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 JOHNSON, PAUL E Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $94,138.19 Date 09/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMERI, KEVIN C Employer name Nassau County Amount $94,137.93 Date 04/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEAT, ROBIN E Employer name Nassau County Amount $94,137.93 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEALE, ERIN L Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $94,135.72 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOYCE, COURTNEY N Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $94,135.53 Date 12/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENT, JONATHAN M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $94,134.69 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LENCZYK, CAROLYN A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $94,134.46 Date 04/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, ROBERT Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $94,134.27 Date 07/29/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUPIEN, WILLIAM H, JR Employer name City of Auburn Amount $94,133.84 Date 08/09/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, KEITH C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $94,133.70 Date 06/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STONE, ANDREW R Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $94,133.60 Date 02/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUONAUGURIO, JAMES G Employer name City of Rochester Amount $94,133.39 Date 05/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DURANT, RICHARD P, JR Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $94,133.16 Date 09/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEZ, PEDRO Employer name Oyster Bay-East Norwich CSD Amount $94,132.64 Date 05/06/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUBERTINE, ROBERT W Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $94,132.63 Date 05/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, AMY S Employer name Sachem Public Library Amount $94,132.57 Date 01/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODMAN-WILLIAMS, CHRISTIE R Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $94,132.52 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, JOSEPH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $94,131.73 Date 06/14/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOEL, JOAN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $94,131.33 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALUCH, STEPHEN V Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $94,130.25 Date 11/04/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERICKSON, KATHLEEN M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $94,129.85 Date 03/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, KIMBERLEE M Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $94,129.74 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, JOSEPH W Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $94,128.84 Date 02/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $94,128.50 Date 08/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NITTI, JOSEPH J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $94,127.69 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, AARON L Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $94,126.76 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, JEFFREY M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $94,126.47 Date 08/16/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUBAUER, JESSICA Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $94,126.35 Date 03/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILO, DENISE M Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $94,125.74 Date 04/03/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOERFFEL, GENE W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $94,124.13 Date 10/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAIMAH, BASIRA T Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $94,123.96 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAUGHEY, MICHAEL L Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $94,123.11 Date 10/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAGNALL, KAREN G Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $94,122.80 Date 11/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, REBECCA J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $94,122.43 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, THEODORE J Employer name City of Hornell Amount $94,121.49 Date 10/25/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHASE, GARY J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $94,119.82 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWE, RUTH M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $94,119.52 Date 11/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAI, NISHA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $94,119.27 Date 05/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, RICHARD J Employer name City of Albany Amount $94,118.88 Date 03/22/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTIN, MICHAEL C Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $94,118.64 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUOHY, DOUGLAS M Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $94,118.04 Date 01/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGRAWAL, PRITI Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $94,118.03 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULL, AARON Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $94,118.02 Date 11/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGE, ANTHONY J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $94,118.02 Date 11/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, JOSE Employer name Division of State Police Amount $94,117.34 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GATES, RICHARD C, JR Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $94,116.09 Date 06/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELIK, CAROL A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $94,115.72 Date 12/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAHN, RICK N Employer name City of Fulton Amount $94,115.60 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WARNER, DIANE C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $94,115.58 Date 03/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARD, ANTHONY Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $94,115.22 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESS, BRYAN A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $94,115.20 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIPER, MARTIN P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $94,114.82 Date 03/12/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELD, PAUL G Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $94,113.90 Date 05/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, CODY L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $94,113.01 Date 08/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CASLAND, JEFFREY L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $94,112.90 Date 04/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUO, JUNTAO Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $94,112.02 Date 05/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONRAD, ANNE L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $94,111.94 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVARA, GREGG J Employer name Cornell University Amount $94,110.72 Date 06/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNSON, BRUCE N Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $94,109.49 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDMANN, MARYANN Employer name Nassau County Amount $94,109.04 Date 09/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAB, SHERYL L Employer name W NY Library Resources Council Amount $94,108.83 Date 06/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, DOMINICK D, II Employer name Orange County Amount $94,108.77 Date 05/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALVA, ELLEN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $94,108.76 Date 10/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAROQUE, MARIE G Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $94,108.52 Date 03/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAU, NEEL E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $94,107.44 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARIE, ROXANNE Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $94,107.44 Date 10/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, CATHY Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $94,107.09 Date 10/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGLIANO, PETER D Employer name New Hartford CSD Amount $94,106.26 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLAIN, DANIEL Employer name City of Oswego Amount $94,104.71 Date 12/02/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, WILSON J Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $94,103.85 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, RODNEY V Employer name City of Norwich Amount $94,103.81 Date 08/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROGAN, JOSEPH O Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $94,103.70 Date 10/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, SYLVESTER Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $94,101.52 Date 03/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOS, CONNIE M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $94,101.50 Date 04/05/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, PHILIP C Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $94,101.38 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODA-KEARSE, REBECCA Employer name Onondaga County Amount $94,100.77 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ROBERT A Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $94,100.20 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, LAWRENCE E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $94,099.80 Date 02/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHUMADA, VERONICA Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $94,099.70 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, RICHARD J Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $94,099.59 Date 07/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BYRNE, KEVIN Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $94,099.52 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORRESTER, SCOTT E Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $94,098.82 Date 07/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, RENNIE M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $94,098.61 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, SANY B Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $94,098.24 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, MICHAEL A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $94,097.88 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRIOS, RUBEN F Employer name Westchester County Amount $94,097.74 Date 01/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERS, SHARON B Employer name Westchester County Amount $94,097.74 Date 01/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, ALEXIS Employer name Westchester County Amount $94,097.74 Date 05/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUANG, SHU-CHUAN Employer name Westchester County Amount $94,097.74 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUH, STEPHEN S Employer name Westchester County Amount $94,097.74 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IVANY, LESLIE L Employer name Westchester County Amount $94,097.74 Date 12/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPLINSKI, ADAM Employer name Westchester County Amount $94,097.74 Date 07/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNNY, ANTHONY J Employer name Westchester County Amount $94,097.74 Date 02/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNZ, LUCILLE Employer name Westchester County Amount $94,097.74 Date 04/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRASAD, PRATHIMA Employer name Westchester County Amount $94,097.74 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUGG, KATE M Employer name Westchester County Amount $94,097.74 Date 10/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZELIGA, PATRICIA L Employer name Westchester County Amount $94,097.74 Date 07/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JEVON C Employer name Westchester County Amount $94,097.74 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUEN, PATTI M Employer name Westchester County Amount $94,097.74 Date 07/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWAN, DAVID M Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $94,097.63 Date 11/05/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System