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 SPALDING, LORNA A Employer name Westchester County Amount $95,097.74 Date 12/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UHLE, KENNETH F Employer name Westchester County Amount $95,097.74 Date 07/20/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELAZQUEZ, MIGUEL A Employer name Westchester County Amount $95,097.74 Date 07/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIBELLI, THOMAS A Employer name Westchester County Amount $95,097.74 Date 10/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEELER, THOMAS B Employer name Oneida County Amount $95,097.70 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANICHI, ERIC M Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $95,097.56 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NICHY, JON W Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $95,097.23 Date 11/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURSZTYN, HARRIET Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $95,096.67 Date 08/20/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELARDO, MARIO Employer name Town of Ossining Amount $95,096.55 Date 05/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEE, MARSHA E Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $95,095.12 Date 02/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRIOLO, JAMES Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $95,094.44 Date 06/30/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOZIER, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $95,093.96 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENN, GEORGE J Employer name Albany County Amount $95,093.62 Date 01/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTANAVIGE, RICHARD Employer name Oneida County Amount $95,092.90 Date 11/21/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKER, STEPHEN C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $95,091.42 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHAN, DEONARINE Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $95,090.96 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUIS, VELMA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $95,090.93 Date 02/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, LESTER C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $95,090.29 Date 05/08/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWNELL, STEPHEN C Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $95,088.37 Date 02/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUL, ANNETTE Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $95,088.24 Date 01/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDDEN, JOHN J Employer name Clinton County Amount $95,087.95 Date 02/08/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZWAN, MOHAMMAD Z Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $95,087.45 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESZKOWICZ, DARRYL M Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $95,087.03 Date 08/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOSTER, JESSICA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $95,087.02 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONETTE, MARIA R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $95,086.95 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MATTHEW W Employer name Westchester County Amount $95,086.64 Date 06/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, PATRICIA J Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $95,086.44 Date 09/25/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARABALLO, JOSE D Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $95,085.94 Date 01/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLMES, JEFFREY E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $95,084.04 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POPOW, NINA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $95,081.66 Date 03/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKINLEYE, ELIZABETH B Employer name Westchester County Amount $95,081.45 Date 05/13/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRZESKOWIAK, JEFFREY R Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $95,081.03 Date 03/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOODENOUGH, ALFRED L, JR Employer name Orange County Amount $95,079.81 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAMASAKI, DEAN A Employer name Rockland County Amount $95,079.07 Date 03/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTI, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Geneva Amount $95,078.37 Date 02/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETROSKY, NATHANIEL P Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $95,076.82 Date 03/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAISLEY, JAY M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $95,076.06 Date 05/20/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, JEFFREY D Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $95,075.76 Date 08/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, SONIA R Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $95,074.90 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, OSTEEN A Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $95,074.30 Date 01/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHORNY, KATHLEEN A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $95,074.10 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINEO, ROY D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $95,073.54 Date 12/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERAFINI, ANTHONY P Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $95,072.45 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, REBECCA M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $95,072.16 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, JAY W, SR Employer name Village of West Haverstraw Amount $95,071.74 Date 05/24/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANMETER, ROBERT E Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $95,071.58 Date 07/30/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, TYRONE A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $95,070.80 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENZEL, WILLIAM V Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $95,069.57 Date 02/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOLAN, EDWARD J Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $95,069.28 Date 06/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, BARBARA A Employer name Clinton County Amount $95,069.19 Date 02/14/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAVRAS, JASON W Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $95,068.84 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURVIS, JASON Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $95,068.63 Date 12/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, JEAN SKURA Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,067.93 Date 01/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCEA, ROY K Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $95,067.63 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, MARK R Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $95,067.55 Date 07/05/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEFFER, JOSEPH K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $95,065.52 Date 11/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZIEGLER-FEINSILBER, RUTH S Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $95,065.36 Date 09/15/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INSALACO, LESLIE S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $95,065.30 Date 10/21/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMMING, VINCENT A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $95,065.06 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, AMELIA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $95,063.34 Date 09/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOOKLALL, SEERAM Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $95,062.55 Date 11/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANECIO, GEORGE A Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $95,061.07 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUCCIARDO, LEONARD A Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $95,060.77 Date 03/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, LUIS O Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $95,060.38 Date 04/05/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIESKE, RICHARD Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $95,059.32 Date 03/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSSENFORT, ROXANA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $95,058.41 Date 03/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENWAY, GEOFFREY A Employer name Town of Webster Amount $95,057.92 Date 02/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, CATHERINE S Employer name Saratoga County Amount $95,057.53 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, BRIAN L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $95,056.33 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASSELLA, WILLIAM M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $95,054.61 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, DONALD J, JR Employer name Clifton Park Water Authority Amount $95,054.23 Date 02/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, KARA E Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $95,054.13 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTAVIANO, ROBERT H Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $95,053.14 Date 06/26/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, HECTOR W Employer name City of Rochester Amount $95,052.14 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HILDRETH, JAMES K Employer name Niagara County Amount $95,051.85 Date 01/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, KIMBERLY A Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $95,051.83 Date 09/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROVONCHA, WILLIAM D Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,051.80 Date 12/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEEZEY, RICHARD E Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $95,051.71 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, SHARON E Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $95,051.46 Date 11/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLOWAY, WINONA Employer name Westchester County Amount $95,050.18 Date 10/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, WILLIAM T Employer name City of Utica Amount $95,049.05 Date 05/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'MEALIA, KEVIN P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $95,048.07 Date 04/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SALAZAR, JOYCE ANN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $95,047.90 Date 09/18/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKENHAGEN, JACQUELINE Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $95,047.84 Date 02/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAY, PHILIP D Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $95,046.93 Date 11/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, GARTH C Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $95,046.92 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LENHARD, GAY H Employer name Town of Ogden Amount $95,046.69 Date 09/24/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTILLO, DONALD A Employer name Westchester County Amount $95,045.98 Date 10/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLENSTEIN, LEIF E Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $95,045.11 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELLUCCI, DOROTHY R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $95,044.85 Date 03/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOTTO, ADRIENNE Employer name Putnam County Amount $95,043.82 Date 07/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNN, TISH E Employer name Livingston County Amount $95,043.76 Date 09/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GINN, RAYMOND J Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $95,043.24 Date 12/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORLETTE, TRACEY A V Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $95,042.48 Date 03/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHADY, ROBERT S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $95,041.79 Date 10/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRAXTON, JOANNE Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $95,039.82 Date 11/02/1967 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTEITH, BRENDAN L Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $95,039.37 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMBS, KEVIN S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $95,038.78 Date 09/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, ALTAGRACE G Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $95,038.46 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KIMBERLY Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $95,037.80 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System