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 STEIGERWALD, BARBARA L Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $95,857.01 Date 12/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORREA, JOSE CARLOS Employer name East Rochester UFSD Amount $95,856.72 Date 05/04/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, DEBORAH S Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $95,856.53 Date 01/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMAN, SCOTT T Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $95,856.20 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILPATRICK, CARL B, JR Employer name Town of StoNY Point Amount $95,855.69 Date 03/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNST, HELEN R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $95,855.19 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGLEY, DAVID J, II Employer name City of Rochester Amount $95,854.85 Date 02/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH-RONAN, SARAH M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $95,854.46 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRYOR, PATRICE S Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $95,854.39 Date 01/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCIEN, PAUL H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $95,854.00 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, PHILIP R Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $95,853.95 Date 06/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, EBAN Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $95,852.98 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAGEL, CHARLENE G Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $95,852.87 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALVIN, DAWN M Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $95,852.73 Date 10/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVIERI, LARA Q Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $95,852.64 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNER, JEREMY A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $95,852.35 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, JAMES M Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $95,852.21 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHANEY, JOHN D Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $95,852.00 Date 01/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHURNS, CHRIS Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $95,851.93 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALVO, FREDERICK T Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $95,851.93 Date 02/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABOUYOUSEF, TAREK M Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $95,851.18 Date 02/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOLLEY, RICHARD H Employer name Onondaga County Amount $95,851.14 Date 01/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, DONALD E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $95,850.47 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASE, RICHARD G, III Employer name Division of State Police Amount $95,850.34 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, LISA T Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $95,848.84 Date 06/06/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARMSTEDTER, DAVID M Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $95,848.81 Date 01/23/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STRICKLAND, TERRANCE E Employer name Greenburgh Graham UFSD Amount $95,848.60 Date 04/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA SALA, JOSEPH J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $95,847.42 Date 04/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NENNI, PERRY J Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $95,846.64 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARKIN, JAMES M Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $95,845.34 Date 02/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, KEVIN M Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $95,845.05 Date 05/31/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI FILIPPO, VINCENT J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $95,844.92 Date 11/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANDING, KEVIN J Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $95,843.19 Date 01/14/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILYAVSKIY, OLEG Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $95,843.03 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, MICHAEL B Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $95,841.29 Date 12/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUKAS, JOHN A Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $95,841.21 Date 09/27/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ILLANA, PATRICIA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $95,840.30 Date 10/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, MARY E Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $95,840.28 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, DARCEL A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $95,840.23 Date 01/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVY, JOEL A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $95,839.68 Date 05/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, JOHN P Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $95,839.32 Date 08/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIACADIE, JEAN-BAPTISTE Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $95,839.31 Date 11/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAN, EDWARD J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $95,839.08 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNGER, PAULA E F Employer name Tompkins County Amount $95,835.05 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRUSZKIEWICZ, DAVID J Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $95,834.57 Date 01/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUNYON, DAMON F Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $95,834.56 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEGERS, MARY C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $95,832.62 Date 05/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEHRIG, BRYAN J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $95,832.05 Date 05/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GORGIA, JAMES M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $95,830.11 Date 11/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUCHS, JENNIFER B Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $95,829.66 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOVACS, EDMUND L Employer name Westchester County Amount $95,829.63 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, KEVIN G Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $95,829.56 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MICHALIK, CAROLINE J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $95,829.09 Date 02/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, SHAWN M Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $95,828.81 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHICCO, BARBARA J Employer name Oceanside Library Amount $95,828.64 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUSE, KAREN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $95,827.24 Date 05/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTULLI, ANTHONY C Employer name City of Albany Amount $95,826.35 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STIBRANY, STEVE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $95,826.31 Date 05/18/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDINALE, NICHOLAS A Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $95,825.98 Date 07/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONROY, SEAN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,825.56 Date 05/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SISIA, MICHAEL S Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $95,823.99 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LYCETT, JON S Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $95,823.53 Date 10/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MABRY, KRUMIE Employer name City of Rochester Amount $95,822.04 Date 02/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALGER, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $95,821.84 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAWSKI, DANIEL J Employer name Monroe County Amount $95,820.74 Date 11/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VESPIA, HOPE B Employer name Town of Rye Amount $95,818.10 Date 10/17/1968 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROEBKE, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $95,817.44 Date 09/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONAN, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $95,815.12 Date 04/25/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, GERARD Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $95,814.98 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMIL, HINA Employer name Westchester County Amount $95,814.90 Date 05/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, CHARLES P Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $95,814.04 Date 01/15/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAQUIN, DAVID L Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $95,813.98 Date 02/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EPSTEIN, KATHLEEN A Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $95,813.62 Date 05/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGOGLIA, DONNA Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $95,812.23 Date 01/31/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOUND, AARON B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $95,811.53 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EASTWOOD, JEREMY T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $95,810.49 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUATTROCCHI, CYNTHIA C Employer name Orange County Amount $95,809.60 Date 03/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEEMS, MARY C Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $95,809.38 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, JAMES, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $95,809.32 Date 04/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHAMORRO, SOL M Employer name NYS Parole Board Amount $95,808.53 Date 03/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHACKO, SARAMMA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $95,808.50 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TATUM, THOMAS J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $95,807.62 Date 09/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEREN BRADDISH, BARBARA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $95,807.20 Date 01/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHN, JENNIFER B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $95,807.20 Date 03/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOOPMANN, MATTHEW H Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,806.39 Date 01/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERAR, GREGORY R Employer name Village of Northport Amount $95,805.43 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STRAWA, ROMAN G Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,805.11 Date 11/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISTLER, GEORGE J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $95,805.07 Date 07/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DLOUHY, PAULA M Employer name Rockland County Amount $95,805.05 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUDLOW, DAVIA E Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $95,804.19 Date 07/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLANTONI, BRIAN A Employer name Village of Elmsford Amount $95,803.02 Date 11/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON-SOLTIS, KELLY A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $95,802.97 Date 07/31/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRTZEL, BRIAN R Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $95,802.79 Date 08/22/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPARRO, ANTONIA M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $95,801.88 Date 03/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTOCKI, MATHEW Employer name City of Rochester Amount $95,801.61 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PADDOCK, TREVOR R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $95,800.79 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDOLIA, TIMOTHY Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $95,799.85 Date 07/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRALDO, ANGEL Employer name Westchester County Amount $95,799.05 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTA, DOMENICK F, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,798.98 Date 07/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCDONALD, SHANA JOY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $95,798.56 Date 06/16/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System