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 GOODRICH, AKUA A Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $94,713.23 Date 05/08/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSMAN, SHANUNU S Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $94,712.78 Date 05/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, CRAIG Employer name Nassau County Amount $94,712.38 Date 12/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, LYNETTE A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $94,712.27 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, PRINCE M Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $94,712.25 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSI, MICHELE L Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $94,710.93 Date 03/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDMEAD, EDWARD J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $94,709.62 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, ALLISON M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $94,709.59 Date 04/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, PAUL A Employer name Rochester School For Deaf Amount $94,709.40 Date 09/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHLIG, GERARD E Employer name Orange County Amount $94,709.20 Date 04/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTTON, MICHAEL J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $94,708.32 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DHEW, JOHN E, JR Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $94,708.04 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUCHS, MELANIE J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $94,707.99 Date 04/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRINGSTEAD, ROBERT J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $94,707.73 Date 07/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'HUY, GERARD J Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $94,706.04 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, DAVID J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $94,705.18 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOAD, ROYCE C Employer name Bath Mun Utility Commission Amount $94,705.14 Date 01/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSO, JAMES J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $94,705.13 Date 02/02/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRI, NICHOLAS J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $94,705.11 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLDER, KATHERINE Employer name Dutchess County Amount $94,703.79 Date 08/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOUS, EDWIN M Employer name Rockland County Amount $94,703.77 Date 02/16/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODMAN, SHERRY L Employer name Department of Health Amount $94,702.79 Date 07/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWOMEY, BERNARD A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $94,702.66 Date 05/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULIHAN, THOMAS E Employer name Troy Housing Authority Amount $94,702.19 Date 12/27/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERLOCK, PATRICK M Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $94,702.18 Date 03/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASSETT, RICHARD A Employer name Manhasset Lakeville Water Dist Amount $94,701.72 Date 01/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, HULDA V Employer name Westchester County Amount $94,701.69 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENTZ, ROBIN L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $94,700.78 Date 02/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANLEY, DANIEL J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $94,700.44 Date 05/30/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTI, MICHAEL F Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $94,698.07 Date 06/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACHEWICZ, ERIN M Employer name Office For The Aging Amount $94,697.26 Date 05/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI SCENZA, CAROL A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $94,696.68 Date 08/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AQUIAR, DIANA S Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $94,696.67 Date 08/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHROBET, ELEANOR Employer name Nassau County Amount $94,696.53 Date 02/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAMAN, TARA L Employer name Westchester County Amount $94,696.47 Date 05/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWERING, RALPH E Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $94,695.70 Date 09/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUE, CONSTANCE M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $94,694.73 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPA, DANIEL Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $94,694.65 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBSON, STEPHEN H Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $94,694.58 Date 02/21/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWTON, BETH E Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $94,694.00 Date 02/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREVI, DARYL F Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $94,693.89 Date 11/30/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE WITT, JASON R Employer name Orange County Amount $94,693.58 Date 12/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ-MARTINEZ, YOLANDA Employer name Westchester County Amount $94,693.10 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMALDI, FRANK T Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $94,692.86 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGALITE, SHEMIKA Employer name Nassau County Amount $94,691.26 Date 01/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISI, THOMAS C Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $94,690.42 Date 03/03/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARDELLA, TODD M Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $94,690.42 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERSON, RISA B Employer name Office of Indigent Legal Serv Amount $94,689.98 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN-SUTNICK, YVETTE E Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $94,689.57 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA SALLE, ELLEN A Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $94,689.40 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YATTAW, JOSEPH W Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $94,689.38 Date 02/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARLETTA, DANIEL P Employer name Schenectady County Amount $94,689.05 Date 10/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARA, JULIA H Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $94,688.88 Date 02/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROW, KIMBERLY A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $94,688.88 Date 07/26/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARGADEN, BRIDGET M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $94,687.94 Date 01/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, LORI A Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $94,687.56 Date 11/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERVICE, KARLA P Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $94,687.20 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLSON, DREW H Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $94,686.86 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, RICHARD J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $94,686.76 Date 02/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESHLEMAN, JOHN E Employer name Town of Gates Amount $94,686.38 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUMBERBATCH, YVETTE Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $94,685.88 Date 01/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORT, BRIAN T Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $94,685.45 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWSOME, THERESA ANN Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $94,684.99 Date 10/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYSON, TERRY C Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $94,684.82 Date 06/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACRI, GIOVANNA Employer name Office of Indigent Legal Serv Amount $94,683.48 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPACZEWSKI, RICHARD A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $94,683.06 Date 06/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JAMES I Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $94,682.52 Date 03/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPATES, MARVIN L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $94,682.08 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASEY, JULIE A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $94,681.47 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALERNO, LINDA J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $94,681.35 Date 04/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNBAR, ROBERT D Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $94,680.06 Date 01/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENEGRI, MARLENE V Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $94,680.04 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, ANDREW J Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $94,678.95 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, KAREN D Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $94,678.83 Date 12/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARBONNEAU, WILFRED F, JR Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $94,678.41 Date 12/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIZZINGRILLO, JOHN Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $94,678.12 Date 05/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONDS, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $94,677.56 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FITCH, SCOTT R Employer name Brighton Fire Dist Amount $94,677.46 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HANSON, PATRICIA A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $94,677.44 Date 05/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNORS, RHONDA M Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $94,677.41 Date 01/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANORDEN, RICHARD J, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $94,677.31 Date 08/25/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAY, WILLIAM F, JR Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $94,676.96 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, SHAWN L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $94,676.83 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMMER, ROBERT R, JR Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $94,675.98 Date 04/16/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAZIO, BRYAN R Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $94,675.75 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, ROBERT A Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $94,675.72 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPANELLA, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $94,675.45 Date 02/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NIGRO, JOSEPH F Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $94,675.44 Date 01/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEANE, JOHN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $94,675.27 Date 12/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLEIGHT, DAVID C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $94,674.17 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANGANIELLO, ANGELO F Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $94,674.16 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAMOS, JACQUELINE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $94,673.32 Date 06/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORGIE, JOHN B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $94,673.25 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSSO, JEFFREY P Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $94,672.18 Date 11/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOBIN, PAMELA A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $94,671.72 Date 03/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERTI, VINCENT F Employer name Monroe County Amount $94,671.66 Date 01/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSUMANO, PATRICIA E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $94,670.36 Date 03/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DATTOLO, FRANK L Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $94,669.98 Date 04/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALKNER, LUCAS JOHN Employer name City of Rochester Amount $94,669.79 Date 10/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OHER, SUSAN Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $94,669.77 Date 06/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System