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 DUDLEY, LAURA S Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $96,101.67 Date 08/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOVER, BENJAMIN A Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $96,100.93 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER - PHILIP, RANGHILL Employer name Westchester County Amount $96,100.48 Date 06/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, RAYMOND L, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $96,100.24 Date 01/23/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENA, MICHAEL A, JR Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $96,100.16 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPEK, DENNIS T Employer name Village of Ardsley Amount $96,098.80 Date 10/18/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAULFIELD, EILEEN M Employer name Smithtown Spec Library Dist Amount $96,098.49 Date 03/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJTANOWSKI, MICHAEL J Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $96,097.70 Date 07/17/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINERVA, WILLIAM V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $96,097.08 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC KENZIE, QUINZELL R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $96,096.00 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOKFAIR, WILLIAM E, II Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $96,095.59 Date 01/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUNN, STEPHEN A Employer name Village of Monroe Amount $96,095.42 Date 06/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GINN, DANIEL C Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $96,095.37 Date 06/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEDVUKAJ, PASHKO Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $96,095.15 Date 04/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTE, JOHN G Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $96,095.05 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALVAL, PHOEBE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $96,094.62 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALOMBA, VINCENZO X Employer name Westchester County Amount $96,094.19 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENT, RAMONA Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $96,093.30 Date 09/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DAVID J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $96,093.17 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLACKMAN-CORT, SHELLY Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $96,092.54 Date 08/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOUSSAINT, REGINALD Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $96,092.54 Date 07/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, MICHAEL N Employer name Putnam Valley CSD Amount $96,092.39 Date 07/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NALLY, PETER E Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $96,092.16 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, RAYMOND F Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $96,090.54 Date 04/16/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, ALBERT Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $96,089.91 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMMER, DEBORAH R Employer name City of Middletown Amount $96,089.81 Date 01/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LO TEMPIO, CHARLES J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $96,089.08 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, THEODORE M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $96,088.01 Date 05/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXON, BRUCE G Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $96,087.47 Date 10/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, TAMMY J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $96,087.42 Date 06/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBERTING, EDWARD M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $96,085.60 Date 05/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDBERG, CHARLES R Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $96,085.60 Date 10/30/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHLER, ANDREW B Employer name Education Department Amount $96,085.60 Date 05/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLE, JOSE M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $96,084.36 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC WILLIAMS, RICHARD Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $96,083.13 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, CONSTANCE Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $96,082.41 Date 10/01/1968 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, THOMAS J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $96,082.26 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PESCA, ALISON M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $96,082.22 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINKER, DEBRA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $96,081.81 Date 05/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, JAMES T Employer name Albany County Amount $96,081.07 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTT, BARBARANN T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $96,078.60 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOEFLING, GINGER L, MS Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $96,078.50 Date 11/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERL, MARTIN J Employer name Erie County Amount $96,078.39 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLOUGHBY, SCOTT R Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $96,076.52 Date 02/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZZO, CYNTHIA D Employer name Smithtown Spec Library Dist Amount $96,076.26 Date 10/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIAMBRA, JOSEPH M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $96,076.23 Date 04/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, JOHN W Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $96,076.13 Date 07/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, MICHAEL A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $96,075.94 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $96,075.67 Date 01/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHELAN, PATRICK J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $96,074.19 Date 12/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINGMAN, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $96,073.81 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, SUSAN K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $96,073.08 Date 07/12/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORIN, NICHOLE L Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $96,072.29 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNONE, LINDA Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $96,072.16 Date 12/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLAM, GENEVIEVE Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $96,071.82 Date 05/12/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAWEK, MARK Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $96,071.44 Date 08/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEONE, PATRICA Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $96,070.61 Date 01/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSAY, DAVID A Employer name Village of Monticello Amount $96,068.84 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GULLIE, JOHN S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $96,068.57 Date 10/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHON, THOMAS J Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $96,067.89 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHANNON, ROBERT A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $96,066.72 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COREANO, JORGE Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $96,065.58 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONCRIEF, SHANE A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $96,065.55 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RELL, BARRY D, JR Employer name City of Kingston Amount $96,065.32 Date 06/24/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BONI, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $96,065.03 Date 08/25/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MYERS, RONDA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $96,064.71 Date 12/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENSIERI, FRANK Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $96,064.42 Date 08/21/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUPID, NYASHA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $96,064.00 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGUE, LASHANNEN N Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $96,063.86 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, REGAN A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $96,063.83 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PIERRO, ALBERT Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $96,062.25 Date 03/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARLING, CATHERINE R Employer name Columbia County Amount $96,062.08 Date 05/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHENG, XINDE Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $96,062.00 Date 09/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, DICK J Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $96,061.99 Date 11/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEILSON, GEORGE Employer name City of Middletown Amount $96,061.46 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CEREMUGA, RICHARD A Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $96,060.93 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMJANEC, PETER Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $96,060.69 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, AMY H Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $96,060.69 Date 12/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STURGES, BENJAMIN M, III Employer name City of Albany Amount $96,059.99 Date 08/14/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAZURA, BETHANY F Employer name Education Department Amount $96,059.34 Date 08/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACYNA, MYRON R Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $96,057.90 Date 10/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAMADHAN, CYNTHIA S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $96,057.09 Date 06/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, PERCY G, JR Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $96,057.00 Date 11/06/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDIK, DOROTHY M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $96,056.94 Date 06/29/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIX, JOHN H Employer name City of Rochester Amount $96,056.00 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSENBAUM, MARTY I Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $96,055.95 Date 03/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINER, CYNTHIA A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $96,054.94 Date 07/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATELA, WOJCIECH Employer name Dutchess County Amount $96,054.15 Date 03/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMBKE, JOSEPH A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $96,053.63 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HONKALA, DARRELL A Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $96,052.52 Date 07/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ULLRICH, WILLIAM L Employer name City of Albany Amount $96,051.98 Date 10/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ENTROTT, JAMES H Employer name Department of Health Amount $96,051.94 Date 02/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBERHART, DAVID A Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $96,051.28 Date 06/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODNAR, MARC W Employer name Nassau County Amount $96,050.71 Date 02/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAR, JAISOOK S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $96,050.33 Date 09/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'REILLY, KEVIN W Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $96,050.33 Date 05/30/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SONGAYLLO, ERIC A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $96,050.33 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, TIMOTHY Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $96,049.01 Date 04/24/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEYS, KARL V Employer name Orange County Amount $96,048.57 Date 02/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHELS, EDWARD S Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $96,048.42 Date 06/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System