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 MC NAMARA, JOHN M Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $94,097.38 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LALOR, BRENDAN R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $94,097.10 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REED, MARTIN A Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $94,096.78 Date 11/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISER-SHLEFSTEIN, JULIE Employer name Nassau County Amount $94,096.44 Date 10/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MALLEY, EDWARD J Employer name Boces-Sullivan Amount $94,095.96 Date 10/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLAR, SUSAN Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $94,095.38 Date 06/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE TURO, JACK Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $94,095.34 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KILLIP, DAVID P Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $94,095.20 Date 10/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPICER, GAIL P Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $94,094.42 Date 08/06/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHER, NEIL D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $94,093.93 Date 11/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISCITELLO, JULIANNE R Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $94,093.92 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYATT, ROBIN J Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $94,093.28 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, JACQUELINE R Employer name City of Middletown Amount $94,093.07 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FEILER, DAVID D Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $94,092.55 Date 12/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, STEPHEN T Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $94,092.29 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, TONY, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $94,091.83 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDERS, REGINA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $94,091.54 Date 10/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOX, GREGORY M Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $94,091.24 Date 11/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMMER, GEORGE A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $94,091.14 Date 05/05/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LORNA M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $94,090.32 Date 02/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINCE, ALLISON T Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $94,090.10 Date 09/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAISEY, MARIE E Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $94,090.05 Date 01/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMOOT, JAMES R, JR Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $94,089.66 Date 03/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACINO, MICHAEL P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $94,089.36 Date 12/06/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOMARTINO, NICHOLAS J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $94,089.00 Date 06/24/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEDNER, JOHN W Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $94,088.37 Date 04/17/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, ROSEMARY A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $94,085.88 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODES, FRANK J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $94,085.68 Date 12/17/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, THOMAS P Employer name City of Troy Amount $94,085.56 Date 10/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MULE, LAWRENCE T Employer name Erie County Amount $94,085.52 Date 01/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATE, GEORGE R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $94,085.38 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, BENNIE Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $94,085.36 Date 03/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTAN, ROBERT J Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $94,084.60 Date 11/15/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANS, THOMAS J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $94,083.79 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLT, CYNTHIA A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $94,083.45 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, SANDRA J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $94,082.81 Date 02/04/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUGLE, TIMOTHY J Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $94,082.81 Date 08/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPIAH, GEORGE O Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $94,082.80 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, JENNIFER T Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $94,082.48 Date 12/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKSIMOWICZ, MARZENA A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $94,081.21 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, ANITA A Employer name Education Department Amount $94,079.96 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVERIO, PAUL T Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $94,075.63 Date 04/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, TEIKA N Employer name Nassau County Amount $94,075.57 Date 08/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERBERG, TARYN F Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $94,074.16 Date 03/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REISMAN, SCOTT D Employer name Nassau County Amount $94,074.15 Date 05/31/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASILE, DANIEL M Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $94,073.86 Date 04/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIS, GEORGE J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $94,073.55 Date 09/27/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENWARE, SCOTT W Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $94,072.49 Date 07/12/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAKAL, GEORGE E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $94,071.88 Date 05/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, MARCIA C Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $94,071.64 Date 01/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUER, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $94,069.91 Date 02/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANZO, MICHAEL A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $94,069.81 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAPELIS, RONALD Employer name City of Rochester Amount $94,068.26 Date 03/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAUL, SUSAN Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $94,067.96 Date 01/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODE, MARY ELLEN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $94,066.56 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINUTE, LILA B Employer name Ontario County Amount $94,066.50 Date 01/26/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LEE A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $94,066.19 Date 05/16/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, DONALD H Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $94,065.74 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKARD, MICHELLE M Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $94,064.81 Date 06/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRAVES, ERIN N Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $94,062.76 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, LLOYD A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $94,061.80 Date 08/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAAG, ROBERT S Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $94,061.47 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVER, SPENCER H Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $94,061.45 Date 10/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIERRA, RICHARD, JR Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $94,061.26 Date 02/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, LAWRENCE T Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $94,061.21 Date 11/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULP, ROBERT V Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $94,060.93 Date 08/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESORIERO, LAURENE Z Employer name Huntington Public Library Amount $94,060.34 Date 04/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMSTED, MICHAEL D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $94,059.98 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWITCHELL, MARK P Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $94,059.53 Date 10/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, LEONARD D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $94,058.64 Date 06/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMODEO, PATRICK J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $94,057.60 Date 10/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEUNG, STEVEN Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $94,056.77 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MIHALICS, JOSEPH J, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $94,056.61 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BONK PETTINATO, BARBARA LYNN, MS Employer name Department of Health Amount $94,055.88 Date 03/13/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROGAN, RUSSELL J Employer name Department of Health Amount $94,055.88 Date 06/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUPTA, KAMAL K Employer name Department of Health Amount $94,055.88 Date 12/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMER, CRAIG T Employer name Department of Health Amount $94,055.88 Date 03/27/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNAS, DENISE Employer name Department of Health Amount $94,055.88 Date 06/03/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, SUSAN Employer name Department of Health Amount $94,055.88 Date 08/31/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLISS, CHARLES P Employer name Department of State Amount $94,055.88 Date 05/20/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, JAMES A, JR Employer name Department of State Amount $94,055.88 Date 11/12/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGRATH, JOSEPH A Employer name Department of State Amount $94,055.88 Date 05/08/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERSKI, TADEUSZ C Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $94,055.88 Date 06/17/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, BRADLEY S Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $94,055.88 Date 08/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, BRIAN M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $94,055.88 Date 11/29/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANSAL, DARSHAN K Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $94,055.88 Date 09/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDER, TIMOTHY J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $94,055.88 Date 06/13/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORG, STEPHEN L Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $94,055.88 Date 04/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOULOS, SHERIF J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $94,055.88 Date 10/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, EDMUND P Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $94,055.88 Date 08/30/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, RICHARD Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $94,055.88 Date 04/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIAN, MARK R Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $94,055.88 Date 07/06/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, ARTHUR A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $94,055.88 Date 05/26/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGENNARO, PAUL Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $94,055.88 Date 05/21/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELICIANO, WILLIAM R Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $94,055.88 Date 06/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, DANIEL J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $94,055.88 Date 05/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, STEVEN V Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $94,055.88 Date 07/13/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANA, DEBRA I Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $94,055.88 Date 08/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GURNEY, GARY F Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $94,055.88 Date 02/13/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALE, LYMAN L Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $94,055.88 Date 10/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System