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 WILK, ELIZABETH J Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $96,239.26 Date 04/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZAD, MOHAMED K Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,239.26 Date 12/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JIMEL Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,239.26 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANNON, ROBERT F Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $96,239.26 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRAVE, BRYAN K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $96,238.08 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMUS, THEODORE F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $96,238.04 Date 02/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKERT, JASON Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $96,236.65 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPACONE, DAVID D Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $96,236.00 Date 03/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGT, EMMA O Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $96,235.72 Date 02/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSE, BIJU K Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $96,234.61 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUPP, MICHAEL E Employer name City of Kingston Amount $96,234.49 Date 04/19/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPARNO, ROSS M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $96,233.70 Date 01/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIARDULLO, DOMENICK Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $96,231.96 Date 10/29/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, WILLIAM J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $96,231.86 Date 08/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKROW, BRETT T Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,231.72 Date 02/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, MICHAEL H Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $96,230.59 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKORO, HEATHER N Employer name Erie County Amount $96,230.40 Date 12/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRINGTON, LISA D Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $96,230.22 Date 11/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEYER, HOWARD S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $96,229.12 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALZ, STEVEN H Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $96,228.68 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURTELL, BRYAN K Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $96,227.82 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, AMY W Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $96,227.18 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACCHUS, TEENA D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $96,226.00 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLBERDING, JOHN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $96,226.00 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTILE, SHEILA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $96,225.45 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAN, ABDUL J Employer name Department of Health Amount $96,223.92 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHOKHAR, ASIF I Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $96,223.79 Date 05/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, WILLIAM J Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $96,223.57 Date 12/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTOLANO, GRANT F Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $96,222.72 Date 08/16/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLICANE, STEPHEN R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $96,222.12 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADSALL, RONALD L, JR Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $96,221.92 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MARY BETH Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $96,221.84 Date 02/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORTON, JOSEPH M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,221.06 Date 04/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HETZKE, ROBERT J Employer name Wayne County Amount $96,219.23 Date 11/20/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLINE, RICHARD C Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $96,218.94 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADE, PATRICK R Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $96,218.20 Date 10/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONLON, TIMOTHY A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $96,217.94 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLL, DIANE Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,217.94 Date 08/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARADOWSKI, DAVID P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $96,217.42 Date 06/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUSSER, BENJAMIN Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $96,216.38 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREIBER, RICHARD S Employer name Town of North Salem Amount $96,216.12 Date 12/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE JESUS, CARLOS M, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $96,215.96 Date 10/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRAY, MICHAEL G Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $96,215.64 Date 05/20/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRACE, BARBARA M Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $96,215.46 Date 09/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEGO, CRAIG T Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $96,215.06 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, SUSAN Employer name Education Department Amount $96,214.82 Date 03/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORRIS, BRYAN S Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $96,214.56 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, JAMES Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $96,214.53 Date 08/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-JEROME, MIKE Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $96,214.46 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WERNER, MARK M Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $96,214.24 Date 03/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, SERGIO D Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $96,213.30 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RULLO, PHILIP S Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $96,213.11 Date 07/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOVEL, GARY M Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $96,213.00 Date 11/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIZIALKO, PETER E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $96,210.77 Date 06/24/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, NANCY D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $96,210.09 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CHERYL A J Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $96,210.05 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGALHAES, LUIS H Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $96,209.81 Date 03/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUCHIS, ANTHONY J Employer name Department of Health Amount $96,208.92 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERSTING, ARTHUR A Employer name Westchester County Amount $96,208.92 Date 03/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, RYAN T Employer name Putnam County Amount $96,206.97 Date 06/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PODLESAK, GERALD R Employer name Nassau County Amount $96,206.94 Date 11/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAPA, MARCEL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $96,206.11 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURLINGAME, MICHAEL A Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $96,205.61 Date 08/16/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EXARMAKOS, BILLY J Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $96,204.81 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KING, DOUGLAS K Employer name City of Rochester Amount $96,204.58 Date 02/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHAPIRO, STEPHANIE R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $96,202.96 Date 05/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORLING, DESIREE C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $96,202.86 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORREST, DARRYL K Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $96,202.68 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROPHY, THOMAS J, JR Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,202.34 Date 02/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, DEANNA L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,202.34 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, DONALD A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,202.34 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANIFAN, LISA A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $96,202.08 Date 03/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBOORD, SETH D Employer name Education Department Amount $96,201.04 Date 11/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAINEY, LEO R, JR Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $96,200.95 Date 05/26/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLERY, JAMES W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $96,200.64 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TIBALDI, ANTHONY J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $96,200.52 Date 08/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANSON, TRACY A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $96,199.74 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, CHRISTY M Employer name Department of Health Amount $96,199.74 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLENBECK, HEIDI A Employer name Department of Health Amount $96,199.74 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIPACE, DENISE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $96,199.74 Date 09/07/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, DEBORAH J Employer name Department of Health Amount $96,199.74 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARVEY, BRIAN C Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $96,199.74 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUMANN, ALEXA M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $96,199.74 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAISZ, PETER M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $96,199.74 Date 02/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLANOWSKI, ROSALIND M Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $96,199.74 Date 08/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBKOWSKI, ERIN M Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $96,199.74 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, BRADLEY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $96,199.74 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRINKS-DIXON, CINDYLOU M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $96,199.74 Date 12/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHTER, WAYNE Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $96,199.74 Date 04/05/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, YVONNE M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $96,199.74 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, MARTIN G Employer name Education Department Amount $96,199.74 Date 05/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNESSEY, SAMUEL J Employer name Education Department Amount $96,199.74 Date 10/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOTHROP, JONATHAN C Employer name Education Department Amount $96,199.74 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJCIK, MARY E Employer name Education Department Amount $96,199.74 Date 12/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONBOY, JENIKA Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $96,199.74 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIN, HOWARD H Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $96,199.74 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POOLE, SHEILA M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $96,199.74 Date 08/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZYRA, LAWRENCE J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $96,199.74 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLEAKLEY, CARRIE W Employer name Ontario County Amount $96,199.61 Date 05/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEHOE, JENNIFER J Employer name Ontario County Amount $96,199.61 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System