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 MATHEW, SAJAN Employer name Westchester County Amount $94,866.53 Date 10/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEZEZON, KRISTON A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $94,865.97 Date 08/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENIER, SUSAN Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $94,865.78 Date 08/06/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, PATRICK M Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $94,865.24 Date 07/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEELER, GEORGE Employer name Hudson City School Dist Amount $94,864.56 Date 05/27/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, CARLOS A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $94,864.36 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, MARK N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $94,864.09 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESMORNES, FRITZ F Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $94,863.88 Date 01/21/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUTTLE, RUSTY W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $94,863.56 Date 04/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUORNAT, DARYL M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $94,862.48 Date 12/09/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, VIVIAN B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $94,861.36 Date 05/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MORA, MOLLY J Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $94,861.27 Date 01/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANHART, BRYAN T Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $94,861.14 Date 08/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARA, RAYMOND F Employer name Oneida County Amount $94,861.02 Date 08/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MARSHALL M Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $94,860.60 Date 09/16/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, PIA C Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $94,860.15 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTRIGHT, JOHN A Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $94,858.78 Date 07/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOPPETA, JOHN D Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $94,858.73 Date 03/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLONDO, RICHARD R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $94,857.56 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIS, KIMBERLEY D Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $94,857.46 Date 06/17/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLERY, MICHAEL J Employer name Erie County Amount $94,856.91 Date 04/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTT, GEORGE N Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $94,855.64 Date 07/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DAVID C Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $94,854.74 Date 03/19/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JAMES E Employer name Westhampton Beach UFSD Amount $94,854.54 Date 11/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWLING, ERIC R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $94,854.31 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, DONNA Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $94,853.47 Date 08/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, JEFFREY K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $94,853.13 Date 11/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CUFFA, GRICEL Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $94,852.73 Date 09/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPOUTIS, BOBBY Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $94,852.11 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, STUART C Employer name Department of Health Amount $94,851.06 Date 01/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, GLENN R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $94,849.54 Date 09/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERWIN, MATHEW S Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $94,849.11 Date 01/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, ANTHONY L Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $94,849.04 Date 10/26/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOS, BETHSAIDA Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $94,849.04 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAROS, BRETT W Employer name Erie County Amount $94,848.56 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORROCK, NANCY A Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $94,848.13 Date 03/29/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONROE, BRIAN J Employer name Village of Monticello Amount $94,848.01 Date 09/23/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PROSSER, RICHARD A Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $94,847.23 Date 11/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWERS, TIMOTHY J Employer name City of Kingston Amount $94,845.49 Date 10/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, THOMAS C Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $94,843.96 Date 06/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROSKY, KEVIN J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $94,843.90 Date 09/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDRIGAN, TERENCE G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $94,842.80 Date 12/19/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWIE, ZOLA N Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $94,842.54 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, ALMA F Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $94,842.15 Date 10/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, PATRICK M Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $94,841.84 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGUE, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $94,841.51 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEISNER, NANCY J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $94,838.97 Date 11/20/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, JOHN F Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $94,838.31 Date 07/14/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOOLITTLE, JAIME C Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $94,836.77 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, LUIS M Employer name Village of Harriman Amount $94,836.63 Date 02/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEDVED, MICHAEL P Employer name Department of Health Amount $94,836.04 Date 10/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRECKER, DONNA A Employer name Orange County Amount $94,835.81 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA POINT, GEORGE W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $94,834.58 Date 02/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VIGGIANO, MARK S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $94,832.27 Date 08/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMEI, AMY D Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $94,832.07 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAS, JOSEPH P Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $94,831.48 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GIANNI, JASON P Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $94,831.33 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REBMAN, ROGER L, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $94,830.94 Date 03/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETERS, DIANE L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $94,830.32 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUFFARDI, NICHOLAS L Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $94,829.99 Date 07/20/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, PAUL J Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $94,829.95 Date 02/07/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ANGELIS, JASON S Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $94,829.29 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FIRNSTEIN, J ERIC Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $94,828.03 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, SEAN B Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $94,825.61 Date 09/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANA, NORBERTO D, IV Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $94,825.05 Date 10/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZOLA, CARMINE A Employer name Westchester County Amount $94,824.39 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERRY, DINAH M Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $94,824.14 Date 04/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMAX, DAVID A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $94,823.51 Date 09/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, JAIME EMILLIO Employer name Rockland County Amount $94,823.24 Date 11/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAIGHT, JULIA M Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $94,823.10 Date 09/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DANKO, RICHARD R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $94,822.00 Date 04/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANTZLER, DONNA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $94,822.00 Date 11/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPITALI, DONALD A Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $94,821.75 Date 10/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BECKER, JON M Employer name Ulster County Amount $94,821.21 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKS, MARY A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $94,820.67 Date 02/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, TAWANA L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $94,820.54 Date 12/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROBER, BRENDA S Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $94,820.44 Date 01/03/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILLMAN, JOHN M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $94,820.44 Date 01/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTLEY, JULIE E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $94,819.86 Date 08/04/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSARIO, NANCY Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $94,819.44 Date 05/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANDY, MATTHEW P Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $94,818.82 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BALL, THERESE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $94,818.37 Date 01/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIFOLT, ERICH G Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $94,817.35 Date 11/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEAR, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name City of Geneva Amount $94,817.13 Date 07/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PENMAN, PAUL M Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $94,816.88 Date 05/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VATTIMO, CASEY LYNN Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $94,816.80 Date 04/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, GARRETT M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $94,814.24 Date 01/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOODARD, MICHAEL K Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $94,812.81 Date 03/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WATSON, LILLETH R Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $94,812.30 Date 10/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, RAYMOND L Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $94,811.78 Date 12/07/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIKORA, CHRISTINE G Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $94,810.94 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LARECE, CLAUDE N Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $94,808.31 Date 01/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILAT, MICHAEL H Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $94,808.14 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, SIMON F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $94,807.68 Date 06/24/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREY, PHILIP T Employer name Cortland County Amount $94,807.44 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDGHILL, YVONNE E Employer name Nassau County Amount $94,806.54 Date 12/07/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALATYN, ANNA Employer name Nassau County Amount $94,806.54 Date 11/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBERG, PAUL Employer name Nassau County Amount $94,806.54 Date 11/07/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEYN, REGINA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $94,806.54 Date 01/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDUCCI, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $94,806.32 Date 03/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System