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 GEE, JOHN E Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $96,401.76 Date 06/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JURGELON, PHILLIP A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $96,401.76 Date 12/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O ROURKE, TIMOTHY G Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,401.76 Date 12/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, ANN S Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $96,401.76 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENT, LORI G Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $96,401.76 Date 10/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAING, VONNETTE S Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $96,401.61 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKFORD, JULENE E Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $96,401.00 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARAN, SARBJIT K Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,399.68 Date 04/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MICELI, JOSEPH A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $96,399.04 Date 05/24/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONE, RICHARD I Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $96,398.38 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCY, PATRICK J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $96,398.12 Date 03/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELDON, PAUL J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $96,397.83 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'REGAN, KEVIN J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $96,397.23 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRUMPFLER, MARK D Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $96,396.75 Date 01/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGBUCHULAM, NELLY S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,396.04 Date 05/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLB, PAUL C Employer name Village of Fairport Amount $96,395.90 Date 11/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANSUETO, PHILIP M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $96,395.23 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, RONALD J Employer name Town of Southold Amount $96,395.16 Date 11/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, GORDON S Employer name Town of Southold Amount $96,395.16 Date 01/25/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLIDY, STEPHEN P Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $96,394.97 Date 02/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALEK, MARY P Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $96,394.48 Date 06/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, KATHLEEN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $96,394.48 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASH, MARC S Employer name Department of Health Amount $96,394.48 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEITZ, JAMES P Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $96,394.48 Date 02/14/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENYON, MARK A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $96,394.48 Date 12/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDINGTON, DAVID A Employer name City of Fulton Amount $96,394.31 Date 04/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KNAPP, CRYSTAL R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,393.70 Date 12/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKELS, ROBERT T Employer name State Bd of Elections Amount $96,392.14 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTON, RHAHEME D Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $96,390.74 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JACOB, JOANNE Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $96,390.23 Date 01/26/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANKS, RENEE A Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $96,390.00 Date 12/21/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, JAMES B Employer name Monroe County Amount $96,389.11 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIGNANO, MICHAEL P Employer name Westbury Water District Amount $96,388.59 Date 08/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAONESSA, WILLIAM J Employer name Westchester County Amount $96,388.14 Date 05/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLUETZMAN, KERRI S Employer name Department of Health Amount $96,387.72 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, JAMES P Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $96,385.58 Date 03/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN LAER, SCOTT L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $96,385.50 Date 04/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EAGEN, SEAN Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $96,385.15 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, DAN P Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $96,384.93 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERSON, DEBORAH A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $96,384.34 Date 02/20/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERDEN, THOMAS M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $96,384.06 Date 06/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOORDSY, J. MARK Employer name Department of Health Amount $96,383.82 Date 07/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, JASON R Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $96,383.38 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PORTER, LAUREN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $96,383.28 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CATHERINE M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $96,382.78 Date 09/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTI, ANGELA P Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $96,382.00 Date 01/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELLEFSEN, JOHN E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $96,382.00 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMMELL, STEVEN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,381.22 Date 04/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEGGEN, MARK E Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $96,380.40 Date 05/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, RENEE Y Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $96,380.34 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, MICHAEL F Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $96,379.96 Date 05/18/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SGAMBELLURI, TINA M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $96,379.14 Date 07/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANTZEN, RYAN L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,379.14 Date 12/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESTOR, SANDRA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $96,379.02 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, ERIC M Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $96,378.87 Date 01/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARDNER, MARTIN A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,378.36 Date 09/04/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREAGAN, NANCY Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,377.84 Date 06/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TZAMBOURAKIS, MAYUMI N Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,377.84 Date 02/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELE, MICHAEL T Employer name Plainview Water District Amount $96,376.90 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOBECK, RAYMOND D Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $96,376.85 Date 05/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMYTH, JOSEPH H Employer name Town of StoNY Point Amount $96,376.56 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALATINO, JOSEPH Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $96,376.02 Date 10/31/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECK, CINDYANN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $96,375.46 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTIN, ROBERT Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $96,375.36 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIL, SAMINDRA N Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $96,374.98 Date 04/26/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JIMMIE B Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $96,374.82 Date 07/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRUBE, RAYMOND F Employer name Nassau County Amount $96,374.58 Date 08/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NILES, JOANN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $96,374.46 Date 09/25/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAAL, NANCY Employer name Hicksville Water District Amount $96,373.97 Date 02/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICLARI, WILLIAM J Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $96,373.60 Date 09/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERIO, JULIE A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $96,373.16 Date 02/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAROSI, LAWRENCE Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $96,372.80 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG-ROSS, KRISTIN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $96,372.64 Date 01/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENZ, TAMARA D Employer name Westchester County Amount $96,372.48 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEATH, ROBERT W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $96,371.27 Date 08/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALAFEEW, BRETT M Employer name Ridge Road Fire District Amount $96,370.22 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BYRNE, MICHAEL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $96,369.95 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WAAGE, MARGARET A Employer name Ulster County Amount $96,369.00 Date 08/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABIODUN-ADELOKIKT, TITILOLA Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $96,368.96 Date 11/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORR, SCOTT C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $96,368.66 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JULI Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $96,368.23 Date 04/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRELIA-HYLAND, DENISE A Employer name Department of Health Amount $96,367.44 Date 02/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLARE, OPHELIA Q Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $96,365.96 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERKER, DANIEL E Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $96,364.58 Date 09/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROY, ANJANA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $96,364.49 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARMELSTEIN BLACKWELL, LISA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $96,364.06 Date 09/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CRESCENZO, DENISE N Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $96,364.06 Date 07/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIATO, COLLEEN P Employer name Department of Health Amount $96,363.54 Date 02/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACE, THOMAS M Employer name Department of Law Amount $96,363.02 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTHAUPT, BARBARA A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $96,363.02 Date 07/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, JENNIFER L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $96,363.02 Date 02/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, ALAN P Employer name Education Department Amount $96,363.02 Date 01/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHICK, FREDERICK S Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $96,363.02 Date 09/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARRON, KATHLEEN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,363.02 Date 08/02/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, MARGARET C Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $96,363.02 Date 08/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORMAN, GLENN M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $96,363.02 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLAVIA, JOSEPH Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $96,362.45 Date 07/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACOSTA, DANIEL Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $96,362.34 Date 02/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, JAN M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $96,362.08 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSALL, KEVIN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $96,361.77 Date 01/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System