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 KRANBUHL, MICHAEL E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $95,459.78 Date 04/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALERMO, LUCILLE M Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $95,458.79 Date 07/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHATZEL, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Monroe County Amount $95,457.43 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, NICHOLAS B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $95,456.61 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JEFFERSON, WENDELL B Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $95,456.60 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEATON, TIMOTHY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $95,455.47 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLBURN, PETER M Employer name Town of New Hartford Amount $95,455.06 Date 05/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DANIELS, JOSEPH R Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $95,454.36 Date 04/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEVINE, STEVEN W Employer name Dutchess County Amount $95,453.64 Date 07/20/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLUENDER, DARIA E Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $95,453.56 Date 09/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, SHEELA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $95,453.52 Date 12/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORAN, MARIAN T Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $95,453.27 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, JAY A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $95,452.46 Date 02/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TUNNEY, KEVIN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $95,451.66 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOWERRE, ERNEST J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $95,450.86 Date 05/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEATTIE, JOHN C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $95,450.52 Date 09/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, JAMES P Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $95,448.36 Date 01/16/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUDNOVSKI, IGOR Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $95,447.34 Date 03/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARQUIETT, JEFFREY A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $95,447.09 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERHOFF, DANIEL C Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $95,446.38 Date 02/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORHAN, JOHN Employer name Westchester County Amount $95,446.30 Date 09/26/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESSLER, KURT B Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $95,446.20 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWELL, JILLIAN D Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $95,445.48 Date 01/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIE, MAVIS Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $95,445.25 Date 04/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRANDA, DAVID S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $95,444.93 Date 08/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI RUSSO, JOHN P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $95,444.44 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, JOANA D Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $95,444.18 Date 01/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ADDIO, JASON M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $95,444.07 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CORD, DANIEL R Employer name Orange County Amount $95,442.39 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZYMANSKI, TIMOTHY R Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $95,441.89 Date 03/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WYMAN, LEROY L, III Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $95,441.32 Date 10/10/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAGNATO, LOUIS F Employer name City of Rochester Amount $95,441.16 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name URBONAS, PATRICIA A Employer name Town of Greece Amount $95,439.36 Date 03/10/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWDLE, JUSTIN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $95,439.09 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VOGT, CARL F Employer name Town of Islip Amount $95,438.58 Date 10/20/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, THELMA Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $95,438.39 Date 04/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARR, TRACY L Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $95,438.22 Date 10/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOS, HIRAM Employer name City of Utica Amount $95,436.76 Date 07/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARRERA, MARIO R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $95,434.26 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KNAFF, LESLIE V Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $95,433.94 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGANO, GIOVANNI Employer name Great Neck North Water Auth Amount $95,433.55 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUMB, BRIAN R Employer name Locust Valley Water District Amount $95,433.30 Date 04/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLISH, MATTHEW D Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $95,432.69 Date 05/24/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARD-HALL, BARBARA Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $95,432.24 Date 01/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLAN, STEVEN Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $95,431.90 Date 06/13/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEICHER, GERALD R Employer name Erie County Amount $95,431.87 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, CHARLES R Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $95,431.31 Date 09/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIETZ, EVA L Employer name Department of Law Amount $95,430.09 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANFIELD, PATRICIA M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $95,429.03 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, THOMAS R Employer name Center Moriches UFSD Amount $95,428.76 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, MARK J, II Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $95,428.74 Date 11/15/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, JOHN K Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $95,426.54 Date 08/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, THERESA A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $95,425.03 Date 10/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELUCA, MICHAEL Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $95,424.63 Date 08/05/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATISTA, CARMEN L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $95,424.15 Date 07/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, KENNETH C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $95,423.40 Date 12/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON WIGGAN, VALERIE F Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $95,422.80 Date 12/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDING, HYACINTH F Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $95,422.26 Date 04/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANDITO, SUZAN Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $95,421.92 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUN, JOSEPH G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $95,421.22 Date 01/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNZWEIG, MARYLYN Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $95,420.25 Date 03/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAVIK, PAUL M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $95,419.78 Date 08/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, RODNEY D Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $95,419.44 Date 02/26/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADY, THOMAS J Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $95,419.24 Date 04/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, COLLEEN A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $95,419.01 Date 06/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADDEN, JOHN F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $95,418.99 Date 08/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTUAL, PAULINA A Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $95,418.15 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAIR, SAID A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $95,416.62 Date 07/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORCORAN, RENEE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $95,416.57 Date 06/24/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYLETT, ALEXANDER D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $95,416.26 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COULTER, ALISON M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $95,416.19 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, BRIDGET A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $95,415.60 Date 07/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DERRICK D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $95,412.44 Date 12/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIZAN, BENEDICT Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $95,411.14 Date 02/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVIOLETTE, MARGARET G Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $95,410.81 Date 04/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALES, PATRICIA M Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $95,410.71 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JABLONSKY, JOSEPH F Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $95,410.48 Date 11/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALZLER, PAUL M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $95,410.28 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRONOVITCH, ROBERT C Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $95,410.12 Date 02/09/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, DANIEL T Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $95,408.16 Date 09/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, JANE B Employer name Nyack Library Amount $95,407.76 Date 10/04/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORTOSO, RICHARD L Employer name Hicksville Fire District Amount $95,407.75 Date 04/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERNE, DAVID I Employer name Setauket Fire District Amount $95,406.55 Date 07/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, JOHN M Employer name City of Albany Amount $95,406.01 Date 08/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEDDEN, AUDRA M Employer name Div of Tax Appeals Amount $95,405.34 Date 09/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAARSTICK, NANCY A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $95,402.94 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACEY, JORDAN N Employer name City of Rochester Amount $95,401.93 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIS, BRIDGETTE Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $95,401.71 Date 10/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELENDEZ, MOISES Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $95,400.93 Date 12/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, TANYA D Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $95,400.56 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAIN, MARY L Employer name Cornell University Amount $95,400.16 Date 09/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIGAN, JESSICA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $95,399.31 Date 09/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOX, PATRICIA A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $95,397.57 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONO, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $95,397.06 Date 07/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPSCOMBE-KAUFMAN, DEVIDA T Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $95,396.51 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOSE, DENNIS C Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $95,395.76 Date 07/14/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KSHATRIYA, REENA N Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $95,395.56 Date 08/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNISH-EPPS, JOANN Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $95,394.62 Date 01/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, CURTIS C Employer name Westchester County Amount $95,394.27 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONANNO, VINCENT Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $95,394.01 Date 01/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System