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 WIER, JONATHAN Employer name Erie County Amount $93,956.30 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLUTH, KARIN A Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $93,955.25 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUGGISBERG, THOMAS G Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $93,955.05 Date 09/26/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, BINU K Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $93,954.73 Date 07/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AXELROD, SHARI Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $93,954.30 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDRICH, MICHAEL B Employer name Nassau County Amount $93,953.54 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REEVES, STEPHONNE J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $93,952.83 Date 02/02/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'IMPERIO, ANTHONY T Employer name City of Rochester Amount $93,952.39 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOWARD, GREGORY A Employer name City of Port Jervis Amount $93,952.13 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRIFF, WILLIAM, JR Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $93,951.54 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SECASH, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $93,951.50 Date 02/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CANESTRARI, DONALD E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $93,951.20 Date 06/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDEIS, MAGDALENE A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $93,950.76 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADDO, DESEREE Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $93,950.39 Date 01/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVANO, GLENN T Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $93,950.12 Date 09/28/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEIGH, KEVIN T Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $93,949.25 Date 11/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAND, BRIGID S Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $93,948.58 Date 05/25/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, TRAVIS J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $93,948.50 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDEY, JOAN R Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $93,947.96 Date 05/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAJAN, JOYS Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $93,947.18 Date 12/07/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RALSTON, STEPHANIE C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $93,944.94 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURKE, AMANDA Employer name Nassau County Amount $93,944.08 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEIER, CHRISTINE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $93,944.08 Date 09/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKERSON, LAUREN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $93,944.08 Date 08/29/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, STEPHANIE A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $93,943.48 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, PAUL R, JR Employer name Village of Kenmore Amount $93,943.34 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KUMRO, KATHLEEN S Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $93,940.94 Date 10/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLAUDIN, DANIELLE M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $93,940.08 Date 09/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALOY, MIRIAM Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $93,940.03 Date 01/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNERAN, MARTIN V, III Employer name Westchester County Amount $93,940.00 Date 03/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESS, JOSEPH F Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $93,939.99 Date 08/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMINO, SHAUN T Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $93,938.82 Date 08/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name INGHAM, TODD P Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $93,937.56 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, M LYNNE Employer name Department of State Amount $93,937.00 Date 01/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVAIR, DONALD J, JR Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $93,936.83 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEJIA, ROLANDO Employer name Yonkers Mun Housing Authority Amount $93,936.20 Date 10/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PARLANE, CHERI J Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $93,934.25 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KIELY, DAWN M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $93,933.94 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROBEL, CATHERINE C Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $93,932.10 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HONKOMP, CHERYL L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $93,931.62 Date 03/04/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTE, CALEB J Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $93,931.31 Date 01/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERDEJO, FELIX Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $93,931.23 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIMERO, STEPHANIE L Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $93,930.24 Date 08/14/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEON, JAMES E Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $93,929.69 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGHETTI, FILOMENA Employer name Hastings-On-Hudson UFSD Amount $93,929.11 Date 12/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAKOBSEN, JUDITH E Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $93,927.96 Date 04/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADE, DENISE L Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $93,927.72 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALISTRERI, DIANE G Employer name Westchester County Amount $93,927.69 Date 02/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEM, JAMES E Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $93,925.83 Date 10/22/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURCH, KRISTOPHER C Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $93,925.65 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONCET, JAMES Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $93,925.00 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIMME, WILLIAM N Employer name Cobleskill Richmondville CSD Amount $93,923.99 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINGEE, WILLIAM R Employer name Westchester County Amount $93,923.71 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUIDI, NINA M Employer name State Bd of Elections Amount $93,922.85 Date 11/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIPOSH, JEFFERY B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $93,922.44 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, JOHN R, JR Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $93,921.81 Date 03/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZITTEL, KATIE A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $93,921.11 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOKEY, MICHAEL J Employer name Rockland County Amount $93,919.70 Date 10/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELL, KRISTINA M Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $93,919.05 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TYNER, ERIC R Employer name Steuben County Amount $93,918.76 Date 12/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GESSERT, SARAH M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $93,917.84 Date 05/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, ANTHONY V Employer name Village of Ardsley Amount $93,917.70 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONI, KAREN M Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $93,917.50 Date 12/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORRISI, THOMAS Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $93,917.12 Date 10/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMP, ROBERT P Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $93,916.77 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOFIELD, ELLEN C Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $93,916.53 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALKA, EDWARD, III Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $93,916.18 Date 11/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, SHIMI M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $93,915.74 Date 07/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNETTA, PATRICK Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $93,915.14 Date 03/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTCHER, NANCY L Employer name Nassau County Amount $93,913.75 Date 02/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIM, GREGORY P Employer name City of White Plains Amount $93,913.53 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANZO, DAVID W Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $93,912.57 Date 02/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARTER, KENNETH O Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $93,911.73 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIGHT, DARRON E Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $93,911.62 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERRIS, BRET D Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $93,911.58 Date 07/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAVLIK, ANDREA L Employer name Huntington Public Library Amount $93,911.40 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONG, SO-PING Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $93,910.83 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANNISTER, JAMES, JR Employer name City of White Plains Amount $93,910.71 Date 07/31/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENT, CRYSTAL F Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $93,910.70 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPOFFORD, ANN M Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $93,909.32 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, LANCE P Employer name Town of Gates Amount $93,908.65 Date 05/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BYRNE, HYUN JEAN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $93,907.98 Date 10/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, MICHELLE R Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $93,907.96 Date 10/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTHOYS, MICHAEL S Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $93,907.83 Date 06/24/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOTH, PETER R Employer name City of Kingston Amount $93,907.42 Date 03/25/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, DONALD J Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $93,907.15 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUEBER, JOSEPH R Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $93,907.15 Date 01/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COMAN, GEOFFREY B Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $93,906.82 Date 01/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDAHL, TARA L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $93,906.53 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUTO, ANNIE Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $93,906.14 Date 10/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANICKER, DOLAMMA J Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $93,905.94 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAETTICH, KIM M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $93,904.30 Date 12/26/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIESLAK, PAUL Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $93,903.72 Date 01/09/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JAMES R Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $93,903.57 Date 01/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINANE, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $93,903.18 Date 11/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, JAMES P Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 13 Amount $93,902.13 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, BRADLEY J Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $93,901.58 Date 01/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLAS, LANA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $93,901.34 Date 12/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, CHARLES V Employer name Elmont Fire District Amount $93,901.07 Date 11/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEVLIN, STEVEN P Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $93,900.34 Date 10/25/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System