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 PAGAN, LIZETTE Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $94,511.37 Date 01/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEIN, CHRISTINA R Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $94,510.82 Date 10/04/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMS, SEAN R Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $94,508.12 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEIN, THOMAS J Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $94,506.73 Date 09/03/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTAGNA, TAMMY J Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $94,506.58 Date 08/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ELLINGSON, MARK W, II Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $94,505.62 Date 08/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILCHREST, LYNN E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $94,505.18 Date 06/24/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOSTENUTO, THOMAS F Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $94,504.95 Date 06/30/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARQUHAR, ALEXANDER S Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $94,503.48 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPROCKI, RYAN P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $94,503.42 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EAGAN, JOSHUA E Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $94,502.71 Date 07/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE STEFANO, JOSEPH P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $94,502.48 Date 09/08/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, TRACY P Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $94,501.65 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC RAE ROBINSON, BARBARA S Employer name NY School For The Deaf Amount $94,500.86 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSKILL, WARREN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $94,500.08 Date 09/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARROYO, CARMEN E Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $94,500.00 Date 02/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, JAMES F Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $94,500.00 Date 01/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOTTFRIED, RICHARD N Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $94,500.00 Date 01/01/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIFTON, BARBARA S Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $94,500.00 Date 09/03/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGNARELLI, WILLIAM B Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $94,500.00 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAIA, ANDREW P Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $94,500.00 Date 09/18/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, ANNETTE M Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $94,500.00 Date 01/31/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLO, DEREK J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $94,500.00 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIAL, FABIOLA M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $94,499.92 Date 04/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRESPO, MARCOS A Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $94,499.92 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, MICHAEL J Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $94,499.86 Date 12/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST LAWRENCE, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $94,499.62 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VON HOENE, EDWARD M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $94,499.61 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSANTILAS, WILLIAM C Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $94,499.34 Date 08/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACCO, ROSE N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $94,498.71 Date 12/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, STEPHANIE E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $94,498.04 Date 01/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAHMAN, ATIQUR M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $94,498.04 Date 08/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, FENG Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $94,496.79 Date 10/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERVIN, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $94,495.96 Date 12/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENGES, MICHAEL S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $94,495.44 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OBERST, SARA E Employer name Department of Health Amount $94,495.05 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHMED, HASINA M Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $94,495.04 Date 05/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTA, ROBERT M Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $94,494.46 Date 10/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, JAY Employer name Village of Newark Amount $94,493.19 Date 09/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERBERT, KENNETH R Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $94,492.37 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAPIRO, DARA A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $94,492.08 Date 05/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, KELLY-ANNE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $94,492.07 Date 06/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGG, ROBERT W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $94,491.94 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIRCHILD, SHANNA J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $94,491.69 Date 09/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSNER, BARBARA MANOLAKOS Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $94,490.98 Date 09/14/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, LAURIE J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $94,487.46 Date 06/29/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWER, RICHARD M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $94,487.46 Date 12/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELOW, WILLIAM J Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $94,487.25 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'MALLEY, PAUL T Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $94,487.18 Date 05/26/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETILLI, RONALD P Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $94,487.12 Date 04/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ANTHONY J Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $94,486.50 Date 02/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISAACSON, TODD D Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $94,485.89 Date 03/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, RAYMOND, JR Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $94,484.64 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICK, DAVID A Employer name Lake George Park Commission Amount $94,484.58 Date 01/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC NEAL, JOEL J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $94,484.39 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHANG, JIA Q Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $94,484.26 Date 04/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILLIS, DONALD K Employer name West Islip Fire District Amount $94,484.26 Date 02/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, RAYANN S Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $94,484.22 Date 05/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DUFFIE, DARREN J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $94,483.28 Date 01/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILBERT, MICHELLE C Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $94,482.48 Date 03/26/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARCO, ELEANOR M Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $94,482.08 Date 04/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOUNTAIN, ROBERT A Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $94,479.63 Date 04/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LEONARD H Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $94,479.38 Date 03/11/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEDERQUIST, JOHN Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $94,479.32 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAPPELL, STEVEN E Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $94,478.91 Date 06/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORT, JAMES J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $94,478.74 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEDVUKAJ, PJETER Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $94,478.54 Date 01/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLFLENOK, IRINA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $94,477.96 Date 02/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, PATRICIA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $94,477.69 Date 11/23/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARANO, LEONARD R Employer name West Islip Fire District Amount $94,476.78 Date 02/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANS, STEPHEN B Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $94,476.60 Date 12/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, GERALD F Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $94,475.66 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANN, JUSTIN W Employer name Orange County Amount $94,475.06 Date 09/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, JEFFREY J Employer name Village of Bath Amount $94,474.98 Date 06/05/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIGAN, HELEN R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $94,474.73 Date 02/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACERO, JENNIFER M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $94,474.62 Date 02/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODRICH, MICHAEL T Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $94,472.65 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, ROBERT A Employer name Westchester County Amount $94,472.56 Date 08/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIBER, DANIEL S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $94,471.09 Date 12/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREESON, CHERYL L Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $94,471.04 Date 10/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INESON, BRIAN M Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $94,470.64 Date 08/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WANMER, DANIEL J Employer name Village of Scotia Amount $94,470.50 Date 03/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOON, SUZANNE Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $94,469.50 Date 01/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLINS, CELESTE Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $94,468.66 Date 06/11/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZUDER, ANTHONY J, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $94,468.53 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARE, ROBERT S Employer name Nassau County Amount $94,468.38 Date 03/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, BENITA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $94,467.36 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, BRIAN R Employer name Monroe County Amount $94,467.27 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAG, JUSTIN L W Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $94,467.13 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LADOPOULOS, PETER C Employer name City of Albany Amount $94,466.61 Date 05/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WITCOMB, JOHANNE M Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $94,465.98 Date 10/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARUMUGAM, NALLAINATHAN Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $94,465.54 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, HENRIETTE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $94,465.13 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINO, DIEGO Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $94,464.48 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAFFEY, MONICA L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $94,463.68 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMIR, EVELYN Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $94,463.60 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, ELIZABETH A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $94,463.28 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, JESUS Employer name Westchester County Amount $94,463.26 Date 10/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMOND, JAMES R Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $94,461.78 Date 02/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDIEHS, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $94,461.74 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System