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 GEORGES, JENNIFER Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $94,805.70 Date 10/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, CARLOS A Employer name Westchester County Amount $94,805.63 Date 09/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBASI, GOOYA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $94,804.32 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAFT, SAYRA J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $94,803.72 Date 12/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUESDELL, KARL R, JR Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $94,803.67 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMAN, ADINA Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $94,802.65 Date 09/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLARD, KEITH R Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $94,802.41 Date 03/31/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUSTE, ROSE G Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $94,802.03 Date 09/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMBUTO, PETER J Employer name Monroe County Amount $94,801.12 Date 09/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANNUZZO, MAUREEN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $94,800.75 Date 10/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALERMO, JAMES A Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $94,799.36 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, TERRY M Employer name Town of Rosendale Amount $94,797.98 Date 03/05/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINE, CATHY C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $94,797.44 Date 10/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBRIZZI, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $94,794.74 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGUIRE, MARGARET E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $94,793.83 Date 08/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMERI, PAM Employer name Nassau County Amount $94,792.58 Date 03/20/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, KIM M Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $94,792.44 Date 02/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN SICKLE, KURT C Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $94,792.29 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DERMENT, TIMOTHY D Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $94,791.91 Date 02/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PODD, ROGER F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $94,791.60 Date 11/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, THOMAS R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $94,791.58 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEREK, SEAN R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $94,791.58 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTEMORE, SCOTT M Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $94,790.36 Date 08/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, KATHLEEN A Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $94,788.74 Date 10/10/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVITABILE, DOMINICK Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $94,788.62 Date 01/28/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMODY, JAMES T, II Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $94,788.37 Date 09/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAIRD, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $94,788.34 Date 01/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, ANTOINETTE A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $94,788.32 Date 09/28/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANZIGER, ANNE M Employer name Town of Islip Amount $94,787.77 Date 06/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, MELISSA E Employer name Rockland County Amount $94,786.38 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETHONEY, CHARLOTTE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $94,785.60 Date 08/31/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRISHNAMOORTHY, JANAKI Employer name Department of Health Amount $94,785.60 Date 08/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRELL, ANGELA Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $94,785.60 Date 05/18/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LAURA J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $94,785.60 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, CHERYL L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $94,785.60 Date 11/13/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICKLER, MARY K Employer name Department of Health Amount $94,784.40 Date 09/15/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONA, AMY L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $94,783.50 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JAMES M Employer name Town of Crawford Amount $94,782.31 Date 08/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLLIDAY, GAIL D Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $94,781.58 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIBOR, WAYNE S Employer name Erie County Amount $94,781.55 Date 06/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWMAN, ALBERT V, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $94,781.54 Date 07/28/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALAH, MUTASEM A Employer name Erie County Amount $94,781.51 Date 03/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTAGLIA, JOSEPH R, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $94,781.50 Date 03/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, DALE J Employer name Erie County Amount $94,781.50 Date 05/08/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRANZ, PAUL B Employer name Erie County Amount $94,781.49 Date 02/12/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULL, WARREN W Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $94,781.45 Date 09/27/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, JAMES F Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $94,780.13 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAWLEY, JEAN M Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $94,780.04 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORT, WILLIAM G Employer name Orange County Amount $94,779.93 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORKERY, LAURA A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $94,779.59 Date 02/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKOWRONSKI, BRIDGET J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $94,779.52 Date 06/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, MARK J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $94,777.97 Date 02/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRABOLD, BARBARA Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $94,776.04 Date 04/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMER, KRISTIAN D Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $94,775.65 Date 06/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PLACA, ANTHONY J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $94,775.11 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCHNER, DONNA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $94,774.29 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKARSHINSKI, DANIEL C Employer name Department of Health Amount $94,774.29 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZUCCO, CELESTINA S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $94,774.29 Date 07/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMSON, JILL E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $94,774.29 Date 05/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, KURT Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $94,773.85 Date 01/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUKOWSKI, JAMES F Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $94,773.79 Date 10/18/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENIHAN, KRISTEN D Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $94,773.00 Date 09/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MATTHEW R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $94,772.29 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BONVINO, PHILIP J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $94,772.15 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANEKAMP, KENNETH J Employer name Erie County Amount $94,771.38 Date 11/27/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRELL, MICHAEL C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $94,770.21 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DRZYMALA, DANIEL A Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $94,769.71 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRANDINO, KATHERINE Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $94,769.63 Date 11/09/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMERI, ROBERT Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $94,769.63 Date 05/16/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REICHHOLD, DONNA Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $94,769.63 Date 11/09/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAFONTE, STEVEN Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $94,769.63 Date 07/06/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENSON, EDWARD F, JR Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $94,769.63 Date 07/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELNER, STEVEN H Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $94,769.63 Date 08/07/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, DEMARY Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $94,769.63 Date 11/08/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOURES, JAMES J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $94,769.63 Date 09/06/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYCHYN, JOHN R Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $94,769.63 Date 07/06/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASTELLI, FRANK, JR Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $94,769.54 Date 02/03/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINHEIMER, CHRISTINE A Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $94,769.53 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMES, NEIL R Employer name Greenlawn Water District Amount $94,769.33 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERKMAN, THERESA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $94,769.30 Date 09/26/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, ANGEL Employer name New York Public Library Amount $94,769.19 Date 03/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGERI, JOSEPH A Employer name Water Auth of West Nassau Co Amount $94,769.08 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DONALD R Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $94,769.05 Date 06/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCON, DEBRA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $94,765.88 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOY, AUDREY L Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $94,765.66 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUMANN, GARY R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $94,764.64 Date 12/04/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $94,763.42 Date 08/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKEY, LESLIE C Employer name Ontario County Amount $94,763.18 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRETON, ROBERT O Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $94,762.85 Date 04/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLIN, PATRICK D Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $94,762.63 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURTA, DIANA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $94,761.83 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUCA, JOHN R Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $94,761.61 Date 12/05/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNISTRACI, ALBERTO Employer name Department of Health Amount $94,761.42 Date 02/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, THOMAS G Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $94,761.26 Date 12/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OHAYO-HALL, FLORENCE Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $94,760.87 Date 06/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FINA, BRUCE D Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $94,760.61 Date 07/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRETTA, BRIAN E Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $94,760.03 Date 10/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAITE, ROSEMARIE A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $94,759.96 Date 11/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIPPERGER, PETER C Employer name Town of Lewisboro Amount $94,759.58 Date 05/14/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SIMONE, ANTHONY D Employer name Town of Islip Amount $94,759.09 Date 06/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System