date 11/20/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJTOWICZ, JAMES M Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $96,533.43 Date 02/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAREDES, CLAUDIO W Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $96,530.07 Date 03/11/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, JIA DEE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $96,530.00 Date 06/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'LEARY, JOHN B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $96,529.75 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRELLA, MOREEN D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,529.61 Date 09/01/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMPSELL, NICHOLAS M Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $96,527.82 Date 03/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEZZULLO, PAUL M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $96,526.90 Date 10/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLORAN, WILLIAM M Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $96,526.40 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELVIN, PREMILA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,526.24 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, JOHN C Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $96,524.60 Date 04/04/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORRIS, SCOTT E Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $96,523.81 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINTIM-MISA, DORIS Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $96,522.16 Date 12/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, THOMAS L Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $96,522.01 Date 08/16/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $96,521.62 Date 03/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELTON, GREGORY H Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $96,521.58 Date 07/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, PATRICIA A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $96,520.33 Date 12/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODELL, JOHN F, III Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $96,520.08 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANN, RICHARD A Employer name City of White Plains Amount $96,519.84 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VETRANO, DIANE Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $96,519.70 Date 09/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDER, MICHAEL A Employer name Gr Atlantic Bch Water Reclam Dst Amount $96,519.58 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTRACH, JASON F Employer name Village of Depew Amount $96,519.37 Date 08/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAY, MARSHALL H Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $96,519.28 Date 06/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURRIDGE, SIDNEY C, JR Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $96,519.22 Date 07/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALEY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $96,519.01 Date 02/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONALDI, JOHN A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $96,518.91 Date 12/13/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHROEDER, DAVID H Employer name Lagrange Fire District Amount $96,518.30 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARCIA, EDWARD J Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $96,517.61 Date 10/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHURCH, JOSEPHINE V Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $96,516.73 Date 01/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, MATTHEW A Employer name Town of Massena Amount $96,515.73 Date 02/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMMER, AARON J Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $96,515.31 Date 03/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAGATSI, DIANNA Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $96,515.04 Date 07/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLCOVICH, MICHAEL C Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $96,514.11 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEVELAND, ROMAN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $96,513.72 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WELCH, DANIEL T Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $96,511.60 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RONG, JIA-SHENG Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $96,511.48 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIRONI, FRANK A, JR Employer name Town of Halfmoon Amount $96,510.91 Date 12/11/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINTRAUB, JUDITH Employer name Village of Pleasantville Amount $96,510.70 Date 09/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROACH, EVERETT E Employer name Ontario County Amount $96,510.52 Date 08/16/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ALTARIK Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $96,510.32 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZOWSKI, THOMAS J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $96,510.12 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUINONES, FRANCISCO A Employer name Westchester County Amount $96,510.04 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANCROFT, FREDERICK S, III Employer name Monroe County Amount $96,509.30 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU VAL, MARJORY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $96,509.30 Date 12/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUSTO, ROSEMARIE Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $96,508.65 Date 07/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTHOLOMEW, BRIAN K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $96,508.00 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALCE, PATRICIA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $96,505.75 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROSA, VICKI L Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $96,505.29 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, JACKIE-ANN Employer name Westchester County Amount $96,504.90 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDONA, AMED Employer name Division of State Police Amount $96,503.68 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, KIM M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $96,503.52 Date 06/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKEY, PETER C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $96,503.18 Date 05/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITE, MICHAEL H Employer name Nassau County Amount $96,503.08 Date 07/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUCK, RAYMOND W Employer name Ontario County Amount $96,502.17 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUENFELD, LEONARD N Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $96,500.04 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, WILLIAM W Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $96,499.70 Date 05/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIDOMIZIO, JAMES C Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $96,498.08 Date 05/20/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, DIANA L Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $96,497.83 Date 08/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHESTER, JOHN D Employer name Nassau County Amount $96,497.37 Date 02/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, KAREN A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $96,497.07 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUSMAN, JEFFREY B Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $96,496.70 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RULE, DEAN L Employer name Village of Kenmore Amount $96,495.18 Date 10/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AZIZ, NADINE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $96,495.00 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, WILLIAM T Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $96,494.65 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENNA, MAUREEN C Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $96,492.87 Date 12/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System