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 CHRISTMANN, DANIEL C Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $95,945.70 Date 10/22/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINCLAIR, SYREETA T Employer name Port Chester Housing Authority Amount $95,945.28 Date 10/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPPAS, LORRAINE Employer name Suffolk Otb Corp. Amount $95,944.68 Date 07/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAIMONDI, PAMELA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $95,942.98 Date 06/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORN, ERIC M Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $95,942.87 Date 01/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFGANG, BRIAN J Employer name City of Albany Amount $95,942.64 Date 08/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ASIMAKOPOULOS, NICHOLAS Employer name Department of Health Amount $95,942.60 Date 07/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCO, JOSEPH M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $95,942.31 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINTON, JULIET G Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $95,941.54 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUTISTA, LUISITO C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $95,940.00 Date 11/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, VANESSA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $95,939.04 Date 12/14/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORSBERG, KEVIN J Employer name Whitesboro CSD Amount $95,938.40 Date 11/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLATAU, COREY J Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $95,937.38 Date 08/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLEMING, ROBERT T Employer name Melville Fire District Amount $95,937.24 Date 01/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRVIN, EDWARD J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $95,936.37 Date 10/18/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELAND LEWIS, KELLI A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $95,935.83 Date 12/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIER, C SCOTT Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $95,935.73 Date 07/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, JEFFREY A Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $95,935.70 Date 07/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARRETT, JAMES J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $95,935.69 Date 06/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIAMPI, LINDA A Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $95,934.53 Date 09/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONLON, BRIAN M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $95,934.01 Date 07/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCORMACK, JAMES F Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $95,933.41 Date 07/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, ELLEN M Employer name Town of Greece Amount $95,932.37 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PREMORE, FRANCIS J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $95,932.00 Date 10/16/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONS, STEPHANIE A Employer name Department of Health Amount $95,929.86 Date 09/28/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ANTHONY P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $95,928.65 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHR, WILLIAM P Employer name Lawrence UFSD Amount $95,928.56 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROHS, RONALD L Employer name Long Beach Housing Authority Amount $95,928.00 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANO, KYLE A Employer name Ulster County Amount $95,927.99 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAHA, CHARLES A Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $95,927.84 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALSKI, PAUL M Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $95,927.40 Date 08/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILBO, FRANK S Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $95,927.22 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, JEFFREY M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $95,927.08 Date 03/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARRIGAN, FRANCIS G Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $95,925.94 Date 03/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMHOF, JOHN Employer name City of Rochester Amount $95,924.81 Date 04/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEARNS, BRENDAN Employer name Town of Islip Amount $95,924.50 Date 09/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATTO, FRANK L Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $95,924.03 Date 01/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DITTMAR, CHARLES W. Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $95,923.01 Date 11/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARGUS, STEVEN H, JR Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $95,921.73 Date 05/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLAR, JOHN H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $95,921.63 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLELLAN, DEBORAH Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $95,921.21 Date 10/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HSU, HUI-LING Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $95,919.73 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, DAVID L Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $95,919.65 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKWOOD, MICHAEL J Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $95,919.50 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, ELLEN R Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $95,919.20 Date 07/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAQUISH, STEVEN E Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $95,919.17 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENS, TIMOTHY Employer name Genesee County Amount $95,919.00 Date 05/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTAGENA, MIGUEL A Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $95,918.91 Date 03/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Cortland County Amount $95,918.81 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CHARLES Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $95,918.51 Date 03/15/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERSEY, OLIVIA A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $95,916.11 Date 12/15/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONCZAK, KEITH J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $95,916.00 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINHART, CHARLES L, JR Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $95,915.65 Date 11/08/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, MICHAEL P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $95,914.18 Date 06/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-BAPTISTE, GERMAINE Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $95,913.42 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VITO, CAROLYN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $95,913.19 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, DORRIAN Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $95,912.18 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEXEIRA, GLORIA Y Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $95,911.96 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIVNER, JENNIFER L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $95,911.96 Date 09/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASCON, ADRIAN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $95,911.42 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOLZ, MARISSA E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $95,910.47 Date 11/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAINOLA, PETER J, JR Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $95,909.86 Date 10/26/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFLEY, WAYNE M Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $95,909.66 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KENNETH L Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $95,908.73 Date 08/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, SEAN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,908.14 Date 11/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, CHRISSY A Employer name Village of Baldwinsville Amount $95,906.00 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FEATHERSTONE, JAMES A Employer name Department of Health Amount $95,905.94 Date 12/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUICK, WARREN J, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $95,905.94 Date 02/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALLUZZI, MICHAEL Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $95,905.48 Date 09/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, MARGARET M Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,905.40 Date 07/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARO, LYNNE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $95,905.27 Date 05/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAYES, KRISTOFER A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $95,905.23 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILL, KENRICK S Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $95,904.60 Date 12/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANDELA, JOHN F Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $95,902.31 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, SEAN S Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $95,901.34 Date 01/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEZEY-WREDE, PATRICIA H Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $95,901.31 Date 11/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, DONALD B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $95,900.75 Date 08/20/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFEY, VINCENT R Employer name Department of Health Amount $95,900.70 Date 07/30/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWLING, JOHN T Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $95,899.79 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCKMYRE, MARY Employer name Erie County Amount $95,898.96 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILS, MATTHEW A Employer name Erie County Amount $95,898.67 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, DENISE L Employer name Cortland City School Dist Amount $95,898.46 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, MARK R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $95,896.63 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERSAUD, SUERATTAN Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $95,896.52 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHER, FREDERICK J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $95,895.87 Date 09/14/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJCIK, JOHN L, JR Employer name Albany County Amount $95,895.26 Date 03/08/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDMAN, CHARLES J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $95,895.11 Date 09/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, FREDERICK Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $95,895.09 Date 11/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOPER, DAVID R Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $95,895.04 Date 06/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYNDALL, EDWARD W Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $95,894.71 Date 05/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, ROCHENEL Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $95,894.68 Date 01/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEWELL, DEBORAH L Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $95,894.50 Date 03/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORK, ANDREW J Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $95,893.14 Date 06/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, RONALD Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $95,893.00 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVLIN, KENNETH M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $95,892.32 Date 01/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURTON, ANGELLA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $95,892.18 Date 11/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, SUZETTE J Employer name Lewis County Amount $95,891.12 Date 03/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURSO, PATRICK J Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $95,890.46 Date 09/26/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ENOCH T Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $95,890.10 Date 12/16/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTH, HEATHER L Employer name Albany County Amount $95,889.50 Date 02/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System