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 SWANKIE, MICHAEL E Employer name Village of Buchanan Amount $95,037.57 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORN, BENITA O Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $95,037.46 Date 11/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, JOHN J, JR Employer name Village of Pleasantville Amount $95,037.40 Date 07/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVERSON, MARYBETH Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $95,037.26 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EWING, MICHAEL D Employer name City of White Plains Amount $95,036.82 Date 08/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEDWIG, ELIZABETH A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $95,036.64 Date 10/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASUNCION-ABIQUE, SHIELA MAY S Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $95,036.44 Date 06/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, THOMAS Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $95,036.20 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLBOURNE, EBONEY V Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $95,036.09 Date 12/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAJ, CHESTER S Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $95,035.80 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKASIEWICZ, DAWN M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $95,035.80 Date 05/03/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMANN, MAUREEN A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $95,035.80 Date 01/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEOTZER, TODD S Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $95,035.65 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIUSTINI, RAYMOND Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $95,035.20 Date 10/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODT, STEPHANIE N Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,032.60 Date 04/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILTBRAND, JAMES R, JR Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $95,032.08 Date 02/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IUSI, DAVID J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $95,031.95 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARVESON, RUTH J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $95,030.72 Date 02/19/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAN, DANIEL R Employer name Village of Scotia Amount $95,030.71 Date 07/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC SPARRON, COLLEEN M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $95,030.47 Date 06/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREINER, JAMES A Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $95,030.11 Date 03/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC INTYRE, BRIAN P Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $95,029.10 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIBBETTS, MATTHEW R Employer name Rockland County Amount $95,028.02 Date 05/31/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPANO, JOSEPH M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $95,027.66 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDDICK, DONALD C Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $95,027.47 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERUBE, WILLIAM R Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $95,026.91 Date 02/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POREMBA, ALAN M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $95,025.36 Date 11/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANKEWICH, DEBORAH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,025.26 Date 01/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, JENNIFER L Employer name Seaford UFSD Amount $95,025.23 Date 03/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTLEY, THOMAS J Employer name Ontario County Amount $95,024.59 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCAL, LOUIS A, JR Employer name Orange County Amount $95,024.59 Date 01/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUYDAM, DEBORAH E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $95,024.33 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOHMANN, JASON Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $95,023.55 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, NAOMI A Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $95,023.53 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOO, OKE JOO Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $95,023.18 Date 04/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYDZYNSKI, KEVIN A Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $95,023.11 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANNER, DONNOVAN M Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $95,022.61 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SUSANNAH Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,022.22 Date 09/20/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTLE, SHARRON T Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $95,021.45 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, DAVID J Employer name City of Albany Amount $95,021.04 Date 08/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CADIGAN, GERALD G Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $95,020.87 Date 08/16/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, MICHAEL T Employer name City of White Plains Amount $95,020.46 Date 06/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEIT, EUGENE A Employer name City of White Plains Amount $95,020.42 Date 10/13/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LONGBARD, MICHAEL E Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $95,016.61 Date 05/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSSI, ELISSA Employer name Department of Law Amount $95,015.91 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLEAN-O'FARRELL, SUSAN Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $95,015.36 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGNONE, VINCENT L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $95,014.31 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CROSSMAN, JACK M Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $95,013.40 Date 10/05/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KICK, TARA M Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $95,013.30 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBERBOCK, ELLEN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,011.54 Date 07/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGDANOFF, CLARA Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,011.54 Date 09/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALANO, MARIE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,011.54 Date 04/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILIMETIN, MARGUERITE Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,011.54 Date 05/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBSEN, LISA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,011.54 Date 03/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, TIMOTHY Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,011.54 Date 07/25/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALERNO-SVERDLIN, SUSAN Employer name Nassau County Amount $95,011.54 Date 09/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIM, CYNTHIA T Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $95,011.53 Date 11/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAWET, JENNIFER B Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $95,010.45 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, ZHUO Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $95,010.29 Date 01/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, JOHNNY M, SR Employer name Westchester County Amount $95,009.37 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNEZ, MARJORIE Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $95,007.95 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATTS, KEVIN M Employer name Town of Hyde Park Amount $95,006.79 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FONTANILLES, JOSE Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $95,006.10 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANTO, VINCENT S Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $95,005.49 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PORRETTO, THOMAS D Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $95,004.48 Date 04/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTALTO, DANIEL E Employer name Town of Hyde Park Amount $95,004.41 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLON, ROSALINA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $95,004.00 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULIK, JOSEPH M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $95,003.63 Date 10/11/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, DENNISON W Employer name City of Rochester Amount $95,001.60 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRANMER, WILLIAM Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $95,001.36 Date 06/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YU, XIAXIA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $95,000.70 Date 10/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATISTA, ANEIRY Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $95,000.10 Date 07/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TULLO, GAYLE L Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $95,000.00 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAINI, HEENA H Employer name Lawrence UFSD Amount $94,999.92 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMMERS, PATRICK J Employer name Water Auth of West Nassau Co Amount $94,999.90 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONAN, DIANE Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $94,999.74 Date 07/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPATOLA, MARC D Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $94,999.73 Date 08/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLUCCIO, SUSAN Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $94,998.83 Date 01/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDMOND, DAVID P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $94,998.81 Date 02/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALTERS, KEVIN R Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $94,998.81 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MEO, STEVEN M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $94,998.46 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, MARY E Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $94,998.46 Date 01/31/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATS, LOUIS N Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $94,998.46 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUESON, CAROLYN M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $94,998.46 Date 08/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVIUS, TIMOTHY Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $94,998.46 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, WILLIAM Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $94,998.46 Date 04/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEGRON, MARIO S Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $94,998.46 Date 04/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANLEY, JOHN F Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $94,998.46 Date 04/14/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, FRANCISCO Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $94,998.46 Date 03/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEARY, DANIEL J Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $94,998.46 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMATO, GLENN L Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $94,998.46 Date 03/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, LISSETTE Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $94,998.46 Date 04/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMSON, GARY J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $94,998.46 Date 03/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDI, CARMINE, III Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $94,998.46 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANETTI, LOUIS A Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $94,998.46 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ROSA, VINCENT A Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $94,998.46 Date 02/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANDRIG, RONALD Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $94,998.46 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, LORI A Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $94,998.46 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELENDEZ, DAISY L Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $94,998.46 Date 12/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPANICOLAOU, MICHAEL Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $94,998.46 Date 03/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System