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 VALBRUN, YVES ROSE Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $94,222.68 Date 11/17/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILLWITZ, MAUREEN E Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $94,221.70 Date 05/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, ROBERT A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $94,221.27 Date 02/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRARDI, KEVIN M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $94,221.24 Date 01/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FELSTEN, ERIC C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $94,221.16 Date 03/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE SENA, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Orange County Amount $94,221.15 Date 08/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALGOBIN, MOHANLAL M Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $94,220.66 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALABRESE, MICHAEL S Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $94,219.77 Date 02/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATRISSI, JOHN M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $94,219.74 Date 06/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEDDU, PRAVEEN C Employer name Westchester County Amount $94,219.62 Date 05/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, JUDY A Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $94,219.56 Date 08/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAPP, GERALD D Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $94,218.98 Date 04/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTICHEK, JOHN F Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $94,218.36 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIPPER, CHERYLANN C Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $94,218.25 Date 04/06/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPE, BRENDAN L Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $94,218.17 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE LONG, JOHN Employer name Saratoga County Amount $94,217.78 Date 06/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUPERT, DONALD N Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $94,217.66 Date 06/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANZOVINO, ANTHONY S Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $94,217.14 Date 07/05/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIPOLLO, KEITH Employer name City of Albany Amount $94,216.47 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARCHIANO, DEREK B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $94,216.30 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRASCHUNUS, THOMAS J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $94,215.71 Date 07/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEREN, CHRISTINE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $94,215.19 Date 08/17/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANKO, DANIELLE M Employer name Department of State Amount $94,214.63 Date 09/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, ROBIN D Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $94,214.36 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, DAVID P Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $94,214.15 Date 07/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEFEBVRE, GORDON M Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $94,213.57 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, WILLIAM R Employer name Town of Greece Amount $94,213.51 Date 02/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KATEN, JEFFERY C Employer name Broome County Amount $94,212.91 Date 04/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANSOLONE, ANTHONY P Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $94,212.03 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BECK, ANDREW D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $94,211.66 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITEFORD, ANDREW J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $94,211.36 Date 01/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FONTANEZ, ANGELIQUE M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $94,211.11 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, KATHY A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $94,210.77 Date 12/24/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, DEBRA M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $94,210.60 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NILSEN, MICHAEL C Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $94,209.38 Date 02/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUSAMANN, ERIC G Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $94,209.15 Date 04/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDFUS, JEROME A Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $94,208.79 Date 06/21/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, TRACY A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $94,208.72 Date 06/17/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGAM, BRYAN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $94,208.61 Date 01/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, PAULINE A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $94,208.23 Date 09/16/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOTA, ILIR Employer name Westchester County Amount $94,208.12 Date 06/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEIN, BARBARA J Employer name Nassau County Amount $94,207.74 Date 08/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ANTHONY J Employer name Town of Rotterdam Amount $94,207.56 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAPOZZI, LAURA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $94,207.40 Date 06/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VECCHIO, DANA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $94,207.40 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, THERESA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $94,207.36 Date 02/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARBY-KING, CHRISTINE P Employer name Amsterdam City School Dist Amount $94,206.13 Date 09/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC NAMARA, MICHAEL T Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $94,205.79 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONNELLY, KEVIN P Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $94,204.82 Date 08/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERKHEISER, JEROME K Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $94,204.70 Date 01/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUFELT, CHAD L Employer name Columbia County Amount $94,202.52 Date 07/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIFER, DANIEL J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $94,202.26 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATHAN, MALLORY S Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $94,202.04 Date 04/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANG, RU Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $94,201.73 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARB, JACK F Employer name Sullivan County Amount $94,201.40 Date 07/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU PAY, ROBERT J Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $94,201.30 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDERSEN, MATTHEW N Employer name Westchester County Amount $94,201.14 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, STEVEN J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $94,200.11 Date 06/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAVULA, WALTER Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $94,199.56 Date 05/22/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN, WALTER W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $94,198.00 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, SHAWN L Employer name Westchester County Amount $94,196.83 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIERO, PAUL K Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $94,196.52 Date 06/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAGHIROL, JASON R Employer name Village of Woodbury Amount $94,195.59 Date 03/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNS, RICHARD W Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $94,193.74 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRD, JOHN A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $94,193.45 Date 02/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TONINO, VICTOR R Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $94,193.10 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETTIERI, PAMELA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $94,192.75 Date 06/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGSTAFF, KELLY J Employer name Cornell University Amount $94,192.62 Date 08/29/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, WILLIAM G Employer name Nassau County Amount $94,192.58 Date 06/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALAVE, AJA E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $94,192.16 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TETRAULT, KEITH P Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $94,191.75 Date 08/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGO, KIMBERLEY A Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $94,191.59 Date 04/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLY, SCOTT M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $94,190.89 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AMATO, MATTHEW A Employer name Putnam County Amount $94,190.58 Date 08/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUZICKA, MONICA B Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $94,190.54 Date 12/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAVERS, ARTHUR L, JR Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $94,190.54 Date 09/25/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUTTS-WHITNEY, CYNTHIA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $94,190.54 Date 06/23/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORENSTEIN, SANDRA R Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $94,190.54 Date 01/25/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SANDRA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $94,190.54 Date 03/22/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNARD, CHARLES D Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $94,190.54 Date 09/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GYSEL, MARY ELLEN Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $94,190.54 Date 02/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUSE, JANET D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $94,190.54 Date 05/24/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHECHTER, JEANANN C Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $94,190.54 Date 01/05/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRENTICE, ANDREW H Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $94,190.54 Date 10/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDFORD, JAMES Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $94,190.54 Date 02/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, KENNETH T Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $94,190.54 Date 06/26/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUY, LINDA S Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $94,190.54 Date 08/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAHN, KEVIN R Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $94,189.77 Date 01/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODES, CRAIG A Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $94,189.75 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTORELLI, MARK T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $94,189.74 Date 02/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITKOWSKI, DEBORAH A Employer name Troy Housing Authority Amount $94,189.69 Date 10/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, DANIEL A Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $94,189.36 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, THOMAS J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $94,189.03 Date 01/17/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELOWS, CHARLES A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $94,187.84 Date 01/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORALEMON, DEBORAH A Employer name Department of Health Amount $94,187.60 Date 09/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBIE, NINA Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $94,187.10 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLIS, DEBORAH Employer name Manhasset Public Library Amount $94,186.84 Date 08/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARROYO, EDWIN M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $94,186.31 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, JEREMY S Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $94,186.27 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGIERO, JOHN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $94,186.04 Date 08/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System