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 BROWNING, SUSAN M Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $95,393.85 Date 01/04/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNDT, SHAWN S Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $95,390.96 Date 12/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRABOW, KENNETH B Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $95,390.68 Date 05/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDMONDSON, SOPHIA K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $95,389.23 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRYAN-FRIEDLANDER, KATHLEEN A Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $95,387.42 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIE-CLARE, SHARON F Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $95,386.56 Date 10/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIRCHANSKY, EDWARD Employer name Westchester County Amount $95,385.74 Date 04/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOBBIO, FERNANDO S Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $95,384.83 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISMAN, MARIAN M Employer name Schuylerville CSD Amount $95,384.54 Date 10/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLACORTA, MARIA B Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $95,383.81 Date 05/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORZA, GERALD J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $95,383.10 Date 11/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLEY, MARK J Employer name Huntington Manor Fire District Amount $95,383.00 Date 11/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, NAHTANHA O Employer name Suffolk County Amount $95,381.36 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDDER, EDWARD Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $95,381.33 Date 03/22/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, AUDREY K Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $95,381.25 Date 07/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOPKOWSKI, JOHN D Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $95,380.66 Date 02/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARDONE, WILLIAM R Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $95,380.41 Date 01/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, THOMAS Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $95,379.58 Date 07/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GREGOR, DEIRDRE N Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $95,379.50 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SHERYL A Employer name Oneida County Amount $95,378.80 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, DENNIS R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $95,378.54 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARL, JIMMIE JOE Employer name Chemung Soil,Water Cons District Amount $95,377.54 Date 06/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKE, JILLIAN M Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $95,375.51 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERARD, GARY U Employer name Office For Technology Amount $95,375.02 Date 08/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANARSEE, ELIZE V Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $95,374.59 Date 09/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIRLAW, ANGELA M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $95,373.86 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRZYZANOWSKI, JOHN R Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $95,373.85 Date 06/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHAMED, ADEL E Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $95,373.59 Date 06/24/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAK, PETER M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $95,373.52 Date 04/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POTTER, ROBERT Employer name City of Albany Amount $95,373.38 Date 08/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCAPERROTTA, GABRIEL Employer name Westbury Water District Amount $95,372.36 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIANCI, JAMES C Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $95,371.22 Date 02/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINE, MARY J Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $95,371.15 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAROL, ISRAEL G Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,370.99 Date 09/17/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLAND, HEATH M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $95,370.38 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAVIN, NORA E Employer name Schenectady County Amount $95,369.57 Date 05/31/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DAY-DIODATI, ANNE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $95,369.27 Date 09/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MARIANA, AMANDA K Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $95,368.53 Date 08/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAGUARDO, ANTHONY G Employer name Port Washington Library Amount $95,367.89 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBORNE, SARA E Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $95,367.74 Date 10/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARMETKO, PAUL J, JR Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $95,366.44 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLL, MICHAEL J, II Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $95,366.44 Date 08/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANG, JERROD Employer name Rockland County Amount $95,366.36 Date 02/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PYM, KENNETH T, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $95,366.27 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORBES, RONALD C Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $95,364.99 Date 12/06/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETHUNE, LATASHA I Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $95,364.89 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSAUD, DAVID Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $95,364.80 Date 12/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, SEAN C Employer name Village of Northport Amount $95,363.28 Date 04/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HRBEK, FRANK, JR Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $95,362.96 Date 05/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLUB, AVERELL Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $95,362.83 Date 09/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, MICHAEL T Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $95,361.99 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSTHYALA, SIRISH C Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $95,360.53 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMS, AMY C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $95,359.82 Date 01/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUDILLE, JOHN J Employer name Westchester County Amount $95,359.79 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, EDWIN Employer name Rockland County Amount $95,358.65 Date 12/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, LOUIS T, SR Employer name Ulster County Amount $95,357.56 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DOUGLAS K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $95,356.47 Date 11/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, ROBERT N Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $95,356.29 Date 08/16/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLING, WILLIAM B Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $95,355.73 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLEY, LUCY A Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $95,355.59 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILL, CHARMAINE A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $95,354.92 Date 12/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUANG, JIANCHENG Employer name Oswego County Amount $95,354.63 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOODY, MARK Employer name Oswego County Amount $95,354.59 Date 07/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIMM, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $95,354.50 Date 08/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGGIO, MARY B Employer name Mastics Moriches Shirley Libr Amount $95,353.11 Date 06/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, ALEX, III Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $95,352.48 Date 02/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLINTER, JOSEPH F Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $95,350.79 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWANDOWSKI, MICHELLE A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $95,350.61 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAGNON, STEVEN M Employer name Orange County Amount $95,347.68 Date 07/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENN, ROBERT C Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $95,345.72 Date 10/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, EMILY Employer name New York Public Library Amount $95,341.95 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARIN, MARTHA P Employer name City of White Plains Amount $95,340.77 Date 04/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Middletown Amount $95,339.55 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIULIANI, LAURA M Employer name Huntington Public Library Amount $95,339.27 Date 09/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROCE, ALFRED J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $95,339.00 Date 07/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALCITO, MICHAEL J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $95,338.09 Date 04/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCE-HILL, GWENDOLYN E Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $95,337.27 Date 10/29/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUNSHELL, PHILLIP L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $95,336.44 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STATINI, ELAINE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $95,335.65 Date 10/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIAZZOLLA, RICHARD S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $95,335.26 Date 12/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATTERY, GARY T, JR Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $95,334.56 Date 11/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADELWERTH, BARBARA J Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $95,333.98 Date 10/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNIGAN, DANIEL M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $95,333.98 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, SHAWN RENEE Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $95,333.98 Date 04/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARTINO, MICHAEL L Employer name Village of Sloatsburg Amount $95,332.59 Date 07/24/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINLEY, BRIAN E Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $95,332.13 Date 04/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDO, JOSEPH Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $95,332.00 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, DENISE M Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $95,331.64 Date 06/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEHOE, SCOTT M Employer name Dewitt Fire District Amount $95,331.45 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VOLINO, MARY F Employer name East Rockaway UFSD Amount $95,330.94 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERS, KATHLEEN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $95,330.30 Date 08/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILL, CARLTON P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $95,330.23 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUFFIN, JOY R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $95,329.10 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERKIN, ANDRE, SR Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $95,329.09 Date 10/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANINO, IAN A Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $95,328.66 Date 11/16/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMADIFE, PASCHAL C Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $95,328.41 Date 05/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUNNYKUTTY, ANNAMMA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $95,327.79 Date 03/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOODY, PATRICK M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $95,326.13 Date 02/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, ELAINE F Employer name Westchester County Amount $95,325.31 Date 07/08/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLOCK, MICHAEL A Employer name Department of Law Amount $95,325.28 Date 11/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System