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 SINCLAIR, KRISTIN G Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $96,492.56 Date 09/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFF, PATRICIA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $96,491.97 Date 03/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURRIS, JAMES Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $96,491.71 Date 11/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERSHKOWITZ, LISE M Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $96,491.47 Date 01/22/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHENG, SHENG-YEAN Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $96,491.47 Date 11/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, NIRANJANA A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $96,491.47 Date 04/21/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHELI, SUSAN L Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $96,491.07 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KYLE, ROBERT R Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $96,490.46 Date 10/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, WAYNE M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $96,490.42 Date 06/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINELLI, JENNIFER S Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $96,489.87 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADAGE, LEONARD Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $96,489.48 Date 06/22/1967 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE CLERC, ALBERT L, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $96,488.28 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REICHINGER, SCOTT Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $96,488.21 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, GADDIEL Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $96,488.18 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIOR, BRIAN D Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $96,488.08 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURMASTER, BRYAN S Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $96,486.24 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, TYSON N Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $96,486.00 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMPERSAUD, RANIE E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $96,486.00 Date 06/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEUSCHER, EARL W Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $96,485.71 Date 10/13/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIETZ, DAVID M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $96,485.66 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDI, JOSEPH A Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $96,485.01 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLMES, TRAVIS J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $96,484.51 Date 06/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KNUTOWICZ, JULIE E Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $96,483.60 Date 03/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CERRONE, ANTHONY P Employer name Dev Auth of North Country Amount $96,481.40 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOOD GATES, KAREN J Employer name Ontario County Amount $96,481.26 Date 10/10/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, BRADLEY J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $96,480.65 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, NEIL A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $96,480.30 Date 08/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISCOPO, ANTHONY J Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $96,479.61 Date 09/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COSS, RICHARD L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $96,479.61 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTOCELLO, ANTHONY J Employer name Northport E Northport Pub Lib Amount $96,479.47 Date 02/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, LEONARD Employer name Village of Pelham Amount $96,478.27 Date 08/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIRGINIA, JAMES J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $96,477.79 Date 11/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, JASON S Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $96,477.30 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOWALK, JOEL E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $96,476.85 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STRAUT, DENISE A Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $96,476.44 Date 08/13/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, STEVEN R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $96,476.39 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDUJAR, SAMUEL T Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $96,476.02 Date 08/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, LINDA L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $96,475.98 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, MARTIN J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $96,474.76 Date 11/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANDY, JESSICA C Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $96,474.27 Date 11/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIES, STEVEN E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $96,473.79 Date 08/10/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, JILL A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $96,471.44 Date 06/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLIN, ROBERT, JR Employer name Eastchester Fire Dist Amount $96,471.12 Date 04/02/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RENWICK, CAROL ANN Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $96,471.12 Date 06/24/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENZABENE, AMY H Employer name Department of State Amount $96,471.03 Date 11/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, JENNIFER L Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $96,471.02 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, SUBHA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $96,471.01 Date 12/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEARY, CHANTELLE Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $96,469.10 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, STANLEY J Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $96,469.06 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYUNG, KENNETH C Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $96,468.83 Date 07/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIESCH, WALTER Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $96,468.40 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SKIDMORE, JENNIFER L Employer name Town of Gates Amount $96,468.09 Date 08/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUSTI, SRIKANTH E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,467.26 Date 04/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, RICHARD Employer name Westchester County Amount $96,465.25 Date 09/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI NONNO, SCOTT A Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $96,464.60 Date 03/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOLFE, RAYMOND L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $96,463.48 Date 12/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERTI, MICHAEL C, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $96,462.80 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELMS, ROBERT C, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $96,462.19 Date 05/28/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOVACH, NANCY C Employer name Lewis County Amount $96,461.76 Date 11/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONGDON, JOSEPH L Employer name Niskayuna Fire District #1 Amount $96,461.73 Date 03/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONTESANO, MICHAEL J Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $96,461.56 Date 01/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PLANTE, ROBIN E Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $96,460.65 Date 12/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, PAMELA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $96,460.57 Date 08/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, HEATHER Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $96,460.26 Date 05/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, JOHN J Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $96,460.21 Date 08/25/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEANE, THOMAS P, III Employer name City of Rochester Amount $96,460.05 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, SHERRI A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $96,459.47 Date 06/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REITH, JOHN F, JR Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $96,459.36 Date 09/20/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MAR, D JEREMY Employer name City of Rochester Amount $96,458.62 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUSTER, SUSAN L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,457.06 Date 06/22/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONCA, DANIEL P Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $96,455.25 Date 02/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOLEY, GLEN L Employer name City of Beacon Amount $96,454.29 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYER, DEBRA M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $96,453.75 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KMIDOWSKI, LORI A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $96,453.73 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARDONA, ALICIA Employer name Nassau County Amount $96,453.60 Date 05/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKERMAN, RAYMOND F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $96,453.08 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYFIELD-BOZA, THERESA P Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $96,453.07 Date 03/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAZINO, JOHN W Employer name Orange County Amount $96,452.44 Date 09/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAINOR, EAMONN P Employer name Crime Victims Compensation Bd Amount $96,452.20 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANAND, MADHU Employer name Department of Health Amount $96,452.20 Date 07/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHANNA, THOMAS A Employer name Department of Health Amount $96,452.20 Date 01/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEFE, ROBERT G Employer name Department of Health Amount $96,452.20 Date 11/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULAS, KAREN E Employer name Department of Health Amount $96,452.20 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, THOMAS J Employer name Department of Health Amount $96,452.20 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOST, STEPHEN J Employer name Department of Health Amount $96,452.20 Date 11/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREMBLAY, MARK A Employer name Department of Health Amount $96,452.20 Date 04/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAINMAN, THOMAS Employer name Department of Health Amount $96,452.20 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIO, ELIZABETH A Employer name Department of Law Amount $96,452.20 Date 07/07/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERTER, JEFFREY L Employer name Department of State Amount $96,452.20 Date 09/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTHOLOMEW, JEFFREY L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $96,452.20 Date 09/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONTAINE, MARY E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $96,452.20 Date 06/04/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRESGE, WALTER A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $96,452.20 Date 03/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIN, LORRAINE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $96,452.20 Date 03/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTEER, JOHN S Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $96,452.20 Date 08/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROUE, GARY P Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $96,452.20 Date 03/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, ERIC SCOTT Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $96,452.20 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFFERTY, KEVIN P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $96,452.20 Date 06/27/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SANTIS, STEVEN A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $96,452.20 Date 03/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENUE-HOURIGAN, REBECCA L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $96,452.20 Date 10/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAVES, KAREN J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $96,452.20 Date 05/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System